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     Alberta Regulation 1/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     CONSTRUCTION CRAFT LABOURER OCCUPATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 11, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Construction Craft Labourer Occupation Regulation (AR 237/96) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "not later than 2 years from
the day on which this Regulation comes into force" and substituting "apply
to the Minister to";

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (2.1)  In order to be granted an occupational certificate pursuant to
an application made under subsection (2), the application must be made to
the Minister not later than June 30, 1999.


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     Alberta Regulation 2/99

     School Act

     SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS REGULATION

     Filed:  January 13, 1999

Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 061/98) pursuant to section 95 of
the School Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Qualifications 2
Minister's approval 3
Severance allowance 4
Repeal    5
Expiry    6


Definitions
1   In this Regulation, 

     (a)  "Act" means the School Act;

     (b)  "equivalent standard" means an equivalent standard of education
or experience as determined by the Minister; 

     (c)  "superintendent" means a superintendent of schools appointed in
accordance with the Act.


Qualifications
2(1)  No person may be appointed as a superintendent unless the person has 

     (a)  a Bachelor of Education degree or equivalent from a university
in Alberta or from a university of equivalent standard, 

     (b)  a Master's degree from a university in Alberta or from a
university of equivalent standard,

     (c)  a certificate issued pursuant to the regulations made under
section 75.1(1)(a) of the Act, and 

     (d)  3 years' experience in a school system in Alberta or in a
school system of equivalent standard which is acceptable to the board that
appoints the superintendent.


(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a person who is a secretary, a
treasurer, or a secretary-treasurer appointed under section 96 of the Act
may not hold the position of superintendent. 


Minister's approval
3   The Minister may refuse to approve an appointment or reappointment of a
superintendent if the provisions of the employment contract relating to
that position, including any provision governing termination of the
contract, are not acceptable to the Minister.


Severance allowance
4(1)  Where

     (a)  a person ceases to be a superintendent by reason of resignation
or termination or non-renewal of the person's appointment or employment
contract, and

     (b)  the board pays a severance allowance to that person,

the severance allowance shall not exceed one year's salary.

(2)  For the purpose of subsection (1), "severance allowance" does not
include vacation pay or a reasonable relocation allowance.


Repeal
5   The Superintendent of Schools Regulation (AR 41/89) is repealed.


Expiry
6   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on May 31, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 3/99

     School Act

     CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS REGULATION

     Filed:  January 15, 1999

Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 062/98) pursuant to section 75.1 of
the School Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Administrative Matters

Registrar 2
Officers  3
Certification Appeal Committee     4
Panels of Certification Appeal Committee     5

     Applications to the Registrar

Application    6
Requirements for interim professional certificate 7
Term of interim professional certificate     8
Re-issuance or extension of interim professional certificate     9
Requirements for permanent professional certificate    10
Recommendation 11
Refusal to issue, re-issue or extend    12
Written decision    13

     Powers of the Registrar

Power to investigate and collect information 14
Registry  15
Information about teacher development   16
Ability to disclose information    17
Referral of discipline matter      18

     Appeal to Certification Appeal Committee

Appeal to Certification Appeal Committee     19
Proceedings before the Certification Appeal Committee  20
Decision on appeal  21
Decision final 22
Implementing decisions   23
Costs     24

     Powers of the Minister

Powers relating to certificates    25
Powers subsequent to hearing under Teaching Profession Act  26
Cancellation on request  27
Decision final 28
Letter of authority 29
Implementing decisions   30
Delegation     31
Fees 32
Extension of time   33

     General

Signature on certificates     34
Service   35
Transitional   36
Corresponding certificates    37
Provisional certificate  38

     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal    39
Expiry    40

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the School Act;

     (b)  "Bachelor of Education degree" means a degree in education
granted in Alberta by

               (i)  a university as defined in the Universities Act;

               (ii) a private college, as defined in the Colleges Act,
that offers a basic professional teacher preparation program approved by
the Minister;

     (c)  "certificate" means a provisional certificate, an interim
professional certificate, a permanent professional certificate or any other
certificate issued under this Regulation or a predecessor to this
Regulation;

     (d)  "Certification Appeal Committee" means the Certification Appeal
Committee appointed under section 4;

     (e)  "officer" means an individual appointed under section 3 to act
as an officer for the purposes of this Regulation;

     (f)  "Registrar" means the individual appointed under section 2 to
act as the Registrar for the purposes of this Regulation;

     (g)  "teacher" means an individual who holds a certificate or whose
certificate has expired or been suspended or cancelled.


     Administrative Matters

Registrar
2(1)  The Minister may, in writing, appoint an individual to act as the
Registrar for the purposes of this Regulation.

(2)  The Registrar may seek advice in any manner the Registrar considers
appropriate and may provide remuneration for the advice.

(3)  The Registrar may delegate to any employee under the Minister's
administration any power or duty conferred on the Registrar by this
Regulation.


Officers
3(1)  The Minister may, in writing, appoint individuals to act as  officers
for the purposes of this Regulation.

(2)  An officer may make recommendations to the Registrar regarding the
issuance or re-issuance of a certificate or the extension of the term of a
certificate.

(3)  At the request of the Registrar, an officer may collect personal
information from teachers or from other persons that is necessary for the
purposes of

     (a)  establishing and maintaining the registry referred to in
section 15, and

     (b)  conducting statistical, evaluative and financial analyses and
forecasting relating to teachers,

and may disclose that information to the Registrar or the Minister.


Certification Appeal Committee
4(1)  The Minister may appoint the members of the Certification Appeal
Committee and designate one member to act as the chair.

(2)  The Certification Appeal Committee must have a minimum of 7 members
and may have more than 7 if the Minister considers it appropriate.


Panels of Certification Appeal Committee
5(1)  The chair of the Certification Appeal Committee may establish panels
of that committee, each consisting of 7 members of the Certification Appeal
Committee.

(2)  The chair may establish as many panels as the chair considers
appropriate.

(3)  If the chair of the Certification Appeal Committee is unable to act as
the chair of a panel, the members of the panel must choose a person from
among themselves to act as the chair.

(4)  Four members of a panel constitute a quorum.


     Applications to the Registrar

Application
6(1)  An individual must apply to the Registrar in the manner and form
required by the Minister

     (a)  for the issuance or re-issuance of a certificate, or

     (b)  for an extension of the term of a certificate.

(2)  If an application is made under subsection (1) and the Registrar makes
an inquiry of the applicant in writing, the Registrar may consider the
application to have expired if the applicant does not respond appropriately
to the inquiry within one year following the date of the inquiry.


Requirements for interim professional certificate
7(1)  The Registrar may issue an interim professional certificate to an
applicant who

     (a)  holds a Bachelor of Education degree,

     (b)  holds a degree that is acceptable to the Minister in a field
other than education and has completed a basic professional teacher
preparation program that is approved by the Minister from an institution in
Alberta, or

     (c)  holds a degree that is acceptable to the Minister in education
or in any other field from an institution outside Alberta that is approved
by the Minister, if the degree

               (i)  in the Registrar's opinion is equivalent to a
degree described in clause (a) or (b),

               (ii) includes or is supplemented with a basic
professional teacher preparation program that is acceptable to the
Minister, and

               (iii)     meets the requirements for teaching in the
jurisdiction where the degree or the basic professional teacher preparation
program was completed.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Registrar may issue an interim
professional certificate to an applicant who has completed the course work
prescribed by the Registrar at an institution approved by the Minister
that, when combined with the applicant's other qualifications, is in the
Registrar's opinion equivalent to the requirements of subsection (1)(a),
(b) or (c).

(3)  An application for an interim professional certificate must be
accompanied by

     (a)  the applicant's written declaration that the applicant has
completed the requirements for that certificate as prescribed by order of
the Minister, and

     (b)  a written statement from a designated officer of an institution
in Alberta

               (i)  that is approved by the Minister to offer a teacher
preparation program, and

               (ii) in which the applicant completed the requirements
set out in subsection (1)(a) or (b)

          indicating that the applicant has completed the requirements
for that certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister.

(4)  An applicant who has not completed a basic professional teacher
preparation program in Alberta may provide, in lieu of the written
statement referred to in subsection (3)(b),

     (a)  proof satisfactory to the Registrar that the applicant holds a
certificate or the equivalent of a certificate from a jurisdiction outside
Alberta, 

     (b)  proof satisfactory to the Registrar that the certificate or
equivalent has not been suspended or cancelled, and

     (c)  any other proof that the Registrar requires.

(5)  The Registrar may issue an interim professional certificate only to a
Canadian citizen or an individual lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent
residence.


Term of interim professional certificate
8(1)   Unless an extension is granted under section 9, an interim
professional certificate expires on the earlier of

     (a)  August 31 of the 3rd year following the year in which it is
issued, and

     (b)  a date prescribed by the Registrar at the time of issue of the
interim professional certificate.

(2)   The issuance of a permanent professional certificate to a teacher
cancels the teacher's interim professional certificate.


Re-issuance or extension of interim professional certificate
9(1)   Where a teacher's interim professional certificate has expired or is
about to expire, an officer may recommend to the Registrar that the
certificate be re-issued or that the term of the certificate be extended.

(2)  The Registrar may re-issue an interim professional certificate or
extend the term of an interim professional certificate only if the
application is accompanied by a statement from the officer who made the
recommendation under subsection (1) indicating that the officer is
satisfied that the applicant continues to meet the requirements for that
certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister.

(3)  An interim professional certificate may be re-issued or its term may
be extended for a period not exceeding 3 years.

(4)  An interim professional certificate may be re-issued or its term may
be extended as many times as the Registrar considers appropriate.


Requirements for permanent professional certificate
10(1)  The Registrar may issue a permanent professional certificate to an
applicant who

     (a)  while holding an interim professional certificate, has
completed the equivalent of 2 school years, as described in section 40 of
the Act,

               (i)  of full-time teaching experience in a setting where
the courses, education programs and instructional materials are prescribed,
authorized or approved by the Minister pursuant to section 25(1) of the Act
in

                         (A)  a school in Alberta,

                         (B)  an institution operated or approved by
the Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development,

                         (C)  a public college or private college as
defined in the Colleges Act, or

                         (D)  a technical institute as defined in the
Technical Institutes Act, 

               or

               (ii) of related professional experience that is
acceptable to the Registrar,

     (b)  declares in writing that the applicant has completed the
requirements for that certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister,
and

     (c)  provides the Registrar with a recommendation under section 11
indicating that the applicant has completed the requirements for that
certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister.

(2)  The Registrar may issue a permanent professional certificate to a
Canadian citizen only.


Recommenda-tion
11(1)   In this section, "institution" means a board as defined in the Act
and includes a person providing an early childhood services program, an
operator of an accredited private school and an operator of a charter
school.

(2)  Where an individual has completed the requirements of section
10(1)(a), the officer for the institution at which the individual completed
those requirements must provide to the individual and to the Registrar a
recommendation in the form required by the Minister.

(3)  A recommendation under this section must indicate

     (a)  that the individual has completed the requirements for a
permanent professional certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister,
or

     (b)  that the individual has not completed the requirements for a
permanent professional certificate as prescribed by order of the Minister
and must include reasons.

(4)  A recommendation under this section must be provided by August 31 of
the year in which the individual completes the requirements of section
10(1)(a).

(5)  A recommendation relating to an individual who has completed the
requirements of section 10(1)(a)(ii) must indicate how the professional
experience obtained by the individual is related to the quality of teaching
provided by the individual to students.

(6)  This section applies whether or not an individual who has completed
the requirements of section 10(1)(a) applies to the Registrar for a
permanent professional certificate.


Refusal to issue, re-issue or extend
12(1)  The Registrar may refuse to issue or re-issue an interim
professional certificate or extend the term of an interim professional
certificate

     (a)  if the applicant 

               (i)  does not meet the requirements of this Regulation
for that certificate,

               (ii) has committed an act that resulted in the
applicant's  conviction of an indictable offence in Canada or an equivalent
conviction in a jurisdiction outside Canada,

               (iii)     held a certificate issued in Alberta or elsewhere
that has been suspended or cancelled as a result of unprofessional conduct
or unskilled or incompetent teaching,

               (iv) has previously been denied the issuance or
re-issuance of an interim professional certificate or extension of the term
of an interim professional certificate,

               (v)  in the Registrar's opinion, is not proficient in at
least one of the official languages of Canada, or

               (vi) submits an application or accompanying document
that is false or misleading, 

     or

     (b)  if the Registrar believes that it is not appropriate to issue
or re-issue an interim professional certificate or extend the term of an
interim professional certificate.

(2)  The Registrar may refuse to issue a permanent professional certificate

     (a)  if the applicant does not meet the requirements of this
Regulation for that certificate, or

     (b)  if the Registrar believes that it is not appropriate to issue a
permanent professional certificate.

(3)  The Registrar

     (a)  must refuse to issue a certificate, and

     (b)  may refuse to re-issue a certificate or to extend the term of a
certificate

if the Registrar is aware of any conduct on the part of the applicant that
is, at the time the Registrar is reviewing the application under section 6,
the subject of a hearing under the Teaching Profession Act or the Practice
Review of Teachers Regulation (AR 4/99).


Written decision
13   On reviewing each application under section 6, the Registrar shall
make a written decision that includes reasons and shall provide a copy of
the decision to the applicant.


     Powers of the Registrar

Power to investigate and collect information
14(1)  The Registrar may look into and collect information about any matter
relating to the Registrar's powers and duties under this Regulation.

(2)  In the course of acting under subsection (1), the Registrar may

     (a)  request and collect personal information, records of
credentials, records of criminal convictions and information about pardons
and any other information and records the Registrar considers relevant, and

     (b)  conduct interviews and keep records.


Registry
15   The Registrar must establish and maintain a registry of information,
including personal information, in respect of individuals who

     (a)  apply for a certificate,

     (b)  request an evaluation of their credentials,

     (c)  are officers,

     (d)  hold a certificate, or

     (e)  held a certificate in Alberta or elsewhere that has expired or
been suspended or cancelled.


Information about teacher development
16(1)  The Registrar may collect and disclose non-identifying information
about teacher preparation and teacher professional development in Alberta,
and that information must be kept separate from

     (a)  the registry referred to in section 15, and

     (b)  any other information maintained by the Registrar about an
individual.

(2)  In this section, "non-identifying information" means information from
which it is impossible to ascertain the identity of the individual who is
the subject of the information.


Ability to disclose information
17(1)  The Registrar may disclose

     (a)  to an investigator or a panel or committee appointed under this
Regulation or the Practice Review of Teachers Regulation (AR 4/99)
information, including personal information, and records that, in the
Registrar's opinion, should be submitted to the investigator, panel or
committee,

     (b)  to an investigator appointed under the Teaching Profession Act
information, including personal information, and records that, in the
Registrar's opinion, should be submitted to the investigator,

     (c)  to the appropriate authority in a jurisdiction outside Alberta
information, including personal information, about whether an individual
has applied for, holds or once held a certificate, the type of certificate
and whether

               (i)  the certificate

                         (A)  is in good standing,

                         (B)  has expired and may be re-issued, or

                         (C)  has been suspended or cancelled and the
reasons for suspension or cancellation,

               or

               (ii) there is an investigation or proceeding pending or
under way that may result in the certificate being suspended or cancelled
or not being re-issued,

     (d)  to an employer or prospective employer who is required under
the Act to employ teachers, information, including personal information,
about a teacher's certificate, qualifications, major areas of
specialization, graduate diplomas or degrees, vocational training or years
of teaching experience and any information related to the teacher's
employment, and

     (e)  on the written request of a teacher, to the appropriate
authority in a jurisdiction outside Alberta or to an employer or
prospective employer who is required under the Act to employ teachers, a
statement of standing, including personal information, about whether an
individual has applied for, holds or once held a certificate, the type of
certificate and whether

               (i)  the certificate

                         (A)  is in good standing,

                         (B)  has expired and may be re-issued, or

                         (C)  has been suspended or cancelled and the
reasons for suspension or cancellation,

               or

               (ii) there is an investigation or proceeding pending or
under way that may result in the certificate being suspended or cancelled
or not being re-issued.

(2)  A decision not to disclose information under subsection (1)(a) to (d)
must not be appealed under section 19.

(3)  A decision not to disclose information under subsection (1)(e) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  include reasons, and

     (c)  be provided to the teacher who is the subject of the
information

and the decision may be appealed under section 19.


Referral of discipline matter
18   Where in the Registrar's opinion it is appropriate to do so, the
Registrar may refer a matter to The Alberta Teachers' Association.


     Appeal to Certification Appeal Committee

Appeal to Certification Appeal Committee
19(1)  An applicant for a certificate or a teacher who is directly affected
by a decision of the Registrar under this Regulation may appeal the
decision by providing a written notice of appeal to the chair of the
Certification Appeal Committee.

(2)  A notice of appeal must be received by the chair of the Certification
Appeal Committee not more than 30 days after the date on which the decision
of the Registrar is provided to the appellant under section 13.

(3)  A notice of appeal must

     (a)  describe the decision being appealed, and

     (b)  state the reasons for the appeal.

(4)  Payment of the prescribed fee must accompany the notice of appeal.

(5)  The chair of the Certification Appeal Committee must set the date,
time and location of the appeal.

(6)   At least 15 days before the date of the appeal, the chair of the
Certification Appeal Committee must

     (a)  serve on the appellant and provide to the Registrar a notice
setting out the date, time and location of the appeal, and

     (b)  notify the appellant and the Registrar of their right to make
written and oral representations to the Certification Appeal Committee.

(7)  No appeal may be commenced under this section

     (a)  if there is an investigation or proceeding pending or under way
in Alberta or elsewhere that may result in the certificate held by the
appellant being suspended or cancelled or not being re-issued,

     (b)  where the Registrar's decision is based on the failure by the
appellant to provide the statement or other proof referred to in section
7(3)(b) or (4) or on the insufficiency of the statement or other proof, or

     (c)  where the Registrar's decision is based on a finding or
recommendation of a practice review panel  or practice review appeal
committee under the Practice Review of Teachers Regulation (AR 4/99).


Proceedings before the Certification Appeal Committee
20(1)  At a hearing before the Certification Appeal Committee, the
appellant and the Registrar

     (a)  may appear and be represented by counsel or any other
individual, and

     (b)  may make written or oral submissions.

(2)  A hearing before the Certification Appeal Committee must be open to
the public unless, in the opinion of the committee, the interests of any
person other than the appellant may be detrimentally affected if the
hearing is not held in private.

(3)  Evidence may be given before the Certification Appeal Committee in any
manner that the committee considers appropriate, and the committee is not
bound by the rules of law respecting evidence applicable to judicial
proceedings.

(4)  The Certification Appeal Committee may grant adjournments of the
proceedings or reserve the determination of the matters before it for a
future meeting of the committee.

(5)  The Certification Appeal Committee may, on proof of service of the
notice referred to in section 19(6)(a), proceed with the hearing in the
absence of the appellant.

(6)  The Certification Appeal Committee may uphold, overrule or vary, with
or without conditions, a decision or recommendation of the Registrar.


Decision on appeal
21(1)  The Certification Appeal Committee shall make a written decision,
which includes reasons.

(2)  The chair of the Certification Appeal Committee shall forthwith
provide a copy of the decision to the appellant, the Registrar and the
Minister.


Decision final
22   The decision of the Certification Appeal Committee is final.


Implementing decisions
23   The Registrar must take whatever action the Registrar considers
appropriate to implement a decision of the Certification Appeal Committee.


Costs
24   The appellant is responsible for the payment of all costs incurred

     (a)  by the appellant and the appellant's counsel or other
representative,

     (b)  by witnesses appearing on behalf of the appellant, and

     (c)  in the production of documents, papers, notes, records and
other materials or things produced on behalf of the appellant.


     Powers of the Minister

Powers relating to certificates
25   If the Minister considers it appropriate to do so, the Minister may,
with or without conditions,

     (a)  issue or re-issue a certificate or extend the term of a
certificate,

     (b)  refuse to issue or re-issue a certificate or to extend the term
of a certificate,

     (c)  suspend or cancel a certificate, or

     (d)  reinstate a cancelled or suspended certificate.


Powers subsequent to hearing under Teaching Profession Act
26   The Minister may accept, reject or vary, with or without conditions, a
decision of

     (a)  a hearing committee under section 41(1) of the Teaching
Profession Act, or

     (b)  the Appeal Committee under section 54 of the Teaching
Profession Act.


Cancellation on request
27   The Minister may, at the request of the holder of a certificate, 
cancel the certificate.


Decision final
28   A decision of the Minister under section 25, 26, 27 or 30 is final.


Letter of authority
29(1)  On the recommendation of an officer, the Registrar or the
Certification Appeal Committee, the Minister may issue a letter of
authority to an individual who

     (a)  has academic and professional or technical qualifications that
are acceptable to the Minister, and

     (b)  is lawfully authorized to work in Canada.

(2)  The Minister may attach to a letter of authority any terms or
conditions that the Minister considers appropriate.

(3)  A letter of authority is considered to be a certificate.


Implementing decisions
30   The Minister may take whatever action the Minister considers
appropriate

     (a)  to implement a decision under this Regulation, or

     (b)  to make public a decision under this Regulation.


Delegation
31   The Minister may delegate any authority under this Regulation to a
person under the Minister's jurisdiction except the authority to suspend or
cancel a certificate.


Fees
32(1)  The Minister may set fees

     (a)  for services provided by the Registrar;

     (b)  for the filing of appeals;

     (c)  for any other services relating to certificates or the
evaluation of credentials.

(2)  The Minister may waive or reduce a fee referred to in subsection (1).

(3)  The Minister may decide by whom a fee referred to in subsection (1)(b)
is to be paid.


Extension of time
33   The Minister may extend any time period set out in this Regulation.


     General

Signature on certificates
34(1)  Certificates must be signed 

     (a)  by the Minister or the Deputy Minister, and 

     (b)  by the Registrar.

(2)  The signatures required under subsection (1) may be mechanically or
electronically reproduced on a certificate.


Service
35   When this Regulation requires that a document or notice be served on
an individual, the document or notice is sufficiently served

     (a)  if it is served personally on the individual or sent to the
individual by registered mail,

               (i)  in the case of a teacher, at the address last shown
for the teacher on the registry referred to in section 15, or

               (ii) in the case of any other individual, at the
individual's last known address, 

     or

     (b)  if it is sent to the individual by electronic means that
results in a printed copy of the document or notice being received by the
individual.


Transitional
36(1)  In this section, "former regulation" means the Certification of
Teachers Regulation (AR 261/90).

(2)  Members of the Certification Appeal Committee established under the
former regulation are deemed to be members of the Certification Appeal
Committee under this Regulation until their terms of office expire or until
other members have been appointed to replace them.

(3)  Where any appeal was commenced but not disposed of before the coming
into force of this Regulation, the appeal must continue to be dealt with
under the former regulation as if this Regulation had not come into force
and the members of the Certification Appeal Committee established under the
former regulation shall continue to act until the matter is disposed of.


Corresponding certificates
37(1)  The Registrar may issue to a teacher who holds a certificate listed
in Column 1 of the Schedule the corresponding certificate listed in Column
2 of the Schedule.

(2)  The Registrar may extend the range of grades that may be taught by a
teacher who holds a certificate listed in Column 2 of the Schedule.


Provisional certificate
38(1)  Where a provisional certificate was issued before the coming into
force of this Regulation and the holder of the certificate does not meet
the requirements of section 7, the Registrar may extend the term of the
certificate for one year.

(2)  The holder of the provisional certificate must submit with the
application for an extension evidence satisfactory to the Registrar of the
completion of further academic work toward qualifying for an interim
professional certificate.

(3)  The application for an extension must be accompanied by a
recommendation from an officer indicating that, on the basis of the
applicant's satisfactory teaching service, the term of the provisional
certificate should be extended.

(4)  The Registrar may extend the term of a provisional certificate  3
times beyond the initial 3-year term of the certificate.


     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal
39    The Certification of Teachers Regulation (AR 261/90) is repealed.


Expiry
40    For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on June 30, 2003.


     SCHEDULE

     CERTIFICATES
     Column 1
     Column 2

Classes of Certificates Issued under the Predecessors to this Regulation
Equivalent Certificates

Elementary and Intermediate Certificate (Permanent)
Permanent Junior E Certificate

Senior Elementary and Intermediate Certificate (Permanent)
Permanent Standard E Certificate

Junior Certificate for High School (Permanent)
Permanent Standard S Certificate

First Class Certificate (Permanent)
Permanent Standard E and Standard S (with teaching privileges extended to
Grade XII)

Permanent Academic Certificate
Permanent Professional Certificate

Permanent High School Certificate
Permanent Professional Certificate

Permanent First Class Certificate with Degree
Permanent Professional Certificate




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     Alberta Regulation 4/99

     School Act

     PRACTICE REVIEW OF TEACHERS REGULATION

     Filed:  January 15, 1999

Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 004/99) pursuant to section 75.1 of
the School Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1

     Administrative Matters

Registrar 2
Complainant review committee  3
Practice review panel    4
Practice review appeal committee   5

     Complaint

Complaint 6
Termination of contract treated as a complaint    7
Referral of complaint to investigator   8
Registrar's authority in absence of complaint     9
Investigation  10

     Decision of the Registrar

Registrar's decision on report of investigator    11
Review of Registrar's decision     12

     Hearing Before Practice Review Panel

Notice of hearing before practice review panel    13
Proceedings at hearing   14
Compellable witness 15
Civil contempt proceedings    16
Proceedings in absence of teacher  17
Unskilled or incompetent teaching  18
Unprofessional conduct   19
Recommendations of practice review panel     20
Written decision    21
Duty to forward decision and record     22

     Appeal to Practice Review Appeal Committee

Appeal    23
Proceedings at appeal    24
Public hearing 25
Decision on appeal  26

     Decision of the Minister

Powers of Minister  27

     General

Service   28
Transitional   29

     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal    30
Expiry    31


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the School Act;

     (b)  "board" means a board as defined in the Act and includes a
person providing an early childhood services program,  an operator of an
accredited private school and an operator of a charter school;

     (c)  "certificate" means a provisional certificate, an interim
professional certificate or a permanent professional certificate issued
under the Certification of Teachers Regulation (AR 3/99) or a predecessor
to that regulation;

     (d)  "complainant review committee" means a committee established
under section 3;

     (e)  "complaint" means a complaint made in writing

               (i)  about the teaching of a teacher referred to in
clause (m)(i), (ii) or (iii), or

               (ii) about the alleged unprofessional conduct of a
teacher referred to in clause (m)(ii) or (iii);

     (f)  "conduct" includes an act or omission;

     (g)  "Council" means the Council on Alberta Teaching Standards
established by the Minister;

     (h)  "investigator" means a person appointed to conduct an
investigation under this Regulation;

     (i)  "practice review appeal committee" means a committee
established under section 5;

     (j)  "practice review panel" means a panel established under section
4;

     (k)  "Registrar" means the individual appointed under section 2 to
act as the Registrar for the purposes of this Regulation;

     (l)  "superintendent" means a superintendent of schools appointed
under the Act;

     (m)  "teacher" means

               (i)  an individual who holds a certificate and is
subject to the Teaching Profession Act,

               (ii) an individual who holds a certificate but is not
subject to the Teaching Profession Act, and

               (iii)     an individual whose certificate has expired or been
suspended or cancelled and is not subject to the Teaching Profession Act;

     (n)  "teaching" means providing for optimum learning by students
through the judicious and reasoned use and application of the knowledge,
skills and attributes prescribed by order of the Minister;

     (o)  "unprofessional conduct" means conduct that is detrimental to
the best interests of students, the public or teachers generally.

(2)  This Regulation applies notwithstanding that a teacher's certificate
has expired or been suspended or cancelled.

(3)  This Regulation does not apply to unprofessional conduct or alleged
unprofessional conduct of a teacher referred to in subsection (1)(m)(i).


     Administrative Matters

Registrar
2   The Minister may, in writing, appoint an individual to act as the
Registrar for the purposes of this Regulation.


Complainant review committee
3(1)  The Registrar shall recommend to the Minister the establishment of
one or more complainant review committees.

(2)  The Minister may appoint the members of a complainant review committee
and designate one member to act as the chair.

(3)  A complainant review committee must have at least 3 members.

(4)  The majority of the members of a complainant review committee must be
teachers referred to in section 1(1)(m)(i) and (ii).

(5)  Members and former members of the Council are eligible to be appointed
as members of a complainant review committee.

(6)  At least one member of a complainant review committee must be

     (a)  a member of the public who is not the holder of a certificate,
or

     (b)  a member or former member of the Council who is not the holder
of a certificate.


Practice review panel
4(1)  The Registrar shall recommend to the Minister the establishment of
one or more practice review panels.

(2)  The Minister may appoint the members of a practice review panel and
designate one member to act as the chair.

(3)  A practice review panel must have at least 5 members.

(4)  The majority of the members of a practice review panel must be
teachers referred to in section 1(1)(m)(i) and (ii).

(5)  Members and former members of the Council are not eligible to be
appointed as members of a practice review panel.

(6)  At least one member of a practice review panel must be a member of the
public who is not the holder of a certificate.


Practice review appeal committee
5(1)  The Registrar shall recommend to the Minister the establishment of
one or more practice review appeal committees.

(2)  The Minister may appoint the members of a practice review appeal
committee and designate one member to act as the chair.

(3)  A practice review appeal committee must have at least 3 members.

(4)  The majority of the members of a practice review appeal committee must
be members or former members of the Council.

(5)  At least one member of a practice review appeal committee must be a
member of the public who is not the holder of a certificate.


     Complaint

Complaint
6(1)  Any individual may make a complaint to the Registrar and the
complaint shall be dealt with in accordance with this Regulation.

(2)  If the complaint relates to alleged unprofessional conduct of a
teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(i) that, in the Registrar's opinion,
is or may be the subject of a complaint under section 23 of the Teaching
Profession Act, the Registrar must refer the complaint to the executive
secretary of The Alberta Teachers' Association and the complaint shall be
dealt with in accordance with the Teaching Profession Act.

(3)  Any of the following persons who has reason to believe that a teacher
referred to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or (iii) has been or may have been
convicted of an indictable offence at a time when the teacher held a
certificate or was eligible for a re-issuance of a certificate must make a
complaint under this section relating to that belief:

     (a)  a superintendent;

     (b)  a principal;

     (c)  a person providing an early childhood services program;

     (d)  an operator of an accredited private school.

(4)  A complaint may be made

     (a)  about the teaching of a teacher referred to in section
1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii), not later than 2 years after the teacher ceases
to engage in the practice of teaching, or

     (b)  about the alleged unprofessional conduct of a teacher referred
to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or (iii), at any time.


Termination of contract treated as a complaint
7(1)  If a board terminates the contract of employment

     (a)  of a teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii),
on grounds related to the teaching of that teacher, or

     (b)  of a teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or (iii), on
grounds related to alleged unprofessional conduct of that teacher,

the board must forward a copy of the notice of termination and the grounds
for the termination to the Registrar.

(2)  The Registrar may treat the notice of termination as a complaint, but
the board is not considered to be a complainant for the purposes of this
Regulation.

(3)  The Registrar must not take any action under section 8 until

     (a)  any appeal to the Board of Reference or to the Court of Appeal
relating to the termination of the contract of employment has been heard
and disposed of, or

     (b)  the time for commencing an appeal to the Board of Reference or
to the Court of Appeal relating to the termination of the contract of
employment has expired without an appeal being commenced.


Referral of complaint to investigator
8(1)  Within 30 days of receiving a complaint, the Registrar shall

     (a)  make any preliminary inquiries relating to the complaint that
the Registrar considers appropriate,

     (b)  appoint an investigator and refer the complaint to the
investigator,

     (c)  serve on the teacher who is the subject of the complaint a
notice setting out the nature of the complaint, and

     (d)  if the teacher is or was employed by a board in respect of
which there is a superintendent, notify the superintendent in writing of
the nature of the complaint.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if the complaint is about the teaching
of a teacher, the Registrar must not appoint an investigator or refer the
complaint to an investigator if the Registrar is aware that

     (a)  the complainant has not addressed the matter with

               (i)  the teacher who is the subject of the complaint,

               (ii) the principal, and

               (iii)     the superintendent, if any,

     or

     (b)  the board that employs the teacher or its agent is
investigating the matter.

(3)  The Registrar may suspend an investigation at any time if, in the
Registrar's opinion, the investigation should be suspended pending the
completion of another proceeding relating to the complaint.


Registrar's authority in absence of complaint
9(1)  In the absence of a complaint, the Registrar may

     (a)  make any preliminary inquiries

               (i)  relating to the teaching of a teacher referred to
in section 1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii), or

               (ii) relating to the alleged unprofessional conduct of a
teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or (iii)

          that the Registrar considers appropriate,

     (b)  appoint an investigator to look into the matter in respect of
which inquiries have been or are being made under clause (a) and refer the
matter to the investigator,

     (c)  serve on the teacher in respect of whom inquiries have been or
are being made under clause (a) a notice setting out the nature of the
inquiries, and

     (d)  if the teacher is or was employed by a board in respect of
which there is a superintendent, notify the superintendent in writing of
the nature of the inquiries.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if the inquiries are about the
teaching of a teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii) the
Registrar must not appoint an investigator or refer the matter to an
investigator if the Registrar is aware that the board that employs the
teacher or its agent is investigating the matter.

(3)  The Registrar may suspend an investigation at any time if, in the
Registrar's opinion, the investigation should be suspended pending the
completion of another proceeding relating to the matter being investigated.

(4)  When the Registrar takes an action under subsection (1), the Registrar
is not considered to be a complainant for the purposes of this Regulation.

(5)  Any action taken under subsection (1) must be taken within the time
limits set out in section 6(4).


Investigation
10(1)  Within 30 days after receiving a matter that has been referred by
the Registrar under section 8(1)(b) or 9(1)(b), the investigator shall
commence an investigation of the matter.

(2)  An investigator may

     (a)  request any person, including the board that employs or
employed the teacher and the teacher or any other employee of the board, to
answer any questions and to produce to the investigator any documents,
papers, notes, records and other materials and things relevant to the
investigation, and

     (b)  copy and keep copies of any of the materials or things that are
produced under clause (a).

(3)  An investigator shall conduct the investigation in a manner the
investigator considers most suitable in the circumstances.

(4)  An investigator may investigate any other matter related to the matter
being investigated that arises in the course of the investigation.

(5)  An investigator shall send to the Registrar, forthwith on concluding
the investigation, a written report including copies of all materials
related to the investigation.

(6)  If the teacher who is the subject of the investigation is alleged to
have been convicted of an indictable offence, the investigator shall
attempt to confirm whether or not the teacher has, in fact, been convicted
of an indictable offence and immediately on doing so shall prepare a report
to that effect.


     Decision of the Registrar

Registrar's decision on report of investigator
11(1)  On reviewing a report from an investigator, the Registrar shall,
subject to subsection (2), direct forthwith that

     (a)  no further action be taken if the Registrar is of the opinion
that

               (i)  the matter is frivolous or vexatious or without
merit, or

               (ii) there is insufficient evidence to warrant a hearing
before a practice review panel,

     or

     (b)  the matter be referred to a practice review panel for a
hearing.

(2)  In a case where it has been confirmed that a teacher has been
convicted of an indictable offence, the Registrar must make a direction
under subsection (1)(b).

(3)  The Registrar shall serve on the complainant, if any, and on the
teacher and send to the superintendent, if any, a notice setting out

     (a)  the decision of the Registrar,

     (b)  the reasons for the decision, and

     (c)  if the decision is that no further action will be taken, the
complainant's right to request a review of that decision under section 12.

(4)  The Registrar shall send to the complainant, if any, and to the
teacher a copy of the report prepared by the investigator under section 10.


Review of Registrar's decision
12(1)  The complainant, within 15 days of being served with a decision that
no further action will be taken in respect of the complaint, may by notice
in writing to the Registrar request a review of that decision by a
complainant review committee.

(2)  A request under subsection (1) must include reasons why the
complainant believes the matter should be referred to a practice review
panel for a hearing.

(3)  On receiving a request for a review, the Registrar must notify the
teacher, the superintendent, if any, and the chair of a complainant review
committee that a request for a review has been received.

(4)  At least 15 days before the date set for a review, the chair of the
complainant review committee shall notify the complainant, the teacher and
the Registrar

     (a)  of the date, time and location of the review, and

     (b)  of their right to make written and oral representations to the
complainant review committee.

(5)  The complainant, the teacher and the Registrar, at a review by the
complainant review committee, may

     (a)  attend and be represented by counsel or any other individual,
and

     (b)  at the request of the complainant review committee provide
clarification of any matter.

(6)  If information is available to the complainant review committee that
was not available to the investigator or the Registrar, the committee may
in making its decision consider the relevance of that information.

(7)  Proceedings before the complainant review committee shall be held in
private.

(8)  Not later than 15 days after the conclusion of the proceedings before
it, the complainant review committee shall make one of the following
decisions and provide reasons for the decision:

     (a)  confirm the decision of the Registrar;

     (b)  direct the Registrar to continue the investigation;

     (c)  direct that the complaint be referred to a practice review
panel for a hearing.

(9)  The chair of the complainant review committee shall serve on the
complainant and send to the teacher, the Registrar and the superintendent,
if any, a notice of the committee's decision and the reasons for the
decision.


     Hearing Before Practice Review Panel

Notice of hearing before practice review panel
13(1)  On a direction being made under section 11(1)(b) or 12(8)(c), the
practice review panel shall hold a hearing.

(2)  The chair of the practice review panel shall forthwith set the date,
time and location of the hearing.

(3)  At least 15 days before the date set for a hearing, the chair of the
practice review panel shall serve on the teacher a notice stating

     (a)  the date, time and location of the hearing, and

     (b)  reasonable particulars of the matter to be heard.


Proceedings at hearing
14(1)  The Registrar and the teacher may appear and be represented by
counsel or any other individual at a hearing before the practice review
panel.

(2)  A hearing before a practice review panel must be open to the public
unless

     (a)  the complainant requests that the hearing be held in private
because of the confidential nature of the matters to be heard, or

     (b)  in the opinion of the practice review panel, the interests of
any person other than the teacher may be detrimentally affected if the
hearing is not held in private.

(3)  The practice review panel may grant adjournments of the proceedings or
reserve the determination of the matters before it for a future meeting of
the panel.

(4)  Evidence may be given before a practice review panel in any manner
that the panel considers appropriate, and the panel is not bound by the
rules of law respecting evidence applicable to judicial proceedings.


Compellable witness
15(1)  Subject to subsection (3), the chair of the practice review panel,
at the request of the Registrar or the teacher, may issue an order
compelling the teacher or any other individual who, in the opinion of the
chair, may have knowledge of the matter

     (a)  to appear as a witness before the practice review panel, or

     (b)  to produce any materials, including any documents, papers,
notes or records, to the practice review panel.

(2)  At least 15 days before the date of the hearing, the Registrar shall
serve an order issued under subsection (1) on the appropriate person.

(3)  If the teacher has been convicted of an indictable offence, no person
shall require the attendance as a witness at a hearing before the practice
review panel of any person who attended as a witness at the court that
convicted the teacher of the indictable offence.

(4)  A witness may be examined under oath on anything relevant to the
hearing before a practice review panel and shall not be excused from
answering any question on the ground that the answer might

     (a)  incriminate the witness,

     (b)  subject the witness to a penalty under an enactment, or

     (c)  establish the witness's liability

               (i)  to a civil proceeding at the instance of the Crown
or of any other person, or

               (ii) to prosecution under any enactment,

but if the answer so given tends to incriminate the witness, subject the
witness to a penalty or establish the witness's liability, it shall not be
used or received against the witness in any civil proceedings or in any
proceedings under any enactment, except in a prosecution for or proceedings
in respect of perjury or the giving of contradictory evidence.


Civil contempt proceedings
16   The chair of a practice review panel may direct the Registrar to
initiate proceedings for civil contempt of court before the Court of
Queen's Bench against a witness

     (a)  who fails

               (i)  to attend before the practice review panel in
compliance with a notice to attend, or

               (ii) to produce records in accordance with a notice to
produce them,

     or

     (b)  who refuses to answer any question the witness is directed to
answer by the practice review panel.


Proceedings in absence of teacher
17   The practice review panel may, on proof of service of the notice of
hearing on the teacher,

     (a)  proceed with the hearing in the absence of the teacher, and

     (b)  act, decide and report on the matter being heard in the same
way as if the teacher were in attendance.


Unskilled or incompetent teaching
18   The practice review panel may find a teacher referred to in section
1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii) to be unskilled or incompetent if, in the opinion
of the practice review panel, the teacher

     (a)  exhibits an inability or unwillingness to teach, or

     (b)  displays a lack of knowledge, skill or judgment in teaching.


Unprofessional conduct
19(1)  The practice review panel may find the conduct of a teacher referred
to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or (iii) to constitute unprofessional conduct if,
in the opinion of the practice review panel, that conduct is detrimental to
the best interests of students, the public or teachers generally.

(2)  Where a teacher has been convicted of an indictable offence, a
practice review panel shall make a recommendation to the Minister under
section 20 and has no authority

     (a)  to find that the conduct of the teacher on which the conviction
is based does not constitute unprofessional conduct, or

     (b)  to investigate the conduct of the teacher on which the
conviction is based except for the purpose of making a recommendation to
the Minister.


Recommenda-tions of practice review panel
20(1)  If a practice review panel finds that a teacher referred to in
section 1(1)(m)(i), (ii) or (iii) is unskilled or incompetent in teaching
or that the conduct of a teacher referred to in section 1(1)(m)(ii) or
(iii) constitutes unprofessional conduct, the panel may recommend that the
Minister do any one or more of the following:

     (a)  suspend the certificate held by the teacher;

     (b)  cancel the certificate held by the teacher;

     (c)  if the teacher holds a permanent professional certificate,
cancel that certificate and direct the Registrar to issue an interim
professional certificate;

     (d)  specify any conditions the teacher must meet before re-applying
for a certificate;

     (e)  issue a letter of reprimand to the teacher;

     (f)  specify conditions under which the teacher may teach, including
terms of mandatory supervision.

(2)  If the decision of a practice review panel

     (a)  relates to a teacher who has been convicted of an indictable
offence, and

     (b)  does not contain a recommendation that the Minister cancel or
suspend the certificate of the teacher,

the decision must include reasons why such a recommendation has not been
made.


Written decision
21   The practice review panel shall, not more than 45 days after the
conclusion of a hearing, make a written decision on the matter, which
includes

     (a)  each finding made by it,

     (b)  the reasons for each finding made by it, and

     (c)  any recommendation made by it.


Duty to forward decision and record
22(1)  The chair of the practice review panel shall forthwith

     (a)  serve a copy of the decision on the teacher, and

     (b)  send to the Registrar a copy of the decision and the record of
the hearing, consisting of all evidence presented at the hearing, including

               (i)  all exhibits,

               (ii) all documents, and

               (iii)     all testimony given before the panel, whether
recorded in electronic, mechanical or handwritten form.

(2)  The teacher and any person representing the teacher may examine the
record or any part of the record of the proceedings before the practice
review panel and hear any recording or examine any mechanical or
handwritten record of evidence given before the panel.

(3)  If the teacher requests a transcript of all or part of the hearing,
the teacher shall pay the cost of the preparation of the transcript.

(4)  If no appeal is commenced within the period set out in section 23(2),
the chair of the practice review panel shall forthwith on the expiry of
that period send a copy of the decision of the practice review panel to the
Minister.


     Appeal to Practice Review Appeal Committee

Appeal
23(1)  A teacher or the Registrar may appeal a finding or a recommendation,
or both, of a practice review panel to a practice review appeal committee.

(2)  An appeal under subsection (1) must be commenced by a written notice
of appeal to the chair of the practice review appeal committee not more
than 15 days after the date on which the decision of the practice review
panel is served on the teacher.

(3)  A notice under subsection (2) must

     (a)  describe the finding or recommendation, or both, being
appealed, and

     (b)  state the reasons for the appeal.

(4)  The chair of the practice review appeal committee shall notify the
teacher and the Registrar at least 15 days before the date of the appeal

     (a)  of the date, time and location of the appeal, and

     (b)  of their right to make written and oral representations to the
practice review appeal committee.


Proceedings at appeal
24(1)  At the hearing before a practice review appeal committee, the
teacher and the Registrar

     (a)  may appear and be represented by counsel or any other
individual, and

     (b)  at the request of the committee, may provide clarification of
any matter under consideration by the practice review appeal committee.

(2)  The appeal to the practice review appeal committee must be founded on
the decision of the practice review panel and the record of the proceedings
before the practice review panel.

(3)  Sections 14(3) to 17 apply to proceedings before the practice review
appeal committee.


Public hearing
25   A hearing before the practice review appeal committee must be open to
the public unless, in the opinion of the practice review appeal committee,
the interests of any person other than the teacher may be detrimentally
affected if the hearing is not held in private.


Decision on appeal
26(1)  Not more than 30 days after the conclusion of the proceedings before
it, the practice review appeal committee shall do any or all of the
following:

     (a)  quash, vary or confirm a finding or recommendation of the
practice review panel or substitute a finding or recommendation of its own;

     (b)  refer the matter back to the practice review panel for further
consideration if the practice review appeal committee is satisfied that new
evidence is available;

     (c)  refer the matter to another practice review panel for a new
hearing.

(2)  The practice review appeal committee shall make a written decision on
the matter that includes its reasons for the decision.

(3)  The chair of the practice review appeal committee shall forthwith

     (a)  serve a copy of the decision on the teacher,

     (b)  send to the Registrar a copy of the decision and the record of
the hearing, consisting of all evidence presented at the hearing, including

               (i)  all exhibits,

               (ii) all documents, and

               (iii)     all testimony given before the committee, whether
recorded in electronic, mechanical or handwritten form,

     and

     (c)  send to the Minister a copy of the decision.


     Decision of the Minister

Powers of Minister
27(1)  On receiving the decision of a practice review panel or a practice
review appeal committee, the Minister may examine the record or any part of
the record of the proceedings before the panel or committee and hear any
recording or examine any mechanical or handwritten record of evidence given
before the panel or committee.

(2)  On reviewing the decision and the record of the proceedings before the
practice review panel or the practice review appeal committee, the Minister
may quash, vary or confirm a finding or recommendation of the panel or the
committee, as the case may be.

(3)  A decision under subsection (2) must be in writing and must include
the reasons for the decision.

(4)  The Minister shall

     (a)  serve a copy of the decision on the teacher, and

     (b)  send a copy of the decision to the Registrar, the
superintendent, if any, and the complainant, if any.

(5)  A decision under this section is final.

(6)  The Minister may take whatever action the Minister considers
appropriate

     (a)  to implement a decision under this section, and

     (b)  to make public a decision under this section.


     General

Service
28   When this Regulation requires that a document or notice be served on
an individual, the document or notice is sufficiently served if

     (a)  it is personally delivered to the individual,

     (b)  it is sent to the individual by registered mail

               (i)  in the case of a teacher, at the address last shown
for the teacher on the register maintained in accordance with the
Certification of Teachers Regulation (AR 3/99), or

               (ii) in the case of any other individual, at the
individual's last known address, 

     or

     (c)  it is sent to the individual by electronic means that results
in a printed copy of the document or notice being received by the
individual.


Transitional
29(1)  In this section, "former regulation" means the Practice Review of
Teachers Regulation (AR 153/87).

(2)  Members of a complainant appeal committee established under the former
regulation are deemed to be members of a complainant review committee under
this Regulation until their terms of office expire or until other members
have been appointed to replace them.

(3)  Members of a competency review panel established under the former
regulation are deemed to be members of a practice review panel under this
Regulation until their terms of office expire or until other members have
been appointed to replace them.

(4)  Members of a competency review appeal committee established under the
former regulation are deemed to be members of a practice review appeal
committee under this Regulation until their terms of office expire or until
other members have been appointed to replace them.

(5)  Where a complaint was made to the Registrar and was not disposed of
before the coming into force of this Regulation, the complaint must be
concluded under this Regulation.


     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal
30   The Practice Review of Teachers Regulation (AR 153/87) is repealed.


Expiry
31   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on June 30, 2003.