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     Alberta Regulation 47/99

     Oil and Gas Conservation

     OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1999

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board pursuant to section 10 of
the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.


1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) are amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1.020(2) is amended by adding the following after item 11:

     11.1.  "oil sands strata" means the geological intervals defined in
the Board's Oil Sands Area Orders OSA 1, 2 and 3, as amended from time to
time; 


3   The following is added after section 3.010:

     3.011   No person shall produce gas from a well completed in the oil
sands strata prior to obtaining an approval from the Board in accordance
with section 3 of the Oil Sands Conservation Regulation (AR 76/88), unless
the Board has exempted the well from the application of this section.


4   The following is added after section 6.190:

     Drilling in the Oil Sands Strata

     6.200   Any well drilled in the oil sands strata must be drilled deep
enough to be able to log over the base of the oil sands deposit containing
the zone to be produced, unless the licensee has obtained an exemption from
the Board.


     Alberta Regulation 48/99

     Oil Sands Conservation Act

     OIL SANDS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1999

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board pursuant to section 21 of
the Oil Sands Conservation Act.


1   The Oil Sands Conservation Regulation (AR 76/88) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1(2) is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after clause (u):

               (u.1)     "oil sands strata" means the geological intervals
defined in the Board's Oil Sands Area Orders OSA 1, 2 and 3, as amended
from time to time;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (z):

               (z.1)     "solution gas" means gas that is dissolved in crude
oil or crude bitumen under reservoir conditions and evolves as a result of
pressure and temperature changes;


3   Section 3 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (3)  No person shall produce gas from a well completed in the oil
sands strata prior to obtaining an approval from the Board, unless the
Board has exempted the well from the application of this subsection.

     (4)  An application to produce gas in accordance with subsection (3)
must be made by the well licensee and include the documentation required by
the Board.

     (5)  Where it appears to the Board that the ultimate recovery of
crude bitumen in the oil sands strata may be affected by gas production,
the Board may, on its own initiative or on application by an affected
party, make any order or directive it considers necessary to effect the
conservation of the crude bitumen in any particular case.

     (6)  Subsections (3), (4) and (5) do not apply to the production of
solution gas.




     Alberta Regulation 49/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     CATTLE MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 2, 1999

Made by the Alberta Cattle Commission pursuant to section 26 of the
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Cattle Marketing Regulation (AR 204/98) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "$1.50 per head" wherever it
occurs and substituting "$2.00 per head".


3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 1999.


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     Alberta Regulation 50/99

     Public Health Act

     FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 3, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 87/99) pursuant to section
75 of the Public Health Act.


1   The Forms Regulation (AR 193/85) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The Schedule is amended by repealing Form 1 and substituting the
following:


     FORM 1

     Public Health Act
     (Section 4)

     Notice of Appeal

TO:  THE PUBLIC HEALTH APPEAL BOARD
          (address) 
AND TO:      (name of regional health authority and address)     

TAKE NOTICE THAT I,      (name)    
     (address and phone number)    
having been directly affected by a decision of a regional health authority
and considering myself aggrieved by the decision, hereby appeal to the
Public Health Appeal Board the decision of    (name of regional health
authority)    dated      ,          ;

AND the grounds upon which I appeal this decision are as follows:
     (attach additional sheet if necessary)  

                    SIGNATURE:     

DATED at            , Alberta, this          day of            ,         

For Information Only:

1   In accordance with section 4 of the Public Health Act, an appeal to the
Public Health Appeal Board may be commenced by serving a Notice of Appeal
on

     (a)  the Public Health Appeal Board, AND

     (b)  the regional health authority

within 10 days of receiving notice of the decision complained of.

2   The Notice of Appeal is sufficiently served if it is left at an office
of the Public Health Appeal Board or the regional health authority.


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     Alberta Regulation 51/99

     Public Health Act

     QUALIFICATIONS OF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 3, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 88/99) pursuant to section
75 of the Public Health Act.


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Board of Certification" means the Board of
Certification of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.


Qualifications of executive officers
2(1)  A regional health authority shall not appoint a person as an
executive officer unless the person holds

     (a)  a Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) issued by
the Board of Certification, or

     (b)  a Certificate in Sanitary Inspection (Canada) issued by the
Board of Certification.

(2)  Nothing in subsection (1) prevents a regional health authority from
employing any student who requires work experience in order to receive
certification as a public health inspector by the Board of Certification.


Repeal
3   The Qualifications of Inspectors Regulation (AR 244/85) is repealed.


Expiry
4   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 January 31, 2004.


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     Alberta Regulation 52/99

     Student and Temporary Employment Act

     STUDENT AND TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 3, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 92/99) pursuant to section
3 of the Student and Temporary Employment Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Employers for Act purposes    2
Job training programs for Act purposes  3
Temporary job creation programs for Act purposes  4
Repeal    5
Expiry    6


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "non-profit organization" means an organization

     (a)  incorporated under the Societies Act,

     (b)  registered under Part 9 of the Companies Act,

     (c)  formed under the Agricultural Societies Act,

     (d)  formed under the Cemetery Companies Act,

     (e)  registered under Part 21 of the Business Corporations Act if
the extra-provincial corporation does not carry on business for the purpose
of gain, or

     (f)  incorporated by a private act of the Parliament of Canada or of
the Legislative Assembly of Alberta if the corporation

               (i)  does not pay dividends to its shareholders or any
part of its income to any member for that member's personal benefit, and

               (ii) does not distribute property to its shareholders or
members on its winding-up or dissolution.


Employers for Act purposes
2   The following are employers for the purposes of the Act:

     (a)  the Government of Alberta or an agent for all purposes of the
Government of Alberta;

     (b)  the council of a municipality under the Municipal Government
Act;

     (c)  an Indian band under the Indian Act (Canada);

     (d)  a Metis settlement;

     (e)  a school jurisdiction under the School Act;

     (f)  a municipal library system or community board under the
Libraries Act;

     (g)  a nursing home operating as a society under the Nursing Homes
Act;

     (h)  the Board of Trustees of the Alberta Blue Cross Plan under the
Provincial Health Authorities of Alberta Act;

     (i)  an authority under the Regional Airports Authorities Act;

     (j)  a board under the Universities Act;

     (k)  a college board or the board of a private college under the
Colleges Act;

     (l)  a board under the Technical Institutes Act;

     (m)  the board under the Banff Centre Act;

     (n)  a non-profit organization;

     (o)  a regional health authority, community health council or
provincial health board under the Regional Health Authorities Act;

     (p)  an existing non-district health authority referred to in
section 1(d)(i) or (iii) of the Regional Health Authorities Act;

     (q)  the Alberta Cancer Board under the Cancer Programs Act.


Job training programs for Act purposes
3   The following are Government programs that are job training programs
for the purposes of the Act:

     (a)  Skills for Work Program;

     (b)  Skills Development Program.


Temporary job creation programs for Act purposes
4   The following are Government programs that are temporary job creation
programs for the purposes of the Act:

     (a)  Alberta Job Corps;

     (b)  Employment Skills Program;

     (c)  Alberta Community Employment Program;

     (d)  Summer Temporary Employment Program;

     (e)  Local Labour Market Partnerships Program.


Repeal
5   The Student and Temporary Employment Regulation (AR 105/94) 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 March 1, 2004.


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     Alberta Regulation 53/99

     Gas Utilities Act

     GAS UTILITIES EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  March 3, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 93/99) pursuant to section
5 of the Gas Utilities Act.


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Gas Utilities Act;

     (b)  "proceedings" means a case before the Board, whether commenced
on the application of a person having an interest or on the Board's own
motion or initiative.


Exemptions
2   The following are exempt from the operation of section 5 of the Act:

     (a)  proceedings under section 28(a) of the Act, if the rates, tolls
or charges to be fixed by the Board's order are those which are to be
imposed, observed and followed thereafter by an owner of a gas utility

               (i)  with respect to all gas supplied by the owner, if
the owner of the gas utility supplies gas pursuant to a privilege or
franchise granted to the owner by a municipality and approved by the Board,

               (ii) with respect to all gas supplied by the owner, if
the owner of the gas utility is a municipality, or

               (iii)     with respect to gas supplied by that owner to the
owner of another gas utility who in turn will be supplying the same gas in
any of the circumstances described in subclause (i) or (ii);

     (b)  applications under section 28(a) of the Act that arise out of
section 44(2) or (3) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act;

     (c)  proceedings under section 28(b), (c) or (d) of the Act;

     (d)  proceedings under section 28(e) of the Act, if the order
applied for would require the owner of a gas utility to supply and deliver
gas in any of the circumstances described in clause (a) of this section;

     (e)  proceedings under section 28 or 36.1 of the Act in relation to
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.


Repeal
3   The Gas Utilities Exemption Regulation (AR 195/82) is repealed.


Expiry
4   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 December 31, 2003.


     Alberta Regulation 54/99

     Municipal Government Act

     QUALIFICATIONS OF ASSESSOR REGULATION

     Filed:  March 3, 1999

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:038/99) pursuant to
section 322(a) of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Qualifications of assessors   2
Report by municipality   3
Transitional   4
Expiry    5
Coming into force   6


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Municipal Government Act.


Qualifications of assessors
2   No person is eligible to be an assessor within the meaning of section
284(1)(d) of the Act unless the person

     (a)  is registered as an accredited municipal assessor of Alberta
(AMAA) under the Municipal Assessor Regulation (AR 84/94),

     (b)  holds the designation Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE)
issued by the International Association of Assessing Officers,

     (c)  holds the designation Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute
(AACI) issued by the Appraisal Institute of Canada, or

     (d)  has qualifications or experience or a combination of
qualifications and experience that, in the opinion of the Minister, is
equivalent to one or more of the qualifications referred to in clauses (a)
to (c).


Report by municipality
3   Each municipality shall, not later than April 1 each year, provide to
the Minister a list showing the names of all persons carrying out the
duties and responsibilities of an assessor under the Act on behalf of the
municipality, together with the qualifications held by each such person.


Transitional
4   Where, on the coming into force of this Regulation, a person is
carrying out the duties and responsibilities of an assessor under the Act
and does not meet the requirements of section 2, that section does not
apply in respect of that person until January 1, 2001.


Expiry
5   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 January 31, 2006.


Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2000.


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     Alberta Regulation 55/99

     Municipal Government Act

     ASSESSMENT COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 4, 1999

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:037/99) pursuant to
sections 484.1 and 527.1 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Part 1
     Procedure and Evidence

Application    2
Application to 1999 taxation year  3
Documents to be filed by complainant    4
Disclosure of evidence   5
Failure to disclose 6
Record    7
Personal attendance not required   8
New issues on appeal     9
New evidence on appeal   10
Abridgement or expansion of time   11

     Part 2
     Evidentiary Matters

Application    12
Disclosure of evidence   13
New evidence   14

     Part 3
     Hearing by Consent by
     Municipal Government Board

MGB hearing by consent   15

     Part 4
     Expiry and Coming into Force

Expiry    16
Coming into force   17


Definitions
1(1)   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Municipal Government Act;

     (b)  "appeal" means an appeal under section 488(1)(c) of the Act;

     (c)  "complaint" means a complaint made under Part 11 of the Act;

     (d)  "issue statement" means the document referred to in section
4(2);

     (e)  "statement of issues heard" means the list referred to in
section 7(2)(g).

(2)  A word that is defined in Parts 9 to 12 of the Act and is used in this
Regulation has the same meaning.


     PART 1

     PROCEDURE AND EVIDENCE

Application
2(1)  Subject to subsections (3) and (4) and section 3, this Part does not
apply to

     (a)  a complaint, supplementary complaint or appeal concerning any
taxation year except the 1999 taxation year or a subsequent taxation year,

     (b)  a complaint or appeal concerning

               (i)  a farm land assessment class of property,

               (ii) a single family residential property in the
residential assessment class of property, if the complaint or appeal

                         (A)  relates to not more than 4 tax roll
numbers of single family residential properties filed collectively by one
assessed person or one agent of an assessed person, and

                         (B)  will be heard as one hearing by an
assessment review board or the Municipal Government Board, as the case may
be,

               (iii)     a local improvement tax,

               (iv) a special tax,

               (v)  a well drilling equipment tax, or

               (vi) an issue that is solely procedural in nature
including, without limitation, an issue concerning jurisdiction or
abridgement or enlargement of time,

     and

     (c)  a complaint where the only issue is the assessment value

               (i)  in respect of a total property assessment of $250
000 or less, or

               (ii) in respect of a total business assessment of $50
000 or less. 

(2)  Subject to subsection (4), this Part does not apply to a complaint,
supplementary complaint or appeal that is filed before this Regulation
comes into effect.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the requirements of section 4(2) apply
to a complaint concerning any non-residential property that has an
assessment value of $250 000 or less, and the complainant must file the
issue statement with the clerk of the assessment review board and the
assessor of the municipality at least 7 days before the hearing of the
complaint.

(4)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), a complainant and respondent
must, within a reasonable time before the hearing date of the complaint,
disclose to each other and the assessment review board the nature of the
evidence that the person intends to present, in sufficient detail to allow
the other person to respond to the evidence at the hearing.


Application to 1999 taxation year
3   This Part applies to a complaint, supplementary complaint or appeal
concerning the 1999 taxation year only where the municipality

     (a)  passes a bylaw providing that this Part applies to those
complaints and appeals in place of Part 2 of this Regulation, and

     (b)  gives notice of that bylaw to the Minister, the assessment
review board and the Municipal Government Board.


Documents to be filed by complainant
4(1)  If a complaint is to be heard by an assessment review board, the
complainant must

     (a)  file the complaint in accordance with the Act,

     (b)  pay the appropriate complaint fee at the time the complaint is
filed, if a fee is required by the council, and

     (c)  file an issue statement with the clerk of the assessment review
board and the assessor of the municipality at least 21 days before the
hearing date of the complaint.

(2)  An issue statement must be in the form set by the municipality and
must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  set out in detail the grounds of complaint, the particular
facts supporting each ground of complaint and the change to the assessment
roll or tax roll that is requested by the complainant,

     (c)  include a statement that the complainant and the respondent
have discussed the complaint, specifying the date and outcome of that
discussion, including the details of any facts or issues agreed to by the
parties,

     (d)  include a statement, if the complainant and the respondent have
not discussed the complaint, specifying why no discussion was held, and

     (e)  estimate the amount of time the complainant needs to present
evidence in support of the complaint to the assessment review board.

(3)  If the clerk of the assessment review board sends a notice of hearing
to a complainant on a date that is less than 45 days before the hearing
date, the complainant is not required to comply with subsection (1)(c).

(4)  Subject to subsection (3), if a complainant does not comply with
subsection (1), the complaint is invalid and the assessment review board
must not hear the matter and the clerk of the assessment review board must
so notify the complainant.

(5)  If a complainant who files an issue statement does not comply with
subsection (2), the clerk of the assessment review board may refuse to file
the issue statement.

(6)  A complainant may appeal a refusal under subsection (5) to an
assessment review board.


Disclosure of evidence
5(1)  The complainant must at least 21 days before the hearing date of the
complaint disclose to the respondent and the assessment review board the
documentary evidence, a summary of the testimonial evidence and any written
argument that the complainant intends to present at the hearing.

(2)  The respondent must at least 7 days before the hearing date of the
complaint disclose to the complainant and the assessment review board the
documentary evidence, a summary of the testimonial evidence and any written
argument that the respondent intends to present at the hearing.

(3)  The complainant must at least 3 days before the hearing date of the
complaint disclose to the respondent and the assessment review board the
documentary evidence, a summary of the testimonial evidence and any written
argument that the complainant intends to present at the hearing in rebuttal
to the disclosure made under subsection (2).

(4)  If the clerk of the assessment review board sends a notice of hearing
to a complainant on a date that is less than 45 days before the hearing
date, the complainant and the respondent are not required to comply with
subsections (1) to (3) but must instead, within a reasonable time before
the hearing date, disclose to each other and the assessment review board
the nature of the evidence that the person intends to present, in
sufficient detail to allow the other person to respond to the evidence at
the hearing.


Failure to disclose
6   The assessment review board must not hear any evidence that has not
been disclosed in accordance with section 5.


Record
7(1)  An assessment review board must make and keep a record of each
hearing in accordance with subsection (2).

(2)  A record of a hearing must include

     (a)  the complaint,

     (b)  the issue statement,

     (c)  all documentary evidence filed in the matter,

     (d)  a list of witnesses who gave evidence at the hearing,

     (e)  a summary of all testimonial evidence given at the hearing,

     (f)  all written arguments presented at the hearing,

     (g)  a written list that is prepared at the end of the hearing and
identifies those issues from the issue statement about which evidence was
given or argument was made at the hearing, and

     (h)  any written reasons for the decision of the assessment review
board.

(3)  The assessment review board must provide to the Municipal Government
Board the record of a specified hearing within 14 days of being notified by
the Municipal Government Board that an appeal has been filed in the matter.

(4)  If evidence given at a hearing is recorded by means of a
sound-recording machine, a party may request a copy of the sound-recording
or the transcript of the sound-recording, if the party pays for the cost of
preparing the copy or transcript.


Personal attendance not required
8(1)  Parties to a hearing before an assessment review board may attend the
hearing in person or may, instead of attending in person, file a written
presentation with the clerk of the assessment review board.

(2)  A party who files a written presentation under subsection (1) must
provide a copy of it before the hearing to the other parties.


New issues on appeal
9(1)   Unless all parties to an appeal consent, the Municipal Government
Board must not on appeal hear and decide an issue that is not disclosed in
that matter's statement of issues heard.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Municipal Government Board may on
its own initiative hear and decide an issue that is not disclosed in that
matter's statement of issues heard if, in the opinion of the Municipal
Government Board, it is necessary for determining a question of law or a
question of jurisdiction.

(3)  The Municipal Government Board must allow a reasonable amount of time
for the parties to prepare to address any new issues heard on appeal under
this section.


New evidence on appeal
10(1)  Unless all parties to an appeal consent, the Municipal Government
Board must not on appeal hear any evidence that was not heard by the
assessment review board.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Municipal Government Board 

     (a)  must on appeal hear evidence that was not heard by the
assessment review board if

               (i)  the evidence is disclosed by the party raising it
to the other party and the Municipal Government Board at least 30 days
before the appeal is heard,

               (ii) any related evidence is disclosed by the other
party to the first party and the Municipal Government Board at least 14
days before the appeal is heard, and

               (iii)     any evidence in rebuttal to the disclosure made
under subclause (ii) is disclosed by the first party to the other party and
the Municipal Government Board at least 7 days before the appeal is heard, 

     and 

     (b)  may on appeal hear any evidence necessary to decide an issue
before it. 


Abridgement or expansion of time
11(1)  An assessment review board may at any time, by written order,
abridge or expand the time specified in sections 4(1)(c) and 5(1), (2) and
(3) for the doing of any thing provided by those sections in respect of a
complaint.

(2)  The Municipal Government Board may, by written order, abridge or
expand the time specified in section 10(2) for the doing of any thing
provided by that section in respect of an appeal.


     PART 2

     EVIDENTIARY MATTERS

Application
12   This Part applies where

     (a)  the complaint, supplementary complaint or appeal to which the
proceedings relate

               (i)  concerns the 1999 taxation year, and

               (ii) is made after the coming into force of this
Regulation,

     and

     (b)  the municipality has not passed a bylaw making Part 1 apply to
those complaints and appeals.


Disclosure of evidence
13   Where a complaint is made to an assessment review board under Part 11
of the Act, a person who receives notice under section 462(1)(b) of the Act
of the date, time and location of the hearing and intends to present
evidence at the hearing must, within a reasonable time before the hearing
is held, disclose to all other persons who have received such a notice the
nature of the evidence the person intends to present, in sufficient detail
to allow the other persons to respond to the evidence at the hearing.


New evidence
14   If at the hearing of an appeal from an assessment review board under
section 488(1)(c) of the Act, the Municipal Government Board is presented
with new evidence that was not before the assessment review board, the
Municipal Government Board

     (a)  must not consider the new evidence, and

     (b)  may refer the matter back to the assessment review board for
further consideration, subject to any terms and conditions the Municipal
Government Board considers necessary. 


     PART 3

     HEARING BY CONSENT BY
     MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT BOARD

MGB hearing by consent
15   In any matter to which Part 1 or Part 2 applies, the Municipal
Government Board may, instead of an assessment review board, hear and
decide at first instance any complaint or supplementary complaint where

     (a)  the parties consent to a hearing by the Municipal Government
Board, and

     (b)  the assessment review board, on application by the parties,

               (i)  is satisfied that the complaint or supplementary
complaint should be heard by the Municipal Government Board due to time
considerations, the complexity of the issues or other compelling reasons,
and

               (ii) directs that the complaint or supplementary
complaint be heard by the Municipal Government Board.


     PART 4

     EXPIRY AND COMING INTO FORCE

Expiry
16   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 February 29, 2004.


Coming into force
17   This Regulation comes into force on March 5, 1999.


     Alberta Regulation 56/99

     Municipal Government Act

     ONE-MEMBER ASSESSMENT REVIEW BOARD AND MUNICIPAL
     GOVERNMENT BOARD PANEL REGULATION

     Filed:  March 4, 1999

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:036/99) pursuant to
sections 484.1 and 527.1 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
One-member ARB 2
Personal attendance not required   3
One-member MGB panel     4
Expiry    5
Coming into force   6


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Municipal Government Act;

     (b)  "complaint" means a complaint made under Part 11 of the Act.

(2)  A word that is defined in Part 9 or 12 of the Act and is used in this
Regulation has the same meaning.


One-member ARB
2   For the purposes of section 454(2.1) of the Act, a council may appoint
an assessment review board consisting of only one member to hear and decide
one or more of the following matters:

     (a)  a procedural matter including, without limitation, the
scheduling of a hearing, the granting or refusal of an adjournment and an
issue involving disclosure of evidence;

     (b)  a decision under section 467(1)(a) of the Act;

     (c)  a decision concerning the filing of an issue statement, where
the clerk of the assessment review board has refused filing under Part 1 of
the Assessment Complaints and Appeals Regulation (AR 55/99);

     (d)  a hearing related to a class or subclass of a property that has
an assessed value of $250 000 or less;

     (e)  a hearing related to a business tax where the business
assessment is $50 000 or less;

     (f)  a hearing related to a farm land property assessment;

     (g)  any matter where all parties have consented to a hearing before
a one-member assessment review board.


Personal attendance not required
3(1)  Parties to a hearing before a one-member assessment review board may
attend the hearing in person or may, instead of attending in person, file a
written presentation with the clerk of the assessment review board.

(2)  A party who files a written presentation under subsection (1) must
provide a copy of it before the hearing to the other parties.


One-member MGB panel
4   For the purposes of section 527.1 of the Act, one member of the
Municipal Government Board may sit as a panel of the Board to hear and
decide one or more of the following matters: 

     (a)  a procedural matter including, without limitation, the
scheduling of a hearing or an appeal, an application to abridge or expand
time, the granting or refusal of an adjournment, the awarding of costs and
an issue involving disclosure of evidence;

     (b)  a decision under section 499(1)(a) of the Act;

     (c)  an assessment complaint or appeal related to a property that
has an assessed value of $250 000 or less;

     (d)  an appeal related to a farm land property assessment;

     (e)  an appeal related to a business tax where the business
assessment is $50 000 or less;

     (f)  any matter where all parties have consented to a hearing or
appeal before a one-member panel.


Expiry
5   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 February 29, 2004.


Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on March 5, 1999.


     Alberta Regulation 57/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     DESIGNATED OCCUPATIONS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 8, 1999

Made by the Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development pursuant
to section 33(1) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


Designation
1   The following occupations are designated as designated occupations:

     (a)  Gas Utility Operator;

     (b)  Plasterer;

     (c)  Warehousing;

     (d)  Construction Craft Labourer.


Trade certificate re Plasterer
2   A trade certificate in the designated trade of Plasterer deemed to be
issued or issued under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
immediately before March 31, 1995 is deemed to be an occupational
certificate in the designated occupation of Plasterer.


Repeal
3   The Designation of Occupations Regulation (AR 67/95) is repealed.


Expiry
4   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 January 31, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 58/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     APPEAL RULES REGULATION

     Filed:  March 8, 1999

Made by the Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development pursuant
to section 33(1) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Provisions governing appeals  2
Notice of appeal    3
Notification of hearing  4
Time to hear appeal 5
Adjournment    6
Attendance of witnesses  7
Right to attend hearing  8
Representation by counsel     9
Right to make representations 10
Evidence  11
Record of proceedings    12
Absence of party    13
Interim order  14
Decision of appeal board 15
Appeal without hearing   16
Rules of Court 17
Repeal    18
Expiry    19


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;

     (b)  "appeal board" means an appeal board appointed under section 45
of the Act.


Provisions governing appeals
2   In addition to the provisions of the Act governing the conduct of
appeals under Part 4 of the Act, sections 3 to 17 of this Regulation also
apply to those appeals.


Notice of appeal
3   A notice of appeal must set out

     (a)  the particulars of the matter being appealed;

     (b)  the name of the person appealing and the person's agent, if
any;

     (c)  an address for service for the person appealing.


Notification of hearing
4   Written notice of the date, time and place of the appeal must be sent
by or on behalf of the appeal board

     (a)  to the parties to the appeal, and

     (b)  to the Minister.


Time to hear appeal
5   An appeal must be heard and a decision made within 60 days from the day
that the Minister appointed the appeal board.


Adjournment
6(1)  The granting and duration of an adjournment is in the sole discretion
of the appeal board.

(2)  The time limit prescribed in section 5 does not run during a period of
adjournment.

(3)  A period of adjournment must not exceed 45 days.


Attendance of witnesses
7   The presiding officer and the other members of an appeal board have the
same power as is vested in the Court of Queen's Bench for the trial of
civil actions

     (a)  to summon and enforce the attendance of witnesses,

     (b)  to compel witnesses to give evidence under oath or otherwise,
and

     (c)  to compel witnesses to produce any record, object or thing that
relates to the matter being heard.


Right to attend hearing
8   The parties to an appeal have a right to attend all hearings held in
respect of the appeal.


Representa-tion by counsel
9   A person appearing before an appeal board may be represented by legal
counsel or agent.


Right to make representa-tions
10   The parties appearing before an appeal board shall be given adequate
opportunity to make representations, present evidence and cross-examine
witnesses, if any.


Evidence
11(1)  An appeal board must accept all evidence it considers relevant.

(2)  An appeal board may take evidence under oath.

(3)  Any member of an appeal board may administer oaths for the  purpose of
taking evidence.

(4)  The rules of evidence applicable to judicial proceedings do not apply.

(5)  All oral evidence received must be taken down in writing or recorded
by electronic means.


Record of proceedings
12   All the evidence taken down in writing or recorded by electronic means
and all documentary evidence and things received in evidence at a hearing
form the record of the proceeding.


Absence of party
13   If a party to an appeal fails to appear for the hearing within one
hour from the time set out in the notice given under section 4, the appeal
may be dismissed or the hearing conducted and determined in that person's
absence, as the appeal board considers proper in the circumstances.


Interim order
14   At any time during which a matter is before an appeal board, the
appeal board may make any interim order that it considers advisable in the
circumstances pending the determination of the appeal.


Decision of appeal board
15(1)  A decision of the majority of the members of the appeal board is the
decision of the appeal board and, if there is not a majority, the decision
of the presiding officer of the appeal board is the decision of the appeal
board.

(2)  Any member of the appeal board who does not concur with the decision,
or the reasons for the decision, of the appeal board may render a minority
report respecting the appeal.

(3)  The appeal board may, subject to any directions by the Minister,
publish its decisions in any manner that it considers appropriate.


Appeal without hearing
16(1)  Notwithstanding sections 4, 8 and 10, with the consent of the
parties to an appeal, the consideration of the appeal may be conducted
without a hearing being held.

(2)  Where an appeal is conducted under subsection (1),

     (a)  all matters concerning the appeal may be submitted in writing,
or as otherwise directed by the appeal board, to the appeal board, and

     (b)  the process under which the appeal is considered and determined
by the appeal board is deemed to be a hearing.

(3)  Notwithstanding section 5, if a matter is conducted under subsection
(1), the decision of the appeal board must be made within 30 days from the
day that the parties to the appeal consented to the matter being conducted
under subsection (1).


Rules of Court
17   The provisions of the Alberta Rules of Court (AR 390/68) relating to
the payment of conduct money and witness fees apply to matters heard  under
Part 4 of the Act.


Repeal
18   The Appeal Rules Regulation (AR 389/91) is repealed.


Expiry
19   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 January 31, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 59/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     ELECTRICAL REWIND MECHANIC TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Electrical Rewind Mechanic Trade Regulation (AR 126/94) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Educational requirements of an apprentice
     4   The educational requirement for an apprentice is

               (a)  a pass mark in Mathematics 23 or equivalent,

               (b)  the successful completion of one or more
examinations that are set or recognized by the Board, or

               (c)  a certificate of completion of apprenticeship that
is issued by any jurisdiction in Canada in a related electrical trade.


     Alberta Regulation 60/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Electronic Technician Trade Regulation (AR 127/94) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 5(4) is amended by striking out "1575" and substituting "1500".


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     Alberta Regulation 61/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     FLOORCOVERING INSTALLER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Floorcovering Installer Trade Regulation (AR 128/94) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "2 periods" and substituting
"3 periods";

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (3):

     (4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training.


3   Section 7 is repealed.


     Alberta Regulation 62/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     INSTRUMENT MECHANIC TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Instrument Mechanic Trade Regulation (AR 200/94) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The title to the Regulation is amended by striking out "MECHANIC" and
substituting "TECHNICIAN".


3   Section 1(c) is amended by adding "and that is known under this
Regulation as the trade of Instrument Technician" after "Training Act".


4   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Educational requirements of an apprentice
     4   The educational requirement for an apprentice is

               (a)  a pass mark in Mathematics 20 or 23 and 10 credits
in high school science or equivalent,

               (b)  the successful completion of one or more
examinations that are set or recognized by the Board, or

               (c)  a certificate of completion of apprenticeship that
is issued by any jurisdiction in Canada.


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     Alberta Regulation 63/99

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     MACHINIST TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Machinist Trade Regulation (AR 288/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

     (a)  the completion of an Alberta Grade 11 education with a minimum
of Mathematics 10 or equivalent, or


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     Alberta Regulation 64/99

     Cancer Programs Act

     CANCER PROGRAMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 18/99) pursuant to sections 17 and
20.9 of the Cancer Programs Act.


1   The Cancer Programs Regulation (AR 242/98) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The Schedule is repealed and the following Schedule is substituted:

     SCHEDULE
     ADMINISTRATION CLASSIFICATION


    CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION
DELIVERY SITE
STANDARDS
Basic
- protocols including drugs (single agent or in combination) that can be
administered with basic knowledge of chemotherapy
- protocols including vesicants or drugs that are considered highly toxic
where significant assessment and evaluation are required
- protocols for basic clinical trials may be included on a case by case
decision
- tertiary cancer centre
- associate cancer centre
- community cancer centre


- medical, nursing and pharmacy staff shall have successfully completed the
established ACB chemotherapy training programs
- nurses will be certified in advanced chemotherapy and central venous
catheters
- pharmacy staff shall be certified in chemotherapy preparation and
handling
Advanced
- protocols including complex clinical trials, investigational drugs, new
drugs, drugs requiring complex delivery devices (ex. Continuous infusion
pumps)
- tertiary cancer centre
- associate cancer centre
- as for Basic Classification
- physicians supervising the complex clinical trials and investigational
drug trials must have ready access to diagnostic procedures and data
management
- medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff shall have the knowledge and skill
to manage complex delivery devices
n/a
- any health care setting
- for oral and SC medications
- patient may self-administer
- no special training for health care professional required to administer



Drug Group     Dosage    Criteria  Administration
          Form      Classification

ALL-TRANS RETINOIC 
ACID
2
capsules
 restricted to treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, 
Dr. Robert Turner, 
Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, 
Dr. Martin Palmer, 
Dr. Vernon Chichak, 
Dr. Arnold Voth, 
Dr. Bruce Ritchie,
Dr. Paul Grundy, 
Dr. Sunil Desai, 
Dr. Beverly Wilson, 
Dr. Beverly Bell
TBCC:
     Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, 
Dr. Allan R. Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, 
Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, 
Dr. Richard Woodman, 
Dr. J. F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, 
Dr. Walter Blahey, 
Dr. Karen Valentine, 
Dr. Max Coppes, 
Dr. R. Maarten Egeler, 
Dr. Ron A. Anderson, 
Dr. Johannes E. Wolff
Lethbridge:
     Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program and the pediatric
tumor program

  n/a
AL-TRETAMINE
2
capsules
 restricted to treatment of 2nd line ovarian cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Valerie Capstick, 
Dr. Alexandra Schepansky
TBCC:
     Dr. Gavin Stuart, 
Dr. Jill Nation, 
Dr. Prafull Ghatage
as recommended by the gynecology tumor program

  n/a
AMSACRINE
1
injectable


advanced
ANA-STROZOLE
  1
tablets
 2nd line hormonal therapy for postmenopausal metastatic breast cancer
 may be given first line in those patients who are at risk of a
thromboembolic event

  n/a
ANAGRELIDE
  1
capsules
 for thrombocytosis due to myeloproliferative disorder
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
     Dr. Loree Larratt, 
Dr. Robert Turner, 
Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, Dr. Martin Palmer, Dr. Vernon Chichak, 
Dr. Arnold Voth, 
Dr. Bruce Ritchie
TBCC:
     Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, 
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, 
Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, 
Dr. Richard Woodman, 
Dr. J.F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, 
Dr. Walter Blahey, 
Dr. Karen Valentine
Lethbridge:
     Dr. David Holland, 
Dr. Chi-Cheong Au
Medicine Hat:
     Dr. Al McClelland

as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program
  n/a
ASPARA-GINASE
1
injectable


advanced
BCG
1
injectable

 bladder carcinoma
Bladder instillation - basic
BICALUTA-MIDE
1
tablets

 restricted to patients who are intolerant to Nilutamide and Flutamide
n/a
BLEOMYCIN
1
injectable


sc test dose, IV push, inf - basic
Pharmacia pump - advanced
BUSERELIN
1
injectable

 prostate cancer. Effective April 1, 1998, the recommended LHRH for new
patients
n/a
BUSULFAN
1
tablets


n/a
CAPE-CITABINE
2
oral

 advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of standard therapy
including an anthracycline and taxane
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, 
Dr. John Mackey, 
Dr. Katia Tonkin, 
Dr. Heather Au
TBCC:
     Dr. Alexander Paterson, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, 
Dr. Doug Stewart, 
Dr. Don Morris, 
Dr. Stefan Gl�ck
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the breast tumor program
n/a
CARBO-PLATIN
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
CARMUSTINE
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
CHLORAM-BUCIL
1
tablets


n/a
CISPLATIN
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
CLADRIBINE
2
injectable

 restricted to treatment of hairy cell leukemia
 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, 
Dr. Robert Turner, 
Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, 
Dr. Martin Palmer, 
Dr. Vernon Chichak, 
Dr. Arnold Voth, 
Dr. Bruce Ritchie
TBCC:
Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, 
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, Dr. Richard Woodman, Dr. J.F. Ted
Thaell, Dr. Graham Pineo, Dr. Walter Blahey, Dr. Karen Valentine
Lethbridge:
     Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program
IV inf. - basic
Pharmacia Pump - advanced

3
injectable

POG Protocol 9720
prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Paul Grundy, 
Dr. Sunil Desai, 
Dr. Beverly Wilson, 
Dr. Beverly Bell
TBCC:
Dr. Max Coppes, 
Dr. R. Maarten Egeler, 
Dr. Ronald A. Anderson, 
Dr. Johannes E. Wolff
as recommended by the pediatric tumor program

CLODRO-NATE
1
oral

 treatment of osteolytic bone lesions in metastatic breast cancer
n/a
CORTISONE ACETATE
1
tablets

 use with Mitotane only
n/a
CYCLOPHOS-PHAMIDE
1
injectable,
tablets


IV push, inf. - basic
CYPRO-TERONE
1
tablets


n/a
CYTARABINE
1
injectable


IV push, IT, inf. - basic
DACAR-BAZINE
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
DACTINO-MYCIN
1
injectable


IV push - basic
DAUNO-RUBICIN
1
injectable


IV push, inf. - basic
DEXA-METHASONE
1
injectable,
tablets

 antiemetic use NOT covered
n/a
DIETHYLSTILBESTROL
1
tablets


n/a
DIETHYLSTILBESTROL DIPHOSPHATE
1
injectable, tablets


IV inf. - basic
DOCETAXEL
2
injectable

 restricted to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer when no response
to anthracycline (doxorubicin, epirubicin, or mitoxantrone) containing
regimen.  Relapse within 1 year after completion of adjuvant chemotherapy
including an anthracycline.  First assessment of efficacy after 2 courses.
 only one taxane is to be administered to any one patient
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, Dr. John Mackey, Dr. Katia Tonkin, 
Dr. Heather Au
TBCC:
Dr. Alexander Paterson, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Doug Stewart, Dr. Don Morris, 
Dr. Stefan Gl�ck
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the breast tumor program
IV every 3 weeks - advanced

low dose weekly IV - basic
DOXORUBI-CIN
1

injectable

IV push - basic
DOXORUBI-CIN LIPOSOMAL
2

injectable
 Kaposi's sarcoma
advanced
EPIRUBICIN
1

injectable
 Premenopausal node positive breast cancer patients who either:
a)  are not eligible for a study and want high intensity treatment (FEC),
or
b)  have mild underlying heart disease but would benefit from an
anthracycline and who do not want high intensity treatment (EC)
IV push - basic
ERWINIA ASPARA-GINASE
3

injectable
 restricted to use in patients hypersensitive to E. Coli asparaginase for
remission induction in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Paul Grundy, Dr. Sunil Desai, Dr. Beverly Wilson, 
Dr. Beverly Bell
TBCC:
Dr. Max Coppes, 
Dr. R. Maarten Egeler, 
Dr. Ronald A. Anderson, 
Dr. Johannes E. Wolff
as recommended by the pediatric tumor program
and
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, Dr. Robert Turner, Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, Dr. Martin Palmer, Dr. Vernon Chichak, Dr. Arnold Voth,
Dr. Bruce Ritchie
TBCC:
Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, 
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, 
Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, 
Dr. Richard Woodman, 
Dr. J.F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, Dr. Walter Blahey, Dr. Karen Valentine
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma program
advanced
ESTRAMUS-TINE

1
capsules

n/a
ETOPOSIDE

1
injectable, capsules

IV inf. - basic
FLUDARA-BINE

2
injectable
 previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia
 low grade lymphoma
 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, Dr. Robert Turner, Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, Dr. Martin Palmer, Dr. Vernon Chichak, Dr. Arnold Voth,
Dr. Bruce Ritchie
TBCC:
Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, 
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, 
Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, 
Dr. Richard Woodman, 
Dr. J.F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, 
Dr. Walter Blahey, 
Dr. Karen Valentine
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program
IV inf. - basic

FLUOROURA-CIL
1
injectable,
cream

IV push, inf. - basic
Pharmacia pump - advanced

FLUOXYMES-TERONE
1
tablets

n/a

FLUTAMIDE
1
tablets
Effective April 1, 1998 - recommended nonsteroidal antiandrogen for new
patients.
n/a

GEMCITA-BINE
2
injectable
Lung Cancer
 patients who have failed treatment with Vinorelbine or Paclitaxel
containing regimens or who are unable to tolerate treatment with these
agents.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Martin Palmer, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, 
Dr. Grant MacLean, 
Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Edna Rapp, Dr. Stefan Gl�ck, Dr. Don Morris
as recommended by the lung tumor program
basic


2
injectable
Bladder Cancer
 progressive local or metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the
urothelium who have failed on cisplatin or are intolerant to cisplatin
based chemotherapy due to age, performance status, renal function in
concomitant medical illness.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Peter Venner
TBCC:
Dr. Scott Ernst, 
Dr. Dean Ruether
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
Grande Prairie:
Dr. Claudia Strehlke
Red Deer:
Dr. Neil Graham
as recommended by the GU tumor program
basic


2
injectable
Pancreas
 locally advanced or metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Anthony Fields, 
Dr. Heather Au, 
Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Alfred Wong
as recommended by the GI tumor program
basic

GOSERELIN
1
injectable
 prostate cancer. Effective April 1, 1998
new patients starting on this are restricted to those intolerant to
Buserelin and Leuprolide.

n/a

2
injectable
 breast cancer.  Second line hormonal therapy for recurrent or metastatic
disease in ER positive pre-perimenopausal patients after tamoxifen failure.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, Dr. John Mackey, Dr. Katia Tonkin, 
Dr. Heather Au
TBCC:
Dr. Alexander Paterson, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Doug Stewart, Dr. Don Morris, 
Dr. Stefan Gl�ck
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the breast tumor program

n/a
HYDRO-CORTISONE SODIUM SUCCINATE
1
injectable
 intrathecal use only

IT - basic
HYDROXY-UREA
1
capsules


n/a
IDARUBICIN
3
injectable
POG Protocol 9720
prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Paul Grundy, Dr. Sunil Desai, Dr. Beverly Wilson, 
Dr. Beverly Bell
TBCC:
Dr. Max Coppes, 
Dr. R. Maarten Egeler, 

Dr. Ronald A. Anderson, 
Dr. Johannes E. Wolff
as recommended by the pediatric tumor program

IFOSFAMIDE
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
Pharmacia Pump - advanced
INTERFERON
   alpha 2a or 2b
- alpha 2b in new patients "98-99" 
1
injectable

 cladribine-resistant hairy cell leukemia
 Kaposi's sarcoma
 chronic myelogenous leukemia
SC, IV bladder instillation - basic
INTERFERON
alpha 2a ONLY
1
injectable

 mycosis fungoides and sezary syndrome (cutaneous T-cell lymphomas)
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, Dr. Andrew Belch, Dr. Andrew Voth, 
Dr. Robert Turner, Dr. Martin Palmer, Dr. Bruce Ritchie, 
Dr. Martin Mant, Dr. Vernon Chichak
TBCC:
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, Dr. Richard
Woodman, Dr. J.F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, Dr. Walter Blahey, Dr. Karen Valentine
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program
 metastatic renal cell carcinoma

INTERFERON
alpha 2b ONLY
1
injectable

 basal cell carcinoma
 adjuvant treatment of high risk melanoma
 second line therapy of superficial bladder cancer
 maintenance therapy in multiple myeloma patients who have achieved
complete remission after high dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell
transplant, with prescribing limited to written authorization by named
physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Loree Larratt, Dr. Robert Turner, Dr. Michael Mant, 
Dr. Andrew Belch, Dr. Martin Palmer, Dr. Vernon Chichak, Dr. Arnold Voth,
Dr. Bruce Ritchie
TBCC:
Dr. Allan Robert Jones, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Bernard A. Ruether, Dr. Man-Chiu Poon, Dr. Richard
Woodman, Dr. J. F. Ted Thaell, 
Dr. Graham Pineo, Dr. Walter Blahey, Dr. Karen Valentine
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program.

IRINOTECAN



*Note: Loperamide supplied by industry with this agent's use.


injectable
Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
 2nd line after 5Fu based chemo, with prescribing limited to written
authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. A.L.A. Fields, Dr. Heather Au, Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Alfred Wong
as recommended by the GI tumor program.
IV inf. - basic
LETROZOLE
1

tablets
 2nd line hormonal therapy for postmenopausal metastatic breast cancer
 may be given first line in those patients who are at risk of a
thromboembolic event
n/a
LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM

1
injectable, tablets
 rescue therapy for methotrexate only
 in combination with 5FU
n/a
LEUPROLIDE

1
injectable
 prostate cancer. Effective April 1, 1998, new patients starting on this
are restricted to those intolerant to Buserelin.
n/a
LOMUSTINE

1
capsules

n/a
MECHLORE-THAMINE

1
injectable, topical

IV push - basic
MEDROXY-PROGES-TERONE ACETATE

1
tablets, injectable

n/a
MEGESTROL ACETATE

1
tablets

n/a
MELPHALAN

1
tablets

n/a
MERCAP-TOPURINE

1
tablets

n/a
MESNA

1
injectable

n/a
METHO-TREXATE

1
injectable, tablets

IM, IV push, IT, IV inf. - basic
MITOMYCIN

1
injectable
NOTE:  third line for bladder cancer indication
Bladder instillation, IV push - basic
MITOTANE

1
tablets
 steroid replacement if required
n/a
MITOXAN-TRONE

1
injectable

IV push, inf. - basic
NANDRO-LONE DECANOATE

1
injectable

n/a
NILUTAMIDE

1
tablets
Effective April 1, 1998, restricted to patients who are intolerant to
Flutamide.
n/a
PACLITAXEL

2
injectable
Ovarian Cancer
 first line treatment of ovarian cancer (irrespective of the stage of
disease or amount of residual disease), fallopian tube carcinoma, primary
peritoneal neoplasms.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Alexandra Schepansky, 
Dr. Valerie Capstick
TBCC:
Dr. Gavin Stuart, Dr. Jill Nation, Dr. Prafull Ghatage
Red Deer:
Dr. Neil Graham
Grande Prairie:
Dr. Claudia Strehlke
as recommended by the gynecology tumor program
IV - advanced


2
injectable
Lung Cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Martin Palmer, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, 
Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Edna Rapp, Dr. Stefan Gl�ck, Dr. Don Morris
as recommended by the lung tumor program



2
injectable
Breast Cancer
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer when no response
to anthracycline (doxorubicin, epirubicin, or mitoxantrone) containing
regimen. Relapse within 1 year after completion of adjuvant chemotherapy
including an anthracycline. First assessment of efficacy after 2 courses
 only one taxane is to be administered to any one patient
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, Dr. John Mackey, Dr. Katia Tonkin, 
Dr. Heather Au
TBCC:
Dr. Alexander Paterson, 
Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Doug Stewart, Dr. Don Morris, 
Dr. Stefan Gl�ck
Lethbridge:
Dr. David Holland
as recommended by the breast tumor program

advanced
PAMIDRO-NATE
1
injectable
 treatment of multiple myeloma

n/a
PEG ASPAR-AGINASE
3
injectable
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Paul Grundy, Dr. Sunil Desai, Dr. Beverly Wilson, 
Dr. Beverly Bell
TBCC:
Dr. Max Coppes, 
Dr. R. Maarten Egeler, 
Dr. Ronald A. Anderson, 
Dr. Johannes E. Wolff
as recommended by the pediatric tumor program as per POG protocols.

advanced
PREDNI-SOLONE SODIUM PHOSPHATE
1
liquid
 first line agent for pediatric patients under 7 years of age
 second-line agent for pediatric patients 7 years and older unable to
tolerate prednisone tablets
n/a
PREDNISONE
1
tablets


n/a
PROCAR-BAZINE
1
capsules


n/a
RALTI-TREXED
2
injectable

 treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer
NOTE:  Because there is a possibility that FUFA may provide slightly
superior survival, FUFA should remain the first choice for younger, fitter
patients.  Raltitrexed may be considered the treatment of choice in elderly
patients (over age 70), patients who have experienced severe mucositis with
FUFA despite one stage of dose reduction, or in patients with late relapse
after adjuvant treatment where the adjuvant 5FU based treatment was poorly
tolerated with documented reason for intolerance.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. John Pedersen, Dr. A.L.A. Fields, Dr. Heather Au, 
Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Keith Arthur, Dr. Alfred Wong, Dr. Alexander Chan, Dr. Wally Temple,
Dr. Charles McCulloch, Dr. James Langevin, Dr. Daryl Jenken, Dr. Eric
Mortis
Red Deer:
Dr. Neil Graham
Grande Prairie:
Dr. Claudia Strehlke
as recommended by the GI tumor program
IV inf. - basic
STREPTOZO-CIN
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
TAMOXIFEN
1
tablets


n/a
TENIPOSIDE
1
injectable


IV inf. - basic
THIOGUA-NINE
1
tablets


n/a
THIOTEPA
1
injectable


advanced
TOPOTECAN
2
injectable

 advanced epithelial ovarian cancer as 2nd line therapy.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Valerie Capstick, 
Dr. Alexandra Schepansky
TBCC:
Dr. Gavin Stuart, Dr. Jill Nation, Dr. Prafull Ghatage
as recommended by the gynecology tumor program
IV inf. - basic
VINBLASTINE
1
injectable


IV push - basic
VINCRISTINE
1
injectable


IV push - basic
VINDESINE
1
injectable


IV push - basic
VINORELBINE
2
injectable

Lung Cancer
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with
an ECOG score of 2 or better.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Martin Palmer, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, Dr. Grant MacLean, Dr. Charles Butts
TBCC:
Dr. Edna Rapp, Dr. Stefan Gl�ck, Dr. Don Morris
as recommended by the lung tumor program
IV inf. - basic

2
injectable

Metastatic Breast
 first line therapy for elderly patients (over 65 years of age) and 2nd or
3rd line therapy for metastatic breast cancer.  Assess response after 2
cycles.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians:
CCI:
Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, 
Dr. Michael Smylie, Dr. John Mackey, Dr. Katia Tonkin, 
Dr. Heather Au
TBCC:
Dr. Alexander Paterson, 
Dr. Doug Stewart, Dr. Dean Ruether, Dr. Don Morris, Dr. Stefan Gl�ck
as recommended by the breast tumor program
IV inf. - basic



     Alberta Regulation 65/99

     Alberta Evidence Act

     MEDICAL COMMITTEE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 9, 1999

Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 5/99) pursuant to section 9(2)(d) of
the Alberta Evidence Act.


1   The Medical Committee Regulation (AR 370/85) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 2.3:

     2.4   The Ambulance Medical Review Committee established by
Ministerial Order under section 7 of the Government Organization Act is
designated as an approved medical committee for the purposes of section 9
of the Alberta Evidence Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 66/99

     Credit Union Act

     CREDIT UNION (PRINCIPAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 10, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 95/99) pursuant to section
226 of the Credit Union Act.


1   The Credit Union (Principal) Regulation (AR 249/89) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1),

               (i)  by adding the following after clause (i):

                         (i.01)    "investment grade securities"
means debt securities or preferred shares

                                   (i)  with ratings at least as
high as those listed in the following table,

                                   (ii) with ratings by other
rating organizations, both the rating and the organization being approved
by the Minister, or

                                   (iii)     that meet the requirements
of subsection (4):


Rating Organization
Commercial Paper
Bonds/Debentures
Preferred Shares


Standard and Poor's Corporation
A-1
A
A


Moody's Investor Service
P-1
A
A


Dominion Bond Rating Service Ltd.
R-1
A
Pfd-2


Canadian Bond Rating Service Ltd.
A-1
A
P-2


               (ii) in clause (m) by repealing subclause (i)(B) and
subclause (ii) and the conjunction "and" between them and substituting the
following:

                         (ii) a government guarantee or insurance
exists such that the amount of any loan loss for which the credit union is
potentially liable cannot exceed 25% of the fair market rate of the land;

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (3):

     (4)  Where a debt security or preferred share issued by a corporation
does not have a rating, it is an investment grade security if the lower of

               (a)  the corporation's corporate rating, and

               (b)  the rating of that other security issued by that
corporation that has terms that are most closely similar to the terms of
the debt security or preferred share in question,

     or either of those ratings if both do not exist, is used as the
rating for that security to determine whether or not the security meets the
requirements of the table set out in subsection (1)(i.01).


3   Section 2 is amended 

     (a)  in subsection (1) by adding the following after clause (b):

               (b.1)     "internal operations report" means,

                         (i)  where a credit union has an auditor,
the management letter accompanying the audited financial statements, and

                         (ii) where it does not have an auditor, a
report on the credit union's internal controls;

     (b)  in subsection (9) by striking out ", 128(1), 178(e) and
233(1)(a)" and substituting "and 178(e)".


4   Section 5 is amended 

     (a)  in clause (c) by striking out "body corporate, or" and
substituting "person,";

     (b)  by adding ", or" at the end of clause (d);


     (c)  by adding the following after clause (d):

               (e)  to the person who prepares an internal operations
report, for the purpose of enabling that person to fulfil the duties and
functions imposed on such a person by the Act, such information as is
necessary to enable the achievement of that purpose.


5   Section 12 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)(c)

               (i)  by striking out "engaging in" and substituting
"providing";

               (ii) by striking out "and" at the end;

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (1)(c):

               (c.1)     providing registry services pursuant to Schedule 13
to the Government Organization Act, and

     (c)  by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following:

          (2)  A credit union may not act as the underwriter within the
meaning of the Securities Act of securities issued or to be issued by
another entity. 


6   Section 14(2)(a) is amended by striking out "its subsidiaries and
affiliates" and substituting "the credit union's subsidiaries and
affiliates and to other credit unions that hold shares issued by that
corporation".


7   The following is added after section 15:

Additional businesses permitted to subsidiaries and affiliates
     15.1  Pursuant to section 46(4) of the Act, a subsidiary or an
affiliate of a credit union may, with the prior approval of the Corporation
and subject to any other law, carry on any of the following financial
services businesses:

               (a)  as a corporation that is an insurer within the
meaning of the Insurance Act;

               (b)  as a real property brokerage corporation, that is a
corporation whose activities are limited to acting as an agent for vendors
or purchasers of real estate where the real estate is owned or administered
by the credit union;

               (c)  as a real property corporation, that is a
corporation whose primary business activity consists of holding, managing
or otherwise dealing with 

                         (i)  real property, or

                         (ii) shares issued by a corporation
(including another real property corporation) or ownership interests in an
unincorporated entity that is primarily engaged in holding, managing or
otherwise dealing with real property;

               (d)  as a factoring corporation, that is a corporation
whose activities are limited to acting as a factor in relation to accounts
receivable, including the lending of money and the raising of money for the
purpose of financing those activities;

               (e)  as a mutual fund distribution corporation, that is
a corporation that is registered as a mutual fund dealer under the
Securities Act;

               (f)  as an asset management corporation, that is a
corporation that administers and disposes of property acquired through
realization of a security interest held by or for the benefit of the credit
union;

               (g)  as an investment counselling corporation, that is a
corporation that is registered as an investment counsel under the
Securities Act;

               (h)  as a portfolio management corporation, that is a
corporation that is registered as a portfolio manager under the Securities
Act;

               (i)  as an information management corporation, that is a
corporation whose activities are limited to

                         (i)  the collection, manipulation and
transmission of information that is primarily financial or economic in
nature, or

                         (ii) the sale of related software.


8   Sections 25.1 and 25.2 are repealed and the following is substituted:

Form of remuneration disclosure resolution
     25.1   The form of the resolution required by section 82(4) of the
Act is as follows:

               BE IT RESOLVED THAT   (name of credit union)  disclose
the total annual remuneration and benefits received directly or indirectly
from the credit union and its subsidiaries and affiliates by each of the
following of its executive managers as a notation to its annual financial
statements in the form set out in Schedule 3 to the Credit Union
(Principal) Regulation:

               (Names or positions of executive managers whose
remuneration and benefits are to be disclosed).

Disclosure of remuneration in annual financial statements
     25.2  If a resolution referred to in section 25.1 has been passed by
the members, the information prescribed for the purposes of section
82(3)(e) of the Act includes the information required by that resolution
and Schedule 1.


9   Sections 33, 34, 35 and 36 are repealed and the following is
substituted:


Prohibited investments
     33   The amount prescribed for the purpose of section 101(1) of the
Act is 2% of the credit union's total assets, determined as at the time of
acquisition of the securities.


10   Section 38 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Liquidity investments
     38(1)  The amount prescribed for the purpose of section 105(1)(b) of
the Act is the credit union's total assets as at the end of the calendar
month occurring 2 months previous to the calendar month referred to in that
section.

     (2)  The liquid assets prescribed for the purpose of section
105(1)(b) of the Act are

               (a)  in the case of a credit union that is a member of
Central, deposits with Central designated by Central as liquidity deposits,
and

               (b)  in the case of a credit union that is not a member
of Central,

                         (i)  cash,

                         (ii) deposits and bearer deposit notes,
bankers' acceptances and other similar instruments issued by an eligible
financial institution that mature or can be redeemed within one year, at
their face or redemption value as the case may be, plus any accrued
interest,

                         (iii)     commercial paper that mature within one
year from the date of issue and are investment grade securities, at face
value, and

                         (iv) securities issued or guaranteed by the
Government of Canada, the government of a province or a municipality, at
their market value.

     (3)  In the case of a credit union that is not a member of Central,
not less than 2% of the amount prescribed in subsection (1) must mature or
be capable of being redeemed within 90 days.


11   Section 41 is amended by renumbering it as section 41(1) and by adding
the following after subsection (1):

     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if 

               (a)  a statement is returned because the shareholder
cannot be found, 

               (b)  the credit union has made reasonable efforts to
locate the shareholder, and 

               (c)  thereafter the shareholder still cannot be found,

     the intervals prescribed by subsection (1) become interrupted and do
not resume until the shareholder has informed the credit union in writing
of the shareholder's new address.


12   Section 43(3) is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     provided that the total of all shares acquired by the credit union in
the circumstances described in clauses (a), (b) and (d) cumulatively do not
exceed 10% of its capital as at the end of the fiscal year preceding the
acquisition.


13   Section 43.5 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)(b) by striking out all the words from "total
amount of dividends" to the end and substituting "projected average annual
dividends, and";

     (b)  in subsection (1)(c) by striking out all the words from "total
amount of dividends" to the end and substituting "projected average annual
dividends";

     (c)  by adding the following after subsection (1):

          (1.1)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(b) and (c),
"projected average annual dividends" means  the sum of  

               (a)  the total dividends from the shares to be issued
(assuming all the shares authorized for sale are sold) that are expected by
the credit union to be incurred over the 3 years following the date of
their issue pursuant to any rights or policies stated in the disclosure
statement for the share issue, divided by 3, and

               (b)  the total dividends expected to be incurred over
the next 12 months on all investment shares that are currently outstanding.

          (1.2)  Where the dividend right or policy is variable, the
calculation of the rate is to be based on the conditions existing at the
time that the receipt for the current disclosure statement is granted.


14   Sections 45, 46, 48 and 49 are repealed and the following is
substituted:

Repayment of deposit and share redemption on death
     45   The amount prescribed for the purpose of section 115(1) of the
Act is $20 000.


15   The following is added after section 54:

Inter-credit union loans, etc.
     54.1   The amount prescribed for the purpose of section 132(3) of the
Act is 2% of the credit union's total assets determined as at the time of
the making of the loan or deposit.

Loans to individual non-members
     54.2   A loan that is part of a program approved by the Corporation
as a promotional loan program is a prescribed class of transactions for the
purpose of section 134(d) of the Act.


16   Section 59 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Composition of special loans committees
     59   Each special loans committee is to consist of individuals
appointed by the Corporation, one of whom is to be an individual nominated
to the office by Central or, if no individual has been so nominated, the
individual appointed  as a director under section 8(1)(a) of the Act, ex
officio.


17   Section 60 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Non-acquirable securities
     60   The securities prescribed for the purposes of section 148(3) of
the Act are

               (a)  securities that are neither investment grade
securities nor deposits in the Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund, and

               (b)  investment shares, stabilization shares or
debentures issued by a credit union, except those issued as part of a
financial restructuring of the credit union.


18   The following is added before section 65.1:

Definitions
     65.01   In this Part,

               (a)  "maximum loan exposure level" means that amount of
Central's interests in all pooling funds and other loans held, and
guarantees given, by Central, excluding

                         (i)  qualifying transitional loans, and

                         (ii) loans and guarantees to exempted
borrowers,

                    that does not exceed 150% of Central's members'
equity as at the end of the previous fiscal year;

               (b)  "maximum single entity exposure level" means that
amount of

                         (i)  loans held by Central, where the
borrower is a person other than a credit union, Credit Union Central Canada
Limited, the Corporation or any subsidiary of the Corporation (in this
section referred to as an "exempted borrower"),

                         (ii) guarantees given by Central, where the
person whose obligations are guaranteed is an exempted borrower, and

                         (iii)     investments held by Central, where the
person who issued the securities underlying the investment is an exempted
borrower, 

                    that does not exceed 15% of Central's members'
equity as at the end of the previous fiscal year or such higher amount, if
any, as is approved by the Minister;

               (c)  "pooling fund" means a number of loans that are
being held in a fund for the purpose of enabling credit unions and Central
to invest by purchasing interests in that fund and to receive amounts of
principal and interest computed by reference to the value of their
proportionate interests in the assets of the fund;

               (d)  "qualifying transitional loans" means those loans,
owned by Central for a period of less than 90 days from acquisition or such
longer period as is approved by the Minister, that are to be included in a
pooling fund.


19   Section 66(i) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (i)  Credit Union Central Canada Limited;


20   Section 72 is repealed.


21   Sections 73 to 77 are repealed and the following is substituted:

Investment powers
     73(1)  Pursuant to section 170(5) of the Act but subject to
subsection (2), Central shall hold and maintain securities averaging in
aggregate value over the course of each calendar month an amount that is
not less than the higher of

               (a)  6% of the aggregate value of the assets, as at the
end of the previous month, of all credit unions that keep deposits with
Central, and

               (b)  that level of liquidity that it considers prudent,

     in the form of any or all of the liquid assets described in section
38(2)(b) and (3). 

     (2)  Liquid assets owned by Central for which a third party claim
exists are not to be counted as liquid assets for the purposes of
subsection (1) unless they exist under a  national liquidity agreement for
credit unions.

Acquisition of lender rights under existing loan agreements
     74   Pursuant to section 170(4) of the Act, Central may acquire the
rights of a lender under an existing loan agreement only if it has obtained
the prior approval of the Minister to do so or if

               (a)  the acquisition is for a pooling fund,

               (b)  repayment of neither the principal nor interest on
the loan is in arrears,

               (c)  the acquisition does not cause Central to exceed

                         (i)  the maximum single entity exposure
level, or

                         (ii) the maximum loan exposure level,

               (d)  in making the acquisition, Central is not acting
directly or indirectly in competition with any credit union, and

               (e)  where the loan agreement is secured by a mortgage,

                         (i)  the mortgage is on land in Canada,

                                   (A)  on which a building exists
or is being or is about to be constructed,

                                   (B)  where a farming operation
is carried on by a farmer, or

                                   (C)  that is vacant land in a
municipality whose use is restricted by law to commercial, industrial or
residential purposes,

                         (ii) the mortgage secures a quality mortgage
loan, and

                         (iii)     where the mortgage secures land
situated outside Alberta, the mortgage is guaranteed or fully insured by
the government of Canada or of a province or by an agency of such a
government or is insured under an insurance policy issued by an insurer.

Loans and guarantees to  members of credit unions by Central
     75   The conditions prescribed in relation to section 174(5) of the
Act are

               (a)  that, in making the loan or giving the guarantee,
Central is not acting to any extent in competition with the credit union,

               (b)  that the loan or guarantee is to be made or given
by Central together with one or more credit unions,

               (c)  if the loan or guarantee is for an aggregate amount
in excess of $1 000 000,  that the transaction has received the prior
approval of a special loans committee, and

               (d)  that the loan or guarantee does not cause Central
to exceed

                         (i)  the maximum single entity exposure
level, or

                         (ii) the maximum loan exposure level.

Loans and guarantees to  members of Central by Central
     76   The amount prescribed for the purposes of section 174(6)(a) and
(b) of the Act is that amount that would not cause Central to exceed

               (a)  the maximum single entity exposure level, or

               (b)  the maximum loan exposure level.


22   The following is added before section 80:

Reviewable action
     79.1   The refusal by the Corporation to give an approval referred to
in section 15.1 is a prescribed action for the purposes of section
208(1)(l) of the Act.


23   Section 87 is repealed.


24   Schedule 1 is amended by adding "It is to include all remuneration
received directly or indirectly from the credit union and its subsidiaries
and affiliates." at the end of the Note numbered (1).


25   Schedule 2 is amended

     (a)  in section 2(1)(a)

               (i)  in subclause (ii) by repealing paragraph (A) and
substituting the following:

                         (A)  where a subsidiary or affiliate is a
loan corporation or a trust corporation that may accept deposits, the
credit union's proportionate share of the capital that the loan or trust
corporation is required to maintain under the Loan and Trust Corporations
Act,

                         (A.1)     where a subsidiary or affiliate is a
trust corporation that may not accept deposits and the credit union has
capital of 

                                   (I)  at least $5 000 000, an
amount equal to the  capital that the trust corporation is required to
maintain under the Loan and Trust Corporations Act less $2 000 000,
multiplied by the credit union's proportionate share of that required
capital, or

                                   (II) less than $5 000 000, the
credit union's proportionate share of that required capital,

               (ii) by striking out "and" at the end of subclause (iv),
by adding ", and" at the end of subclause (v) and by adding the following
after subclause (v):

                         (vi) the lesser of 

                                   (A)  the amount of any first
loss protection facility provided by the credit union to support the value
of the underlying assets in a securitised asset pool, and 

                                   (B)  the capital that would be
required to support a direct credit substitute in an amount equal to the
total loans being supported by the first loss facility;

     (b)  in section 2(1)(c) by striking out "and" at the end of
subclause (ii), by adding ", and" at the end of subclause (iii) and by
adding the following after subclause (iii):

               (iv) general allowances for its loan losses equal to the
lesser of 0.625% of the total risk weighted assets of the credit union and
an amount declared by the Minister;

     (c)  in section 5 by striking out "Where" and substituting "Where
the recovery of any losses from"; 

     (d)  in Table 1

               (i)  in Item 12 by adding "or guaranteed by" after "in";

               (ii) by repealing Item 16 and substituting the
following:

               16.  Other residential mortgages that
                         are quality mortgages    0.5

               (iii)     by repealing the middle column of Item 18 and
substituting the following:

                    Other debt securities that are investment grade
securities

               (iv) in Item 19 by adding "or financial lease
agreements" after "Loans";

     (e)  in Table 3 by adding "and Central" after "Institutions".


26   This Regulation comes into force on the Proclamation of the 
Credit Union Amendment Act, 1998. 


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     Alberta Regulation 67/99

     Municipal Government Act

     EVIDENTIARY MATTERS REPEAL REGULATION

     Filed:  March 10, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 97/99) pursuant to section
603 of the Municipal Government Act.


Repeal
1   The Evidentiary Matters Regulation (AR 121/97) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 68/99

     Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
     Forests Act
     Wildlife Act

     ENVIRONMENT DELEGATED AUTHORITIES AND MANAGEMENT
     BODIES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 10, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 99/99) pursuant to section
35 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, section 4 of the
Forests Act and section 97 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The Beverage Container Recycling Regulation (AR 101/97) is amended by
adding the following after section 4:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     4.1(1)  The Board shall comply with the Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers, duties
and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Board shall designate a person to be responsible for freedom
of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Board shall,

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Board, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the Board
that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties and functions
under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Board shall designate a person to be responsible for records
management matters.


2   The Lubricating Oil Material Recycling and Management Regulation (AR
82/97) is amended by adding the following after section 3:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     3.1(1)  The Association shall comply with the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers,
duties and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Association
shall,

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Association, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the
Association that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or
functions under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
records management matters.


3   The Tire Recycling and Management Regulation (AR 206/96) is amended by
adding the following after section 3:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     3.1(1)  The Association shall comply with the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers,
duties and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Association shall

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Association, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the
Association that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or
functions under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
records management matters.


4   The Forest Resources Improvement Regulation (AR 152/97) is amended by
adding the following after section 2:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     2.1(1)  The Association shall comply with the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers,
duties and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Association shall

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Association, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the
Association that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or
functions under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
records management matters.


5   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended

     (a)  in Schedule 2 by adding the following after section 2:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     2.1(1)  The Association shall comply with the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers,
duties and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Association shall

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Association, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the
Association that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or
functions under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Association shall designate a person to be responsible for
records management matters.

     (b)  in Schedule 3 by adding the following after section 2:

Freedom of information and protection of privacy
     2.1(1)  The Society shall comply with the Freedom of  Information and
Protection of Privacy Act in the course of carrying out its powers, duties
and functions under this Regulation.

     (2)  The Society shall designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information matters.

     (3)  If a request for access to information pursuant to the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is made, the Society shall,

               (a)  in the case of a request made directly to the
Society, immediately direct the request to the Department's Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Co-ordinator, and

               (b)  in every case, comply with such directions
regarding the request as may be provided by the Co-ordinator.

     (4)  All records in the custody or under the control of the Society
that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties or functions
under this Regulation are subject to

               (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

               (b)  any regulation that replaces the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95).

     (5)  All information and records created or maintained in the course
of carrying out the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation
become and remain the property of the Crown in right of Alberta.

     (6)  The Society shall designate a person to be responsible for
records management matters.


     Alberta Regulation 69/99

     Credit Union Act

     CREDIT UNION (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 11, 1999

Made by the Provincial Treasurer pursuant to section 227 of the Credit
Union Act.


1   The Credit Union (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 250/89) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 3 is repealed.


3   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Interest rate
     13(1)  The rate of interest prescribed for the purposes of sections
116(8), 117(4) and 119(5) and (6) of the Act is 

               (a)  the rate that the credit union would have been
liable to pay had the account been active, or

               (b)  the greater of the average of Central's prime rates
over the period for which interest is to be calculated less 3.75%,
calculated on at least a monthly basis, and 1%,

     at the election of the body corporate paying the interest.

     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(a), where the type of account
in question is no longer being offered, the rate to be used is that of the
most closely comparable account currently being offered.

     (3)  The method of calculating the rate of interest, including, if
applicable, Central's prime rate, must be consistent from year to year.

4   Section 14 is amended 

     (a)  by renumbering it as section 14(1);

     (b)  in subsection (1) 

               (i)  by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a); 

               (ii) by adding ", and" at the end of clause (b);

               (iii)     by adding the following after clause (b):

                         (c)  loans made under programs that have
been approved by the Corporation as promotional loan programs.

     (c)  by adding the following after subsection (1):

          (2)  The Corporation may approve loan programs as promotional
loan programs for the purposes of this Regulation.


5   Section 18 is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

     (1.1)  Central shall notify the Minister, at the earliest practicable
time, of any changes made to any national liquidity agreement and of any
calls on or drawdowns made from a pool covered by such an agreement.


6   Schedule 1 is repealed.


7   This Regulation comes into force on the Proclamation of the Credit
Union Amendment Act, 1998. 



     ERRATUM

Alberta Regulation 152/98 as published in The Alberta Gazette of August 15,
1998 (vol. 94 no. 15) contains an error on page 583.  In Schedule C, the
amount in Column 5 for Item 17 should be 2500, not 500 as shown.
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