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     Alberta Regulation 90/99

     Surveys Act

     CADASTRAL MAPPING FEE ORDER

     Filed:  April 1, 1999

Made by the Minister of Environmental Protection (M.O. 16/99) pursuant to
section 46(b) of the Surveys Act.


Cadastral mapping fee
1   A cadastral mapping fee of $100 must be paid at the time a plan of
survey is submitted for registration at the Land Titles Office.


Coming into force
2   This Order comes into force on April 1, 1999. 


Expiry
3   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 31, 2004.


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     Alberta Regulation 91/99

     Water Act

     WATER (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 1, 1999

Made by the Minister of Environmental Protection (M.O. 17/99) pursuant to
section 169 of the Water Act.


1   The Water (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 205/98) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   In the following provisions "April" is struck out and "December" is
substituted:

     section 3(1) and (2);
     section 77(2).


     Alberta Regulation 92/99

     Corrections Act
     Criminal Code (Canada)

     FINE OPTION ORDER   

     Filed:  April 15, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 153/99) pursuant to
section 34 of the 
Corrections Act and section 736 of the Criminal Code (Canada).


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Establishment of program 2
Application to participate in program   3
Exceptions     4
Work 5
Credits for work    6
Delegation     7
Repeal    8
Expiry    9
Coming into force   10


Definitions
1   In this Order,

     (a)  "applicant" means an offender who applies to participate in the
fine option program;

     (b)  "Chief Executive Officer" means the Chief Executive Officer
under the Corrections Act;

     (c)  "fine option program" means the program established under
section 2;

     (d)  "offender" means a person, other than a corporation, who is
convicted of or pleads guilty to an offence;

     (e)  "work" means volunteer work referred to in section 5.


Establishment of program
2   The Lieutenant Governor in Council hereby establishes a fine option
program under which an offender against whom a fine is imposed in respect
of an offence may, whether or not the offender is serving a term of
imprisonment imposed in default of payment of the fine, discharge the fine
in whole or in part by earning credits for work performed during a period
not greater than 2 years.


Application to participate in program
3   An offender against whom a fine has been imposed may apply to the Chief
Executive Officer to participate in the fine option program.


Exceptions
4   The Chief Executive Officer may refuse to allow an applicant to
participate in the fine option program if the Chief Executive Officer is of
the opinion that

     (a)  the applicant may not be able to or may not be inclined to
successfully participate in the fine option program,

     (b)  work that is suitable for the applicant is not available, or

     (c)  the applicant's presence will or may be detrimental to the
organization or a person associated with the organization for whom the work
is to be carried out.


Work
5   Only volunteer work that is acceptable to the Chief Executive Officer
is eligible as work that may be performed under the fine option program.


Credits for work
6(1)   In this section, "minimum wage" means the hourly minimum wage
established under the Employment Standards Code.

(2)  Where an offender performs work under the fine option program, an
amount equal to the minimum wage in effect on the date of performance shall
be credited for each hour of work performed toward the outstanding amount
owing by that offender on the fine.

(3)  Where an offender performs work for a portion of an hour, the amount
credited toward that offender's outstanding fine for the portion of the
hour worked shall be an amount that bears the same ratio to the minimum
wage in effect on the date of performance as the portion of the hour worked
bears to one full hour.


Delegation
7(1)  The Chief Executive Officer may authorize

     (a)  an employee of the Government of Alberta, or

     (b)  a person providing services on behalf of the Government of
Alberta,

to carry out any duty or function that the Chief Executive Officer may
carry out under this Order.

(2)  An authorization given under subsection (1) may be made so that it is
of general application or applies to one or more specific situations.

(3)  Notwithstanding that an authorization is made under this section, the
Chief Executive Officer may carry out any duty or function that another
person has been authorized to carry out under this Order.


Repeal
8   The Fine Option Order (AR 368/91) is repealed.


Expiry
9   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 31, 2003.


Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on May 1, 1999.


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     Alberta Regulation 93/99

     Electric Utilities Act

     ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION COUNCIL SUSPENSION
     OF OPERATIONS REGULATION

     Filed:  April 15, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 156/99) pursuant to
section 72 of the Electric Utilities Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Operation of sections suspended    2
Section 21 of Act   3
Section 64(a)(ii) of Act 4
Repeal    5


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Electric Utilities Act.


Operation of sections suspended
2   The operation of the following sections of the Act is suspended after
June 30, 1999:

     (a)  section 18;

     (b)  section 19;

     (c)  section 20;

     (d)  section 28(3);

     (e)  section 65(3).


Section 21 of Act
3   After June 30, 1999, section 21 of the Act is to be interpreted as if
it read as follows:

     21   The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint a qualified
person or persons to act as the Transmission Administrator.


Section 64(a)(ii) of Act
4   After June 30, 1999, section 64(a)(ii) of the Act is to be interpreted
as if it read as follows:

     (a)  "issue" means any issue relating to

               (ii) the Transmission Administrator or the transmission
system,


Repeal
5   This Regulation is made under section 72(1) of the Act and is repealed
in accordance with section 72(2) of the Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 94/99

     Livestock Industry Diversification Act

     LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY DIVERSIFICATION (MINISTERIAL)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 15, 1999

Made by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development pursuant to
section 34 of the Livestock Industry Diversification Act.


1   The Livestock Industry Diversification (Ministerial) Regulation (AR
256/91) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended by renumbering it as section 2(1) and by adding
the following after subsection (1):

     (2)  Where a licence (including a renewed licence) is made subject to
conditions that require further inspection by the Minister before the
conditions are removed from the licence,

               (a)  a further administration fee of $150, which
includes the cost of that inspection, is payable in respect of the licence,
and

               (b)  further conditions of the licence are that

                         (i)  the licensee will attempt to meet the
conditions, will arrange the further inspection and will attempt to have
the conditions removed from the licence

                                   (A)  within 3 months of the
imposition of the conditions or, where the conditions remained in force
after an inspection, after the previous inspection, or

                                   (B)  if applicable, within such
other period as is specified in the licence itself,

                         and

                         (ii) if the conditions are considered not to
have been met following an inspection, a further administration fee of $150
is payable for each subsequent inspection.


3   Section 7 is amended

     (a)  by renumbering it as section 7(1);

     (b)  in subsection (1) by striking out "the enclosures" and
substituting "a farm's enclosures";

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

          (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to a farm

               (a)  that does not contain any game-production animals
that have been born, and

               (b)  in or for which

                         (i)  animal semen is collected or processed
and a permit has been issued under the Health of Animals Act (Canada), or

                         (ii) ova or embryos are collected or
processed.

          (3)  On being notified by the Director to do so, the operator
of a farm referred to in subsection (2) shall, before April 1 in each year,
submit to the Director a completed report pertaining to the operation of
the farm in the manner and containing the details required by the Director.


4   Section 9 is amended

     (a)  by renumbering it as section 9(1);

     (b)  in subsection (1) by striking out "March" and substituting
"April";

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

          (2)  It is a condition of a licence that an operator will pay
an administration fee of $100 if a report referred to in subsection (1) is
not filed before April 1 and an additional fee of $100 for each 30-day
period or part of a 30-day period thereafter in which the operator fails to
file the report.


5   Section 11.1 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Humane slaughter on farm
     11.1(1)  Where

               (a)  a game-production animal is injured, sick or in
pain or suffering and the animal cannot be relieved of its distress and
live without undue suffering, and

               (b)  the operator, with the concurrence of a
veterinarian,

                         (i)  proposes to kill or kills the animal on
the farm to relieve it of its distress, and

                         (ii) intends to salvage its meat,

     the operator shall notify the Director of the actions or intended
actions by telephone or facsimile, if possible before the animal is killed
or, if that is not possible, on the same business day or, if the event
occurs after normal business hours or on a non-business day, on the next
business day.

     (2)  In subsection (1), "business day" and "normal business hours"
refer to a day and time when the Director's office is open for business.

     (3)  If the animal referred to in subsection (1) is still alive, the
Director may order the killing not to proceed if the Director considers
that the activity will include hunting within the meaning of the Wildlife
Act, and the operator shall comply with the Director's order.


6   Section 12 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Removal
     12   An operator removing velvet antlers from an animal shall ensure
that

               (a)  during the removal process, the animal is sedated
or physically restrained in such a manner as to prevent injury to the
animal,

               (b)  the antlers are removed under analgesia,

               (c)  the antlers are cut not closer than 1.5 centimetres
above the top of the pedicle, being the stalk on the frontal bone of the
skull from which the antler grows, using a clean and sharp saw, and

               (d)  haemorrhaging from the severed blood vessels is
controlled.


7   Section 14(b) is amended by striking out ", and" at the end of
subclause (i) and repealing subclause (ii).


8   Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Report on collection of velvet antlers
     15(1)  On or before August 31 in the year in which velvet antlers are
collected, an operator shall submit to the Director a report in the form
required by the Director respecting the collection.

     (2)  It is a condition of a licence that an operator will pay an
administration fee of $100 for each 30-day period or part of a 30-day
period thereafter in which the operator fails to file the report referred
to in subsection (1).


9   Schedule 3 is amended by adding the following after item 12:

          13.  Lakeland Meat Processors 93