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     Alberta Regulation 116/99

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 221/99) pursuant to
section 12 of Schedules 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Public Sector Pension Plans
Act.


1   The Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR
365/93) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 9 is amended by repealing subsections (2) and (3).


3   Schedule 1 is amended by adding the following after section 4:

Employer's annual report
     4.1(1)  An employer shall annually provide to the Minister, before
the date specified by the Minister, an independent auditor's opinion on
matters established by the Minister with respect to the employer's
compliance with his obligations under the Plan during the relevant period.

     (2)  Where the information required under subsection (1) is not
received within the time specified by the Minister, the Minister may order
that an audit be conducted at the employer's expense.


4   Schedules 2 to 5 are amended by adding the following after

     (a)  in the case of Schedules 2 and 5, section 3, and

     (b)  in the case of Schedules 3 and 4, section 4:

Employer's periodic report
     4.1(1)  An employer shall, at least once every 3 years or more
frequently if so required by the Minister and before the end of the
triennium or the date specified by the Minister as the case may be, provide
to the Minister a report that has been prepared by an independent
accountant or another person acceptable to the Minister, with respect to
the employer's compliance with his obligations under the Plan during the
relevant period and on such matters as the Minister has specified by
written notice to employers generally.

     (2)  Where a report complying with subsection (1) is not received
before the end of the triennium or the date specified by the Minister as
the case may be, the Minister may order that a report that does so comply
be conducted at the employer's expense.

     (3)  In subsection (1), "accountant" means a person who is permitted
under the laws of Alberta to engage, on a fee for service basis and not
under anyone's supervision, in exclusive accounting practice, within the
meaning of the Chartered Accountants Act, in respect of work that is
intended to be relied on by a third party.


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     Alberta Regulation 117/99

     Government Organization Act

     MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 225/99) pursuant to
section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Municipal Affairs Grants Regulation (AR 82/78) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended in section 2 by adding the following after clause
(a):

     (a.1)     a person or organization that provides a service relating to
municipal matters;


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     Alberta Regulation 118/99

     Government Organization Act

     ELEVATING DEVICES ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 231/99) pursuant to
Schedule 10, section 2 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Elevating Devices Administration Regulation (AR 48/96) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in clause (d) by adding "to the Authorized Accredited Agencies
Regulation (AR 184/95)" after "the Schedule";

     (b)  in clause (e) by striking out "Schedule" and substituting "the
Schedule to the Authorized Accredited Agencies Regulation (AR 184/95)";

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

               (j.1)     "passenger ropeways" means passenger ropeways
within the meaning of section 2 of the Passenger Ropeways Standards
Regulation (AR 218/97);


3   Section 2 is amended 

     (a)  in subsection (1)(b)(i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi) and
(viii) by striking out "devices" and substituting "devices, passenger
ropeways";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "devices" and substituting
"devices, passenger ropeways and amusement rides";

     (c)  in subsection (3)(b) by striking out "persons." and
substituting "persons".


4   Section 8(1) is amended by striking out "discipline," and substituting
"and passenger ropeways disciplines,".


5   The Schedule is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 119/99

     Safety Codes Act

     PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 232/99) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


1   The Private Sewage Disposal Systems Regulation (AR 229/97) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after clause (b):

     (c)  "sewage" means

               (i)  human excreta, or

               (ii) the water-carried waste from drinking, bathing,
laundering or food preparation.


3   Section 3 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  by adding "to which this Regulation applies" after
"systems";

               (ii) by striking out "or" at the end of clause (a),
adding "or" at the end of clause (b) and adding the following after clause
(b):

                         (c)  tested to a standard acceptable to the
Administrator and the equipment bears evidence of having been accepted by a
testing organization acceptable to the Administrator.

     (b)  in subsection (2) by adding "to which this section applies"
after "systems".


4   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Rules
     4(1)  This Regulation applies to a private sewage disposal system
that

               (a)  is designed to receive 50m3 of sewage, or less,
each day, and

               (b)  is designed to dispose of sewage on the property 
that the system serves.

     (2)  The Alberta Private Sewage Systems Standard of Practice 1999
published by the Council is declared in force with respect to private
sewage disposal systems that 

               (a)  are designed to receive 25m3 of sewage, or less,
each day, and

               (b)  are designed to dispose of sewage on the property
that the system serves.

     (3)  A private sewage disposal system described in subsection (2)
that is designed to receive more than 5.68m3 of sewage each day must be
designed for its specific site and use by

               (a)  a professional engineer, as defined in the
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act, or

               (b)  a person who holds a certificate of competency
acceptable to the Administrator.

     (4)  A private sewage disposal system that is designed to receive
more than 25m3 of sewage each day must meet a standard satisfactory to the
Administrator.


5   Section 5 is amended by striking out "November 1, 2002" and
substituting "March 31, 2004".


6   The Schedule is repealed.


7   This Regulation comes into force on June 1, 1999.


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     Alberta Regulation 120/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA PULSE GROWERS MARKETING PLAN REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 234/99) pursuant to
section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Designation of agricultural product     2

     Part 1
     General Operation of Plan

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued 3
Termination of Plan 4
Application of Plan 5
Purposes of Plan    6

     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by Commission

Commission continued     7
Functions of Commission  8
Operation of Plan re regulations   9
Financing of Plan   10
Service charges refundable    11
Auditor and fiscal year  12
Indemnity fund, etc.     13
Honorary memberships, etc.    14
Quorum    15

     Part 2
     Governance of Plan

     Division 1
     Producers

General rights of producers   16
Producers who are individuals 17
Producers that are not individuals 18

     Division 2
     Zones

Zones     19
Zones set out in Schedule     20
Zone boards    21
Term of office 22
Eligibility re zone directors 23
Vacancy re commissioner  24
Removal from office 25
Filling vacancies by appointment   26
Annual zone meeting 27
Special zone meeting     28
Quorum    29

     Division 3
     Commission

Composition of Commission     30
Term of office 31
Eligibility re commissioners  32
Removal from office 33
Filling vacancies by appointment   34
Annual Commission meeting     35
Special Commission meeting    36
Quorum    37

     Part 3
     Voting and Elections

Eligibility to vote 38
Voting    39
Voters must be on current list     40
Secret ballot  41
Returning officer   42
Result of invalid election, etc.   43
Controverted election    44

     Part 4
     Transitional Provision, Review and Repeal

Transitional re commissioners, etc.     45
Review    46
Repeal    47

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "annual Commission meeting" means an annual general meeting of
the commissioners and the producers;

     (c)  "annual zone meeting" means an annual general meeting of the
zone directors and the producers who produce pulse crops in the zone;

     (d)  "broker" means a person who, for a commission or fee, brings
parties together and assists in negotiating contracts between them;

     (e)  "Commission" means the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission;

     (f)  "commissioner" means a commissioner of the Commission;

     (g)  "Council" means the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing
Council;

     (h)  "crop year" means the period from August 1 of one year to July
31 of the following year;

     (i)  "dealer" means a broker, packer or processor;

     (j)  "farmers' market" means

               (i)  a specific location recognized by the Department of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development as a farmers' market, or 

               (ii) a location where producers of agricultural products
assemble regularly or seasonally to sell their agricultural products,

          but does not include a motor vehicle from which agricultural
products are sold;

     (k)  "packer" means a person engaged in the business of buying
pulses from producers for that person's own use or for the purpose of
resale at the wholesale or retail level;

     (l)  "person" means a person as defined in the Interpretation Act
and includes

               (i)  a partnership as defined in the Partnership Act,

               (ii) any unincorporated organization that is not a
partnership referred to in subclause (i), and

               (iii)     any group of individuals who are carrying on an
activity for a common purpose and are neither a partnership referred to in
subclause (i) nor an unincorporated organization referred to in subclause
(ii);

     (m)  "processing" means altering pulses from their raw or natural
state;

     (n)  "processor" means a person engaged in the business of
processing pulses;

     (o)  "producer" means a person who 

               (i)  during the current crop year grows pulses for sale,
or

               (ii) during either of the 2 immediately preceding crop
years grew pulses for sale,

          on one or more parcels of land that, in the aggregate, exceed
10 acres in area, but does not include a person who grows pulses and
disposes of that person's entire pulse crop by 

               (iii)     using the pulses on that person's own farm or
feedlot,

               (iv) selling the pulses at farmers' markets, or

               (v)  using a portion of the pulses on that person's own
farm or feedlot and selling the remaining portion of the pulses at farmers'
markets;

     (p)  "pulse" means the dry edible seeds of the following leguminous
crops:

               (i)  peas;

               (ii) beans;

               (iii)     lentils;

               (iv) fababeans;

               (v)  soybeans;

               (vi) lupines;

               (vii)     chickpeas;

     (q)  "regulated product" means pulse other than pulse used for
planting;

     (r)  "special Commission meeting" means a special general meeting of
the commissioners and the producers;

     (s)  "special zone meeting" means a special general meeting of the
zone directors and the producers who produce pulse crops in the zone;

     (t)  "zone board" means the board of directors for a zone;

     (u)  "zone director" means a director of a zone.


Designation of agricultural product
2   Pulse is designated as an agricultural product for the purposes of the
Act.


     PART 1

     GENERAL OPERATION OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued
3   The Alberta Pulse Growers Marketing Plan established under the Alberta
Pulse Growers Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 159/89) is hereby amended,
revised and continued under this Regulation with the name "Alberta Pulse
Growers Marketing Plan".


Termination of Plan
4   This Plan does not terminate at the conclusion of a specific period of
time and remains in force unless otherwise terminated pursuant to the Act.


Application of Plan
5(1)  This Plan applies

     (a)  to all of Alberta,

     (b)  to all producers in Alberta who produce the regulated product,
and

     (c)  for the purposes of section 9(a) to (d) and (h),

               (i)  to any dealer, and

               (ii) any person who is not a producer or a dealer and
who markets or processes the regulated product.

(2)  Any person who grows pulses on one or more parcels of land that, in
the aggregate, exceed 10 acres in area and disposes of that person's entire
pulse crop by 

     (a)  using the pulses on that person's own farm or feedlot,

     (b)  selling the pulses at farmers' markets, or

     (c)  using a portion of the pulses on that person's own farm or
feedlot and selling the remaining portion of the pulses at farmers'
markets,

may in writing notify the Commission that the person wishes to be a
producer for the purposes of this Plan and on the Commission being so
notified that person is a producer under this Plan until the person either

     (d)  ceases growing pulses for the 2 crop years immediately
succeeding the present crop year, or

     (e)  in writing notifies the Commission that the person no longer
wishes to be a producer under this Plan.


Purposes of Plan
6   The purposes of the Plan are to do the following:

     (a)  to sponsor, direct and assist in research of all kinds
pertaining to the furtherance and development of the pulse industry in
Alberta;

     (b)  to provide studies and research in connection with the
production and marketing of pulses, including help to producers and dealers
in implementing proper measures respecting the production, processing and
marketing of pulses;

     (c)  to direct and assist in the advertising of and to promote the
consumption of pulses;

     (d)  to work with federal and provincial agencies and with any
person to improve the pulse industry;

     (e)  where possible, to represent the pulse industry at regional,
national and international meetings;

     (f)  to encourage the use of standardized grades if the Commission
considers it to be of benefit to the pulse industry;

     (g)  to represent the pulse industry at public hearings and
inquiries that are of concern to producers.


     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by Commission

Commission continued
7   The Alberta Pulse Growers Commission is hereby continued.


Functions of Commission
8   The Commission

     (a)  is, subject to the Act, responsible for the operation,
regulation, supervision and enforcement of this Plan;

     (b)  must

               (i)  open and maintain one or more accounts in a bank,
trust company, credit union, Treasury Branch or other depository, and

               (ii) designate such officers, employees and other
persons as are necessary to sign cheques and transact the Commission's
business with its bank, trust company, credit union, Treasury Branch or
other depository;

     (c)  may

               (i)  enter into an operating line of credit or other
loan agreement with its bank, trust company, credit union, Treasury Branch
or other lending institution, and

               (ii) designate such officers, employees and other
persons as are necessary to transact the Commission's business;

     (d)  must maintain such books and records, including financial
records

               (i)  as from time to time may be required under the Act,
the regulations or by virtue of any order of the Council, or

               (ii) as may be determined by the Commission;

     (e)  must maintain an office, the location of which, at all times,
is to be made known to each producer and the Council;

     (f)  may appoint a general manager, officers, employees and agents,
prescribe their duties and fix and pay their remuneration;

     (g)  may, subject to the Act, the regulations and any orders of the
Council, issue such general orders governing the Commission's internal
operation as the commissioners may from time to time determine;

     (h)  may become a member of any agricultural organization;

     (i)  may contribute funds to any agricultural organization.


Operation of Plan re regulations
9   For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate the Plan, the
Commission may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to section 26 of the
Act, to make regulations, 

     (a)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the
regulated product to furnish to the Commission any information relating to
the production, marketing or processing of the regulated product that the
Commission considers necessary;

     (b)  requiring all dealers to be licensed under this Plan before
they become engaged in the marketing or processing of pulses;

     (c)  prohibiting dealers from engaging in the marketing or
processing of pulses except under the authority of a licence issued under
this Plan;

     (d)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence
issued under this Plan;

     (e)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges from producers, from time to time, for the purposes of this Plan,
and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges;

     (f)  providing for a refund of service charges;

     (g)  requiring any dealer or other person who receives the regulated
product from a producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges payable by the producer to the Commission, and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;

     (h)  providing for the use of any class of service charges or other
money payable to or received by the Commission for the purpose of paying
its expenses and administering this Plan and the regulations made by the
Commission.

Financing of Plan
10   In accordance with the regulations,

     (a)  this Plan is to be financed by the charging and collection of
service charges from producers;

     (b)  the service charges are to be collected by the dealer or the
person who received the pulses from the producer; 

     (c)  the service charges are to be assessed against all producers on
a uniform unit basis and calculated on the quantity of the various pulses
sold by the producers;

     (d)  the amount of the service charges is to be established at the
annual Commission meeting;

     (e)  the Commission may vary the service charges

               (i)  at the annual Commission meeting, or

               (ii) at a special Commission meeting called for that
purpose.


Service charges refundable
11(1)  In accordance with the regulations,

     (a)  the service charge is refundable to a producer on request of
the producer;

     (b)  the request for a refund of the service charge must

               (i)  be made in writing on a form established by the
Commission, and

               (ii) contain

                         (A)  the producer's name,

                         (B)  the producer's mailing address and
telephone number, and

                         (C)  a copy of the original cash ticket
showing the deduction of the service charge;

     (c)  requests for refunds must be received by the Commission at its
head office,

               (i)  prior to the end of August, for service charges
collected during the period commencing on the previous February 1 and
ending on July 31, and 

               (ii) prior to the end of February, for service charges
collected during the period commencing on the previous August 1 and ending
on January 31;

     (d)  any request for a refund that is not received by the Commission
within the time periods specified under clause (c) shall not be considered
by the Commission and the producer will not be entitled to a refund in
respect of the service charges in question;

     (e)  the Commission must refund the service charge to the producer
within 90 days from the end of the period in which the request for a refund
of the service charges is received, if the request complies with the
regulations.

(2)  In the event that within one crop year

     (a)  the producers requesting a refund of the service charges
comprise more than 35% of existing producers, and

     (b)  those producers requesting a refund account for at least 35% of
the service charges collected during the current crop year,

the continued operation of this Plan shall be subject to approval by a
majority of producers at a plebiscite to be held under the direction of the
Council pursuant to the Act.

(3)  The Commission must, within 90 days following the end of a crop year,
report to the Council the refunds made under this section for that crop
year.


Auditor and fiscal year
12(1)  The auditor for the Commission is to be appointed or selected, as
the case may be, from time to time in accordance with a motion passed at an
annual Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting.

(2)  Unless otherwise changed pursuant to a motion passed at an annual
Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting, the fiscal year of the
Commission is April 1 to the following March 31.


Indemnity fund, etc.
13   A fund shall not be established under section 34 or 35 of the Act.


Honorary memberships, etc.
14   The Commission may establish non-voting associate, industry, affiliate
or honorary memberships under this Plan to provide interested individuals
or organizations with the opportunity to contribute to the efforts of the
Commission.


Quorum
15   With respect to a meeting of the commissioners, the quorum necessary
for the conduct of business is a majority of the commissioners then holding
office at the time of the meeting.


     PART 2

     GOVERNANCE OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Producers

General rights of producers
16   In accordance with and subject to this Plan, a producer is entitled,
as a matter of right,

     (a)  to attend annual zone meetings, special zone meetings, annual
Commission meetings and special Commission meetings;

     (b)  to make representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan
and the Commission;

     (c)  to vote on any matter under this Plan;

     (d)  to vote in any election held under this Plan;

     (e)  to hold office under this Plan;

     (f)  to vote in any plebiscites of producers held under the Act.


Producers who are individuals
17   Where a producer is an individual, that individual may, subject to
this Plan, exercise the rights of a producer referred to in section 16.


Producers that are not individuals
18(1)  Where a producer is not an individual, that producer may, only in
accordance with this section, exercise the rights of a producer referred to
in section 16.

(2)  A producer to which this section applies must appoint an individual to
be the representative of the producer.

(3)  A representative appointed by a producer under this section shall,
subject to this Plan, exercise on behalf of the producer the rights
referred to in section 16.

(4)  If a producer is

     (a)  a corporation, it must appoint an individual who is a director,
shareholder, member, officer or employee of the corporation as its
representative,

     (b)  a partnership, it must appoint an individual who is a partner
or employee of the partnership as its representative, or

     (c)  an organization, other than a corporation or a partnership, it
must appoint an individual who is a member, officer or employee of the
organization as its representative.

(5)  An appointment of a representative under this section must be in
writing.

(6)  An individual who is the representative of a producer shall not cast a
vote under this Plan unless

     (a)  the individual presents a document signed by the producer
indicating the name of the person who may vote for the producer, or

     (b)  the individual makes a statutory declaration stating that

               (i)  the individual is a representative of the eligible
producer, and

               (ii) the individual has not previously voted in the
election or on the matter in respect of which the individual wishes to cast
a vote.

(7)  A statutory declaration made under subsection (6)(b) must be made in
writing before the returning officer or the deputy returning officer prior
to the vote being cast.

(8)  An individual cannot at any one time be a representative under this
section for more than one producer.


     Division 2
     Zones

Zones
19   For the purposes of this Plan, Alberta is divided into 5 zones.


Zones set out in Schedule
20   The area included in each zone is as set out in the Schedule to this
Plan.


Zone boards
21(1)  Each zone is to have its own board of directors.

(2)  Each zone board is to consist of 

     (a)  8 zone directors, 

     (b)  the immediate past zone president, 

     (c)  the secretary-treasurer of the zone, and

     (d)  such ex officio directors as may be appointed from time to
time.

(3)  The zone directors must be elected at the annual zone meeting from
among the persons who are producers of pulse crops in that zone.

(4)  The zone board must elect from among its members 2 commissioners who
continue to also be zone directors.

(5)  The zone board must elect annually from among its members

     (a)  a zone chair, and 

     (b)  a zone vice-chair.

(6)  The zone chair is the zone president and the zone vice-chair is the
zone vice-president.

(7)  The zone board must appoint a secretary-treasurer for the zone who
holds office at the pleasure of the zone board.

(8)  The zone board may appoint ex officio directors each year to sit on
the zone board as non-voting advisors in whatever capacity that the zone
board considers to be in the best interests of the pulse industry.

(9)  The immediate past zone president is a voting member of the board.


Term of office
22(1)  The zone directors are to be elected for terms of 3 years.

(2)  The ex officio zone directors hold office from the time of their
appointment until the conclusion of the next annual zone meeting.


Eligibility re zone directors
23   To be eligible for election as a zone director, a person must be a
producer who produces pulse crops in the zone for which the person is to be
a zone director.


Vacancy re commissioner
24   If the position of a commissioner who is elected pursuant to section
21(4) becomes vacant before the commissioner's term of office expires, the
zone board must elect from among the remaining members of the zone board a
new commissioner to serve out the term of office of the commissioner whose
position had become vacant.


Removal from office
25(1)  Where a zone director misses 3 consecutive meetings of the zone
board without reasons that the zone board considers adequate, that
director, on a motion passed by a majority of the members of the zone
board, is deemed to have vacated that person's position as a zone director.

(2)  Where a majority of the members of the zone board vote in favour of a
motion to remove a person from the position of zone chair or zone
vice-chair, that person's position as zone chair or zone vice-chair on the
passing of the motion becomes vacant.


Filling vacancies by appointment
26(1)  If a vacancy occurs on a zone board, the remaining zone directors
may fill the vacancy by appointing an eligible individual to the vacant
position.

(2)  If the Council declares an election invalid, it may 

     (a)  direct that the zone board fill the vacancy, or

     (b)  direct that another election be held.

(3)  An individual who is appointed to fill a vacancy is to serve for the
remainder of the term of office of the zone director in whose stead the
individual was appointed.


Annual zone meeting
27(1)  An annual zone meeting must be held every year in each zone.

(2)  The annual zone meeting must be commenced at least 40 days before the
day on which the next annual Commission meeting commences.

(3)  The annual zone meeting is to be held at a place and on a day that the
zone board may, by resolution, determine.

(4)  A written notice of

     (a)  the day, the hour and the place of the annual zone meeting, and

     (b)  the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting,

must, at least 30 days prior to the day of the meeting, be mailed, postage
prepaid, to all producers who produce pulse crops in the zone.

(5)  The order of business for the annual zone meeting is to be set by the
zone board.


Special zone meeting
28(1)  A zone board

     (a)  may on its own initiative, and

     (b)  must

               (i)  on the written request of 30% of the producers who
produce pulse crops in the zone, or

               (ii) at the request of the Council,

hold a special zone meeting.

(2)  A special zone meeting is to be held at a place and on a day that the
zone board may, by resolution, determine.

(3)  A written notice of

     (a)  the day, the hour and the place of the special zone meeting,
and

     (b)  the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting,

must, at least 30 days prior to the day of the meeting, be mailed, postage
paid, to all producers who produce pulse crops in the zone.

(4)  The order of business for a special zone meeting is to be set by the
zone board or as requested by the Council.

(5)  The provisions governing the conduct of a vote and the qualifications
to vote at an annual zone meeting apply to a special zone meeting held
under this section.


Quorum
29   The quorum necessary for the conduct of business is,

     (a)  in the case of a meeting of a zone board, a majority of the
zone directors then holding office at the time of the meeting;

     (b)  in the case of an annual zone meeting or a special zone
meeting, not fewer than 10 producers who produce pulse crops in the zone.


     Division 3
     Commission

Composition of Commission
30(1)  The Commission consists of

     (a)  12 commissioners, made up of

               (i)  2 commissioners from each zone who are to

                         (A)  represent the zone, and

                         (B)  be elected at the annual zone meeting
pursuant to section 21, and

               (ii) 2 commissioners who are to be elected at large at
the annual Commission meeting from among the producers,

     (b)  the immediate past president of the Commission, and

     (c)  such ex officio members as may be appointed from time to time.

(2)  The Commission must elect from among its members, annually, 

     (a)  a chair of the Commission, and

     (b)  a vice-chair of the Commission.

(3)  The chair of the Commission is the president of the Commission and the
vice-chair of the Commission is the vice-president of the Commission.

(4)  The Commission may appoint ex officio commissioners each year to sit
on the Commission as non-voting advisors in whatever capacity that the
Commission considers to be in the best interests of the pulse industry.

(5)  The immediate past president of the Commission is for one year a
voting member of the Commission.


Term of office
31(1)  The commissioners elected pursuant to section 21 to represent a zone

     (a)  hold office for 3 years, and

     (b)  may only hold office as a commissioner for a maximum

               (i)  of 2 consecutive terms, or

               (ii) of 6 years,

          whichever is the longest period of time.

(2)  A person to whom subsection (1)(b) applies is eligible to be again
elected as a commissioner if at least one year has expired since the
termination of that person's last term of office as a commissioner.

(3)  The commissioners elected at large hold office for one year.

(4)  The president and vice-president of the Commission hold office for one
year and are not eligible to hold office as such for more than 3
consecutive years.

(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (4), a person who was president or
vice-president is once again eligible to become president or vice-president
if at least 2 years have expired since the termination of that person's
last term of office in that position.

(6)  The ex officio commissioners hold office from the time of their
appointment until the conclusion of the next annual Commission meeting.


Eligibility re commissioners
32   To be eligible for election as a commissioner, a person must be a
producer who,

     (a)  in the case of a commissioner to be elected pursuant to section
21 to represent a zone, produces pulse crops in the zone that the person is
to represent, and

     (b)  in the case of a commissioner at large, produces pulse crops in
Alberta.


Removal from office
33(1)  Where a commissioner misses 3 consecutive meetings of the Commission
without reasons that the Commission considers adequate, that commissioner,
on a motion passed by a majority of the members of the Commission, is
deemed to have vacated that person's position as a commissioner.

(2)  Where a majority of the commissioners vote in favour of a motion to
remove the president or vice-president of the Commission, that person's
position as president or vice-president of the Commission on the passing of
the motion becomes vacant.

(3)  Where a majority of the zone directors for a zone vote in favour of a
motion to remove a commissioner who was elected pursuant to section 21 to
represent that zone, that person's position as a commissioner on the
passing of the motion becomes vacant.


Filling vacancies by appointment
34(1)  Subject to section 24, if a vacancy occurs on the Commission, the
remaining commissioners may fill the vacancy by appointing an eligible
individual to the vacant position.

(2)  If the Council declares an election invalid, it may 

     (a)  direct that the Commission fill the vacancy, or

     (b)  direct that another election be held.

(3)  An individual who is appointed to fill a vacancy holds office for the
remainder of the term of office of the commissioner in whose stead the
individual was appointed.


Annual Commission meeting
35(1)  An annual Commission meeting must be held every year.

(2)  The annual Commission meeting must be commenced within 180 days after
the end of the Commission's fiscal year.

(3)  The annual Commission meeting is to be held at a place and on a day
that the Commission may, by resolution, determine.

(4)  A written notice of

     (a)  the day, the hour and the place of the annual Commission 
meeting, and

     (b)  the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting 

must, at least 30 days prior to the day of the meeting, be mailed, postage
prepaid, to all the producers.

(5)  The order of business for the annual Commission meeting is to

     (a)  be set by the Commission, and

     (b)  include the following:

               (i)  the annual reports of the chair and the general
manager;

               (ii) an audited report of the finances for the past
fiscal year;

               (iii)     a motion to appoint or select an auditor for the
ensuing year;

               (iv) any business properly brought before the meeting.


Special Commission meeting
36(1)  The Commission

     (a)  may on its own initiative, and

     (b)  must

               (i)  on the written request of 30% of the producers, or

               (ii) at the request of the Council,

hold a special Commission meeting.

(2)  A special Commission meeting is to be held at a place and on a day
that the Commission, by resolution, determines.

(3)  A written notice of

     (a)  the day, the hour and the place of the special Commission
meeting, and

     (b)  the nature of the business to be transacted at the meeting,

must, at least 30 days prior to the day of the meeting, be mailed, postage
paid, to all the producers.

(4)  The order of business for a special Commission meeting is to be set by
the Commission or as requested by the Council.

(5)  The provisions governing the conduct of a vote and the qualifications
to vote at an annual Commission meeting apply to a special Commission
meeting held under this section.


Quorum
37   The quorum necessary for the conduct of business at an annual
Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting is not fewer than 40
producers.


     PART 3

     VOTING AND ELECTIONS

Eligibility to vote
38(1)  A person is eligible to vote on any question put to a vote at an
annual Commission meeting or in an election for a commissioner if the
person is a producer who

     (a)  produces pulse crops in Alberta, and

     (b)  is present at the meeting at which the vote is held.

(2)  A person is eligible to vote on any question put to a vote at an
annual zone meeting or in an election for a zone director if the person is
a producer who 

     (a)  produces pulse crops in the zone, and 

     (b)  is present at the meeting at which the vote is held.


Voting
39   A producer who is eligible to vote under this Plan may

     (a)  vote once on each matter, and

     (b)  vote for any number of candidates not exceeding the number of
members to be elected to the positions that are up for election at a
meeting,

notwithstanding that the individual may manage or operate or own, lease or
hold equity in 2 or more operations.


Voters must be on current list
40(1)  A producer shall not cast a vote under this Plan unless that
person's name appears on the current list of producers maintained by the
Commission.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), where the name of a producer does not
appear on the current list of producers, that producer may nevertheless
vote, if

     (a)  in the case of a producer who is an individual, that producer
makes a statutory declaration that the producer has paid a service charge
under this Plan within the preceding 12 months, and

     (b)  in the case of a producer that is not an individual, the
representative of that producer makes a statutory declaration in accordance
with section 18(6)(b) and includes on the statutory declaration a statement
that the producer has paid a service charge under this Plan within the
preceding 12 months.


Secret ballot
41   When so requested by 3 producers in attendance at a meeting, a vote
carried out under this Plan at that meeting must be carried out by means of
a secret ballot.


Returning officer
42(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the secretary of the Commission or of the
zone board, as the case may be, is the returning officer for the purposes
of an election or vote taken under this Plan.

(2)  The Commission or the zone board may appoint an individual other than
the secretary to act as the returning officer for the purposes of an
election or vote taken under this Plan.

(3)  The returning officer may appoint individuals as deputy returning
officers to assist in the conduct of elections and votes under this Plan.

(4)  The returning officer

     (a)  is to ensure that a person does not cast a vote, except in
accordance with this Plan, and

     (b)  must permit scrutiny of the actions of the returning officer
and the deputy returning officers by a scrutineer in respect of the conduct
of a vote taken under this Plan.

(5)  Unless otherwise directed by the Commission or the zone board, as the
case may be, no returning officer or other person shall destroy any records
or ballots in respect of a vote or election held under this Plan until 90
days have elapsed from the day on which the vote was taken.


Result of invalid election, etc.
43(1)  If

     (a)  an election is held under this Plan, and

     (b)  there is not in attendance at the meeting at which the election
is held a quorum of persons who are eligible to vote at the election,

the election is void and the position for which the election was held is
vacant.

(2)  Notwithstanding that a position is vacant by virtue of subsection (1),
the term of office of the vacant position is nevertheless deemed to have
commenced as if an individual had been elected to the position.

(3)  If a position is vacant under this section, the Commission or the zone
board, as the case may be, must in accordance with section 26 or 34, as the
case may be, fill the position by appointing, from producers eligible to be
elected to that position, an individual to fill that position.


Controverted election
44(1)  If a producer 

     (a)  questions

               (i)  the eligibility of a candidate,

               (ii) the eligibility of a voter,

               (iii)     any matter relating to a ballot or the tabulation
of ballots, or 

               (iv) any other irregularity with respect to the conduct
of an election,

     and

     (b)  seeks to have the election declared invalid and the position
declared vacant, 

that producer may, not later than 30 days after the day on which the
election was held, apply in writing to the Council to have the election
declared invalid and the position declared vacant.

(2)  If, within the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1), the
Council has not received an application under subsection (1), a person
elected at that election is deemed to be duly elected.

(3)  On receipt of an application under subsection (1), the Council must
consider the matter and may

     (a)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled, if,
in the opinion of the Council, there is no basis for the application,

     (b)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled,
notwithstanding that there is a basis for the application, if, in the
opinion of the Council,

               (i)  the basis for the application did not materially
affect the result of the election, and

               (ii) the election was conducted substantially in
accordance with this Plan and the Act, 

     or

     (c)  declare the election to be void and the position vacant, if, in
the opinion of the Council, there is a basis for the application and the
basis is sufficient to, or did, affect the result of the election.

(4)  Notwithstanding that an election is declared void and a position is
declared vacant under subsection (3)(c), the term of office of the position
declared vacant is nevertheless deemed to have commenced on the day that
the voided election was held.

(5)  If the Council declares an election to be void and the position
vacant, the Council may

     (a)  order that, within the time that the Council considers proper,
a special meeting be held and an election be conducted to fill the vacant
position, or

     (b)  direct the Commission or the zone board, as the case may be, to
fill the vacant position in accordance with section 26 or 34, as the case
may be.


     PART 4

     TRANSITIONAL PROVISION, REVIEW AND REPEAL

Transitional re commission-ers, etc.
45(1)  In this section, "officials" means commissioners, zone directors,
president and vice-president of the Commission and presidents and
vice-presidents of the zones.

(2)  The officials who held office immediately before the coming into force
of this Regulation continue to hold office until their terms of office
expire, or their successors to the positions are sooner elected or they are
replaced under this Regulation.


Review
46   In compliance with the ongoing regulatory review initiative, this
Regulation must be reviewed on or before January 31, 2004.


Repeal
47   The Alberta Pulse Growers Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 159/89) is
repealed.

     SCHEDULE

     ZONES

1   Zone 1 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Vulcan County;

     (b)  County of Newell No. 4;

     (c)  County of Warner No. 5;

     (d)  County of Forty Mile No. 8;

     (e)  Wheatland County;

     (f)  County of Lethbridge No. 26;

     (g)  Cypress County;

     (h)  Municipal District of Cardston No. 6;

     (i)  Municipal District of Taber No. 14;

     (j)  Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26;

     (k)  Municipal District of Foothills No. 31;

     (l)  Municipal District of Acadia No. 34;

     (m)  Municipal District of Ranchland No. 66;

     (n)  Kananaskis Improvement District;

     (o)  Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9;

     (p)  any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area
described in clauses (a) to (o).


2   Zone 2 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Ponoka No. 3;

     (b)  County of Stettler No. 6;

     (c)  County of Wetaskiwin No. 10;

     (d)  Lacombe County;

     (e)  Mountain View County;

     (f)  County of Paintearth No. 18;

     (g)  County of Red Deer No. 23;

     (h)  Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8;

     (i)  Municipal District of Rocky View No. 44;

     (j)  Starland County;

     (k)  Kneehill County;

     (l)  Municipal District of Clearwater No. 99;

     (m)  Special Area No. 2;

     (n)  Special Area No. 3;

     (o)  Special Area No. 4;

     (p)  any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area
described in clauses (a) to (o).


3   Zone 3 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Thorhild No. 7;

     (b)  County of Barrhead No. 11;

     (c)  County of Athabasca No. 12;

     (d)  Strathcona County;

     (e)  Leduc County;

     (f)  Lac Ste. Anne County;

     (g)  Parkland County;

     (h)  Woodlands County;

     (i)  Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17;

     (j)  Municipal District of Brazeau No. 77;

     (k)  Sturgeon County;

     (l)  Westlock County;

     (m)  Yellowhead County;

     (n)  Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124;

     (o)  any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area
described in clauses (a) to (n).


4   Zone 4 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Grande Prairie No. 1;

     (b)  Municipal District of Greenview No. 16;

     (c)  Birch Hills County;

     (d)  Municipal District of Saddle Hills No. 20;

     (e)  Municipal District of Northern Lights No. 22;

     (f)  Municipal District of Mackenzie No. 23;

     (g)  Municipal District of Big Lakes;

     (h)  Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130;

     (i)  Municipal District of East Peace No. 131;

     (j)  Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133;

     (k)  Municipal District of Peace No. 135;

     (l)  Municipal District of Fairview No. 136;

     (m)  Municipal District of Clear Hills No. 21;

     (n)  any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area
described in clauses (a) to (m).


5   Zone 5 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Beaver No. 9;

     (b)  County of Smoky Lake No. 13;

     (c)  County of St. Paul No. 19;

     (d)  County of Two Hills No. 21;

     (e)  County of Camrose No. 22;

     (f)  County of Vermilion River No. 24;

     (g)  County of Minburn No. 27;

     (h)  Flagstaff County;

     (i)  County of Lamont No. 30;

     (j)  Municipal District of Provost No. 52;

     (k)  Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61;

     (l)  Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87;

     (m)  Lakeland County;

     (n)  any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area
described in clauses (a) to (m).


     Alberta Regulation 121/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA WINTER WHEAT PRODUCERS MARKETING REGULATION

     Filed:  May 19, 1999

Made by the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Commission  pursuant to section
26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Service charges     2
Variation of service charge   3
Collection of service charge  4
Refund of service charges     5
Dealer's licence required     6
Application for dealer's licence   7
Granting of dealer's licence  8
Authority of dealer's licence 9
Disposal of dealer's licence  10
Term of dealer's licence 11
Refusal to grant a dealer's licence     12
Suspension or cancellation of dealer's licence    13
Hearing   14
Report to Commission     15
Inspection of records    16
Use of funds   17
Interest  18
Legal action   19
Repeal    20
Expiry    21


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "Commission" means the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers
Commission;

     (c)  "dealer's licence" means a licence granted to a dealer under
section 8;

     (d)  "Plan" means the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Marketing Plan
Regulation.

(2)  Words that are defined in either the Act or the Plan have the same
meaning when used in this Regulation.


Service charges
2   Any producer who sells any regulated product shall pay to the
Commission a service charge in the amount of $0.75 per metric tonne or
portion of a metric tonne of regulated product sold.


Variation of service charge
3(1)   The Commission may, from time to time, change the amount of the
service charge.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a change in the amount of the service
charge is not effective until it has been approved by a vote of the
producers at an annual Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting.


Collection of service charge
4(1)  All dealers who

     (a)  purchase regulated product from a producer, or

     (b)  acquire regulated product from a producer for sale on the
producer's behalf

shall deduct the amount of the service charge from any proceeds payable to
or on behalf of the producer.

(2)  Any dealer who collects a service charge shall, subject to any
directions given by the Commission, pay the amount of the service charge to
the Commission within 55 days from the end of the month within which the
service charge was collected.

(3)  Any person who is required to collect and pay to the Commission the
service charge payable by a producer shall, when that person pays the
service charge to the Commission, provide to the Commission, in respect of
that producer, a summary detailing

     (a)  the amount of regulated product obtained from the producer,

     (b)  the amount of the service charge being paid on behalf of the
producer,

     (c)  the name and address of the producer, and

     (d)  the Canadian Wheat Board identification number of the producer,
if available.


Refund of service charges
5(1)  Any service charge that is paid by or on behalf of a producer is
refundable to the producer on request of the producer.

(2)  A request for a refund of the service charge must

     (a)  be made in writing on a form that is provided by or is
acceptable to the Commission, and

     (b)  contain the following information:

               (i)  the producer's name;

               (ii) the producer's mailing address and telephone
number;

               (iii)     the producer's identification number, if available;

               (iv) the quantity of regulated product sold and amount
of service charge deducted;

               (v)  the name and address of any dealer who collected
the service charge on behalf of the producer;

               (vi) any specifics of the refund request.

(3)  Requests for refunds must be received by the Commission at its head
office

     (a)  prior to the end of August, for service charges collected
during the period commencing on the previous February 1 and ending on July
31, and

     (b)  prior to the end of February, for service charges collected
during the period commencing on the previous August 1 and ending on January
31.

(4)  Any request for a refund that is not received by the Commission within
the time periods specified under subsection (3) shall not be considered by
the Commission, and the producer will not be entitled to a refund in
respect of the service charges in question.

(5)  The Commission shall refund the service charge to the producer within
90 days from the end of the period in which the request for a refund of the
service charges is received, if the request complies with this Regulation.


Dealer's licence required
6(1)  No person shall carry on the business of a dealer in the regulated
product unless that person is licensed as a dealer under this Regulation.

(2)  No person, other than a producer, shall engage in the marketing and
processing, or either of those functions, of the regulated product unless
that person is licensed as a dealer under this Regulation.


Application for dealer's licence
7(1)  Every person, other than a producer, who wishes to market or process
the regulated product shall apply for and obtain a dealer's licence from
the Commission.

(2)  An application under subsection (1) must be in a form prescribed by
the Commission and include

     (a)  the name, telephone number and mailing address of the
applicant,

     (b)  the address of the applicant, if it is different from the
mailing address, and

     (c)  such other information as the Commission may require.


Granting of dealer's licence
8   If the Commission is satisfied that a dealer's licence should be
granted to the applicant, the Commission shall grant to the applicant a
dealer's licence in a form prescribed by the Commission.


Authority of dealer's licence
9   A dealer's licence is authority for the dealer to receive and market
the regulated product in accordance with this Regulation.


Disposal of dealer's licence
10   A dealer's licence becomes void when the dealer's business is sold,
transferred, assigned or otherwise disposed of.


Term of dealer's licence
11   The term for a dealer's licence commences on August 1 and ends on July
31 of the following year.


Refusal to grant a dealer's licence
12   The Commission may refuse to grant a dealer's licence

     (a)  if the Commission is satisfied that the applicant

               (i)  will not comply with

                         (A)  the Act, the Plan or any regulation
under the Act, or

                         (B)  any order or direction of the Council
or the Commission,

                    that apply or will apply to the applicant, or

               (ii) will not comply with any other statute, regulation
or order that applies or will apply to the business in which the applicant
is engaged, 

     or

     (b)  for any other lawful reason the Commission considers proper.


Suspension or cancellation of dealer's licence
13   The Commission may suspend or cancel a dealer's licence if the
Commission is of the opinion that a holder of a dealer's licence has

     (a)  failed to comply with the Act, the Plan or any regulation under
the Act, or 

     (b)  failed to comply with any order or direction of the Council or
the Commission.


Hearing
14(1)  The Commission shall give written notice of its decision to any
person who is refused a licence or whose licence is suspended or cancelled,
as the case may be.

(2)  Where a person receives a notice under subsection (1), that person may
make application to the Commission for a hearing to show cause why the
dealer's licence should not be refused, suspended or cancelled, as the case
may be.

(3)  Where the Commission receives an application under subsection (2), it
must give written notice to the person who made the application of the
date, place and time that a hearing into the matter will be held.

(4)  At the hearing referred to in subsection (3), the person who made the
application under subsection (2) must be given an opportunity, as the case
may be,

     (a)  to show cause why a dealer's licence should be granted, or

     (b)  to show cause why the dealer's licence should not be suspended
or cancelled.

(5)  Following a hearing under this section, the Commission shall give
written notice of its decision to the person in respect of whom the hearing
was held.

(6)  A dealer who receives a notice of suspension or cancellation under
this section shall, on receipt of the notice, forthwith cease receiving the
regulated product.


Report to Commission
15   A dealer must

     (a)  record for each month the total volume of regulated product
purchased or acquired by the dealer from producers, and

     (b)  at the conclusion of the month report to the Commission the
amounts so recorded for that month.


Inspection of records
16   Where the Commission is of the opinion that circumstances warrant it,
the Commission may in writing require that a dealer produce for the
Commission's inspection any record in the possession or under the control
of the dealer that relates to the collection of service charges by the
dealer.


Use of funds
17   Any funds received by the Commission under the Plan must be used by
the Commission for purposes of paying its expenses and administering the
Plan and the regulations.


Interest
18   Interest must be paid to the Commission for any late payment of
service charges or licence fees at the rate of 1% per month calculated on
the balance due.


Legal action
19   The Commission may commence and maintain any legal action that is
necessary to enforce the payment of service charges that are payable under
the Plan and this Regulation.


Repeal
20   The Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Marketing Regulation  (AR 195/90)
is repealed.


Expiry
21   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 July 1, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 122/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA BARLEY COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 20, 1999

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


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "Commission" means the Alberta Barley Commission;

     (c)  "Plan" means the plan continued under the Alberta Barley Plan
Regulation (AR 111/99);

     (d)  "producer" means a producer as defined in the Plan;

     (e)  "regulated product" means regulated product as defined in the
Plan.

(2)  Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used
in this Regulation.


Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2   For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate the Plan, the
Commission is hereby authorized under section 26 of the Act to make
regulations

     (a)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the
regulated product to furnish to the Commission any information or record
relating to the production, marketing or processing of the regulated
product that the Commission considers necessary;

     (b)  requiring persons other than producers to be licensed under the
Plan before they become engaged in the marketing and processing, or either
of those functions, of the regulated product;

     (c)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence
issued under the Plan;

     (d)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges;

     (e)  providing for the refund of service charges;

     (f)  requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a
producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges payable by the producer to the Commission, and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;

     (g)  providing for the use of any class of service charges or other
money payable to or received by the Commission for the purpose of paying
its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the
Commission.


Repeal
3   The Alberta Barley Commission Authorization Regulation (AR 236/91) 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 123/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA BARLEY COMMISSION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 20, 1999

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


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Service charges     2
Variation of service charge   3
Refund of service charges     4
Dealer's licence required     5
Application for dealer's licence   6
Issuance of licences     7
Licence refused, suspended, cancelled, not renewed     8
Report to Commission     9
Information    10
Inspection of records    11
Use of funds   12
Interest  13
Legal action   14
Service   15
Transitional   16
Repeal    17
Expiry    18


Definition
1(1)  In this Regulation, "dealer" means a person purchasing or acquiring
regulated product from a producer and includes, but is not limited to,

     (a)  elevator companies, grain companies, grain dealers, food
processors, feed manufacturers and livestock feeders, and

     (b)  persons who acquire regulated product from the producer for
sale on the producer's behalf.

(2)  Words that are defined in either the Act or the Plan have the same
meaning when used in this Regulation.


Service charges
2(1)  A producer who sells regulated product must pay to the Commission a
service charge in the amount of $0.40 per metric tonne or portion of a
metric tonne of regulated product sold.

(2)  A dealer who

     (a)  purchases regulated product from a producer, or

     (b)  acquires regulated product from a producer for sale on the
producer's behalf

must

     (c)  deduct the service charges specified in subsection (1) from the
proceeds payable to or on behalf of that producer;

     (d)  not later than 55 days from the end of the month in which the
service charge was deducted, forward to the Commission

               (i)  the service charge deducted under clause (c), and

               (ii) the report prepared under section 9;

     (e)  provide to that producer a statement, cheque stub or other
document that clearly shows

               (i)  the amount of the service charge that was deducted,

               (ii) the name and address of the dealer, and

               (iii)     the date of the transaction in respect of which the
deduction was made.


Variation of service charge
3(1)  The Commission may change the amount of the service charge.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a change in the amount of the service
charge is not effective until it has been approved by a majority vote of
the directors and delegates at an annual Commission meeting or a special
Commission meeting.


Refund of service charges
4(1)  Subject to this section, any service charge that is paid by or on
behalf of a producer is refundable to that producer on request of that
producer.

(2)  A request for a refund of the service charge

     (a)  must be in a form prescribed by the Commission and must contain
the information required by the Commission, and

     (b)  must be accompanied with a cheque stub or other documentary
evidence showing that the service charge was deducted.

(3)  Requests for refunds must be received by the Commission's head office
within 6 months from the end of the month in which the service charge was
deducted.

(4)  Any request for a refund that is not received by the Commission within
the time period specified under subsection (3) shall not be considered by
the Commission, and the producer is not entitled to a refund in respect of
the service charge in question except in cases where the Commission
considers that extenuating circumstances exist.

(5)  The Commission must refund the service charge to the producer within
120 days from the day that the request for a refund of the service charge
is received, if the request complies with this section.


Dealer's licence required
5(1)  A person shall not carry on the business of a dealer in the regulated
product unless that person is licensed as a dealer under this Regulation.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if a producer markets regulated
product produced by that producer, the producer does not require a dealer's
licence.


Application for dealer's licence
6(1)  A person may apply to the Commission for a licence to operate as a
dealer.

(2)  An application for a dealer's licence must contain the information
required by the Commission.

(3)  The Commission may require an applicant for a licence to submit any
additional information the Commission considers necessary.

(4)  The Commission must consider every application that it receives.


Issuance of licences
7(1)  If the Commission is satisfied that a dealer's licence should be
granted to the applicant, the Commission must issue a dealer's licence to
the applicant.

(2)  A dealer's licence expires on July 31 of the next odd numbered year
occurring after the issuance of the licence.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a dealer's licence that is issued in
an odd numbered year before July 31 of that year expires on that July 31.

(4)  A dealer's licence is not transferable.

(5)  A dealer's licence issued by the Commission

     (a)  is a licence to be engaged in the activity stated in the
licence,

     (b)  is not an endorsement by the Commission of the licence holder,
and

     (c)  shall not be represented by the licence holder or any other
person as an endorsement by the Commission.


Licence refused, suspended, cancelled, not renewed
8(1)  The Commission may refuse to issue a dealer's licence

     (a)  if the applicant fails to provide information or additional
information required by the Commission under section 6(2) and (3),

     (b)  if the applicant has contravened

               (i)  the Act,

               (ii) the Plan,

               (iii)     this Regulation,

               (iv) any other regulation made under the Act in respect
of the Plan,

               (v)  an order or direction of the Council or the
Commission, or

               (vi) any other Act, regulation or order that applies to
the applicant or its business,

     (c)  if the applicant does not hold a licence issued by the Canadian
Grain Commission, or

     (d)  for any other reason the Commission considers appropriate.

(2)  The Commission may cancel or suspend a licence or refuse to renew a
licence

     (a)  if the dealer has contravened

               (i)  the Act,

               (ii) the Plan,

               (iii)     this Regulation,

               (iv) any other regulation made under the Act in respect
of the Plan,

               (v)  an order or direction of the Council or the
Commission, or

               (vi) any other Act, regulation or order that applies to
the dealer or its business,

     (b)  if the dealer held a licence issued by the Canadian Grain
Commission and that licence has been suspended, cancelled or not renewed,
or

     (c)  for any other reason the Commission considers appropriate.

(3)  If the Commission refuses to issue a licence or cancels, suspends or
refuses to renew a licence, the Commission must advise the applicant or
dealer in writing of its decision.

(4)  The Commission may

     (a)  suspend a licence for a period of time that it considers
appropriate, or

     (b)  in the case of a licence that is suspended, remove the
suspension.

(5)  If the Commission refuses to issue a licence or cancels, suspends or
refuses to renew a licence,

     (a)  the dealer must, on receiving notice of the Commission's
decision, immediately cease carrying on the activity authorized by the
licence, and

     (b)  the applicant or dealer may make an application to the
Commission for a hearing to show cause why the licence should not be
refused, suspended, cancelled or not renewed.

(6)  If the Commission receives an application under subsection (5), it
must give notice to the person who made the application of the date, place
and time that a hearing into the matter will be held.

(7)  At the hearing referred to in subsection (6), the person who made the
application under subsection (5) must be given an opportunity

     (a)  to show cause why a dealer's licence should be granted or
renewed, or

     (b)  to show cause why the dealer's licence should not be suspended
or cancelled.

(8)  Following a hearing under this section, the Commission must notify the
person in respect of whom the hearing was held of its decision.

(9)  The Commission, pursuant to this section, may grant a licence to an
applicant whose licence was refused, cancelled or not renewed or remove the
suspension from a licence.


Report to Commission
9   A dealer must prepare and forward a monthly report to the Commission of

     (a)  the total volume of regulated product purchased or acquired by
the dealer from the producers, and

     (b)  the service charges deducted from the producers,

and submit the monthly report to the Commission in accordance with section
2(2)(d).


Information
10   The Commission may request from a producer or a dealer the following
information:

     (a)  the amount of regulated product grown by a producer or to which
the producer is entitled under a crop share arrangement;

     (b)  the amount of regulated product marketed by a producer and the
details of the marketing;

     (c)  the amount of regulated product marketed by a person and the
manner in which the regulated product is marketed;

     (d)  any other general information relating to production and
marketing of the regulated product that the Commission requires to carry
out its purposes under the Act and the Plan.


Inspection of records
11(1)  A person who is required by this Regulation to keep records or other
information must

     (a)  retain the records or other information for a minimum of one
year from the date the records or other information was made, and

     (b)  as requested by the Commission

               (i)  make the records or information available for
inspection during normal business hours, or

               (ii) deliver the records or information to the
Commission within 15 days from the date the request is received by that
person.

(2)  A dealer must, when requested by the Commission, assist the Commission
in the compilation of lists of producers.


Use of funds
12(1)  In this section, "funds" includes

     (a)  service charges,

     (b)  any other money received or earned by the Commission, and

     (c)  any interest that accrues from maintaining the money referred
to in clauses (a) and (b).

(2)  Any funds received by the Commission may be used by the Commission for
the purpose of paying its expenses and administering and enforcing

     (a)  the Act,

     (b)  the Plan,

     (c)  this Regulation,

     (d)  any other regulations made under the Act in respect of the Plan
or the Commission, and

     (e)  any direction or order of the Council or the Commission.


Interest
13   Interest must be paid to the Commission for any late payment of
service charges at the rate of 2% per month calculated on the balance due.


Legal action
14   The Commission

     (a)  may commence and maintain any legal action that is necessary 
to enforce the payment of service charges that are payable as required by
this Regulation, and

     (b)  shall recover solicitor-client legal costs incurred with
respect to an action described in clause (a).


Service
15(1)  A notice under section 8(5)(a) or a request for information under
sections 10, 11(1)(b) and 11(2) must be in writing and may be served

     (a)  by ordinary mail sent to that person's last address shown on
the records of the Commission, or

     (b)  by facsimile, e-mail or other electronic means sent to that
person's last electronic address shown on the records of the Commission.

(2)  A notice or request for information

     (a)  under subsection (1)(a) is deemed to be received no later than
7 days from the date of mailing;

     (b)  under subsection (1)(b) is deemed to be received the same day
it is transmitted.


Transitional
16   If, immediately prior to the coming into force of this Regulation, a
person held a licence issued under the Alberta Barley Commission Regulation
(AR 251/91), that person is deemed to hold a licence issued under this
Regulation and that person and the licence are subject to this Regulation.


Repeal
17   The Alberta Barley Commission Regulation (AR 251/91) is repealed.


Expiry
18   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 124/99

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA WINTER WHEAT PRODUCERS COMMISSION
     AUTHORIZATION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 20, 1999

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


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "Commission" means the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers
Commission;

     (c)  "Plan" means the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Marketing Plan
Regulation (AR 112/99);

     (d)  "producer" means a producer as defined in the Plan;

     (e)  "regulated product" means regulated product as defined in the
Plan.

(2)  Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used
in this Regulation.


Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2   For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate the Plan, the
Commission is hereby authorized under section 26 of the Act to make
regulations

     (a)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the
regulated product to furnish to the Commission any information or record
relating to the production, marketing or processing of the regulated
product that the Commission considers necessary;

     (b)  requiring persons other than producers to be licensed under the
Plan before they become engaged in the marketing and processing, or either
of those functions, of the regulated product;

     (c)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence
issued under the Plan;

     (d)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges;

     (e)  providing for the refund of service charges;

     (f)  requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a
producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges payable by the producer to the Commission, and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;

     (g)  providing for the use of any class of service charges or other
money payable to or received by the Commission for the purpose of paying
its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the
Commission.


Repeal
3   The Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Commission Authorization Regulation
(AR 192/90) 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 July 1, 2003.


     Alberta Regulation 125/99

     Alberta Personal Property Bill of Rights

     EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 20, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 236/99) pursuant to
section 5 of the Alberta Personal Property Bill of Rights.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Exempt Acts    2
Exempt activities and things under specific provisions of Acts   3
Exempt activities and things  4
Exempt regulations  5
Exempt activities under regulations     6
Expiry    7


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "the Act" means the Alberta Personal Property Bill
of Rights.


Exempt Acts
2   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the following
provincial Acts:

     (a)  the Alberta Treasury Branches Act where title to personal
property is acquired under that Act;

     (b)  the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act;

     (c)  the Financial Administration Act;

     (d)  the Meat Inspection Act;

     (e)  the Public Lands Act;

     (f)  the Ultimate Heir Act;

     (f)  the Water Act.


Exempt activities and things under specific provisions of Acts
3   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the following matters
under provisions of provincial Acts or the following provisions of
provincial Acts:

     (a)  the taking of specimens of a pest or nuisance or of any matter
or thing that contains or is suspected of containing a pest or nuisance
under section 17(2) of the Agricultural Pests Act;

     (b)  the doing of any act necessary to carry out a stop order under
section 20 of the Agricultural Pests Act;

     (c)  the doing of any action pursuant to a regulation made under
section 21 of the Agricultural Pests Act;

     (d)  the taking of any action under section 3, 7 or 8 of the Animal
Protection Act;

     (e)  the removal of bees or beekeeping equipment under section 3(1)
of the Bee Act;

     (f)  the return of bees or used beekeeping equipment under section
7(2) or 10 of the Bee Act;

     (g)  the destruction of bees or beekeeping equipment under section 8
or 10 of the Bee Act;

     (h)  the taking or seizure and disposal of milk under section 16(e)
or (f) of the Dairy Board Act;

     (i)  any action taken by the Dairy Board under the authority of
section 17 of the Dairy Board Act to enforce an order made by it;

     (j)  orders under the authority of section 1 or 2 of the Dangerous
Dogs Act;

     (k)  section 16 of the Disaster Services Act where personal property
is acquired, utilized, damaged, demolished, removed or destroyed pursuant
to an authority under this Act;

     (l)  section 22(1), 23(1), 24 or 26(2)(b) of the Fatality Inquiries
Act;

     (m)  the seizure, sale or other disposal of any thing under section
28 of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act;

     (n)  the seizure, quarantine, destruction or other disposal of any
fish or any affected equipment under section 32 of the Fisheries (Alberta)
Act;

     (o)  the forfeiture or confiscation of anything seized or proceeds
of anything seized by order of the court under section 40 of the Fisheries
(Alberta) Act;

     (p)  the commandeering of property under section 13 or 29 of the
Forest and Prairie Protection Act;

     (q)  the removal of fire hazards under section 26 of the Forest and
Prairie Protection Act;

     (r)  control measures carried out by the Minister under section 28
of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act;

     (s)  the removal of any personal property pursuant to an authority
under section 30.1 of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act;

     (t)  section 25 of the Forests Act;

     (u)  the seizure, forfeiture or other disposal of any timber or
primary timber product under section 34, 36, 38 or 39 of the Forests Act;

     (v)  the impoundment of vehicles under section 49 of the Forests
Act;

     (w)  section 3, 4 or 5 of Schedule 5 and section 12 of Schedule 12
of the Government Organization Act;

     (x)  property in archaeological resources and palaeontological
resources under section 28 of the Historical Resources Act;

     (y)  the destruction of livestock pursuant to a control order made
under section 4(2) of the Livestock Diseases Act;

     (z)  the taking of tests and specimens necessary to determine
whether a communicable disease exists under section 8 of the Livestock
Diseases Act;

     (aa) the doing of any action pursuant to a regulation made under
section 10(k) of the Livestock Diseases Act;

     (bb) section 23, 24, 25, 26, 29(3) or 32 of the Livestock
Identification and Brand Inspection Act;

     (cc) the impoundment, slaughter, destruction or any other action
respecting a species of animal under section 18 of the Livestock Industry
Diversification Act;

     (dd) section 25 of the Livestock Industry Diversification Act;

     (ee) section 10 of the Livestock and Livestock Products Act;

     (ff) section 16 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act where personal
property is acquired under that section;

     (gg) property that vests in the Crown under section 33 of the Mines
and Minerals Act;

     (hh) property that is forfeited to the Crown pursuant to section
53(2) of the Mines and Minerals Act;

     (ii) section 55 of the Motor Transport Act;

     (jj) section 93 of the Motor Vehicle Administration Act and any
other provision that authorizes the seizure, removal or immobilization of a
vehicle under that Act;

     (kk) any structure or work removed from a park or recreation area
under section 16(1) of the Provincial Parks Act;

     (ll) any item removed, stored or disposed of under section 16(2) of
the Provincial Parks Act;

     (mm) any item seized and confiscated under section 17 of the
Provincial Parks Act;

     (nn) an order of the Executive Director under section 37 of the
Securities Act;

     (oo) section 9, 9.1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19.1 or 22 of the Stray
Animals Act;

     (pp) any vegetables taken or detained under the authority of section
4(e), 5 or 6 of the Vegetable Sales (Alberta) Act;

     (qq) section 12, 17 or 20 of the Weed Control Act;

     (rr) section 10 of the Wildlife Act;

     (ss) any action of the Crown under sections 73 to 77 of the Wildlife
Act;

     (tt) the seizure and disposal of diseased animals under section 78
or the capture and destruction of any privately owned animal under section
80 of the Wildlife Act.


Exempt activities and things
4   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the following:

     (a)  where title to personal property is acquired under, pursuant to
or as a result of

               (i)  any proceedings taken respecting a certificate
registered or filed in the court under the Alberta Corporate Tax Act, the
Fuel Tax Act, the Hotel Room Tax Act or the Tobacco Tax Act;

               (ii) any proceedings taken to enforce purchase-money
security agreements under the Law of Property Act;

               (iii)     any act of a trustee under the Dependent Adults Act
where the Crown is the trustee of personal property of the dependent adult;

     (b)  an order of the Minister to take possession and control of the
assets of a registered corporation under the Loan and Trust Corporations
Act;

     (c)  an order of the Minister or Corporation placing a credit union
under supervision or an order of the Corporation placing a credit union
under administration under the Credit Union Act;

     (d)  any act of an administrator, a provisional liquidator,
liquidator, the Superintendent of Insurance or the Minister under the
Insurance Act;

     (e)  money payable to the Provincial Treasurer pursuant to a written
notice issued by the Provincial Treasurer under the Alberta Corporate Tax
Act, the Fuel Tax Act, the Hotel Room Tax Act or the Tobacco Tax Act;

     (f)  the seizure of money to enforce the collection of any grant
paid by the Government under the Government Organization Act in the event
of a default by the grantee;

     (g)  seizure by a liquidator under the Credit Union Act, the Loan
and Trust Corporations Act or the Securities Act;

     (h)  realization of security in the event of a borrower's default on
a loan that the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation acquired from a
credit union.


Exempt regulations
5   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of

     (a)  the Meat Inspection Regulation (AR 51/73);

     (b)  the Timber Management Regulation (AR 60/73).


Exempt activities under regulations
6   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the following matters
under provisions of regulations or the following provisions of regulations:

     (a)  section 19 of the Commercial Trail Riding Regulation (AR
292/79);

     (b)  orders issued under the authority of sections 8 and 11 of the
Communicable Diseases Regulation (AR 238/85);

     (c)  section 9, 13, 14 or 24 of the Conservation and Reclamation
Regulation (AR 115/93);

     (d)  section 12, 23 or 45 of The Correctional Institution
Regulations (AR 138/77);

     (e)  section 4 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement
(Miscellaneous) Regulation (AR 118/93);

     (f)  section 8, 15, 36, 37, 48 or 49 of the Exploration Regulation
(AR 214/98);

     (g)  section 94.6(4) of the Food Regulation (AR 240/85);

     (h)  the capture, destruction or other disposal of an animal under
section 18 of the General Regulation (AR 102/85);

     (i)  section 12(3) of the Horse Capture Regulation (AR 59/94);

     (j)  the deduction of reclamation costs from a security deposit
under section 14(4) of the Licence of Occupation Regulation, 1981 (AR
448/81);

     (k)  section 7 or 21 of The Mineral Surface Lease Regulations (AR
228/58);

     (l)  section 12 of the Metallic and Industrial Minerals Exploration
Regulation (AR 213/98);

     (m)  section 3 of the Nuisance and General Sanitation Regulation (AR
242/85);

     (n)  section 31 of the Pesticide Sales, Handling, Use and
Application Regulation (AR 24/97);

     (o)  the taking possession of or disposal of any medicine under
section 17(2) of the Production Animal Medicine Regulation (AR 31/98);

     (p)  section 14 of the Public Grazing Lands Range Improvement
Regulation (AR 221/80);

     (q)  section 19 of The Public Lands Grazing Lease Regulations (AR
432/66);

     (r)  section 7, 29, 40 or 58 of The Public Lands Pipe Line
Regulations (AR 246/58);

     (s)  section 18 of the Surface Materials Regulations (AR 11/78);

     (t)  the deduction of reclamation costs from any security deposit
under section 20(4) of the Surface Materials Regulations (AR 11/78);

     (u)  section 20(2) of the Vegetable Sales Regulation (AR 105/97);

     (v)  section 33 or 36(4) of the Waste Control Regulation (AR
192/96).


Expiry
7   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 28, 2004.


     Alberta Regulation 126/99

     School Act

     HOME EDUCATION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 27, 1999

Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 022/99) pursuant to section 23(3)
of the School Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Notification   2
Home education program   3
Student progress evaluation   4
Supervision    5
Program termination 6
Credit eligibility  7
Funding   8
Ministerial review  9
Repeal    10
Expiry    11

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the School Act;

     (b)  "home education program" means that portion of an education
program delivered by a parent to a student in accordance with this
Regulation;

     (c)  "resident board" means the board of the district or division of
which a student is a resident student;

     (d)  "supervising board" means the resident board or the willing
non-resident board providing supervision of a home education program;

     (e)  "supervising private school" means a private school accredited
under section 22(2) of the Act that has agreed to supervise a home
education program;

     (f)  "willing non-resident board" means a board that is not the
student's resident board and that has agreed to supervise a home education
program.

Notification
2(1)  A parent who intends to provide a home education program for a
student during a school year must notify, in the prescribed form,

     (a)  the supervising board, or

     (b)  the supervising private school.

(2)  If a parent is providing a home education program for a student during
a school year and wishes to continue doing so during the next school year,
the parent must notify, in the prescribed form, the supervising board or
supervising private school that will continue to supervise the program.

(3)  A supervising board or supervising private school that is notified
under subsection (1) must reply in writing in the prescribed form to the
parent not more than 15 days after the date on which it is notified.


Home education program
3(1)  A home education program offered by a parent must

     (a)  be prescribed, authorized or approved by the Minister under
section 25(1)(a), (b) or (d) of the Act, or

     (b)  comply with the program certified by the parent and accepted by
the supervising board or supervising private school in the form prescribed
as being consistent with the student learning outcomes prescribed in the
Schedule.

(2)  A parent who offers a program referred to in subsection (1)(b) must
provide the supervising board or supervising private school with a written
description of the student's program for the year, including the subject
areas to be taught, the instructional methods, resources and means of
evaluation to be used and the student learning outcomes prescribed in the
Schedule to be achieved.

(3)  If requested by the parent, a supervising board or supervising private
school must advise and provide professional assistance to the parent who is
preparing a written description of the program referred to in subsection
(2).


Student progress evaluation
4(1)  A parent who provides a home education program to a student must

     (a)  develop, administer and manage the home education program,

     (b)  evaluate the progress of the student at regular intervals, by

               (i)  maintaining a portfolio of student work and a
general record of student activities, and

               (ii) maintaining a record of the method and times of
evaluation of the progress of the student and the levels of achievement
attained by the student,

     (c)  be available for a regular review of the student's achievement
with the supervising board or the supervising private school at a time and
place mutually agreeable to the parent and the supervising board or the
supervising private school, as the case may be, and

     (d)  ensure that the student is available in order that the
supervising board or the supervising private school may evaluate the
progress of the student

               (i)  at a time and place mutually agreed to by the
parent and the supervising board or supervising private school, and 

               (ii) in the presence of the parent, if the parent
chooses to be present.

(2)  A parent and the supervising board or supervising private school must

     (a)  ensure that a student at a level equivalent to grades 3, 6 and
9

               (i)  writes the grades 3, 6 and 9 provincial achievement
tests and at the time designated by the Minister, or

               (ii) undergoes an alternative evaluation that reflects
standards similar to the standards in the provincial achievement tests and
that meets the student learning outcomes prescribed in the Schedule at a
time and place mutually agreed to by the parent and the supervising board
or supervising private school,

     and

     (b)  record the results of the tests in the student's record in
accordance with section 5(c).

(3)  The superintendent of the supervising board or the principal of the
supervising private school must approve the alternative evaluation referred
to in subsection (2)(a)(ii).

(4)  If a superintendent of the supervising board or a principal of the
supervising private school excuses a student pursuant to a directive issued
under section 3 of the Student Evaluation Regulation (AR 169/98) from
writing the tests under subsection (2)(a)(i) or the alternative evaluation
under subsection (2)(a)(ii), the supervising board or supervising private
school must make a written report of the progress of the student and
include the report in the student's record in accordance with section 5(c).

(5)  If a student has not achieved acceptable provincial standards in a
particular subject after writing a test under subsection (2)(a)(i) or
undergoing an alternative evaluation under subsection (2)(a)(ii), the
supervising board or supervising private school must review the test or the
alternative evaluation with the parent and recommend appropriate remedial
measures to improve the student's achievement.


Supervision
5   A supervising board or supervising private school must 

     (a)  facilitate student learning by providing assistance and advice
to the parent;

     (b)  assign teachers to home education who are supportive of home
educating parents and students and who are informed on the special
characteristics of tutorial learning;

     (c)  provide for and maintain records of the evaluation of the
progress of the student;

     (d)  arrange for teachers employed by the supervising board or the
supervising private school to conduct at least 2 evaluations in each school
year, including a review of the student portfolio with the parent at least
twice a year;

     (e)  ensure that students at the equivalent grade level comply with
section 4(2) or (4);

     (f)  notify the parent of any limitations a particular program
choice may have on the student's being granted credits or eligibility to
write the grade 12 diploma examinations;

     (g)  advise the parent on the progress of the student based on
evaluations of the progress of the student undertaken by the supervising
board or the supervising private school and a review of the portfolio of
the student;

     (h)  make recommendations to the parent on matters that will assist
the student in attaining a higher level of achievement, if necessary;

     (i)  provide the parent with a copy of all policies or changes in
policies of the supervising board or the supervising private school
respecting the supervision of home education students;

     (j)  indicate the services and resources of the supervising board or
supervising private school that are available for use by the parent and
student.


Program termination
6(1)  During the school year, a supervising board or supervising private
school may terminate a home education program by notice in writing to the
parent if

     (a)  the supervising board or supervising private school determines
that the student is not progressing toward the standards of education set
by the Minister, or

     (b)  the parent providing the home education program has not met the
requirements of this Regulation.

(2)  A notice under subsection (1) must contain reasons for the
termination.

(3)  A termination under subsection (1)(a) must

     (a)  be made in consultation with the parent, and

     (b)  give due consideration to

               (i)  the age, grade level and abilities of the student,
and

               (ii) the student evaluations made by the supervising
board or supervising private school and the parent in accordance with this
Regulation.

(4)  A parent may terminate a home education program

     (a)  by providing a notice in writing to the supervising board or
the supervising private school respecting the termination of the home
education program, and

     (b)  by enrolling the student in a school operated by a board or
private school.

(5)  If a student is enrolled in a school operated by a board or  private
school under subsection (4)(b), the board or private school may assess the
student for the purpose of determining the student's appropriate grade
placement.


Credit eligibility
7   On the recommendation of a school principal, a student in a home
education program following a course of studies prescribed, authorized or
approved by the Minister under section 25(1)(a), (b) or (d) of the Act is
eligible to receive high school credits if the student achieves the course
standards and learning outcomes prescribed by the Minister.


Funding
8(1)  The Minister must give an amount of money determined in accordance
with the regulations made under the Government Organization Act or the
School Act to the boards or private schools that supervise home education
programs.

(2)  A supervising board or supervising private school must offer, in
money, not less than 50% of the home education program amount received by
the supervising board or supervising private school from the Minister to
the  parents who are providing home education programs to students.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), if a parent chooses to use distance
learning materials approved by the Minister, the supervising board or
supervising private school is entitled to use the portion attributed to the
parent under subsection (2) to pay for those materials.

(4)  A parent who receives money under this section must

     (a)  use the money only to defray the costs incurred by the parent
for programs of study,  instructional materials or other resources related
to the home education program, and

     (b)  provide the supervising board or supervising private school
with receipts showing how the money was spent.

(5)  A parent who receives money under this section must not use the money

     (a)  as a form of personal remuneration, or

     (b)  to pay for travel costs or other expenses usually required to
be paid by a parent of a student who is enrolled in a school operated by a
board or private school.

(6)  A parent may decline all or part of any money offered by a supervising
board or supervising private school under subsection (2).

(7)  Any instructional materials, other than worksheets or other materials
that cannot be used again, purchased by a parent with money received under
this section must be returned on request to the supervising board or
supervising private school.


Ministerial review
9   A decision of a board or a private school made under this Regulation
may be reviewed by the Minister in accordance with section 104 of the Act
and the Minister may exercise all the powers of review referred to in
section 105 of the Act.


Repeal
10   The Home Education Regulation (AR 283/94) is repealed.


Expiry
11   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 October 1, 2004.


     SCHEDULE

     STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

1   A basic education must provide students with a solid core program
including language arts, mathematics, science and social services.


2   Students are expected to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes
that will prepare them for life after high school.  A basic education will
allow students to 

               (a)  read for information, understanding and enjoyment;

               (b)  write and speak clearly, accurately and
appropriately for the context;

               (c)  use mathematics to solve problems in business,
science and daily-life situations;

               (d)  understand the physical world, ecology and the
diversity of life; 

               (e)  understand the scientific method, the nature of
science and technology and their application to daily life;

               (f)  know the history and geography of Canada and have a
general understanding of world history and geography;

               (g)  understand Canada's political, social and economic
systems within a global context;

               (h)  respect the cultural diversity and common values of
Canada;

               (i)  demonstrate desirable personal characteristics such
as respect, responsibility, fairness, honesty, caring, loyalty and
commitment to democratic ideals;

               (j)  recognize the importance of personal well-being and
appreciate how family and others contribute to that well-being;

               (k)  know the basic requirements of an active, healthful
lifestyle; 

               (l)  understand and appreciate literature, the arts and
the creative process; 

               (m)  research an issue thoroughly and evaluate the
credibility and reliability of information sources; 

               (n)  demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills
in problem solving and decision making;

               (o)  demonstrate competence in using information
technologies;

               (p)  know how to work independently and as part of a
team;

               (q)  manage time and other resources needed to complete
a task;

               (r)  demonstrate initiative, leadership, flexibility and
persistence;

               (s)  evaluate their own endeavours and continually
strive to improve;

               (t)  have the desire and realize the need for life-long
learning.


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     Alberta Regulation 127/99

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY REGULATION

     Filed:  May 28, 1999

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 243/99) pursuant to
sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government Organization Act.


     Table of Contents

Premier   1
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 2
Children's Services 3
Community Development    4
Economic Development     5
Environment    6
Gaming    7
Government Services 8
Health and Wellness 9
Human Resources and Employment     10
Infrastructure 11
Innovation and Science   12
International and Intergovernmental Relations     13
Justice and Attorney General  14
Learning  15
Municipal Affairs   16
Resource Development     17
Provincial Treasurer     18
Repeals   19


Premier
1   The President of Executive Council is designated as the Minister
responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Family Day Act;

     (b)  Queen's Printer Act.


Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
2(1)  The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development is designated
as the Minister responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Agricultural Operation Practices Act;

     (b)  Agricultural Pests Act;

     (c)  Agricultural Service Board Act;

     (d)  Agricultural Societies Act, except sections 33 and 43;

     (e)  Agriculture Financial Services Act;

     (f)  Animal Protection Act;

     (g)  Bee Act;

     (h)  Brand Act;

     (i)  Crop Liens Priorities Act;

     (j)  Crop Payments Act;

     (k)  Dairy Board Act;

     (l)  Dairy Industry Act;

     (m)  sections 25 to 28 and 72 of the Expropriation Act;

     (n)  Farm Implement Act;

     (o)  Federal-Provincial Farm Assistance Act;

     (p)  Feeder Associations Guarantee Act;

     (q)  Fur Farms Act;

     (r)  Schedule 2 of the Government Organization Act;

     (s)  Horned Cattle Purchases Act;

     (t)  Irrigation Act;

     (u)  Line Fence Act;

     (v)  Livery Stable Keepers Act;

     (w)  Livestock Diseases Act;

     (x)  Livestock Identification and Brand Inspection Act;

     (y)  Livestock Industry Diversification Act;

     (z)  Livestock and Livestock Products Act;

     (aa) Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (bb) Meat Inspection Act;

     (cc) Soil Conservation Act;

     (dd) The St. Mary and Milk Rivers Water Agreements (Termination)
Act;

     (ee) Stray Animals Act;

     (ff) Surface Rights Act;

     (gg) section 52(4) and (5) of the Universities Act;

     (hh) Vegetable Sales (Alberta) Act;

     (ii) Weed Control Act;

     (jj) Wheat Board Money Trust Act;

     (kk) Women's Institute Act.

(2)   The Minister of Economic Development and the Minister of Agriculture,
Food and Rural Development are designated as the Ministers with common
responsibility for sections 33 and 43 of the Agricultural Societies Act.

(3)  The responsibility for the Alberta Opportunity Fund Act is transferred
to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the enactment referred
to in subsection (3) is transferred to the Minister of Agriculture, Food
and Rural Development.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 5 - Financial Assistance to Alberta Opportunity Company of the
operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Economic Development is transferred to the
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.


Children's Services
3(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to the
Minister of Children's Services:

     (a)  Child and Family Services Authorities Act;

     (b)  Child Welfare Act;

     (c)  Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to the Minister responsible for Children's Services of the
Department of Family and Social Services is transferred to the Minister of
Children's Services.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
element 1.0.2 of Program 1 - Ministry Support Services, Program 3 -
Services for Children and Families and element 5.1.1 of Program 5 -
Advocacy and Guardianship  of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for
Family and Social Services is transferred to the Minister of Children's
Services.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the enactments referred
to in subsection (1) is transferred to the Minister of Children's Services.


Community Development
4   The Minister of Community Development is designated as the Minister
responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Alberta Foundation for the Arts Act;

     (b)  Alberta Order of Excellence Act;

     (c)  Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation Act;

     (d)  Amusements Act;

     (e)  Emblems of Alberta Act;

     (f)  Foreign Cultural Property Immunity Act;

     (g)  Glenbow-Alberta Institute Act;

     (h)  Government House Act;

     (i)  Historical Resources Act;

     (j)  Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Act;

     (k)  Libraries Act;

     (l)  Recreation Development Act;

     (m)  Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta Act;

     (n)  Seniors Benefit Act;

     (o)  Wild Rose Foundation Act.


Economic Development
5   The Minister of Economic Development is designated as the Minister
responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Alberta Economic Development Authority Act;

     (b)  Motion Picture Development Act;

     (c)  Small Business Equity Corporations Act;

     (d)  Telecommunications Act, except Part 1.


Environment
6(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to the
Minister of Environment:

     (a)  The Bighorn Agreement Validating Act;

     (b)  Boundary Surveys Act;

     (c)  The Brazeau River Development Act;

     (d)  Drainage Districts Act (RSA 1980 cD-39);

     (e)  Drainage Districts Act (1998 cD-39.1);

     (f)  Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act;

     (g)  Fisheries (Alberta) Act;

     (h)  Forest Development Research Trust Fund Act;

     (i)  Forest and Prairie Protection Act;

     (j)  Forest Reserves Act;

     (k)  Forests Act;

     (l)  Schedule 5 of the Government Organization Act, except for
section 4(2)(f) and (g);

     (m)  Land Agents Licensing Act;

     (n)  Part 10 of the Mines and Minerals Act, except section 152(g),
(h) and (j);

     (o)  Natural Resources Conservation Board Act;

     (p)  Provincial Parks Act;

     (q)  Public Lands Act;

     (r)  Surveys Act, except section 5(1)(d) and (2)(b);

     (s)  Water Act;

     (t)  Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves and Natural Areas Act;

     (u)  Wildlife Act;

     (v)   sections 1, 3 and 6 of the Willmore Wilderness Park Act.

(2)  The responsibility for section 4(2)(f) and (g) of Schedule 5 of the
Government Organization Act is transferred to the common responsibility of
the Minister of Environment and the Minister of Infrastructure.

(3)  The responsibility for section 5(1)(d) and (2)(b) of the Surveys Act
is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of Government
Services and the Minister of Environment.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Environmental Protection is
transferred to the Minister of Environment.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Environmental Protection is transferred to the
Minister of Environment.


Gaming
7(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to the
Minister of Gaming:

     (a)  Gaming and Liquor Act;

     (b)  Racing Corporation Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the enactments referred
to in subsection (1) is transferred to the Minister of Gaming.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 6 - Financial Assistance to Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Economic Development is transferred to the
Minister of Gaming.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the lottery fund payments supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Economic Development is transferred to the Minister of
Gaming.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to elements 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 of the Ministry Support
Services Program of the Department of Labour is transferred to the Minister
of Gaming.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
elements 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 of Program 1 - Ministry Support Services of the
operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Labour is transferred to the Minister of
Gaming.


Government Services
8(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to the
Minister of Government Services:

     (a)  Business Corporations Act;

     (b)  Cemeteries Act;

     (c)  Cemetery Companies Act;

     (d)  Change of Name Act;

     (e)  Charitable Fund-raising Act;

     (f)  Collection Practices Act;

     (g)  Companies Act;

     (h)  Condominium Property Act;

     (i)  Consumer Credit Transactions Act;

     (j)  Co-operative Associations Act;

     (k)  Debtors' Assistance Act;

     (l)  Direct Sales Cancellation Act;

     (m)  Dower Act;

     (n)  Franchises Act;

     (o)  Funeral Services Act;

     (p)  Garagemen's Lien Act;

     (q)  sections 2 and 3 of Schedule 11 and Schedule 13 of the
Government Organization Act;

     (r)  Land Titles Act;

     (s)  Law of Property Act;

     (t)  Licensing of Trades and Businesses Act;

     (u)  Marriage Act;

     (v)  Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act;

     (w)  sections 3 and 4 of the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act;

     (x)  Partnership Act;

     (y)  Personal Property Security Act, except Part 5;

     (z)  Possessory Liens Act;

     (aa) Public Auctions Act;

     (bb) Real Estate Act;

     (cc) Religious Societies' Land Act;

     (dd) Residential Tenancies Act;

     (ee) Societies Act;

     (ff) Unfair Trade Practices Act;

     (gg) Vital Statistics Act;

     (hh) Wage Assignments Act;

     (ii) Warehousemen's Lien Act;

     (jj) Woodmen's Lien Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of the Regulatory Review
Program is transferred to the Minister of Government Services.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
element 1.0.9 of Program 1 - Ministry Support Services of the operating
expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Treasury is transferred to the Minister of Government
Services.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the enactments referred
to in subsection (1) is transferred to the Minister of Government Services.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to the administration of the program referred to in
subsection (2) is transferred to the Minister of Government Services.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 4 - Consumer Services and of Program 5 - Registries Information and
Distribution of the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of
the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for Municipal Affairs is transferred
to the Minister of Government Services.

(7)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to elements 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 of Program 1 - Inter-ministry
Services of the Department of Public Works, Supply and Services is
transferred to the Minister of Government Services.

(8)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
elements 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 of Program 1 - Inter-ministry Services of the
operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Public Works, Supply and Services is
transferred to the Minister of Government Services.


Health and  Wellness
9(1)   The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Health and Wellness:

     (a)  ABC Benefits Corporation Act;

     (b)  section 9 of the Alberta Evidence Act;

     (c)  Alberta Health Care Insurance Act;

     (d)  Alcohol and Drug Abuse Act;

     (e)  Ambulance Services Act;

     (f)  Blind Persons' Rights Act;

     (g)  Cancer Programs Act;

     (h)  Dental Profession Act;

     (i)  Emergency Medical Aid Act;

     (j)  Schedule 7 of the Government Organization Act;

     (k)  Health Facilities Review Committee Act;

     (l)  Health Foundations Act;

     (m)  Health Insurance Premiums Act;

     (n)  Hospitals Act, except sections 44(1)(a), 61 and 62(d) to (f);

     (o)  Human Tissue Gift Act;

     (p)  Medical Profession Act;

     (q)  Mental Health Act, except section 53(1)(c); 

     (r)  M.S.I. Foundation Act;

     (s)  Nursing Homes Act, except sections 13, 18 and 30(i), (l) and
(m);

     (t)  Nursing Profession Act;

     (u)  Optometry Profession Act;

     (v)  Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community Governance
Act;

     (w)  Persons with Developmental Disabilities Foundation Act;

     (x)  Physical Therapy Profession Act;

     (y)  Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Act;

     (z)  Provincial Health Authorities of Alberta Act;

     (aa) Public Health Act;

     (bb) Regional Health Authorities Act;

     (cc) Registered Dietitians Act.

(2)  The responsibility for sections 44(1)(a), 61 and 62(d) to (f) of the
Hospitals Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister
of Health and Wellness and the Minister of Infrastructure.

(3)  The responsibility for section 53(1)(c) of the Mental Health Act is
transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of Health and
Wellness and the Minister of Infrastructure.

(4)  The responsibility for sections 13, 18 and 30(i), (l) and (m) of the
Nursing Homes Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the
Minister of Health and Wellness and the Minister of Infrastructure.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Health is transferred to the
Minister of Health and Wellness.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Health is transferred to the Minister of
Health and Wellness.

(7)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to the persons with developmental disabilities Program of
the Department of Family and Social Services is transferred to the Minister
of Health and Wellness.

(8)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 4 - Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities of the
operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Family and Social Services is transferred to
the Minister of Health and Wellness.


Human Resources and Employment
10(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Human Resources and Employment:

     (a)  Adult Adoption Act;

     (b)  Agrologists Act;

     (c)  Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act;

     (d)  Blind Workers' Compensation Act;

     (e)  Burial of the Dead Act;

     (f)  Certified General Accountants Act;

     (g)  Certified Management Accountants Act;

     (h)  Chartered Accountants Act;

     (i)  Chiropractic Profession Act;

     (j)  Dental Disciplines Act;

     (k)  Dental Mechanics Act;

     (l)  Dependent Adults Act;

     (m)  Employment Pension Plans Act;

     (n)  Employment Standards Code;

     (o)  Family and Community Support Services Act, except sections 5
and 6;

     (p)  Forestry Profession Act;

     (q)  Health Disciplines Act;

     (r)  Income Support Recovery Act;

     (s)  Labour Relations Code;

     (t)  Land Surveyors Act;

     (u)  Managerial Exclusion Act;

     (v)  M.L.A. Compensation Act;

     (w)  Occupational Health and Safety Act;

     (x)  Occupational Therapy Profession Act;

     (y)  Opticians Act;

     (z)  Parentage and Maintenance Act;

     (aa) Personal Directives Act;

     (bb) Pharmaceutical Profession Act;

     (cc) Podiatry Act;

     (dd) Police Officers Collective Bargaining Act;

     (ee) Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act;

     (ff) Protection Against Family Violence Act;

     (gg) Psychology Profession Act;

     (hh) Public Service Act;

     (ii) Public Service Employee Relations Act;

     (jj) Radiation Protection Act;

     (kk) Social Care Facilities Licensing Act;

     (ll) Social Care Facilities Review Committee Act;

     (mm) Social Development Act;

     (nn) Social Work Profession Act;

     (oo) Veterinary Profession Act;

     (pp) Widows' Pension Act;

     (qq) Workers' Compensation Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the Student and Temporary Employment Act is
transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of Human Resources
and Employment and the Minister of Learning.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Family and Social Services, except
the part related to services for persons with developmental disabilities
and the part related to the Minister Responsible for Children's Services,
is transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and Employment.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 1 - Ministry Support Services, except element 1.0.2, Program 2 -
Income Support to Individuals and Families, sub-program 5.2 of Program 5 -
Advocacy and Guardianship and Program 6 - Family and Community Support
Services of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for Family and Social
Services is transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and Employment.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Labour, except the part related to
elements 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 of the Ministry Support Services Program, and that
part related to Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy is
transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and Employment.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 1 - Ministry Support Services, except elements 1.0.1 and 1.0.2,
Program 2 - Workplace, Health, Safety and Strategic Services, Program 3 -
Technical and Safety Services, except sub-program 3.2, and Program 4 -
Labour Relations Adjudication and Regulation, of the operating expense and
capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation
for Labour is transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and
Employment.

(7)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to Career Development and the Personnel Administration
Office of the Department of Advanced Education and Career Development is
transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and Employment.

(8)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
elements 3.1.1, 3.2.1, 3.2.4 and 3.2.8 and  sub-program 3.3 of Program 3 -
Support for Adult Learners and Program 4 - Personnel Administration Office
of the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the
1999-2000 Government appropriation for Advanced Education and Career
Development is transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and
Employment.


Infrastructure
11(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Infrastructure:

     (a)  Architects Act;

     (b)  Builders' Lien Act;

     (c)  Canadian Airlines Corporation Act;

     (d)  City Transportation Act;

     (e)  Consulting Engineers of Alberta Act;

     (f)  Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act;

     (g)  Schedules 8 and 12 of the Government Organization Act;

     (h)  Schedule 14 of the Government Organization Act;

     (i)  Highway Traffic Act, except section 14(1)(b);

     (j)  Motor Transport Act, except sections 12(1) and 15;

     (k)  Motor Vehicle Administration Act;

     (l)  Off-highway Vehicle Act;

     (m)  Protection from Second-hand Smoke in Public Buildings Act;

     (n)  Public Highways Development Act, except sections 14 to 18 and
19(a) and (d);

     (o)  Public Works Act;

     (p)  Railway Act;

     (q)  Regional Airports Authorities Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to Inter-ministry Services and Infrastructure Maintenance
and Development Program, except elements 1.1.1 and 1.1.2, administered by
the Minister of Public Works, Supply and Services is transferred to the
Minister of Infrastructure.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of Program 1 -
Inter-ministry Services, except elements 1.1.1 and 1.1.2, and Program 2 -
Infrastructure Maintenance and Development of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Public Works, Supply and Services is transferred to the
Minister of Infrastructure.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities except
that part related to Disaster Services is transferred to the Minister of
Infrastructure.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote, except for
Program 5 - Disaster Services, of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation
for Transportation and Utilities is transferred to the Minister of
Infrastructure.


Innovation and Science
12(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Innovation and Science:

     (a)  Alberta Agricultural Research Institute Act;

     (b)  Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Act;

     (c)  Alberta Science, Research and Technology Authority Act;

     (d)  Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister responsible for Science, Research and
Information Technology is transferred to the Minister of Innovation and
Science.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation
for Science, Research and Information Technology is transferred to the
Minister of Innovation and Science.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to Information Technology and the Office of the Chief
Information Officer of the Department of Public Works, Supply and Services
is transferred to the Minister of Innovation and Science.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 3 - Information Technology and of Program 4 - Office of the Chief
Information Officer of the operating expense and capital investment supply
vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for Public Works, Supply and
Services is transferred to the Minister of Innovation and Science. 

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service related to Program 4 - Technology Commercialization Initiatives is
transferred to the Minister of Innovation and Science.

(7)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 4 - Technology Commercialization Initiatives of the operating
expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Economic Development is transferred to the Minister of
Innovation and Science.

(8)  The responsibility for the administration of Program 5 - Agricultural
Research Assistance and the related public service is transferred to the
Minister of Innovation and Science.

(9)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 5 - Agricultural Research Assistance of the operating expense
supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for Agriculture, Food
and Rural Development is transferred to the Minister of Innovation and
Science.


International and Intergovern-mental Relations
13(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations:

     (a)  Constitution of Alberta Amendment Act, 1990;

     (b)  Constitutional Referendum Act;

     (c)  section 11 and Schedule 6 of the Government Organization Act;

     (d)  International Trade and Investment Agreements Implementation
Act;

     (e)  Metis Settlements Act;

     (f)  Metis Settlements Accord Implementation Act;

     (g)  Metis Settlements Land Protection Act;

     (h)  Senatorial Selection Act.

(2)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal
Affairs is transferred to the Minister of International and
Intergovernmental Relations.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation
for Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs is transferred to the Minister
of International and Intergovernmental Relations.


Justice and Attorney General
14   The Minister of Justice and Attorney General is designated as the
Minister responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Administration of Estates Act;

     (b)  Administrative Procedures Act;

     (c)  Age of Majority Act;

     (d)  Alberta Evidence Act, except section 9;

     (e)  Arbitration Act;

     (f)  Civil Enforcement Act;

     (g)  Commissioners for Oaths Act;

     (h)  Conflicts of Interest Act;

     (i)  Contributory Negligence Act;

     (j)  Corrections Act;

     (k)  Court of Appeal Act;

     (l)  Court of Queen's Bench Act;

     (m)  Dangerous Dogs Act;

     (n)  Daylight Saving Time Act;

     (o)  Defamation Act;

     (p)  Devolution of Real Property Act;

     (q)  Domestic Relations Act;

     (r)  Expropriation Act, except sections 25 to 28 and 72;

     (s)  Extra-Provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act;

     (t)  Factors Act;

     (u)  Family Relief Act;

     (v)  Fatal Accidents Act;

     (w)  Fatality Inquiries Act;

     (x)  Fraudulent Preferences Act;

     (y)  Frustrated Contracts Act;

     (z)  Schedule 9 of the Government Organization Act;

     (aa) Guarantees Acknowledgment Act;

     (bb) Innkeepers Act;

     (cc) International Child Abduction Act;

     (dd) International Commercial Arbitration Act;

     (ee) International Conventions Implementation Act;

     (ff) Interpretation Act;

     (gg) Interprovincial Subpoena Act;

     (hh) Intestate Succession Act;

     (ii) Judgment Interest Act;

     (jj) Judicature Act;

     (kk) Jury Act;

     (ll) Justice of the Peace Act;

     (mm) Landlord's Rights on Bankruptcy Act;

     (nn) Languages Act/Loi linguistique;

     (oo) Legal Profession Act (RSA 1980 cL-9);

     (pp) Legal Profession Act (1990 cL-9.1);

     (qq) Legitimacy Act;

     (rr) Limitations Act;

     (ss) Maintenance Enforcement Act;

     (tt) Maintenance Order Act;

     (uu) Married Women's Act;

     (vv) Masters and Servants Act;

     (ww) Matrimonial Property Act;

     (xx) Mechanical Recording of Evidence Act;

     (yy) Minors' Property Act;

     (zz) section 12(1) of the Motor Transport Act;

     (aaa)     Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act, except sections 3 and 4;

     (bbb)     Notaries Public Act;

     (ccc)     Oaths of Office Act;

     (ddd)     Occupiers' Liability Act;

     (eee)     Perpetuities Act;

     (fff)     Part 5 of the Personal Property Security Act; 

     (ggg)     Petty Trespass Act;

     (hhh)     Police Act;

     (iii)     Powers of Attorney Act;

     (jjj)     Private Investigators and Security Guards Act;

     (kkk)     Proceedings Against the Crown Act; 

     (lll)     Protection for Persons in Care Act;

     (mmm)     Provincial Court Act;

     (nnn)     Provincial Court Judges Act;

     (ooo)     Provincial Offences Procedure Act;

     (ppp)     Public Inquiries Act;

     (qqq)     Public Trustee Act;

     (rrr)     Queen's Counsel Act;

     (sss)     Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act;

     (ttt)     Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act;

     (uuu)     Regulations Act;

     (vvv)     The Revised Statutes 1980 Act;

     (www)     Road Building Machinery Equipment Act;

     (xxx)     Sale of Goods Act;

     (yyy)     Surrogate Court Act;

     (zzz)     Survival of Actions Act;

     (aaaa)    Survivorship Act;

     (bbbb)    Tort-Feasors Act;

     (cccc)    Trespass to Premises Act;

     (dddd)    Trustee Act;

     (eeee)    Ultimate Heir Act;

     (ffff)    Unconscionable Transactions Act;

     (gggg)    Victims of Crime Act;

     (hhhh)    Warehouse Receipts Act;

     (iiii)    Wills Act;

     (jjjj)    Young Offenders Act.


Learning
15(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Learning:

     (a)  Advanced Education Foundations Act;

     (b)  Alberta Heritage Scholarship Act;

     (c)  Alberta School Boards Association Act;

     (d)  Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;

     (e)  Banff Centre Act;

     (f)  Colleges Act;

     (g)  Schedules 1 and 4 of the Government Organization Act;

     (h)  section 2 of Schedule 3 of the Government Organization Act;

     (i)  Northland School Division Act;

     (j)  Private Vocational Schools Act;

     (k)  Remembrance Day Act;

     (l)  School Act;

     (m)  Student Loan Act;

     (n)  Students Finance Act;

     (o)  Teachers' Pension Plans Act;

     (p)  Teaching Profession Act;

     (q)  Technical Institutes Act;

     (r)  Universities Act, except section 52(4) and (5).

(2)  The responsibility for section 1 of Schedule 3 of the Government
Organization Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the
Minister of Learning and the Minister of Economic Development.

(3)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Education is transferred to the
Minister of Learning.

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Advanced Education and Career
Development, except for the part related to Career Development and the
Personnel Administration Office, is transferred to the Minister of
Learning.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 1 - Ministry Support Services, Program 2 - Support for Adult
Learning and Program 3 - Support for Adult Learners, except for elements
3.1.1, 3.2.1, 3.2.4 and 3.2.8 and sub-program 3.3 of the operating expense
and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Advanced Education and Career Development is transferred
to the Minister of Learning.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Education is transferred to the Minister of
Learning.


Municipal Affairs
16(1)  The Minister of Municipal Affairs is designated as the Minister
responsible for the following enactments:

     (a)  Agricultural and Recreational Land Ownership Act;

     (b)  Alberta Housing Act;

     (c)  Border Areas Act;

     (d)  The Calgary-Canadian Pacific Transit Agreement Act;

     (e)  The Edmonton-Meadowview Agreement Act;

     (f)  sections 5 and 6 of the Family and Community Support Services
Act;

     (g)  section 1 of Schedule 11 of the Government Organization Act;

     (h)  Lloydminster Municipal Amalgamation Act;

     (i)  Local Authorities Election Act;

     (j)  Municipal Government Act;

     (k)  Parks Towns Act;

     (l)  Special Areas Act.

(2)  The responsibility for sections 14 to 18 and 19(a) and (d) of the
Public Highways Development Act, section 14(1)(b) of the Highway Traffic
Act and section 15 of the Motor Transport Act is transferred to the common
responsibility of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and the Minister of
Infrastructure.

(3)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to the
Minister of Municipal Affairs:

     (a)  Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act;

     (b)  Disaster Services Act;

     (c)  Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;

     (d)  Safety Codes Act;

     (e)  Schedule 10 of the Government Organization Act. 

(4)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the enactments referred
to in subsection (3) is transferred to the Minister of Municipal Affairs.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
sub-program 3.2 of Program 3 - Technical and Safety Services and Program 5
- Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy of the operating expense
and capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government
appropriation for Labour is transferred to the Minister of Municipal
Affairs.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
Program 5 - Disaster Services of the operating expense and capital
investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation for
Transportation and Utilities is transferred to the Minister of Municipal
Affairs.


Resource Development
17(1)   The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to
the Minister of Resource Development:

     (a)  Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act;

     (b)  Coal Conservation Act;

     (c)  Coal Sales Act;

     (d)  Electric Utilities Act;

     (e)  Energy Resources Conservation Act;

     (f)  Freehold Mineral Rights Tax Act;

     (g)  Gas Distribution Act;

     (h)  Gas Resources Preservation Act;

     (i)  Gas Utilities Act;

     (j)  Hydro and Electric Energy Act;

     (k)  The Mineral Titles Redemption Act;

     (l)  Mines and Minerals Act, except Part 10;

     (m)  Natural Gas Marketing Act;

     (n)  Natural Gas Price Administration Act;

     (o)  Natural Gas Pricing Agreement Act;

     (p)  Natural Gas Rebates Act;

     (q)  Oil and Gas Conservation Act;

     (r)  Oil Sands Conservation Act;

     (s)  Petroleum Incentives Program Act;

     (t)  Petroleum Marketing Act;

     (u)  Pipeline Act;

     (v)  Public Utilities Board Act;

     (w)  Rural Electrification Loan Act;

     (z)  Rural Electrification Long Term Financing Act;

     (y)  Rural Utilities Act;

     (z)  Small Power Research and Development Act;

     (aa) Take-or-pay Costs Sharing Act;

     (bb) Turner Valley Unit Operations Act;

     (cc) Water, Gas and Electric Companies Act, except section 4.

(2)  The responsibility for sections 152(g), (h) and (j) of the Mines and
Minerals Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of
Resource Development and Minister of Environment.

(3)  The responsibility for section 4 of the Water, Gas and Electric
Companies Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister
of Resource Development and the Minister of Infrastructure.

(4)  The responsibility for sections 2, 4 and 5 and the Schedule of the
Willmore Wilderness Park Act is transferred to the common responsibility of
the Minister of Resource Development and the Minister of Environment.

(5)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service administered by the Minister of Energy is transferred to the
Minister of Resource Development.

(6)  The responsibility for the administration of that part of the public
service directly employed in the administration of the Northern Alberta
Development Council Act is transferred to the Minister of Resource
Development.

(7)  The responsibility for the administration of Program 2 - Northern
Development of the operating expense supply vote of the 1999-2000
Government appropriation for Executive Council is transferred to the
Minister of Resource Development.

(8)  The responsibility for the administration of the operating expense and
capital investment supply vote of the 1999-2000 Government appropriation
for Energy is transferred to the Minister of Resource Development.

(9)  The responsibility for matters relating to forestry industry
development is transferred to the Minister of Resource Development.

(10)  The responsibility for the Northern Alberta Development Council Act
is transferred to the Associate Minister of Forestry.


Provincial Treasurer
18(1)  The Provincial Treasurer is designated as the Minister responsible
for the following enactments:

     (a)  Alberta Corporate Tax Act;

     (b)  Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act;

     (c)  Alberta Income Tax Act;

     (d)  Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation Act;

     (e)  Alberta Taxpayer Protection Act;

     (f)  Alberta Treasury Branches Act;

     (g)  Balanced Budget and Debt Retirement Act;

     (h)  Civil Service Garnishee Act;

     (i)  Credit Union Act;

     (j)  Farm Credit Stability Fund Act;

     (k)  Financial Administration Act;

     (l)  Financial Consumers Act;

     (m)  Fiscal Responsibility Act;

     (n)  Fuel Tax Act, except sections 8(1), (4), (6), (7) and (8),
25(c), 29(2), 31, 32.1 and 39(1)(e.2) and (v);

     (o)  Government Accountability Act;

     (p)  Government Fees and Charges Review Act;

     (q)  Hotel Room Tax Act;

     (r)  Insurance Act;

     (s)  Loan and Trust Corporations Act;

     (t)  Members of the Legislative Assembly Pension Plan Act;

     (u)  Municipal Debentures Act;

     (v)  Pension Fund Act;

     (w)  Public Sector Pension Plans Act;

     (x)  Securities Act;

     (y)  Small Business Term Assistance Fund Act;

     (z)  Statistics Bureau Act;

     (aa) Part 1 of the Telecommunications Act;

     (bb) Tobacco Tax Act;

     (cc) Utility Companies Income Tax Rebates Act.

(2)  The Provincial Treasurer is designated as the Minister responsible for
sections 8(1) and (8) and 39(1)(e.2) of the Fuel Tax Act, and the
Provincial Treasurer and the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural
Development are designated as the Ministers with common responsibility for
sections 8(4), (6) and (7), 25(c), 29(2), 31, 32.1 and 39(1)(v) of the Fuel
Tax Act.


Repeals
19   The following Regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Designation and Transfer of  Responsibility Regulation (AR
398/94);

     (b)  Agriculture and Rural Development Administrative Transfer Order
(AR 11/93);

     (c)  Environmental Protection Administrative Transfer Order (AR
12/93);

     (d)  Justice Administrative Transfer Order (AR 13/93).