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     Alberta Regulation 215/2000

     Wildlife Act

     WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 17, 2000

Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 79/2000) on October 12, 2000
pursuant to sections 15, 25 and 96 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 15 is amended

     (a)  in section 9(1)

               (i)  in clause (d)(i)

                         (A)  by striking out "6 lynx" wherever it
occurs and substituting "12 lynx";

                         (B)  by striking out "3 lynx" and
substituting "6 lynx";

                         (C)  by striking out "3 additional lynx" and
substituting "6 additional lynx";

               (ii) in clause (d)(ii)

                         (A)  by striking out "7 lynx" wherever it
occurs and substituting "14 lynx";

                         (B)  by striking out "4 lynx" and
substituting "8 lynx";

                         (C)  by striking out "4 additional lynx" and
substituting "8 additional lynx";

                         (D)  by striking out "or" at the end;

               (iii)     by adding the following after clause (d)(ii):

                                   (ii.1)    in Fur Management
Zone 3 or in WMU 357, 358, 359, 522, 523, 526 or 527

                                             (A)  after 8 lynx
have been killed in that registered fur management area if it does not
exceed 72 square miles in area, or

                                             (B)  if the area of
the registered fur management area exceeds 72 square miles, after 8 lynx,
plus an additional 4 lynx for each complete 36 square miles of area in
excess of 72 square miles of area, plus 4 additional lynx for any remaining
area of less than 36 square miles, have been killed in that registered fur
management area,

                                   (ii.2)    in Fur Management
Zone 6

                                             (A)  after 3 lynx
have been killed in that registered fur management area if it does not
exceed 72 square miles in area, or

                                             (B)  if the area of
the registered fur management area exceeds 72 square miles, after 3 lynx,
plus one additional lynx for each complete 36 square miles of area in
excess of 72 square miles of area, plus one additional lynx for any
remaining area of less than 36 square miles, have been killed in that
registered fur management area,

                                   or

               (iv) in clause (e)(i)

                         (A)  by striking out "WMUs" and substituting
"WMU";

                         (B)  by striking out "7 fisher" wherever it
occurs and substituting "10 fisher";

                         (C)  by striking out "4 fisher" and
substituting "6 fisher";

                         (D)  by striking out "4 additional fisher"
and substituting "6 additional fisher";

               (v)  in clause (e)(iv)

                         (A)  by striking out "5 fisher" wherever it
occurs and substituting "8 fisher";

                         (B)  by striking out "2 fisher" and
substituting "4 fisher";

                         (C)  by striking out "2 additional fisher"
and substituting "4 additional fisher";

     (b)  in section 15, in footnote 4, by striking out "coyote and";

     (c)  in Table 5, in the locations relating to coyote and both Fur
Management Zones 1 and 2, by striking out "O1-J314" and substituting
"O1-F28".


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     Alberta Regulation 216/2000

     Provincial Court Judges Act

     PROVINCIAL COURT JUDGES AND MASTERS IN CHAMBERS
     COMPENSATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 18, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 394/2000) on October 18,
2000 pursuant to section 17 of the Provincial Court Judges Act and section
14.2 of the Court of Queen's Bench Act.


1   The Provincial Court Judges and Masters in Chambers Compensation
Regulation (AR 176/98) is amended by this Regulation.


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

     (3)  For the period April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2003,

               (a)  the salary to be paid to the Chief Judge is $185
000 per year,

               (b)  the salary to be paid to an assistant chief judge
is $177 500 per year, and

               (c)  the salary to be paid to other full-time judges is
$170 000 per year.


3   Section 2 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after (2):

     (2.1)  Effective April 1, 2000, the remuneration to be paid to a
supernumerary judge for holding a sitting or otherwise acting as a
supernumerary judge is,

               (a)  for a full day, $760, and

               (b)  for only 1/2 a day, $380.

     (b)  in subsection (3) by striking out "subsections (1) and (2)" and
substituting "subsection (1), (2) or (3)".


4   The following is added after section 4:

Professional allowance
     4.1(1)  On and after April 1, 2000, a judge other than a
supernumerary judge is entitled to a professional allowance of $2500 per
year to be used for the following purposes as authorized by the Chief
Judge:

               (a)  the attendance at relevant conferences and seminars
that are related to the carrying out of the duties and functions of a
Provincial Court Judge;

               (b)  the buying of books and journals that are related
to the carrying out of the duties and functions of a Provincial Court
Judge;

               (c)  the maintenance of memberships in judicial and
professional organizations;

               (d)  the purchase of security systems for a Provincial
Court Judge's home and the monthly service charges for those systems.

     (2)  On and after April 1, 2000, a Master in Chambers other than a
Master in Chambers who performs the duties of a master in chambers on a
part-time basis is entitled to a professional allowance of $2500 per year
to be used for the following purposes as authorized by the Chief Justice of
the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta:

               (a)  the attendance at relevant conferences and seminars
that are related to the carrying out of the duties and functions of a
Master in Chambers;

               (b)  the buying of books and journals that are related
to the carrying out of the duties and functions of a Master in Chambers; 

               (c)  the maintenance of memberships in judicial and
professional organizations;

               (d)  the purchase of security systems for the home of a
Master in Chambers and the monthly service charges for those systems.


     Alberta Regulation 217/2000

     Municipal Government Act

     REGULATION TO AMEND EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
     VICINITY PROTECTION AREA AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 18, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 402/2000) on October 18,
2000 pursuant to section 693 of the Municipal Government Act.


1   The Edmonton International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Amendment
Regulation (AR 213/2000) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "AIRPORT URBAN USES (A-U)" and
substituting "AIRPORT URBAN DISTRICT (A-U)".


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     Alberta Regulation 218/2000

     Employment Pension Plans Act

     EMPLOYMENT PENSION PLANS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 18, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 404/2000) on October 18,
2000 pursuant to section 62 of the Employment Pension Plans Act.


1   The Employment Pension Plans Regulation (AR 35/2000) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 2:

Application of legislation to new Universities Academic Pension Plan
     2.1   The Act and this Regulation apply to the single new pension
plan that is collectively referred to as the "other pension plans" in
section 14(1)(a) of Schedule 3 to the Public Sector Pension Plans Act (and
that is also to be called the "Universities Academic Pension Plan") subject
to the exemptions and other provisions that are contained in Schedule 0.1.


3   Section 25(1)(b) is amended by striking out "the plan's 3 most recent
audited financial statements" and substituting the following:

     (i)  the plan's 3 most recent audited financial statements, and

     (ii) any participation agreement that is relevant to that member


4   Section 48 is amended 

     (a)  in subsection (3) by adding a comma after "a plan" before
clause (a);

     (b)  in subsection (4)(a) by striking out "each payments" and
substituting "each payment".


5   Schedule 0.1, contained in the Schedule to this Regulation, is added
before Schedule 1.


6   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2001.


     SCHEDULE

     SCHEDULE 0.1
     (Section 2.1)

     EXEMPTIONS AND OTHER PROVISIONS FOR
     UNIVERSITIES ACADEMIC PENSION      PLAN

Interpretation
     1(1)  In this Schedule, "Plan" means the new Universities Academic
Pension Plan referred to in section 2.1 of this Regulation.

     (2)  A reference in this Schedule to a numbered section of this
Regulation is a reference to the section of this Regulation preceding the
Schedules that bears that number, except where the reference is to this
Schedule itself.

     (3)  References in this Schedule to section 48(3) are to be taken to
be references to section 48(3) as contained in section 10(1) of this
Schedule.

     (4)  With respect to the Plan, the words in section 2(1)(w) of this
Regulation "or (c)" are to be treated as not existing.

Application
     2   This Schedule applies, and applies only, to the Plan.

Participation agreement
     3(1)  Section 5.01(2) of the Act does not apply with respect to the
Plan.

     (2)  To participate in the Plan, employers and, to the extent that
employers have academic staff associations, those associations must be
signatories either to

               (a)  the relevant trust deed or agreement or similar
document referred to in section 5.01(1) of the Act, where that instrument
meets the conditions set out in section 5(2)(a) to (c) of this Regulation,
or

               (b)  one or more participation agreements referred to in
section 5.01(2) of the Act.

Benefits and entitlements on Plan termination
     4   The Plan is exempt from section 21(1)(d)(iv) of the Act provided
that the Plan provides in effect that on the withdrawal of all or any of
the employers from the Plan those employers are to establish a successor
pension plan or plans that will take over all the assets and liabilities of
the Plan that relate to those employers, with accrued benefits and other
rights being fully protected.

Entitlement of employees to join Plan
     5   The Plan is exempt from section 22(1) and (2) of the Act and
section 30(1) and (so far as it relates to section 22(1) of the Act)
section 30(2) of this Regulation in respect of any employee who is employed
under a term contract of employment entered into before January 1, 2001,
and the exemption expires on the expiry of that contract.

Vesting
     6   With respect to the Plan,

               (a)  in section 23(1) and (2) of the Act, "1987" is to
be treated as reading "1994", and 

               (b)  in section 23(2) and (2.1) of the Act, "2000" is to
be treated as reading "2001".

Locking in
     7   With respect to the Plan, in section 27(1)(a) and (b)(i) of the
Act, "the initial qualification date" is to be treated as reading "January
1, 1994".

Fund holders
     8   With respect to the Plan, section 39(1) of the Act is to be
regarded as having the following clause added to it after clause (c):

               (c.1)     the Investment Management Division of Alberta's
Treasury Department,

Manner and extent of transfers
     9   The Plan is exempt from section 57(3) of the Act and section 35
of this Regulation to the extent that the transfer in question is in
respect of benefits relating to employment before 1992.

Solvency tests and funding of the Plan
     10(1)  The Plan is exempt from section 48(3), (4) and (5) of this
Regulation and the following subsections apply instead:

               (3)  Subject to subsection (4) and section 49(2) of this
Regulation,

                         (a)  an employer shall pay into the Plan, in
respect of current employment, an amount of employer contributions on a
monthly basis equal to the normal actuarial cost allocated to the employer,
as stated in the most recent actuarial valuation report and cost
certificate filed (taken together) or in either, and

                         (b)  an employer and its employees shall pay
into the Plan, in accordance with the terms of the Plan,

                                   (i)  subject to subsection
(3.1), with respect to the Plan's unfunded liability in respect of
employment that was recognized as pensionable, and the benefits that were
in place, as at December 31, 1991, monthly payments, expressed as a
percentage of payroll, which, together with payments made by the Crown in
right of Alberta under its liability as to partial funding of that unfunded
liability, as imposed by Schedule 3 to the Public Sector Pension Plans
(Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR 365/93), are sufficient to amortize
that unfunded liability on or before December 31, 2043,

                                   (ii) if the Plan has any other
unfunded liability, payments consisting of equal monthly payments that are
sufficient to amortize that unfunded liability over a period not exceeding
15 years from the review date relating to the establishment of that
unfunded liability, and

                                   (iii)     subject to subsection
(3.2), if the Plan has a solvency deficiency, payments consisting of equal
monthly payments that are sufficient to amortize the solvency deficiency
over a period not exceeding 5 years from the review date relating to the
establishment of the solvency deficiency.

               (3.1)  Once an actuarial valuation report prepared
pursuant to a review referred to in section 9(3)(c) of this Regulation
shows that no unfunded liability referred to in subsection (3)(b)(i)
exists, the exemption from section 48(3) of this Regulation that is given
by subsection (3)(b)(i) ceases to apply.

               (3.2)  The Plan is exempt, in respect of employment that
was recognized as pensionable, and the benefits that were in place, as at
December 31, 1991, from subsection (3)(b)(iii) until

                         (a)  an actuarial valuation report referred
to in subsection (3.1) shows that no solvency deficiency exists in relation
to that period of employment or those benefits, or

                         (b)  January 1, 2011,

               whichever is the later.

               (3.3)  Once the exemption referred to in subsection (3.1)
or created by subsection (3.2) expires, the loss of that exemption remains
permanent, regardless of anything that may happen afterwards.

               (4)  Special payments referred to in subsection
(3)(b)(ii) and (iii) may instead be made by way of monthly payments
expressed in such a manner that

                         (a)  each payment is a constant percentage
of the future payroll of the members projected as of the date of the
original establishment of the unfunded liability or solvency deficiency,
and

                         (b)  the actuarial present value of all the
payments over the period selected, not exceeding the maximum period
referred to in subsection (3)(b)(ii) or (iii), as the case may be, is equal
to that liability or deficiency.

     (2)  Section 48(9) of this Regulation is to be regarded as having the
following exception added at the end:

               , except that, with respect to the Plan, until the
exemption created by subsection (3.2) expires, where an experience gain
with respect to solvency arises from employment after 1991, it may be used
to amortize or reduce solvency deficiencies arising in chronological order
from post-1991 employment instead of or before solvency deficiencies that
arise from pre-1992 employment.

     (3)  Section 48(10)(b)(iii) of this Regulation is to be regarded as
reading as follows:

                         (iii)     until the exemption referred to in
subsection (3.1) expires and to the extent that the excess assets arose in
respect of employment after 1991, applied to reduce employer or employee
contributions or both and, once that exemption has expired, applied to
reduce employer or employee contributions or both, or

     (4)  Section 48 of this Regulation is to be regarded as having the
following subsection added after subsection (10):

               (10.1)  Notwithstanding subsection (10)(a), with respect
to the Plan, excess assets arising from post-1991 employment need not be
used to amortize or reduce an unfunded liability referred to in subsection
(3)(b)(i), but this subsection ceases to apply with permanent effect as
soon as the exemption referred to in subsection (3.1) expires.

     (5)  The reference in section 48(15) of this Regulation to section
48(3)(b) and (c) is to be treated as a reference to section 48(3)(b)(ii)
and (iii) instead.


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     Alberta Regulation 219/2000

     Government Organization Act

     CORPORATE REGISTRY DOCUMENT HANDLING PROCEDURES
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 31, 2000

Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. GS:004/00) on October 27,
2000 pursuant to Schedule 13, section 9 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Corporate Registry Document Handling Procedures Regulation (AR
9/98) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 18 is amended by renumbering it as section 18(1) and by adding
the following after subsection (1):

     (2)  The form, format and content of all certificates that the
Registrar is authorized or required to issue pursuant to the Business
Corporations Act or the Partnership Act, or pursuant to a court order under
either Act, are as determined by the Registrar.