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     Alberta Regulation 220/2000

     Regulations Act

     MISCELLANEOUS CORRECTION AND REPEAL REGULATION

     Filed:  November 1, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 412/2000) on November 1,
2000 pursuant to section 10 of the Regulations Act.


1   The Capital Region Sewage Commission Regulation (AR 129/85) is amended
by repealing the title and substituting "Alberta Capital Region Wastewater
Commission Regulation".


2   The Regulations Act Regulation (AR 288/99) is amended in section 2(2)
by striking out "members" and substituting "numbers".


3   The Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Regulation (AR 86/2000)
is amended in section 6(2)(b) by striking out "12(4)" and substituting
"12(5)".


4   The Stock Yard Regulation (AR 197/98) is amended in section 11(2)(c) by
striking out "Livestock Market Regulation (AR 344/79) and the Livestock
Assembling Station Regulation (AR 269/79)" and substituting "Livestock
Market and Livestock Assembling Station Regulation (AR 70/2000)".


5   The following Regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Motion Picture Agreement Regulation (AR 292/88);

     (b)  Loan and Guarantee Regulation (AR 432/82);

     (c)  Petroleum Incentives Program Regulation (AR 220/82);

     (d)  The Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority Regulations (AR
95/75);

     (e)  Utility Companies Income Tax Rebates Regulation (AR 144/78);

     (f)  The Fees Regulation (AR 288/90).


     Alberta Regulation 221/2000

     Universities Act

     ANIMAL WELFARE REGULATION

     Filed:  November 1, 2000

Made by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (M.O. 29,
2000) on October 17, 2000 and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in
Council (O.C. 416/2000) on November 1, 2000  pursuant to section 52 of the
Universities Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Animal care    2
Committee 3
Use approval   4
Enforcement responsibilities  5

     Dogs

Acquisition    6
Dog premises   7
Records   8
Dogs made available 9
Claiming dogs  10
Identification 11

     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal    12
Expiry    13


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "animal" means any living non-human vertebrate and any living
invertebrate of the class cephalopoda, including free-living and
reproducing larval forms, raised for or used in research, teaching,
breeding or testing purposes at a university;

     (b)  "Guide" means the Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental
Animals, volume 1, 2nd edition, 1993 and volume 2, 1984, guidelines and
policies, as amended or replaced from time to time, published by the
Canadian Council on Animal Care;

     (c)  "Terms of Reference document" means the Terms of Reference for
Animal Care Committees, 2000, as amended or revised from time to time,
published by the Canadian Council on Animal Care.


Animal care
2   Animals at a university must be cared for and maintained in accordance
with the Guide.


Committee
3(1)  The president of a university or the president's designate who is a
senior officer of the university must establish an Animal Care  Committee
composed of members who meet the requirements of the Terms of Reference
document.

(2)  An Animal Care Committee must act

     (a)  in accordance with the Terms of Reference document, and

     (b)  as a  liaison between  the Department of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Development and the university.


Use approval
4   Research, teaching or testing involving animals at a university  may be
undertaken only if the Animal Care Committee has reviewed and approved the
use of animals in the proposed research, teaching or testing.


Enforcement responsibilities
5   A university, on the request of the Minister of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Development, must take whatever action is necessary to ensure
compliance with this Regulation.


     Dogs

Acquisition
6   A university, on acquisition of an unclaimed dog, must at its own
expense cause the dog to be transported to the university.


Dog premises
7   A university must ensure that all places where dogs are kept or housed
meet the standards of animal care set out in the Guide.


Records
8(1)  Records of all dogs acquired or used by a university must be
maintained and must include

     (a)  a description or other identification of each dog,

     (b)  the date and source from which the dog was acquired,

     (c)  the date on which, and the purpose for which, the dog was used,
and

     (d)  the method of humane destruction of each dog or other humane
disposition of it.

(2)  The university's records maintained under subsection (1) must be
available, on request, during regular business hours to the Minister of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, the Minister's delegate and an
official of the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
for one year after the disposal of the animal.

(3)  A university must submit on request of the Minister of Agriculture,
Food and Rural Development copies of its records under subsection (1) to
the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.


Dogs made available
9   A faculty or school at a university may make its unused dogs available
to other faculties or schools at a university.


Claiming dogs
10(1)  Any person making a reasonable application to the official in charge
of the dog-holding facility at a university must be allowed access to the
facility where pre-use animals are kept.

(2)  Any person claiming a dog from the pre-use section of the dog-holding
facility at a university may recover the dog after completing a declaration
of ownership and on payment of the costs of caring for the animal, not
exceeding $150.00.


Identification
11   If a dog during the pre-use holding period is found to be carrying a
Canadian Kennel Club Record tattoo or other form of identification, the
official in charge of the dog-holding facility must cause a reasonable
attempt to be made to notify the owner before any experimental use of the
dog is undertaken.


     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal
12   The Regulations for Housing, Care and Treatment of Animals Used for
Biological or Medical Purposes (AR 333/72) are repealed.


Expiry
13   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 1, 2005.


     Alberta Regulation 222/2000

     Local Authorities Election Act

     CALGARY ELECTION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 1, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 421/2000) on November 1,
2000 pursuant to section 161 of the Local Authorities Election Act.


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Local Authorities Election Act;

     (b)  "Form 8" means Form 8 of Schedule 1 under the Local Authorities
Election Forms Regulation.


Modification of election procedure
2(1)  The system for the conduct and procedure of an election or a vote
under the Act is modified for use by the City of Calgary to the extent
provided as follows:

     (a)  a card having only the same contents as Form 8 is to be created
for every elector enumerated in an enumeration conducted pursuant to bylaw
no. 8M86 of the City of Calgary or any successor to that bylaw;

     (b)  on election day the cards for each voting station must be kept
by a deputy for that station;

     (c)  on election day an elector attending at a voting station must
obtain his or her card and then present the card to the deputy issuing
ballots;

     (d)  corrections to information on a card must be initialled by the
elector;

     (e)  if no card had been created for an elector or the card cannot
be located, the deputy must create a card for that elector that has the
same information as contained in Form 8;

     (f)  the deputy may only issue a ballot if the elector makes the
statement referred to in section 52(1)(b) of the Act and the elector signs
the card;

     (g)  immediately after issuing the ballot the deputy must complete
the card.

(2)  The cards marked in accordance with subsection (1) constitute the
voting register.


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


Repeal
4   The City of Calgary Election Regulation (AR 274/83) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 223/2000

     Municipal Government Act

     PLANNING EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 1, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 423/2000) on November 1,
2000 pursuant to section 618 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Application re subdivision    2
Application re development or subdivision    3
Application re development    4
Repeal    5
Expiry    6

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation, 

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

     (b)  "regulations" means the regulations made under Part 17 of the
Act, other than this Regulation. 


Application re subdivision
2(1)  Part 17 of the Act and the regulations do not apply to a subdivision
if

     (a)  the purpose of the subdivision is to permit the Minister of
Environment to acquire an estate or interest in the land to be used for a
purpose described in subsection (2), or

     (b)  the subdivision is effected by way of a lease of an area or
areas of common property made pursuant to sections 40 and 41 of the
Condominium Property Act, and the area or areas contained in the lease do
not exceed 140 square metres in the aggregate.

(2)  The purposes referred to in subsection (1)(a) are as follows:

     (a)  providing for the construction, operation and maintenance of
works undertaken by the Minister of Environment pursuant to the provisions
of the Water Act for 

               (i)  lake stabilization and protection, 

               (ii) river or stream bank stabilization and protection,
or 

               (iii)     the storage, control of flow or diversion of water; 

     (b)  providing for land assembly in a Restricted Development Area or
Water Conservation Area established under section 4 of Schedule 5 of the
Government Organization Act;

     (c)  establishing provincial parks and recreation areas under the
Provincial Parks Act; 

     (d)  providing for the management, conservation or preservation of
fish and wildlife, wildlife sanctuaries, seasonal sanctuaries, habitat
conservation areas, wildlife control areas and bird sanctuaries under the
Wildlife Act; 

     (e)  establishing wilderness areas, ecological reserves and natural
areas under the Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves and Natural Areas
Act. 


Application re development or subdivision
3   Part 17 of the Act and the regulations do not apply to a development or
subdivision if the development or subdivision is effected solely for the
purpose of

     (a)  a transmission line or electric distribution system, as those
expressions are defined in the Hydro and Electric Energy Act; 

     (b)  the construction, replacement, extension, alteration,
modification, dismantling, abandonment, operation or maintenance of
irrigation works if the corporation effecting the development or
subdivision is an irrigation district as defined in the Irrigation
Districts Act; 

     (c)  providing for recreation services under the Recreation
Development Act; 

     (d)  establishing historic sites or archeological resources under
the Historical Resources Act.


Application re development
4   Part 17 of the Act and the regulations do not apply to a development of
lands and buildings, including the bridges giving access to those lands and
buildings, within the area described in the Schedule if the development is
effected solely for the purposes of a multi-use coliseum and ancillary
uses.


Repeal
5   The Planning Act Exemption Regulation (AR 130/78) is repealed.


Expiry
6   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on June 30, 2005.


     SCHEDULE


All lands contained within the heavy black line shown in the map below
which may be legally described as follows: 

     1   Plan C Block 110 Lots 13 to 20 inclusive and Lots 35 to 40
inclusive excepting the North 66 Foot throughout of Lots 35 to 40. 

     2   Plan 3819 N Block 110 Lots 1 to 11 inclusive. 

     3   Plan 4813 N All of Block 111. 

     4   Certificates of Titles 781047013, 771042861, 771022823,
781047013A, 770142861A, 771022823A. 

     5   Those portions of 4A Street and 5th Street S.E. lying south of
the South limit of 14th Avenue S.E. 

     6   Plan 5074 F.R.  That portion of the North 145.8 Metres, more or
less, of Block A which lies to the east of the southerly production of the
west boundary of 4th Street S.E. excepting the following described land: 

          that land covered by a part of the Agricultural Building
structure. 


Calgary





NOTE:  In the event of any conflict or omission between the written legal
description and the map, the map prevails. 


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     Alberta Regulation 224/2000

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 1, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 424/2000) on November 1,
2000 pursuant to Schedules 1 to 5, section 12 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 8 is amended by striking out "Travel, Subsistence" and
substituting "Public Service Subsistence, Travel".


3   Schedule 5 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after section 3:

Remuneration
     3.1(1)  Remuneration is to be paid to or on behalf of all members and
the chair of the Board.

     (2)  The rates of the remuneration payable are to be the same as
those payable under Part A of Schedule 1 to the Committee Remuneration
Order in Council that is in force from time to time (O.C. 108/2000 at the
time of the enactment of this subsection).

     (3)  Unless the Provincial Treasurer otherwise directs the Board in
writing, where remuneration is payable under this section to or on behalf
of an employee of the Crown, it belongs to the Crown and is to be paid to
the Provincial Treasurer.

     (b)  by adding the following after section 4.1:

Indemnificia-tion of Investment Committee members
     4.2(1)  In addition to indemnifications under section 8.1 in the
portion of this Regulation preceding Schedule 1, the Plan indemnifies an
individual

          (a)  who, in the opinion of the Board, possesses specialized
skills, and

          (b)  who is appointed a member of the Investment Committee of
the Board by the Board,

     for any damages or legal and other expenses incurred in defending an
administrative or civil claim against that individual.

     (2)  Subject to subsection (1), an indemnification under that
subsection covers 

          (a)  anything done by the individual in good faith, or

          (b)  any omission on his part to act provided that he has
acted in good faith generally,

     in the performance of his duties as a member of the Investment
Committee.

     (3)  The costs of an indemnification under this section are to be
paid from the plan fund.



     Alberta Regulation 225/2000

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     REGULATION TO REPEAL REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE
     SALE AND PURCHASE OF HOGS UNDER AN AGREEMENT OF
     FORWARD DELIVERY FOR EXPORT CONDITIONS OF SALE

     Filed:  November 3, 2000

Made by the Alberta Pork Producers Development Corporation on September 28,
2000 pursuant to section 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Regulations Relating to the Sale and Purchase of Hogs Under an
Agreement of Forward Delivery for Export Conditions of Sale (AR 317/75) are
repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 226/2000

     Oil Sands Conservation Act

     OIL SANDS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 9, 2000

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on November 8, 2000 pursuant
to section 21 of the Oil Sands Conservation Act.


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


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (1);

     (b)  in subsection (2) by repealing clauses (e) to (h), (j), (m),
(n), (q) to (u), (aa) and (bb).


3   Section 4(5), (6) and (7) are amended by striking out "area" and
substituting "site".


4   Section 7(1)(b) is amended by striking out "Department of the
Environment" and substituting "Department of Environment".


5   Section 12 is repealed.


6   Section 19(c) is amended by striking out "Minister of Energy" and
substituting "Minister of Resource Development".


7   Section 21(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (2)  When the temperature conditions differ from 15øC, conversion of
the volume from the temperature under which the measurement is made to 15øC
must be made in accordance with the API/ASTM Manual of Petroleum
Measurement Standards, Chapter 11.1-Volume Correction Factors, Volume VII,
Table 54A.


8   Section 23 is repealed.


9   Section 25 is repealed.


10   Section 27(b) is amended by striking out "area" and substituting "mine
site".


11   Section 32 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "An" and substituting "When
requested, an";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "in the mine wall" and
substituting "within the mine site".


12   Section 39(3) is repealed.


13   The following is added after section 41:

Records and reports
     41.1   The licensee of a well or the representative of the licensee
of a well shall keep and file with the Board records and reports relating
to the operations of the well in accordance with section 12.010 of the Oil
and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71).


14   Section 44(2) is amended by striking out "on Form TOS-1".


15   Section 46 is repealed.


16   Section 50 is repealed.


17   Sections 52 and 53 are repealed.


18   Section 59 is repealed.


19   The following is added after section 61:

     PART 7

     EXPIRY

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


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     Alberta Regulation 227/2000

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AND CERTIFICATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 10, 2000

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on August
18, 2000 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry
Training Act.


1   The Apprenticeship Program and Certification Regulation (AR 1/92) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 32.2 is amended by renumbering it as section 32.2(1) and by
adding the following after subsection (1): 

     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), in the case of persons engaged
in the operation, testing or servicing of wellhead boom trucks as provided
for under the Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator Trade Regulation (AR
160/2000), the amount of time spent working in the wellhead boom truck
craft of the boom truck branch of the trade that must be completed by a
person for the purposes of section 32.4 is the same amount of time as the
total amount of time required to complete the term of apprenticeship
prescribed under that Regulation for the wellhead boom truck craft.


     Alberta Regulation 228/2000

     Electric Utilities Act

     LIABILITY PROTECTION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 425/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 72 of the Electric Utilities Act.


1   The Liability Protection Regulation (AR 42/2000) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 3 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  in clause (c) by striking out "and" after subclause
(iii), adding "and" after subclause (iv) and adding the following after
subclause (iv):

                         (v)  a person that pursuant to a contract
with the Transmission Administrator provides system support services to the
Transmission Administrator;

               (ii) by repealing clause (d) and substituting the
following:

                         (d)  "transmission person act "means

                                   (i)  any act or omission carried
out or purportedly carried out by a transmission person referred to in
clause (c)(i) to (iv) in exercising duties and functions of the
Transmission Administrator under the Act, or

                                   (ii) any act or omission carried
out or purportedly carried out by a transmission person referred to in
clause (c)(v) in providing system support services to the Transmission
Administrator pursuant to a contract.

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (5):

     (5.1)  Subsection (5) does not apply where the transmission person is
a person described in subsection (1)(c)(v).


     Alberta Regulation 229/2000

     Livestock Diseases Act

     DESTRUCTION AND DISPOSAL OF DEAD ANIMALS REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 435/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 10 of the Livestock Diseases Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Methods of disposal 2
Rendering plant     3
Diagnosis of animal diseases  4
Dead animal as food 5
Advisory committee  6
Repeal    7
Expiry    8



Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "composting", in respect of a dead animal, means decomposing
the dead animal or a part of it through a controlled bio-oxidation process
that results in a stable humus-like material;

     (b)  "dead animal" means 

               (i)  a domestic mammal or bird, or part of a domestic
mammal or bird, that has died from a cause other than having been
slaughtered for human consumption, and

               (ii) inedible offal or condemned material from animals
slaughtered for human consumption;

     (c)  "licensed", in respect of a rendering plant, means licensed
under the Health of Animals Act (Canada);

     (d)  "natural disposal", in respect of a dead animal, means
disposing of the dead animal in order to allow scavenging;

     (e)  "owner", in respect of a dead animal, means the owner of the
dead animal or a person who is in possession or control of it;

     (f)  "rendering plant" means a rendering plant as defined in the 
Health of Animals Act (Canada);

     (g)  "reportable disease" means

               (i)  a disease designated as a reportable disease under
the Health of Animals Act (Canada), or

               (ii) a communicable disease referred to in section 1 of
the Designated Communicable Diseases Regulation (AR 8/98).


Methods of disposal
2(1)   The owner of a dead animal shall dispose of the animal within 48
hours of its death in accordance with this section.

(2)  When an animal is known or suspected to have died from an infectious
disease that can be spread by scavengers or insects or from a reportable
disease, the owner of the animal shall dispose of it in accordance with the
directions of an inspector appointed under the Health of Animals Act
(Canada) or a veterinary inspector appointed under the Livestock Diseases
Act, but in no case may the animal be disposed of by natural disposal.

(3)  The owner of a dead animal that has been euthanised with drugs or
other chemical substances shall immediately take steps to prevent
scavengers from gaining access to the dead animal between the time the
animal is euthanised and the final disposal of the animal.

(4)  Subject to subsection (2), the owner of a dead animal shall dispose of
it by 

     (a)  burying it in a farm burial pit, if

               (i)  the weight of dead animals in the pit does not
exceed 2500 kg,

               (ii) the pit is

                         (A)  at least 100 metres from wells or other
domestic water intakes, streams, creeks, ponds, springs and high water
marks of lakes and at least 25 metres from the edge of a coulee, major cut
or embankment,

                         (B)  at least 100 metres from any
residences,

                         (C)  at least 100 metres from any livestock
facilities, including pastures, situated on land owned or leased by another
person,

                         (D)  at least 300 metres from a primary
highway,

                         (E)  at least 100 metres from a secondary
highway, and

                         (F)  at least 50 metres from any other road
allowance,

               (iii)     the pit is covered with 

                         (A)  a minimum of one metre of loose soil or
0.6 metres of compacted soil, or

                         (B)  a wooden or metal lid that is designed
to exclude scavengers, if quicklime is applied to the dead animal in
sufficient quantities to control flies and odour,

               and

               (iv) the bottom of the pit is at least one metre above
the seasonal highwater table,

     (b)  burying it in a Class I or Class II landfill as defined in the
Waste Control Regulation (AR 192/96), if the site has a full-time operator
who agrees to immediately bury the dead animal,

     (c)  burning it in accordance with

               (i)  the Substance Release Regulation (AR 124/93), or

               (ii) the Code of Practice for Small Incinerators,
published by the Department of Environment,

     (d)  composting

               (i)  in a Class I compost facility as defined in the
Waste Control Regulation (AR 192/96) that is designed, constructed and
operated in accordance with sections 6 and 7 of the Code of Practice for
Compost Facilities, published by the Department of Environment, or

               (ii) subject to subsection (5), in a farm open compost
pile that is

                         (A)  located at least 100 metres from wells
or other domestic water intakes, streams, creeks, ponds, springs and
highwater marks of lakes and at least 25 metres from the edge of a coulee,
major cut or embankment,

                         (B)  located at least 100 metres from any
residences,

                         (C)  designed in a manner that will exclude
scavengers, and

                         (D)  at least 100 metres from any livestock
facilities, including pastures, situated on land owned or leased by another
person,

     (e)  transporting it to a licensed rendering plant for disposal, or

     (f)  subject to subsection (6), natural disposal.

(5)  Where under subsection (4)(d)(ii) animals are to be composted in a
farm open compost pile,

     (a)  each animal or part of it must not exceed 100 kilograms,

     (b)  the maximum volume of the animals or parts of them must not
exceed 25% of the total compost pile, and

     (c)  the animals or parts of them must be covered by at least 15 cm
of composting material.

(6)  Subject to subsection (2), a dead animal, other than inedible offal or
condemned material, may be disposed of by natural disposal if

     (a)  the animal is disposed of on property owned or leased by the
owner of the animal,

     (b)  the animal was not euthanised with drugs or other chemical
substances,

     (c)  the total weight of the animals being disposed of at any one
site does not exceed 1000 kg,

     (d)  there is a distance of at least 500 metres between disposal
sites,

     (e)  the disposal site is

               (i)  at least 500 metres from wells or other domestic
water intakes, streams, creeks, ponds, water wells, springs and high water
marks of lakes and at least 25 metres from the edge of a coulee, major cut
or embankment,
                    
               (ii) at least 400 metres from any livestock facilities,
including pastures, situated on land owned or leased by another person,

               (iii)     at least 400 metres from any residences,

               (iv) at least 400 metres from any road allowance, and

               (v)  at least 400 metres from any provincial park,
recreation area, natural area, ecological reserve, wilderness area or
forest recreation area,

     and

     (f)  disposing by natural disposal does not create a nuisance.

(7)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the owner of a dead animal  may store
the dead animal for more than 48 hours after its death if it is stored

     (a)  for not more than one week in an enclosed structure with
impervious walls and floors that have been constructed for the storage of
dead animals,

     (b)  outside during winter months when the ambient temperature is
low enough to keep the dead animal completely frozen, or

     (c)  in a freezer unit.


Rendering plant
3(1)   The owner or operator of a rendering plant shall ensure that

     (a)  a dead animal rendered at the plant is subjected to such
temperature and pressure as is necessary to render every portion of the
carcass free from all viable pathogenic organisms, and

     (b)  microbiological quality assurance processes are in place to
prevent the occurrence of viable pathogenic organisms.

(2)  The owner or operator of a rendering plant when shipping material from
a dead animal to another rendering plant shall ensure that

     (a)  the material is shipped in such a manner so as to prevent

               (i)  any dissemination of pathogenic organisms into the
environment from the leakage of blood or other body fluids, and

               (ii) the contamination of any animal or human food,

     (b)  the other rendering plant will render the material free of all
viable pathogenic organisms, and

     (c)  a complete record is kept of the shipment, including the date
of shipment, method of transport and the name and address of the rendering
plant to which it was shipped.


Diagnosis of animal diseases
4   Nothing in this Regulation prohibits the collection and transport of a
dead animal as may be required by a veterinarian or the owner of the dead
animal for the diagnosis of animal diseases.


Dead animal as food
5   No person shall feed a dead animal to other food producing animals
unless

     (a)  the material from the dead animal has been properly rendered at
a licensed rendering plant and the prohibition to feed prohibited material
to ruminants under the Health of Animals Regulation (Canada) is complied
with, or

     (b)  the feeding of the material is a recognized means of
stimulating natural immunity for specific disease conditions and the
prohibition to feed prohibited material to ruminants under the Health of
Animals Regulation (Canada) is complied with.


Advisory committee
6   The Minister may appoint an advisory committee under section 7 of the
Government Organization Act consisting of both government and industry
representatives to oversee the  implementation of this Regulation.

Repeal
7   The Regulations Regarding the Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals
(AR 128/66) are repealed.


Expiry
8   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 November 30, 2005.


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     Alberta Regulation 230/2000

     Alberta Health Care Insurance Act

     ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 437/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 6 of the Alberta Health Care Insurance Act.


1   The Alberta Health Care Insurance Regulation (AR 216/81) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1(2), (3) and (4) are repealed and the following is
substituted:

     (2)  For the purposes of section 5(3) of the Act, a person is
"temporarily absent from Alberta" if the person

               (a)  stays in another province for a period that will
not exceed 12 consecutive months, or

               (b)  stays outside Canada for a period that will not
exceed 6 consecutive months,

     and the person intends to return to and maintain permanent residence
in Alberta on the conclusion of the stay outside Alberta.

     (3)  The Minister may extend any period referred to in subsection (2)
for a further period of time that the Minister considers proper,

               (a)  if the person provides evidence satisfactory to the
Minister that the person intends to return to and maintain permanent
residence in Alberta after the extended period of time, or

               (b)  if, in the opinion of the Minister, there are
unforeseen and extenuating circumstances.


3   Section 14 is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

     (1.1)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if a resident leaves Alberta
for the purpose of establishing permanent residence outside Alberta and the
spouse of the resident

               (a)  maintains a home in Alberta,

               (b)  is not living apart from the resident pursuant to a
court order or separation agreement or otherwise, and

               (c)  intends to join the resident,

     the resident is entitled to continue coverage under the Plan for a
period not exceeding 12 months beginning the day the resident ceases to be
resident in Alberta.


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     Alberta Regulation 231/2000

     Business Corporations Act

     BUSINESS CORPORATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 440/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 254 of the Business Corporations Act.


1   The Business Corporations Regulation (AR 118/2000) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 25:

Financial assistance disclosure
     25.1(1)  A disclosure under section 42(3) of the Act must include the
following information:
     
               (a)  the identity of the recipient of the financial
assistance and the recipient's relationship to the corporation;

               (b)  a description of the financial assistance, which
must include

                         (i)  the nature and extent of the financial
assistance given,

                         (ii) the amount of the financial assistance,

                         (iii)     the terms on which the financial
assistance was given, and

                         (iv) the purpose of the financial
assistance.

     (2)  A corporation must make the disclosure required by section 42(3)
of the Act by sending the information to be disclosed to the shareholders
within 90 days after giving the financial assistance.

     (3)  A corporation must disclose to the shareholders any increase in
the amount of the financial assistance and any changes to the terms on
which the financial assistance was given within 90 days of the change.

     (4)  Where a disclosure required by section 42(3) of the Act  has
previously been made and the obligation of the recipient or the corporation
in respect of the financial assistance is still outstanding, the
corporation must place before the shareholders at each annual meeting a
document disclosing

               (a)  the outstanding balance, as of the end of the most
recent fiscal year of the corporation,

                         (i)  on any loan made to the recipient by
the corporation, or

                         (ii) on any loan of the recipient guaranteed
by the corporation,

               and

               (b)  the nature and extent of any breach by the
recipient of the recipient's obligation to repay the loan made by the
corporation or whether any liability under a guarantee has been invoked in
respect of a loan of the recipient guaranteed by the corporation.


3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the
Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2000.


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     Alberta Regulation 232/2000

     Municipal Government Act

     REGIONAL SHOPPING CENTRE ALLOCATION
     OF ASSESSMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 443/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 603 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Purpose   2
Application of regulation     3
Application for allocation of assessment     4
Calculation of allocation of assessment 5
Effect of allocation of assessment 6
Provision of information 7
Charges   8
Recalculation  9
Review    10
Repeal    11
Expiry    12
Coming into force   13


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation, 

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

     (b)  "allocation of assessment" means the allocation of the total
assessment of a regional shopping centre among the components of the
regional shopping centre;

     (c)  "anchor tenant" means a tenant in a regional shopping centre
that is prescribed as an anchor tenant in a Ministerial Order referred to
in subsection (2);

     (d)  "assessed person" means the assessed person of the regional
shopping centre;

     (e)  "commercial retail unit" or "CRU" means a retail or service
premises in a regional shopping centre, other than the following:

               (i)  anchor tenant premises;

               (ii) free-standing premises;

               (iii)     office premises;

               (iv) hotel premises;

               (v)  the exterior common area and interior common area;

     (f)  "component" of a regional shopping centre means the following:

               (i)  each anchor tenant premises;

               (ii) the aggregate of the CRU premises;

               (iii)     each free-standing premises;

               (iv) the aggregate interior common area;

               (v)  the aggregate exterior common area;

               (vi) each premises that is not included in any of
subclauses (i) to (v), including office premises and hotel premises;

     (g)  "exterior common area" includes that part of a regional
shopping centre that consists of pavement, parking structures and land;

     (h)  "interior common area" means that part of the gross building
area of a regional shopping centre that is not gross leasable area;

     (i)  "office premises" means any area within a regional shopping
centre that consists of more than 6 offices and is specifically designated
to be used for office purposes;

     (j)  "regional shopping centre" means, subject to section 3(3), a
shopping centre that is prescribed as a regional shopping centre in a
Ministerial Order referred to in subsection (2);

     (k)  "total assessment" means the assessment shown for the regional
shopping centre on the municipality's assessment roll, but where section
3(3) applies, excludes that part of the total assessment that is
attributable to the addition referred to in that subsection.

(2)  The Minister may by Ministerial Order prescribe

     (a)  the regional shopping centres to which this Regulation applies,
and

     (b)  the tenants of each regional shopping centre that are the
anchor tenants for the purposes of this Regulation.


Purpose
2   The purpose of this Regulation is to provide an allocation of
assessment for use by regional shopping centres for the purpose of internal
allocation of property taxes among the components of  regional shopping
centres.


Application of regulation
3(1)  This Regulation applies only in respect of the taxation years 1999 to
2008 inclusive.

(2)  This Regulation applies in respect of a regional shopping centre in
respect of a taxation year only where

     (a)  at least one lease agreement between an anchor tenant and the
assessed person provides for the allocation of the property tax payable in
respect of the regional shopping centre based on either separate
assessments or on the methodology used by the municipality to derive the
assessment for the regional shopping centre, 

     (b)  the assessment for the regional shopping centre as determined
by the municipality for the taxation year is based chiefly on the income
approach to value, and

     (c)  the assessed person applies in writing to the municipality not
later than December 31 preceding the taxation year for an allocation of
assessment under this Regulation.

(3)  Where the building footprint or envelope of a regional shopping centre
changes by reason of an addition to the shopping centre that is completed
after December 31, 1997, the addition shall not be considered to be part of
the regional shopping centre for the purposes of this Regulation.


Application for allocation of assessment
4   An application referred to in section 3(2)(c) must be in a form
acceptable to and contain the information prescribed by the municipality.


Calculation of allocation of assessment
5(1)  If the conditions in section 3(2) are met with respect to a regional
shopping centre, the municipality shall do the following:

     (a)  determine the value of each component by using the assessment
method that was used by the municipality in the year preceding the first
year in which an assessment using the income approach to value is prepared;

     (b)  prepare an allocation to each component of the total value of
all components determined under clause (a) by

               (i)  dividing the value for each component determined
under clause (a) by the total value of all components so determined to
determine the percentage that the value of each component is of the total
value, and

               (ii) multiplying the percentage determined under
subclause (i) for each component by the total assessment prepared using the
income approach to value;

     (c)  annually prepare an allocation of the total assessment to each
component by using the same income approach to value that was used in
preparing the assessment;

     (d)  prepare an annual allocation of assessment for each component
by

               (i)  determining the difference in valuation for the
component as calculated under clauses (b) and (c), and

               (ii) increasing or decreasing the allocation of value
for the component calculated under clause (b) for each taxation year set
out in the Table at the end of this section by a yearly increment equal to
the corresponding percentage of the difference or valuation that is
specified for that year in column 2 of that Table.

(2)  Where the assessed person first makes application under section
3(2)(c) in respect of a year after 1999, the percentage increments for the
purposes of subsection (1)(d)(ii) are set out in Column 3 of the Table at
the end of this section.

(3)  Subject to section 9(1), the percentages determined under subsection
(1)(b)(i) shall remain constant for all taxation years to which this
Regulation applies.

     Table

     Column 1
     Column 2
     Column 3


Taxation Year
Percentage Increment (section 5(1)(d)(ii))
Percentage Increment (section 5(2))


1999
10.00%
N/A


2000
20.00%
11.1111%


2001
30.00%
12.5000%


2002
40.00%
14.2857%


2003
50.00%
16.6666%


2004
60.00%
20.0000%


2005
70.00%
25.0000%


2006
80.00%
33.3333%


2007
90.00%
50.0000%


2008
100.00%
100.0000%



Effect of allocation of assessment
6(1)  An allocation of assessment for a component that is prepared in
accordance with section 5(1)(d) is deemed to be a separate assessment of
the component for the purposes of an agreement referred to in section
3(2)(a).

(2)  Nothing in this Regulation affects an assessed person's liability to
pay taxes under the Act.


Provision of information
7   In each taxation year in which this Regulation applies in respect of a
regional shopping centre, the municipality shall, not later than the date
on which it sends the tax notice in respect of the regional shopping centre
to the assessed person, provide to the assessed person

     (a)  a schedule setting out the allocations of assessment in respect
of the components of the regional shopping centre for the taxation year,
together with the details of how the allocations of assessment were
calculated, and

     (b)  sufficient information to disclose the details as to how the
total assessment and other valuations used for the purposes of this
Regulation were calculated.


Charges
8(1)  A municipality may impose a reasonable charge on the assessed person
for

     (a)  the preparation and provision of the material referred to in 
section 7, and

     (b)  making a recalculation under section 9

and the charge may, without limitation, include a charge for the time spent
by the municipality's employees or agents in the preparation and provision
of the material or the making of the recalculation. 

(2)  A municipality may add the reasonable charge authorized under
subsection (1) to the tax roll of the regional shopping centre.


Recalculation
9(1)  Where property forming part of a regional shopping centre is
destroyed or is the subject of a subdivision, or where a change in the
component breakdown of the regional shopping centre occurs, the
municipality shall recalculate the allocations of assessment for the
remaining applicable taxation years referred to in section 3(1).

(2)  Where the assessment for a regional shopping centre for a taxation
year changes as a result of the operation of Part 11 or 12 of the Act, the
municipality shall recalculate the allocations of assessment for that
taxation year.

(3)  On making a recalculation under subsection (1) or (2), the
municipality shall forthwith comply with section 7.


Review
10(1)  The assessed person may, not later than August 31, apply to the
Minister for a review of any or all of the following with respect to the
taxation year:

     (a)  any amount determined under section 5(1), other than the amount
of the assessment for the regional shopping centre that is shown on the
municipality's assessment roll and uses the income approach to value; 

     (b)  a recalculation of allocations of assessment under section 9;

     (c)  the charge imposed on the assessed person under section 8.

(2)  An application must contain the information required by and be in a
form acceptable to the Minister.

(3)  In a review, the Minister may make any changes in the allocations of
assessment, recalculation or charges that the Minister considers
appropriate.

(4)  The Minister's decision on a review is final.


Repeal
11   The Regional Shopping Centre Allocation of Assessment Regulation (AR
244/98) is repealed.


Expiry
12   This Regulation is made under section 603(1) of the Act and is subject
to repeal under section 603(2) of the Act.


Coming into force
13   This Regulation comes into force on November 24, 2000.




     Alberta Regulation 233/2000

     Alberta Corporate Tax Act

     ALBERTA CORPORATE TAX AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 15, 2000

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 445/2000) on November 15,
2000 pursuant to section 56 of the Alberta Corporate Tax Act.


1   The Alberta Corporate Tax Regulation (AR 105/81) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 12 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     12(1)  The percentage of the taxable capital of a bank that is deemed
to be used in a jurisdiction other than Alberta in a taxation year is
determined by the following formula:
               
               where 

               A    is the aggregate of the salaries and wages paid in
the year by the bank to its employees of its permanent establishments in
jurisdictions other than Alberta,

               B    is the aggregate of the salaries and wages paid in
the year by the bank to its employees employed in all jurisdictions,

               C    is the aggregate amount of the loans and deposits
of the permanent establishments of the bank in jurisdictions other than
Alberta for the year, and

               D    is the aggregate amount of loans and deposits of
the bank in all jurisdictions for the year.

     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the amount of loans for a
taxation year is 1/12 of the aggregate of the amounts outstanding on the
loans made by the bank at the close of business on the last day of each
month in the year.

     (3)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the amount of deposits for a
taxation year is 1/12 of the aggregate of the amounts on deposit with the
bank at the close of business on the last day of each month in the year.

     (4)  For the purposes of subsections (2) and (3), loans and deposits
do not include bonds, stocks, debentures, items in transit and deposits in
favour of Her Majesty in right of Canada.


3   This Regulation applies in respect of taxation years commencing on or
after November 1, 1999.