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     Alberta Regulation 91/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     HATCHING EGGS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12 2001

Made by the Alberta Hatching Egg Producers on May 24, 2001 pursuant to
sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Hatching Eggs Regulation (AR 280/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 18 is repealed.


3   Section 19 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Increased allotment allocation
     19(1)  When the Board considers that general marketing conditions
warrant, the Board may increase the total provincial allocation
permanently, and the amount of that increase must be allocated in
accordance with this section.

     (2)  The Board must ensure that quota is allocated, by a live
auction, to quota holders and to persons eligible to receive licences as
producers based on the amount of quota allocation fee the quota holder or
person offers and pays to the Board.

     (3)  Quota holders and any person who is eligible to receive a
licence as a producer may participate in the auction.

     (4)  Any person wishing to participate in the live auction must
register with the Board's office and must inform a licensed hatchery of
their intention.

     (5)  Any person wishing to participate in the auction must also
provide evidence to the Board, in a form satisfactory to the Board, that
satisfies the Board as to the person's financial capability to pay the
quota allocation fee.

     (6)  The Board may determine the number of blocks of breeder quota to
be offered for auction and the amount of breeder quota to be included in
each block.

     (7)  The amount of quota allocation fee paid by a person acquiring
breeder quota by auction pursuant to this section must be determined by the
amount of the successful bid made by that person for the block of breeder
quota being offered or for the portion of it that the person wishes to
acquire.

     (8)  A person who is not a quota holder and whose bid is accepted
must make application for a producer's licence under section 4, and the
Board must determine whether the applicant is eligible to receive a
producer's licence under section 5.

     (9)  An offer to a successful bidder is effective only when the Board
has confirmed in writing that

               (a)  the bidder's offer has been accepted by the Board,

               (b)  the quota allocation fee required has been paid
within the time required by the Board,

               (c)  where the successful bidder is not a quota holder,
the successful bidder is eligible to receive a producer's licence, and

               (d)  the Board is satisfied that the bidder has complied
with this Regulation.

     (10)  No amount of breeder quota shall be offered to a quota holder
if as a result that quota holder's quota would exceed the quota limit
established under section 21.

     (11)  A person who receives an allocation of breeder quota under this
section must place the increase within 72 weeks from the date that the
confirmation was sent to the producer under subsection (9), and this time
limit shall not be extended or modified by any transfer of the allocation
and the transferee must place the increase within whatever portion of the
72-week period remains.

     (12)  If any increase in breeder quota is not placed as required
under subsection (11), no extension shall be given by the Board and

               (a)  the increase is revoked, and

               (b)  the amount of that increase must be added to the
quota bank.

     (13)  If the allocation is revoked under subsection (12), the Board
retains the quota allocation fee paid.

     (14)  The Board may establish procedures and terms and conditions for
the conduct of an auction.


4   Section 20 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Quota bank
     20(1)  The quota bank is comprised of any amount of breeder quota
added to the quota bank under subsections (2) and (4) and sections 19(12)
and 29(2)(c).

     (2)  When the Board determines that there is a sufficient amount of
breeder quota in the quota bank to allow blocks of breeder quota to be
auctioned, the Board must determine the number of blocks of quota to be
auctioned and the amount of breeder quota to be included in each block.

     (3)  The procedures to be followed in an auction of breeder quota
under this section are the procedures described in section 19.

     (4)  A person who has received an allocation of breeder quota under
this section on or before June 30, 2001 is subject to the requirements
imposed by section 20(8) as it existed on June 30, 2001.


5   Section 21(4) is repealed.


6   Section 28(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (2)  If breeder quota allocation under this Regulation is not placed
within 72 weeks from the day that the quota is allocated, the breeder quota
is revoked at the conclusion of that 72-week period unless the Board
otherwise directs.


7   Section 29(2) is amended by adding "or" at the end of clause (a) and by
repealing clause (b).


8   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 92/2001

     Local Authorities Election Act

     EDMONTON ELECTION REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 215/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 161 of the Local Authorities Election Act.


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "ballot transport box" means a ballot box used to transport
election materials from a voting station to the returning officer;

     (c)  "vote tabulator" means a machine that scans and records the
number of votes on each ballot inserted into the machine.


Modification of election procedure
2   The system for the conduct and procedure of an election or a vote under
the Act where an automated voting system is used is modified by the City of
Edmonton as follows:

     (a)  more than one ballot box may be used at a voting station;

     (b)  at the completion of the counting of the ballots, the presiding
deputy may use more than one ballot transport box to pack the election
documents, if each ballot transport box

               (i)  is sealed in accordance with section 93 of the Act,
and

               (ii) is marked with a number that indicates the number
of boxes used at the voting station;

     (c)  the presiding deputy may disassemble and discard the original
ballot box or boxes;

     (d)  if a vote incorrectly marked on a ballot clearly indicates for
whom or what the elector intended to vote, a duplicate ballot may be
prepared in the presence of 2 deputies to reflect the intent of the elector
by marking "DUPLICATE" on the ballot, and the word "SPOILED" on the
incorrectly marked ballot and inserting the duplicated ballot into a vote
tabulator to be counted.

Vote at applicant's residence
3   Notwithstanding section 79(4)(a) of the Act, the City of Edmonton may
advise an applicant by telephone that an application for a vote at the
applicant's residence has been accepted.


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 February 28, 2005.


     Alberta Regulation 93/2001

     Municipal Government Act

     MUNICIPAL GAS SYSTEMS CORE MARKET REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 216/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 31 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Application of Regulation     2
Classes of consumers     3
Conditions of right to obtain direct gas supply   4
Corporate warranty and option agreement 5
Loss of right to obtain direct gas supply    6
Rights and obligations of the distributor    7
Settlement of disputes   8
Repeal    9
Expiry    10


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "agent" or "consumer's agent" means a person who is the agent
of a core consumer for purposes related to the core consumer's direct
supply arrangement or to any other rights or obligations of the core
consumer under this Regulation;

     (c)  "Board" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board;

     (d)  "buy-sell contract" means a contract or arrangement under which
a distributor purchases from a core consumer or from a core consumer and
the consumer's agent during a specified period, gas in a quantity that is
expected not to  exceed the quantity of gas the distributor is obligated
under the Act to supply to the core consumer during the same period;

     (e)  "consumer" means a consumer of gas who takes delivery of the
gas at its place of consumption by means of an urban gas system operated by
a distributor;

     (f)  "consumer supply contract" means a contract or arrangement
under which a core consumer, or a core consumer and the consumer's agent,
obtains a supply of gas from a direct seller;

     (g)  "core consumer" means a consumer other than

               (i)  a person who uses or consumes the gas primarily as
a raw material or as a fuel, whether for space heating, water heating or
otherwise, in an industrial or manufacturing operation, or

               (ii) a person who has sustainable access to and
facilities that allow the person to use or consume a source of energy,
other than gas, in quantities sufficient to satisfy the requirements for
which the gas would otherwise be used or consumed;

     (h)  "direct seller" means a person, other than a distributor, who
sells gas to a consumer or to another person who purchases the gas as an
agent of the consumer for the purposes of section 31 of the Act;

     (i)  "direct supply arrangement" means a consumer supply contract
and

               (i)  a buy-sell contract, or

               (ii) a utility transportation arrangement,

          entered into or made in conjunction with the consumer supply
contract;

     (j)  "distributor" means distributor as defined in section 31(1) of
the Act but does not include a rural gas co-operative association described
in section 31(1)(c)(ii) of the Act; 

     (k)  "entry date" means the date for the commencement of deliveries
under a direct sales arrangement;

     (l)  "gas purchase option agreement" or "option agreement" means an
agreement referred to in section 4(1)(i);

     (m)  "location", in relation to a core consumer, means the place at
which the core consumer consumes the gas delivered to the consumer under a
direct supply arrangement;

     (n)  "option notice" means a written notice given by a distributor
to a direct seller respecting the exercise of the option granted to the
distributor by a gas purchase option agreement;

     (o)  "prescribed" means prescribed by the distributor;

     (p)  "return date" means the date specified in a return notice as
the date on which the core consumer will cease to obtain a gas supply under
a direct supply arrangement;

     (q)  "return notice" means a written notice to a distributor signed
by or on behalf of a core consumer indicating that the core consumer will
cease to obtain a gas supply under a direct supply arrangement on a
prescribed return date specified in the notice;

     (r)  "transportation service contract" means a contract under which
a distributor agrees to transport in its urban gas system, on a firm
service basis, gas purchased under a consumer supply contract, for delivery
at a core consumer's location;

     (s)  "transportation service order" means an order of the Board
under section 31(4) of the Act requiring a distributor to transport by
means of its urban gas system gas supplied to a core consumer under a
consumer supply contract, for delivery at the consumer's location;

     (t)  "urban gas system" means a system or works of a public utility
for the distribution of gas to consumers within an urban municipality;

     (u)  "urban municipality" means an urban municipality as defined in
section 31(1) of the Act; 

     (v)  "utility transportation arrangement" means

               (i)  a transportation service contract, or

               (ii) a transportation service order.

(2)  For the purposes of this Regulation,

     (a)  a person is a consumer's distributor if the distributor is the
operator of the gas distribution system by means of which gas is delivered
to the consumer's location;

     (b)  a reference to the right of a core consumer to obtain a gas
supply under a direct supply arrangement is a reference to the right
conferred on the consumer by section 31(3) of the Act to obtain, subject to
this Regulation, a supply of gas from a direct seller for delivery to the
consumer by means of the urban gas system of the consumer's distributor;

     (c)  a reference to a consumer supply contract, buy-sell contract,
gas purchase option agreement, transportation service contract or
transportation service order includes an amendment, variation or
replacement of that contract, agreement or order;

     (d)  if a consumer supply contract, buy-sell contract, gas purchase
option agreement, transportation service contract or transportation service
order is amended to extend its term, a reference to the term of the
contract, agreement or order is a reference to the extended term.

(3)  If a person is a core consumer in respect of more than one location
and the gas consumed at each of those locations is separately metered,
then, for the purposes of this Regulation, that person is to be treated as
a separate consumer in relation to each of those locations and that
person's rights and obligations are to be determined in relation to each of
those locations separately.

(4)  If the distributor is authorized by this Regulation to prescribe a
date, deadline or period, the distributor may prescribe the date, deadline
or period generally or with respect to a specific case or class of cases.

(5)  The distributor may prescribe

     (a)  the date or dates in a year on which deliveries of gas may
commence under a direct supply arrangement;

     (b)  the date or dates in a year that may be specified in a return
notice as the return date;

     (c)  rules respecting the giving of option notices, notices under
section 4(1)(d) and return notices, including notice periods.


Application of Regulation
2(1)  An urban municipality that operates an urban gas system and has
operated it continuously since on or before December 31, 1994 may by bylaw
provide that this Regulation, except section 1 and this section, does not
apply to its urban gas system either in relation to

     (a)  all core consumers, or

     (b)  any class or classes of core consumers specified in the bylaw.

(2)  If this Regulation, other than section 1 and this section, does not
apply to a core consumer by reason of a bylaw under subsection (1), then,
during a period that the bylaw is in effect, the core consumer does not
have the right to obtain a gas supply under a direct supply arrangement.

(3)  Despite anything in this Regulation, a consumer does not have the
right to obtain a gas supply from a direct seller for delivery to the
consumer by means of a gas distribution system within part of an urban
municipality operated by a rural gas co-operative association as defined in
the Gas Distribution Act under an agreement referred to in section 45 of
the Municipal Government Act.

(4)  If a bylaw is passed under subsection (1), despite anything in the
bylaw or subsections (1) and (2),

     (a)  the bylaw does not affect any consumer supply contract,
buy-sell contract, gas purchase option agreement, transportation service
contract or transportation service order in effect when the bylaw comes
into force, and

     (b)  this Regulation continues to apply to those contracts,
agreements and orders and to the distributor in relation to those
contracts, agreements and orders and the core consumers, agents and direct
sellers to whom those contracts, agreements and orders apply.


Classes of consumers
3   Core consumers are established as a class of consumer for the purposes
of section 31 of the Act.


Conditions of right to obtain direct gas supply
4(1)  The right of a core consumer to obtain a gas supply under a direct
supply arrangement is subject to the following conditions:

     (a)  the commencement date of deliveries of gas under the consumer's
direct supply arrangement must be a prescribed entry date;

     (b)  the core consumer must be a party to a consumer supply contract
with an initial term consisting of at least 12 consecutive months;

     (c)  any renewal or extension of the term of the consumer supply
contract must be for a period of at least 12 consecutive months;

     (d)  the core consumer must give to the consumer's distributor, not
later than the prescribed deadline prior to the entry date, a written
notice showing 

               (i)  the consumer's intention to obtain a gas supply
under the consumer's direct supply arrangement, and

               (ii) the entry date for the commencement of deliveries
of gas under the direct supply arrangement;

     (e)  the core consumer must pay to the consumer's distributor the
compensation, if any, determined by the distributor as being related to 

               (i)  costs to the distributor associated with the
consumer obtaining all or part of the consumer's gas supply under a direct
supply arrangement, and

               (ii) the distributor's ongoing costs related to the
administration of a buy-sell contract or transportation service contract
entered into in conjunction with the consumer supply contract;

     (f)  the direct seller must have a supply of gas in the form of gas
reserves or gas under contract, or a combination of both, that is
sufficient to meet the aggregate of the direct seller's delivery
obligations under

               (i)  all of the direct seller's consumer supply
contracts, and

               (ii) all gas purchase option agreements to which the
direct seller is a party and under which the distributor has exercised the
option to purchase gas from the direct seller,

          and that is not committed to meeting the direct seller's
obligations to deliver gas under any other contracts;

     (g)  there must be in effect for at least 12 consecutive months from
the entry date a buy-sell contract or utility transportation arrangement in
conjunction with the consumer supply contract;

     (h)  there must be in effect throughout the term of the consumer
supply contract a corporate warranty in accordance with section 5(1) and
given by the direct seller to the core consumer, unless the direct seller
is obligated to the distributor under clause (j);

     (i)  there must be in effect throughout the term of a buy-sell
contract or utility transportation arrangement a gas purchase option
agreement in accordance with section 5(2) and made between the direct
seller and the distributor;

     (j)  throughout the term of a buy-sell contract or utility
transportation arrangement

               (i)  the core consumer,

               (ii) if the core consumer has an agent, the core
consumer and the agent, or

               (iii)     the direct seller,

          must be obligated under the contract or arrangement to pay the
distributor any amount determined by the distributor as compensation for
the failure to deliver gas to the distributor in accordance with the
contract or arrangement;

     (k)  if gas purchased to meet delivery obligations under the direct
supply arrangement is transported by one or more pipelines upstream from
the distributor's urban gas system, there must be contracts in effect
throughout the term of the consumer supply contract under which the gas is
transported by those upstream pipelines on a firm service basis.

(2)  The core consumer or the direct seller must, prior to the entry date
for a direct supply arrangement, warrant to the distributor that all of the
conditions enumerated in subsection (1)(b), (f), (h) and (k) have been
complied with.


Corporate warranty and option agreement
5(1)  A corporate warranty referred to in section 4(1)(h) must, at a
minimum, consist of a promise by the direct seller to indemnify

     (a)  the core consumer, or

     (b)  if the core consumer has an agent, the core consumer and the
agent,

for any amounts for which the core consumer or the core consumer and the
agent, as the case may be, are liable by reason of an obligation under
section 4(1)(j), where the failure to deliver gas to the distributor in
accordance with a buy-sell contract or utility transportation arrangement
is the result of the failure of the direct seller to deliver gas in
accordance with that direct seller's obligations under the consumer supply
contract.

(2)  A gas purchase option agreement that is in effect during the term of a
buy-sell contract or utility transportation arrangement must be in
accordance with the following:

     (a)  the agreement must provide for the granting by the direct
seller to the distributor of an option, exercisable by the distributor in
accordance with this subsection and subsection (3), to purchase gas from
the direct seller in accordance with and subject to the conditions in this
subsection and subsection (3);

     (b)  the option may be exercised only if

               (i)  the buy-sell contract or utility transportation
arrangement, as the case may be, is terminated or otherwise discharged
before the expiration of its term, or

               (ii) the term of the buy-sell contract or utility
transportation arrangement, as the case may be, expires without being
renewed or replaced, but the core consumer had failed to give a return
notice to the distributor, at least 12 months before the expiration date,
specifying the expiration date as the return date;

     (c)  in order to exercise the option, the distributor must give an
option notice to the direct seller

               (i)  before the prescribed deadline following the
effective date of the termination or discharge of the buy-sell contract or
utility transportation arrangement, if the option is exercised pursuant to
clause (b)(i),

               (ii) before the prescribed deadline following the date
on which the core consumer gave a return notice to the distributor, or

               (iii)     before the prescribed deadline following the
expiration of the buy-sell contract or utility transportation arrangement,
if the core consumer failed to give any return notice to the distributor
before the expiration date;

     (d)  the "option year" for the purposes of this subsection is

               (i)  the 12-month period following the effective date of
the termination or discharge of the buy-sell contract or utility
transportation arrangement, if the distributor gives an option notice under
clause (c)(i), or

               (ii) the 12-month period following the expiration of the
term of the buy-sell contract or utility transportation arrangement, if the
distributor gives an option notice under clause (c)(ii) or (iii);

     (e)  an option notice must specify the quantity of gas to be
purchased, which must be the distributor's good faith estimate of the
quantity of gas reasonably required by the distributor to meet, as the case
requires,

               (i)  the distributor's obligations to supply gas to the
consumer during the option year, or

               (ii) the part of the core consumer's gas supply
requirements that had been, or was intended to be, obtained under the
direct supply arrangement during the option year;

     (f)  unless the distributor and the direct seller agree otherwise,
the period during which the gas may be purchased must be the whole of the
option year;

     (g)  unless the distributor and the direct seller agree otherwise,
the price of gas purchased by the distributor under the option agreement
must be 

               (i)  the price prescribed by the Board, or

               (ii) the price determined pursuant to a formula or
method prescribed by the Board,

          and the Board, in prescribing that price or that formula or
method, must have regard to market prices for gas sold in Alberta under
contracts with similar terms and conditions and to any other factors the
Board considers appropriate;

     (h)  the option agreement must provide a corporate warranty by the
direct seller consisting of a promise by the direct seller to pay to the
distributor amounts determined by the distributor as compensation to the
distributor for the failure of the direct seller to deliver gas to the
distributor in accordance with the direct seller's obligations under the
option agreement.

(3)  If 2 or more core consumers have the same agent and obtain their
respective gas supplies under the same direct supply arrangement, and one
of those core consumers ceases to obtain a gas supply under the direct
supply arrangement before the expiration of the term of the buy-sell
contract or utility transportation arrangement, then, for the purposes of
subsection (2), the contract or arrangement is, in relation to that core
consumer, deemed to be terminated or otherwise discharged when the core
consumer ceases to obtain a gas supply under the direct supply arrangement.


Loss of right to obtain direct gas supply
6(1)  A core consumer ceases to have a right to obtain a gas supply under a
direct supply arrangement on the earliest of the following dates:

     (a)  the return date specified in a return notice given to the
distributor by or on behalf of the core consumer;

     (b)  the date on which the buy-sell contract or utility
transportation arrangement expires unless it is renewed before then or is
replaced before then by a buy-sell contract or utility transportation
arrangement having a term commencing immediately after that expiration
date;

     (c)  the effective date of the termination of a buy-sell contract or
transportation service contract by the distributor pursuant to the
provisions of the contract or pursuant to subsection (3);

     (d)  the effective date of the termination by the Board of a
transportation service order pursuant to the provisions of the order or
pursuant to subsection (4).

(2)  A return notice given to a distributor

     (a)  must specify one prescribed return date, and

     (b)  is irrevocable unless the distributor agrees to its revocation.

(3)  A distributor may terminate a buy-sell contract or transportation
service contract to which it is a party on the ground that a condition in
section 4(1) has not been or is not being complied with or on any other
ground the distributor considers justified in the circumstances.

(4)  The Board may, on application or on its own motion, terminate a
transportation service order on the ground that a condition in section 4(1)
has not been or is not being complied with or on any other ground the Board
considers justified in the circumstances.

(5)  If a core consumer ceases to have a right to obtain a gas supply under
a direct supply arrangement in respect of a location by reason of the
operation of subsection (1), the core consumer may not regain that right in
respect of the same location until the first entry date occurring after the
12-month period following the date on which the consumer lost the right.


Rights and obligations of the distributor
7(1)  A distributor has the obligation to supply gas to a core consumer at
a location after the consumer ceases to have the right to obtain a gas
supply under a direct supply arrangement by reason of the operation of
section 6(1).

(2)  If a core consumer ceases to have the right to obtain a gas supply
under a direct supply arrangement by reason of the operation of section
6(1), the consumer is liable to pay to the distributor the amount, if any,
determined by the distributor as compensation to the distributor for the
net costs associated with the consumer ceasing to obtain all or part of the
consumer's gas supply under the direct supply arrangement.

(3)  The costs in respect of which compensation is payable under subsection
(2) may include any additional costs associated with 

     (a)  the lack of any return notice to the distributor before the
core consumer lost the right to obtain a gas supply under a direct supply
arrangement, or 

     (b)  the giving of a return notice to the distributor after the
commencement of the prescribed notice period.


Settlement of disputes
8(1)  The Board may hear and determine

     (a)  any dispute that arises as to whether

               (i)  any provision of this Regulation has been or is
being complied with, or

               (ii) any action taken or proposed to be taken by a
distributor, direct seller, core consumer or agent is authorized by this
Regulation;

     (b)  an appeal by a core consumer or the consumer's agent from the
termination by the distributor of a buy-sell contract or transportation
service contract pursuant to section 6(3).

(2)  Without limiting its jurisdiction under subsection (1), the Board may

     (a)  vary or revoke any decision or action that is the subject of a
dispute referred to in subsection (1)(a);

     (b)  make its determination effective as of the date on which the
disputed decision or action was made or taken;

     (c)  make any order that it considers just in the circumstances.


Repeal
9   The Municipal Gas Systems Core Market Regulation (AR 45/95) is
repealed. 


Expiry
10   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 31, 2004. 



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     Alberta Regulation 94/2001

     Fisheries (Alberta) Act

     GENERAL FISHERIES (ALBERTA) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 218/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 43 of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act.


1   The General Fisheries (Alberta) Regulation (AR 203/97) is amended by
this Regulation.

2   Section 10(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     (e)  a person who engages in sportfishing on the following days:

               (i)  if July 1 falls on a Saturday, July 8 or 9, or
both;

               (ii) if July 1 falls on a Sunday, July 7 or 8, or both;

               (iii)     if July 1 falls on any day other than a Saturday or
Sunday, the 2nd Saturday or Sunday, or both, of July.


     Alberta Regulation 95/2001

     Personal Property Security Act

     PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITY REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 220/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 71 of the Personal Property Security Act.


     Table of Contents

     Part 1
     Definitions

Definitions     1

     Part 2
     General

Interests to be registered    2
Forms      3
Electronic data     4
Length of registration (PPSA, Sale of Goods Act, Factors Act)     5
Length and scope of registration (writs of enforcement)      6
Length of registration (other interests)     7
Calculation of registration period  8
Authorization   9
Additional pages     10
Order of forms  11
Manner of completing forms    12
Authorized abbreviations 13
Spacing   14
Rejections     15
Statement covering one or more security interests 16
Re-registration of interest registered prior to October 1, 1990  17
Re-registration after lapse or discharge     18

     Part 3
     Debtor and Secured Party Names

Individual or business name   19
Specifying names of individuals    20
Specifying names of artificial bodies   21
Name of debtor re writ   22
Secured party or registrant code   23
Additional space for name or address    24

     Part 4
     Description of Collateral

Matrimonial property order    25
Writ of enforcement 26
Garageman's lien    27
Railway Act    28
Workers' Compensation Board   29
Sale of Goods Act   30
Crown charge   31
Charge on land 32
Stays, statutory liens and receiver's reports     33
Collateral description   34
Contents of serial number description   35
Collateral to be described other than by serial number 36
Proceeds description     37

     Part 5
     Financing Statements - Miscellaneous

Other registrations 38
Court orders, etc.  39

     Part 6
     Financing Change Statements

Use of financing change statements 40
Financial report re enforcement debtor  41
Deletion of information  42
Court orders   43
Subordinations 44
Change of name or transfer    45
Change of name or address affecting multiple registrations  46
Partial transfers   47
Trust indentures    48
Changes of "Court Order, Other Changes, Additional 
  Information" 49
Proof of service of demand    50
Court order to amend garageman's lien registration     51
Seizure of security interest  52
Identifying agreement by date 53
Corrections by Registrar 54

     Part 7
     Verification Statements and Notices of Discharge

Sending of verification statements 55
Use of verification statements     56
Correction of Registry errors 57

     Part 8
     Administration

Search results 58
Schedule 4 Fees     59
Fee for demand for information     60
Fee for receivers   61
Exemption from fees 62
Agreements re credit and electronic access   63
Assurance fund limits    64
Deemed damages 65
Fixtures  66
Application of Part 4 of the Act   67

     Part 9
     Transitional Provisions, Repeals, Expiry
     and Coming into Force

Transitional   68
Repeals   69
Expiry    70
Coming into force   71

Schedules


     PART 1

     DEFINITIONS

Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Personal Property Security Act;

     (b)  "aircraft" means any machine capable of deriving support in the
atmosphere from the reactions of the air, other than a machine designed to
derive support in the atmosphere from reactions against the earth's surface
of air expelled from the machine;

     (c)  "artificial body" includes a partnership, a corporation, an
association, an organization, an estate of a deceased individual or of a
bankrupt, a trade union, a trust, a syndicate or a joint venture, but does
not include an individual;

     (d)  "block number" means the number assigned to a segment of
collateral, debtor or secured party information in the records of the
Registry as shown on a verification statement or search result;

     (e)  "boat" means a vessel that is designed for transporting persons
or things on water and that is propelled primarily by any power other than
muscular power;

     (f)  "charge on land" means an interest, whether arising immediately
or in the future, in real property given by a corporation, that secures
payment or performance of an obligation;

     (g)  "collateral" means with respect to the registration of all
forms, where the registration is

               (i)  in respect of a security interest, the personal
property that is subject to the security interest,

               (ii) authorized under the Sale of Goods Act or the
Factors Act, the goods or documents of title that are the subject of the
registration,

               (iii)     authorized under the Garagemen's Lien Act, the
motor vehicle or farm vehicle that is the subject of the registration,

               (iv) in respect of a writ of enforcement, the property
of the enforcement debtor to be bound by the writ,

               (v)  authorized to be registered under the Matrimonial
Property Act, the mobile home or household goods that are the subject of
the registration,

               (vi) authorized to be registered under the Workers'
Compensation Act or the Railway Act, the property that is the subject of
the registration,

               (vii)     in respect of a Crown charge, the property that is
subject to the Crown charge,

               (viii)    in respect of a statutory charge, the
property that is subject to the statutory charge,
 
               (ix) in respect of a charge on land, the real property
that is subject to the charge, and

               (x)  in respect of a general property order, the
property that is subject to the order;

     (h)  "consolidated registration" means a registration as it exists
after any amendments;

     (i)  "Crown charge" means a lien, charge or other interest that

               (i)  affects property,

               (ii) is created by a law, including the common law, and

               (iii)     is held by the Crown in right of Canada or a
province;

     (j)  "debtor" means, with respect to the registration of all forms,
where the registration is

               (i)  in respect of a security interest, a "debtor" as
defined under the Act,

               (ii) authorized under the Sale of Goods Act or the
Factors Act, a person who, having sold goods, continues or is in possession
of the goods or of the documents of title to the goods that are the subject
of the registration,

               (iii)     authorized under the Garagemen's Lien Act, the
owner against whose interest in a motor vehicle or farm vehicle a lien is
claimed under the Garagemen's Lien Act,

               (iv) in respect of a writ of enforcement, the
enforcement debtor,

               (v)  authorized to be registered under the Matrimonial
Property Act, a spouse against whose interest in any property an order may
be registered under section 23 or 26 of the Matrimonial Property Act,

               (vi) authorized to be registered under the Workers'
Compensation Act or the Railway Act, an employer referred to in section 126
of the Workers' Compensation Act or company referred to in section 63 of
the Railway Act, as the case may be,

               (vii)     in respect of a Crown charge, the person whose
interest in property is subject to the charge,

               (viii)    in respect of a charge on land, the
corporation whose interest in real property is subject to the charge, 

               (ix) in respect of a general property order, the person
whose interest in property is subject to the order,

               (x)  in respect of a stay, the judgment debtor,

               (xi) in respect of a statutory charge, the person whose
property is subject to the statutory charge,

               (xii)     in respect of a receiver's report, the person whose
property is the subject of the receivership, and

               (xiii)    in respect of a maintenance order, the person
whose interest in the property is subject to the maintenance order;

     (k)  "designated manufactured home" means a designated manufactured
home as defined in section 284(1)(f.1) of the Municipal Government Act that
is subject to a tax recovery lien under Part 10, Division 8.1 of the
Municipal Government Act;

     (l)  "farm vehicle" in respect of a registration authorized under
the Garagemen's Lien Act, means a "farm vehicle" as defined in that Act;

     (m)  "general property order" means an order of a court or an order
authorized by an enactment or a federal Act or statutory instrument that
creates or affects an interest in property, but does not include

               (i)  an order that may be registered under section 23 or
26 of the Matrimonial Property Act, or

               (ii) a court order that renews, discharges or otherwise
amends a registration;

     (n)  "maintenance order" means a maintenance order referred to in
section 16 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act;

     (o)  "mobile home" means a structure, whether ordinarily equipped
with wheels or not, that is not self-propelled and is designed

               (i)  to be moved from one place to another by being
towed or carried, and

               (ii) to be used as

                         (A)  a dwelling house or premises,

                         (B)  a business office or premises, or

                         (C)  accommodation for a purpose other than
one described in paragraph (A) or (B);

     (p)  "motor vehicle" means, 

               (i)  except in respect of a garageman's lien, a mobile
device that is propelled primarily by any power other than muscular power

                         (A)  in, on or by which a person or thing
may be transported or drawn, and that is designed for use on a road or
natural terrain, or

                         (B)  that is used in the construction or
maintenance of roads, 

                    and includes a pedal bicycle with a motor attached,
a combine or tractor, but does not include a device that runs on rails or
machinery designed only for use in farming, other than a combine or
tractor, and

               (ii) in respect of a garageman's lien, "motor vehicle"
as defined in the Garagemen's Lien Act;

     (q)  "prescribed form" means a form prescribed by the Minister
pursuant to section 3;

     (r)  "real property" means land, an interest in land, including a
leasehold interest in land, and a right to payment arising in connection
with an interest in land, including an interest in rental payments payable
under a lease of land, but does not include a right to payment evidenced by
a security or an instrument to which the Act applies;

     (s)  "receiver" means a receiver appointed under the Civil
Enforcement Act;

     (t)  "receiver's report" means a notice referred to in section 33(2)
of the Civil Enforcement Regulation (AR 276/95);

     (u)  "registrant code" means the number assigned to a secured party
or transmitting party by the Registrar pursuant to section 23;

     (v)  "registration package" means one or more financing statements
or financing change statements, together with any attachments, submitted at
the same time for registration by a secured party;

     (w)  "secured party" means with respect to the registration of 
forms, where the registration is

               (i)  in respect of a security interest, a "secured
party" as defined in the Act,

               (ii) authorized under the Sale of Goods Act or the
Factors Act, a person who, having bought goods, leaves the goods or the
documents of title to the goods that are the subject of the registration in
the possession of the seller,

               (iii)     authorized under the Garagemen's Lien Act, a
garageman under the Garagemen's Lien Act,

               (iv) in respect of a writ of enforcement, the
enforcement creditor,

               (v)  authorized to be registered under the Matrimonial
Property Act, a spouse in whose favour an order is registered under section
23 or 26 of the Matrimonial Property Act,

               (vi) authorized to be registered under the Workers'
Compensation Act or the Railway Act, the Workers' Compensation Board or the
holders or trustees referred to in section 63 of the Railway Act, as the
case may be,

               (vii)     in respect of a Crown charge, the holder of the
Crown charge,

               (viii)    in respect of a charge on land, the person
claiming the charge, 

               (ix) in respect of a general property order, the person
in whose favour the order is given,

               (x)  in respect of a stay, the judgment creditor,

               (xi) in respect of a statutory charge, the person
claiming the statutory charge,

               (xii)     in respect of a receiver's report, the receiver,
and

               (xiii)    in respect of a maintenance order, the person
in whose favour the maintenance order is given;

     (x)  "secured party code" means a code assigned to a secured party
by the Registrar pursuant to section 23;

     (y)  "serial number goods" means, 

               (i)  except in respect of a garageman's lien, a motor
vehicle, a trailer, a mobile home, a designated manufactured home, an
aircraft, a boat or an outboard motor for a boat, and

               (ii) in respect of a garageman's lien, a motor vehicle
or farm vehicle;

     (z)  "status report" means a financing change statement that is used
for the purposes of

               (i)  renewing or amending the registration of a writ of
enforcement, or

               (ii) amending a registration relating to

                         (A)  an attachment order,

                         (B)  a general property order,

                         (C)  a maintenance order, or

                         (D)  a receiver's report;

     (aa) "statutory charge" means a lien, charge or other interest that 

               (i)  affects property, and

               (ii) is created under an enactment in force in Alberta;

     (bb) "tractor" means a self-propelled vehicle that is designed for
drawing other vehicles or machines;

     (cc) "trailer" means a device in, on or by which a person or thing
may be transported or drawn that is not self-propelled and that is designed
to be drawn on a road by a motor vehicle, but does not include a mobile
home; 

     (dd) "transmitting party" means a party authorized by the Registrar
to effect the registration of a financing statement or financing change
statement by transmitting data electronically to the Registry;

     (ee) "verification statement" means a verification statement under
section 55.

(2)  For the purposes of the Act and this Regulation, any form prescribed
by the Civil Enforcement Act that may be registered in the Registry is
considered to be a financing statement or a financing change statement, as
the case may be.


     PART 2

     GENERAL

Interests to be registered
2   In addition to anything else that may be registered in the Registry
pursuant to an enactment, the following interests, rights or claims may be
registered in the Personal Property Registry:

     (a)  a Crown charge;

     (b)  a charge on land;

     (c)  a general property order;

     (d)  a statutory charge.


Forms
3(1)  The Minister may prescribe any form to be used for the purposes of
the Act and this Regulation. 

(2)  A secured party is responsible for ensuring that all information on a
prescribed form submitted for registration in the Registry is fully and
accurately completed and is in accordance with the Act and this Regulation.

(3)  Where any enactment authorizes a financing statement or financing
change statement to be registered in the Registry, the form to be used is
the prescribed form that is provided by the Registrar or a person
designated by the Registrar.


Electronic data
4(1)  Notwithstanding section 3, the Registrar may authorize a party to
transmit data electronically to effect the registration of a financing
statement or financing change statement.

(2)  The requirements under this Regulation applicable to the completion of
forms to be submitted to the Registrar for registration apply, with all
necessary modifications, to the electronic version of a financing statement
or financing change statement and a reference in this Regulation to a form
includes a reference to the electronic version of the form.


Length of registration (PPSA, Sale of Goods Act, Factors Act)
5(1)  A registration of a financing statement or financing change statement
in relation to a security interest or an interest under the Sale of Goods
Act or the Factors Act is effective for the period of time selected by the
secured party.

(2)   For the purposes of subsection (1), a secured party may select
"infinity" or a number of whole years from 1 to 25, inclusive.


Length and scope of registration (writs of enforcement)
6   A registration relating to a writ of enforcement may be renewed for one
or more further periods of 2 years each from the date of the registration
of the renewal.


Length of registration (other interests)
7   The registration of a financing statement does not expire if the
registration is in respect of

     (a)  an order under section 23 or 26 of the Matrimonial Property
Act,

     (b)  a mortgage deed under section 63 of the Railway Act,

     (c)  an interest under section 126 of the Workers' Compensation Act,

     (d)  a Crown charge,

     (e)  a stay,

     (f)  a statutory charge,

     (g)  a receiver's report,

     (h)  a maintenance order,

     (i)  a charge on land, or

     (j)  a general property order.


Calculation of registration period
8(1)  For the purpose of calculating the period of effectiveness of a
registration, 

     (a)  the time from registration up to but not including 12:00 a.m.
of the first anniversary date of the date of registration is the first year
of the period, and

     (b)  the time from each subsequent anniversary date up to but not
including 12:00 a.m. of the next anniversary date is a year.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the anniversary date of a
registration made on February 29 is

     (a)  where the year in which the registration is to expire is a leap
year, February 29, and

     (b)  where the year in which the registration is to expire is not a
leap year, March 1.

(3)  Subsections (1) and (2) also apply to the term of registration
relating to a garageman's lien.


Authorization
9(1)  A financing statement or financing change statement must be signed by

     (a)  the secured party or a person having the authority to sign for
the secured party,

     (b)  a person entitled to register a financing change statement
pursuant to section 50(5) of the Act, or

     (c)  an authorized representative of the civil enforcement agency
conducting the seizure, in the case of a seizure of a security interest or
encumbrance pursuant to section 51 of the Civil Enforcement Act.

(2)  The transmitting party may register a financing statement or financing
change statement without requiring proof that the signature on it is that
of the secured party or a person having the authority to sign on behalf of
the secured party.

(3)  An electronic version of a financing statement or financing change
statement referred to in section 4(1) is deemed to be signed by the secured
party.


Additional pages
10(1)  If the space provided in a financing statement or financing change
statement is insufficient to list all secured parties, debtors or
collateral, the secured party must complete additional pages in the
prescribed form provided by the Registrar for "Debtor/Secured Party
Additions", "Serial Number Goods Additions", "General Collateral
Additions", "Debtor/Secured Party Deletions" or "Collateral Deletions", as
the case may be, and attach them to the financing statement or financing
change statement.

(2)  Where the number of lien claimants or vehicle owners exceeds the
number that may be included in a garageman's lien financing statement,
additional lien claimants or vehicle owners may be included by using the
prescribed form for "Debtor/Secured Party Additions".


Order of forms
11   Prescribed forms attached to a financing statement or financing change
statement must be attached in the following order:

     (a)  Debtor/Secured Party Additions;

     (b)  Serial Number Goods Additions;

     (c)  General Collateral Additions; 

     (d)  Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information;

     (e)  Debtor/Secured Party Deletions;

     (f)  Collateral Deletions.


Manner of completing forms
12   The information required or permitted by this Regulation to be set out
on a prescribed form submitted for registration in the Registry must not
contain any punctuation marks, symbols or abbreviations, other than as set
out in Column 2 of Schedule 1.


Authorized abbreviations
13(1)  The abbreviations set out for the provinces and other jurisdictions
referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 2 must be used in the area for "Prov." in
completing the address for a debtor or secured party. 

(2)  Where "XX" is used to indicate a jurisdiction not specifically listed
in Part 1 of Schedule 2, the secured party must

     (a)  attach to the financing statement or financing change statement
the prescribed form for "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional
Information",

     (b)  place an "X" next to "Additional Information", and

     (c)  in the area for particulars, specify

               (i)  "Further information relating to name or address:",

               (ii) the name of the party to whom the address applies,

               (iii)     whether the party referred to in subclause (ii) is
a debtor or secured party, and

               (iv) the complete address of the party.

(3)  The name abbreviations set out in Column 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 may
be used in any financing statement or financing change statement in place
of the information set out in Column 1.

(4)  Information provided in a financing statement or financing change
statement may be truncated in the computerized system of the Registry.


Spacing
14(1)  The secured party must complete any information in a prescribed form
within the space provided.

(2)  The secured party must not include

     (a)  more than one name on a line provided for the secured party or
debtor, or

     (b)  more than one item of collateral on a line in the area set out
for a description of serial number goods.


Rejections
15   The Registrar may refuse to accept for registration any financing
statement, financing change statement or other document if the Registrar
considers it to be ambiguous, incomprehensible, illegible or incomplete or
not suitable for the purposes of registration.


Statement covering one or more security interests
16   A financing statement may cover one or more security interests in the
collateral described, whether arising on, before or after October 1, 1990
and whether or not registered under prior registration law as defined in
section 74 of the Act.


Re-regis-tration of interest registered prior to October 1, 1990
17(1)  Where section 75 of the Act provides for the continuation of the
registered or perfected status of an interest by registration in the
Personal Property Registry, a financing statement must be registered before
that registered or perfected status ceases to be effective.

(2)  Where "PPSA Security Agreement" is specified as the type of
registration, a registration of a financing statement under this section
covers any security interest in the collateral described that was
previously the subject of one or more registrations with the Central
Registry, Vehicle Registry or Registrar of Corporations, if those
registrations have been identified on the financing statement in accordance
with this section.

(3)  In a financing statement under subsection (1),

     (a)  the names of the secured party and the debtor must be in
accordance with sections 19, 20, 21 and 24, and

     (b)  the description of the collateral must be in accordance with
sections 34, 35, 36 and 37, and in the case of a registration under section
75(2.1) of the Act, in accordance with section 30 of this Regulation.

(4)  In a financing statement under subsection (1), the secured party must

     (a)  specify with an "X", with respect to each registration being
continued, whether the previous registration was registered with the
Central Registry, Vehicle Registry or the Registrar of Corporations, or any
2 or more of them, and

     (b)  attach to the financing statement the prescribed form for
"Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information",

               (i)  placing an "X" next to "Additional Information",
and

               (ii) in the area for Particulars, specifying "Previous
Registration Number:" followed by, with respect to each registration being
continued,

                         (A)  in the case of a previous registration
with the Central or Vehicle Registry, the registration number of the
financial interest statement if the registration has not been amended, or
the registration number of the latest amending financial interest statement
if the registration has been amended, and

                         (B)  in the case of a previous registration
with the Registrar of Corporations, the corporate access number.


Re-regis-tration after lapse or discharge
18(1)  A secured party may re-register a security interest pursuant to
section 35(6) of the Act by registering a financing statement.

(2)  Where a financing statement is to be registered under subsection (1),
the secured party must attach to the financing statement the prescribed
form for "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information",

     (a)  placing an "X" next to "Additional Information", and

     (b)  in the area for "Particulars", specifying

               (i)  that the registration is a re-registration pursuant
to section 35(6) of the Act, and

               (ii) the registration number of the registration that
lapsed or was discharged.


     PART 3

     DEBTOR AND SECURED PARTY NAMES

Individual or business name
19   In specifying the name of a debtor or a secured party, the secured
party must indicate on the financing statement or the financing change
statement whether the name is that of 

     (a)  an individual, in which case an "X" must be placed next to
"Individual", or

     (b)  an artificial body, in which case an "X" must be placed next to
"Business".


Specifying names of individuals
20(1)  This section applies where the name of the debtor or secured party
to be set out in a financing statement or financing change statement is an
individual.

(2) The last name followed by the individual's first name and middle name,
if any, must be specified.

(3)  If the individual has more than one middle name, the first of the
middle names must be specified.

(4)  If the name does not consist of both a first name and last name, that
name must be shown as the individual's last name.

(5)  Where the name includes a designation such as "Junior", that
designation must be specified following the first name.

(6)  Where the individual carries on business under a name or style other
than the individual's own name, the individual's own name must be given and
must be indicated as the name of an individual for the purposes of section
19.

(7)   The name of the individual is to be determined for the purposes of
this section by the following:

     (a)  where the individual was born in Canada and the individual's
birth is registered in Canada with a government agency responsible for the
registration of births, the name of the individual is the name as stated in
the individual's birth certificate or equivalent document issued by the
government agency;

     (b)  where the individual was born in Canada but the individual's
birth is not registered in Canada with a government agency responsible for
the registration of births, the name of the individual is

               (i)  the name as stated in the current passport issued
to the individual by the Government of Canada,

               (ii) if the individual does not have a current Canadian
passport, the name as stated in a current social insurance card issued to
the individual by the Government of Canada, or

               (iii)     if the individual does not have a current Canadian
passport or social insurance card, the name as stated in a current passport
issued to the individual by the government of a jurisdiction other than
Canada where the individual habitually resides;

     (c)  where the individual was not born in Canada but is a Canadian
citizen, the name of the individual is the name as stated in the
individual's certificate of Canadian citizenship;

     (d)  where the individual was not born in Canada and is not a
Canadian citizen, the name of the individual is

               (i)  the name as stated in a current visa issued to the
individual by the Government of Canada,

               (ii) if the individual does not have a current Canadian
visa, the name as stated in a current passport issued to the individual by
the government of the jurisdiction where the individual habitually resides,
or

               (iii)     if the individual does not have a current Canadian
visa or a current passport, the name as stated in the birth certificate or
equivalent document issued to the individual by the government agency
responsible for the registration of births at the place where the
individual was born;

     (e)  notwithstanding clauses (a) to (d) and subject to clause (f), 

               (i)  if the individual changes name because of marriage
and that name is recognized under the law of the jurisdiction where the
individual habitually resides, the name of the individual is the name
adopted by the individual after marriage, and

               (ii) if the individual changes name in accordance with
change of name legislation, the name of the individual is the name as
stated in the individual's change of name certificate or equivalent
document, as the case may be;

     (f)  where the law of the jurisdiction where the individual
habitually resides allows a person to use both the name adopted after
marriage and the name that person had before marriage, and the individual
uses both names, clauses (a) to (d) continue to apply and both the name of
the individual determined in accordance with those clauses and the name
adopted after marriage must be registered as separate individual names;

     (g)  in a case not falling within clauses (a) to (f), the name of
the individual is the name as stated in any 2 of the following documents
issued to the individual by the Government of Canada or of a province or
territory of Canada:

               (i)  a current motor vehicle operator's licence;

               (ii) a current vehicle registration;

               (iii)     a current medical insurance card.

(8)  For the purposes of subsection (7), the name of the individual must be
determined as of the date of the event or transaction to which the
registration relates.

(9)  In addition to specifying the name of the individual in accordance
with subsections (1) to (8), the secured party may enter any other name of
the individual of which the secured party has knowledge as a separate
debtor or secured party name.


Specifying names of artificial bodies
21(1)  This section applies where the name of the debtor or secured party
to be set out in a financing statement or financing change statement is an
artificial body.

(2)  The following must be specified:

     (a)  in the case of a body corporate, the name of the body
corporate;

     (b)  in the case of an estate of a deceased individual, the first
name followed by the middle name, if any, followed by the last name of the
deceased, followed by the word "estate";

     (c)  in the case of a trade union, the name of the trade union and
the name of each individual representing the trade union in the transaction
giving rise to the registration;

     (d)  in the case of a trust, 

               (i)  where the document creating the trust designates a
name for the trust, the name of the trust, followed by the word "trust", or

               (ii) where the document creating the trust does not
designate a name for the trust, the first name followed by the middle name,
if any, followed by the last name of one of the trustees, followed by the
word "trustee"; 

     (e)  in the case of an estate of a bankrupt individual, the first
name followed by the middle name, if any, followed by the last name of the
bankrupt, followed by the word "bankrupt"; 

     (f)  in the case of a bankrupt artificial body, the name of the
artificial body followed by the word "bankrupt". 

(3)  If the debtor is a debtor because of membership in or association with
an artificial body that is not a corporation or trade union, the following
must be specified as the debtor: 

     (a)  in the case of an artificial body that is a partnership
registered under the Partnership Act, the registered name of the
partnership; 

     (b)  in the case of an artificial body that is any other
partnership, the name of the partnership and at least one of the partners;

     (c)  in the case of an artificial body that is an unincorporated
association or organization, the name as set out in the constitution,
charter or other document creating the association or organization and the
name of each person representing the artificial body in the transaction
giving rise to the registration; 

     (d)  in the case of an artificial body that is a syndicate or joint
venture, the name of the syndicate or joint venture set out in the document
creating it and the name of each party to or participant in it; 

     (e)  in the case of an artificial body other than one mentioned in
clauses (a) to (d), the name of the artificial body and the name of each
person representing the artificial body in the transaction giving rise to
the registration. 

(4)  For the purposes of subsections (2) and (3), a person representing an
artificial body in a transaction is a person who has power to bind the
artificial body or its officers or members and who has exercised that power
in the formation of the contract or contracts involved in the transaction.

(5)  Where under subsection (2)(c) or (3)(b) to (e) 

     (a)  an individual is identified, the individual must be identified
in the manner provided for an individual under sections 19 and 20, or

     (b)  a body corporate is identified, it must be identified in the
manner provided for a body corporate under subsection (2)(a) and section
19. 

(6)  Section 20(3) and (4) apply to a person referred to in subsection
(2)(d) and (e) of this section.

(7)  Notwithstanding subsection (2)(a), if

     (a)  the debtor is a corporation, 

     (b)  the name of the debtor is in more than one of the following
forms

               (i)  an English form,

               (ii) a French form, or

               (iii)     a combined English-French form,

     and

     (c)  the debtor uses more than one form of its name in Alberta at
the time of registration,

the financing statement or financing change statement must set out, as
separate debtor names, all forms of the name of the debtor that are used by
it in its business dealings in Alberta.


Name of debtor re writ
22(1)  The name of the debtor on a financing statement submitted for
registration in respect of a writ of enforcement must be the name of the
debtor as it appears on the judgment.

(2)  In addition to the name of the debtor shown on a financing statement
under subsection (1), any other names by which the debtor may be known may
be added to the registration by registering a status report in respect of
the writ of enforcement. 


Secured party or registrant code
23(1)  The Registrar may assign a code to a secured party or a transmitting
party and the code may be set out in a financing statement or in a
financing change statement instead of the name and address of the
transmitting party or secured party.

(2)  If a transmitting party or secured party sets out a registrant code or
secured party code on a financing statement or financing change statement
in addition to a name and address, and there is a conflict between the name
or address to which the code refers and the name or address specified in
the financing statement or financing change statement, the name or address
specified in the financing statement or financing change statement is of no
effect to the extent of the conflict.


Additional space for name or address
24(1)  If the space provided in a financing statement or financing change
statement is insufficient to complete the name or address of a secured
party, debtor or transmitting party, the secured party may use the
prescribed form for "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information"
to complete the name or address in accordance with subsection (2).

(2)  A secured party referred to in subsection (1) must

     (a)  place an "X" next to "Additional Information",

     (b)  specify in the area for "Particulars"

               (i)  "Further information relating to name or address:",

               (ii) the name of the party for whom the name or address
information is incomplete, as that name appears on the financing statement
or financing change statement,

               (iii)     whether the party referred to in subclause (ii) is
a debtor, secured party or transmitting party,

               (iv) whether the incomplete information relates to name
or to address, and

               (v)  the name or address information required, 

     and 

     (c)  attach the form completed in accordance with clauses (a) and
(b) to the financing statement or financing change statement. 


     PART 4

     DESCRIPTION OF COLLATERAL

Matrimonial property order
25   Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a matrimonial property order under the Matrimonial Property Act,

     (a)  any mobile home or household goods that are serial number goods
must be described in accordance with section 35, and

     (b)  any household goods that are not serial number goods must be
described in accordance with section 36(2)(a).


Writ of enforcement
26  Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect of
a writ of enforcement,

     (a)  except as provided in clause (b), a description of the property
bound by the writ is not required, and

     (b)  for the purposes of section 36(3) of the Civil Enforcement Act,
a description by serial number must be provided in accordance with section
35.


Garageman's lien
27   Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a garageman's lien, a motor vehicle or farm vehicle must be described in
accordance with section 35.


Railway Act
28   Where a financing statement is submitted in relation to the
registration of a mortgage deed under section 63 of the Railway Act, the
collateral must be described in accordance with section 36(2)(b) or (c).


Workers' Compensa-tion Board
29   Where a financing statement is submitted in relation to the
registration of a charge under section 126 of the Workers' Compensation
Act, the collateral must be described under "Collateral:  General" as "all
present and after-acquired personal property".


Sale of Goods Act
30   Where a financing statement is submitted for registration, as
authorized by the Factors Act or the Sale of Goods Act,

     (a)  goods that are serial number goods must be described in
accordance with section 35, and 

     (b)  goods other than serial number goods must be described in
accordance with section 36(2)(a).


Crown charge
31(1)  Subject to subsection (2), where a financing statement is submitted
for registration in respect of a Crown charge or a statutory charge, the
secured party must describe the collateral under "Collateral: General" and
specify the law that creates the charge.

(2)  Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a statutory charge against a designated manufactured home, the secured
party must provide a description of the goods by serial number in
accordance with section 35 and must specify the law that creates the
charge.


Charge on land
32   Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a charge on land, the secured party is not required to provide a
description of the collateral.


Stays, statutory liens and receiver's reports
33   Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a stay or receiver's report, the secured party is not required to
provide a description of collateral.


Collateral description
34(1)  Where a financing statement is submitted for registration in respect
of a security interest in collateral that is serial number goods,

     (a)  if the goods are consumer goods, the secured party must provide
a description of the goods by serial number in accordance with section 35,
and

     (b)  if the goods are equipment or inventory, the secured party may
provide a description of the goods in accordance with section 36 or by
serial number in accordance with section 35.

(2)  Where a financing statement is submitted for registration of a
security interest in collateral that is other than serial number goods, the
secured party must provide a description of the collateral in accordance
with section 36.


Contents of serial number description
35(1)  Where collateral is required to be described under this section, the
description must be set out in the space provided for serial number
description, and must include

     (a)  the last 25 characters of the serial number for the collateral
or all the characters if the serial number contains less than 25
characters,

     (b)  the 4 digits for the model year of the collateral,

     (c)  the make and model of the collateral, and

     (d)  the appropriate 2-character code set out in Column 2 of
Schedule 3 for the category of collateral.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(a), the serial number for

     (a)  a trailer, mobile home, designated manufactured home or motor
vehicle, other than an automobile or truck, is the serial number located on
the chassis,

     (b)  an automobile or truck is the vehicle identification number
located on the body frame, 

     (c)  a boat that is of a type 

               (i)  that can be registered, recorded or licensed under
the Canada Shipping Act (Canada) is the registration, recording or licence
number that is assigned to the boat, or

               (ii) not referred to in subclause (i) is the serial
number of the boat, 

     (d)  an aircraft that must be registered under the Aeronautics Act
(Canada) is the registration marks assigned to the airframe by the
Department of Transport (Canada), omitting any hyphen, 

     (e)  an aircraft, other than an aircraft referred to in clause (d),
that must be registered under the law of a state that is a party to the
Convention on International Civil Aviation 1944 (Chicago) is the
registration marks assigned to the airframe by the relevant licensing
authority, omitting any hyphen, and

     (f)  an aircraft, other than an aircraft referred to in clause (d)
or (e), is the serial number of the airframe.

(3)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(c), ditto marks may be used to
indicate that the make and model of serial number goods is the same as that
for the immediately preceding serial number goods described.

(4)  Where the registration relates to a lien on an airplane under the
Garagemen's Lien Act, the serial number of the airplane is the serial
number of the airframe pursuant to subsection (2)(d), (e) or (f).

(5)  Where the collateral to be described under this section is a boat or
an aircraft and

     (a)  the registration is in respect of a lien under the Garagemen's
Lien Act, and

     (b)  the boat is not registered, recorded or licensed as provided in
subsection (2)(c)(i) or the aircraft is not registered as provided in
subsection (2)(d) or (e), 

the serial number is the serial number of the boat or airframe.

(6)  Unless otherwise provided by subsection (2), the serial number of
collateral is the serial number that is assigned by the manufacturer and is
cut, embossed or otherwise permanently marked or attached on the
collateral.

(7)  In completing a serial number, the secured party must not include

     (a)  any hyphens, nor

     (b)  any words, punctuation marks or symbols that are not part of
the serial number.

(8)  Where collateral to be described by serial number does not have a
serial number referred to in subsection (6), a serial number may be
assigned to the collateral if it contains at least 6 characters and is cut,
embossed or otherwise permanently marked or attached on the collateral.

(9)  Subsection (8) does not apply to collateral that is a boat referred to
in subsection (2)(c)(i) or an aircraft referred to in subsection (2)(d) or
(e) other than a boat or aircraft referred to in subsection (5).


Collateral to be described other than by serial number
36(1)  This section applies where a financing statement is submitted for
the registration of a security interest in

     (a)  collateral other than serial number goods, or

     (b)  serial number goods not described in accordance with section 35
in the case of inventory or equipment.

(2)  Where collateral is to be described under this section, the secured
party must set out the description under "Collateral:  General" and must
provide

     (a)  a description of the collateral by item or kind or as "goods",
"chattel paper", "securities", "documents of title", "instruments", "money"
or "intangibles",

     (b)  a statement indicating that a security interest is taken in all
of the debtor's present and after-acquired personal property,

     (c)  a statement indicating that a security interest is taken in all
of the debtor's present and after-acquired personal property except
specified items or kinds of personal property or except personal property
described as "goods", "chattel paper", "securities", "documents of title",
"instruments", "money" or "intangibles", or

     (d)  a description of the collateral as inventory, but such a
description is valid for the purposes of this section only while the
collateral is held by the debtor as inventory.

(3)  A description is inadequate for the purposes of subsection (2) if it
describes collateral as consumer goods or equipment without further
reference to the kind of collateral.


Proceeds description
37   Where collateral that is proceeds is to be described pursuant to
section 28(2)(a) or (3) of the Act, 

     (a)  if the proceeds are serial number goods that are consumer
goods, the secured party must provide a description of the goods in
accordance with section 35; 

     (b)  if the proceeds are serial number goods that are equipment, the
secured party may

               (i)  provide a description of the goods in accordance
with section 36 and must write "Proceeds:" preceding the description, or

               (ii) provide a description of the goods in accordance
with section 35;

     (c)  if the proceeds are inventory or collateral other than serial
number goods, the secured party must provide a description of the proceeds
in accordance with section 36 and must write "Proceeds:" preceding the
description.


     PART 5

     FINANCING STATEMENTS - MISCELLANEOUS

Other registrations
38   A secured party who submits a financing statement for the registration
of an interest listed in Schedule 5 must

     (a)  place an "X" next to "Other" under "Registration Type", and

     (b)  specify in the space provided after "Specify Type" the
applicable 2-letter code from Schedule 5 to identify the particular
registration type.


Court orders, etc.
39   Where a financing statement is submitted in respect of a court order,
stay or receiver's report that is an initial registration, the secured
party must attach to the financing statement the prescribed form for "Court
Order, Other Changes and Additional Information" that has been completed by 

     (a)  placing an "X" next to "Court Order", and

     (b)  specifying in the area for "Particulars"

               (i)  the Court,

               (ii) the date and court file number of the order,

               (iii)     the judicial district out of which it was issued,
and

               (iv) its effect.


     PART 6

     FINANCING CHANGE STATEMENTS

Use of financing change statements
40   A financing change statement may be used to

     (a)  renew, discharge or otherwise amend any consolidated
registration commenced by registration of a financing statement,

     (b)  discharge or otherwise amend a pre-October 1, 1990 registration
of a matrimonial property order, garageman's lien or employment standards
order, or 

     (c)  discharge any pre-October 1, 1990 registration of a conditional
sales contract, bill of sale, chattel mortgage or assignment of book debts.


Financial report re enforcement debtor
41   A notice, stating that an enforcement creditor has under Rule 370 of
the Alberta Rules of Court (AR 390/68) been furnished with a financial
report regarding an enforcement debtor, may be registered by submitting for
registration a status report in respect of the writ of enforcement.


Deletion of information
42(1)  Where a financing change statement is submitted to amend a
consolidated registration by deleting a block of information in respect of
a debtor, a secured party or collateral, the secured party must specify the
block number for that information, and may provide a description of the
information to be deleted.

(2)  Where a block number is specified for deletion, the entire block of
information relating to that block number must be deleted.

(3)  In the event of a conflict between the block number specified for
deletion and a description of the information to be deleted, the block
number prevails.



Court orders
43   Where a financing change statement, other than a garageman's lien
financing change statement, is submitted in respect of a court order, the
secured party must

     (a)  identify the changes to the consolidated registration by
completing all relevant information regarding renewal, total discharge,
deletions or additions, and

     (b)  attach to the financing change statement the prescribed form
for "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information", 

               (i)  placing an "X" next to "Court Order", and

               (ii) specifying in the area for "Particulars"

                         (A)  the court,

                         (B)  the date and court file number of the
order,

                         (C)  the judicial district out of which it
was issued, and

                         (D)  its effect. 


Subordin-ations
44   Where a financing statement or financing change statement is submitted
in respect of a subordination, the secured party must attach to the
financing statement or financing change statement the form for "Court
Order, Other Changes and Additional Information",

     (a)  placing an "X" next to "Other Change", and

     (b)  specifying in the area for "Particulars" 

               (i)  the registration number of the registration to
which the security interest is being subordinated, or where the security
interest is being subordinated to an interest not registered in the
Registry, a description of the interest, and

               (ii) a description of the collateral to which the
subordination applies, if the subordination applies to only part of the
collateral.


Change of name or transfer
45   Where a financing change statement is submitted in respect of a change
of name of a secured party or debtor, or a transfer by a secured party of
the secured party's or debtor's entire interest, the secured party must

     (a)  specify under "Deletions" the block number for the name to be
changed or for the transferor, and

     (b)  specify under "Additions" the new name or the name of the
transferee, together with the required information relating to an address.


Change of name or address affecting multiple registrations
46(1)  A secured party may submit a "Global Financing Change Statement" in
the prescribed form to

     (a)  change the name or address of a secured party, or

     (b)  disclose a transfer by a secured party of the secured party's
entire interest 

in relation to all registrations showing a secured party code for the
secured party.

(2)  The "Global Financing Change Statement" may only be used for a
transfer under subsection (1) if the transferee has a secured party code.


Partial transfers
47   Where a financing change statement is submitted in respect of

     (a)  the transfer by a secured party of a part of a security
interest or a security interest in part of the collateral, or

     (b)  the transfer by a debtor of a partial interest in the
collateral, or a transfer of a part of the collateral,

the secured party must

     (c)  disclose the transferee by completing the information required
for the new secured party or debtor, as the case may be, under "Additions",
and

     (d)  attach to the financing change statement the prescribed form
for "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional Information", 

               (i)  placing an "X" next to "Other Change", and

               (ii) specifying, in the area for "Particulars", the
extent of the interest or the collateral being transferred and the names of
the transferor and transferee.


Trust indentures
48   Where a financing change statement is submitted to disclose that the
consolidated registration relates to or no longer relates to a security
interest arising under a trust indenture, the secured party must attach to
the financing change statement the form for "Court Order, Other Changes and
Additional Information",

     (a)  placing an "X" next to "Other Changes", and

     (b)  specifying in the area for "Particulars" that the consolidated
registration relates to or no longer relates to a security interest arising
under the trust indenture.


Changes of "Court Order, Other Changes, Additional Information"
49   Where a financing change statement is submitted to change information
previously provided under "Court Order, Other Changes and Additional
Information", the secured party must attach to the financing change
statement the prescribed form for "Court Order, Other Changes and
Additional Information",

     (a)  placing an "X" next to "Court Order", "Other Changes" or
"Additional Information", as the case may be, to refer to the heading of
information being changed, and

     (b)  specifying, in the area for "Particulars", a description of the
change.


Proof of service of demand
50   Where a financing change statement is submitted for registration
pursuant to section 50(5) of the Act, it must be accompanied by a statutory
declaration in the prescribed form as proof that the demand referred to in
section 50(3) of the Act has been given to the secured party.


Court order to amend garageman's lien registration
51   Where a garageman's lien financing change statement is submitted in
respect of a court order other than to extend the time for seizure, the
secured party must identify the changes to the registration by completing
the appropriate prescribed forms under section 10 for additions or
deletions of secured parties, debtors or collateral, and attach those pages
immediately following the garageman's lien financing change statement.


Seizure of security interest
52   For the purposes of registering a notice of seizure of a security
interest pursuant to section 51 of the Civil Enforcement Act, the secured
party must

     (a)  complete a financing change statement, and

     (b)  attach to the financing change statement the form for "Court
Order, Other Changes and Additional Information", that has been completed
by

               (i)  placing an "X" next to "Other Change", and

               (ii) indicating in the area for "Particulars"

                         (A)  that seizure of a specified security
interest has been made,

                         (B)  the name of the enforcement debtor, and

                         (C)  the name of the enforcement creditor.


Identifying agreement by date
53   A secured party who, for the purpose of complying with a demand under
section 59.2(6) of the Law of Property Act, amends a registration in
respect of a charge on land to identify by date the agreement to which it
relates must on a General Collateral Additions form state "The date of the
agreement to which the charge on land relates is" and then specify the date
of the agreement.


Corrections by Registrar
54(1)  The Registrar may register a financing statement or financing change
statement to correct any error of the Registry in the registration of a
financing statement or financing change statement and may sign the
financing statement or financing change statement as the secured party.

(2)  Any changes to a consolidated registration made by the Registrar under
subsection (1) are effective only from the time the changes are made.


     PART 7

     VERIFICATION STATEMENTS
     AND NOTICES OF DISCHARGE

Sending of verification statements
55(1)  On registering a financing statement or financing change statement,
the Registrar may send, by ordinary mail, to the person specified in the
financing statement or financing change statement as the transmitting
party, a verification statement to confirm the registration of the
information on the financing statement or financing change statement. 

(2)  Where a "Global Financing Change Statement" is registered, the
verification statement may be sent to

     (a)  the transmitting party, and

     (b)  any secured party in respect of whom the change is made.

(3)  Where a financing change statement totally discharges a consolidated
registration, the Registrar may send a verification statement providing
notice of the discharge to the secured party and the transmitting party. 


Use of verification statements
56(1)  A verification statement, other than a verification statement
referred to in section 55(2), may be submitted to a transmitting party by a
secured party to do one of the following:

     (a)  totally discharge the consolidated registration;

     (b)  renew the consolidated registration; 

     (c)  in the case of a registration relating to a garageman's lien,
register an order of the Court extending the time for seizure;

     (d)  request a correction of an error made by the secured party or
the transmitting party in registering information.

(2)  The portion of a verification statement to be used for the purposes
specified in subsection (1) is deemed to be a financing change statement
for the purposes of the Act and this Regulation.

(3)  Where a verification statement is submitted under subsection (1)(c),
the Court order extending the time for seizure must be submitted to the
transmitting party together with the verification statement.


Correction of Registry errors
57   Where a secured party submits for registration a verification
statement pursuant to section 56(1)(d), the secured party must

     (a)  identify the incorrect information by drawing a line through
it,

     (b)  type or print the correct information, and

     (c)  return to the transmitting party the first page of the
verification statement together with any pages showing requested
corrections.


     PART 8

     ADMINISTRATION

Search results
58   The results of a search of the Registry

     (a)  must include information actively maintained in the Registry
corresponding to the search criterion specified by the person requesting
the search, and

     (b)  may include information actively maintained in the Registry
corresponding to search criteria similar to those provided by the person
requesting the search.


Schedule 4 fees
59(1)  The fees set out in Schedule 4 are required to be paid for the
services referred to in that Schedule.

(2)  The Registrar may refund the fee for a registration, less $30, if

     (a)  the Registrar is satisfied that, due to a clerical error, the
registration was for a longer period than intended,

     (b)  the registration has been discharged, and

     (c)  application for the refund is made within 60 days after the
date of registration.


Fee for demand for information
60   For the purposes of section 18 of the Act, the prescribed fee that may
be required by a person to whom a demand is made under that section is 

     (a)  $15, plus

     (b)  $0.50 for each page of a security agreement or amendment if a
demand is made for a copy of the security agreement or amendment.


Fee for receivers
61   For the purposes of section 65(6) of the Act, the prescribed fee that
may be demanded by a receiver under that subsection is

     (a)  $15, plus

     (b)  $0.50 for each page of the financial statement or final account
if a demand is made for copies of the financial statement or final account.


Exemption from fees
62(1)  No fees are payable by a Government department as defined by the
Public Service Act if an agreement is established with that department
providing that fees are not to be charged.

(2)  No fees are payable by a government of another province of
Canada or of a state of the United States of America if reciprocal
provisions have been made with that government to provide no-charge
services to the Government of Alberta for services similar to those
provided by the Registry.

(3)  No fees are payable by a member of a municipal police force
or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with respect to searches or copies of
documents required by the member in the execution of his duties if the head
of that police force has entered into an agreement with the Registrar for
the provision of no-charge searches to that police force.


Agreements re credit and electronic access
63   The Registrar may enter into an agreement with any person to establish
the terms and conditions on which that person may obtain 

     (a)  services on credit from the Registry, or

     (b)  electronic access to the Registry database for the purpose of
searches or registrations.


Assurance fund limits
64(1)  The limit on the amount payable in respect of a single action
pursuant to section 52 of the Act is $200 000.

(2)  The limit on the total of all claims for compensation in a single
action under section 53 of the Act is $2 000 000.


Deemed damages
65   For the purposes of section 67(2) of the Act, the debtor or the person
disclosed as the debtor is deemed to have suffered damages of not less than
$200.


Fixtures
66(1)  Where a notice registered under section 49 of the Act is signed by
an agent on behalf of the secured party, the notice must be accompanied by
an affidavit in the prescribed form verifying the notice.

(2)  A notice registered under section 49(4) of the Act must be executed by
the secured party or the agent of the secured party in accordance with the
requirements of the Land Titles Act.

(3)  Where the Land Titles Act does not provide for the manner of execution
by an artificial body, the notice referred to in subsection (2) must be
executed by an agent.


Application of Part 4 of the Act
67(1)  Except for the following provisions of the Act, Part 4 of the Act
does not apply to the registration of a stay, statutory charge, receiver's
report, maintenance order or Crown charge or to a registration pursuant to
the Matrimonial Property Act, the Workers' Compensation Act, the
Garagemen's Lien Act, or section 22 or 33 of the Civil Enforcement Act:

     section 43(1) to (3) and (6) to (10);
     section 46;
     section 47;
     section 48;
     section 52;
     section 54.

(2)  Section 44(3) and (4) of the Act apply to the registration of a stay,
statutory charge, receiver's report, maintenance order and Crown charge and
a registration under the Matrimonial Property Act, the Workers'
Compensation Act or section 22 or 33 of the Civil Enforcement Act.

(3)  Section 50 of the Act applies to a registration of a stay, statutory
charge and maintenance order and to a registration made pursuant to section
22 or 33 of the Civil Enforcement Act. 


     PART 9

     TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, REPEALS, EXPIRY
     AND COMING INTO FORCE

Transitional
68(1)  Sections 20 and 21 apply to financing statements and financing
change statements registered on or after October 1, 2001.

(2)  Despite the repeal of the Personal Property Security Regulation (AR
234/90), section 17 of the Personal Property Security Regulation (AR
234/90) applies to financing statements and financing change statements
registered before October 1, 2001.

(3)  A reference in section 17(3) of this Regulation to sections 20 and 21
is deemed until September 30, 2001 a reference to section 17 of the
Personal Property Security Regulation (AR 234/90).


Repeals
69(1)  The Personal Property Security Regulation (AR 234/90) is repealed.

(2)  The Personal Property Security Fees Regulation (AR 121/2000) is
repealed. 


Expiry
70   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, 2006.


Coming into force
71   This Regulation comes into force on July 3, 2001.


     SCHEDULE 1

     PUNCTUATION

     Column 1  Column 2

     Ampersand      &
     Apostrophe          '
     Comma          ,
     Dollar Sign         $
     Hyphen         -
     Parentheses         ()
     Per cent Sign       %
     Period         .
     Plus Sign      +
     Quotation Marks          "
     Virgule        /


     SCHEDULE 2

     ABBREVIATIONS

     PART 1

     PROVINCE, TERRITORY AND STATE CODES

     Canada

     Province  Code

     Alberta    AB
     British Columbia     BC
     Manitoba   MB
     New Brunswick   NB
     Newfoundland    NF
     Nova Scotia     NS
     Northwest Territories     NT
     Nunavut    NU
     Ontario    ON
     Prince Edward Island      PE
     Quebec     PQ
     Saskatchewan    SK
     Yukon Territory      YT


     UNITED STATES

     State     Code

     Alabama    AL
     Alaska     AK
     Arkansas   AR
     Arizona    AZ
     California      CA
     Colorado   CO
     Connecticut     CT
     Delaware   DE
     District of Columbia      DC
     Florida    FL
     Georgia    GA
     Guam  GU
     Hawaii     HI
     Idaho      ID
     Illinois   IL
     Indiana    IN
     Iowa  IA
     Kansas     KS
     Kentucky   KY
     Louisiana  LA
     Maine      ME
     Maryland   MD
     Massachusetts   MA
     Michigan   MI
     Minnesota  MN
     Mississippi     MS
     Missouri   MO
     Montana    MT
     Nebraska   NE
     Nevada     NV
     New Hampshire   NH
     New Jersey      NJ
     New Mexico      NM
     New York   NY
     North Carolina  NC
     North Dakota    ND
     Ohio  OH
     Oklahoma   OK
     Oregon     OR
     Pennsylvania    PA
     Puerto Rico     PR
     Rhode Island    RI
     South Carolina  SC
     South Dakota    SD
     Tennessee  TN
     Texas      TX
     Utah  UT
     Vermont    VT
     Virginia   VA
     Washington      WA
     West Virginia   WV
     Wisconsin  WI
     Wyoming    WY

     OTHER JURISDICTIONS  XX


     PART 2

     NAMES

     Column 1  Column 2

     Brothers  BROS
     Caisse Populaire    CAISSE POP
     Canada    CAN
     Compagnie CIE
     Compagnies     CIE
     Company   CO
     Construction   CONST
     Co-operative   CO-OP
     Corporation    CORP
     Division of    DIV OF
     Credit Union   CREDIT U
     Incorporated   INC
     Incorporee     INC
     Incorporees    INC
     Limited   LTD
     Limitee   LTEE
     Manufacturer   MFG
     Manufacturers  MFG
     Manufacturing  MFG
     Non-personal Liability   NPL


     SCHEDULE 3

     CODES FOR CATEGORIES OF COLLATERAL

Column 1  Column 2
Category of Collateral   Code

Mobile Homes   MH
Trailers       TR
Designated Manufactured Homes
(Applies only to registrations under 
Part 10, Division 8.1 of the 
Municipal Government Act)     MF
Aircraft Registered in Canada AC
Aircraft not Registered in Canada  AF
Boats          BO
Outboard Motors for Boats     OM
Farm Vehicles  
(Applies only to registrations
under Garagemen's Lien Act)   FV
Motor Vehicles MV



     SCHEDULE 4

     FEES
    
Registrations

1   To register a financing statement covering

     (a)  a security agreement under the Act or a registration under the
Sale of Goods Act or the Factors Act






$2 per year for optional registration life from 1 to 25 years, or $400 for
infinity registration life

     (b)  any other registration authorized under any Act to be made at
the Personal Property Registry





$5


2   To register a writ of enforcement under the Civil Enforcement Act



$10


3  To register a financing change statement covering

     (a)  a renewal of a registration relating to a security agreement
under the Personal Property Security Act or a registration under the Sale
of Goods Act or the Factors Act







$2 per year for optional renewal registration life from 1 to 25 years, or
$400 for infinity renewal registration life

     (b)  an amendment other than a renewal or total discharge


no charge

     (c)  a renewal referred to in (a) and an amendment referred to in
(b)

the greater of the fee for the renewal or the amendment

     (d)  a total discharge
no charge


4  To register

     (a)  a status report to renew a writ of enforcement




$5

     (b)  a status report, other than one referred to in clause (a), to
amend a writ of enforcement



no charge

5  To register a stay
no charge

6  To register

     (a)  a civil enforcement agency report in respect of a seizure




$5

     (b)  an amendment to a civil enforcement agency report in respect of
a seizure



no charge

     (c)  a civil enforcement agency report in respect of a sale or
distribution or an amendment to a civil enforcement agency report in
respect of a sale or distribution






no charge

7   To register

     (a)  a maintenance order


$5

     (b)  a status report to amend a maintenance order

no charge

8 To register a Global Financing Change Statement

no charge


Search Requests

1 To obtain a related writ search




$1

2   To obtain a distribution seizure search for the purposes of the Civil
Enforcement Act


$1

3   To obtain any other search result
$1 for each name, serial number or registration number searched



Miscellaneous

1   To obtain a photocopy of a document





$1 per page



2  Additional charge to certify a copy obtained in item 1

$5 per registration

    3  To obtain periodic reports
$0.50 for each registration disclosed





     SCHEDULE 5

     OTHER REGISTRATION TYPES

Registration Type   Code

1.  Interest of the Workers' Compensation Board under  WC
section 126 of the Workers' Compensation Act

2.  Mortgage deed under section 63 of the Railway Act  RR

3.  Crown charge    CR

4.  Charge on land  LC

5.  General property order    CO

6.  Stay  ST

7.  Statutory charge, in the case of a security interest
referred to in section 40.2 of the Employment
Pension Plans Act   EP

8.  Statutory charge other than an interest referred 
to in section 7 of this Schedule   SC

9.  Receiver's report    RE


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     Alberta Regulation 96/2001

     Employment Standards Code

     MATERNITY AND PARENTAL LEAVE REPEAL REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 221/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 138 of the Employment Standards Code.


1   The Maternity and Parental Leave Regulation (AR 38/2001) is repealed on
the coming into force of the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2001.


     Alberta Regulation 97/2001

     Government Organization Act

     JUSTICE GRANTS REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 222/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Grants authorization     2
Application    3
Delegation     4
Agreement 5
Payment   6
Written reports and examination of records   7
Conditional grants  8
Repeal    9
Expiry    10


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Minister" means the Minister of Justice and
Attorney General.


Grants authorization
2   The Minister is authorized to make grants to a person or organization
for any purpose related to any program, service or other matter under the
administration of the Minister.


Application
3   An application for a grant must be made in the manner and form
satisfactory to the Minister.


Delegation
4   The Minister is authorized to delegate in writing any function, duty or
power under this Regulation to any employee of the Government.


Agreement
5   The Minister is authorized to enter into agreements with respect to any
matter relating to the payment of a grant.


Payment
6   The Minister may provide for the payment of any grant in a lump sum or
by way of instalments and may determine the time or times at which the
grant is to be paid.


Written reports and examination of records
7(1)  The Minister may at any time require the recipient of a grant to
provide a written report, in a form satisfactory to the Minister, on the
work and activity in respect of which the grant was made, including any
information required by the Minister relating to the expenditure of the
grant.

(2)  The recipient of a grant must permit a representative of the Minister,
the Auditor General or both to examine the books or records pertaining to
the grant that the Minister or Auditor General considers necessary to
determine whether the grant has been properly expended.


Conditional grants
8(1)  The recipient of a grant may use the money only

     (a)  in accordance with the conditions on which the grant is made,
or

     (b)  if the original conditions on which the grant is made are
varied with the consent of the Minister, in accordance with the conditions
as varied.

(2)   If the recipient of a grant does not use all of the money, the
Minister may require the recipient to refund the surplus money to the
Minister of Finance.

(3)  The Minister may require the recipient of a grant to repay all or part
of the money to the Minister of Finance if the recipient does not comply
with any of the conditions of the grant or does not use the money as
required under this Regulation.


Repeal
9   The Justice Grants Regulation (AR 33/97) is repealed.


Expiry
10   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, 2006.


     Alberta Regulation 98/2001

     Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act

     HERITAGE FUND FOREIGN INVESTMENT LIMITATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 225/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 17 of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act.


1   The Heritage Fund Foreign Investment Limitation Regulation (AR 265/96)
is amended by this Regulation. 


2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "35%" and substituting "40%".


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     Alberta Regulation 99/2001

     Teachers' Pension Plans Act

     TEACHERS' PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS -
     MISCELLANEOUS 2001) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 226/2001) on June 12, 2001
pursuant to section 23 of the Teachers' Pension Plans Act.


1   The Teachers' Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR
204/95) are amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1(2)(b) is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Alta. Reg. 364/86" and substituting "AR
35/2000";

     (b)  by striking out "34" wherever it occurs and substituting "48".


3   Section 13 is amended by adding the following before clause (a):

     (0a) deletes the pre-condition for being a disabled member that the
person applied to the Board to be treated as such at any given time or
period,


4   Section 13(0a) is repealed.


5   Section 22(2) is amended

     (a)  by striking out "37" and substituting "55";

     (b)  by striking out "Alta. Reg. 364/86" and substituting "AR
35/2000".


6   The Schedule is amended

     (a)  by repealing Item 4;

     (b)  by adding the following after Item 8:

     9.   Calgary Public Teachers Local #38


7   Section 4 comes into force at the beginning of the day after section 3
of the Teachers' Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions - Miscellaneous
2001) Amendment Regulation comes into force.


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     Alberta Regulation 100/2001

     Teachers' Pension Plans Act

     TEACHERS' AND PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS' PENSION
     PLANS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 2001

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 227/2001) on June 12,
2001 and made by the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board on March 1,
2001 pursuant to section 14 of the Teachers' Pension Plans Act and section
12 of the Teachers' Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR
204/95).


1   The Teachers' and Private School Teachers' Pension Plans (AR 203/95)
are amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1(2) of Schedule 1 is amended by adding "and" at the end of
clause (a) on the line following after the end of clause (a)(iii), and by
repealing clause (b).


3   This Regulation 

     (a)  has no force unless section 3 of the Teachers' Pension Plans
(Legislative Provisions - Miscellaneous 2001) Amendment Regulation gets
enacted, and

     (b)  if that section is enacted,

               (i)  is to be deemed to be enacted immediately after the
enactment of that section, and

               (ii) is deemed to have come into force on September 1,
2000.


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     Alberta Regulation 101/2001

     Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act

     ALBERTA ENERGY AND UTILITIES BOARD RULES OF PRACTICE

     Filed:  June 14, 2001

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on June 4, 2001 pursuant to
section 23 of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation of Rules  1
Definitions    2
Application of Rules     3

     Part 1
     General Matters

Directions     4
On-site visits 5
Setting of time limits and extending or abridging time 6
Variation of Rules  7
Failure to comply with Rules  8
Motions   9
Filing of documents 10
Service of documents     11
Public record  12
Technical reports   13
Revisions to documents   14
Affidavits     15
Evidence  16
Additional information, documents and materials   17

     Part 2
     Commencement of Proceedings

Commencement of proceedings   18
Form of application 19
Withdrawal of application or submission 20
Notice of application    21
Notice of hearing   22
Submission of intervener 23
Applicant to provide documents and material  24
Late filing    25
Adjournments   26
Information request 27
Response to information request    28
Partial or no response   29
Pre-hearing meeting 30
Technical meeting   31
Appropriate dispute resolution or negotiated settlements    32
Settlement meetings 33
Settlement proposal 34
Effect of settlement proposal 35

     Part 3
     Hearings

No electronic hearing    36
Notice to attend    37
Oath or affirmation 38
Witness panels 39
Presenting evidence 40
Hearings in absence of the public  41
Participation of Crown   42
Submissions by Board staff    43
Arguments 44
Written hearings    45

     Part 4
     Review and Rehearing

Application for review   46
Application for rehearing     47
Correction of errors     48

     Part 5
     Costs

Costs     49
Advance of funds request 50
Budget to be filed  51
Interim awards 52
Costs claim    53
Comments on costs claim  54
Costs award    55
Liability for costs 56
Costs order    57
Review request 58

     Part 6
     Repeals, Expiry and
     Coming into Force

Repeals   59
Expiry    60
Coming into force   61


Interpretation of Rules
1   These Rules must be liberally construed in the public interest to
ensure the most fair, expeditious and efficient determination on its merits
of every proceeding before the Board.


Definitions
2   In these Rules,

     (a)  "Act" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act and any
other Act under which the Board is charged with the conduct of proceedings;

     (b)  "applicant" means a person who files an application with the
Board;

     (c)  "application" means an application to the Board for an
approval, permit, licence or other relief under the Act;

     (d)  "Board" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board and, where
examiners are appointed by the Board to conduct a proceeding, the examiners
for the purpose of the proceeding;

     (e)  "Crown" means Her Majesty the Queen in the right of Alberta;

     (f)  "document" includes films, photographs, charts, maps, graphs,
plans, surveys, books of account, transcripts, and video and audio
recordings;

     (g)  "electronic hearing" means an oral hearing conducted by
conference telephone or other electronic means where each participant is
able to hear and respond to the comments of the other participants at the
time the comments are made;

     (h)  "file" means file with the Board at its office in Calgary;

     (i)  "hearing" means a hearing before the Board;

     (j)  "information request" means a request for information described
in section 27;

     (k)  "intervener" means a person, other than an applicant, who files
a submission with the Board in respect of a proceeding;

     (l)  "notice of application" means a notice of application issued by
the Board under section 21;

     (m)  "notice of hearing" means a notice of hearing issued by the
Board under section 22;

     (n)  "oral hearing" means a hearing at which the participants attend
in person before the Board;

     (o)  "party" means

               (i)  an applicant,

               (ii) an intervener, and

               (iii)     for the purposes of these Rules, any other person
whom the Board determines to be a party to a proceeding;

     (p)  "proceeding" means a matter brought before the Board

               (i)  by application,

               (ii) by the Board on its own initiative, or

               (iii)     at the request of the Lieutenant Governor in
Council;

     (q)  "publication" means a guide, information letter, interim
directive or general bulletin issued by the Board;

     (r)  "representative" means the agent or solicitor of a party;

     (s)  "written hearing" means a hearing held by means of an exchange
of documents whether in writing or in electronic form.


Application of Rules
3   These Rules apply to all energy or utilities proceedings of the Board,
other than appeals under Part 11 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.


     PART 1

     GENERAL MATTERS

Directions
4   The Board may, at any time before making a decision on a proceeding,
issue any directions that it considers necessary for the fair determination
of an issue.


On-site visits
5   The Board may, with or without the parties, conduct an on-site visit of
lands or facilities to better determine any matter relevant to the
disposition of a proceeding before it.


Setting of time limits and extending or abridging time
6(1)  The Board may set time limits for doing anything provided for in
these Rules.

(2)  The Board may, on its own initiative or on motion by a party, extend
or abridge a time limit specified in these Rules or by the Board, on any
terms that the Board considers appropriate.

(3)  The Board may, with or without a hearing, exercise its discretion
under this section before or after the expiration of a time limit specified
in these Rules or by the Board.


Variation of Rules
7   The Board may, with or without a hearing, dispense with, vary or
supplement all or any part of these Rules if it is satisfied that the
circumstances of any proceeding require it.


Failure to comply with Rules
8(1)  If a party fails to comply with these Rules or a direction of the
Board, the Board may

     (a)  make an order that the Board considers appropriate to ensure
the fair determination of an issue, or

     (b)  adjourn the proceeding until it is satisfied that these Rules
or the direction of the Board has been complied with.

(2)  If a party fails to comply with a time limit specified in these Rules
or by the Board for the filing of documentary evidence or other material,
the Board may disregard the documentary evidence or material.

(3)  No proceeding is invalid by reason of a defect or other irregularity
in form.


Motions
9(1)  If a matter arises in a proceeding, other than during an oral hearing
or electronic hearing, that requires a decision or order of the Board, a
party may bring the matter before the Board by filing a motion.

(2)  A motion brought under subsection (1) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe

               (i)  the decision or order sought,

               (ii) the grounds on which the motion is made, and

               (iii)     the nature of any oral or documentary evidence
sought to be presented in support of the motion,

     and

     (c)  be accompanied with

               (i)  an affidavit setting out a clear and concise
statement of the facts relevant to the motion, and

               (ii) any documents that may support the motion.

(3)  A party bringing a motion under subsection (1) shall serve a copy of
it on the other parties.

(4)  A party who wishes to respond to a motion brought under subsection (1)
shall file and serve, as directed by the Board, a response.

(5)  A response under subsection (4) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe the nature of any oral or documentary evidence
sought to be presented in support of the response, and

     (c)  be accompanied with any documents that may support the
response.

(6)  A party who wishes to reply to a response to a motion under subsection
(4) shall file and serve, as directed by the Board, a reply.

(7)  A reply under subsection (6) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe the nature of any oral or documentary evidence
sought to be presented in support of the reply, and

     (c)  be accompanied with any documents that may support the reply.

(8)  If the Board decides to hear a motion brought under subsection (1),
the Board shall give at least 2 days' notice to each party stating the time
and place of the hearing.

(9)  If a matter arises in an oral hearing or electronic hearing that
requires a decision or order of the Board, a party may bring the matter
before the Board by making a motion.

(10)  A motion brought under subsection (9)

     (a)  may be made orally, and

     (b)  must be disposed of in accordance with such procedures as the
Board may order.


Filing of documents
10(1)  If a person is required to file a document with the Board, the
person shall

     (a)  file the original and the required number of copies of the
document, as set out in the relevant statutory provision or publication,
and

     (b)  indicate on the original document

               (i)  the application number,

               (ii) the date of filing, and

               (iii)     the name of each person on whom the person will
serve or has served a copy of the document.

(2)  Subsection (1)(b)(i) does not apply if the document is a form of
application.

(3)  Subject to subsection (5), a document may be filed by personal
delivery, courier service, ordinary mail, fax, electronic means or by any
other means directed by the Board.

(4)  If a document is filed by fax or electronic means, the original and
the required number of copies of the document, as set out in the relevant
statutory provision or publication, must be delivered in writing to the
Board by the end of the next business day or as directed by the Board.

(5)  A document may only be filed by electronic means if

     (a)  the electronic means is compatible with the Board's information
technology, equipment, software and processes, and

     (b)  the document is in a form acceptable to the Board.

(6)  A document is deemed to have been filed when it is received by the
Board unless it is received after the Board's business hours, in which case
the document is deemed to have been filed on the next business day of the
Board.

(7)  The Board may require that all or any part of a document filed be
verified by affidavit.


Service of documents
11(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a document required to be served under
these Rules or by the Board may be served on a person

     (a)  by personal delivery,

     (b)  by courier service, ordinary mail, fax or electronic means to
the address given by the person, or

     (c)  by such other method as the Board directs.

(2)  A document may only be served by electronic means if the person being
served has the information technology, equipment, software and processes
for receiving or retrieving the document.

(3)  The date of service of a document is the day on which the person being
served receives the document unless it is received after 5 o'clock in the
afternoon Mountain Standard Time, in which case the date of service is
deemed to be the next business day.

(4)  The Board may require a person to file an affidavit of service setting
out on whom a document was served and the means taken to effect service.

(5)  Where an oral hearing or electronic hearing is in progress, a party
entering a document as an exhibit shall provide copies of the document to
the Board, the Board staff attending the hearing and the other parties.

(6)  The Board may serve, or direct the applicant to serve, a notice issued
by the Board either in accordance with this section or by public
advertisement in a daily or weekly newspaper in circulation in the
community affected by the proceeding.

(7)  Any document required to be served on a party under these Rules may be
served on the party's representative.


Public record
12(1)  Subject to this section, all documents filed in respect of a
proceeding must be placed on the public record.

(2)  If a party wishes to keep confidential any information in a document,
the party may, before filing the document, file a request for
confidentiality and serve a copy of the request on the other parties.

(3)  The request for confidentiality must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe

               (i)  the nature of the information in the document, and

               (ii) the reasons for the request, including the specific
harm that would result if the document were placed on the public record,

     and

     (c)  indicate whether all or only a part of the document is the
subject of the request.

(4)  The Board may, with or without a hearing, grant a request for
confidentiality on any terms it considers appropriate

     (a)  if the Board is of the opinion that disclosure of the
information could reasonably be expected

               (i)  to result in undue financial loss or gain to a
person directly affected by the proceeding, or

               (ii) to harm significantly that person's competitive
position,

     or

     (b)  if

               (i)  the information is personal, financial, commercial,
scientific or technical in nature,

               (ii) the information has been consistently treated as
confidential by a person directly affected by the proceeding, and

               (iii)     the Board considers that the person's interest in
confidentiality outweighs the public interest in the disclosure of the
proceeding.

(5)  If the Board grants a request for confidentiality under subsection
(4), a party may only receive a copy of the document if the party files an
undertaking stating that the party will hold the document in confidence and
use it only for the purpose of the proceeding.

(6)  Nothing in this section limits the operation of any statutory
provision that protects the confidentiality of information or documents.


Technical reports
13   A document containing a technical report or material of a technical
nature must indicate the technical qualifications of the person signing or
taking responsibility for the report or material.


Revisions to documents
14(1)  Despite any other provision in these Rules, the Board may, on any
terms it considers appropriate,

     (a)  allow a revision of all or any part of a document, or

     (b)  order the revision of all or any part of a document that in the
opinion of the Board is

               (i)  not relevant or may tend to prejudice or delay a
fair hearing of an application or other proceeding on the merits, or

               (ii) necessary for the purpose of hearing and
determining the pertinent questions in issue in the proceeding.

(2)  A party shall revise a document if

     (a)  significant new information relating to the document becomes
available before the proceeding is disposed of, and

     (b)  the information is necessary for the purpose of hearing and
determining the pertinent questions in issue in the proceeding.

(3)  Any document that is revised must clearly indicate the date of the
revision and the part of the document that is revised.


Affidavits
15(1)  An affidavit intended to be used in a proceeding must be confined to
those facts within the knowledge of the person making the affidavit or
based on the information and belief of the person making the affidavit.

(2)  If a statement is made in an affidavit on information and belief, the
source of the information and the grounds on which the belief is based must
be set out in the affidavit.

(3)  If an affidavit refers to an exhibit, the exhibit must be marked as
such by the person making the affidavit and attached to the affidavit.


Evidence
16(1)  Unless the Board otherwise directs, if a party intends to present
documentary evidence at an oral hearing or electronic hearing, or is
directed to do so by the Board, the party shall file the documentary
evidence and serve a copy of it on the other parties before the hearing
takes place.

(2)  The documentary evidence must be accompanied with a statement setting
out the qualifications of the person who prepared the documentary evidence
or under whose direction or control the evidence was prepared.

(3)  If a party is not able to file all of the party's documentary evidence
before the hearing takes place, the party shall

     (a)  file such documentary evidence as is available at that time,
and 

     (b)  file a statement

               (i)  identifying the balance of the documentary evidence
to be filed, and

               (ii) stating when the balance of the documentary
evidence will be filed.

(4)  If a party is not willing to file documentary evidence when directed
to do so by the Board under subsection (1), the party shall file a
statement setting out the reasons why the party is not willing to do so.


Additional information, documents and material
17(1)  The Board may direct the applicant or an intervener to file such
further information, documents or material as the Board considers necessary
to permit a full and satisfactory understanding of an issue in a
proceeding.

(2)  If the applicant or the intervener does not file the information,
documents or material when directed to do so by the Board under subsection
(1), the Board may

     (a)  adjourn the proceeding until the information, documents or
material is filed, or

     (b)  dismiss the application or submission, as the case may be.


     PART 2

     COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS

Commence-ment of proceedings
18(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a proceeding must be commenced by filing
an application.

(2)  A proceeding initiated by the Board or at the request of the
Lieutenant Governor in Council may be commenced by a notice of hearing or
as determined by the Board.


Form of application
19(1)  An application must be in writing and contain the following:

     (a)  a description of the approval, permit, licence or other relief
applied for;

     (b)  the grounds on which the application is made;

     (c)  a reference to the statutory provision under which the
application is made;

     (d)  a clear and concise statement of the facts relevant to the
application;

     (e)  an explanation of the consultation process, if any, that the
applicant has held with persons whose rights may be directly and adversely
affected by the proceeding;

     (f)  any other information required by the relevant statutory
provision or publication;

     (g)  any other information that may be useful in explaining or
supporting the application;

     (h)  the applicant's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax
number and, if available, e-mail address;

     (i)  if the applicant is represented by a representative, the
representative's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax number
and, if available, e-mail address.

(2)  Every application must be signed by the applicant or the applicant's
representative.

(3)  The application must be accompanied with an application fee, if any.

(4)  The applicant shall serve a copy of the application on any person
whose rights may be directly and adversely affected by a decision of the
Board on the proceeding.

(5)  If an application is not complete, the Board shall notify the
applicant in writing and request the information necessary to make the
application complete.

(6)  If the applicant does not supply the information to make the
application complete, the Board may dismiss the application.


Withdrawal of application or submission
20(1)  If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application before a hearing
is held, the applicant shall file a notice of withdrawal of application in
writing and serve a copy of the notice on the other parties.

(2)  The Board may, with or without a hearing, grant an application to
withdraw an application on any terms that it considers appropriate.

(3)  If an applicant does not take any steps with respect to an application
within the time specified in these Rules or by the Board, the Board may
declare the application to be withdrawn, unless the applicant shows cause
why the application should not be withdrawn.

(4)  If an intervener wishes to withdraw a submission before a hearing is
held, the intervener shall file a notice of withdrawal in writing and serve
a copy of the notice on the other parties.


Notice of application
21(1)  If the Board is considering deciding on an application without a
hearing, the Board may issue a notice of application.

(2)  A notice of application must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe the subject-matter of the application,

     (c)  indicate the date by which a submission must be filed,

     (d)  state that the Board may grant the application without a
hearing if there are no submissions objecting to the application filed by a
person whom the Board considers may be directly and adversely affected by a
decision of the Board on the proceeding,

     (e)  indicate that copies of the application and other documents
filed in support of the application

               (i)  may be obtained from the applicant or the
applicant's representative, and

               (ii) are available for viewing at a location open to the
public,

     (f)  indicate the name and address in Alberta of the applicant or
the applicant's representative where the application and other documents
filed in support of the application may be obtained,

     (g)  indicate the address of the location open to the public where
the application and other documents are available for viewing and the hours
during which they may be viewed, and

     (h)  contain any other information that the Board considers
necessary.

(3)  If a submission is filed, the Board may

     (a)  set the application down for a hearing, or

     (b)  grant the application if

               (i)  the Board considers the submission to be frivolous,
vexatious or of little merit, or 

               (ii) the person filing the submission has not
demonstrated that the person may be directly and adversely affected by a
decision of the Board on the proceeding.


Notice of hearing
22(1)  If the Board decides to set an application down for a hearing, the
Board shall issue a notice of hearing.

(2)  A notice of hearing must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  briefly describe the subject-matter of the hearing,

     (c)  in the case of an oral or electronic hearing,

               (i)  indicate the date, time and place of the hearing,
which must not be less than 10 days after the date of the notice, or

               (ii) because of the complexity of the subject-matter of
the proceeding, indicate that the date, time and place of the hearing will
be set after the filing of submissions by any interveners,

     (d)  indicate if the hearing is to be held by examiners,

     (e)  indicate that copies of the application and other documents
filed in support of the application

               (i)  may be obtained from the applicant or the
applicant's representative, and

               (ii) are available for viewing at a location open to the
public,

     (f)  indicate the name and address in Alberta of the applicant or
the applicant's representative where the application and other documents
filed in support of the application may be obtained,

     (g)  indicate the address of the location open to the public where
the application and other documents are available for viewing and the hours
during which they may be viewed,

     (h)  contain a schedule showing the time limits for filing and
serving submissions, responses to submissions, replies to responses to
submissions, information requests, responses to information requests,
documentary evidence and written argument, and

     (i)  contain any other information that the Board considers
necessary.


Submission of intervener
23(1)  A person who wishes to intervene in a proceeding shall file a
submission and serve a copy of it on the other parties within the time set
out in the notice of hearing.

(2)  A submission must be in writing and contain the following:

     (a)  a concise statement indicating

               (i)  the manner in which the intervener's rights may be
directly and adversely affected by a decision of the Board on the
proceeding,

               (ii) the nature and scope of the intervener's intended
participation,

               (iii)     the disposition of the proceeding that the
intervener advocates, if any,

               (iv) the facts the intervener proposes to show in
evidence,

               (v)  the reasons why the intervener believes the Board
should decide in the manner that the intervener advocates, and

               (vi) the intervener's efforts, if any, to resolve issues
associated with the proceeding directly with the applicant;

     (b)  the name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax number and,
if available, e-mail address of the intervener;

     (c)  if the intervener is represented by a representative, the name,
address in Alberta, telephone number, fax number and, if available, e-mail
address of the representative;

     (d)  if the intervener is an unincorporated organization, the nature
of the intervener's membership.

(3)  The Board may, on receiving and examining a submission, do one or more
of the following:

     (a)  direct the intervener to serve a copy of the submission on such
other persons and in such a manner as the Board specifies;

     (b)  direct the intervener to provide additional information to the
Board;

     (c)  direct the applicant or the intervener to make further
submissions, either orally or in writing, on the original submission;

     (d)  decide that the intervener will not be heard because

               (i)  the submission is frivolous, vexatious or of little
merit, or

               (ii) the intervener has not shown that the decision of
the Board in the proceeding may directly and adversely affect the
intervener's rights;

     (e)  if the Board is of the view that any matter set out in the
submission is not in response to the application or has implications of
importance beyond the application, direct a revision of the application or
the submission that the Board considers necessary.


Applicant to provide documents and material
24   After an intervener files a submission under section 23, the applicant
shall provide the intervener with copies of any of the following documents
and material that the applicant has not previously provided to the
intervener:

     (a)  the application and any other documents filed in support of the
application;

     (b)  any material filed as documentary evidence.


Late filing
25(1)  A party who wishes to file a document, or a person who wishes to
file a submission as an intervener, after the time limit set out in the
notice of hearing has elapsed may request of the Board leave to file the
document or submission, as the case may be.

(2)  The Board may grant a request under subsection (1) on any terms that
the Board considers appropriate.


Adjournments
26   The Board may, on its own initiative or on motion by a party, adjourn
a hearing on any terms that the Board considers appropriate.


Information request
27(1)  A party may request another party, within the time limit set out in
the notice of hearing, to provide information necessary

     (a)  to clarify any documentary evidence filed by the other party,

     (b)  to simplify the issues,

     (c)  to permit a full and satisfactory understanding of the matters
to be considered, or

     (d)  to expedite the proceeding.

(2)  An information request under subsection (1) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  be directed to the party from whom a response is sought,

     (c)  contain specific questions for clarification about the party's
evidence, documents or other material that is in the possession of the
party and relevant to the proceeding,

     (d)  be filed and served as directed by the Board, and

     (e)  set out the date on which the information request is filed.


Response to information request
28(1)  A party who is served with an information request under section 27
shall prepare a response that

     (a)  repeats each question in the information request,

     (b)  provides a full and adequate response to each question, and

     (c)  identifies the individual or individuals who were responsible
for preparing the response.

(2)  A response under subsection (1) must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  be filed and served as directed by the Board, and

     (c)  set out the date on which the response is filed.


Partial or no response
29(1)  If a party who is served with an information request under section
27 is not able or not willing to prepare a response in accordance with
section 28, the party shall do one of the following:

     (a)  if the party contends that the information request is not
relevant, file and serve on the party making the request a response in
writing that sets out the specific reasons in support of that contention;

     (b)  if the party contends that the information necessary to provide
an answer is not available or cannot be provided with reasonable effort,
file and serve on the party making the request a response in writing that

               (i)  sets out the specific reasons in support of that
contention, and

               (ii) contains such other information that the party
considers would be of assistance to the party making the information
request;

     (c)  if the party contends that the information requested is
confidential, file and serve on the party making the request a response in
writing that sets out the specific reasons why the information is
confidential and any harm that may be caused if it were disclosed.

(2)  If a party is not satisfied with a response under subsection (1), the
party may bring a motion under section 9 requesting that the matter be
settled by the Board.


Pre-hearing meeting
30   The Board may, on its own initiative or at the request of a party,
direct that a pre-hearing meeting be held with the parties for one or more
of the following purposes:

     (a)  to determine the issues in question and the position of the
parties, including matters relating to costs;

     (b)  to recommend the procedures to be adopted with respect to the
hearing;

     (c)  to determine whether the parties may benefit from a settlement
meeting to discuss the issues;

     (d)  if an oral hearing or electronic hearing is to be held, to set
the date, time and place for the oral hearing or electronic hearing and to
fix the time to be allotted to each party to present evidence and argument;

     (e)  to decide any other matter that may aid in the simplification
or the fair and most expeditious disposition of the proceeding.


Technical meeting
31   The Board may direct the parties to participate in a technical meeting
for the purpose of

     (a)  reviewing and clarifying an application, a submission, a
response to a submission, a reply to a response to a submission, an
information request or a response to an information request, or

     (b)  recommending procedures to be adopted with respect to the
hearing.


Appropriate dispute resolution or negotiated settlements
32   Where the parties engage in

     (a)  an appropriate dispute resolution, as set out in the
Appropriate Dispute Guidelines, IL 2001-01, as amended from time to time,
published by the Board, or

     (b)  a negotiated settlement process as set out in the Negotiated
Settlement Guidelines: Tolls, Tariffs and Terms and Conditions, IL 98-4, as
amended from time to time, published by the Board,

the provisions of the relevant guidelines govern the appropriate dispute
resolution or negotiated settlement process.


Settlement meetings
33(1)  If the parties have not engaged in an appropriate dispute resolution
or a negotiated settlement process under section 32, the Board may direct
the parties to participate in a settlement meeting for the purpose of
settling one or more of the issues in a proceeding or for recommending
procedures to be adopted with respect to the hearing.

(2)  A settlement meeting may not be transcribed or form part of the record
of a proceeding.

(3)  The Board may appoint a person to chair or facilitate a settlement
meeting.

(4)  All persons attending a settlement meeting shall treat admissions,
concessions, offers to settle and related discussions as confidential and
without prejudice.

(5)  Admissions, concessions, offers to settle and related discussions in a
settlement meeting are not admissible in any proceeding without the consent
of all affected parties.


Settlement proposal
34(1)  Where some or all of the parties reach an agreement following a
settlement meeting under section 33, the parties shall make and file a
settlement proposal describing the agreement.

(2)  The settlement proposal must identify for each issue those parties who
agree with the settlement of the issue and those parties who do not agree
with the settlement of the issue.

(3)  The parties shall ensure that the settlement proposal contains or
identifies sufficient evidence to allow the Board to make findings on the
issues.


Effect of settlement proposal
35(1)  After a settlement proposal is filed under section 34, the Board may

     (a)  hold a hearing to determine whether to accept or reject the
settlement proposal,

     (b)  accept the settlement proposal, if it is in the public interest
to do so and the evidence contained or identified in the settlement
proposal is sufficient to allow the Board to make findings on the issues,
or

     (c)  reject the settlement proposal, if the Board is of the view
that

               (i)  the evidence contained or identified in the
settlement proposal is not sufficient to allow the Board to make findings
on the issues, or

               (ii) the public interest requires a hearing.


(2)  If the Board rejects a settlement proposal under subsection (1)(c),
the Board may direct the parties to make reasonable efforts to revise the
settlement proposal.


     PART 3

     HEARINGS

No electronic hearing
36   The Board shall not hold an electronic hearing if a party satisfies
the Board that holding an electronic hearing is likely to cause the party
significant prejudice.


Notice to attend
37(1)  The Board may, on its own initiative or at the request of a party,
issue a notice requiring a person to attend an oral hearing or electronic
hearing as a witness and to produce the documents and material set out in
the notice.

(2)  The provisions of the Alberta Rules of Court (AR 390/68) relating to
the payment of conduct money and witness fees apply to oral hearings and
electronic hearings.

(3)  Despite subsection (2), the Board may increase the amount payable to
an expert witness or in special circumstances where a witness attends an
oral hearing or an electronic hearing as a result of a notice to attend.


Oath or affirmation
38   Unless the Board otherwise directs, a witness at an oral hearing or
electronic hearing must be examined orally on oath or affirmation.


Witness panels
39(1)  The Board may permit evidence to be given by 2 or more witnesses
sitting as a panel.

(2)  Questions addressed to a witness panel may be directed at specific
members of the panel or the panel in general.

(3)  Unless the Board otherwise directs, members of a witness panel may
confer among themselves.

(4)  Where a question is directed at a specific member of a panel and that
member is not able to answer the question because of a lack of knowledge or
qualifications, the Board may permit another member of the panel to answer
the question.


Presenting evidence
40(1)  Unless the Board otherwise directs, no documentary evidence may be
presented at an oral hearing or electronic hearing unless the evidence was
filed and served in accordance with section 16.

(2)  A witness of a party presenting evidence at an oral hearing or
electronic hearing shall

     (a)  confirm on oath or affirmation that the documentary evidence

               (i)  was prepared by the witness or under the witness's
direction or control, and

               (ii) is accurate to the best of the witness's knowledge
or belief,

     and

     (b)  unless the Board otherwise directs, confine the witness's
testimony to matters set out in the documentary evidence or arising from
evidence adduced in cross-examination.

(3)  A witness may be

     (a)  cross-examined by or on behalf of a party, or

     (b)  examined by the Board or a member of the Board staff.
 
(4)  During a recess of an oral hearing or electronic hearing, a witness
who is under cross-examination may consult with the witness's counsel if it
is necessary to respond to undertakings made before the Board.

(5)  No argument may be received by the Board unless it is based on the
evidence before the Board.


Hearings in absence of the public
41(1)  Subject to subsections (2) and (3), all oral hearings and electronic
hearings are open to the public.

(2)  If the Board considers it necessary to prevent the disclosure of
intimate personal, financial or commercial matters or other matters
because, in the circumstances, the need to protect the confidentiality of
those matters outweighs the desirability of an open hearing, the Board
shall conduct all or part of the hearing in private.

(3)  If all or any part of an oral hearing or electronic hearing is to be
held in private, no party may attend the hearing unless the party files an
undertaking stating that the party will hold in confidence any evidence
heard in private.


Participation of Crown
42(1)  The Crown may appear at an oral hearing or electronic hearing for
one or more of the following purposes:

     (a)  to present evidence;

     (b)  to cross-examine witnesses;

     (c)  to submit argument.

(2)  Where the Crown intends to present evidence pursuant to subsection
(1), the Crown shall do so in accordance with these Rules and any
directions of the Board.


Submissions by Board staff
43   If, in the opinion of the Board, it is necessary or appropriate in the
circumstances for a member of Board staff or an expert hired by the Board
to participate in a hearing, the member of the Board staff or the hired
expert, as the case may be, may, in accordance with these Rules, do one or
more of the following:

     (a)  file a submission;

     (b)  present evidence;

     (c)  cross-examine witnesses;

     (d)  submit argument;

     (e)  be cross-examined by or on behalf of a party;

     (f)  be examined by the Board or another member of the Board staff.


Arguments
44   Arguments must be in a form as directed by the Board.


Written hearings
45(1)  Where the Board holds a written hearing, it may

     (a)  dispose of the proceeding on the basis of the documents filed
by the parties, or

     (b)  require additional information and material from the parties
before disposing of the proceeding.

(2)  The Board may determine at any time during a written hearing that the
proceeding must be disposed of by means of an oral hearing or electronic
hearing.


     PART 4

     REVIEW AND REHEARING

Application for review
46(1)  The Board may, on its own initiative or on application by a person,
review an order, decision or direction made by it.

(2)  An application for a review under subsection (1) must be in writing
and contain the following:

     (a)  a clear and concise statement of facts relevant to the
application;

     (b)  the grounds on which the application is made;

     (c)  a brief explanation as to the nature of the prejudice or damage
that has resulted or will result from the order, decision or direction;

     (d)  a brief description of the remedy sought;

     (e)  the applicant's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax
number and, if available, e-mail address;

     (f)  if the applicant is represented by a representative, the
representative's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax number
and, if available, e-mail address.

(3)  An application for a review must be filed and served on the parties to
the proceeding for which the order, decision or direction of the Board was
made.

(4)  The Board shall determine, with or without a hearing, in respect of an
application for review the preliminary question of whether the matter
should be reviewed and whether there is reason to believe the order,
decision or direction should be rescinded or varied.

(5)  After determining the preliminary question under subsection (4), the
Board may

     (a)  dismiss the application for review if,

               (i)  in the case where the applicant has alleged an
error of law or jurisdiction or an error in fact, the Board is of the
opinion that the applicant has not raised a substantial doubt as to the
correctness of the Board's order, decision or direction, or

               (ii) in the case where the applicant has alleged new
facts, a change of circumstances or facts not previously placed in
evidence, the Board is of the opinion that the applicant has not raised a
reasonable possibility that the new facts, the change in circumstances or
the facts not previously placed in evidence, as the case may be, could lead
the Board to materially vary or rescind the Board's order, decision or
direction,

     or

     (b)  grant the application.

(6)  If the Board grants the application under subsection (5), it shall
issue a notice of review, and a new hearing must be held in accordance with
these Rules.

(7)  A notice of review under subsection (6) must contain the same
information as is contained in a notice of hearing.


Application for rehearing
47(1)  The Board may, on its own initiative or on application by a person,
rehear an application before deciding it.

(2)  An application for a rehearing must be in writing and contain the
following:

     (a)  a clear and concise statement of the facts relevant to the
application;

     (b)  the grounds on which the application is made;

     (c)  a brief explanation as to the nature of the prejudice or damage
that will result from the decision on the application;

     (d)  a brief description of the remedy sought;

     (e)  the applicant's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax
number and, if available, e-mail address;

     (f)  if the applicant is represented by a representative, the
representative's name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax number
and, if available, e-mail address.

(3)  An application for a rehearing must be filed and served on the parties
to the proceeding for which the original application was made.

(4)  The Board shall determine, with or without a hearing, in respect of an
application for a rehearing the preliminary question of whether the matter
should be reheard.

(5)  After determining the preliminary question under subsection (4), the
Board may

     (a)  dismiss the application for rehearing if the Board is of the
opinion that the applicant has not established that a rehearing is
required, or

     (b)  grant the application.

(6)  If the Board grants the application under subsection (5), it shall
issue a notice of rehearing, and a hearing must be held in accordance with
these Rules.

(7)  A notice of rehearing under subsection (6) must contain the same
information as is contained in a notice of hearing.


Correction of errors
48   The Board may correct typographical errors, errors of calculation and
similar errors made in any of its orders, decisions or directions.


     PART 5

     COSTS

Costs
49   In this Part,

     (a)  "costs order" means an order of the Board awarding costs on a
claim for costs;

     (b)  "energy proceeding" means a proceeding conducted under the
Energy Resources Conservation Act;

     (c)  "guidelines" means

               (i)  for the purposes of costs in an energy proceeding,
Guide 31A, Guidelines for Energy Cost Claims, as amended from time to time,
published by the Board, and

               (ii) for the purposes of costs in a utilities
proceeding, Guide 31B, Guidelines for Utility Cost Claims, as amended from
time to time, published by the Board;

     (d)  "participant" means

               (i)  for purposes of costs in an energy proceeding, a
local intervener as defined in section 31 of the Energy Resources
Conservation Act, and

               (ii) for purposes of costs in a utilities proceeding, an
applicant or intervener;

     (e)  "scale of costs" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
Scale of Costs, as amended from time to time, published by the Board;

     (f)  "utilities proceeding" means a proceeding conducted under the
Electric Utilities Act or Public Utilities Board Act.


Advance of funds request
50(1)  A participant who intends to take part in a proceeding may, at any
time during the proceeding, make a request to the Board for an advance of
funds in accordance with the guidelines. 

(2)  The Board may award an advance of funds to a participant if the
participant demonstrates a need for financial assistance to address
relevant issues in the proceeding.

(3)  If the Board awards an advance of funds to a participant under
subsection (2), the Board may 

     (a)  advance the funds to the participant and

               (i)  set out the terms for repayment of the advance to
the Board by the participant, or

               (ii) direct the applicant to reimburse the Board for the
funds advanced to the participant,

     or

     (b)  direct the applicant to advance funds  to the participant and
set out the terms for repayment of the advance to the applicant by the
participant.


Budget to be filed
51   The Board may, at any time during a proceeding, require a participant
to file a budget of the participant's anticipated costs in the proceeding
in accordance with the guidelines.


Interim awards
52(1)  A participant may apply to the Board for an award of interim costs
incurred in a proceeding by filing an interim costs claim in accordance
with the guidelines. 

(2)  A participant may only claim interim costs in accordance with the
scale of costs.

(3)  The Board may award interim costs to a participant if the Board is of
the opinion that

     (a)  the costs are reasonable and directly and necessarily related
to the proceeding,

     (b)  the proceeding in which interim costs are claimed is lengthy,
and

     (c)  the participant has demonstrated a need for financial
assistance to continue to address relevant issues in the proceeding.

(4)  If the Board awards interim costs to a participant under subsection
(3), the Board may

     (a)  pay the interim costs to the participant and

               (i)  set out terms for repayment of the interim costs to
the Board by the participant if the Board varies or denies costs on a claim
for costs filed by the participant at the close of the proceeding, or

               (ii) direct the applicant to reimburse the Board for the
interim costs paid to the participant,

     or

     (b)  direct the applicant to pay the interim costs to the
participant and set out terms for repayment of the interim costs to the
applicant by the participant if the Board varies or denies costs on the
claim for costs filed by the participant at the close of the proceeding.


Costs claim
53(1)  A participant may apply to the Board for an award of costs incurred
in a proceeding by filing a costs claim in accordance with the guidelines.

(2)  A participant may only claim costs in accordance with the scale of
costs.

(3)  Unless otherwise directed by the Board, a participant shall

     (a)  file a claim for costs within 30 days after the proceeding is
closed, and
 
     (b)  serve a copy of the claim on the other participants.

(4)  An applicant may, in a utility proceeding, submit as part of the
applicant's claim for costs a request to the Board to record in the
applicant's hearing costs reserve account costs that are reasonable and
directly and necessarily related to the proceeding.

(5)  After receipt of a claim for costs, the Board may direct the
participant who filed the costs claim to file additional information or
documents with respect to the costs claimed.


Comments on costs claim
54(1)  Unless otherwise specified by the Board, in an energy proceeding,

     (a)  within 14 days of the deadline for the filing of a costs claim
referred to in section 53, the applicant in the proceeding to which the
costs relate shall file and serve on the participant who filed the costs
claim a submission detailing any questions and comments on the costs
claimed, and 

     (b)  within 14 days of the receipt of the applicant's comments under
clause (a), the participant shall file and serve on the applicant a reply
respecting those comments.

(2)  Unless otherwise specified by the Board, in a utilities proceeding,

     (a)  within 14 days of the receipt of a summary of costs prepared by
the Board from the costs claims submitted by one or more of the
participants, each participant shall file and serve on the other
participants a submission detailing any questions and comments on the
summary of costs, and

     (b)  within 14 days of the receipt of the comments from one or more
participants under clause (a), each participant shall file and serve on the
other participants a reply respecting those comments.


Costs award
55(1)  The Board may award costs, in accordance with the scale of costs, to
a participant if the Board is of the opinion that

     (a)  the costs are reasonable and directly and necessarily related
to the proceeding, and

     (b)  the participant acted responsibly in the proceeding and
contributed to a better understanding of the issues before the Board.

(2)  In determining the amount of costs to be awarded to a participant, the
Board may consider whether the participant did one or more of the
following:

     (a)  asked questions on cross-examination that were unduly
repetitive of questions previously asked by another participant and
answered by that participant's witness;

     (b)  made reasonable efforts to ensure that the participant's
evidence was not unduly repetitive of evidence presented by another
participant;

     (c)  made reasonable efforts to cooperate with other participants to
reduce the duplication of evidence and questions or to combine the
participant's submission with that of similarly interested participants;

     (d)  presented in oral evidence significant new evidence that was
available to the participant at the time the participant filed documentary
evidence but was not filed at that time;

     (e)  failed to comply with a direction of the Board, including a
direction on the filing of evidence;

     (f)  submitted evidence and argument on issues that were not
relevant to the proceeding;

     (g)  needed legal or technical assistance to take part in the
proceeding;

     (h)  engaged in conduct that unnecessarily lengthened the duration
of the proceeding or resulted in unnecessary costs;

     (i)  failed to comply with this Part.


Liability for costs
56   Unless the Board otherwise directs,

     (a)  in a proceeding that relates to a specific licensee, operator
or approval holder, the licensee, operator or approval holder shall pay the
costs awarded to a participant, and

     (b)  in a proceeding that relates to policies or concerns respecting
the exploration, processing, development or transportation of energy
resources or to policies or concerns respecting utilities in general, the
Board may pay the costs awarded to a participant.


Costs order
57(1)  Where the Board has awarded costs in a proceeding, the Board shall
issue a costs order setting out the amount awarded and to whom and by whom
the payment must be made.

(2)  The Board shall serve a copy of the costs order on the participant
making the claim and on the applicant.

(3)  An applicant named in a costs order shall pay the amount awarded to
the participant within 30 days of being served with a copy of the costs
order under subsection (2).

(4)  A costs order issued in a utility proceeding may state whether an
applicant named in the order is authorized to record the costs in its
hearing costs reserve account.


Review request
58(1)  A party to a costs order may, within 30 days of the date of service
of the order, apply to the Board for a review of the order.

(2)  An application for a review of a costs order must be made in
accordance with section 46.


     PART 6

     REPEALS, EXPIRY AND COMING INTO FORCE

Repeals
59   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Rules of Practice of the Energy Resources Conservation Board
(AR 149/71);

     (b)  Rules of Practice (AR 602/57);

     (c)  Local Intervener's Costs Regulation (AR 517/82).


Expiry
60   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, 2006.


Coming into Force
61   These Rules come into force on August 1, 2001.