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     Alberta Regulation 207/2001

     Wildlife Act

     WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 16, 2001

Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development (M.O. 42/2001) on
November 14, 2001 pursuant to section 96 of the Wildlife Act.


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


2   Section 30(17) is amended by striking out ", 500 to 505, 507 and 508"
and substituting "and 500 to 510".


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     Alberta Regulation 208/2001

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     DESIGNATED OCCUPATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 19, 2001

Made by the Minister of Learning on November 15, 2001 pursuant to section
36(1) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Designated Occupations Regulation (AR 57/99) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Sections 1.1 and 5 are repealed.


3   The following is added after section 1:

Steel detailer
     1.1   The occupation of steel detailer is designated as a designated
occupation.


4   Section 3 of this Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2002.


     Alberta Regulation 209/2001

     Government Organization Act

     MOTOR VEHICLE PROPANE CONVERSIONS
     ADMINISTRATION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 431/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to Schedule 10, section 2 of the Government Organization Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Delegation     2
Authorization to assess and collect     3
Conditions     4
Limiting legal liability 5
Appeals   6
Records   7
Reporting 8
Repeal    9
Expiry    10
Coming into force   11


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "Administration Agreement" means a written agreement made
between the Minister and the Organization, entitled Administration
Agreement;

     (c)  "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator"
means an employee of the Government designated by the Deputy Minister as a
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator;

     (d)  "Minister" means the Minister designated with the
responsibility for the administration of the Safety Codes Act and "Deputy
Minister" means the Deputy of that Minister;

     (e)  "motor vehicle propane conversion" means the installation,
repair or alteration of propane fuel system components and tanks on highway
vehicles, except for fuel systems on factory-equipped vehicles, for the
provision of motive power;

     (f)  "Organization" means the Alberta Propane Vehicle Administration
Organization incorporated under the Business Corporations Act;

     (g)  "permit" means a permit issued pursuant to the Motor Vehicle
Propane Conversions Regulation under the Safety Codes Act;

     (h)  "rules" means rules made by the Organization under section 3 of
Schedule 10 of the Act;

     (i)  "safety codes officer" means a safety codes officer as defined
in the Safety Codes Act.


Delegation
2(1)  The powers, duties and functions of

     (a)  the Administrator under the Motor Vehicle Propane Conversions
Regulation under the Safety Codes Act, and

     (b)  a safety codes officer under sections 30, 31, 34, 40, 42, 44,
45, 52(1) of the Safety Codes Act in respect of motor vehicle propane
conversions,

are delegated to the Organization.

(2)  The Organization is authorized, with the consent of the Minister, to
provide advice to the Minister on the powers, duties and functions
delegated under this Regulation.


Authorization to assess and collect
3   The Organization is authorized

     (a)  to impose assessments, fees and charges with the approval of
the Minister, and

     (b)  to collect money from the levy of the assessments, fees and
charges, with respect to the powers, duties and functions delegated to it
under this Regulation, on persons who apply for or are provided with
services, materials or programs, including, but not limited to, providing
information, issuing a permit, certificate or other thing or on notifying,
filing with or registering any thing with the Organization.


Conditions
4(1)  The delegation of powers, duties and functions under section 2 is
subject to the following conditions:

     (a)  the Organization must exercise its powers and authorizations
and perform the duties and functions delegated to it by this Regulation in
accordance with the Administration Agreement;

     (b)  the Organization must comply with this Regulation;

     (c)  subject to section 59 of the Safety Codes Act, the
Organization, its directors, officers, employees and agents must preserve
confidentiality with respect to information and documents that come to
their knowledge in the course of carrying out their powers, duties and
functions under this Regulation;

     (d)  a request for access to information under the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act made to the Organization must be
directed to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
Coordinator, and the Organization must respond to the request as directed
by the Coordinator;

     (e)  the Organization must designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information and protection of privacy matters and matters
related to records management;

     (f)  all computer software and systems used or developed by the
Organization, the information on them and any thing generated or capable of
generation by them for carrying out its powers, duties and functions under
this Regulation or the Administration Agreement is owned by the Government
of Alberta.

(2)  All money received by the Organization under the authority of this
Regulation must be recorded and accounted for in accordance with generally
accepted accounting principles, and receipts for the money received must be
provided on the request of the person paying the money.

(3)  The Organization is authorized to use the money collected by it under
this Regulation to pay costs incurred in carrying out its powers, duties
and functions under this Regulation.


Limiting legal liability
5(1)   No action lies against the Organization or against all or any
of its directors, officers, agents or employees for anything done or not
done by any of them in good faith while carrying out their powers, duties
and functions under this Regulation.

(2)  The Organization and its directors, officers, employees and agents are
not liable for any damage caused by a decision related to the system of
inspections, examinations, evaluations and investigations, including, but
not limited to, a decision relating to their frequency and how they are
carried out.

(3)  If the Organization engages the services of an accredited agency to
carry out its powers, duties and functions under this Regulation, the
Organization is not liable for any negligence or nuisance by the accredited
agency that causes injury, loss or damage to any person or property.


Appeals
6(1)  Pursuant to section 2(1)(e) of Schedule 10 of the Act, a person
affected by an action taken or a decision made by the Organization or its
agents, directors, officers or employees respecting a matter related to
this Regulation or the Administration Agreement may appeal the action or
decision, in writing, to the Minister if the matter is not governed by
section 46 of the Safety Codes Act.

(2)  The Minister may decide whether to hear an appeal under subsection
(1).

(3)  On hearing an appeal, the Minister may confirm, vary or revoke the
action or decision that is the subject-matter of the appeal.

(4)  A decision made by the Minister with respect to an appeal under this
section is final.


Records
7(1)  All records in the custody or under the control of the Organization
that are required in the carrying out of its powers, duties and functions
under this Regulation must be managed, maintained and destroyed in
accordance with subsection (2) and

     (a)  the Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95), or

     (b)  a regulation that replaces the Records Management Regulation
(AR 57/95).

(2)  The following conditions apply to the records described in subsection
(1):

     (a)  records must be managed under the direction of a senior records
officer to whom a deputy head, as defined in the Records Management
Regulation (AR 57/95), has assigned powers and duties under that
Regulation;

     (b)  the Organization must designate a person to be responsible for
freedom of information and protection of privacy matters and matters
related to records management;

     (c)  subject to section 59 of the Safety Codes Act, the Organization
and its directors, officers and employees must preserve confidentiality
with respect to information and documents that come to their knowledge in
the course of carrying out their powers, duties and functions under this
Regulation;

     (d)  all records created or maintained in the course of carrying out
the powers, duties and functions under this Regulation become and remain
the property of the Crown in right of Alberta;

     (e)  the Organization must establish appropriate rules and make
reasonable security arrangements in accordance with Part 2 of the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to preserve the
confidentiality of personal information against such risks as unauthorized
access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal;

     (f)  the Organization must provide any records required in
accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to
the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator within the
time period set out in the Administration Agreement.

(3)  The Organization must maintain records with respect to motor vehicle
propane conversions that include the following:

     (a)  the receiving of applications for permits;

     (b)  the issuance of permits;

     (c)  the renewal of permits;

     (d)  the terms and conditions to which permits are subject;

     (e)  the expiry of permits;

     (f)  the cancellation of permits;

     (g)  the suspension of permits;

     (h)  the qualifications of gasfitters employed by a permit holder as
set out in the Motor Vehicle Propane Conversions Regulation under the
Safety Codes Act;

     (i)  installations, repairs, alterations and inspections pursuant to
the Motor Vehicle Propane Conversions Regulation under the Safety Codes
Act;

     (j)  the retention of documents submitted in support of an
application for a permit;

     (k)  any other matter related to motor vehicle propane conversions
that is requested by the Minister.


Reporting
8   The Organization must report on its activities to the Minister at least
once a year, at a time and in a manner specified by the Minister as set out
in the Administration Agreement and in accordance with section 10 of
Schedule 10 of the Act.


Repeal
9   The Motor Vehicle Propane Conversions Administration Regulation (AR
142/96) 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 November 30, 2006.


Coming into force
11   This Regulation comes into force on December 1, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 210/2001

     Safety Codes Act

     MOTOR VEHICLE PROPANE CONVERSIONS REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 433/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Gasfitter qualifications 2
Prohibition    3
Permit    4
Term of permit 5
Certificate of inspection     6
Prohibition    7
Removal of certificate of inspection    8
Records   9
Transitional   10
Repeal    11
Expiry    12
Coming into force   13


Interpretation
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Safety Codes Act and includes any regulation
under that Act that relates to gas equipment;

     (b)  "Administrator" means an administrator appointed pursuant to
section 14(1) of the Act with respect to gas;

     (c)  "certificate of inspection" means a certificate of inspection
referred to in section 6;  

     (d)  "gas equipment" means propane gas equipment intended to provide
an alternate or the principal carburation on a motor vehicle;

     (e)  "gasfitter" means a person who meets the requirements of
section 2;

     (f)  "motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle as defined in the Motor
Vehicle Administration Act that may be operated on a highway; 

     (g)  "permit" means a permit issued under section 4;

     (h)  "safety codes officer" means a safety codes officer as defined
in the Act.


Gasfitter qualifications
2   For the purposes of this Regulation, a person qualifies as a gasfitter
if the person holds both

     (a)  a certificate of training in propane motor vehicle conversion
installations acceptable to the Administrator, and

     (b)  a valid trade certificate issued under the Apprenticeship and
Industry Training Act as

               (i)  an automotive service technician,

               (ii) a heavy equipment technician, or

               (iii)     a 1st class gasfitter. 


Prohibition
3(1)  No person shall install, repair, alter or inspect any gas equipment
of a motor vehicle unless the person or the person's employer holds a
permit.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if gas equipment is installed,
repaired or altered by a person who does not hold a permit, the owner of
the motor vehicle must forthwith have the gas equipment inspected by a
permit holder.


Permit
4(1)  On application, a permit in a form that is acceptable to the
Administrator may be issued to a gasfitter or a person who employs a
gasfitter, authorizing a person to install, repair or alter gas equipment
and to carry out inspections of gas equipment.

(2)  A permit is not transferrable. 

(3)  The issuance of a permit does not authorize a person to install,
repair, alter or inspect gas equipment in a manner that does not comply
with the Act.


Term of permit
5   The term of a permit is

     (a)  one year from the day that the permit is issued, or

     (b)  if a permit is renewed, one year from the day that the permit
is renewed. 


Certificate of inspection
6(1)  Where a permit holder or a gasfitter who is employed by a permit
holder

     (a)  installs, repairs or alters gas equipment on a motor vehicle in
a manner that complies with the Act, or

     (b)  inspects gas equipment on a motor vehicle and is satisfied that
the gas equipment complies with the Act,

that person shall affix to the motor vehicle a certificate of inspection in
a form acceptable to the Administrator. 

(2)  A certificate of inspection may only be affixed to a motor vehicle
that is equipped with gas equipment that complies with the Act.


Prohibition
7   No person shall transfer a certificate of inspection from the motor
vehicle to which it was affixed to another motor vehicle.


Removal of certificate of inspection
8   A safety codes officer may remove or cause to be removed a certificate
of inspection from a motor vehicle if, in the opinion of the safety codes
officer, the gas equipment of the motor vehicle does not comply with the
Act. 


Records
9   A permit holder must make and maintain a record of 

     (a)  the qualifications of any gasfitter employed by the permit
holder to carry out any installation, repair, alteration or inspection
pursuant to the permit; 

     (b)  any installation, repair, alteration and inspection carried out
pursuant to the permit; 

     (c)  any certificate of inspection affixed by the permit holder or a
gasfitter employed by the permit holder. 


Transitional
10(1)  A permit issued under the Motor Vehicle Conversions and Inspections
Permit Regulation (AR 70/94) that is subsisting on the coming into force of
this Regulation is considered to be a permit under this Regulation.

(2)  A certificate of approval issued under the Motor Vehicle Conversions
and Inspections Permit Regulation (AR 70/94) that is subsisting on the
coming into force of this Regulation is considered to be a certificate of
inspection under this Regulation.


Repeal
11   The Motor Vehicle Conversions and Inspections Permit Regulation (AR
70/94) is repealed.


Expiry
12   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on November 30, 2006.


Coming into force
13   This Regulation comes into force on December 1, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 211/2001

     Land Titles Act

     FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 434/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to section 203 of the Land Titles Act.


1   The Forms Regulation (AR 480/81) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Sections 2 and 3 are repealed and the following is substituted:

     2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on November 1, 2006.


3   Form 1.1 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "17.2" wherever it occurs and substituting
"122.12";

     (b)  by striking out "17.1" and substituting "122.11".


4   Form 2.1 is amended by striking out "17.1" wherever it occurs and
substituting "122.11".


5   The following is added after Form 11:

     FORM 11.1

     LAND TITLES ACT 
     (Section 78)

     MONUMENTATION CERTIFICATE

I, (name of surveyor), of the (place of residence), Alberta Land Surveyor,
make oath and say:

     1   that the monuments required by section 43 of the Surveys Act have
been placed under my personal supervision, between the dates of   and
                      ,        , and

     2   that the position of each monument on the ground is in accordance
with the co-ordinates shown on the survey plan registered as number         
   and that the boundaries that have been established on the ground are in
accordance with the said co-ordinates, except for the following:


(List and describe any boundaries on the ground that vary from the
co-ordinates on the survey plan.)

SWORN before me at                                )
                     of                      )
in the                of                     )    
this                 day of               ,  )         Alberta Land
Surveyor
A.D.                                                        )
                                                                 )
     A Commissioner for Oaths ) 
in and for the Province of Alberta )


6   Form 30 is amended by striking out "17.2" and substituting "122.12".


     Alberta Regulation 212/2001

     Occupational Health and Safety Act

     MINES SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 435/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to section 31 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


1   The Mines Safety Regulation (AR 292/95) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 26 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "June 30, 2002".


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     Alberta Regulation 213/2001

     Insurance Act

     MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 441/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to section 16 of the Insurance Act.


1   The  Miscellaneous Provisions Regulation (AR 120/2001) is amended by
this Regulation.


2  The following is added after section 5:

Calgary Real Estate Board Critical Illness Society exemption
     5.1(1)  The Act does not apply to the benefits in respect of critical
illness provided under the by-laws of the Calgary Real Estate Board
Critical Illness Benefit Society if

               (a)  the members of the Society are notified within a
reasonable time after the coming into force of this section or becoming a
member, as the case may be, that the benefits are exempt from the Insurance
Act and that the members are not entitled to the same protections they
would be entitled to if the plan were subject to the Act;

               (b)  the constitution and by-laws of the Society provide
that

                         (i)  the annual financial statements of the
Society must be audited by a chartered accountant, a certified management
accountant or a certified general accountant who is registered under the
Regulated Accounting Profession Act, and

                         (ii) the by-laws of the Society may not be
changed without the prior approval of the Minister,

               (c)  the Society submits to the Minister a copy of its
audited financial statements within 30 days after the end of the fiscal
period to which they relate;

               (d)  the Calgary Real Estate Board provides in favour of
the Society an irrevocable, unconditional letter of credit in the amount of
$100 000 and in a form and containing terms satisfactory to the Minister of
Finance.

     (2)  This section is repealed on January 3, 2006.


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     Alberta Regulation 214/2001

     Electric Utilities Act

     POWER PURCHASE ARRANGEMENT DIVISION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 21, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 444/2001) on November 21,
2001 pursuant to section 72 of the Electric Utilities Act.


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Minister" means the Minister of Energy.


Minister may amend AR 175/2000
2   The Minister may by regulation amend AR 175/2000 in any manner the
Minister considers necessary in order to continue the existing Sundance B
Power Purchase Arrangement applying to the Sundance 3 and Sundance 4
generating units as 2 power purchase arrangements that will apply to the
Sundance 3 and Sundance 4 generating units respectively.


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


     Alberta Regulation 216/2001

     Judgment Interest Act

     JUDGMENT INTEREST AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 28, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 448/2001) on November 28,
2001 pursuant to section 4 of the Judgment Interest Act.


1   The Judgment Interest Regulation (AR 364/84) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 17 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2000" and
substituting "December 31, 2001".


3   The following is added after section 17:


     18   The interest rate from January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2002 is
prescribed at 5.25% per year.


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     Alberta Regulation 217/2001

     Dental Disciplines Act

     DENTAL HYGIENISTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 28, 2001

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 449/2001) on November
28, 2001 pursuant to section 75 of the Dental Disciplines Act.


1   The Dental Hygienists Regulation (AR 302/96) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 10 is repealed.


     Alberta Regulation 218/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA EGG PRODUCERS PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 28, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 451/2001) on November 28,
2001 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Alberta Egg Producers Plan Regulation (AR 258/97) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 19(4)(a) is amended by adding "or a representative of a
registered producer" after "registered producer".


3   Section 20 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Removal from office
     20(1)  A member of the Board is disqualified from continuing to act
as a member if

               (a)  the person ceases to be a registered producer;

               (b)  in the case of a person who is a representative of
a registered producer under section 28,

                         (i)  the person ceases to be a
representative of a registered producer, or

                         (ii) the production facilities or all of the
shares of the registered producer are sold or otherwise transferred to a
person other than the representative;

               (c)  the person has been found to be of unsound mind by
a court in Canada or elsewhere;

               (d)  the person is bankrupt;

               (e)  the person is, without the approval of the Board,
which can be given before or after the absence occurs, absent for 3
consecutive meetings of the Board.

     (2)  A person who is disqualified under subsection (1)(a) or (b)
shall tender the person's resignation to the Board forthwith on the
effective date of

               (a)  the person's ceasing to be a registered producer,

               (b)  the person's ceasing to be a representative of a
registered producer, or

               (c)  the sale or other transfer,

     as the case may be.


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     Alberta Regulation 219/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS' PLAN REGULATION

     Filed:  November 28, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 452/2001) on November 28,
2001 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Designation    2

     Part 1
     General Operation of the Plan

     Division 1
     Plan

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

     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by the Commission

Corporation continued    7
Responsibilities of the Corporation     8
Regulations to operate the Plan    9
Financing of the Plan    10
Service charges are non-refundable 11
Remuneration   12
Appointment of auditor   13
Authority from Governor in Council 14
Indemnification funds    15

     Part 2
     Governance of Plan

     Division 1
     Producers

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

     Division 2
     Corporation

Directors 19
Chairperson, etc.   20
Quorum    21

     Division 3
     Directors and Delegates

District Directors  22
District delegates  23
Directors at large  24
Eligibility    25
Non-eligibility     26
Prohibition    27
Terms of office     28
Limitation on terms 29

     Division 4
     General District Meetings

District annual meetings 30
Special district meetings     31
Notice of meeting   32
Quorum re annual or special district meeting 33
Business re district annual meeting     34

     Division 5
     General Delegates Meetings

District delegates meetings   35
Special delegates meetings    36
Time and place of meeting     37
Notice of meeting   38
Quorum    39

     Division 6
     Nominations and Elections

Nominations    40
Eligibility to vote 41
Voting    42
Election of candidates   43
Failure to elect    44
Election by acclamation  45
Vacancy   46
Returning officers, etc. 47
Duties of returning officers  48
Controverted election    49

     Division 7
     Districts

Number of districts 50
Change in districts 51
Composition of districts 52

     Part 3
     Transitional Provisions, Repeals and Review

Transitional re Directors     53
Transitional re delegates     54
Repeal    55
Review    56


Interpretation
1(1)   In this Plan,

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

     (b)  "Corporation" means the commission known as the Alberta Pork
Producers' Development Corporation;

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

     (d)  "Directors" means individuals who are elected or appointed, as
the case may be, to serve as directors of the Corporation;

     (e)  "Director at large" means a Director who is elected or
appointed, as the case may be, to represent the registered producers in
general;

     (f)  "district Director" means a Director who is elected or
appointed, as the case may be, to represent the registered producers of a
district;

     (g)  "hog" means a hog raised, kept, prepared for slaughter or
marketed in the Province and includes pork;

     (h)  "marketing" includes buying, owning, selling, offering for
sale, storing, grading, assembling, packing, transporting, advertising or
financing;

     (i)  "Plan" means the Plan that is revised, amended, and continued
under section 3;

     (j)  "pork" means a hog that has been processed;

     (k)  "processing" means changing the nature, size, quality or
condition of hogs by mechanical means or otherwise and includes the
slaughter of hogs;

     (l)  "processor" means any party that is engaged in the business of
processing hogs or that has hogs processed on its behalf within the
Province;

     (m)  "producer" means

               (i)  a person engaged in the production of hogs for
slaughter,

               (ii) a person who takes possession of any hogs from a
producer under any security for a debt, or

               (iii)     a person who under any arrangement is entitled to a
share of the hogs raised by a producer or any portion of the revenue
derived from the sale of the hogs;

     (n)  "Province" means the Province of Alberta;

     (o)  "registered producer" means a producer who

               (i)  has paid a service charge to the Corporation in
respect of a hog marketed in the most recent 12-month period, and

               (ii) has been assigned a farm unit registration number
by the Corporation.

(2)  For the purposes of this Plan and the Act as it relates to this Plan,
"regulated product" means hogs.


Designation
2   Hogs are hereby designated as agricultural products for the purpose of
the Act.


     PART 1

     GENERAL OPERATION OF THE PLAN

     Division 1
     Plan

Continuation of Plan
3   The Alberta Hog Producers' Marketing Plan, 1968, established under
Alberta Regulation 195/68 that was amended and continued under Alberta
Regulation 141/96 and Alberta Regulation 155/2001 is hereby revised,
amended and continued under this Regulation with the name "Alberta Pork
Producers' Plan".


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


Application of Plan
5   This Plan applies

     (a)  to all of Alberta,

     (b)  to all persons who produce or market or produce and market
hogs, and

     (c)  for the purposes of section 9(b), (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g),
to all processors.


Purposes
6(1)  The purposes of this Plan are to enable the Corporation to initiate
and carry out projects or programs to commence, stimulate, increase or
improve the production or marketing, or both, of hogs and pork.

(2)  Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the Corporation may
initiate and carry out programs

     (a)  to assist, educate and inform producers, buyers and processors
in developing and improving the production and marketing of hogs and pork;

     (b)  to expand market awareness and demand for hogs and pork,
including the development and promotion of markets for hogs and pork and
the education of consumers;

     (c)  to generally develop and promote the hog and pork industry;

     (d)  to advise governments on matters concerning the hog and pork
industry;

     (e)  to establish, maintain and operate one or more funds under
sections 34 and 35 of the Act;

     (f)  to conduct or support studies and research relating to the
production, marketing and processing of hogs and pork, to the quality
improvement of hogs and pork and to the consumption of pork;

     (g)  to promote increased consumption by consumers of pork and
processed pork;

     (h)  to participate in Government programs;

     (i)  to encourage the improvement of methods for the assembly,
transportation and handling of hogs and pork;

     (j)  to co-ordinate and improve understanding within the hog and
pork industry and between the hog and pork industry and other related
industries;

     (k)  to work with marketing commissions and boards and other
organizations having similar objectives, including those commissions,
boards and organizations as may be established in other provinces or
outside Canada;

     (l)  to establish quality standards for hogs and pork;

     (m)  to work with others for the betterment of the Alberta hog
industry;

     (n)  to use service charges and other funds of the Corporation for
the purposes of the Corporation.

(3)  Neither the production nor the marketing of hogs and pork, nor either
of them, is to be controlled or regulated under this Plan.


     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by the Commission

Corporation continued
7(1)  The commission known as the "Alberta Pork Producers' Development
Corporation" is hereby continued under this Plan as a commission known as
the "Alberta Pork Producers' Development Corporation".

(2)  The Corporation is to operate pursuant to this Plan.


Responsibili-ties of the Corporation
8   The Corporation

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

     (b)  without limiting the generality of clause (a),

               (i)  may appoint a General Manager and may prescribe the
duties and fix and provide for the remuneration of the General Manager;

               (ii) may allow the General Manager to retain other
employees or contractors, other than an auditor, and may allow the General
Manager to prescribe the duties and remuneration payable to those employees
and contractors;

               (iii)     must open one or more deposit accounts with one or
more financial institutions and may designate the officers and employees
permitted to

                         (A)  sign cheques and other negotiable
instruments,

                         (B)  transact the business of the
Corporation with its financial institutions, and

                         (C)  generally do all things incidental to
or in connection with the transaction of the business of the Corporation
with its financial institutions;

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

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

                         (B)  as may be determined by the
Corporation;

               (v)  must maintain an office in Alberta and notify each
registered producer, licensed processor and the Council of the location of
the office of the Corporation;

               (vi) subject to the Act, may issue directions governing
the internal operations of the Corporation;

               (vii)     must establish and implement policy for the
operation of the Corporation and the implementation and operation of this
Plan.


Regulations to operate the Plan
9   For the purpose of enabling the Corporation to operate this Plan, the
Corporation may be empowered by the Council with the approval of the
Minister to make regulations pursuant to section 26 of the Act

     (a)  requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, or
both, of hogs to register their names and addresses with the Corporation;

     (b)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes hogs to
furnish to the Corporation any information or record relating to the
production, marketing or processing of hogs that the Corporation considers
necessary;

     (c)  requiring persons to be licensed under this Plan before they
become engaged in the marketing or processing of hogs;

     (d)  prohibiting persons from engaging in the marketing or
processing, as the case may be, of the hogs except under the authority of a
licence issued by the Corporation;

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

     (f)  providing for

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

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges and licence fees, as the case may be;

     (g)  requiring any person who receives any hogs from a producer

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

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

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

     (i)  permitting the Corporation to exercise any one or more of the
powers that are vested in a co-operative association under the Co-operative
Associations Act.


Financing of the Plan
10   This Plan is to be financed by the charging and collection of service
charges and licence fees.


Service charges are non-refundable

11   Service charges are not refundable on the request of a producer.


Remuneration
12   The remuneration to be paid to the chairperson of the Corporation, the
Directors and the delegates is to be fixed by a vote of the delegates at an
annual or special meeting of the delegates.


Appointment of auditor
13   The delegates are to appoint an auditor for the Corporation at an
annual or special meeting of the delegates.


Authority from Governor in Council
14   In accordance with section 50 of the Act, the Corporation may, with
respect to the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product,
be authorized to perform any function or duty and exercise any power
imposed or conferred on the Corporation by or under the Agricultural
Products Marketing Act (Canada) or the Farm Products Agencies Act (Canada),
or both of them.


Indemnifica-tion funds
15(1)  The Corporation may establish one or more funds under section 34 or
35 of the Act.

(2)  In order to finance the funds, the Corporation may raise amounts in
accordance with sections 34 and 35 of the Act.


     PART 2

     GOVERNANCE OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Producers

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

     (a)  to attend general district meetings and special district
meetings;

     (b)  to make representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan,
the Corporation, the Directors and the delegates;

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

     (d)  to vote in elections held under this Plan;

     (e)  to hold office under this Plan;

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


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


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

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

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

(4)  If a registered producer is

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

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

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

(5)  An appointment of a representative under this section is to be

     (a)  in writing, and

     (b)  in the case where a vote is to be taken at a meeting, filed
with the returning officer prior to the calling to order of the meeting at
which a vote is to take place.

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

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

     (b)  the individual makes a statutory declaration stating that

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

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

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

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

(9)  A representative shall not vote or hold office before the
representative's appointment is filed in accordance with subsection (5).

     Division 2
     Corporation

Directors
19   The Corporation consists of 8 Directors made up of

     (a)  6 district Directors, and

     (b)  2 Directors at large.


Chairperson, etc.
20(1)  The Directors are to elect from among themselves

     (a)  a registered producer to be the chairperson of the Corporation,
and

     (b)  a registered producer to be the vice-chairperson of the
Corporation.

(2)  The election of the chairperson and vice-chairperson is to take place
at the first meeting of the Directors held after the elections for all the
Directors have been concluded.

(3)  The chairperson and vice-chairperson serve at the pleasure of the
Directors.


Quorum
21   A quorum for a meeting of the Directors is not fewer than 5 Directors.


     Division 3
     Directors and Delegates


District Directors
22   The registered producers for a district are entitled to elect, in
accordance with this Plan, one district Director to represent the
registered producers in that district.


District delegates
23   The registered producers for a district are entitled to elect, in
accordance with this Plan, 3 delegates to represent the registered
producers in that district.


Directors at large
24   The registered producers for all the districts are entitled to elect,
in accordance with this Plan, 2 Directors at large to represent the
registered producers in general.


Eligibility
25   In order to be elected to serve as a Director or a delegate, a person

     (a)  must be an individual who is

               (i)  a registered producer, or

               (ii) appointed as a representative of a registered
producer under section 18;

     (b)  in the case of district Director or a delegate, must be elected
at a meeting of registered producers of a district called for the purpose
of, among other things, electing a district Director and delegates, as the
case may be;

     (c)  in the case of a Director at large, must be elected in an
election conducted for the purpose of, among other things, electing a
Director at large;

     (d)  in the case of an individual who is a registered producer, the
individual must have

               (i)  paid the service charges payable to the Corporation
on all hogs marketed by that person, and

               (ii) marketed at least 50 hogs or 10 sows,

          within the 12 months prior to the election in which that person
was a candidate for election as a Director or a delegate;

     (e)  in the case of an individual who is the representative of a
registered producer that is not an individual, the registered producer must
have

               (i)  paid the service charges payable to the Corporation
on all hogs marketed by that registered producer, and

               (ii) marketed at least 50 hogs or 10 sows,

          within the 12 months prior to the election in which that
individual was a candidate for election as a Director or a delegate.


Non-eligibility
26(1)   A person is not eligible to be a Director or delegate if that
person

     (a)  as of the date of the election is less than 18 years of age;

     (b)  is a dependent adult as defined in the Dependent Adults Act, or
is the subject of a certificate of incapacity under that Act;

     (c)  is a formal patient as defined in the Mental Health Act;

     (d)  has been found to be a person of unsound mind by a court
elsewhere than in Alberta;

     (e)  has the status of a bankrupt;

     (f)  is not a resident of Alberta;

     (g)  in the case of an individual who is a registered producer, that
individual ceases to be a registered producer;

     (h)  in the case of an individual who is the representative of a
registered producer that is not an individual,

               (i)  that individual ceases to be the representative of
the registered producer, or

               (ii) the registered producer for which that individual
is a representative ceases to be a registered producer;

     (i)  in the case of an individual who is a registered producer, that
individual has failed to pay any service charge payable to the Corporation
in respect of any hog marketed by that registered producer during that
individual's term of office as a Director or delegate;

     (j)  in the case of an individual who is the representative of a
registered producer that is not an individual, the registered producer has
failed to pay any service charge payable to the Corporation in respect of
any hog marketed by that registered producer during that individual's term
of office as a Director or delegate.

(2)  A Director or delegate who is no longer eligible under subsection (1)
to hold office as a Director or delegate is deemed to have resigned from
that office at the time that the ineligibility arose.


Prohibition
27(1)  An individual is not eligible at any one time to be a candidate for
election as a Director and a candidate for election as a delegate.

(2)  Where a registered producer is not an individual, that registered
producer is not eligible to nominate more than one person to be its
representative as a candidate for election under this Plan.

(3)  An individual shall not at any one time serve as both a Director and a
delegate.


Terms of office
28(1)  The term of office of a Director is 2 years.

(2)  The term of office of a delegate is 2 years.


Limitation on terms
29(1)  No person may be elected to serve more than 3 consecutive terms as a
Director.

(2)  No person may be elected to serve more than 3 consecutive terms as a
delegate.

(3)  For the purposes of this section, any portion of a term of office
served by a person as a Director or a delegate appointed under section 46
or 49(5) or (6) and that is one year or less in duration is not to be
considered as a term of office.


     Division 4
     General District Meetings

District annual meetings
30(1)  The Corporation must in each year designate the date, time and place
for at least one, but not more than 5, local meetings within each district.

(2)  The local meetings referred to in subsection (1) constitute the
district annual meeting of registered producers of the district.

(3)  A district annual meeting for a district must be commenced within 15
months from the conclusion of the last district annual meeting for that
district.


Special district meetings
31(1)  The Corporation must call a special district meeting of registered
producers of a district whenever requested to do so in writing by

     (a)  at least 25 registered producers of the district, or

     (b)  the Council.

(2)  A special district meeting called under subsection (1) may consist of
one meeting for the entire district.


Notice of meeting
32(1)  Notice of a meeting called pursuant to this Division must be given
by the Corporation at least 14 days prior to the day proposed for the
meeting.

(2)  A notice given under subsection (1) must be sent by mail to each
registered producer at the registered producer's last address as shown in
the records of the Corporation.


Quorum re annual or special district meeting
33    The quorum for any one of the local meetings that constitute a
district annual meeting, for any district annual meeting that consists of
one meeting or for any special district meeting is not fewer than 6
registered producers.


Business re district annual meeting
34   The registered producers attending a district annual meeting of
registered producers are to do the following:

     (a)  in a year in which an election is to be held to elect a
district Director, elect a district Director;

     (b)  in a year in which an election is to be held to elect Directors
at large, vote in the election for the Directors at large;

     (c)  in a year in which an election is to be held to elect one or
more delegates, elect a sufficient number of persons as delegates to fill
the positions for which the election was held;

     (d)  receive a report from the district Director as to the
operations and activities of the Corporation;

     (e)  receive a certified copy of the auditor's report concerning the
operations of the Corporation for the preceding year;

     (f)  consider such other matters not referred to in clauses (a) to
(e), as the Corporation or those attending the district annual meeting may
deem advisable.


     Division 5
     General Delegates Meetings

District delegates meetings
35(1)  In each year there must be an annual meeting of all the delegates in
Alberta.

(2)  The annual meeting of the delegates must be held not later than 15
months following the date of the conclusion of the last annual meeting of
the delegates.


Special delegates meetings
36(1)  Special meetings of delegates

     (a)  may be called by the Corporation at any time, and

     (b)  must be called by the Corporation on

               (i)  the written request of the Council, or

               (ii) the written request of at least 1/3 of the
delegates.

(2)  A district Director may, at any time, call a meeting of the delegates
for the district that the Director represents.


Time and place of meeting
37    The date, time and place of any meeting held pursuant to this
Division is to be fixed by the Corporation.


Notice of meeting
38   At least 14 days' notice in writing, specifying the date, time and
place of annual meetings or special meetings of delegates must be given by
the Corporation to every delegate by mailing the notice to the delegate's
last address as shown on the records of the Corporation.


Quorum
39   The quorum for an annual or special meeting of the  delegates is not
fewer than 6 delegates.


     Division 6
     Nominations and Elections

Nominations
40(1)  Where, at a district annual meeting of registered producers, an
election is to be conducted to elect a district Director, nominations of
candidates for that position are to be made in writing and delivered to the
returning officer prior to the commencement of that district annual
meeting.

(2)  Where, at a district annual meeting of registered producers, an
election is to be conducted of registered producers to elect Directors at
large, nominations of candidates for those positions are to be made in
writing and delivered to the returning officer prior to the commencement of
the first of any of the district annual meetings at which voting is to take
place in respect of that election.

(3)  Where, at a district annual meeting of registered producers, an
election is to be conducted to elect a delegate, nominations of candidates
for that position are to be made in writing and delivered to the returning
officer prior to the commencement of that district annual meeting.

(4)  Where the Corporation provides forms for the purposes of nominations,
the nominations must be made in writing on those forms.

(5)  Any person who is eligible to serve as a district Director or a
delegate may be nominated for election as a district Director or delegate
if

     (a)  subject to section 41(3), the person resides within the
district that the person is to represent, and

     (b)  the person has consented to the nomination.

(6)  Any person who is eligible to serve as a Director at large may be
nominated for election as a Director at large if

     (a)  the person resides within any one of the districts, and

     (b)  the person has consented to the nomination.

(7)  The nomination of a candidate for election may be made by any person
who

     (a)  is a registered producer or the representative of a registered
producer, and

     (b)  in the case of a nomination for a district Director or a
delegate, resides, subject to section 41(3), within the district that the
candidate is being nominated to represent.


Eligibility to vote
41(1)  Subject to this section and section 42, any producer is entitled to
vote in any election for a Director or a delegate if the producer

     (a)  is a registered producer,

     (b)  has not voted at a previous local meeting within the district
during the current election, and

     (c)  in the case of an election for a district Director or a
delegate, resides, subject to subsection (3), within the district that the
district Director or delegate is to represent.

(2)  Where a registered producer

     (a)  does not reside within the district in which the producer
wishes to vote for a delegate or Director, but

     (b)  resides in an area or district that is adjacent to the district
in which the registered producer wishes to vote,

the producer may apply in writing to the Corporation, not less than 10 days
prior to the day of the election in which the producer desires to cast a
ballot, to be registered for the purposes of voting in that adjacent
district.

(3)  On receipt of the written approval of the Corporation of an
application made under subsection (2), the producer is, subject to
subsections (4) and (5), eligible

     (a)  to vote in the adjacent district in any election held
subsequent to the approval being received by the producer, and

     (b)  during the time that the producer is eligible to vote in that
adjacent district, to nominate persons to hold office and to hold office as
a district Director or as a delegate to represent the registered producers
in that adjacent district in the same manner and under the same conditions
as if that producer resided in that adjacent district.

(4)  Where a registered producer has received approval pursuant to
subsection (3) to vote in a district in which the producer does not reside,
the producer may for a future election apply in writing to the Corporation
to change and once more be registered for the purposes of voting in the
district in which the producer resides.

(5)  Notwithstanding that a producer has been approved pursuant to an
application made under subsection (4) to once more in future elections be
eligible to vote in the district in which the producer resides, the
producer, in respect of the election that is next held following the
granting of that approval,

     (a)  is not eligible to vote in the district in which the producer
resides, but

     (b)  remains eligible to vote in the district referred to in
subsection (3).

(6)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, a producer may not in any
election vote or be eligible to vote in more than one district.


Voting
42(1)  Voting for the election of Directors and delegates is to occur at
each district annual meeting and is to be by secret ballot.

(2)  At each district annual meeting, each registered producer, on the
producer presenting the registered producer's farm unit registration card,
is to receive

     (a)  one ballot for the purpose of voting for

               (i)  a candidate for the position of district Director,
and

               (ii) the candidates for the positions of Director at
large,

     and

     (b)  one ballot for the purpose of voting for delegates for the
district.

(3)  There is to be only one vote per farm unit registration number in
respect of each position being voted on.

(4)  A registered producer is entitled to not more than one vote,
notwithstanding that the registered producer may have been assigned more
than one farm unit registration number.

(5)  A registered producer is entitled to vote in not more than one
district, notwithstanding that the registered producer may have separately
registered premises in more than one district.

(6)  Where the registered producer is not an individual, the representative
of the registered producer is entitled to vote on behalf of the registered
producer.

(7)  Notwithstanding section 18(6) to (9), possession by an individual of
the farm unit registration card that is issued for a registered producer
that is not an individual is considered as proof of proper designation of
the individual as a representative of the registered producer.

(8)  Where

     (a)  the name of a producer who is eligible to vote does not appear
on the voters list, or

     (b)  the producer is not able to present the farm unit registration
card issued to the producer by the Corporation,

or both, the producer is nevertheless entitled to vote if the producer
signs a declaration stating that

     (c)  the producer

               (i)  is a registered producer, or

               (ii) in the case of an unregistered producer, has
completed an application for farm unit registration,

     (d)  the producer,

               (i)  subject to section 41, resides in the district in
which the producer desires to vote,

               (ii) has paid the service charges payable to the
Corporation in respect of hogs marketed in the most recent 12-month period,
and

               (iii)     has not previously voted in the election in the
district or in any other district,

     and

     (e)  the producer has not previously received a ballot in respect of
the election.


Election of candidates
43(1)  Subject to this Plan,

     (a)  in an election for a district Director the candidate receiving
the largest number of votes is to be declared elected as the district
Director;

     (b)  in an election for

               (i)  3 delegates, the candidates receiving the first,
2nd and 3rd largest number of votes are to be declared elected as
delegates,

               (ii) 2 delegates, the candidates receiving the first and
2nd largest number of votes are to be declared elected as delegates, or

               (iii)     one delegate, the candidate receiving the largest
number of votes is to be declared elected as a delegate;

     (c)  in an election for

               (i)  2 Directors at large, the candidates receiving the
first and 2nd largest number of votes are to be declared elected as
Directors at large, or

               (ii) one Director at large, the candidate receiving the
largest number of votes is to be declared elected as a Director at large.

(2)  The counting of ballots,

     (a)  in the case of an election for a district Director or any
delegate that is conducted during a district annual meeting, is to take
place at the conclusion of the voting for the position, and

     (b)  in the case of an election for a Director at large, is to take
place after the conclusion of the last of all of the districts'  annual
meetings at which voting was conducted in respect of that election.


Failure to elect
44(1)  Where the registered producers at a district annual meeting fail to
elect a district Director and at least one delegate, the Corporation must,
not later than 7 days from the day of that meeting,

     (a)  designate a date, time and place for another meeting of the
district, and

     (b)  mail a notice at least 10 days prior to the day of the meeting
to each registered producer who is eligible to vote in that district.

(2)  Where another meeting is held pursuant to a notice given under
subsection (1) and the eligible voters attending that other meeting fail to
elect a district Director and at least one delegate, the Corporation may,
subject to section 46, appoint to the vacant position a registered producer
who is eligible to hold that position and on being appointed to that
position that registered producer holds that position as if elected to the
position.

(3)  Where the eligible voters attending a meeting under subsection (2)
fail to elect a Director or delegate, any votes cast for the Directors at
large at that meeting are not to be considered in determining the outcome
of the election for the Directors at large.


Election by acclamation
45(1)  Where only one registered producer has been nominated for the
position of district Director for a district, the chief returning officer
is to declare the person nominated as being elected by acclamation.

(2)  Where the number of registered producers nominated for the position of
delegate for a district are the same as or fewer than the positions to be
elected, the chief returning officer is to declare those persons nominated
as being elected by acclamation.

(3)  Where only

     (a)  2 registered producers have been nominated for the positions of
Directors at large, the chief returning officer is to declare the persons
nominated as being elected by acclamation, or

     (b)  one registered producer has been nominated for a position of
Director at large, the chief returning officer is to declare that person
nominated as being elected by acclamation.


Vacancy
46(1)  Where the position of a district Director or a delegate is vacant,
the remaining delegates of the district for which there is a vacancy are to
appoint to the vacant position a registered producer who is eligible to
hold that position and that registered producer holds that position until
the expiration of the remaining portion of the term of the office of the
vacant position.

(2)  In the event there remains a district Director for the district but
there are no delegates for the district, the district Director is to
appoint to the position of delegate a registered producer who is eligible
to hold that position of delegate and that registered producer holds that
position until the expiration of the remaining portion of the term of
office of the vacant position.

(3)  Where there is not a district Director nor any delegates for the
district for which there are vacancies, the other Directors of the
Corporation are to appoint

     (a)  to the position of district Director, and

     (b)  to the position of delegate,

a sufficient number of registered producers who are eligible to hold those
positions and those registered producers hold those positions until the
expiration of the remaining portion of the term of office of the vacant
position.

(4)  Where the position of a Director at large becomes vacant, the other
Directors of the Corporation, with the approval of the Council, are to
appoint to the position of Director at large a registered producer who is
eligible to hold that position and that registered producer holds the
position until the expiration of the remaining portion of the term of
office of the vacant position.


Returning officers, etc.
47(1)  The General Manager of the Corporation, or the designate of the
General Manager, is the chief returning officer and responsible for all
administrative procedures relating to the conduct of elections.

(2)  The Corporation is to appoint one district returning officer for each
district, and the district returning officer is responsible to the chief
returning officer and is to take direction from the chief returning
officer.

(3)  A person is not eligible to be appointed as a district returning
officer if that person

     (a)  is a candidate for election, or

     (b)  is an incumbent Director or delegate.


Duties of returning officers
48(1)  The chief returning officer is to prepare and distribute to each
district returning officer a list of eligible voters for each district, and
that list is to contain

     (a)  the names of the eligible voters,

     (b)  their addresses, and

     (c)  their farm unit registration numbers.

(2)  The district returning officer is to

     (a)  ensure that each person who votes in an election is on the
voters list or has signed a declaration pursuant to section 42(8), and

     (b)  forward to the chief returning officer, within 5 days from the
date of the election, a report of the results of the election together with
all voters lists, declarations, ballots and other documents pertaining to
the election.

(3)  Unless otherwise directed by the Council, no person shall destroy any
records or ballots in respect of a vote or an election held under this Plan
until 90 days have elapsed from the day on which the vote was taken.


Controverted election
49(1)  If an eligible producer

     (a)  questions

               (i)  the eligibility of a candidate,

               (ii) the eligibility of a voter,

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

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

     and

     (b)  seeks to have the election declared invalid and the position
declared vacant, that person may, not later than 15 days after the day on
which the election was held, apply in writing to the Council to have the
election declared invalid and the position declared vacant.

(2)  If, within the 15-day period referred to in subsection (1), the
Council has not received an application under subsection (1), a person
elected at the election is deemed to be duly elected.

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

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

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

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

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

     or

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

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

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

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

     (b)  direct that a registered producer be appointed to the position
under section 46.

(6)  Where a person fills a position under subsection (5), the person is to
serve for the unexpired portion of the term.


     Division 7
     Districts

Number of districts
50   For the purposes of this Plan, Alberta is divided into 6 districts as
set out in section 52.


Change in districts
51   The boundaries of the districts may be altered by the Corporation, on
the recommendation of the delegates.


Composition of districts
52(1)  District No. 1 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  Cardston County;

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

     (c)  Municipal District of Ranchland No. 66;

     (d)  Municipal District of Taber;

     (e)  Vulcan County;

     (f)  County of Warner No. 5;

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

     (h)  Improvement District No. 4 (Waterton);

     (i)  County of Lethbridge;

     (j)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (i).

(2)  District No. 2 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8;

     (b)  Municipal District of Foothills No. 31;

     (c)  Kneehill County;

     (d)  Mountain View County;

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

     (f)  Wheatland County;

     (g)  Kananaskis Improvement District;

     (h)  Improvement District No. 9 (Banff);

     (i)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (h).

(3)  District No. 3 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  Municipal District of Acadia No. 34;

     (b)  Cypress County;

     (c)  County of Forty Mile No. 8;

     (d)  County of Newell No. 4;

     (e)  County of Paintearth No. 18;

     (f)  County of Stettler No. 6;

     (g)  Special Area No. 2;

     (h)  Special Area No. 3;

     (i)  Special Area No. 4;

     (j)  Starland County;

     (k)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (j).

(4)  District No. 4 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  Municipal District of Brazeau No. 77;

     (b)  Clearwater County;

     (c)  Lacombe County;

     (d)  Leduc County;

     (e)  Red Deer County;

     (f)  Ponoka County;

     (g)  County of Wetaskiwin No. 10;

     (h)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (g).

(5)  District No. 5 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  County of Athabasca No. 12;

     (b)  Beaver County;

     (c)  County of Camrose No. 22;

     (d)  Flagstaff County;

     (e)  Lamont County;

     (f)  County of Minburn No. 27;

     (g)  Municipal District of Provost No. 52;

     (h)  Smoky Lake County;

     (i)  Strathcona County;

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

     (k)  County of Thorhild No. 7;

     (l)  County of Two Hills No. 21;

     (m)  County of Vermilion River No. 24;

     (n)  Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87;

     (o)  Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61;

     (p)  Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo;

     (q)  Lakeland County;

     (r)  Improvement District No. 5 (Elk Island);

     (s)  Improvement District No. 24 (Wood Buffalo);

     (t)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (s).

(6)  District No. 6 consists of that land included in the following:

     (a)  County of Barrhead No. 11;

     (b)  Municipal District of Big Lakes;

     (c)  Birch Hills County;

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

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

     (f)  Municipal District of Fairview No. 136;

     (g)  County of Grande Prairie No. 1;

     (h)  Municipal District of Greenview No. 16;

     (i)  Lac Ste. Anne County;

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

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

     (l)  Municipal District of Mackenzie No. 23;

     (m)  Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17;

     (n)  Parkland County;

     (o)  Municipal District of Peace No. 135;

     (p)  Saddle Hills County;

     (q)  Municipal District of Smokey River No. 130;

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

     (s)  Sturgeon County;

     (t)  Westlock County;

     (u)  Woodlands County;

     (v)  Yellowhead County;

     (w)  Improvement District No. 12 (Jasper);

     (x)  Improvement District No. 25 (Willmore Wilderness);

     (y)  any urban area that is totally surrounded by one or a
combination of 2 or more of the municipalities referred to in clauses (a)
to (x).


     PART 3

     TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, REPEALS AND REVIEW

Transitional re Directors
53(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "continued Corporation" means the Corporation continued under
this Regulation;

     (b)  "previous Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Plan
Regulation (AR 155/2001) as it read immediately before the coming into
force of this Regulation.

(2)  The persons who, immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation, were Directors of the Corporation under the previous Plan
shall, on the coming into force of this Regulation, continue as Directors
of the continued Corporation until, in the case of a district Director for
a district, the district Director for the district is elected or otherwise
appointed under this Plan.

(3)  The initial elections conducted under this Plan for district Directors
and Directors at large are to be conducted at the first district annual
meetings that are held under this Plan after August 1, 2001.


Transitional re delegates
54(1)  In this section, "previous Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers'
Plan Regulation (AR 155/2001) as it read immediately before the coming into
force of this Regulation.

(2)  The persons who, immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation, were delegates under the previous Plan shall, on the coming
into force of this Regulation, continue as delegates until, in respect of a
district, the delegates for the district are elected or otherwise appointed
under this Plan.

(3)  The initial elections conducted under this Plan for delegates for a
district are to be conducted at the first district annual meetings that are
held under this Plan after August 1, 2001.


Repeal
55   The Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation (AR 155/2001) is repealed.


Review
56   In compliance with the on-going regulatory review initiative, this
Regulation must be reviewed on or before February 28, 2007.


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     Alberta Regulation 220/2001

     Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act

     DANGEROUS GOODS TRANSPORTATION AND HANDLING
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 28, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 453/2001) on November 28,
2001 pursuant to section 31 of the Dangerous Goods Transportation and
Handling Act.


1   The Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Regulation (AR 157/97)
is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1(1) is amended

     (a)  by repealing clauses (a), (b) and (c) and substituting the
following:

               (a)  "Act" means the Dangerous Goods Transportation and
Handling Act;

               (b)  "Executive Director" means the Executive Director
of the Dangerous Goods and Rail Safety Branch of the Department of
Transportation;

               (c)  "Federal Regulations" means the English version of
Parts I to X of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations
(SOR/2001-286) made under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992
(Canada), as amended from time to time and as deemed to be changed by this
Regulation;

     (b)  in clause (e) by striking out ", or" at the end of subclause
(i) and repealing subclause (ii);

     (c)  by repealing clause (e), as amended by clause (b) of this
Regulation, and substituting the following:

               (e)  "test facility" means a facility registered with
Transport Canada for the purposes of completing the requirements of section
5.14(1)(a)(ii) of the Federal Regulations, so far as it applies CSA
Standard B621-98 (including any relevant provisions of CSA Standard B620-98
that are incorporated by CSA Standard B621-98).


3   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Dis-application of section 5.14 to old containers
     4   Section 5.14 of the Federal Regulations is deemed to be changed

               (a)  by renumbering it as section 5.14(1);

               (b)  by deeming subsection (1)(a)(ii) to be deleted and
to read instead:

                         (ii) CSA B621-98, including any provisions
of CSA B620-98 that are incorporated by CSA B621-98;

               (c)  by inserting the following after section 5.14(1):

               (2)  Subsection (1)(a)(ii) does not apply to old large
containers within the meaning of section 5.14.1(1) so long as section
5.14.1 applies to them.


4   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "7.33.1" and substituting "5.14";

     (b)  by striking out "7.33.1.5(1)" and substituting "5.14.1(1)";

     (c)  by repealing the portions of the section that deem the Federal
Regulations to include section 7.33.1.5(2)(b), (c), (e) and (f) (based on
the numbering before any amendment of the section by this Regulation) and
substituting the following in their appropriate alphabetical order:

               (b)  the old large container meets the inspection
criteria of clause 8.1 of CSA B620-98,

               (c)  the first inspection and test referred to in clause
(b) were conducted at a test facility on or before December 31, 1999,

               (e)  subsequent inspections required by clause 8.1 of
CSA B620-98 performed after those first ones referred to in clause (c) are
marked in accordance with clause 8.4 of that Standard,

               (f)  the old large container is reinspected and retested
at a test facility at the periodic intervals in accordance with clause 8.1
of CSA B620-98, and

               (g)  for the purposes of determining testing
requirements,

                         (i)  an old large container not used in
vacuum service is to be considered equivalent to a TC 306 crude tank, and

                         (ii) an old large container used in vacuum
service is to be considered equivalent to a TC 350 crude tank.

     (d)  by repealing the portion of the section that deems the Federal
Regulations to include that section 7.33.1.5(4) and substituting the
following:

     (4)  This section ceases to have any force

               (a)  as respects an old large container manufactured
before July 1, 1990, at the end of June 30, 2005, and

               (b)  as respects an old large container manufactured
after June 30, 1990, 15 years after the end of the day of its manufacture

     or at such earlier date as the old large container in question
complies with section 5.14(1)(a)(ii).

5   Sections 7, 8, 9, 14, 18, 19 and 20 are amended by adding "Executive"
before "Director" wherever it occurs.


6   Section 28 is amended by striking out "2001" and substituting "2006".


7   Section 29 is repealed.


8   Schedule 1 is amended by repealing the item in the right hand column
applicable to Class 7 and substituting the following:

               Nuclear substances within the meaning of the Nuclear
Safety and Control Act (Canada)


9   The following provisions come into force on August 15, 2002:

     (a)  section 2(a), to the extent that it repeals and replaces
section 1(1)(c) of the principal Regulation being amended;

     (b)  section 2(c);

     (c)  section 3;

     (d)  section 4.