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     Alberta Regulation 221/2001

     Nursing Homes Act

     NURSING HOMES OPERATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 4, 2001

Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 174/2001) on November 28,
2001 pursuant to section 31 of the Nursing Homes Act.


1   The Nursing Homes Operation Regulation (AR 258/85) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 3(1) is amended 

     (a)  in clause (a) by striking out "$24.75" and substituting
"$28.22";

     (b)  in clause (b) by striking out "$26.25" and substituting
"$29.93";

     (c)  in clause (c) by striking out "$28.60" and substituting
"$32.60".


3   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 222/2001

     Municipal Government Act

     EQUALIZED ASSESSMENT VARIANCE REGULATION, 2001

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 455/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 603 of the Municipal Government Act.


Variations of equalized assessment
1   In any year, the Minister may, by order, vary the equalized assessment
prepared for a municipality under section 318 of the Act for the purposes
of school requisitions required by and under sections 150 and 158 of the
School Act.


Prohibition of appeal
2   Where the Minister varies an equalized assessment under section 1, the
Municipal Government Board has no jurisdiction under section 488(1) of the
Act to hear an appeal relating to the varied equalized assessment.


Repeal
3   This Regulation, being made under section 603(1) of the Act, will be
repealed by and as provided for in section 603(2) of the Act.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on December 31, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 223/2001

     Safety Codes Act

     AMUSEMENT RIDES STANDARDS REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 456/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Code 2
Exemption 3
Disclaimer     4
Repeal    5
Expiry    6
Coming into force   7


Interpretation
1   The definitions in the Code declared in force in this Regulation apply
to the words used in this Regulation.


Code
2   The CAN/CSA Standard Z267-00, Safety Code for Amusement Rides and
Devices including Appendix C (Nondestructive Testing), is declared in force
in respect of amusement rides and devices located in places to which the
general public is allowed access, including but not limited to public
events, fairs, carnivals and amusement parks.


Exemption
3   Despite section 2, Appendix C (Nondestructive Testing) only applies to
amusement rides and devices that are manufactured or altered after the
coming into force of this Regulation.


Disclaimer
4   The Code declared in force in this Regulation, and any standards
referenced in the Code, do not make or imply any assurance or guarantee by
the Crown with respect to the durability, operating performance or life
expectancy of equipment and materials referenced in the Code or Standard.

Repeal
5   The Amusement Ride Standards Regulation (AR 214/97) is repealed.


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


Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 224/2001

     Government Organization Act

     RECORDS MANAGEMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 457/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to Schedule 12, section 14 of the Government Organization
Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Alberta Records Management Committee    2
Chair, vice-chair and secretary    3
Records management program    4
Evaluation of program    5
Approval of records retention and disposition schedules     6
Advice to the Minister   7
Archival appraisal  8
Departmental responsibility   9
Records retention and disposition schedule   10
Destruction of records   11
Repeal    12
Expiry    13


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Committee" means the Alberta Records Management Committee
established under section 2(1);

     (b)  "department" has the meaning given to it in section 14 of
Schedule 12 to the Government Organization Act;

     (c)  "deputy head", in respect of a department, means

               (i)  the chief officer of the department, or

               (ii) if there is more than one chief officer of the
department, the chief officer of that part of the department for which he
or she is responsible;

     (d)  "Minister" means the Minister of Government Services;

     (e)  "record" has the meaning given to it in the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act;

     (f)  "Schedule" means Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Regulation (AR 200/95).

(2)  For the purposes of this Regulation, an agency, board, commission,
corporation, office or other body listed in the Schedule is considered to
be a department.


Alberta Records Management Committee
2(1)  There is established the Alberta Records Management Committee
consisting of the persons appointed as members under subsection (3).

(2)  On the request of the Minister, nominations must be made in accordance
with the following and submitted to the Minister:

     (a)  two people must be nominated by the Department of Government
Services;

     (b)  one person must be nominated by the Provincial Archives of
Alberta;

     (c)  one person must be nominated by the Department of Justice;

     (d)  one person must be nominated by the Department of Finance;

     (e)  one person must be nominated by the Alberta Corporate Service
Centre;

     (f)  one person must be nominated by the Chief Information Officer
of the Government.

(3)  The Minister may appoint as members of the Committee

     (a)  the persons nominated in accordance with subsection (2), and

     (b)  any other persons the Minister considers appropriate.

(4)  A person nominated under subsection (2)(c) may in writing designate an
employee of the Government who is under the administration of the Minister
of Justice and Attorney General to attend and act on behalf of the person
at one or more meetings of the Committee.


Chair, vice-chair and secretary
3(1)  The Minister must designate one of the persons nominated under
section 2(2)(a) to act as the chair of the Committee and the other to act
as the secretary of the Committee.

(2)  The members of the Committee may choose a vice-chair from among
themselves.


Records management program
4(1)  The Minister is responsible for establishing a records management
program.

(2)  For the purpose of providing the details for the operation of the
records management program, the Minister may establish, maintain and
promote policies, standards and procedures for the creation, handling,
control, organization, retention, maintenance, security, preservation,
disposition, alienation and destruction of records in the custody or under
the control of departments and for their transfer to the Provincial
Archives of Alberta.


Evaluation of program
5   The Committee may evaluate the implementation of the records management
program in each department.


Approval of records retention and disposition schedules
6(1)  The Committee must approve a records retention and disposition
schedule of a department before it is implemented in the department.

(2)  The Committee may approve records retention and disposition schedules
submitted by the secretary of the Committee that are to apply to all
departments.


Advice to the Minister
7   The Committee may provide advice to the Minister relating to the
policies, standards and procedures referred to in section 4(2).


Archival appraisal
8  The member of the Committee referred to in section 2(2)(b)

     (a)  must provide an archival appraisal of each records retention
and disposition schedule submitted by a department, and

     (b)  may provide advice on archival concerns.


Departmental responsibility
9   The deputy head of a department must ensure that records in the custody
or under the control of the department are managed in accordance with the
policies, standards and procedures established under section 4(2).


Records retention and disposition schedule
10(1)  The deputy head of a department must ensure that the department
prepares records retention and disposition schedules for all records under
the control of the department.

(2)  The records retention and disposition schedule must

     (a)  describe the records under the control of the department,

     (b)  specify how long the department must keep the records,

     (c)  specify where the records must be kept,

     (d)  specify the format in which records must be stored, and

     (e)  describe what the final disposition of the records will be.

(3)  The records retention and disposition schedule must be approved by the
Committee before it is implemented in the department.

(4)  Records may be disposed of only in accordance with the approved
records retention and disposition schedule.


Destruction of records
11   The deputy head of a department must ensure that records are destroyed
only in accordance with policies established under section 4(2).


Repeal
12   The Records Management Regulation (AR 57/95) is repealed.


Expiry
13   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on March 31, 2006.


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     Alberta Regulation 225/2001

     Provincial Offences Procedure Act

     PROCEDURES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 458/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 41 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.


1   The Procedures Regulation (AR 233/89) is amended by this Regulation.


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

     (o.01)    Residential Tenancies Act;


3   Schedule 2 is amended by adding the following after Part 20:

     PART 20.1

     RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT

1   The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of the
Residential Tenancies Act shown in Column 1 is the amount shown in Column 2
in respect of that provision.

Item Column 1  Column 2
Number    (Section  (Specified
     Number of Penalty in
     Act) Dollars)

 1   4.1(2)        150
 2   15.1     150
 3   18       250
 4   37       150
 5   37.1(1)       150
 6   37.1(3)       150
 7   38       150
 8   39(1)         150
 9   39(4.1)       150


     PART 20.2

     REGULATIONS UNDER THE 
     RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT

1   The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a
provision of the Residential Tenancies Ministerial Regulation (AR 229/92)
shown in Column 1 is the amount shown in Column 2 in respect of that
provision.

Item Column 1  Column 2
Number    (Section  (Specified
     Number of Penalty i 
     Regulation)    Dollars)

 1   3        150
 2   8        150
 3   9        150


     Alberta Regulation 226/2001

     Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

     ASSURED INCOME FOR THE SEVERELY
     HANDICAPPED AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 459/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 13 of the Assured Income for the Severely
Handicapped Act.


1   The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Regulation (AR 203/99)
is amended by this Regulation.


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

     (e)  "structured settlement" means a scheme under which compensation
for personal injury or wrongful death is paid in the form of periodic
payments for a definite period or for life.


3   Section 3(2) is repealed.


4   Section 4 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after clause (b):

               (b.1)     where income from a structured settlement or an
annuity is received on a periodic basis other than monthly, the Director
may determine the amount of income that is considered to have been received
monthly during that period, and a reference in this Regulation to a monthly
payment includes an amount so determined;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (f):

               (g)  a reference to income is to be treated as a
reference to gross income, unless this Regulation specifies otherwise.

5   Section 6 is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     (e)  a non-commutable annuity that was bought on or before February
1, 2002.


6   Section 9 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Annuities
     9(1)  If an applicant for or a recipient of a handicap benefit, or
the spouse of such a person, owns

               (a)  a commutable annuity, or

               (b)  a non-commutable annuity that was bought after
February 1, 2002,

     the present value of the annuity is to be treated as an asset.

     (2)  For the purposes of this Regulation,

               (a)  "present value" of an annuity means the present
value calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices
as determined by the Director;

               (b)  in determining the amount of a handicap benefit, if
any, that is payable under Schedule 2, the monthly payment under an annuity
is to be considered partly as a payment of interest and partly as a payment
of principal, and those payments are to be calculated in accordance with
the following formulas:

                    I = Vi
                    P =  F-I

                    where

                    I is the monthly payment of interest,
                    P is the monthly payment of principal,
                    V is the present value of the annuity,
                    F is the amount of the monthly payment under the
annuity, and
                    i is the monthly interest rate implicit in the
annuity contract.


7   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  by repealing section 1(k) and substituting the following:

               (k)  a payment under section 1(c)(ii.1) of the Child and
Family Services Authorities Act;

     (b)  by adding the following after section 1(w):

               (x)  the part of a monthly payment from

                         (i)  a commutable annuity, or

                         (ii) a non-commutable annuity that was
bought after February 1, 2002

                    that is considered under 9(2)(b) of this Regulation
as a payment of principal;

               (y)  a monthly payment from a structured settlement
received as compensation from the Government of Alberta for sterilization.

     (c)  in Table 1

               (i)  by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

                         (a)  interest income from any source
including, without limitation, that part of a monthly payment from

                                   (i)  a commutable annuity, or

                                   (ii) a non-commutable annuity
that was bought after February 1, 2002

                              that is considered under section
9(2)(b) of this Regulation as a payment of interest;

               (ii) in clause (c) by adding "including, without
limitation, monthly payments from a structured settlement other than a
structured settlement referred to in section 1(y) of this Schedule" after
"claim";

               (iii)     by adding the following after clause (q):

                         (r)  a monthly payment from a non-commutable
annuity that was bought on or before February 1, 2002.

               (iv) in the NOTES in section 1(1) by striking out "Farm
and business" and substituting "Farm, business and investment".


     Alberta Regulation 227/2001

     Land Agents Licensing Act

     LAND AGENTS LICENSING REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 460/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 25 of the Land Agents Licensing Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Exemptions from Act 2
Applications and fees    3
Interim land agent licences   4
Permanent land agent licences 5
Examination re-writes    6
Obligations respecting proposed agreement    7
Waiver of application of section 17(2) of the Act 8
Duties preliminary to certain acquisitions   9
Standards of conduct of land agents     10
Repeals   11
Expiry    12

Schedules


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Land Agents Licensing Act;

     (b)  "client" means a person on whose behalf a land agent engages or
undertakes to engage in any of the activities of a land agent;

     (c)  "former Regulation" means the Land Agents Licensing Regulation
(AR 224/82) (repealed);

     (d)  "interim land agent licence" means a licence issued or to be
issued under section 4, and includes an interim land agent licence held
under the former Regulation;

     (e)  "permanent land agent licence" means a licence issued or to be
issued under section 5, and includes a land agent licence that was not an
interim one, held under the former Regulation.


Exemptions from Act
2(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "electric distribution system" means any system, works, plant,
equipment or service for the delivery, distribution or furnishing of
electric energy directly to rural consumers in Alberta, but does not
include a power plant or transmission line;

     (b)  "irrigation district" means a district within the meaning of
the Irrigation Districts Act;

     (c)  "rural gas utility" means a system of pipelines for the
distribution and delivery of gas that provides gas service wholly or
primarily to rural consumers in Alberta.

(2)  The Act does not apply to a person who negotiates for or acquires an
interest in land in connection with an extension to an electric
distribution system or rural gas utility if the person

     (a)  is the owner of other land to which the electric distribution
system or rural gas utility, as the case may be, is proposed to extend, or

     (b)  is negotiating gratuitously on behalf of such an owner.

(3)  The exemption given by subsection (2) does not apply to the owner or
operator of the electric distribution system or rural gas utility or its
agents or employees.

(4)  The Act does not apply to a person employed by an irrigation district
who negotiates for or acquires an interest in land on behalf of that
district.


Applications and fees
3   Before any service referred to in Schedule 1 is provided, an
application for it must be made in a form acceptable to the Registrar, be
accompanied by the appropriate fee set by that Schedule and be approved by
the Registrar.


Interim land agent licences
4(1)  The Registrar may issue an interim land agent licence to an
individual who has

     (a)  attained the age of 18 years,

     (b)  completed an examination set by the Registrar to a level
satisfactory to the Registrar, and

     (c)  filed with the Registrar an undertaking, in the form required
by the Registrar, to work under the supervision of a land agent who holds
and, during the 2 years immediately preceding the date of the application
has held, a permanent land agent licence.

(2)  An interim land agent licence expires one year after the date of its
issue or last renewal unless it is sooner cancelled, and, subject to
subsection (4), may be renewed by the Registrar for a further one-year
period.

(3)  If an interim land agent licence is suspended for a period that
extends beyond the date when a renewal of that licence takes effect, the
balance of the suspension period applies to the renewed licence.

(4)  The Registrar shall not renew an interim land agent licence if of the
opinion that the holder of that licence is not actively fulfilling the
requirements set out in the performance evaluation form established by the
Registrar under section 5(1)(c).


Permanent land agent licences
5(1)  The Registrar may issue a permanent land agent licence to an
individual who holds or has held an interim land agent licence if that
individual

     (a)  has, in accordance with the undertaking given under section
4(1)(c) or the equivalent provision of the former Regulation, worked for a
period of at least 12 consecutive months under the supervision of a
permanent land agent licence holder referred to in that clause,

     (b)  has completed an examination set by the Registrar to a level
satisfactory to the Registrar, and

     (c)  has filed with the Registrar a written performance evaluation,
in the form established by the Registrar, that is completed by the
permanent land agent licence holder referred to in clause (a) or another
person acceptable to the Registrar and that indicates that the applicant
has met the requirements set out in the form.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a) and on a written request, the
Registrar may waive the requirement that the 12-month period referred to in
subsection (1)(a) be consecutive if of the opinion that the circumstances
warrant it.

(3)  A permanent land agent licence expires 2 years after the date of its
issue or last renewal unless it is sooner cancelled, and may be  renewed by
the Registrar for a further 2-year period.

(4)  If a permanent land agent licence is suspended for a period that
extends beyond the date when a renewal of that licence takes effect, the
balance of the suspension period applies to the renewed licence.

(5)  Subject to subsection (6), where a permanent land agent licence is not
renewed and expires or expired before the commencement of this subsection,
the Registrar may issue to the holder of that expired licence a new
permanent land agent licence even though that person does not meet the
requirements of subsection (1).

(6)  Where an application for a new permanent land agent licence is made
more than 12 months after the old permanent land agent licence expired, the
applicant must first complete an examination set by the Registrar to a
level satisfactory to the Registrar before the new permanent land agent
licence is issued.


Examination re-writes
6(1)  A person who fails an examination required by this Regulation may,
with the approval of the Registrar, re-write it or a similar examination
set by the Registrar.

(2)  The Registrar shall set the time at which the person may re-write the
examination, but a re-write may not be attempted sooner than 2 weeks after
the examination was failed.


Obligations respecting proposed agreement
7   A land agent who is required to leave with an owner or an owner's agent
a completed copy of a proposed agreement in accordance with section 17 of
the Act shall ensure that the agreement

     (a)  is completed as to its proposed terms, which must include

               (i)  an offer of compensation,

               (ii) the name and business address of each of the
parties,

               (iii)     the nature of the interest proposed to be acquired,
and

               (iv) the legal description of the property affected,

     and

     (b)  has attached to or forming part of it a plan of survey or an
accurate sketch showing the location, dimensions and area in hectares of
the land that is subject to the interest proposed to be acquired.


Waiver of application of  section 17(2) of the Act
8(1)  A waiver under section 17(6) of the Act from section 17(2) of the Act
must be in the form set out in Schedule 2.

(2)  A land agent who is identified in paragraph 1 of the waiver set out in
Schedule 2 and also acts as the commissioner for oaths in the waiver must
complete the form set out in Schedule 3.

(3)  The form set out in Schedule 3 must be sworn or affirmed before a
commissioner for oaths.


Duties preliminary to certain acquisitions
9(1)  Before

     (a)  an application is made for a right of entry order under the
Surface Rights Act or the Metis Settlements Act,

     (b)  an interest in land is acquired in accordance with section 6 of
the Metis Settlements Land Protection Act, or

     (c)  an expropriation is made under any law of Alberta,

the land agent who made the most recent offer of compensation to the owner
of the interest in land that is the subject of the application, acquisition
or expropriation must ensure that the requirements of subsection (2) have
been met.

(2)  The requirements referred to in subsection (1) are that

     (a)  section 17(1) of the Act was complied with, and

     (b)  negotiations resumed or a reasonable attempt was made to resume
negotiations with the owner or the owner's agent at least 48 hours after
section 17(1) of the Act was complied with.

(3)  Subsection (2)(b) does not apply if a waiver under section 17(6) of
the Act from section 17(2) of the Act was obtained.


Standards of conduct of land agents
10(1)  A land agent shall not charge a fee for services that is contingent
in any way on the amount of compensation paid for an interest in land.

(2)  A land agent, in the conduct of negotiations,

     (a)  shall not knowingly or intentionally make any
misrepresentations, and

     (b)  shall carry out any duties with honesty and integrity.

(3)  A land agent

     (a)  shall act in good faith on behalf of clients, and

     (b)  shall not act or continue to act on behalf of another person
if, in so acting, there exists or will likely exist a situation in which
the interests of that other person conflict or will likely conflict with
the interests of a client to the extent that the land agent's judgment in
properly representing the client's interests may be adversely affected.

(4)  A land agent shall hold all information respecting the business and
affairs of a client that has been acquired while acting on the client's
behalf in strict confidence unless expressly or impliedly authorized by the
client or required by law to disclose the information.


Repeals
11   The Land Agents Licensing Regulation (AR 224/82) and the Land Agents
Licensing Exemption Regulation (AR 58/84) are 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, 2005.


     SCHEDULE 1
     (Section 3)
     Fee Schedule

1   The fees payable on application are as follows:  

     (a)  for an interim or permanent land agent licence    $100;

     (b)  for the renewal of an interim land agent licence  $100;

     (c)  for the renewal of a permanent land agent licence $ 60;

     (d)  for a replacement licence     $ 25;

     (e)  for a re-write of an examination   $100.


     SCHEDULE 2
     (Section 8(1))

     Waiver of Application of Section 17(2) of the Act

I,   (name in full of owner or owner's agent)     ,
of   (address) ,
acknowledge having entered into negotiations with respect to an agreement
for an interest in the following lands:
     (land description)  
in favour of   (name of person or entity acquiring an interest) 
and make oath and say:

1.  That (name of land agent), holding (Permanent or Interim Land Agent
Licence No. ) has explained to me the provisions of section 17 of the Land
Agents Licensing Act.

2.  That I fully understand that I can wait at least 48 hours from the time
that a completed copy of the proposed agreement is left with  me for
examination before I can be requested to resume negotiations or to sign the
agreement.

3.  That I waive the application of section 17(2) of the Land Agents
Licensing Act.


SWORN before me at the   )
           of                           )
in the Province of              ,  )
this        day of                ,     )    (signature of owner
20        )    or owner's agent) 
     )
                                        )
A Commissioner for Oaths


     SCHEDULE 3
     (Section 8(2))
     Statement by Land Agent Acting as
     Commissioner for Oaths

I,   (name in full) , land agent,
of   (address)  ,
acknowledge having entered into negotiations with respect to an agreement
for an interest in the following lands:
     (land description)  
in favour of   (name of person or entity acquiring an interest) 
and make oath and say:

That I explained to (name of owner or owner's agent) the provisions of
section 17 of the Land Agents Licensing Act and in particular that (he)
(she) could wait at least 48 hours from the time that a completed copy of
the proposed agreement was left with  (him) (her) before (he) (she) could
be requested to resume negotiations or to sign the agreement.

SWORN before me at the   )
           of                           )
in the Province of              ,  )
this       day of                 ,     )     (signature of land agent)
20        )
     )
                                        )
A Commissioner for Oaths



     Alberta Regulation 228/2001

     Occupational Health and Safety Act

     MINES SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 461/2001) on December 5,
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 260 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "June 30, 2002".


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     Alberta Regulation 229/2001

     Civil Enforcement Act

     CIVIL ENFORCEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 462/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 106 of the Civil Enforcement Act.


1   The Civil Enforcement Regulation (AR 276/95) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 62 is amended by striking out "2001" and substituting "2003".


     Alberta Regulation 230/2001

     Wills Act

     INTERNATIONAL WILLS REGISTRATION
     SYSTEM AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 463/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 54 of the Wills Act.


1   The International Wills Registration System Regulation (AR 35/97) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 5 is amended by striking out "January 1, 2002" and substituting
"October 31, 2006".



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     Alberta Regulation 231/2001

     Public Trustee Act

     PUBLIC TRUSTEE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 465/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 35 of the Public Trustee Act.


1   The Public Trustee Regulation (AR 34/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 7 is amended by striking out "January 1, 2002" and substituting
"October 31, 2006".


     Alberta Regulation 232/2001

     ABC Benefits Corporation Act

     ABC BENEFITS CORPORATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 466/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 13 of the ABC Benefits Corporation Act.


1   The ABC Benefits Corporation Regulation (AR 272/96) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended by adding the following after subsection (4):

     (4.1)  The nominating committee may establish terms of reference and,
subject to the Board's approval, nominating policies relating to its
process and procedures for nominating persons pursuant to this Regulation.


3   The following is added after section 4:

Notice of expiry of first or 2nd term
     4.1(1)  A notice to the nominating committee under section 4(2)
relating to the expiry of a Board member's first or 2nd term must be
accompanied by a review and assessment of the member where the member is
willing to be reappointed for a further term.

     (2)  If, in the opinion of the nominating committee, there is no
reason not to nominate the member referred to in subsection (1), the
nominating committee may nominate the member and need not nominate any
other person, despite section 4(2) and (3).

Provision of names to Board
     4.2   The nominating committee must provide the names of nominees to
the Board in accordance with
               
               (a)  this Regulation, and

               (b)  the terms of reference and nominating policies of
the nominating committee.


4   Section 8 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "March 31, 2007".


     Alberta Regulation 233/2001

     Health Disciplines Act

     COMBINED LABORATORY X-RAY
     TECHNICIAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 467/2001) on December
5, 2001  pursuant to section 27 of the Health Disciplines Act.


1   The Combined Laboratory X-ray Technician Regulation (AR 391/88) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1(1)(f) is amended by adding "of the Province of Alberta" after
"Surgeons".


3   Section 6 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Laboratory services under direction
     6   A combined laboratory x-ray technician who is current in the
practice of laboratory services may provide the following laboratory
services under the direction of a physician:

               (a)  procurement, preparation and handling of specimens;

               (b)  routine haematology tests;

               (c)  routine urinalysis tests;

               (d)  basic tests of coagulation;

               (e)  routine automated chemistry tests that are related
by analytical technique and instrumentation;

               (f)  routine near-to-patient tests (point of care
testing);

               (g)  tests for the presence or absence but not the
quantity or quality of the following:

                         (i)  sperm;

                         (ii) occult blood;

                         (iii)     HCG;

                         (iv) rheumatoid factor;

                         (v)  infectious mononucleosis.

     Alberta Regulation 234/2001

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 474/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to Schedule 1, sections 12 and 14 of the Public Sector
Pension Plans Act.


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


2   Schedule 1 is amended
     
     (a)  in section 16(1) by adding the following after clause (e):

               (g)  "G" means the decimalized fraction (rounded to 5
decimal places) representing the ratio, determined immediately before the
time of withdrawal, of the aggregate annualized pensionable salaries of the
withdrawing participants to those of all withdrawing participants and other
participants who do not terminate with effect as at, or die at, the time of
withdrawal.

     (b)  in section 17(1) by striking outand substituting the following:

               (a)  if A is less than or equal to E, , or

               (b)  if A exceeds E, B - [(A-E) x G].


     Alberta Regulation 235/2001

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 475/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to Schedule 1, sections 12 and 15 of the Public Sector
Pension Plans Act.


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


2   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  in section 48(b) by striking out "$1 251 000" and substituting
"$1 279 100";

     (b)  in section 50 by striking out "2001" and substituting "2002".


3   Section 2(a) comes into force on January 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 236/2001

     Electric Utilities Act

     PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAX REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 481/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 31.994 of the Electric Utilities Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Estimate of balancing pool payment 2
Estimate based on specific business income or loss     3
Method of calculating estimate     4
Application of Code of Conduct     5
Calculation of property value 6
Payment into balancing pool   7
Calculation of actual balancing pool payment 8
Returns   9
Refund    10
Penalties and interest   11
When penalty and interest not applicable     12
Application of tax Acts  13
Costs of Minister   14
Use and disclosure of information  15
Expiry    16


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Electric Utilities Act;

     (b)  "balancing pool payment" means an amount calculated in
accordance with this Regulation that a municipal entity 

               (i)  must pay into the balancing pool for a year, or

               (ii) is entitled to receive from the balancing pool for
a year;

     (c)  "Minister" means the Minister of Revenue;

     (d)  "municipal entity" means a municipality or subsidiary of a
municipality that is

               (i)  a retailer, or

               (ii) the holder of a power purchase arrangement or
financial instrument under Part 4.1 of the Act;

     (e)  "regulated rate customer" means a customer purchasing
electricity services under a tariff prepared pursuant to the Regulated Rate
Option Regulation; 

     (f)  "tax Acts" means 

               (i)  the Income Tax Act (Canada) and the regulations
made under that Act, and

               (ii) the Alberta Corporate Tax Act and the regulations
made under that Act;

     (g)  "year" means 

               (i)  January 1 of one year to December 31 of that year,
or 

               (ii) where a municipal entity uses a fiscal year that is
different from the period described in subclause (i), the fiscal year of
the municipal entity.

(2)  Words and phrases used in this Regulation and not defined in the Act
or this Regulation have the meaning given to them in the tax Acts.

(3)  For the purposes of this Regulation, the reference to "this Act" in
section 245(1) and (4) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) must be read as if it
were a reference to the Electric Utilities Act.


Estimate of balancing pool payment
2(1)  Each year, a municipal entity must estimate the balancing pool
payment that the entity must pay into or is entitled to receive from the
balancing pool for the year.

(2)  The balancing pool payment is equal to

     (a)  the amount the municipal entity would be required to pay as tax
for that year pursuant to

               (i)  Parts I and I.3 of the Income Tax Act (Canada), and

               (ii) the Alberta Corporate Tax Act,

     or

     (b)  the refund the municipal entity would be entitled to receive
for that year pursuant to

               (i)  Parts I and I.3 of the Income Tax Act (Canada), and

               (ii) the Alberta Corporate Tax Act,

if the municipal entity were not exempt from taxation under section 149 of
the Income Tax Act (Canada) and section 35 of the Alberta Corporate Tax
Act. 

(3)  The municipal entity must take into consideration the requirements of
section 8(2) when preparing its estimate under this section.


Estimate based on specific business income or loss
3(1)   The estimate required under section 2(1) must be based on the income
earned, losses incurred and capital gains or losses realized by the
municipal entity in respect of

     (a)  the generation of electricity in Alberta at a generating unit

               (i)  that the municipal entity

                         (A)  owns or holds an interest in, or

                         (B)  leases,

               and

               (ii) to which a power purchase arrangement applies,

     (b)  the exchange, purchase or sale by the municipal entity of
electricity in Alberta, other than the electricity that is required to
supply regulated rate customers,

     (c)  the provision by the municipal entity of electricity services,
other than services relating to the operation of transmission facilities or
provided in the capacity of a wire services provider, to customers in
Alberta who are not regulated rate customers,

     (d)  the export by the municipal entity of electricity to a
jurisdiction outside Alberta,

     (e)  the sale by the municipal entity in Alberta of electricity
imported from a jurisdiction outside Alberta to persons who are not
regulated rate customers,

     (f)  any swap, option, agreement, derivative, futures contract or
other arrangement entered into by the municipal entity relating to an
activity described in clauses (a) to (e), and

     (g)  the actual disposition by the municipal entity of an asset
associated with

               (i)  an activity described in clauses (a) to (e), or

               (ii) an arrangement described in clause (f),

          or of another asset acquired by the municipal entity in
substitution for that asset.

(2)  Where a municipal entity pays a tax in a jurisdiction outside Alberta
in respect of income earned from the sale of electricity in that
jurisdiction, the municipal entity may deduct from the estimate required
under section 2(1) the lesser of

     (a)  the amount of tax paid on that income in that jurisdiction, and

     (b)  the amount that would be payable under this Regulation in
respect of that income.


Method of calculating estimate
4   An estimate under section 2(1) must be calculated in accordance with
the following: 

     (a)  where the estimate is for a year ending in 2001, the method set
out in section 157(1)(a)(i) and (b)(ii) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) must
be used, except that any tax that would be payable under the Alberta
Corporate Tax Act must be included in the calculation; 

     (b)  where the estimate is for a year ending in 2002, the method set
out in section 157(1)(a)(ii) and (b)(ii) of the Income Tax Act (Canada)
must be used, except that any tax that would be payable under the Alberta
Corporate Tax Act must be included in the calculation;

     (c)  where the estimate is for a year ending in a year subsequent to
2002, the method set out in the tax Acts must be used.


Application of Code of Conduct
5   Section 14 of the Code of Conduct Regulation (AR 156/2000) applies to a
municipal entity and to its relationship with its affiliated retailers.


Calculation of property value
6   For the purpose of calculating the value of property, a municipal
entity must use the rules set out in section 149(10) of the Income Tax Act
(Canada). 


Payment into balancing pool
7   Where a municipal entity must pay a balancing pool payment into the
balancing pool, the entity must make the payment in instalments based on
the estimate prepared under section 2(2)(a), as follows:

     (a)  where the balancing pool payment is for a year ending in 2001,

               (i)  the amount estimated must be divided by the number
of complete months remaining in the year following the month in which this
Regulation comes into force, and

               (ii) the quotient calculated under subclause (i) must be
paid not later than the last day of each month remaining in the year
following the month in which this Regulation comes into force;

     (b)  where the balancing pool payment is for a year ending in a year
subsequent to 2001, the instalments must be calculated and paid in
accordance with the tax Acts.


Calculation of actual balancing pool payment
8(1)  Not later than the last day of the 2nd month following the end of a
year, a municipal entity must

     (a)  calculate in accordance with sections 3 and 4 the actual
balancing pool payment that the entity must pay into or is entitled to
receive from the balancing pool for the year, and 

     (b)  if the actual balancing pool payment is greater than the total
of the instalments made by the municipal entity in the year, pay the
difference into the balancing pool.

(2)  When calculating the actual balancing pool payment under subsection
(1)(a), the municipal entity

     (a)  must, if it is the holder of a power purchase arrangement,
indicate the amount of electricity generated pursuant to the power purchase
arrangement that has been provided in the year

               (i)  to customers who are regulated rate customers, and

               (ii) to customers who are not regulated rate customers,

     and

     (b)  must, in a fair and reasonable manner, allocate its costs and
revenues for the year and its assets, liabilities and equity as at the end
of the year, as relating

               (i)  to that portion of the municipal entity's
operations in respect of which a balancing pool payment must be calculated
under this Regulation, or

               (ii) to that portion of the municipal entity's
operations in respect of which no balancing pool payment need be calculated
under this Regulation.


Returns
9   Not later than the last day of the 6th month following the end of a
year, a municipal entity must file with the Minister the return or returns
that would be required to be filed if the municipal entity were not exempt
from taxation under section 149 of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and section
35 of the Alberta Corporate Tax Act.


Refund
10(1)  A municipal entity is entitled to receive a balancing pool payment
from the balancing pool

     (a)  where the total of the instalments paid by the municipal entity
in a year is greater than the actual balancing pool payment calculated
under section 8 for that year, 

     (b)  where the municipal entity elects, in accordance with the tax
Acts, to carry back to a previous year a loss reported on a return filed
under section 9, or

     (c)  where, after the municipal entity has paid the instalments
required under this Regulation for a year, the municipal entity is assessed
a tax pursuant to

               (i)  Parts I and I.3 of the Income Tax Act (Canada), and

               (ii) the Alberta Corporate Tax Act.

(2)  The amount a municipal entity is entitled to receive under subsection
(1) is the difference between

     (a)  the amount actually paid by the municipal entity for a year,
and

     (b)  the amount required to be paid by the municipal entity under
this Regulation for the year.

(3)  No refund is payable under subsection (2) where the difference
calculated is less than $0.

(4)  A municipal entity that is entitled to receive a balancing pool
payment under this section is entitled to interest from the balancing pool
in the amount that would be payable and on the terms that would apply if a
refund were payable to the municipal entity under the tax Acts.


Penalties and interest
11(1)  A municipal entity that fails to comply with an obligation under the
tax Acts that would have applied to it if the municipal entity were not
exempt from taxation under those Acts is subject to  the penalty or
interest, or both, that is payable under those Acts for that failure.

(2)  A municipal entity that fails to comply with an obligation under this
Regulation is subject to the penalty or interest, or both, that is payable
under the tax Acts for that failure.

(3)  Any penalty or interest payable pursuant to this section must be paid
to the balancing pool at the time that the penalties and interest are
payable under the tax Acts. 


When penalty and interest not applicable
12   No penalty or interest is payable under section 11 in respect of the
late payment of an instalment that is due in 2001 where the municipal
entity has, by December 31, 2001, paid instalments into the balancing pool
that total at least 80% of the municipal entity's actual balancing pool
payment calculated under section 8.


Application of tax Acts
13(1)  The Minister

     (a)  may take any action with respect to returns and payments
required under this Regulation that the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
or the Minister is authorized to take with respect to returns and payments
of tax under the tax Acts, and

     (b)  is subject to the obligations of the Canada Customs and Revenue
Agency and the Minister under the tax Acts.

(2)  Except as modified by this Regulation, a municipal entity

     (a)  is entitled to the benefits of the rights, processes,
procedures and remedies available to taxpayers under the tax Acts, and

     (b)  is subject to the obligations of taxpayers under the tax Acts.

(3)  A decision of the Minister that under the tax Acts would be subject to
appeal to a court may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.


Costs of Minister
14   Any costs incurred by the Minister to administer this Regulation are
payable from the balancing pool.


Use and disclosure of  information
15   Section 77 of the Alberta Corporate Tax Act applies to  information in
the custody or under the control of the Minister.


Expiry
16   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on October 31, 2006.


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     Alberta Regulation 237/2001

     Electric Utilities Act

     LIABILITY PROTECTION REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 482/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to sections 71 and 72 of the Electric Utilities Act.


     Table of Contents

Liability protection of power pool person    1
Liability protection of market surveillance person     2
Liability protection of transmission person  3
Repeal    4
Expiry    5


Liability protection of power pool person
1(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "Act" means the Electric Utilities Act;

     (b)  "direct loss or damage" does not include loss of profits, loss
of revenue, loss of production, loss of earnings, loss of contract or any
other indirect, special or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising
out of or in any way connected with a power pool act;

     (c)  "power pool act" means any act or omission carried out or
purportedly carried out by a power pool person in exercising

               (i)  duties and functions under the Act, or

               (ii) any other duties and functions relating to the
power pool;

     (d)  "power pool person" means

               (i)  the Power Pool Council,

               (ii) each member of the Power Pool Council, other than
the Market Surveillance Administrator,

               (iii)     each officer and employee of the Power Pool
Council,

               (iv) each person that acts at the direction of, or is an
agent or contractor of, the Power Pool Council,

               (v)  each affiliate of a person referred to in subclause
(iv),

               (vi) each person appointed under section 9(1)(b) or (c)
of the Act,

               (vii)     each officer and employee of a person appointed
under section 9(1)(b) or (c) of the Act,

               (viii)    each person that acts at the direction of, or
is an agent or contractor of, a person appointed under section 9(1)(b) or
(c) of the Act, and

               (ix) each affiliate of a person referred to in subclause
(viii),

          but does not include the Market Surveillance Administrator or a
person referred to in section 9.2(2) of the Act even if that person is
otherwise a power pool person.

(2)  No action lies against a power pool person and a power pool person is
not liable for a power pool act.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply

     (a)  where a power pool act is carried out by a power pool person
that is not an individual, if the act constitutes wilful misconduct,
negligence or breach of contract, or

     (b)  where a power pool act is carried out by a power pool person
who is an individual, if the act is not carried out in good faith.

(4)  Where, as a result of the operation of subsection (3), a power pool
person is liable to another person for a power pool act, the power pool
person is liable only for direct loss or damage suffered or incurred by
that other person.

(5)  Where

     (a)  a legal action has been commenced against a power pool person
for a power pool act, and

     (b)  the power pool person is, as a result of the operation of
subsection (2) or otherwise, not liable,

the Power Pool Council must indemnify that power pool person for, and pay
to that power pool person, all of that power pool person's costs of
defending the legal action, including all reasonable legal expenses and
legal fees on a solicitor and client basis, and the amounts so paid to or
on behalf of that power pool person are recoverable by the Power Pool
Council through charges fixed in accordance with section 11(c) of the Act
and payable by eligible persons exchanging electric energy through the
power pool.


Liability protection of market surveillance person
2(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "Act" means the Electric Utilities Act;

     (b)  "direct loss or damage" does not include loss of profits, loss
of revenue, loss of production, loss of earnings, loss of contract or any
other indirect, special or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising
out of or in any way connected with a power pool act;

     (c)  "market surveillance act" means any act or omission carried out
or purportedly carried out by a market surveillance person in exercising
duties and functions of the Market Surveillance Administrator under the
Act;

     (d)  "market surveillance person" means

               (i)  the Market Surveillance Administrator, and

               (ii) a person referred to in section 9.2(2) of the Act.

(2)  No action lies against a market surveillance person and a market
surveillance person is not liable for a market surveillance act.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply where a market surveillance act is not
carried out in good faith.

(4)  Where, as a result of the operation of subsection (3), a market
surveillance person is liable to another person for a market surveillance
act, the market surveillance person is liable only for direct loss or
damage suffered or incurred by that other person.

(5)  Where

     (a)  a legal action has been commenced against a market surveillance
person for a market surveillance act, and

     (b)  the market surveillance person is, as a result of the operation
of subsection (2) or otherwise, not liable,

the Power Pool Council must indemnify that market surveillance person for,
and pay to that market surveillance person, all of that market surveillance
person's costs of defending the legal action, including all reasonable
legal expenses and legal fees on a solicitor and client basis, and the
amounts so paid to or on behalf of that market surveillance person are
recoverable by the Power Pool Council through charges fixed in accordance
with section 11(c) of the Act and payable by eligible persons exchanging
electric energy through the power pool.


Liability protection of transmission person
3(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "Act" means the Electric Utilities Act;

     (b)  "direct loss or damage" does not include loss of profits, loss
of revenue, loss of production, loss of earnings, loss of contract or any
other indirect, special or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising
out of or in any way connected with a power pool act;

     (c)  "transmission person" means

               (i)  the Transmission Administrator or any person named
in an Order in Council to become the Transmission Administrator,

               (ii) a director, officer or employee of a person
referred to in subclause (i),

               (iii)     an affiliate of a person referred to in subclause
(i),

               (iv) a director, officer or employee of a person
referred to in subclause (iii), and

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

     (d)  "transmission person act" means

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

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

(2)  No action lies against a transmission person and a transmission person
is not liable for a transmission person act.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply

     (a)  where a transmission person act is carried out by a
transmission person that is not an individual, if the act constitutes
wilful misconduct, negligence or breach of contract, or

     (b)  where a transmission person act is carried out by a
transmission person who is an individual, if the act is not carried out in
good faith.

(4)  Where, as a result of the operation of subsection (3), a transmission
person is liable to another person for a transmission person act, the
transmission person is liable only for direct loss or damage suffered or
incurred by that other person.

(5)  Where

     (a)  a legal action has been commenced against a transmission person
for a transmission person act, and

     (b)  the transmission person is, as a result of the operation of
subsection (2) or otherwise, not liable,

the Board must allow recovery of that transmission person's costs of
defending the legal action, including all reasonable legal expenses and
legal fees on a solicitor and client basis, where prudent, in future
tariffs of the Transmission Administrator.

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

(7)  No action lies against a transmission person and a transmission person
is not liable for any act or omission of a predecessor in the office of the
Transmission Administrator.

(8)  No duties or functions of the Transmission Administrator under the Act
and no responsibility or liability in respect of those duties or functions
are transferred to any other person by operation of this section.


Repeal
4   The Liability Protection Regulation (AR 42/2000) is repealed.


Expiry
5   This Regulation is repealed on September 30, 2003.


     Alberta Regulation 238/2001

     Oil and Gas Conservation Act

     ORPHAN FUND DELEGATED ADMINISTRATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 5, 2001

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 483/2001) on December 5,
2001 pursuant to section 66 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.


1   The Orphan Fund Delegated Administration Regulation (AR 45/2001) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 6(2) is amended by striking out "not later than 90 days after
the coming into force of this Regulation" and substituting "in accordance
with a request from the Board".


3   Section 9(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Limitation of liability
     9(1)  No action or proceeding may be brought against

               (a)  the Association,

               (b)  the Association's employees, agents, directors or
officers, or

               (c)  a member of a committee

     in respect of any act or thing done or purported to be done when they
are carrying out the delegated powers, duties and functions of the
Association.


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     Alberta Regulation 239/2001

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     STEEL DETAILER OCCUPATION REGULATION

     Filed:  December 6, 2001

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on November
15, 2001 pursuant to section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry
Training Act and approved by the Minister of Learning on December 3, 2001.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Constitution of the occupation     2
Tasks, activities and functions    3
Expiry    4
Coming into force   5


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "occupation" means the occupation of steel detailer that is
designated as a designated occupation pursuant to the Apprenticeship and
Industry Training Act;

     (b)  "structural steel components" means the following:

               (i)  girders, trusses and built-up sections;

               (ii) welded or bolted beams and columns;

               (iii)     metal conventional and spiral stairs;

               (iv) metal ladders and platforms;

               (v)  metal railings;

               (vi) structural or miscellaneous steel or metal
components not referred to in subclauses (i) to (v).


Constitution of the occupation
2   The undertakings that constitute the occupation are the preparation and
modification of detailed shop or fabrication drawings, notes and
specifications used for the fabrication of structural steel components.


Tasks, activities and functions
3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the occupation, the
following tasks, activities and functions come within the occupation:

     (a)  using drawings and specifications provided by engineers or
architects, and information provided in government and industry codes,
standards and guidelines;

     (b)  using computers, computer networks, storage devices, software
and printers or plotters;

     (c)  using manual drafting tools.


Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on January 31, 2006.


Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 240/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CHICKEN PRODUCERS
     AUTHORIZATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 11, 2001

Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on November 27,
2001 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural
Products Act.


1   The Alberta Chicken Producers Authorization Regulation (AR 80/93) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 3.1 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "May 31, 2007".


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     Alberta Regulation 241/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA SHEEP AND WOOL COMMISSION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 11, 2001

Made by the Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission on November 16, 2001 pursuant
to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission Regulation (AR 319/96) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 2:

Service charges
     2.1(1)  All dealers who

               (a)  buy regulated product from a producer,

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

               (c)  act as an agent for a buyer of the regulated
product from a producer

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

     (2)  All persons required under this Plan to collect and pay to the
Commission a service charge payable by a producer must

               (a)  pay the service charge to the Commission, and

               (b)  provide to the Commission, for each producer,
written notification of

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

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

                         (iii)     the name and address of the producer.

     (3)  If the Commission does not receive payment of the service charge
from a dealer in respect of regulated product sold by or on behalf of a
producer, it is the obligation of that producer to ensure that the payment
of the appropriate service charge is made to the Commission unless the
producer establishes to the satisfaction of the Commission that the service
charge was deducted by the dealer.


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

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

               (a)  the Act,

               (b)  the Plan,

               (c)  this Regulation,

               (d)  any other regulations made under the Act in so far
as those enactments relate to the Plan and the operations of the
Commission, and

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


4   The following is added after section 8:

Reporting sales
     8.1   Any person who is a livestock dealer and licenced under the
Livestock Dealers and Livestock Dealers' Agents Regulation (AR 66/98), or
any successor to that Regulation, must within the reporting period set by
the Commission, complete to the satisfaction of the Commission the forms
prescribed by the Commission for reporting of the particulars of sales,
whether or not those persons have marketed the regulated product during the
reporting period.


5   Section 12 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "February 28, 2007".


6(1)  This Regulation, except for section 5, comes into force on January 1,
2002.

(2)  Section 5 comes into force on December 30, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 242/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA SHEEP AND WOOL COMMISSION
     AUTHORIZATION REGULATION

     Filed:  December 11, 2001

Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on November 27,
2001 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Regulations made under section 26 of the Act 2
Repeal    3
Expiry    4
Coming into force   5


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "Commission" means the Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission;

     (c)  "Plan" means the Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission Plan
Regulation;

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

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

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


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

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

     (b)  requiring persons, other than an eligible producer, to be
licensed under the Plan before they become engaged in the marketing or
processing of the regulated product;

     (c)  prohibiting persons, other than an eligible producer, from
engaging in the marketing and processing, as the case may be, of the
regulated product except under the authority of a licence issued under the
Plan;

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

     (e)  providing for

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

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

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

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

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

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

     (h)  providing for the payment to a Canada Board of money that is
payable under a Canada Act.


Repeal
3   The Alberta Sheep and Wood Commission Authorization Regulation (AR
311/96) is repealed.


Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on February 28, 2007.


Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 243/2001

     Cancer Programs Act

     CANCER PROGRAMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 12, 2001

Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 194/2001) on December 6,
2001 pursuant to sections 17 and 20.9 of the Cancer Programs Act.


1   The Cancer Programs Regulation (AR 242/98) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The Schedule is repealed and the following is substituted:

     SCHEDULE


Drug
Group
Dosage Form
Criteria


13 Cis-RETINOIC ACID
     2
capsules
Pediatrics
  restricted to the treatment of advanced stage neuroblastoma following
POG/CCG Protocols
  prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program


ALL-TRANS RETINOIC ACID
     2
capsules
 restricted to treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program or the pediatric tumour program


ALTRETAMINE
     2
capsules
 restricted to treatment of 2nd line ovarian cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the gynecology tumour program


AMSACRINE
     2
injectable



ANAGRELIDE
     1
capsules
 for thrombocytosis due to myeloproliferative disorder
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program


ANASTROZOLE
     1
tablets
 alternative first line hormonal therapy for post menopausal women with
hormone positive, metastatic breast cancer


ASPARAGINASE
     2
injectable



BCG
     1
injectable
  bladder carcinoma


BICALUTAMIDE
     1
tablets
  restricted to patients who are intolerant to Nilutamide or Flutamide.
  approved dosage is 50 mg daily.


BLEOMYCIN
     1
     2
injectable
pump



BUSERELIN
     1
injectable
  prostate cancer
  Restricted to:
Stage II (T2a-T2c): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Neoadjuvant use pre radical prostatectomy (4 months pre).
Stage III (T3a-T4b): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Adjuvant use (3 years post RT).
Stage IV (N1-N3) (M1-M1c): As monotherpy in medical castration.
In total androgen blockade (medical castration and nonsteriodal
antiandrogen).
  Guidelines for LHRH use in the above stated stages include: LHRH agonists
are indicated for use in patients at risk of thromboembolic disease,
strokes (CVA), myocardial infarction and also for consideration in patients
with dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus or where a patient is
considered intolerant to cyproterone acetate or megestrol acetate.


BUSULFAN
     1
tablets



CAPECITABINE
     2







     2
oral







oral
 advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of standard therapy
including an anthracycline and taxane
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program
 option in first line treatment of advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the GI tumor program


CARBOPLATIN
     1
injectable



CARMUSTINE
     1
injectable



CHLORAMBUCIL
     1
tablets



CISPLATIN
     1
injectable



CLADRIBINE
     2
injectable
 restricted to treatment of hairy cell leukemia
 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program



     3
injectable
POG Protocol 9720
prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program


CLODRONATE
     1
oral
 treatment of osteolytic bone lesions in metastatic breast cancer


CORTISONE ACETATE
     1
tablets
 use with Mitotane only


CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
     1
injectable, tablets



CYPROTERONE
     1
 tablets



CYTARABINE
     1
injectable



CYTARABINE LIPOSOMAL
     2
injectable
 for intrathecal management of neoplastic meningitis due to solid tumors or
lymphoma


DACARBAZINE
     1
injectable



DACTINOMYCIN
     1
injectable



DAUNORUBICIN
     1
injectable



DEXAMETHASONE
     1
injectable, tablets
  antiemetic use NOT covered


DIETHYLSTILBESTROL DIPHOSPHATE

     1
injectable, tablets



DOCETAXEL
     2
injectable
 treatment of metastatic breast cancer after failure of any previous
chemotherapy regimen.
 as a single agent or in combination, as an option for first line treatment
of metastatic breast cancer





 only one taxane is to be administered to any one patient
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the breast tumour program



     2
injectable
 second line therapy in patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell
lung cancer having received prior platinum-based chemotherapy, good
performance status
 (ECOG 0-2), no brain metastases
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the lung tumor program


DOXORUBICIN
     1
injectable



DOXORUBICIN LIPOSOMAL
     2
injectable
  Kaposi's sarcoma



     2
injectable
 second and third line treatment in ovarian cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the gynecology tumor program


EPIRUBICIN
     1
injectable
 adjuvant treatment of pre and post menopausal, node positive breast cancer
patients


ERWINIA ASPARAGINASE
     3
injectable
 restricted to use in patients hypersensitive to E. Coli asparaginase for
remission induction in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program
or the hematology/ lymphoma program


ESTRAMUSTINE
     1
capsules



ETOPOSIDE
     1
injectable, capsules



EXEMESTANE
     2
oral
 for hormonal treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women
who have progressed following hormonal therapy
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the breast tumor program


FLUDARABINE
     2
injectable
 previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia
 low grade lymphoma
 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program


FLUOROURACIL
     1

     2
injectable, cream
pump



FLUTAMIDE
     1
tablets
  prostate cancer


GEMCITABINE
     2
injectable
Lung Cancer
 patients who have failed treatment with Vinorelbine or Paclitaxel
containing regimens or who are unable to tolerate treatment with these
agents.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the lung tumour program



     2
injectable
Bladder Cancer
 Gemcitabine/Cisplatin as first line chemotherapy in locally
advanced/metastatic bladder cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GU tumour program



     2
injectable
Pancreas
 locally advanced or metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GI tumour program


GOSERELIN
     1
injectable
  prostate cancer
  Restricted to:
Stage II (T2a-T2c): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Neoadjuvant use pre radical prostatectomy (4 months pre).
Stage III (T3a-T4b): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Adjuvant use (3 years post RT).
Stage IV (N1-N3) (M1-M1c): As monotherpy in medical castration.
In total androgen blockade (medical castration and nonsteriodal
antiandrogen).
 Guidelines for LHRH use in the above stated stages include: LHRH agonists
are indicated for use in patients at risk of thromboembolic disease,
strokes (CVA), myocardial infarction and also for consideration in patients
with dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus or where a patient is
considered intolerant to cyproterone acetate or megestrol acetate.



     2
injectable
  breast cancer.  2nd line hormonal therapy for recurrent or metastatic
disease in ER positive pre-perimenopausal patients after tamoxifen failure.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program


HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM SUCCINATE

     1

injectable

  intrathecal use only


HYDROXYUREA
     1
capsules



IDARUBICIN
     3
injectable
POG Protocol 9720
prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program


IFOSFAMIDE
     1
     2
injectable
pump



INTERFERON


  - alpha 2a or 2b

  - alpha 2b in new patients "98-99"
     1
injectable
  cladribine-resistant hairy cell leukemia

  Kaposi's sarcoma

  chronic myelogenous leukemia


INTERFERON
  alpha 2a ONLY
     1
injectable
 mycosis fungoides and sezary syndrome (cutaneous T-cell lymphomas)
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program
 metastatic renal cell carcinoma


INTERFERON
 alpha 2b ONLY
     1





     2
injectable





injectable
 basal cell carcinoma
 adjuvant treatment of high risk melanoma
 2nd line therapy of superficial bladder cancer

 treatment of patients with malignant carcinoid and neuroendocrine
gastroenteropancreatic tumours not amenable to surgical extirpation
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GI and endocrine tumour programs



     2
injectable
 maintenance therapy in multiple myeloma patients who have achieved
complete remission after high dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell
transplant.
 follicular lymphoma and need for therapy as indicated by any of: mass >7
cm or 3 sites >3 cm, Bsx, splenomegaly @ umbilicus, compression syndromes
(GI, GU, orbit), effusions cytopenias, Age < 70 yo
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the hematology/lymphoma tumour program.


IRINOTECAN

*  NOTE:
Loperamide supplied by industry with this agent's use
     2










     2
injectable










injectable
Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
 first line (with 5FU and leucovorin).
 2nd line after 5FU based chemo.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GI tumour program.

Pediatrics
 restricted to the treatment of high risk metastatic rhabdomyosarcomas
following POG/CCG protocols
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program.


LETROZOLE
     1
tablets
 2nd line hormonal therapy for postmenopausal metastatic breast cancer
 may be given first line in those patients who are at risk of a
thromboembolic event


LEUCOVORIN CALCIUM
     1
injectable, tablets
 rescue therapy for methotrexate only
 in combination with 5FU


LEUPROLIDE
     1
injectable
  prostate cancer
  Restricted to:
Stage II (T2a-T2c): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Neoadjuvant use pre radical prostatectomy (4 months pre).
Stage III (T3a-T4b): Neoadjuvant use pre RT (2 months pre and during RT).
Adjuvant use (3 years post RT).
Stage IV (N1-N3) (M1-M1c): As monotherpy in medical castration.
In total androgen blockade (medical castration and nonsteriodal
antiandrogen).
  Guidelines for LHRH use in the above stated stages include: LHRH agonists
are indicated for use in patients at risk of thromboembolic disease,
strokes (CVA), myocardial infarction and also for consideration in patients
with dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus or where a patient is
considered intolerant to cyproterone acetate or megestrol acetate.


LOMUSTINE
     1
capsules



MECHLORETHAMINE
     1
injectable, topical



MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE
     1
tablets, injectable



MEGESTROL ACETATE
     1
tablets



MELPHALAN
     1
tablets



MERCAPTOPURINE
     1
tablets



MESNA
     1
injectable



METHOTREXATE
     1
injectable, tablets



MITOMYCIN
     1
injectable
NOTE:  3rd line for bladder cancer indication


MITOTANE
     1
tablets
 steroid replacement if required


MITOXANTRONE
     1
injectable



NANDROLONE DECANOATE
     1
injectable



NILUTAMIDE
     1
tablets
  prostate cancer


PACLITAXEL
     2
injectable
Ovarian Cancer
 first line treatment of ovarian cancer (irrespective of the stage of
disease or amount of residual disease), fallopian tube carcinoma, primary
peritoneal neoplasms
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the gynecology tumour program



     2
injectable
Lung Cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the lung tumour program



     2
injectable
Breast Cancer
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer when no response
to anthracycline (doxorubicin, epirubicin, or mitoxantrone) containing
regimen. Relapse within 1 year after completion of adjuvant chemotherapy
including an anthracycline. First assessment of efficacy after 2 courses
 only one taxane is to be administered to any one patient
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program



     2
injectable
 in combination chemotherapy for unknown primary metastatic adenocarcinoma
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the breast and hematology tumor programs


PAMIDRONATE
     1
injectable
 treatment of multiple myeloma


PEG ASPARAGINASE
     3
injectable
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program as per POG protocols


PREDNISOLONE SODIUM PHOSPHATE
     1
liquid
 first line agent for pediatric patients under 7 years of age
 2nd-line agent for pediatric patients 7 years and older unable to tolerate
prednisone tablets


PREDNISONE
     1
tablets



PROCARBAZINE
     1
capsules



RALTITREXED
     2
injectable
 treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer
NOTE:  Because there is a possibility that FUFA may provide slightly
superior survival, FUFA should remain the first choice for younger, fitter
patients.  Raltitrexed may be considered the treatment of choice in elderly
patients (over age 70), patients who have experienced severe mucositis with
FUFA despite one stage of dose reduction, or in patients with late relapse
after adjuvant treatment where the adjuvant 5FU based treatment was poorly
tolerated with documented reason for intolerance.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GI tumour program


RITAXIMAB
     2
injectable
 relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the lymphoma tumour program



     2
injectable
 in combination with CHOP for aggressive histology B-cell CD20 positive
non-hodgkin's lymphoma in patients 60 years of age or older
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the hematology/lymphoma tumor program


STREPTOZOCIN
     1
injectable



TAMOXIFEN
     1
tablets



TEMOZOLOMIDE
     2
oral
  first-line treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic
astrocytoma
  prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the neuro oncology tumour program


TENIPOSIDE
     1
injectable



THALIDOMIDE
     3
oral
 in refractory multiple myeloma
 Special Access Program, Health Protection Branch
 prescribing limited to written authorization by named physicians as
recommended by the lymphoma tumor program


THIOGUANINE
     1
tablets



THIOTEPA
     2
injectable



TOPOTECAN
     2
injectable
Ovarian
 advanced epithelial ovarian cancer as 2nd line therapy
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the gynecology tumour program
Pediatrics
  restricted to the treatment of advanced stage neuroblastoma following
POG/CCG Protocols
 restricted to the treatment of intermediate risk rhabdomyosarcoma
following POG/CCG protocols
  prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the pediatric tumour program


TRASTUZUMAB
     2
injectable
Metastatic Breast
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, HER 2 protein
overexpression (+3), a minimum of 6 months after an anthracycline
containing regimen
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program


VINBLASTINE
     1
injectable



VINCRISTINE
     1
injectable



VINORELBINE
     2
injectable
Lung Cancer
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with
an ECOG score of 2 or better.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the lung tumour program



     2
injectable
Metastatic Breast
 first line therapy for elderly patients (over 65 years of age) and 2nd or
3rd line therapy for metastatic breast cancer.  Assess response after 2
cycles.
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program



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     Alberta Regulation 244/2001

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     HOG REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE
     CHARGE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  December 12, 2001

Made by the Alberta Pork Producers' Development Corporation on December 4,
2001 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Hog Registration, Licensing and Universal Service Charge Regulation
(AR 285/96) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 20 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Use of service charge
     20   The Corporation may use the service charges that are payable
under this Regulation for the purpose of paying the Corporation's expenses
and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the Corporation.


3   Section 22 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2001" and
substituting "February 28, 2007".


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     Alberta Regulation 245/2001

     Dairy Board Act

     MINIMUM MILK PRICE ORDER

     Filed:  December 13, 2001

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (Order U2001-438) on
December 12, 2001 pursuant to section 12 of the Dairy Board Act.


1   All Class 1 milk shall be purchased on a hectolitre basis and where
that milk has a butterfat content of 3.60 kilograms per hectolitre the
minimum price for that Class 1 milk shall be $68.71 per hectolitre.


2   The Minimum Milk Price Order (AR 185/2001) is repealed.


3   This Order comes into force on December 28, 2001.