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     Alberta Regulation 37/2002

     Child Welfare Act

     ADOPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Minister of Children's Services (M.O. 42/02) on March 14, 2002
pursuant to section 131(2) of the Child Welfare Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Interpretation of the Act     2

     Part 1
     Licensed Adoption Agencies

Definitions    3
Application for licence to operate agency    4
Fees 5
Inspection     6
Licence to be displayed  7
Application for adoption placement 8
Acceptance or refusal of application for adoption placement 9
Home assessment report   10
Decision of agency  11
Appeal from decision of agency     12
Consents and counselling 13
Placement of a child for adoption  14
Post-placement assessment     15
Prohibition    16
Termination of adoption placement  17

     Direct Placement Adoption

Direct placement    18

     General

Post-placement counselling services     19
Additional information   20
Transfer of documents    21
Duties of agency    22
Program director    23
Fees and expenses   24
Trust account  25
Advertising    26

     Part 2
     Authorization for Adoption
     Placement by Intermediary

Application for authorization 27
Decision of Minister     28
Relevant considerations  29
Notice of decision  30

     Part 3
     Licensed Search Agencies

Definitions    31
Application for search agency licence   32
Fee  33
Inspection     34
Licence to be available for inspection  35
Application for an adoption search 36
Release of identifying adoption information  37
Duty of agency to ensure confidentiality     38
Location of a family member by an agency     39
Transfer of information to a director   40
Duty to provide statements and reports  41
Designation of program director    42
Fees payable by applicants and family members     43
Money to be held in a trust account     44
Advertising    45
Financial assistance     46

     Part 4
     Post-Adoption Support

Definitions    47
Post-adoption support agreement    48
Rate of support     49
Review of a post-adoption support agreement  50
Appeal    51

     Part 5
     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force

Repeal    52
Expiry    53
Coming into force   54

Forms


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Child Welfare Act;

     (b)  "Appeal Panel" means an Appeal Panel established under section
118 of the Act;

     (c)  "director" means a person designated by the Minister as a
director for the purposes of the Act; 

     (d)  "qualified person" means a qualified person as defined in the
Qualification Regulation (AR 185/85) or a regulation that replaces that
regulation.


Interpretation of the Act
2   The definition of "family member" in section 31(e) applies for the
purposes of section 78(1) of the Act.




     PART 1

     LICENSED ADOPTION AGENCIES

Definitions
3   In this Part,

     (a)  "adoption placement" means the placement of a child with an
approved applicant for the purpose of adoption of the child by the approved
applicant;

     (b)  "agency" means a licensed adoption agency;

     (c)  "applicant", except in sections 4 and 6, means a person who
applies to an agency for an adoption placement;

     (d)  "direct placement" means the placement of a child

               (i)  directly by the child's parent, or

               (ii) with the assistance of a person authorized by the
Minister under section 84 of the Act

          in the custody of a person who intends to adopt the child.


Application for licence to operate agency
4(1)  In this section and section 6, "applicant" means a person who applies
to the Minister for a licence to operate an agency.  

(2)  An application for a licence to operate an agency must be on Form 1
and must be accompanied by the following documentation:

     (a)  evidence satisfactory to the Minister to whom the application
is submitted 

               (i)  that the applicant is a corporate body described in
section 87(1) of the Act, and

               (ii) that the applicant has obtained general liability
insurance, satisfactory to the Minister, covering the proposed agency and
its employees;

     (b)  a list of staff and contract positions, including a job
description for each position and the qualifications and experience
required for each position;

     (c)  a written description of the applicant's proposed program and
procedures, including an explanation of the applicant's policy regarding

               (i)  recruitment and assessment of persons who apply for
an adoption placement,

               (ii) recruitment of persons who wish to place a child
for adoption through the agency,

               (iii)     provision of counselling services for persons who
apply for an adoption placement and for adoptive parents, 

               (iv) provision of counselling services for persons who
wish to place a child or who have placed a child for adoption through the
agency,

               (v)  advertising of adoption services, and

               (vi) the processing of direct placement adoptions;

     (d)  a fee schedule for the services provided by the agency;

     (e)  any other information that the Minister considers necessary to
enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the applicant to provide
the services and carry out the responsibilities of an agency.  

(3)  An application for the renewal of a licence to operate an agency must
be on Form 1 and must be accompanied by

     (a)  if there has been a change in any of the information referred
to in subsection (2)(a)(ii), (b), (c) or (d) since that information was
last provided by the applicant, a statement of the changes, and

     (b)  any other information that the Minister considers necessary to
enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the applicant to continue
to provide the services and carry out the responsibilities of an agency.  


Fees
5(1)  The fee payable with an application under section 4 is

     (a)  $100 for an initial licence, or

     (b)  $50 for a renewal of a licence.

(2)  A fee referred to in subsection (1) is non-refundable.


Inspection
6   On receiving an application for a licence to operate an agency, the
Minister may inspect or cause to be inspected the premises from which the
applicant proposes to operate the agency for the purpose of determining
whether the applicant will be in compliance with the Act and this
Regulation.


Licence to be displayed
7   A licence or conditional licence to operate an agency must be kept on
the premises of the agency and must be available for inspection by any
person.


Application for adoption placement
8(1)  Any adult who maintains his usual residence in Alberta may apply to
an agency for an adoption placement.

(2)  On receiving an application under subsection (1), an agency must

     (a)  ensure that the applicant has been provided with a written
description of the adoption services provided by the agency and the fee
schedule for those services,

     (b)  advise the applicant that the results of a child welfare record
check are required and provide the applicant with a copy of Form 3,

     (c)  advise the applicant that the results of a criminal record
check are required, and

     (d)  provide the Minister with a copy of the application within 14
days of receipt of the application.


Acceptance or refusal of application for adoption placement
9(1)  After the receipt by an agency of

     (a)  the results of the child welfare record check referred to in
section 8(2)(b), 

     (b)  the results of the criminal record check referred to in section
8(2)(c), and 

     (c)  any other documentation requested by the agency from the
applicant for the purpose of processing the applicant's application, 

the agency must accept or refuse to accept an application received under
section 8.  

(2)  An agency must forthwith notify an applicant in writing of 

     (a)  its decision under subsection (1), and 

     (b)  if its decision is to accept the applicant's application, the
date of the acceptance.


Home assessment report
10(1)  An agency must

     (a)  within 90 days of accepting an application for an adoption
placement, complete a home assessment report in respect of the applicant,
and

     (b)  require the applicant to provide a self-assessment report on
Form 4 every 12 months until the applicant receives an adoption placement.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if for any reason acceptable to the
Minister an agency is unable to complete a home assessment report within
the 90-day period, the Minister may, in writing, extend the time for
completion of the home assessment report.

(3)  Any self-assessment report prepared in accordance with subsection
(1)(b), or any update of a home assessment report prepared at the
discretion of an agency, must be attached to and form part of the home
assessment report. 


Decision of agency
11(1)  On completion of a home assessment report in respect of an
applicant, an agency must 

     (a)  if in its opinion the applicant is a fit and proper person to
have the care and custody of a child, approve the applicant for an adoption
placement, or 

     (b)  if in its opinion the applicant is not a fit and proper person
to have the care and custody of a child, refuse to approve the applicant
for an adoption placement. 

(2)  No approval shall be given under subsection (1)(a) until the applicant
has received pre-placement counselling services from a qualified person
regarding the adoption process and the parenting of an adopted child.

(3)  If, as a result of a child welfare record check referred to in section
8(2)(b) the Minister has identified a concern regarding the suitability of
an applicant to have the care and custody of a child, the agency shall not
approve the applicant under subsection (1)(a) without the prior written
consent of the Minister.

(4)  An agency may, at any time before a child is placed for adoption with
an applicant who has been approved under subsection (1)(a), rescind the
approval if, in its opinion, circumstances have arisen or evidence has
become available indicating that the applicant is not a fit and proper
person to have the care and custody of a child.  

(5)  If an agency

     (a)  refuses to approve an applicant for an adoption placement, or

     (b)  rescinds the approval of an applicant for an adoption
placement,

the agency must, not later than 10 days after that decision, provide a
written notice to the applicant and the Minister setting out the decision,
the reasons for the decision and the applicant's right to appeal the
decision under section 12. 


Appeal from decision of agency
12(1)  An applicant who receives a notice from an agency under section
11(5) may appeal the decision of the agency to an Appeal Panel by serving a
notice of appeal as prescribed in the General Regulation (AR 192/85) or a
regulation that replaces that regulation on 

     (a)  the agency, and

     (b)  the Minister

not later than 30 days after the date on which the applicant receives
notice of the decision.

(2)  An Appeal Panel may, subject to the Act and this Regulation, confirm,
reverse or vary the decision of an agency.


Consents and counselling
13   If the guardian of a child wishes to place the child for adoption
through an agency, the agency must

     (a)  make counselling services concerning the proposed adoption
available to the guardian and the child if the child is 12 years of age or
over and ensure that the counselling services are provided by a qualified
person,

     (b)  advise the guardian and the child, if the child is 12 years of
age or over, that counselling services concerning the proposed adoption are
also available through a director, and

     (c)  refer the guardian, and the child if the child is 12 years of
age or over,

               (i)  to a director or lawyer for the completion of a
consent to adoption, and

               (ii) to a director for counselling services concerning
the proposed adoption, if the guardian or the child, or both, request those
counselling services from the director.


Placement of a child for adoption
14(1)  No agency shall place a child for the purpose of adoption with an
applicant 

     (a)  who has not been approved by the agency in accordance with
section 11, or 

     (b)  if the applicant received an adoption placement in the previous
12-month period.  

(2)  Subsection (1)(b) does not apply if 

     (a)  the child who is proposed to be placed with the applicant is a
sibling of the child previously placed with the applicant for the purpose
of adoption, or 

     (b)  the applicant's previous adoption placement no longer subsists. 


(3)  Before placing a child with an approved applicant, an agency must

     (a)  ensure that it has obtained

               (i)  a report on Form 5 prepared by a qualified person
setting out

                         (A)  the social history of the child and the
biological parents of the child, and

                         (B)  the medical history of the biological
parents of the child,

               and

               (ii) a medical report on Form 6 in respect of the child
prepared by a physician,

     (b)  be satisfied that the child is a Canadian citizen or has landed
immigrant status, and

     (c)  make every reasonable effort to obtain

               (i)  a consent to adoption signed by the guardian of the
child and witnessed by a director or lawyer, and

               (ii) if the child is 12 years of age or over, a consent
to adoption signed by the child and witnessed by a director or lawyer.

(4)  If a consent referred to in subsection (3)(c)(i) cannot reasonably be
obtained before placement of a child, the agency must notify the Minister
of the reason why a consent cannot reasonably be obtained before placement
and may place the child with an approved applicant only if the Minister, on
being satisfied that the consent will be given by the guardian within a
reasonable time period, agrees to the placement.

(5)  An agency must ensure that copies of the reports referred to in
subsection (3)(a)(i) and (ii) are provided 

     (a)  to the approved applicant prior to the placement of the child
with the approved applicant, and 

     (b)  to the Minister within 21 days after the adoption placement. 

(6)  The agency must, prior to placing the child with the approved
applicant, notify or make reasonable efforts to notify the biological
father of the child of the proposed adoption placement.

(7)  The agency must document the notification or the efforts to notify the
biological father required under subsection (6) and must provide the
documentation to the Minister within 21 days after the adoption placement.  

(8)  The agency must, within 21 days after the adoption placement, notify
the Minister in writing of the adoption placement.


Post-place-ment assessment
15(1)  The agency must ensure that the home of the approved applicant is
visited by a qualified person, as soon as practicable but not later than 21
days after the child is placed in the home, for the purpose of commencing a
post-placement assessment of the approved applicant.  

(2)  A post-placement assessment of the approved applicant must be on Form
7 and must be 

     (a)  completed as soon as appropriate, in the opinion of the agency,
after the adoption placement, and

     (b)  attached to the approved applicant's home assessment report.


Prohibition
16(1)  No agency shall 

     (a)  place a child for the purpose of adoption outside Alberta, or

     (b)  place or attempt to place a child for the purpose of adoption
unless the child is a Canadian citizen or has been lawfully admitted to
Canada for permanent residence.

(2)  Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to an agency that is permitted by the
laws of another province or territory of Canada to place children for
adoption in that province or territory.


Termination of adoption placement
17(1)  An approved applicant may terminate an adoption placement prior to
the granting of an adoption order by advising the agency in writing of the
termination.

(2)  On receiving a notice of termination in accordance with subsection
(1), the agency must forthwith

     (a)  notify the Minister of the termination, 

     (b)  notify the guardian and a parent, if the guardian is not a
parent, of the termination, and 

     (c)  advise the guardian of the guardian's right to resume custody
of the child.

(3)  Before placing the child with an alternative approved applicant, the
agency must, in accordance with section 13, refer the guardian, and the
child if the child is 12 years of age or older, to a director or lawyer for
the completion of a consent to adoption.


     DIRECT PLACEMENT ADOPTION

Direct placement
18(1)  A person with whom a child has been placed for adoption through a
direct placement must apply to an agency for the processing of the
adoption.

(2)  An agency must accept all applications received under subsection (1)
where the child to be adopted is a Canadian citizen or has been lawfully
admitted to Canada for permanent residence.

(3)  On receiving an application under subsection (1), an agency must

     (a)  ensure that the adopting person has been provided with a
written description of the adoption services provided by the agency and the
fee schedule for those services,

     (b)  advise the adopting person of the requirements of section 65 of
the Act,

     (c)  advise the adopting person that the results of a child welfare
record check are required and provide a copy of Form 3,

     (d)  advise the adopting person that the results of a criminal
record check are required, and

     (e)  be satisfied that the child is a Canadian citizen or has landed
immigrant status.

(4) An agency must ensure that the home of the adopting person is visited
by a qualified person, as soon as practicable but not later than 21 days
after receiving an application under subsection (1), for the purpose of
commencing a home assessment report in respect of the adopting person.

(5)  If, at any time before a petition for an adoption order is filed with
the court, the adopting person directs an agency to stop processing the
adoption, the agency must

     (a)  provide the Minister with written notice of that direction,

     (b)  provide or attempt to provide written notice of that direction
to the parent who placed the child with the adopting person, and

     (c)  transfer to the Minister all documentation in the possession of
the agency relating to the proposed adoption.

(6)  If an agency receives a direction from an adopting person under
subsection (5) within 21 days after receiving that person's application
under subsection (1), subsection (4) does not apply.

(7)  If, after completion of a home assessment report, an officer of an
agency decides not to recommend to the court the adoption of the child by
the person who made the application under subsection (1), the officer must
advise that person in writing of the decision and the reasons for the
decision.


     GENERAL

Post-placement counselling services
19(1)  An agency must provide post-placement counselling services to the
following persons, if requested by that person:

     (a)  an approved applicant;

     (b)  a person who has applied under section 18(1) to have a direct
placement adoption processed by the agency;

     (c)  an adoptive parent with whom the agency has placed a child for
adoption or for whom the agency has processed a direct placement adoption.

(2)  An agency must provide post-placement counselling services

     (a)  to a guardian who has placed a child for adoption through the
agency, or

     (b)  where the agency is processing the adoption, to a parent who
has placed a child for adoption through a direct placement,

at any time after the adoption placement, for a period of up to 6 months
following the granting of the adoption order, if the guardian or parent
requests those services.

(3)  An agency must ensure that post-placement counselling services are
provided by a qualified person.


Additional information
20   Any information obtained by an agency following the granting of an
adoption order and relating to the social or medical history of

     (a)  the child who is the subject of the adoption order, or

     (b)  the biological parents of the child who is the subject of the
adoption order

must be forwarded to the Minister for retention for the purposes of section
80 of the Act.  


Transfer of documents
21   On the granting of an adoption order, an agency must transfer to the
Minister all copies of the documentation in the possession of the agency
that was filed with the Court in support of the petition for an adoption
order.


Duties of agency
22(1)  An agency must, on or before the last day of the 3rd month
immediately following the end of the agency's fiscal year, submit to the
Minister

     (a)  an annual financial statement prepared by a registrant within
the meaning of the Regulated Accounting Profession Act, and

     (b)  an annual report on the operation of the agency during the year
to which the annual report relates, including the number of

               (i)  applications for adoption placements received,

               (ii) consents under this Regulation taken by lawyers,

               (iii)     home assessment reports completed,

               (iv) applicants approved under section 11,

               (v)  adoption placements, 

               (vi) cases where an adoption placement was terminated
under section 17 and the circumstances surrounding the termination,

               (vii)     cases where a child who was placed with an approved
applicant for the purpose of adoption was removed from the approved
applicant and the circumstances surrounding the removal,

               (viii)    applications to have a direct placement
adoption processed,

               (ix) cases where a person has directed the agency under
section 18(5) to stop processing a direct placement adoption,

               (x)  cases where a child was placed with a person for
adoption through a direct placement and was subsequently removed from the
person, and the circumstances surrounding the removal,

               (xi) adoption orders granted, and 

               (xii)     contested court hearings relating to a petition for
an adoption order and the circumstances relating to each contested hearing.

(2)  At the request of the Minister, the agency must provide to the
Minister

     (a)  any statistical information and reports relating to the
operation of the agency, or

     (b)  copies of any documentation or other records relating to an
adoption or an adoption placement.


Program director
23(1)  An agency must designate a qualified person as the program director
of the agency, who is responsible for the day to day operation of the
adoption program of the agency.

(2)  A program director designated under subsection (1) is considered to be
the officer of the agency for the purposes of the Act and this Regulation.

(3)  An agency must notify the Minister in writing not later than 10 days
after 

     (a)  the designation of a program director, and

     (b)  any change in the designation of a program director.

(4)  The responsibilities of the program director include

     (a)  the supervision of qualified persons delivering the services of
the agency, and

     (b)  the supervision and review of home assessment reports, but do
not include the preparation or completion of a home assessment report.


Fees and expenses
24(1)  An agency may charge to a person, other than a guardian who wishes
to place or who has placed a child for adoption through the agency, the
fees and expenses incurred in providing the following services:

     (a)  processing an application for an adoption placement or
processing a direct placement adoption;

     (b)  preparation of social histories of

               (i)  a child who is adopted or intended to be adopted,
and

               (ii) the biological parents of the child;

     (c)  preparation of a medical history of the biological parents of a
child who is adopted or intended to be adopted;

     (d)  preparation by a physician of a medical report in respect of a
child who is intended to be adopted;

     (e)  preparation of a home assessment report;

     (f)  preparation of an update of a home assessment report;

     (g)  pre-placement counselling services for an applicant;

     (h)  transportation relating to the placement of a child for
adoption;

     (i)  preparation of a post-placement assessment;

     (j)  preparation, filing and service of documents and notices
relating to an adoption and a petition for an adoption order;

     (k)  post-placement counselling services provided under section
19(1);

     (l)  transfer between agencies of an application for an adoption
placement;

     (m)  legal services provided in connection with an adoption;

     (n)  any other services relating to an adoption that, in the opinion
of the Minister, are necessary.

(2)  An agency may charge to each approved applicant a flat rate fee to
cover

     (a)  counselling services concerning a proposed adoption placement
that are requested by a guardian who wishes to place a child for adoption
through the agency, and

     (b)  post-placement counselling services requested by a guardian who
has placed a child for adoption through the agency.
 
(3)  An agency may charge a person who applies under section 18(1) to have
a direct placement adoption processed a flat rate fee to cover
post-placement counselling services that may be requested by a parent who
placed a child for adoption through a direct placement, where the agency is
processing or has processed the adoption.

(4)  An agency may charge to a person whose child has been adopted the fees
and expenses incurred in providing that person with counselling services
relating to the adoption, where

     (a)  the counselling services have been requested by that person,
and

     (b)  6 months has passed since the granting of the adoption order,
if the adoption was processed through the agency.

(5)  Not later than 30 days after the making of an adoption order, an
agency must provide to the Minister an itemized statement showing the fees
charged in respect of the adoption.


Trust account
25(1)  An agency that requires payment in advance for any of its services
must establish and maintain a trust account in a bank, treasury branch or
trust company in which the funds received by the agency from a person who
will be receiving services referred to in this Regulation must be
deposited.  

(2)  Money paid into a trust account under subsection (1) must be withdrawn
from the account only with the consent of the person for whom it is held
and only for fees and expenses specified in section 24 incurred by the
agency for services provided to that person.  

(3)  Money remaining in a trust account after fees and expenses are paid
must be returned to the person who paid the money to the agency. 

(4)  An agency must keep a separate book of accounts showing the deposits
and withdrawals from the trust account, the name of the person for whom
each deposit or withdrawal is made and the date of each deposit or
withdrawal.



Advertising
26(1)  An agency may advertise only in accordance with this section.

(2)  Advertising by an agency must be in good taste and

     (a)  must be truthful, accurate and not misleading to the public,

     (b)  shall not claim or imply that the services of the agency are
superior to those of another agency,

     (c)  shall not guarantee an adoption placement or the adoption of a
child, and

     (d)  shall not publicize any service or activity that could identify

               (i)  an applicant,

               (ii) a person who has applied under section 18(1) to
have a direct placement adoption processed,

               (iii)     an adoptive parent or a prospective adoptive
parent,

               (iv) a child placed or intended to be placed for
adoption, or

               (v)  the guardian or biological parent of a child placed
or intended to be placed for adoption.

(3)  If the Minister is of the opinion that advertising by an agency
contravenes subsection (2), the Minister may in writing order the agency to
take the measures specified in the order within the time limits specified
in the order.


     PART 2

     AUTHORIZATION FOR ADOPTION PLACEMENT
     BY INTERMEDIARY

Application for authorization
27   Any adult who maintains his usual residence in Alberta may apply to
the Minister on Form 8 for authorization to place or facilitate the
placement of a child for the purpose of an adoption.


Decision of Minister
28   On receiving an application under section 27, the Minister may
interview the applicant to determine if the applicant is a suitable person
to place or facilitate the placement of a child for the purpose of an
adoption, and may

     (a)  provide an authorization to the applicant on Form 9, or

     (b)  refuse to provide an authorization to the applicant.


Relevant considerations
29   In making a decision to provide or refuse to provide an authorization
under section 28, the Minister must consider the following, as well as any
other relevant matter:

     (a)  the exceptional nature of the applicant's proposed involvement
in placing or facilitating the placement of a child for the purpose of an
adoption;

     (b)  the applicant's proposed involvement during and after
finalization of the adoption;

     (c)  the applicant's relationship to the child's biological parents
and the prospective adoptive parents;

     (d)  the wishes of the biological parents with respect to the
applicant's involvement in the adoption;

     (e)  the applicant's knowledge of adoption and the adoption process;

     (f)  how the proposed adoption placement will meet the child's
cultural needs;

     (g)  whether the applicant will receive any form of benefit from the
proposed placement;

     (h)  whether the applicant is affiliated with, or acting as an agent
for, any person who purports to carry on the business of placing or
facilitating the placement of children for adoption.


Notice of decision
30   The Minister must, within 14 days after receiving an application,
advise the applicant in writing of a decision made under section 28.


     PART 3

     LICENSED SEARCH AGENCIES

Definitions
31   In this Part,

     (a)  "adopted person" means a person who is the subject of an
adoption order made under the Act or any predecessor to the Act;

     (b)  "adoption search" means a search conducted by an agency for the
location of a family member;

     (c)  "agency" means a licensed search agency;

     (d)  "applicant", except in sections 32 and 34, means a person who
applies to an agency pursuant to section 78 of the Act;

     (e)  "family member" means,

               (i)  with respect to an applicant who is an adopted
person, a guardian of an adopted person who is a child, or a descendant of
a deceased adopted person,

                         (A)  a biological parent of the adopted
person,

                         (B)  a biological adult sibling of the
adopted person, or

                         (C)  if a biological parent of the adopted
person is deceased, any adult related by blood to the deceased parent;

               (ii) with respect to any other applicant,

                         (A)  an adopted person who is 18 years of
age or older and who is the biological child or the sibling of the
applicant, or

                         (B)  if an adopted person referred to in
paragraph (A) is deceased, any adult related by adoption to the deceased
adopted person;

     (f)  "post-adoption registry" means the service provided by the
Minister under section 75 of the Act.


Application for search agency licence
32(1)  In this section and section 34, "applicant", except in subsection
(2)(d)(i), means a person who applies to the Minister for a licence to
operate a search agency.

(2)  An application for a licence to operate an agency must be on Form 1
and must be accompanied by the following documentation:

     (a)  evidence that the applicant is a corporate body described in
section 87(1) of the Act;

     (b)  evidence that the applicant has obtained general liability
insurance, satisfactory to the Minister, covering the proposed agency and
its employees;

     (c)  a list of staff and contract positions, including a job
description for each position and the qualifications and experience
required for each position;

     (d)  a written description of the applicant's proposed program and
procedures, including an explanation of the applicant's policy regarding

               (i)  provision of counselling services for applicants
under section 78 of the Act and for family members,

               (ii) investigative procedures and practices used in an
adoption search,

               (iii)     contact with located family members, and

               (iv) advertising of agency services;

     (e)  a fee schedule for the services to be provided by the agency;

     (f)  any other information that the Minister considers necessary to
enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the applicant to provide
the services and carry out the responsibilities of an agency.

(3)  An application for the renewal of a licence to operate an agency must
be on Form 1 and must be accompanied by

     (a)  a statement of any changes in any of the information referred
to in subsection (2)(b), (c), (d) or (e) since that information was last
provided by the applicant, and

     (b)  any other information that the Minister considers necessary to
enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the applicant to continue
to provide the services and carry out the responsibilities of an agency.


Fee
33(1)  The fee payable with an application under section 32 is

     (a)  $100 for an initial licence, or

     (b)  $50 for the renewal of a licence.

(2)  A fee referred to in subsection (1) is non-refundable.


Inspection
34   On receiving an application for a licence to operate an agency, the
Minister may inspect or cause to be inspected the premises from which the
applicant proposes to operate the agency for the purpose of determining
whether the applicant will be in compliance with the Act and this
Regulation.


Licence to be available for inspection
35   A licence or conditional licence to operate an agency must be kept on
the premises of the agency and must be available for inspection by any
person.


Application for an adoption search
36(1)  An application for an adoption search may be made to an agency on
Form 10.

(2)  On receiving an application under subsection (1), an agency must

     (a)  provide the applicant with a written description of the
services provided by the agency and the fee schedule for those services,

     (b)  advise the applicant of the services available through the
post-adoption registry, and

     (c)  provide the Minister with a copy of the application within 14
days after receipt of the application.


Release of identifying adoption information
37(1)  On receiving a copy of an application under section 36, the Minister
may provide the agency with any identifying adoption information that may
assist the agency in carrying out an adoption search with respect to that
application.

(2)  If the Minister advises the agency that a family member has registered
a veto under section 78 of the Act, the agency

     (a)  must advise the applicant that the veto has been registered,

     (b)  shall not commence an adoption search for that family member,
and

     (c)  shall not release personal information about that family member
to the applicant, other than information specified on the veto, the release
of which has been consented to by the family member.

(3)  If the Minister advises the agency that a family member has applied to
the post-adoption registry, the agency must advise the applicant of that
application.


Duty of agency to ensure confidentiality
38   If an agency uses the services of a person who is not an employee of
the agency to conduct an adoption search, the agency must

     (a)  ensure that no identifying information about the applicant is
provided to that person, other than

               (i)  in the case of an applicant who is an adopted
person, the applicant's birth name or

               (ii) in the case of any other applicant, the applicant's
name at the time the applicant's family member was adopted,

     and

     (b)  take all reasonable steps to ensure that the person maintains
confidentiality with respect to any identifying adoption information
provided to that person by the agency and any other information concerning
the applicant or a family member that comes to the attention of that person
while conducting the adoption search.


Location of a family member by an agency
39(1)  When an agency locates a family member through an adoption search,
the agency must ensure that any contact between the agency and the family
member is made by a qualified person.

(2)  When a family member is first contacted by a qualified person, the
qualified person must advise the family member

     (a)  that an application for an adoption search has been made,
without providing identifying information about the applicant,

     (b)  that the family member has a right to

               (i)  consent to a reunion with the applicant on Form 11,
or

               (ii) register a veto on Form 12 declining a reunion with
the applicant and

                         (A)  prohibiting the release of identifying
information to the applicant, or

                         (B)  consenting to the release of specified
information to the applicant through the agency,

     (c)  that counselling services are available through the agency,

     (d)  of any veto registered by another family member with respect to
the applicant, and

     (e)  if the applicant is an adopted person, of the applicant's right
to commence an adoption search for other family members.

(3)  If the family member consents to a reunion with the applicant and the
applicant chooses to use the services of the agency to facilitate the
reunion, the agency must ensure that the reunion is facilitated by a
qualified person.

(4)  If the family member chooses to register a veto declining a reunion
with the applicant, the agency must send the veto to the Minister within 10
days after receiving it and must, through a qualified person,

     (a)  advise the family member of the right to revoke the veto,

     (b)  notify the applicant of the veto,

     (c)  if the family member has consented on the veto to the release
of specified information to the applicant, provide the applicant with that
information, and

     (d)  if the family member is a  person described in section
31(e)(i), explain to the family member the importance of providing medical
information to the applicant.

(5)  If the family member has not, within 90 days after being contacted by
the qualified person under subsection (2), either consented to a reunion
with the applicant or registered a veto, the agency must handle the matter
as if the family member had registered a veto, and must

     (a)  notify the Minister within 10 days after the expiration of the
90-day period that the matter is being handled as if a veto had been
registered,

     (b)  notify the applicant that the matter is being handled as if a
veto had been registered, and

     (c)  notify the family member that the matter is being handled as if
a veto had been registered.


Transfer of information to a director
40   On concluding an adoption search, an agency must close its file and
transfer to the Minister all information relating to the search in the
possession of the agency or any person who conducted a search on behalf of
the agency, including

     (a)  any information about the applicant or the family member,
whether obtained from the Minister or through the adoption search,

     (b)  a confirmation of the outcome of the adoption search,

     (c)  an itemized statement showing the fees and disbursements
charged to the applicant and, if applicable, the family member, and

     (d)  in cases where the agency used the services of investigators or
other professionals who were not employees of the agency, the names of
those professionals and the services they provided.


Duty to provide statements and reports
41(1)  An agency must, on or before the last day of the 3rd month
immediately following the end of the agency's fiscal year, submit to the
Minister

     (a)  an annual financial statement prepared by a registrant within
the meaning of the Regulated Accounting Profession Act, and 

     (b)  an annual report on the operation of the agency during the year
to which the annual report relates, including the number of

               (i)  applications for adoption searches received,

               (ii) reunions facilitated by the agency,

               (iii)     reunions where the applicant did not request the
services of the agency,

               (iv) vetoes actually registered,

               (v)  vetoes registered by default under section 39(5),

               (vi) cases where the family member was not located, and

               (vii)     requests received for counselling from applicants
and family members.

(2)  An agency must submit to the Minister any statistical information and
reports relating to the operation of the agency that  the Minister may
require.


Designation of program director
42(1)  An agency must designate a qualified person as the program director
of the agency, who is responsible for the day to day operation of the
program of the agency, including the supervision of persons delivering the
services of the agency.

(2)  An agency must notify the Minister in writing not later than 10 days
after

     (a)  the designation of a program director, and

     (b)  any change in the designation of a program director.


Fees payable by applicants and family members
43(1)  An agency may charge to an applicant the fees and expenses incurred
in providing the following services:

     (a)  processing an application for an adoption search;

     (b)  conducting an adoption search;

     (c)  contacting a family member;

     (d)  facilitating a reunion;

     (e)  counselling services requested by an applicant;

     (f)  any other services relating to adoption searches that, in the
opinion of the Minister, are necessary.

(2)  An agency may charge to a family member the fees and expenses incurred
in providing counselling services requested by the family member.


Money to be held in a trust account
44(1)  An agency that requires payment in advance for any of its services
must establish and maintain a trust account in a bank, treasury board or
trust company, and any funds received from a person who will be receiving
services from the agency must be deposited in the trust account.

(2)  Money paid into a trust account under subsection (1) may be withdrawn
from the account only with the consent of the person for whom it is held
and only for fees and expenses specified in section 43 incurred by the
agency for services provided to that person.

(3)  Money remaining in a trust account after fees and expenses are paid
must be returned to the person who paid the money to the agency.

(4)  An agency must keep a separate book of accounts showing the deposits
and withdrawals from the trust account, the name of the person for whom
each deposit or withdrawal is made and the date of each deposit or
withdrawal.


Advertising
45(1)  An agency may advertise only in accordance with this section.

(2)  Advertising by an agency

     (a)  must be in good taste,

     (b)  must be truthful, accurate and not misleading to the public,

     (c)  shall not claim or imply that the services of the agency are
superior to those of another agency,

     (d)  shall not guarantee the location, or reunification with, a
family member, and

     (e)  shall not publicize any service or activity that could identify
an applicant or a family member.

(3)  If the Minister is of the opinion that advertising by an agency
contravenes subsection (2), the Minister may in writing, order the agency
to take the measures specified in the order within the time limits
specified in the order.


Financial assistance
46(1)  An agency may, on behalf of an applicant who is a resident of
Alberta, apply to the Minister for financial assistance with respect to an
adoption search.

(2)  The Minister may provide financial assistance with respect to an
applicant who

     (a)  receives a benefit under the Assured Income for the Severely
Handicapped Act, or

     (b)  is 65 years of age or older and whose income for calculating
benefits, as defined in the Seniors Benefit Regulation (AR 213/94), does
not exceed the amount prescribed under that Regulation.

(3)  An applicant may receive financial assistance under subsection (2)
only once for each family member who is the subject of an adoption search
by the applicant.


     PART 4

     POST-ADOPTION SUPPORT

Definitions
47   In this Part, "adopting parent" means

     (a)  a person who has adopted a child, or

     (b)  a person with whom a child has been placed for the purpose of
adoption.


Post-adoption support agreement
48(1)  Subject to this section, a director may enter into a post-adoption
support agreement in Form 13 with an adopting parent of a child referred to
in section 81 of the Act respecting the provision of financial support to
the adopting parent to assist the adopting parent in either or both of the
following:

     (a)  maintaining the child in the adoptive home;

     (b)  providing the child and the family of the adopting parent with
any of the following services that may be required to meet the special
needs of the child:

               (i)  medical services;

               (ii) orthodontic and corrective dental treatment; 

               (iii)     home renovations or equipment required to
accommodate a disability;

               (iv) occupational, speech, hearing or psychological
therapy;

               (v)  day care for remedial purposes;

               (vi) specialized educational support;

               (vii)     transportation and subsistence for treatment
purposes;

               (viii)    in the case of an Indian child,
transportation to maintain cultural ties to the child's band of origin;

               (ix) child care to provide parental relief, to a maximum
of 504 hours per year;

               (x)  treatment in a residential facility in Alberta.

(2)  An agreement may be entered into under subsection (1) only

     (a)  if, before the adoption order relating to the child was made, 
a director acknowledged in writing that the child has a special need,

     (b)  if the child has a special need as a result of

               (i)  a medical, physical, mental or emotional condition
or history that could significantly impede normal development,

               (ii) not having been adopted due to the child's age,

               (iii)     being one of 2 or more siblings who have been
placed with the adopting parent for the purpose of adoption, or

               (iv) the cultural or familial needs of the child,

     (c)  if, in the case of an agreement under subsection (1)(a),

               (i)  a director has made reasonable efforts to find an
adoptive home for the child without the provision of financial support, or

               (ii) the child has developed a significant relationship
with the adopting parent as a result of the adopting parent providing care
to the child for an extended period of time,

     and

     (d)  if the adopting parent is a resident of Canada.

(3)  No agreement shall be entered into under subsection (1)(b) if the
adopting parent is reasonably able to obtain the services required to meet
the special needs of the child from other sources.

(4)  No agreement under subsection (1)(a) or (b) remains in force after the
child reaches the age of 18 years.

(5)  No agreement under subsection (1)(a) or (b) remains in force if the
adopting parent ceases to reside in Canada.


Rate of support
49   The rate of financial support provided under an agreement under
section 48(1)(a) shall not exceed 90% of the basic maintenance rate for
foster care as set by the Minister from time to time.


Review of a post-adoption support agreement
50(1)  A director must review a post-adoption support agreement

     (a)  annually, and

     (b)  within 30 days after receiving a written request for a review
from the adopting parent who is a party to the agreement.

(2)  If, after a review under subsection (1), the director is of the
opinion that

     (a)  the special needs of the child have changed, or

     (b)  the financial ability of the adopting parent to maintain the
child or to provide the services required to meet the special needs of the
child, as the case may be, has changed,

the director may require that the agreement be varied or may terminate the
agreement on 30 days' written notice to the adopting parent.


Appeal
51   A person who is affected by a decision respecting the refusal or
failure to enter into an agreement under section 48 or respecting the terms
or the termination of that agreement may appeal the decision to an Appeal
Panel in accordance with section 120(3) of the Act.


     PART 5

     REPEALS, EXPIRY AND COMING INTO FORCE

Repeal
52   The Adoption Regulation (AR 3/89) is repealed.


Expiry
53   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, 2007.


Coming into force
54   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


     FORM 1

     APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE OR TO RENEW
     A LICENCE TO OPERATE AN ADOPTION AGENCY
     OR A SEARCH AGENCY

1    Regarding the application of  (corporate name of applicant) I am      
(name)     .  I am authorized to represent the applicant.


2    Application

     I am applying:

     __   for a licence to operate a licensed adoption agency
     __   for a licence to operate a licensed search agency
     __   to renew a licence to operate a licensed adoption agency
     __   to renew a licence to operate a licensed search agency

     I have attached all the supporting documents required by section 4 or
section 32 of the Adoption Regulation.

     I have enclosed the non-refundable application fee of:

     __   $100 for an initial licence
     __   $50 to renew a licence


3    Information about Applicant

     1    Information about the applying corporate body:

          Registered office address:    
                                                   (telephone
number)     

          Board of Directors:

                  (name)                (title)             (address)    

                  (name)                (title)             (address)    

                  (name)                (title)             (address)    

     2    Information about the agency, if different from the corporate
body:

                                      (name)                              

                     (address)                  (telephone number)   

     3                         (Program Director)                      


4    Signatures

     (authorized
      officer's signature)        (date)     Corporate Seal


     (authorized
      officer's signature)        (date)    


     FORM 2

     NOTICE OF DECISION:  LICENSING OF
     ADOPTION AGENCY OR SEARCH AGENCY


1    To:               (name of applicant or licensee) 

     Address:                      (address) 
          


2    Licensing

     With respect to the licensing of:

     __   an adoption agency
     __   a search agency

     Pursuant to section 89 of the Child Welfare Act, I give notice of my
decision to:

          (Place an "X" in the appropriate box.)

     __        refuse to issue a licence to operate an agency
     __        refuse to renew your licence to operate an agency

     __   issue a conditional licence to operate an agency
               subject to the following terms and conditions:
     __        suspend your licence to operate an agency until
               such time as the following terms and conditions are met:
     __        cancel your licence to operate an agency.

     The reasons for my decision are as follows:

          You may appeal any decision noted on this form in accordance
with section 120 of the Child Welfare Act.

          This decision takes effect 30 days after the date of service of
this notice.


3    Signature of Minister


        (Minister's signature)                     (date)   



     FORM 3

     REQUEST FOR CHILD WELFARE RECORD CHECK


1    To:  the Minister of Children's Services

     Name of applicant:

        (full name and all previous names)         (birthdate)   
     
        (full name and all previous names)         (birthdate)   


2    Regarding each applicant:

     I have applied to     (name of licensed adoption agency)    

     to:  (check one of the following)

     __   place a child in my home for adoption.
     __   process my adoption of a child placed in my home by the parent.

     Please check child welfare records for any information about me. 
Please send the results of your check to me at:
                                      (address)                         .

     (check one of the following)

     __   I have no other child.
     __   My other children are:     (name)          (birthdate) 
                                             (name)      
(birthdate)    


3    Signatures
     (applicant's
       (witness's signature)           (date)          (signature)

     (applicant's
       (witness's signature)           (date)          (signature)


4    Results of Child Welfare Record Check

     I,       (name)      ,      (position)    , have conducted a child
welfare record check on    (applicant)    and report as follows:

     __   I have found no child welfare record indicating that the
applicants might have caused a child to be in need of protective services
in Alberta.

     __   I have the following concern regarding the suitability of the
applicants to have care and custody of a child:


                          (Signature)                        (date)   


     FORM 4

     UPDATE REPORT

1    Name of applicant(s):    
     Address:  
     Telephone:                     Business    (male applicant)  
Business (female applicant)


2    Assessment

     Describe under the following headings the circumstances of any
changes that have occurred since the completion of the home assessment
report:


     Part A    Yes  No   Changes

     Health                                    
     Education                                 
     Sources of income                                   
     Employment                                     
     Residence                                 
     Religion                                  

     Part B    Yes  No        Changes

     Marital relationships                                    
     Family composition                                  
     Understanding of adoption issues                                   
     Child desired                                  
     Any other significant changes                                 

     Part C    Yes  No        Changes

     References                                     


3    Signatures

              (Signature of applicant)                      (date)    

              (Signature of applicant)                      (date)    


     FORM 5

     CHILD'S SOCIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY

1    Section 1:  Child's Information

A    Name of child:                                   (birthdate)     

     Birthplace:                          Religion:    

     Has child been baptized:        yes             no

     If yes, give details:    

     Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin:     

     If registered Indian,  (registration number) Band:   (name       
(number)     

     If Metis:        (Metis settlement name or community)  

     Physical description of child:     

     Diagnosed birth or congenital health problems of child:     
          


B    Background (if newborn do not complete)

         Provide any information regarding where the child has lived,
who parented the child, etc.:

         Describe relationship with family or other significant persons:

 
C    Development (if newborn do not complete)

         Discuss academic achievement and social adjustment to school:

         Describe any interests, hobbies or participation in sports:

         Provide copies of any psychological or psychiatric assessments
which have been completed:

         Provide any known information regarding the child's emotional,
social or cognitive functioning:


D    Personality (if newborn do not complete)

         Discuss child's personality and behaviour:


2    Section 2:  Birth Mother's Information

     Name of mother:                             (birthdate)     

     Birthplace:                          Religion:    

     Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin:     

     If registered Indian,  (registration number)
     Band:  (name) Band:       (number)     
     If Metis: (Metis settlement name or community)

     Marital status:                     

     Physical description:   (height)     (weight)   (colour of eyes)
(colour of hair)

     Any unique features:     

     Education:                        Employment:     

     Interests:     

     Personality:   

     Relationship with family:     

     Other children born to birth mother:
                  (name)               (birthdate)      (sex)
                   (name)                   (birthdate)      (sex)

     Who is caring for these children:  

     Birth mother's parents, brothers and sisters

         (name)              (address)          (birthdate)       (sex)
         (name)              (address)          (birthdate)       (sex)

         Describe any special talents, skills, traits within the family:

     Additional comments of birth mother:
          

                                       (signature of birth mother)    


3    Section 3:  Birth Mother's Medical Information

         Describe the mother's general state of health:

         Describe physical, mental, emotional or medical conditions and
treatment obtained for those conditions:

         Describe extent of use of any drugs, alcohol or tobacco
(including prenatal use):

         Describe prenatal care received by mother:

         Describe any significant physical, mental, emotional or medical
conditions within the extended family:


4    Section 4:  Birth Father's Information

     Name of father:                             (birthdate)     

     Birthplace:                          Religion:    

     Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin:     

     If registered Indian,  (registration number)
     Band:  (name) Band:       (number)     
     If Metis: (Metis settlement name or community)

     Marital status:                     

     Physical description:   (height)     (weight)   (colour of eyes)
(colour of hair)

     Any unique features:     

     Education:                        Employment:     

     Interests:     

     Personality:   

     Relationship with family:     

     Other children born to birth father:
                  (name)               (birthdate)      (sex)
                   (name)                   (birthdate)      (sex)

     Who is caring for these children:  

     Birth father's parents, brothers and sisters

         (name)              (address)          (birthdate)       (sex)
         (name)              (address)          (birthdate)       (sex)

         Describe any special talents, skills, traits within the family:

     Additional comments of birth father:
          

                                       (signature of birth father)    


5    Section 5:  Birth Father's Medical Information

         Describe the father's general state of health:

         Describe physical, mental, emotional or medical conditions and
treatment obtained for those conditions:

         Describe extent of use of any drugs, alcohol or tobacco:

         Describe any significant physical, mental, emotional or medical
conditions within the extended family:


6    Section 6:  Adoption Information

         Describe the relationship between the birth parents:

         Describe the circumstances surrounding the decision to choose
adoption:

         Is a letter or gift being left for the child?

         Have the mother and father been given background information
about the adoptive family?

     Is the birth father aware that the child has been placed for
adoption?        yes            no

     Additional comments of person preparing history:
          
          

      (prepared by)        (date)         (reviewed by)     (date)


     FORM 6

     MEDICAL REPORT

1    Regarding the child         (name)        , born      (date)     
     Personal Health Number                       .

2    Referral

     Date:     (date)    

     To:  (physician's name)  From:       (child welfare worker)  
      (child welfare office)    
               (address)          
               (phone)            

3    Information from most recent care giver

Feeding
                 seems normal for age
                 I am concerned about             
                                                  
Sleeping
                 seems normal for age
                 I am concerned about             
                                                  
Elimination
                 seems normal for age
                 I am concerned about             
                                                  
Development
                 seems normal for age
                 I am concerned about             
                                                  
Temperament
                 seems normal for age
                 I am concerned about             
                                                  
I also have concerns about:
     (e.g. developmental delays,
     abuse, behaviour)                       
                                                  


4    Information from child welfare worker

     Child's medical history: Prenatal:
                                   Mother's health, nutrition, use
of alcohol, tobacco, other substances;

                                   Birth:
                                   Describe delivery and child's
birth health, including vital stats and apgars, chronic illness,
hospitalization, abuse:       
                                        
                              
          Immunizations:             Up to date
                                          Not up to date
                                   Name of health unit:     

          Allergies:               
          
          I also have concerns about:        
               


5    To be completed by a registered physician

5A   Laboratory findings (complete as necessary)

     Test                Date                     Results
     
Blood type                                   
HB                                           
Urinalysis                                        
Urine C/S                                    
TB test                                      
Other                                        


5B   Physical examination (complete as applicable)

Head circumference                                     %tile
Height                                                      %tile
Weight                                                      %tile
Blood pressure                                         %tile

                         Normal         Abnormal  N/A
Ant Fontanel                                                                    
Head (shape/size)                                                                    
Ears                                                                                 
Eyes                                                                                 
Oropharynx                                                                           
Teeth                                                                                
Lymph nodes                                                                     
Skin                                                                                 
Nutrition/Iron                                                                  
Endocrine                                                                            
Respiratory                                                                          
Heart                                                                                
Abdomen                                                                              
Umbilicus                                                                            
Femoral pulses                                                                  
Hernias                                                                              
Genitalia                                                                            
Nervous system                                                                  
Upper limbs                                                                          
Lower limbs                                                                          
Hips                                                                                 
Vision                                                                               
Hearing                                                                              

Concerns       
Summary        


5C   Assessment Summary

               Healthy child; no concerns

               Diagnosis      

               Prognosis      
               Care plan and/or recommendations: (describe follow-up
plan)     


6    Examining Physician
                        (name)                          (area of
practice)
                                         (address)     
                         (phone)                            (date)         
               (physician's signature)  


     FORM 7

     POST-PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT

1    Name of applicant                       

     Name of child                                       (birthdate)  


2    Assessment Information

     I,           (name)          ,         (position)         a qualified
person under the Child Welfare Act, have assessed the adjustment of the
applicant(s) and the child to the placement of the child in the home of the
applicant(s) and report as follows:

     1.   Describe the child's physical, mental and emotional level of
development.

     2.   Describe the child's contact with any health professionals and
the child's immunization program.

     3.   Describe the adjustment and bonding between the child, the
applicant(s) and other family members.

     4.   Describe the home environment (including other people in the
home, parenting abilities, quality of spousal relationship).

     5.   Describe any efforts that have been made to retain the child's
cultural identity.

     6.   Describe the applicant's understanding of being an adoptive
parent.

     7.   Provide comments by references regarding the adjustment of the
child and the family to the adoption.

     8.   Do you believe the completion of this adoption is in the
child's best interests?

               (completed by)            (position)             
(date)    

                (reviewed by)            (position)             
(date)         



     FORM 8

     APPLICATION FOR AUTHORIZATION


1    Information about applicant

     Name of applicant:            (name of applicant)              
     
     Address:                (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)               
                        (city,town,county)               (province)     
 
                        (postal code)           (phone number)          


     Occupation:                                                          
     

2    Information about birth parents

     Name of mother:            (name of mother)                   

     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)                
                        (city,town,county)             (province)       
 
                        (postal code)                  (phone number)   


     Name of father:                (name of father)                  

     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)                
                        (city,town,county)             (province)       
 
                        (postal code)                  (phone number)   



3    Information about proposed adoptive parents

     Names of proposed adoptive parents:

                         (name of proposed adoptive mother) 
                         (name of proposed adoptive father) 

     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)                
                        (city,town,county)             (province)       
 
                        (postal code)                  (phone number)   



4    Information about child

     Name of child (if born):                  (name)  

     Date of birth or expected date of birth:            (date)  


5    To be completed by applicant

     I am applying for authorization to place or help place this child for
the purpose of adoption.

     I want to be involved in placing this child because:
          
          

     My involvement in placing this child is exceptional because:
          
          

     My role in assisting with this adoption following placement of the
child and following the granting of the adoption order will be:
          
          

     My relationship to the birth parents of this child is:
          

     My relationship to the proposed adoptive parents is:
          

     My knowledge of adoption and the adoption process is based on:
          

     The proposed adoption placement will meet the child's cultural needs
because:
          

     (check one of the following:)

               I will receive the following benefit for being involved
in this adoption:   

               I will not receive a benefit of any kind for being
involved in this adoption.

     (check one of the following:)

               I am affiliated with a person or organization that
carries on an adoption business.  The name of the person or organization is 
     

               I am not affiliated with any person or organization that
carries on an adoption business.


6    To be completed by birth parents

     I/We want the applicant to be involved in my/our child's adoption
because:
          
          

     Notice to birth parents and proposed adoptive parents:

     Adoption services are available to birth parents and adoptive parents
from your regional Child and Family Services Authority and from licensed
adoption agencies.  Contact your regional Child and Family Services
Authority for further information.


7    Signatures


     (witness's signature)      (date)        (applicant's signature)

     (witness's signature)      (date)      (birth parent's signature)

     (witness's signature)      (date)      (birth parent's signature)

                                                       (proposed
adoptive
     (witness's signature)      (date)       parent's signature)

                                                       (proposed
adoptive
     (witness's signature)      (date)       parent's signature)

     THIS IS NOT A CONSENT TO ADOPTION


     FORM 9

     AUTHORIZATION

1    To:                      (name of applicant)                       

     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)                
                      (city,town,county)  (province)    (postal code)   


2    Information about Child

     Name of child (if born):                  (name)  

     Date of birth or expected date of birth:            (date)  


3    Information about Birth Parents

     Names of birth parents:
                                             (name of birth
mother)   

                                             (name of birth
father)   


4    Information about Proposed Adoptive Parents

     Names of proposed adoptive parents:
                                       (name of proposed adoptive
mother)   

                                       (name of proposed adoptive
father)   


5    Authorization

     You are authorized by the Minister to place or help place this child
with the proposed adoptive parents for the purpose of adoption.

     This authorization allows you to place the child only if the birth
parent wants you to.

     The provisions of the Child Welfare Act apply at all times.  The Act
requires the birth parent's consent to the child's adoption.


6    Signature

          (signature of director)                      (date)    



     FORM 10

     APPLICATION FOR AN ADOPTION SEARCH

1    To:                           (Licensed Search Agency) 



2    Name:       (first name)    (middle name)   (last name)     

     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)     
                     (municipality)  (province)  (country)  (postal
code)

     Telephone No.      (residence)                   (business) 

     Previous names      


3    Applicant Information

     I am
                    an adopted person. I am 18 years of age or older
(complete sections 4 and 9)

                    an adopted child. I am 16 years of age or older and
living independently from my guardian (complete sections 4 and 9)

                    a guardian of an adopted person who is a child
(complete sections 5 and 9)

                    an adult descendant of a deceased adopted person
(complete sections 6 and 9)

                    a birth parent of an adopted person who is 18 years
of age or older (complete sections 7 and 9)

                    an adult sister or brother of an adopted person who
is 18 years of age or older (complete sections 8 and 9)


4    Search Information for Adopted Person

     I would like you to search for

                    my birth mother

                    my birth father 

                    my maternal adult birth sisters and brothers

                    my paternal adult birth sisters and brothers

     If either of my birth parents is deceased, I would like you to search
for any adult related by blood to that birth parent 

                    Yes              No

     Date of adoption (if known)        (date)     

     Date of birth                           (date)     

     Place of birth      

     My adoptive mother is    (last name)        (first name)    

     My adoptive father is    (last name)            (first name)     

               I believe I have the following adult birth brothers and
sisters.  (Please give names and any details you know  about your adult
sisters and brothers.  If you need more space, attach a separate sheet.)
                    
                    


5    Search Information for Guardian of Adopted Child

     Name of adopted child:
                   (first name)          (middle name)    (last name) 

     Previous names:     

     I would like you to search for the adopted child's

               birth mother

               birth father

               adult birth brothers and sisters

     If either of the adopted child's birth parents is deceased, I would
like you to search for any adult related by blood to that birth parent         
 Yes       No


     Date of adoption (if known)        (date)     

     Date of birth                           (date)     

     Place of birth      

     The adopted child's adoptive mother is
              (last name)                    (first name)   

     The adopted child's adoptive father is
              (last name)                    (first name)   


          I believe the adopted child has the following adult birth
brothers and sisters.  (Please give names and any details you know about
the child's adult sisters and brothers.  If you need more space, attach a
separate sheet.)
               
               


6    Search Information for Descendant of Deceased Adopted Person

     Name of deceased adopted person:
                   (first name)          (middle name)    (last name) 

     Date of death                           (date)     

     Place of death      

     Date of adoption (if known)        (date)     

     Date of birth                           (date)     

     Place of birth      

     Names of the adoptive parents      

     Relationship of deceased adopted person to applicant   

     I would like you to search for the deceased adopted person's

               birth mother

               birth father

               adult birth brothers and sisters


     If either of the deceased adopted person's birth parents is deceased,
I would like you to search for any adult related by blood to that birth
parent          Yes       No

          I believe the deceased adopted person has the following adult
birth sisters and brothers.  (Please give names and any details you know
about the adopted person's adult sisters and brothers.  If you need more
space, attach a separate sheet.)
               
               


7    Search Information for Birth Parent

     I would like you to search for
                    my birth son                    my birth
daughter

     whose name was                (full name)    

     Place of birth      

     Date of birth       (date)     

     If my birth son or daughter is deceased, I would like you to search
for any adult related by adoption to my birth son or daughter             
 Yes       No


8    Search Information for Sisters and/or Brothers

               I would like you to search for my adult sisters and/or
brothers who were adopted.

               I believe I have the following adult sisters and/or
brothers who were adopted and for whom I wish you to search.  (Please give
names and any details you know  about your adult sisters and brothers.  If
you need more space, attach a separate sheet.)
                    
                    

     If any of my adult sisters and/or brothers who was adopted is dead, I
would like you to search for any adult related by adoption to the deceased       Yes       No


9    Signatures

     I understand that the Minister will give you identifying information
about me (or the adopted person) and my (or the adopted person's) birth
family to help you with the search.

     I understand that the Post-Adoption Registry will receive a copy of
this application.

     (witness's signature)      (date)        (applicant's signature)


     FORM 11

     CONSENT BY FAMILY MEMBER

1    To:                 (Licensed Search Agency) 

                                       (address)  


2    Consent

     I am      (name of family member)      .  I understand that   
(relationship to applicant)   has asked you to find me.

               I give you my consent to reunite him or her with me  and
to give him or her any information you have that identifies who I am to
facilitate the reunion.

               I give you my consent to give him or her any information
you have that identifies who I am.


3    Signatures
                                                       
(signature of
     (witness's signature)      (date)           family member)  


     FORM 12

     VETO

1    To:                             (Post Adoption Registry)    
                                   (Licensed Search Agency) 
          

2    Veto

     I am                adopted person
               Name:                                  (birthdate)     
               Adoptive parents' names:      

     I am                birth parent
               Name:                                  (birthdate)     
               Child's name:                          (birthdate)     

     I am                adult birth sibling
               Name:                                  (birthdate)     
               Child's name:                          (birthdate)     

     I am                other
               Name:                                  (birthdate)     
               Child's name:                          (birthdate)     

     In the event that someone applies to a licensed search agency or to
the Post Adoption Registry to find me:

               I do not wish to be reunited with the applicant and I
forbid the release of any information that identifies who I am.

               I do not wish to be reunited with the applicant; however,
I consent to the release of the following information about me to the
applicant:

               
               

     I understand that even if I register this veto form, the applicant
might still find another birth family member.  That member might give out
information about me.  I understand that even if I register this veto form,
the applicant might still find me or get information about me some other
way.

     I understand that I may cancel this veto at any time by writing to
the Post Adoption Registry.


3    Signatures

          (witness)            (date)          (signature)  


     FORM 13

     POST-ADOPTION SUPPORT AGREEMENT


1    Regarding the child                     (name)    
     
     Born          (date)         

2    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 81 of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and (names of adoptive parents)
of      (address)     .


               This agreement replaces the agreement we entered on    (date)         

     A director agrees to review this agreement within 30 days of
receiving a written request from the parents.

     We agree that this agreement may be changed only if both of us agree. 
To change this agreement, we will sign a new agreement.

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel this agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person 30 days before the date we want the
agreement to end.

     We agree to the terms set out below this agreement.  The total cost
of this agreement will not exceed  .


3    Terms

     Maintenance Terms

     This child has been placed with the parents for the purpose of
adoption.  The parents reside in Canada and require financial support to
assist them to maintain the child in their home.

     A director agrees to provide the parents with financial support to
maintain the child.  The rate of support will be:      .

     The parents agree to inform a director about any change in their
ability to maintain the child.

     We agree that these terms will be effective from   (date)   to  
(date)   unless cancelled earlier.

     (NOTE:  The agreement may not exceed one year nor continue either
after the child's 18th birthday or if the parents cease to reside in
Canada.)

     Special Service Terms

     This child was adopted by the parents on       (date)  .

     Before the adoption, a director acknowledged that the child had
special needs.

     A director agrees to provide the parents with financial support for
services to meet the child's special needs.

     The level of support and the type of services will be: 
          

     The parents agree to make sure the child receives the services
described above.

     The parents agree to inform a director about any change in the
child's special needs.

     We agree that these terms will be effective from:
                    (date)     
               the date the adoption order is granted

     We agree that these terms end      (date)      unless cancelled
earlier.

     (NOTE:  The agreement may not exceed one year nor continue either
after the child's 18th birthday or if the parents cease to reside in
Canada.)


4    Signatures

                    (parent's signature)                    (date)    

                    (parent's signature)                    (date)    

        (child welfare worker's signature)             (date)    

        (director's delegate's signature)              (date)    

     
     FORM 14

     NOTICE BY AN ADOPTION APPLICANT
     ABOUT A DIRECT ADOPTION PLACEMENT


1    Regarding the child      (name as on birth document)   , born     
(date)      at      (place of birth)     .

2    Applicants

     We are the applicants who will be applying to adopt this child:

               (applicant)                             (applicant)    
                (address)                                (phone) 


3    Parents

     This child's parents are:

     Mother:             (name)                   , born    
(date)    
               (address)                              (phone)       
     

     Father:             (name)                   , born    
(date)    
               (address)                              (phone)       
     


4    Notice

     This is your notice that we received custody of this child from the
parent on    (date)    for the purpose of adoption.

     We intend to apply for an adoption order regarding the child.
                    (applicant's signature)                   (date)  
                    (applicant's signature)                   (date)  


     FORM 15

     NOTICE BY A PARENT ABOUT A 
     DIRECT ADOPTION PLACEMENT

1    Regarding the child        (name as on birth document)     
          
     born           (date)          at       (place of birth)    .

2    Parents

     I am this child's parent.  I am:

                         (name)                    born          (date)    
               (address)                              (phone)       
     

     The child's other parent is:

                         (name)                    born          (date)    
               (address)                              (phone)       
     


3    Applicants

     The people who will be applying to adopt my child are:

      (applicant's legal name)         (applicant's legal name)  
               (address)                              (phone)       
     


4    Notice

     This is your notice that I placed this child with the applicants on   
(date)    for the purpose of adoption.

     I understand that I will need to sign a consent form for the
adoption.  I also understand that I can have the consent form completed
either by going to a lawyer, or by contacting my regional Child and Family
Services Authority.

                    (parent's signature)                      (date)  


     Alberta Regulation 38/2002

     Child Welfare Act

     GENERAL REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Minister of Children's Services (M.O. 43/02) on March 14, 2002
pursuant to section 131(2) of the Child Welfare Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Forms     2
Secure treatment institutions 3
Qualifications for appointment as child welfare worker 4
Agreement re care and maintenance  5
Duty to keep records     6
Repeal    7
Expiry    8
Coming into force   9

Schedules


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Child Welfare Act. 


Forms
2   The forms to be used under the Act are the forms in Schedule 1.


Secure treatment institutions
3   The institutions in Schedule 2 are secure treatment institutions. 


Qualifications for appoint-ment as child welfare worker
4   For the purposes of the Act, the qualifications required for a person
to be appointed as a child welfare worker are that the person

     (a)  is a social worker registered under the Social Work Profession
Act,

     (b)  holds at least a bachelor's degree in social work from a
university or school accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of
Social Work, or

     (c)  in the opinion of the Minister is qualified because of the
person's academic qualifications or experience or a combination of the
person's academic qualifications and experience.


Agreement re care and maintenance
5(1)   A director may enter into an agreement in Form 10 with a person
referred to in section 35(2) of the Act with respect to the provision of
care and maintenance required to assist or enable the person to establish
or maintain an independent living arrangement if, in the opinion of the
director,

     (a)  the care and maintenance is not reasonably available to the
person through other sources, or

     (b)  the care and maintenance is required in order to achieve the
objectives of a director's case plan.

(2)  An agreement under subsection (1) may provide care and maintenance
that is required for the health and well-being of the person referred to in
section 35(2) of the Act, including

     (a)  living accommodation,

     (b)  financial assistance related to necessities of life, training
and education,

     (c)  health benefits, and

     (d)  any other support services that may be required to enable the
person to live independently or achieve independence.

(3)  No agreement under subsection (1) may be entered into or remains in
force after the person's 20th birthday.

(4)  A person who is affected by a decision respecting the refusal or
failure to enter into an agreement under subsection (1) or the terms or
termination of that agreement may appeal the decision to an Appeal Panel in
accordance with section 120 of the Act.


Duty to keep records
6   For the purposes of section 127 of the Act, the following persons are
required to keep records with respect to a child who is the subject of an
investigation, agreement or order under the Act or any predecessor to the
Act:

     (a)  a director;

     (b)  an officer of a licensed adoption agency.


Repeal
7   The General Regulation (AR 192/85) is repealed.


Expiry
8   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on March 31, 2007.


Coming into force
9   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


     SCHEDULE 1

     FORM 1

     SUPPORT AGREEMENT WITH 
     A GUARDIAN OR CUSTODIAN

1    Regarding the child(ren):

           (name)      , born          (date)         , ID#     

           (name)      , born          (date)         , ID#     

2    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 8(1) of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of  
(address) , who is this child's       guardian       custodian.

     We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to 
   (date)     unless cancelled earlier.

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel this agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.

     We have seen and agree to the service plan of     (date)    
     that is attached to this agreement.  We also agree that we can make
changes to the service plan if both of us agree to them.

3    Signatures

        (guardian/custodian)                (date)    

         (director's delegate)              (date)    


     FORM 2

     SUPPORT AGREEMENT WITH A CHILD

1    Regarding the child      (name)     , born     (date)    

2    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 8(2) of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of     
(address)     , who is the child.

     We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to 
   (date)     unless cancelled earlier.

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel this agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.

     We have seen and agree to the service plan of     (date)     that is
attached to this agreement.  We also agree that we can make changes to the
service plan if both of us agree to them.

3    Signatures

                    (child)                        ,            (date)    

            (director's delegate)              ,           (date)    


     FORM 3

     CUSTODY AGREEMENT WITH A GUARDIAN

1    Regarding the child          (name)         , born     (date)    

     Personal Health Number   

2    Agreement
 
     This agreement is made according to section 9(1) of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of      
(address)      , who is this child's guardian.

     We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to 
   (date)     unless cancelled earlier.

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel this agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.

     We agree to the terms set out below.

3    Terms

         We agree that the guardian will have the following contact with
the child: 

          

         The guardian agrees that the director may:

          decide about daily routines
          decide about recreational activities
          enrol the child in school or vocational activities
          decide about religious or cultural activities
          consent to ordinary medical or dental care
          consent to emergency treatment or surgical procedures
          consent to employment
          consent to obtaining recreational licences and permits
               (except a firearms permit or driver's licence)
          other

         The guardian agrees to contribute the following toward
maintaining the child:

          dental costs
          optical costs
          prescription drugs
          school fees
          clothing
          recreational costs
          counselling fees
          other

          cash payments of $           per month.  These payments will be
made on the (day) of every month, starting     (date)    .

          a one-time cash payment of $           to be paid by     (date) 
  .

         The guardian will make all cash payments to:

          the Minister of Finance by supplying them to the child welfare
office at      (address)    .
               
          the Director of Maintenance Enforcement at      (address)    .

         We have seen and agree to the service plan of     (date)    
that is attached to this agreement.  We also agree that we can make changes
to the service plan if both of us agree to them.


4    Signatures

               (guardian)                   (date)    

         (director's delegate)              (date)    


     FORM 4

     CUSTODY AGREEMENT WITH A CHILD

1    Regarding the child          (name)         , born     (date)    

     Personal Health Number   


2    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 9(2) of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of      
(address)      , who is the child.

     We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to 
   (date)     unless cancelled earlier.

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel this agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.
 
     We have seen and agree to the service plan of     (date)     that is
attached to this agreement.  We also agree that we can make changes to the
service plan if both of us agree to them.

4    Signatures

                   (child)                                 (date)    

         (director's delegate)                                 
(date)    


     FORM 5

     PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP AGREEMENT

1    Regarding the child       (name)      , born     (date)    

2    Introduction

     The guardians of this child have asked the director to take over
guardianship of the child.

     We understand that once we enter this agreement:

         anyone who is now a guardian of the child will no longer be a
guardian;

         the director will become the child's only guardian;

         a guardian may end this agreement within 10 days after signing
it.  To end the agreement, the guardian must give the director a written
request.

3    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 11 of the Child Welfare
Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (names)     ,  who are
all of the guardians of the child.  We agree that the director will assume
guardianship of the child.

4    Signatures

          (guardian)                   (date)         (witness)   

          (guardian)                   (date)         (witness)   

        (director's delegate)          (date)         (witness)   
     

     FORM 6

     ACCESS, MAINTENANCE OR
     CONSULTATION AGREEMENT

1    Regarding the child       (name)      , born     (date)    

2    Agreement

This agreement is made according to:

          section 10 of the Child Welfare Act (custody agreement with a
child)

          section 14 of the Child Welfare Act (temporary guardianship
order)

          section 34 of the Child Welfare Act (permanent guardianship
order)

This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of      
(address)      .

   This agreement replaces the agreement we entered on    (date)   .

We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to    
(date)    .

(NOTE:  the expiry date may not be after the expiry date of the custody
agreement or guardianship order.)

This agreement may be replaced only if both of us agree.  To replace this
agreement, we will enter a new agreement.

To cancel this agreement:

              if there are no terms of maintenance, one of us will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.

              if there are terms of maintenance, only the director may
cancel the agreement.

We agree to the terms set out below.

3    Terms

Terms of Access (only if temporary or permanent guardianship)

We agree that      (name)      may have the following contact with this
child:
     

Terms of Maintenance (only if custody agreement or temporary guardianship)

    The guardian agrees to contribute the following toward maintaining
this child:

          dental costs
          optical costs
          prescription drugs
          school fees
          clothing
          recreational costs
          counselling fees
          other

          cash payments of $           per month.  These payments will be
made on the (day) of every month, starting     (date)    .

          a one-time cash payment of $            to be paid by    
(date)    .

         The guardian will make all cash payments to:

          the Minister of Finance by supplying them to the child welfare
office at      (address)    . 

          the Director of Maintenance Enforcement at      (address)    .

Terms of Consultation (only if temporary guardianship)

The director agrees to discuss the following matters with the guardian:    

Other Terms (only if temporary guardianship)      

4    Consent to Access by a
     Child 12 Years of Age or Over

     (Complete if this agreement is with someone
     who is not a guardian)

     My name is        (name)       .  I consent to the terms of access in
this agreement.

                  (child's signature)                 (date)    

5    Signatures

               (guardian or other person)             (date)    

               (director's delegate)                  (date)    


     FORM 7

     SECURE TREATMENT CERTIFICATE

1    Regarding the child       (name)      , born     (date)    

2    Certificate

     This certificate is issued by a director under section 43 of the
Child Welfare Act.

     This certificate is the authority for confining this child in a
secure treatment institution.

     The director authorizes any person to confine the child in a secure
treatment institution from     (date)     to     (date)    .

     The secure treatment institution is      (name)      at        
(address)        .

3    Affidavit

     My name is    (name of director's delegate)   .  I have the authority
to act for a Child Welfare Director.

     I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the child is
suffering from a mental or behavioural disorder, that the child is in a
condition presenting a danger to the child or others and that it is
necessary to confine the child in order to remedy or alleviate the disorder
because: 
          .


     SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
          , in the Province        )
     of Alberta, the           day of      , )
     A.D.      .         )      (director's delegate)  
                    )
     Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths

4    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be appearing in Court to show cause
why this certificate was issued.

     The Court hearing will be at     (address)     on     (date)    .

     A judge will hear my information as soon as possible after     (time) 
 .

     If you want to speak to the judge about my information, you must
attend the hearing.

     The child may be represented by a lawyer at any appearance before the
Court.  The nearest office of the Legal Aid Society is       (address)     
,     (phone)    .


     FORM 8

     HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S SERVICES AGREEMENT

The information given by the Guardian on this form is collected under the
authority of the Child Welfare Act for the purposes of making this
Agreement.  The collection and use of the information is undertaken in
compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection
of Privacy Act.  If you have any questions about the collection and use of
this information, you may contact your worker.

IN RESPECT of the child
Last name                     
First name                         
Middle name                   
Birthdate                          
HCS I.D. number                    

who resides at                     (child's address)   

AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH section 106 of the Child Welfare Act, THIS AGREEMENT
IS MADE BETWEEN the legal guardian (called "the Guardian")

     (Guardian's Name)        Home Phone No.      
            (address)              Work Phone No.      

and a Director or authorized designate (called the "Director").  In
recognition that the child is diagnosed with                         , the
Guardian and the Director agree as follows:

1    The Director will provide the following:
          
          

2    The Guardian is responsible for:

               (a)  all costs normally associated with providing
everyday care for the child;

               (b)  accessing any benefits or insurance plans available
to the Guardian, including dental coverage;

               (c)  hiring, employing and supervising any service
providers needed to assist in caring for the child and complying with all
relevant employment standards and Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
requirements.

[add additional terms as required.]

3    The Guardian will provide medical insurance coverage under the
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and, when necessary, hospital or
optional health services insurance coverage for the child.  The contract
number(s) for health care insurance are:

     Alberta Health Care Insurance - Child's Personal Health No.      
     Other Health Care Insurance, (eg. Blue Cross)        , No.  

4(1) Where litigation may result from the child's disabilities, the
Guardian agrees to notify the Director of any legal action planned or
commenced, including settlement discussions and the filing of court
documents.  The Director may then ensure that the costs of future services
for the child, which would have been payable under any future Handicapped
Children's Services Agreements, are included and sought in the legal
action.

     (2)  If as a result of the child's disabilities, the Guardian or the
child has already received damages or compensation from any source,
including a legal action, prior to signing this Agreement, the Guardian
agrees to inform the Director of the amounts and the nature of the damages
or compensation received.

     (3)  Where compensation or damages as a result of the child's
disabilities are received by the Guardian or the child during the term of
this Agreement, the Guardian agrees to renegotiate this Agreement so that
any amounts currently paid for under this Handicapped Children's Services
Agreement for which the family or the child received damages or
compensation are no longer funded by Handicapped Children's Services.

[Choose clause 5 only when the child is maintained financially by the
Director.]

5    The Guardian acknowledges that where the Director is paying for the
maintenance of the child who lives in a residence other than the Guardian's
residence, the Canada Child Tax Benefit will be paid to the Director.

[Choose clause 6 only when the day to day decision making responsibility is
delegated to the Director.  This would apply only when the child moves into
a government operated facility.  This would not apply to situations where
the Guardian seeks support from a community based service provider.]

6    The Guardian delegates to the Director the responsibility for
decision making relating to the day to day care of the child while the
child resides in a Government operated facility.

7    The Guardian agrees to spend the funds provided under this Agreement
strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, and the Guardian
understands and agrees that the Guardian is responsible for paying for any
services provided to the child that exceed the costs as agreed to by the
Director under this Agreement.

8    The Guardian understands that the misuse of funds or the giving of
false, misleading or inaccurate information in order to obtain services
from the Director may result in a civil action or criminal charges.

9    The Guardian understands that the Guardian has the right to appeal to
the Child Welfare Appeal Panel a refusal or failure of the Director to
enter into a Handicapped Children's Services Agreement within 30 days of
being notified of the Director's decision.

10   This Agreement is effective from    (date)     to    (date)    
unless cancelled by the Director or by the Guardian.

11   This Agreement revokes previous Handicapped Children's Services
Agreements and Addenda to Agreements, if any, previously signed by the
Guardian and a Director respecting the child.

12   This Agreement or any of its terms may be amended or varied in
writing with the consent of both the Guardian and the Director.

13   The Guardian understands that, before signing this Agreement, the
Guardian has the right to have this Agreement reviewed by a lawyer.

Agreed to and signed by:

       (guardian)                                              
(date)    
     
       (director's delegate)                                   
(date)    

       (Name of HCS worker)                            

        (Child and Family Services Authority Office)  

        (Agreement Number)                             


     FORM 9

     NOTICE OF APPEAL TO THE APPEAL PANEL

1    My name is      (name)     .  My address is      (address)     .  My
telephone number is    (telephone number)   .

2    Right to Appeal

          I am a child

          I am a guardian of a child

          I am under 20 years old and when I turned 18, I had an
agreement with a director or was under the director's guardianship

          I am a foster parent or other person who has had the continuous
care of a child for more than 6 of the 12 months immediately preceding the
decision of a director

          I applied to a director to become a foster parent and my
application was refused

          I was approved by a director as a foster parent and my approval
has been withdrawn

          I applied to a director to have a child placed in my home for
the purpose of adopting the child and my application was refused

          I applied to a licensed adoption agency to have a child placed
in my home for the purpose of adopting the child and my application was
refused

          I hold an adoption agency licence or I am applying for an
adoption agency licence

          I hold a search agency licence or I am applying for a search
agency licence

          I am the Minister

3    Notice

     I have been affected by the decision of

          a Child Welfare Director

          a licensed adoption agency

     I was told about the decision on       (date)      .
     The decision was about    (if the decision was about a child, give
the child's name and birthdate)   .

     The decision I am appealing is     .

          (Signature of person appealing)                   (date)     


     FORM 10

     CARE AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT

1    Regarding the young person      (name)     , born     (date)    .

2    Agreement

     This agreement is made according to section 35(2) of the Child
Welfare Act.

     This agreement is between a director and      (name)      of      
(address)     , who is the young person.

     We agree that this agreement will be effective from     (date)     to 
   (date)     unless cancelled earlier.

     (NOTE:  the expiry date may not be after the young person's 20th
birthday.)

     We agree that if one of us wants to cancel the agreement, we will
provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to
end.

     We have seen and agree to the service plan of     (date)     that is
attached to this agreement.  We also agree that we can make changes to the
service plan if both of us agree to them.

3    Signatures

            (young person)                  (date)    

         (director's delegate)              (date)    


     SCHEDULE 2

The following are secure treatment institutions:

     (a)  Youth Assessment Centre (High Prairie);

     (b)  Youth Assessment Centre (Lac La Biche);

     (c)  Youth Assessment Centre (Red Deer);

     (d)  Yellowhead Youth Centre (Edmonton);

     (e)  Hull Child and Family Services (Calgary);

     (f)  Sifton Children's Centre (Lethbridge);

     (g)  Central Peace Group Home (Rycroft).


     ------------------------------

     Alberta Regulation 39/2002

     Child Welfare Act

     COURT RULES AND FORMS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 115/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 131 of the Child Welfare Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Court practice and procedure  2
Non-compliance with this Regulation     3
Personal service    4
Application    5
No application procedure in Act    6
Forms     7
Expert witness 8
Repeal    9
Expiry    10
Coming into force   11

Schedule


Definition
1   In this Regulation "Act" means the Child Welfare Act.


Court practice and procedure
2(1)  In any matter not provided for in the Act or this Regulation, the
practice and procedure in the Court is to be regulated, wherever possible,
by analogy to the Alberta Rules of Court and the procedures followed in the
Court of Queen's Bench.

(2)  The Court may give directions respecting any practice or procedure in
the Court. 

(3)  The Court on application may

     (a)  vary a rule of practice or procedure,

     (b)  refuse to apply a rule of practice or procedure, or

     (c)  direct that some other practice or procedure be followed. 


Non-compliance with this Regulation
3(1)  Unless the Court so directs, non-compliance with this Regulation does
not render any act or proceeding void, but the act or proceeding may be set
aside either wholly or in part as irregular or amended or otherwise dealt
with.

(2)  No proceeding shall be defeated on the ground of an alleged defect of
form. 


Personal service
4(1)  Personal service is effected on an individual by leaving with the
individual a copy of the document to be served.

(2)  Personal service is effected on a corporation by leaving a copy of the
document to be served with the mayor, reeve, president, chairman or other
head officer by whatever name that person is known, or with the manager,
office manager, cashier, secretary or agent. 


Application
5(1)  An application under the Act is to be commenced by completing and
filing the form prescribed in the Schedule with the clerk of the Court
before the Court hears the application.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Court may hear an application
before the relevant form is filed with the clerk of the Court.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), notice of an application is not
insufficient merely because the relevant form was not filed before it was
served on the person notified. 


No application procedure in Act
6   If no procedure for an application to the Court is provided in the Act,
the application is to be commenced by completing and filing Form 25 in the
Schedule. 


Forms
7   The forms to be used in any application to the Court under the Act are
the forms in the Schedule.


Expert witness
8(1)  A party intending to call an expert witness at a proceeding shall, at
the earliest possible time, serve on every other party to the action a
notice containing

     (a)  the name and qualifications of the expert witness,

     (b)  a statement that summarizes the matters expected to be dealt
with by the expert witness, and

     (c)  a statement that contains the substance of the opinion of the
expert witness,

and if the party intending to call the expert witness intends to offer in
evidence a report by the expert witness, that party shall, without
prejudice to the right of any party to object to its admission in evidence,
serve a copy of the report on every other party to the action as soon as is
reasonably practicable.

(2)  Unless subsection (1) has been complied with, a party may not call an
expert witness to testify without the leave of the Court.


Repeal
9   The Court Rules and Forms Regulation (AR 184/85) 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 March 31, 2007.


Coming into force
11   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


     SCHEDULE

     FORM 1

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION TO TERMINATE
     A PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP AGREEMENT

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)   

     My name is       (name)     .

          I am this child's parent.  My address is   (address)  .

          I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a
Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act terminating the permanent guardianship
agreement regarding this child.  A copy of my application is below this
notice.

     The court hearing will be at    (address)    on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     This child is the subject of a permanent guardianship agreement
entered   (date)  .  A director is the child's only guardian.

     I am applying for an order terminating the permanent guardianship
agreement regarding the child.

               I am a parent of the child.  I am applying for a further
order:

                         declaring that I am a parent of the child

                         appointing me as a guardian of the child

                         directing that the child be placed in the
custody of (name of guardian)

                         terminating the guardianship of (name of
guardian)

               the consent of the guardian is attached to this
application

               I am a child welfare worker.  I believe that the child
should be returned to the guardianship of the person who was the guardian
of the child before the agreement was entered.

          I am applying for this order because    

          (applicant's signature)           (date)   


     FORM 2

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION 
     FOR A SUPERVISION ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is       (name)     .  I am a child welfare worker.  I have
the authority to act for a Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a
supervision order under the Child Welfare Act regarding this child.  A copy
of my application is below this notice.  A supervision order entitles the
director to supervise the child and anyone who lives with the child.


     The court hearing will be at    (address)    on   (date)  .
     The judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a supervision order regarding this child.

     The child needs protective services.

     To protect the child's survival, security or development, the child
and     (name)     who lives with the child need supervision because  

     I recommend the following terms of supervision:   
          

          (applicant's signature)          (date)   


     FORM 3

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION 
     FOR A TEMPORARY GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born    (date)   .

     My name is       (name)     .  I am a child welfare worker.  I have
the authority to act for a Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a
temporary guardianship order under the Child Welfare Act regarding this
child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.  A temporary
guardianship order makes the director a guardian of the child.  The
director takes over responsibility for the child's care during the time of
the order.

     The court hearing will be at  (address)  on   (date)  .
     The judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a temporary guardianship order regarding this
child.  The child needs protective services.  To protect the child's
survival, security or development, the child cannot remain with the
guardian because    

     I believe that within a reasonable time:

                    the child can be returned to the guardian, or

                    the child will be able to live without a guardian.


          I am also applying for an order:

                    setting out the type and amount of contact the
child will have with       (name)      

                    setting out the matters the director must discuss
with          (name of guardian)       

                    requiring       (name)       to make payments of  $
(amount)   towards the child's maintenance.


          I am also applying for an order requiring   (name)    to be
assessed to determine whether that person can properly take care of the
child if the child returns to live with that person.

                    (applicant's signature)         (date)   



     FORM 4

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR TERMS 
     OF A TEMPORARY GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

               I am the child.

               My relationship to the child is   (e.g. guardian)  .

                    My birth date is             (date)         

                    My address is            (address)         

               I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act
for a Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act setting terms for the temporary guardianship of
this child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.  The judge
may make an order different from what I apply for.  If you do not attend
the court hearing, the judge may still make an order.


3    Application

     I am applying for terms for the temporary guardianship order
regarding this child granted on    (date)  .

          I am applying for an order:

                         setting out the type and amount of contact
the child will have with       (name)      

                         setting out the matters the director must
discuss with          (name of guardian)        

                         requiring       (name)       to make payments
of     $ (amount)   towards the child's maintenance.


          I am applying for an order requiring     (name)    to be
assessed to determine whether that person can properly take care of the
child if the child returns to live with that person.

                    (applicant's signature)         (date)  



     FORM 5

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR A REVIEW 

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child          (name)       , born    (date)   

     My name is                        (name)                         .

               I am the child.

               My relationship to the child is   (e.g. guardian)  .

                    My birth date is             (date)         

                    My address is            (address)         

               I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act
for a Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a review
under the Child Welfare Act  of the  (type of order)  order regarding this
child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.


     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on   (date)  .
     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a review of the  (type of order)  order 
     regarding this child granted on    (date)     for a period of
(duration).

          I am applying for an order to:


                          renew the existing order.
                          vary the existing order.
                          terminate the existing order.


          I am applying to terminate the existing order and replace it
with:


                          a supervision order.
                          a temporary guardianship order.
                          a permanent guardianship order.


     I am applying for this review because   

          (applicant's signature)          (date)   


     FORM 6

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION BY A DIRECTOR FOR A
     PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.

2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a
permanent guardianship order under the Child Welfare Act  regarding this
child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.  A permanent
guardianship order makes the director the child's only guardian.  The
director takes over all the child's care.


     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a permanent guardianship order regarding this
child.  The child needs protective services.  To protect the child's
survival, security or development, the child cannot live with the guardian
because   

     I do not believe that the child can be returned to the guardian
within a reasonable time.

          I am also applying for an order that       (name)       make
payments of $ (amount)   towards the child's maintenance.


          I am also applying for an order setting out the type and amount
of contact the child will have with       (name)      .

                    (applicant's signature)          (date)   


     FORM 7

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION BY A GUARDIAN FOR A
     PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                 (name)                  .

     My birth date is       (date)    .

     I am a guardian of this child.  My address is    (address)  .


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a
permanent guardianship order under the Child Welfare Act  regarding this
child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.  A permanent
guardianship order makes the director the child's only guardian.  The
director takes over all the child's care.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a permanent guardianship order.  I want to give up
this child to the director because      

          (applicant's signature)          (date)   



     FORM 8

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR ACCESS
      OR MAINTENANCE UNDER A
     PERMANENT GUARDIANSHIP ORDER 

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

               I am the child.

               My relationship to the child is   (e.g. guardian)  .

                    My birth date is             (date)         

                    My address is            (address)         

               I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act
for a Child Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act setting terms for the permanent guardianship of
this child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.  The judge
may make an order different from what I apply for.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     A permanent guardianship order regarding this child was granted on  
(date)  .

     I am applying for an order:

          requiring             (name)             to make payments of $
(amount)   towards the child's maintenance.


          setting out the type and amount of contact the child will have
with   (name)   , because     

          (applicant's signature)          (date)   


     FORM 9

     APPLICATION FOR AN APPREHENSION ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Application

     I am applying for an order under section 19 of the Child Welfare Act

          authorizing the director to apprehend this child.


          authorizing the director, a child welfare worker or     (name)  
 , and any peace officer called on to assist, to enter, by force if
necessary, the place or premises specified in my declaration below and to
search for and apprehend the child.


          authorizing the director, a child welfare worker or     (name)  
 , and any peace officer called on to assist, to enter, by force if
necessary, the place or premises specified in my declaration below and to
search for and remove the child for the purpose of returning the child to
the custody of the director.


3    Declaration

     In support of my application, I solemnly declare

          I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that this
child needs protective services because
                    


          I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the
child may be found at          (address)     


          The child was in the custody of the director and left or was
removed from that custody without the consent of the director.  I have
reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the child may be found at   
  (address)      and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously
believing it to be true and knowing that it is of the same force and effect
as if made under oath.


DECLARED BEFORE ME at the      of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )      (applicant's     
A.D.      .              )      signature)   
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 10

     IN THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF ALBERTA

     IN THE MATTER OF                          ,

     BORN ON                           ,

     A CHILD WITHIN THE MEANING OF 
     THE CHILD WELFARE ACT

Before              Honour                           day, the
Judge                                                   day of
at                          ,                          , 20     
Alberta


     APPREHENSION ORDER

WHEREAS    (name)   , authorized by a director, has applied for an order
authorizing the apprehension of the child;

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that 

          the applicant has reasonable and probable grounds to believe
that the child is in need of protective services;

          the child is in the custody of a director, has left or been
removed from that custody without the consent of the director and the
director has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the child may
be found in a place or premises;

IT IS ORDERED THAT the director, or any person authorized by the director,
may apprehend the child forthwith;

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT the director, a child welfare worker or   
(name)   , and any peace officer called upon to assist, may enter   (place
or premises)   , using force if necessary, in order to search for and
apprehend the child.

     (Judge or Clerk of the Court)


     FORM 11

     DEMAND NOTICE FOR AN EARLY HEARING


1    Regarding each of the children

                   (name)           , born     (date)  

                   (name)           , born     (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a guardian of the child.

2    Notice

     To the director or a child welfare worker authorized to act for the
director.

     This child has been apprehended.

     Because I do not want to wait for up to 10 days for a hearing about
the child, I demand that a hearing be held about the child on the next
working day after you receive this notice.

     You may give me a notice about the time and place of the hearing:

          in writing at       (address)      ,

          by telephone at       (number(s))      .


3    Signature

          (guardian's signature)      ,    (date)   



     FORM 12

     APPEARANCE TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CONFINEMENT

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born     (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Appearance to Show Cause


     This child was apprehended on      (date)  .

     The child was confined on      (date)  .

     I am appearing to show cause why the confinement of the child was
necessary.


3    Application

          I am applying under Section 22(7) of the Child Welfare Act for
an order authorizing the confinement of this child for a further period of
not more than 6 days.


4    Declaration

     I solemnly declare:

          that this child was confined because    

          that the child requires further confinement because                             

     and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be
true and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under
oath.


DECLARED BEFORE ME at the      of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )      (child welfare  
A.D.      .              )      worker's signature)    
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 13

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER
     RETURNING AN APPREHENDED CHILD

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)     .     

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act returning this child to the custody of the
guardian.  A copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on    (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make the order applied for
or may make any other order the judge considers necessary to protect the
child.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for an order returning this child to the custody of the
guardian.

     The child was apprehended on    (date)  .

     I believe that the child can be returned to the guardian because      

          (applicant's signature)              (date)  



     FORM 14

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR
     A TREATMENT ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act authorizing treatment for this child.  A copy
of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on    (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.  
     
     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for an order authorizing   (describe needed treatment)  
for this child.

     The child was apprehended on    (date)  .

     The guardian refuses to consent to this treatment, which is
recommended by        (name of physician or dentist)        of    (address) 
  because      

          (applicant's signature)              (date)  



     FORM 15

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR A
     JOINT GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is            (name)             .

     My birth date is         (date)    .

     My address is           (address)                . 


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a joint
guardianship order under the Child Welfare Act  regarding this child.  A
copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on    (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time).


3    Application

     I am applying for a joint guardianship order regarding this child.

     The child is the subject of

          a permanent guardianship order granted on   (date)  

          a permanent guardianship agreement made on   (date)   

     I am over the age of 18 years and I am capable of assuming and
willing to assume the responsibility of joint guardianship of the child.

     My significant and continuing relationship with the child has been    

     My appointment will be beneficial to the child because
          

          (applicant's signature)          (date)     



     FORM 16

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR 
     A SECURE TREATMENT ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born    (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a secure
treatment order under the Child Welfare Act regarding this child.  A copy
of my application is below this notice.  A secure treatment order
authorizes the director to confine the child in a secure treatment
institution.

     The court hearing will be at   (address)   on    (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     This child

          is the subject of a temporary  guardianship order granted on  
(date)    for a period of   (duration)  

          is the subject of a permanent guardianship order granted on   
(date)  

          was apprehended on    (date)  

     I am applying for

          a secure treatment order regarding the child

          a renewal of the first secure treatment order regarding the
child, granted on    (date)  

          a renewal of the secure treatment renewal order regarding the
child, granted on    (date)  

     I believe that the child is suffering from a mental or behavioural
disorder, that the child is in a condition presenting a danger to himself
or others and that it is necessary to confine the child in order to remedy
or alleviate the disorder because  

          (applicant's signature)                          (date)   



     FORM 17

     IN THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF ALBERTA

     IN THE MATTER OF                          ,

     BORN ON                           ,

     A CHILD WITHIN THE MEANING OF 
     THE CHILD WELFARE ACT

Before              Honour                                   day, the
Judge                                                             day of
at                          ,                                    , 20    

Alberta

     SECURE TREATMENT ORDER

WHEREAS    (name)    , authorized by a director, has applied for secure
treatment in respect of    (name)   ;

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that 

     the child is suffering from a mental or behavioural disorder,

     the child is in a condition presenting a danger to himself or others,
and

     it is necessary to confine the child in order to remedy or alleviate
the disorder;

IT IS ORDERED that the child be confined in a secure treatment institution
specified by a director for        days commencing forthwith and
terminating on the    (date)   .

     (Judge or Clerk of the Court)

TAKE NOTICE THAT:

     1    The reasons for the confinement are:

     2    The period of confinement will be for      days and will
terminate on    (date)   .

     3    The order may be reviewed or appealed on the application of the
child, the child's guardian or a director.

     4    A copy of the form prescribed for making an application for a
review may be obtained from the person in charge of the secure treatment
institution in which the child is detained.

     5    The child may be represented by a lawyer at any application to
the Court.

     6    The address and telephone number of the nearest office of the
Legal Aid Society of Alberta are                    .
     (Judge or Clerk of the Court)

To:  Clerk of the Court
     Guardian(s)
     A director
     Child (12 years of age of over)
     Child's lawyer (if applicable)



     FORM 18

     APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER TO ENTER,
     SEARCH FOR, APPREHEND AND RETURN A CHILD
     TO SECURE TREATMENT

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is                        (name)                         .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Application

     I am applying for an order under section 48 of the Child Welfare Act
authorizing the director, a child welfare worker or  (name) , and any peace
officer called on to assist, to enter, by force if necessary, the place or
premises specified in my declaration below and to search for, apprehend and
convey this child to any secure treatment institution and to detain the
child while the child is being conveyed to a secure treatment institution.


3    Declaration

     In support of my application, I solemnly declare:

          This child is the subject of a secure treatment certificate
that expires    (date)  

          The child is the subject of a secure treatment order that
expires    (date)  

     The child has left a secure treatment institution:

               when a leave of absence had not been granted.
               pursuant to a leave of absence but has not returned
within the time prescribed.

     I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the child may
be found at      (address)     

     I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be
true and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under
oath.


DECLARED BEFORE ME at the      of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )      (applicant's     
A.D.      .              )      signature)   
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 


     FORM 19

     IN THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF ALBERTA

     IN THE MATTER OF                          ,

     BORN ON                           ,

     A CHILD WITHIN THE MEANING OF 
     THE CHILD WELFARE ACT

Before              Honour                                   day, the
Judge                                                             day of
at                          ,                                    , 20    

Alberta


     ORDER TO ENTER PREMISES, SEARCH
     FOR, APPREHEND AND RETURN CHILD
     TO SECURE TREATMENT

WHEREAS    (name)   , authorized by a director has applied for an order
authorizing the entry by force if necessary of any place or premises, to
search for, apprehend and convey the child to any secure treatment
institution and to detain the child while the child is being conveyed to a
secure treatment institution.

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that:

          the child has left the secure treatment institution without a
leave of absence;

          the child has not returned to the secure treatment institution
within the time prescribed.

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that the child may be found at:

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that it may be necessary to use force to enter
the above premises.

IT IS ORDERED THAT the director, a child welfare worker 
or    (name)   , and any peace officer called upon to assist, may enter,
using force if necessary,    (place or premises)    to search for,
apprehend and convey the child to any secure treatment institution and to
detain the child while the child is being conveyed to a secure treatment
institution.

     (Judge or Justice of the Peace)



     FORM 20

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR A PRIVATE
     GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding each of the children

                   (name)           , born     (date)  

                   (name)           , born     (date)  

     My name is   (name)  .  My birth date is    (date)  .

     My address is     (address)    .  My telephone number is   (home
phone number)  ,   (work phone number) .

     My name is  (name - if there is a second applicant).  My

     birth date is     (date)   .

     My address is     (address)    .  My telephone number is   (home
phone number)  ,   (work phone number)  .


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for a
private guardianship order regarding this child.  A private guardianship
order would make me a guardian of the child.  A copy of my application is
below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at  (address)  on     (date)  .

     The judge will hear my application as soon as possible after   (time) 
.

     If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must
attend the hearing.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a private guardianship order regarding this child. 
I am not applying to make it easier for me to adopt the child.

     1         The child lives or I live in Alberta, or

               I am applying to waive the requirement that one of us
must live in Alberta.

     2         I have had continuous care of the child since about  
(date)  , or          

               I am applying to waive the requirement that I must have
continuous care of the child for more than 6  months.


     3    The child is not the subject of a temporary guardianship order.

     4         The consent of each guardian is attached to this
application, or

               I am applying to dispense with the consent of    (name of
guardian)  .

     5    (If the child is 12 years old or over):

               The consent of the child is attached to this application,
or

               I am applying to dispense with the consent of the child.

     6    I am able and willing to assume guardianship of the child.  I
believe my guardianship would be in the child's best interests because     


     7         I am also applying for an order terminating the
guardianship of  (name of guardian)  because      
                    

             (applicant's signature)                 (date)   

             (second applicant's signature)          (date)   



     FORM 21

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION BY A DIRECTOR
     FOR A PRIVATE GUARDIANSHIP ORDER

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is       (name)     .

     I am a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for a Child
Welfare Director.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court on behalf of
the applicant for a private guardianship order under the Child Welfare Act
regarding this child.  A copy of my application is below this notice.  A
private guardianship order makes the private guardian the child's only
guardian.

     The court hearing will be at    (address)    on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Consent of Applicant

     My name is      (name)     .  I consent to a director making this
application on my behalf for a private guardianship order.

       (witness's signature)      (date)      (applicant's signature)  


4    Application

     I am applying on behalf of the applicant for a private guardianship
order regarding this child.

     1         The child is the subject of a permanent guardianship:

               agreement entered on   (date)   , or

               order granted on   (date)   and the appeal period has
expired.

     2         The child or the applicant resides in Alberta, or

               I am applying on behalf of the applicant to have   the
residency requirement waived.

     3         The applicant has had continuous care of the  child since
about   (date)  , or

               I am applying on behalf of the applicant to have the 6
month continuous care requirement waived.

     I believe that the applicant is able and willing to assume
guardianship of the child.  I am satisfied that it is in the best interests
of the child for the child to be placed under the guardianship of the
applicant.  I am satisfied that the purpose of this application is not to
make it easier for the applicant to adopt the child.

        (child welfare worker's signature)           (date)   


     FORM 22


     IN THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF ALBERTA

     IN THE MATTER OF                          ,

     BORN ON                           ,

     A CHILD WITHIN THE MEANING OF 
     THE CHILD WELFARE ACT

     REPORT SUPPORTING AN APPLICATION FOR
     PRIVATE GUARDIANSHIP

I,                   , a qualified person under the Child Welfare Act,
report as follows:
     PART A:  APPLICANTS

     Applicant's Name         Applicant's Name    
     Birthdate                          Birthdate      
     Residence                          Residence      

     The applicant(s) was/were interviewed on the following dates:
               , in the following location(s):    .

     Persons other than the applicant(s) residing in the home are (specify
legal name and relationship to applicant and, as applicable, duration and
quality of relationship, or, if no relationship, reason other persons are
in the home):  

     Description of applicant(s) (including physical, personality,
intellectual, emotional, educational, familial, cultural, social,
religious, the relationship between applicants - nature and duration, and
source of income considerations, ensuring special factors relevant to the
proposed private guardianship of the child are highlighted):     
                                                  

     PART B:  REFERENCES

     References interviewed (name, occupation, address, date, location,
relationship to applicant(s) if any, on what basis judgment is made about
applicants' potential/actual parenting ability, and results of
interview(s)):      


     PART C:  CHILD

     Child's name                  Birthdate      

     Residence        (if different from applicant's)     .

     Description of child (including physical, personality, intellectual,
emotional, attachment to prospective guardians, educational, familial,
cultural, social and religious considerations as applicable, child's
opinion, ensuring special needs are highlighted): 

     PART D:  RECOMMENDATION

     In my opinion the applicant(s) is/are (not) capable, willing and
suitable to assume responsibility toward the child for the following
reasons (including consideration of motivation for private guardianship,
stability of relationship, family dynamics, parenting skills/attitudes
towards parenting): 

     In my opinion private guardianship of the child by the applicant(s)
is (not) in the interests of the child for the following reason(s): 

          (name)              (signature)     

     (qualifications)            (date)       

         (address)     



     FORM 23

     CONSENT BY A CHILD 12 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

Note:  Do not use this form to consent to an adoption.


1         Consent

     My name is   (child's name)  , born   (date)  

     My address is                                                       .

     I know that   (name of applicant)   is applying in Court for a  
(type of order)   order about me.

     I understand what this order means.  I consent to the order.

       (witness's signature)      (date)       (child's signature)  


2    Affidavit of Witness

     My name is   (witness's name)  .  My address is  (address).

     I make oath and say:

     1    I am satisfied that:

              this child has the capability to understand and
appreciate the nature and consequences of the consent,

              the child is informed about the nature and consequences
of the consent, and

              the consent represents what the child wants.

     2    I witnessed the child sign the consent form.


DECLARED BEFORE ME at the      of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )
A.D.      .              )     (witness's signature)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 24

     CONSENT BY A GUARDIAN

Note:  Do not use this form to consent to an adoption.


1    Regarding the child      (name)     , born   (date)  


2    Consent

     My name is     (name)      .  My address is   (address)  .  I am a
guardian of this child.  I  know that       (name)       is applying in
Court for a   (type of order)   order regarding the child.

     I understand what this order means.  I consent to the order.

      (witness's signature)      (date)     (guardian's signature)   


3    Affidavit of Witness

     My name is       (name)       .  My address is   (address)  .


     I make oath and say:

     1    I am satisfied that:

              the guardian has the capability to understand and
appreciate the nature and consequences of the consent,

              the guardian is informed about the nature and
consequences of the consent, and

              the consent represents what the guardian wants.

     2    I witnessed the guardian sign the consent form.


DECLARED BEFORE ME at the      of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )
A.D.      .              )     (witness's signature)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 25

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION

     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is       (name)     .

            I am the child.

            My relationship to the child is   (e.g. guardian)  .
     
            My birth date is             (date)         

            My address is            (address)         


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court under the
Child Welfare Act for a   (type of order)   order regarding this child.  A
copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at    (address)    on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.  The judge
may make an order different from what I apply for.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for a    (type of order)    order regarding this child
because   

          (applicant's signature)               (date)        



     FORM 26

     NOTICE AND APPLICATION TO TERMINATE
     A PRIVATE GUARDIANSHIP ORDER


     In the Provincial Court of Alberta
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child       (name)    , born   (date)  

     My name is       (name)     .  My address is    (address)   .

     I am a guardian of this child.


2    Notice

     This is your notice that I will be applying to the Court for an order
under the Child Welfare Act terminating the private guardianship order
regarding this child.   A copy of my application is below this notice.

     The court hearing will be at    (address)    on   (date)  .

     A judge will hear my application as soon as possible after (time). 
If you want to speak to the judge about my application, you must attend the
hearing.

     At the end of the hearing, the judge may make an order.  

     The judge may make an order different from what I apply for.

     If you do not attend the court hearing, the judge may still make an
order.


3    Application

     I am applying for an order terminating the private guardianship order
regarding this child that was granted on   (date)  .  The private
guardianship order named     (name)     as a guardian of the child.

     My guardianship of the child was not terminated by the private
guardianship order.  I am capable of resuming and willing to resume the
responsibilities of guardianship of the child.  I believe it is in the best
interests of the child to terminate the private guardianship because  

          (applicant's signature)               (date)        


     FORM 27

     IN THE PROVINCIAL COURT OF ALBERTA

     IN THE MATTER OF                          ,

     BORN ON                           ,

     A CHILD WITHIN THE MEANING OF 
     THE CHILD WELFARE ACT

Before              Honour                                   day, the
Judge                                                             day of
at                          ,                                    , 20    

Alberta


     CONFINEMENT ORDER

WHEREAS    (name)   , authorized by a director, has applied for an order
authorizing the further confinement of       (name)      ;

AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that the further confinement of the child is
necessary in order to protect the survival, security or development of the
child;

IT IS ORDERED that a director may confine the child in a secure treatment
institution specified by the director for a further period of not more than
6 days, commencing forthwith.

     (Judge or Clerk of the Court)



     FORM 28

     CONSENT BY A CHILD TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child placed directly by the parent or
by a licensed agency.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     , born      
(date)  


2    Consent

     My name is                         .   My address is   (address) .  I
know that (names of adopting parents)  of   (address)   are petitioning the
Court for an adoption order about me.  A child welfare worker/lawyer has
explained to me what an adoption order means.  I consent to the adoption
order.  I also consent to have my name changed to      (name)     . 

       (witness's signature)           (date)       (child's signature) 



3    Affidavit of Execution of a Director or a Lawyer

     My name is                                    .

     My address is          (business address)                .

     I make oath and say:

     I am      a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for
a Child Welfare Director.
               a lawyer. 

     1    I am satisfied that:

               this child has the capability to understand and
appreciate the nature and consequences of the consent,

               the child is informed about the nature and consequences
of the consent, and

               the consent represents what the child wants.

     2    I witnessed the child sign the consent form.


SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )     (signature of child 
A.D.      .              )    welfare worker/lawyer)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 29

     CONSENT BY A CHILD TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child of a spouse, a child of a
relative or a child under permanent guardianship.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     , born  
(date)  


2    Consent

     My name is                                     .

     My address is           (address)        .


     I know that           (names of adopting parents)            of     
(address)      are petitioning the Court for an adoption order about me.

     1    I understand what an adoption order means.

     2    I consent to the adoption order.

     3    I also consent to have my name changed to    

     (witness's signature)       (date)      (child's signature)


3    Affidavit of Execution

     My name is           (name of witness)          .

     My address is                   (address)                   .

     I make oath and say:

     I witnessed this child sign the consent form.


SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )
A.D.      .              )     (witness's signature)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 


     FORM 30

     CONSENT BY A GUARDIAN TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child placed directly by the parent or
by a licensed adoption agency.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act

1    Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     , born  
(date)  

2    Consent

     My name is                                     .

     My address is           (address)        .

     I know that           (names of adopting parents)            of     
(address)      are petitioning the Court for an 
     adoption order regarding this child.  A child welfare worker/lawyer
has explained to me what an adoption order means.  I understand that the
order will end all my rights and responsibilities regarding the child.  I
consent to the adoption order.  I understand that I may cancel this consent
within 10 days of signing it by giving a written notice to a child welfare
worker.

3         I am a guardian of the child.  I understand that once I sign
this consent the petitioners become joint guardians of the child with me
until an adoption order is granted.

          I was a guardian before the petitioner became the sole guardian
of the child.

          I want to be notified of the adoption hearing.

          I do not want to be notified of the adoption hearing.


4    I have been told about the options available to me for planning for
the child and I know I can get counselling regarding the following options:

          I may choose to parent the child.

          I may choose to place the child for adoption directly with a
family member, or any other person known to me.

          I may choose to place the child for adoption using the services
of a licenced adoption agency.

          I may choose to place the child for adoption using the services
of Alberta Children's Services.

      (witness's signature)     (date)        (guardian's signature) 


5    Affidavit of Execution of a Director or a Lawyer

     My name is                                  .

     My address is          (business address)                .

     I make oath and say:

     I am           a child welfare worker.  I have the authority to act for
a Child Welfare Director.
               a lawyer. 

     1    I am satisfied that:

              the guardian has the capability to understand and
appreciate the nature and consequences of the consent,

              the guardian is informed about the nature and
consequences of the consent, and

              the consent represents what the guardian wants.

     2    I witnessed the guardian sign the consent form.

SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )     (signature of child 
A.D.      .              )    welfare worker/lawyer)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 31

     CONSENT BY A GUARDIAN TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child of a spouse, a child of a
relative or a child under permanent guardianship.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act

     Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     , born  
(date)  


1    Consent

     My name is                                     .

     My address is           (address)        .

     I know that           (names of petitioners)                  of     
(address)      are petitioning the Court for an adoption order regarding
this child.

               I understand what an adoption order means.

               I understand that, unless I am the spouse of the
petitioner, the order will end all my rights and responsibilities regarding
the child.

               I consent to the adoption order.

               I understand that I may cancel this consent within 10
days of my signing it by giving a written notice to a child welfare worker.

2
          I am a guardian of the child.  I understand that once I sign
this consent the petitioners become joint guardians of the child with me
until an adoption order is granted.

          I was a guardian before the petitioner became the sole guardian
of the child.

          I want to be notified of the adoption hearing.

          I do not want to be notified of the adoption hearing.

      (witness's signature)     (date)     (guardian's signature)   


3    Affidavit of Execution

     My name is           (name of witness)          .

     My address is                   (address)                   .

     I make oath and say:

     I witnessed the guardian sign the consent form.

SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )
A.D.      .              )     (witness's signature)  
                    )
Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths ) 



     FORM 32

     PETITION

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act


1    Regarding the application by       (name of petitioners)       for an
adoption order regarding the child (name as on birth document), born  
(date)  

     Birth document number:               


2    Petition

     Names      (names of petitioners)   .  Address  (address).

     By making this petition, we state:

               that we are adults who want to adopt this child.

               that to support our petition, we have enclosed our
affidavits and the other information required by the Child Welfare Act.

     We respectfully request that the Court order the child's adoption by
us and that the child be given the name      


3    Signatures

           (petitioner)          (date)   

                (petitioner)          (date)   



     FORM 33

     HOME ASSESSMENT REPORT


PART 1:   APPLICANT INFORMATION (MALE)


     Name:      (as per birth certificate)   
     Birthdate:     
     Racial origin:      
     Ethnic origin:      
     Address:  
     Telephone: Residence     
                 Business     

     Marital status:     
     Registered Indian:  
     Band Name:     
     Metis:    
     Metis Settlement Name
       or Community:     

     Height:             Weight:             Build:          
     Hair Colour:        Eye Colour:              Complexion:      

     Personality:
     Health:
     Education:
     Employment:
     Religion: 
     Family history: (Include parenting style, familial relationships,
significant childhood experiences, views on adoption application) 
     Involvement with legal or child welfare systems:


     APPLICANT INFORMATION (FEMALE)

     Name:      (as per birth certificate)   
     Birthdate:     
     Racial origin:      
     Ethnic origin:      
     Address:  
     Telephone: Residence     
                 Business     

     Marital status:     
     Registered Indian:  
     Band Name:     
     Metis:    
     Metis Settlement Name
       or Community:     

     Height:             Weight:             Build:          
     Hair Color:         Eye Color:          Complexion:      

     Personality:
     Health:
     Education:
     Employment:
     Religion: 
     Family history: (Include parenting style, familial relationships,
significant childhood experiences, views on adoption application) 
     Involvement with legal or child welfare systems:


PART 2:   FAMILY DYNAMICS

     Describe the following:

               (a)  Marital relationship:
               (b)  Family composition:
               (c)  Communication patterns:
               (d)  Autonomy of individual family members:
               (e)  Ability to problem solve and handle crisis:
               (f)  Emotional interaction:
               (g)  Family traditions:
               (h)  Philosophy on child rearing:
               (i)  Modes of behaviour control:
               (j)  Interests and hobbies:
               (k)  Social support network:


PART 3:   HOME AND COMMUNITY

     Describe the following:

               (a)  Physical space:
               (b)  Availability of resources:
               (c)  Community involvement:
               (d)  Contact with professional agencies:


PART 4:   INCOME

     Describe the following:

               (a)  The source and level of income and expenditures:
               (b)  The effect of an adoption placement on family's
finances:

PART 5:   UNDERSTANDING OF ADOPTION
     AND MOTIVATION

     Describe the following:

               (a)  Applicant's understanding of the legal, social and
emotional aspects of adoption: 
               (b)  Compatibility of applicants and child desired:
               (c)  Inter-racial/international adoptions, if
applicable:
               (d)  Direct placements, if applicable:


PART 6:   CHILD DESIRED

     Age:
     Sex:
     Racial origin:
     Legal risk placement:         Yes       No     
     Sibling group:      Yes       No     
     Acceptable background characteristics:
     Acceptable special needs:
     Accepting of birth family contact
          birth parents       Yes       No     
          siblings       Yes       No     
          extended family          Yes       No     


PART 7:   REFERENCES

     List opinions of 3 references regarding adoption suitability of
applicants.


PART 8:   OVERVIEW OF HOME
     ASSESSMENT PROCESS

     Dates of personal visits.
     Persons interviewed.
     Activities/initiatives in support of adoption application.


PART 9:   SUMMARY OF OUTCOME
     OF ASSESSMENT


PART 10:  RECOMMENDATION/APPROVAL

     Preparation/Review

     (report prepared by)    (position)    (date report prepared)


     (report reviewed by)    (position)    (date report prepared)



     FORM 34

     IN THE COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA
     JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF

     IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILD WELFARE ACT
     AND IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION BY
                                                          

     FOR AN ADOPTION ORDER IN RESPECT
     OF THE CHILD                            

     BORN ON                       ,

     BIRTH REGISTRATION NO.                      


BEFORE THE HONOURABLE )
(Mr./Madame) Justice     )            day, the         day
     )    of             , 20     
at                       , Alberta ) 


     ADOPTION ORDER

UPON the application of                           ;


AND UPON hearing the evidence presented;


AND UPON this honourable Court being satisfied that

     (a)  the applicant(s) is/are capable of assuming and willing to
assume the responsibility of a parent toward the child, and

     (b)  it is in the best interests of the child that the child be
adopted by the applicant(s).


IT IS ORDERED that the application of    (name of applicant)    be granted
and that the child is, from and after the date of this order, the adopted
child of the applicant(s) and that the child shall hereafter bear the given
name(s) and surname of                    . 

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED    

ENTERED this          day of                     20     .

(Clerk of the Court of Queen's Bench)   

(Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench)


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     Alberta Regulation 40/2002

     Child Welfare Act

     QUALIFICATION REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 116/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 131 of the Child Welfare Act.


Qualified person
1   For the purposes of Parts 5 and 6 of the Child Welfare Act, a qualified
person is

     (a)  a social worker registered under the Social Work Profession
Act,

     (b)  a psychologist registered under the Psychology Profession Act,

     (c)  a person who holds at least a Bachelor's degree in Social Work
from a university or a school accredited by the Canadian Association of
Schools of Social Work, or

     (d)  a person who in the opinion of the Minister is qualified
because of the person's academic qualifications or the person's experience
or a combination of the person's qualifications and experience.


Repeal
2   The Qualification Regulation (AR 185/85) is repealed.


Expiry
3   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on March 31, 2007.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 41/2002

     Family and Community Support Services Act

     CONDITIONAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 117/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 7 of the Family and Community Support Services
Act.


1   The Conditional Agreement Regulation (AR 218/94) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 13 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2002" and substituting
"June 30, 2003".


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     Alberta Regulation 42/2002

     Municipal Government Act

     CALGARY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT VICINITY PROTECTION
     AREA AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 111/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 693 of the Municipal Government Act.


1   The Calgary International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation
(AR 318/79) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Table 1 of Schedule C is amended in item 4 (Commercial Uses) by
striking out the following:

Offices   P    P    C2   C2   C2, AO

and substituting the following:

Offices   P    P    C2   C2   C2


     Alberta Regulation 43/2002

     Municipal Government Act

     SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 112/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 694 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Bylaw, plan prevails     2
AEUB designations   3

     Part 1
     Subdivision Applications

Application    4
Application referrals    5
Decision time limit 6
Relevant considerations  7
Reasons for decision     8

     Part 2
     Subdivision and Development Conditions

Road access    9
Sour gas facilities 10
Gas and oil wells   11
Distance from wastewater treatment 12
Distance from landfill, waste sites     13
Distance from highway    14
Service roads  15
Waiver    16
Additional reserve  17
Security conditions 18

     Part 3
     Registration, Endorsement

Registration   19
Deferral  20
Endorsement    21

     Part 4
     Provincial Appeals

MGB distances  22

     Part 5
     Transitional Provisions, Repeal, Expiry
     and Coming into Force

Transitional   23
Repeal    24
Expiry    25
Coming into force   26



Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "AEUB" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board;

     (b)  "building site" means a portion of the land that is the subject
of an application on which a building can or may be constructed;

     (c)  "food establishment" means food establishment as defined in the
Food Regulation (AR 240/85);

     (d)  "hazardous waste management facility" means hazardous waste
management facility as defined in the Waste Control Regulation (AR 192/96);

     (e)\ "landfill" means landfill as defined in the Waste Control
Regulation (AR 192/96);

     (f)  "rural municipality" means a municipal district, improvement
district, special area or the rural service area of a specialized
municipality;

     (g)  "sour gas" means gas containing hydrogen sulphide in
concentrations of 10 or more moles per kilomole;

     (h)  "sour gas facility" means

               (i)  any of the following, if it emits, or on failure or
on being damaged may emit, sour gas:

                         (A)  a gas well as defined in the Oil and
Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71);

                         (B)  a processing plant as defined in the
Oil and Gas Conservation Act;

                         (C)  a pipeline as defined in the Pipeline
Act;

               (ii) anything designated by the AEUB as a sour gas
facility pursuant to section 3;

     (i)  "storage site" means a storage site as defined in the Waste
Control Regulation (AR 192/96);

     (j)  "unsubdivided quarter section" means

               (i)  a quarter section, lake lot, river lot or
settlement lot that has not been subdivided except for public or
quasi-public uses or only for a purpose referred to in section 618 of the
Act, or

               (ii) a parcel of land that has been created pursuant to
section 86(2)(d) of the Planning Act RSA 1980 on or before July 6, 1988, or
pursuant to section 29.1 of the Subdivision Regulation (AR 132/78), from a
quarter section, lake lot, river lot or settlement lot if that parcel of
land constitutes more than 1/2 of the area that was constituted by that
quarter section, lake lot, river lot or settlement lot;

     (k)  "wastewater collection system" means a wastewater collection
system as defined in the Wastewater and Storm Drainage Regulation (AR
119/93);

     (l)  "wastewater treatment plant" means a wastewater treatment plant
as defined in the Wastewater and Storm Drainage Regulation (AR 119/93);

     (m)  "water distribution system" means a water distribution system
as defined in the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.

(2)  The definitions in Part 17 of the Act and section 1 of the Act, to the
extent that they do not conflict with Part 17, apply to this Regulation.


Bylaw, plan prevails
2   Nothing in this Regulation may be construed to permit a use of land
unless that use of land is provided for under a statutory plan or is a
permitted or discretionary use under a land use bylaw.


AEUB designations
3(1)  The AEUB may designate any well, battery, processing plant or
pipeline, as defined in the Oil and Gas Conservation Act, not included in
section 1(1)(h)(i) as a sour gas facility for the purpose of this
Regulation, if it emits, or on failure or on being damaged may emit, sour
gas or gas containing hydrogen sulphide in concentrations of less than 10
moles per kilomole.

(2)  The AEUB may designate as a sour gas facility for the purpose of this
Regulation

     (a)  a well for which a well licence has been issued under the Oil
and Gas Conservation Act, 

     (b)  a battery as defined in the Oil and Gas Conservation Act the
location and construction of which has been approved by the AEUB,

     (c)  a processing plant as defined in the Oil and Gas Conservation
Act forming part of a gas processing scheme approved by the AEUB under that
Act, or

     (d)  a pipeline for which a permit has been issued under the
Pipeline Act,

if the operation of the well, battery, processing plant or pipeline has not
commenced at the time the designation is made and the AEUB is satisfied
that when it is in operation it will emit, or on failure or on being
damaged may emit, sour gas or gas containing hydrogen sulphide in
concentrations of less than 10 moles per kilomole.

(3)  The AEUB must furnish a copy of each designation and each revocation
of a designation made by it under this section to the municipality where
the affected sour gas facility is or is to be located.


     PART 1

     SUBDIVISION APPLICATIONS

Application
4(1)  The owner of a parcel of land, or a person authorized by the owner of
a parcel of land, may apply for subdivision of that parcel of land by
submitting a complete application for subdivision to the appropriate
subdivision authority.

(2)  A complete application for subdivision consists of

     (a)  a completed application for subdivision in the form set out in
the Subdivision and Development Forms Regulation,

     (b)  a proposed plan of subdivision or other instrument that effects
a subdivision,

     (c)  the required fee,

     (d)  a copy of the current land title for the land that is the
subject of an application, and

     (e)  at the discretion of the subdivision authority, the information
required under subsections (3) and (4).

(3)  The applicant must submit the number of sketches or plans of the
proposed subdivision that the subdivision authority requires, drawn to the
scale that the subdivision authority requires,

     (a)  showing the location, dimensions and boundaries of

               (i)  the land that is the subject of the application,

               (ii) each new lot to be created,

               (iii)     any reserve land,

               (iv) existing rights of way of each public utility, and

               (v)  other rights of way,

     (b)  clearly outlining the land that the applicant wishes to
register in a land titles office,

     (c)  showing the location, use and dimensions of buildings on the
land that is the subject of the application and specifying those buildings
that are proposed to be demolished or moved,

     (d)  showing the approximate location and boundaries of the bed and
shore of any river, stream, watercourse, lake or other body of water that
is contained within or bounds the proposed parcel of land,

     (e)  if the proposed lots or the remainder of the titled area are to
be served by individual wells and private sewage disposal systems, showing 

               (i)  the location of any existing or proposed wells, and

               (ii) the location and type of any existing or proposed
private sewage disposal systems,

          and the distance from these to existing or proposed buildings
and property lines, and

     (f)  showing the existing and proposed access to the proposed
parcels and the remainder of the titled area.

(4)  The applicant must submit

     (a)  if a proposed subdivision is not to be served by a water
distribution system, a report that meets the requirements of section
23(3)(a) of the Water Act,

     (b)  an assessment of subsurface characteristics of the land that is
to be subdivided including but not limited to susceptibility to slumping or
subsidence, depth to water table and suitability for any proposed on site
sewage disposal system,

     (c)  if a proposed subdivision is not to be served by a wastewater
collection system, information supported by the report of a person
qualified to make it respecting the intended method of providing sewage
disposal facilities to each lot in the proposed subdivision, including the
suitability and viability of that method, and

     (d)  a description of the use or uses proposed for the land that is
the subject of the application.

(5)  The subdivision authority may require an applicant for subdivision to
submit, in addition to a complete application for subdivision, all or any
of the following:

     (a)  a map of the land that is the subject of the application
showing topographic contours at not greater than 1.5 metre intervals and
related to the geodetic datum, where practicable;

     (b)  if the land that is the subject of an application is located in
a potential flood plain and flood plain mapping is available, a map showing
the 1:100 flood;

     (c)  information respecting the land use and land surface
characteristics of land within 0.8 kilometres of the land that is the
subject of the application;

     (d)  if any portion of the parcel of land that is the subject of the
application is situated within 1.5 kilometres of a sour gas facility,
information provided by the AEUB regarding the location of the sour gas
facility;

     (e)  a conceptual scheme that relates the application to future
subdivision and development of adjacent areas;

     (f)  any additional information required by the subdivision
authority to determine whether the application meets the requirements of
section 654 of the Act.


Application referrals
5(1)  For the purposes of subsection (5)(d)(i) and (5)(i), "adjacent" means
contiguous or would be contiguous if not for a river, stream, railway, road
or utility right of way or reserve land.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (5)(e)(i), "adjacent" means contiguous
or would be contiguous if not for a railway, road or utility right of way
or reserve land.

(3)  For the purposes of subsection (5)(m), "adjacent land" means land that
is contiguous to the land that is the subject of the application and
includes

     (a)  land that would be contiguous if not for a highway, road, river
or stream, and

     (b)  any other land identified in a land use bylaw as adjacent land
for the purpose of notifications under section 692 of the Act.
 
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (5)(e)(ii), the Deputy Minister  of the
Minister responsible for administration of the Public Lands Act may, in an
agreement with a municipality, further define the term "body of water" but
the definition may not include dugouts, drainage ditches, man made lakes or
other similar man made bodies of water.

(5)  On receipt of a complete application for subdivision, the subdivision
authority must send a copy to

     (a)  each school authority that has jurisdiction in respect of land
that is the subject of the application, if the application may result in
the allocation of reserve land or money in place of reserve land for school
purposes;

     (b)  the Deputy Minister of Environment if any of the land that is
the subject of the application is within the distances referred to in
section 12 or 13;

     (c)  if the proposed subdivision is to be served by a public
utility, as defined in the Public Utilities Board Act, the owner of that
public utility;

     (d)  the Deputy Minister of Transportation if the land that is the
subject of the application is not in a city and

               (i)  is adjacent to a highway where the posted speed
limit is less than 80 kilometres per hour, or

               (ii) is within 0.8 kilometres of the centre line of a 
highway right of way where the posted speed limit is 80 kilometres per hour
or greater, unless a lesser distance is agreed to by the Deputy Minister of
Transportation and the municipality in which the land that is the subject
of the application is located;

     (e)  the Deputy Minister of the Minister responsible for
administration of the Public Lands Act if the proposed parcel

               (i)  is adjacent to the bed and shore of a river,
stream, watercourse, lake or other body of water, or

               (ii) contains, either wholly or partially, the bed and
shore of a river, stream, watercourse, lake or other body of water;

     (f)  the Deputy Minister of the Minister responsible for the
administration of the Public Lands Act, if the land that is the subject of
the application is within the Green Area, being that area established by
Ministerial Order under section 10 of the Public Lands Act (RSA 1980 cP-30)
dated May 7, 1985, as amended or replaced from time to time except that for
the purposes of this Regulation, the Green Area does not include,

               (i)  land within an urban municipality, and

               (ii) any other land that the Deputy Minister of the
Minister responsible for the administration of the Public Lands Act states,
in writing, may be excluded;

     (g)  the AEUB, in accordance with section 10(1);

     (h)  the Deputy Minister of Environment if any of the land that is
the subject of the application is situated within a Restricted Development
Area established under Schedule 5 of the Government Organization Act;

     (i)  the Deputy Minister of Environment, if any of the land that is
the subject of the application is adjacent to works, as defined in the
Water Act, that are owned by the Crown in right of Alberta;

     (j)  the Deputy Minister of the Minister responsible for the
administration of the Historical Resources Act if

               (i)  the Deputy Minister has supplied the subdivision
authority with a map showing, or the legal description of,

                         (A)  the location of each Registered
Historic Resource and Provincial Historic Resource under the Historical
Resources Act or other significant historic site or resource identified by
the Deputy Minister, and

                         (B)  the public land set aside for use as
historical sites under the Public Lands Act, 

                    within the jurisdiction of the subdivision
authority, and the land that is the subject of the application is within a
rural municipality and 0.8 kilometres of a site referred to in paragraph
(A) or (B), or is within an urban municipality and 60 metres of a site
referred to in paragraph (A) or (B), or

               (ii) the Deputy Minister and the municipality have
agreed in writing to referrals in order to identify and protect historical
sites and resources within the land that is the subject of the application;

     (k)  if the land is situated within an irrigation district, the
board of directors of the district;

     (l)  the municipality within which the land that is the subject of
the application is located if the council, municipal planning commission or
a designated officer of that municipality is not the subdivision authority
for that municipality;

     (m)  each municipality that has adjacent land within its boundaries,
unless otherwise provided for in the applicable municipal or intermunicipal
development plan;

     (n)  any other persons and local authorities that the subdivision
authority considers necessary.

(6)  Notwithstanding subsection (5), a subdivision authority is not
required to send an application for a subdivision described in section
652(4) of the Act to any person referred to in subsection (5).


(7)  Notwithstanding subsection (5), a subdivision authority is not
required to send a complete copy of an application for subdivision to any
person referred to in subsection (5) if the land that is the subject of the
application is contained within 

     (a)  an area structure plan, or

     (b)  a conceptual scheme described in section 4(5)(e)

that has been referred to the persons referred to in subsection (5).


Decision time limit
6   A subdivision authority must make a decision on an application for
subdivision within

     (a)  21 days from the date of receipt of the completed application
in the case of a completed application for a subdivision described in
section 652(4) of the Act if no referrals were made pursuant to section
5(6),

     (b)  60 days from the date of receipt of any other completed
application under section 4(1), or

     (c)  the time agreed to pursuant to section 681(1)(b) of the Act.


Relevant considerations
7   In making a decision as to whether to approve an application for
subdivision, the subdivision authority must consider, with respect to the
land that is the subject of the application,

     (a)  its topography,

     (b)  its soil characteristics,

     (c)  storm water collection and disposal,

     (d)  any potential for the flooding, subsidence or erosion of the
land,

     (e)  its accessibility to a road,

     (f)  the availability and adequacy of a water supply, sewage
disposal system and solid waste disposal,

     (g)  in the case of land not serviced by a licensed water
distribution and wastewater collection system, whether the proposed
subdivision boundaries, lot sizes and building sites comply with the
requirements of the Private Sewage Disposal Systems Regulation (AR 229/97)
in respect of lot size and distances between property lines, buildings,
water sources and private sewage disposal systems as identified in section
4(4)(b) and (c),

     (h)  the use of land in the vicinity of the land that is the subject
of the application, and

     (i)  any other matters that it considers necessary to determine
whether the land that is the subject of the application is suitable for the
purpose for which the subdivision is intended.

Reasons for decision
8   The written decision of a subdivision authority provided under section
656 of the Act must include the reasons for the decision, including an
indication of how the subdivision authority has considered

     (a)  any submissions made to it by the adjacent landowners, and

     (b)  the matters listed in section 7.


     PART 2

     SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT CONDITIONS

Road access
9   Every proposed subdivision must provide to each lot to be created by it

     (a)  direct access to a road, or

     (b)  lawful means of access satisfactory to the subdivision
authority.


Sour gas facilities
10(1)  A subdivision authority must send a copy of a subdivision
application and a development authority must send a copy of a development
application for a development that results in a permanent additional
overnight accommodation or public facility, as defined by the AEUB, to the
AEUB if any of the land that is subject to the application is within 1.5
kilometres of a sour gas facility or a lesser distance agreed to, in
writing, by the AEUB and the subdivision authority.

(2)  If a copy of a subdivision application or development application is
sent to the AEUB, the AEUB must provide the subdivision authority or
development authority with its comments on the following matters in
connection with the application:

     (a)  the AEUB's classification of the sour gas facility;

     (b)  minimum development setbacks necessary for the classification
of the sour gas facility.

(3)  A subdivision authority and development authority shall not approve an
application that does not conform to the AEUB's setbacks unless the AEUB
gives written approval to a lesser setback distance.

(4)  An approval under subsection (3) may refer to applications for
subdivision or development generally or to a specific application.


Gas and oil wells
11(1)  A subdivision application or a development application shall not be
approved if it would result in a permanent additional overnight
accommodation or public facility, as defined by the AEUB, being located
within 100 metres of a gas or oil well or within a lesser distance approved
in writing by the AEUB.

(2)  For the purposes of this section, distances are measured from the well
head to the building or proposed building site.

(3)  In this section, "gas or oil well" does not include an abandoned well
as defined by the AEUB.

(4)  An approval of the AEUB under subsection (1) may refer to applications
for subdivision or development generally or to a specific application.


Distance from wastewater treatment
12(1)  In this section, "working area" means those areas of a parcel of
land that are currently being used or will be used for the processing of
wastewater.

(2)  Subject to subsection (5), a subdivision authority shall not approve
an application for subdivision for school, hospital, food establishment or
residential use unless, on considering the matters referred to in section
7, each proposed lot includes a suitable building site for school,
hospital, food establishment or residential use that is 300 metres or more
from the working area of an operating wastewater treatment plant.

(3)  Subject to subsection (5), a development authority shall not issue a
development permit for a school, hospital, food establishment or residence
within 300 metres of the working area of an operating wastewater treatment
plant nor may a school, hospital, food establishment or residence be
constructed if the building site is within 300 metres of the working area
of an operating wastewater treatment plant. 

(4)  Subject to subsection (5), a subdivision authority shall not approve
an application for subdivision for the purposes of developing a wastewater
treatment plant and a development authority may not issue a permit for the
purposes of developing a wastewater treatment plant unless the working area
of the wastewater treatment plant is situated at least 300 metres from any
school, hospital, food establishment or residence or building site for a
proposed school, hospital, food establishment or residence.

(5)  The requirements contained in subsections (2) to (4) may be varied by
a subdivision authority or a development authority with the written consent
of the Deputy Minister of Environment.

(6)  A consent under subsection (5) may refer to applications for
subdivision or development generally or to a specific application.


Distance from landfill, waste sites
13(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "disposal area" means those areas of a parcel of land

               (i)  that have been used and will not be used again for
the placing of waste material, or

               (ii) where waste processing or a burning activity is
conducted in conjunction with a hazardous waste management facility or
landfill;

     (b)  "working area" means those areas of a parcel of land

               (i)  that are currently being used or that still remain
to be used for the placing of waste material, or

               (ii) where waste processing or a burning activity is
conducted in conjunction with a hazardous waste management facility,
landfill or storage site.

(2)  Subject to subsection (5), a subdivision authority shall not approve
an application for subdivision for school, hospital, food establishment or
residential use if the application would result in the creation of a
building site for any of those uses

     (a)  within 450 metres of the working area of an operating landfill,

     (b)  within 300 metres of the disposal area of an operating or
non-operating landfill,

     (c)  within 450 metres of the disposal area of a non-operating
hazardous waste management facility, or

     (d)  within 300 metres of the working area of an operating storage
site.

(3)  Subject to subsection (5), a development authority shall not issue a
development permit for a school, hospital, food establishment or residence,
nor may a school, hospital, food establishment or residence be constructed
if the building site

     (a)  is within 450 metres of the working area of an operating
landfill,

     (b)  is within 300 metres of the disposal area of an operating or
non-operating landfill,

     (c)  is within 450 metres of the disposal area of a non-operating
hazardous waste management facility, or

     (d)  is within 300 metres of the working area of an operating
storage site.

(4)  Subject to subsection (5), a subdivision authority shall not approve
an application for subdivision, and a development authority shall not issue
a permit, for the purposes of developing a landfill, hazardous waste
management facility or storage site unless

     (a)  the working area of a landfill is situated at least 450 metres,

     (b)  the disposal area of a landfill is situated at least 300
metres,

     (c)  the working or disposal area of a hazardous waste management
facility is situated at least 450 metres, and

     (d)  the working area of a storage site is situated at least 300
metres

from the property line of a school, hospital, food establishment or
residence or building site proposed for a school, hospital, food
establishment or residence.

(5)  The requirements contained in subsections (1) to (4) may be varied by
a subdivision authority or a development authority with the written consent
of the Deputy Minister of Environment.

(6)  A consent under subsection (5) may refer to applications for
subdivision or development generally or to a specific application.
     

Distance from highway
14   Subject to section 16, a subdivision authority shall not in a
municipality other than a city approve an application for subdivision if
the land that is the subject of the application is within 0.8 kilometres of
the centre line of a highway right of way where the posted speed limit is
80 kilometres per hour or greater unless 

     (a)  the land is to be used for agricultural purposes on parcels
that are 16 hectares or greater,

     (b)  a single parcel of land is to be created from an unsubdivided
quarter section to accommodate an existing residence and related
improvements if that use complies with the land use bylaw,

     (c)  an undeveloped single residential parcel is to be created from
an unsubdivided quarter section and is located at least 300 metres from the
right of way of a highway if that use complies with the land use bylaw,

     (d)  the land is contained within an area where the municipality and
the Minister of Transportation have a highway vicinity management agreement
and the proposed use of the land is permitted under that agreement, or

     (e)  the land is contained within an area structure plan
satisfactory to the Minister of Transportation and the proposed use of the
land is permitted under that plan.


Service roads
15(1)  In this section, "provide" means dedicate by caveat or by survey or
construct, as required by the subdivision authority.

(2)  Subject to section 16, if the land that is the subject of an
application for subdivision is within an area described in section 5(5)(d),
a service road satisfactory to the Minister of Transportation must be
provided.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply if the proposed parcel complies with
section 14 and access to the proposed parcel of land and remnant title is
to be by means other than a highway.


Waiver
16(1)  The requirements of sections 14 and 15 may be varied by a
subdivision authority with the written approval of the Minister of
Transportation.

(2)  An approval under subsection (1) may refer to applications for
subdivision generally or to a specific application.


Additional reserve
17(1)  In this section, "developable land" has the same meaning as it has
in section 668 of the Act.

(2)  The additional municipal reserve, school reserve or school and
municipal reserve that may be required to be provided by a subdivision
authority under section 668 of the Act may not exceed the equivalent of

     (a)  3% of the developable land when in the opinion of the
subdivision authority a subdivision would result in a density of 30 or more
dwelling units per hectare of developable land but less than 54 dwelling
units per hectare of developable land, or

     (b)  5% of the developable land when in the opinion of the
subdivision authority a proposed subdivision would result in a density of
54 or more dwelling units per hectare of developable land.


Security conditions
18(1)  A development authority may 

     (a)  require an applicant for a development permit to provide
information regarding the security and crime prevention features that will
be included in the proposed development, and 

     (b)  attach conditions to the development permit specifying the
security and crime prevention features that must be included in the
proposed development.

(2)  Subsection (1) applies even if the land use bylaw does not provide for
those conditions to be attached to a development permit.


     PART 3

     REGISTRATION, ENDORSEMENT

Registration
19   On a proposed plan of subdivision,

     (a)  environmental reserve must be identified by a number with the
suffix "ER";

     (b)  municipal reserve must be identified by a number with the
suffix "MR";

     (c)  school reserve must be identified by a number with the suffix
"SR";

     (d)  municipal and school reserve must be identified by a number
with the suffix "MSR";

     (e)  a public utility lot must be identified by a number with the
suffix "PUL".


Deferral
20   If a subdivision authority orders that the requirement to provide all
or part of municipal reserve, school reserve or municipal and school
reserve be deferred, the caveat required to be filed under section 669 of
the Act must be in the deferred reserve caveat form set out in the
Subdivision and Development Forms Regulation.


Endorsement
21   When a subdivision authority endorses an instrument pursuant to
section 657 of the Act, the endorsement must contain at least the following
information:

     (a)  the percentage of school reserve or municipal reserve or
municipal and school reserve required to be provided under the Act, if any;

     (b)  the percentage of money required to be provided in place of all
or part of the reserve land referred to in clause (a), if any;

     (c)  the percentage of reserve land referred to in clause (a)
ordered to be deferred, if any;

     (d)  the area covered by an environmental reserve easement, if any.


     PART 4

     PROVINCIAL APPEALS

MGB distances
22(1)  The following are the distances for the purposes of section
678(2)(a) of the Act with respect to land that is subject to an application
for subdivision:

     (a)  the distance with respect to a body of water described in
section 5(5)(e);

     (b)  the distance, from a highway, described in section 14 or the
distance, from a highway, described in an agreement under section
5(5)(d)(ii); 

     (c)  the distance, described in section 12, from a wastewater
treatment plant;

     (d)  the distances, described in section 13, from the disposal area
and working area of a waste management facility.

(2)  For the purposes of this section,

     (a)  "wastewater treatment plant" means a sewage treatment facility;

     (b)  "waste management facility" means a landfill, hazardous waste
management facility or storage site.



     PART 5

     TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, REPEAL, EXPIRY
AND COMING INTO FORCE


Transitional
23   An application for subdivision made under the Subdivision and
Development Regulation (AR 212/95) and received by the appropriate
subdivision authority on or before June 30, 2002 shall be continued to its
conclusion under that Regulation as if that Regulation had remained in
force and this Regulation has not come into force.


Repeal
24   The Subdivision and Development Regulation (AR 212/95) is repealed.


Expiry
25   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on June 30, 2007.


Coming into force
26   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 44/2002

     Municipal Government Act

     SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT FORMS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:012/02) on February 28,
2002 pursuant to section 604 of the Municipal Government Act.


Forms
1   The forms in the Schedule are the forms prescribed for the purposes of
the sections of the Subdivision and Development Regulation indicated on
them.


Repeal
2   The Subdivision and Development Forms Regulation (AR 215/95) is
repealed.


Expiry
3   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on June 30, 2007.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2002.


     SCHEDULE

     FORM 1

     SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION
     (section 4)


     APPLICATION FOR SUBDIVISION

          DATE of receipt of  FILE NO.  
          completed Form
                                

          Fee Submitted:

THIS FORM IS TO BE COMPLETED IN FULL WHEREVER APPLICABLE BY THE REGISTERED
OWNER OF THE LAND THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE APPLICATION OR BY A PERSON
AUTHORIZED TO ACT ON THE REGISTERED OWNER'S BEHALF

1.   Name of registered owner of land to be subdivided.          Address,
postal code and phone no.     

2.   Name of agent (person authorized to act on behalf of registered
     owner), if any.          Address, postal code and phone no.      

3.   LEGAL DESCRIPTION AND AREA OF LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED

All/part of the     ¬ sec.     twp.     range     west of     meridian 
Being all/parts of lot     block     Reg. Plan No.     C.O.T. No       Area
of the above parcel of land to be subdivided       hectares

Municipal address (if applicable)  

4.   LOCATION OF LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED

     a. The land is situated in the municipality of    

     b. Is the land situated immediately adjacent to the municipal
boundary?      Yes    No   .





          If "yes", the adjoining municipality is      
     c. Is the land situated within 0.8 kilometres of the centre line of a
highway   Yes    No   
          right of way?       If "yes", the highway is No.       

     d. Does the proposed parcel contain or is it adjacent to a river,
stream,   Yes    No   
     lake or other body of water or by a drainage ditch or canal?          If "yes", state its name      

     e. Is the proposed parcel within 1.5 kilometres of a sour gas
facility? Yes    No   

5.   EXISTING AND PROPOSED USE OF LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED

Describe:

     a. Existing use of the land   

     b. Proposed use of the land   

     c. The designated use of the land as classified under a land use
bylaw     

6.   PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED (WHERE APPROPRIATE)

     a. Describe the nature of the topography of the land (flat, rolling,
steep, mixed)  

     b. Describe the nature of the vegetation and water on the land
(brush, shrubs, tree stands, woodlots, etc., ---- sloughs, creeks, etc.) 
               

     c. Describe the kind of soil on the land (sandy, loam, clay, etc.)    

7.   EXISTING BUILDINGS ON THE LAND TO BE SUBDIVIDED

     Describe any buildings and any structures on the land and whether
they are to be demolished or moved      

    







8.   WATER AND SEWER SERVICES

     If the proposed subdivision is to be served by other than a water
distribution system and a wastewater collection system, describe the manner
of providing water and sewage disposal.
          

9.   REGISTERED OWNER OR PERSON ACTING ON THE REGISTERED OWNER'S BEHALF

I    (Full name)          hereby certify that

          I am the registered owner, or

          I am the agent authorized to act on behalf of the registered
owner

and that the information given on this form is full and complete and is, to
the best of my knowledge, a true statement of the facts relating to this
application for subdivision.

Address                  (Signed)  
Phone No.                Date      


FURTHER INFORMATION MAY BE PROVIDED BY THE APPLICANT ON THE REVERSE OF THIS
FORM.


     FORM 2

     SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION
     (section 20)

     DEFERRED RESERVE CAVEAT


TAKE NOTICE that the        (name of municipality)      
has an estate or interest in the nature of municipal reserve, school
reserve or municipal and school reserve under section 669 of the Municipal
Government Act by virtue of the decision of the    (name of subdivision
authority)  

dated the         day of            , 20    in              acres of the
lands described as follows:

standing in the register in the name(s) of   
and the caveator forbids the registration of any person as transferee or
owner of, or any instrument affecting, the said estate or interest, unless
the instrument or certificate of title, as the case may be, is expressed to
be subject to my claim.

I APPOINT

as the place at which notices and proceedings relating hereto may be
served.

DATED this       day of         , 20   

     (Signed)
          
     (Title of person acting on behalf of subdivision authority)


     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF CAVEAT

I make oath and say as follows:

1  I am the agent for the caveator.

2  I believe the caveator has a good and valid claim on the land and say
that this caveat is not being filed for the purpose of delaying or
embarrassing any person interested in or proposing to deal with it.

SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of  )
     , in the Province        )
of Alberta, the      day of      , )
     .              )         


     Alberta Regulation 45/2002

     Fair Trading Act

     DESIGNATION OF TRADES AND BUSINESSES
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 113/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 103 of the Fair Trading Act.


1   The Designation of Trades and Businesses Regulation (AR 178/99) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 6:

Travel club  business
     6.1(1)  Part 10 of the Fair Trading Act applies to the travel club
business.

     (2)  In this section,

               (a)  "travel club business" means the business of
soliciting, negotiating, concluding and performing travel club contracts;

               (b)  "travel club contract" has the meaning given to it
in the Travel Clubs Regulation.


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     Alberta Regulation 46/2002

     Court of Appeal Act
     Court of Queen's Bench Act
     Civil Enforcement Act

     ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 119/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 16 of the Court of Appeal Act; section 20 of the
Court of Queen's Bench Act and the Civil Enforcement Act.


1   The Alberta Rules of Court (AR 390/68) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule E is amended

     (a)  under the heading Number 1 Clerk's Fees,

               (i)  in section 2 by striking out "$200.00" and
substituting "$600.00";

               (ii) in section 3 by striking out "$25.00" and
substituting "$100.00";

     (b)  under the heading Number 2 Registrar's Fees, in section 1 by
striking out "$200.00" and substituting "$600.00".


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


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     Alberta Regulation 47/2002

     Provincial Court Act

     PROVINCIAL COURT FEES AND COSTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 120/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 9 of the Provincial Court Act.


1   The Provincial Court Fees and Costs Regulation (AR 18/91) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1(a) and (b) are amended by striking out "$25.00" and
substituting "$100.00".


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


     Alberta Regulation 48/2002

     Provincial Offences Procedure Act

     PROCEDURES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 121/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 42 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.


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


2   Section 4(1) is amended by striking out "21(2) or 26(3)" and
substituting "22(2) or 27(3)".


3   Schedule 2 is amended by repealing Part 6, 6.1, 7 and 7.1 and
substituting the following:

     PART 6

     HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT

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


2   Notwithstanding item 64 in section 3, with respect to the failure to
keep and maintain a school bus and all equipment of the school bus in a
condition of conformity with the standards and specifications prescribed in
Schedule 4 of the Bus Safety Regulation (AR 235/82), the specified penalty
payable for a contravention of section 55(1) is $360.


3   Proceedings with respect to a contravention of any provision of the
Highway Traffic Act shown in Column 1 may be commenced by a violation
ticket issued under either Part 2 or Part 3 of the Provincial Offences
Procedure Act.

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

1    12(2)      60
2    20(1)(2)(3)(4)  30
3    21(1)      30
4    21(2)(a)(b)     30
5    21(3)      30
6    22(1)      60
7    22(2)      30
8    23(2)(3)(4)     30
9    24    30
10   25(1)(3)(4)(5)  30
11   26(1)(2)   30
12   26(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)    30
13   27(a)      60
14   27(b)      30
15   28(1)      30
16   29(1)(a)(b)     30
17   29(2)(a)(b)     30
18   29(4)      30
19   30    30
20   31(1)      60
21   31(2)(3)(4)(6)  30
22   31(7)(a)(b)(c)(d)    30
23   31(9)(10)(11)   30
24   32    30
25   33(1)(a)(b)(c)  30
26   33(2)(5)   30
27   34(1)(a)(b)(c)  30
28   34(2)(a)(b)     30
29   34(3)      30
30   34(4)(a)(b)(c)  30
31   34(7)      30
32   35(1)(3)   30
33   36(1)      30
34   36(2)(a)(b)     30
35   36(3)      30
36   36(4)(a)(b)     30
37   37(1)      30
38   37(2)(a)(b)     30
39   37(3)(a)(b)     30
40   38    30
41   39(1)(2)   30
42   39(3)      60
43   40(1)(3)(4)     30
44   40(2)      60
45   41    60
46   42(2)      30
47   43(1)(a)   90
48   43(1)(b)   30
49   43(2)      30
50   43(3)      60
51   44(2)(a)(b)     60
52   45(1)(2)   30
53   46(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)    60
54   47(1)(a)(b)     30
55   47(2)(3)   30
56   48    30
57   49    30
58   50(1)(2)   30
59   51(1)      30
60   52(1)(a)(b)     30
61   52(2)(4)(5)(6)  30
62   53(1)(2)(3)(4)  30
63   54    30
64   55(1)(2)   90
65   56(1)      30
66   56(2)      60
67   56(3)(a)   60
68   56(3)(b)   30
69   56(4)(a)(b)     60
70   56(4)(c)   30
71   57(a)(b)   60
72   58(1)(2)   60
73   59    60
74   60(1)(2)   30
75   62(1)      30
76   62(2)      60
77   63(1)(4)   60
78   65(2)     60
79   65(3)     60
80   65(4)     60
81   65(5)     60
82   65(6)     60
83   65(7)     60
84   66(2)      60
85   66(3)      90
86   66(4)      60
87   66(5)(a)(b)     60
88   68    60
89   69    90
90   72(5)      90
91   73(1)(a)(b)     60
92   73(2)      60
93   74(1)      60
94   75(1)(2)(3)     60
95   76(1)      90
96   76(2)      60
97   77    60
98   78(a)(b)   60
99   79(1)(a)(b)(c)(d)    90
100  79(2)      60
111  79(4)(a)(b)(c)(d)    60
112  79(5)(6)   60
113  80(1)      60
114  81    60
115  82(1)(2)   60
116  83(1)(a)(b)(c)  60
117  84    60
118  85(1)(a)(b)     60
119  85(2)(a)(b)     60
120  86(2)(b)   60
121  87(a)(b)(c)     60
122  88    60
123  89(1)(2)(3)(4)  60
124  90(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)    60
125  91(1)(2)   60
126  91(3)(b)   60
127  92(1)      60
128  92(2)(a)(b)     60
129  92(3)(a)(b)
     (c)(d)(e)  60
130  93(1)(2)(3)     60
131  94(1)(2)   60
132  95(1)(2)   60
133  96    60
134  97(2)(a)(b)     60
135  97(3)(a)(b)     60
136  98(a)(b)(c)     60
137  99    60
138  100   60
139  101   60
140  102(1)(2)  60
141  103(1)(a)(i)(ii)     90
142  103(1)(b)  90
143  103(2)     90
144  104(1)(2)  90
145  104(3)(a)(b)    90
146  104(4)(a)(b)(c)      90
147  104(7)(a)(b)    12
148  105(2)(a)(b)   180
149  105(3)(a)(b)   360
150  105(4)    180
151  105(5)(6)  90
152  106(1)(2)  60
153  107(1)(b)(c)    60
154  107(2)     60
155  107(3)(a)(b)    60
156  107(4)(b)  60
157  107(5)     60
158  108(1)(a)(b)    60
159  108(2)(3)(4)    60
160  108(5)(b)  60
161  109(1)(a)(b)    60
162  109(2)(a)(b)    60
163  109(3)     60
164  109(4)(a)(b)    60
165  109(5)(a)(b)    60
166  110(2)(a)(b)    30
167  111(1)(a)(c)    60
168  111(1)(b)  30
169  111(1)(d)(i)(ii)(iii)     60
170  111(1)(e)(i)(ii)(iii)     60
171  111(1)(f)  60
172  111(2)     60
173  112(1)(2)(4)    60
174  113(1)(2)(3)    60
175  114(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)
     (g)(h)(i)(j)(k)(l)   36
176  114(m)     90
177  115(1)(a)(b)    36
178  116(1)(2)  36
179  117   36
180  118(a)(b)  36
181  119  120
182  122(4)(a)(b)(c)      60
183  123(a)    180
184  123(b)    180
185  124  180
186  125(1)    120
187  125(2)     60
188  126   60
189  127(1)(2)  60
190  127(3)(a)(b)   120
191  128(1)     60
192  129(1)     60
193  129(3)     60
194  130   60
195  131(2)     60
196  132(2)     60
197  133(1)(2)  60
198  134   60
199  135   60
200  136(1)(2)  60
201  137(1)(a)(b)    12
202  137(2)(a)(b)(c)      12
203  138(1)(a)(b)    60
204  139  120
205  140(1)     30
206  146(1)(a)(b)(c)(d)   30
207  146(2)(3)  30
208  146(4)(a)(b)    30
209  147(a)(b)(c)    60
210  148   30
211  149(1)(2)(4)(5)      60
212  150(1)(a)(b)(c)      30
213  150(2)(5)  30
214  152   30
215  153(1)(2)  30
216  154(1)(2)  30
217  155   30
218  157(2)(a)(b)    30
219  157(3)     30
220  157(4)(b)  30
221  158(1)(a)(b)    30
222  158(2)     30
223  159(1)(a)(b)    30
224  160(3)(a)(b)    30
225  161(1)(2)  30
226  162   30
227  163(1)     30
228  163(2)(a)(b)    30
229  164(1)(a)(b)    30
230  164(2)     30
231  165   60
232  170  see s.5(3) of
          this Regulation


     PART 6.1

     HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT
     (speeding offences)

1   The specified penalties payable in respect of contraventions of
sections 70(1) to (6), 71(1), 72(2) to (4) and 108(5)(a) are those set out
in the Table in this Part.


2   Proceedings with respect to a contravention of section 70(1) to (6),
71(1), 72(2) to (4) or 108(5)(a) may be commenced by a violation ticket
issued under either Part 2 or Part 3 of the Provincial Offences Procedure
Act.


3   Where a person exceeds the speed limits referred to in sections 70(1)
to (6), 71(1), 72(2) to (4) and 108(5)(a) by more than 50 kilometres per
hour, the person is required to appear before a justice without the
alternative of making a voluntary payment.

     Table

     Amount of      Amount of
Kilometres     specified Kilometres     specified
over limit     penalty   over limit     penalty
     (in dollars)        (in dollars)

     1     35  26    108
     2     37  27    112
     3     40  28    115
     4     42  29    119
     5     44  30   122
     6     47  31   128
     7     49  32   134
     8     52  33   140
     9     54  34   146
     10    56  35   152
     11    59  36   158
     12    61  37   164
     13    64  38   170
     14    66  39   176
     15    68  40   182
     16    72  41   188
     17    76  42   194
     18    79  43   200
     19    83  44   206
     20    86  45   212
     21    90  46   218
     22    94  47   224
     23    97  48   230
     24   101  49   236
     25   104  50   242


     PART 7

     REGULATIONS UNDER THE
     HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT

     BUS SAFETY REGULATION

1   The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a
provision of the Bus Safety Regulation (Alta. Reg. 235/82) shown in Column
1 is the amount shown in Column 2 in respect of that provision, and
proceedings with respect to the contravention may be commenced by a
violation ticket issued under either Part 2 or Part 3 of the Provincial
Offences Procedure Act. 


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

1    4    30


     PART 7.1

     REGULATIONS UNDER THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT
 
     HIGHWAY TRAFFIC REGULATION

1   The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a
provision of the Highway Traffic Regulation shown in Column 1 is the amount
shown in Column 2 in respect of that provision.

2   Proceedings with respect to a contravention of any provision of the
Highway Traffic Regulation shown in Column 1 may be commenced by a
violation ticket issued under either Part 2 or Part 3 of the Provincial
Offences Procedure Act.

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

     1    3    60
     2    4, 5 60
     3    8    60
     4    9(1)(a),(b)    120
     5    9(2) 120
     6    10(1),(2),(3)  90
     7    11(1)     60
     8    12   60
     9    13   60
     10   14   90
     11   15   60
     12   16(2)     90
     13   17(2),(3) 90
     14   18(3),(4) 90
     15   19   90
     16   22   60
     17   23(1),(2) 60
     18   24(1)(a),(b),(c),(d)     60
     19   24(1)(e)  60
 20  24(2)     60
 21  24(5)     60
 22  25   60
     23   26(3)     60
     24   27 to 41  90
     25   44   60
     26   45(2)     120


4   This Regulation, except section 2, comes into force on April 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 49/2002

     Statute Revision Act

     RSA 2000 CORRECTION REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 123/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 10 of the Statute Revision Act.


RSA 2000 correction
1   This Regulation amends the Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000 and the
Statutes of Alberta, 2001 as deposited with the Clerk of the Legislative
Assembly under section 4 of the Statute Revision Act.


Amends RSA 2000 cA-30
2   The Alberta Personal Income Tax Act is amended in section 90 by
striking out "67(4)" and substituting "31.994(4)".


Amends RSA 2000 cH-5
3   The Health Information Act is amended in section 110(2)(a) in the new
section 22(1.1) by striking out "(3.2) or (4)" wherever it occurs and
substituting "(6.1) or (7)".


Amends RSA 2000 cH-14
4   The Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Act is amended in
section 11 by striking out "No" and substituting "A".


Amends RSA 2000 cI-3
5   The Insurance Act is amended in section 293 by striking out "188(3)"
and substituting "195(3)".


Amends RSA 2000 cM-26
6   The Municipal Government Act is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after section 694:

     Division 13
     Transitional

          695 and 696   Repealed by Revision.

Zoning caveat
          697(1)  On September 1, 1995 a zoning caveat prepared and
signed by the Director of Town and Rural Planning or the Provincial
Planning Director and registered in a land titles office under a former Act
ceases to have effect.

          (2)  On and after September 1, 1995, the owner of a parcel of
land that is affected by a caveat referred to in subsection (1) may apply
to the Registrar to endorse the certificate of title with a memorandum
cancelling the registration of the zoning caveat.

          (3)  On receipt of an application under subsection (2) and on
being satisfied that the caveat is a zoning caveat, the Registrar must
cancel the registration of the caveat.


          698 to 708   Repealed by Revision.

     (b)  in Part 18 by striking out "695 to 709   Repealed by Revision."
and substituting "709   Repealed by Revision."


Amends RSA 2000 cP-31
7   The Provincial Court Act is amended in section 7 by adding ", the
presiding justices of the peace" after "judges".


Amends RSA 2000 cS-1
8   The Safety Codes Act is amended in section 50(3) by striking out
"45(5)" and substituting "49(5)".


Amends RSA 2000 cS-3
9   The School Act is amended in section 1(1)(a) by striking out "119" and
substituting "129".


Amends RSA 2000 c16(Supp)
10   The Justice Statutes Amendment Act is amended in section 74(4) in the
new clause (f.1) by striking out "16(1)(b)" and substituting "17(1)(b)".


Amends SA 2001 c28
11   The Trustee Amendment Act, 2001 is amended in section 17(2)

     (a)  by striking out "27(3)" and substituting "27(2)";

     (b)  by renumbering the new subsection (3) as subsection (2).


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     Alberta Regulation 50/2002

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 124/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 16 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility Regulation (AR 44/2001)
is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by adding "and the Queen Elizabeth II Golden
Jubilee Recognition Act" after "Remembrance Act";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by adding the following after clause (c):

               (c.1)     Provincial Parks Act;

               (c.2)     Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves and Natural
Areas Act;

     (c)  subsection (4) is repealed.


3   Section 6(b) is repealed.


4   Section 11 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (2.1)  The Minister of Government Services is designated as the
Minister responsible for the Cooperatives Act.


5   Section 12(1) is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (j);

     (b)  in clause (r) by striking out "sections 44(1)(a), 61 and 62(d)
to (f)" and substituting "sections 28(1)(a), 42 and 43(h) to (j)".


6   Section 13(5) is amended by adding "and the Regulated Forestry
Profession Act" after "Accounting Profession Act".


7(1)   Section 2(b) and (c) comes into force on April 1, 2002.

(2)  If the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Recognition Act receives
Royal Assent, section 2(a) comes into force when that Act receives Royal
Assent.


     Alberta Regulation 51/2002

     Builders' Lien Act

     BUILDERS' LIEN FORMS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 125/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 70 of the Builders' Lien Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Registration   2
Affidavit 3
Notice of change of address   4
Certificate of lis pendens    5
Discharge of lien   6
Notice to prepare lien   7
Repeal    8
Expiry    9
Coming into force   10

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Builders' Lien Act;

     (b)  a reference to a Form is to a form in the Schedule to this
Regulation.


Registration
2(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a statement of lien registered under
section 34 of the Act is to be in Form 1.

(2)  A statement of lien registered under section 36 of the Act with the
Minister of Energy is to be in Form 2.


Affidavit
3   An affidavit verifying the statement of lien and referred to in section
34(6) and (7) of the Act is to be in

     (a)  Form 3, when the affidavit is personally made by the
lienholder, or

     (b)  Form 4, when the affidavit is made by a person other than the
lienholder.


Notice of change of address
4   A notice of change of address for service referred to in section 39 of
the Act is to be in Form 5.


Certificate of lis pendens
5   A certificate of lis pendens referred to in section 43 of the Act is to
be in Form 6.


Discharge of lien
6   A notification referred to in section 47(1) and (2) of the Act that a
lien has been satisfied in whole or in part is to be in Form 7.


Notice to prove lien
7   A notice to prove lien referred to in section 52(3) of the Act is to be
in Form 8.


Repeal
8   The Builders' Lien Forms Regulations (AR 226/70) are repealed.


Expiry
9   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 August 31, 2009.


Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


     SCHEDULE

     FORM 1
     (Section 34)

     STATEMENT OF LIEN



(Name of lienholder) of (residence of lienholder) (if claimant is the
assignee of the original lienholder, state the facts) claims a lien under
the Builders' Lien Act upon the estate of (name and residence of the owner
of the land upon which the lien is claimed) in the following land:  (set
out concise legal description).

(NOTE:  If this lien is in respect of an improvement to an oil or gas well
or to an oil or gas well site for which the lien may be registered in the
Land Titles Office not later than 90 days from the last day that the work
was done or the materials were last furnished, please check .)

The lien is claimed in respect of the following work or materials, that is
to say:  (give a short description of the nature of the work done or the
materials furnished or to be furnished) which work was or is to be done for
or which materials were or are to be furnished for (name and residence of
person for whom the work was or is being done or the materials were or are
being furnished)(please check the appropriate box)

     The work was completed or the materials were last furnished on the               day of                                           ,    ;

     The work is not yet completed or the materials have to yet all been
furnished.

     The sum claimed as due or to become due is $      

     The address for service of the lienholder hereunder is                                                        , in the Province of
Alberta.

     Dated at                            this           day of                            ,    

                                                        
          (Signature)                

                                                        
     (Status of signatory, eg lienholder;         agent
     of lienholder; or where the   lienholder or
     agent is a corporation,  the signatory's
     position with the corporation)


     FORM 2
     (Sections 34 and 36)

     STATEMENT OF LIEN UPON INTEREST
     IN CROWN MINERALS

This statement of lien applies in respect of the following (check the
appropriate box):

     To work done or materials furnished in respect of improvements, other
than improvements to an oil or gas well or to an oil or gas well site, in
which case this lien is to be registered with the Minister of Energy not
later than 45 days from the last day that the work was last done or the
materials were last furnished;

     To work done or materials furnished in respect of improvements to an
oil and gas well or to an oil or gas well site in which case this lien is
to be registered with the Minister of Energy not later than 90 days from
the last day that the work was done or the materials were last furnished.

(Name of lienholder) of (residence of lienholder) (if claimant is the
assignee of the original lienholder, state the facts) claims a lien under
the Builders' Lien Act upon the interest in minerals of (name and residence
of the owner of the interest in minerals upon which the lien is claimed) in
the following land:  (set out concise legal description).

The mineral is (set out mineral concerned).

The lien is claimed in respect of the following work or materials, that is
to say:  (give a short description of the nature of the work done or the
materials furnished or to be furnished) which work was or is to be done for
or which materials were or are to be furnished for (name and residence of
person for whom the work was or is being done or the materials were or are
being furnished)(check the appropriate box)

     The work was completed or the materials were last furnished on the               day of                                           ,    ;

     The work is not yet completed or the materials have not yet all been
furnished.

     The sum claimed as due or to become due is $      

     The address for service of the lienholder hereunder is                                                        , in the Province of
Alberta.

     Dated at                            this           day of                            ,    

                                                        
          (Signature)                

                                                        
     (Status of signatory, eg lienholder;         agent
     of lienholder; or where the   lienholder or
     agent is a corporation,  the signatory's
     position with the corporation)

NOTE:     This form is for use only where the statement of lien is to be
registered with the Minister of Energy.


     FORM 3
     (Section 34(6))

     AFFIDAVIT VERIFYING CLAIM

(Name of lienholder) of            in the Province of         (occupation),
named in the above (or annexed) statement make oath and say that the said
claim is true.


SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of       )
     , in the Province of              ,          )
this                 day of                        ,        )
      .                       )         
                         )
                         )
     A Commissioner for Oaths     )


     FORM 4 
     (Section 34(6) and (7))

     AFFIDAVIT VERIFYING CLAIM 
     BY OTHER THAN LIENHOLDER 

(Name of deponent) of                      in the Province of               
, (occupation), make oath and say: 

(1)  That  I  am  the agent (or assignee) of      
     named in the above (or annexed) statement and have full knowledge of
the facts set forth in the above (or annexed) statement [or I am informed
by (state source of information) and believe that the facts are as set 
forth in the above (or annexed) statement].

(2)  That the said claim is true [or when deponent has been informed, That
I believe that the said claim is true].


SWORN BEFORE ME at the    of       )
     , in the Province of              ,     )
this                 day of                       ,    )
       .                      )         
                         )
                         )
     A Commissioner for Oaths           ) 


     FORM 5 
     (Section 39) 

     NOTICE OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR SERVICE 

To:  the Registrar of Land Titles (or the Minister of Energy)

     Take notice that I hereby change my address for service as stated in
my Statement of Lien (or in my last registered notice of change of address
for service) registered in the Land Titles Office (or with the Minister of
Energy) on            day of            ,              as No.           
affecting the land described as follows:

                                        (set out concise legal
description) 

     and appoint                                      in the Province of
Alberta as my address for service.

Dated at                     , this          day of                    ,    
   .

                   (Signature)              


     FORM 6 
     (Section 43) 

                                                  
            (NAME OF COURT)        

                                                  
          (JUDICIAL DISTRICT)      

     NO.                  

                                                  
           (STYLE OF CAUSE)        

       CERTIFICATE OF LIS PENDENS  

To:  the Registrar of Land Titles (or the Minister of Energy)

     This is to certify that proceedings have been taken in court to
enforce a certain lien registered by                      against           
           (here describe lands), which lien was registered pursuant to the
Builders' Lien Act in the Land Titles Office (or with the Minister of
Energy) on            day of           ,            as No.             

Dated at                          this         day of                   ,   
   .

               (Clerk of the Court)   


     FORM 7 
     (Section 47) 

     DISCHARGE OF LIEN 

To:  the Registrar of Land Titles (or the Minister of Energy)

     I,                 acknowledge payment of all (or  $               
on account of) moneys due or to become due under the statement of lien made
by or on behalf of (name of lienholder) as lienholder, upon the following
land: 

                              (set out concise legal description) 

     the statement of lien being registered in the Land Titles Office (or
with the Minister of  Energy) on            day of           ,           
as No.           .

I declare that the said claim of lien has (not) been assigned or
transferred and that I am entitled by law to receive the money.

Wherefore the said claim of lien is hereby wholly discharged (or wholly
discharged as to the following land).

Dated at             this              day of                             
,       .

Witness:                                                (Signature)   


     FORM 8 
     (Section 52) 

                   (NAME OF COURT)                

                 (JUDICIAL DISTRICT)              

     NO.                  

                  (STYLE OF CAUSE)                

     NOTICE TO PROVE LIEN 

To:  (Name of lienholder)

     Take notice that the undersigned hereby requires that you prove your
lien registered pursuant to the Builders' Lien Act on the           day of  
             ,        in the Land Titles Office (or with the Minister of
Energy) as No.        with respect to the following land:

                                   (set out concise legal
description)

     And further take notice that unless within 15 days from the date of
service of this Notice upon you, you file in the office of the Clerk  of
the Court at                , Alberta, an affidavit giving detailed
particulars of your lien pursuant to section 52 of the Builders' Lien Act,
you will lose your lien.

Dated at                    this         day of                      ,      
  .
     
                   (Name of party giving notice)       


     Alberta Regulation 52/2002

     Dairy Board Act

     MINIMUM MILK PRICE ORDER

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (Order U2002-127) on March
15, 2002 pursuant to section 13 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 $69.69 per hectolitre.


2   The Minimum Milk Price Order (AR 245/2001) is repealed.


3   This Order comes into force March 28, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 53/2002

     Electric Utilities Act

     DEFICIENCY CORRECTION REGULATION, 2002

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 136/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 72 of the Electric Utilities Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Part 1
     Customer Choice

Definitions    2
Section 1(h) of Act      3
Section 5 of Act    4
Agreements between owners and customers 5
Regulatory authority jurisdiction  6
Obligations re electric energy supply   7
Immunity from suit  8

     Part 2
     Deferral Accounts

Definitions    9
Prohibition on collection     10
Board review   11
Cost of financing   12
Approval of collection   13

     Part 3
     Onsite Generation and Flare Gas Generation

Definitions    14
Exemption in section 2(b) of Act   15
Flare gas generation exempt from sections of Act  16
Information to be provided to system controller   17

     Part 4
     Transmission Matters

Section 26 of Act   18
Section 58 of Act   19
Section 64(a)(ii) of Act 20
Board order    21
Effect of Board order    22
Limitation on Board 23

     Part 5
     Repeals and Expiry

Repeals   24
Expiry    25


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "Board" means the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board.


     PART 1

     CUSTOMER CHOICE

Definitions
2   In this Part,

     (a)  "affiliated retailer" has the meaning given to it in the Code
of Conduct Regulation (AR 156/2000);

     (b)  "agreement" means an agreement entered into for the provision
of electricity and electricity services, but does not include

               (i)  an agreement entered into pursuant to the Regulated
Rate Option Regulation (AR 132/2001) or the Direct Sales Regulation (AR
167/2001);

               (ii) an agreement entered into pursuant to section 11 or
12 of the Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Regulation (AR
86/2000);

               (iii)     an agreement between an owner and a customer that
is not connected to the interconnected electric system;

               (iv) an agreement between a retailer other than an
affiliated retailer and a customer;

               (v)  an agreement between the affiliated retailer of an
owner and a customer if the customer is not located in the service area of
the owner's electric distribution system;

               (vi) an agreement between an affiliated retailer and a
customer if

                         (A)  the agreement was entered into before
July 26, 2000,

                         (B)  the customer is located in the service
area of the owner's electric distribution system, and

                         (C)  the agreement contains a statement that
customers have the ability to choose a retailer for the provision of
electricity and electricity services after December 31, 2000;

               (vii)     an agreement entered into by an affiliated retailer
and a customer after July 26, 2000;

     (c)  "electric energy supply" means the provision of electric energy
and those electricity services referred to in section 1(1)(g.1)(i) and (ii)
of the Act;

     (d)  "existing agreement" means an agreement that was entered into
before July 26, 2000 and extends beyond December 31, 2000;

     (e)  "owner" means the owner of an electric distribution system;

     (f)  "regulatory authority" means

               (i)  in respect of a municipality or a subsidiary of a
municipality that owns an electric distribution system, the council of the
municipality;

               (ii) in respect of a rural electrification association,
the board of directors of the rural electrification association;

               (iii)     in respect of any other owner of an electric
distribution system, the Board.


Section 1(h) of Act
3   The following clause is added after clause 1(h)(vii) of the Act:

               (viii)    a person that meets the requirements of the
Power Pool Council to exchange electric energy through the power pool;


Section 5 of Act
4   After December 31, 2000 section 5 of the Act does not apply and the
following applies instead:

     5(1)  A person wishing to obtain electricity for use on property must
make arrangements for the purchase of distribution access service from the
owner of the electric distribution system in whose service area the
property is located unless section 18 of the Roles, Relationships and
Responsibilities Regulation (AR 86/2000) applies.

     (2)  No person other than the owner of the electric distribution
system or a wire service provider that is authorized to act on behalf of
the owner may provide distribution access service on the electric
distribution system within the service area of the owner.


Agreements between owners and customers
5(1)  Any rights and obligations under an existing agreement between an
owner or an affiliated retailer and a customer for electric energy supply
do not apply after December 31, 2000.

(2)  On the coming into force of this Regulation, no owner shall enter into
an agreement with a customer if the owner's rights and obligations for
electric energy supply under the agreement extend beyond December 31, 2000.


Regulatory authority jurisdiction
6(1)  The regulatory authority, on its own motion or on an application of a
person having an interest in an existing agreement, may determine how the
provisions under an existing agreement, including the rights and
obligations for payments resulting from those provisions, will be applied
after December 31, 2000.

(2)  A determination by the regulatory authority under subsection (1) may

     (a)  specify the goods or services that provisions or payments are
to be attributed to;

     (b)  specify that all or some of the provisions or payments may be
attributed to goods or services;

     (c)  specify to whom all or some of the provisions apply or to whom
the payments are payable;

     (d)  determine that certain provisions or payments must not apply;

     (e)  specify provisions or payments that replace existing provisions
or payments, including replacement of any or all provisions and payments;

     (f)  determine that an agreement in its entirety no longer applies.


Obligations re electric energy supply
7(1)  Despite any provision in an existing agreement whereby an owner or
municipality has granted a right, exclusive or otherwise, to a person to
provide electricity or electricity services to customers in an area, the
rights and obligations for electric energy supply do not apply after
December 31, 2000.

(2)  Despite any provision in an existing agreement whereby a rural
electrification association has granted a right, exclusive or otherwise, to
a person to provide electricity or electricity services to its members, the
rights and obligations for electric energy supply do not apply after
December 31, 2000.

(3)  An owner or a municipality must not enter into an agreement that
grants a right, exclusive or otherwise, to a person to provide electricity
or electricity services to customers in an area if that agreement includes
rights and obligations for electric energy supply after December 31, 2000.

(4)  A rural electrification association must not enter into an agreement
that grants a right, exclusive or otherwise, to a person to provide
electricity or electricity services to its members if that agreement
includes rights and obligations for electric energy supply after December
31, 2000.

(5)  Subsection (3) does not apply if the owner or the municipality is
entering into an arrangement with a person for the provision of electricity
or electricity services for that owner's or municipality's own use.


Immunity from suit
8   No action may be instituted against an owner, affiliated retailer,
municipality, rural electrification association, customer or regulatory
authority based on any claim or cause of action for compensation or for
loss or damages for cancellation of any rights or obligations connected
with or arising from an existing agreement as a result of this Regulation.


     PART 2

     DEFERRAL ACCOUNTS

Definitions
9   In this Part,

     (a)  "deferral account" means 

               (i)  in respect of ATCO Electric Ltd., a deferral
account established for 2000 referred to in clauses 28, 29, 30 and 31 of
the Alberta Power Limited 1999/2000 Phase I Negotiated Settlement dated
April 21, 1999 and approved by the Board in Decision U99046 dated May 10,
1999, 

               (ii) in respect of UtiliCorp Networks Canada (Alberta)
Ltd., a deferral account established for 2000 referred to in the Summary of
Board Directions numbered 58, 59 and 60 in Part I - General of Board
Decision U99099 dated November 25, 1999, and 

               (iii)     in respect of a municipal owner of an electric
distribution system, a reconciliation account for 2000 established for the
same purpose that a deferral account referred to in subclause (i) or (ii)
is established; 

     (b)  "distribution tariff" means a tariff prepared pursuant to the
Distribution Tariff Regulation (AR 84/2000);

     (c)  "municipal owner of an electric distribution system" means 

               (i)  Enmax Power Corporation, 

               (ii) EPCOR Distribution Inc.,

               (iii)     the City of Lethbridge, and 

               (iv) the City of Red Deer;

     (d)  "regulated rate tariff" means a tariff prepared pursuant to the
Regulated Rate Option Regulation (AR 132/2001).


Prohibition on collection
10   In 2001, the owner of an electric distribution system must not collect
under its distribution tariff or regulated rate tariff any amount in
respect of its deferral accounts.


Board review
11(1)  The owner of an electric distribution system must apply to the Board
in 2001 for a review by the Board of the owner's deferral accounts.

(2)  An application must be made under subsection (1) after the owner is in
possession of the information necessary to enable the Board to prepare a
final reconciliation and disposition of the owner's deferral accounts. 

(3)  If the Board does not have information that it considers adequate to
carry out the duty referred to in subsection (2), the Board may require an
owner to provide further information.

(4)  The Board must carry out in 2001 a review applied for under subsection
(1).


Cost of financing
12(1)  The Board must determine an amount that is payable in 2001 to the
owner of an electric distribution system in respect of the cost of
financing the amounts in the owner's deferral accounts in 2001. 

(2)  In determining an amount under subsection (1), the Board must ensure
that an owner is able to recover the prudent cost of financing the amounts
in its deferral accounts which may include debt financing, equity financing
or a combination of debt and equity financing.

(3)  Before the Board makes a determination under subsection (1) in respect
of an owner, the owner may apply to the Board for approval of a monthly
payment to the owner in respect of the cost of financing the amounts
referred to in subsection (1), that is based on the owner's reasonable
estimate of the amounts in its deferral accounts. 

(4)  The Board must base its approval under subsection (3) on the Bank of
Canada bank rate plus 1.5%.

(5)  On completing a determination under subsection (1) in respect of an
owner, the Board must calculate

     (a)  any refund payable by the owner where the monthly payments
under subsection (3) for the year exceed the amount determined under
subsection (1) for the owner, or 

     (b)  any additional amount payable to the owner where the monthly
payments under subsection (3) for the year are less than the amount
determined under subsection (1) for the owner.

(6)  Any amount 

     (a)  payable to an owner under this section is to be paid by the
balancing pool administrator out of the balancing pool, or

     (b)  payable by an owner under this section is to be paid to the
balancing pool administrator to be credited to the balancing pool. 


Approval of collection
13(1)  After the completion of the review referred to in section 11, a
regulatory authority may approve the collection by the owner of an electric
distribution system of any amount in respect of its deferral accounts
during the period from January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2004.

(2)  In this section, "regulatory authority" means

     (a)  in respect of a municipality or a subsidiary of a municipality
that owns an electric distribution system, the council of the municipality,

     (b)  in respect of a rural electrification association, the board of
directors of the rural electrification association, or

     (c)  in respect of any other owner of an electric distribution
system, the Board.


     PART 3

     ONSITE GENERATION AND FLARE
     GAS GENERATION

Definitions
14   In this Part,

     (a)  "delivery interface" means the point at which electricity
leaves a transmission facility and enters an electric distribution system;

     (b)  "downstream" means on the electric distribution side of a
delivery interface;

     (c)  "flare gas generating unit" means a generating unit that uses
for fuel

               (i)  only solution gas, or 

               (ii) solution gas and another substance as a supplement
to maintain sufficient fuel volume to maintain the operation of the
generating unit;

     (d)  "flare gas generation" means the electric energy produced by a
flare gas generating unit; 

     (e)  "operator" means a person who

               (i)  has a right to obtain or recover oil, gas, bitumen
or oil sands, or any of them, and 

               (ii) may or may not be the owner of a flare gas
generating unit;

     (f)  "solution gas" means gas

               (i)  that is dissolved in crude oil or crude bitumen
under reservoir conditions and evolves as a result of pressure and
temperature changes, 

               (ii) that the Board has determined to be uneconomic, and 

               (iii)     that would otherwise be flared or vented if it were
not used in a flare gas generating unit.


Exemption in section 2(b)
of Act
15   The person described in section 2(b) of the Act as the owner or tenant
of property on which electric energy is produced is not required to be the
owner of the generating unit that produces the electric energy in order for
the exemption in section 2(b) of the Act to have effect.


Flare gas generation exempt from sections of Act
16   Sections 5 and 13 of the Act do not apply to flare gas generation that
is to be used solely by an operator if 

     (a)  the operator is working in the service area in which the flare
gas generating unit is located,

     (b)  the facilities operated by the operator and the flare gas
generating unit are connected to a common delivery interface, and

     (c)  the facilities operated by the operator and the flare gas
generating unit are connected downstream of the common delivery interface.


Information to be provided to system controller
17(1)  In this section, "system controller" means the person appointed
under section 9(1)(c) of the Act.

(2)  A person that produces flare gas generation must provide the system
controller with the information required by the Power Pool Council under
subsection (4).

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a person that produces flare gas
generation is not required to disclose to the Power Pool Council or to its
employees any information relating to the price of flare gas generation
that is sold or provided to an operator or other person.

(4)  The Power Pool Council must determine the information to be provided
under subsection (2) and the time and manner in which the information is to
be provided.

(5)  A determination under subsection (4) may be made in respect of
information generally or in respect of specific information.


     PART 4

     TRANSMISSION MATTERS


Section 26 of Act
18(1)  Section 26(a) of the Act is to be interpreted as if it read as
follows:

     (a)  make prudent financial arrangements so that adequate
transmission facilities are available to enable the Transmission
Administrator to provide system access service and shall ensure that those
financial arrangements are carried out,

(2)  Section 26(d) of the Act is to be interpreted as if it read as
follows:

     (d)  set reasonable standards and requirements for system support
services and make prudent financial arrangements so that system support
services are available and shall ensure that those financial arrangements
are carried out,

(3)  Section 26(a) and (d) are not to be interpreted as requiring the
Transmission Administrator to satisfy or perform the obligations of any
person with whom the Transmission Administrator has entered into a
financial arrangement described in those clauses.


Section 58 of Act
19(1)  In section 58(1)(a) and (b) of the Act, "service" means, in respect
of the Transmission Administrator,

     (a)  the providing and maintaining of system access service pursuant
to sections 23 and 24 of the Act, and

     (b)  the carrying out of the duties described in sections 26 and 27
of the Act.

(2)  The Transmission Administrator's duties under section 58(1) of the Act
are met if the Transmission Administrator arranges for those duties to be
carried out.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply where the Transmission Administrator
uses a generating unit or a transmission facility that is owned or leased
by it to carry out its duties under section 58(1) of the Act.


Section 64(a)(ii) of Act
20   Section 64(a)(ii) of the Act is to be interpreted as if it read as
follows:

     (a)  "issue" means any issue relating to

               (ii) the Transmission Administrator or the transmission
system,


Board order
21(1)  In this section and in sections 22 and 23, "agreement" means an
agreement or arrangement entered into by a person or persons holding the
office of Transmission Administrator relating to a duty or function of the
Transmission Administrator.

(2)  Where in the opinion of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board it is
just and reasonable to do so, the Board may make an order stating that a
person or persons holding the office of Transmission Administrator after
the date of the order are bound by an agreement entered into by a person or
persons holding the office of Transmission Administrator on or before the
date of the order.

(3)  The Board may make an order under subsection (2) in respect of an
agreement that, as of the date of the order,

     (a)  has not been entered into, or

     (b)  has been entered into subject to Board approval and is not yet
effective

if the Board is satisfied that the agreement will commence and become
effective within a reasonable time after the order is made.


Effect of Board order
22(1)  The person or persons who are the subject of an order made under
section 21(2) are bound by the agreement to which the order relates as if
they had been a party to the agreement.

(2)  The person or persons who are the subject of an order made under
section 21(3) are bound by the agreement to which the order relates as if
they had been a party to the agreement only if the agreement commences and
becomes effective within a reasonable time after the order was made.


Limitation on Board
23   The Board shall not rescind an order made under section 21 during the
term of the agreement to which the order relates.


     PART 5

     REPEALS AND EXPIRY

Repeals
24   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Customer Choice Deficiency Correction Regulation (AR 148/2000);

     (b)  Deferral Accounts Deficiency Correction Regulation (AR
240/2000);

     (c)  Onsite Generation and Flare Gas Generation Deficiency
Correction Regulation (AR 63/2000);

     (d)  Transmission Matters Deficiency Correction Regulation (AR
150/2000).


Expiry
25   This Regulation is made under section 72(1) of the Act and is repealed
in accordance with section 72(2) of the Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 54/2002

     Persons with Developmental Disabilities Foundation Act

     PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES FOUNDATION
     WINDING-UP REGULATION

     Filed:  March 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 140/2002) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to section 14 of the Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Foundation Act.


Foundation wound up
1   The Persons with Developmental Disabilities Foundation is wound up in
accordance with this Regulation.


Distribution of property
2   In carrying out the winding-up the board of trustees of the Foundation
shall apply the property of the Foundation as follows:

     (a)  firstly, in the payment of any costs incurred in the winding-up
of the Foundation,

     (b)  secondly, to discharge all liabilities of the Foundation, and

     (c)  thirdly, to give effect, as far as possible, to any outstanding
applicable trust conditions,

and shall pay the balance, if any, to the Provincial Board established
under section 2 of the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community
Governance Act.


Report to Minister
3   The board of trustees shall forthwith report in writing to the Minister
when the winding-up process has been completed.


     Alberta Regulation 55/2002

     Cooperatives Act

     COOPERATIVES REGULATION

     Filed:  March 22, 2002

Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. C:004/02) on March 20,
2002 pursuant to sections 9(1), 49, 352 and 430 of the Cooperatives Act.


     Table of Contents

     Names

Definitions    1
Similar names  2
Minor differences   3
Identical names     4
Distinctive meaning through use    5
Family names   6
Name of amalgamated cooperative    7
Additional form of name  8
Limited number of characters  9
Permitted characters     10
Year in name   11
Objectionable names 12
Proposed names 13
Other prohibited affiliations 14
Director's powers   15
Name search reports 16

     Meetings

Location of meetings     17
Organizational and first meeting of members  18
Annual and special meetings of members and shareholders     19
Notice of meetings  20
When notice not required 21
Failure to receive notice     22
Record dates   23
Special business    24
Waiver of notice    25
Requisition for a meeting     26
Member or shareholder calling meeting   27
Meetings not called as required    28
Meeting called by the Court   29
Notice of proposals 30
Liability for circulation of proposals  31
Refusal to include proposal   32
Voting rights of members and shareholders    33
Quorum - investment shareholders   34
Quorum - members    35
Members who are not individuals    36
Joint voting by members and shareholders     37
Voting by show of hands  38
Electronic voting   39
Resolution in place of meeting     40
One-person meeting  41

     Miscellaneous Provisions

Articles of incorporation and restated articles   42
New generation cooperative articles     43
Prescribed laws     44
Contents of by-laws 45
Disclosure of financial assistance 46
Securities records  47
Prescribed financial statements    48
Fees 49
Forms     50
Expiry    51
Coming into force   52

Schedules


     Names

Definitions
1   In sections 2, 3 and 4,

     (a)  "Canada corporation" means a Canada corporation within the
meaning of the Business Corporations Act;

     (b)  "corporation" means a corporate entity, however incorporated,
that is incorporated in Alberta, a registered extra-provincial corporation
and a Canada corporation;

     (b)  "dissolved corporation" means a dissolved corporation that was
incorporated in Alberta.


Similar names
2(1)  A cooperative and an extra-provincial cooperative registered in
Alberta may not have a name that is similar to the name of a corporation
unless that corporation consents in writing to the use of the name in whole
or in part.

(2)  A cooperative and an extra-provincial cooperative registered in
Alberta may not have a name that is similar to the name of a dissolved
corporation unless the dissolved corporation has been dissolved for more
than 3 years.

(3)  For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), a name is similar if it
is

     (a)  a name that would reasonably lead to the inference that the
cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative bearing the name is or would be
associated or affiliated with the corporation or dissolved corporation if
the cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative and the corporation or
dissolved corporation are not or will not be associated or affiliated, or

     (b)  a name whose similarity to the name of the corporation or
dissolved corporation would lead someone who has an interest in dealing
with the corporation or dissolved corporation to deal with the cooperative
or extra-provincial cooperative bearing the name in the mistaken belief
that he or she is dealing with the corporation or dissolved corporation.


Minor differences
3(1)  A cooperative and an extra-provincial cooperative registered in
Alberta may not have a name where the only difference from the name of a
corporation or of a dissolved corporation is

     (a)  the addition or deletion of punctuation marks or spaces,

     (b)  the insertion or removal of a year in the name,

     (c)  a difference in the legal element of the name referred to in
section 16(1) of the Act, 

     (d)  the substitution of a word for its abbreviation or an
abbreviation for the word,

     (e)  the substitution of a word for its homonym,

     (f)  the addition or deletion of an article, or

     (g)  any other change that does not produce a phonetic difference
between the name and the name of the corporation or dissolved corporation.

(2)  Subsection (1)(b) to (g) as they apply to a corporation do not apply 

     (a)  where the corporation consents in writing and undertakes to 

               (i)  change its name, or 

               (ii) dissolve 

          within 6 months, or 

     (b)  in the case of a corporation that is a registered
extra-provincial corporation, where the registered extra-provincial
corporation undertakes to 

               (i)  cease to be registered in Alberta, or 

               (ii) change its name in its home jurisdiction

           within 6 months.

(3)  Subsection (1)(b) to (g) as they apply to a dissolved corporation do
not apply where the dissolved corporation has been dissolved for at least 3
years prior to the time the cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative has
the name.


Identical names
4(1)  A cooperative or an extra-provincial cooperative may have a name that
is identical to the name of a corporation incorporated in Alberta if 

     (a)  the corporation has ceased to use its name, 

     (b)  the name is not a number name, 

     (c)  the corporation and the cooperative or extra-provincial
cooperative wishing to have the name were affiliated at the time the
corporation ceased to use the name, 

     (d)  the corporation provided its consent to the cooperative or
extra-provincial cooperative having the name, and 

     (e)  the cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative wishing to have
the name undertakes to amend all titles and public registrations in the
name of the corporation to reflect the change within 6 months.

(2)  A cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative may have a name that is
identical to the name of a dissolved corporation if

     (a)  the name is not a number name,

     (b)  the dissolved corporation and the cooperative or
extra-provincial cooperative wishing to have the name were affiliated at
the time the dissolved corporation was dissolved,

     (c)  the dissolved corporation consented in writing before it was
dissolved to the cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative having the
name, and

     (d)  the cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative wishing to have
the name undertakes to amend all titles and public registrations in the
name of the dissolved corporation to reflect the change within 6 months.

(3)  If an undertaking under subsection (1)(e) or (2)(d) is not carried
out, the Director may, by notice in writing, giving reasons, direct the
cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative to change its name to one that
the Director approves within 90 days of the date of notice.


Distinctive meaning through use
5   No cooperative may have a name that

     (a)  is too general,

     (b)  is only descriptive, in any language, of the quality, function
or other characteristics of the goods or services in which the cooperative
deals or intends to deal, or

     (c)  is primarily or only the name or surname of an individual who
is living or has died within 30 years preceding the date the name is used

unless the name has through use acquired a meaning that renders the name
distinctive.


Family names
6   No cooperative may have a name that contains a word or expression, an
element of which is the family name of an individual, whether or not the
word or expression is preceded by the individual's given name or initials,
unless the individual or the individual's heir, executor, administrator,
assign or guardian consents in writing to the use of the name.


Name of amalgamated cooperative
7   When 2 or more cooperatives amalgamate, the name of the amalgamated
cooperative may be identical to the name of one of the amalgamating
cooperatives if the name is not a number name.


Additional form of name
8(1)  An additional form of name pursuant to section 16(2) of the Act must
be a direct translation of the cooperative name.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), changes may be made to the additional
form of name to ensure that it is idiomatically correct.


Limited number of characters
9   No cooperative may have a name that exceeds 200 characters in length,
including punctuation marks and spaces.


Permitted characters
10(1)  The name of a cooperative or an extra-provincial cooperative
registered in Alberta may contain only the following:

     (a)  letters of the alphabet of the English language;

     (b)  Arabic numerals;

     (c)  the following punctuation or other marks:

               (i)  !

               (ii) "

               (iii)     #

               (iv) $

               (v)  %

               (vi) &

               (vii)     '

               (viii)    ()

               (ix) *

               (x)  +

               (xi) ,

               (xii)     .

               (xiii)    -

               (xiv)     /

               (xv) :

               (xvi)     ;

               (xvii)    >

               (xviii)   <

               (xix)     =

               (xx) []

               (xxi)     \

               (xxii)    ï

               (xxiii)   ?

               (xxiv)    @

     (d)  any combination of letters, numerals and marks referred to in
clauses (a), (b) and (c).

(2)  The first character of the name of a cooperative or of an
extra-provincial cooperative registered in Alberta must be an Arabic
numeral or an alphabetic letter of the English language.

(3)  No cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative registered in Alberta
may have a name that consists primarily of a combination of punctuation
marks or other marks.


Year in name
11   No cooperative may have a name that contains a year in parenthesis
unless the cooperative is a successor cooperative and the year is the year
in which it became a successor cooperative.


Objectionable names
12(1)  No cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative registered in Alberta
may have a name that contains a word or expression in any language that is
obscene or connotes a business that is scandalous, obscene or immoral or
that is otherwise objectionable on public grounds.

(2)  No cooperative may have a name that contains a word or expression that
might lead to the inference that the cooperative is not a cooperative to
which the Act applies.


Proposed names
13   No name that is identical or similar to a name that is identified in a
computer printed search report as "proposed" may be used by a cooperative
or an extra-provincial cooperative registered in Alberta unless it is the
person who first proposed the name or has the consent in writing of the
person who first proposed the name.


Other prohibited affiliations
14(1)  No cooperative may have a name that indicates that the cooperative

     (a)  carries on business under royal, vice-regal or governmental
patronage, approval or authority unless the appropriate government
department or agency consents in writing to the name,

     (b)  is sponsored or controlled by or is affiliated with

               (i)  the Government of Canada,

               (ii) the government of a province or territory, or

               (iii)     the government of a subdivision of a country other
than Canada

          or a political subdivision or agency of any such government,
unless the appropriate government, political subdivision or agency consents
in writing to the use of the name,

     (c)  is sponsored or controlled by a university, college or
technical institute or a professional or other occupational association
that is regulated by provincial or federal legislation, unless the
university, college or technical institute or professional or occupational
association consents in writing to the use of the name, or

     (d)  carries on business as a financial intermediary defined in
section 44(2) that is regulated by provincial or federal legislation,
unless the appropriate government department or agency consents in writing
to the use of the name.

(2)  No cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative registered in Alberta
may have a name

     (a)  that indicates that the cooperative or extra-provincial
cooperative is associated with

               (i)  the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund,

               (ii) the operation of Nakiska Ski Area, unless it has
the written consent of the Minister of Community Development, or

               (iii)     the Olympic Games or its organizing committee,
unless it has the written consent of the Canadian Olympic Association,

     or

     (b)  that includes the word "Kananaskis" and indicates that the
cooperative or extra-provincial cooperative is associated with land of the
Crown in right of Alberta or the administration of land of the Crown in
right of Alberta, unless it has the written consent of the Minister of
Community Development.


Director's powers
15   In determining whether a name contravenes the Act or this Regulation,
the Director may, without limitation, consider the following:

     (a)  the distinctiveness of the name or any element of it and the
extent to which the name has become known;

     (b)  the length of time the name has been in use;

     (c)  the nature of the business carried on under or associated with
the name, including the likelihood of any competition among businesses
using such a name;

     (d)  the nature of the trade with which a name is associated,
including the nature of the goods or services and the means by which they
are offered or distributed;

     (e)  the degree of similarity between the name and another name in
appearance or sound;

     (f)  the geographic area in Alberta in which the name is likely to
be used.


Name search reports
16   In the case of

     (a)  the incorporation of a cooperative,

     (b)  a change in the name of a cooperative or a registered
extra-provincial cooperative,

     (c)  the use of an additional form of name under section 16(2) of
the Act and section 8 of this Regulation,

     (d)  the registration of an extra-provincial cooperative,

     (e)  the continuance of an extra-provincial cooperative into Alberta
where the extra-provincial cooperative is not a registered extra-provincial
cooperative with the identical name in Alberta immediately prior to
continuance,

     (f)  the amalgamation of 2 or more cooperatives where the name of
the amalgamated cooperative is not identical to the name of one of the
amalgamating cooperatives,

     (g)  the amalgamation of a registered extra-provincial cooperative
with one or more extra-provincial cooperatives where the name of the
amalgamated extra-provincial cooperative is not identical to the name of
the registered extra-provincial cooperative,

     (h)  the revival of a cooperative where the cooperative is revived
after having been dissolved under Part 14 of the Act, and

     (i)  the reinstatement of the registration of an extra-provincial
cooperative whose registration was cancelled under section 374(1)(a) of the
Act,

the following must accompany the documents sent to the Director in
connection with the incorporation, change of name, use of name,
registration, continuance, amalgamation, revival or reinstatement:

     (j)  an original Alberta Search Report from the NUANS (Newly
Upgraded Automated Name Search) system maintained or controlled by the
Government of Canada, dated not more than 90 days prior to the submission
of the report;

     (k)  any consent or consent and undertaking required under the Act
or this Regulation.


     Meetings

Location of meetings
17(1)  Unless the by-laws otherwise provide, meetings of members and
investment shareholders are to be held at the place in Alberta determined
by the directors.

(2)  Subject to the by-laws, a member or an investment shareholder may
participate in a meeting by means of a telephonic, electronic or other
communication facility that permits all participants to communicate
adequately with each other during the meeting, and if a person participates
in a meeting in this way, that person is to be considered to be present at
the meeting.

(3)  The by-laws may authorize a meeting to be held entirely by means of a
telephonic, electronic or other communication facility as long as the
requirements of subsection (2) are met. 


Organizational and first meeting of members

18(1)  The directors shall call a meeting of the members 

     (a)  after holding an organizational meeting pursuant to section 56
of the Act, and 

     (b)  in any event, within 180 days of the issuance of the
incorporation certificate.

(2)  The members, at their first meeting, shall

     (a)  adopt by-laws for the cooperative,

     (b)  elect or appoint directors in accordance with section 55(2) of
the Act, and 

     (c)  appoint an auditor to hold office until the close of the first
annual meeting of members, unless the appointment of an auditor is
dispensed with pursuant to section 236 of the Act. 


Annual and special meetings of members and shareholders
19(1)  The directors shall call the first annual meeting of members not
later than 18 months after the cooperative comes into existence and
subsequent annual meetings of members must be held not later than the
earlier of

     (a)  15 months after holding the preceding annual meeting, and

     (b)  6 months after the end of the preceding financial year.

(2)  The directors may call a special meeting of the cooperative at any
time.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the cooperative may apply to the Court
for an order extending the time within which the first or any annual
meeting of members must be held.


Notice of meetings
20(1)  Notice of the date, time and place of a meeting of the cooperative
must be given not less than 10 and not more than 60 days before the date of
the meeting,

     (a)  to each person who is entitled to vote at the meeting,

     (b)  to each director, and

     (c)  in each case of an annual meeting, to the auditor of the
cooperative, if any.

(2)  A notice under subsection (1) must 

     (a)  be posted at the registered office of the cooperative, 

     (b)  subject to subsection (3), be published at least once in a
newspaper having general circulation in the area where the cooperative
carries on business, and

     (c)  be given in accordance with section 346 of the Act to each
person who is entitled to vote at the meeting. 

(3)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, a notice of a meeting of
investment shareholders of any class of shares that is publicly traded on a
recognized stock exchange in Canada must be published once a week for at
least the 4 consecutive weeks before the date of the meeting in a newspaper
having general circulation

     (a)  in the place where the registered office of the cooperative is
located, and 

     (b)  in each place in Canada where the cooperative has a transfer
agent or where a transfer of the investment shares may be recorded.

(4)  In addition to complying with the requirements set out in this
section, a cooperative shall comply with Alberta securities laws as defined
in the Securities Act for notices under subsection (3). 


When notice not required
21   Notice of a meeting of investment shareholders need not be given to an
investment shareholder who was not registered on the records of the
cooperative or its transfer agent on the record date fixed or determined
under section 23.


Failure to receive notice
22   Failure to receive notice of a meeting does not deprive a person of a
right to vote at the meeting at which the person is entitled to vote.


Record dates
23(1)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, the following dates are record
dates for the purpose indicated in column 1, and if a date is not fixed by
the directors in accordance with column 2, the default date in column 3
applies as indicated:


Column 1
purpose of 
record date
Column 2
record date
Column 3
default record date
[The date if not fixed by directors]


(a)  To determine the persons entitled to receive notice of or to vote at
a meeting of members
The day before the day on which the notice is given or if no notice is
given, the day of the meeting.
The day before the day on which the notice is given or if no notice is
given, the day of the meeting


(b)  To determine the members or investment shareholders 

     (i)  who are entitled to receive payment of a dividend, or

     (ii) for any other purpose (except for (a), (c) or (d)






The day fixed by the directors, if any, which must not be more than 60 days
before the particular action to be taken







The date on which the directors pass the resolution relating to the
particular purpose


(c)  To determine the investment shareholders who are entitled to receive
notice of a meeting of investment shareholders
The date fixed by the directors, if any, which must be at least 10 days but
not more than 60 days before the meeting
The day before the day on which notice is given or if no notice is given,
the day of the meeting


(d)  To determine the investment shareholders who are entitled to vote at
a meeting of investment shareholders
The date fixed by the directors, if any, which must be at least 10 days but
not more than 60 days before the meeting
The day on which the directors pass the resolution calling the meeting



(2)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, if a record date for investment
shareholders is fixed by the directors, unless notice of the date is waived
by each investment shareholder named in the securities register at the
close of business on the day the directors fix the record date, notice of
the record date must be given at least 7 days before the record date 

     (a)  by advertisement in a newspaper published or distributed in a
place where the cooperative has its registered office and in each place in
Canada where it has a transfer agent or where a transfer of its investment
shares may be recorded, and

     (b)  by written notice to each stock exchange in Canada on which the
investment shares of the cooperative are listed for trading.


Special business
24(1)  All matters dealt with at a special meeting of a cooperative and all
matters dealt with at an annual meeting are special business, except 

     (a)  consideration of the financial statements, 

     (b)  an auditor's report, 

     (c)  the election of directors, 

     (d)  the remuneration of directors and delegates, 

     (e)  the appointment of an auditor,

     (f)  the approval of patronage returns if the by-laws require member
approval of patronage returns,

     (g)  consideration of the minutes of the previous annual meeting,

     (h)  consideration of reports of directors or standing committees,
and

     (i)  any other matter that the by-laws specify is not special
business.

(2)  Amendments to articles and the making of by-laws and amendments to
them may not be specified under subsection (1) as matters that are not
special business.

(3)  Notice of a meeting of a cooperative at which special business is to
be transacted must

     (a)  state the nature of the special business in sufficient detail
to permit the recipient to form a reasoned judgment about the special
business, and 

     (b)  subject to subsection (4), contain the text of any special
resolution to be submitted to the meeting. 

(4)  Where the text of a special resolution is too long to be included in a
notice under this section, the notice must contain a statement in
sufficient detail to permit the recipient to form a reasoned judgment about
the resolution and a statement that the full text of the resolution is
available at any business location of the cooperative.


Waiver of notice
25(1)  A person who is entitled to attend a meeting of a cooperative may
waive notice of the meeting in any manner.

(2)  Attendance at a meeting of a cooperative is a waiver of notice of the
meeting, except when a person attends the meeting for the express purpose
of objecting to the transaction of any business on the ground that the
meeting is not lawfully called.


Requisition for a meeting
26(1)  Two or more persons who together hold at least 5%, or a greater
percentage specified in the by-laws, of the voting rights that could be
exercised at a meeting of members or investment shareholders, may
requisition the directors to call a meeting of the members or investment
shareholders, as the case may be.

(2)  The by-laws may not provide for a percentage that is greater than 25%
for the purposes of subsection (1).

(3)  The requisition

     (a)  must state the business to be transacted at the meeting and
must be sent to each director and to the registered office of the
cooperative, and

     (b)  may consist of several documents of similar form, each signed
by one or more persons who are entitled to vote at the meeting.

(4)  On receipt of the requisition, the directors shall call a meeting to
transact the business stated in the requisition unless 

     (a)  the directors have already called a meeting and given notice of
it under section 20, or

     (b)  the business of the meeting as stated in the requisition would,
if the requisition were a proposal, bring it within the application of
section 30(7)(b), (c), (d) or (e).


Member or shareholder calling meeting
27(1)  If the directors do not call a meeting within 21 days after
receiving a requisition to do so, any person who signed the requisition may
call the meeting, unless the meeting is not required to be called because
of section 26(4).

(2)  A meeting called under section 26 or this section must be called as
nearly as possible in the manner in which meetings are to be called under
the by-laws, a unanimous agreement, this Regulation and the Act.

(3)  The cooperative must reimburse the persons who signed the requisition
for the expenses reasonably incurred by them in requisitioning, calling and
holding the meeting, unless the persons who are present and entitled to
vote at the meeting resolve otherwise.


Meetings not called as required
28(1)  A member, director or investment shareholder who is entitled to vote
at a meeting of the cooperative may call the meeting if it is not called
within the time required by this Regulation, the Act, the articles, the
by-laws or any unanimous agreement.

(2)  A meeting called, held and conducted under this section is for all
purposes a meeting duly called, held and conducted.


Meeting called by the Court
29(1)  On the application of a director or a person who is entitled to vote
at a meeting, or in the case of a distributing cooperative, on the
application of the Executive Director, the Court may order a meeting of a
cooperative to be called, held and conducted within the time and in the
manner that the Court directs, if 

     (a)  it is not feasible to call the meeting within the time or in
the manner in which those meetings are to be called,

     (b)  it is not feasible to conduct the meeting in the manner
required by this Regulation, the Act, the by-laws and any unanimous
agreement, or

     (c)  the Court thinks, for any other reason, the meeting should be
called, held and conducted in the manner it directs.

(2)  Without restricting the generality of subsection (1), the Court may
order that the quorum required by the by-laws, this Regulation or the Act
be varied or dispensed with at a meeting called, held and conducted under
this section.

(3)  A meeting called, held and conducted under this section is for all
purposes a meeting duly called, held and conducted.


Notice of proposals
30(1)  A member may, in accordance with the Act and this Regulation,

     (a)  submit to the cooperative notice of any matter that the member
proposes to raise at an annual meeting of members, and

     (b)  discuss at the meeting any matter in respect of which the
member would have been entitled to submit a proposal.

(2)  Any member or director may, in accordance with section 265 of the Act,
make a proposal to amend the articles. 

(3)  Any other person may, in accordance with section 265 of the Act, make
a proposal to amend the articles if the person has been, for at least 6
months prior to the date on which the proposal is submitted, the registered
holder or the beneficial owner of, or has the support in writing of persons
who, in the aggregate, and including or not including the person that
submits the proposal, have been, for at least 6 months prior to that date,
the registered holders or the beneficial owners of, the lesser of the
following, determined as of the close of business on the day preceding the
day on which the proposal is submitted:

     (a)  1% of the total number of outstanding investment shares of the
cooperative;

     (b)  investment shares with a total market value of at least $2000.

(4)  A proposal submitted by a person described in subsection (3) must be
accompanied by the following information:

     (a)  the name, address and telephone number of the person and of the
person's supporters, if applicable;

     (b)  the number of investment shares held or owned by the person and
by the person's supporters, if applicable, a copy of the written support,
if applicable, and the date the investment shares were acquired.

(5)  If requested by the cooperative within 14 days after receipt of the
proposal, a person who submits a proposal under subsection (3) shall
provide proof within 21 days of the request, that the person meets the
requirements of subsection (3).

(6)  Unless the by-laws otherwise provide, a proposal submitted for
consideration at a meeting must 

     (a)  be attached to or accompany the notice of the meeting, 

     (b)  if requested by the person submitting the proposal, include
material in support of the proposal, and 

     (c)  include the name, address and telephone number of the person
submitting the proposal.

(7)  A cooperative need not comply with subsection (6) if 

     (a)  in the case of a proposal to be considered at an annual meeting
of members, the proposal is not submitted to the cooperative before the end
of the financial period preceding the financial period in which the annual
meeting is to be held,

     (b)  in the opinion of the directors, the purpose of the proposal is
to enforce a personal claim or redress a personal grievance against the
cooperative or its directors, officers, members or security holders,

     (c)  within 2 years before receipt of the proposal, the person
submitting the proposal failed to present at a meeting a proposal that, at
the person's request, had accompanied or had been attached by the
cooperative to the notice of the meeting, 

     (d)  substantially the same proposal accompanied or was attached to
a notice of meeting relating to a meeting of the cooperative held within 2
years before the receipt of the proposal, and the proposal was defeated, 

     (e)  the rights conferred by subsections (1) and (2) are in the
opinion of the directors being abused to secure publicity, or 

     (f)  the proposal deals with a subject-matter that, under the
articles and by-laws, is not within the power of the members to deal with.

(8)  If, on the date of the meeting the person who made a proposal under
subsection (3) is no longer in compliance with subsection (3), based on the
number of outstanding investment shares of the cooperative in existence at
the time the proposal was submitted,

     (a)  the cooperative is not bound to consider the proposal, and

     (b)  the cooperative is not required to include in the notice of a
meeting, or attach to it, any proposal submitted by that person for any
meeting held within a period of 2 years following the date of the meeting.

(9)  A cooperative shall, not less than 60 nor more than 90 days before the
end of each financial period, give notice in accordance with section 20 of
the date for submission of proposals under subsection (3) for consideration
at the next annual meeting of members to all members, directors and
investment shareholders.


Liability for circulation of proposals
31   No cooperative or person acting on behalf of a cooperative incurs any
liability by reason only of circulating a proposal in accordance with
section 30.


Refusal to include proposal
32(1)  If a cooperative refuses to include a proposal in a notice of a
meeting referred to in section 30, the cooperative shall, within 21 days
after the day on which it receives the proposal or, in the case of a
proposal referred to in section 30(3) within 21 days after the corporation
receives proof of ownership under section 30(5), notify in writing the
person submitting the proposal of its intention to omit the proposal from
the notice and of the reasons for refusal.

(2)  On the application of a person who submitted a proposal claiming to be
aggrieved by a cooperative's refusal under subsection (1), the Court may
direct the cooperative to submit the proposal for consideration at a
meeting or restrain the holding of the meeting at which the proposal is
sought to be presented, and may make any further order it thinks fit.

(3)  A cooperative or any person claiming to be aggrieved by a proposal may
apply to the Court for an order permitting or directing the cooperative to
omit the proposal from a notice of meeting, and the Court, if it is
satisfied that section 30(7) applies, may make any order that it thinks
fit.


Voting rights of members and shareholders
33(1)  A cooperative shall prepare a list of its members or, if the by-laws
provide for delegates, of the delegates, as of the record date who are
entitled to receive notice of and vote at a meeting of members.

(2)  A member or delegate named in the list referred to in subsection (1)
is entitled to one vote at a meeting of members.

(3)  If a record date for voting is fixed by the directors, a cooperative
shall prepare, no later than 10 days after the record date, a list of
investment shareholders entitled to vote as of the record date at a meeting
of investment shareholders, and the list must show the number of investment
shares held by each investment shareholder.

(4)  If a record date for voting is not fixed by the directors, a
cooperative shall prepare, not later than 10 days after the default record
date for notice of meeting, a list of investment shareholders entitled to
receive notice of a meeting of investment shareholders as of the record
date, and the list must show the number of investment shares held by each
investment shareholder.

(5)  An investment shareholder named in the list referred to in subsection
(3) or (4) is entitled to vote the investment shares shown opposite the
investment shareholder's name at the meeting to which the list relates,
except to the extent that 

     (a)  the investment shareholder has transferred the ownership of any
of those investment shares after the record date or the date on which the
list for the purposes of subsection (4) was prepared, as the case may be,
and 

     (b)  the transferee of those investment shares demands, not later
than 10 days before the meeting, or any shorter period for which the
by-laws of the cooperative provide, that the transferee's name be included
in the list before the meeting and produces properly endorsed investment
share certificates or otherwise establishes that the transferee owns the
investment shares, 

in which case the transferee may vote the shares at the meeting.

(6)  A person who is entitled to vote at a meeting of a cooperative may
examine any list that relates to the meeting

     (a)  during usual business hours at the registered office of the
cooperative or at the place where its records of members and investment
shareholders are maintained, and

     (b)  at the meeting for which the list was prepared.


Quorum - investment shareholders
34(1)  This section applies in respect of the quorum at meetings of
investment shareholders unless the by-laws provide different rules.  
(2)  A quorum is present at a meeting of investment shareholders if persons
holding a majority of the voting rights that may be exercised at the
meeting are present in person or represented in a manner provided for by
this Regulation or the Act or permitted by the by-laws.

(3)  If a quorum is present at the opening of a meeting, the persons who
are present and entitled to vote may proceed with the business of the
meeting even though a quorum is not present throughout the meeting.

(4)  If a quorum is not present at the opening of a meeting, the persons
who are present and entitled to vote may adjourn the meeting to a fixed
date, time and place but may not transact any other business.


Quorum - members
35(1)  This section applies in respect of the quorum at meetings of members
unless the by-laws provide different rules.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), at a meeting of members, one-tenth of the
members or, if the by-laws so provide, their fully authorized district
delegates, constitute a quorum.

(3)  If the cooperative has a membership of more than 500, 50 members
constitute a quorum if before the commencement of the meeting those members
in attendance consent to the quorum reduction by a majority vote.

(4)  If within one hour after the time appointed for the meeting of members
a quorum is not present,

     (a)  the meeting, if called by members, shall be dissolved, and

     (b)  if not so called, the meeting stands adjourned until the same
day, time and place in the following week.

(5)  If within one hour after the time appointed for the adjourned meeting
referred to in subsection (4)(b) a quorum is not present, the chairperson
may call for a resolution to the effect that those present at that time
constitute a quorum and be empowered to transact the business to be brought
before the meeting.

(6)  If the resolution referred to in subsection (5) is passed by a
majority vote of members present and recorded in the minutes, the meeting
shall then proceed and those members present constitute a quorum.

(7)  If a quorum is present at the opening of the meeting, the persons who
are present and entitled to vote may proceed with the business of the
meeting even though a quorum is not present throughout the meeting.


Members who are not individuals
36(1)  If an entity is entitled to vote at a meeting of a cooperative, the
cooperative shall recognize any individual authorized by a resolution of
the directors or governing body or a similar authority of the entity to
represent the entity at meetings of the cooperative.

(2)  An individual who is authorized under subsection (1) to represent an
entity may exercise, on behalf of the entity, all the powers the entity
could exercise if it were an individual.


Joint voting by members and shareholders
37(1)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, the holders of a jointly held
membership collectively have one vote at a meeting of members.

(2)  No holder of a jointly held membership may exercise a proportion of a
vote unless the by-laws so provide.

(3)  Unless the articles provide otherwise, if 2 or more persons hold
investment shares jointly, one of those holders present at a meeting of
investment shareholders or represented in a manner provided for by this
Regulation or the Act or permitted in the by-laws may, in the absence of
the others, vote the investment shares, but if 2 or more of those persons
who are present or so represented vote, they must vote as one on the
investment shares jointly held by them.


Voting by show of hands
38(1)  Voting at meetings of a cooperative must be by show of hands unless

     (a)  a member or investment shareholder who is entitled to vote at
the meeting, or any percentage of such members or investment shareholders
as determined by the by-laws, demands a vote by ballot, or

     (b)  the by-laws provide for another method of voting.

(2)  A person, or any percentage of persons as determined by the by-laws,
entitled to vote at a meeting may demand a ballot either before or after a
vote by show of hands.

(3)  Without limiting the generality of subsection (1)(b), the by-laws of a
corporation may authorize voting by mail ballot on any matter.


Electronic voting
39(1)  A vote at a meeting of a cooperative may, if the by-laws so provide,
be held entirely by means of a telephone, electronic or other communication
facility, and any person entitled to vote at the meeting may vote by those
means.

(2)  A vote may be held in the manner set out in subsection (1) only if

     (a)  each person entitled to vote has access to the communication
facility, and

     (b)  the communication facility is designed and used in a manner
that

               (i)  permits the subsequent verification of the votes
that are gathered, and

               (ii) permits the tallied votes to be presented to the
cooperative without it being possible for the cooperative to identify how
each person or group of persons voted.


Resolution in place of meeting
40(1)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, a resolution in writing signed
by all the persons who are entitled to vote on that resolution at a meeting
of the cooperative is as valid as if it had been passed at the meeting,
except when a written statement is submitted under section 67 of the Act or
section 241(5) of the Act.

(2)  Unless the by-laws provide otherwise, a resolution in writing dealing
with all matters required by this Regulation or the Act to be dealt with at
a meeting of a cooperative and signed by all the persons who are entitled
to vote at the meeting satisfies all the requirements of this Regulation
and the Act relating to meetings, except when a written statement is
submitted under section 67 of the Act or section 241(5) of the Act.

(3)  A copy of every resolution referred to in subsection (1) or (2) must
be kept with the minutes of the meeting.

(4)  Unless a ballot is demanded, an entry in the minutes of a meeting to
the effect that the chairperson of the meeting declared a resolution to be
carried or defeated is, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, proof
of the fact without proof of the number or proportion of the votes or
signatures recorded in favour of or against the resolution.


One-person meeting
41(1)  For the purposes of this Regulation and the Act, one person can
constitute a meeting.

(2)  If a cooperative has only one investment shareholder, or only one
holder of any class or series of investment shares, the investment
shareholder constitutes a meeting of the investment shareholders or a
meeting of investment shareholders of that class or series.


     Miscellaneous Provisions

Articles of incorporation and restated articles
42   Articles of incorporation submitted under sections 4 and 5 of the Act
and restated articles under section 269 must be accompanied by a completed
copy of Form GS 89 in Schedule 2.


New generation cooperative articles
43(1)  In addition to any other requirements of the Act and this
Regulation, the articles of incorporation of a new generation cooperative
must contain

     (a)  a statement of the objects or purposes the cooperative is
intended to fulfill, and

     (b)  a statement that the business of the cooperative is restricted
to one or more of the endeavours or businesses set out in section
422(c)(iii) of the Act.

(2)  No new generation cooperative shall carry on business in a manner that
is contrary to an object or purpose that is stated in the articles of
incorporation.


Prescribed laws
44(1)  Any law of Canada or of a province or territory that has
requirements in relationship to Canadian ownership or control is a
prescribed law for the purposes of section 5(1)(o)(ii) and (iii) of the
Act.

(2)  For the purposes of section 5(1)(o)(ii)(C) of the Act, "financial
intermediary" means

     (a)  a bank,

     (b)  a loan corporation or trust corporation under the Loan and
Trust Corporations Act,

     (c)  an insurer under the Insurance Act,

     (d)  a reporting issuer, dealer or underwriter under the Securities
Act,

     (e)  a credit union under the Credit Union Act, or

     (f)  a person or body similar to a person or body referred to in any
of clauses (b) to (e) and regulated by an Act of Canada or a province or
territory similar to an Act referred to in any of those clauses.


Contents of bylaws
45   The by-laws of a cooperative must contain the following particulars:

     (a)  the qualifications of members and the procedure to become a
member;

     (b)  the rights of joint members, if any;

     (c)  the rights and obligations of members, including any rights or
obligations to use the services of the cooperative, and any fees to be paid
by members;

     (d)  if the cooperative has auxiliary members, any fees to be paid
by auxiliary members and the rights and obligations of auxiliary members
and the conditions for their acceptance by the cooperative as auxiliary
members, including

               (i)  the relationship an individual must have with the
cooperative in order to be an auxiliary member, and

               (ii) the services of the cooperative that may be
available to auxiliary members;

     (e)  whether a member interest as defined in section 48(1) of the
Act may be transferred or assigned, and any conditions or restrictions that
apply to a transfer or assignment;

     (f)  the selection, qualifications, terms of office and removal of
directors and members of committees of directors;

     (g)  the distribution of any surplus funds of the cooperative;

     (h)  if the cooperative is to act as an agent for its members, a
definition of that relationship;

     (i)  the terms and conditions on which membership may be terminated,
whether by withdrawal or by involuntary termination, and the determination
of the value and disposition of the member's interest in the cooperative on
termination; 

     (j)  if the cooperative wishes to permit members or investment
shareholders to attend a meeting of the cooperative by means of a
communication facility, the ways in which votes must be held, subject to
the provisions of the Act and this Regulation respecting electronic
communication.


Disclosure of financial assistance
46(1)  A disclosure under section 140(3) of the Act must include the
following information:

     (a)  the identity of the recipient of the financial assistance and
the recipient's relationship to the cooperative;

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

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

               (ii) the amount of the financial assistance,

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

               (iv) the purpose of the financial assistance.

(2)  A cooperative shall make the disclosure required by section 140(3) of
the Act by sending the information to be disclosed to the members and
investment shareholders within 90 days after giving the financial
assistance.

(3)  A cooperative shall disclose to the members and investment
shareholders any increase in the amount of the financial assistance and any
changes to the terms on which the financial assistance was given within 90
days of the increase or change.

(4)  Where a disclosure required by section 140(3) of the Act has
previously been made and the obligation of the recipient or the cooperative
in respect of the financial assistance is still outstanding, the
cooperative shall place before the members and investment shareholders at
each annual meeting a document disclosing

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

               (i)  on any loan made to the recipient by the
cooperative, and

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

     and

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


Securities records
47   A cooperative shall keep information relating to a security holder
that is entered in the securities register under section 167(1) of the Act
for a period of at least 7 years after the security holder ceases to be a
security holder.


Prescribed financial statements
48(1)  The financial statements referred to in section 228(1)(a) of the Act
must

     (a)  include at least

               (i)  a balance sheet,

               (ii) a statement of retained earnings,

               (iii)     an income statement, and

               (iv) a statement of changes in financial position,

     (b)  present fairly the financial position of the cooperative,

     (c)  be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting
principles, and

     (d)  be prepared on a basis consistent with that used for the
preceding financial year, if any, unless a note attached to them indicates
otherwise.

(2)  For the purpose of this section, "generally accepted accounting
principles" means the standards of accounting principles set forth in the
Handbook of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants as it exists
from time to time and, for the purposes of this section, that Handbook, as
revised, varied or modified by the Act or this Regulation, is in force in
Alberta.


Fees
49(1)  The fees that are payable under the Act are as set out in Schedule
1.

(2)  A fee must be paid at the time and in the manner required by the
Director.


Forms
50(1)  The forms in Schedule 2 are prescribed as forms for the purposes of
the Act and this Regulation.

(2)  The prescribed forms for proxies, management proxy circulars and
dissidents' proxy circulars for the purposes of Part 6 of the Act are the
forms of those documents prescribed for the purposes of the Securities Act
pursuant to rules or regulations under that Act.


Expiry
51   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, 2007.


Coming into force
52   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2002.


     SCHEDULE 1

     FEES

1   The fees payable under the Act are the following:

     (a)  for Certificate of Incorporation   $100

     (b)  for Certificate of Amendment  25

     (c)  for Certificate of Amalgamation    100

     (d)  for Certificate of Revival    100

     (e)  for Certificate of Dissolution     Nil

     (f)  for Certificate of Intent to Dissolve   Nil

     (g)  for Certificate of Revocation of Intent
          to Dissolve    Nil

     (h)  for Certificate of Registration of an
          Extra-provincial Cooperative  100

     (i)  for Certificate of Amendment of Registration
          of an Extra-provincial Cooperative 25

     (j)  for Certificate of Continuance under
          section 260 of the Act   100

     (k)  for Certificate of Status     5

     (l)  to accompany annual return sent to Director  Nil

     (m)  for any certificate or certification for which
          a fee is not provided    25

     (n)  for search - for each cooperative
          (microfiche only)   5

     (o)  for certification, per file   5

     (p)  for appointment of a receiver Nil

     (q)  for the Small Cooperative, Director's Handbook    15

     (r)  for printed search, per cooperative     1

     (s)  for Certificate of Continuance under
          section 434 of the Act   Nil


     SCHEDULE 2

     Summary of Articles
     of Incorporation
     Cooperatives Act
     Sections 4, 5 and 269(3)
     GS 89
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

1.  Name of Cooperative (Enter the proposed name of the cooperative that
complies with sections 16 and 19 of the Cooperatives Act.)


2.  Type of Cooperative: (select one)

  Breeder   Irrigation     Rural Fire Fighting
  Dairy     Marketing      Seed Cleaning
  Employment     Multi-stakeholder   Transportation
  Ethnic    Petroleum      Vegetable Grower
  Feeder Association       Purchasing     Agricultural General
  Grazing   Real Estate Board      (specify):     
  Handicraft     Recreational   New Generation
  Housing   Retail       (specify):     
                 Other (specify):  

3.  Type of Articles Being Submitted: (select one)

   Amended Articles   Restated Articles   Original Articles (if     
 this box checked go      directly to No. 5)

4.  Alberta Corporate Access Number                      (as noted on
registration documents)

5.  Summary of Objectives:



6.  Summary of classes of shares including rights, privileges and
conditions, and any maximum number of shares that the cooperative is
authorized to issue:



7.  Restrictions on share transfers other than those identified in the
Cooperatives Act and Regulations: (If there are no restrictions, enter
"NONE".)



8.  Number, or minimum and maximum numbers of directors that the
cooperative may have:

  OR    AND  

9.  If the cooperative is restricted FROM carrying on a certain business,
or restricted TO carrying on a certain business, specify the restrictions:
(If there are no restrictions, enter "NONE".)



10.  Other rules or provisions that are permitted by the Act or
Regulations, or to be set out in the cooperative's bylaws, or to form part
of the Articles: (If there are no rules or provisions, enter "NONE".)

11.  Fiscal Year End:                 (Month/Day) 

12.  To be completed only when submitting original articles:

       Date authorized by Incorporators:      (Month/Day/Year)   

       Incorporators (If there are more than six incorporators, please
       attach a sheet with the information requested.)


Name of Incorporator (Last, First, Middle Initial)
Address   Postal Code


















NOTE:  A declaration as required by sections 4(d) and 4(f) of the
Cooperatives Act, must be completed and attached.

                                                                                                                        
Signature of Authorized Person          Title (please PRINT)             
Date

                                                              
(         )                                            
Name (please PRINT)                          Daytime Telephone
Number

This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 89


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for incorporation as a cooperative pursuant
to section 4(d) and 4(f) of the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by one or more incorporators of the
cooperative and is to be filed along with the Summary of Articles of
Incorporation form.


We, as representative(s) of    (Name of Cooperative)   ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    after incorporation the cooperative will be organized and
operated, and will carry on business, on a cooperative basis, and

    2.    if the cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative), that the cooperative will comply with the applicable division
of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.

Print Name of Incorporator                   Corresponding Signature of
Incorporator

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 93A


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for continuance, to the Cooperatives Act,
pursuant to section 434(2), from the Co-operative Associations Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by each director of the cooperative.


We, as representatives of    (Name of Cooperative)     ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    that after the association is continued under section 434 the
cooperative will be organized and operated, and will carry on business, on
a cooperative basis, and

    2.    if the cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative), that the cooperative will comply with the applicable division
of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.

Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 93B


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for continuance to the Cooperatives Act,
pursuant to section 434(3), from the Co-operative Associations Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by each director of the
extra-provincial/foreign cooperative.


We, as representatives of    (Name of Extra-provincial Cooperative)   ,
solemnly declare that the cooperative wishes to continue under the
Cooperatives Act, and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously
believing it to be true and knowing that it is of the same force and effect
as if made under oath.

Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 93C


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for continuance under section 260(1) and
pursuant to Section 260(4) of the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by the directors of the cooperative and is to
be filed along with the Articles of Continuance form.


We, as representatives of    (Name of Cooperative)     ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    that after continuance the cooperative will be organized and
operated, and will carry on business, on a cooperative basis, and

    2.    in the case of a cooperative to which Part 18 of the
Cooperatives Act applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new
generation cooperative), that after continuance the cooperative will be in
compliance with the applicable division of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 93D


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for continuance and amalgamation under
section 260(2) and pursuant to section 260(5) of the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by the directors of the cooperative and is to
be filed along with the Articles of Continuance form.


We, as representatives of    (Name of Cooperative)     ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    that after amalgamation the cooperative will be organized and
operated, and will carry on business, on a cooperative basis, and

    2.    if the cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act  applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative), that after amalgamation the cooperative will be in compliance
with the applicable division of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 95


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for amendment pursuant to section 266(1) of
the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by each director of the cooperative and is to
be filed along with the Articles of Amendment form.



We, as representatives of    (Name of Cooperative)     ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    that the cooperative will be organized and operated, and will
carry on business, on a cooperative basis, and

    2.    if the cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative), that the cooperative will comply with the applicable division
of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


Print Name of Director                          Corresponding Signature
of Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 97


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for revival pursuant to section 329(2) of
the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by the person interested in applying to
revive a cooperative and is to be filed along with the Articles of Revival
form.


I,   
of      (Address)       in the Province of Alberta, request the revival of  
    (Name of Cooperative)      , and solemnly declare:

    1.    that the cooperative will be organized and operated, and will
carry on business, on a cooperative basis, and

    2.    if the cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act  applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative), that the cooperative will comply with the applicable division
of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


                                                                 
Print Name of Applicant                 Signature of Applicant


DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Summary of Articles
     of Amalgamation
     Cooperatives Act
     Sections 260(5) and 274(1)
     GS 98
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

1.  Name of Amalgamated Cooperative



2.  Effective Date of Amalgamation




3.  Type of Cooperative: (select one)

  Breeder   Irrigation     Rural Fire Fighting
  Dairy     Marketing      Seed Cleaning
  Employment     Multi-stakeholder   Transportation
  Ethnic    Petroleum      Vegetable Grower
  Feeder Association       Purchasing     Agricultural General
  Grazing   Real Estate Board      (specify):     
  Handicraft     Recreational   New Generation
  Housing   Retail       (specify):     
                 Other (specify):  

4.  Summary of classes of shares including rights, privileges and
conditions, and any maximum number of shares that the cooperative is
authorized to issue:


5.  Restrictions on share transfers other than those identified in the
Cooperatives Act and Regulations: (If there are no restrictions, enter
"NONE".)



6.  Number, or minimum and maximum number of directors that the cooperative
may have:

  OR    AND  

7.  If the cooperative is restricted FROM carrying on a certain business,
or restricted TO carrying on a certain business, specify the restrictions:
(If there are no restrictions, enter "NONE".)



8.  Other rules or provisions that are permitted by the Act or Regulations,
or to be set out in the cooperative's bylaws, or to form part of the
Articles: (If there are no rules or provisions, enter "NONE".)



9.  Fiscal Year End:                 (Month/Day)  

10.  Number of Members:                                     

11.  

Name of Amalgamating Cooperatives
Alberta Corporate Access Number (as noted on registration documents)


















12.  Does a unanimous agreement exist for this cooperative?
      Yes   No

     If Yes, please submit the Notice of Initial Execution/Termination of
a Unanimous Agreement (Form GS 90).

NOTE:  A declaration as required by section 274(2) of the Cooperatives Act,
must be completed and attached.

                                                                                                                        
Signature of Authorized Person          Title (please PRINT)             
Date

                                                              
(         )                                            
Name (please PRINT)                          Daytime Telephone
Number

This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     GS 98


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of an application for amalgamation pursuant to section 274(2)
of the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by the directors of each amalgamating
cooperative and is to be filed  along with the Summary of Articles of
Amalgamation form.


We, as representatives of                (Name of Cooperative)              
 ,
solemnly declare:

    1.    that the amalgamated cooperative will be organized and
operated, and will carry on business, on a cooperative basis,

    2.    if the amalgamated cooperative is one to which Part 18 of the
Cooperatives Act applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new
generation cooperative), that the amalgamated cooperative will comply with
the applicable division of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

    3.    that there are reasonable grounds to believe that

          (i)  each amalgamating cooperative is, and the amalgamated
cooperative will be, able to pay its liabilities as they become due, and

          (ii) the realizable value of the amalgamated cooperative's
assets will not be less than the total of its liabilities and stated
capital of all classes,

    4.    that there are reasonable grounds to believe that

          (i)  no creditor will be prejudiced by the amalgamation, or

          (ii) adequate notice has been given to all known creditors of
the amalgamating cooperatives and no creditor has objected to the
amalgamation otherwise than on grounds that are frivolous or vexatious.

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director    

                                                                 

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                       )    Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province            Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Notice of English-French Name
     Equivalency/Assumed Name
     Cooperatives Act
     Section 16(2) and 372
     GS 100

PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

1. Name of Cooperative   2. Alberta Corporate Access Number


(as noted on registration documents)


3.  Full proposed additional name to be filed in French and/or English for
use in Alberta:
(An Alberta Name Search Report from the NUANS database on the additional
name must be filed with this form.)



4.  Full proposed assumed name to be filed for use in Alberta:
(When an assumed name is being adopted, the cooperative must notify in
writing as to why the cooperative's home jurisdiction name is not available
in Alberta.  This Notice may take the form of either an Alberta Name Search
Report on the home name or a letter from the applicant setting out names of
conflict.)



                                                                                                                        
Signature of Authorized Person          Title (please PRINT)             
Date

                                                              
(         )                                            
Name (please PRINT)                          Daytime Telephone
Number

This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Application to Reinstate
     Extra-Provincial/Foreign Cooperative
     Cooperatives Act
     Section 374(3)
     GS 101

PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

1. Name of Cooperative   2. Alberta Corporate Access Number


(as noted on registration documents)


3.  Date the registration of cooperative was cancelled:



                                                                                                                        
Signature of Authorized Person          Title (please PRINT)             
Date

                                                              
(         )                                            
Name (please PRINT)                          Daytime Telephone
Number

This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.


     Statutory Declaration
     Cooperatives Act
     Section 261(1)
     GS 122


     CANADA

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
In the matter of proposed continuance in another jurisdiction pursuant to
section 261(1) of the Cooperatives Act:


     TO WIT:
This declaration must be made by each director of the cooperative.


We, as representatives of    (Name of Cooperative)     ,
solemnly declare:

that the proposed continuance of the cooperative in another jurisdiction
would not

    1.    adversely affect the members, creditors or investment
shareholders, 

    2.    result in the cooperative carrying on its business and affairs
in a manner not consistent with carrying on business on a cooperative
basis, or 

    3.    result in a cooperative to which Part 18 of the Cooperatives
Act  applies (housing, employment, multi-stakeholder, new generation
cooperative) carrying on its business or affairs in a manner not consistent
with the applicable division of Part 18 of the Cooperatives Act,

and we make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing it to be true
and knowing that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.


Print Name of Director                       Corresponding Signature of
Director

                                                                 

                                                                 

DECLARED before me at         )         
                                                                 A Commissioner for Oaths/Notary
                                                  )              Public in and for the Province of
City/Town                Province                 Alberta
this          day of  (month/year).)         
                                                                                     Print Name
                                                                      
                                                                 Expiry Date of Commission (month/day/year)


WARNING:  A false declaration constitutes a criminal offence and is
punishable by law.  Any application containing false material may result in
the suspension or cancellation of the registration.


This information is being collected for the purposes of corporate registry
records in accordance with the Cooperatives Act.  Questions about the
collection of this information can be directed to the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator for Alberta Government
Services, Box 3140, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2G7, (780) 427-5210.