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     Alberta Regulation 182/2002

     Historical Resources Act

     DISPOSITIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 16, 2002

Made by the Minister of Community Development (M.O. 13/02) on August 7,
2002 pursuant to section 35 of the Historical Resources Act.


1   The Dispositions Regulation (AR 101/98) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 13 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2002" and
substituting "March 1, 2010".


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     Alberta Regulation 183/2002

     Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community Governance Act

     GOVERNANCE (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 16, 2002

Made by the Minister of Community Development (M.O. 14/02) on August 7,
2002 pursuant to section 23(2) of the Persons with Developmental
Disabilities Community Governance Act.


1   The Governance (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 195/97) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended by striking out "October 1, 2002" and substituting
"October 1, 2004".


     Alberta Regulation 184/2002

     Municipal Government Act

     THORHILD REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
     COMMISSION REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 398/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act.


     Table of Contents

Establishment  1
Members   2
Services  3
Operating deficits  4
Sale of property    5
Profit and surplus  6
Approval  7
Transfer of assets  8

Schedule


Establishment
1   A regional services commission known as the Thorhild Regional Waste
Management Services Commission is established.


Members
2   The following municipalities are members of the Commission:

     (a)  The County of Thorhild No. 7;

     (b)  the Village of Thorhild.


Services
3   The Commission is authorized to provide solid waste management
services.


Operating deficits
4   The Commission may not assume operating deficits that are shown on the
books of any of the member municipalities.


Sale of property
5(1)  The Commission may not, without the approval of the Minister, sell
any of its land, buildings or personal property the purchase of which has
been funded wholly or partly by grants from the Government of Alberta.

(2)  The Minister may not approve a sale under subsection (1) unless the
Minister is satisfied

     (a)  as to the repayment of grants from the Government of Alberta
and outstanding debt associated with that portion of the land, buildings
and personal property to be sold,

     (b)  that the sale would not have a significant adverse effect on
the services the Commission provides, and

     (c)  that the sale will be properly reflected in the rates
subsequently charged to the customers of the Commission.


Profit and surplus
6   Unless otherwise approved by the Minister, the Commission shall not

     (a)  operate for the purpose of making a profit, or

     (b)  distribute any of its surplus to its member municipalities.


Approval
7   The Minister may make an approval under section 5 or 6 subject to any
terms or conditions that the Minister considers appropriate.


Transfer of assets
8   The member municipalities shall execute all documents and do all things
necessary to transfer to the Commission the property listed in the
Schedule.


     SCHEDULE

     Transferred Assets

1   Long Lake Landfill

     Pt. SW 9-63-19-W4 (approximately 41.45 acres)

2   Thorhild Landfill

     Pt. SW 16-60-21-W4
     Lot A, Plan 4519 R5 (approximately 20 acres)

3   Newbrook Landfill

     Pt. NE 35-61-21-W4
     Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 752 0265 (approximately 15 acres)


     Alberta Regulation 185/2002

     Child Welfare Act
     Child and Family Services Authorities Act

     MISCELLANEOUS (EXPIRY CLAUSE) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 404/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to section 104 of the Child Welfare Act and section 20 of the
Child and Family Services Authorities Act.


1(1)   The Child and Family Services Authorities Regulation (AR 6/98) is
amended by this section.

(2)  Section 4 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2002" and
substituting "March 31, 2009".


2(1)  The Intercountry Adoption Regulation (AR 204/97) is amended by this
section.

(2)  Section 3 is amended by striking out "November 1, 2002" and
substituting "March 31, 2009".


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     Alberta Regulation 186/2002

     Health Professions Act

     DENTURISTS PROFESSION REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Alberta Denturist Society on August 16, 2002 and approved by
the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 408/2002) on August 20, 2002
pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Register  2

     Registration

Application for general register   3
Equivalent jurisdiction  4
Alternative qualifications    5
Courtesy register   6
Good character, reputation    7
Liability insurance 8

     Continuing Competence

Renewal requirements     9
Conditions     10
Continuing education rules    11
Rules distribution  12

     Titles

Titles    13

     Restricted Activities

Restricted activities authorization     14
Restriction    15
Students  16

     Alternative Complaint Resolution Process

Process conductor   17
Agreement 18
Confidentiality     19
Leaving the process 20

     Reinstatement

Application    21
Hearing date   22
Hearing   23
Deliberations  24
Decision  25
Review    26
Access to decision  27

     Information

Providing information    28
Correcting information   29

     Access to Information

Section 119 information  30
Information made available    31

     Transitional Provisions, Repeals and
     Coming into Force

Transitional   32
Repeal    33
Coming into force   34


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "College" means College of Alberta Denturists;

     (b)  "Complaints Director" means the complaints director of the
College;

     (c)  "Council" means the council of the College;

     (d)  "President" means the president of the College;

     (e)  "Registrar" means the registrar of the College;

     (f)  "Registration Committee" means the registration committee of
the College;

     (g)  "Reinstatement Review Committee" means the Reinstatement Review
Committee established under this Regulation.


Register
2   The regulated members register established by the Council under section
33(1)(a) of the Act has the following categories:

     (a)  general register;

     (b)  courtesy register.


     Registration

Application for general register
3(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the general
register must

     (a)  have obtained a diploma in denturism from a program approved by
the Council,

     (b)  have successfully completed a post-diploma internship program
approved by the Council, and

     (c)  have successfully passed a theoretical examination and a
practical examination approved by the Council.

(2)  The combined length of the programs described in clauses (a) and (b)
must be at least 4 years.


Equivalent jurisdiction
4   An applicant for registration who is currently registered in good
standing in another jurisdiction recognized by the Council as having
registration requirements substantially equivalent to the registration
requirements set out in section 3 may be registered on the general
register.


Alternative qualifications
5(1)  An applicant who does not meet the registration requirements under
section 3 or 4, but whose qualifications have been determined by the
Registration Committee to be substantially equivalent to the competence
requirements under section 3 may be registered on the general register.

(2)  In determining whether or not an applicant's qualifications are
substantially equivalent under subsection (1), the Registrar may require
the applicant to undergo any examination, testing and assessment activity
to assist with the determination.

(3)  The Registrar may direct the applicant to undergo any education or
training activities the Registrar may consider necessary in order for the
applicant to be registered.


Courtesy register
6(1)  A person who is registered as a denturist in good standing in another
jurisdiction who requires registration in Alberta on a temporary basis for
a specified purpose approved by the Registrar and who satisfies the
Registrar of the person's competence to provide the services related to the
specified purposes is eligible for registration on the courtesy register.

(2)  The term of the registration of a person registered in the courtesy
register is for 6 months or less, as specified by the Registrar.

(3)  A person who is registered on the courtesy register must remain
registered in the jurisdiction in which the person was registered at the
time of the person's application for registration on the courtesy register.


Good character, reputation
7    Applicants for registration as regulated members must provide evidence
of having good character and reputation by submitting any of the following
on the request of the Registrar:

     (a)  written references from colleagues and, where applicable, from
another jurisdiction in which the applicant is currently registered;

     (b)  a statement by the applicant as to whether the applicant is
currently undergoing an unprofessional conduct process or has previously
been disciplined by another regulatory body responsible for the regulation
of denturism or of another profession;

     (c)  a statement as to whether the applicant has ever been convicted
of a criminal offence;

     (d)  any other evidence as requested.


Liability insurance
8   All applicants for registration as regulated members must provide
evidence of having the type and amount of professional liability insurance
required by the Council.


     Continuing Competence

Renewal requirements
9(1)  Regulated members applying for renewal of their practice permit must
have completed 100 hours of continuing education in each sequential 5-year
period commencing on the regulated member's initial registration date under
the Dental Mechanics Regulation (AR 315/69) or under this Regulation.

(2)  A regulated member who applies for renewal of a practice permit must,
in addition to complying with section 40(1) of the Act, supply, on request
by the Registrar, information related to whether the regulated member has
been convicted of a criminal offence since registration and other
information related to whether the member continues to be of good character
and reputation.

(3)  To obtain continuing education credit hours, a regulated member may
undertake the following continuing education activities if they contain
scientific or clinical content related to the practice of denturism:

     (a)  a program of full-time study;

     (b)  attendance at or participation in conventions or conferences;

     (c)  self-study or distance education courses;

     (d)  preparation of publications;

     (e)  other activities approved by the Council, Registrar or
Registration Committee.

(4)  To obtain continuing education credit hours, a regulated member may
undertake continuing education activities that promote the personal or
non-clinical development of the denturist to a maximum of 10 hours in the 5
years preceding the date of renewal.

(5)  Regulated members must submit to the Registrar their hours of
continuing education and specify the activities undertaken in accordance
with the rules approved under section 11.

(6)  One credit hour is given for every hour of participation in a
continuing education activity unless otherwise specified in the rules
approved under section 11.


Conditions
10   The Registrar or Registration Committee may impose conditions on a
regulated member when issuing a practice permit, including but not limited
to the following:

     (a)  completion of the continuing competence requirements within a
specified time;

     (b)  completion of any examinations, testing, assessment, practicum,
work experience or counselling;

     (c)  a prohibition from engaging in sole practice;

     (d)  a requirement that the regulated member limit the member's
practice to specified practice areas or practice settings and refrain from
practising in specified practice areas or practice settings;

     (e)  a requirement to practise only under the supervision of a
regulated member;

     (f)  a requirement to report to the Registrar on specified matters
on specified dates;

     (g)  a provision stating the time and the purposes for which the
practice permit is valid;

     (h)  a provision prohibiting the regulated member from supervising
students of the profession or regulated members of the College.


Continuing education rules
11(1)  The Registrar or the Competence Committee may recommend to the
Council

     (a)  rules governing the program credits that may be earned for each
professional activity,

     (b)  rules governing the type and category of professional
activities that a regulated member must undertake in a 5-year period,

     (c)  rules limiting the number of professional development
activities within a specific category for which a member may earn credits,
and

     (d)  other rules as required governing the continuing competency
program.

(2)  The rules recommended under subsection (1) and any recommended
amendments to those rules must be distributed by the Registrar to all
regulated members for their review.

(3)  The Council may approve rules and amendments to the rules reviewed
under subsection (2).


Rules distribution
12   The rules and any amendments to the rules approved under section 11
must be made available by the Registrar to the public, the Minister of
Health and Wellness, regional health authorities and any person who
requests them.


     Titles

Titles
13   Subject to an order made under Part 4 of the Act, a ratified
settlement or an order made under section 25, all regulated members may use
the title "denturist" and "registered denturist".


     Restricted Activities

Restricted activities authorization
14   Regulated members may perform any or all of the following restricted
activities in the practice of denturism:

     (a)  prescribe and fit

               (i)  a removable partial or complete denture, and

               (ii) a fixed or removable implant supported prosthesis
that replaces 2 or more teeth;

     (b)  perform an invasive procedure on body tissue below the mucous
membrane or in or below the surface of teeth if the procedure does not
alter natural dentition;

     (c)  insert and remove instruments, devices and fingers into an
artificial opening of the mouth;

     (d)  reduce a dislocation of a temporomandibular joint for the
purposes of reducing a subluxation of the temporomandibular joint;

     (e)  order any form of ionizing radiation in medical radiography.


Restriction
15   Despite section 14, regulated members must restrict themselves in
performing restricted activities to those activities that they are
competent to perform and that are appropriate to the member's area of
practice and the procedure being performed.


Students
16(1)  A student who is enrolled in a denturist program approved by the
Council or a post-diploma internship program approved by the Council may
perform the restricted activities set out in section 14 under the
supervision of a regulated member.

(2)  The supervising regulated member must

     (a)  be on site with the student while the student is performing the
restricted activity,

     (b)  be available for consultation and to assist the student
performing the restricted activity as required, and

     (c)  be authorized by this Regulation to provide the restricted
activity and be authorized to supervise the restricted activity by the head
of the denturist or internship program in which the student is enrolled.


     Alternative Complaint Resolution Process

Process conductor
17   When a complainant and an investigated person have agreed to enter
into an alternative complaint resolution process, the Complaints Director
must appoint an individual to conduct the alternative complaint resolution
process.


Agreement
18   The person conducting the alternative complaint resolution process
must in consultation with the complainant and the investigated person
establish the procedures for and objectives of the alternative complaint
resolution process, which must be set out in writing and signed by the
complainant, the investigated person and a representative of the College.


Confidentiality
19   The complainant and the investigated person must, subject to section
59 of the Act, agree to treat all information shared during the process as
confidential.


Leaving the process
20   The complainant and the investigated person may withdraw from the
alternative complaint resolution process at any time.


     Reinstatement

Application
21(1)  A person whose registration and practice permit have been cancelled
under Part 4 of the Act may apply in writing to the Registrar to have the
registration and practice permit reinstated.

(2)  An application under subsection (1) may not be made earlier than

     (a)  5 years after the cancellation, or

     (b)  one year after a previous application under subsection (1).


Hearing date
22(1)  On receipt of an application under section 21, the Registrar must
notify the Hearings Director and the Hearings Director must appoint 3
regulated members who are not members of the Registration Committee or of
the Council as members of a Reinstatement Review Committee.

(2)  The hearing must be held within 90 days from the date the Registrar
receives the application under subsection (1).

(3)  The Registrar must provide to the person making the application, at
least 30 days before the date of the hearing, written notice of the time
and place of the hearing.


Hearing
23(1)  The reinstatement hearing is open to the public unless the
Reinstatement Review Committee determines on its own motion or on
application by any person that the reinstatement hearing or part of it
should be in private because

     (a)  of probable prejudice to a civil action or a prosecution of an
offence,

     (b)  of concern for the safety of the person or the public,

     (c)  the non-disclosure of a person's confidential, personal,
property acquisition or financial information outweighs the desirability of
having the reinstatement hearing open to the public, or

     (d)  of other reasons satisfactory to the Reinstatement Review
Committee.

(2)  The applicant must present evidence of the actions taken since the
cancellation.

(3)  The Registrar or a person that the Registrar designates may appear at
the reinstatement hearing on behalf of the College to present evidence,
including a copy of the decision and of the record of the hearing at which
the applicant's registration and practice permit were cancelled, and to
make submissions respecting the application.

(4)  If a person is designated under subsection (3), the Registrar must
inform the applicant of the person's name at least 30 days before the date
of the reinstatement hearing.

(5)  The following may be represented by legal counsel at the reinstatement
hearing:

     (a)  the Reinstatement Review Committee hearing the application;

     (b)  the applicant;

     (c)  the Registrar or a person designated under subsection (3).

(6)  Evidence may be given before the Reinstatement Review Committee in any
manner that it considers appropriate and it is not bound by the rules of
law respecting evidence applicable to judicial hearings.


Deliberations
24   In determining whether or not an application should be approved, the
Reinstatement Review Committee must

     (a)  consider

               (i)  the record of the hearing at which the applicant's
registration and practice permit were cancelled, and

               (ii) the evidence at the hearing,

     and

     (b)  be satisfied that

               (i)  the applicant meets the current requirements for
registration,

               (ii) any conditions imposed at the time the applicant's
permit and registration were cancelled have been met, and

               (iii)     the applicant is fit to practice denturism and does
not pose a risk to public safety.


Decision
25(1)  The Reinstatement Review Committee must, within 30 days after the
conclusion of a hearing, issue a written decision containing one or more of
the following orders:

     (a)  an order denying the application;

     (b)  an order directing the Registrar to reinstate the person's
registration and practice permit, if the person is eligible for
registration on the register of regulated members;

     (c)  an order directing the Registrar to impose specified terms and
conditions on the person's practice permit;

     (d)  an order directing the person making the application to pay any
or all of the College's expenses incurred in respect of the application, as
calculated in accordance with the by-laws.

(2)  The Reinstatement Review Committee must provide reasons for any of its
orders in its written decision.


Review
26   An applicant whose application is denied or on whose practice permit
terms and conditions have been imposed under section 25(1)(c), may apply to
the Council for a review of the decision of the Reinstatement Review
Committee in accordance with the process set out in sections 31 and 32 of
the Act.


Access to decision
27(1)  The Reinstatement Review Committee may order that its decision be
publicized in a manner it considers appropriate.

(2)  The College must make the decision of the Reinstatement Review
Committee available for 5 years to the public on request.


     Information

Providing information
28(1)  A regulated member must provide the following information at the
request of the Registrar in addition to that required under section 33(3)
of the Act:

     (a)  home and business mail address, phone number, e-mail address
and fax number;

     (b)  a passport-type photograph;

     (c)  year of registration;

     (d)  degrees and other qualifications, including specialization;

     (e)  school of graduation;

     (f)  year of graduation;

     (g)  date of birth and gender;

     (h)  date of retirement.

(2)  Subject to section 34(1) of the Act, the College may release the
information collected under subsection (1) only

     (a)  with the consent of the regulated member whose information it
is, or

     (b)  in a summarized or statistical form so that it is not possible
to relate the information to any particular identifiable person.


Correcting information
29   The Registrar may correct or remove any information in the register if
the Registrar determines it is incorrect or inaccurate.


     Access to Information

Section 119 information
30   The Council must provide, under section 119 of the Act, the
information referred to in section 119(4) of the Act for 5 years.


Information made available
31   The Council must provide

     (a)  information on a practice permit for 2 years after a regulated
member was last granted a practice permit,

     (b)  information from the record of a disciplinary hearing for 5
years after completion of a hearing by the Hearing Tribunal, and

     (c)  information as to whether a hearing is scheduled to be held or
has been held under Part 4 of the Act with respect to a named regulated
member until the hearing is completed.


     Transitional Provisions, Repeals and
     Coming into Force

Transitional
32   On the coming into force of this Regulation, a person described in
section 6(1) of Schedule 8 to the Act is deemed to be registered on the
general register.


Repeal
33   The Dental Mechanics Regulation (AR 315/69) is repealed.


Coming into force
34   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of Schedule
8 to the Health Professions Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 187/2002

     Insurance Act

     MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 411/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to section 15 of the Insurance Act.


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


2   Section 8 is amended by striking out "one year" and substituting "2
years".


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     Alberta Regulation 188/2002

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     PRINTING AND GRAPHIC ARTS CRAFTSMAN TRADE
     RESCISSION OF DESIGNATION REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 412/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to section 30 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training
Act.


Recission of designation
1   The designation of the trade of printing and graphic arts craftsman as
an optional certification trade pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry
Training Act is hereby rescinded.


Coming into force
2   This Regulation comes into force on August 31, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 189/2002

     Gas Utilities Act

     DESIGNATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 414/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Gas Utilities Act.


1   The Designation Regulation (AR 104/2000) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended by repealing clauses (d), (f) and (h).


     Alberta Regulation 190/2002

     Public Utilities Board Act

     DESIGNATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  August 20, 2002

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 415/2002) on August 20,
2002 pursuant to sections 101, 102 and 109 of the Public Utilities Board
Act.


1   The Designation Regulation (AR 131/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended 

     (a)  by repealing clause (d); 

     (b)  by repealing clauses (k) and (l) and substituting the
following:

               (k)  Aquila Networks Canada (Alberta) Ltd.;

               (l)  Aquila Networks Canada Ltd.;

               (m)  AltaLink Investment Management Ltd.;

               (n)  AltaLink Management Ltd.;

               (o)  Macquarie Transmission Alberta Ltd.; 

               (p)  OTPPB TEP Inc.;

               (q)  SNC-Lavalin Energy Alberta Ltd.;

               (r)  SNC-Lavalin Transmission Ltd.;

               (s)  TE-TAU, Inc.;

               (t)  Westridge Utilities Inc.;

               (u)  722924 Alberta Ltd.;

               (v)  762265 Alberta Limited; 

               (w)  3057246 Nova Scotia Company.


3   Section 2 is amended 

     (a)  by repealing clauses (e), (f) and (j);

     (b)  by repealing clauses (q) and (r) and substituting the
following:

               (q)  Aquila Networks Canada (Alberta) Ltd.;

               (r)  Aquila Networks Canada Ltd.;

               (s)  AltaLink Investment Management Ltd.;

               (t)  AltaLink Management Ltd.;

               (u)  Macquarie Transmission Alberta Ltd.; 

               (v)  OTPPB TEP Inc.;

               (w)  SNC-Lavalin Energy Alberta Ltd.;

               (x)  SNC-Lavalin Transmission Ltd.;

               (y)  TE-TAU, Inc.;

               (z)  Westridge Utilities Inc.;

               (aa) 722924 Alberta Ltd.;

               (bb) 762265 Alberta Limited; 

               (cc) 3057246 Nova Scotia Company.