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". ------------------------------ 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". ------------------------------ 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. ------------------------------ 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". ------------------------------ 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. ------------------------------ 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.