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     Alberta Regulation 4/2003

     Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
     Maintenance Enforcement Act

     INTERJURISDICTIONAL SUPPORT ORDERS REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 3/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 46 of the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
and section 45 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act.


     Table of Contents

Support application 1
Request for further information or documents 2
Providing copies of order     3
Notice of hearing   4
Support order made in absence of respondent  5
Receipt of order in Alberta   6
Notice of registration of foreign order 7
Application to set aside registration of foreign order 8
Notice of decision or order   9
Address for service of respondent  10
Application to vary support order  11
Request for further information or documents 12
Providing copies of order     13
Notice of hearing   14
Address for service of respondent  15
Support variation order in absence of respondent  16
Order or application expressed in foreign currency     17
Reciprocating jurisdictions   18
Consequential amendment  19
Repeal    20
Coming into force   21

Schedule


Support application
1   A claimant starting a process under section 5 of the Act that could
result in a support order being made in a reciprocating jurisdiction must

     (a)  include in the claimant's support application any information
or documents required by the reciprocating jurisdiction, 
     
     (b)  file the original and 4 copies of the support application with
the Alberta court, and
     
     (c)  notify the designated authority immediately of any change in
the address for service included in the support application. 


Request for further information or documents
2(1)  For the purposes of section 6(3) of the Act, on receiving a request
for further information or documents from a reciprocating jurisdiction the
claimant must, subject to subsection (2),

     (a)  set out the information or documents as part of, or attached as
exhibits to, a sworn document, and 

     (b)  within the time referred to in the request, file the original
and 4 copies of the sworn document with the Alberta court.

(2)  If the reciprocating jurisdiction requests that further information be
provided by the claimant by video conference or by a conference telephone
call and the courthouse located nearest to the claimant's residence is
equipped to conduct a video conference or a conference telephone call, the
claimant may provide the information in that manner instead of providing a
sworn document under subsection (1).
     

Providing copies of order
3   For the purpose of section 6(4) of the Act, on receiving a certified
copy of a support order from a reciprocating jurisdiction the designated
authority must send a copy of the order and reasons, if any, to the
claimant by regular mail addressed to the claimant's last known address or
by any other means that the designated authority considers appropriate.


Notice of hearing
4(1)  If the designated authority is required to serve a copy of a support
application and a notice on the respondent under section 9(1) of the Act,
the documents may be served personally or by regular or registered mail
addressed to the respondent's last known address or in accordance with an
order for service made by the Alberta court.

(2)  The respondent must complete any forms served with the notice and
provide the completed forms and any other information or documents
requested by the designated authority in the notice to the Alberta court at
the place and time set out in the notice.


Support order made in absence of respondent
5   If the Alberta court makes a support order in the absence of the
respondent under section 14 of the Act, the Alberta court must send a copy
of the support order to the respondent by regular or registered mail
addressed to the respondent's last known address, or by any other means
that the designated authority considers appropriate.


Receipt of order in Alberta
6   For the purposes of section 17(2) of the Act, on receiving a certified
copy of an extra-provincial order or a foreign order the designated
authority must file a copy of the order with the Alberta court.


Notice of registration of foreign order 
7   If  the designated authority is required under section 19 of the Act to
notify a party to a foreign order of the registration of the order, the
designated authority must serve notice by personal service or regular or
registered mail addressed to the party's last known address.


Application to set aside registration of foreign order
8   For the purpose of subsection 19(2) of the Act, a party to a foreign
order applying to the Alberta court to set aside the registration of the
foreign order must 

     (a)  file in the Alberta court a notice of motion that sets out the
grounds for the application and that names a date for the hearing of the
application that is not later than 60 days after the date the notice of
motion is filed, and
     
     (b)  serve the notice of motion on the designated authority at least
20 days before the date set for hearing the application by serving it on
the Director of Maintenance Enforcement personally or by regular mail or
fax.


Notice of decision or order
9   For the purpose of section 19(6) of the Act, the party who applies to
set aside the registration of a foreign order must give notice of the
decision or order of the Alberta court to

     (a)  the designated authority by serving notice on the Director of
Maintenance Enforcement personally or by regular mail or fax, and

     (b)  the other party by sending notice by regular mail addressed to
the party's last known address or by sending notice by regular mail to the
appropriate authority in a reciprocating jurisdiction if

               (i)  the party resides in a reciprocating jurisdiction,
and

               (ii) an appropriate authority in that jurisdiction
originally sent the foreign order to Alberta for registration.


Address for service of respondent
10   A respondent that has been served with a support application under
section 9 of the Act shall, until the conclusion of the hearings on the
matter,  provide the designated authority with an address for service and
shall inform the designated authority immediately of any change in the
address for service. 


Application to vary support order
11   An applicant starting a process under section 24 of the Act that could
result in a support variation order being made in a reciprocating
jurisdiction must

     (a)  include any information or documents required by the
reciprocating jurisdiction in the applicant's support variation
application, 

     (b)  file the original and 4 copies of the support variation
application with the Alberta court, and

     (c)  after the support variation application is filed, notify the
designated authority immediately of any change in the address for service
included in the support variation application. 


Request for further information or documents
12(1)  For the purposes of section 25(3) of the Act, on receiving a request
for further information or documents from a reciprocating jurisdiction the
applicant must, subject to subsection (2),

     (a)  set out the information or documents as part of, or attached as
exhibits to, a sworn document, and 

     (b)  within the time referred to in the request, file the original
and 4 copies of the sworn document with the Alberta court.

(2)  If the reciprocating jurisdiction requests that further information be
provided by the claimant by video conference or by a conference telephone
call and the courthouse located nearest to the claimant's residence is
equipped to conduct a video conference or a conference telephone call, the
claimant may provide the information in that manner instead of providing a
sworn document under subsection (1).


Providing copies of order
13   For the purpose of subsection 25(4) of the Act, on receiving a
certified copy of a support variation order from a reciprocating
jurisdiction the designated authority must send a copy of the order and
reasons, if any, to the applicant by regular mail addressed to the
applicant's last known address or by any other means that the designated
authority considers appropriate.


Notice of hearing
14(1)  If the designated authority is required to serve a copy of a support
variation application and a notice on the respondent under section 29(1) of
the Act, the documents may be served personally or by regular or registered
mail addressed to the respondent's last known address or in accordance with
an order for service made by the Alberta court.

(2)  The respondent must complete any forms served with the notice and
provide the completed forms and any other information or documents
requested by the designated authority in the notice to the Alberta court at
the place and time set out in the notice.


Address for service of respondent
15   A respondent that has been served with a support variation application
under section 29 of the Act shall, until the conclusion of the hearings on
the matter,  provide the designated authority with an address for service
and shall inform the designated authority immediately of any change in the
address for service. 


Support variation order in absence of respondent
16   If the Alberta court makes a support variation order in the absence of
the respondent under section 33 of the Act, the Alberta court must send a
copy of the support order to the respondent by regular or registered mail
addressed to the respondent's last known address, or by any other means
that the designated authority considers appropriate.


Order or application expressed in foreign currency
17(1)  For the purpose of section 41 of the Act, if a support order or an
application received by the Alberta court refers to an amount of support
that is not expressed in Canadian currency, the designated authority must
convert the amount into an amount expressed in Canadian currency by
obtaining from a bank the rate of exchange applicable on one of the
following days and applying that rate of exchange to the amount in the
order:

     (a)  the day the order was made;

     (b)  if a rate of exchange is not available for the day referred to
in clause (a), the day the order was registered for enforcement with the
Director of Maintenance Enforcement. 

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if the designated authority receives a
payment in foreign currency that is equal to the amount of support
expressed in foreign currency on the support order or application, the
designated authority may accept the payment.


Reciprocating jurisdictions
18   The jurisdictions named in the Schedule have laws in effect that are
substantially similar to the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, and
are declared to be reciprocating jurisdictions for the purposes of that
Act.


Consequential amendment
19   The Maintenance Enforcement Regulation (AR 2/86) is amended by
repealing section 2.2(1)(e) and substituting the following:

     (e)  a reciprocating jurisdiction, as defined in the
Interjurisdictional  Support Orders Act, and


Repeal
20   The Declaration Of Reciprocating States Regulation (AR 192/2002) is
repealed.


Coming into force
21   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the
Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act.


     SCHEDULE

     Reciprocating Jurisdictions

Bailiwick of Jersey;
Barbados;
in Canada the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon Territory and the
Provinces of British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and
Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and
Saskatchewan;
Commonwealth of Australia;
Czech Republic;
Federal Republic of Germany;
Independent State of Papua New Guinea;
Isle of Man;
Kingdom of Norway;
New Zealand;
Republic of Austria;
Republic of Poland;
Republic of Singapore;
Republic of South Africa;
Republic of the Fiji Islands;
Slovak Republic;
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (including England,
Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales);
United States of America (including the fifty states, American Samoa,
District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands and
any other jurisdiction of the United States participating in Title IV-D of
the Social Security Act (U.S.A.)).


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     Alberta Regulation 5/2003

     Regulations Act

     REGULATIONS ACT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 5/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 8 of the Regulations Act.


1   The Regulations Act Regulation (AR 288/99) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 17(1)(r) is amended by adding "or section 6 of the Natural Gas
Royalty Regulation, 2002 (AR 220/2002)" after "(AR 351/93)".


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     Alberta Regulation 6/2003

     Government Organization Act

     CALGARY RESTRICTED DEVELOPMENT AREA
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 6/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to Schedule 5, section 4 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Calgary Restricted Development Area Regulations (AR 212/76) are
amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 22, Range 29, West of the Fourth Meridian, is amended by striking
out

Sections 26    -    Plan 8911125 showing survey for descriptive
and 35         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Lot 1, Block 1 of Plan 0211531; Lot 1, Block 3 of Plan 0211531;
Lot 1, Block 4 of Plan 0211531 and all that portion of the road allowance
lying adjacent to the north limits of NW 35-22-29-4 and lying between a
line joining the northwest corner of Lot 1, Block 4 and the southwest
corner of Lot 1, Block 3 and a line joining the southeast corner of Lot 1,
Block 3 and the northeast corner of Lot 1, Block 4, all on Plan 0211531

          and substituting

Sections 25,   -    Plans 8911125 and 0212503 showing survey for
26, 35 and 36       descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a
Transportation/Utility Corridor and Plan 8510682 within the east half of
section 35
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Lot 1, Block 1 of Plan 0211531; Lot 1, Block 3 of Plan 0211531;
Lot 1, Block 4 of Plan 0211531; all that portion of the road allowance
lying adjacent to the north limits of NW 35-22-29-4 and lying between a
line joining the northwest corner of Lot 1, Block 4 and the southwest
corner of Lot 1, Block 3, and a line joining the southeast corner of Lot 1,
Block 3 and the northeast corner of Lot 1, Block 4, and Lot 1, Block 2, all
on Plan 0211531


3   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 23, Range 29, West of the Fourth Meridian, is amended

     (a)  by striking out

Section 1 -    Plans 8910497 and 8911125 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Block D, Plan 9010828 within the north half of section 1

          and substituting

Section 1 -    Plans 8910497 and 8911125 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor and that
area lying south and east of Plan 8911125 within the south-east quarter of
section 1
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Block D, Plan 9010828 within the north half of section 1

Section 6 -    Plan 0212505 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor and the Government road
lying west of Plan 0212505 and south of Road Plan 731231

     (b)  by striking out

Section 13     -    Plans 8910831 and 8910497 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Blocks A, B, and Part of C, Plan 9010828 within the south half
of section 13

          and substituting

Section 13     -    Plans 8910831, 8910497 and 0212675 showing survey for
descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Blocks A, and Part of C, Plan 9010828 within the south half of
section 13; area E, Plan 0212675

     (c)  by striking out

Section 24     -    Plan 8910831 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor

          and substituting

Section 24     -    Plan 8910831 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor and Areas F and O on
Plan 9412550


4   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 24, Range 2, West of the Fifth Meridian, is amended

     (a)  by striking out

Sections 8, 9, -    Plan 8911402 showing survey for descriptive
16 and 17      purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor and Plan 9110469 within the south-west quarter of section 9
     
          and substituting

Sections 8, 9, -    Plans 8911402, 9110469 and Areas B and  C
16 and 17      of Plan 0212974 showing survey for descriptive purposes
of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Area A of Plan 0212974

     (b)  by striking out

Sections 32    -    Plan 9010214 showing survey for descriptive
and 33         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor

          and substituting

Sections 32    -    Plans 9010214 showing survey for descriptive
and 33         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor and Plan 8211321


5   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, is amended by adding the
following before "TOWNSHIP 25, RANGE 29, WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN":

TOWNSHIP 25, RANGE 28, WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN

Section 31     -    Plan 0211994 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor


6   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 25, Range 29, West of the Fourth Meridian, is amended

     (a)  by striking out

Section 25     -    Plans 9110703 and 9112284 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor

          and substituting

Section 25     -    Plans 9110703, 9112284 and 0212203 showing survey for
descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Plan 0211306

     (b)  by striking out

Sections 33    -    Plan 9011894 showing survey for descriptive
   and 34      purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT 
          Plan 9212240 within the north-west quarter of section 33

          and substituting

Sections 33    -    Plan 9011894 and Areas C, D and E on Plan
and 34         0211995 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor and all that area lying
south of Block F on Plan 731063 and lying north and east of Plan 9011894
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT 
          Plan 9212240 within the north-west quarter of section 33

     (c)  by striking out

Sections 35    -    Plan 9112284 showing survey for descriptive
and 36         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor

          and substituting

Sections 35    -    Plans 9112284 and 0211255 showing survey
and 36         for descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a
Transportation/Utility Corridor; and all that area lying south-east of Plan
9112284 within the south-east quarter of section 36; and all that area
lying east and south of Area I on Plan 0211255 within the north-east
quarter of section 36
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Areas B, C, E, F, G, I, J, K, M and N on Plan 0211255


7   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 25, Range 1, West of the Fifth Meridian, is amended

     (a)  by striking out

Sections 19    -    Plans 8911266, 9111136, 9211357 and
and 30         9411965 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor

          and substituting

Sections 19    -    Plans 8911266, 9111136, 9211357 and
and 30         9411965 showing survey for descriptive purposes of a
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor and Plan 8210385 within
the north-west quarter of section 19 and that portion of the north-east
quarter of section 19 which lies north-west of Plan 9111136

     (b)  by striking out

Sections 35    -    Plan 9112279 showing survey for descriptive
and 36         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor

          and substituting

Sections 35    -    Plan 9112279 showing survey for descriptive
and 36         purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility
Corridor and Plan 0012667


8   Schedule A, Transportation/Utility Corridor, describing land located in
Township 25, Range 2, West of the Fifth Meridian, is amended by striking
out

Sections 4     -    Plan 9010214 showing survey for
and 5          descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a
Transportation/Utility Corridor
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Plan 9410376 within the north-west quarter of section 4

          and substituting

Sections 4     -    Plan 9010214 showing survey for
and 5          descriptive purposes of a right-of-way for a
Transportation/Utility Corridor and Plan 8311273 within the south-west
quarter of section 4 and Plan 8011599 within the north half of section 4
          EXCEPTING THEREOUT
          Plan 9410376 within the north-west quarter of section 4


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     Alberta Regulation 7/2003

     Alberta Health Care Insurance Act

     ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 7/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to sections 16 and 33 of the Alberta Health Care Insurance
Act.


1   The Alberta Health Care Insurance Regulation (AR 216/81) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Part 4 is amended by repealing Divisions 1 and 3.


3   Section 28.05 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "5" and substituting "6" and
by striking out "3" and substituting "4", and

     (b)  in subsection (5) by striking out "physicians." and
substituting "physicians, and one of whom must be either the ethicist or
the member of the general public.".


4   Section 28.06 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (1), and substituting the following:

     (1)  The Chair and the Vice-chair are voting members of the Appeal
Panel.

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (2):

          (3)  A tie vote on a matter shall be considered to be a vote
against the matter.


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     Alberta Regulation 8/2003

     Provincial Offences Procedure Act

     PROCEDURES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 10/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 42 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.


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


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

     (n.1)     Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Regulation;


3   The following is added after Part 19:

          PART 19.1
          PREVENTION OF YOUTH
     TOBACCO USE ACT

     1   The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of
section 2 of the Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act is $100.


4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the
Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act.


     Alberta Regulation 9/2003

     Insurance Act

     INSURANCE AGENTS AND ADJUSTERS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 12/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 498 of the Insurance Act.


1   The Insurance Agents and Adjusters Regulation (AR 122/2001) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

               (a)  full life insurance;

               (a.1)     level 1 life insurance;

               (a.2)     probationary life insurance;

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (1):

          (1.1)  Subsection (1)(a.2) is repealed on December 31, 2006.


3   The following is added after section 2:

Continuation of pre-existing certificate of authority
     2.1(1)  Where immediately before the coming into force of this
section

               (a)  an individual held a valid level 1 life insurance
agent's certificate of authority, that certificate of authority continues
to be valid until it is cancelled or is not renewed, and

               (b)  an individual held a valid level 2 life insurance
agent's certificate of authority, that certificate of authority continues
as a full life insurance agent's certificate of authority.

     (2)  The holder of a level 1 life insurance agent's certificate of
authority must complete at least 15 hours of continuing education in each
of the following periods:

               (a)  February 16, 2003 to February 15, 2004;

               (b)  February 16, 2004 to February 15, 2005;

               (c)  February 16, 2005 to February 15, 2006;

               (d)  February 16, 2006 to February 15, 2007.

     (3)  The continuing education required under subsection (2) must
consist of portions of the Life Licensing Qualification Program.

     (4)  On the renewal of a level 1 life insurance agent's certificate
of authority, the holder of the certificate must provide proof from the
insurer that recommended the granting of the certificate that the
continuing education required under subsection (2) has been completed.

     (5)  Where the holder of a level 1 life insurance agent's certificate
of authority does not complete the continuing education required under this
section, the certificate of authority is cancelled.

     (6)  On February 16, 2007, the holder of a level 1 life insurance
agent's certificate of authority who has met the requirements of this
section and who has passed an examination approved by the Minister is,
despite section 8, eligible to receive a full life insurance agent's
certificate of authority.

     (7)  An individual holding a valid life insurance agent's certificate
of authority who is enrolled in course 101, 102 or 103 of the Insurance
Financial Advisors Training Course on or before January 31, 2003 is,
despite section 8, entitled to receive a full life insurance agent's
certificate of authority prior to February 16, 2007 on the successful
completion of all of those courses.

     (8)  Section 30 does not apply to the holder of a level 1 life
insurance agent's certificate of authority until February 16, 2007.

     (9)  No person may apply for a new level 1 life insurance agent's
certificate of authority after January 31, 2003, unless the person has
passed an examination approved by the Minister within the 12 months before
that date and applies for the certificate within 12 months following the
passing of that examination.

Probationary life insurance certificate of authority
     2.2(1)  The holder of a probationary life insurance agent's
certificate of authority

               (a)  must, within 180 days of the issuance of the
probationary certificate, enroll in the Life Licensing Qualification
Program,

               (b)  must, within 2 years of the issuance of the
probationary certificate, complete the program and pass the Life Licensing
Qualification Program examination,

               (c)  must complete a needs analysis for each application
for insurance, and

               (d)  must ensure that each application and needs
analysis referred to in clause (c) is countersigned by a person who holds a
full life insurance certificate of authority.

     (2)  This section is repealed on December 31, 2006.


4   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Level 1 or probationary life insurance agent's certificate
     3(1)  The holder of a level 1 or probationary life insurance agent's
certificate of authority

               (a)  may act as an insurance agent only for the licensed
life company that recommends that the holder be issued a life insurance
agent's certificate of authority, and

               (b)  may not complete any replacement of a contract
within the meaning of the Replacement of Life Insurance Contracts
Regulation unless the disclosure statement required by that Regulation is
countersigned by a person who holds a full life insurance agent's
certificate of authority.

     (2)  It is a prescribed requirement for obtaining life insurance from
another insurer that an insurance agent who holds a level 1 or probationary
life insurance agent's certificate of authority, before acting as an
insurance agent for that other insurer, obtain the written consent, in each
case, of the insurer who recommended the agent under section 458 of the
Act.


5   Section 8 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "level 1 insurance" and
substituting "full or probationary insurance agent's";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (2);

     (c)  in subsection (4) by striking out ", (2)";

     (d)  in subsection (5)

               (i)  in the words preceding clause (a) by striking out
"(1) to (3)" and substituting "(1) and (3)";

               (ii) in clause (a) by striking out ", (2)";

               (iii)     in clause (b) by striking out "and level";

               (iv) in clause (c) by striking out "class and level
equivalent to those" and substituting "class equivalent to that".


6   Section 10(3) is amended by striking out "level 2" and substituting
"full".


7   Section 33(5) is amended by striking out "60" and substituting "30".


8   The Certificate Expiry, Penalties and Fees Regulation (AR 125/2001) is
amended by repealing section 11.


9   The Replacement of Life Insurance Contracts Regulation (AR 127/2001) is
amended in section 5 by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the
following:

     (2)  The holder of a level 1 or probationary life insurance agent's
certificate of authority must have the disclosure statement countersigned
by the holder of a full life insurance agent's certificate of authority
who, by countersigning it, accepts responsibility for the completion of the
disclosure statement as if the holder of the full life insurance agent's
certificate of authority had completed the disclosure statement as the
insurance agent.


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     Alberta Regulation 10/2003

     Insurance Act

     INSURANCE COUNCILS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 13/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 498 of the Insurance Act.


1   The Insurance Councils Regulation (AR 126/2001) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 6(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Chair of councils
     6(1)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council must appoint one of the
members referred to in section 2(a) as chair of the Alberta Insurance
Council.


3   The chair of the Alberta Insurance Council who held that position
immediately before the coming into force of this Regulation continues to
hold that position until the Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints a
chair in accordance with section 6(1).


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     Alberta Regulation 11/2003

     Government Organization Act

     COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 22, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 20/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Community Development Grants Regulation (AR 57/98) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 14 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2003" and substituting
"March 31, 2013".


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     Alberta Regulation 12/2003

     Fair Trading Act

     ELECTRICITY MARKETING REGULATION

     Filed:  January 23, 2003

Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. C:001/2003) on January
21, 2003 pursuant to sections 105(1), 139 and 162(2) of the Fair Trading
Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Non-application     2
Class of licence    3
Term 4
Licence fee    5
Security  6
General Licensing and Security Regulation    7
Duties relating to documentation   8
Marketer bound by marketing contract    9
Duty to provide identification card     10
Term of contract    11
Collection of fees and other charges    12
Code of conduct     13
Confidentiality of consumer information 14
Representations     15
Offences  16
Deemed licence 17
Application to marketing contracts 18
Repeal    19
Expiry    20
Coming into force   21

Schedule


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Fair Trading Act;

     (b)  "consumer" means a person who enters into a marketing contract
to purchase less than 250 MWh of electricity in a year;

     (c)  "electricity" means electricity as defined in the Electric
Utilities Act;

     (d)  "electricity services" means the services associated with the
provision of electricity to a consumer;

     (e)  "former Regulation" means the Electricity Marketing Regulation
(AR 109/2000);

     (f)  "licence" means a marketing of electricity business licence
established under section 3;

     (g)  "marketer" means a person who is engaged in the marketing of
electricity business;

     (h)  "marketing contract" means a contract under which a consumer
obtains either or both of

               (i)  a supply of electricity from a marketer, or

               (ii) electricity services from a marketer,

          but does not include a contract for electricity or electricity
services from a regulated rate option provider or a contract with a
consumer assigned to a retailer acting as a supplier of last resort as
appointed under section 12 of the Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities
Regulation (AR 86/2000);

     (i)  "marketing of electricity business" means the business

               (i)  of soliciting, negotiating, concluding or
performing the whole or any part of a marketing contract on behalf of a
consumer, or

               (ii) of soliciting a consumer in any manner for the
purpose of having the consumer enter into a marketing contract or of
negotiating, concluding or performing the whole or any part of a marketing
contract;

     (j)  "regulated rate option provider" means a supplier of
electricity under the terms of a regulated rate tariff approved by, or
filed with, the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board under the Regulated Rate
Option Regulation (AR 132/2001);

     (k)  "wire services provider" means a wire services provider within
the meaning of the Electric Utilities Act.

(2)  The definition of "consumer" in section 1(1)(b) of the Act does not
apply to this Regulation.


Non-application
2   This Regulation does not apply to a marketing business in respect of
the marketing of electricity produced in the service area of the City of
Medicine Hat
     
     (a)  by the City of Medicine Hat or a subsidiary of that
municipality, or

     (b)  by generating units that produce electric energy under contract
to the City of Medicine Hat or to a subsidiary of that municipality

for consumption in that service area, unless that municipality passes a
bylaw under section 59 of the Electric Utilities Act.


Class of licence
3(1)  The class of licence to be known as the marketing of electricity
business licence is established.

(2)  A person who holds a marketing of electricity business licence is
authorized to engage in the marketing of electricity business.


Term
4   The term of a licence expires on the last day of the 12th month after
it is issued.


Licence fee
5   The fee for a licence is $1000.


Security
6(1)  No licence may be issued or renewed unless the applicant submits to
the Director a security that is in a form and in an amount approved by the
Director.

(2)  The Director may, if the Director considers it appropriate, increase
the amount of the security that is to be provided by a licensee before the
term of the licence expires.


General Licensing and Security Regulation
7   The General Licensing and Security Regulation (AR 187/99) applies to
the marketing of electricity business.


Duties relating to documentation
8(1)  A marketer

     (a)  must ensure that each marketing contract the marketer enters
into with a consumer

               (i)  is in writing,

               (ii) includes

                         (A)  the consumer's name, address and
telephone number, and

                         (B)  the marketer's name, address, telephone
number and, if available, fax number and e-mail address,

               (iii)     sets out the expiry date of the contract,

               (iv) sets out a specified or ascertainable date on which
the supply of electricity or the electricity services, or both, are to
begin,

               (v)  shows any charges for electricity and any charges
for any other services provided for under the contract, including any exit
fees that may be directly or indirectly charged by a wire services provider
or a regulated rate option provider,

               (vi) provides that the consumer has the right to inspect
any marketing contracts the marketer has entered into with the consumer,

               (vii)     provides that the renewal of the contract is
effective only if the consumer consents in writing to the renewal within 6
months before the date of renewal,

               (viii)    has on its first page under the name of the
marketer the following statement that is in at least 12-point bold type and
set out in a box:

                         The company that wants you to enter into this
contract is an independent electricity marketing company, whose rates are
not regulated by any provincial or municipal government or agency. This
company is not affiliated with the Government of Alberta.

               (ix) has on its first page

                         (A)  the disclosure statement set out in the
Schedule, or

                         (B)  a statement that is in at least
12-point bold type and set out in a box on the first page of the contract
stating where in the contract the disclosure statement is located,

               (x)  provides that the contract is not valid unless the
disclosure statement referred to in subclause (ix) has been correctly
completed by the marketer and then signed by the consumer before the
consumer enters into the contract,

               (xi) provides that the consumer may cancel the contract
without cost or penalty within 10 days after a copy of the contract, signed
by the consumer, is provided to the consumer,

               (xii)     provides that the consumer may cancel the contract
without cost or penalty if a marketing contract presently exists for the
same property except where the existing contract is to expire on or before
the commencement of the new contract,

               (xiii)    provides that the consumer may, without cost
or penalty, cancel the contract within one year from the date the contract
is entered into if the marketer

                         (A)  does not set out in the contract a
specified or ascertainable date on which the supply of electricity or the
electricity services, or both, are to begin, or

                         (B)  does not begin the supply of
electricity or the electricity services within 30 days of the date referred
to in subclause (iv) or an amended date agreed on in writing by the
consumer and the marketer,

               and

               (xiv)     provides that the marketer must not enrol the
consumer with the load settlement agent unless the 10-day period referred
to in subclause (xi) has expired and the consumer has not cancelled the
contract within that period,

     and

     (b)  must provide to each consumer with whom the marketer enters
into a marketing contract a copy of the contract including the disclosure
statement referred to in clause (a)(ix), completed by the marketer and then
signed by the consumer.

(2)  If, after the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1)(a)(xiii)(B)
has expired, the consumer expressly authorizes

     (a)  the supply of electricity to begin, or

     (b)  the electricity services to begin,

the consumer may not cancel the marketing contract pursuant to subsection
(1)(a)(xiii)(B).


Marketer bound by marketing contract
9(1)  A marketer is bound by the terms of a marketing contract when the
consumer signs the contract.

(2)  A consumer may not, without the consent of the marketer, amend the
terms of a marketing contract before signing it.


Duty to provide identification card
10(1)  Every licensee must provide every individual who acts on behalf of
the licensee in the marketing of electricity business with an
identification card that 

     (a)  shows the name of the individual acting on behalf of the
licensee and the name, address and licence number of the licensee on whose
behalf the individual is acting, and

     (b)  is signed by the signing authority appointed by the licensee.

(2)  An individual who has been given an identification card by a licensee
must produce it when requested to do so by

     (a)  a customer or potential customer of the licensee,

     (b)  an inspector or the Director, or

     (c)  a peace officer as defined in the Provincial Offences Procedure
Act.

(3)  An individual who ceases to act on behalf of a licensee must as soon
as is reasonably possible after ceasing to act return the identification
card to the licensee.


Term of contract
11   A marketer shall not enter into a marketing contract with a consumer
for a term exceeding 5 years, but the contract may be renewed for
additional periods, each not exceeding 5 years.


Collection of fees and other charges
12(1)  No marketer may collect a fee or other charge from a consumer who
enters into a marketing contract with the marketer until after the delivery
of electricity under the marketing contract commences.

(2)  This section only applies where the consumer uses or consumes the
electricity primarily for household purposes.


Code of conduct
13(1)  In this section, "marketer" includes every individual who acts on
behalf of a marketer in the marketing of electricity business.

(2)  Every marketer must comply with the following code of conduct:

     (a)  when first contacting a consumer, a marketer that is an
individual must

               (i)  truthfully inform the consumer of the marketer's
identity and, when requested to do so, show the consumer the identification
card referred to in section 10, and

               (ii) indicate that the marketer is soliciting the
consumer for the purpose of marketing electricity;

     (b)  a marketer must not abuse the trust of a consumer or exploit
any fear or lack of experience or knowledge of a consumer; 

     (c)  a marketer must not exert undue pressure on a consumer, and
must allow sufficient time for a consumer to read thoughtfully and without
harassment all documents the marketer provides to a consumer and must
accept a consumer's refusal of further discussion;

     (d)  a marketer must not make any representation or statement or
give any answer or take any measure that is not true or is likely to
mislead a consumer;

     (e)  a marketer must use only timely, accurate, verifiable and
truthful comparisons; 

     (f)  a marketer must not make any verbal representations regarding
contracts, rights or obligations that are not contained in written
contracts;

     (g)  a marketer must ensure that all descriptions and promises made
in promotional material are in accordance with actual conditions,
situations and circumstances existing at the time the description or
promise is made;

     (h)  a marketer must ensure that all data the marketer refers to are
properly established and reliable and support any claim for which the data
are cited;

     (i)  a marketer must not induce a consumer to breach a contract with
another person;

     (j)  a marketer must not be intrusive and must not contact consumers
between the hours of 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. to solicit them to enter into
marketing contracts;

     (k)  a marketer must not make any representation that savings, price
benefits or advantages exist if they do not exist or if there is no
evidence to substantiate the representation;

     (l)  a marketer must not give, in any representation, less
prominence to the total price of electricity or electricity services than
to the price of any part of the electricity or electricity services;

     (m)  a marketer must not use print that due to its size or other
visual characteristics is likely to materially impair the legibility or
clarity of documents the marketer  provides to consumers;

     (n)  a marketer must allow a consumer to cancel the contract if the
consumer moves out of Alberta or to an area of the Province to which the
Electric Utilities Act does not apply;

     (o)  a marketer must not switch a consumer's electricity supply
without the consumer's written consent, but the marketing contract may be
assigned if the marketing contract expressly provides that it can be
assigned.

(3)  The code of conduct specified in subsection (2) is considered to be
breached if the breach occurs in the course of inducing a person to enter
into a marketing contract, even though the marketing contract is not
entered into or is not completed.


Confidentiality of consumer information
14(1)  A marketer must not disclose any information concerning a consumer
to a third party without the written or electronic consent of the consumer
except when the information has been sufficiently aggregated such that the
identity of the consumer cannot be readily ascertained from the
information, or where the information is required to be disclosed

     (a)  for billing or collection purposes, or

     (b)  for law enforcement purposes.

(2)  A marketer must inform a consumer about the conditions described in
subsection (1) under which the consumer's information may be disclosed to a
third party.

(3)  A marketer must not use information obtained for one purpose from a
consumer for any other purpose without the written or electronic consent of
the consumer.


Represent-ations
15(1)  A licensee must not make any representation, whether express or
implied, that being licensed under this Regulation constitutes an
endorsement or approval of the licensee by the Government of Alberta or the
Alberta Energy and Utilities Board. 

(2)  Subsection (1) does not preclude a licensee from representing that the
licensee is licensed under this Regulation.


Offences
16   A contravention of section 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 or 15 is, for the
purposes of section 162 of the Act, an offence.


Deemed licence
17   If, immediately prior to the coming into force of this Regulation, a
person held a licence issued under the former Regulation, that person is
deemed to hold a licence under this Regulation.


Application to marketing contracts
18   Section 9 of, and the Schedule to, the former Regulation continue to
apply to marketing contracts entered into or renewed before section 8 of,
and the Schedule to, this Regulation come into force.


Repeal
19   The Electricity Marketing Regulation (AR 109/2000) is repealed.


Expiry
20   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 April 1, 2012.


Coming into force
21(1)  This Regulation, except section 8 and the Schedule, comes into force
on the day this Regulation is filed under the Regulations Act.

(2)  Section 8 and the Schedule come into force 45 days after this
Regulation is filed under the Regulations Act.


     SCHEDULE

     DISCLOSURE STATEMENT TO CONSUMER

Please read this statement before you sign it. Before you enter into any
contract for electricity, you should understand the following:

1   This contract is not a rebate program of your electric utility or of
any government. The person who presented you with the contract represents   
(insert name of company that person represents)   .

2   The cost of electricity may vary in the future. The business named in
the contract may not be able to supply electricity cheaper than your
current utility company. 

3   This contract can be ended only under the following conditions: 
(insert termination conditions, including any notice period required)

4   If you move to another location within Alberta you WILL/WILL NOT* still
be responsible to buy electricity under the contract.

5   You may cancel this contract from the day you sign the contract until
10 days after you receive a copy of the contract that you signed.  You do
not need a reason to cancel the contract.  To cancel the contract, you must
give notice of cancellation at the address in this contract.  You may give
notice of cancellation by any method that will allow you to prove that you
gave notice, including mail, fax, e-mail or by personal delivery.   Under
certain circumstances you may have more than 10 days to cancel the
contract.

If you need more information on cancelling the contract, or if you feel you
have been treated unfairly, you may contact Alberta Government Services at
427-4088. Outside Edmonton call 1-877-427-4088 toll free.

I,   (print name)   ,
 have read this Disclosure Statement and understand its contents.
Date                                 
             (signature)             
    * strike out that which does not apply


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     Alberta Regulation 13/2003

     Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act

     PREVENTION OF YOUTH TOBACCO USE REGULATION

     Filed:  January 24, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 9/2003) on January 22,
2003 pursuant to section 5 of the Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act.


1   The Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act applies throughout Alberta.


Expiry
2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on January 31, 2012.


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     Alberta Regulation 14/2003

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA MILK PLAN MINIMUM PRICE FOR
     SUBCLASS 1A MILK ORDER

     Filed:  January 29, 2003

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on January 27, 2003 pursuant
to section 5(4) of the Alberta Milk Plan Regulation (AR 150/2002).


1   The minimum price for sub-class 1a milk to be paid by processors for a
hectolitre of sub-class 1a milk is $74.01.


2   The Alberta Milk Plan Minimum Price for Sub-class 1a Milk Order (AR
229/2002) is repealed.


3   This Order comes into force on February 18, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 15/2003

     Weed Control Act

     SEED CLEANING PLANT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 30, 2003

Made by the Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural
Development (M.O. 01/2003) on January 23, 2003 pursuant to section 40 of
the Weed Control Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Request for inspection   2
Inspection forms    3
Licence   4
Term of licence     5
Transfer of licence 6
Sanctions 7
Moving plant or equipment     8
Continuation of licence  9
Expiry    10
Repeal    11

Schedule  


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Weed Control Act;

     (b)  "director" means the director of the Crop Diversification
Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development;

     (c)  "licence" means a licence to operate a seed cleaning plant
issued under this Regulation;

     (d)  "seed cleaning plant" means a building, structure or vehicle
designed, intended or used for cleaning grain or seeds to be used for
seeding.


Request for inspection
2   An applicant for a licence shall contact the municipal secretary of the
municipality where the seed cleaning plant is located and the municipal
secretary shall request an inspector to inspect the plant.


Inspection forms
3   An inspector who inspects a seed cleaning plant shall complete Form 1
or 2 of the Schedule, as the case may be.


Licence
4   The director or a person authorized by the director may issue a licence
in Form 3 of the Schedule if an applicant obtains

     (a)  a final rating of 60% or more on Form 1, or

     (b)  in the case of a portable seed cleaning plant, a final rating
of 60% or more on Form 2.


Term of licence
5   A licence expires one year after its date of issue.


Transfer of licence
6(1)  No licensee may transfer a licence.

(2)  A licence that has been transferred is void.


Sanctions
7(1)  An inspector who is of the opinion that a licensee or an applicant
for a licence has contravened or is contravening section 26(2), 31, 32, 33,
34, 35, 36 or 37 of the Act or a provision of this Regulation may report it
to the director.

(2)  If the inspector intends to or makes a report under subsection (1),
the inspector shall inform the licensee or applicant in writing not later
than 7 days after reporting to the director that

     (a)  the inspector has made or is making a report to the director,
and

     (b)  the licensee or applicant may make representations or
submissions to the director up to 14 days after being informed under this
subsection.

(3)  Delivery of a letter that complies with the requirements of subsection
(2) to the address of the licensee as stated on the licence or to the last
known address for the applicant in the records of the chief administrative
officer of the municipality where the plant is located is deemed to be
delivery to the licensee or the applicant, as the case may be.

(4)  The director may, not earlier than 15 days after a licensee or
applicant for a licence has been informed under subsection (2), suspend or
cancel any licence, or refuse to issue or renew a licence, if the director
is satisfied that the licensee or applicant for a licence has contravened
any of the provisions referred to in subsection (1).

(5)  A licensee or applicant for a licence may appeal the decision of the
director under subsection (4) to the Minister.


Moving plant or equipment
8   The owner or operator of a portable seed cleaning plant or other
equipment used to clean grain or seeds that is being moved from one
municipality to another municipality shall give written notification of the
move to the inspector of the receiving municipality at least 24 hours
before the move.


Continuation of licence
9   A licence under the Seed Cleaning Plant Regulation (AR 122/82) is
continued as a licence under this Regulation.


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 August 1, 2006.


Repeal
11   The Seed Cleaning Plant Regulation (AR 122/82) is repealed.


     SCHEDULE 

     FORM 1

     Seed Cleaning Plant Licensing Form

PLANT:    

ADDRESS:  

Licences are issued to Seed Cleaning Plants under authority of the Weed
Control Act.  The purpose of licensing is to protect users from the spread
of weeds due to faulty practices, design or maintenance of seed cleaning
plants. 

Plants are to be rated in two categories: 

     1.  The design, maintenance, and operation of the plant relating to
the prevention of cross-contamination of lots of seeds. 

     2.  The quality of the end product or seed produced. 

     Section 1.   Cross-Contamination

In order to receive a licence, a plant must be designed and operated in a
manner that eliminates the possibility of cross-contamination.  The score
obtained in this section contributes 50% towards the final rating.  A 60%
final rating must be obtained to receive a licence. 

In scoring a plant, please indicated N/A opposite any category that does
not apply to the plant being rated.  Possible score is weighed to reflect
the relative importance of each item.  Assess score for each item within
range stated under "Possible Score" column. 

The overall rating will be the percentage of total possible score leaving
out those items not applicable. 

POSSIBLE
SCORE     SCORE     ITEM

0 - 8               1.   Receiving pit in good repair, lining intact, and no
obstruction to hold seed, etc.

0 - 2               2.   Legs have sufficient space between cup and belt.

0 - 2               3.   Legs or augers are equipped with a clean-out
access. 

0 - 10              4.   Boots cleaned between lots.  (If score is
zero in Item #3, then score a zero for Item #4). 

0 - 5               5.   Cleaning machines cleaned and/or flushed between
lots. 

0 - 10              6.   Bin linings smooth and in good repair, no
obstructions to catch seed.  (Bins needing repair, numbers  ).

0 - 8               7.   Bins covered on top or otherwise protected to
prevent mixing. 

0 - 4               8.   All spouting in good repair and have no holes or
leaks. 

0 - 4               9.   All hoppers in good repair and have no holes or
leaks. 

0 - 5               10.  Floors in cupola clean of spilled grain, weed
seeds, refuse and dust. 

0 - 8               11.  All cleaning machinery, including screens, are in
good repair.  Defects are:
                    ,       ,       ,       .

0 - 8               12.  All cleaning machinery accessible for cleaning and
kept free of accumulated seeds and dust.

0 - 4               13.  A rough analysis is done prior to truck unloading,
and this record is on file.

0 - 4               14.  Main area clean of spilled grain, weed seeds, dust
and refuse. 

0 - 3               15.  Basement clean of spilled grain, weed seeds, dust
and refuse. 

0 - 2               16.  Treater(s) in good repair and properly spouted to
allow free flow and containment of treated seed. 

0 - 4               17.  Treater floor clean of spilled grain, weed seeds,
dust, refuse, and is tight to prevent spilled grain or chemical from
escaping.

0 - 3               18.  Treater(s) cleaned between lots.

0 - 4               19.  Driveway in good repair (no cracks or obstructions
to catch and hold seeds). 

0 - 5               20.  Loading out of screenings controlled to reduce loss
of weed seed.

0 - 5               21.  Licence displayed in conspicuous place.

0 - 5               22.  Suitable grading and inspection facilities present
and used.

With no N/A - maximum possible score = 113

Total score obtained =                     (a)

Total maximum possible score =                     (b) (exclude N/A points)



     Section 2.   Product Turned Out

The plant can obtain up to 50% of its final rating based on the end product
meeting Canada Seed Grade standards for weed seed content. 

Five percent or 20 samples of seed lots, whichever is greater, collected
over the year constitutes a bare minimum on which to judge the product.
Samples must be collected on at least 10 different occasions and without
prior notice of when they are to be collected. 

1.  No. of samples                 x     2 = total possible.

2.  Points scored (basis of purity)

     2 points for each No. 1 Seed  2 x         =       (a)

     1 point for each No. 2 Seed   1 x         =       (b)

     Minus (-) 2 points for each rejected    2 x          =       (c)

Points obtained from samples graded     (a + b - c) =        





Seed Cleaning Plant      

I hereby certify that I have personally inspected the above plant and that
the plant meets all of the requirements and standards for the final rating
given. 

                                                  
    Inspector  Date               

I hereby certify that the Inspector has discussed the rating with me and
advised me of the final rating that the plant will receive. 

                                                       
Plant Manager or Board Member Date               

A Plant must obtain a Final Rating of 60% or greater to receive a licence.

COMMENTS: 
     
     


     FORM 2

     Portable Seed Cleaning Plant
     Licensing Form

PLANT OPERATOR:     
ADDRESS:                                          PHONE NO.      

Licences are issued to Seed Cleaning Plants under authority of the Weed
Control Act.  The purpose of licensing is to protect users from the spread
of weeds due to faulty practices, design or maintenance of seed cleaning
plants.

Plants are to be rated in two categories: 

     1.  The design, maintenance, and operation of the plant relating to
the prevention of cross-contamination of lots of seeds. 

     2.  The quality of the end product or seed produced. 

     Section 1.   Cross Contamination

In order to receive a licence, a plant must be designed and operated in a
manner which eliminates the possibility of cross-contamination.  The score
obtained in this section contributes 50% toward the final rating.  A 60%
final rating must be obtained to receive a licence. 

In scoring a plant, please indicate N/A opposite any category that does not
apply to the plant being rated.  Possible score is weighed to reflect the
relative importance of each item.  Assess score for each item within range
stated under "Possible Score" column.

The overall rating will be the percentage of total possible score leaving
out those items not applicable.

POSSIBLE 
 SCORE    SCORE     ITEM

0 - 5               1.   Grain receiving system in good repair and no
obstructions to hold seed, etc.

0 - 2               2.   Legs have sufficient space between cup and belt,
and are in good repair. 

0 - 2               3.   Legs or augers are equipped with a clean-out
access. 

0 - 10              4.   Boots cleaned between lots.  (If score is
zero in Item #3, then score a zero for Item #4).

0 - 5               5.   Cleaning machines cleaned and/or flushed between
lots. 

0 - 5               6.   Clean grain conveyor in good condition (auger, leg,
etc.). 

0 - 7               7.   All spouting in good repair and have no holes or
leaks. 

0 - 8               8.   Equipment for cleaning the machine and floor is
adequate.

0 - 8               9.   Machine cleaned of spilled grain, weed seeds,
refuse and dust prior to moving from one location to another.

0 - 5               10.  Service vehicle kept clean and free of grain, weed
seeds, and refuse. 

0 - 8               11.  All cleaning machinery, including screens, are in
good repair.  Defects are: 
                    ,      ,      ,      .

0 - 4               12.  A rough analysis is done prior to truck unloading
and this record is on file.

0 - 4               13.  Treater(s) in good repair, kept clean, and properly
spouted to allow free flow and containment of treated seed. 

0 - 3               14.  Treaters(s) cleaned between lots.

0 - 5               15.  Loading out of screenings controlled to reduce loss
of weed seed.

0 - 5               16.  Licence displayed in conspicuous place.

With no N/A - maximum possible score = 86
Total score obtained =                (a)
Total maximum possible score =                (b) (exclude N/A points)



     Section 2.   Product Turned Out

The Plant can obtain up to 50% of its final rating based on the end product
meeting Canada Seed Grade standards for weed seed content. 

Twenty samples collected over the year constitutes a bare minimum on which
to judge the product.  Samples must be collected on at least 10 different
occasions and without prior notice of when they are to be collected. 

1.  No. of samples         2 = total possible.

2.  Points scored (basis of purity)

     2 points for each No. 1 Seed  2 x         =       (a)

     1 point for each No. 2 Seed   1 x         =       (b)

     Minus (-) 2 points for each rejected    2 x          =       (c)

     Points obtained from samples graded     (a + b - c) =        



  %

Seed Cleaning Plant      

I hereby certify that I have personally inspected the above plant and that
the plant meets all of the requirements and standards for the final rating
given. 

                                                       
   Inspector   Date               

I hereby certify that the Inspector has discussed the rating with me and
advised me of the final rating that the plant will receive.

                                                       
   Plant Manager    Date               

A Plant must obtain a Final Rating of 60% or greater to receive a licence. 
Less than 60%   the licence is cancelled.

COMMENTS: 
     
     


     FORM 3

     Licence   to Operate a
     Grain and Seed Cleaning Plant

Authority is hereby given to       (Name)       of       (Address)     
to operate a grain or seed cleaning plant for the purpose of cleaning grain
or seed under the Weed Control Act (Alberta). 

RATING            %


Restrictions   

Expires        (Date of Expiry)                            

Issued by      (specify Director or, if issued by Inspector, set out name
of Inspector and name of Inspector's municipality) 

         (Signature of Director or Inspector)    


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     Alberta Regulation 16/2003

     Livestock Identification and Brand Inspection Act
     Livestock and Livestock Products Act
     Brand Act
     Stray Animals Act

     MISCELLANEOUS AGRICULTURE REGULATIONS
     (EXPIRY) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 30, 2003

Made by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (M.O.
02/2003) on January 27, 2003 pursuant to sections 3, 4(5) and 40 of the
Livestock and Livestock Products Act, sections 32 and 41 of the Livestock
Identification and Brand Inspection Act, sections 18 and 26 of the Brand
Act and section 27 of the Stray Animals Act.


1(1)  The Fees Regulation (AR 222/98) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 2 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


2(1)  The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 221/98) is amended by this
section.

(2)  Section 12 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


3(1)  The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 220/98) is amended by this
section.

(2)  Section 11 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


4(1)  The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 219/98) is amended by this
section.

(2)  Section 13 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


5(1)  The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 218/98) is amended by this
section.

(2)  Section 11 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


6(1)  The Brand Regulation (AR 217/98) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 8 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


7(1)  The Livestock Identification and Brand Inspection Fees Regulation (AR
216/98) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 3 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".


8(1)  The Application and Licence Form Regulation (AR 215/98) is amended by
this section.

(2)  Section 4 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2003" and
substituting "June 30, 2007".

     Alberta Regulation 17/2003

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  January 30, 2003

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on December
9, 2002 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry
Training Act.


1   The Electronic Technician Trade Regulation (AR 275/2000) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "1350" and substituting
"1500";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by striking out "1350" and substituting
"1500";

     (c)  in subsection (5) by striking out "1575" and substituting
"1500".


3(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "existing apprentice" means a person who, immediately before
the coming into force of this Regulation, was an apprentice in an existing
apprenticeship program;

     (b)  "existing apprenticeship program" means an apprenticeship
program under the Electronic Technician Trade Regulation (AR 275/2000) that
was being participated in immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation.

(2)  An existing apprentice may continue and complete that apprentice's
existing apprenticeship program as provided for under the Electronic
Technician Trade Regulation (AR 275/2000) as that Regulation read
immediately before the coming into force of this Regulation.