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     Alberta Regulation 40/2003

     Government Organization Act

     RADIATION HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 5, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 74/2003) on March 5, 2003
pursuant to Schedule 10, section 2 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Radiation Health Administration Regulation (AR 49/96) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Schedules 1 and 2 are repealed and the following is substituted:

     SCHEDULE 1
     (Organizations)


ROW
COLUMN 1
COLUMN 2
COLUMN 3


1
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Therapeutic or diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers;
Particle accelerators;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment
Installed or operated within private and public medical facilities, public
dental facilities, medical education facilities and podiatry facilities


2
Alberta Dental Association
Diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within dental facilities, including dental education
facilities, but excluding dental facilities owned by a Regional Health
Authority



3
University of Calgary
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Class 3B and 4 lasers;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Industrial radiographic and fluoroscopic x-ray equipment;
Irradiation x-ray equipment;
Particle accelerators;
Therapeutic or diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Computed tomography equipment;
Baggage inspection x-ray equipment;
Security x-ray equipment
Installed or operated within non-medical facilities owned or operated by
the University of Calgary and research, education, industrial, commercial,
correctional, entertainment and other health related facilities


4
College of Chiropractors of Alberta
Diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within chiropractic facilities


5
Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
Diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within veterinary clinics and veterinary education
facilities


6
University of Alberta
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Therapeutic or diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Particle accelerators
Installed or operated within facilities owned or operated by the University
of Alberta




     SCHEDULE 2
     (Agencies)


ROW
COLUMN 1
COLUMN 2
COLUMN 3


1
Alberta Radiation Service
Box 1533
Cardston, AB
T0K 0K0
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Installed or operated within dental, medical, chiropractic, and veterinary
facilities



2
RadMan Radiation Management Services Ltd.
68 Woodglen Court SW
Calgary, AB
T2W 4K3
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within dental,  medical, chiropractic, veterinary,
physical therapy, education, industrial, commercial, research and
entertainment facilities


3
B&P Stewart Ent. Ltd.
19-51263 Range Rd 204
Sherwood Park, AB
T8G 1E9
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment

Installed or operated within dental, medical, chiropractic, veterinary and
education facilities


4
University of Calgary
Safety Services
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Industrial radiographic and fluoroscopic x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers;
Diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Computed tomography equipment

Installed or operated within education, research and veterinary facilities
owned or operated by the University of Calgary


5
University of Alberta
Office of Environmental Health and Safety
Edmonton, AB T6G 2R5
Diagnostic x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers;
Particle accelerators
Installed or operated within education, research, medical, dental and
veterinary facilities owned or operated by the University of Alberta


6
Calgary Health Region
Diagnostic Imaging
1403-29 Street NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 2T9
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers;
Computed tomography equipment
Installed or operated within medical, dental and physical therapy
facilities



7
Capital Health Imaging Services
c/o Royal Alexandra Hospital Diagnostic & Treatment Centre Room 1009 -
10240 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Computed tomography equipment
Installed or operated within medical, dental and physical therapy
facilities


8
David Thompson Regional Health Authority Diagnostic Imaging
3942-50A Avenue
Red Deer, AB
T4N 4E7
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment
Installed or operated within medical and dental facilities owned by the
David Thompson Regional Health Authority


9
Filipow Associates Inc.
6508-109 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6A 1S2
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Computed tomography equipment;
Diffraction and analysis x-ray equipment;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Baggage inspection x-ray equipment;
Security x-ray equipment;
Irradiation x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary,
physical therapy, education, industrial, commercial, research and
entertainment facilities


10
Alberta Cancer Board Provincial Radiation Safety Office
Room 4027
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2
Diagnostic or therapeutic x-ray equipment;
Computed tomography equipment;
Particle accelerators;
Cabinet x-ray equipment;
Class 3b and 4 lasers
Installed or operated within medical, dental and research facilities owned
or operated by the Alberta Cancer Board



     Alberta Regulation 41/2003

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 5, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 80/2003) on March 5, 2003
pursuant to Schedule 1, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act
and Schedule 1, section 2.1 of the Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative
Provisions) Regulation (AR 365/93).


1   The Local Authorities Pension Plan (AR 366/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Part 1 of Schedule 2 is amended by adding the following in their
appropriate alphabetical order:

     Beaver Foundation Management Agency     
     Claresholm Family and Community Support Services
     Tri-Municipal Leisure Facility Corporation
     Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation


3   Section 2,

     (a)  as it applies to Beaver Foundation Management Agency, is deemed
to have come into force on August 1, 2002;

     (b)  as it applies to Claresholm Family and Community Support
Services, is deemed to have come into force on March 1, 2002;

     (c)  as it applies to Tri-Municipal Leisure Facility Corporation, is
deemed to have come into force on May 25, 2002;

     (d)  as it applies to Wood Buffalo Housing and Development
Corporation, is deemed to have come into force on July 1, 2002.


     Alberta Regulation 42/2003

     Meat Inspection Act

     MEAT INSPECTION REGULATION

     Filed:  March 5, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 77/2003) on March 5, 2003
pursuant to section 11 of the Meat Inspection Act and the Deputy Premier
and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (M.O. 09/2003) on
March 5, 2003 pursuant to sections 14(3), 42 and 81(e) of the Meat
Inspection Regulation.


     Table of Contents

Regulation-making authority   1

     Part 1
     Interpretation, Application and Administration

Interpretation 2
Application - abattoirs, mobile butcher operations and animals   3
Application - persons liable  4
Exemption - food establishments    5
Exemptions - wild game and home-slaughtered animals    6
Exemptions - food safety process control system   7
Alternative methodology on religious grounds 8
Approvals, etc.     9
Meat facility standards  10

     Part 2
     Licences and Appeals

Interpretation of Part 2 11
Abattoir licences   12
Mobile butcher licences  13
General licence provisions    14
Appeals respecting licences and inspections  15


     Part 3
     Abattoir and Equipment Requirements

Plans and specifications for abattoirs  16
Construction and alteration requirements for abattoirs 17
Abattoir requirements for red meat animals   18
Abattoir requirements for poultry  19
Meat facility standards and abattoirs   20

     Part 4
     General Operation of Abattoir Provisions

General care of animals  21
Use of instruments  22
Exclusion of extraneous things     23
Slaughter of horses 24
Presence of live fauna   25
Use of pens    26
Death from natural causes or accident   27
Taking of carcasses into abattoir  28
Recall of meat 29
Records   30
Removal before custom slaughter    31

     Part 5
     Mobile Butchers

Location of operations, and identification of meat     32
Transportation of carcasses   33
Reporting by mobile butchers exempted from s4(1) of Act     34

     Part 6
     Inspectors, Inspections and Related Matters

     Division 1
     Inspectors and General Inspection Provisions

Certificate of appointment    35
Powers of inspector in case of contravention 36
Taking of specimens 37
Seizure of carcasses     38
Holding of equipment, surface or room   39
Inspection requirements generally  40
Days and hours for inspection service   41
Inspection fees     42
Emergency powers outside abattoir  43

     Division 2
     All Animals

Taking of animal into abattoir     44
Live condemned animals   45
Holding of animals and slaughter of held animals  46
Post-mortem inspection   47
Detention for inspection 48
Chilling and storage rooms    49
Removal of held and condemned animals   50
Attachment and removal of tags and labels    51
Chilling  52
Reinspection   53
Diseases and conditions of animals 54
Disposal of condemned animals 55
Removal of parts    56

     Division 3     
     Red Meat Animals

Holding of live red meat animals   57
Slaughter requirements for red meat animals  58
Treatment of condemned red meat carcasses    59
Sternum and viscera 60
Manner of keeping of red meat animal parts   61
Hog parts 62
Lactating mammary glands 63

     Division 4
     Poultry

Preparation for ante-mortem inspection of poultry 64
Removal of tag and of poultry 65
Preparation for post-mortem inspection of poultry 66
Post-mortem inspection of poultry  67
Post-slaughter treatment of poultry     68

     Division 5
     Stamping, Tagging, Labelling and Marking,
     and the Inspection Legend

Application and form of inspection legend    69
Containerization and labelling     70
Application of inspection legends generally  71
Custody and responsibility for stamps, etc.  72
Markings and brandings and safety of ink     73
Application of non-approved stamps, etc.     74
Destruction of tag, label or container  75

     Part 7
     Miscellaneous Provisions

Compliance with orders   76
Receiving of uninspected meat 77
Identification and notice of uninspected meat     78
Transfer of meat    79
Expiry    80
Repeals   81

Schedule


Regulation-making authority
1   Sections 14(3), 42 and 81(e) are established by the Minister, and all
other provisions of this Regulation are established by the Lieutenant
Governor in Council.


     Part 1
     Interpretation, Application and
     Administration

Interpretation
2(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "abattoir licence" means a licence referred to in section
12(1);

     (b)  "animal" includes

               (i)  an animal whose meat was, but no longer is,
intended to be used for human consumption, and

               (ii) parts of an animal that is dead;

     (c)  "approve", where used with respect to meat, means approve,
under the legislation, for human consumption;

     (d)  "carcass" means the part of a butchered animal that consists of 

          (i)  in the case of a red meat animal, the whole trunk
(whether or not the hide has been removed) after the removal of the head,
limbs and all offal that is required to be removed by or under this
Regulation, or

          (ii) in the case of poultry, the whole bird after the removal
of the head and all such offal,

          and, except where expressly or according to the context the
reference is to the whole of such a carcass, includes any part of that
trunk or bird;

     (e)  "container" includes an inner or outer receptacle or covering
used or to be used in connection with meat;

     (f)  "disposal", used with respect to an animal, means disposal in
the manner specified in section 55;

     (g)  "dressed carcass" means the edible parts, except the organs, of
a carcass;

     (h)  "edible" means fit, and "inedible" means unfit (from whatever
cause), for human consumption;

     (i)  "equipment" means any utensil, apparatus or surface that comes
or might reasonably be expected to come into contact with meat;

     (j)  "eviscerate" means remove from a carcass the respiratory,
digestive, reproductive and urinary systems and the other thoracic and
abdominal organs except, in the case of a red meat carcass, the kidneys;

     (k)  "food" means food for human consumption;

     (l)  "held", used with respect to

               (i)  the slaughter of a held animal, means dealt with in
accordance with section 46(1)(b) and (c),

               (ii) a live red meat animal under any other
circumstances, means dealt with in accordance with section 57,

               (iii)     a dead animal, means dealt with in accordance with
section 46(2), or

               (iv) any equipment, surface or room, means dealt with in
accordance with section 39(1),

          and includes any continuation of any such dealing with
something, that has already commenced;

     (m)  "home-slaughtered animals" means animals referred to in section
6(2)(b);

     (n)  "inspection" means an ante-mortem inspection or a post-mortem
inspection, including a reinspection or further inspection, as the case may
be;

     (o)  "inspection legend" means the inspection legend required by and
in the form established under section 69;

     (p)  "inspector" means, with respect to an abattoir, the inspector
or one of the inspectors assigned to that abattoir or any other inspector
who happens to be there at the relevant time;

     (q)  "killing room" means the room or area in an abattoir referred
to in section 18(a)(i);

     (r)  "label" means, with respect to a container,

               (i)  label with the inspection legend in accordance with
Division 5 of Part 6, or

               (ii) label or mark so as to convey the other information
about the meat in a container that is indicated on the container,

          as the case may be;

     (s)  "licence" means an abattoir licence or a mobile butcher
licence, as the case may be, issued or to be issued by the Director under
this Regulation;

     (t)  "meat facility standards" means the current edition, as amended
where applicable, of the Meat Facility Standards made by the Ministers
responsible for agriculture and for health;

     (u)  "meat handler" means an individual working in or for an
abattoir, whose functions require or permit the individual to be in contact
with any meat or equipment;

     (v)  "mobile butcher licence" means a licence referred to in section
13(1);

     (w)  "operator" means a person who operates an abattoir;

     (x)  "post-mortem inspection" includes organoleptic and final
inspections;

     (y)  "poultry" includes all birds whose meat is potentially edible;

     (z)  "process" means prepare meat for human consumption;

     (aa) "red meat" means meat other than poultry, and "red meat
animals" means animals whose meat is red meat;

     (bb) "slaughter" means slaughter within the meaning of the Act or
any other killing of animals of a kind considered by the Director to be
normal in the industry of the abattoir in question;

     (cc) "stamp", used as a verb, means apply the inspection legend by
means of a stamp in accordance with Division 5 of Part 6, and, where
applicable, includes that application by means of a tag, label or mark as
referred to in that Division;

     (dd) "tag" means attach a tag to meat or its container

               (i)  bearing the inspection legend in accordance with
Division 5 of Part 6, or

               (ii) conveying the other information about the meat that
is indicated on it,

          as the case may be;

     (ee) "the legislation" means the Act or this Regulation, or both, as
the case may be;

     (ff) "veterinarian" means an individual who is registered as a
registered veterinarian by the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and
is a general active registered member of that Association;

     (gg) "wild game" means an animal of a kind that is wildlife within
the meaning of the Wildlife Act.

(2)  Unless otherwise specified or the context so requires, a reference to
any animal is to be taken to refer to an animal of that kind, whether alive
or dead.


Application - abattoirs, mobile butcher operations and animals
3(1)  This Regulation applies with respect to abattoirs and mobile butcher
operations or, where applicable, the particular kind of abattoir identified
and includes, where applicable, activities outside an abattoir conducted on
an emergency basis under section 43.

(2)  Except where stated or where the context so requires, this Regulation
applies with respect to all animals.


Application - persons liable
4(1)  Where a provision of this Regulation imposes a duty or obligation on
a meat handler, the operator is additionally liable for ensuring that the
duty or obligation is performed or met.

(2)  Duties and obligations imposed by this Regulation do not apply to
inspectors, except where so stated or the context so requires.


Exemption - food establishments
5   A person who operates a food establishment, within the meaning of the
Food Regulation (AR 240/85), that is not an abattoir or a mobile butcher
operation, is exempt from the legislation with respect to that food
establishment.


Exemptions - wild game and home-slaughtered animals 
6(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "household" means

               (i)  the producer and the producer's spouse and the
producer's children, siblings and parents, whether in a blood, step or
foster relationship or a relationship by marriage to the producer, and

               (ii) current employees of the producer living in or on
property belonging to the producer;

     (b)  "producer" means, in relation to an animal, an individual who,
directly or indirectly,

               (i)  owns it and has owned it throughout the previous 30
days, and

               (ii) has, and throughout that period has had,
responsibility for its care and maintenance on that person's own premises;

     (c)  "spouse" includes a person who, in relation to the producer, is
a common-law partner within the meaning of section 248(1) of the Income Tax
Act (Canada).

(2)   Except where expressly stated in this Regulation,

     (a)  wild game, and

     (b)  animals that are to be or have been killed on their producer's
own premises for consumption only by persons who form part of their
producer's household,

are exempt from the legislation.

(3)  A person shall not bring a wild game or home-slaughtered animal into
an abattoir unless it is clean and edible.

(4)  An inspector may order an operator to ensure that

     (a)  all parts of a wild game or home-slaughtered animal are removed
from the abattoir if the inspector considers that the animal has been
rendered inedible, or

     (b)  the carcass of such an animal is skinned, trimmed or washed
before the carcass enters any cooler or processing area of the abattoir.
     
(5)  A meat handler shall not process a wild game or home-slaughtered
animal in a room where any meat that has been inspected under the
legislation is being processed.

(6)  After processing or handling a wild game or home-slaughtered animal, a
meat handler shall clean and sanitize all items of equipment used, to the
satisfaction of an inspector, before they are used again for the processing
or handling of inspected meat.


Exemptions - food safety process control system
7(1)  On a written application by an operator, the Director may make a
written order exempting the operator and the abattoir from the specific
provisions of the legislation identified in the order on the conditions set
out in the order.

(2)  The conditions referred to in subsection (1) must at least include a
condition that the operator and the abattoir will comply with the food
safety process control system or with those provisions of such a control
system that is or are specified in the Director's order, subject to any
adaptations or modifications of that system or those provisions that are
set out in the order.

(3)  The Director shall ensure that each operator of an abattoir regulated
under the Act is notified, in such manner as the Minister considers
appropriate, of any food safety process control system or the provisions of
it referred to in subsection (2).


Alternative methodology on religious grounds
8   Where the Director, on application, is persuaded that obedience to a
specific rule in this Regulation would offend against the religious
convictions genuinely held by a person affected by the rule, the Director
may approve an alternative method of meeting the general intent of the
provision in which the rule is contained that will not offend against those
convictions, in which case that person may use that approved method
instead.


Approvals, etc.
9(1)  All approvals and authorizations given by the Director under this
Regulation must be in writing.

(2)  All approvals, authorizations and any kind of permissions or
instructions given under this Regulation may be made subject to such
conditions as the person giving them considers appropriate.


Meat facility standards
10(1)  Subject to subsection (2), where a provision of this Regulation
requires anything to be done in accordance with any meat facility
standards, the requirement of the provision is that the person responsible
for compliance must meet the general intent of those standards, to the
extent that they are to be viewed as guidelines expected to be met in
general terms.

(2)  Where an inspector considers that any requirement of the meat facility
standards is not met in any respect, the inspector may order the person
responsible for compliance with the requirement to take such steps as are
needed to ensure compliance with it within the time period specified in the
order.


     Part 2
     Licences and Appeals

Interpretation of Part 2
11   References in this Part to an application for or the issue of a
licence refer also to the renewal of an existing licence.


Abattoir licences
12(1)  The Director shall issue to an applicant a licence that authorizes
its holder to engage in the business of operating an abattoir if satisfied
that all the requirements of the legislation in respect of the abattoir
identified in the licence and of that applicant have been and will be met.

(2)  A person shall not operate an abattoir unless that person holds a
valid abattoir licence.

(3)  The Director shall assign a plant number to each abattoir in respect
of which an abattoir licence has been issued.


Mobile butcher licences
13(1)  The Director shall issue to an applicant a licence that authorizes
its holder to engage in the business of operating as a mobile butcher if
satisfied that all the requirements of the legislation in respect of the
mobile butcher operation identified in the licence and of that applicant
have been and will be met.  

(2)  A person shall not operate as a mobile butcher unless that person
holds a valid mobile butcher licence.


General licence provisions
14(1)  A licence

     (a)  expires on December 31 following the date of its issue, unless
earlier suspended or revoked, and

     (b)  is not transferable.

(2)  A person who wishes to apply for a licence must submit a properly
completed application in the form provided by the Director, which form may
be simplified where the application is for a renewal.

(3)  The fee payable on the issue of a licence is $100.

(4)  The Director may suspend, revoke or refuse to issue a licence if of
the opinion that the person holding it has committed any contravention of
the legislation that affects or may affect food safety.


Appeals respecting licences and inspections
15(1)   A person

     (a)  whose application for a licence has been refused,

     (b)  whose licence has been suspended or revoked, or

     (c)  who has the right to appeal under section 7(4) of the Act
against the refusal of an inspection,

may, by filing with the Minister a notice of appeal in the form set out in
the Schedule, appeal against the decision to the Minister.

(2)  The Minister, after a hearing at which all parties entitled to be
heard have been given an opportunity to make representations in respect of
the appeal, may refuse the appeal or allow the appeal and order the issue
or reinstatement of the licence or the inspection, as the case may be, on
any terms and conditions considered appropriate.


     Part 3
     Abattoir and Equipment Requirements

Plans and specifications for abattoirs
16(1)  A person shall not commence construction of premises intended to
serve as an abattoir unless plans and specifications respecting its
location, design and construction have been submitted to and reviewed by
the Director.

(2)  A person shall not commence to make any alterations to an abattoir or
premises referred to in subsection (1) unless plans and specifications
respecting the design and construction (so far as applicable) of the
alterations have been submitted to and reviewed by the Director.

(3)  Plans and specifications under subsection (1) must, and the Director
may require that plans and specifications under subsection (2),

     (a)  be prepared by a qualified architect or engineer who is
familiar with the requirements of abattoir construction, and

     (b)  include, so far as applicable, a general layout and details of
the facilities and systems required by section 18 and the elevations,
construction materials, finishes, equipment layout and product flow.

(4)  A review under this section is only for guidance as to the general
suitability of the subject-matter in question and does not imply approval
by the Director or the Government, and no liability attaches to either by
virtue of the review or anything contained in or absent from it.

(5)  The Director shall notify in writing the person who submitted the
plans and specifications of the results of the review.

(6)  Nothing in this Part is to be construed as setting aside or limiting
any requirements of

     (a)  the Alberta Building Code, being whatever is or was required to
comply with the regulation dealing with building code requirements that is
or was current for the time the relevant work is or was done, or

     (b)  the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations
under that Act.


Construction and alteration requirements for abattoirs
17(1)  Without limiting section 16(1), a person who constructs premises
intended to serve as an abattoir shall ensure that those premises

     (a)  are of sound construction,

     (b)  are so designed as to facilitate effective cleaning and
sanitation and to enable the safe and sanitary handling of meat, 

     (c)  are designed and constructed in a manner that allows
appropriate handling of all species of animals that will be handled there,
and

     (d)  have a system that enables the complete physical separation of
inspected meat from other meat and inedible animal parts kept in the
premises.

(2)  Without limiting section 16(2), a person who makes alterations to an
abattoir or premises referred to in subsection (1) shall ensure that

     (a)  the abattoir or premises, following the alterations, comply
with subsection (1)(a) to (d), and

     (b)  if the abattoir is being operated during the course of the
alterations, the alterations are done in such a manner that those clauses
are complied with during the alterations. 


Abattoir requirements for red meat animals
18   The operator of an abattoir where red meat animals are slaughtered
shall ensure that the abattoir

     (a)  is equipped with

               (i)  a killing room, being the room or area where all
slaughtering in the abattoir is done, with adequate work space on its floor
for inspectors to perform post-mortem inspections,

               (ii) an appropriate disposal or refrigerated storage
room, close to the killing room, for inedible offal, condemned material and
refuse and where hides are salted and stored,

               (iii)     pens for keeping animals before slaughter that

                         (A)  are constructed with floors that enable
easy cleaning and sanitizing,

                         (B)  have a roof capable of providing shade
and shelter from precipitation, and

                         (C)  have adequate ventilation,

               (iv) ramps, alleys and inclines for the movement of
animals to slaughter that are constructed in a manner that provides safe
movement, and that have good footing, for the animals,

               (v)  a hoist,

               (vi) a head inspection rack,

               (vii)     a viscera truck or table,

               (viii)    a hot water or steam sterilizer capable of
maintaining a temperature high enough to sanitize utensils properly,

               (ix) a heated, furnished and private office of a minimum
total size of 10 square metres reserved for the sole use of inspectors and
a lockable cupboard for their equipment, and

               (x)  such other equipment or space as the Director in
writing requires,

     (b)  is equipped with or attached to a supply of hot and cold
potable water in quantities sufficient to meet its needs,

     (c)  is connected to properly operating sewage and waste disposal
systems,

     (d)  is provided with adequate lighting that is located throughout
all areas,

     (e)  is provided with adequate ventilation to all areas that are
subject to the generation or accumulation of odours, fumes, steam, vapours,
smoke or excessive heat,

     (f)  is equipped with or has readily available adequate
refrigeration facilities, including refrigerated rooms equipped with direct
reading thermometers of known accuracy and facilities for chilling and
storing dressed carcasses immediately after slaughter,

     (g)  has the separation system referred to in section 17(1)(d), and

     (h)  is kept in good repair and maintained in a manner that complies
with section 17(1)(c).


Abattoir requirements for poultry
19(1)  The operator of an abattoir where poultry is slaughtered shall
ensure that the abattoir

     (a)  has adequate facilities for 

               (i)  receiving and keeping live poultry,

               (ii) slaughtering poultry and scalding their carcasses,

               (iii)     plucking their carcasses,

               (iv) eviscerating their carcasses,

               (v)  chilling their dressed carcasses under a system
that causes the eviscerated poultry to be lowered to a temperature of 4øC
within one hour,

               (vi) storing inedible poultry offal and meat, condemned
material and refuse,

               (vii)     storing their dressed carcasses, and

               (viii)    cleaning and disinfecting live poultry
containers,

     and

     (b)  is equipped with

               (i)  a refrigerated room for the keeping of poultry
carcasses at a temperature not greater than 4øC,

               (ii) water spray washing equipment with sufficient water
pressure to wash carcasses thoroughly,

               (iii)     an adequate number of hot water or steam
sterilizers that are capable of maintaining temperatures high enough to
sanitize utensils properly,

               (iv) a vacuum system for cleaning the interior of
poultry,

               (v)  drop chains and shackles of rust-resistant material
impervious to liquids,

               (vi) conveyors of rust-resistant metal or other suitable
material impervious to liquids that are designed so as to permit thorough
cleaning and to prevent the accumulation of grease, oil or dirt on the drop
chains and shackles,

               (vii)     flow-away troughs of rust-resistant material
impervious to liquids and designed to permit constant flow of water to
permit thorough cleaning, and

               (viii)    tables and other equipment that are necessary
and that are free of any crack or crevice and, if made of metal,
rust-resistant. 

(2)  The facilities mentioned in subsection (1) must be in proper sequence
for the slaughtering and eviscerating operations. 


Meat facility standards and abattoirs
20    An operator shall ensure that the meat facility standards are met in
regard to matters dealt with in this Part.


     Part 4
     General Operation of Abattoir Provisions

General care of animals
21(1)  A person shall not inflict unnecessary pain or discomfort on any
animal that is being prepared for slaughter or slaughtered.

(2)  The operator of an abattoir shall ensure that animals being received
by the abattoir are provided with immediate shelter.

(3)  A person shall not keep an animal in a pen for more than 24 hours
without providing it with adequate feed, water and bedding.


Use of instruments
22(1)  A person shall not use any instrument for slaughtering or rendering
unconscious an animal unless that person's ability and physical condition
at the time are such as enable its use without  inflicting unnecessary pain
on the animal.

(2)  A person shall not use any mechanically operated instrument in such a
manner, in such circumstances or in such a need of repair, as risk causing
unnecessary pain to the animal.


Exclusion of extraneous things
23   A meat handler shall not have in the killing room or in a processing
area anything that is not used in the normal operation of the abattoir and
that might interfere with the abattoir's operation or contaminate any meat
or equipment in it.


Slaughter of horses
24   The operator of an abattoir in which animals other than horses are
slaughtered shall not allow a horse to be slaughtered in that abattoir.


Presence of live fauna
25   A meat handler shall not allow any live fauna to be present in an
abattoir other than an animal that is to be slaughtered there.


Use of pens
26   An operator shall ensure that pens are not

     (a)  overcrowded, or

     (b)  used for fattening animals.


Death from natural causes or accident
27(1)  A person shall not take into an abattoir an animal that has died
from natural causes or because of an accident.

(2)  An operator shall ensure that an animal that dies in the abattoir from
natural causes or because of an accident is removed forthwith from the
abattoir and disposed of.


Taking of carcasses into abattoir
28   A person shall not take a carcass into an abattoir unless the animal
was slaughtered and the carcass has been stamped in accordance with the
legislation or the Meat Inspection Act (Canada) and the regulations made
under that Act.


Recall of meat
29   An operator shall prepare and maintain written procedures for the
recall of meat that is suspected to be inedible.


Records
30(1)  An operator shall make a record of all animals slaughtered at the
abattoir that includes

     (a)  the names and addresses of the persons from whom the animals
were purchased or otherwise acquired,

     (b)  the dates when they were so acquired,

     (c)  the number and kind of animals so acquired,

     (d)  the number and kind of animals slaughtered and the dates of
slaughter,

     (e)  suitable identification of each animal that would enable an
inspector to trace its origin, and

     (f)  such other information as the Director requires.

(2)  The operator shall keep records made under subsection (1) for at least
2 years after their being made.

(3)  The operator shall, when required to do so by the Director or an
inspector for a valid reason associated with the administration or
enforcement of the legislation,

     (a)  produce any record made under subsection (1) for inspection,
and

     (b)  allow the inspector to remove the record for the purpose of
making copies.

(4)  The operator shall maintain such records about the distribution of
meat processed by the abattoir as are necessary to enable its location in
the event of a  recall under section 29.

(5)  Where an inspector removes a record under subsection (3)(b), the
inspector shall

     (a)  leave a statement with the operator specifically indicating
which record was removed, and

     (b)  as soon as practicable, make the required copies and return the
record to the operator.


Removal before custom slaughter
31   Notwithstanding anything in this Regulation, the owner of an animal
presented for custom slaughter may, at any time before the slaughter, with
the prior approval of an inspector, remove the animal.


     Part 5
     Mobile Butchers

Location of operations, and identification of meat
32(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a mobile butcher

     (a)  shall carry out the complete slaughter operation, including
rendering the animal unconscious in accordance with section 58 (in the case
of a red meat animal) and bleeding, eviscerating and removing the head,
feet and hide on the animal owner's premises, and

     (b)  shall not carry out any part of that operation elsewhere,

unless another location for the operation is approved by the Director.

(2)  If the mobile butcher has a separate room that is used solely for the
removal of hides, the butcher may remove the animal carcass with the hide
attached directly to that room and remove the hide there, subject to any
prohibition or restriction lawfully imposed by a health authority.

(3)  The mobile butcher shall identify the carcass and all other edible
portions of the animal by affixing tags on them stating "UNINSPECTED - NOT
FOR SALE".


Transportation of carcasses
33(1)  The mobile butcher shall transport a carcass in such a manner that
it will arrive at a destination for further processing in such a condition
as to ensure that its edible parts remain edible.

(2)  The mobile butcher shall ensure that all carcasses are kept separate
from removed hides, inedible parts and other sources of contamination.


Reporting by mobile butchers exempted from s4(1) of Act
34  A mobile butcher who is exempted from section 4(1) of the Act by
section 4(2) of the Act shall submit monthly to the Minister a report, in
the form required by the Director, showing

     (a)  the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the owners of the
home-slaughtered animals covered by the exemption,

     (b)  the type and description of each of the animals,

     (c)  the destination of each carcass, and

     (d)  any other information required by the Director.


     Part 6
     Inspectors, Inspections and Related Matters

     Division 1
     Inspectors and General Inspection Provisions

Certificate of appointment
35(1)  Inspectors shall carry on their person, at all times while in an
abattoir,

     (a)  in the case of an individual appointed as an inspector under
section 2(1) of the Act, a certificate indicating the appointment, or

     (b)  in the case of an individual who is an inspector by virtue of
section 3 of the Act, a certificate indicating the appointment as an
officer referred to in that section.

(2)  An inspector shall produce the certificate referred to in subsection
(1) on the request of the operator.


Powers of inspector in case of contravention
36   Where a provision of the legislation is contravened, an inspector may
refuse to inspect or stamp the meat, whereupon the inspector shall
immediately notify the Director of the decision, giving full particulars of
the reasons for it.


Taking of specimens
37   An inspector may take specimens from any animals, equipment or water
supply for testing purposes.


Seizure of carcasses
38   An inspector who considers that an animal was slaughtered in a manner
that contravened the legislation may seize and dispose of the animal.


Holding of equipment, surface or room
39(1)  An inspector who considers that any equipment, surface or room does
not meet the requirements of the legislation, may hold it, in which case
the inspector

     (a)  shall

               (i)  order that it not be used until it does meet those
requirements, and

               (ii) attach to it a tag bearing a serial number and the
words "ALBERTA HELD",

     and

     (b)  may issue any further orders about it considered necessary or
advisable.

(2)  When the inspector considers that the held equipment, surface or room
has been so altered as to comply with the legislation, the inspector shall
remove the tag.

(3)  A person who is not an inspector shall not

     (a)  remove a tag attached to it under subsection (1), or

     (b)  use any equipment, surface or  room that has a tag so attached
or that had a tag so attached that was not removed by an inspector.


Inspection requirements generally
40(1)  The operator of an abattoir shall ensure that

     (a)  no animal is slaughtered there unless an inspector is present
at the slaughter and has performed a full ante-mortem inspection on it, and

     (b)  an inspector performs a full post-mortem inspection on each
animal slaughtered there,

in accordance with the legislation.

(2)  The operator of an abattoir shall make arrangements with the inspector
to enable the inspector to arrange for the ante-mortem inspection of the
animals to be slaughtered, the post-mortem inspection of their carcasses
and the stamping of their meat, if approved, during the times established
by or under section 41.

(3)  The abattoir operator shall

     (a)  make reasonable arrangements to expedite ante-mortem
inspections,

     (b)  give the inspector full cooperation and active assistance in
the performing of an ante-mortem inspection where, due to exceptional
circumstances, such assistance is needed and the inspector requests it,

     (c)  ensure that the slaughtering and dressing operations are
conducted with reasonable speed in order to expedite post-mortem
inspections, and

     (d)  ensure that evisceration is completed within such reasonable
time after the slaughter as the inspector orders.


Days and hours for inspection service
41(1)  The Director may designate the hours of the day and the days of the
week when inspection services will be provided to each abattoir.

(2)  The operator of an abattoir shall ensure that the maximum number of
hours of inspection service by the inspector does not exceed the number of
hours decided by the Director and notified in writing to the operator.

(3)  The Director shall base the allowed maximum

     (a)  on the number of animals slaughtered in the abattoir in the
previous calendar year, or

     (b)  if the abattoir has been operating for less than 12 months, on
an estimate of the number of animals to be slaughtered in the current
calendar year. 

(4)  Unless other arrangements are made under subsection (5), the
inspection service required by the legislation must be provided between the
hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on days other than

     (a)  Saturdays and Sundays, and

     (b)  other holidays declared by the Director to be holidays for the
purposes of this section, 

but the length of the service must not exceed 7 1/4 hours on any one day.

(5)  An operator shall make special arrangements for inspection service

     (a)  with the Director or another individual designated by the
Director for the purposes of this subsection, where the service is required
at times other than the hours or days prescribed by subsection (4), or

     (b)  with an inspector in cases of emergency.

(6)  The onus of ensuring that inspections required by the legislation are
done and of making arrangements for the inspections is on the operator of
the abattoir.


Inspection fees
42    The fees payable by the operator of an abattoir for inspections, per
work station (being a place where an inspector carries out inspections),
are as follows:

     (a)  $40 per hour or part of an hour in the case of an inspection
under a special arrangement made under section 41(5);

     (b)  in any other case,

               (i)  $4 per hour or part of an hour for the first 7 1/4
hours in any day, and

               (ii) $40 per hour or part of an hour for any time in
excess of the first 7 1/4 hours in any day.


Emergency powers outside abattoir
43   Where an inspector is outside an abattoir and there is an emergency
situation which, if the same circumstances existed in an abattoir, would be
such as would empower the inspector to adopt certain measures under other
provisions of this Regulation, the inspector may exercise those powers as
if in an abattoir.


     Division 2
     All Animals

Taking of animal into abattoir
44   Unless authorized by the inspector, a person shall not take a live
animal into a killing room unless the inspector has completed an
ante-mortem inspection of the animal and has approved it for slaughter.


Live condemned animals
45   An operator shall ensure that a condemned live animal is

     (a)  slaughtered apart from animals not condemned,

     (b)  removed forthwith to the disposal or storage room referred to
in section 18(a)(ii),

     (c)  treated to keep it unfit for human consumption by a method
approved by the Director, and

     (d)  disposed of.


Holding of animals and slaughter of held animals
46(1)  Where, under this Regulation, a held animal is to be slaughtered,
the inspector

     (a)  may order that that animal be slaughtered after all the other
animals to be slaughtered that day have been slaughtered,

     (b)  shall attach firmly to the carcass a tag, or to its container a
label, bearing a serial number and the words "ALBERTA HELD", and

     (c)  shall order that the carcass be removed to and kept in the area
designated by the inspector for the purposes of this subsection.

(2)  Where, under this Regulation, a dead animal is to be held, the
inspector shall adopt the measures specified in subsection (1)(b) and (c).


Post-mortem inspection
47   Forthwith after an animal is slaughtered, the inspector shall perform
a complete post-mortem inspection on it.


Detention for inspection
48   An inspector who decides that an animal should be kept for further
inspection shall

     (a)  hold the animal, and

     (b)  issue any order about it considered necessary or advisable,
including an order condemning the animal if it is considered inedible.


Chilling and storage rooms
49   An operator shall ensure that animal hides or any part of an animal
that has been condemned are not taken into any room in which edible meat is
being chilled or stored.


Removal of held and condemned animals
50   Unless authorized by an inspector, a person shall not remove an animal
that is held or has been condemned from the area designated by an inspector
for its detention or keeping.


Attachment and removal of tags and labels
51   Unless authorized by the inspector, a person shall not attach to or
remove from an animal or container a tag or label bearing the words
"ALBERTA HELD" or "ALBERTA CONDEMNED".


Chilling
52   Unless authorized by the Director, a carcass must be chilled forthwith
after inspection to an internal temperature of 4øC and maintained at that
temperature until it is shipped.


Reinspection
53   An inspector may at any time reinspect meat that has been stamped, and
all the provisions of this Regulation respecting original inspections apply
to such a reinspection.


Diseases and conditions in animals
54(1)  In this section, "instructions" means instructions issued by the
Director under subsection (2).

(2)  The Director may issue instructions on how animals that are affected
with diseases or conditions dealt with in those instructions are to be and
may be dealt with.

(3)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Regulation, an inspector
who, on performing an inspection, finds or suspects that an animal is
affected with a disease or condition dealt with in the instructions,

     (a)  shall comply with the instructions, and

     (b)  may exercise the powers conferred by the instructions,

with respect to the animal.

(4)  Without limiting subsection (3), the instructions may give inspectors
powers or duties to issue orders and to do other things, when circumstances
specified in the instructions are met.


Disposal of condemned animals
55(1)  This section applies to wild game and home-slaughtered animals as it
applies to other animals.

(2)  Where, pursuant to this Regulation,

     (a)  a live animal is to be condemned and slaughtered, or

     (b)  a dead animal is to be condemned,

the inspector shall order that the dead animal be disposed of in accordance
with the Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation (229/2000).

(3)  All condemned parts of an animal must be disposed of in accordance
with the Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation (AR 229/2000).


Removal of parts
56   Subject to other provisions of this Regulation, the Director may give
orders to operators as to 

     (a)  which parts of a butchered animal must be removed, and

     (b)  which of those parts are to be condemned.


     Division 3
     Red Meat Animals

Holding of live red meat animals
57   Where, under this Regulation, a live red meat animal is to be held,
the inspector shall

     (a)  identify the animal in the manner specified by the Director,
and

     (b)  order that the animal be removed to and kept in an area
designated for the purposes of this section by the inspector apart from
other animals.


Slaughter requirements for red meat animals
58(1)  A person shall not slaughter a red meat animal unless it is
adequately restrained and is rendered unconscious immediately before

     (a)  its slaughter, or

     (b)  it is hung for the purpose of slaughter, if the slaughter
commences immediately after its being so hung.

(2)  The manner of rendering an animal unconscious for the purposes of
subsection (1) must be by

     (a)  delivering a blow to its head by means of a mechanical
penetrating device,

     (b)  exposing it to carbon dioxide gas in a manner that produces
rapid unconsciousness, 

     (c)  applying an electric current to its head in a manner that
produces rapid unconsciousness, 

     (d)  shooting it with a rifle, or

     (e)  applying any other method approved by the Director for the
purpose of developing or testing a new procedure or item of equipment
intended to improve humane methods of slaughter.


Treatment of condemned red meat carcasses
59   Where this Regulation allows or requires that a red meat carcass be
condemned, the inspector shall firmly attach a tag bearing a serial number
and the words "ALBERTA CONDEMNED" to the carcass.


Sternum and viscera
60   Unless an inspector otherwise authorizes, the sternum of each red meat
carcass must be split lengthwise along its median line and the abdominal
and thoracic viscera removed, at the time of slaughter.


Manner of keeping of red meat animal parts
61   The head, tongue, tail, thymus gland, viscera, blood and all other
parts of a dead red meat animal to be used in the preparation of food must
be kept in such a manner as to preserve their identity with its carcass
until the post-mortem inspection of the carcass has been completed.


Hog parts
62   The hair, scurf, hoofs and claws must be removed from the carcasses of
hogs and the spermatic cords from the carcasses of male hogs.


Lactating mammary glands
63   Lactating mammary glands must be removed during the dressing of a
female red meat carcass without opening the milk ducts or sinuses.


     Division 4
     Poultry

Preparation for ante-mortem inspection of poultry
64(1)  The operator of an abattoir shall assemble poultry that is to be
slaughtered in the receiving area and make it available for ante-mortem
inspection.

(2)  The abattoir operator shall dispose of poultry that dies, other than
by slaughter, while being kept at the abattoir. 


Removal of tag and poultry
65   Where a poultry carcass has been tagged as held or condemned, a person
shall not

     (a)  remove the tag from the poultry, or

     (b)  remove the poultry from the area designated by the inspector
for the purposes of this section for its detention,

unless authorized by the inspector.


Preparation for post-mortem inspection of poultry
66(1)  All poultry carcasses must be opened and eviscerated in such manner
as to

     (a)  preserve the identity of the viscera, and

     (b)  expose the organs and body cavity,

for proper post-mortem inspection.

(2)  All poultry carcasses must be eviscerated in the presence of the
inspector.

(3)  The oil sacs of the poultry must be removed and condemned prior to
inspection.


Post-mortem inspection of poultry
67(1)  The inspector shall, at the time of evisceration, commence a
post-mortem inspection of all poultry slaughtered at an abattoir.

(2)   On the post-mortem inspection of poultry, the inspector shall, with
respect to the carcass and the offal,

     (a)  approve it,

     (b)  hold it for reinspection, or

     (c)  condemn it and order its disposal.


Post-slaughter treatment of poultry
68   Unless authorized by the Director, forthwith after the  plucking,
evisceration, washing and removal of the head and feet of poultry, the
dressed carcass must be chilled to a temperature of 4øC or colder and
thereafter maintained at that temperature until ready for shipment.


     Division 5
     Stamping, Tagging, Labelling and Marking,
     and the Inspection Legend

Application and form of inspection legend
69(1)   Subject to sections 70 and 71(3) to (5), an inspector shall,
forthwith after the post-mortem inspection and approving meat, apply the
inspection legend to

     (a)  red meat by means of a metal stamp or, in the case of a rabbit,
a metal tag, or

     (b)  poultry by means of a metal tag attached to the web of the wing
or by attaching a tag or label to, or placing a mark on, its container

in accordance with the requirements of the legislation.

(2)  The form and manner of application of the inspection legend are to be
established by the Director, which form must, except in the case of an
abattoir dealing only in poultry, include the number assigned to the
abattoir by the Director.


Containeriza-tion and labelling
70   Any meat that is

     (a)  obtained from a carcass that has been inspected and stamped,
and

     (b)  is of such character or size that it is impracticable to stamp
the inspection legend on the meat,

may be placed in a container and the container labelled.


Application of inspection legends generally
71(1)  The inspection legend is to be applied only to meat that has been
approved or to the container for approved meat, as the case may be.

(2)  Subject to subsections (3) to (5), a person other than the inspector
shall not apply the inspection legend. 

(3)  The Director may approve a system whereby containers are already
labelled before the post-mortem inspection, in which case the Director
shall establish procedures respecting the use of those containers for
purposes equivalent to section 69(1).

(4)  After a post-mortem inspection, the inspector may authorize a meat
handler to apply the inspection legend in the manner ordered by the
inspector, to indicate that the meat has been inspected and approved.

(5)  Where an authorization has been given under section 72(2), the
Director may also, on application, authorize the operator to apply the
specified labels.


Custody and responsibility for stamps, etc.
72(1)  Subject to subsection (2), inspectors are to have custody of and are
responsible for all stamps (including tags and labels) bearing any
inspection legend.

(2)  The Director may, on application, authorize an operator to have
custody of and to be responsible for labels specified in the authorization.


Markings and brandings and safety of ink
73   The operator of an abattoir shall ensure that

     (a)  all hogs presented for slaughter are so marked as to identify
the name and address of their owner,

     (a)  all ink used is made from harmless ingredients, and

     (c)  all letters and figures on any device used are of a style and
type that make a clear and legible impression. 


Application of non-approved stamps, etc.
74  A person shall not apply to meat or a container, as the case may be,
any stamp, tag, label, mark or anything else that is similar to the
inspection legend or any stamp, tag or label established by the Director.


Destruction of tag, label or container
75   Where the inspection legend is applied by means of a tag or label
under this Division, the operator shall have the tag, label or container,
as the case may be, destroyed immediately on the removal of the meat from
the container.


     Part 7
     Miscellaneous Provisions

Compliance with orders
76   A person to whom an order given under the legislation is issued shall
comply with the order.


Receiving of uninspected meat
77  Where a carcass (including that of a wild game or home-slaughtered
animal) is received by an abattoir for processing and the animal was not
slaughtered and inspected or, in the case of a part of an animal, the part
was not inspected under the legislation or the Meat Inspection Act
(Canada), the  operator  shall ensure that

     (a)  the carcass is immediately tagged "UNINSPECTED" and tagged or
marked so as to indicate the name and address of the owner and the date of
the slaughter, and

     (b)  following the processing of the meat, each edible part of the
carcass or the container is labelled  "UNINSPECTED - NOT FOR SALE".


Identification and notice of uninspected meat
78(1)  A person who cuts or wraps meat from an uninspected carcass shall
ensure that all containers of meat cut and wrapped from the uninspected
carcass are identified with the words "UNINSPECTED - NOT FOR SALE".

(2)  The owner of premises where uninspected meat is processed shall ensure
that a sign that is visible to the public is posted on the portion of the
premises that is open to the public, which sign reads as follows:

          The sale of uninspected meat is prohibited in Alberta. 
Uninspected meat is processed on these premises for the owner of the
animal.


Transfer of meat
79   A person shall not barter, give away or otherwise transfer meat to
another person, or offer to do so, unless the conditions set out in section
5(a) to (d) of the Act are met.


Expiry
80   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, 2009.


Repeals
81   The following Regulations are repealed:

     (a)  the Meat Inspection Regulation (AR 51/73);

     (b)  the Kanata Meats Exemption Regulation (AR 293/82);

     (c)  the Nossack Fine Meats Ltd. Exemption Regulation (AR 32/88);

     (d)  the 101st Street Meat's Ltd. Exemption Regulation (AR 253/87);

     (e)  the Meat Inspection Act Fees Regulation (AR 119/90).


     Schedule

     Notice of Appeal
     (Section 15)

TO:  Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
     Legislature Building
     10800 - 97 Avenue
     Edmonton, AB   T5K 2B6

Take notice that     (name of appellant)    of   (address of appellant)  
wishes to appeal the decision of the Director to  (indicate whether the
decision was to refuse, to suspend or revoke a licence or to refuse an
ante-mortem or post-mortem inspection - identifying which kind of
inspection), dated the   (day)   of   (month)  ,   (year)  .

A copy of that decision is attached and forms part of this appeal.

The grounds for the appeal are as follows:
(grounds for appeal)

Dated at        (place)      , this  (day)  day of   (month)  , (year).

     (Signature)                        


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     Alberta Regulation 43/2003

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     TOOL AND DIE MAKER TRADE REGULATION

     Filed:  March 6, 2003

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on March 6,
2003 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training
Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade     2
Tasks, activities and functions    3

     Apprenticeship

Term of the apprenticeship program 4
Employment of apprentices     5
Wages     6

     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force

Repeal    7
Expiry    8
Coming into force   9


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "apprentice" means a person who is an apprentice in the trade;

     (b)  "certified journeyman" means a certified journeyman as defined
in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000);

     (c)  "technical training" means technical training as defined in the
Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000);

     (d)  "trade" means the occupation of tool and die maker that is
designated as an optional certification trade pursuant to the
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;

     (e)  "uncertified journeyman" means an uncertified journeyman as
defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000).


     General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade
2   The following undertakings constitute the trade:

     (a)  design, manufacture and repair of dies, moulds, jigs, fixtures,
gauges, press tools and various types of precision mechanical devices;

     (b)  production of dies, moulds and parts for equipment used for
mass production;

     (c)  maintenance of equipment and repair and sharpening of tools
using precision instruments.


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

     (a)  setting up and operating standard tools used in tool and die
shops, including press tools, injection machines, polishing equipment,
grinding equipment, complex 3D machines, computer assisted drafting,
computer assisted machining, electrical discharge machines, computer
numeric control machines and general machining tools;

     (b)  interpreting blueprints, drawings, charts, layouts,
specification drawings and samples;

     (c)  determining dimensions with precision measuring instruments
such as micrometers, calipers, gauges, coordinate measuring machines and
other measuring devices;

     (d)  micro welding, heat treating, cutting and joining metals and
non-metals;

     (e)  designing and creating prototypes of dies, moulds, jigs,
fixtures, gauges, press tools and various types of precision mechanical
devices;

     (f)  reading and interpreting the information and specifications
presented on drawings and sketches, in respect of physical shape, size,
material, heat treatment, finish, hardness and other pertinent data.


     Apprenticeship

Term of the apprenticeship program
4(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being granted
pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an apprenticeship program
for the trade is 4 periods of not less than 12 months each.

(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(5)  In the 4th period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.


Employment of apprentices
5(1)  If a person employs an apprentice, that employment must be carried
out in accordance with this section.

(2)  A person who is a certified journeyman or an uncertified journeyman in
the trade or employs a certified journeyman or an uncertified journeyman in
the trade may employ 2 apprentices and 2 additional apprentices for each
additional certified journeyman or uncertified journeyman in the trade that
is employed by that person.


Wages
6(1)  Subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000), a
person shall not pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those
provided for under subsection (2).

(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing an
apprentice must pay wages to the apprentice that are at least equal to the
following percentages of the wages paid to employees who are certified
journeymen or uncertified journeymen in the trade:

     (a)  55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;

     (b)  65% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

     (c)  75% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program;

     (d)  85% in the 4th period of the apprenticeship program.


     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force

Repeal
7   The Tool and Die Maker Trade Regulation (AR 346/84) is repealed.


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


Coming into force
9   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2003.


     Alberta Regulation 44/2003

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CANOLA PRODUCERS MARKETING PLAN
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 12, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 86/2003) on March 11, 2003
pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Alberta Canola Producers Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 108/98) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended by repealing clause (d) and substituting the
following:

     (d)  "canola" means

               (i)  those oilseeds defined as canola, rapeseed or
oilseed rape of the Brassica family as used in the Seeds Act (Canada),

               (ii) canola quality Brassica juncea, and

               (iii)     any additional related oilseeds as may be
designated as canola by the Commission with the prior approval of the
Council;


3   Section 22(2)(c) is amended by striking out "30" and substituting "10".


4   Section 26(a) is amended by striking out "50" and substituting "30".


5   Section 43 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2003" and
substituting "May 31, 2008".


6   The Schedule is repealed and the following is substituted:

     Schedule

     Regions

1   Region 1 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  M.D. of Clear Hills No. 21;

     (b)  M.D. of Northern Lights No. 22;

     (c)  M.D. of Mackenzie No. 23;

     (d)  M.D. of Peace No. 135;

     (e)  M.D. of Fairview No. 136;

     (f)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (e).


2   Region 2 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Grande Prairie No. 1;

     (b)  M.D. of Greenview No. 16;

     (c)  Birch Hills County;

     (d)  Saddle Hills County;

     (e)  M.D. of Spirit River No. 133;

     (f)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (e).


3   Region 3 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  M.D. of Opportunity No. 17;

     (b)  M.D. of Lesser Slave River No. 124;

     (c)  M.D. of Smoky River No. 130;

     (d)  Northern Sunrise County;

     (e)  M.D. of Big Lakes;

     (f)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (e).


4   Region 4 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Beaver County;

     (b)  Strathcona County;

     (c)  County of Two Hills No. 21 west of secondary highway No. 881;

     (d)  County of Minburn No. 27 west of secondary highway No. 881;

     (e)  Lamont County;

     (f)  I.D. No. 13 (Elk Island);

     (g)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (f).


5   Region 5 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Thorhild No. 7;

     (b)  County of Barrhead No. 11;

     (c)  County of Athabasca No. 12;

     (d)  Smoky Lake County;

     (e)  Woodlands County;

     (f)  Sturgeon County;

     (g)  Westlock County;

     (h)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (g).


6   Region 6 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Leduc County;

     (b)  Parkland County;

     (c)  Lac Ste. Anne County;

     (d)  Brazeau County;

     (e)  Yellowhead County;

     (f)  City of Edmonton;

     (g)  I.D. No. 12 (Jasper);

     (h)  I.D. No. 25 (Willmore Wilderness);

     (i)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (h).


7   Region 7 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Ponoka County;

     (b)  County of Wetaskiwin No. 10;

     (c)  Lacombe County;

     (d)  Red Deer County;

     (e)  Clearwater County;

     (f)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (e).


8   Region 8 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Wheatland County;

     (b)  Mountain View County;

     (c)  that area of the Town of Drumheller that lies west of the Red
Deer River;

     (d)  M.D. of Bighorn No. 8;

     (e)  M.D. of Foothills No. 31;

     (f)  M.D. of Rocky View No. 44;

     (g)  Kneehill County;

     (h)  I.D. No. 9 (Banff);

     (i)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (h).


9   Region 9 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  Vulcan County;

     (b)  County of Warner No. 5;

     (c)  County of Lethbridge;

     (d)  Cardston County;

     (e)  M.D. of Pincher Creek No. 9;

     (f)  M.D. of Taber;

     (g)  M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26;

     (h)  M.D. of Ranchland No. 66;

     (i)  Kananaskis Improvement District;

     (j)  I.D. No. 4 (Waterton);

     (k)  Municipality of Crowsnest Pass;

     (l)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (k).


10   Region 10 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of St. Paul No. 19;

     (b)  County of Vermilion River No. 24;

     (c)  County of Two Hills No. 21 east of secondary highway No. 881;

     (d)  County of Minburn No. 27 east of secondary highway No. 881;

     (e)  M.D. of Wainwright No. 61;

     (f)  M.D. of Bonnyville No. 87;

     (g)  Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo;

     (h)  Lakeland County;

     (i)  I.D. No. 24 (Wood Buffalo);

     (j)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (i).


11   Region 11 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Stettler No. 6;

     (b)  County of Paintearth No. 18;

     (c)  County of Camrose No. 22;

     (d)  Flagstaff County;

     (e)  M.D. of Provost No. 52;

     (f)  Special Area No. 4;

     (g)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (f).


12   Region 12 is made up of the area that is included in the following:

     (a)  County of Newell No. 4;

     (b)  County of Forty Mile No. 8;

     (c)  Cypress County;

     (d)  that area of the Town of Drumheller that lies east of the Red
Deer River;

     (e)  M.D. of Acadia No. 34;

     (f)  Starland County;

     (g)  Special Area No. 2;

     (h)  Special Area No. 3;

     (i)  any city, town, village or summer village that is encompassed
by the area described in clauses (a) to (h).


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     Alberta Regulation 45/2003

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CANOLA PRODUCERS COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 12, 2003

Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on March 12,
2003 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural
Products Act.


1   The Alberta Canola Producers Commission Authorization Regulation (AR
130/98) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended by striking out "July 1, 2003" and substituting
"May 31, 2008".


     Alberta Regulation 46/2003

     Electric Utilities Act

     ISOLATED GENERATING UNITS AND CUSTOMER CHOICE
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 12, 2003

Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 7/2003) on March 3, 2003 pursuant to
sections 31.98, 31.995 and 45.97 of the Electric Utilities Act.


1   The Isolated Generating Units and Customer Choice Regulation (AR
329/2000) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 35(1) is amended by repealing clause (b) and substituting the
following:

     (b)  either

               (i)  at the time the application is made under this
section, the owner has received from the appropriate department or agency
of the Government of Alberta or Canada written confirmation that the work
referred to in section 33(c) has been or is being carried out in accordance
with the requirements of the enactments listed in section 33(c)(i) or the
requirements referred to in section 33(c)(ii), as the case may be, or

               (ii) the owner has negotiated a settlement with
interested parties in respect of the costs and amount referred to in
subsection (2).


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

     Alberta Regulation 47/2003

     Cancer Programs Act

     CANCER PROGRAMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 12, 2003

Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 35/2003) on March 7, 2003
pursuant to sections 16 and 22 of the Cancer Programs Act.


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


2   The Schedule is repealed and the following is substituted:

     SCHEDULE


Drug
Group
Dosage Form
Criteria


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


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


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


AMSACRINE
     2
injectable



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


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


ASPARAGINASE
     2
injectable



BCG
     1
injectable
  bladder carcinoma


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


BLEOMYCIN
     1
     2
injectable
pump



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


BUSULFAN
     1
tablets



CAPECITABINE
     2







     2
oral







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


CARBOPLATIN
     1
injectable



CARMUSTINE
     1
injectable



CHLORAMBUCIL
     1
tablets



CISPLATIN
     1
injectable



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



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


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


CORTISONE ACETATE
     1
tablets
 use with Mitotane only


CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
     1
injectable, tablets



CYPROTERONE
     1
 tablets



CYTARABINE
     1
injectable



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


DACARBAZINE
     1
injectable



DACTINOMYCIN
     1
injectable



DAUNORUBICIN
     1
injectable



DEXAMETHASONE
     1
injectable, tablets
  antiemetic use NOT covered


DIETHYLSTILBESTROL DIPHOSPHATE

     1
injectable, tablets



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





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



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


DOXORUBICIN
     1
injectable



DOXORUBICIN LIPOSOMAL
     2
injectable
  Kaposi's sarcoma



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


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


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


ESTRAMUSTINE
     1
capsules



ETOPOSIDE
     1
injectable, capsules



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


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


FLUOROURACIL
     1

     2
injectable, cream
pump



FLUTAMIDE
     1
tablets
  prostate cancer


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



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



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


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



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


HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM SUCCINATE

     1

injectable

  intrathecal use only


HYDROXYUREA
     1
capsules



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


IFOSFAMIDE
     1
     2
injectable
pump



INTERFERON


  - alpha 2a or 2b

  - alpha 2b in new patients "02-03"
     1
injectable
  cladribine-resistant hairy cell leukemia
  Kaposi's sarcoma
  chronic myelogenous leukemia
  metastatic renal cell carcinoma



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


INTERFERON
 alpha 2b ONLY
     1





     2
injectable





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

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



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


IRINOTECAN

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










     2
injectable










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

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


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


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


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


LOMUSTINE
     1
capsules



MECHLORETHAMINE
     1
injectable, topical



MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE
     1
tablets, injectable



MEGESTROL ACETATE
     1
tablets



MELPHALAN
     1
tablets



MERCAPTOPURINE
     1
tablets



MESNA
     1
injectable



METHOTREXATE
     1
injectable, tablets



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


MITOTANE
     1
tablets
 steroid replacement if required


MITOXANTRONE
     1
injectable



NANDROLONE DECANOATE
     1
injectable



NILUTAMIDE
     1
tablets
  prostate cancer


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



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



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



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


PAMIDRONATE
     1
injectable
 treatment of multiple myeloma


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


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


PREDNISONE
     1
tablets



PROCARBAZINE
     1
capsules



RALTITREXED
     2
injectable
 treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the GI tumour program


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



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


STREPTOZOCIN
     1
injectable



TAMOXIFEN
     1
tablets



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


TENIPOSIDE
     1
injectable



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


THIOGUANINE
     1
tablets



THIOTEPA
     2
injectable



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


TRASTUZUMAB
     2
injectable
Metastatic Breast
 restricted to the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, HER 2 protein
overexpression (+3)
 prescribing limited to written authorization by physicians recommended by
the breast tumour program


VINBLASTINE
     1
injectable



VINCRISTINE
     1
injectable



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



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


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     Alberta Regulation 48/2003

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     ELECTRICIAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 14, 2003

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on February
7, 2003 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry
Training Act.


1   The Electrician Trade Regulation (AR 274/2000) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 5(2) is amended

     (a)  by striking out the comma before clause (a) and by repealing
clause (a);

     (b)  in clause (b)

               (i)  by striking out "in the case of a residential or
commercial job site or other job site not referred to in clause (a),";

               (ii) by striking out "that" and substituting "the".