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     Alberta Regulation 84/2003

     Agricultural Operation Practices Act

     STANDARDS AND ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 2, 2003

Made by the Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural
Development (M.O. 40,2002) on November 26, 2002 pursuant to section 44(2)
of the Agricultural Operation Practices Act.


1   The Standards and Administration Regulation (AR 267/2001) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 3 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (2.1)  Despite subsection (1), an approval officer or the Board may
issue an approval or registration for a confined feeding operation or an
authorization for a manure storage facility 

               (a)  that existed on January 1, 2002,

               (b)  that was built in accordance with a development
permit under the Municipal Government Act issued before or after that date,
with or without conditions, or

               (c)  that had an approval, registration or authorization
issued with respect to it after January 1, 2002

     if the applicant meets all the other requirements of this Regulation
but

               (d)  the applicant wishes to change the type of animal
or the species of animal to be on the confined feeding operation and the
minimum distance separation for the type of animal or species of animal is
the same as or less than the minimum distance separation for the existing
type of animal or species of animal on the confined feeding operation,

               (e)  the applicant wishes to increase the amount of
manure storage or change the method of storing manure but the amount of
manure produced annually will not be increased, or

               (f)  the applicant wishes to do any of the following on
the site of the confined feeding operation but the amount of manure
produced annually will not be increased:

                         (i)  build a new building to replace an
existing building;

                         (ii) build an additional building;

                         (iii)     modify or expand an existing building.


3   The following is added after section 19:

Existing manure facilities
     19.1   If an application is made for an authorization for an
alteration of a manure storage facility or manure collection area

               (a)  that existed on January 1, 2002, or

               (b)  that was built in accordance with a development
permit under the Municipal Government Act issued before or after that date,
with or without conditions,

     and the proposed alteration does not meet the requirements of any or
all of sections 9, 10, 11, 14, 16 and 19, an approval officer or the Board
may issue the authorization for the alteration of the manure storage
facility or manure collection area if

               (c)  the alteration otherwise meets the requirements of
this Regulation,

               (d)  the amount of manure produced annually will not be
increased, and

               (e)  the alteration and the connection to the existing
manure storage facility or manure collection area do not, in the opinion of
the approval officer or of the Board, create a risk to the environment or
an inappropriate disturbance.


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     Alberta Regulation 85/2003

     Safety Codes Act

     POWER ENGINEERS REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 150/2003) on April 9, 2003
pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Supervision

Power plants   2
Thermal liquid heating systems     3
Heating plants 4
Unsafe operation    5
Log book  6

     Certificate of Competency

Types of certificates    7
Authorized scope of practice  8
Authorization to supervise    9
Maintenance and repair authorization    10
Issuance of certificates 11
Display of certificates  12
Duplicate certificates   13
Temporary certificates   14
Renewal of certificates  15

     Qualifications, Equivalencies and Applications
     for Certificates

lst Class Power Engineer's examination  16
2nd Class Power Engineer's examination  17
3rd Class Power Engineer's examination  18
4th Class Power Engineer's examination  19
5th Class Power Engineer's examination  20
Special Oilwell Operator's examination  21
Special Boiler Operator's examination   22
Equivalent qualifications or experience 23
Equivalent education     24
Equivalent experience    25
Equivalent certificates  26
Application for examination   27
Conduct of examination   28

     Miscellaneous

Boiler rating  29

     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force
Repeal    30
Expiry    31
Coming into force   32

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Safety Codes Act;

     (b)  "Administrator" means the Administrator with respect to the
pressure equipment discipline appointed under the Act;

     (c)  "assistant engineer" means a person who

               (i)  holds a certificate of competency of a
classification that meets or exceeds the requirements under this Regulation
respecting supervision for that plant type and capacity, and

               (ii) is assigned responsibility for the supervision of a
specific section of a power plant by a shift engineer;

     (d)  "assistant shift engineer" means a power engineer who is
appointed by the owner of a power plant to provide assistance to a shift
engineer with respect to the continuous supervision of the power plant;

     (e)  "boiler" means a vessel in which steam or other vapour can be
generated under pressure or in which a liquid can be put under pressure by
the direct application of a heat source;

     (f)  "capacity" means

               (i)  the boiler rating as expressed in units of
kilowatts, or

               (ii) the aggregate volume contained by the pressure
envelopment as expressed in units of cubic metres;

     (g)  "chief power engineer" means a person who

               (i)  holds a certificate of competency of a
classification that meets or exceeds the requirements under this Regulation
respecting supervision for that plant type and capacity, and

               (ii) has been designated by the owner of a power plant
to fulfill the responsibilities of the chief power engineer;

     (h)  "continuous supervision" means uninterrupted supervision of a
power plant by a shift engineer who takes responsibility for supervising
the safe operation of that plant;

     (i)  "general supervision" means the duties of a power engineer as
set out in sections 2(9), 3(4) and (5) and 4(3);

     (j)  "heating plant" means

               (i)  a boiler in which steam or other vapour may be
generated at a pressure not exceeding 103 kPa and a temperature not
exceeding 121øC,

               (ii) a boiler in which water or other liquids may be
heated to a pressure not exceeding 1100 kPa and a temperature not exceeding
121øC at or near the outlet of the boiler, or

               (iii)     a system or arrangement of interconnected boilers
described in subclause (i) or (ii)

          and the engines, turbines, pressure vessels, pressure piping
system, machinery and ancillary equipment used in connection with one or
more of the boilers;

     (k)  "heating surface" means any part of the surface of a boiler or
thermal liquid heating system that is in contact with fluid under pressure
on one side and the products of combustion on the other side;

     (l)  "oilfield once-through boiler" means a coil type, drumless
boiler designed for once-through water usage that is used only for
underground heating in oilfields;

     (m)  "overall supervision" means the duties of a chief power
engineer as set out in section 2(6) and (7);

     (n)  "power engineer" means a person who holds a certificate of
competency referred to in section 7;

     (o)  "power plant" means

               (i)  a boiler in which steam or other vapour may be
generated at a pressure exceeding 103 kPa,

               (ii) a boiler that contains liquid and has a working
pressure exceeding 1100 kPa or a temperature exceeding 121øC or both, or

               (iii)     a system or arrangement of interconnected boilers
described in subclause (i) or (ii)

          and the engines, turbines, pressure vessels, pressure piping
system, machinery and ancillary equipment used in connection with one or
more of the boilers;

     (p)  "pressure plant" means a pressure vessel or a system or
arrangement of pressure vessels and the pressure piping system used in
connection with the pressure vessel or the system or arrangement of
pressure vessels;

     (q)  "shift engineer" means a person who

               (i)  holds a certificate of competency permitting that
person to take responsibility for the continuous supervision of a shift in
a power plant under the supervision of a chief power engineer, and

               (ii) is assigned the responsibility to carry out the
powers and duties of a shift engineer by the owner of a power plant;

     (r)  "shift operator" means a person who

               (i)  holds a certificate of competency authorizing that
person to take responsibility for the general supervision of a shift of a
thermal liquid heating system under the supervision of a power engineer in
charge of that system, and

               (ii) is assigned the responsibility to carry out the
duties of a shift operator by the owner of a thermal liquid heating system.


     Supervision

Power plants
2(1)  A power plant may not be operated unless it is

     (a)  under the continuous supervision of the shift engineer who
holds a certificate of competency that meets or exceeds the requirements of
the Schedule for such a power plant, and

     (b)  under the overall supervision of a chief power engineer who
holds a certificate of competency that meets or exceeds the requirements of
the Schedule for such a power plant and who is not a shift engineer for
that power plant.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a power plant that

     (a)  has an aggregate capacity not exceeding 250 kW or 0.085m3,

     (b)  is used for a heating process when the heat is generated
inherently in the process, and the power plant does not generate steam, or

     (c)  heats a fluid other than water in a process where heating the
fluid is inherent in the process.

(3)  Despite subsection (1), a power plant that consists of one or more
oilfield once-through boilers that have an aggregate capacity not exceeding
5000 kW requires overall supervision but not continuous supervision and it
must be supervised by a person who holds a certificate of competency that
meets or exceeds the authorized scope of practice in Table 2 of the
Schedule.

(4)  Despite subsection (1), a power plant that operates with a steam
pressure exceeding 103 kPa but not exceeding 140 kPa requires general
supervision but not continuous supervision or overall supervision, and it
must be supervised by a person who holds a certificate of competency that
meets or exceeds the authorized scope of practice in Table 3 of the
Schedule.

(5)  Despite subsection (1), a stationary power plant that operates at a
capacity exceeding 20 kW but not exceeding 250 kW requires general
supervision but not continuous supervision or overall supervision and it
must be supervised by a person who holds a certificate of competency that
meets or exceeds the authorized scope of practice of a Special Boiler
Operator's Certificate of Competency.

(6)  If a power plant is required to have continuous supervision and
overall supervision, the chief power engineer must

     (a)  direct and supervise the shift engineers,

     (b)  ensure that the log book is updated and maintained in
accordance with section 6,

     (c)  ensure that the power plant is supervised in accordance with
the recommendations set out in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code,
Section VII, Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as
declared in force under the Act,

     (d)  ensure that an accurate record is kept of the power plant's
checks as set out in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VII,
Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as declared in force
under the Act,

     (e)  ensure that checks are conducted at least every 2 hours while a
boiler is in operation, and

     (f)  notify the owner of the power plant and the Administrator of
any accident involving the pressure equipment of that power plant.

(7)  If a power plant is required to have overall supervision but is not
required to have continuous supervision, the chief power engineer must

     (a)  remain on the power plant site whenever a boiler is in 
operation,

     (b)  put each boiler into a safe shutdown condition before leaving
the power plant site,

     (c)  update and maintain the log book in accordance with section 6,

     (d)  supervise the power plant in accordance with the
recommendations set out in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code,
Section VII, Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as
declared in force under the Act,

     (e)  conduct checks of the power plant's equipment at least every 2
hours while a boiler is in operation,

     (f)  keep an accurate record of the power plant's checks as set out
in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VII, Recommended
Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as declared in force under the
Act, and

     (g)  notify the owner of the power plant and the Administrator of
any accident involving the pressure equipment of that power plant.

(8)  Continuous and overall supervision during operation of the following
must be provided by a person who holds a certificate of competency of a
rank that is not less than that shown in Table 1 of the Schedule:

     (a)  a traction boiler;

     (b)  a boiler that is operating in a parade or used in a display or
for the purpose of entertainment;

     (c)  a locomotive boiler that is operating on a railroad to which
the Act applies.

(9)  If a power plant is required to be under general supervision but not
continuous supervision or overall supervision, the power engineer in charge
of the power plant must

     (a)  remain on the power plant site whenever a boiler is in
operation,

     (b)  put each boiler into a safe shutdown condition before leaving
the power plant site,

     (c)  update and maintain the log book in accordance with section 6,

     (d)  supervise the power plant in accordance with recommendations
set out in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VII,
Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as declared in force
under the Act,

     (e)  conduct checks of the power plant's equipment at least every 2
hours while a boiler is in operation,

     (f)  keep an accurate record of the power plant's checks as set out
in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VII, Recommended
Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers, as declared in force under the
Act, and

     (g)  notify the owner of the power plant and the Administrator of
any accident that involves the pressure equipment of that power plant.


Thermal liquid heating systems
3(1)  A thermal liquid heating system may not be operated unless it is
under the general supervision of a person who holds a certificate of
competency that meets or exceeds the requirements of Table 5 of the
Schedule.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a thermal liquid heating system that
has a capacity not exceeding 250 kW.

(3)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a thermal liquid heating system
installed in a pressure plant if the thermal liquid heating system is
operated in a manner that provides equivalent safety acceptable to the
Administrator and for which the Administrator has granted a variance.

(4)  If a thermal liquid heating system is required to be under general
supervision, the power engineer in charge of the system or a shift operator
must

     (a)  remain on the system site whenever the system is in operation,

     (b)  put the system into a safe shutdown condition before leaving
the system site,

     (c)  update and maintain the log book in accordance with section 6,
and

     (d)  conduct operational checks of the system's equipment at least
every 4 hours while the system is in operation.

(5)  If a thermal liquid heating system is operated under the general
supervision of one or more shift operators, the power engineer in charge of
the system must direct and supervise the shift operators on matters
respecting its safe operation.


Heating plants
4(1)  A heating plant may not be operated unless it is under the general
supervision of a person who holds a certificate of competency that meets or
exceeds the requirements of Table 4 of the Schedule.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a heating plant that has a capacity
not exceeding 750 kW or 0.085 m3.

(3)  If a heating plant is required to be under general supervision, the
power engineer in charge of the plant

     (a)  must supervise the heating plant in accordance with the
recommendations set out in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code,
Section VI, Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating
Boilers, as declared in force under the Act,

     (b)  must conduct checks of the heating plant's equipment, twice
within each 24-hour period and at least 7 hours apart, while the heating
plant is in operation,

     (c)  must update and maintain the log book in accordance with
section 6,

     (d)  must ensure that a qualified person is on the heating plant
site for start up of the heating plant, and

     (e)  may provide supervision to no more than 2 heating plants unless
authorized to do so by the Administrator.

(4)   Despite subsection (3), general supervision of a heating plant may be
suspended by the owner for a period not exceeding 96 consecutive hours if

     (a)  the period is only on weekends or statutory holidays,

     (b)  the heating plant is in good working order, and

     (c)  the buildings served by the heating plant are unoccupied.


Unsafe operation
5(1)  A power engineer

     (a)  must take reasonable actions necessary to maintain a power
plant, heating plant or thermal liquid heating system in a safe operating
condition, and

     (b)  shall not operate a boiler, pressure vessel, power plant,
heating plant or thermal liquid heating system if that power engineer is of
the opinion that it is unsafe to do so.

(2)  A person shall not direct a power engineer to operate a boiler,
pressure vessel, power plant, heating plant or thermal liquid heating
system contrary to the Act or the regulations under the Act or any code,
standard or body of rules declared to be in force pursuant to the Act.


Log book
6   The chief power engineer of a power plant and the power engineer in
charge of a heating plant or a thermal liquid heating system must ensure
that a log book is updated and maintained to record

     (a)  matters relating to the operation and maintenance of that power
plant, heating plant or thermal liquid heating system,

     (b)  the testing and servicing of safety valves and other safety
devices and controls, and

     (c)  any other matter that may affect the safety of the power plant,
heating plant or thermal liquid heating system.


     Certificates of Competency

Types of certificates
7   The following certificates of competency are established and are listed
in descending order of scope of practice:

     (a)  1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (b)  2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (c)  3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (d)  4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (e)  Building Operator A Certificate of Competency;

     (f)  5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (g)  Fireman's Certificate of Competency;

     (h)  Building Operator B Certificate of Competency;

     (i)  Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of Competency;

     (j)  Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of Competency.


Authorized scope of practice
8(1)  A power engineer is authorized to supervise a power plant, heating
plant or thermal heating system as set out in Tables 1 to 5 of the
Schedule, and the Tables apply as follows:

     (a)  Table 1 applies to power plants other than power plants
described in clauses (b) and (c);

     (b)  Table 2 applies to power plants that are oilfield once-through
boilers;

     (c)  Table 3 applies to power plants that operate at a pressure
exceeding 103 kPa but not exceeding 140 kPa;

     (d)  Table 4 applies to heating plants;

     (e)  Table 5 applies to thermal liquid heating systems.

(2)  Despite subsection (1), a person who holds a 4th Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency issued before September 1, 1998 may
not supervise a heating plant that is within the authorized scope of
practice of a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency,
Building Operator A Certificate of Competency or Building Operator B
Certificate of Competency.

(3)  The limitations on the authorized scope of practice of each
certificate of competency listed in section 7 are those described in Tables
1 to 5 of the Schedule and in sections 9 and 10.


Authorization to supervise
9(1)  A person who holds a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency may supervise any type or capacity of power plant, heating plant
or thermal liquid heating system.

(2)  A person who holds a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency may supervise any type or capacity of heating plant or thermal
liquid heating system, and may supervise power plants as shown in Row 2 of
Tables 1 and 2 of the Schedule.

(3)  A person who holds a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency may supervise power plants, heating plants or thermal liquid
heating systems as shown in Row 3 of Tables 1 to 5 of the Schedule.

(4)  A person who holds a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency issued on or after September 1, 1998 may supervise power plants,
heating plants or thermal liquid heating systems as shown in Row 4 of
Tables 1 to 5 of the Schedule.

(5)  A person who holds a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency issued before September 1, 1998 may supervise power plants or
thermal liquid heating systems as shown in Row 4 of Tables 1, 2, 3 and 5 of
the Schedule.

(6)  A person who holds a Building Operator A Certificate of Competency may
supervise heating plants as shown in Row 4 of Table 4 of the Schedule.

(7)  A person who holds a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency may supervise power plants and heating plants as shown in Row 5
of Table 1 and Row 5 of Table 4 of the Schedule.

(8)  A person who holds a Fireman's Certificate of Competency may supervise
power plants as shown in Row 5 of Table 1 of the Schedule.

(9)  A person who holds a Building Operator B Certificate of Competency may
supervise heating plants as shown in Row 5 of Table 4 of the Schedule.

(10)  A person who holds a Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of
Competency may supervise power plants as shown in Row 6 of Table 1 of the
Schedule.

(11)  A person who holds a Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of
Competency may supervise power plants of a capacity not exceeding 250 kW as
shown in Row 6 of Table 1 of the Schedule if

     (a)  a specified stationary power plant to be supervised is named on
that certificate of competency, or

     (b)  the portable power plants owned by the same company that could
be individually supervised at different times by that person are listed on
that certificate of competency.


Maintenance and repair authorization
10(1)  A person who holds a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency, 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency, 3rd Class
Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency or 4th Class Power Engineer's
Certificate of Competency may sketch, construct, install, operate, repair
and give advice on all things pertaining to the power plant that the holder
is given the responsibility to operate, maintain or supervise.

(2)  A person who holds a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency, 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency, 3rd Class
Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency, 4th Class Power Engineer's
Certificate of Competency issued on or after September 1, 1998 or 5th Class
Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency may sketch, construct, install,
operate, repair and give advice on all things pertaining to the heating
plant that the holder is given the responsibility to operate, maintain or
supervise.


Issuance of certificates
11(1)  Pursuant to section 42 of the Act, the following certificates of
competency may be issued to a person who satisfies the requirements:

     (a)  1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (b)  2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (c)  3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (d)  4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (e)  5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

     (f)  Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of Competency;

     (g)  Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of Competency.

(2)  A Building Operator A Certificate of Competency, Building Operator B
Certificate of Competency and Fireman's Certificate of Competency may not
be issued but if such a certificate exists and has not expired it may be
renewed in accordance with section 15 before the date specified under
section 15(1).


Display of certificates
12   The owner of a power plant, heating plant or thermal liquid heating
system must display, in a conspicuous place on the premises, the
certificates of competency of the persons supervising the power plant,
heating plant or thermal liquid heating system.


Duplicate certificates
13(1)  If a person's certificate of competency must be displayed in more
than one heating plant, that person may apply to the Administrator for a
duplicate certificate of competency.

(2)  A duplicate certificate of competency issued for the purposes of
subsection (1)

     (a)  must indicate on the duplicate certificate of competency that
it is a duplicate and that it may be displayed in the building identified
on its face, and

     (b)  may only be displayed in the building identified on its face.

(3)  If a certificate of competency is lost or destroyed, a duplicate
certificate of competency may be issued on providing evidence, satisfactory
to the Administrator, of the loss or destruction of the original
certificate of competency.


Temporary certificates
14(1)  A certificate of competency listed in section 11 may be issued to a
person on a temporary basis, if

     (a)  the chief power engineer in charge of a power plant, a power
engineer in charge of a heating plant or thermal liquid heating system or
an owner of a heating plant, power plant or thermal liquid heating system
applies for the temporary certificate of competency on the person's behalf,
and

     (b)  the chief power engineer in charge of a power plant, a power
engineer in charge of a heating plant or thermal liquid heating system or
an owner of a heating plant, power plant or thermal liquid heating system
certifies to the Administrator that

               (i)  the services of the holder of a certificate of
competency as required by sections 2 to 4 for that power plant, heating
plant or thermal liquid heating system cannot be obtained, or

               (ii) the temporary certificate of competency is required

                         (A)  for holiday, emergency or sick relief
purposes, or

                         (B)  to enable a person to operate under it
for the purposes of training.

(2)  The Administrator may require a person who wishes to be issued a
temporary certificate of competency to pass a written examination before
being issued the temporary certificate of competency.

(3)  A temporary certificate of competency issued by the Administrator may
not be more than one rank higher than the certificate of competency already
held by the person who is to be issued the temporary certificate of
competency.

(4)   A temporary certificate of competency authorizes the holder of the
certificate to perform duties authorized by the scope of practice for the
certificate of competency as set out in the Schedule.

(5)  An application for a temporary certificate of competency must be
submitted on a form satisfactory to the Administrator and must contain a
declaration that the person named in the application is, to the best of the
applicant's knowledge, capable of acting in the capacity for which the
temporary certificate of competency is being requested.

(6)  A chief power engineer must be present at the power plant for which he
is responsible during regular working hours, but if a chief power engineer
is sick or expects to be absent from that power plant for a period
exceeding 96 hours, the chief power engineer or owner must apply to the
Administrator for a temporary certificate of competency.

(7)  A power engineer must be present at the thermal liquid heating system
for which he is responsible during regular working hours, but if the power
engineer in charge is sick or expects to be away from that thermal liquid
heating system for a period exceeding 96 hours, the power engineer in
charge or owner must apply to the Administrator for a temporary certificate
of competency.

(8)  The duration of a temporary certificate of competency is the term
specified on the certificate, up to a maximum of 6 months, and the
Administrator may impose conditions on the holder of the certificate of
competency.


Renewal of certificates
15(1)  A certificate of competency remains valid so long as it is renewed
annually on or before the date specified by the Administrator.

(2)  To renew a certificate of competency, the person who holds the
certificate of competency must apply to the Administrator.

(3)  Despite subsection (1), if a certificate of competency has not been
renewed for a period exceeding 3 years but less than 5 years after it
expired, the Administrator may require the person who holds the expired
certificate of competency to pass a written examination of the same
classification as the expired certificate of competency before renewing the
expired certificate of competency.

(4)  Despite subsection (1), if a certificate of competency has not been
renewed for a period 5 years or more after it expired, the Administrator
must require the person who holds the expired certificate of competency to
pass a written examination of the same classification as the expired
certificate of competency before renewing the expired certificate of
competency.


     Qualifications, Equivalencies and Applications
     for Certificates

1st Class Power Engineer's examination
16(1)  To qualify to take a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must

     (a)  hold a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency,

     (b)  have been employed for a period of

               (i)  30 months as a chief power engineer or as a shift
engineer in a power plant that is required by this Regulation to employ in
the chief power engineer and shift engineer positions persons who hold at
least a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency,

               (ii) 45 months as an assistant shift engineer in a power
plant that has a capacity exceeding 10 000 kW, or

               (iii)     1/2 the period of time specified in subclause (i)
or (ii), and have been employed for either a period of 15 months in a
pressure plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator
or for a period of 36 months in a supervisory capacity satisfactory to the
Administrator in the design, construction, installation, repair,
maintenance or operation of pressure equipment to which the Act applies,

     and

     (c)  have either

               (i)  at least 50% standing in

                         (A)  Physics 30 or Science 30,

                         (B)  Pure Mathematics 20 or Applied
Mathematics 20, and

                         (C)  English Language Arts 20-1 or 20-2, or

               (ii) a pass in Part A of a 1st Class course in power
engineering satisfactory to the Administrator.

(2)  The Administrator may grant 12 months' credit towards the experience
as required by subsection (1)(b)(i), (ii) or (iii) to the holder of a
degree in mechanical engineering from a university satisfactory to the
Administrator or successful completion of a course in power engineering
satisfactory to the Administrator that leads towards a 1st Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  A 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the 1st Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination, and must be divided into
2 parts, lettered A and B.

(4)  A candidate may write

     (a)  any one or all papers for Part A at any scheduled examination
after obtaining a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency and
fulfilling the educational requirements specified in subsection (1)(c), or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting if the candidate has fulfilled the requirements of subsection (1).

(5)  To pass a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for each examination paper.


2nd Class Power Engineer's examination
17(1)  To qualify to take a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must

     (a)  hold a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency,

     (b)  have been employed for a period of

               (i)  24 months as a chief power engineer, shift
engineer, assistant shift engineer or assistant engineer in a power plant
that is required by this Regulation to employ in the chief power engineer,
shift engineer, assistant shift engineer or assistant engineer positions
persons who hold at least a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency,

               (ii) 36 months as a shift engineer in a power plant that
has a capacity exceeding 1000 kW,

               (iii)     1/2 of the period of time specified in subclause
(i) or (ii), and have been employed for either a period of 12 months in a
pressure plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator
or a period of 24 months in a supervisory capacity satisfactory to the
Administrator in the design, construction, installation, repair,
maintenance or operation of pressure equipment to which the Act applies, or

               (iv) 12 months of employment described in subclause (i)
or (ii), and hold a degree in mechanical engineering from a university
satisfactory to the Administrator,

     and

     (c)  have either

               (i)  at least 50% standing in

                         (A)  Physics 20 or Science 20,

                         (B)  Pure Mathematics 20, Applied
Mathematics 20 or Mathematics 24, and

                         (C)  English Language Arts 20-1 or 20-2,

               or

               (ii) a pass in Part A of a 2nd Class course in power
engineering satisfactory to the Administrator.

(2)  The Administrator may grant 9 months' credit towards the experience
required by subsection (1)(b)(i), (ii) or (iii) on successful completion of
a course in power engineering satisfactory to the Administrator that leads
towards a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who holds a 3rd Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency and has successfully completed a
2-year power engineering technology program satisfactory to the
Administrator is qualified to write

     (a)  any or all papers for Part A at any scheduled sitting, or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting after obtaining 1/2 the qualifying experience as specified in
subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii).

(4)  A 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the 2nd Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination, and must be divided into
2 parts, lettered A and B.

(5)  A candidate may write

     (a)  any one or all papers for Part A at any scheduled examination
after obtaining a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency and
fulfilling the educational requirements specified in subsection (1)(c), or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting if the candidate has fulfilled the requirements of subsection (1).

(6)  To pass a 2nd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for each examination paper.


3rd Class Power Engineer's examination
18(1)  To qualify to take a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must

     (a)  hold a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency,

     (b)  have been employed for

               (i)  12 months as a chief power engineer, shift
engineer, assistant shift engineer or assistant engineer in a power plant
that is required by this Regulation to employ in the chief power engineer,
shift engineer, assistant shift engineer and assistant engineer positions,
persons who hold at least a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency,

               (ii) 12 months as a chief power engineer in a power
plant consisting of oilfield once-through boilers that have a capacity
exceeding 1000 kW,

               (iii)     24 months in a heating plant that has a capacity
exceeding 3000 kW, while holding a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate
of Competency issued after September 1, 1998 or despite clause (a) while
holding a Building Operator A Certificate of Competency and must have
successfully completed a course in power engineering satisfactory to the
Administrator that leads towards a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate
of Competency examination,

               (iv) 1/3 of the period of time specified in subclause
(i) or (ii), and  have been employed for a period of 8 months in a pressure
plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator,

               (v)  1/3 of the period of time specified in subclause
(i) or (ii), and have been employed for a period of 2 months in a pressure
plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator while
holding a degree in mechanical engineering from a university satisfactory
to the Administrator, or

               (vi) 1/2 of the period of time specified in subclause
(i) or (ii), and either hold a degree in mechanical engineering from a
university satisfactory to the Administrator or have been employed for a
period of 12 months in a capacity satisfactory to the Administrator in the
design, construction, installation, repair, maintenance or operation of
pressure equipment to which the Act applies,

     and

     (c)  have either

               (i)  at least 50% standing in

                         (A)  Science 10 or 14,

                         (B)  Applied Mathematics 10 or Pure
Mathematics 10, and

                         (C)  English Language Arts 10-1 or 10-2,

               or

               (ii) a pass in Part A of a 3rd Class course in power
engineering satisfactory to the Administrator.

(2)  The Administrator may grant 6 months' credit towards the experience
required by subsection (1)(a)(i), (ii) or (iv) on successful completion of
a course in power engineering satisfactory to the Administrator that leads
towards a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  A 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the 3rd Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination, and must be divided into
2 parts, lettered A and B.

(4)  A candidate may write

     (a)  any one or all papers for Part A at any scheduled examination
after obtaining a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency and
fulfilling the educational requirements specified in subsection (1)(c), or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting if the candidate has fulfilled the requirements of subsection (1).

(5)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who is enrolled in a full-time
1-year course in power engineering that is satisfactory to the
Administrator is qualified to write

     (a)  any or all papers for Part A after successfully completing the
first full term of the course, or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting after successfully completing the course.

(6)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who holds a 4th Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency and is enrolled in a 2-year power
engineering technology program satisfactory to the Administrator is
qualified to write

     (a)  any or all papers for Part A after commencing the second year
of the program, or

     (b)  any one or all papers for Part B or both parts at the same
sitting after successfully completing the program.

(7)  A candidate who passes the examination specified in subsection (4)(b),
(5)(b) or (6)(b) may be issued a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency after obtaining 3 months of the experience specified in
subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii).

(8)  To pass a 3rd Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for each examination paper.


4th Class Power Engineer's examination
19(1)  To qualify to take a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must

     (a)  have successfully completed a course in power engineering
offered after February 1, 1998 satisfactory to the Administrator that leads
towards a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency, and have
been employed for a period of 6 months

               (i)  assisting in the operation of a power plant that
has a capacity exceeding 250 kW, or

               (ii) in a pressure plant that has an operating capacity
satisfactory to the Administrator,

     (b)  hold a degree in mechanical engineering from a university
satisfactory to the Administrator,

     (c)  have been employed for a period of 3 months in a power plant
described in clause (a)(i), have been employed for a period of 12 months in
a capacity satisfactory to the Administrator in the design, construction,
installation, repair, maintenance or operation of pressure equipment to
which the Act applies and have successfully completed a course in power
engineering satisfactory to the Administrator,

     (d)  have been employed for a period of 12 months in a heating plant 
that has a capacity exceeding 750 kW while holding a Building Operator A
Certificate of Competency, a Building Operator B Certificate of Competency
or a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency and have
successfully completed a course in power engineering satisfactory to the
Administrator that leads towards a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate
of Competency examination, or

     (e)  have been employed for a period of 6 months assisting in the
operation of a power plant that has a capacity exceeding 250 kW and for a
period of 6 months assisting in the operation of a heating plant that has a
capacity exceeding 750 kW while holding a Building Operator B Certificate
of Competency or 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency.

(2)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who has successfully completed the
first full term of a 2-year power engineering technology program
satisfactory to the Administrator is qualified to take a 4th Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  A 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the 4th Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination and must be divided into 2
parts, lettered A and B.

(4)  A qualified candidate may write

     (a)  part A at any scheduled examination after

               (i)  obtaining a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate
of Competency,

               (ii) 6 months' employment as described in subsection
(1)(a)(i), or

               (iii)     successfully completing a course in power
engineering satisfactory to the Administrator that leads towards a 4th
Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination,

     or

     (b)  Part B or both parts at the same sitting if the candidate has
fulfilled the requirements of subsection (1).

(5)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who is enrolled in a full-time
1-year course in power engineering that is satisfactory to the
Administrator is qualified to write

     (a)  Part A after successfully completing the first full term of the
course, or

     (b)  Part B or both parts after successfully completing the course.

(6)  To pass a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for each examination paper.

(7)  Despite subsections (1) to (5), a candidate who holds a 4th Class
Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency that was issued before September
1, 1998 and that is still valid is eligible to write a special examination
on the subject of heating plants after

     (a)  having been employed for a period of 6 months in a power plant
that has a capacity exceeding 750 kW in an operating capacity satisfactory
to the Administrator, or

     (b)  successfully completing an upgrading course in heating plant
design and operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator.

(8)  Despite subsections (1) to (5), a candidate who holds a Building
Operator A Certificate of Competency that is still valid is eligible to
write a special examination on the subject of power plants after

     (a)  having been employed for a period of 6 months in a power plant
that has a capacity exceeding 250 kW in an operating capacity satisfactory
to the Administrator, or

     (b)  successfully completing an upgrading course in power plant
design and operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator.

(9)  To pass a special examination referred to in subsections (7) or (8), a
candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the
examination.


5th Class Power Engineer's examination
20(1)  To qualify to take a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must have

     (a)  operated a power plant or heating plant boiler for a period of
6 months, and successfully completed a course in boiler and heating plant
operation satisfactory to the Administrator that leads towards a 5th Class
Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination, or

     (b)  operated a power plant boiler for a period of 6 months, and
operated a heating plant boiler for a further period of 6 months.

(2)  A 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the 5th Class Power
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  To pass a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for the examination.

(4)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who holds a Fireman's Certificate
of Competency that was issued before September 1, 1998 and that is still
valid is eligible to write a special examination on the subject of heating
plants after

     (a)  having been employed for a period of 3 months in a heating
plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

     (b)  successfully completing an upgrading course in heating plant
design and operation satisfactory to the Administrator.

(5)  Despite subsection (1), a candidate who holds a Building Operator B
Certificate of Competency that is still valid is eligible to write a
special examination on the subject of power plants after

     (a)  having been employed for a period of 3 months in a power plant
in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

     (b)  successfully completing an upgrading course in power plant
design and operation satisfactory to the Administrator.

(6)  To pass a special examination referred to in subsections (4) or (5), a
candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the
examination.


Special Oilwell Operator's examination
21(1)  To qualify to take a Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must have

     (a)  obtained 6 months' experience in an installation that involves
a boiler or boilers operating as part of a transportable power plant at a
drilling or hydrocarbon production site, or

     (b)  successfully completed a vocational course in boiler operation
satisfactory to the Administrator.

(2)  A Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the Special Oilwell
Operator's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  To pass a Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for the examination.


Special Boiler Operator's examination
22(1)  To qualify to take a Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of
Competency examination, a candidate must currently be employed in the
operation of a power plant that has a capacity not exceeding 250 kW.

(2)  A Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of Competency examination must
consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the Special Boiler
Operator's Certificate of Competency examination.

(3)  To pass a Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of Competency
examination, a candidate must receive at least 65% of the total marks
allotted for the examination.


Equivalent qualifications or experience
23   The Administrator may assess courses in power engineering and heating
plant operation that may be substituted in part for the requirements in
sections 16 to 22.


Equivalent education
24   The Administrator may determine the equivalent education for which
credit may be granted by the Administrator and applied towards the
educational requirements of this Regulation.


Equivalent experience
25(1)  If a candidate has experience as a chief power engineer, shift
engineer, assistant shift engineer, assistant engineer or Building Operator
or other experience satisfactory to the Administrator, the Administrator
may evaluate that experience to establish the appropriate credit to be
granted and applied towards the experience requirements of sections 16 to
22.

(2)  If a candidate has experience satisfactory to the Administrator with
pressure equipment to which the Act applies, other than the experience
described in sections 16 to 22, the Administrator may grant credit and
apply it towards the experience requirements of sections 16 to 22.

(3)  If a power plant is in operation for only part of a year and the power
engineer is retained for the non-operational period and is employed for
plant maintenance, the Administrator may grant a credit of 2/3 of the
maintenance time towards experience required for a higher level of
examination.

(4)  Credit for experience previously used in qualifying for a certificate
of competency examination shall not be used again in qualifying for a
higher level of examination.

(5)  If a facility consists of a combination of a power plant and a heating
plant, the boiler rating of each must be considered separately when
assessing the experience required to qualify to take a power engineer's
examination.


Equivalent certificates
26(1)  If the Administrator determines that a person holds a certificate
from a jurisdiction outside Alberta that is equivalent to a certificate of
competency specified in this Regulation, the Administrator may, on
application, issue an equivalent certificate of competency.

(2)  A certificate of competency issued under this section may be issued
subject to conditions imposed by the Administrator.

(3)  The Administrator may require the submission of evidence of a
candidate's identity, experience and qualifications.

(4)  A candidate from a jurisdiction outside of Alberta who has passed any
paper of an equivalent power engineer's examination in that jurisdiction
may be granted credit by the Administrator for having passed that paper.

(5)  A person who holds both a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency issued before September 1, 1998 and a Building Operator A
Certificate of Competency that are still valid may exchange those
certificates for a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency
that indicates that it was issued after the coming into force of this
Regulation.

(6)  A person who holds both a Fireman's Certificate of Competency and a
Building Operator B Certificate of Competency that are still valid may
exchange those certificates for a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of
Competency.


Application for examination
27(1)  To take an examination, a candidate for examination must apply to
the Administrator on a form satisfactory to the Administrator at least 21
days before the date of examination.

(2)  A candidate must provide evidence satisfactory to the Administrator of
the candidate's experience, education and ability.

(3)  Evidence of the qualifications of a candidate relating to a heating
plant or power plant operation, power engineering experience and ability
may be proved by references signed by the owner or the chief power engineer
of the heating plant or power plant where the candidate was employed.

(4)  If a candidate for a Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of
Competency, a 4th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency or a 5th
Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination is unable to
produce the reference documents referred to in subsection (3), the
Administrator may accept a statutory declaration if it is made by the
candidate and states that the candidate has obtained the required operating
experience to qualify for the examination.

(5)  Documents issued by the institution from which the candidate received
training must be submitted to the Administrator as proof of educational
qualifications.


Conduct of examination
28   With respect to any examination under this Regulation, the
Administrator may do any or all of the following:

     (a)  set the time and place of an examination;

     (b)  administer an examination;

     (c)  mark an examination;

     (d)  establish policies regarding activities a candidate cannot
undertake during an examination;

     (e)  declare a candidate to have failed if the candidate undertakes
a prohibited activity during an examination;

     (f)  disqualify candidate who undertakes a prohibited activity
during an examination from writing another examination for a period not
exceeding 12 months after the date of the examination;

     (g)  disqualify a candidate who consecutively fails 3 papers of any
examination for any certificate of competency from writing another
examination for a period not exceeding 12 months after the date of failed
examination;

     (h)  prohibit a candidate who fails any examination from applying to
rewrite the failed examination or any other examination for a period not
exceeding 30 days from the date of the failed examination.


     Miscellaneous

Boiler rating
29(1)  If calculations are made with respect to the application of the Act
or this Regulation, a boiler rating must be determined on the basis that

     (a)  one square metre of heating surface equals 10 kW,

     (b)  if electric power is used as the heat source, the boiler rating
is the maximum kilowatt capacity of the heating element, or

     (c)  if neither clause (a) nor (b) is applicable, an hourly boiler
output of 36 megajoules is equivalent to 10 kW.

(2)  The heating surface of a boiler must be determined by computing the
area of the surface involved in square metres and, if a computation is to
be made of a curved surface, the surface having the greater radius must be
used.


     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force

Repeal
30   The Engineers' Regulations (AR 319/75) are repealed.


Expiry
31   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 30, 2013.


Coming into force
32   This Regulation comes into force on May 1, 2003.



    




































     Alberta Regulation 86/2003

     Land Surveyors Act

     EXAMINATION AND TRAINING REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Alberta Land Surveyors' Association on May 3, 2002 and approved
by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 151/2003) on April 9, 2003
pursuant to section 16 of the Land Surveyors Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Part 1
     Articles

Prerequisites for articles    2
Approval of articles     3
Length of articled service    4
Number of pupils    5
Filing of articles  6
Transfer of articles     7
Filing of transfer of articles     8
Affidavit of service     9
Educational leave   10
Courses and seminars     11
Breach of articles  12
Termination of articles by mutual consent    13
Automatic termination of articles  14
Transfer of articles required 15
Times when training and examinations must be completed 16
Prior service  17
Termination of articles  18

     Part 2
     Qualifications for Registration as an Alberta Land Surveyor

Alberta applicants  19
Canadian land surveyors  20
Retired members     21
Procedure for examinations    22
Authority of Registration Committee     23
Applicants for registration   24
Application referred to Registration Committee    25
Transitional   26
Repeal    27

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Land Surveyors Act;

     (b)  "affidavit of service" means an affidavit of service prescribed
in the General Bylaws;

     (c)  "articles" means articles of service entered into between an
individual seeking to become an Alberta land surveyor and an Alberta land
surveyor permitted to accept pupils, and, for the purposes of section 3,
includes a transfer of articles;

     (d)  "Examination Board" means the Western Canadian Board of
Examiners for Land Surveyors established by agreement between the
Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia, the
Alberta Land Surveyors' Association, the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors'
Association and the Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors in association
with the Department of Geomatics Engineering of The University of Calgary
or such other Board as may from time to time be designated by the Council;

     (e)  "General Bylaws" means the General Bylaws of the Association;

     (f)  "principal" means an Alberta land surveyor to whom a pupil is
articled;

     (g)  "professional practice examinations" means the oral and written
examinations prescribed by the Registration Committee on legislation,
survey law, practical surveying and any other matters considered necessary;

     (h)  "pupil" means an individual who has entered into articles with
a principal;

     (i)  "transfer of articles" means a transfer of articles described
in section 7.


     PART 1

     ARTICLES

Prerequisites for articles
2   An individual may enter into articles with an Alberta land surveyor if

     (a)  the individual

               (i)  holds a Certificate of Completion issued by the
Examination Board, and

               (ii) pays to the Association the required fees
prescribed in the General Bylaws,

     (b)  the Alberta land surveyor

               (i)  has been engaged in the active practice of
surveying as an Alberta land surveyor for at least the 2 years immediately
preceding the date the articles are proposed to be entered into, and

               (ii) unless the Registration Committee otherwise
permits, is a resident of Alberta,

     (c)  the articles are in the form prescribed in the General Bylaws,
and

     (d)  the articles have been approved by the Registration Committee
or, on review, by the Council.


Approval of articles
3(1)  The Registration Committee may not approve articles unless it is
satisfied that

     (a)  the Alberta land surveyor will provide the individual with
sufficient practical training and experience or, if the Alberta land
surveyor is not able to personally provide it, is able to satisfactorily
arrange that training and experience,

     (b)  the individual will be under the direct personal supervision of

               (i)  the Alberta land surveyor or,

               (ii) if during any part of the articling period the
Alberta land surveyor will not be able to personally supervise the
individual, another person satisfactory to the Registration Committee,

     (c)  the relationship between the Alberta land surveyor and the
individual is such that the Alberta land surveyor will not, through
employment arrangements or otherwise, be subservient to the individual, and

     (d)  the Alberta land surveyor will be personally responsible for
the training given and experience received by the individual.

(2)  An individual and the Alberta land surveyor with whom the individual
wishes to enter into articles must have such interviews with the
Registration Committee as the Committee requires before it approves the
articles.

(3)  If the Registration Committee refuses to approve the articles, it must
send written reasons to the Alberta land surveyor and the individual.

(4)  An individual whose articles are refused by the Registration Committee
may, within 30 days of receiving a notice of refusal and the reasons for
it, request the Council to review the articles by serving on the Registrar
a written request for review by the Council setting out the reasons why, in
the individual's opinion, the articles should be approved.

(5)  The Council must, after receipt of a request for review under this
section, review the articles.

(6)  An individual who requests a review

     (a)  must be notified in writing by the Registrar of the date, place
and time that the Council will review the articles, and

     (b)  is entitled to appear and make representations to the Council
when it reviews the articles.

(7)  A member of the Registration Committee who is also a member of the
Council may participate at a review by the Council under this section but
may not vote in a decision of the Council.

(8)  On considering a review under this section, the Council may make any
decision the Registration Committee may make under this section.


Length of articled service
4(1)  A pupil must complete at least 2 years of articled service.

(2)  Except as otherwise permitted by the Registration Committee, the 2
years of articled service referred to in subsection (1) must consist of

     (a)  at least 18 months of field practice, and

     (b)  at least 6 months of office practice.

(3)  If a pupil has completed the term of articled service, but has not
passed the professional practice examinations, the pupil must, unless the
Registration Committee otherwise permits, continue to serve under the
articles until the pupil has passed the examinations.


Number of pupils
5   Unless the Registration Committee otherwise permits, a principal may
not accept more than one pupil in any one calendar year.


Filing of articles
6(1)  A pupil must, within 2 months after the articles are entered into,
file one copy of the articles with the Registrar together with the fees
referred to in section 2(a)(ii).

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), the term of articled service begins on the
date that the articles are entered into.

(3)  If a pupil fails to comply with subsection (1), the term of articled
service begins on the date on which the articles and the required fees are
received by the Registrar.


Transfer of articles
7   Articles may be transferred from the service of a pupil's principal to
another Alberta land surveyor if

     (a)  the pupil

               (i)  files with the Registrar a transfer of articles and
an affidavit of service for the period of articles served to date, and

               (ii) pays to the Association the required fees
prescribed in the General Bylaws,

     (b)  the Alberta land surveyor

               (i)  has been engaged in the active practice of
surveying as an Alberta land surveyor for at least the 2 years immediately
preceding the date the transfer of articles are proposed to be entered
into, and

               (ii) unless the Registration Committee otherwise
permits, is a resident of Alberta,

     (c)  the transfer of articles is in the form prescribed in the
General Bylaws, and

     (d)  the transfer of articles has been approved by the Registration
Committee.


Filing of transfer of articles
8(1)  A pupil must, within 2 months after the transfer of articles is
entered into, file one copy of the transfer of articles with the Registrar
together with the fees referred to in section 7(a)(ii).

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), the term of articled service begins on the
date that the transfer of articles is entered into.

(3)  If a pupil fails to comply with subsection (1), the term of articled
service begins on the date on which the transfer of articles and the
required fees are received by the Registrar.


Affidavit of service
9(1)  On or before January 15 of each year, a pupil must provide to the
Registrar an affidavit of service that

     (a)  is signed by the principal, and

     (b)  describes the surveying operations in which the pupil was
engaged during the preceding calendar year.

(2)  After providing an affidavit of service under subsection (1), the
pupil must meet with the Registration Committee to review the training and
experience obtained by the pupil during the preceding calendar year.


Educational leave
10(1)  A pupil may, with permission of the pupil's principal, take
educational leave for the purpose of attending a course of study at a
university, college or technical school.

(2)  A pupil must provide to the Registrar a letter signed by both the
pupil and the principal setting out the details of the educational leave.

(3)  Any period of time during an educational leave that requires the pupil
to be absent from service with the principal may not be considered field
practice or office practice for the purposes of section 4(2).


Courses and seminars
11   A pupil must, during the pupil's articled service, take such courses
of study or seminars as are prescribed by the Registration Committee.


Breach of articles
12(1)  If a pupil

     (a)  leaves the service of the pupil's principal without consent,

     (b)  breaches any of the pupil's obligations under the pupil's
articles, or

     (c)  is involved in conduct that may put in question the pupil's
good character,

the principal or the Registrar may report the matter to the Registration
Committee and request that

     (d)  the articles be terminated, or

     (e)  the Registration Committee provide direction as to the future
conduct of the pupil or the principal, or both.

(2)  If a pupil's employment with the principal is terminated by the
principal, the pupil or the Registrar may report the matter to the
Registration Committee and request that

     (a)  the articles be continued, or

     (b)  the Registration Committee provide direction as to the future
conduct of the pupil or the principal, or both.

(3)  On receipt of a report under subsection (1) or (2), and after giving
notice to the pupil and the principal, the Registration Committee must hold
a hearing into the matter and may

     (a)  order the articles terminated,

     (b)  suspend the articles,

     (c)  permit or order the articles to continue with or without
conditions, or

     (d)  make an order as to the future conduct of the pupil or the
principal, or both.


Termination of articles by mutual consent
13(1)  A pupil and the pupil's principal may terminate articles by mutual
consent.

(2)  If articles are terminated by mutual consent under subsection (1), the
principal must provide to the Registrar a letter signed by both the
principal and the pupil notifying the Registrar of the termination.


Automatic termination of articles
14(1)  If a pupil fails

     (a)  to pay annual fees to the Association within the time
prescribed in the General Bylaws, or

     (b)  to provide the Registrar with an affidavit of service in
accordance with section 9,

the articles are terminated and the Registrar must notify the pupil and the
principal accordingly.

(2)  Articles terminated under subsection (1) may be reinstated by the
Registration Committee on application to it and after payment of any
required reinstatement fees prescribed in the General Bylaws.

(3)  If a principal dies or the principal's registration as an Alberta land
surveyor is suspended or cancelled, the articles are terminated.

(4)  A pupil whose articles are terminated under subsection (3) may apply
to the Registration Committee for approval of new articles for the balance
of the pupil's term of articled service.


Transfer of articles required
15(1)  Unless otherwise permitted by the Registration Committee, if a
principal ceases

     (a)  to be a resident of Alberta, or

     (b)  to engage in the practice of surveying in Alberta,

the principal must transfer the articles of a pupil to another Alberta land
surveyor permitted to accept pupils in accordance with section 7.

(2)  If a principal fails, refuses or is not able to transfer the articles
of a pupil under subsection (1), the pupil may apply to the Registration
Committee for termination of the articles and approval of new articles for
the balance of the pupil's term of articled service.


Times when training and examinations must be completed
16(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a pupil who commences articles must
complete the pupil's required practical training, experience and
professional practice examinations within 5 years of the commencement of
the articles, whether or not the articles are terminated and subsequent
articles are entered into.

(2)  The 5-year period referred to in subsection (1) may be extended

     (a)  by the same period of time that the pupil is granted
educational leave under section 10, or

     (b)  by any other period approved by both the pupil's principal and
the Registration Committee.


Prior service
17(1)  If articles are terminated and subsequently the pupil articles with
another principal, the pupil may apply to the Registration Committee for
any period of prior service under the articles to be credited as field
practice or office practice for the purposes of section 4(2).

(2)  If prior service is credited under subsection (1), the Registration
Committee may impose any conditions that it considers appropriate with
respect to future field practice and office practice.


Termination of articles
18   If a pupil fails to complete the pupil's required practical training,
experience and professional practice examinations within the 5-year period
under section 16(1) or any longer period extended under section 16(2), the
Registrar must terminate the articles of the pupil by notice in writing to
the pupil and the principal.


     PART 2

     QUALIFICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION
     AS AN ALBERTA LAND SURVEYOR

Alberta applicants
19   An applicant is entitled to be registered as an Alberta land surveyor
if the applicant meets the requirements of section 24 and

     (a)  the applicant

               (i)  completes the term of articled service in
accordance with Part 1, and

               (ii) passes the professional practice examinations to
the satisfaction of the Registration Committee,

     or

     (b)  the applicant has a combination of education, practice
requirements, examinations and other qualifications that demonstrate the
competence required for registration to the satisfaction of the
Registration Committee.


Canadian land surveyors
20   An applicant is entitled to be registered as an Alberta land surveyor
if the applicant meets the requirements of section 24 and

     (a)  the applicant

               (i)  is authorized to survey land under the Canada Lands
Surveys Act or an Act of a province of Canada governing land surveyors,

               (ii) holds a Certificate of Completion issued by the
Examination Board,

               (iii)     completes such period of articles prescribed by the
Registration Committee, and

               (iv) passes the professional practice examinations to
the satisfaction of the Registration Committee within the applicant's
period of articles or within such other period of time prescribed by the
Registration Committee,

     or

     (b)  the applicant

               (i)  is registered in good standing with a land survey
profession in another jurisdiction recognized by the Council as having
substantively equivalent competence and practice requirements, and

               (ii) passes the professional practice examinations to
the satisfaction of the Registration Committee.


Retired members
21   A retired member of the Association is entitled to be registered as an
Alberta land surveyor if the member meets the requirements of section 24
and the requirements of section 19(b).


Procedure for examinations
22   An individual who wishes to take a professional practice examination
under this Part must

     (a)  apply to the Registrar at least 6 weeks before the date set for
the examination by the Registration Committee,

     (b)  satisfy the Registrar that the other requirements of this
Regulation have been met, and

     (c)  pay to the Association the required fees prescribed in the
General Bylaws.


Authority of Registration Committee
23   The Registration Committee must decide any question that arises as to
the qualifications of a candidate for examination under this Regulation or
as to the candidate's compliance with any requirement of the Registration
Committee with respect to professional practice examinations.


Applicants for registration
24(1)  In addition to the other requirements of the Act or this Regulation
for registration as an Alberta land surveyor, an applicant must

     (a)  be at least 18 years old,

     (b)  satisfy the Registration Committee that the applicant is of
good character,

     (c)  pay to the Association the required fees prescribed in the
General Bylaws,

     (d)  provide the Registrar with a discharge of articles  prescribed
in the General Bylaws,

     (e)  file an affidavit of service for the current year in the form
prescribed in the General Bylaws, and

     (f)  take and subscribe before a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench
or Court of Appeal the oath of office set out in the Schedule.

(2)  Subsection (1)(d) and (e) do not apply to an applicant described in
section 19(b) or 20(b).


Application referred to Registration Committee
25   The Registrar must refer an application for registration as an Alberta
land surveyor to the Registration Committee for its decision on whether to
register the applicant as an Alberta land surveyor in accordance with
section 20 of the Act.


Transitional
26(1)  In this section, "previous Regulation" means the Examination and
Training Regulation (AR 326/82).

(2)  A person who immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation was a pupil under the previous Regulation continues as a pupil
under this Regulation.

(3)  A person who immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation was registered as an Alberta land surveyor under the previous
Regulation continues to be registered as an Alberta land surveyor under
this Regulation.


Repeal
27   The Examination and Training Regulation (AR 326/82) is repealed.


     SCHEDULE

     OATH OF OFFICE

     I,       (name)        , do swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will
diligently, faithfully and to the best of my ability, execute according to
law the office of land surveyor; and that I will, as an Alberta land
surveyor, conduct all surveys faithfully and to the best of my ability,
giving due consideration to the lawful rights of all persons; I will
accurately locate and record all evidence of boundary monumentation truly
and accurately to the best of my ability, I will measure and record all
data truly without prejudice either toward or against any land owner, but
in all things conduct myself truly and with integrity; maintaining and
upholding the law and the interests of the public.

     So help me God
     (omit if affirmed)


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     Alberta Regulation 87/2003

     Regulated Accounting Profession Act

     CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Certified General Accountants' Association of Alberta on March
9, 2002 and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 152/2003)
on April 9, 2003 pursuant to section 14 of the Regulated Accounting
Profession Act.


1   The Certified General Accountants Regulation (AR 176/2001) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 16(1) and (2) are repealed and the following is substituted:

Certified general accountant
     16(1)  Subject to the rules of professional conduct, only a certified
general accountant or public accounting firm registered under Part 3 of the
Act may use the names "Certified General Accountant" or "comptable g‚n‚ral
accr‚dit‚", "comptable g‚n‚ral licenci‚", "comptable g‚n‚ral agr‚‚" or the
initials "CGA".

     (2)  Only a certified general accountant registered under Part 3 of
the Act who is authorized to do so by the Board may use the name "Fellow of
the Certified General Accountants" or "fellow de la comptable g‚n‚ral
accr‚dit‚", "fellow de la comptable g‚n‚ral agr‚‚", "fellow de la comptable
g‚n‚ral licenci‚", "fellow de l'association de comptable g‚n‚raux
accr‚dit‚" or the initials "FCGA".


3   Section 18(1) and (2) are amended by adding "only" after "provides".


4   Section 28 is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (d) and substituting the following:

               (d)  for at least 4 years

                         (i)  for information respecting a past
practice review where the public accounting firm or professional service
provided has an outstanding follow-up practice review, or

                         (ii) for a practice review report under
section 56 of the Act;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (d):

               (e)  for at least one year for any other relevant
information in accordance with the Act, this Regulation or the bylaws.


5   The following is added after section 28:


Applicant information
     28.1   For the purposes of section 34(4) of the Act, the Association
must maintain complete applications for registration for a least 5 years
after the Registrar or Registration Committee makes a decision on the
application.


6   Part 3 is repealed.


     Alberta Regulation 88/2003

     Regulated Accounting Profession Act

     CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Society of Management Accountants of Alberta on October 30,
2002 and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 153/2003) on
April 9, 2003 pursuant to section 14 of the Regulated Accounting Profession
Act.


1   The Certified Management Accountants Regulation (AR 177/2001) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 17 is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

     (1.1)  Subject to the rules of professional conduct, only a certified
management accountant or public accounting firm registered under Part 3 of
the Act may use the names "Registered Industrial Accountant" or "RIA" or
"comptable en administration industrielle".


3   Section 19(1) and (2) are amended by adding "only" after "provides".


4   Section 29 is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (d) and substituting the following:

               (d)  for at least 4 years

                         (i)  for information respecting a past
practice review where the public accounting firm or professional service
provider has an outstanding follow-up practice review, or

                         (ii) for a practice review  report under
section 56 of the Act;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (d):

               (e)  for at least one year for any other relevant
information maintained in accordance with the Act, this Regulation or the
bylaws.


5   The following is added after section 29:

Applicant information
     29.1   For the purposes of section 34(4) of the Act, the CMAA must
maintain complete applications for registration for at least 5 years after
the Registrar or Registration Committee makes a decision on the
application.


6   Part 3 is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 89/2003

     Regulated Accounting Profession Act

     CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta on June 13, 2002
and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 154/2003) on April
9, 2003 pursuant to section 14 of the Regulated Accounting Profession Act.


1   The Chartered Accountants Regulation (AR 178/2001) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 25(1) and (2) are amended by adding "only" after "provides".


3   Section 37 is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (d) and substituting the following:

               (d)  for at least 4 years

                         (i)  for information respecting a past
practice review where the public accounting firm or professional service
provider has an outstanding follow-up practice review, or

                         (ii) for a practice review report under
section 56 of the Act;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (d):

               (e)  for at least one year for any other relevant
information maintained in accordance with the Act, this Regulation or the
bylaws.


4   The following is added after section 37:

Applicant information
     37.1   For the purposes of section 34(4) of the Act, the Institute
must maintain complete applications for registration for at least 5 years
after the Registrar or Registration Committee makes a decision on the
application.


5   Part 3 is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 90/2003

     Workers' Compensation Act

     WORKERS' COMPENSATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 155/2003) on April 9, 2003
pursuant to section 153 of the Workers' Compensation Act.


1   The Workers' Compensation Regulation (AR 325/2002) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1(3) is amended

     (a)  in clause (a)(i) by striking out "a calculation made prior to"
and substituting "an accident occurring before";

     (b)  in clause (a)(ii) by striking out "a calculation made" and
substituting "an accident occurring".


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     Alberta Regulation 91/2003

     Provincial Court Act

     PROVINCIAL COURT FEES AND COSTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 157/2003) on April 9, 2003
pursuant to section 9 of the Provincial Court Act.


1   The Provincial Court Fees and Costs Regulation (AR 18/91) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 3.1:

     3.2   Notwithstanding anything in this Regulation, fees for the
search of a name, the inspection of a file or a copy or the certification
of a document are not payable by an employee of the Department of Justice
(Canada) when the service in question is required for the recovery of
amounts owing under offences under Acts of the Parliament of Canada.


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     Alberta Regulation 92/2003

     Farm Implement Act

     FARM IMPLEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 160/2003) on April 9, 2003
pursuant to section 30 of the Farm Implement Act.


1   The Farm Implement Regulation (AR 204/83) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1(d) is amended by adding "(30 horsepower)" after "kilowatts".


3   Section 5 is amended by striking out "to him".


4   The following is added after section 9:

     10   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in
its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires
on March 31, 2008.


5   The Schedule is amended

     (a)  in Form C by striking out "December 31, 19___" and substituting
"December 31, 20___";

     (b)  in Form F by striking out "December 31, 19___" and substituting
"December 31, 20___".


     Alberta Regulation 93/2003

     Insurance Act

     INSURANCE AGENTS AND ADJUSTERS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 9, 2003

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 163/2003) on April 9, 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 8(1) is amended by striking out "level 1 life insurance" and
substituting "full or probationary insurance agent's".