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Alberta Regulation 187/2004
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
ADOPTION REGULATION
Filed: September 7, 2004
Made by the Minister of Children's Services (M.O. 32/04) on August 30, 2004 
pursuant to section 131(2) of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Part 1 
Licensed Adoption Agencies
	2	Definitions
	3	Application for licence to operate agency
	4	Fees
	5	Inspection
	6	Licence to be displayed
	7	Application for adoption placement
	8	Acceptance or refusal of application for adoption placement
	9	Home assessment report
	10	Decision of agency
	11	Appeal from decision of agency
	12	Consents and counselling
	13	Placement of a child for adoption
	14	Post-placement assessment
	15	Prohibition
	16	Termination of adoption placement
Direct Placement Adoption
	17	Direct placement
General
	18	Post-placement counselling services
	19	Additional information
	20	Transfer of documents
	21	Duties of agency
	22	Program director
	23	Fees and expenses
	24	Trust account
	25	Advertising
Part 2 
International Adoption
	26	Definitions
	27	Application for international adoption
	28	Dealing with application
	29	Notification of changes
	30	Approval of adoption placement
	31	Adoption where no approval required
	32	Designation of competent authority
Part 3  
General Provisions
	33	Sealed documents
Part 4 
Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force
	34	Repeal
	35	Expiry
	36	Coming into force 
 
Forms
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act;
	(b)	"agency" means a licensed adoption agency;
	(c)	"Appeal Panel" means an Appeal Panel established under 
section 118 of the Act;
	(d)	"director" means a person designated by the Minister as a 
director for the purposes of the Act;
	(e)	"qualified person" means a qualified person as defined in the 
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Regulation.
Part 1 
Licensed Adoption Agencies
Definitions
2   In this Part,
	(a)	"adoption placement" means the placement of a child with an 
approved applicant for the purpose of adoption of the child 
by the approved applicant;
	(b)	"applicant", except in sections 3 and 5, means a person who 
applies to an agency for an adoption placement;
	(c)	"direct placement" means the placement of a child directly 
by the child's parent in the custody of a person who intends 
to adopt the child.
Application for licence to operate agency
3(1)  In this section and section 5, "applicant" means a person who 
applies to the Minister for a licence to operate an agency.
(2)  An application for a licence to operate an agency must be in Form 
1 and must be accompanied by the following documentation:
	(a)	evidence satisfactory to the Minister
	(i)	that the applicant is a corporate body described in 
section 87(1) of the Act, and
	(ii)	that the applicant has obtained general liability 
insurance, satisfactory to the Minister, covering the 
proposed agency and its employees;
	(b)	a list of contract and staff positions, including a job 
description for each position and the qualifications and 
experience required for each position;
	(c)	a written description of the applicant's proposed program and 
procedures, including an explanation of the applicant's policy 
regarding
	(i)	recruitment and assessment of persons who apply for an 
adoption placement,
	(ii)	recruitment of persons who wish to place a child for 
adoption through the agency,
	(iii)	provision of counselling services for persons who apply 
for an adoption placement and for adoptive parents,
	(iv)	provision of counselling services for persons who wish 
to place a child or who have placed a child for adoption 
through the agency,
	(v)	advertising of adoption services, and
	(vi)	processing or assistance with the processing of direct 
placement adoptions;
	(d)	a fee schedule for the services provided by the agency;
	(e)	any other information that the Minister considers necessary 
to enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the 
applicant to provide the services and carry out the 
responsibilities of an agency.
(3)  An application for the renewal of a licence to operate an agency 
must be in Form 1 and must be accompanied by
	(a)	if there has been a change in any of the information referred 
to in subsection (2)(a)(ii), (b), (c) or (d) since that 
information was last provided by the applicant, a statement of 
the changes, and
	(b)	any other information that the Minister considers necessary 
to enable the Minister to determine the capacity of the 
applicant to continue to provide the services and carry out the 
responsibilities of an agency.
Fees
4(1)  The fee payable with an application under section 3 is
	(a)	$100 for an initial licence, or
	(b)	$50 for a renewal of a licence.
(2)  A fee referred to in subsection (1) is non-refundable.
Inspection
5   On receiving an application for a licence to operate an agency, the 
Minister may inspect or cause to be inspected the premises from which 
the applicant proposes to operate the agency for the purpose of 
determining whether the applicant will be in compliance with the Act 
and this Regulation.
Licence to be displayed
6   A licence or conditional licence to operate an agency must be kept 
on the premises of the agency and must be available for inspection by 
any person.
Application for adoption placement
7(1)  Any adult who maintains his or her usual residence in Alberta 
may apply to an agency for an adoption placement.
(2)  On receiving an application under subsection (1), an agency must
	(a)	ensure that the applicant has been provided with a written 
description of the adoption services provided by the agency 
and the fee schedule for those services,
	(b)	advise the applicant that the results of an intervention record 
check are required and provide the applicant with a copy of 
Form 3,
	(c)	advise the applicant that the results of a criminal record 
check are required, and
	(d)	provide the Minister with a copy of the application within 14 
days of receipt of the application.
Acceptance or refusal of application for adoption placement
8(1)  After the receipt by an agency of
	(a)	the results of the intervention record check referred to in 
section 7(2)(b),
	(b)	the results of the criminal record check referred to in section 
7(2)(c), and
	(c)	any other documentation requested by the agency from the 
applicant for the purpose of processing the applicant's 
application,
the agency must accept or refuse to accept an application received 
under section 7.
(2)  An agency must forthwith notify an applicant in writing of
	(a)	its decision under subsection (1), and
	(b)	if its decision is to accept the applicant's application, the date 
of the acceptance.
Home assessment report
9(1)  An agency must
	(a)	within 90 days of accepting an application for an adoption 
placement, complete a home assessment report in respect of 
the applicant in Form 9, and
	(b)	require the applicant to provide an update report in Form 4 
every 12 months until the applicant receives an adoption 
placement.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if for any reason acceptable to the 
Minister an agency is unable to complete a home assessment report 
within the 90-day period, the Minister may, in writing, extend the time 
for completion of the home assessment report.
(3)  An agency may require an addendum to a home assessment report, 
in Form 10, where the agency has reason to believe that there has been 
a significant change in circumstances such that the suitability of the 
applicant to have the care and custody of a child might be affected.
(4)  Any update report prepared in accordance with subsection (1)(b), 
and any addendum to a home assessment report prepared in 
accordance with subsection (3), must be attached to and forms part of 
the home assessment report.
Decision of agency
10(1)  On completion of a home assessment report in respect of an 
applicant, an agency must
	(a)	if in its opinion the applicant is a fit and proper person to 
have the care and custody of a child, approve the applicant 
for an adoption placement, or
	(b)	if in its opinion the applicant is not a fit and proper person to 
have the care and custody of a child, refuse to approve the 
applicant for an adoption placement.
(2)  No approval shall be given under subsection (1)(a) until the 
applicant has received pre-placement counselling services from a 
qualified person regarding the adoption process and the parenting of an 
adopted child.
(3)  If, as a result of an intervention record check referred to in section 
7(2)(b), the Minister has identified a concern regarding the suitability 
of an applicant to have the care and custody of a child, the agency shall 
not approve the applicant under subsection (1)(a) without the prior 
written consent of the Minister.
(4)  An agency may, at any time before a child is placed for adoption 
with an applicant who has been approved under subsection (1)(a), 
rescind the approval if, in its opinion, circumstances have arisen or 
evidence has become available indicating that the applicant is not a fit 
and proper person to have the care and custody of a child.
(5)  If an agency
	(a)	refuses to approve an applicant for an adoption placement, or
	(b)	rescinds the approval of an applicant for an adoption 
placement,
the agency must, not later than 10 days after that decision, provide a 
written notice to the applicant and the Minister setting out the decision, 
the reasons for the decision and the applicant's right to appeal the 
decision under section 11.
Appeal from decision of agency
11(1)  An applicant who receives a notice from an agency under 
section 10(5) may appeal the decision of the agency to an Appeal 
Panel by serving a notice of appeal as prescribed in the Child, Youth 
and Family Enhancement Regulation on
	(a)	the agency, and
	(b)	the Minister
not later than 30 days after the date on which the applicant receives 
notice of the decision.
(2)  An Appeal Panel may, subject to the Act and this Regulation, 
confirm, reverse or vary the decision of an agency.
Consents and counselling
12   If the guardian of a child wishes to place the child for adoption 
through an agency, the agency must
	(a)	ensure that the guardian has been provided with a written 
description of the adoption services provided by the agency,
	(b)	make counselling services concerning the proposed adoption 
available to the guardian and to the child, if the child is 12 
years of age or older, and ensure that the counselling services 
are provided by a qualified person,
	(c)	advise the guardian and the child, if the child is 12 years of 
age or over, that counselling services concerning the 
proposed adoption are also available through a director, and
	(d)	refer the guardian and the child, if the child is 12 years of age 
or over,
	(i)	to a director or lawyer for the completion of a consent to 
adoption, and
	(ii)	to a director for counselling services concerning the 
proposed adoption, if the guardian or the child, or both, 
request those counselling services from the director.
Placement of a child for adoption
13(1)  No agency shall place a child for the purpose of adoption with 
an applicant
	(a)	who has not been approved by the agency in accordance with 
section 10, or
	(b)	if the applicant has received an adoption placement in the 
previous 12-month period.
(2)  Subsection (1)(b) does not apply if
	(a)	the child who is proposed to be placed with the applicant is a 
sibling of the child previously placed with the applicant for 
the purpose of adoption, or
	(b)	the applicant's previous adoption placement is no longer 
subsisting.
(3)  Before placing a child with an approved applicant, an agency must
	(a)	ensure that it has obtained
	(i)	a report in Form 5 prepared by a qualified person setting 
out
	(A)	the social history of the child and the biological 
parents of the child, and
	(B)	the medical history of the biological parents of the 
child,
			and
	(ii)	a medical report on Form 6 in respect of the child 
prepared by a physician,
	(b)	be satisfied that the child is a Canadian citizen or has been 
lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence, and
	(c)	make every reasonable effort to obtain
	(i)	a consent to adoption signed by the guardian of the 
child and witnessed by a director or lawyer, and
	(ii)	if the child is 12 years of age or over, a consent to 
adoption signed by the child and witnessed by a director 
or lawyer.
(4)  If a consent referred to in subsection (3)(c)(i) cannot reasonably be 
obtained before placement of a child, the agency must notify the 
Minister of the reason why a consent cannot reasonably be obtained 
before placement and may place the child with an approved applicant 
only if the Minister, on being satisfied that the consent will be given by 
the guardian within a reasonable time period, agrees to the placement.
(5)  An agency must ensure that copies of the reports referred to in 
subsection (3)(a)(i) and (ii) are provided
	(a)	to the approved applicant prior to the placement of the child 
with the approved applicant, and
	(b)	to the Minister within 21 days after the adoption placement.
(6)  The agency must, prior to placing the child with the approved 
applicant, notify or make reasonable efforts to notify the biological 
father of the child of the proposed adoption placement.
(7)  The agency must document the notification or the efforts to notify 
the biological father required under subsection (6) and must provide 
the documentation to the Minister within 21 days after the adoption 
placement.
(8)  The agency must, within 21 days after the adoption placement, 
notify the Minister in writing of the adoption placement.
Post-placement assessment
14(1)  The agency must ensure that the home of the approved 
applicant is visited by a qualified person, as soon as practicable but not 
later than 21 days after the child is placed in the home, for the purpose 
of commencing a post-placement assessment of the approved 
applicant.
(2)  A post-placement assessment of the approved applicant must be in 
Form 7 and must be
	(a)	completed as soon as appropriate, in the opinion of the 
agency, after the adoption placement, and
	(b)	attached to the approved applicant's home assessment report.
Prohibition
15(1)  No agency shall
	(a)	place a child for the purpose of adoption outside Alberta,
	(b)	place or attempt to place a child for the purpose of adoption 
unless the child is a Canadian citizen or has been lawfully 
admitted to Canada for permanent residence,
	(c)	place or attempt to place a child for the purpose of adoption, 
if the child is in the custody of a director within the meaning 
of section 1(5) of the Act, unless the agency has the written 
authorization of a director, or
	(d)	place or attempt to place a child for the purpose of adoption 
if the child is in the custody or under the guardianship of a 
child welfare authority in another province, unless the agency 
has written authorization from that child welfare authority.
(2)  Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to an agency that is permitted by 
the laws of another province or territory of Canada to place children 
for adoption in that province or territory.
Termination of adoption placement
16(1)  An approved applicant may terminate an adoption placement 
prior to the granting of an adoption order by advising the agency in 
writing of the termination.
(2)  On receiving a notice of termination in accordance with subsection 
(1), the agency must forthwith
	(a)	notify the Minister of the termination,
	(b)	notify the guardian and a parent, if the guardian is not a 
parent, of the termination, and
	(c)	advise the guardian of the guardian's right to resume custody 
of the child.
(3)  Before placing the child with an alternative approved applicant, 
the agency must, in accordance with section 12, refer the guardian and 
the child, if the child is 12 years of age or older, to a director or lawyer 
for the completion of a consent to adoption.
Direct Placement Adoption
Direct placement
17(1)  A person with whom a child has been placed for adoption 
through a direct placement may apply to an agency to process, or for 
assistance with the processing of, the adoption.
(2)  On receiving an application under subsection (1), an agency must
	(a)	ensure that the adopting person has been provided with a 
written description of the adoption services provided by the 
agency and the fee schedule for those services, and
	(b)	advise the adopting person of the requirements of section 
63(3) of the Act.
General
Post-placement counselling services
18(1)  An agency must provide post-placement counselling services to 
the following persons, if requested by that person:
	(a)	an approved applicant;
	(b)	a person who has applied under section 17(1);
	(c)	an adoptive parent with whom the agency has placed a child 
for adoption.
(2)  An agency must provide post-placement counselling services to a 
guardian who has placed a child for adoption through the agency at 
any time after the adoption placement, for a period of up to 6 months 
following the granting of the adoption order, if the guardian requests 
those services.
(3)  An agency must ensure that post-placement counselling services 
are provided by a qualified person.
Additional information
19   Any information obtained by an agency following the granting of 
an adoption order and relating to the social or medical history of
	(a)	the child who is the subject of the adoption order, or
	(b)	the biological parents of the child who is the subject of the 
adoption order
must be forwarded to the Minister for retention for the purposes of 
disclosure under Part 2, Division 2 of the Act.
Transfer of documents
20   On the granting of an adoption order, an agency must transfer to 
the Minister all copies of the documentation in the possession of the 
agency that was filed with the Court in support of the petition for an 
adoption order.
Duties of agency
21(1)  An agency must, on or before the last day of the 3rd month 
immediately following the end of the agency's fiscal year, submit to 
the Minister
	(a)	an annual financial statement prepared by a registrant within 
the meaning of the Regulated Accounting Profession Act, and
	(b)	an annual report on the operation of the agency during the 
year to which the annual report relates, including the number 
of
	(i)	applications for adoption placements received,
	(ii)	home assessment reports completed,
	(iii)	applicants approved under section 10,
	(iv)	adoption placements,
	(v)	cases where an adoption placement was terminated 
under section 16 and the circumstances surrounding the 
termination,
	(vi)	cases where a child who was placed with an approved 
applicant for the purpose of adoption was removed from 
the approved applicant and the circumstances 
surrounding the removal,
	(vii)	applications under section 17(1),
	(viii)	adoption orders granted, and
	(ix)	contested court hearings relating to a petition for an 
adoption order and the circumstances relating to each 
contested hearing.
(2)  At the request of the Minister, the agency must provide to the 
Minister
	(a)	any statistical information and reports relating to the 
operation of the agency, or
	(b)	copies of any documentation or other records relating to an 
adoption or an adoption placement.
Program director
22(1)  An agency must designate a qualified person as the program 
director of the agency, who is responsible for the day to day operation 
of the adoption program of the agency.
(2)  A program director designated under subsection (1) is considered 
to be the officer of the agency for the purposes of the Act and this 
Regulation.
(3)  An agency must notify the Minister in writing not later than 10 
days after
	(a)	the designation of a program director, and
	(b)	any change in the designation of a program director.
(4)  The responsibilities of the program director include
	(a)	the supervision of qualified persons delivering the services of 
the agency, and
	(b)	the supervision and review of home assessment reports and 
addendums to home assessment reports, but do not include 
the preparation or completion of those reports or addendums.
Fees and expenses
23(1)  An agency may charge to a person, other than a guardian who 
wishes to place or who has placed a child for adoption through the 
agency, the fees and expenses incurred in providing the following 
services:
	(a)	processing an application for an adoption placement;
	(b)	processing or assisting with the processing of a direct 
placement adoption;
	(c)	preparation of social histories of
	(i)	a child who is adopted or intended to be adopted, and
	(ii)	the biological parents of the child;
	(d)	preparation of a medical history of the biological parents of a 
child who is adopted or intended to be adopted;
	(e)	preparation by a physician of a medical report in respect of a 
child who is intended to be adopted;
	(f)	preparation of a home assessment report;
	(g)	preparation of an addendum to a home assessment report;
	(h)	pre-placement counselling services for an applicant;
	(i)	transportation relating to the placement of a child for 
adoption;
	(j)	preparation of a post-placement assessment;
	(k)	preparation, filing and service of documents and notices 
relating to an adoption and a petition for an adoption order;
	(l)	post-placement counselling services provided under section 
18(1);
	(m)	transfer between agencies of an application for an adoption 
placement;
	(n)	legal services provided in connection with an adoption;
	(o)	any other services relating to an adoption that, in the opinion 
of the Minister, are necessary.
(2)  An agency may charge to each approved applicant a flat rate fee to 
cover
	(a)	counselling services concerning a proposed adoption 
placement that are requested by a guardian who wishes to 
place a child for adoption through the agency, and
	(b)	post-placement counselling services requested by a guardian 
who has placed a child for adoption through the agency.
(3)  An agency may charge to a person whose child has been adopted 
the fees and expenses incurred in providing that person with 
counselling services relating to the adoption, where
	(a)	the counselling services have been requested by that person, 
and
	(b)	6 months has passed since the granting of the adoption order, 
if the adoption was processed through the agency.
(4)  Not later than 30 days after the making of an adoption order, an 
agency must provide to the Minister an itemized statement showing the 
fees charged in respect of the adoption.
Trust account
24(1)  An agency that requires payment in advance for any of its 
services must establish and maintain a trust account in a bank, treasury 
branch or trust company in which the funds received by the agency 
from a person who will be receiving services referred to in this 
Regulation must be deposited.
(2)  Money paid into a trust account under subsection (1) may be 
withdrawn from the account only with the consent of the person who 
paid the money and only for fees and expenses specified in section 23 
incurred by the agency for services provided to that person.
(3)  Money remaining in a trust account after fees and expenses are 
paid must be returned to the person who paid the money to the agency.
(4)  An agency must keep a separate book of accounts showing the 
deposits and withdrawals from the trust account, the name of the 
person for whom each deposit or withdrawal is made and the date of 
each deposit or withdrawal.
Advertising
25(1)  An agency may advertise only in accordance with this section.
(2)  Advertising by an agency must be in good taste and
	(a)	must be truthful, accurate and not misleading to the public,
	(b)	shall not claim or imply that the services of the agency are 
superior to those of another agency,
	(c)	shall not guarantee an adoption placement or the adoption of 
a child, and
	(d)	shall not publicize any service or activity that could identify
	(i)	an applicant,
	(ii)	a person who has applied under section 17(1),
	(iii)	an adoptive parent or a prospective adoptive parent,
	(iv)	a child placed or intended to be placed for adoption, or
	(v)	the guardian or biological parent of a child placed or 
intended to be placed for adoption.
(3)  If the Minister is of the opinion that advertising by an agency 
contravenes subsection (2), the Minister may in writing order the 
agency to take the measures specified in the order within the time 
limits specified in the order.
Part 2 
International Adoption
Definitions
26   In this Part,
	(a)	"international adoption" means
	(i)	an adoption to which Part 2, Division 6 of the Act 
applies by a person who is habitually resident in 
Alberta, or
	(ii)	an adoption by a person who is habitually resident in 
Alberta of a child who is not a Canadian citizen and has 
not been lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent 
residence, other than an adoption referred to in 
subclause (i);
	(b)	"relative" means
	(i)	a grandparent,
	(ii)	an aunt or uncle, or
	(iii)	a great-aunt or great-uncle.
Application for international adoption
27(1)  An application to proceed with an international adoption must 
be submitted to a director in Form 8.
(2)  A director shall not accept an application to proceed with an 
international adoption involving a country that has been declared by 
the Minister as being unacceptable for the purposes of international 
adoption unless
	(a)	the applicant is a relative of the child to be adopted, and
	(b)	the director is satisfied that an application under the 
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) for the 
child's entry into Canada will be considered.
(3)  Where the director accepts an application, the director must
	(a)	advise the applicant of the requirements of international 
adoption, and
	(b)	provide the applicant with an authorization to obtain a home 
assessment report from an agency.
Dealing with application
28(1)  An applicant must submit a completed home assessment report 
in Form 9 to a director for approval.
(2)  Upon receiving a completed home assessment report, the director 
may
	(a)	approve the home assessment report, if the director is 
satisfied that
	(i)	the home assessment report was completed no more 
than 6 months preceding its submission to the director,
	(ii)	the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for 
adoption in the child's country of origin,
	(iii)	the applicant is eligible and suited to adopt, and
	(iv)	the applicant has received training satisfactory to the 
director on preparation for international adoption,
	(b)	request additional information
	(i)	from the applicant, or
	(ii)	from any source concerning the eligibility requirements 
for adoption in the child's country of origin,
		or
	(c)	refuse to approve the home assessment report.
(3)  An applicant shall submit an update report in Form 4 to a director 
every 12 months after approval of the report under subsection (1) until 
the applicant receives an adoption placement.
(4)  Subsection (2)(b) applies to an update report submitted under 
subsection (3).
(5)  An update report submitted under subsection (3) must be attached 
to and forms part of the home assessment report.
(6)  A decision of the director to refuse to approve a home assessment 
report or an addendum to a home assessment report prepared in 
accordance with section 29(2) may be appealed to an Appeal Panel by 
serving a notice of appeal as prescribed in the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Regulation.
(7)  An applicant shall not proceed with an international adoption until 
a director has, in accordance with this section, approved the applicant's 
home assessment report and any addendum to the home assessment 
report required under section 29(2).
Notification of changes
29(1)  An applicant must forthwith inform a director of any significant 
changes during the international adoption process that might affect 
eligibility or suitability to adopt including, without limitation, 
pregnancy, birth of a child, adoption of a child, absence from Alberta, 
poor health, changes in financial circumstances and changes in marital 
or adult interdependent relationships.
(2)  A director may require an addendum to a home assessment report, 
in Form 10, where the director has reason to believe that there has been 
a significant change in circumstances such that the applicant's 
eligibility or suitability to adopt might be affected.
(3)  Upon receiving a completed addendum to a home assessment 
report, the director may
	(a)	approve the addendum to the home assessment report,
	(b)	request additional information
	(i)	from the applicant, or
	(ii)	from any source concerning the eligibility requirements 
for adoption in the child's country of origin, or
	(c)	refuse to approve the addendum to the home assessment 
report.
(4)  Any addendum to a home assessment report prepared in 
accordance with subsection (2) must be attached to and forms part of 
the home assessment report.
Approval of adoption placement
30(1)  Where an international adoption, other than an international 
adoption to which Part 2, Division 6 of the Act applies, involves a 
child whose country of origin requires the director's approval of an 
adoption placement, the director may, subject to subsection (2), 
approve the adoption placement of the child with the applicant if
	(a)	the applicant has agreed to the adoption placement,
	(b)	a home assessment report in Form 9 has been approved by 
the director and has been updated, where applicable, in 
accordance with section 28(3),
	(c)	any addendum to a home assessment report prepared in 
accordance with section 29(2) has been approved by the 
director, and
	(d)	the director and the responsible authority in the child's 
country of origin have agreed that the adoption may proceed.
(2)  The director may not approve an adoption placement of more than 
one child with an applicant in a 12-month period unless
	(a)	the children to be placed with the applicant are siblings, or
	(b)	the director is satisfied that there are exceptional 
circumstances supporting the placement of more than one 
child with the applicant.
(3)  Financial considerations related to the cost or timing of the 
application do not qualify as exceptional circumstances for the 
purposes of subsection (2)(b).
(4)  A decision of the director to refuse to approve an adoption 
placement under this section may be appealed to an Appeal Panel by 
serving a notice of appeal as prescribed in the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Regulation.
Adoption where no approval required
31   Where an international adoption, other than an international 
adoption to which Part 2, Division 6 of the Act applies, involves a 
child whose country of origin does not require the director's approval 
of an adoption placement, the applicant shall
	(a)	obtain an adoption order in the child's country of origin, and
	(b)	provide a copy of the original adoption order, and a 
translated copy of the adoption order, to the director.
Designation of competent authority
32   A director is designated as a competent authority for Alberta with 
respect to Part 2, Division 6 of the Act.
Part 3 
General Provisions
Sealed documents
33   Documents that have been sealed by the Minister under section 74 
of the Act prior to the coming into force of section 74.1(2) of the Act 
are documents that are required to be sealed under section 74.1(2).
Part 4 
Repeals, Expiry and 
Coming into Force
Repeal
34   The following regulations are repealed:
	(a)	the Adoption Regulation (AR 37/2002);
	(b)	the Intercountry Adoption Regulation (AR 204/97).
Expiry
35   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, 2014.
Coming into force
36   This Regulation comes into force on the date that sections 63 to 
82 of the Child Welfare Amendment Act, 2003 come into force.
Form 1  
 
Application for a Licence or to Renew a  
Licence to Operate an Adoption Agency
1	Regarding the application of  (corporate name of applicant)   I 
am       (name)     .  I am authorized to represent the applicant.
2	Application
	I am applying (check one of the following):
	__   for a licence to operate a licensed adoption agency.
	__   to renew a licence to operate a licensed adoption agency.
	I have attached all the supporting documents required by section 
3 of the Adoption Regulation.
	I have enclosed the non-refundable application fee of
	__   $100 for an initial licence.
	__   $50 to renew a licence.
3	Information about Applicant
	1	Information about the applying corporate body:
		Registered office address: 	
				      (telephone number)      
		Board of Directors:
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	2	Information about the agency, if different from the 
corporate body:
		                                        (name)                                        
		           (address)            	     (telephone number)     
	3	                              (Program Director)                              
4	Signatures
	(authorized 
officer's signature)            (date)    	Corporate Seal
	(authorized 
officer's signature)            (date)    
Form 2 
 
Notice of Decision: Licensing  
of Adoption Agency
1	To:               (name of applicant or licensee)	
	Address:                      (address)	
				
2	Licensing
	Pursuant to section 88 or 89 of the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act, I give notice of my decision to:
	__	refuse to issue a licence to operate an adoption agency:
	__	refuse to renew your licence to operate an adoption 
agency:
	__	issue a conditional licence to operate an adoption agency 
subject to the following terms and conditions:
	__	suspend your licence to operate an adoption agency until 
such time as the following terms and conditions are met:
	__	cancel your licence to operate an adoption agency.
	The reasons for my decision are as follows:
	You may appeal any decision noted on this form in accordance 
with section 120 of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement 
Act.
	This decision takes effect 30 days after the date of service of this 
notice.
3	Signature of Minister
	   (Minister's signature)   	        (date)        	
Form 3 
 
Request for Intervention  
Record Check
1	To:    the Minister of Children's Services
	Name of applicant:
	   (full name and all previous names)   	   (birthdate)   	
	   (full name and all previous names)   	   (birthdate)   	
2	Regarding each applicant:
	I have applied to       (name of licensed adoption agency)      
	to:	(check one of the following)
	__	place a child in my home for adoption.
	__	process or assist with the processing of the adoption of a 
child placed in my home by the parent.
	Please check intervention records for any information about me.  
Please send the results of your check to me at:
	                                   (address)	.
	(check one of the following)
	__	I have no other child.
	__	My other children are:       (name)   	   (birthdate)   	
				   (name)   	   (birthdate)   	
3	Signatures
	(applicant's
	   (witness's signature)                (date)   	   signature)   
	(applicant's
	   (witness's signature)                (date)   	   signature)   
4	Results of Intervention Record Check
	I,    (name)   ,    (position)   , have conducted an intervention 
record check on    (applicant)    and report as follows:
	__	I have found no record indicating that the applicants might 
have caused a child to be in need of intervention in 
Alberta.
	__	I have no concern regarding the suitability of the 
applicants to have care and custody of a child.
	__	I have the following concern regarding the suitability of 
the applicants to have care and custody of a child:
	                (Signature)                	      (date)      	
Form 4 
 
Update Report
1	Name of applicant(s): 	
	Address: 	
	Telephone:                                   Business    (applicant #1)	
	Business     (applicant #2)    
2	Assessment
	Describe under the following headings the circumstances of any 
changes that have occurred since the completion of the home 
assessment report:
	Part A	Yes 	No 	Changes
	Health	      	      	             
	Education	      	      	             
	Sources of income	      	      	             
	Employment	      	      	             
	Residence	      	      	             
	Religion	      	      	             
	Part B	Yes	No	Changes
	Marital or adult interdependent  
   relationships	      	      	             
	Family composition	      	      	             
	Understanding of adoption issues	      	      	             
	Child desired	      	      	             
	Any other significant changes	      	      	             
	(including any involvement with 
child intervention systems or criminal 
legal systems for all persons aged 12 
years and over living in the home)
	Part C	Yes	No	Changes
	References	      	      	             
3	Signatures
	          (Signature of applicant)          	      (date)      	
	          (Signature of applicant)          	      (date)      	
Form 5 
 
Family and Medical History
1	Section 1: Child's Information
A	Name of child:                          	   (birthdate)   	   (sex)   	
	Birthplace:                          Religion: 	
	Has child been confirmed in child's faith:          yes            no 
	         unknown
	If yes, give details: 	
	Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin: 	
	If registered Indian,   (registration number)   Band:   (name)   
Band:   (number)  
	If Metis:       (Metis settlement name or community)	
	Physical description of child: 	
Diagnosed birth or congenital health problems of child: 	
		
B	Background (if newborn do not complete)
	?	Provide any information regarding where the child has 
lived, who parented the child, etc.
	?	Describe relationship with family or other significant 
persons.
C	Development (if newborn do not complete)
	?	Discuss academic achievement and social adjustment to 
school.
	?	Describe any interests, hobbies or participation in sports.
	?	Provide copies of any psychological or psychiatric 
assessments which have been completed.
	?	Provide any known information regarding the child's 
emotional, social, developmental or cognitive functioning.
D	Personality (if newborn do not complete)
	?	Discuss child's personality and behaviour.
2	Section 2: Birth Mother's Information
	Name of mother: 	                (birthdate)      	
	Birthplace:                          Religion: 	
	Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin: 	
	If registered Indian,  (registration number)
	Band:  (name)  Band:       (number)     
	If Metis:    (Metis settlement name or community)
	Marital or adult interdependent relationship status:                 
	Physical description:    (height)       (weight)       (colour of 
eyes)       (colour of hair)   
	Any unique features: 	
	Education:                        Employment: 	
	Interests: 	
	Personality: 	
	Relationship with family: 	
	Other children born to birth mother:
	            (name)                           (birthdate)     	     (sex)     
	            (name)                           (birthdate)     	     (sex)     
	Who is caring for these children: 	
	Birth mother's parents, brothers and sisters
	   (name)            (address)            (birthdate)   	   (sex)   
	   (name)            (address)            (birthdate)   	   (sex)   
	?	Describe any special talents, skills, traits within the family.
	Additional comments of birth mother:
			
	   (signature of birth mother)   	
3	Section 3: Birth Mother's Medical Information
	?	Describe the mother's general state of health.
	?	Describe physical, mental, emotional or medical 
conditions and treatment obtained for those conditions.
	?	Describe extent of use of any drugs, alcohol or tobacco 
(including prenatal use).
	?	Describe prenatal care received by mother.
	?	Describe any significant physical, mental, emotional or 
medical conditions within the extended family.
4	Section 4: Birth Father's Information
	Name of father: 	                (birthdate)      	
	Birthplace:                          Religion: 	
	Racial Origin:                      Ethnic Origin: 	
	If registered Indian,  (registration number)
	Band:  (name)  Band:       (number)     
	If Metis:    (Metis settlement name or community)
	Marital or adult interdependent relationship status:                 
	Physical description:    (height)       (weight)       (colour of 
eyes)       (colour of hair)   
	Any unique features: 	
	Education:                        Employment: 	
	Interests: 	
	Personality: 	
	Relationship with family: 	
	Other biological children of birth father:
	            (name)                           (birthdate)     	     (sex)     
	            (name)                           (birthdate)     	     (sex)     
	Who is caring for these children: 	
	Birth father's parents, brothers and sisters
	   (name)            (address)            (birthdate)   	   (sex)   
	   (name)            (address)            (birthdate)   	   (sex)   
	?	Describe any special talents, skills, traits within the family.
	Additional comments of birth father:
			
	   (signature of birth father)   	
5	Section 5: Birth Father's Medical Information
	?	Describe the father's general state of health.
	?	Describe physical, mental, emotional or medical 
conditions and treatment obtained for those conditions.
	?	Describe extent of use of any drugs, alcohol or tobacco.
	?	Describe any significant physical, mental, emotional or 
medical conditions within the extended family.
6	Section 6: Adoption Information
	?	Describe the relationship between the birth parents.
	?	Describe the circumstances surrounding the decision to 
choose adoption.
	?	Is a letter, picture or gift being left for the child?
	?	Have the birth parents been given background information 
about the adoptive family?
	?	Have the birth parents prepared a contact preference? (if 
yes, attach contact preference)
	Is the birth father aware that the child has been placed for 
adoption?          ___ yes          ___ no
Additional comments of person preparing history:
		
		
	  (prepared by)         (date)         (reviewed by)  	  (date)  
Form 6 
Medical Report
1	Regarding the child           (name)        , born    (date)	
	Personal Health Number                       .
2	Referral
	Date:      (date)     
	To:  (physician's name)    From:	     (caseworker)     
			       (worksite)       
			        (address)        
			         (phone)         
3	Information from Most Recent Care Giver
Feeding
	__  seems normal for age
	__  I am concerned about               	                 	
	                                  	
Sleeping
	__  seems normal for age
	__  I am concerned about               	                 	
	                                  	
Elimination
	__  seems normal for age
	__  I am concerned about               	                 	
	                                  	
Development
	__  seems normal for age
	__  I am concerned about               	                 	
	                                  	
Temperament
	__  seems normal for age
	__  I am concerned about               	                 	
	                                  	
I also have concerns about:
	(e.g. developmental delays,
	abuse, behaviour)                           	                 	
	                                  	
4	Information from Children's Services
	Child's medical history:	Prenatal:
		Mother's health, nutrition, use of 
alcohol, tobacco, other substances;
			Birth:
		Describe delivery and child's birth 
health, including vital stats and 
apgars, chronic illness, 
hospitalization, abuse:  	
		                                                       
	Immunizations:	               Up to date
		               Not up to date
		Name of public health centre: 	
	Allergies:       			
	Medications or Supplements:      		
	I also have concerns about:      		
	                                                                                                  
5	To be completed by a registered physician
5A	Laboratory Findings (complete as necessary)
	Test	Date	Results
Blood type	                      	                                     
HB		                      	                                     
Urinalysis	                      	                                     
Urine C/S	                      	                                     
TB test	                      	                                     
Newborn
metabolic screening 	                      	                                     
Other		                      	                                     
5B	Physical Examination (complete as applicable)
Head circumference 	                    %tile
Height	                    %tile
Weight	                    %tile
Blood pressure	                    %tile
	Normal	Abnormal	N/A
Ant Fontanel	        	        	        
Head (shape/size)	        	        	        
Ears	        	        	        
Eyes	        	        	        
Oropharynx	        	        	        
Teeth	        	        	        
Lymph nodes	        	        	        
Skin	        	        	        
Nutrition/Iron	        	        	        
Endocrine	        	        	        
Respiratory	        	        	        
Heart	        	        	        
Abdomen	        	        	        
Umbilicus	        	        	        
Femoral pulses	        	        	        
Hernias	        	        	        
Genitalia	        	        	        
Nervous system	        	        	        
Upper limbs	        	        	        
Lower limbs	        	        	        
Hips	        	        	        
Vision	        	        	        
Hearing	        	        	        
Concerns  			
Summary  			
5C	Assessment Summary
	    	Healthy child; no concerns
	    	Diagnosis 	
	    	Prognosis 	
	    	Care plan and/or recommendations: (describe follow-up 
plan) 	
6	Examining Physician
	              (name)                     (area of practice)	
	                               (address)	
		          (phone)          	      (date)      
		     (physician's signature)   
Form 7 
 
Post-placement Assessment
1	Name of applicant                               
	Name of child                                       	   (birthdate)   	
2	Assessment Information
	I,           (name)          ,         (position)         a qualified person 
under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, have 
assessed the adjustment of the applicant(s) and the child to the 
placement of the child in the home of the applicant(s) and report 
as follows:
	1.	Describe the child's physical, mental and emotional level 
of development.
	2.	Describe the child's contact with any health professionals 
and the child's immunization program.
	3.	Describe the adjustment and bonding between the child, 
the applicant(s) and other family members.
	4.	Describe the home environment (including other people in 
the home, parenting abilities, quality of spousal or adult 
interdependent relationship).
	5.	Describe any efforts that have been made to retain the 
child's cultural identity.
	6.	Describe the applicant's understanding of being an 
adoptive parent.
	7.	Provide comments by references regarding the adjustment 
of the child and the family to the adoption.
	8.	Do you believe the completion of this adoption is in the 
child's best interests?
		  (completed by)           (position)        	    (date)    
		  (reviewed by)            (position)        	    (date)    	
Form 8 
 
International Adoption Application
1	Applicant Information   (please print)
Applicant:    (surname)                  (given names)               M         F
(telephone (residence))    (telephone (business))    (fax)    (e-mail)   
Applicant:    (surname)                  (given names)               M         F
(telephone (residence))    (telephone (business))    (fax)    (e-mail)   
Address in full:       (apartment number)      (street number)	
	              (city, province)       (postal code)                	
We are using a Co-ordinator to assist us with preparation of our 
adoption documentation.
        Yes      If yes,	      (Co-ordinator's name/organization)	
	       (Co-ordinator's telephone number)	
        No
2	To be completed and signed by Applicants
	?	We want to adopt one child or a sibling group from:
		                            (country)	.
	?	We are        related	(grandparents, aunts, uncles, 
great-aunts/uncles)
or                                 
		                  not related
		to the child we wish to adopt.
	?	We understand that a director may not accept an 
application involving a country that has been declared as 
being unacceptable for the purposes of international 
adoption.
	?	We understand that a director will not support the adoption 
placement of more than one child within a 12-month 
period unless the children are siblings, or there are 
exceptional circumstances.
	?	We understand that a director must approve our completed 
home assessment report and any addendum to our home 
assessment report before we may proceed with our 
international adoption.
	?	We understand that we must complete training on 
preparation for international adoption before a director 
will approve our home assessment report.
	?	We understand that if a director refuses to approve our 
home assessment report or any addendum to our home 
assessment report, we may appeal that decision to an 
Appeal Panel.
	?	We will inform a director of any significant changes to our 
lives during the international adoption process (pregnancy, 
birth of a child, adoption, absence from Alberta, poor 
health, financial or marital or adult interdependent 
relationship changes). We understand that the adoption 
process may be placed "on hold" until the child's country 
of origin confirms that we continue to be eligible for 
adoption.
	?	We understand that it is advisable to consult with a 
physician regarding the child's health before accepting 
placement of the child.
	?	We understand that the Government of Alberta does not 
provide legal advice in the processing of our adoption.
	?	We understand that we are responsible for all costs of our 
adoption.
(applicant's signature)    (applicant's signature)    (year/month/day)	
3	Authorization
Authorization is given to the Applicants to obtain a Home Assessment 
Report from an Alberta Licensed Adoption Agency (List attached) for 
an international adoption of one child or a sibling group from:
                        (child's country of origin)	
   (Adoption Services designate's signature)       (year/month/day)    
PLEASE NOTE:
	?	Home Assessment Reports and Update Reports remain 
in effect for one year.  Home Assessment Reports and 
addendums to Home Assessment Reports are valid 
only when they have been approved by a director.
	?	A director will provide instructions that need to be 
followed to process an adoption from a specific 
country.  If the instructions of the director are not 
followed, the child may not be permitted to enter 
Canada.
Form 9 
 
Home Assessment Report
To prepare the Home Assessment Report, provide information under 
each heading below.
Part 1:	Applicants' Information
Provide information about each applicant
    	Name on birth certificate
    	Other names, if any
    	Address, street, city, province, postal code
    	Mailing address if different from above
    	Telephone, (residence, business, cellular), e-mail
    	Birthdate, (year, month and day), birthplace
    	Marital or adult interdependent relationship status
    	Racial Origin	     Ethnic Origin
    	Registered Indian	     Band Name
    	Metis		     Metis settlement name or
				     community
    	Health, as supported by
		   medical
    	Education	     Employment
    	Religion
    	Languages system
    	Brief family history (include parenting style, familial 
relationships, significant childhood experiences, views of 
extended family on this application)
    	Involvement with legal and child intervention systems (include 
criminal record checks and intervention record checks within the 
last 6 months for applicants and everyone aged 18 years and 
over living in the home)
    	Personality
Part 2:	Family Dynamics
Describe the following:
    	Family composition
    	Relationship dynamics
    	Previous marriages or long-term relationships
    	Communications patterns
    	Autonomy of individual family members
    	Ability to solve problems and handle crisis
    	Emotional interactions
    	Family traditions
    	Philosophy on child rearing
    	Modes of behaviour control
    	Interests and hobbies
    	Social support network
    	What arrangements have been made for alternative guardians for 
the child (include names, ages, education, occupation and 
income.  Complete for international adoption only.)
Part 3:	Home and Community
Describe the following:
    	Physical space
    	Safe environment assessment (include safe storage of 
medications and weapons, if any)
    	Availability of resources
    	Community involvement
    	Contact with professional agencies
Part 4:	Child Desired
    	Is assessment for a specific child?  If yes, describe relationship 
and involvement with child and birth family
    	Age
    	Male / Female
    	Racial origin
    	Sibling group
    	Acceptable background characteristics
    	Acceptable special needs
    	Acceptability of birth family contact
    	Acceptability of sibling contact
    	Acceptability of an abandoned child with no background 
information
    	Acceptability of a child who has lived in an institution
    	Acceptability of legal risk placements
    	Compatibility of applicants and child desired
    	Does assessment worker agree with applicants' choices?
Part 5:	Income
Describe the following:
    	The source and level of income and expenditures (include T4 
slips)
    	The effect of a placement on family's finances
Part 6:	Understanding and Motivation for Adoption
Describe the following:
    	Applicants' understanding of the legal, social, inter-racial and 
emotional aspects of adoption
    	Applicants' plans to promote child's cultural/racial/religious 
heritage and identity
    	Knowledge of the selected country (for international adoption 
only)
    	Applicants' motivation for selecting the country (for 
international adoption only)
Part 7:	References
    	References (3 references for each applicant, regarding suitability 
- including relationship to applicant, if any, on what basis 
judgment is made about applicant's potential/actual parenting 
ability and summary of results of interview(s))
Part 8:	Overview of Home Assessment Process
    	Date of personal visits (include amount of time spent at each 
interview and location of interview)
    	Persons interviewed (include confirmation that each person 
living in the home was interviewed separately and as a family)
    	Applicants' training and activities in support of their application
Part 9:	Summary of Outcome of Assessment
    	Report prepared by
	    	Position
	    	Date report prepared
    	Report reviewed by
	    	Position
	    	Date report reviewed
    	Report reviewed by applicants: signature and date
Part 10:	Placement Supports
    	Needed supports and services
    	Arrangements for the provision of the identified 
supports/services
Part 11:	Recommendation/Approval of Assessor
    	Assessor Recommendation
	    	Approved
	    	Not Approved (provide brief summary)
    	Approved by Director of Private Licensed Adoption Agency (for 
agency and international adoptions)/Supervisor
    	Approved by Director, Children's Services (for international 
adoptions only)
    	Approved by Supervisor (for PGA/PGO adoptions)
    	Opinion of the child in respect of the application (if applicable)
    	Opinion of the child's birth parents in respect of the application 
(if applicable)
This home assessment report is not valid until it is approved, under 
seal by Alberta Children's Services (for international adoptions)
Form 10 
 
Addendum to Home Assessment Report
Part 1:
    	Name
    	Address, street, city, province, postal code
    	Mailing address, if different from above
    	Telephone (residence, business, cellular), e-mail
Part 2:	Updated Information to the Home Assessment Report
	(complete only those sections where changes have 
occurred)
	Applicants Information
	    	Health
	    	Education
	    	Source and level of income and expenditures 
(include T4 slips)
	    	The effect of a placement on family's finances
	Family Dynamics
	    	Marital or adult interdependent relationship
	    	Family composition
	    	Arrangements for alternative guardian 
(international adoption only)
	    	Social support network
	Home and Community
	    	Residence
	    	Physical space (include safe environment 
assessment)
	    	Availability of resources
	    	Community involvement
	    	Contact with professional agencies
	Child Desired
	    	Age
	    	Sex
	    	Racial origin
	    	Sibling group (yes/no)
	    	Acceptable background characteristics
	    	Acceptable special needs
	    	Acceptability of birth family contact
	    	Acceptability of sibling contact
	    	Acceptability of an abandoned child with no 
background information
	    	Acceptability of a child who has lived in an 
institution
	    	Acceptability of a legal risk placements
	    	Compatibility of applicants and child desired
	    	Does assessment worker agree with applicants' 
choices?
	Involvement with Legal and Child Intervention Systems
	    	Applicants
	    	Other residents in the home age 12 and over
Part 3:	Other Significant Changes and Their Impact on Adoption
Part 4:	Updated Documents (international adoption only)
Part 5:	Overview of Addendum Assessment Process
	    	Date of personal visits
	    	Persons interviewed
Part 6:	Summary of Outcome of Addendum Assessment Process
	    	Addendum prepared by (position/date)
	    	Addendum reviewed by (position/date)
	    	Addendum reviewed by applicants (signature and 
date)
Part 7:	Recommendation/Approval of Assessor
	    	Assessor Recommendation (Approved/Not 
Approved (provide brief summary))
	    	Approved by Director of Private Licensed 
Adoption Agency (for agency and international 
adoptions)/Supervisor
	    	Approved by Director, Children's Services (for 
international adoptions only)
	    	Approved by Supervisor (for PGA/PGO adoptions)
	    	Opinion of the child in respect of the application (if 
applicable)
	    	Opinion of the child's birth parents in respect of the 
application (if applicable)
This Addendum is not valid until it is approved, under seal by Alberta 
Children's Services (for international adoptions).



Alberta Regulation 188/2004
Child and Family Services Authorities Act
CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AUTHORITIES 
RESPONSIBILITIES REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Minister of Children's Services (M.O. 33/04) on August 30, 2004 
pursuant to section 20(2) of the Child and Family Services Authorities Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Role of the board chair
	3	Role of the chief executive officer
	4	Conflict of interest
	5	Disclosure of conflict of interest
	6	Determination of a conflict of interest
	7	Resolution of a conflict of interest
	8	Influence
	9	Gifts to board members
	10	Employment with Authority
	11	Contracts with the Authority
	12	Review
	13	Coming into force
Definition
1   For the purposes of this Regulation, "associate", in relation to a 
member of the board of an Authority, means a person who is any of the 
following:


	(a)	the board member's spouse or adult interdependent partner;
	(b)	a person related to the board member by blood, marriage, 
adoption or through an adult interdependent partner;
	(c)	a person with whom the board member has a significant 
personal or business relationship;
	(d)	a corporation that is a service provider within the meaning of 
the Child and Family Services Authorities Regulation of 
which the board member or a person listed in clauses (a) to 
(c) is a director, a senior officer or a shareholder;
	(e)	a partnership in which
	(i)	the board member or a person listed in clauses (a) to (c) 
is a partner, or
	(ii)	a corporation is a partner, and the board member or a 
person listed in clauses (a) to (c) is a director, a senior 
officer or a shareholder of the corporation.
Role of the board chair
2(1)  Subject to express directions or instructions given by the board, 
the board chair shall act for and on behalf of the board in any matter 
that is within the jurisdiction of the board.
(2)  The board chair, on behalf of the board, has the following 
responsibilities:
	(a)	providing the Minister with regular updates on the 
Authority's operations;
	(b)	informing the Minister of matters relating to board business;
	(c)	providing general guidance to the chief executive officer;
	(d)	identifying and addressing matters related to the governance 
of the Authority;
	(e)	identifying and addressing strategic issues that may affect the 
Authority;
	(f)	representing the Authority in matters involving the 
coordination of regional delivery systems with other 
Authorities and with the Minister's Department;
	(g)	ensuring that the board conducts an annual assessment of its 
performance in accordance with policies established by the 
Minister;
	(h)	ensuring that the board prepares an annual performance 
report in respect of the chief executive officer;
	(i)	ensuring that conflict of interest matters are addressed by the 
board;
	(j)	ensuring that the board develops and implements a board 
communication strategy;
	(k)	facilitating the involvement of the community and 
stakeholders in strategic planning;
	(l)	any other responsibilities that the Minister or the board may 
assign.
Role of the chief executive officer
3(1)  The chief executive officer is the administrative head of the 
Authority.
(2)  The chief executive officer is accountable to the Minister and the 
board.
(3)  The chief executive officer has the following responsibilities:
	(a)	providing child and family services as prescribed under the 
Act and the Child and Family Services Authorities 
Regulation, and implementing other programs and services as 
directed by the Minister and the board;
	(b)	implementing the Minister's policies, decisions, directions 
and priorities;
	(c)	implementing the board's policies, decisions, directions and 
priorities;
	(d)	identifying to both the Minister and the board matters that 
may significantly impact the Authority or child and family 
services generally;
	(e)	providing recommendations to the Minister and to the board 
of changes to any policies, procedures or programs that are 
necessary to carry out the mandate of the Authority;
	(f)	managing and directing all operations of the Authority in 
accordance with provincial standards;
	(g)	preparing and implementing business plans in compliance 
with the Minister's standards and within the allocated 
funding for the Authority;
	(h)	preparing an annual report of the operations of the Authority 
in compliance with the Minister's standards;
	(i)	providing advice and assistance to the board;
	(j)	informing the board of legislation that affects the Authority;
	(k)	providing the board with regular updates on the Authority's 
operations, the progress of the business plan and the financial 
state of the Authority;
	(l)	ensuring that the Authority complies with the policies, 
procedures and directives of the Government, the Minister 
and the board;
	(m)	ensuring that the Authority complies with applicable 
legislation; 
	(n)	developing and implementing a communication strategy for 
the Authority;
	(o)	managing the finances of the Authority within the 
Authority's allocated budget;
	(p)	managing government employees assigned to the Authority;
	(q)	any other responsibilities that the Minister or the board may 
assign.
Conflict of interest
4   A conflict of interest exists with respect to a board member if the 
board member has the ability to influence a decision made by the 
board that could result in a financial gain or some other material 
benefit to either the board member or an associate of the board 
member, or both.
Disclosure of conflict of interest
5(1)  If a board member has reasonable grounds to believe that he or 
she has or may have a conflict of interest, the board member must 
disclose the conflict of interest
	(a)	to the board at a meeting of the board if the member first 
becomes aware of the existing or potential conflict of interest 
during the meeting, or
	(b)	to the board chair at any other time as soon as the board 
member becomes aware of the existing or potential conflict 
of interest.
(2)  If the board member discloses an existing or a potential conflict of 
interest to the board chair, the chair must bring the matter before the 
board at the board's next meeting.
Determination of a conflict of interest
6(1)  When the board is made aware of an existing or potential conflict 
of interest, the board shall, by resolution, determine whether a conflict 
of interest exists.
(2)  All conflict of interest matters and their resolution by the board 
must be recorded in the minutes of the board's meeting.
Resolution of a conflict of interest
7(1)  If a board member discloses an actual or potential conflict of 
interest to the board or the board chair under section 5, or if the board 
determines that a board member has failed, whether knowingly or 
unknowingly, to comply with section 5, the board must assess the 
nature and extent of the conflict of interest.
(2)  In order to assess the nature and extent of the conflict of interest, 
the board may require the affected board member to disclose the 
details of the actual or potential financial gain or other material benefit 
gained
	(a)	by the board member, or
	(b)	by an associate of the board member if the details of the 
associate's financial gain or other material benefit gained are 
known by the board member.
(3)  After assessing the nature and extent of the conflict of interest, the 
board may do one or more of the following:
	(a)	require the board member to abstain from future discussions 
of the matter and voting on the matter;
	(b)	require the board member to remove himself or herself from 
the conflict situation in order to resolve the conflict;
	(c)	recommend to the board member that the board member 
voluntarily resign from his or her position on the board;
	(d)	recommend to the Minister that the board member's 
appointment be terminated.
Influence
8   A board member must not use his or her influence as a board 
member to secure employment, special privileges, favours or 
exceptions for the board member or for an associate of the board 
member.
Gifts to board members
9(1)  A board member shall not accept a gift, favour or other benefit 
that is directly connected with the board member's position as a board 
member from any corporation, partnership, association or individual 
that conducts business with the Authority.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a board member may accept a gift, 
favour or other benefit as a matter of protocol or other social obligation 
if
	(a)	as soon as practical, the member discloses to the board that 
the member has accepted the gift, favour or other benefit, and
	(b)	the board determines that the member's acceptance of the 
gift, favour or other benefit was appropriate.
(3)  If a board member
	(a)	accepts a gift, favour or other benefit in contravention of 
subsection (1), or
	(b)	does not disclose to the board the acceptance of the gift, 
favour or other benefit as required under subsection (2),
the board may do one or more of the following:
	(c)	determine that the member's acceptance of the gift was 
appropriate,
	(d)	require the member to return the gift to the corporation, 
partnership, association or individual from whom it was 
received,
	(e)	recommend that the member voluntarily resign from his or 
her position on the board, or
	(f)	recommend to the Minister that the member be terminated 
from his or her position on the board.
Employment with Authority
10   A board member must resign in writing from his or her position 
on the board prior to pursuing employment with the board's Authority.
Contracts with the Authority
11(1)  For a period of 6 months from the date a person ceases to be a 
board member, the Authority shall not enter into any contracts with 
that person.
(2)  The board with the approval of the Minister may shorten the time 
period referred to in subsection (1).
Review
12   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 May 31, 2014.
Coming into force
13   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 189/2004
Residential Tenancies Act
RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES EXEMPTION REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 407/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 68 of the Residential Tenancies Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Exemptions
	2	Refusal of assignment/sublease
	3	Repeal
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Exemptions
1   The following are exempt from the application of the Residential 
Tenancies Act:
	(a)	an approved hospital as defined in the Hospitals Act;
	(b)	a provincial cancer hospital operated by the Provincial 
Cancer Hospitals Board under the Cancer Programs Act.
Refusal of assignment/sublease
2   The Banff Housing Corporation may refuse to give its consent to 
the assignment or sublease of a residential tenancy agreement under 
section 22(3) of the Act if
	(a)	the assignment or sublease is to a person who does not 
qualify as a bona fide resident under the terms of that 
agreement,
	(b)	the assignment or sublease is to a person who does not meet 
the eligible resident requirements defined in the National 
Parks of Canada Lease and Licence of Occupation 
Regulations SOR/2002-237 under the Canada National 
Parks Act (Canada),
	(c)	the tenant has not obtained the consent in writing of the 
Minister of Environment of the Government of Canada, or
	(d)	the Banff Housing Corporation has reasonable grounds to 
believe that the assignment or sublease is to a person who 
does not meet the Corporation's qualification requirements to 
acquire an interest in a residential tenancy agreement.
Repeal
3   The Residential Tenancies Exemption Regulation (AR 227/92) is 
repealed.
Expiry
4   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 July 31, 2014.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 190/2004
Residential Tenancies Act 
Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act
SECURITY DEPOSIT INTEREST RATE REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 408/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 68 of the Residential Tenancies Act and section 65 of the Mobile 
Home Sites Tenancies Act. 
Interest rates to 2004
1(1)  For the purposes of section 45(1) of the Residential Tenancies 
Act and section 50(1) of the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act, the 
annual rate of interest is as follows:
	(a)	for the period January 1, 1984 to February 28, 1987, 8%;
	(b)	for the period March 1, 1987 to January 31, 1993, 6%;
	(c)	for the period February 1, 1993 to June 30, 1994, 3%;
	(d)	for the period July 1, 1994 to December 31, 1994, 1 1/2%;
	(e)	for the period January 1, 1995 to December 31, 2004, the rate 
determined under subsection (2).
(2)  The annual rate of interest for a year to which subsection (1)(e) 
applies is the rate that is 3 1/2% below the rate of interest that is in 
effect in December of the previous year for Alberta Savings 
Certificates or any security issued in that previous year to replace those 
certificates.
Interest rate after 2004
2   For the purposes of section 45(1) of the Residential Tenancies Act 
and section 50(1) of the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act, the annual 
rate of interest for 2005 and each following year is the rate that is 3% 
below the rate of interest that is in effect on November 1 of the 
previous year for cashable one-year guaranteed investment certificates 
held or offered by Alberta Treasury Branches Financial.
Repeal
3  The Security Deposit Interest Rate Regulation (AR 446/83) is 
repealed.
Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 191/2004
Residential Tenancies
SUBSIDIZED PUBLIC HOUSING REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 409/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 69 of the Residential Tenancies Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Application
	2	Termination of periodic tenancies
	3	Rent
	4	Security deposit
	5	Offence
	6	Repeal
	7	Expiry
	8	Coming into force
Application
1   This Regulation applies only to
	(a)	residential tenancy agreements in which the premises under 
the agreements are subsidized public housing, and
	(b)	landlords and tenants under those agreements.
Termination of periodic tenancies
2   For the purposes of section 6 of the Act, a landlord may terminate a 
periodic tenancy for one or more of the following reasons:
	(a)	the tenant is no longer eligible for subsidized public housing 
because the maximum income levels established under the 
residential tenancy agreement have been exceeded;
	(b)	the tenant has not reported or has misreported income or 
other information required under the residential tenancy 
agreement;
	(c)	the public funding for the program on which the subsidized 
public housing is based has been cancelled or will be 
cancelled when the notice period for terminating the tenancy 
has passed;
	(d)	any of the reasons for terminating a periodic tenancy 
established in the Residential Tenancies Ministerial 
Regulation.
Rent
3(1)  In this section, "income of the tenant" means the income of the 
tenant, the tenant's family or other persons living with the tenant, or a 
combination of those incomes, for a year, as adjusted in accordance 
with any applicable deductions made under section 1(3) of the Social 
Housing Accommodation Regulation (AR 244/94).
(2)  If a residential tenancy agreement provides that the tenant's rent is 
calculated by multiplying a fixed percentage times the income of the 
tenant, section 14 of the Act and any regulation made in respect of that 
section apply only to an increase in rent under that agreement based on 
an increase in the fixed percentage.
Security deposit
4(1)  A landlord shall not require a tenant to provide a security deposit 
that is greater than
	(a)	the amount the tenant is required to pay to the landlord for 
the first month under the residential tenancy agreement, or
	(b)	the amount that would be payable for the first month under 
the residential tenancy agreement if rent were payable 
monthly.
(2)  Section 43(1) of the Act does not apply to a landlord and tenant 
under a residential tenancy agreement in which the premises under the 
agreement are subsidized public housing.
Offence
5   A person who contravenes section 4(1) is guilty of an offence and 
is liable to a fine of not more than $5000.
Repeal
6   The Subsidized Public Housing Regulation (AR 228/92) is 
repealed.
Expiry
7   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 July 31, 2014.
Coming into force
8   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 192/2004
Child and Family Services Authorities Act
CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AUTHORITIES REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 410/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 20 of the Child and Family Services Authorities Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Child and family services
	3	Eligibility
	4	Ineligibility
	5	Change in circumstances
	6	Advertisement of vacancy
	7	Vacancy
	8	Repeal
	9	Expiry
	10	Coming into force
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "service provider" includes independent service 
providers, independent contractors and corporations.
Child and family services
2   The following are child and family services for the purposes of the 
Act:
	(a)	programs and services under the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act, except programs and services related to 
the following:
	(i)	international adoptions;
	(ii)	maintaining a registry of applications for adoptive 
applicants and family applicants and matching 
applications for voluntary disclosure in accordance with 
section 75 of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement 
Act;
	(iii)	licensing of adoption agencies;
	(iv)	conducting investigations with respect to proposed 
adoptions;
	(v)	publication of advertisements for the purpose of finding 
adoptive homes for children under the permanent 
guardianship of the director;
	(vi)	matching of prospective adoptive parents with children 
under the permanent guardianship of the director;
	(b)	programs and services under the Family Support for Children 
with Disabilities Act;
	(c)	programs and services under the Protection of Children 
Involved in Prostitution Act;
	(d)	programs and services under the Social Care Facilities 
Licensing Act, excluding the staff qualification process;
	(e)	education and prevention with respect to child abuse and 
family violence;
	(f)	services designed to promote and maintain the safety and 
healthy development of children and families, including early 
childhood development and early intervention;
	(g)	financial assistance to eligible families for out of home child 
care costs;
	(h)	operation of a family day home system, including 
recruitment, screening, training, monitoring and evaluation.
Eligibility
3   In order for a person to be appointed as or to remain a member of a 
board, the person, in addition to meeting the requirements of the Child 
and Family Services Authorities Act, must be an adult who is a 
Canadian citizen or lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent 
residence.
Ineligibility
4   The following persons are not eligible to be appointed as or to 
remain a member of a board:
	(a)	employees of the Government who are under the 
administration of the Minister;
	(b)	a service provider who receives a significant portion of his or 
her income or funding, including grants and contributions, 
from either the Authority or the Minister's department, or 
both, as determined by the Minister;
	(c)	a director or officer of a corporation that is a service provider 
where the corporation receives a significant portion of its 
income or funding, including grants and contributions, from 
either the Authority or the Minister's department, or both, as 
determined by the Minister;
	(d)	a person who has a significant role in the operation of a 
service provider, as determined by the Minister;
	(e)	the spouse or adult interdependent partner of any of the 
persons listed in clauses (a) to (d);
	(f)	a Member of the Legislative Assembly, a Member of 
Parliament, a Senator, a sitting judge of any court in Alberta 
or a Justice of the Peace;
	(g)	a person who has been convicted of an offence under the 
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act or the Protection 
of Children Involved in Prostitution Act.
Change in circumstances
5(1)  If a board member's circumstances change, either temporarily or 
permanently, in such a way that it may result in the member becoming 
ineligible to remain a board member under section 4, the member must 
immediately report that change in circumstances in writing to the 
Minister.
(2)  If a board member's non-compliance with subsection (1) comes to 
the attention of the board, the board chair must, as soon as possible, 
report the member's change in circumstances in writing to the 
Minister.
Advertisement of vacancy
6   Where a vacancy occurs in the membership of a board, the Minister 
shall advertise for nominations for the vacant position within the 
region served by that board.
Vacancy
7   Notwithstanding section 6, if a vacancy occurs in the membership 
of a board and an advertisement for an earlier vacancy in the 
membership was placed under section 6 within the 12 previous 
months, the Minister
	(a)	is not required to advertise the vacancy, and
	(b)	may fill the vacancy from the nominations received as a 
result of that advertisement.
Repeal
8   The Child and Family Services Authorities Regulation (AR 6/98) is 
repealed.
Expiry
9   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 May 31, 2014.
Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 193/2004
Alberta Personal Property Bill of Rights
EXEMPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 411/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 5 of the Alberta Personal Property Bill of Rights.
1   The Exemption Regulation (AR 125/99) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (a):
	(a.1)	the Climate Change and Emissions Management Act;

3   Section 3 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clauses (h) and (i);
	(b)	in clause (k) by striking out "this" and substituting 
"that";
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (s):
	(s.1)	sections 31 and 31.1 of the Forest and Prairie 
Protection Act;
	(d)	by repealing clauses (ii) and (jj);
	(e)	by adding the following after clause (mm):
	(mm.1)	section 29 of the Public Health Act;
	(f)	by repealing clause (nn);
	(g)	by adding the following after clause (oo):
	(oo.1)	sections 69(8), 77, 127, 141, 142 and 170 to 173 of the 
Traffic Safety Act, and any other provision that 
authorizes the seizure, removal or immobilization of a 
vehicle under that Act;
	(h)	in clause (rr) by striking out "section 7" and 
substituting "sections 7 and 48".

4   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a)(i) by adding "the Alberta Income Tax Act, 
the Alberta Personal Income Tax Act," after "the Alberta 
Corporate Tax Act,";
	(b)	by repealing clauses (b) and (c) and substituting 
the following:
	(b)	an order of the Minister to take possession and control 
of the assets of a registered corporation under the Loan 
and Trust Corporations Act;
	(b.1)	any act of an administrator, a provisional liquidator or 
the Minister under the Loan and Trust Corporations 
Act;
	(c)	an order of the Minister or the Credit Union Deposit 
Guarantee Corporation placing a credit union under 
supervision or an order of that Corporation placing a 
credit union under administration under the Credit 
Union Act;
	(c.1)	any act of an administrator, a provisional liquidator, a 
liquidator, the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee 
Corporation or the Minister under the Credit Union Act;
	(c)	by repealing clause (e) and substituting the 
following:
	(e)	money payable to the Minister of Finance pursuant to a 
written notice issued under the Alberta Corporate Tax 
Act, the Alberta Income Tax Act, the Alberta Personal 
Income Tax Act, the Fuel Tax Act, the Hotel Room Tax 
Act or the Tobacco Tax Act;
	(d)	by repealing clause (g) and substituting the 
following:
	(g)	seizure by a liquidator under the Securities Act;

5   Section 5 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (b):
	(c)	the Vehicle Seizure and Removal Regulation (AR 323/2002).

6   Section 6 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Exempt matters under regulations
6   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the following 
matters:
	(a)	orders issued under the authority of sections 8 and 11 of 
the Communicable Diseases Regulation (AR 238/85);
	(b)	the capture, destruction or other disposal of an animal 
under section 18 of the General Regulation 
(AR 102/85).
Exempt provisions of regulations
6.1   Section 2 of the Act does not apply in respect of the 
provisions of the following regulations:
	(a)	sections 9, 13, 14 and 24 of the Conservation and 
Reclamation Regulation (AR 115/93);
	(b)	sections 11(2), 12, 23, 47 and 48 of the Correctional 
Institution Regulation (AR 205/2001);
	(c)	section 4 of the Environmental Protection and 
Enhancement (Miscellaneous) Regulation (AR 118/93);
	(d)	sections 8, 15, 36, 37, 48 and 49 of the Exploration 
Regulation (AR 214/98);
	(e)	section 12(3) of the Horse Capture Regulation 
(AR 59/94);
	(f)	sections 12 and 13 of the Metallic and Industrial 
Minerals Exploration Regulation (AR 213/98);
	(g)	section 4 of the Nuisance and General Sanitation 
Regulation (AR 243/2003);
	(h)	section 31 of the Pesticide Sales, Handling, Use and 
Application Regulation (AR 24/97);
	(i)	section 20(2) of the Vegetable Sales Regulation 
(AR 105/97);
	(j)	sections 33 and 36(4) of the Waste Control Regulation 
(AR 192/96);
	(k)	section 70 of the Water (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 205/98);
	(l)	sections 9 to 11, 14, 17, 25, 28, 35, 36, 40, 43, 44, 55, 
57, 69, 74, 92 to 97, 102, 104, 115 and 120 of the 
Dispositions and Fees Regulation (AR 54/2000).


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Alberta Regulation 194/2004
Maintenance Enforcement Act
MAINTENANCE ENFORCEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 412/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 45 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act. 
1   The Maintenance Enforcement Regulation (AR 2/86) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clauses (a.1) and (b):
	(b)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	"support deduction notice" means a support deduction 
notice issued under section 17 of the Act;
	(c)	in clause (d) by adding the following after 
subclause (i):
	(i.1)	a type of remuneration that, in the opinion of the 
Director, is equivalent to wages or salary.

3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  If a creditor receives a payment of any sum of money from 
the debtor in respect of a maintenance order after the date of the 
affidavit filed under subsection (2) or after the date the order is 
filed under section 7(1) of the Act, the creditor shall report the 
payment to the Director within 7 days.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(4)  A report by a creditor under subsection (3) must be made 
by using any of the automated telephone or internet reporting 
features that may be provided by the Director for that purpose 
from time to time.

4   Section 2.2 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "15(c)" and 
substituting "15(3)(e)";
	(b)	in subsection (1)(a) by striking out "of a debtor in 
arrears";
	(c)	in subsection (1)(f) by striking out ", or" at the end 
of subclause (ii), repealing subclause (iii) and 
substituting the following:
	(iii)	determining whether a repayment is required under 
Part 6 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act, or
	(iv)	preparing or making an application or agreement 
under the Parentage and Maintenance Act, 
Domestic Relations Act, Child Welfare Act or Part 
5 of the Income and Employment Supports Act;
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (1)(f):
	(g)	the Ethics Commissioner for the purposes of carrying 
out his or her duties and functions under the Conflicts of 
Interest Act.
	(e)	in subsection (2)(d) and (5) by striking out "whether 
any of the arrears are subrogated to the Crown and, if so, the 
amount" and substituting "whether any of the 
maintenance or arrears are subrogated to the Crown or 
whether the Crown is entitled to receive any of the 
maintenance or arrears and, if so, the amount, the periods of 
time when it was subrogated to the Crown or the Crown was 
entitled to it, and any related information";
	(f)	in subsection (4) by striking out "Reciprocal 
Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act" and 
substituting "Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act";
	(g)	in subsection (4)(b) by adding ", cell phone number, 
e-mail address" after "work telephone number".

5   Section 3 is repealed.

6   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2.01) by striking out "17(4)" and 
substituting "17(2)";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(3.1)  In addition to the means of service provided for in 
subsection (3), a request by the Director for information to be 
provided under section 13 of the Act may be served by 
telecopier, by electronic mail or by ordinary mail.
	(c)	by repealing subsection (8) and substituting the 
following:
(8)  Despite a court order described in section 44 of the Act, the 
Director shall not serve a document under that section on a debtor 
or creditor named in the court order as the party to be 
substitutionally served by service on the Director unless
	(a)	the Director has been provided with a filed copy of an 
order described in section 44 of the Act and 2 copies of 
each document to be served on the party,
	(b)	the person who wishes the Director to serve the 
document on the party submits to the Director a 
completed request for service in Form 5,
	(c)	the Director has an address for service for the party to 
be served, and
	(d)	the fee for service has been paid.

7   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsections (1), (1.1) and (2) and 
substituting the following:
Forms
7(1)  A statement of finances required to be filed by a debtor 
under the Act must be in Form 1.
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "Form 4" and 
substituting "Form 2";
	(c)	in subsection (4) by striking out "Form 5" and 
substituting "Form 3";
	(d)	in subsection (5) by striking out "Form 6" and 
substituting "Form 4";
	(e)	in subsection (6) by striking out "Form 7" and 
substituting "Form 5";
	(f)	in subsection (7) by striking out "Form 8" and 
substituting "Form 6".

8   Section 8 is repealed.

9   Sections 9 to 12 and 15 to 18 are amended by striking 
out "notice of continuing attachment" wherever it occurs and 
substituting "support deduction notice".

10   Section 12(3) is repealed.

11   Sections 13 and 14 are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Exemption
13(1)  In this section, "gross wages or salary" means the amount of 
wages or salary payable before any mandatory or voluntary 
deductions, and includes holiday pay, vacation pay, bonus or 
incentive-based pay and overtime pay, but does not include 
termination or severance pay.
(2)  Subject to subsection (4), if the money bound under a support 
deduction notice is payable to a debtor as wages or salary, 60% of 
the gross wages or salary is exempt from attachment during each 
month.
(3)  The debtor or the Director on 2 days' notice to the Director and 
the creditor may apply to the Court of Queen's Bench for an order 
increasing or decreasing the exemption under subsection (2).
(4)  The debtor and the Director may agree that the exemption 
referred to in subsection (2) shall be less than 60%.

12   Section 16 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "5 years" and 
substituting "12 years";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (5).

13   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "13(2.1)" and 
substituting "17(3)" and by striking out "13(2.2)" and 
substituting "17(4)";
	(b)	in subsection (4) by striking out "17(6)" and 
substituting "17(4)".

14   Section 19 is repealed.

15   Section 20 is amended by striking out "Reciprocal 
Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act" and substituting 
"Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act".

16   The following is added after section 22:
Definitions
23(1)  For the purposes of section 12 of the Act, "funds" are 
defined as
	(a)	a payment, except for a payment on behalf of a minor, 
by the Administrator of the Motor Vehicle Accident 
Claims Act pursuant to a judgment under that Act,
	(b)	a prize of $1001 or more that is payable to an individual 
claimant pursuant to a single winning ticket in a lottery 
scheme that is conducted and managed by the Western 
Canada Lottery Corporation or any successor of the 
Western Canada Lottery Corporation, if the prize is 
claimed directly from the Western Canada Lottery 
Corporation or its successor, and
	(c)	funds locked into a retirement savings vehicle as 
defined in section 17.1 of the Act if
	(i)	the funds are the subject of a financial hardship 
application to the Superintendent of Pensions, and
	(ii)	the applicant has disclosed in the application that
	(A)	he or she is a maintenance debtor, or
	(B)	the reason for the financial hardship 
application is that the funds are needed to pay 
maintenance.
(2)  The Western Canada Lottery Corporation, and any successor 
of the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, is designated as an 
entity under section 12(3) of the Act.
(3)  The Western Canada Lottery Corporation, and any successor 
of the Western Canada Lottery Corporation, is required to 
provide the Director with information and to hold funds in 
accordance with the Act, this Regulation and any agreement that 
may be entered into by the Western Canada Lottery Corporation 
or its successor and the Director when it receives a claim for 
funds from an individual claimant as described in subsection 
(1)(b).
(4)  The information required to be provided to the Director 
under section 12(3)(a) and (b)(i) and (ii) of the Act includes
	(a)	the name of the individual to whom or on whose behalf 
a payout of funds is to be made, including any 
variations of the name that have been provided by the 
individual to the Crown, Provincial agency or statutory 
agent responsible for authorizing the payout,
	(b)	the name of an agent or legal counsel acting for the 
individual, if any,
	(c)	if an individual has filed a financial hardship application 
that meets the criteria set out in subsection (1)(c),
	(i)	the name, date of birth, mailing address, phone 
number, telecopier number, e-mail address and 
principal residence address of the individual, if 
available, and
	(ii)	the account number of the retirement savings 
vehicle and the name, address and telecopier 
number of the financial institution that administers 
it,
			and
	(d)	all available information related to the identity of the 
individual that is shown on a record in the possession or 
control of the Crown, the Provincial agency or statutory 
agent.
(5)  The information required to be provided to the Director 
under section 12(3)(b)(iii) of the Act includes
	(a)	the information referred to in subsection (3)(a) and (b) 
that has been provided by or on behalf of the individual 
to the entity responsible for authorizing the payout, and
	(b)	all available information related to the identity of the 
individual that is shown on a record in the possession or 
control of the entity responsible for authorizing the 
payout.

17   The following is added after section 23:
Deterrent charges
24   The deterrent charges payable under the Act and this 
Regulation are as follows:
	(a)	for failing to pay maintenance in accordance with 
subsection 25.1(1)(a) of the Act, $25 per month;
	(b)	for failing to file a statement of finances in accordance 
with subsection 25.1(1)(b) of the Act, $200;
	(c)	for each dishonoured or stopped payment under 
subsection 25.1(1)(c) of the Act, $50;
	(d)	for each payment accepted by a creditor and not 
reported in accordance with section 2(3) of this 
Regulation, $50.
Service fees
25(1)  A debtor or creditor who
	(a)	withdraws a maintenance order that has been filed with 
the Director and who subsequently refiles the order, or
	(b)	requests that the Director reopen a file that has been 
closed by the Director because the debtor or creditor has 
failed to provide information required under the Act or 
this Regulation,
shall be charged a service fee of $200 each time the order is refiled 
or the file is reopened.
(2)  A person who serves a party with documents by substitutional 
service on the Director will be charged a service fee of $50 for 
each request for service.
(3)  If interest has been collected by the Director on arrears 
outstanding under a maintenance order, the Director shall retain 
20% of the interest collected as a service fee.

18   The Forms are repealed and the Schedule to this 
Regulation is substituted.

19(1)  Sections 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 18 of this 
Regulation come into force on the coming into force of 
sections 2(a) and 12 of the Maintenance Enforcement 
Amendment Act, 2004.
(2)  Section 16 of this Regulation comes into force on the 
coming into force of section 7 of the Maintenance 
Enforcement Amendment Act, 2004.
(3)  Section 17 of this Regulation comes into force on the 
coming into force of section 16 of the Maintenance 
Enforcement Amendment Act, 2004.
Schedule
Form 1  
 
Statement of Finances
COURT FILE NO:     
MEP ACCOUNT NO:     
IN THE COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA 
JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF
BETWEEN:
- and -
Statement of Finances
I, __________ of __________, Alberta, MAKE OATH AND SAY:
1.  THAT I am the debtor in this matter;
2.  THAT I have made a full and complete disclosure of my present 
financial situation in this Affidavit;
3.  THAT all the information contained in this Affidavit is true and 
accurate.
SWORN BEFORE ME at the              of	) 
              , in the Province of Alberta, the	) 
         day of                       ,                .	) 
                                                           	)           (signature of debtor)	
(Commissioner for Oaths		)  
in and for the Province of Alberta)		)

Print or Stamp Name and Appointment Expiry Date
COURT FILE NO:     
MEP ACCOUNT NO:     
Affidavit
(Please print)
A	Debtor Information
   (last name)           (first name)          (middle name)                 (birthdate)  
  (present address (mailing address))           (area code)   (home phone no.)  
  (city)   (province)  (postal code)   (e-mail address)   (day time phone no.)  
     (street address or land description (if different from mailing address))    
       (social              (driver's              (Alberta Health Care 
  insurance no.)     licence no.)               Insurance no.)                (fax no.)    
  (list your trade, profession or occupation)                        (cell phone no.)  
Are you a member of a Union?                                                 Yes          No
If yes, which local(s)?  	
B	Income  (If income is from self-employment see section "C")
   (name of present employer)                  (area code)  (business phone no.)  
   (street address)                                                                             (fax no.)  
  (city)              (province)            (postal code)                  (e-mail address)  
  (nature of business)                                  (position held)                             
  (gross monthly wages or salary)  $     (net monthly wages or salary)  $      
  (name of previous employer)                 (area code)  (business phone no.)  
   (street address)                                                                             (fax no.)  
  (city)              (province)            (postal code)                  (e-mail address)  
  (nature of business)                                  (position held)                             
  (gross monthly wages or salary)  $     (net monthly wages or salary)  $      
What is your annual bonus from your employer?                         	$               
How much money do you receive from commission work?         $               
How much of a raise will you be receiving this year, and when? $                
		
		
How much money do you receive from other part-time employment? $       
  (provide name, street address, telephone no. of all part-time employers)   
How much money do you receive from income producing hobbies? $         
Add all other income (dividends, rental income, annuities, pensions, etc.) 
		
	$               
Annual income tax and/or G.S.T. rebates                                    $	
Any additional household income (spousal, adult interdependent 
partner, roommate, etc.)	$               
		
	TOTAL MONTHLY INCOME      $               
Have you filed income tax returns within the past 3 years?	    Yes      No
If yes, provide the following information or attach copies of your returns 
or Notice of Assessment:
Taxation Year	Net Taxable Income
	
		
C	Income from Self-Employment
List any business in which you are involved as an owner, part owner, 
shareholder, director or officer.  If the business is a proprietorship, 
partnership or joint venture, list the names, addresses and telephone 
numbers of any partners, principals or participants:
Name                      Address                                                   Telephone No.
	
	
	
  (type of business)                 (name of business)               (telephone no.)  
  (business location)      (street address)	
  (city)                (province)          (postal code)                  (e-mail address)  
Is this business a    ?  proprietorship?	?  partnership?
                               ?  joint venture?	?  corporation?
What is the percentage of the business owned by you?	            %
What is the net book value of the business?	$              
What is the estimated market value of the business?	$              
Itemize your yearly income below:
Salary	$             
Bonuses	$             
Dividends	$             
Other (automobile allowances, expenses, etc.).  Describe: 
                                                                                               	$             
                                                                                               	$             
                                                                                              	$            
Itemize other benefits (company car, house, loans, savings plans, 
share purchase options, etc.):
Describe Benefit:	Value:     
                                                                                               	$             
                                                                                               	$             
                                                                                              	$            
Total Income	$            
Include a copy of the business's most recent financial statement.
Where are the business's bank accounts located?
Name of Institution          Branch               Address                   Account No. 
		 
		
If the business is a corporation, complete the following:
    ?  Public	?  Professional                               
    ?  Private	?  Other (describe)                         
Are you an Officer or Director of the corporation?	    Yes      No
If yes, what is your title?  	
If the business is NOT a public corporation, complete the following:
Total number of shares issued and outstanding (describe type and class of 
shares):
  (Class)                            (Number)                                  (Net book value)  
Total number of shares of each class held by you: 
  (Class)                            (Number)                                  (Net book value)  
Total amount of all loans payable to you by the corporation:
Amount	$             
Interest earned (if any)	$             
Terms of repayment  	
D	Monthly Expenses


Total 
Expense
Amount 
Paid by 
You
1
Rent or mortgage payments (name of 
landlord or mortgagee)                 
 
$             
 
$             
2
Property taxes
$             
$             
3
Utilities
$             
$             
4
Groceries (food, toiletries, etc.)
$             
$             
5
Clothing
$             
$             
6
Transportation (fuel, parking, repairs, 
public transit, etc.)
 
$             
 
$             
7
Personal expenses (prescription drugs, 
medical and dental expenses, expenses 
not covered by insurance, etc.)
 
 
$             
 
 
$             
8
Home or rental insurance
$             
$             
9
Vehicle insurance
$             
$             
10
Life insurance
$             
$             
11
Disability insurance, etc.
$             
$             
12
Maintenance
$             
$             
13
Alcohol, tobacco, other dependencies
$             
$             
14
Other (specify)
$             
$             
15 List your monthly payments (loans, credit cards, personal debts, etc. below):
Type of Debt
To Whom 
Payable
Amount 
Outstanding
Monthly 
Payment
Amount 
Paid by You
                       
                   
$             
$             
$             
                       
                   
$             
$             
$             
                       
                   
$             
$             
$             
                       
                   
$             
$             
$             
TOTAL MONTHLY EXPENSES	$                   
E	Dependents
List the members of your household who are financially dependent on you: 
Name of Dependent              Date of Birth                 Relationship to you 
		
		
List all orders or agreements requiring you to pay child or spousal 
maintenance: 
Date of Order/Agreement     Amount Payable     Person Payable      Arrears 
                                                   per Month                     To 
	                     $                                                            $         	
		
F	Assets
BANK ACCOUNTS:  List chequing and savings accounts, term deposits, 
annuities, etc.
Type of Deposit     Name of       Account No.    Branch Address     Amount 
                             Institution 
	$          	 
	$          	
RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLANS:  Provide information about all 
RRSPs, LIRAs, LIFs, LRIFs, pensions, etc.
Type of Plan         Financial       Branch         Account No.     Current Value 
                            Institution       Address 
	$                    	 
	$                    	
REAL ESTATE:  Fill in the required information below regarding all real 
estate (homes, rental properties, cottages, condominiums, etc.) inside and 
outside Alberta in which you own an interest.

Municipal 
Address
Legal 
Description
Purchase 
Price
Balance 
Owing
Current 
Market Value
1.

$
$
$
2.

$
$
$
List the name and address of the mortgagee or lender for each property 
described above.
1.   	
2.    	
MOTOR VEHICLES, ETC:  Fill in the requested information regarding all 
motor vehicles (cars, trucks, farm machinery, construction equipment, 
recreational vehicles, aircraft, etc.) in which you own an interest.

Type - Make 
Model - Year
Serial 
No.
Purchase 
Price
Balance 
Owing
Current 
Market Value
Equity
1.

$
$
$

2. 

$
$
$

SECURITIES:  List your shares, bonds, etc., and their current market value 
below.

Type
Number
Dividends (if any)
Current Market Value



$



$
List location of all certificates for all corporate holdings (both public and 
private) and the name(s) and address(es) of the brokers through whom you 
deal.
Location of Certificates                              Name and Address of Broker(s) 
		 
		
G	Insurance
List all insurance policies that you own or in which you are a named 
beneficiary.  Include the insurance company granting the policy, the policy 
number, the amount, the person insured, the premium and its cash 
surrender value.

Insurance 
Company
Policy 
No.
Amount
Person 
Insured
Premium
Cash Surrender 
Value





$





$
H	Trusts
List all properties or interests held by a trustee on your behalf.  Describe 
the asset being held, the location of the asset and the name and address of 
the Trustee.

Description of Assets 
Held
Location of Assets
Name and Address of 
Trustee






I	Parties Who Owe You Money
List all parties who owe you money.

Name
Address
Reason for Debt
Amount Owing



$



$
Are you the plaintiff in any lawsuit that may result in the court awarding 
money to you? 	
	    Yes      No

Name of 
Person 
Being Sued
Amount 
Claimed
Your 
Lawyer's 
Name
Address
Phone 
No.
Status of 
Court Action

$





$




Have you settled a lawsuit for a sum of money that has not been  
paid yet?		
	    Yes      No
  (amount owing)       (payment date)	(your lawyer's name)  
  (lawyer's address)	(lawyer's telephone no.)  
Status of court action (if any):  	
	
Have you applied for any benefit, refund, compensation, grant, settlement 
or other funds from any government department or program?     Yes      No

Government 
Department or Program
Amount Applied For
Reasons for 
Application

$


$

J	Inheritances
List all estates in which you are the beneficiary of an inheritance.

Deceased's 
Name
Name of 
Executor/ 
Administrator
Address of 
Executor/ 
Administrator
Name of 
Lawyer 
Acting for 
Estate
Value of 
Inheritance




$




$
K	Other Assets
List the type, value and location of other assets (whether solely or jointly 
owned) below.
Type of Asset
Description
Sole Owner
Location
Value


YES   NO

$
Interests in other 
businesses

?   ?

$
Promissory notes,  
judgment debts

?   ?

$
Loans and mortgages 
receivable

?   ?

$
Objects of art, jewellery, 
bullion, coins, cameras

?   ?

$
Household furnishings and 
appliances (stereos, TVs, 
computers, crystal, etc.)

?   ?

$
Other assets not previously 
listed

?   ?

$
L	Transfer of Property
Have you given away, sold, assigned or otherwise transferred any property 
(land, buildings, vehicles, money, household furnishings, etc.) to anyone 
within the last 12 months?  Give details.
Description of 
Property
To Whom 
Transferred
Date of 
Transfer
How much money was 
received by you?



$



$
Notice to Debtor
TO
COURT FILE NO. 
MEP ACCOUNT NO.
TAKE NOTICE THAT you are 
hereby required to provide to the 
Maintenance Enforcement Program 
within fifteen (15) days of the 
service of this Notice a full and 
complete statement of your 
financial situation by completing 
this document.
IN THE COURT OF QUEEN'S 
BENCH OF ALBERTA 
JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF



Section 25.1 of the Maintenance 
Enforcement Act states in part: 

25.1(1)  If...

(b)  a debtor fails to file a statement 
of finances with the Director 
pursuant to section 24, the Director 
may require the debtor to pay a 
charge in an amount set in the 
regulations.
BETWEEN

 
- and -



(2)  A charge payable under 
subsection (1) may be collected in 
the same manner as maintenance 
may be enforced under this Act.
STATEMENT OF FINANCES

(3)  A debtor who is required to pay 
a charge under subsection (1) for 
failing to file a statement of 
finances with the Director may not 
be charged under section 26 with an 
offence in respect of that 
contravention.


Section 24 of the Maintenance 
Enforcement Regulation provides in 
part: 

MAINTENANCE 
ENFORCEMENT 
PROGRAM 
 

24  The deterrent charges payable 
under the Act and this Regulation 
are as follows: 

(b)  for failing to file a statement of 
finances in accordance with 
subsection 25.1(1)(b) of the Act, 
$200;

7th Floor, J.E. Brownlee Building 
10365 - 97 Street 
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7
PHONE: (780) 422-5555*
FAX: (780) 401-7575

*  Dial 310-0000 first for toll-free 
access from anywhere in Alberta
Section 26 of the Act states in part:

26(1)  A debtor who

(a)  does not file a statement of 
finances in accordance with this 
Act, or


(b)  knowingly gives false 
information in a statement of 
finances filed with the Director or 
the Court of Queen's Bench

is guilty of an offence and liable to 
a fine of not more than $2000 or to 
imprisonment for a term of not 
more than 3 months, or to both.

Form 2  
 
Statement of Arrears  
(Creditor)
I,     (creditor)     of the        of        in the Province of Alberta, hereby 
declare that as of the ___ day of ________, 20__,     (debtor)     is in 
arrears under a maintenance order or agreement to pay maintenance in the 
total amount of $ ____.  Particulars of the arrears are attached.
I make this declaration conscientiously believing it to be true, and knowing 
that it is of the same force and effect as if made under oath.
DECLARED before me at the              of	) 
              , in the Province of Alberta, the	) 
         day of                       ,                .	) 
                                                            	)         (signature of creditor)    
(Commissioner for Oaths		) 
in and for the Province of Alberta)		)
Form 3  
 
Statement of Arrears  
(Maintenance Enforcement Program)
THIS IS TO STATE THAT:
    (the debtor)      is in arrears under a maintenance order or agreement to 
pay maintenance filed with the Director of Maintenance Enforcement in 
the total amount of $               .

DATED this         day of                        , 20       .

	MAINTENANCE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM
Form 4  
 
Notice of Filing with the Director  
of Maintenance Enforcement

To the Registrar of the _______ Alberta Land Registration District
TAKE NOTICE THAT a Maintenance Order or Agreement to pay 
maintenance
	(a)	dated _______ and submitted for registration with this Notice, or
 	(b)	registered at the Land Titles Office on the ___ day of ________, 
20__ as instrument number _____ against the lands of 
    (debtor)     including the lands legally described as follows:
______________________________________________________
______________________________________________________
has been filed with the Director of Maintenance Enforcement.
PURSUANT to the Maintenance Enforcement Act, you shall discharge or 
register the postponement of this Order or Agreement to pay maintenance 
only if the discharge or postponement is signed by the Director of 
Maintenance Enforcement.
DATED this ___ day of ________, 20__.
  (Director of Maintenance Enforcement)  
Form 5  
 
Service Request Form
(Section 44 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act)

MEP Account No:                        

Documents to be served:  (check all that apply and attach 2 copies of each)
  ?	order allowing substitutional service on the Director
  ?	Notice of Motion, returnable 	
  ?	Affidavit, filed 	
  ?	Other: 	

Service to:  Please effect service on the following person:
NAME:  		
	
ADDRESS (if available):       (residence)          or           (employment)	
TELEPHONE NUMBER (if available):  Home:                 Work:  	
Person Requesting Service:
NAME:  	
COMPANY/LAW FIRM:  	
ADDRESS:  		
TELEPHONE NUMBER:  	
DATE SERVICE REQUESTED:  	
Signature:  		
Fee:  The Maintenance Enforcement Regulation sets a fee of $50 for all 
requests for service.  Fee paid by:
  ?	Cheque	  ?	Cash
  ?	Debit Card	  ?	Money Order
OFFICE USE ONLY 
Date Documents Forwarded:  	
Address Used:  		
Form 6  

COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA 
ACTION NO. ____________________ 
JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF ____________________
Maintenance Enforcement Support Agreement 

1.   BETWEEN:                                                      , the Recipient (Creditor)
 
- and - 

                                                         , the Payor (Debtor)        
2.  ?	This agreement requires the payment of support for a (former) 
spouse or adult interdependent partner. We, the Payor and 
Recipient, certify that there has never been a court order 
previously granted requiring the Payor to pay spousal or adult 
interdependent partner support for the Recipient.*
    ?	This agreement requires the payment of support for the child(ren) 
named below. We, the Payor and Recipient, certify that there has 
never been an agreement under the Parentage and Maintenance 
Act, the Income Support Recovery Act, Part 5 of the Income and 
Employment Supports Act or a court order under any legislation 
requiring the Payor to pay support to the Recipient for any of the 
children named below.*
Full Name of Child	Birthdate (yyyy/mm/dd)
                               	              /            /            
                               	              /            /            
                               	              /            /           
	* This agreement cannot vary the terms of an agreement made under the 
Parentage and Maintenance Act, the Income Support Recovery Act, Part 5 
of the Income and Employment Supports Act or of any court order.
3.	Previous Maintenance Enforcement Support Agreements
	a.   ?	We have not previously made any Maintenance 
Enforcement Support Agreement between us relating to 
child, spousal or adult interdependent partner support, 
or
	b.   ?	This agreement replaces the Maintenance Enforcement 
Support Agreement previously made between us on 
  (yyyy/mm/dd)  , which was filed with the Court of 
Queen's Bench, Judicial District of                      , on 
  (yyyy/mm/dd)   as Court Action No.       , or
	c.   ?	This agreement supplements the Maintenance 
Enforcement Support Agreement previously made 
between us on   (yyyy/mm/dd)  , which was filed with 
the Court of Queen's Bench, Judicial District of 
                     , on   (yyyy/mm/dd)   as Court Action No. 
      .  Where there is a conflict between the 2 
agreements, the terms of this agreement will be used.
IT IS AGREED THAT:
4.	Guideline Income
	a.	The Payor's annual income as calculated in accordance with 
the Federal Child Support Guidelines is $                .
	b.	The Recipient's annual income as calculated in accordance 
with the Federal Child Support Guidelines is $                 .
5.	Base Child Support
	a.	The Payor shall pay to the Recipient the sum of $            per 
month for the support of the child(ren) named above.
	b.	?	Payment will be made on the          day of each month 
commencing   (yyyy/mm/dd)  , or
		?	Payment will be made in 2 equal instalments of 
$              , payable on the            and            days of 
each month, commencing   (yyyy/mm/dd)  .
6.	Adjustment of Child Support by the Director of 
Maintenance Enforcement
	When the Director of Maintenance Enforcement is provided with 
evidence that satisfies the Director that one or more children 
named above are no longer financially dependent on the 
Recipient, or otherwise do not qualify for the collection of support 
under the policies of the Maintenance Enforcement Program, the 
Director will adjust the amount of support payable as follows:
	a.	If one child is no longer eligible for support collection, then 
the base child support payment shall be reduced to 
$                 per month.
	b.	If 2 children are no longer eligible for support collection, 
then the base child support payment shall be reduced to 
$                per month.
	c.	If 3 children are no longer eligible for support collection, 
then the base child support payment shall be reduced to 
$                per month.
7.	Additional Expenses Relating to the Child(ren)
	a.	?	Monthly Payments:
	(i)	In addition to the base child support payment, the Payor 
shall pay to the Recipient the sum of $             per month for 
additional expenses for the child(ren) on the         day of 
each month commencing   (yyyy/mm/dd)  , calculated as 
follows:
	(ii)	Name of Child   Nature of Additional   	  Amount of 
                                    Expense                  	Payor's   
                                                                  	Contribution
		                                                                		$                      
		                                                                		$                      
		                                                                		$                      
	Should the Recipient cease to incur any additional expense listed 
above, then the Payor shall no longer be required to contribute to 
that expense.
	b.	?	Lump Sum or Annual Payments:
	In addition to any other payments required by this agreement, the 
Payor shall pay to the Recipient the following additional expenses 
for the children:

Name of 
Child
Nature of 
Additional 
Expense
Amount of 
Payor's 
Contribution
Payable When?
              
              
$              
?one-time 
lump sum 
payable 
(yy/mm/dd)
?payable 
annually 
each 
(mm/dd)
              
              
$              


              
              
$              


	Should the Recipient cease to incur any additional expense listed 
above, then the Payor shall no longer be required to contribute to 
that expense.
8.	Termination of Child Support and Expenses
	The obligation of the Payor to pay child support and expenses for 
a child shall terminate:
	a.	?	on the child no longer being considered a "child of the 
marriage" within the meaning of the Divorce Act, or 
	b.	?			
				.
9.	Monthly Spousal or Adult Interdependent Partner Support
	a.	The Payor shall pay to the Recipient the sum of $                  
per month for the support of the Recipient.
	b.	?	Payment will be made on the            day of each 
month commencing   (yyyy/mm/dd)  , or
		?	Payment will be made in 2 equal monthly instalments 
of $            , payable on the            and            days of 
each month, commencing   (yyyy/mm/dd)  .
10.	Termination of Spousal or Adult Interdependent Partner 
Support
	The obligation of the Payor to pay support for the Recipient shall 
terminate:
	a.	?	on                   (yyyy/mm/dd)  	, or
	b.	?			. 
	
11.	Lump Sum Spousal or Adult Interdependent Partner 
Support
	The Payor shall pay to the Recipient, for the support of the 
Recipient, a lump sum of $             , payable on   (yyyy/mm/dd)  .
12.	Enforcement by the Director of Maintenance Enforcement
	It is intended that this agreement be registered with the Director of 
Maintenance Enforcement and that payments made under this 
agreement be made pursuant to the Maintenance Enforcement Act 
to the Director of Maintenance Enforcement.
13.	Date of Agreement
	This agreement is entered into on   (yyyy/mm/dd)   at   (City or 
Town)  , Alberta.
Signature of 
Recipient
Date  (yyyy/mm/dd)
Print Name of Recipient 

Address of Recipient 
(for service of the filed copy of this agreement) 

Signature of 
Witness
Date  (yyyy/mm/dd)
Print Name of Witness 


Signature of 
Payor
Date  (yyyy/mm/dd)
Print Name of Payor 

Address of Payor 
(for service of the filed copy of this agreement) 

Signature of 
Witness
Date  (yyyy/mm/dd)
Print Name of Witness 

	Before this agreement can be registered with the Maintenance 
Enforcement Program, it must be filed by the Recipient or Payor 
with the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. The Maintenance 
Enforcement Act also requires that notice of the filing be given to 
the other party before the agreement can be enforced.  
Affidavit of Execution (Recipient)
	My name is: 	(name of witness)	
	My address is: 		 
                        		 
                        	(address of witness)	
	I make oath and say that I was personally present and did see 
  (name of Recipient)   , who is:
	?	personally known to me
	?	known to me on the basis of photographic identification 
provided
	to be the person named herein, sign and execute the Maintenance 
Enforcement Support Agreement for the purpose named therein.

SWORN BEFORE ME at the              of	) 
              , in the Province of Alberta, the	) 
         day of                       ,                .	) 
                                                           	)           (witness signature)	
(Commissioner for Oaths		)  
in and for the Province of Alberta)		)
Print or Stamp Name and Appointment Expiry Date
Affidavit of Execution (Payor)
	My name is: 	(name of witness)	
	My address is: 		 
                        		 
                        	(address of witness)	
	I make oath and say that I was personally present and did see 
  (name of Recipient)   , who is:
	?	personally known to me
	?	known to me on the basis of photographic identification 
provided
	to be the person named herein, sign and execute the Maintenance 
Enforcement Support Agreement for the purpose named therein.

SWORN BEFORE ME at the              of	) 
              , in the Province of Alberta, the	) 
         day of                       ,                .	) 
                                                            	)           (witness signature)	
(Commissioner for Oaths		)  
in and for the Province of Alberta)		)

Print or Stamp Name and Appointment Expiry Date

COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA 
ACTION NO. ____________________ 
JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF ____________________
Maintenance Enforcement Support Agreement
	This agreement was filed in the Court of Queen's Bench by the 
following person:
   (Name)                       
   (Address for service)    
   (Address for service)    
   (Address for service)    
    (Phone number)           
    (Fax number)            


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Alberta Regulation 195/2004
Senatorial Selection Act
SENATORIAL SELECTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 413/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 29 of the Senatorial Selection Act. 
1   The Senatorial Selection Regulation (AR 121/98) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Term of a Senate nominee
3   For the purpose of section 3(2)(c) of the Act, the term of a 
Senate nominee commences on the day the person is declared 
elected under the Act and expires on the day the writ is issued in 
respect of the 2nd general election held under the Election Act 
following the election of the Senate nominee.


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Alberta Regulation 196/2004
Health Professions Act
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 415/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 134 of the Health Professions Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Minister's use of information
	3	Colleges and organizations
	4	Disclosure of information
	5	Other use of information
	6	Method of disclosure
	7	Minister to be reasonably satisfied
	8	Expiry
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "health planning and delivery" includes health 
policy development, health workforce planning and health service 
planning and delivery.
Minister's use of information
2   The Minister may use any information disclosed by the registrar 
under section 122 of the Health Professions Act for the purpose of 
health planning and delivery.
Colleges and organizations
3(1)  The Minister may, for the purpose of health planning and 
delivery, disclose the information obtained under section 122 of the 
Health Professions Act to a college.
(2)  The information provided under subsection (1) is limited to the 
specific information each college has provided under section 122 of 
the Health Professions Act about its own members.
Disclosure of information
4   The Minister may disclose information pursuant to section 122 of 
the Health Professions Act
	(a)	to any regulated member where the disclosure is necessary to 
enable the regulated member to provide a health service;
	(b)	to any individual who provides a health service if
	(i)	the individual is governed by a regulatory body, where 
the regulatory body is established or governed pursuant 
to an Alberta enactment, and
	(ii)	the disclosure is necessary to enable the individual to 
provide a health service.
Other use of information
5   The Minister may, for the purpose of health planning and delivery, 
disclose information pursuant to section 122 of the Health Professions 
Act to
	(a)	regional health authorities,
	(b)	the Alberta Cancer Board,
	(c)	the Alberta Mental Health Board, and
	(d)	any province or organization with which the Government of 
Alberta has entered into an agreement to share information.
Method of disclosure
6   The Minister may disclose information under this Regulation 
through any means satisfactory to the Minister.
Minister to be reasonably satisfied
7   Before the Minister discloses information under this Regulation, 
the Minister must be reasonably satisfied that the recipient of the 
information will
	(a)	use the information only for the specific health planning and 
delivery purpose for which the information is being 
disclosed,
	(b)	maintain the security of the information, and
	(c)	act in accordance with section 122(1.2) of the Health 
Professions Act.
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 June 30, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 197/2004
Public Health Act
PUBLIC HEALTH ACT FORMS REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 416/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 66 of the Public Health Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Notice under s22 of Act
	3	Notice under s23 of Act
	4	Warning under s32 of Act
	5	Forms
	6	Repeal
	7	Expiry 
 
Schedule
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Public Health Act.
Notice under s22 of Act
2(1)  A notification under section 22(1) or (2) of the Act must contain 
the following:
	(a)	the name, gender, age, date of birth, address, telephone 
number and personal health number of the infected person;
	(b)	any other demographic information relating to the infected 
person as specified by the medical officer of health for the 
regional health authority in which the infected person is 
located or the Chief Medical Officer of Health;
	(c)	the name of the disease;
	(d)	all clinical and epidemiologic details pertinent to diagnosis or 
follow-up;
	(e)	the name of the person reporting.
(2)  A notification under section 22(3) of the Act must contain the 
following:
	(a)	the name, gender, age, date of birth, address, telephone 
number and personal health number of the infected person;
	(b)	any other demographic information relating to the infected 
person as specified by the medical officer of health for the 
regional health authority in which the infected person is 
located or the Chief Medical Officer of Health;
	(c)	the name of the disease or infecting agent;
	(d)	the name of the person reporting;
	(e)	the name of any contact identified;
	(f)	all clinical and epidemiologic details required for 
confirmation of the diagnosis or for follow-up.
Notice under s23 of Act
3   A notification under section 23 of the Act must contain the 
following:
	(a)	the name, gender, age, date of birth, address, telephone 
number and personal health number of the infected person;
	(b)	the name of the disease or infecting agent;
	(c)	the name of the physician who ordered the laboratory test;
	(d)	the name of the reporting laboratory.
Warning under s32 of Act
4(1)  A warning notice under section 32(1) of the Act must contain the 
following:
	(a)	a description of the place to which the warning applies;
	(b)	the name of the disease involved, subject to subsection (2);
	(c)	any special measures or restrictions that apply in respect of 
the place;
	(d)	the name, address and telephone number of the medical 
officer of health who placed the warning notice or of the 
regional health authority that employs the medical officer of 
health;
	(e)	a statement indicating that it is an offence to remove the 
warning notice without the consent of a medical officer of 
health.
(2)  Where the medical officer of health considers that it is not in the 
public interest to identify the disease to which a notice under 
subsection (1) relates, the medical officer of health may omit any 
reference to it by name in the notice.
Forms
5   The forms in the Schedule are the forms prescribed for the 
purposes of the sections of the Act indicated on them.
Repeal
6   The Forms Regulation (AR 193/85) is repealed.
Expiry
7   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, 2011.
Schedule 
 
Form 1 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 5) 
 
Notice of Appeal
TO:	THE PUBLIC HEALTH APPEAL BOARD
	                                   (address)	
AND TO:      (name of regional health authority and address)	
TAKE NOTICE THAT I, 	(name)	
	(address and phone number)	
having been directly affected by a decision of a regional health 
authority and considering myself aggrieved by the decision, hereby 
appeal to the Public Health Appeal Board the decision of    (name of 
regional health authority)    dated 	,          ;
AND the grounds upon which I appeal this decision are as follows:
                        (attach additional sheet if necessary)	
				SIGNATURE: 	
DATED at            , Alberta, this          day of            ,         
For Information Only:
1.   In accordance with section 5 of the Public Health Act, an appeal to 
the Public Health Appeal Board may be commenced by serving a 
Notice of Appeal on
	(a)	the Public Health Appeal Board, AND
	(b)	the regional health authority
within 10 days of receiving notice of the decision complained of.
2.   The Notice of Appeal is sufficiently served if it is left at an office 
of the Public Health Appeal Board or the regional health authority.
Form 2 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 39(1)) 
 
Notice of Recalcitrant Patient
	(Confidential Medical Information)
TO:	THE MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH AT 	:
I,   (print name of physician, community health nurse, midwife or 
nurse practitioner)  , of   (address)   Alberta,   (community health 
nurse, physician, midwife or nurse practitioner), hereby give notice:
1.   THAT *I have reason to believe that *  (print name of person), of  
(address), Alberta, is infected with (print name of disease), being a 
prescribed disease for the purposes of section 39 of the Public Health 
Act, AND
2.   THAT  (print name of person) REFUSES or is NEGLECTING:
(strike inapplicable statement)
	(a)	to submit to a medical examination for the purpose of 
ascertaining whether or not  (he/she) is infected with that 
disease;
	(b)	to submit to medical, surgical or other remedial treatment 
that has been prescribed by a physician and that is necessary 
to render the person non-infectious;
	(c)	to comply with any other conditions that have been 
prescribed by a physician as being necessary to mitigate the 
disease or limit its spread to others.
3.   THAT the grounds upon which my  (belief or knowledge) is based 
are as follows: 	
	(Physician, Community Health Nurse,  
	Midwife or Nurse Practitioner)             
DATE OF ISSUE: 	
TIME OF ISSUE: 	
DATE OF RECEIPT BY MEDICAL  
OFFICER OF HEALTH: 	
* Strike out where the notice is based on the personal knowledge of the 
physician or informant.
Form 3 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 39(2)) 
 
Certificate of a Medical Officer of Health
TO ALL OR ANY OF THE PEACE OFFICERS IN ALBERTA AND 
TO ALL OR ANY OF THE PHYSICIANS IN ALBERTA:
I,  (print name of medical officer of health), of  (address) , Alberta, 
Medical Officer of Health, hereby certify that  (print name of person) 
,   (date of birth)  , of  (address) , Alberta
1.   is or may be infected with a disease which is a prescribed disease 
for the purposes of section 39 of the Public Health Act, AND
2.   REFUSES or is NEGLECTING:
(strike inapplicable statement)
	(a)	to submit to a medical examination for the purpose of 
ascertaining whether or not  (he/she)  is infected with that 
disease;
	(b)	to submit to medical, surgical or other remedial treatment 
that has been prescribed by a physician and that is necessary 
to render the person non-infectious;
	(c)	to comply with any other conditions that have been 
prescribed by a physician as being necessary to mitigate the 
disease or limit its spread to others.
THIS CERTIFICATE IS AUTHORITY, pursuant to section 40 of the 
Public Health Act,
1.   for any peace officer to apprehend  (print name of person)  and 
convey  (him/her)  to  (print name of facility)  within 7 days of the date 
of issue of this Certificate,
2.   for a physician to conduct an examination of  (print name of 
person)  in the manner prescribed in the regulations under the Public 
Health Act AND for a physician to treat or prescribe treatment for  
(print name of person)  in order to render  (him/her)  non-infectious, 
with or without  (his/her)  consent, AND for a physician to detain  
(him/her)  at  (print name of facility)  in accordance with the provisions 
of the Public Health Act, AND
3.   for a physician to prescribe any other conditions necessary to 
mitigate the disease or limit its spread to others. 
The following precautions should be observed: 
	-	mask or other personal protective equipment for patient and 
apprehending officer adequate for protection against the 
diseases set out in Schedule 3 to the Communicable Diseases 
Regulation (AR 238/85) as recommended by the Medical 
Officer of Health
	-	hand washing 
(Circle appropriate precaution)
	  (Medical Officer of Health)  
DATE OF ISSUE: 	
TIME OF ISSUE: 	
NOTE:  Where this Certificate is issued pursuant to a Notice under 
section 39(1) of the Public Health Act, the Certificate must be issued 
within 72 hours of the date of service of that Notice.
Form 4  
 
Public Health Act  
(Section 43) 
 
Order to Apprehend Recalcitrant Patient
TO ALL OR ANY OF THE PEACE OFFICERS IN ALBERTA AND 
TO (specify other person):
You are hereby ordered to apprehend  (print name of patient), (date of 
birth), and to return  (him/her)  to  (print name and address of facility)  
pursuant to section 43 of the Public Health Act.
The following precautions should be observed:
	-		mask or other personal protective equipment for patient and 
apprehending officer adequate for protection against the 
diseases set out in Schedule 3 to the Communicable Diseases 
Regulation (AR 238/85) as recommended by the Medical 
Officer of Health
	-	hand washing 
(Circle appropriate precaution)
	  (Medical Officer of Health)  
DATED at             , Alberta, this          day of 	,      
Form 5 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 44) 
 
Isolation Order
	(Confidential Medical Information)
I,  (print name of physician) , of  (address) , Physician, hereby certify 
that:
 (print name of person) ,  (date of birth) , of  (address) , Alberta
1.   is infected with  (print name of organism) , that produces a disease 
that is a prescribed disease for the purpose of section 44 of the Public 
Health Act, AND
2.   REFUSES or is NEGLECTING
(strike inapplicable statement)
	(a)	to submit to medical, surgical or other remedial treatment, or
	(b)	to comply with any other conditions 
that have been prescribed by a physician as being necessary to mitigate 
that disease or limit its spread to others.
THEREFORE, I hereby order that  (print name of person)  be isolated 
at  (name of facility)  in accordance with the Public Health Act.
	    (Physician)    
DATED at            , Alberta, this          day of                ,       
Form 6 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 46) 
 
Cancellation of Isolation Order
WE,  (print name of 1st physician)  of  (address) , Alberta, Physician 
and,  (print name of 2nd physician)  of  (address) , Alberta, Physician, 
have separately examined  (print name of person) , the subject of the 
Isolation Order(s) issued under the Public Health Act on  (date) , AND 
are of the opinion that (he/she) 
	(a)	is not infectious, OR
	(b)	will comply with the conditions of  (his/her)  discharge.
THEREFORE, it is hereby ordered that the aforesaid Isolation Order(s) 
be cancelled.
	    (Physician)    
	    (Physician)    
DATED at             , Alberta, this           day of              ,       
Form 7 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 47) 
 
Warrant for Examination
CANADA
PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
TO ALL OR ANY OF THE PEACE OFFICERS IN ALBERTA:
WHEREAS (name of informant)  has brought before me an 
information upon oath THAT  (name of person) , (date of birth), of  
(address) , Alberta may be infected with a prescribed disease for the 
purposes of section 47 of the Public Health Act AND REFUSES or is 
NEGLECTING:
	(a)	to submit to a medical examination for the purpose of 
ascertaining whether or not  (he/she)  is infected with that 
disease;
	(b)	to submit to medical, surgical or other remedial treatment 
that has been prescribed by a physician and that is necessary 
to render the person non-infectious;
	(c)	to comply with any other conditions that have been 
prescribed by a physician as being necessary to mitigate the 
disease or limit its spread to others,
AND WHEREAS I am satisfied that  (name of person)  should be 
examined in the interests of his/her own health or the health of others 
and that the examination cannot reasonably be arranged in any other 
way;
THEREFORE you are hereby ordered to apprehend  (name of person)  
and convey him/her to  (name of facility) for an examination.
DATED at              , Alberta, this           day of 	,       
	(Judge of the Provincial Court of Alberta)
Form 8 
 
Public Health Act 
(Sections 50 and 52) 
 
Order to Apprehend Isolation Patient
TO ALL OR ANY OF THE PEACE OFFICERS IN ALBERTA AND 
TO  (specify other person) 
You are hereby ordered to apprehend  (print name of person) , (date of 
birth), and return  (him/her)  to  (print name and address of facility)  
pursuant to section 50 of the Public Health Act.
The following precautions should be observed:
	-		mask or other personal protective equipment for patient and 
apprehending officer adequate for protection against the 
diseases set out in Schedule 3 to the Communicable Diseases 
Regulation (AR 238/85) as recommended by the Medical 
Officer of Health
	-	hand washing 
(Circle appropriate precaution)
	    (Medical Director)    
	of      (Facility)    
DATED at                , Alberta, this          day of              ,       
Form 9 
 
Public Health Act 
(Section 51) 
 
Memorandum of Transfer
	(Confidential Medical Information)
TO:  The Board of  (name of other facility) 
WHEREAS (name of person), (date of birth), is detained in  (name of 
present facility)  pursuant to:
(strike out inapplicable parts)
	(a)	a Certificate issued pursuant to section 39
	(b)	an Order issued pursuant to section 43
	(c)	an Isolation Order issued pursuant to section 44
	(d)	a Warrant for Examination issued pursuant to section 47
	(e)	an Order for Apprehension issued pursuant to section 50 or 
52
of the Public Health Act, for examination and treatment of  (name of 
disease) ;
AND WHEREAS for reasons of treatment or in compliance with the 
wishes of  (name of person)  it is desirable to transfer (him/her)  to  
(name of other facility) ;
THEREFORE, I,  (name of director) , Medical Director of  (name of 
present facility)  hereby authorize the transfer of  (name of person)  to  
(name of other facility) .
	(Medical Director) 
	of    (Facility)  
DATED at                  , Alberta, this           day of 	,       
FOR INFORMATION ONLY
The Public Health Act states:
		51(1)  The medical director of the facility in which a person 
is detained may, for reasons of treatment or in compliance 
with the person's wishes, transfer the person to another 
facility, on completing a memorandum of transfer in the 
prescribed form.
		(2)  Where a person is transferred under subsection (1), the 
authority to detain, control and treat the person continues in 
force in the facility to which the person is transferred.


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Alberta Regulation 198/2004
Public Health Act
RECREATION AREA REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 417/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 66 of the Public Health Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Application of Regulation
	3	Duties of owner
	4	Location and operations
	5	Drainage
	6	Accommodation facilities
	7	Potable water
	8	Non-potable water
	9	Garbage
	10	Privies, etc.
	11	Location near water
	12	Recreational vehicle water supplies and wastes
	13	Flushing of recreational vehicles' holding tanks
	14	Houseboats
	15	Repeal
	16	Expiry
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"accommodation facilities" means buildings or other 
structures all or part of which are used for overnight sleeping 
purposes or for eating purposes;
	(b)	"camper" means any person who
	(i)	uses the facilities, or
	(ii)	participates in the activities
		of a recreation area whether or not the person pays a fee in 
respect of that use or participation;
	(c)	"campground" means land on which a person is commonly 
permitted to
	(i)	erect tents, or
	(ii)	park recreational vehicles
		for the purpose of overnight camping, and includes any 
building, structure, tent, vehicle or enclosure that is located 
on the land and is used as part of the facility;
	(d)	"executive officer" means an executive officer as defined in 
section 1 of the Public Health Act;
	(e)	"potable water" means water that is safe for human 
consumption;
	(f)	"recreation area" means a campground or a recreation camp;
	(g)	"recreation camp" means a camp that contains 
accommodation facilities and is used wholly or partly for 
recreational purposes and, without limiting the generality of 
the foregoing, includes the following:
	(i)	trail riding ranches and guest ranches;
	(ii)	rural experience camps;
	(iii)	nature experience camps;
	(iv)	survival training camps;
	(v)	fishing, hunting, skiing, golf or fitness camps;
	(vi)	religious training camps;
	(vii)	nudist camps;
	(viii)	camps for disabled persons;
	(ix)	rehabilitation camps for mental illness, alcoholism or 
weight loss;
	(x)	camps for persons with specific health needs;
	(xi)	youth camps;
	(h)	"recreational vehicle" means a vehicle as defined in section 1 
of the Traffic Safety Act that is designed to provide temporary 
living quarters to be used for travel, recreation, leisure or 
vacation purposes;
	(i)	"remote recreation area" means a recreation area that
	(i)	is used for overnight camping,
	(ii)	is located so that it is accessible only by foot, 
horseback, water craft, air craft or off-highway vehicle, 
and
	(iii)	is located more than 2 kilometres from a travelled 
roadway.
Application of Regulation
2   This Regulation, other than sections 1, 3(3) and (4), 4, 7(2) and 8, 
does not apply to remote recreation areas.
Duties of owner
3(1)  The owner of a recreation area must ensure that sections 4 to 11, 
as those provisions relate to recreation areas, are complied with.
(2)  In the case of a recreation area that is a campground, the owner of 
the campground, in addition to complying with subsection (1), must 
ensure that sections 12 and 13, as those provisions relate to 
campgrounds, are complied with.
(3)  The owner of a remote recreation area must ensure that sections 4, 
7 and 8, as those provisions relate to remote recreation areas, are 
complied with.
(4)  Where the owner of a recreation area or remote recreation area 
does not operate the recreation area or remote recreation area, a 
reference in this Regulation to the owner of the recreation area or 
remote recreation area includes a reference to the person who operates 
the recreation area or remote recreation area.
Location and operations
4   Recreation areas and remote recreation areas must be located, 
operated and maintained so as to ensure that
	(a)	water sources will not become polluted, and
	(b)	nuisances will not be created,
by the operation or use of the recreation area or remote recreation area.
Drainage
5   Recreation areas must be located so as to ensure that they are well 
drained.
Accommodation facilities
6(1)  Any accommodation facilities that are located in a recreation area 
must be maintained
	(a)	in a structurally sound and weatherproof condition, and
	(b)	in a clean and sanitary condition.
(2)  Where beds, mattresses and bedding, or any one or more of those 
items, are provided in respect of an accommodation facility located in 
a recreation area,
	(a)	the beds provided must be maintained
	(i)	in good condition, and
	(ii)	in a clean and sanitary condition;
	(b)	the mattresses, pillows and other bedding provided must be 
maintained in a clean and sanitary condition;
	(c)	if sheets and pillow cases are not provided, the mattresses 
and pillows that are provided must
	(i)	have covers that can be laundered, or
	(ii)	be covered with a material that is suitable for cleaning 
by wiping and sanitizing;
	(d)	the sheets and pillow cases that are provided must
	(i)	be laundered as necessary to keep them clean, and
	(ii)	if used, be laundered before a new person uses them.
Potable water
7(1)  Every recreation area must be equipped and operated so that 
potable water is supplied in a quantity and manner sufficient to 
adequately operate and maintain the area and, with respect to potable 
water supplied by the area,
	(a)	the potable water supply must be kept in a clean and sanitary 
state;
	(b)	the equipment used for transmission, treatment and storage of 
potable water must be maintained in a condition that is, and 
operated under conditions that are, clean and sanitary;
	(c)	immediately before the commencement of each operating 
season for the recreation area, and as frequently during the 
operating season as an executive officer requires, the potable 
water supply must be sampled in accordance with the 
instructions of an executive officer.
(2)  Where a remote recreation area provides potable water,
	(a)	the potable water supply must be kept in a clean and sanitary 
state, and
	(b)	the equipment used for transmission, treatment and storage of 
potable water must be maintained in a condition that is, and 
operated under conditions that are, clean and sanitary.
Non-potable water
8   Where a recreation area or a remote recreation area has a 
non-potable water supply, a notice containing the words "Not Safe for 
Drinking" or similar words and a symbol indicating that the water is 
not safe for drinking must be conspicuously posted at the location at 
which that water is supplied to the persons using the water.
Garbage
9(1)  A recreation area must be provided with conveniently located 
garbage and refuse containers that are sufficient to receive all garbage 
and refuse generated in the recreation area.
(2)  Where garbage and refuse containers are provided under 
subsection (1),
	(a)	those containers must
	(i)	be of a design so as to prevent animals from having 
access to garbage or refuse in the containers,
	(ii)	be of sturdy construction,
	(iii)	be made of or lined with impervious material, and
	(iv)	be maintained in a clean condition;
	(b)	in the case of containers that use plastic bags, the plastic bags 
must be held in a cleanable enclosure made from suitable 
material;
	(c)	the contents of the containers must be removed regularly so 
that they do not become overfilled or become a nuisance.
Privies, etc.
10(1)  Except where under another enactment or under a bylaw a 
recreational area is required to be equipped with water closets or 
chemical closets, a recreation area must be provided with permanent 
outdoor privies in such a number and location and of such construction 
as to adequately meet the needs of campers.
(2)  Water closets, chemical closets and outdoor privies located in a 
recreation area must be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.
(3)  All outdoor privies located in a recreation area must be constructed 
and maintained so that
	(a)	animals, including insects, are kept, as reasonably as 
possible, from having access to the waste material;
	(b)	neither surface water nor groundwater is able to enter the 
privies' pit;
	(c)	waste material contained in the privies' pit is not able to 
contaminate any groundwater course.
Location near water
11(1)  Every outdoor privy or liquid waste disposal facility located in 
a recreation area must be placed at least 30 metres from any river, 
stream, creek, lake, spring, irrigation ditch or other body of surface 
water.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an outdoor privy or liquid waste 
disposal facility may be placed within the 30-metre limit referred to in 
subsection (1) if the outdoor privy or liquid waste disposal facility is 
equipped with a watertight compartment that receives all the waste 
material.
Recreational vehicle water supplies and wastes
12(1)  Subject to subsection (2), where a campground is equipped with 
a water supply system designed to provide water to a recreational 
vehicle by means of one or more water lines that allow a direct 
hook-up with the recreational vehicle,
	(a)	the water lines must be fitted with back flow preventers, and
	(b)	the campground must have a sanitary dumping station for 
receiving water-carried waste from the sewage holding tank 
in the recreational vehicle.
(2)  Subsection (1)(b) does not apply where there is a sanitary dumping 
station that is located within a reasonable distance of the campground 
and the operator of any recreational vehicle using the campground has 
access to that sanitary dumping station pursuant to an agreement 
between the owner of the campground and the owner or operator of the 
sanitary dumping station.
(3)  The operator of a recreational vehicle must ensure that no waste 
material contained in or coming from the recreational vehicle is 
deposited in any manner that creates or may create a nuisance.
Flushing of recreational vehicles' holding tanks
13   Where a campground is equipped with a hose and water for 
flushing recreational vehicles' sewage holding tanks or washing down 
sanitary dumping station dump areas or pads,
	(a)	every water line that provides the water to the hose must be 
fitted with a back flow preventer, and
	(b)	a notice containing the words "Not Safe for Drinking" or 
similar words and a symbol indicating that the water is not 
safe for drinking must be conspicuously posted at the 
location at which that water is supplied to the persons using 
the water.
Houseboats
14(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"campground" means a campground that has facilities for 
accommodating a houseboat in the situation where persons 
can stay on the houseboat on an overnight basis while the 
houseboat is located on water;
	(b)	"houseboat" means any water craft that is designed or 
otherwise equipped to provide temporary living quarters to 
be used for travel, recreation, leisure or vacation purposes.
(2)  Sections 12 and 13 apply to a campground with respect to the 
accommodation of houseboats in the same manner as if a houseboat 
was a recreational vehicle.
Repeal
15   The Recreation Area Regulation (AR 245/85) is repealed.
Expiry
16   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 31, 2013.


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Alberta Regulation 199/2004
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS' PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 8, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 418/2004) on September 8, 2004 
pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation (AR 
219/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (g) and substituting the 
following:
	(g)	"hog" means any member of the species Sus scrofa 
domesticus produced or marketed in Alberta and known 
as domestic pig;
	(b)	by repealing clause (m) and substituting the 
following:
	(m)	"producer" means
	(i)	a person engaged in the production of hogs,
	(ii)	a person who takes possession of any hogs from a 
producer under any security for a debt, or
	(iii)	a person who under any arrangement, including a 
contractual arrangement, is entitled directly or 
indirectly to a share of the hogs raised by a 
producer or any portion of the revenue derived 
from the sale of the hogs;
	(c)	by repealing clause (o) and substituting the 
following:
	(o)	"registered producer" means a producer who
	(i)	has produced or marketed a hog in the most recent 
12-month period, and
	(ii)	has been assigned a farm unit registration number 
by the Corporation.

3   Section 6(2)(l) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(l)	to establish health, safety and quality standards for hogs and 
pork, including the establishment of an identification and 
tracing system for hogs produced or marketed in Alberta;

4   Section 9 is amended in clauses (c) and (d) by adding 
"production," before "marketing".

5   Section 25 is amended by repealing clauses (d) and (e).

6   Section 42(4) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(4)  A registered producer is entitled to not more than one vote on 
each matter notwithstanding that the registered producer may
	(a)	have been assigned more than one farm unit registration 
number, or
	(b)	manage, operate, own, lease or hold equity in more than 
one farm unit.


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Alberta Regulation 200/2004
Vital Statistics Act
REGISTRATIONS, FEES AND FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 9, 2004
Made by the Minister of Government Services (M.O. GS:007/2004) on September 9, 
2004 pursuant to section 46 of the Vital Statistics Act. 
1   The Registrations, Fees and Forms Regulation 
(AR 322/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 2:
Persons having authority to apply for 
certificate of birth
2.1   The following are authorized to apply to the Director to 
obtain a certificate in respect of the birth of a person:
	(a)	the person whose name is on the birth registration;
	(b)	a parent of the person referred to in clause (a), as 
established by a court document or a registration under 
this Act;
	(c)	a person who is in the process of adopting the person 
referred to in clause (a) if there is legal documentation 
to prove that the adoption is in progress;


	(d)	a person who, pursuant to a court order, is a guardian or 
trustee or has custody of the person referred to in clause 
(a) or (b), or a person holding a power of attorney to act 
on behalf of the person referred to in clause (a) or (b);
	(e)	a person who has been authorized, in writing, to apply
	(i)	by the person referred to in clause (a), or
	(ii)	by a person referred to in clause (b);
	(f)	a person who has been authorized by a court order to 
apply;
	(g)	a legal representative of the person referred to in clause 
(a) or a legal representative of any person authorized by 
this section to apply;
	(h)	a person who requires the certificate in order to comply 
with another enactment;
	(i)	where the person referred to in clause (a) is deceased,
	(i)	the executor or administrator of the deceased 
person's estate, or
	(ii)	an adult who is a next of kin, as defined in the 
Fatality Inquiries Act, of the deceased person;
	(j)	where the certificate is required and there is no adult 
referred to in clause (i)(ii) or other person who is 
eligible to apply for the certificate, a direct lineal 
descendant of an adult referred to in clause (i)(ii);
	(k)	where there is no person who is authorized under 
clauses (a) to (j), any person who satisfies the Director 
that the certificate is required.
Persons having authority to apply for 
certificate of marriage
2.2   The following are authorized to apply to the Director to 
obtain a certificate in respect of the marriage of a person:
	(a)	a person whose name is on the marriage registration;
	(b)	a person who, pursuant to a court order, is a guardian or 
trustee of a person referred to in clause (a), or a person 
holding a power of attorney to act on behalf of a person 
referred to in clause (a);
	(c)	a person who has been authorized, in writing, to apply 
by a person referred to in clause (a);
	(d)	a person who has been authorized by a court order to 
apply;
	(e)	a legal representative of a person referred to in clause 
(a) or a legal representative of any person authorized by 
this section to apply;
	(f)	where a person referred to in clause (a) is deceased,
	(i)	the executor or administrator of the deceased 
person's estate;
	(ii)	an adult who is a next of kin, as defined in the 
Fatality Inquiries Act, of the deceased person;
	(g)	where the certificate is required and there is no adult 
referred to in clause (f)(ii) or other person who is 
eligible to apply for the certificate, a direct lineal 
descendant of an adult referred to in clause (f)(ii);
	(h)	where there is no person who is authorized under 
clauses (a) to (g), any person who satisfies the Director 
that the certificate is required.
Persons having authority to apply for 
certificate of death
2.3   The following are authorized to apply to the Director to 
obtain a certificate in respect of the death of a person:
	(a)	the executor or administrator of the deceased person's 
estate;
	(b)	an adult who is a next of kin, as defined in the Fatality 
Inquiries Act, of the deceased person;
	(c)	a person who immediately before the deceased person's 
death was, pursuant to a court order, a guardian or 
trustee or had custody of the deceased person, or a 
person holding a power of attorney to act on behalf of 
the deceased person;
	(d)	any person who has been authorized, in writing, to 
apply by a person referred to in clause (b);
	(e)	a person who has been authorized by a court order to 
apply;
	(f)	a legal representative of the deceased person or a legal 
representative of any person authorized by this section 
to apply;
	(g)	a representative of the funeral home that makes the 
arrangements for the disposition of the deceased 
person's body;
	(h)	if the Director considers it appropriate,
	(i)	an ex-spouse or former adult interdependent 
partner of the deceased person, or
	(ii)	a government or organization that provides 
benefits to survivors or beneficiaries of the 
deceased person;
	(i)	where the certificate is required and there is no adult 
referred to in clause (b) or other person who is eligible 
to apply for the certificate, a direct lineal descendant of 
an adult referred to in clause (b);
	(j)	where there is no person authorized under clauses (a) to 
(i), any person who satisfies the Director that the 
certificate is required.
Applicant for certificate to provide identification
2.4   A person who applies under section 2.1, 2.2 or 2.3 to obtain a 
certificate must provide the Director with proof of identity that, in 
the Director's opinion, is sufficient to verify the identity of the 
applicant.

3   Section 9 is amended by renumbering it as section 9(1) 
and adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  When a birth occurs outside a hospital, the Director may 
request further information in order to confirm the occurrence of 
the birth and the date and place of the birth.

4   Section 13 is amended by striking out "2005" and 
substituting "2014".



Alberta Regulation 201/2004
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
HOG REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE 
CHARGE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 10, 2004
Made by the Alberta Pork Producers' Development Corporation on February 25, 2004 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Hog Registration, Licensing and Universal Service 
Charge Regulation (AR 285/96) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	"custom kill" means the processing by a processor on a 
fee for services basis of hogs that are owned by a person 
other than the processor;
	(c.2)	"farm unit" means a premises where one or more hogs 
are produced or marketed, and includes all buildings 
and land occupied or used in the production or 
marketing of hogs;
	(b)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following:
	(d)	"farm unit registration number" means a number 
allocated by the Corporation to a producer or investor 
producer in respect of a farm unit for the purposes of 
identification of that farm unit and the producer or 
investor producer;


	(c)	by adding the following after clause (f):
	(f.1)	"investor producer" means a person who owns hogs that 
are produced for that person by another producer or 
producers;
	(d)	in clause (i) by striking out "(Alta.Reg. 141/96)" and 
substituting "(AR 219/2001)".

3   Section 12 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(2.1)  A processor who custom kills hogs shall, in addition to 
complying with section 13,
	(a)	complete a declaration in the form in Schedule 5 in 
respect of the custom kill, and
	(b)	forward the declaration to the Corporation in time to 
reach the Corporation by the 15th day of the month 
following the month in which the custom kill occurred.

4   Section 14 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Farm unit registration
14(1)  A person who
	(a)	is producing hogs or who intends to produce hogs, or
	(b)	is producing and marketing hogs or intends to produce 
and market hogs
must apply to the Corporation for a farm unit registration number 
for each farm unit at which the person produces or produces and 
markets or intends to produce or produce and market hogs.
(2)  An investor producer who markets or intends to market hogs 
produced by another producer or producers must apply to the 
Corporation for a farm unit registration number.
(3)  An application under this section must provide the information 
specified by the Corporation that the Corporation considers 
necessary for the purposes of the Plan, this Regulation and any 
other regulation made under the Act in respect of the Corporation.
(4)  On receipt of a complete application the Corporation shall 
allocate the appropriate farm unit registration number to the 
applicant.
(5)  No fee is payable in respect of an application under this 
section.
(6)  A person who is allocated a farm unit registration number 
under this section must forthwith notify the Corporation of any 
changes to the information provided in the application pursuant to 
which the farm unit registration number was allocated.

5   The following is added after section 14:
Records
14.1   The Corporation shall maintain a register containing 
information provided to the Corporation under section 14.

6   Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Prohibition re farm unit registration number
15(1)  No person shall produce or market hogs unless the person 
has been allocated the appropriate farm unit registration number by 
the Corporation.
(2)  A producer who markets hogs shall, at the time of marketing, 
provide to the person assembling, transporting, buying, processing 
or receiving the hogs
	(a)	the farm unit registration number of the farm unit at 
which the hogs were produced, and
	(b)	if the producer is an investor producer, the investor 
producer's farm unit registration number.
(3)  A person shall not assemble, transport, buy, process or receive 
hogs produced in Alberta unless
	(a)	the hogs were produced and marketed by a person who 
has been allocated the appropriate farm unit registration 
number by the Corporation, and
	(b)	the appropriate farm unit registration numbers referred 
to in subsection (2) are recorded by the person who 
assembles, transports, buys, processes or receives the 
hogs.

7   Section 17(4) is repealed.

8   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "If" and 
substituting "Subject to subsection (4.1), if";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(4.1)  If a processor custom kills hogs and collects from the 
producer the service charge that the producer is liable to pay 
under section 17(3), the processor shall forward the service 
charge to the Corporation together with a declaration in the 
form in Schedule 5.
(4.2)  If a producer for whom hogs are custom killed does not 
submit the service charge to the Corporation as required by 
section 17(3) and the processor who custom killed the hogs 
does not submit a declaration in the form in Schedule 5 to the 
Corporation as required by this Regulation, the processor is 
liable to the Corporation for the payment of the service charge.

9   Schedule 2 is amended under the heading 
"A.  Information Required To Be Provided By A Person Who 
Sells Hogs"
	(a)	in item 2 by adding "Seller's" before "Farm";
	(b)	by adding the following after item 2:

3   Is Seller the Producer of the hogs?  Yes____  No____

4   If No,
	(a)	name and address of Producer:________
	(b)	Farm Unit Registration Number of the 
Producer:_____________
	(c)	by renumbering items 3 to 7 as items 5 to 9, 
respectively.

10   Schedule 3 is repealed.

11   The following is added after Schedule 4:
Schedule 5 
 
Declaration Regarding Custom Kill 

1.	On    (insert date)   ,    (insert number)    hogs were custom killed 
for              (insert producer's name and address)                .
2.	The farm unit registration number of the farm unit where the hogs 
were produced is    (insert farm unit registration number)    .
3.	Service charges in the amount of              are included with this 
return:
	(a)	yes, as authorized by the producer;
	(b)	no.
          (processor name)          
        (date of processing)        

12   A person who, on the coming into force of this 
Regulation, is a producer within the meaning of section 
14(1)(a) of the Hog Registration, Licensing and Universal 
Service Charge Regulation (AR 285/96) must comply with 
section 14(1) of that Regulation by not later than January 1, 
2005.


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Alberta Regulation 202/2004
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 10, 2004
Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on September 8, 2004 pursuant to 
section 10 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 11.110(1.) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
1.	any dead weight gauge that is used to calibrate wire line 
instruments for taking subsurface pressure measurements must 
be certified annually by a calibration laboratory accredited by 
the Standards Council of Canada through the Calibration 
Laboratory Assessment Service of the National Research 
Council of Canada or another calibration laboratory certified as 
meeting ISO/IEC 17025 standards;

3   Section 16.640(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  Where, before the coming into force of this subsection, an 
approval is granted in respect of an oilfield waste management 
facility, the approval holder shall provide security in accordance 
with this Part.

4   Section 16.642 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Failure to provide security or liability assessment
16.642   If an approval holder fails to provide security as required 
under section 16.640 or to submit a liability assessment as required 
under section 16.649, the Board may direct that operations at the 
oilfield waste management facility be suspended until the security 
has been provided or the liability assessment has been submitted.

5   Section 16.643 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Amount of security
16.643(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the amount of security that is 
to be provided under section 16.640(1) and (2) is the total amount 
of the costs set out in the liability assessment prepared and 
submitted under section 16.649.
(2)  The Board shall review the liability assessment and determine 
whether the amount of security provided for the oilfield waste 
management facility is sufficient for the estimated costs associated 
with the suspension, abandonment, site decontamination and 
surface land reclamation of the facility.
(3)  If the Board determines that the amount of security required is 
different from the amount provided under subsection (1), it shall 
send a notice to the approval holder that states the amount of any 
additional security required and the time within which it must be 
provided.
(4)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management facility 
must provide to the Board the amount of any additional security set 
out in the notice within 30 days from the day the notice was sent to 
the approval holder.
(5)  The amount of security or additional security shall be rounded 
to the nearest $100.
(6)  If an approval holder fails to provide additional security when 
given notice to do so, the Board may direct that operations at the 
oilfield waste management facility be suspended until the 
additional security has been provided.
(7)  Any amount of security that has been provided by an approval 
holder under this Part prior to September 15, 2004 shall be retained 
by the Board and applied to offset the security required under this 
section and section 16.649.

6   Section 16.644 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Use of security
16.644   The Board may use any security provided under this Part 
for the suspension, abandonment, site decontamination or surface 
land reclamation, or any combination of them, of an oilfield waste 
management facility.

7   Section 16.645 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Adjustment of security
16.645(1)  The Board may increase or decrease the amount of 
security required to be provided where
	(a)	the cost of suspending, abandoning, decontaminating 
the site or reclaiming the surface land at an oilfield 
waste management facility has changed, or
	(b)	any other circumstances exist that may increase or 
decrease the estimated cost of suspending, abandoning, 
decontaminating the site or reclaiming the surface land 
at an oilfield waste management facility.
(2)  The Board shall notify an approval holder of a proposed 
adjustment to the amount of security.

8   Section 16.646 is amended by renumbering it as section 
16.646(1) and by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  Once an irrevocable letter of credit has been accepted by the 
Board, no amendments to it are permitted.

9   Section 16.647(c) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(c)	the approval for the oilfield waste management facility has 
been transferred to a new approval holder who has provided 
security to the Board for the facility in accordance with this 
Part.

10   Section 16.648(1) is amended by striking out "or" at the 
end of clause (d), adding "or" at the end of clause (e) and 
adding the following after clause (e):
	(f)	the approval holder fails to commence or complete site 
decontamination or surface land reclamation in a timely 
fashion.

11   The following is added after section 16.648:
Liability assessment
16.649(1)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management 
facility must prepare and submit to the Board a liability 
assessment for the facility that includes costs associated with 
suspension and abandonment of the facility, in accordance with 
Directive 001: Requirements for Site-Specific Liability 
Assessments in Support of the EUB's Liability Management 
Programs, and provide the amount of security calculated in 
accordance with this Part, on or before September 15, 2004.
(2)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management facility 
must prepare and submit to the Board a liability assessment for the 
facility that includes costs associated with suspension, 
abandonment, site decontamination and surface land reclamation of 
the facility in accordance with Directive 001: Requirements for 
Site-Specific Liability Assessments in Support of the EUB's 
Liability Management Programs, and provide the amount of 
security calculated in accordance with this Part, on or before 
September 1, 2006.
(3)  An applicant for an approval for a new oilfield waste 
management facility shall estimate the costs associated with 
suspension and abandonment of the facility from accurate 
blueprints or other construction documents for the proposed facility 
and submit the estimates to the Board, and if deviations from the 
blueprints or construction documents during construction result in 
changes in the facility that materially affect the estimates, the 
estimates must be updated accordingly and resubmitted to the 
Board.
(4)  On and after September 1, 2006, an applicant for an approval 
for a new oilfield waste management facility shall include the costs 
associated with site decontamination and surface land reclamation 
of the facility in the estimates referred to in subsection (3).
(5)  The estimates referred to in subsections (1), (2), (3) and (4) 
must reflect the amount reasonably required to pay a third party 
contractor to carry out the activity.
(6)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management facility or 
an applicant for an approval for an oilfield waste management 
facility shall not reduce estimated costs for suspension, 
abandonment, site decontamination or surface land reclamation by 
claiming credit for saleable assets, by undertaking to have the 
approval holder perform the activity or by applying the net present 
value for costs to be borne in the future.
(7)  An approval holder of a small oilfield waste management 
facility may apply to the Board for an exemption from subsections 
(1) and (2) on the basis that the facility
	(a)	is of minimal capacity,
	(b)	consists solely of storage facilities or transfer stations, 
and
	(c)	presents limited environmental risk.
Re-evaluation of liability assessment
16.650(1)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management 
facility must re-evaluate the liability assessment for the facility at 
least every 5 years to adjust for changes in the estimated costs 
associated with suspension, abandonment, site decontamination 
and surface land reclamation of the facility and for inflation.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), an approval holder of an oilfield waste 
management facility must re-evaluate its liability assessment at any 
time when
	(a)	changes in site conditions, in combination with 
inflation, result in an increase in the estimated costs 
associated with suspension, abandonment, site 
decontamination or surface land reclamation that 
exceeds 10% of the amount of security provided, or
	(b)	an application is made to amend or transfer the oilfield 
waste management facility approval.
(3)  Inflation must be calculated using the Mining, Quarrying, and 
Oil Wells Domestic Index V91345 published by Statistics Canada.
(4)  An approval holder of an oilfield waste management facility 
shall not commence modifications to the facility until the liability 
assessment has been re-evaluated and any additional security 
required has been provided.



Alberta Regulation 203/2004
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN (2005 CONTRIBUTION RATE 
INCREASE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 14, 2004
Made by the Local Authorities Pension Plan Board of Trustees on September 10, 
2004 pursuant to Schedule 1, section 5(2) of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act. 
1   The Local Authorities Pension Plan (AR 366/93) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 13(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "5.602%" and 
substituting "6.40%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "7.477%" and 
substituting "9.14%".

3   Section 15(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "6.602%" and 
substituting "7.40%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "8.477%" and 
substituting "10.14%".

4   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2005.

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AR 187/2004	CHILD, YOUTH AND FAMILY ENHANCEMENT
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AR 188/2004	CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AUTHORITIES
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AR 189/2004	RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES
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AR 190/2004	RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES; MOBILE HOME SITES TENANCIES
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AR 191/2004	RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES
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AR 192/2004	CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AUTHORITIES
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AR 193/2004	ALBERTA PERSONAL PROPERTY BILL OF RIGHTS
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AR 194/2004	MAINTENANCE ENFORCEMENT
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AR 195/2004	SENATORIAL SELECTION
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AR 196/2004	HEALTH PROFESSIONS
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AR 197/2004	PUBLIC HEALTH
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AR 198/2004	PUBLIC HEALTH
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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, SEPTEMBER 30, 2004


AR 199/2004	MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, SEPTEMBER 30, 2004


AR 200/2004	VITAL STATISTICS
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AR 200/2004	VITAL STATISTICS
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AR 201/2004	MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
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AR 202/2004	OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION
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