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Alberta Regulation 258/2004
Blind Persons' Rights Act
GUIDE DOGS QUALIFICATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 16, 2004
Made by the Minister of Community Development (M.O. 59/04) on November 5, 
2004 pursuant to section 7 of the Blind Persons' Rights Act. 
1   The Guide Dogs Qualifications Regulations (AR 108/79) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2005" and 
substituting "March 31, 2014".

3   Schedule A is repealed and the following is substituted:
Schedule
1	Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. 
 San Rafael, CA USA 94915
2	International Guiding Eyes  
(Guide Dogs of America) 
Sylmar, CA USA 91342
3	Leader Dogs for the Blind 
Rochester, MI USA 48307
4	Seeing Eye, Inc. 
Morristown, NJ USA 07963
5	Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.  
Smithtown, NY USA 11787
6	Guiding Eyes for the Blind 
Yorktown Heights, NY USA 10598
7	Pilot Dogs, Inc. 
Columbus, OH USA 43215
8	Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind 
North Manotick, ON, Canada K4M 1A3



Alberta Regulation 259/2004
Insurance Act
COMPLAINT RESOLUTION REGULATION
Filed: November 23, 2004
Made by the Minister of Finance (M.O. 03/04) on November 16, 2004 pursuant to 
section 511(2) of the Insurance Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Duties of insurers
	3	Responding to complaints
	4	Complaints resolution process
	5	Reports
	6	Publication
	7	Expiry
	8	Coming into force
Definitions


1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"complaint" means a complaint made under section 14 of the 
Premiums Regulation;
	(b)	"insurer" has the same meaning that it has in the Premiums 
Regulation;
	(c)	"policyholder" has the same meaning as it has in section 
13(d) of the Premiums Regulation;
	(d)	"Premiums Regulation" means the Automobile Insurance 
Premiums Regulation (AR 124/2004).
Duties of insurers
2   Before January 1, 2005, every insurer must
	(a)	appoint one or more persons to be responsible for receiving 
and dealing with complaints from policyholders and notify 
the Superintendent of the name of the person or persons, and
	(b)	establish a complaint resolution process in accordance with 
this Regulation.
Responding to complaints
3   The person appointed by an insurer to receive and to deal with 
complaints by policyholders must
	(a)	be reasonably available to respond to policyholder's 
complaints,
	(b)	facilitate the timely, expeditious and efficient management of 
complaints, and
	(c)	keep the complaints resolution process of the insurer 
up-to-date, including notifying the Superintendent of any 
changes to the person or persons responsible for receiving 
and dealing with complaints.
Complaints resolution process
4(1)  An insurer must establish and maintain a complaints resolution 
process, including the following:
	(a)	a written process describing the means by which complaints 
are received, processed, considered and responded to within 
the time referred to in subsection (2);
	(b)	the means by which and the times at which policyholders will 
be notified of the management of their complaint;
	(c)	the opportunity that will be provided to policyholders to 
explain their complaint and the manner in which the insurer 
will respond to the policyholder;
	(d)	a written code of ethical conduct for the manner in which 
complaints are processed, managed and decided;
	(e)	a fair and efficient process for managing complaints that will 
allow the insurer, in accordance with section 14(2) of the 
Premiums Regulation, to make an attempt in good faith to 
resolve the policyholder's complaint.
(2)  Unless the insurer and policyholder agree to extend the time 
period, the insurer must notify the policyholder in writing of the 
insurer's decision about the policyholder's complaint within 30 days of 
the date the insurer receives the complaint.
Reports
5   On or before June 1, 2005, and once every 6 months after that, an 
insurer must file a written report with the Superintendent covering all 
the following matters:
	(a)	stating the number of complaints received;
	(b)	stating the number of complaints resolved;
	(c)	categorizing the general nature of the complaints received 
and the number in each category;
	(d)	providing any other information the Superintendent requests.
Publication
6   An insurer must provide to its policyholders information about the 
complaint resolution process established in accordance with this 
Regulation and the person to whom and how complaints may be made.
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 November 30, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 260/2004
Teaching Profession Act
TEACHER MEMBERSHIP STATUS ELECTION REGULATION
Filed: November 23, 2004
Made by the Minister of Learning (M.O. 073/2004) on November 22, 2004 pursuant 
to section 65.1 of the Teaching Profession Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Identifying teachers eligible to make election
	3	Notice to teachers of eligibility to make election
	4	Election
	5	Fees
	6	Appeal
	7	Expiry
	8	Coming into force 
 
Schedule
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"association" means The Alberta Teachers' Association;
	(b)	"board" means a board as defined in the School Act and 
includes the Regional authority of a Francophone Education 
Region established by the Minister under section 255(1) of 
the School Act;
	(c)	"election" means the written decision by a teacher under 
section 5.1(1) of the Teaching Profession Act with respect to 
the teacher's membership status;
	(d)	"membership status" means the status of a teacher in the 
association;
	(e)	"school jurisdiction" means school jurisdiction as defined in 
the School Act;
	(f)	"teacher" means a teacher as defined in the School Act.
Identifying teachers eligible to make election
2   For the purpose of identifying teachers referred to in section 5(1)(b) 
of the Teaching Profession Act, a board shall identify a teacher who
	(a)	occupies a permanent central office administrative position 
for that board,
	(b)	is not engaged in carrying out teaching functions, and
	(c)	performs or is authorized to perform any one or more of the 
following functions at the school jurisdiction level:
	(i)	providing consultation, supervision or coordination of 
educational programs and services, including but not 
limited to managing religious education, special 
education or student services, Alberta Initiative for 
School Improvement projects, First Nations, Metis and 
Inuit programs and services, curriculum or instruction, 
home education programs, distance learning programs, 
on-line programs or outreach programs;
	(ii)	managing fiscal resources;
	(iii)	managing human resources;
	(iv)	strategic planning or developing policy;
	(v)	collective bargaining or advising in the area of 
collective bargaining;
	(vi)	providing direct assistance to the superintendent or 
senior school administrators;
	(vii)	acting on behalf of the superintendent in the absence of 
the superintendent;
	(viii)	providing advice to a board as a member of a senior 
administrative team;
	(ix)	supervising or evaluating certificated or non-certificated 
staff;
	(x)	exercising responsibility for technology administration;
	(xi)	exercising responsibility for planning and reporting;
	(xii)	providing public relations and communications support.
Notice to teachers of eligibility to make election
3(1)  A board shall provide notice
	(a)	to any teacher identified by the board under section 2 of this 
Regulation or described in section 5(1)(c) of the Teaching 
Profession Act, and
	(b)	to the association
that the teacher is eligible to make an election.
(2)  A notice under subsection (1) must be in the form prescribed in the 
Schedule.
(3)  The notice under subsection (1) must be provided
	(a)	within 60 days of the coming into force of this Regulation 
where a teacher is eligible on that date to make the election, 
or
	(b)	where a teacher becomes eligible to make the election after 
the coming into force of this Regulation as a result of
	(i)	coming into an existing position, or
	(ii)	coming into a newly created position,
		within 60 days of that occurrence.
Election
4(1)  Within 60 days of receiving a notice under section 3, a teacher 
must provide written notice to the association and the board of the 
teacher's election with respect to the teacher's membership status.
(2)  A notice under subsection (1) must be in the form prescribed in the 
Schedule.
(3)  A teacher who does not comply with this section is deemed on the 
expiration of the 60 days referred to in subsection (1) to retain the 
teacher's existing membership status.
Fees
5   If a teacher elects under section 4(1) not to be a member of the 
association, the teacher is responsible for the payment of membership 
fees to the end of the month in which the notice of the election is 
provided by the teacher pursuant to that section.
Appeal
6(1)  The affected teacher or the association may appeal an 
identification of a teacher by a board under section 2.
(2)  An appeal must be made to the Labour Relations Board and must 
be dealt with in accordance with the Labour Relations Code.
(3)  The Labour Relations Board has jurisdiction to review an 
identification of a teacher made by a board under section 2 and to 
substitute its own identification in place of the board's identification.
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 October 31, 2011.
Coming into force
8   This Regulation comes into force on December 1, 2004.
Schedule 
 
Form 1 
Notice to Teacher Regarding Eligibility 
to Make an Election
(pursuant to section 3 of the Teacher Membership 
 Status Election Regulation)
From:

School Board:  	
Address:  	

To:

Name of Teacher:  	
Address:  	
Position:  	

This provides notice that, under the Teacher Membership Status 
Election Regulation, you are eligible to make an election regarding 
your membership status in The Alberta Teachers' Association.

Notice must be provided by you to the ATA and the board within 60 
days of receipt of this notice.  A copy of the form to be signed by you 
is enclosed.
If you fail to make an election, you will be deemed to have made an 
election to remain as an active member of the ATA in accordance with 
section 4(3) of the Teacher Membership Status Election Regulation.

Further to the provisions of the Teaching Profession Act, if you make 
an election, you will have no opportunity to re-elect while you remain 
in the position you are currently in.
Cc  The Alberta Teachers' Association
Form 2 
Notice of Election
(pursuant to section 4 of the Teacher Membership 
 Status Election Regulation)
From:

Name of Teacher:  	
Position:  	
School Board:  	

To:

The Alberta Teachers' Association	School board                       
             (address)               	               (address)               

I have been advised by written notice that I am eligible to make an 
election regarding my membership in The Alberta Teachers' 
Association (ATA).

This serves as written notice that I wish to:
(Choose one option only) 
 
?   be an active member of the ATA
?   be an associate member of the ATA
?   not be a member of the ATA

                                               	                                             
Signature	Date                                     
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Alberta Regulation 261/2004


Alberta Housing Act
SOCIAL HOUSING ACCOMMODATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 25, 2004
Made by the Minister of Seniors (M.O. H:030/2004) on November 23, 2004 pursuant 
to section 34(1)(i) of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Social Housing Accommodation Regulation 
(AR 244/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2  Section 1(1)(l) is amended by striking out "Social Allowance 
Regulation (Alta. Reg. 213/93)" and substituting "Income 
Supports, Health and Training Benefits Regulation (AR 60/2004)".

3   The following is added after section 6.1:
Refund of rent
6.2   If a member of a senior household in housing accommodation 
who is 65 years of age or older moves to a hospital, auxiliary 
hospital, nursing home or other facility as determined by the 
Minister and has paid a full month's basic rent, the management 
body must refund to that person a pro-rated portion of the basic 
rent for those days in the month that the person did not occupy the 
housing accommodation.

4   The following is added after section 11:
Refund of lodge rate
11.1   If a member of a senior household in lodge accommodation 
who is 65 years of age or older moves to a hospital, auxiliary 
hospital, nursing home or other facility as determined by the 
Minister and has paid a full month's lodge rate, the management 
body must refund to that person a pro-rated portion of the lodge 
rate for those days in the month that the person did not occupy the 
lodge accommodation.


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Alberta Regulation 262/2004
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 25, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 553/2004) on November 25, 2004 
pursuant to sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility 
Regulation (AR 44/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 2:
Advanced Education
2.1(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the Minister of Advanced Education:
	(a)	Alberta Centennial Education Savings Plan Act;
	(b)	Alberta Heritage Scholarship Act;
	(c)	Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(d)	Post-secondary Learning Act, except sections 66(2) and 
(3), 67, 72(3) and (4), 73, 80 and 99(1)(a) and (2) to (6);
	(e)	Private Vocational Schools Act;
	(f)	Student Financial Assistance Act.
(2)  The Minister of Advanced Education and the Minister of 
Infrastructure and Transportation are designated as the Ministers 
with common responsibility for sections 72(3) and (4), 73, 80 and 
99(1)(a) and (2) to (6) of the Post-secondary Learning Act.
(3)  The Minister of Advanced Education and the Minister of 
Infrastructure and Transportation are designated as the Ministers 
with common responsibility for Schedule 1 of the Government 
Organization Act.
(4)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Learning Grants Regulation (AR 77/2003) are transferred to the 
common responsibility of the Minister of Advanced Education and 
the Minister of Education.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of
	(a)	$191 000 of element 1.0.1, $212 000 of element 1.0.2, 
$271 000 of element 1.0.3, $2 933 000 of element 1.0.4, 
$1 180 000 of element 1.0.5, $204 000 of element 1.0.6, 
$2 898 000 of element 1.0.7, $1 434 000 of element 
1.0.8, $295 000 of element 1.0.9 and $459 000 of 
element 1.0.10 of Program 1,
	(b)	$4 058 000 of element 2.1.1, $125 000 of element 2.2.1 
and $1 800 000 of element 2.4.3 of Program 2,
	(c)	elements 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.4, 3.1.5 and $2 427 000 of 
element 3.1.3, sub-programs 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4, Program 
3, and
	(d)	Program 4
of the operating expense vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Learning is transferred to the Minister of 
Advanced Education.
(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of $917 000 of element 1.0.7 of Program 1 and element 
3.4.3 of Program 3 and of element 4.1.1 of Program 4 of the 
unexpended balance of the equipment/inventory purchases vote of 
the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Learning is transferred 
to the Minister of Advanced Education.
(7)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of Programs 3 and 4 of the non-budgetary disbursement 
vote of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Learning is 
transferred to the Minister of Advanced Education.

3   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(d) and (m);
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3)(a), (b) and (c);
	(c)	in subsection (3.1) by adding "Infrastructure and" 
before "Transportation";
	(d)	in subsection (5)(a) and (c) by striking out "Seniors" 
and substituting "Seniors and Community Supports";
	(e)	by repealing subsection (6).

4   The following is added after section 6:
Education
6.1(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the Minister of Education:
	(a)	Alberta School Boards Association Act;
	(b)	Schedule 4 of the Government Organization Act;
	(c)	Northland School Division Act;
	(d)	Remembrance Day Act;
	(e)	School Act, except Part 7 and section 274;
	(f)	Teachers' Pension Plans Act;
	(g)	Teaching Profession Act.
(2)  The Minister of Education and the Minister of Infrastructure 
and Transportation are designated as the Ministers given common 
responsibility for Part 7 and section 274 of the School Act.
(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of
	(a)	$190 000 of element 1.0.1, $271 000 of element 1.0.3, 
$3 061 000 of element 1.0.4, $1 895 000 of element 
1.0.5, $678 000 of element 1.0.6, $12 321 000 of 
element 1.0.7, $1 996 000 of element 1.0.8, $296 000 of 
element 1.0.9, $160 000 of element 1.0.10, and element 
1.0.11,
	(b)	$1 810 000 of element 2.1.1, $1 926 704 000 of element 
2.2.1, $9 200 000 of element 2.4.3, element 2.2.2, 
element 2.4.1, element 2.4.2 and sub-programs 2.3 and 
2.5 of Program 2, and
	(c)	$2 427 000 of element 3.1.3 of Program 3
of the operating expense vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Learning is transferred to the Minister of 
Education.
(4)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of $400 000 of element 1.0.7 of Program 1 and element 
2.5.3 of Program 2 of the equipment/inventory purchases vote of the 
2004-05 Government appropriation for Learning is transferred to the 
Minister of Education.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of sub-program 2.5 of the non-budgetary disbursements vote 
of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Learning is transferred 
to the Minister of Education.

5   Section 7(3) is amended by striking out "Transportation" 
and substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation".

6   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "Infrastructure" and 
substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "Infrastructure" and 
substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation";
	(c)	in subsection (3.1) by striking out "Transportation" 
and substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation";
	(d)	in subsection (4) by striking out "Infrastructure" and 
substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation".

7   Section 9 is repealed and the following is added before 
section 10:
Finance
9.1(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the Minister of Finance:
	(a)	Alberta Capital Finance Authority Act;
	(b)	Alberta Corporate Tax Act, except section 26.41;
	(c)	Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act;
	(d)	Alberta Income Tax Act;
	(e)	Alberta Personal Income Tax Act;
	(f)	Alberta Taxpayer Protection Act;
	(g)	Alberta Treasury Branches Act;
	(h)	Balanced Budget and Debt Retirement Act;
	(i)	Civil Service Garnishee Act;
	(j)	Credit Union Act;
	(k)	Employment Pension Plans Act;
	(l)	Farm Credit Stability Act; 
	(m)	Financial Administration Act;
	(n)	Financial Consumers Act;
	(o)	Fiscal Responsibility Act;
	(p)	Fuel Tax Act, except sections 12(3), (4) and (5), 34(c), 
37(2), 42 and 51(1)(j) and (aa);
	(q)	Government Accountability Act;
	(r)	Government Fees and Charges Review Act;
	(s)	Hotel Room Tax Act;
	(t)	Income Trusts Liability Act;
	(u)	Insurance Act;
	(v)	Loan and Trust Corporations Act;
	(w)	Members of the Legislative Assembly Pension Plan Act;
	(x)	Municipal Debentures Act;
	(y)	Pension Fund Act;
	(z)	Public Sector Pension Plans Act;
	(aa)	Securities Act;
	(bb)	Statistics Bureau Act;
	(cc)	Part 1 of the Telecommunications Act;
	(dd)	Tobacco Tax Act.
(2)  The responsibility for sections 12(3), (4) and (5), 34(c), 37(2), 
42 and 51(1)(j) and (aa) of the Fuel Tax Act is transferred to the 
common responsibility of the Minister of Finance and the Minister 
of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.
(3)  The responsibility for section 26.41 of the Alberta Corporate 
Tax Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister 
of Finance and the Minister of Energy.
(4)  The powers, duties and functions of the Provincial Treasurer in 
statutes and in regulations under statutes, except the statutes 
referred to in this section, are transferred to the responsibility of the 
Minister of Finance.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Revenue is 
transferred to the Minister of Finance.

8   Section 11 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1)(p) by striking out "and sections 2 and 
3 of Schedule 13";
	(b)	by repealing subsections (3) to (8).

9   Section 12(2) is amended by striking out "Infrastructure 
continue to be" and substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation 
are".

10   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(c);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (5):
(6)  The Minister of Human Resources and Employment and 
the Minister of Economic Development are designated as the 
Ministers with the common responsibility for section 1 of 
Schedule 3 of the Government Organization Act.
(7)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of
	(a)	$4000 of element 1.0.7 of Program 1, and
	(b)	element 3.1.6 of Program 3,
of the operating expense vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Learning is transferred to the Minister of 
Human Resources and Employment.

11   Section 14 is repealed and the following is added 
before section 15:
Infrastructure and Transportation
14.1(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation:
	(a)	Builders' Lien Act;
	(b)	Canadian Airlines Corporation Act;
	(c)	City Transportation Act;
	(d)	Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act;
	(e)	sections 6 to 11 and 13 of Schedule 11 and Schedule 14 
of the Government Organization Act;
	(f)	Highways Development and Protection Act;
	(g)	Protection from Second-hand Smoke in Public 
Buildings Act;
	(h)	Public Highways Development Act, except sections 14 
to 18 and 19(a) and (e);
	(i)	Public Works Act;
	(j)	Railway (Alberta) Act;
	(k)	Regional Airports Authorities Act;
	(l)	sections 66(2) and (3) and 67 of the Post-secondary 
Learning Act;
	(m)	Traffic Safety Act, except sections 2(1), 8 and 64(a), (d), 
(f), (g), (m), (s) and (u)(i) to (iv).
(2)  The responsibility for sections 2(1), 8 and 64(a), (d), (f), (g), 
(m), (s) and (u)(i) to (iv) of the Traffic Safety Act is transferred to 
the common responsibility of the Minister of Infrastructure and 
Transportation and the Minister of Government Services.
(3)  The responsibility for sections 1, 4, 5 and 12 of Schedule 11 of 
the Government Organization Act is transferred to the common 
responsibility of the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation 
and the Minister of Government Services.
(4)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Transportation Grants Regulation (AR 79/2003) are transferred to 
the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(5)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Infrastructure Grants Regulation (AR 56/2003) are transferred to 
the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for 
Infrastructure is transferred to the Minister of Infrastructure and 
Transportation.
(7)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for 
Transportation is transferred to the Minister of Infrastructure and 
Transportation.

12   Section 15 is amended by repealing clause (d).

13   Section 18 is repealed.

14   Section 19(2) is amended by striking out "Transportation" 
and substituting "Infrastructure and Transportation".

15   Section 20 is repealed.

16   The following is added before section 21:
Restructuring and Government Efficiency
20.1(1)  The responsibility for the Electronic Transactions Act is 
transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of 
Restructuring and Government Efficiency and the Minister of 
Government Services.
(2)  The responsibility for the administration of the Alberta 
Corporate Service Centre Program is transferred to the Minister of 
Restructuring and Government Efficiency.
(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of Program 7 of the operating expense vote and the 
equipment/inventory purchases vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Government Services is transferred to the 
Minister of Restructuring and Government Efficiency.
(4)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of Program 3 of the operating expense and 
equipment/inventory purchases vote and the capital investment 
vote of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Innovation and 
Science is transferred to the Minister of Restructuring and 
Government Efficiency.
(5)  The responsibility of those parts of the public service 
consisting of the positions of the Chief Executive Officer of the 
Alberta Corporate Service Centre and the Corporate Chief 
Information Officer is transferred to the Minister of Restructuring 
and Government Efficiency.

17   Section 21 is repealed and the following is added 
before section 22:
Seniors and Community Supports
21.1(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports:
	(a)	Alberta Housing Act;
	(b)	Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act;
	(c)	Blind Persons' Rights Act;
	(d)	Dependent Adults Act;
	(e)	Personal Directives Act;
	(f)	Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community 
Governance Act;
	(g)	Persons with Developmental Disabilities Foundation 
Act;
	(h)	Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with 
Disabilities Act;
	(i)	Protection for Persons in Care Act;
	(j)	Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta Act;
	(k)	Seniors Benefit Act.
(2)  The responsibility for Schedule 13 of the Government 
Organization Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the 
Minister of Seniors and Community Supports and the Minister of 
Government Services.
(3)  The responsibility for the administration of the expended 
balances of $6000 of element 1.0.4 of Program 1 of the operating 
expense vote and the equipment/inventory purchases vote and 
Program 4 of the operating expense vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Community Development is transferred to the 
Minister of Seniors and Community Supports.
(4)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2004-05 Government appropriation for Seniors is 
transferred to the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balances of 
	(a)	$164 000 of element 1.0.7 of Program 1,
	(b)	$4 257 000 of element 2.1.1, $8 021 000 of element 
2.2.1 and $2 650 000 of element 2.3.1, and
	(c)	elements 2.2.6 and 2.3.7 of Program 2
of the operating expense vote of the 2004-05 Government 
appropriation for Human Resources and Employment is transferred 
to the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports.

18   Section 24 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 263/2004
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 30, 2004
Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 558/2004) on November 30, 2004 
pursuant to sections 17 and 18 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility 
Regulation (AR 44/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (5)(a) by adding "and element 1.0.11" 
before "of Program 1";
	(b)	in subsection (5)(c) by adding "and" before 
"sub-programs" and by adding "of" before "Program 3";
	(c)	in subsection (6) by striking out "element 3.4.3" and 
substituting "element 3.4.1";
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (7):
(8)  The responsibility for the part of the public service directly 
employed in the administration of the programs, powers, duties 
and functions transferred to the Minister of Advanced 
Education by section 2 of the Designation and Transfer of 
Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Advanced 
Education.

3   Section 6.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3)(a) by striking out "element 1.0.9, 
$160 000 of element 1.0.10, and element 1.0.11," and 
substituting "element 1.0.9 and $116 000 of element 
1.0.10,"
	(b)	in subsection (3)(b) by striking out "$1 810 000" and 
substituting "$51 810 000";
	(c)	in subsection (4) by striking out "element 2.5.3" and 
substituting "element 2.5.2";
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (5):
(6)  The responsibility for the part of the public service directly 
employed in the administration of the programs, powers, duties 
and functions transferred to the Minister of Education by 
sections 2 and 4 of the Designation and Transfer of 
Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Education.

4   Section 9.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (5):
(6)  The responsibility for the part of the public service that 
immediately prior to the coming into force of the Designation and 
Transfer of Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) 
was the responsibility of the Minister of Revenue is transferred to 
the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.

5   Section 13 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (7):
(8)  The responsibility for the part of the public service directly 
employed in the administration of the programs, powers, duties and 
functions transferred to the Minister of Human Resources and 
Employment by section 10 of the Designation and Transfer of 
Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Human 
Resources and Employment.

6   Section 14.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (7):
(8)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of element 1.0.2 of Program 1 of the operating expenses 
and equipment/inventory purchases vote of the 2004-05 
Government appropriation for Agriculture, Food and Rural 
Development is transferred to the Minister of Infrastructure and 
Transportation.
(9)  The responsibility for the part of the public service that 
immediately prior to the coming into force of the Designation and 
Transfer of Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) 
was the responsibility of the Minister of Infrastructure is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Infrastructure 
and Transportation.
(10)  The responsibility for the part of the public service that 
immediately prior to the coming into force of the Designation and 
Transfer of Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) 
was the responsibility of the Minister of Transportation is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Infrastructure 
and Transportation.

7   Section 20.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (5):
(6)  The responsibility for the part of the public service directly 
employed in the administration of the programs, powers, duties and 
functions transferred to the Minister of Restructuring and 
Efficiency by section 16 of the Designation and Transfer of 
Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Restructuring 
and Efficiency.

8   Section 21.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (5):
(6)  The responsibility for the part of the public service directly 
employed in the administration of the programs, powers, duties and 
functions transferred to the Minister of Seniors and Community 
Supports by sections 3(d) and 17 of the Designation and Transfer 
of Responsibility Amendment Regulation (AR 262/2004) is 
transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Seniors and 
Community Supports.






THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 15, 2004