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Alberta Regulation 126/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN TRADE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Agricultural Equipment Technician Trade Regulation 
(AR 259/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3(f)(i)(B) and (iii) are amended by striking out 
"electrically" and substituting "electronically".


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Alberta Regulation 127/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
APPRENTICESHIP AND INDUSTRY TRAINING ADMINISTRATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Advanced Education on June 28, 
2005 pursuant to section 33(1) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Administration Regulation (AR 257/2000) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 33 is amended by striking out "October 31, 2005" 
and substituting "October 31, 2008".



Alberta Regulation 128/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 21 is amended by striking out "October 31, 2005" 
and substituting "October 31, 2008".


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Alberta Regulation 129/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
CRANE AND HOISTING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 
TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to sections 22.1(1) and 33(2) of the Apprenticeship 
and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator Trade 
Regulation (AR 272/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by repealing clauses (f) and (h).

3   Section 2(2)(c) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "3 crafts" and substituting "2 crafts";
	(b)	in subclause (i) by striking out "heavy", by adding 
"and" at the end of the subclause and by repealing 
subclause (ii).

4   Section 9(3) is amended
	(a)	in clause (b)
	(i)	by striking out "heavy" wherever it occurs;
	(ii)	by striking out ", the medium boom truck craft";
	(b)	by repealing clause (c).

5   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a)(iii)
	(i)	in paragraphs (A), (B) and (C) by striking out 
"(4.5 tonnes)" and substituting "(4.5 tonnes) and less 
than 45 tons (40.8 tonnes)";
	(ii)	in paragraph (D) by striking out "(7.3 tonnes)" 
and substituting "(7.3 tonnes) and less than 45 tons 
(40.8 tonnes)";
	(b)	by repealing clauses (b) and (c).

6   Section 19(2) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	of boom trucks, wellhead boom trucks and tower cranes 
are the undertakings that constitute the boom truck 
craft;
	(b)	by repealing clause (b).

7   The following is added after section 20:
Medium boom truck craft
20.1(1)  In this section, "medium boom truck craft" means the 
medium boom truck craft of the boom truck branch of the trade as 
it existed under this Regulation immediately before July 15, 2005.
(2)  Even though a person is not otherwise permitted under the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act to work in the boom 
truck craft of the boom truck branch of the trade, a person may 
carry out the tasks, activities and functions in the undertakings that 
constitute the boom truck craft under the following conditions:
	(a)	the person holds a trade certificate in the medium boom 
truck craft of the boom truck branch of the trade;
	(b)	the boom truck used to carry out the tasks, activities and 
functions has a lifting capacity of less than 20 tons (18.0 
tonnes).

8   Section 21 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (a);
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "medium";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2);
	(c)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by striking out "medium";
	(ii)	by striking out "1000 hours" and substituting 
"1200 hours".

9   Section 22 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "heavy";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "heavy";
	(c)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by striking out "heavy" wherever it occurs;
	(ii)	in clause (a) by striking out "craft, the medium 
boom truck";
	(iii)	by repealing clause (b).

10   Section 23 is repealed.

11   Section 24(3)(b) is amended by striking out "heavy boom 
truck craft or the medium".

12   Section 25 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "heavy boom truck 
branch and medium" and substituting "boom truck craft 
of the";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person 
employing an apprentice referred to in subsection (1) must pay 
wages to the apprentice during the period that constitutes the 
apprenticeship program that are at least equal to 70% of the 
wages paid to employees who are certified journeymen in the 
boom truck craft of the boom truck branch of the trade.

13   Section 26 is repealed.

14   Section 27 is amended by striking out "Subject to section 
26, a" and substituting "A".

15   Sections 28 to 30 are repealed.

16   This Regulation comes into force on July 15, 2005.


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Alberta Regulation 130/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Electronic Technician Trade Regulation 
(AR 275/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is amended by striking out "August 31, 2005" 
and substituting "August 31, 2007".



Alberta Regulation 131/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
GLAZIER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Glazier Trade Regulation (AR 280/2000) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 7(1)(l) and (m) are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(l)	preparation, fabrication, installation and maintenance of 
aluminum and glass doors, windows and associated 
hardware;


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Alberta Regulation 132/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
MEDIUM BOOM TRUCK OPERATOR EXCEPTION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 22.1(1) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act. 
1   The Medium Boom Truck Operator Exception Regulation 
(AR 87/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The title of the Regulation is amended by striking out 
"MEDIUM".

3   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	"boom truck craft" means the boom truck craft of 
the boom truck branch of the trade;
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	"heavy boom truck craft" means the heavy boom 
truck craft of the boom truck branch of the trade as 
it existed under the Crane and Hoisting Equipment 
Operator Trade Regulation (AR 272/2000) 
immediately before July 15, 2005;
	(iii)	by repealing clause (f) and substituting the 
following:
	(f)	"medium boom truck" means a truck that is 
equipped with a hydraulically driven structure or 
device that
	(i)	is mounted on a turret that is affixed to the 
truck,
	(ii)	is supported to provide mobility, and
	(iii)	is equipped with
	(A)	a boom that is capable of swinging, 
hoisting and booming up and down and 
that has a lifting capacity greater than 5 
tons (4.5 tonnes) and less than 20 tons 
(18.0 tonnes),
	(B)	a telescoping boom that has a lifting 
capacity greater than 5 tons (4.5 tonnes) 
and less than 20 tons (18.0 tonnes),
	(C)	an articulating boom possessing live 
lines that has a lifting capacity greater 
than 5 tons (4.5 tonnes) and less than 20 
tons (18.0 tonnes), or
	(D)	an articulating boom without live lines 
that has a lifting capacity greater than 8 
tons (7.3 tonnes) and less than 20 tons 
(18.0 tonnes);
	(iv)	in clause (g) by adding "as it existed under the 
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator Trade 
Regulation (AR 272/2000) immediately before July 15, 
2005" after "the trade";
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "medium" wherever 
it occurs;
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "medium boom truck 
craft" and substituting "boom truck craft as they 
relate to the operation, testing and servicing of medium 
boom trucks".

4   Section 2 is amended by striking out "medium" wherever 
it occurs.

5   Section 4(b) is amended by striking out "mobile crane 
branch or" and substituting "mobile crane branch, the boom truck 
craft,".

6   Section 6(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "medium";
	(b)	by striking out "the craft" and substituting "the 
operation, testing and servicing of medium boom trucks".

7   This Regulation comes into force on July 15, 2005.


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Alberta Regulation 133/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
IRONWORKER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Ironworker Trade Regulation (AR 285/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  A person who is a certified journeyman in the ironworker branch 
of the trade or employs a certified journeyman in the ironworker 
branch of the trade may employ one apprentice in the branch of the 
trade and one additional apprentice in that branch for each additional 
certified journeyman in that branch that is employed by that person.


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Alberta Regulation 134/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
STEAMFITTER - PIPEFITTER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 11, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 20, 2005 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Steamfitter - Pipefitter Trade Regulation 
(AR 305/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 5(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  A person who is a certified journeyman in the trade or employs a 
certified journeyman in the trade may employ one apprentice and 
one additional apprentice for each additional certified journeyman in 
the trade that is employed by that person.


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Alberta Regulation 135/2005
Land Agents Licensing Act
LAND AGENTS LICENSING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 337/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 25 of the Land Agents Licensing Act. 
1   The Land Agents Licensing Regulation (AR 227/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 12 is amended by striking out "2005" and 
substituting "2006".



Alberta Regulation 136/2005
Seniors Benefit Act
GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 346/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 6 of the Seniors Benefit Act. 
1   The General Regulation (AR 213/94) is amended by this 
Regulation.



2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (f) by striking out "as defined in the Income 
Tax Act (Canada)";
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (j.1):
	(j.2)	"total income", in respect of a person, means
	(i)	the total income shown on line 150 of the Notice 
of Assessment in respect of the income tax return 
filed by the person under the Income Tax Act 
(Canada), or
	(ii)	if a Notice of Assessment is not available, the 
amount that is determined by the Minister using 
the same income information that would have been 
used by the person to report total income on line 
150 of an income tax return.

3   Section 8.1(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the end 
of clause (b), repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	whose total income is less than $21 350, where the applicant 
is a single senior, and
	(d)	whose total income, when combined with the total income of 
the senior's spouse or adult interdependent partner, is less 
than $33 900, where the applicant is part of a senior couple,

4   The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in section 3 by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  A senior who is not eligible for Old Age Security may 
receive the supplementary accommodation benefit under 
section 4.
	(b)	by repealing the Table and the Note at the end of 
the Table and substituting the following:

TABLE 
CALCULATION OF THE CASH BENEFIT
Part 1
 
Accommodation and 
Relationship Category
 
 
Percentage
Maximum 
Annual Cash 
Benefit
Homeowner 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
18.27% 
19.01%
 
$2880 
$4320
Renter 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
18.27% 
19.01%
 
$2880 
$4320
Lodge Resident 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
18.27% 
19.01%
 
$2880 
$4320
Long-term Care 
Centre 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
 
18.27% 
19.01%
 
 
$2880 
$4320
All other 
Accommodation 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
 
11.80% 
16.37%
 
 
$1860 
$3720
Part 2
Accommodation 
Assistance Only 
(Seniors not eligible 
for OAS)
 
 
Percentage of Benefit 
(as calculated above)

Single senior
Senior couple
Homeowner 
Renter 
Lodge resident 
Long-term care centre 
   resident
51.39% 
51.39% 
51.39% 
 
51.39%
34.26% 
34.26% 
34.26% 
 
34.26%
Part 3
 
 
 
Accommodation and 
Relationship Category
 
 
 
 
Percentage
Maximum 
Annual 
Supplementary 
Accommodation 
Benefit
Long-term Care Centre
28.27%
$4455
(Note:  The benefit calculations in this table apply with respect 
to July 2005 and following months.)


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Alberta Regulation 137/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN TRADE RESCISSION OF 
DESIGNATION REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 347/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 30 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
Rescission of designation
1   The designation of the trade of electronic technician as a 
compulsory certification trade pursuant to the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act is hereby rescinded.
Coming into force
2   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 138/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN TRANSITION REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 348/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 31 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Exception
	3	Apprenticeship program continues
	4	No new registrations
	5	Supervision
	6	Repeal
	7	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(b)	"apprenticeship program" means a program of training in a 
designated trade
	(i)	that is approved by the Board and under which an 
apprentice receives formal instruction and on the job 
training, and
	(ii)	that is governed by a contract of apprenticeship that is 
registered under the Act;
	(c)	"Executive Director" means the Executive Director 
appointed under section 14 of the Act;
	(d)	"trade" means the occupation of electronic technician 
designated as a compulsory certification trade pursuant to the 
Act.
Exception
2   Even though a person is not otherwise permitted under the Act to 
work in the trade, for the period commencing on September 1, 2005 
and ending on August 31, 2007, a person is, subject to this Regulation, 
permitted to work or to perform one or more tasks, activities and 
functions in the trade.
Apprenticeship program continues
3   A person who immediately before September 1, 2005 was an 
apprentice in an apprenticeship program under the Electronic 
Technician Trade Regulation (AR 275/2000) continues as an 
apprentice in that apprenticeship program until the contract of 
apprenticeship ends under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Administration Regulation (AR 257/2000) or this Regulation is 
repealed, whichever occurs first.
No new registrations
4   On and after September 1, 2005, the Executive Director shall not 
register contracts of apprenticeship in the trade.
Supervision
5(1)  Even though an employer is not otherwise permitted under the 
Act to employ an apprentice in the trade unless the employer provides 
the level and type of supervision required for an apprentice under the 
Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000), for the period 
commencing on September 1, 2005 and ending on August 31, 2007, an 
employer is, subject to subsection (2)(a), permitted to employ an 
apprentice to work in the trade.
(2)  During the period commencing on September 1, 2005 and ending 
on August 31, 2007, an employer must ensure that
	(a)	appropriate supervision and training is provided to every 
apprentice in the trade, and
	(b)	appropriate supervision is provided to every person who has 
a subsisting application under the Act for a trade certificate in 
the trade.
Repeal
6   This Regulation is repealed on August 31, 2007.
Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2005.



Alberta Regulation 139/2005
Mines and Minerals Act
NATURAL GAS ROYALTY REGULATION, 2002 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 353/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 36 of the Mines and Minerals Act. 
1   The Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 2002 (AR 220/2002) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (12)(b) by striking out "and from which 
no production was recovered during the month";
	(b)	in subsection (13) by adding "or terminate the 
designation of" after "designate".



3   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing section 3.1(1) and substituting the 
following:
Calculation of C%
3.1(1)  Subject to subsection (2), C% for a production month 
for each well event completed in the same pool is the 
percentage specified in column 2 of the Table following this 
section that corresponds to the number of months set out in 
the Table that have expired from and after the earliest 
production month during which
	(a)	production from any of those well events is shut in 
pursuant to an order or other decision of the Board 
requiring production from the well event to be shut in, 
or
	(b)	any of those well events that never commenced 
production due to an order or other decision of the 
Board precluding the recovery of the production from 
the well event are completed in the interval referred to 
in section 6(12)(a) of this Regulation
to and including the month immediately preceding the first 
production month in a period of at least 2 consecutive 
production months for which the Minister does not prescribe 
a quantity of conservation gas pursuant to section 6(12)(b) 
for a well event that was completed in that pool, where the 
Minister has prescribed a quantity of conservation gas for 
such a well event for one or more production months 
preceding that first production month.
	(b)	in section 7(5) by striking out "$.4293" and 
substituting "$.3791".

5   This Regulation apples in respect of production months 
commencing on or after October 1, 2004.


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Alberta Regulation 140/2005
Health Care Protection Act
HEALTH CARE PROTECTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 343/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 25 of the Health Care Protection Act. 
1   The Health Care Protection Regulation (AR 208/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6(1)(h) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(h)	the charge for each enhanced medical good or service 
showing how the charge was calculated, including the 
amount of the standard version of the enhanced medical good 
or service being offered, the amount of the enhanced medical 
good or service and the amount of any administrative 
allowance;

3   Section 10 is repealed.

4   Section 22 is amended by striking out ", 10(3) or (4)".

5   Schedule 2 is repealed.

6   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2005.



Alberta Regulation 141/2005
Hospitals Act
HOSPITALIZATION BENEFITS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 344/2005) 
on July 13, 2005 pursuant to section 43 of the Hospitals Act. 
1   The Hospitalization Benefits Regulation (AR 244/90) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4(1)(a) is amended by adding ", unless they are 
enhanced goods and services referred to in section 5.2"
	(a)	in subclause (iii) after "hospital";
	(b)	in subclause (iv) after "Minister";
	(c)	in subclause (vi) after "subclauses (i) to (v)".

3   Section 5(7) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(7)  Subject to subsection (8), in an approved general hospital the 
authorized charges for preferred accommodation shall be determined 
by the board of the regional health authority of the health region in 
which the approved general hospital is situated.



4   Section 5.2 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Charges for enhanced goods and services
5.2(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"good or service" does not include accommodation;
	(b)	"hospital" means an approved hospital located in the 
region of the regional health authority.
(2)  A regional health authority may determine
	(a)	whether or not hospitals may charge a person who 
requests and receives an enhanced good or service the 
cost of the enhanced good or service, and
	(b)	the amount that hospitals may charge for an enhanced 
good or service, but in no case may the charge exceed 
the actual cost of the good or service plus a reasonable 
administrative allowance.
(3)  If, due to a medical necessity as determined by the patient's 
attending physician, a patient requires an enhanced good or 
service, the patient is not responsible for the cost of that enhanced 
good or service.

5   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2005.


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Alberta Regulation 142/2005
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
APPEAL RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 15, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Advanced Education on July 14, 
2005 pursuant to section 49 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Appeal Rules Regulation (AR 58/99) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by renumbering it as section 2(1) 
and by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  Notwithstanding section 43(c) of the Act and this Regulation, a 
refusal by the Executive Director on or after September 1, 2005 
under section 4 of the Electronic Technician Transition Regulation 
to register a contract of apprenticeship is not subject to appeal.





THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, JULY 30, 2005