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Alberta Regulation 247/2005
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA MILK PLAN MINIMUM PRICE FOR 
SUB-CLASS 1A MILK ORDER
Filed: December 13, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on December 
9, 2005 pursuant to section 5(4) of the Alberta Milk Plan Regulation (AR 150/2002).
1   The minimum price for sub-class 1a milk to be paid by processors 
for a hectolitre of sub-class 1a milk is $71.07.

2   The Alberta Milk Plan Minimum Price for Sub-Class 1a Milk 
Order (AR 59/2005) is repealed.

3   This Order comes into force on January 3, 2006.


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Alberta Regulation 248/2005
Drainage Districts Act
DRAINAGE DISTRICTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 13, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 27/2005) on 
December 8, 2005 pursuant to sections 17 and 54 of the Drainage Districts Act. 
1   The Drainage Districts Regulation (AR 5/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10 is amended by striking out "2006" and 
substituting "2011".



Alberta Regulation 249/2005
Workers' Compensation Act
FIREFIGHTERS' PRIMARY SITE CANCER AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 576/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 153 of the Workers' Compensation Act. 
1   The Firefighters' Primary Site Cancer Regulation 
(AR 102/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Workers' Compensation Act;
	(b)	"non-smoker" means an individual who has not smoked 
a tobacco product in the 10 years prior to the date of 
diagnosis of a primary site cancer.

3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	by adding "Primary site lung cancer in non-smokers   15 
years" after "Primary site bladder cancer   15 years";
	(b)	by striking out "colon" and substituting "colorectal".


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Alberta Regulation 250/2005
Workers' Compensation Act
WORKERS' COMPENSATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 577/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 153 of the Workers' Compensation Act. 
1   The Workers' Compensation Regulation (AR 325/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 20:
Appointment of counsel
20.1(1)  In this section, section 20.2 and section 21,
	(a)	"action" has the same meaning as in section 22(1)(a) of 
the Act;
	(b)	"claimant" has the same meaning as in section 22(1)(b) 
of the Act.
(2)  Where the Board brings an action pursuant to section 22(5) of 
the Act, the claimant may, subject to subsection (3), select as 
counsel
	(a)	a lawyer in private practice named by the claimant, or
	(b)	a lawyer employed by the Board.
(3)  A lawyer selected by the claimant under subsection (2)(a) must 
be
	(a)	approved by the Board, and
	(b)	retained and instructed by the Board on terms 
satisfactory to the Board.
(4)  This section, section 20.2 and section 21 apply to accidents 
that occur on or after the date section 3 of the Workers' 
Compensation Amendment Act, 2005 comes into force.
Consultation with claimant required
20.2(1)  Counsel selected under section 20.1 must, where 
practicable, consult with the claimant during the course of an 
action.
(2)  Prior to the settlement of an action under section 
22(5)(a)(iv)(B) of the Act, the Board must, where practicable, 
notify the claimant of the particulars of the settlement.

3   Section 21 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Legal costs
21(1)  When a lawyer in private practice is selected under section 
20.1(2)(a) to bring an action, the legal costs payable by the Board 
to the lawyer are to be in an amount set by the Board but not to 
exceed 25% of the amount recovered through settlement or 
judgment in the action, unless the Board directs otherwise.
(2)  The costs payable to a lawyer under subsection (1) are in 
addition to that portion of taxable party-and-party costs and proper 
disbursements to which the lawyer is entitled under the Alberta 
Rules of Court.

4   Section 21 of the Workers' Compensation Regulation 
(AR 325/2002) as it read immediately before it was repealed 
by section 3 of this Regulation continues in force as if 
unrepealed in respect of accidents that occur before 
section 3 of the Workers' Compensation Amendment Act, 
2005 comes into force.



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Alberta Regulation 251/2005
Health Professions Act
PSYCHOLOGISTS PROFESSION REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 
583/2005) on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions 
Act and made by the Council of the College of Alberta Psychologists on September 
13, 2005.
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Registers
	2	Register categories
Registration
	3	General register
	4	Equivalent jurisdiction
	5	Substantial equivalence
	6	Psychology educators
	7	Provisional register
	8	Courtesy register
	9	Good character
	10	Liability insurance
Practice Permit
	11	Renewal requirements
Restricted activities
	12	Authorized activities
	13	Students, non-regulated persons, supervision
	14	Performance self-restriction
Titles
	15	Titles
Alternative Complaint Resolution
	16	Process conductor
	17	Agreement
	18	Confidentiality
	19	Leaving the process
Reinstatement of Registration and 
Practice Permits
	20	Applying for reinstatement
	21	Committee
	22	Hearing date
	23	Hearing
Information
	24	Information made available
	25	Requested information
	26	Correcting information
Transitional Provisions, Repeals and 
Coming into Force
	27	Transitional
	28	Repeal
	29	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Health Professions Act;
	(b)	"College" means the College of Alberta Psychologists;
	(c)	"Complaints Director" means the complaints director of the 
College;
	(d)	"Council" means the council of the College;
	(e)	"Registrar" means the registrar of the College;
	(f)	"Registration Committee" means the registration committee 
of the College;
	(g)	"Reinstatement Review Committee" means a Reinstatement 
Review Committee of the College.
Registers
Register categories
2   The regulated members register established by the Council under 
section 33(1)(a) of the Act has the following categories:
	(a)	general register;
	(b)	provisional register;
	(c)	courtesy register.
Registration
General register
3(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the 
general register must
	(a)	have earned a post-graduate degree in psychology that meets 
the academic requirements established by the Council,
	(b)	have successfully completed the registration examination in 
psychological theory, research and practice approved by the 
Council, and
	(c)	have successfully completed the ethics and jurisprudence 
examination approved by the Council.
(2)  An applicant for registration as a psychologist under this section 
must have successfully completed a program of 1600 hours of 
evaluated practice under the supervision of a registered psychologist 
approved by the Registration Committee.
Equivalent jurisdiction
4   An applicant for registration as a regulated member who is 
currently registered in good standing in another jurisdiction recognized 
by the Council under section 28(2)(b) of the Act as having 
substantially equivalent registration requirements may be registered on 
the general register.
Substantial equivalence
5(1)  An applicant who is not eligible to be registered under section 3 
or 4 but whose qualifications have been determined by the Registration 
Committee under section 28(2)(c) of the Act to be substantially 
equivalent to the registration requirements under section 3 or 4 may be 
registered on the appropriate register.
(2)  For the purposes of assessing substantial equivalency, the College 
may require applicants to undergo any examinations, testing, 
assessment, training or education it considers advisable.
Psychology educators
6(1)  Subject to subsection (2), an applicant for registration who meets 
the registration requirements under section 3(1)(a) and is currently 
teaching psychology courses intended to prepare students for direct 
practice and who passes an examination to demonstrate that the 
applicant meets the standard of competence for practice in Alberta, 
including standards of knowledge and judgment in matters of ethics 
and jurisprudence in Alberta, approved by the Council, may be 
registered on the general register without completing a program of 
1600 hours of evaluated practice under the supervision of a registered 
psychologist.
(2)  Applicants under this section may apply for registration within one 
year of the coming into force of Schedule 22 to the Act.
Provisional register
7(1)  An applicant who has fulfilled the registration academic 
requirements but has not successfully completed the 1600 hours of 
evaluated practice under section 3(2) or passed the examinations 
required under section 3(1)(b) may be registered on the provisional 
register.
(2)  A regulated member on the provisional register must practise 
under the supervision of a regulated member registered on the general 
register until completion of the registration requirements under section 
3.
(3)  If a regulated member on the provisional register does not 
complete the registration requirements under section 3, the regulated 
member's registration expires 5 years after the date of being registered 
on the provisional register.
(4)  A person whose registration has expired under subsection (3) may 
apply in accordance with subsection (1) for registration on the 
provisional register.
Courtesy register
8(1)  A person who is registered as a psychologist or its equivalent in 
good standing in another jurisdiction who requires registration in 
Alberta on a temporary basis for a specified purpose and period of time 
approved by the Registrar and who satisfies the Registrar of the 
person's competence to provide the services related to the specified 
purpose is eligible for registration on the courtesy register.
(2)  A person who is registered on the courtesy register must remain 
registered in the other jurisdiction while registered on the courtesy 
register.
(3)  A registration on the courtesy register is issued for a maximum of 
one year.
Good character
9   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must provide 
evidence of having good character and reputation by submitting any of 
the following, on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	a statement by the applicant as to whether the applicant is 
currently undergoing an unprofessional conduct process or 
has previously been disciplined by another regulating body 
responsible for the regulation of psychologists or of another 
profession;
	(b)	a statement as to whether the applicant has ever pleaded 
guilty or has been found guilty of a criminal offence or an 
offence of a similar nature in a jurisdiction outside Canada 
for which the applicant has not been pardoned;
	(c)	the results of a criminal records check;
	(d)	any other relevant evidence requested by the Registrar.
Liability insurance
10   All applicants for registration as regulated members must provide 
evidence of having the type and amount of professional liability 
insurance required by the Council.
Practice Permit
Renewal requirements
11   A regulated member applying for renewal of a practice permit 
must
	(a)	state whether the member has been convicted of a criminal 
offence since the member's last renewal of a practice permit, 
and
	(b)	provide evidence of having the type and amount of 
professional liability insurance required by the Council.
Restricted Activities
Authorized activities
12(1)  Regulated members registered on the general or courtesy 
register may, within the practice of psychology, perform the restricted 
activity of a psychosocial intervention with an expectation of treating a 
substantial disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation or 
memory that grossly impairs judgment, behaviour, capacity to 
recognize reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life.
(2)  Regulated members registered on the provisional register are 
authorized to perform the restricted activity set out in subsection (1) 
under the supervision of a regulated member authorized to perform the 
restricted activity.
Students, non-regulated persons, supervision
13(1)  A student of the profession of psychologists is permitted to 
perform the restricted activity set out in section 12(1) within a program 
of training for psychologists under the supervision of a regulated 
member registered on the general register, courtesy register or 
provisional register who is authorized to perform that restricted 
activity.
(2)  A person who is not referred to in section 4(1)(a) of Schedule 7.1 
to the  Government Organization Act is permitted to perform the 
restricted activity set out in section 12(1) but only if that person
	(a)	has the consent of, and is being supervised in accordance 
with subsection (3) by, a regulated member registered on the 
general register, courtesy register or provisional register, and
	(b)	is engaged in providing health services to another person.
(3)  When a regulated member supervises a student of the profession or 
a person referred to in subsection (2) performing the restricted activity 
set out in section 12(1), the regulated member must
	(a)	be authorized to perform the restricted activity being 
performed,
	(b)	be satisfied that the person is competent to perform the 
restricted activity, and
	(c)	supervise the person who is performing the restricted activity 
by being available for consultation and to review reports 
from the person performing the restricted activity regarding 
the person's performance of the restricted activity.
(4)  The amount and type of supervision provided to students and 
persons referred to in subsection (2) must be based on the regulated 
member's professional judgment, subject to the Standards of Practice 
established by the Council.
Performance self-restriction
14   Despite any authorization to perform a restricted activity, 
regulated members must restrict themselves in performing a restricted 
activity to the activity they are competent to perform and that is 
appropriate to the member's area of practice and the procedure being 
performed.
Titles
Titles
15(1)   A regulated member who is registered on the following 
registers may use the following titles:
	(a)	a regulated member registered on the general or courtesy 
register is authorized to use the title, psychologist or 
registered psychologist;
	(b)	a regulated member whose name is entered on the 
provisional register is authorized to use the title provisional 
psychologist or registered provisional psychologist.
(2)  Regulated members may, in accordance with section 5 of Schedule 
22 to the Act, use the titles and abbreviations set out in that section.
Alternative Complaint Resolution
Process conductor
16   When a complainant and an investigated person have agreed to 
enter into an alternative complaint resolution process, the Complaints 
Director must appoint an individual to conduct the alternative 
complaint resolution process.
Agreement
17   The person conducting the alternative complaint resolution 
process must, in consultation with the complainant and the investigated 
person, establish the procedures for and objectives of the alternative 
complaint resolution process, which must be set out in writing and 
signed by the complainant, the investigated person and the 
representative of the College.
Confidentiality
18   The complainant and the investigated person must, subject to 
sections 59 and 60 of the Act, agree to treat all information shared 
during the process as confidential.
Leaving the process
19   The complainant or the investigated person may withdraw from 
the alternative complaint resolution process at any time.
Reinstatement of Registration and 
Practice Permits
Applying for reinstatement
20(1)  A person whose registration and practice permit have been 
cancelled under Part 4 of the Act may apply in writing to the Registrar 
to have the registration and practice permit reinstated.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) may not be made earlier than
	(a)	one year after the date of the cancellation, or
	(b)	one year after a decision to deny an application under 
subsection (1).
Committee
21(1)  On receipt of an application under section 20, the Registrar 
must notify the Hearings Director and a Reinstatement Review 
Committee must be appointed in accordance with the bylaws.
(2)  Any member involved in the initial cancellation of the registration 
may not be a member of the Reinstatement Review Committee.
Hearing date
22   The Reinstatement Review Committee must hold a reinstatement 
hearing regarding the application for reinstatement within 90 days of 
receipt of the application by the Registrar under section 20.
Hearing
23(1)  A reinstatement hearing is open to the public unless the 
Reinstatement Review Committee determines that it should be closed.
(2)  The Reinstatement Review Committee may make either of the 
following orders:
	(a)	the application for reinstatement is approved with or without 
conditions;
	(b)	the application for reinstatement is denied.
(3)  The Reinstatement Review Committee must provide its reasons in 
writing.
(4)  The College must make a copy of the order of the Reinstatement 
Review Committee available to the public for 5 years after the date 
that order was issued.
Information
Information made available
24   The Council must provide
	(a)	information respecting the cancellation, suspension or 
imposition of conditions on a practice permit while the 
suspension, cancellation or conditions are in effect,
	(b)	information as to whether a hearing is scheduled to be held or 
has been held under Part 4 of the Act with respect to a named 
regulated member until the hearing is completed,
	(c)	information contained in a record of a hearing until any 
conditions contained in an order under Part 4, to which the 
record pertains, have been met or in the case of an order that 
cancels a registration, for 5 years, and
	(d)	any other information referred to in section 119(4), for 5 
years.
Requested information
25(1)  A regulated member or an applicant must, in addition to that 
required under section 33(3) of the Act, provide the following 
information on the initial application for registration, when there are 
any changes to the information and on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	home address, telephone number, e-mail address and fax 
number;
	(b)	business address, telephone number, e-mail address and fax 
number;
	(c)	date of birth;
	(d)	gender;
	(e)	type of graduate degree in psychology;
	(f)	name of institution where degree was obtained;
	(g)	graduation date;
	(h)	names of all the regional health authorities where the 
regulated member provides professional services;
	(i)	any other regulated professions with which the member is 
registered and entitled to practise in Alberta or elsewhere;
	(j)	whether the member is registered to practise psychology in 
another jurisdiction.
(2)  Despite subsection (3), the College may disclose the following 
information to the public:
	(a)	business telephone number and fax number;
	(b)	business e-mail address;
	(c)	business address;
	(d)	date of registration;
	(e)	academic degree;
	(f)	whether the registered member is authorized to use the title 
doctor or the abbreviation Dr.
(3)  Subject to section 34(1) of the Act, the information in subsection 
(1) may be disclosed by the College in a summarized or statistical 
format.
Correcting information
26   The Registrar may correct or remove any information on the 
register of regulated members if the Registrar determines it is 
incorrect.
Transitional Provisions, Repeals and 
Coming into Force
Transitional
27   On the coming into force of this Regulation, a registered member 
described in section 7 of Schedule 22 to the Act is deemed to be 
entered in the regulated members register in the register category that 
the Registrar considers appropriate.
Repeal
28   The Psychology Profession Regulation (AR 72/87) is repealed.
Coming into force
29   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
Schedule 22 to the Health Professions Act.


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Alberta Regulation 252/2005
Health Professions Act
DENTAL ASSISTANTS PROFESSION REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 
585/2005) on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions 
Act and made by the Council of the Alberta Dental Assistants Association on 
December 5, 2005. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Register
	2	Register categories
Registration
	3	General register
	4	Equivalent jurisdiction
	5	Substantial equivalence
	6	Provisional register
	7	Courtesy register
	8	Good character
	9	Liability insurance
Practice Permit
	10	Renewal requirements
	11	Conditions
Restricted Activities
	12	Authorized activities
	13	Restriction
	14	Students
Continuing Competence
	15	Continuing competence program
	16	Continuing competence program rules
	17	Rules distribution
	18	Annual form
	19	Review and evaluation
Alternative Complaint Resolution
	20	Process conductor
	21	Agreement
	22	Confidentiality
	23	Leaving the process
Reinstatement of Registration and Practice Permits
	24	Applying for reinstatement
	25	Hearing date
	26	Review
	27	Hearing
	28	Deliberations
	29	Access to decision
Titles
	30	Titles
Information
	31	Requested information
	32	Access to regulated members' information
Transitional Provisions, Repeals and Coming into Force
	33	Transitional
	34	Repeal
	35	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Health Professions Act;
	(b)	"College" means the College of Alberta Dental Assistants;
	(c)	"Competence Committee" means the competence committee 
of the College;
	(d)	"Complaints Director" means the complaints director of the 
College;
	(e)	"Council" means the council of the College;
	(f)	"courtesy register" means the courtesy register category of 
the regulated members register;
	(g)	"general register" means the general register category of the 
regulated members register;
	(h)	"provisional register" means the provisional register category 
of the regulated members register;
	(i)	"Registrar" means the registrar of the College;
	(j)	"Registration Committee" means the registration committee 
of the College;
	(k)	"Reinstatement Review Committee" means the reinstatement 
review committee of the College.
Register
Register categories
2   The regulated members register established by the Council under 
section 33(1)(a) of the Act has the following categories:
	(a)	general register;
	(b)	provisional register;
	(c)	courtesy register.
Registration
General register
3   An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the general 
register must
	(a)	have completed a one-year program of studies in dental 
assisting approved by the Council,
	(b)	have successfully passed a written examination in dental 
assisting approved by the Council, and
	(c)	meet at least one of the following:
	(i)	within the 3 years immediately preceding the date the 
Registrar receives the complete application, have met 
the requirements set out in clause (a);
	(ii)	within the 3 years immediately preceding the date the 
Registrar receives the complete application, have 
successfully completed refresher education or 
experiential upgrading approved by the Council;
	(iii)	within the 3 years immediately preceding the date the 
Registrar receives the complete application, have been 
employed as a dental assistant for 900 hours;
	(iv)	demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Registrar or 
Registration Committee that the applicant is competent 
to practise as a dental assistant.
Equivalent jurisdiction
4   An applicant for registration as a regulated member who is 
currently registered in good standing in another jurisdiction recognized 
by the Council under section 28(2)(b) of the Act as having 
substantially equivalent registration requirements as those set out in 
section 3 may be registered on the general register.
Substantial equivalence
5(1)  An applicant for registration who does not meet the requirements 
of section 3 or 4 but whose qualifications have been determined by the 
Registrar under section 28(2)(c) of the Act to be substantially 
equivalent to the registration requirements of section 3 or 4 may be 
registered in the appropriate category of the regulated members 
register.
(2)  In determining whether or not an applicant's qualifications are 
substantially equivalent under subsection (1), the Registrar may require 
the applicant to undergo any examination, testing or assessment 
activity to assist with the determination.
(3)  The Registrar may direct the applicant to undergo any education or 
training activities the Registrar considers necessary in order for the 
applicant to be registered.
(4)  The Registrar may request any further information and evidence 
that the Registrar considers necessary in order to assess an application 
under this section.
Provisional register
6(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member may be 
registered on the provisional register if the applicant
	(a)	has fulfilled the registration requirements set out in section 3 
but has not completed the written examination referred to in 
section 3(b), or
	(b)	is enrolled in a program of academic or experiential 
upgrading as directed by the Registrar or Registration 
Committee for the purpose of completing the registration 
requirements referred to in section 3.
(2)  The applicant must successfully pass the written examination 
approved by the Council within one year of registration on the 
provisional register.
(3)  The registration of a regulated member on the provisional register 
may be valid for up to one year.
(4)  A registration on the provisional register expires after one year 
unless the requirements of subsection (2) are met or an extension is 
granted under subsection (5).
(5)  A registration on the provisional register may be extended at the 
discretion of the Registrar or Registration Committee.
(6)  If a regulated member on the provisional register meets the 
requirements referred to in section 3, the Registrar must remove the 
regulated member's name from the provisional register and enter it on 
the general register.
(7)  A person who is registered on the provisional register may practise 
only while supervised by a dental assistant registered on the general 
register or by a dentist, dental hygienist, denturist or other person 
approved by the Registrar.
Courtesy register
7(1)  A person who requires registration in Alberta on a temporary 
basis for up to one year for a purpose approved by the Registrar is 
eligible for registration on the courtesy register if the person
	(a)	is registered as a dental assistant in good standing in another 
jurisdiction, or
	(b)	satisfies the Registrar of having the necessary competencies 
to carry out the purpose for which the registration is 
requested.
(2)  A person who is registered on the courtesy register pursuant to 
subsection (1)(a) must maintain his or her registration in the other 
jurisdiction while registered on the courtesy register.
Good character
8   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must provide 
written evidence of having good character and reputation by 
submitting the following on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	written references from colleagues, one of which must be 
from another jurisdiction if the applicant is registered in 
another jurisdiction;
	(b)	a statement by the applicant as to whether the applicant is 
currently undergoing an unprofessional conduct process by 
the College or is or has been disciplined by another 
regulatory body responsible for the regulation of dental 
assistants or another profession that provides a professional 
service;
	(c)	a statement by the applicant as to whether the applicant has 
ever pleaded guilty or has been found guilty of a criminal 
offence in Canada or an offence of a similar nature in a 
jurisdiction outside Canada for which the applicant has not 
been pardoned;
	(d)	the results of a current criminal records check;
	(e)	 any other relevant evidence required by the Registrar.
Liability insurance
9   All applicants for registration as regulated members must provide 
evidence of having the type and amount of professional liability 
insurance required by the Council.
Practice Permit
Renewal requirements
10   Regulated members applying for renewal of a practice permit 
must
	(a)	state whether the regulated member has pleaded guilty or 
been found guilty of a criminal offence in Canada or an 
offence of a similar nature in a jurisdiction outside Canada 
since the member's last practice permit,
	(b)	provide evidence of having the type and amount of 
professional liability insurance required by the Council, and
	(c)	submit evidence of credits required under section 15.
Conditions
11   The Registrar or Registration Committee may impose conditions 
on a practice permit, which may include, but are not limited to, the 
following:
	(a)	practising under the supervision of a regulated member;
	(b)	limiting practice to specified practice areas approved by the 
Registrar or Registration Committee and refraining from 
practising in specified practice areas or practice settings;
	(c)	reporting to the Registrar or Registration Committee on 
specified matters on specified dates;
	(d)	prohibiting the regulated member from supervising students 
of the profession or regulated members of the College;
	(e)	stating the purposes for which the practice permit is valid.
Restricted Activities
Authorized activities
12(1)  Regulated members may, within the practice of dental assisting, 
perform the following restricted activities under the direction of a 
dentist, dental hygienist or denturist who is authorized to perform or to 
order the performance of the following restricted activities:
	(a)	to apply any form of ionizing radiation in medical 
radiography;
	(b)	to cut a body tissue or to perform surgical or other invasive 
procedures on body tissue in or below the surface of teeth, 
for the purpose of performing dental probing, including 
periodontal screening and recording;
	(c)	to fit a fixed or removable partial or complete denture for the 
purpose of determining the preliminary fit of the device;
	(d)	to fit a periodontal appliance for the purpose of determining 
the preliminary fit of the device;
	(e)	to fit an orthodontic appliance for the purpose of determining 
the preliminary fit of the device.
(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a regulated member who has advanced 
training approved by the Council may perform the restricted activity of 
cutting a body tissue or performing surgical or other invasive 
procedures on body tissue in or below the surface of teeth, for the 
purpose of scaling teeth under the direction of a dentist or a dental 
hygienist authorized to perform that restricted activity.
(3)  The performance of the restricted activity referred to in subsection 
(2) is subject to the condition that the client has been recently assessed 
by the dentist or dental hygienist who has determined the patient has 
healthy gingival and periodontal tissues or plaque associated gingivitis, 
pockets of 4 mm or less and no overt or radiographic signs of alveolar 
bone loss.
(4)  For the purpose of this section, "direction" means a dentist, dental 
hygienist or denturist is on-site and able to assist.
Restriction
13   Despite section 12, regulated members must restrict themselves in 
performing restricted activities to those activities that they are 
competent to perform and to those that are appropriate to the member's 
area of practice and the procedure being performed.
Students
14(1)  A student who is enrolled in a dental assisting program 
approved by the Council is permitted to perform the restricted 
activities set out in section 12(1) under the supervision of a regulated 
member registered on the general register or courtesy register.
(2)  The supervising regulated member must
	(a)	be on-site with the student while the student is performing 
the restricted activity,
	(b)	be available to assist the student in performing the restricted 
activity as required, and
	(c)	be authorized to perform the restricted activity set out in 
section 12(1).
(3)  A regulated member who is undertaking a program of studies 
approved by the Council for scaling of teeth is permitted to perform 
the restricted activity of cutting a body tissue or performing surgical or 
other invasive procedures on body tissue in or below the surface of 
teeth for the purpose of scaling teeth under the on-site supervision of 
the following who are able to assist:
	(a)	a dental assistant who is authorized to perform the restricted 
activity under section 12(2);
	(b)	a dentist who is authorized to perform the restricted activity;
	(c)	a dental hygienist who is authorized to perform the restricted 
activity.
Continuing Competence
Continuing competence program
15(1)  Within 12 months following the coming into force of this 
Regulation, as part of the continuing competence program, regulated 
members must obtain on an annual basis 10 program credits.
(2)  To obtain program credits, a regulated member may undertake the 
following developmental activities:
	(a)	attending courses designed to enhance the regulated 
member's professional competence;
	(b)	teaching or presenting an approved continuing competence 
activity to a dental group;
	(c)	participating in a study club;
	(d)	successfully completing an examination recognized by the 
Council;
	(e)	successfully completing advanced training or examinations;
	(f)	attending formally organized sessions or activities sponsored 
or approved by the Council concerning the functions of the 
Council, including, but not restricted to, professional 
development of regulated members, ethics or standards of 
practice;
	(g)	participating, preparing or presenting a research paper or 
abstract at an approved educational function;
	(h)	publishing a research paper in a peer-refereed journal;
	(i)	conducting research and undertaking innovation that extends 
beyond the dental assistant's current practice;
	(j)	undertaking self-directed study;
	(k)	successfully completing a challenge examination approved 
by the Council;
	(l)	other activities approved by the Council.
Continuing competence program rules
16(1)  The Council may recommend rules governing
	(a)	eligibility of an activity to qualify for program credits,
	(b)	the number of program credits earned for a particular 
activity,
	(c)	requirements that members participate in a specified number 
of professional development activities,
	(d)	limits on the number of program credits that can be earned 
from specific activities,
	(e)	the transfer of credits earned in one year to the following 
year, and
	(f)	the continuing competence program.
(2)  The rules recommended under subsection (1) and any 
recommended amendments to those rules must be distributed by the 
Registrar to all regulated members for their review.
(3)  The Council may establish the rules or amendments to the rules 30 
or more days after the Registrar has distributed the recommended rules 
or amendments to the rules under subsection (2).
Rules distribution
17   The rules and any amendments to the rules established under 
section 16(3) must be made available by the College to the public, the 
Minister, regional health authorities and any person who requests 
them.
Annual form
18(1)  As part of the continuing competence program, regulated 
members must complete on an annual basis, in a form satisfactory to 
the Competence Committee,
	(a)	a self-assessment,
	(b)	a learning plan, and
	(c)	a list of continuing competence activities undertaken and 
supporting documentation.
(2)  A regulated member must, on the request of the Competence 
Committee, submit anything referred to in subsection (1) to the 
Competence Committee.
Review and evaluation
19   The Competence Committee must periodically select regulated 
members in accordance with criteria established by the Council for a 
review and evaluation of all or part of the member's continuing 
competence program.
Alternative Complaint Resolution
Process conductor
20   When a complainant and an investigated person have agreed to 
enter into an alternative complaint resolution process, the Complaints 
Director must appoint an individual to conduct the alternative 
complaint resolution process.
Agreement
21   The person conducting the alternative complaint resolution 
process must, in consultation with the complainant and the investigated 
person, establish the procedures for and objectives of the alternative 
complaint resolution process, which must be set out in writing and 
signed by the complainant, the investigated person and the 
representative of the College.
Confidentiality
22   The complainant and the investigated person must, subject to 
sections 59 and 60 of the Act, agree to treat all information shared 
during the process as confidential.
Leaving the process
23   The complainant or the investigated person may withdraw from 
the alternative complaint resolution process at any time.
Reinstatement of Registration and Practice Permits
Applying for reinstatement
24(1)  A person whose registration and practice permit have been 
cancelled under Part 4 of the Act may apply in writing to the Registrar 
to have the practice permit reissued and the registration reinstated.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) may be made
	(a)	not earlier than 5 years from the date of cancellation, and
	(b)	no more than once per calendar year after the refusal of an 
application under section 25(2)(a).
Hearing date
25(1)  Within 90 days of receipt of an application under section 24, the 
Registrar must refer the application to the Hearings Director who must 
appoint, in accordance with the bylaws, regulated members to a 
Reinstatement Review Committee to hold a hearing on the application.
(2)  A hearing must be held within 90 days of the application being 
referred under subsection (1) and the Reinstatement Review 
Committee must issue a written decision with reasons containing one 
or more of the following orders:
	(a)	an order denying the application;
	(b)	an order directing the Registrar to reinstate the person's 
registration and practice permit;
	(c)	an order directing the Registrar to impose specific terms, 
conditions or limitations on the person's practice permit.
Review
26(1)  An applicant whose application is denied or on whose practice 
permit terms and conditions have been imposed under section 25(2), 
may apply to the Council for a review of the decision of the 
Reinstatement Review Committee.
(2)  Sections 31 and 32 of the Act apply to a review under subsection 
(1).
(3)  On reviewing a decision pursuant to a request for a review under 
section 25(1), the Council may
	(a)	confirm, reverse or vary the decision of the Reinstatement 
Review Committee and make any decision that the 
Reinstatement Review Committee could have made,
	(b)	refer the matter back to the Reinstatement Review 
Committee and direct it to make a further assessment of the 
application and make a decision under section 25 on the 
application, and
	(c)	make any further order the Council considers necessary for 
the purposes of carrying out its decision.
Hearing
27(1)  The reinstatement hearing under section 25 is open to the public 
unless the Reinstatement Review Committee determines on its own 
motion or on application by any person that the reinstatement hearing 
or part of it should be held in private because of any of the reasons set 
out in section 78(1) of the Act.
(2)  The person making the application, the Registrar and the 
Reinstatement Review Committee holding a hearing may be 
represented by counsel.
(3)  Evidence may be given before the Reinstatement Review 
Committee in any manner that it considers appropriate and it is not 
bound by the rules of law respecting evidence applicable to judicial 
hearings.
Deliberations
28   In determining whether or not an application should be approved, 
the Reinstatement Review Committee must
	(a)	consider
	(i)	the record of the hearing at which the applicant's 
registration and practice permit were cancelled, and
	(ii)	the evidence present at the hearing,
		and
	(b)	consider whether
	(i)	the applicant meets the current requirements for 
registration,
	(ii)	any conditions imposed at the time the applicant's 
registration and permit were cancelled have been met, 
and
	(iii)	the applicant is fit to practise dental assisting and does 
not pose a risk to public safety.
Access to decision
29(1)  The Reinstatement Review Committee and the Council may 
order that its decision under section 25(2) or section 26 be published in 
a manner it considers appropriate.
(2)  The College must make the decisions under sections 25(2) and 26 
available for 5 years to the public on request.
Titles
Titles
30   Subject to any order made under Part 4 of the Act, a ratified 
settlement, any conditions on the practice permit imposed under 
section 11 or an order made under section 25 or 26,
	(a)	a regulated member on the general register may use the 
following title and abbreviation:
	(i)	registered dental assistant;
	(ii)	R.D.A.;
	(b)	a regulated member on the provisional register may use the 
following title and abbreviation:
	(i)	dental assistant;
	(ii)	D.A.
Information
Requested information
31(1)  A regulated member must provide the following information on 
the initial application for registration, when there are any changes to 
the information and on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	home address, telephone number, e-mail address and fax 
number;
	(b)	employer name, address, telephone number, e-mail address 
and fax number;
	(c)	maiden name or other names;
	(d)	date of birth;
	(e)	school of training;
	(f)	graduation date;
	(g)	area of practice and any specializations;
	(h)	languages other than English;
	(i)	whether the member is registered as a dental assistant in 
another jurisdiction;
	(j)	whether the member is a registered member of another health 
profession;
	(k)	date of initial registration in Alberta;
	(l)	positions held within the College;
	(m)	professional awards or honours.
(2)  Subject to section 34(1) of the Act, the College may disclose the 
information collected under subsection (1)
	(a)	with the consent of the regulated member whose information 
it is, or
	(b)	in a summarized or statistical form so that it is not possible to 
relate the information to any particular identifiable person.
Access to regulated members' information
32   The period of time during which the College is required to 
provide information under section 119(4) of the Act is as follows:
	(a)	information as to whether a practice permit has been 
cancelled, suspended or conditions have been imposed on the 
practice permit, for 5 years;
	(b)	information from the record of a hearing, including decisions, 
for 5 years after the decision is made;
	(c)	information as to whether a hearing is scheduled to be held, 
or has been held, under Part 4 of the Act with respect to a 
named regulated member until the hearing is completed;
	(d)	any other information referred to in section 119(4) of the Act, 
for 5 years.
Transitional Provisions, Repeals and  
Coming into Force
Transitional
33   On the coming into force of this Regulation, a registered member 
described in section 6 of Schedule 4 to the Act is deemed to be entered 
in the regulated members register in the register category that the 
Registrar considers appropriate.
Repeal
34   The Dental Assistant Regulation (AR 36/94) is repealed.
Coming into force
35   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
Schedule 4 to the Health Professions Act.


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Alberta Regulation 253/2005
Pharmaceutical Profession Act
SCHEDULED DRUGS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 587/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 93 of the Pharmaceutical Profession Act. 
1   The Scheduled Drugs Regulation (AR 86/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Schedule 2 drugs
2(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the following are designated as 
Schedule 2 drugs for the purposes of section 3 of Schedule 2 to the 
Pharmaceutical Profession Act:
	(a)	the drugs set out in Schedule II of the National 
Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities Drug 
Schedules (as amended or replaced from time to time) 
published by the National Association of Pharmacy 
Regulatory Authorities;
	(b)	iodinated casein;
	(c)	dimenhydrinate and its salts;
	(d)	pseudoephedrine and its salts and preparations, as a 
single entity.



Alberta Regulation 254/2005
Smoke-free Places Act
SMOKE-FREE PLACES SIGNS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 589/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 9 of the Smoke-free Places Act. 
1   The Smoke-free Places Signs Regulation (AR 207/2005) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(2) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	contain the graphic symbol set out in Schedule 1, which 
must depict the symbol in red or black on a contrasting 
background that makes the symbol clearly legible in 
whatever lighting is used in the public place, workplace 
or public vehicle,
	(b)	in clause (b)(i) by striking out "with each letter of the 
text being at least 28 mm in height,".

3   Section 2(2)(b)(i) is amended by striking out "with each 
letter of the text being at least 28 mm in height,".

4   The following is added after section 2:
Size of signs
2.1(1)  A sign posted under this Act in a public place or a 
workplace other than a work vehicle must be at least 20 cm by 
26 cm and must have a surface area of not less than 520 cm2.
(2)  A sign posted under this Act in a public vehicle or work 
vehicle must be at least 10 cm by 10 cm and must have a surface 
area of not less than 100 cm2.



Alberta Regulation 255/2005
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BEEF PRODUCERS PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 594/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural 
Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Beef Producers Plan Regulation (AR 
336/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (d):
	(d.1)	"cattle industry council member" means a member 
appointed to the Cattle Industry Council under section 
76 or 77;
	(b)	in clause (p)
	(i)	by repealing subclause (i);
	(ii)	in subclause (iv) by striking out "Growers" and 
substituting "Growers'".



3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "or a producer 
association delegate" wherever it occurs and 
substituting ", a producer association delegate or a cattle 
industry council delegate";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "or a director at large" 
wherever it occurs and substituting ", a director at 
large or a cattle industry council director".

4   Section 7(2) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "and processors" and 
substituting ", processors and other persons with a 
commercial interest in the cattle industry";
	(b)	in clause (g) by striking out "processors" and 
substituting "processors, other persons with a commercial 
interest in the cattle industry".

5   Section 9(2)(f) is amended by striking out "tasks" and 
substituting "task".

6   Section 10(1)(b) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "markets" and substituting "produces, 
markets or processes";
	(b)	by striking out "marketing" and substituting 
"production, marketing or processing".

7   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by striking out ", as a matter of right,";
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (f):
	(f.1)	to hold office as a cattle industry council delegate;
	(iii)	by adding the following after clause (g):
	(h)	to be appointed by the Board of Directors to 
represent the Commission on any task force, 
committee, group or organization of which the 
Commission is a member or to which the 
Commission elects or appoints individuals.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "or producers 
association delegates" and substituting ", producer 
association delegates or cattle industry council delegates".

8   Section 20(6) is amended by striking out "of behalf" and 
substituting "on behalf".

9   Section 24 is amended by repealing subsection (1) and 
substituting the following:
Producer association delegates
24(1)  The Commission shall have 2 producer association 
delegates for each producer association to which section 77(4) does 
not apply, to be elected or appointed pursuant to section 28 or 
otherwise elected or appointed under this Plan.

10   The following is added after section 24:
Cattle industry council delegates
24.1(1)  The Commission shall have the number of cattle industry 
council delegates that is determined under this section, to be 
elected pursuant to section 28.1 or otherwise elected or appointed 
under this Plan.
(2)  Unless the Cattle Industry Council has been dissolved or 
suspended by the Board of Directors under section 73(2), the 
Commission shall have
	(a)	one cattle industry council delegate position for each 
cattle industry stakeholder invited to appoint members 
to the Cattle Industry Council under section 76, up to a 
maximum of 4 positions, and
	(b)	2 cattle industry council delegate positions for each 
producer association to which section 77(4) applies, up 
to a maximum of 6 positions.
(3)  If the Cattle Industry Council has been dissolved or suspended 
by the Board of Directors under section 73(2), the Commission 
shall have no cattle industry council delegate positions.

11   Section 28(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following;
	(a)	each producer association to which section 77(4) does 
not apply may elect or appoint 2 eligible producers as 
producer association delegates in accordance with 
clause (b);
	(b)	by repealing clauses (c) and (d).

12   The following is added after section 28:
Election of cattle industry council delegates
28.1(1)  The cattle industry council members shall elect the 
number of cattle industry council delegates determined under 
section 24.1 from among the cattle industry council members who 
are eligible producers before November 15 in the year in which an 
election is to take place.
(2)  Where fewer than or only a sufficient number of cattle industry 
council members who are eligible producers have been nominated 
to fill the required number of cattle industry council delegate 
positions, the Board of Directors shall declare those cattle industry 
council members nominated as cattle industry council delegates as 
being elected by acclamation.
(3)  Where fewer than the required number of cattle industry 
council delegates have been declared elected by acclamation, the 
cattle industry council delegates who have been declared elected 
shall appoint cattle industry council members who are eligible 
producers to the remaining positions as cattle industry council 
delegates, and the members so appointed shall hold office as cattle 
industry council delegates as if elected.

13   Section 29 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Functions of delegates
29(1)  In addition to what an eligible producer may do under 
this Plan,
	(a)	a delegate who is a zone delegate, sub-zone delegate or 
cattle feeder council delegate may, in the zone or 
sub-zone that the delegate represents,
	(i)	attend zone committee meetings,
	(ii)	at zone committee meetings,
	(A)	make representations on any matter 
pertaining to this Plan or the operation of the 
Commission,
	(B)	vote on any matter under this Plan, and
	(C)	vote in any election for a zone director,
				and
	(iii)	hold office as a zone director,
	(b)	a delegate who is a cattle feeder council delegate may
	(i)	attend Cattle Feeder Council meetings, 
	(ii)	at Cattle Feeder Council meetings,
	(A)	make representations on any matter 
pertaining to cattle feeders,
	(B)	vote on any matter pertaining to cattle 
feeders, and
	(C)	vote in any election for cattle feeder council 
directors,
				and
	(iii)	hold office as a cattle feeder council director,
	(c)	a delegate who is a producer association delegate may, 
in the zone or sub-zone in which the delegate resides,
	(i)	attend zone committee meetings, and
	(ii)	at zone committee meetings, make representations 
on any matter pertaining to this Plan or the 
operation of the Commission,
	(d)	a delegate who is a cattle industry council delegate may
	(i)	attend Cattle Industry Council meetings, 
	(ii)	at Cattle Industry Council meetings,
	(A)	make representations on any matter 
pertaining to the cattle industry, and
	(B)	vote on any matter pertaining to the cattle 
industry, 
				and
	(iii)	hold office as a cattle industry council director,
			and
	(e)	a delegate may 
	(i)	attend any annual or special meeting of the 
Commission, 
	(ii)	at any annual or special meeting of the 
Commission,
	(A)	make representations on any matter 
pertaining to this Plan or the operation of the 
Commission,
	(B)	vote on any matter under this Plan, and
	(C)	vote in any election for
	(I)	directors at large of the Commission,
	(II)	cattle industry council directors,
	(III)	directors of the Canadian Cattlemen's 
Association, and
	(IV)	members of the Beef Information 
Centre,
	(iii)	hold office as a
	(A)	director at large of the Commission,
	(B)	director of the Canadian Cattlemen's 
Association, and
	(C)	member of the Beef Information Centre,
	(iv)	be appointed by the Board of Directors to sit as a 
member of any committee established by the 
Board of Directors under Division 6, and
	(v)	be appointed by the Board of Directors to represent 
the Commission on any task force, committee, 
group or organization of which the Commission is 
a member or to which the Commission elects or 
appoints individuals.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "or director at large" 
and substituting ", director at large or cattle industry 
council director".

14   Section 30 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3) by adding "or cattle industry council 
delegate" after "producer association delegate" wherever it 
occurs;
	(b)	in subsection (7) by adding "32.1," after "32,";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (9):
(10)  A cattle industry council delegate may complete that 
delegate's term of office even though,
	(a)	if the delegate is an eligible producer who is an 
individual, that delegate ceases to
	(i)	be an eligible producer, or
	(ii)	meet the requirements of section 19,
			or
	(b)	if the delegate is the representative of an eligible 
producer,
	(i)	that eligible producer ceases to be an eligible 
producer,
	(ii)	that delegate ceases to be the representative of an 
eligible producer, or
	(iii)	that delegate ceases to meet the requirements of 
section 20.

15   The following is added after section 32:
Delegate vacancy re Cattle Industry Council
32.1   If a cattle industry council delegate ceases to hold office 
before the expiry of that delegate's term of office, the cattle 
industry council members shall elect or appoint another cattle 
industry council member who is an eligible producer as a cattle 
industry council delegate who shall serve for the unexpired portion 
of that term of office.

16   The following is added after section 36:
Removal of cattle industry council delegate
36.1(1)  The cattle industry council members may, at a special 
Cattle Industry Council meeting, remove any cattle industry 
council delegate from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of a cattle industry 
council delegate, the cattle industry council members may, at the 
special Cattle Industry Council meeting at which the delegate was 
removed, elect or appoint a cattle industry council delegate from 
among the cattle industry council members who are eligible 
producers to serve for the unexpired portion of that term of office.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), if the cattle industry council 
delegate is not appointed under subsection (2), the position may be 
filled under section 32.1.
Restriction from removal as cattle industry council delegate
36.2(1)  Notwithstanding section 36.1(1), if a cattle industry 
council delegate is a cattle industry council director or a director at 
large, that delegate may not be removed from office as a cattle 
industry council delegate without first having been removed from 
office as a director at large pursuant to section 53(1) or a cattle 
industry council director pursuant to section 53.1(1).
(2)  Notwithstanding section 36.1(1), if a cattle industry council 
delegate is the chair, vice-chair or finance chair of the Commission, 
that delegate may not be removed from office as a cattle industry 
council delegate without first having been removed from office
	(a)	as a director at large pursuant to section 53(1) or a cattle 
industry council director pursuant to section 53.1(1), 
and
	(b)	as the chair, vice-chair or finance chair pursuant to 
section 60(1).

17   The heading preceding section 37 is amended by 
striking out "and Cattle Feeder Council Meetings" and 
substituting ", Cattle Feeder Council, Cattle Industry 
Council".

18   Section 40 is amended by striking out "of the cattle feeder 
council delegates" wherever it occurs.

19   The following is added after section 40:
Cattle Industry Council meetings
40.1   The Cattle Industry Council
	(a)	shall, before the commencement of the annual 
Commission meeting, hold an annual Cattle Industry 
Council meeting,
	(b)	shall hold a special Cattle Industry Council meeting
	(i)	on the written request of a majority of the cattle 
industry council members,
	(ii)		on the written request of the Board of Directors, or
	(iii)	on the written request of the Council,
			and
	(c)	may hold a special Cattle Industry Council meeting 
when the chair of the Cattle Industry Council is of the 
opinion that circumstances warrant the holding of a 
special Cattle Industry Council meeting.

20   Section 42 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "section 63" and 
substituting "section 67" and by striking out 
"ex-officio" and substituting "ex officio";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(4)  In the case of a Cattle Industry Council meeting, the 
quorum necessary to conduct business, hold a vote on any 
matter or have an election is a majority of the cattle industry 
council members, the chair and the Board member, if a Board 
member is appointed under section 75(3), and in determining 
whether a quorum exists the ex officio members of the Cattle 
Industry Council are not to be taken into account.

21   Section 43 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Board of Directors
43(1)  The Commission shall have a Board of Directors and, 
subject to subsection (2), the Board of Directors shall consist of
	(a)	9 zone directors elected pursuant to section 45,
	(b)	3 cattle feeder council directors elected pursuant to 
section 46,
	(c)	5 directors at large elected pursuant to section 47,
	(d)	subject to section 47.1(3), 2 cattle industry council 
directors elected pursuant to section 47.1, and
	(e)	the past chair of the Commission, except when the 
current chair of the Commission is re-elected for a 
subsequent term.
(2)  The Board of Directors of the Commission shall have an 
additional director if any of the following apply:
	(a)	if, in the case of a zone,
	(i)	a zone director becomes the chair of the 
Commission, and
	(ii)		that zone elects a new zone director to represent 
the zone pursuant to section 45(3);
	(b)	if, in the case of the Cattle Feeder Council,
	(i)	a cattle feeder council director becomes the chair 
of the Commission, and
	(ii)	the Cattle Feeder Council elects a new cattle feeder 
council director pursuant to section 46(2);
	(c)	if, in the case of the Cattle Industry Council, 
	(i)	a cattle industry council director becomes the chair 
of the Commission, and
	(ii)	the Board of Directors appoints a new cattle 
industry council director pursuant to section 50(4).

22   Section 46 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "of the Commission";
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by repealing clauses (a) and (b) and 
substituting the following:
	(a)	that cattle feeder council director
	(i)	ceases to be a cattle feeder council director, 
and
	(ii)	ceases to be a cattle feeder council delegate 
for the period of time that the person is the 
chair of the Commission;
	(b)	the Cattle Feeder Council shall elect from among 
the cattle feeder council delegates a cattle feeder 
council delegate who shall be a cattle feeder 
council director;
	(ii)	in clauses (c) and (d) by striking out "cattle 
feeder council delegate referred to in clause (a)(ii)" and 
substituting "person referred to in clause (a)".

23   Section 47(3) is amended by striking out "and the directors 
at large" and substituting ", the directors at large and the cattle 
industry council directors".

24   The following is added after section 47:
Election of directors re Cattle Industry Council
47.1(1)  Subject to subsection (3), at the annual Commission 
meeting the delegates shall elect from among the cattle industry 
council delegates 2 cattle industry council directors.
(2)  Where a cattle industry council director becomes the chair of 
the Commission,
	(a)	that cattle industry council director
	(i)	ceases to be a cattle industry council director, and
	(ii)	ceases to be a cattle industry council delegate for 
the period of time that the person is the chair of the 
Commission;
	(b)	the Board of Directors shall appoint from among the 
cattle industry council delegates a cattle industry 
council delegate who shall, subject to the approval of 
the Council, be a cattle industry council director;
	(c)	the cattle industry council members shall appoint a 
cattle industry council member who is an eligible 
producer as a cattle industry council delegate who shall 
serve as a cattle industry council delegate during the 
period of time that the person referred to in clause (a) is 
the chair of the Commission.
(3)  No cattle industry council directors may be elected, acclaimed 
or otherwise appointed at the annual Commission meeting if fewer 
than 3 cattle industry council delegates have been elected pursuant 
to section 28.1 and nominated to fill the cattle industry council 
director positions.
25   Section 48 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clauses (e) to (g) and substituting the 
following:
	(e)	be elected or appointed by the Board of Directors to 
committees in accordance with Division 6, 6.1 or 7;
	(b)	in clause (h) by adding "or to which the Commission 
elects or appoints individuals" after "Commission is a 
member".

26   Section 49 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (5):
(5.1)  The term of office of a cattle industry council director 
elected at the annual Commission meeting pursuant to section 
47.1(1)
	(a)	commences immediately on the cattle industry council 
director being declared elected at the annual 
Commission meeting, and
	(b)	expires
	(i)	immediately on the cattle industry council 
directors being declared elected at the next annual 
Commission meeting, or
	(ii)	immediately on it being declared at the next annual 
Commission meeting that no cattle industry 
council directors are being elected at that meeting.
(5.2)  The term of office of a cattle industry council director 
appointed pursuant to section 47.1(2)
	(a)	commences immediately on the cattle industry council 
director being appointed, and
	(b)	expires
	(i)	immediately on the cattle industry council 
directors being declared elected at the next annual 
Commission meeting, or
	(ii)	immediately on it being declared at the next annual 
Commission meeting that no cattle industry 
council directors are being elected at that meeting.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (8):
(8.1)  A cattle industry council director may complete that 
cattle industry council director's term of office even though 
that cattle industry council director ceases to be a cattle 
industry council delegate pursuant to section 30(3)(b).
	(c)	in subsection (9) by striking out "(7) or (8)" in the 
words preceding clause (a) and substituting "(7), (8) 
or (8.1)" and by adding the following after clause (c):
	(d)	in the case of a cattle industry council director, that 
relate solely to the office of cattle industry council 
director.

27   Section 50 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  Where a cattle industry council director ceases to hold office 
before the expiry of that director's term of office, the Board of 
Directors shall appoint another cattle industry council delegate as a 
cattle industry council director to serve, subject to the approval of 
the Council, for the unexpired portion of that term of office.

28   Sections 52(3) and 53(3) are amended by striking out 
"subsections (1) and (2)" and substituting "subsection (1)".

29   The following is added after section 53:
Removal of cattle industry council directors
53.1(1)  The delegates may, at a special Commission meeting, 
remove a cattle industry council director from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of a cattle industry 
council director,
	(a)	the delegates may, at the special Commission meeting at 
which the cattle industry council director was removed, 
elect a cattle industry council director from among the 
cattle industry council delegates to serve for the 
unexpired portion of that term of office, or
	(b)	if a cattle industry council director is not elected under 
clause (a), the position may be filled under section 
50(4).
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if a cattle industry council 
director is the chair, vice-chair or finance chair of the Commission, 
that cattle industry council director may not be removed from 
office as a cattle industry council director without first having been 
removed from office as chair, vice-chair or finance chair under 
section 60(1).

30   Section 55 is amended in clause (b) by striking out "or a 
cattle feeder council director" and substituting ", a cattle feeder 
council director or a cattle industry council director".

31   Section 56 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "At the meeting" and 
substituting "Subject to subsection (2.1), at the meeting";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  Notwithstanding section 48(d), a cattle industry council 
director may not be elected as chair of the Commission unless 
at least 4 cattle industry council delegates have been elected 
pursuant to section 28.1.

32   Divisions 6 and 7 are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Division 6 
Committees of the Board of Directors 
Standing or Special Committees
Establishment of committees
63(1)  The Board of Directors may establish standing or special 
committees as the Board of Directors may, from time to time, 
consider necessary and may provide for the following:
	(a)	the election or appointment of the members and chair 
and vice-chair, if any, of the committee;
	(b)	the governance and operation of the committee;
	(c)	the duties and functions of the committee.
(2)  Unless otherwise provided for by the Board of Directors under 
subsection (1), sections 64 to 66.5 apply, with any necessary 
modifications, to a committee established under subsection (1).
(3)  The Board of Directors may, from time to time, dissolve, 
suspend or re-establish a committee established under subsection 
(1).
Appointment of committee chairs and members
64(1)  The Board of Directors shall appoint a chair of each 
committee from among the directors.
(2)  In consultation with the chair of a committee appointed under 
subsection (1), the Board of Directors may appoint the committee 
members from among any of the following:
	(a)	the delegates;
	(b)	the directors;
	(c)	the eligible producers;
	(d)	any person who is an individual not referred to in 
clauses (a) to (c).
(3)  The chair, vice-chair and finance chair of the Commission are 
ex officio members of all committees unless otherwise determined 
by the Board of Directors.
Duties of committee
65(1)  The duties of a committee are
	(a)	to carry out the purpose, intent and responsibilities of 
the Commission with regard to the work assigned to the 
committee by the Board of Directors, and
	(b)	to investigate and make recommendations and reports 
on specific matters referred to the committee by the 
Board of Directors.
(2)  Each committee shall submit to the Board of Directors a report 
and review of the committee's activities at least once each year in 
advance of the annual Commission meeting.
Term of office
66(1)  The term of office of a chair of a committee
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
a director as the chair of the committee following the 
annual Commission meeting, and
	(b)	expires on the announcement of the appointment of a 
director as the chair of that committee following the 
next annual Commission meeting.
(2)  The term of office of a member of a committee commences on 
the announcement of the appointment of a delegate, director, 
eligible producer or other individual as a member of that committee 
following the announcement of the appointment of the chair of the 
committee and expires,
	(a)	in the case of a delegate or director, on the termination 
of the term of office of that member of the committee as 
a delegate or director, and
	(b)	in the case of an eligible producer or other individual, at 
the pleasure of the Board of Directors.
(3)  A chair of a committee may complete that chair's term of 
office even though that chair ceases to be a delegate pursuant to 
section 30(1)(b), (2)(b) or (3)(b).
(4)  A chair of a committee may complete that chair's term of 
office even though that chair ceases to be a director pursuant to 
section 49.
(5)  If a chair of a committee continues in office in accordance with 
subsection (3) or (4), the chair of the committee may, until the 
expiry of that chair's term of office, carry out only those functions 
that relate solely to the office of the chair of the committee.
Committee vacancy
66.1(1)  Where a chair of a committee ceases to hold office before 
the expiry of that chair's term of office, the Board of Directors may 
appoint another director as the chair of that committee to serve for 
the unexpired portion of that term of office.
(2)  Where a member of a committee ceases to hold office before 
the expiry of that member's term of office as a member of that 
committee, the Board of Directors, in consultation with the chair of 
that committee, may appoint another delegate, director, eligible 
producer or other individual as a member of that committee to 
serve for the unexpired portion of that term of office.
Removal of committee chairs
66.2(1)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, 
remove any chair of a committee from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of a chair of a 
committee,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the chair of the committee was removed, 
appoint another director as chair of the committee to 
serve for the unexpired portion of that term of office, or
	(b)	if a chair of a committee is not appointed under clause 
(a), that position may be filled under section 66.1(1).
Removal of committee members
66.3(1)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, 
remove any member of a committee from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of a member of a 
committee,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the member of the committee was removed, 
appoint another delegate, director, eligible producer or 
other individual as a member of that committee to serve 
for the unexpired portion of that term of office, or
	(b)	if a member of the committee is not appointed under 
clause (a), that position may be filled under section 
66.1(2).
Committee meetings
66.4(1)  A committee may, at the call of the chair of the 
committee, conduct committee meetings.
(2)  The members of the committee are eligible to vote on each 
matter put to the question before the committee.
(3)  Committees shall keep written minutes of all committee 
meetings and provide copies of the minutes to the Board of 
Directors within 2 weeks of the meeting being held.
Quorum
66.5   The quorum necessary for a committee to conduct business 
or hold a vote on any matter is a majority of the total number of the 
members holding office as members of the committee.
Division 6.1 
Committees of the Board of Directors 
Cattle Feeder Council
Definitions
67   In this Division,
	(a)	"Board member" means a zone director or director at 
large who is appointed as a member of the Cattle Feeder 
Council under section 69(3);
	(b)	"delegate member" means a delegate who is a cattle 
feeder council delegate and includes any cattle feeder 
council delegate who is a cattle feeder council director.
Establishment of Cattle Feeder Council
68   The Board of Directors shall establish a committee to be 
known as the "Cattle Feeder Council" consisting of those persons 
as provided for under section 69 and that is governed in accordance 
with this Division.
Membership of Cattle Feeder Council
69(1)  The Cattle Feeder Council consists of the 13 delegate 
members elected pursuant to sections 26 and 27 and the zone 
director or director at large appointed pursuant to subsection (3).
(2)  The Board of Directors shall appoint the chair of the Cattle 
Feeder Council from among the cattle feeder council directors.
(3)  The Board of Directors shall, in consultation with the chair of 
the Cattle Feeder Council, appoint a zone director or director at 
large, other than the chair, vice-chair or finance chair of the 
Commission, as a member of the Cattle Feeder Council.
(4)  The chair, vice-chair and finance chair of the Commission are 
ex officio members of the Cattle Feeder Council.
Functions of Cattle Feeder Council
70(1)  The duties of the Cattle Feeder Council are
	(a)	to investigate and address issues of importance or 
concern to producers who are cattle feeders,
	(b)	to carry out the purpose, intent and responsibilities of 
the Commission with regard to the work assigned to the 
Cattle Feeder Council by the Board of Directors 
pertaining to cattle feeders, and
	(c)	to make recommendations to the Board of Directors and 
the other committees of the Commission with respect to 
matters of importance or concern to cattle feeders and 
with respect to the work assigned to the Cattle Feeders 
Council by the Board of Directors.
(2)  The Cattle Feeder Council shall submit to the Board of 
Directors a report and review of its activities at least once each year 
in advance of the annual Commission meeting.
Term of office
71(1)  The term of office of a chair of the Cattle Feeder Council
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
a cattle feeder council director as the chair of the Cattle 
Feeder Council following the annual Commission 
meeting, and
	(b)	expires on the announcement of the appointment of a 
cattle feeder council director as the chair of the Cattle 
Feeder Council following the next annual Commission 
meeting.
(2)  The term of office of the delegate members of the Cattle 
Feeder Council commences on the announcement of the election of 
the cattle feeder council delegates and expires on the termination of 
the term of office of the delegate members as cattle feeder council 
delegates.
(3)  The term of office of a Board member of the Cattle Feeder 
Council
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
a zone director or director at large as the Board member 
of the Cattle Feeder Council following the annual 
Commission meeting, and
	(b)	expires on the announcement of the appointment of a 
zone director or director at large as the Board member 
of the Cattle Feeder Council following the next annual 
Commission meeting.
(4)  The chair of the Cattle Feeder Council may complete that 
chair's term of office even though that chair ceases to be a cattle 
feeder council delegate pursuant to section 30(1)(b) or (2)(b).
(5)  The chair of the Cattle Feeder Council may complete that 
chair's term of office even though that chair ceases to be a cattle 
feeder council director pursuant to section 49.
(6)  If the chair of the Cattle Feeder Council continues in office in 
accordance with subsection (4) or (5), that chair may, until the 
expiry of that chair's term of office, carry out only those functions 
that relate solely to the office of the chair of the Cattle Feeder 
Council.
Vacancy
71.1(1)  Where the chair of the Cattle Feeder Council ceases to 
hold office before the expiry of that chair's term of office, the 
Board of Directors shall appoint another cattle feeder council 
director as the chair of the Cattle Feeder Council to serve for the 
unexpired portion of that term of office.
(2)  Where a delegate member of the Cattle Feeder Council ceases 
to hold office as a cattle feeder council delegate before the expiry 
of that member's term of office as a cattle feeder council delegate, 
the eligible producer appointed as a cattle feeder council delegate 
pursuant to section 31(1)(b) or (2)(c) becomes the delegate member 
of the Cattle Feeder Council to serve for the unexpired portion of 
that term of office.
(3)  Where a Board member of the Cattle Feeder Council ceases to 
hold office before the expiry of that member's term of office as a 
Board member, the Board of Directors, in consultation with the 
chair of the Cattle Feeder Council, shall appoint another zone 
director or director at large as a Board member to serve for the 
unexpired portion of that term of office.
Removal of chair
71.2(1)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, 
remove the chair of the Cattle Feeder Council from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of the chair of the 
Cattle Feeder Council,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the chair of the Cattle Feeder Council was 
removed, appoint another cattle feeder council director 
as chair of the Cattle Feeder Council to serve for the 
unexpired portion of that term of office, or
	(b)	if a chair of the Cattle Feeder Council is not appointed 
under clause (a), that position may be filled under 
section 71.1(1).
Removal of members
71.3(1)  Delegate members of the Cattle Feeder Council may be 
removed and the vacancy filled only in accordance with sections 33 
and 34.
(2)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, remove 
the Board member of the Cattle Feeder Council from office.
(3)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of the Board 
member,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the Board member of the Cattle Feeder 
Council was removed, appoint another zone director or 
director at large as a member of the Cattle Feeder 
Council to serve for the unexpired portion of that term 
of office, or
	(b)	if the Board member of the Cattle Feeder Council is not 
appointed under clause (a), that position may be filled 
under section 71.1(3).
Cattle Feeder Council meetings
71.4(1)  Meetings of the Cattle Feeder Council shall be held in 
accordance with sections 40 and 42(3).
(2)  The members of the Cattle Feeder Council are eligible to vote 
on each matter put to the question before the Cattle Feeder Council.
(3)  The Cattle Feeder Council shall keep written minutes of all 
meetings of the Cattle Feeder Council and provide copies of the 
minutes to the Board of Directors within 2 weeks of the meeting 
being held.
Division 7 
Committees of the Board of Directors 
Cattle Industry Council
Definitions
72   In this Division,
	(a)	"Board member" means a zone director or director at 
large who is appointed as a member of the Cattle 
Industry Council under section 75(3);
	(b)	"cattle industry stakeholder" means a person, other than 
an individual, that provides services to the cattle 
industry in Alberta.
Establishment of the Cattle Industry Council
73(1)  The Board of Directors may establish a committee to be 
known as the "Cattle Industry Council" consisting of those persons 
as provided for under section 75 and that is governed in accordance 
with this Division.
(2)  The Board of Directors may, from time to time, dissolve, 
suspend or re-establish the Cattle Industry Council.
Eligibility
74(1)  Only the following may be appointed as a cattle industry 
council member:
	(a)	an eligible producer;
	(b)	an individual who is not an eligible producer who is
	(i)	at least 18 years of age, and
	(ii)	a resident of Alberta.
(2)  Where a cattle industry council member is an individual 
referred to in subsection (1)(b), that member may not be elected or 
appointed as a cattle industry council delegate or a cattle industry 
council director.
Membership of Cattle Industry Council
75(1)  The Cattle Industry Council shall consist of the members 
appointed pursuant to sections 76 and 77, the chair appointed 
pursuant to subsection (2), and if a Board member is appointed 
pursuant to subsection (3), that Board member.
(2)  The Board of Directors shall appoint a director, other than the 
chair, vice-chair or finance chair of the Commission, as the chair of 
the Cattle Industry Council.
(3)  If a cattle industry council director is appointed as the chair 
under subsection (2) the Board of Directors shall, in consultation 
with the chair of the Cattle Industry Council, appoint a zone 
director or director at large, other than the chair, vice-chair or 
finance chair of the Commission, as a member of the Cattle 
Industry Council.
(4)  The chair, vice-chair and finance chair of the Commission are 
ex officio members of the Cattle Industry Council.
Appointment by cattle industry stakeholders
76(1)  The Board of Directors may, in accordance with criteria 
determined from time to time by the Board of Directors, invite 
cattle industry stakeholders to appoint members to the Cattle 
Industry Council.
(2)  A cattle industry stakeholder may, within one month of 
receiving an invitation under subsection (1), appoint up to 2 
members to the Cattle Industry Council.
(3)  An invitation under subsection (1) and an appointment under 
subsection (2) shall be in writing.
(4)  The Board of Directors may, at any meeting of the Board of 
Directors, revoke an invitation issued under subsection (1).
Producer association election to appoint members
77(1)  The Board of Directors shall invite a producer association to 
appoint members to the Cattle Industry Council if the producer 
association elects to be invited as a cattle industry stakeholder to 
appoint members to the Cattle Industry Council.
(2)  A producer association may, within one month of receiving an 
invitation under subsection (1), appoint up to 2 members to the 
Cattle Industry Council.
(3)  An election and invitation under subsection (1) and an 
appointment under subsection (2) shall be in writing.
(4)  Subject to section 78, a producer association that receives an 
invitation under subsection (1) may not elect or appoint producer 
association delegates under section 28.
(5)  The Board of Directors may, at any meeting of the Board of 
Directors, revoke an invitation issued under subsection (1).
Revocation of producer association election
78(1)  If a period of at least 2 years following the date of the 
invitation referred to in section 77(1) has expired, a producer 
association may make an irrevocable election in writing to no 
longer appoint members to the Cattle Industry Council.
(2)  If a producer association makes an election under subsection 
(1), then immediately upon delivery of the election to the Board of 
Directors
	(a)	the cattle industry council members appointed by that 
producer association cease to be cattle industry council 
members, cattle industry council delegates and cattle 
industry council directors, as the case may be,
	(b)	section 77(4) ceases to apply to that producer 
association, and
	(c)	the producer association may elect or appoint 2 
producer association delegates pursuant to section 28.
Functions of Cattle Industry Council
79(1)  The duties of the Cattle Industry Council are
	(a)	to investigate and address issues of importance or 
concern to producers and the cattle industry,
	(b)	to carry out the purpose, intent and responsibilities of 
the Commission with regard to the work assigned to the 
Cattle Industry Council by the Board of Directors 
pertaining to the cattle industry, and
	(c)	to make recommendations to the Board of Directors and 
the other committees of the Commission with respect to 
matters of importance or concern to the cattle industry 
and with respect to the work assigned to the Cattle 
Industry Council by the Board of Directors.
(2)  The Cattle Industry Council shall submit to the Board of 
Directors a report and review of its activities at least once each year 
in advance of the annual Commission meeting.
Term of office
80(1)  The term of office of a chair of the Cattle Industry Council
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
a director as the chair of the Cattle Industry Council 
following the annual Commission meeting, and
	(b)	expires on the announcement of the appointment of a 
director as the chair of the Cattle Industry Council 
following the next annual Commission meeting.
(2)  The term of office of a cattle industry council member 
appointed under section 76 or 77
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
the cattle industry council member by the cattle industry 
stakeholder, and
	(b)	terminates when the cattle industry council member is 
removed from office under this Division or vacates the 
position.
(3)  The term of office of a Board member of the Cattle Industry 
Council
	(a)	commences on the announcement of the appointment of 
the zone director or director at large as a Board member 
of the Cattle Industry Council following the annual 
Commission meeting, and
	(b)	expires
	(i)	on the announcement of the appointment of a zone 
director or director at large as the Board member 
of the Cattle Industry Council following the next 
annual Commission meeting, or
	(ii)	on it being declared following the next annual 
Commission meeting that no Board member of the 
Cattle Industry Council is being appointed.
(4)  The chair of the Cattle Industry Council may complete that 
chair's term of office even though that chair ceases to be a cattle 
industry council director pursuant to section 49.
(5)  If the chair of the Cattle Industry Council continues in office in 
accordance with subsection (4), that chair may, until the expiry of 
that chair's term of office, carry out only those functions that relate 
solely to the office of the chair of the Cattle Industry Council.
Vacancy
80.1(1)  Where the chair of the Cattle Industry Council ceases to 
hold office before the expiry of that chair's term of office, the 
Board of Directors shall appoint another director as the chair of the 
Cattle Industry Council to serve for the unexpired portion of that 
term of office.
(2)  Where a cattle industry council member ceases to hold office, 
the cattle industry stakeholder that appointed that member may 
appoint another member.
(3)  Where a Board member of the Cattle Industry Council ceases 
to hold office before the expiry of that member's term of office as a 
Board member, the Board of Directors, in consultation with the 
chair of the Cattle Industry Council, shall appoint another zone 
director or director at large as a Board member to serve for the 
unexpired portion of that term of office.
Removal of chair
80.2(1)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, 
remove the chair of the Cattle Industry Council from office.
(2)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of the chair of the 
Cattle Industry Council,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the chair of the Cattle Industry Council was 
removed, appoint another director, other than the chair, 
vice-chair or finance chair of the Commission, as chair 
of the Cattle Industry Council to serve for the unexpired 
portion of that term of office, or
	(b)	if a chair of the Cattle Industry Council is not appointed 
under clause (a), that position may be filled under 
section 80.1(1).
Removal of members
80.3(1)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, 
remove any cattle industry council member from office.
(2)  A cattle industry council member may be removed at any time 
by the cattle industry stakeholder that appointed that member.
(3)  Where a cattle industry council member is removed under 
subsection (1) or (2), the cattle industry stakeholder that appointed 
the member may appoint another member.
(4)  The Board of Directors may, at a meeting of the Board, remove 
the Board member of the Cattle Industry Council from office.
(5)  Where a vacancy is created by the removal of the Board 
member,
	(a)	the Board of Directors may, at the meeting of the Board 
at which the Board member of the Cattle Industry 
Council was removed, appoint another zone director or 
director at large as a member of the Cattle Industry 
Council to serve for the unexpired portion of that term 
of office, or
	(b)	if the Board member of the Cattle Industry Council is 
not appointed under clause (a), that position may be 
filled under section 80.1(3).
Restriction from removal as members
80.4   Notwithstanding section 80.3, if a cattle industry council 
member is
	(a)	a cattle industry council delegate, that member may not 
be removed from office as a member without first 
having been removed from office as a cattle industry 
council delegate pursuant to section 36.1,
	(b)	a cattle industry council director, that member may not 
be removed from office as a member without first 
having been removed from office as
	(i)	a cattle industry council delegate pursuant to 
section 36.1, and
	(ii)	a cattle industry council director pursuant to 
section 53.1,
			or
	(c)	the chair, vice-chair or finance chair of the Commission, 
that member may not be removed from office as a 
member without first having been removed from office
	(i)	as a cattle industry council delegate pursuant to 
section 36.1,
	(ii)	as a cattle industry council director pursuant to 
section 53.1, and
	(iii)	as the chair, vice-chair or finance chair pursuant to 
section 60(1).
Revocation of invitation by Board of Directors
80.5   Notwithstanding section 80.4, if the Board of Directors 
revokes an invitation issued to a cattle industry stakeholder under 
section 76(1) or a producer association under section 77(1), then 
immediately following the date of the revocation
	(a)	the cattle industry council members appointed by the 
cattle industry stakeholder or producer association cease 
to be cattle industry council members, cattle industry 
council delegates and cattle industry council directors, 
as the case may be,
	(b)	section 77(4) ceases to apply to the producer 
association, and
	(c)	the producer association may elect or appoint 2 
producer association delegates pursuant to section 28.
Dissolution or suspension of Cattle Industry Council
80.6   Notwithstanding section 80.4, if the Board of Directors 
dissolves or suspends the Cattle Industry Council under section 
73(2), then immediately following the date of the dissolution or 
suspension
	(a)	all cattle industry council members appointed by cattle 
industry stakeholders and producer associations cease to 
be cattle industry council members, cattle industry 
council delegates and cattle industry council directors, 
as the case may be, and
	(b)	section 77(4) ceases to apply to each producer 
association that has been invited under that section to 
appoint members to the Cattle Industry Council and 
each such producer association may elect or appoint 2 
producer association delegates pursuant to section 28.
Cattle Industry Council meetings
80.7(1)  Meetings of the Cattle Industry Council shall be held in 
accordance with sections 40.1 and 42(4).
(2)  The cattle industry council members are eligible to vote on 
each matter put to the question before the Cattle Industry Council.
(3)  The Cattle Industry Council shall keep written minutes of all 
meetings of the Cattle Industry Council and provide copies of the 
minutes to the Board of Directors within 2 weeks of the meeting 
being held.

33   Section 84 is amended by striking out "and" at the end 
of clause (a), adding "and" at the end of clause (b) and 
adding the following after clause (b):
	(c)	in the case of an election for cattle industry council 
directors, vote in an election for cattle industry council 
directors.
34   Section 98 is amended by repealing subsection (4).

35   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	in section 5(h) by striking out "(a) to (f)" and 
substituting "(a) to (g)";
	(b)	in section 6(k) by striking out "(a) to (i)" and 
substituting "(a) to (j)".


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Alberta Regulation 256/2005
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 596/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 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 14.1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsections (6), (7) and (8);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (14):
(15)  The responsibility for the administration of the Rural 
Affordable Supportive Living Program is transferred to the 
Minister of Seniors and Community Supports.
(16)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of element 2.4.6 of Program 2 of the expense and 
equipment/inventory purchases vote of the 2005-06 Government 
appropriation for Infrastructure and Transportation is transferred 
to the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports.



Alberta Regulation 257/2005
Insurance Act
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 601/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 16 of the Insurance Act. 
1   The Miscellaneous Provisions Regulation (AR 120/2001) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 5.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(a) by striking out "plan" and 
substituting "benefits";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (1)(b)(ii);
	(c)	by repealing subsection (1)(c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	the Society submits to the Superintendent of Insurance a 
copy of its audited financial statements within a 
reasonable time after the end of the fiscal period to 
which they relate;
	(d)	by repealing subsection (1)(d);
	(e)	by repealing subsection (2).


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Alberta Regulation 258/2005
Disaster Services Act
GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY PLANNING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 14, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 609/2005) 
on December 14, 2005 pursuant to section 6 of the Disaster Services Act. 
1   The Government Emergency Planning Regulation 
(AR 62/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2005" 
and substituting "June 30, 2006".


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Alberta Regulation 259/2005
Fair Trading Act
GENERAL LICENSING AND SECURITY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 15, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Government Services 
(M.O. C014/2005) on December 13, 2005 pursuant to sections 139 and 162(2) of the 
Fair Trading Act. 
1   The General Licensing and Security Regulation 
(AR 187/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is amended by adding "create and" before 
"maintain financial".

3   Section 12 is amended
	(a)	in clause (d) by striking out "person" and 
substituting "consumer";
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (d):
	(d.1)	"consumer" means
	(i)	a consumer within the meaning of the Act,
	(ii)	a consumer within the meaning of the Energy 
Marketing Regulation,
	(iii)	a buyer or consignor of goods sold at an auction,
	(iv)	a creditor who is a client of a collection agency, or
	(v)	a debtor who has entered into a debt repayment 
agreement with a debt repayment agency;

4   Section 15 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "person" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "consumer";
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by striking out "person" wherever it occurs and 
substituting "consumer";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	the consumer had received goods or services or 
was or is entitled to receive goods or services from 
the operator,
	(iii)	in clause (d) by striking out "person's" and 
substituting "consumer's".

5   Section 19(b) is amended by adding "in writing" after 
"Director".

6   Section 38 is amended by striking out "2011" and 
substituting "2015".

7   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of the Fair Trading Amendment Act, 2005.


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Alberta Regulation 260/2005
Fair Trading Act
PUBLIC AUCTIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 15, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Government Services 
(M.O. C:015/2005) on December 13, 2005 pursuant to section 162(2) of the Fair 
Trading Act. 
1   The Public Auctions Regulation (AR 196/99) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 22 is amended by adding "6.1(1), (3) or (4)," after 
"section 6(2),".

3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of the Fair Trading Amendment Act, 2005.
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, MONTH DAY, 2005


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