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Alberta Regulation 47/2006
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
RESOURCE REBATE REGULATION
Filed: March 1, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 77/2006) 
on March 1, 2006 pursuant to section 128.1 of the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Administration of refunds
	3	Lapsing of obligation to pay
	4	General Revenue Fund
	5	Expiry
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "beneficiary" means a child or youth referred to 
in section 128.1 of the Act.
Administration of refunds
2(1)  The Trustee Act does not apply to the director in the 
administration of the refunds held by the director under section 128.1 
of the Act.
(2)  The director may expend the refund paid to a beneficiary in any 
manner the director considers appropriate.
(3)  The director may be a depositor in the Consolidated Cash 
Investment Trust Fund.
(4)  Interest is payable on refunds not expended before June 1, 2006.
(5)  Commencing June 1, 2006, the annual interest rate is the annual 
rate of return earned by the Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund.
(6)  If the amount of accrued interest at the time that the refund is to be 
expended is less than $10, interest is not required to be paid.
Lapsing of obligation to pay
3   Where the director is unable to expend a refund and interest, if any, 
in respect of a beneficiary, because the beneficiary cannot be located, 
the director's obligation to expend the refund lapses 2 years after the 
beneficiary attains 18 years of age.
General Revenue Fund
4   Money deposited in the Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund 
under this Regulation, including any accrued interest, that is not 
expended after having complied with section 3 shall be deposited in 
the General Revenue Fund.
Expiry
5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on February 28, 2016.


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Alberta Regulation 48/2006
Municipal Government Act
CAPITAL REGION ASSESSMENT SERVICES COMMISSION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 1, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 88/2006) 
on March 1, 2006 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Capital Region Assessment Services Commission 
Regulation (AR 77/96) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The Schedule is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule
		The Summer Village of Argentia Beach
		The Town of Barrhead
		The Town of Devon
			The City of Fort Saskatchewan
		The Summer Village of Grandview
		The Village of Kinuso
		The Summer Village of Larkspur
		The Town of Mayerthorpe
		The Town of Millet
		The Summer Village of Norris Beach
		The Village of Onoway
		The Summer Village of Poplar Bay
		The Town of Redwater
		The Village of Sangudo
		The Summer Village of Seba Beach
		The Summer Village of Silver Beach
		The Summer Village of Silver Sands
		The Village of Spring Lake
		The Town of Stony Plain
		The Town of Swan Hills
		The Village of Waskatenau


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Alberta Regulation 49/2006
Safety Codes Act
PRESSURE EQUIPMENT SAFETY REGULATION
Filed: March 1, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 89/2006) 
on March 1, 2006 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Paramountcy
	3	Exemptions
	4	Partial exemption
	5	Pressure vessels
	6	Codes and standards
	7	Disclaimer
	8	Design and construction
	9	Complex designs and projects
	10	Manhole opening requirement
Quality Management Systems
	11	Quality management system/Certificate of 
authorization permit
	12	Application for authorization permit
	13	Authorization permit holder's duties
Registration
	14	Pressure equipment design registration
	15	Boilers, pressure vessels, fired-heater pressure coils, 
thermal liquid heating systems design submissions
	16	Pressure piping systems design submissions
	17	Fittings designs submissions
	18	Welding, brazing and other joining procedures 
submissions
	19	Pressure equipment design registered
	20	Fittings design registered
	21	Welding, brazing and other joining procedures registered
	22	Change to a design
	23	Alternative design codes and standards
	24	Notification of deregistration of design
Construction
	25	Construction or manufacturing
	26	Equipment constructed outside Alberta
	27	Welding, brazing and other joining procedures
	28	Stamping and nameplates
	29	Manufacturer's data report
	30	Pressure piping tests
	31	Pressure piping data report
	32	Completion of construction declaration
Operations
	33	Certificate of inspection permit
	34	Retention of certificates of inspection permit
	35	Unsafe condition, accident or fire
	36	Change of ownership or location
	37	Responsibility of owners
	38	Overpressure protection
	39	Pressure relief devices
	40	Repairs and alterations
	41	Integrity assessment programs
	42	Owner's responsibility for integrity assessment
	43	Qualifications of persons performing 
integrity assessments
	44	Conducting an integrity assessment
	45	Riveted lap joints
	46	Historical pressure equipment
Amendments, Repeals, Expiry 
and Coming into Force
	47	Amendments
	48	Repeals
	49	Expiry
	50	Coming into force
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Safety Codes Act;
	(b)	"Administrator" means the Administrator in the pressure 
equipment discipline appointed under the Act;
	(c)	"Alberta identification number" means a number that is 
assigned by a safety codes officer to an item of pressure 
equipment that identifies the item in an information system 
under section 58 of the Act;
	(d)	"alteration" means any change to an item of pressure 
equipment as described in the original manufacturer's data 
report that requires a change of design calculations or 
otherwise affects the pressure-containing capability of the 
item of pressure equipment;
	(e)	"ASME Code" means the American Society of Mechanical 
Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code or 
Pressure Piping Code declared in force applicable to the 
equipment;
	(f)	"boiler" means a vessel in which steam or other vapour may 
be generated under pressure or in which a liquid may be put 
under pressure by the direct application of a heat source;
	(g)	"certificate of authorization permit" means a permit issued 
pursuant to section 44 of the Act authorizing a person to 
carry out the activities stated on the certificate of 
authorization permit;
	(h)	"certificate of inspection permit" means a permit issued 
pursuant to section 44 of the Act authorizing the operation of 
a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal 
liquid heating system as stated on the certificate of inspection 
permit;
	(i)	"competent", in relation to a person, means possessing the 
appropriate qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience 
to perform the work safely and in accordance with the Act;
	(j)	"CSA" means the Canadian Standards Association;
	(k)	"equipment record" includes design information, data 
reports, inspection plans and integrity assessment, repair and 
alteration records;
	(l)	"expansible fluid" means
	(i)	a vapour or gaseous fluid, or
	(ii)	a liquid under pressure and at a temperature at which 
the liquid changes to a gas or vapour when the pressure 
is reduced to atmospheric pressure or when the 
temperature is increased to ambient temperature;
	(m)	"fired-heater pressure coil" means the total fluid-retaining 
system within the internally insulated enclosure and header 
boxes of a petroleum or chemical plant fired-heater, 
including tubes, return bends, crossover piping, inlet and 
outlet headers and manifolds;
	(n)	"fitting" means a valve, gauge, regulating or controlling 
device, flange, pipe fitting or any other appurtenance that is 
attached to, or forms part of, a boiler, pressure vessel, 
fired-heater pressure coil, thermal liquid heating system or 
pressure piping system;
	(o)	"heating plant" means
	(i)	a boiler in which steam or other vapour may be 
generated at a pressure that does not exceed 103 
kilopascals and a temperature that does not exceed 121 
degrees Celsius,
	(ii)	a boiler in which water or other liquid may be heated to 
a pressure that does not exceed 1103 kilopascals and a 
temperature that does not exceed 121 degrees Celsius at 
or near the outlet of the boiler, or
	(iii)	a system or arrangement of boilers described in 
subclause (i) or (ii),
		and the pressure vessels, pressure piping systems and fittings 
used in connection with one or more of the boilers;
	(p)	"hydropneumatic tank" means a vessel in a non-expansible 
liquid system that contains air, nitrogen or an inert gas, the 
compression of which serves only as a cushion;
	(q)	"integrity assessment" means an examination of an item of 
pressure equipment, related processes and documentation to 
determine its conformity to the requirements established by 
the Safety Codes Act and the regulations;
	(r)	"integrity assessment program" means a program, described 
in section 41, with respect to pressure equipment;
	(s)	"integrity management system" means a system for ensuring 
that pressure equipment is designed, constructed, installed, 
operated, maintained and decommissioned in accordance 
with this Regulation;
	(t)	"liquefied petroleum gas" means any material that is 
composed predominately of propane, propylene, normal 
butane, isobutane and butylene either by themselves or in any 
mixture of them;
	(u)	"manufacturer's data report" means a manufacturer's data 
report as defined in CSA Standard B51, Boiler, Pressure 
Vessel and Pressure Piping Code;
	(v)	"maximum allowable working pressure" means the pressure 
authorized on the design registration or a lesser pressure as 
indicated on the manufacturer's data report;
	(w)	"non-expansible fluid" means a fluid that is not an expansible 
fluid;
	(x)	"operate" includes placing under pressure;
	(y)	"power plant" means
	(i)	a boiler in which steam or other vapour is generated at a 
pressure greater than 103 kilopascals,
	(ii)	a boiler that contains liquid and has a working pressure 
that exceeds 1103 kilopascals or a temperature that 
exceeds 121 degrees Celsius, or both, or
	(iii)	a system or arrangement of boilers described in 
subclause (i) or (ii),
		and the pressure vessels, pressure piping systems and fittings 
used in connection with one or more of the boilers;
	(z)	"pressure" means pressure that is above atmospheric pressure 
unless stated otherwise;
	(aa)	"pressure piping system" means pipes, tubes, conduits, 
fittings, gaskets, bolting and other components that make up 
a system for the conveyance of an expansible fluid under 
pressure and may also control the flow of that fluid;
	(bb)	"pressure plant" means a pressure vessel or a system or 
arrangement of pressure vessels and the pressure piping 
system used in connection with the pressure vessel, the 
system of pressure vessels or the arrangement of pressure 
vessels;
	(cc)	"pressure vessel" means a vessel used for containing, storing, 
distributing, processing or otherwise handling an expansible 
fluid under pressure;
	(dd)	"registered by the Administrator" means a design registered 
in accordance with section 40 of the Act and recorded in the 
information system maintained pursuant to section 58 of the 
Act;
	(ee)	"safety codes officer" means a safety codes officer, 
designated under the Act, in the pressure equipment 
discipline;
	(ff)	"thermal liquid" means a non-expansible fluid other than 
water or a mixture of water and glycol that is used as a heat 
transfer medium without vaporization at the maximum 
design temperature and atmospheric pressure;
	(gg)	"volume" means the maximum volume of water that may be 
contained in an item of pressure equipment.
(2)  In this Regulation, a reference to a professional engineer means a 
person who is registered as a professional engineer in a professional 
organization and authorized to practise engineering in any province or 
territory of Canada or in any state of the United States of America.
Paramountcy
2(1)  If there is a conflict between a code or standard declared in force 
by this Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, 
the other regulation prevails over the code or standard.
(2)  If there is a conflict between the provisions of the CSA Standard 
B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code, declared in 
force by this Regulation and any other code or standard declared in 
force by this Regulation, the provisions of the CSA Standard B51, 
Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code prevail over the 
other code or standard.
Exemptions
3   This Regulation does not apply to the following:
	(a)	gas piping that is used to convey gas exclusively for fuel 
purposes and that is subject to the Gas Code Regulation 
(AR 113/2005);
	(b)	a piping system that is subject to the CSA Standard 
Z305.1-92(r-2001), Non Flammable Medical Gas Piping 
Systems;
	(c)	a pressure piping system and the machinery and equipment 
ancillary to the pressure piping system, if the machinery and 
equipment
	(i)	vaporize, compress and liquefy refrigerants in the 
refrigerating cycle, and
	(ii)	have a refrigerating capacity not exceeding 10.5 
kilowatts;
	(d)	gas filled electrical switchgear or controlgear.
Partial exemption
4(1)  In this section, "DN" means a dimensionless designator used in 
the SI (metric) system to describe pipe size.
(2)  Pressure piping
	(a)	that does not exceed DN 50,
	(b)	that has a maximum allowable working pressure not 
exceeding 1035 kilopascals,
	(c)	that has a design temperature between minus 29 degrees 
Celsius and 186 degrees Celsius,
	(d)	that contains air, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide, steam or 
hot water, and
	(e)	that is constructed to the applicable ASME Code,
is exempt from all the other requirements of this Regulation except 
section 35.
Pressure vessels
5(1)  The following types of pressure vessels, regardless of volume, 
must meet all the requirements for pressure vessels in this Regulation:
	(a)	steam jacketed sterilizers;
	(b)	autoclaves;
	(c)	steam jacketed kettles;
	(d)	air cooled heat exchanger headers;
	(e)	compressor bottles;
	(f)	hairpin type heat exchangers.
(2)  A type of pressure vessel not listed in subsection (1) that has a 
volume not exceeding 42.5 litres shall not be manufactured or operated 
unless it is registered by the Administrator and it may be registered and 
manufactured as a fitting.
(3)  If there is a dispute as to whether an item of pressure equipment 
may be registered by the Administrator and constructed or 
manufactured as a fitting or as a pressure vessel, the dispute may be 
referred to the Administrator for a ruling.
(4)  Hot water tanks and water heaters containing water at a 
temperature exceeding 65 degrees Celsius must meet all the 
requirements of the Regulation respecting pressure vessels.
Codes and standards
6   The following codes, standards and bodies of rules are declared in 
force with respect to pressure equipment:
	(a)	the following provisions of the CSA Standard B51-2003, 
Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code:
	(i)	Part 1, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping 
Code, including informative Annex E Inspection of 
Welds in Pressure Coils Exposed to Direct Radiant 
Heat;
	(ii)	Part 2, High Pressure Cylinders for the On-board 
Storage of Natural Gas and Hydrogen as Fuels for 
Automotive Vehicles;
	(iii)	Part 3, Compressed Natural Gas and Hydrogen 
Refuelling Station Pressure Piping Systems and Ground 
Storage Vessels;
	(b)	CSA Standard B52-05, Mechanical Refrigeration Code;
	(c)	CSA Standard Z662-2003, Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems;
	(d)	ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code - 2004;
	(e)	the following sections of the ASME Code for Pressure 
Piping, B31:
	(i)	B31.1-2004, Power Piping, including Appendices A to 
G, J, II and III;
	(ii)	B31.3-2004, Process Piping, including Appendices A to 
E, K, L and X;
	(iii)	B31.5-2001, Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer 
Components;
	(iv)	B31.9-2004, Building Services Piping;
	(f)	American National Standards Institute (ANSI) K61.1-1999, 
Safety Requirements for the Storage and Handling of 
Anhydrous Ammonia;
	(g)	National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
	(i)	NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code - 2004;
	(ii)	NFPA 59, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum 
Gases at Utility Gas Plants - 2004;
	(h)	Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and 
Fitting Industry (MSS) Standard Practice SP-25-1998, 
Standard Marking System for Valves, Fittings, Flanges and 
Unions;
	(i)	Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association (TEMA) 
Standards of Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association 
(8th edition);
	(j)	American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard 661-2002, 
Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers for General Refinery Services 
(4th edition).
Disclaimer
7   The codes and standards declared in force by this Regulation, and 
any codes and standards referenced in the codes and standards, do not 
make or imply any assurance or guarantee by the Crown with respect 
to the life expectancy, durability or operating performance of 
equipment and materials referenced in the codes and standards.
Design and construction
8   A person who designs, constructs, manufactures or imports 
pressure equipment must ensure that
	(a)	the pressure equipment is designed and constructed to 
prevent unintentional release of contained fluid,
	(b)	the pressure equipment is designed and constructed so that 
integrity assessments required to determine its condition may 
be carried out,
	(c)	if the pressure equipment has means of access to its interior, 
the access may be made safely, and
	(d)	the pressure equipment is securely anchored so that there will 
be no displacement of the pressure equipment when pressure 
is released through a safety valve, rupture disk, vent or by 
any other intended or designed means of release.
Complex designs and projects
9   If, in the opinion of a safety codes officer, the size or complexity of 
a design or project involving pressure equipment may give rise to 
safety concerns, the safety codes officer may require that either or both 
of the following be undertaken:
	(a)	all plans, documents and specifications, or any part of them, 
be affixed with the stamp or seal of a professional engineer;
	(b)	the construction, installation, examination or testing of that 
pressure equipment be reviewed throughout the course of that 
work by a professional engineer.
Manhole opening requirement
10(1)  Despite any code declared in force by this Regulation, all 
pressure vessels exceeding 914 millimetres in the inside diameter must 
have a manhole opening.
(2)  All pressure vessels not exceeding 914 millimetres in the inside 
diameter must have inspection openings that meet the requirements of 
the applicable codes or standards declared in force by this Regulation.
(3)  Despite subsections (1) and (2), if a manhole opening or inspection 
opening is not considered to be justified because of the shape of the 
vessel or the service for which the vessel is to be used,
	(a)	the Administrator may accept other options permitted by the 
applicable codes or standards declared in force by this 
Regulation, or
	(b)	an application may be made to the Administrator for a 
variance.
Quality Management Systems
Quality management system/Certificate of 
authorization permit
11(1)  A person shall not
	(a)	construct or manufacture pressure equipment,
	(b)	repair or alter pressure equipment, or
	(c)	service, repair, set or seal a pressure relief valve,
unless that person holds a certificate of authorization permit.
(2)  The Administrator may require that a person who performs 
integrity assessments of pressure equipment must hold a certificate of 
authorization permit.
(3)  The Administrator may require that an owner of pressure 
equipment must hold a certificate of authorization permit.
Application for authorization permit
12(1)  An application to the Administrator, for a certificate of 
authorization permit, must be on a form satisfactory to the 
Administrator and must include the following:
	(a)	the scope of work to be undertaken pursuant to the permit;
	(b)	a written description of the quality management system;
	(c)	a statement by a company officer committing to uphold the 
Quality Management System;
	(d)	information with respect to the organization and procedures 
of the applicant;
	(e)	any other information required by the Administrator.
(2)  The Administrator may require an applicant to undertake an 
examination or evaluation by a safety codes officer with respect to any 
matter concerning the organization, operation and procedures of the 
applicant related to the application.
Authorization permit holder's duties
13   A person who holds a certificate of authorization permit must
	(a)	establish and maintain a quality management system 
acceptable to the Administrator,
	(b)	satisfy the Administrator that an appropriate organization and 
resources for managing the quality management system 
effectively are in place,
	(c)	meet all the terms and conditions, if any, of the certificate of 
authorization permit, and
	(d)	provide the Administrator with a written description of the 
quality management system for managing, controlling and 
documenting the processes or activities permitted by the 
certificate of authorization permit.
Registration
Pressure equipment design registration
14(1)  No person shall
	(a)	construct or manufacture for use in Alberta, or
	(b)	import for use in Alberta
any pressure equipment unless the design of that pressure equipment is 
registered by the Administrator pursuant to section 40 of the Act and 
the design of the pressure equipment meets the requirements of this 
Regulation.
(2)  A person who intends to bring into Alberta new or used pressure 
equipment, the design of which has not been registered by the 
Administrator, must ensure that the owner of the design, or the 
manufacturer of the boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil, 
thermal liquid heating system, pressure piping system or fitting obtains 
registration of the design of the pressure equipment.
(3)  An applicant for the registration of a design pursuant to section 40 
of the Act must submit the information that the Administrator requires.
(4)  The Administrator may include conditions in the registration of a 
design.
(5)  If a design is registered by the Administrator, the Administrator 
may specify the number of items of pressure equipment that are 
permitted to be constructed to that design.
(6)  Despite subsections (1) and (2), the following are exempt from the 
requirement to have the design registered by the Administrator:
	(a)	 a pressure piping system having an aggregate internal 
volume not exceeding 500 litres;
	(b)	the design of a fitting that meets the requirements of this 
Regulation and the codes and standards declared in force 
under the Act and is registered in a central fitting registration 
program in accordance with CSA Standard B51, Boiler, 
Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code.
Boilers, pressure vessels, fired-heater pressure coils, thermal liquid 
heating systems design submissions
15(1)  Pursuant to section 14(3), the drawings, specifications and other 
information to register the design of a boiler, pressure vessel, 
fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system must be 
submitted to the Administrator in duplicate and must include the 
following:
	(a)	the design pressure and temperature;
	(b)	details of the arrangement and dimensions of all component 
parts;
	(c)	ASME specification numbers for all materials;
	(d)	weld joint details;
	(e)	non-destructive examination details;
	(f)	the welding procedure specification numbers;
	(g)	the title of the applicable code or standard, including the 
relevant edition and addenda dates;
	(h)	calculations;
	(i)	a report of any physical tests conducted for the purpose of 
establishing the working pressure of the boiler or pressure 
vessel or any part of it;
	(j)	any other information that is necessary for the Administrator 
to survey the design and determine whether it is suitable for 
registration.
(2)  The drawings, specifications and information referred to in 
subsection (1) must bear the name of
	(a)	the owner of the design, or
	(b)	the person who will be the manufacturer of the pressure 
equipment.
Pressure piping systems design submissions
16(1)  Pursuant to section 14(3), the information to register the design 
of a pressure piping system must be submitted to the Administrator in 
duplicate and must include the following:
	(a)	flow or line diagrams showing the general arrangement of all 
boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping systems and 
fittings;
	(b)	line identification lists showing the design pressures and 
temperatures for each pressure piping line;
	(c)	a list of pressure relief devices, including the set pressures;
	(d)	material specifications;
	(e)	size, schedule and primary service rating of all pressure pipe 
fittings;
	(f)	the welding procedure registration number;
	(g)	the pressure pipe test procedure outlining the type, method, 
test medium, test pressure, test temperature, duration and 
safety precautions;
	(h)	a form, provided by the Administrator, completed by the 
engineering designer or contractor that relates to the general 
engineering requirements for design and construction of 
pressure piping systems;
	(i)	any other information that is necessary for the Administrator 
to survey the design and determine whether it is suitable for 
registration.
(2)  The information referred to in subsection (1) must bear the stamp 
or seal of a professional engineer and the name of
	(a)	the owner of the design, or
	(b)	the person who will be the manufacturer of the pressure 
piping system.
Fittings designs submissions
17(1)  Pursuant to section 14(3), the information to register the design 
of a fitting must be submitted to the Administrator in duplicate and 
must include the following:
	(a)	a statutory declaration in a form provided by the 
Administrator completed by the manufacturer;
	(b)	supporting documents relating to the fitting, including, but 
not restricted to, drawings, catalogues, bulletins or brochures 
that list the manufacturer's rating specifications;
	(c)	any other information that is necessary for the Administrator 
to survey the design and determine whether it is suitable for 
registration.
(2)  Any fitting that is supplied by the applicant must be identified in 
accordance with the standard marking system outlined in MSS 
Standard Practice SP-25, Standard Marking System for Valves, 
Fittings, Flanges and Unions.
(3)  If the applicant for registration of a fittings design is unable to 
declare that the design of the fittings complies with a code or standard 
adopted by this Regulation, the Administrator may register the fittings 
designs, if the applicant satisfies the Administrator that the fittings 
have been satisfactorily tested in a manner acceptable to the 
Administrator.
(4)  The Administrator may require any manufacturer of fittings to 
submit samples for examination and testing.
(5)  Any samples submitted under subsection (4) will be returned to the 
manufacturer if the manufacturer within 90 days of submitting the 
fitting requests it in writing and pays the costs of returning them and it 
is possible, safe and practical to return them.
(6)  If the manufacturer does not request the return of samples in 
accordance with subsection (5) or it is impossible, unsafe or 
impractical to return them, the Administrator may dispose of the 
samples.
Welding, brazing and other joining procedures 
submissions
18(1)  A person shall not construct or manufacture pressure equipment 
by welding, brazing or other joining procedures that require 
registration under this Regulation unless the welding, brazing or 
joining procedure is registered pursuant to section 40 of the Act and 
the procedure meets the requirements of this Regulation.
(2)  The information to register a welding, brazing or other joining 
procedure that must be submitted to the Administrator pursuant to 
subsection (1) includes the following in duplicate:
	(a)	the procedure specification;
	(b)	supporting procedure qualification records;
	(c)	any other information that is necessary for the Administrator 
to survey the procedure and determine whether it is suitable 
for registration.
Pressure equipment design registered
19(1)  If the Administrator, on being satisfied that a design meets the 
requirements of this Regulation, approves the registration of the design 
of a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil, thermal liquid 
heating system or pressure piping system, the Administrator must
	(a)	indicate approval of the registration of the design by placing 
a stamp on the design that indicates the registration number 
and the date of the registration,
	(b)	sign the stamp, and
	(c)	ensure that the following is entered into an information 
system:
	(i)	the registration number;
	(ii)	the name of the owner of the design and, where 
applicable, the name of the manufacturer or contractor;
	(iii)	a description of the boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater 
pressure coil, thermal liquid heating system or pressure 
piping system;
	(iv)	the dimensions or size, where applicable, of the boiler, 
pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil, thermal 
liquid heating system or pressure piping system;
	(v)	maximum allowable pressure and the maximum and 
minimum working temperatures if applicable;
	(vi)	the date the design was registered.
(2)  When a design has been registered, the Administrator must return 
a copy of the registered drawings, specifications or other design 
documents to the person who submitted the application for registration 
or to someone else designated by the person.
Fittings design registered
20(1)  If the Administrator, on being satisfied that a design meets the 
requirements of this Regulation, approves the registration of the design 
of a fitting, the Administrator must
	(a)	indicate approval of the registration of the design by placing 
a stamp on the design that indicates the registration number 
and the date of registration,
	(b)	sign the stamp, and
	(c)	ensure that the following is entered into an information 
system:
	(i)	the registration number;
	(ii)	the name of the manufacturer of the fitting;
	(iii)	a description of the fitting or fittings;
	(iv)	the identification number of the catalogue or supporting 
documents;
	(v)	the date registered.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), the Administrator may register the designs 
of fittings collectively under one registration number.
(3)  When a design has been registered, the Administrator must return 
a copy of the registered design referred to in subsection (1)(a) to the 
person who submitted the application for registration or to someone 
else designated by the person.
Welding, brazing and other joining 
procedures registered
21(1)  If the Administrator, on being satisfied that a welding, brazing 
or other joining procedure meets the requirements of this Regulation, 
approves the registration of the procedure, the Administrator must
	(a)	indicate the acceptance of the registration of the procedure by 
placing a stamp on the procedure that indicates the 
registration number and the date of the registration,
	(b)	sign the stamp, and
	(c)	ensure that the following is entered into an information 
system:
	(i)	the registration number;
	(ii)	the name of the owner of the procedure;
	(iii)	the date the procedure was registered.
(2)  When a procedure has been registered, the Administrator must 
return a copy of the registered procedure referred to in subsection 
(1)(a) to the person who submitted the application for registration or to 
someone else designated by the person.
Change to a design
22(1)  If a person proposes to make a change to a pressure equipment 
design that has been registered by the Administrator, that person must 
submit drawings, specifications and other information concerning the 
change to the Administrator for review and registration of the change.
(2)  If the Administrator considers the change to a design sufficiently 
extensive, the Administrator may require the same information to be 
submitted as if the submission were a first application for registration 
of the design.
Alternative design codes and standards
23   The Administrator may accept designs of pressure equipment that 
are not designed in accordance with the codes and standards declared 
in force by this Regulation submitted for registration under section 40 
of the Act if, in the opinion of the Administrator, they are of an 
equivalent standard of safety as those codes and bodies of rules 
declared in force by this Regulation and they meet the requirements for 
registration.
Notification of deregistration of design
24   On receipt of a notice that a design is deregistered, the person who 
submitted the design for registration must forward copies of the 
deregistration notice to every person who is permitted to construct the 
pressure equipment in accordance with the design referred to in the 
notice.
Construction
Construction or manufacturing
25   Any person who constructs or manufactures pressure equipment 
in Alberta must
	(a)	hold a certificate of authorization permit described in section 
11 and comply with section 13, and 
	(b)	during the construction or manufacture, make available to a 
safety codes officer all drawings and specifications for that 
pressure equipment.
Equipment constructed outside Alberta
26   No person shall use in Alberta any pressure equipment 
constructed outside Alberta unless the person constructing the boiler, 
pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil, thermal liquid heating 
system, pressure piping system or fitting satisfies a safety codes officer 
that
	(a)	the construction was in accordance with the registered 
design,
	(b)	the welding or brazing performance qualification tests of the 
welders or brazers who were engaged in the construction 
complied with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, 
Section IX, and
	(c)	it was inspected and tested in the same way, or substantially 
the same way, that it would have been if it had been 
constructed in Alberta.
Welding, brazing and other joining procedures
27(1)  A person who uses welding or brazing to construct or 
manufacture any pressure equipment
	(a)	must comply with the requirements of the ASME Boiler and 
Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX, Welding and Brazing 
Qualifications, and
	(b)	shall not construct or manufacture pressure equipment by 
welding or brazing unless the welding or brazing procedure 
is registered in accordance with section 18.
(2)  If the code of construction for an item of pressure equipment 
requires qualification of a joining procedure other than welding or 
brazing, a person who uses that joining procedure to construct that 
pressure equipment
	(a)	must comply with the requirements of the code of 
construction, and
	(b)	shall not construct or manufacture that pressure equipment 
unless the joining procedure is registered in accordance with 
section 18.
(3)  Despite subsections (1)(b) and (2)(b), the Administrator may 
waive the requirements regarding pressure equipment constructed or 
manufactured outside Alberta for use in Alberta if the welding, brazing 
or other joining procedure has been approved by an organization 
acceptable to the Administrator.
Stamping and nameplates
28(1)  Stamping and nameplates must meet the requirements of CSA 
Standard B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code 
except as modified by this section.
(2)  Subject to subsection (4), a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater 
pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system for use in Alberta that 
was constructed or manufactured in Canada must
	(a)	have stamped on it the Canadian registration number in 
accordance with CSA Standard B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessel 
and Pressure Piping Code, and
	(b)	comply with the ASME Code marking requirements except 
that the official ASME Code symbol is not required.
(3)  A boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal 
liquid heating system for use in Alberta that was constructed or 
manufactured outside Canada must
	(a)	have stamped on it the Canadian registration number,
	(b)	comply with the ASME Code marking requirements,
	(c)	have the official ASME Code symbol stamped on it, and
	(d)	be registered with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure 
Vessel Inspectors.
(4)  All pressure vessels designed and constructed or manufactured to 
Section VIII, Division 2 or 3 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel 
Code must be stamped with the official ASME Code symbol.
Manufacturer's data report
29(1)  The manufacturer of a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater 
pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system for use in Alberta must 
send to the Administrator a manufacturer's data report
	(a)	that conforms to the requirements of the ASME Code, or
	(b)	in a form acceptable to the Administrator.
(2)  A vendor, owner or manufacturer who brings or causes to be 
brought into Alberta a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil 
or thermal liquid heating system must ensure that the manufacturer's 
data report has been sent to the Administrator.
Pressure piping tests
30(1)  All pressure piping leak tests must be conducted using the 
hydrostatic method.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), the Administrator may accept, for a 
specific pressure piping system, alternative test methods that are 
allowed in a code or standard that is declared in force.
(3)  A pressure piping system shall not be tested at a temperature that 
is colder than its minimum design temperature.
(4)  When conducting pressure tests, the ductile-to-brittle transition 
temperature and the possibility of brittle fracture must be considered 
by the contractor.
Pressure piping data report
31(1)  A pressure piping construction and test data report form must 
be
	(a)	in a form acceptable to the Administrator,
	(b)	completed and certified for all pressure piping constructed, 
and
	(c)	retained on file by the owner for a period of not less than 5 
years.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), for piping constructed outside Alberta, the 
pressure piping construction and test data report form must be 
completed by the person who constructed the piping and must be 
certified by an inspector acceptable to the Administrator.
Completion of construction declaration
32   Before the initial operation of any pressure piping system that 
requires registration of its design, the person responsible for its 
construction must provide the Administrator with a declaration on a 
form acceptable to the Administrator confirming that the construction 
was carried out in accordance with this Regulation.
Operations
Certificate of inspection permit
33(1)  A boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal 
liquid heating system shall not be operated unless
	(a)	a certificate of inspection permit has been issued in respect of 
it, and
	(b)	all the terms and conditions, if any, of the permit have been 
met.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), the following do not require a certificate of 
inspection permit but must meet all the other requirements of this 
Regulation:
	(a)	a boiler that has a volume not exceeding 42.5 litres;
	(b)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	has a volume not exceeding 500 litres,
	(ii)	has a maximum allowable working pressure not 
exceeding 1725 kilopascals, and
	(iii)	is used as an air receiver, air and oil receiver, air filter, 
air dryer, cushion tank, hydropneumatic tank, 
hydropneumatic valve operating cylinder or pneumatic 
valve operating cylinder;
	(c)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	does not have a quick actuating closure,
	(ii)	is not required by the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel 
Code to be fully radiographed,
	(iii)	does not exceed 150 litres in volume and 1725 
kilopascals design pressure or 85 litres in volume and 
2415 kilopascals design pressure or 42.5 litres in 
volume and 4140 kilopascals design pressure or any 
intermediate combination of volume and pressure 
obtained by straight line interpolation between adjacent 
pairs of values, and
	(iv)	is not designed and constructed in accordance with 
Section VIII, Division 2 or 3 of the ASME Boiler and 
Pressure Vessel Code;
	(d)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	has a volume not exceeding 42.5 litres,
	(ii)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 152 millimetres, 
and
	(iii)	is not designed and constructed in accordance with 
Section VIII, Division 2 or 3 of the ASME Boiler and 
Pressure Vessel Code;
	(e)	a liquefied petroleum gas storage tank that has a volume not 
exceeding 10 cubic metres;
	(f)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	contains liquefied petroleum gases or compressed 
natural gas,
	(ii)	has a volume not exceeding 1.15 cubic metres, and
	(iii)	is mounted on a vehicle and provides motor fuel for that 
vehicle, or is mounted on a vehicle subject to the Motor 
Vehicle Transport Act, 1987 (Canada);
	(g)	a boiler, hot water tank, water heater, cushion tank or heating 
plant that
	(i)	was installed, used, operated or placed under pressure 
on or before June 25, 1975, and
	(ii)	is located in a private residence that contains not more 
than 4 dwelling units.
Retention of certificates of inspection permit
34   A certificate of inspection permit must be retained in a manner 
acceptable to the Administrator.
Unsafe condition, accident or fire
35(1)  The owner of pressure equipment must forthwith report to the 
Administrator under section 59 of the Act any unsafe condition, 
accident or fire that occurs with respect to that pressure equipment.
(2)  If an accident involving pressure equipment occurs and the 
accident results in damage to property or an injury to or death of a 
person, the owner or person in charge must send a full report in writing 
to the Administrator as soon as possible after the accident and must 
specify in the report
	(a)	the exact place of the accident,
	(b)	the name of any person killed or injured as a result of the 
accident,
	(c)	a description of any damage to the property,
	(d)	the cause and particulars of the accident, as far as may be 
ascertained, and
	(e)	any other information that may be required by the 
Administrator.
(3)  If an accident or fire referred to in subsection (1) has occurred, no 
person shall remove or interfere with any thing in, on or about the 
place where the accident or fire occurred without the permission of a 
safety codes officer unless it is necessary to do so to prevent further 
injury or property damage.
Change of ownership or location
36(1)  An owner or vendor must notify the Administrator in writing 
when
	(a)	the owner or vendor sells, leases, exchanges, relocates or 
otherwise disposes of a new or used boiler, pressure vessel, 
fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system, or
	(b)	the owner or vendor brings a new or used boiler, pressure 
vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating 
system into Alberta.
(2)  A notification under subsection (1) must identify the boiler, 
pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating 
system, its location, the current owner and the date of the sale, lease, 
exchange, relocation, disposition or arrival in Alberta.
(3)  An owner or vendor described in subsection (1)(a) must provide 
the equipment records for the boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater 
pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system to the person who 
acquires it.
(4)  An owner who acquires a new or used boiler, pressure vessel, 
fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating system must
	(a)	ensure that the Administrator is notified in accordance with 
this section,
	(b)	request the owner or vendor disposing of the boiler, pressure 
vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal liquid heating 
system to provide the equipment records for the pressure 
equipment, and
	(c)	ensure that the acquired pressure equipment meets the 
requirements of this Regulation and is in safe operating 
condition before using it or placing it in service.
(5)  Subsection (1) does not apply to pressure equipment that is exempt 
from the requirement to have a certificate of inspection permit.
(6)  An owner who offers pressure equipment for lease must
	(a)	ensure that the pressure equipment meets the requirements of 
the Act and is safe for its intended use, and
	(b)	provide suitable instructions for the safe operation of the 
pressure equipment.
Responsibility of owners
37   The owner of pressure equipment must ensure that
	(a)	the pressure equipment meets the requirements of this 
Regulation,
	(b)	an integrity management system is in place for the pressure 
equipment,
	(c)	the pressure equipment and pressure relief devices, pressure 
gauges and regulating or controlling devices on them are 
maintained in good working order and are operated safely,
	(d)	safe operating limits are established for the pressure 
equipment,
	(e)	the pressure equipment is operated within established safe 
operating limits,
	(f)	there are adequate and suitable instructions for the safe 
operation of the pressure equipment, and
	(g)	the person operating the pressure equipment is competent.
Overpressure protection
38(1)  An owner of pressure equipment must ensure it has 
overpressure protection that is
	(a)	a pressure relief valve that meets the requirements of the 
ASME Code, or
	(b)	other means of overpressure protection acceptable to the 
Administrator.
(2)  A pressure relief device must be set to open before the pressure in 
the pressure equipment exceeds the maximum allowable working 
pressure of the pressure equipment.
(3)  An owner of pressure equipment must ensure that the overpressure 
protection system is designed and maintained so that the maximum 
pressure in the pressure equipment does not exceed the prescribed limit 
of overpressure allowed in the applicable code declared in force by this 
Regulation.
Pressure relief devices
39(1)  Adjustable parts of a pressure relief device must be sealed at the 
time of servicing and remain sealed during operation.
(2)  Seals must be installed in a manner that prevents changing the 
adjustment of a pressure relief device without breaking the seal.
(3)  A pressure relief device must be serviced at an interval acceptable 
to the Administrator.
(4)  A pressure relief valve may be serviced, repaired, set or sealed 
only by a person who holds a certificate of authorization permit 
described in section 11 and who complies with section 13.
Repairs and alterations
40(1)  Pursuant to section 43 of the Act, repairs and alterations of 
pressure equipment installed in Alberta must be done by a person who 
holds a certificate of authorization permit under section 11 and who 
complies with section 13.
(2)  The repair or alteration referred to in subsection (1) must be 
documented and certified on a form acceptable to the Administrator.
(3)  Repairs or alterations to pressure equipment shall not be 
undertaken without the prior agreement of a safety codes officer.
(4)  An owner of pressure equipment that is to be altered must ensure 
that the alteration design is registered by the Administrator, in 
accordance with section 14, prior to the commencement of the 
alteration.
(5)  The Administrator or a safety codes officer may require the owner 
of pressure equipment that is to be repaired to submit a detailed work 
procedure or design details for acceptance prior to the commencement 
of the repair.
(6)  If a boiler, pressure vessel, fired-heater pressure coil or thermal 
liquid heating system is to be repaired or altered, the owner of that 
pressure equipment must notify a safety codes officer reasonably in 
advance of the commencement of the alteration or repair unless 
otherwise provided for in a certificate of authorization permit referred 
to in section 11(3).
(7)  Despite subsection (1), repairs and alterations done in another 
jurisdiction on pressure equipment that is to be brought into Alberta 
must
	(a)	be done under a quality control program in accordance with 
CSA Standard B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure 
Piping Code,
	(b)	be inspected and certified by an inspector acceptable to the 
Administrator,
	(c)	meet any other requirements of the Administrator, and
	(d)	be documented in a manner acceptable to the Administrator.
(8)  If pressure equipment needs repair, the Administrator may require 
the owner of that pressure equipment to submit a detailed report setting 
out the circumstances that led to the damage to the pressure equipment.
Integrity assessment programs
41   An integrity assessment program with respect to pressure 
equipment must include, but is not restricted to,
	(a)	maintaining an inventory of all the pressure equipment,
	(b)	assessing the pressure equipment in accordance with the 
integrity assessment requirements established by the 
Administrator,
	(c)	maintaining equipment records for each item of pressure 
equipment,
	(d)	maintaining records of maintenance, service and tests for 
pressure relief devices and other protective devices,
	(e)	assessing the integrity assessment, maintenance and 
operating history of the pressure equipment to ensure that the 
equipment is safe for continued operation, and
	(f)	any other matter required by the Administrator.
Owner's responsibility for integrity assessment
42(1)  The owner of pressure equipment must, unless exempted by the 
Administrator, establish and maintain an integrity assessment program 
that is acceptable to the Administrator.
(2)  When the owner of pressure equipment is requested to submit 
integrity assessment records to the Administrator, the records
	(a)	must be submitted in a form acceptable to the Administrator, 
and
	(b)	must be acceptable to the Administrator.
Qualifications of persons performing 
integrity assessments
43   A person shall not perform an integrity assessment of pressure 
equipment unless that person
	(a)	holds qualifications that are acceptable to the Administrator, 
and
	(b)	satisfies the conditions prescribed in the certificate of 
competency if such a certificate has been issued to the 
person.
Conducting an integrity assessment
44(1)  An owner of pressure equipment must conduct an integrity 
assessment of pressure equipment when requested to do so by a safety 
codes officer.
(2)  A safety codes officer may update an information system under 
section 58 of the Act regarding the pressure equipment.
Riveted lap joints
45(1)  After a riveted longitudinal lap joint boiler's or pressure 
vessel's 20th year of age, the factor of safety must be increased by at 
least 0.1 each year.
(2)  If a riveted longitudinal lap joint boiler or pressure vessel is moved 
to a new location, the owner shall not operate it or permit it to be 
operated at a pressure exceeding 103 kilopascals.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to a boiler or pressure vessel 
described in section 46.
Historical pressure equipment
46(1)  The owner of any locomotive boiler, traction boiler or antique 
pressure vessel that is operated in a parade or is used for education or 
entertainment purposes must ensure
	(a)	that it is inspected pursuant to the Act as considered 
necessary by a safety codes officer, and
	(b)	that a certificate of inspection permit has been issued within 
the 12-month period prior to its display in an operating 
condition.
(2)  The owner or person in charge of a boiler in subsection (1) is 
responsible for ensuring that any steam engine and equipment 
connected to it is in safe working order before displaying it in an 
operating condition.
Amendments, Repeals, Expiry 
and Coming into Force
Amendments
47   The Administrative Items Regulation (AR 16/2004) is 
amended
	(a)	by repealing section 17;
	(b)	in section 18(1) by adding "or" at the end of clause 
(e) and repealing clause (f);
	(c)	in section 18(2) by adding "or" at the end of clause 
(e) and repealing clause (f);
	(d)	by repealing section 19.
Repeals
48   The following regulations are repealed:
	(a)	Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulation (AR 293/94);
	(b)	Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and 
Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR 227/75).
Expiry
49   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on January 31, 2015.
Coming into force
50   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2006.



Alberta Regulation 50/2006
Court of Appeal Act 
Court of Queen's Bench Act 
Civil Enforcement Act
ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 1, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 90/2006) 
on March 1, 2006 pursuant to section 16 of the Court of Appeal Act, section 20 of the 
Court of Queen's Bench Act and section 107 of the Civil Enforcement Act.
1   The Alberta Rules of Court (AR 390/68) are amended by 
this Regulation.



2   Rule 536 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Five copies of motion and documents
536   When a motion is returnable before the court, 5 copies of the 
notice of motion, affidavits and all other documents proposed to be 
referred to shall be filed for the use of the court at the time of filing 
of the notice of motion, and copies thereof shall be served on the 
solicitor for the opposite party.

3   Rule 538 is amended
	(a)	in subrule (1)
	(i)	by striking out "7 copies" and substituting "5 
copies";
	(ii)	by striking out "one of the filed copies of the factum" 
and substituting " a copy thereof";
	(b)	in subrule (2)
	(i)	by striking out "7 copies" and substituting "5 
copies";
	(ii)	by adding "thereof" after "serve a copy";
	(c)	by adding the following after subrule (4):
(5)  The 5 copies referred to in subrules (1) and (2) do not 
include copies to be served on an opposing party.

4   Schedule B is amended
	(a)	in Form 17 by adding the following after item 8:
8.1. IT IS ORDERED:
	(Continuing obligation to provide income information)
	THAT each party shall provide the other party with a complete 
copy of his or her income tax return and any notices of assessment 
and reassessment issued to him or her by the Canada Customs and 
Revenue Agency on an annual basis, on or before June 30th of 
each year, as long as there is a child of the marriage as defined by 
the Divorce Act (Canada).
	[and]
	IT IS FURTHER ORDERED:
	THAT in the event that a party has not filed an income tax return 
for the previous year, he or she shall provide the other party with 
copies of his or her T4, T4A and all other relevant tax slips and 
statements disclosing any and all sources of income, including self-
employment income.
	(b)	in Form 18 by adding the following after item 7:
7.1. IT IS ORDERED:
	(Continuing obligation to provide income information)
	THAT each party shall provide the other party with a complete 
copy of his or her income tax return and any notices of assessment 
and reassessment issued to him or her by the Canada Customs and 
Revenue Agency on an annual basis, on or before June 30th of 
each year, as long as there is a child of the marriage as defined by 
the Divorce Act (Canada).
	[and]
	IT IS FURTHER ORDERED:
	THAT in the event that a party has not filed an income tax return 
for the previous year, he or she shall provide the other party with 
copies of his or her T4, T4A and all other relevant tax slips and 
statements disclosing any and all sources of income, including self-
employment income.
	(c)	in Form 19 by adding the following after item 7:
7.1.	 IT IS ORDERED:
	(Continuing obligation to provide income information)
	THAT each party shall provide the other party with a complete 
copy of his or her income tax return and any notices of assessment 
and reassessment issued to him or her by the Canada Customs and 
Revenue Agency on an annual basis, on or before June 30th of 
each year, as long as there is a child of the marriage as defined by 
the Divorce Act (Canada).
	[and]
	IT IS FURTHER ORDERED:
	THAT in the event that a party has not filed an income tax return 
for the previous year, he or she shall provide the other party with 
copies of his or her T4, T4A and all other relevant tax slips and 
statements disclosing any and all sources of income, including self-
employment income.

5   Schedule C is amended by repealing item 18(2) and 
substituting the following:
(2)  Registering a status report in the Personal Property Registry 
to renew the Writ (allowed once every 2 years)    100   100   100  
100   100
(3)  Registering a status report in the Personal Property Registry 
to amend the Writ   25     25     25    25     25


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Alberta Regulation 51/2006
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
BOILERMAKER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on February 3, 2006 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act  and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education on 
March 1, 2006 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act.
1   The Boilermaker Trade Regulation (AR 264/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (c):
	(c.1)	"shutdown" means the complete or partial stoppage of
	(i)	the operation of a component or part of a component,
	(ii)	a piece of equipment in a plant,
	(iii)	a section of a plant or a process within a plant, or
	(iv)	an entire plant
		to allow for the expansion of a plant, the installation of new 
equipment in a plant or to upgrade or repair existing 
components or equipment in a plant;

3   Section 5(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  A person who is a certified journeyman in the trade or employs a 
certified journeyman in the trade may employ one apprentice and 
one additional apprentice for each additional certified journeyman in 
the trade that is employed by that person.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), in the case of a shutdown, a 
person who is a certified journeyman in the trade or employs a 
certified journeyman in the trade may employ one apprentice and 
one additional apprentice for every 3 additional certified journeymen 
in the trade that are employed by that person.


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Alberta Regulation 52/2006
Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act
LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGERS REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2006
For information only:   Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 
92/2006) on March 8, 2006 pursuant to section 14 of the Professional and 
Occupational Associations Registration Act and made by the Society of Local 
Government Managers of Alberta on November 29, 2004 under the Professional and 
Occupational Associations Registration Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Registration Committee
	3	Registers
	4	Powers and duties of Registration Committee
	5	Review of application
	6	Certificate of registration
	7	Payment of fees
	8	Annual membership card
	9	Registration as certified local government manager
	10	Registration as associate member
	11	Registration as student member
	12	Practice Review Committee
	13	Powers and duties of Practice Review Committee
	14	Notice of review
	15	Reports and recommendations
	16	Discipline Committee
	17	Costs
	18	Cancellation and suspension
	19	Cancellation on request
	20	Non-payment of fees, etc.
	21	Registration in error
	22	Use of titles
	23	Repeal
Definition
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Professional and Occupational Associations 
Registration Act;
	(b)		"associate member" means a person who is registered and 
holds an annual membership card as an associate member 
under this Regulation;
	(c)	"Board" means the Board of Directors of the Society 
established under the bylaws;
	(d)	"certified local government manager" means a person who is 
registered and holds a certificate of registration and an annual 
membership card as a certified local government manager 
under this Regulation;
	(e)	"Discipline Committee" means the Discipline Committee 
established under section 16;
	(f)	"member" means a certified local government manager, an 
associate member and a student member;
	(g)	"practice of local government management" means the 
application of management and administrative skills for the 
purpose of assisting local government councils and boards in 
carrying out their legislated powers and duties;
	(h)	"Practice Review Committee" means the Practice Review 
Committee established under section 12;
	(i)	"Registration Committee" means the Registration Committee 
established under section 2;
	(j)	"Society" means the Society of Local Government Managers 
of Alberta;
	(k)	"Society Registrar" means the Registrar of the Society 
appointed by the Board;
	(l)	"student member" means a person who is registered and 
holds an annual membership card as a student under this 
Regulation.
Registration Committee
2(1)  The Registration Committee is established consisting of
	(a)	one certified local government manager who is a member of 
the Board, and
	(b)	3 other certified local government managers who are not 
members of the Board.
(2)  The Society Registrar is a non-voting member of the Registration 
Committee.
(3)  The members of the Registration Committee must be appointed by 
the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(4)  The Registration Committee shall meet at the call of its chair.
(5)  A quorum at a meeting of the Registration Committee is 3 voting 
members.
Registers
3(1)  The Society Registrar shall maintain, in accordance with this 
Regulation and the bylaws and subject to the direction of the Board,
	(a)	a register of certified local government managers,
	(b)	a register of associate members, and
	(c)	a register of student members.
(2)  The Society Registrar shall enter in the appropriate register
	(a)	the name of an individual whose registration has been 
approved by the Registration Committee or by the Board on 
review of an individual's appeal, as the case may be, and 
who has paid the fee prescribed by the bylaws, and
	(b)	the mailing address, if any, of that individual.
Powers and duties of Registration Committee
4(1)  The Registration Committee shall consider applications from 
persons to become members of the Society in accordance with this 
Regulation and may
	(a)	approve the registration,
	(b)	refuse to approve the registration, or
	(c)	defer approval until the applicant has done either or both of 
the following: 
	(i)	passed examinations or completed coursework as 
required by the Registration Committee;
	(ii)	completed any further type and term of experience 
required by the Registration Committee.
(2)  The Registration Committee shall send a written notice of any 
decision made by it to the applicant.
(3)  If the decision made by the Registration Committee is to refuse the 
registration of the applicant, it shall send written reasons for the 
decision to the applicant.
Review of application
5(1)  An applicant whose application for registration is refused by the 
Registration Committee may, by notice in writing served on the 
Society Registrar within 30 days of receiving a notice of refusal and 
the reasons for it, appeal the refusal to the Board, and the notice of 
appeal must set out the reasons why, in the applicant's opinion, the 
application for registration should be approved.
(2)  An applicant who appeals a decision of the Registration 
Committee pursuant to subsection (1)
	(a)	must be notified in writing by the Society Registrar of the 
date, place and time that the Board will hear the appeal, and
	(b)	is entitled to appear with or without counsel or an agent and 
make representations to the Board when it hears the appeal.
(3)  A member of the Registration Committee who is also a member of 
the Board may participate in the appeal under this section but shall not 
vote on a decision of the Board and shall not be counted for the 
purposes of a quorum.
(4)  On hearing an appeal under this section, the Board may make any 
decision the Registration Committee may make and shall notify the 
applicant of its decision in writing.
Certificate of registration
6   On entering the name of a person in the appropriate register, the 
Society Registrar shall issue a certificate of registration to that person.
Payment of fees
7   A member shall pay the following fees, as prescribed in the bylaws, 
to the Society Registrar or to any person authorized by the Society 
Registrar to accept payment:
	(a)	the fee for registration;
	(b)	the fee for annual renewal of registration;
	(c)	where an application for renewal of registration is made after 
the date prescribed by the Board, the fee for late renewal of 
registration.
Annual membership card
8(1)  The Society Registrar shall issue an annual membership card in 
accordance with the bylaws to a member
	(a)	whose registration is not under suspension or cancelled,
	(b)	who has paid the annual fee, and
	(c)	who is otherwise in compliance with the Act, this Regulation 
and the bylaws.
(2)  An annual membership expires on the date prescribed in the 
bylaws unless it is renewed.
Registration as certified local government manager
9   An applicant is entitled to be registered as a certified local 
government manager if the applicant is of good character and 
reputation and meets the requirements of clause (a), (b) or (c):
	(a)	the applicant
	(i)	produces documentation satisfactory to the Registration 
Committee that shows that the applicant
	(A)	has successfully completed the University of 
Alberta's Local Government Certificate Program 
and Senior Executive Fellows Program or National 
Advanced Certificate in Local Authority 
Administration, Levels I and II, or
	(B)	has obtained academic qualifications that are, in 
the opinion of the Registration Committee, 
substantially equivalent to those specified in 
paragraph (A),
			and
	(ii)	has at least 5 years of experience in the practice of local 
government management that is acceptable to the 
Registration Committee;
	(b)	the applicant is registered in good standing with a 
professional organization in a jurisdiction outside Alberta 
that is recognized by the Board as having competence and 
practice requirements that are substantially equivalent to 
those in Alberta;
	(c)	the applicant has a combination of education, practical 
experience or other qualifications that, in the opinion of the 
Registration Committee, are substantially equivalent to the 
requirements of clause (a)(i).
Registration as associate member
10   An applicant is entitled to be registered as an associate member if 
the applicant is of good character and reputation, meets the 
requirements of clause (a), (b) or (c) and is actively working towards 
completion of the Senior Executive Fellows Program or National 
Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration, Level II:
	(a)	the applicant has successfully completed the University of 
Alberta's Local Government Certificate Program or National 
Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration, 
Level I;
	(b)	the applicant is a certified management accountant, a 
certified general accountant or a chartered accountant;
	(c)	the applicant has a post-secondary degree, diploma or 
certificate in business administration, public administration 
or local government administration that is acceptable to the 
Registration Committee.
Registration as student member
11   An applicant is entitled to be registered as a student member if the 
applicant is of good character and reputation, is enrolled in a program 
of local government studies acceptable to the Registration Committee 
and is actively working towards completion of the University of 
Alberta's Local Government Certificate Program or National 
Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration, Level I.
Practice Review Committee
12(1)  The Practice Review Committee is established consisting of
	(a)	one certified local government manager who is a member of 
the Board, and
	(b)	3 other certified local government managers who are not 
members of the Board.
(2)  The members of the Practice Review Committee must be 
appointed by the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(3)  The Practice Review Committee shall meet at the call of its chair.
(4)  A quorum at a meeting of the Practice Review Committee is 3 
members.
Powers and duties of Practice Review Committee
13(1)  The Practice Review Committee
	(a)	may, on its own initiative, or must, at the request of the 
Board, inquire into and report to and advise the Board in 
respect of
	(i)	the assessment of educational qualifications and work 
experience requirements that are conditions precedent to 
registration as a certified local government manager,
	(ii)	the assessment and development of continuing 
education programs for upgrading and enrichment of 
certified local government managers,
	(iii)	the evaluation of desirable standards of competence of 
certified local government managers,
	(iv)	the practice of local government management generally, 
and
	(v)	any other matter that the Board from time to time 
considers necessary or appropriate in connection with 
the exercise of its powers and the performance of its 
duties in relation to competence in the practice of local 
government management under this Regulation,
		and
	(b)	may, with the approval of the Board, conduct a review of the 
practice of a certified local government manager.
(2)  A certified local government manager whose practice is being 
reviewed may be represented by an agent or counsel.
Notice of review
14   The Practice Review Committee shall give reasonable notice to a 
member of its intention to conduct a review of the practice of the 
member.
Reports and recommendations
15(1)  After each inquiry or review under section 13, the Practice 
Review Committee
	(a)	shall make a written report to the Board on the inquiry or 
review,
	(b)	may make recommendations, together with reasons, to the 
Board regarding the matter inquired into or reviewed, and
	(c)	may make recommendations to a member as to that 
member's conduct in the practice of local government 
management.
(2)  The Practice Review Committee may at any time during an inquiry 
or review under section 13 refer any matter to the chair of the 
Discipline Committee to be dealt with under Part 3 of the Act, and the 
Discipline Committee shall deal with it as if it were a complaint.
Discipline Committee
16(1)  The Discipline Committee is established consisting of
	(a)	one certified local government manager who is a member of 
the Board, and
	(b)	3 other certified local government managers who are not 
members of the Board.
(2)  The members of the Discipline Committee must be appointed by 
the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(3)  The Discipline Committee shall meet at the call of its chair.
(4)  A quorum at a meeting of the Discipline Committee is 3 members.
Costs
17(1)  The Discipline Committee, with respect to hearings before it, 
and the Board, with respect to reviews by it, may order the investigated 
person to pay the following costs:
	(a)	the fee payable to the lawyer advising the Discipline 
Committee or Board at the hearing or review and the fee 
payable to the lawyer acting in a prosecutory role at the 
hearing or review;
	(b)	the cost of recording the evidence and preparing transcripts;
	(c)	the expenses of the members constituting the Discipline 
Committee including, without limitation, the per diem 
allowances of those members;
	(d)	any other expenses incurred by the Society that are incidental 
to the hearing or review.
(2)  Where the Board determines under section 22(3) of the Act that a 
complaint is frivolous or vexatious, it may order the complainant to 
pay the following costs:
	(a)	the fee payable to the lawyer advising the Board at any 
hearing held by the Board;
	(b)	any other expenses incurred by the Society that are incidental 
to any hearing held by the Board.
Cancellation and suspension
18(1)  The registration of a member is cancelled or suspended when 
the decision to cancel or suspend the registration is made in accordance 
with the Act or this Regulation.
(2)  The Society Registrar shall enter a memorandum of the 
cancellation or suspension of the registration in the appropriate register 
indicating
	(a)	the date of the cancellation or suspension,
	(b)	the period of the suspension, and
	(c)	the nature of any finding under Part 3 of the Act.
(3)  If the registration of a member is cancelled, the person whose 
registration is cancelled shall, on request, surrender to the Society 
Registrar all documents relating to the registration.
Cancellation on request
19   The Society Registrar shall not cancel the registration of a 
member at the request of the member unless the request for 
cancellation is approved by the Board.
Non-payment of fees, etc.
20(1)  The Board shall direct the Society Registrar to suspend or 
cancel the registration of a member who is in default of payment of 
annual fees, penalties, costs or any other fees, dues or levies payable 
under the Act, this Regulation or the bylaws after the expiration of 30 
days following the service on that person of a written notice by the 
Board unless the member complies with the notice.
(2)  The notice referred to in subsection (1) must state that the Society 
Registrar will suspend or cancel the registration unless the fees, 
penalties, costs, dues or levies are paid as indicated in the notice.
Registration in error
21   The Board shall direct the Society Registrar to cancel the 
registration of any person that is entered in error in a register.
Use of titles
22   A certified local government manager may use the title "Certified 
Local Government Manager" and the abbreviations "CLGM" and 
"C.L.G.M.".
Transitional
23(1)  In this section, "previous Regulation" means the Local 
Government Managers Regulation (AR 62/91).
(2)  The Society Registrar must enter in the register of certified local 
government managers, associate members or student members the 
name of a person who, on the coming into force of this Regulation, 
was registered as a certified local government manager, an associate 
member or a student member, as the case may be, under the previous 
Regulation.
Repeal
24   The Local Government Managers Regulation (AR 62/91) is 
repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 53/2006
Government Organization Act
CHILDREN'S SERVICES GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 93/2006) 
on March 8, 2006 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Children's Services Grants Regulation (AR 73/2001) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(b) is amended by adding "programs, services," 
after "support" and by adding ", youth" after "children".

3   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the 
following:
(4)  If a recipient of a grant does not use all of the grant money 
received, the recipient must repay the unused grant money at 
the request of the Minister, unless the recipient has made a 
grant application approved by the Minister requesting that the 
unused grant money be applied to the new grant.
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "the Minister requires 
to be repaid" and substituting "must be repaid".

4   Section 7(b) is repealed and the following is substituted:
	(b)	provide information, in a form satisfactory to the Minister, on 
the work and activity in respect of which the grant was made, 
including information relating to the expenditures of the 
grant, and

5   Section 9 is amended by striking out "2006" and 
substituting "2016".


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Alberta Regulation 54/2006
Natural Gas Rebates Act
HEATING OIL AND PROPANE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 94/2006) 
on March 8, 2006 pursuant to section 4 of the Natural Gas Rebates Act. 
1   The Heating Oil and Propane Regulation (AR 78/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

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

3   Section 8 is amended by striking out "2006" and 
substituting "2011".


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Alberta Regulation 55/2006
Municipal Government Act
EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT VICINITY 
PROTECTION AREA REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 101/2006) 
on March 8, 2006 pursuant to section 693 of the Municipal Government Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Protection Area established
	3	Subdivision approval and development permits 
relating to land in Protection Area
	4	Continuation of validity of pre-existing approvals
	5	Construction of prohibited residence
	6	Acoustical requirements
	7	Commercial development requirements
	8	Developments within Leduc County and 
Parkland County
	9	Duty of municipality
	10	Amendment to Regulation
	11	Repeal
	12	Expiry 
 
Schedules
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Airport Operator" means the Edmonton Regional Airports 
Authority established as a corporation under the Regional 
Airports Authorities Act, or a successor to that corporation;
	(b)	"commercial development" means a development that is used 
or suitable for the provision of goods or services, or both, but 
does not include a development that is used or suitable for 
the processing of raw materials or for the manufacturing, 
processing, assembling or fabricating of finished products;
	(c)	"development permit" means an authority to develop land 
under one of the following:
	(i)	where the land is in the City of Edmonton, the 
Edmonton Zoning Bylaw No. 12800, as amended from 
time to time;
	(ii)	where the land is in Leduc County, the Leduc County 
Land Use Bylaw No. 1665-83, as amended from time to 
time;
	(iii)	where the land is in the City of Leduc, the City of Leduc 
Land Use Bylaw No. 516-2002, as amended from time 
to time;
	(iv)	where the land is in Parkland County, the Parkland 
County Land Use Bylaw No. 15-00, as amended from 
time to time, or a building permit for a single detached 
dwelling or a mobile home;
	(d)	"municipality" means any of the following:
	(i)	the City of Edmonton;
	(ii)	Leduc County;
	(iii)	the City of Leduc;
	(iv)	Parkland County;
	(e)	"NEF Area" means an area of land that
	(i)	is enclosed by noise exposure forecast contour line 40 
as shown on the map in Schedule 2,
	(ii)	lies between any 2 noise exposure forecast contour lines 
shown on the map in Schedule 2, or
	(iii)	lies between the boundary of the Protection Area and 
noise exposure forecast contour line 25 as shown on the 
map in Schedule 2;
	(f)	"noise exposure forecast" means the system used by 
Transport Canada that provides for the summation of noise 
from aircraft operating at an airport based on actual or 
forecast aircraft movement by runways and the time of day or 
night the movement occurs;
	(g)	"prohibited use" means a use that
	(i)	is prohibited pursuant to Schedule 3 when it occurs on 
land to which that Schedule relates, or
	(ii)	is substantially similar, in the opinion of the subdivision 
authority or development authority, as the case may be, 
of the relevant municipality, to a use referred to in 
subclause (i);
	(h)	"Protection Area" means the Edmonton International Airport 
Vicinity Protection Area established under section 2.
Protection Area established
2(1)  The lands described in Schedule 1 and shown on the map in 
Schedule 2 are hereby established as the Edmonton International 
Airport Vicinity Protection Area.
(2)  If any discrepancy exists between the description of the lands in 
Schedule 1 and the location of the lands on the map in Schedule 2, the 
description in Schedule 1 prevails.
Subdivision approval and development permits relating to 
land in Protection Area
3(1)  No subdivision or development of any kind may be undertaken 
on land in the Protection Area unless subdivision approval is given or a 
development permit is issued, as the case may be, by the municipality 
in which the land is located.
(2)  A municipality that receives
	(a)	an application for the subdivision of land in the Protection 
Area, or
	(b)	an application for a development permit relating to land in 
the Protection Area
must, in addition to complying with Part 17 of the Municipal 
Government Act, comply with this Regulation.
(3)  No subdivision approval may be given and no development permit 
may be issued by a municipality relating to land in the Protection Area 
if the proposed use of that land is a prohibited use.
(4)  This section does not apply to a minor development of land in the 
Protection Area
	(a)	that will not result in a change in the use of the land, or
	(b)	that is exempt under any one of the authorities listed in 
section 1(c) from the requirement to obtain a development 
permit.
Continuation of validity of pre-existing approvals
4(1)  If, before the coming into force of this Regulation, a municipality 
approved a subdivision or issued a development permit relating to land 
in the Protection Area and the use being made of the land or an 
improvement to the land immediately before the coming into force of 
this Regulation was a permitted or prohibited use, the approval of the 
subdivision or the development permit, as the case may be, continues 
to be valid after the coming into force of this Regulation.
(2)  No extension, addition or enlargement may be made to an 
improvement that is prohibited under this Regulation except in 
accordance with subsection (3).
(3)  The following improvements may be extended, added to or 
enlarged if the portion so extended, added to or enlarged complies with 
the acoustical requirements set out in the Alberta Building Code and is 
entirely located on a parcel of land that existed immediately before the 
coming into force of this Regulation:
	(a)	an improvement used as an office and retail facility as 
defined in Schedule 3 regardless of where it is located in the 
Protection Area;
	(b)	an improvement used for a residence or school that is located 
in a NEF Area of 35 or less.
(4)  Where the use of an improvement continues to be valid after the 
coming into force of this Regulation under subsection (1) and the 
improvement is destroyed or demolished, the improvement may be 
replaced and may continue to be used for the prohibited use if the 
portion so replaced complies with the acoustical requirements set out 
in the Alberta Building Code.
(5)  In this section and in section 5, "NEF Area of 35 or less" means an 
area of land located between noise exposure forecast contour lines 25 
and 35 as shown on the map in Schedule 2.
Construction of prohibited residence
5(1)  If, before the coming into force of this Regulation, a municipality 
approved a subdivision relating to land in the Protection Area in a NEF 
Area of 35 or less and the use being made of the land immediately 
before the coming into force of this Regulation was a residential or 
agricultural use, a residence may be constructed on each lot in that 
subdivision after the coming into force of this Regulation 
notwithstanding that the construction of the residence is a prohibited 
use.
(2)  If, before the coming into force of this Regulation, an agreement 
for the provision of services has been entered into by a municipality 
and an applicant for subdivision approval of land for residential 
purposes in the Protection Area in a NEF Area of 35 or less and the 
applicant has paid or agreed to pay for the provision of services, a 
residence may be constructed on each lot in that subdivision after the 
coming into force of this Regulation notwithstanding that the 
construction of the residence is a prohibited use.
(3)  In this section, "services" means roads, pedestrian walkways and 
public utilities.
Acoustical requirements
6(1)  All buildings constructed on land in the Protection area after this 
Regulation comes into force must comply with the acoustical 
requirements set out in the Alberta Building Code that are in force at 
the time the development permit relating to the building is issued.
(2)  For the purpose of establishing the acoustic insulation factor under 
the Alberta Building Code, the NEF contour for a building shall be
	(a)	the highest numbered contour for the NEF Area in which the 
building is located, or
	(b)	 if the building is located in 2 NEF areas, the highest 
numbered contour for the higher of the 2 numbered NEF 
Areas.
Commercial development requirements
7   All new commercial developments in the Protection Area after this 
Regulation comes into force must meet the requirements contained in 
Schedule 4.
Developments within Leduc County and 
Parkland County
8(1)  Except for lands within the NEF 40+ Area, Leduc County may 
approve subdivisions and allow development for residential use in the 
Protection Area in accordance with its statutory plans and land use 
bylaws to a limit of not more that 4 dwellings per quarter section of 
land.
(2)  For those lands within the NEF 30-35 Area outlined in Schedule 7 
that are currently designated for country residential use and 
agricultural/nature conservation use under its land use bylaw, Parkland 
County may approve subdivisions and allow development in 
accordance with its statutory plans.
Duty of municipality
9(1)  A municipality must notify the Airport Operator where a 
subdivision of land has been approved or a development permit has 
been issued relating to land in the Protection Area in a NEF Area of 30 
or more and the use of the land will change as a result.
(2)  Before adopting a statutory plan or land use bylaw, or an 
amendment of either, that relates to land in the Protection Area, a 
municipality must refer the statutory plan or land use bylaw, or the 
amendment, to the Airport Operator.
Amendment to Regulation
10(1)  Only a municipality may apply to the Minister for an 
amendment to this Regulation.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) must not be considered by the 
Minister unless the Minister is satisfied that reasonable consultation in 
respect of the proposed amendment has taken place with any affected 
municipality and landowners, the Airport Operator and the general 
public.
Repeal
11   The Edmonton International Airport Vicinity Protection Area 
Regulation (AR 63/81) is repealed.
Expiry
12   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on June 30, 2016.
Schedule 1 
 
Legal Description of Lands in the Edmonton 
International Airport Vicinity Protection Area
In Township 49, Range 24, West of the 4th Meridian:
		West half of section 2;
		Northwest quarter and east half of section 3;
		Northeast quarter of section 4;
		Northeast quarter of section 8;
		Section 9;
		Southeast quarter and west half of section 10;
		West half of section 15;
		Sections 16 and 17;
		Northwest quarter and east half of section 18;
		Sections 19, 20 and 21;
		Southwest quarter of section 28;
		Sections 29, 30 and 31;
		West half of section 32.
In Township 50, Range 24, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Section 6;
		Southwest quarter of section 7;
		West half of section 31.
In Township 51, Range 24, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Sections 5 and 6;
		Northeast quarter and south half of section 7;
		Section 8;
		West half of section 9;
		Southwest quarter of section 16;
		South half of section 17.
In Township 49, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Northwest quarter of section 19;
		North half of section 23;
		Southeast quarter and north half of section 24;
			Sections 25 and 26;
		Southeast quarter and north half of section 27;
		Southwest quarter and north half of section 30;
		Section 31;
		Southwest quarter and north half of section 32;
		East half of section 33;
		Sections 34, 35 and 36.
In Township 50, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5;
		East half of section 6;
		Sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 
22 and 23;
		Southwest quarter and north half of section 24;
		Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33;
		Northeast quarter and south half of section 34;
		Sections 35 and 36.
In Township 51, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Northeast quarter and south half of section 1;
		Southwest quarter of section 3;
		Northwest quarter and south half of section 7;
		Southwest quarter of section 8;
		Sections 4, 5 and 6;
In Township 49, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian:
		North half of section 24;
		East half of section 25.
In Township 50, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Southeast quarter and north half of section 24;
		Section 25;
		East half of section 35;
		Section 36.
In Township 51, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian:
		Southeast quarter and north half of section 1;
		Southeast quarter and north half of section 11;
		Section 12;
		Northwest quarter and south half of section 13;
		Section 14;
		Northeast quarter of section 15;
		Section 22;
		Southwest quarter of section 23.
Schedule 2 
 
Map showing lands in the Edmonton 
International Airport Vicinity 
Protection Area
 
Schedule 3 
 
Land Uses
Definitions
1   In this Schedule,
	(a)	"clinic" means a facility
	(i)	for the provision of physical services or mental services, 
or both, to individuals on an outpatient basis, or
	(ii)	for the treatment of animals; 
	(b)	"land" means land located in the Protection Area;
	(c)	"office and retail facility" means an office and retail facility 
where more than 10 people may assemble at one time;
	(d)	"outdoor recreation facility" means a development providing 
a facility for sports and active recreation conducted outdoors 
where public viewing is incidental and includes a golf course, 
a driving range, skiing, a sports field, a swimming pool, a 
tennis court or a park;
	(e)	"PR", where it appears in the table opposite a particular land 
use, means that the land use is prohibited in that NEF Area;
	(f)	"spectator entertainment facility" means a development 
specifically intended for public viewing such as an arts event, 
an exhibition, animals, vegetation or museum exhibit and 
includes, but is not limited to, a theatrical, musical or dance 
performance, the showing of motion pictures, the 
presentation of exhibits, animal acts or museums;
	(g)	"spectator sport facility" means a development providing a 
facility intended for sports and athletic events primarily held 
for public viewing and includes, but is not limited to, a 
stadium, an arena, a swimming pool and an animal racing 
track but does not include an auto racing track.
Table of prohibited uses according to NEF Area
2(1)  A land use shown in Column 1 of the following table is 
prohibited on land that is located in a NEF Area shown in Column 2, 3, 
4 or 5 of the table if the expression "PR" appears in that column 
opposite that land use.
TABLE 

Column 1
Col. 2
Col. 3
Col. 4
Col. 5
Land Uses
NEF 
40+ 
Area
NEF 
35-40 
Area
NEF 
30-35 
Area
NEF 
25-30 
Area
Commercial Uses




Billiards, Bowling and Arcades
PR
-
-
-
Cinemas
PR
-
-
-
Eating and Drinking  
   Establishments
 
PR
 
-
 
-
 
-
Funeral Homes
PR
-
-
-
Gambling Facilities
PR
-
-
-
Hotels/Motels
PR
-
-
-
Office and Retail Facilities
PR
-
-
-
Private Clubs and Lodges
PR
-
-
-





Public and Semi-public Uses




Churches
PR
PR
-
-
Day Care
PR
PR
-
-
Emergency Response Services
PR
-
-
-
Exhibition and Fairgrounds
PR
PR
-
-
Halls/Auditoriums
PR
PR
-
-
Hospitals
PR
PR
PR
-
Clinics
PR
-
-
-
Libraries
PR
PR
-
-
Nursing Homes
PR
PR
PR
-
Outdoor Recreation Facilities
PR
-
-
-
Schools
PR
PR
PR
-
Spectator Entertainment 
   Facilities 
          Outdoor 
          Indoor
 
 
PR 
PR
 
 
PR 
PR
 
 
PR 
-
 
 
- 
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Spectator Sports Facilities 
          Outdoor 
          Indoor
 
PR 
PR
 
PR 
PR
 
PR 
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Residential Uses




Campgrounds
PR
PR
PR
PR
Residences
PR
PR
PR
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(2)  In the table,
	(a)	"NEF 40+ Area" means an area of land located between 
noise exposure forecast contour line 40 as shown on the map 
in Schedule 2 and the runway;
	(b)	"NEF 35-40 Area" means an area of land located between 
noise exposure forecast contour lines 35 and 40 as shown on 
the map in Schedule 2;
	(c)	"NEF 30-35 Area" means an area of land located between 
noise exposure forecast contour lines 30 and 35 as shown on 
the map in Schedule 2;
	(d)	"NEF 25-30 Area" means an area of land located between 
noise exposure forecast contour lines 25 and 30 as shown on 
the map in Schedule 2.
Adjustment of noise exposure forecast contour line
3(1)  Where a parcel of land that is equal to or less than 0.2 hectares is 
located in more than one NEF Area, the noise exposure forecast 
contour line that runs through the parcel must be adjusted to follow the 
next appropriate natural or man-made boundary that is further away 
from the runway.
(2)  Where
	(a)	a noise exposure forecast contour line divides a parcel of land 
that is greater than 0.2 hectares into 2 areas, and
	(b)	in one area a proposed use is a prohibited use and in the other 
area the proposed use is not a prohibited use,
the proposed use of the parcel may be carried out only in the area in 
which the proposed use is not a prohibited use.
Uses of land in City of Leduc
4(1)  Despite anything to the contrary in this Regulation, in that part of 
the City of Leduc outlined in Schedule 5 as lying within the NEF 40+ 
Area, commercial developments are permitted only for the uses shown 
on that Schedule.
(2)  Despite anything to the contrary in this Regulation, in that part of 
the City of Leduc outlined in Schedule 6, development for residential 
uses is permitted subject to the City of Leduc's statutory plans and 
land use bylaw to a limit of 650 residential units.
(3)  Despite anything to the contrary in this Regulation, in that part of 
the City of Leduc described as the most easterly 201 metres in 
perpendicular width throughout the southeast quarter of section 25, 
township 49, range 25, west of the 4th meridian, containing 
approximately 16.2 hectares, development for campground uses is 
permitted subject to the City of Leduc's statutory plans and land use 
bylaw.
Schedule 4 
 
Performance Based Approach 
Commercial Development
1   Despite anything to the contrary in this Regulation, a new 
commercial development in the Protection Area after this Regulation 
comes into force must,
	(a)	in the case of a building, comply with the provisions of the 
Alberta Building Code, including, without limitation, 
incorporation of noise mitigation into construction, and
	(b)	meet the additional requirements set out in Column 2 of the 
following table that is opposite the NEF Area in Column 1:
Table
	Column 1  	                    Column 2
	NEF 40+ Area  	Except for the area outlined in Schedule 5, a 
new commercial development that is not 
prohibited under Schedule 3 is permitted if 
the use entails a limited gathering of persons 
or a limited engagement of persons in work 
or activities located outdoors.
	NEF 40+ Area	A new commercial development is
	outlined in	permitted if
	Schedule 5
	(a)	the use entails a limited gathering of 
persons or a limited engagement of 
persons in work or activities located 
outdoors, and
	(b)	in the case of a building,
	(i)	an acoustic report prepared by a 
professional engineer specializing 
in acoustics containing a summary 
of analysis and recommendations 
related to building location, 
outdoor and indoor amenity 
location and post-construction 
monitoring and compliance testing 
is implemented, and
	(ii)	the development incorporates 
mechanical ventilation and central 
air conditioning.
	NEF 35-40 Area	A new commercial development is permitted 
if
	(a)	the use entails a limited gathering of 
persons or a limited engagement of 
persons in work or activities located 
outdoors, and
	(b)	in the case of a building,
	(i)	an acoustic report prepared by a 
professional engineer specializing 
in acoustics containing a summary 
of analysis and recommendations 
related to building location, 
outdoor and indoor amenity 
location and post-construction 
monitoring and compliance testing 
is implemented, and
	(ii)	the development incorporates 
mechanical ventilation and central 
air conditioning.
	NEF 30-35 Area	A new commercial development that is a 
building is permitted if the development 
incorporates mechanical ventilation and 
central air conditioning.
	NEF 25-30 Area	A new commercial development that is a 
building is permitted if the development 
incorporates mechanical ventilation.
Schedule 5 
 
City of Leduc 50th Street North 
Commercial Area
 
The commercial uses permitted on commercial lands outlined above as 
lying within the NEF 40+ Area are as follows:
	(a)	auction rooms;
	(b)	auto, truck and farm equipment sales and service 
establishments;
	(c)	barber and ladies' hairdressing shops;
	(d)	billiard halls or pool rooms;
	(e)	bowling alleys;
	(f)	car washing establishments;
	(g)	dry cleaning and laundry establishments;
	(h)	financial institutions;
	(i)	moving and cartage firms;
	(j)	office buildings;
	(k)	parking areas;
	(l)	restaurants with no outdoor eating or drinking areas;
	(m)	retail commercial shops;
	(n)	service stations and gas bars;
	(o)	tradesmen's work shops, service and repair stations;
	(p)	wholesale equipment and supplies.
Schedule 6
 
Schedule 7 
 
Parkland County NEF 30-35 Area
 


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Alberta Regulation 56/2006
Safety Codes Act
PRESSURE EQUIPMENT EXEMPTION ORDER
Filed: March 9, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. P:001/06) 
on March 7, 2006 pursuant to section 2(2) of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Exemptions
	3	Repeal
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"fully vented" means open to atmosphere with no isolating 
device on the vent and with the vent sized and maintained so 
that the pressure in the pressure equipment does not exceed 
atmospheric pressure;
	(b)	"heating surface" means any part of the pressure boundary of 
a boiler that is in contact with a fluid under pressure on one 
side and the source of heat on the other side as calculated on 
the surface having the greater radius if the surface is curved.
(2)  The definitions in the Safety Codes Act and the Pressure 
Equipment Safety Regulation apply to this Order.
Exemptions
2(1)  The Safety Codes Act and the Pressure Equipment Safety 
Regulation do not apply to the following:
	(a)	a boiler or pressure vessel subject to the Transportation of 
Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 (Canada) and the Canada 
Shipping Act (Canada);
	(b)	pressure equipment that is owned by the Government of 
Canada;
	(c)	air brake systems subject to the Motor Vehicle Safety 
Regulations under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada);
	(d)	air brake systems for off-road vehicles;
	(e)	a pipeline, as defined in the Pipeline Act, except for a boiler, 
pressure vessel, pressure plant, power plant or heating plant 
that forms the whole or any part of an installation, as defined 
in the Pipeline Act;
	(f)	the following pressure equipment that forms the whole or 
part of a pipeline as defined in the Pipeline Act:
	(i)	dust pot;
	(ii)	gas drip;
	(iii)	pig receiver;
	(iv)	pig launcher;
	(v)	indirect fired-heater coils;
	(vi)	odorizer tanks.
(2)  The Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation does not apply to the 
following:
	(a)	a power boiler that forms the whole or part of a power plant 
and
	(i)	has a heating surface not exceeding one square metre, or
	(ii)	has an electric power rating not exceeding 10 kilowatts;
	(b)	a boiler that forms the whole or part of a heating plant and
	(i)	has a heating surface not exceeding 2 square metres, or
	(ii)	has an electric power rating not exceeding 20 kilowatts;
	(c)	a boiler that
	(i)	is used in connection with a hot water heating system,
	(ii)	is connected to an expansion tank that is fully vented to 
the atmosphere, and
	(iii)	has no valves or other obstructions to prevent 
circulation between the boiler and the expansion tank;
	(d)	a pressure vessel or pressure piping system that
	(i)	is fully vented or operating with one or more pressure 
relief devices with set pressure not exceeding 103 
kilopascals and sized so that the operating pressure 
cannot exceed 103 kilopascals,
	(ii)	is not a blow-off vessel for a boiler that forms part of a 
power plant, and
	(iii)	does not have a differential pressure on the pressure 
boundary exceeding 103 kilopascals;
	(e)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	is installed in a closed hot water heating system,
	(ii)	has a working pressure not exceeding 207 kilopascals, 
and
	(iii)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 610 millimetres;
	(f)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	is used as a hot water tank, and
	(ii)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 610 millimetres;
	(g)	a pressure vessel that
	(i)	is used as a water heater, and
	(ii)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 610 millimetres;
	(h)	a hydropneumatic tank that
	(i)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 610 millimetres, 
and
	(ii)	has a volume not exceeding 450 litres;
	(i)	a pressure piping system that forms part of a heating plant;
	(j)	a pressure container that is an integral part of a rotating or 
reciprocating mechanical device, where the primary design 
considerations or stresses of the device are derived from the 
functional requirements of the device;
	(k)	a pressure plant that has one or more pressure vessels and the 
total volume of all the vessels does not exceed 42.5 litres;
	(l)	a single pressure vessel that is not connected to a pressure 
plant and that
	(i)	has a volume not exceeding 42.5 litres, or
	(ii)	has an internal diameter not exceeding 152 millimetres;
	(m)	the following equipment used for clothing care whether or 
not it is located at a drycleaning facility:
	(i)	a steam chest not exceeding a volume of 42.5 litres and 
operating at a steam pressure not exceeding 1035 
kilopascals;
	(ii)	a press not exceeding a volume of 42.5 litres and 
operating at a steam pressure not exceeding 1035 
kilopascals;
	(iii)	a spray tank not exceeding a volume of 42.5 litres;
	(n)	pressure equipment, other than boilers, with a volume not 
exceeding 42.5 litres that
	(i)	is the subject of a research experiment in a research 
facility, or
	(ii)	is part of a temporary apparatus being used in a research 
experiment in a research facility;
	(o)	non-circulating thermal liquid heating systems.
Repeal
3   The Boilers and Pressure Vessels Exemption Order (AR 300/94) is 
repealed.
Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Order is reviewed for ongoing 
relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its 
present or an amended form following a review, this Order expires on 
August 1, 2014.
Coming into force
5   This Order comes into force on April 1, 2006.


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Alberta Regulation 57/2006
Real Estate Act
REAL ESTATE (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 10, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Government Services 
(M.O. C:007/2006) on March 7, 2006 pursuant to section 84(2) of the Real Estate 
Act. 
1   The Real Estate (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 113/96) is 
amended by this Regulation.
2   Section 16 is amended by striking out "2006" and 
substituting "2009".


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Alberta Regulation 58/2006
Public Health Act
COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 105/2006) 
on March 15, 2006 pursuant to section 66 of the Public Health Act. 
1   The Communicable Diseases Regulation (AR 238/85) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is amended by adding "Pandemic Influenza" 
after "Ophthalmia Neonatorum (all causes)".

3   Schedule 3 is amended by adding "Pandemic Influenza" 
after "Lymphogranuloma Venereum".

4   Schedule 4 is amended by adding the following before 
"Paratyphoid Fever":
Pandemic Influenza
Reporting Requirements
1   The medical officer of health shall ensure that individual 
occurrences of the disease are reported as directed by the Chief 
Medical Officer.
Investigation of Contacts and Source of Infection
2   The medical officer of health shall conduct an investigation of 
the source of infection and all contacts in accordance with 
directions from the Chief Medical Officer.
Isolation Procedures
3   The medical officer of health shall ensure that isolation 
procedures are carried out in accordance with directions from the 
Chief Medical Officer.
Quarantine
4   The medical officer of health shall ensure that contacts are 
quarantined in accordance with directions from the Chief Medical 
Officer.
Special Measures
5   The medical officer of health shall ensure that
	(a)	surveillance and other special measures are carried out 
in accordance with directions from the Chief Medical 
Officer, and
	(b)	examinations conducted pursuant to section 40(1)(b) are 
carried out in accordance with directions from the Chief 
Medical Officer.


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Alberta Regulation 59/2006
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BEEKEEPERS PLAN REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 106/2006) 
on March 15, 2006 pursuant to sections 16 and 18 of the Marketing of Agricultural 
Products Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Beekeeping industry
	3	Designation of agricultural product
Part 1 
General Operation of Plan
Division 1 
Plan
	4	Establishment of Plan
	5	Termination of Plan
	6	Application of Plan
	7	Purpose of Plan
Division 2 
Operation of Plan by Commission
	8	Establishment of Commission
	9	Functions of Commission
	10	Information
	11	Operation of Plan re regulations
	12	Financing of Plan
	13	Service charges refundable
	14	Prohibition re funds under the Act
	15	Auditor
	16	Honorary memberships, etc.
Part 2 
Governance of Plan
Division 1 
Producers
	17	Eligible producers
	18	General rights of eligible producers
	19	Eligible producers who are individuals
	20	Producers that are not individuals
Division 2 
Regions
	21	Regions
	22	Regions set out in Schedule
Division 3 
General Meetings of Eligible Producers
	23	Annual Commission meetings
	24	Special Commission meetings
	25	Calling of meetings
	26	Quorum
Division 4 
Directors
	27	Board of Directors
	28	Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
	29	Election of the directors
	30	Remuneration
	31	Term of office
	32	Removal from office
	33	Nominations for directors
	34	Election of director by mail ballot
	35	Eligibility re director
	36	Quorum
Part 3 
Conduct of Elections
	37	Eligibility to vote
	38	Must be on list of eligible producers
	39	Returning officer
	40	Controverted election
Part 4 
Transitional Provision, Review and Repeal
	41	Transitional re directors
	42	Review 
 
Schedule
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
	(b)	"annual Commission meeting" means an annual general 
meeting of the directors and the eligible producers;
	(c)	"bee" means the insect Apis mellifera L;
	(d)	"bee products" means an agricultural product as defined 
under section 3, except bees;
	(e)	"colony" means a distinguishable localized population of 
bees and includes a mating nucleus;
	(f)	"Commission" means the commission established under 
section 8 with the name "Alberta Beekeepers";
	(g)	"Council" means the Alberta Agricultural Products 
Marketing Council;
	(h)	"crop year" means a 12-month period commencing 
September 1 and terminating on the following August 31;
	(i)	"director" means a director of the Commission;
	(j)	"eligible producer" means a producer who qualifies as an 
eligible producer under section 18;
	(k)	"hive" means a container for housing colonies of bees, honey 
and bee products;
	(l)	"honey products" means any product that consists of honey 
or its component parts;
	(m)	"marketing"
	(i)	means buying, owning, selling, offering for sale, 
storing, grading, assembling, packing, transporting, 
advertising and financing, and
	(ii)	includes any other function or activity designated as 
marketing by the Lieutenant Governor in Council;
	(n)	"mating nucleus" means a small colony of bees primarily 
used for mating honey bee queens or for keeping bees 
temporarily;
	(o)	"person" means a person as defined in the Interpretation Act 
and includes
	(i)	a partnership as defined in the Partnership Act,
	(ii)	any unincorporated organization that is not a partnership 
referred to in subclause (i), and
	(iii)	any group of individuals who are carrying on an activity 
for a common purpose and are neither a partnership 
referred to in subclause (i) nor an unincorporated 
organization referred to in subclause (ii);
	(p)	"pollinator bees" means the insect Apis mellifera L that is 
hired out to pollinate a crop;
	(q)	"producer" means a person who keeps bees for one or more 
of the following purposes:
	(i)	producing honey or pollen or both honey and pollen;
	(ii)	offering pollination services;
	(iii)	producing bees for sale;
	(r)	"region" means a region established under the Schedule;
	(s)	"regulated product" means bees, honey, beeswax, bee pollen, 
propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, honey products and bee 
products;
	(t)	"special Commission meeting" means a special general 
meeting of the directors and the eligible producers.
Beekeeping industry
2   In this Regulation, a reference to the beekeeping industry includes 
references to
	(a)	honey;
	(b)	honey products;
	(c)	pollinating services;
	(d)	bees, including queen bees, package bees and pollinator bees;
	(e)	colonies;
	(f)	bee products.
Designation of agricultural product
3   Bees, honey, beeswax, bee pollen, propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, 
honey products and bee products are designated as agricultural 
products for the purposes of the Act.
Part 1 
General Operation of Plan
Division 1 
Plan
Establishment of Plan
4   There is hereby established a plan with the name "Alberta 
Beekeepers Plan".
Termination of Plan
5   This Plan does not terminate at the conclusion of a specific period 
of time and remains in force unless otherwise terminated pursuant to 
the Act.
Application of Plan
6(1)  This Plan applies
	(a)	to all of Alberta;
	(b)	to all producers who do one or more of the following:
	(i)	produce the regulated product on land located in 
Alberta;
	(ii)	market the regulated product within Alberta;
	(iii)	maintain colonies of bees in Alberta that are used for 
the purpose of honey production or crop pollination.
(2)  Subject to subsection (1)(b)(iii), this Plan does not apply to 
producers with respect to any regulated product that is produced on 
land not located in Alberta.
Purpose of Plan
7(1)  The purposes of this Plan are to do the following:
	(a)	to initiate and carry out projects or programs related to 
research and studies with respect to the beekeeping industry 
and to the production and handling of honey, including 
research and studies concerning the development and use of 
honey and honey products;
	(b)	to assist, educate and inform producers, dealers and 
processors in developing and improving the beekeeping 
industry and methods regarding the production and 
processing of honey and honey products;
	(c)	generally to assist in the development and promotion of the 
beekeeping industry in Alberta;
	(d)	to advise governments on matters concerning the beekeeping 
industry;
	(e)	to co-operate with the Government of Canada and the 
Government of Alberta with respect to the maintenance of 
the quality and standards of the regulated product;
	(f)	generally to co-operate with any organizations involved in 
the beekeeping industry.
(2)  Under this Plan neither the production nor the marketing of the 
regulated product is to be controlled or regulated.
Division 2 
Operation of Plan by Commission
Establishment of Commission
8   There is hereby established a Commission with the name "Alberta 
Beekeepers".
Functions of Commission
9(1)  The Commission
	(a)	is, subject to the Act, responsible for the operation, 
regulation, supervision and enforcement of this Plan;
	(b)	must open and maintain one or more accounts in a bank, trust 
company, treasury branch, credit union or other depository;
	(c)	may enter into an operating line of credit or other loan 
agreement with its bank, trust company, treasury branch, 
credit union or other lending institution;
	(d)	must designate such officers, employees and other persons as 
are necessary to transact the Commission's business;
	(e)	must cause such books and records, including financial 
records, to be maintained
	(i)	as from time to time may be required under the Act, the 
regulations or by virtue of any order of the Council, or
	(ii)	as may be determined by the Commission;
	(f)	must maintain an office, the location of which, at all times, is 
to be made known to each eligible producer;
	(g)	may appoint, or contract with, officers, employees and 
agents, prescribe their duties and fix their remuneration;
	(h)	may, subject to the Act, the regulations and any orders of the 
Council, issue such general orders governing the 
Commission's internal operation as it may from time to time 
determine;
	(i)	may become a member of any agricultural organization;
	(j)	may contribute funds to any agricultural organization that has 
objectives similar to those of the Commission.
(2)  The Minister responsible for the Livestock Industry Diversification 
Act is authorized to disclose to the Commission for use by the 
Commission in carrying out its powers and duties, any information, 
including personal information, or any record as defined in the 
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act that relates to 
the administration of this Plan, the Act and the regulations, orders and 
directives of the Commission that has been collected or used in respect 
of the animal inventory operated under the Livestock Industry 
Diversification Act.
Information
10(1)  In this section, "beekeeper" means a beekeeper as defined in the 
Bee Act.
(2)  The Minister is authorized to disclose the following information to 
the Commission for use by the Commission in carrying out its 
functions and duties:
	(a)	information, including personal information as defined in the 
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, that 
has been collected by or used by the Minister under the Act 
and the regulations and that relates to the administration of 
the Plan, including
	(i)	a list of eligible producers and the region where each 
eligible producer operates, and
	(ii)	a list of every producer who has 100 or more colonies 
and is required to pay a service charge, including the 
assessment, charging and collection of service charges;
	(b)	information, including personal information as defined in the 
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, that 
has been collected by or used by the Provincial Apiculturist 
under the Bee Act, including the full name, address, 
telephone number and number of colonies owned by a 
beekeeper who registers with the Provincial Apiculturist 
under the Bee Act.
Operation of Plan re regulations
11(1)  For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate this 
Plan, the Commission may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to 
section 26 of the Act, to make regulations
	(a)	requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the 
regulated product to furnish to the Commission any 
information or record relating to the production, marketing or 
processing of the regulated product that the Commission 
considers necessary;
	(b)	requiring persons other than producers to be licensed under 
this Plan before they become engaged in the marketing and 
processing, or either of those functions, of the regulated 
product;
	(c)	governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a 
licence issued under this Plan;
	(d)	providing for
	(i)	the assessment, charging and collection of service 
charges from producers from time to time for the 
purposes of this Plan, and
	(ii)	the taking of legal action to enforce payment of the 
service charges;
	(e)	providing for the refund of service charges;
	(f)	requiring any person who receives the regulated product from 
a producer
	(i)	to deduct from the money payable to the producer any 
service charges payable by the producer to the 
Commission, and
	(ii)	to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;
	(g)	providing for the use of any class of service charges or other 
money payable to or received by the Commission for the 
purpose of paying its expenses and administering this Plan 
and the regulations made by the Commission.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a), the Commission shall not 
require any producer who keeps fewer than 100 colonies to furnish to 
the Commission any information or record relating to the production, 
marketing or processing of the regulated product.
Financing of Plan
12(1)  In accordance with the regulations,
	(a)	this Plan is to be financed by the charging and collection of 
service charges from producers;
	(b)	every producer who has 100 or more colonies is to pay a 
service charge on each colony owned or operated by the 
producer;
	(c)	the Commission may, from time to time, change the amount 
of the service charge, but the change is not to be effective 
until it has been approved by the eligible producers at an 
annual Commission meeting or a special Commission 
meeting.
(2)  The amount of the service charge to be established initially after 
the coming into force of this Plan is to be established by the 
Commission but must be approved by the Council before it becomes 
effective.
Service charges refundable
13(1)  In accordance with the regulations,
	(a)	the service charge is refundable to a producer on request of 
the producer;
	(b)	the request for a refund of the service charge must
	(i)	be made in writing on a form established by the 
Commission, and
	(ii)	contain the following information:
	(A)	the producer's name;
	(B)	the producer's mailing address and telephone 
number;
	(C)	the number of colonies registered under the Bee 
Act;
	(D)	any specifics of the refund that are requested by 
the Commission;
	(c)	requests for refunds in respect of a service charge must be 
received by the Commission at its office prior to the end of 
October in the same crop year for which the service charge 
applies;
	(d)	any request for a refund that is not received by the 
Commission within the time period specified under clause (c) 
shall not, subject to clause (e), be considered by the 
Commission and the producer will not be entitled to a refund 
in respect of which the request was made;
	(e)	the Commission may, if it is satisfied that extenuating 
circumstances exist that warrant its doing so, consider an 
application for a refund that is received after the applicable 
time period referred to in clause (c);
	(f)	the Commission must refund the service charge to the 
producer
	(i)	within 90 days after a request for a refund is received by 
the Commission, in the case of a request received under 
clause (c), or
	(ii)	within 90 days after a request for a refund is received, 
considered and accepted by the Commission, in the case 
of a request received under clause (e).
(2)  In the event that within the period of time that makes up a crop 
year
	(a)	the eligible producers requesting a refund of the service 
charge comprise more than 35% of existing eligible 
producers, and
	(b)	those eligible producers requesting a refund under clause (a) 
account for at least 35% of the service charges collected 
during the current crop year,
the continued operation of this Plan is to be subject to approval by a 
majority of producers at a plebiscite to be held under the direction of 
the Council pursuant to the Act.
(3)  The Commission must, within 90 days following the end of a crop 
year, report to the Council the refunds made under this section for that 
crop year.
Prohibition re funds under the Act
14   The Commission shall not establish a fund under section 34 or 35 
of the Act.
Auditor
15   The auditor for the Commission is to be appointed from time to 
time at an annual Commission meeting or a special Commission 
meeting.
Honorary memberships, etc.
16   The Commission may establish non-voting associate, industry, 
affiliate or honorary memberships under this Plan to provide interested 
individuals or organizations with the opportunity to contribute to the 
efforts of the Commission.
Part 2 
Governance of Plan
Division 1 
Producers
Eligible producers
17   For the purposes of this Plan,
	(a)	any producer who has paid a service charge under this Plan 
in a crop year is an eligible producer for that crop year;
	(b)	the Commission must maintain a list of eligible producers;
	(c)	all producers who can be identified by the Commission as 
having paid a service charge under this Plan during a crop 
year are to be included on the list of eligible producers for 
that crop year;
	(d)	any producer who is not listed on the Commission's list of 
eligible producers must be added to the list where the 
producer can provide proof to the Commission that the 
producer has paid a service charge under this Plan in the crop 
year for which the application is made;
	(e)	once a producer is listed with the Commission as an eligible 
producer, the producer continues to be recognized as an 
eligible producer from crop year to crop year, unless the 
eligible producer ceases to pay a service charge under this 
Plan in 2 subsequent crop years, in which case the producer 
ceases to be an eligible producer;
	(f)	where a producer ceases to be an eligible producer under 
clause (e), the producer is entitled to again become an 
eligible producer for any crop year in which the producer 
pays a service charge under this Plan.
General rights of eligible producers
18   In accordance with this Plan, an eligible producer is entitled, as a 
matter of right,
	(a)	to attend annual Commission meetings and special 
Commission meetings;
	(b)	to make representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan, 
the Commission and the Board of Directors;
	(c)	to vote on any matter under this Plan;
	(d)	to vote in any election for directors;
	(e)	to hold office as a director;
	(f)	to vote in any plebiscites of producers held under the Act.
Eligible producers who are individuals
19   Where an eligible producer is an individual, that individual may, 
subject to this Plan, exercise the rights of an eligible producer referred 
to in section 17.
Producers that are not individuals
20(1)  Where an eligible producer is not an individual, that producer 
may, only in accordance with this section, exercise the rights of an 
eligible producer referred to in section 17.
(2)  An eligible producer to which this section applies must appoint an 
individual to be the representative of the producer.
(3)  A representative appointed by an eligible producer under this 
section is, subject to this Plan, to exercise on behalf of the eligible 
producer the rights of an eligible producer referred to in section 16.
(4)  If an eligible producer is
	(a)	a corporation, it must appoint an individual who is a director, 
shareholder, member, officer or employee of the corporation 
as its representative,
	(b)	a partnership, it must appoint an individual who is a partner 
or employee of the partnership as its representative, or
	(c)	an organization, other than a corporation or a partnership, it 
must appoint an individual who is a member, officer or 
employee of the organization as its representative.
(5)  An appointment of a representative under this section must be
	(a)	in writing, and
	(b)	in the case where a vote is to be taken at a meeting, filed with 
the returning officer prior to the calling to order of the 
meeting at which a vote is to take place.
(6)  An individual who is the representative of an eligible producer 
shall not cast a vote under this Plan unless 
	(a)	the individual presents a document signed by the eligible 
producer indicating the name of the person who may vote for 
the eligible producer, or 
	(b)	the individual makes a statutory declaration in writing stating 
that
	(i)	the individual is a representative of the eligible 
producer, and
	(ii)	the individual has not previously voted in the election or 
on the matter in respect of which the individual wishes 
to cast a vote.
(7)  A statutory declaration made under subsection (6)(b) must be 
made in writing before the returning officer or the deputy returning 
officer prior to the vote being cast.  
(8)  An individual cannot at any one time be a representative under this 
section for more than one eligible producer.  
(9)  A representative shall not vote or hold office before the 
representative's appointment is filed in accordance with subsection (5).
Division 2 
Regions
Regions
21   For the purposes of this Plan, Alberta is divided into 4 regions.
Regions set out in Schedule
22   The area included in each region is as set out in the Schedule to 
this Plan.
Division 3 
General Meetings of Eligible Producers
Annual Commission meetings
23(1)  An annual Commission meeting must be held for the purposes 
of providing to the eligible producers
	(a)	information with respect to the Commission, and
	(b)	an opportunity to provide to the Board of Directors direction, 
suggestions and recommendations.
(2)  An annual Commission meeting must be held
	(a)	once in each crop year, and
	(b)	within 15 months following the date of the commencement 
of the last annual Commission meeting.
Special Commission meetings
24   The Commission must hold a special Commission meeting
	(a)	when requested to do so by the Council, or
	(b)	on the written request of not less than 20% of the eligible 
producers.
Calling of meetings
25(1)  The Commission must set the time, place and date of any 
annual Commission meeting and of any special Commission meeting.
(2)  The Commission must,
	(a)	in the case of an annual Commission meeting, notify the 
eligible producers of the annual Commission meeting at least 
21 days before that meeting is to be held, and
	(b)	in the case of a special Commission meeting, notify the 
eligible producers of the special Commission meeting at least 
21 days before that meeting is to be held.
(3)  Any notice of a meeting must set forth the time, place, date and 
purpose of the meeting.
(4)  Where the Commission provides a notice under this section, the 
Commission may do so in any form or manner that the Commission 
considers appropriate in the circumstances.
Quorum
26   At an annual Commission meeting or special Commission 
meeting, the quorum necessary for the conduct of business is 20% of 
the eligible producers.
Division 4 
Directors
Board of Directors
27(1)  The Commission shall have a Board of Directors consisting of 9 
directors made up as follows:
	(a)	4 regional directors, one regional director being elected for 
each region;
	(b)	one director to represent producers who have fewer than 100 
colonies;
	(c)	one director at large;
	(d)	one director who is the chair of the Commission;
	(e)	one director who is the vice-chair of the Commission;
	(f)	one director to represent the Commission at the Canadian 
Honey Council.
(2)  The chair may be referred to as the president of the Commission 
and the vice-chair may be referred to as the vice-president of the 
Commission.
Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
28(1)  The responsibilities of the Commission, the authority delegated 
to the Commission by the Council and the direction, administration 
and management of the Commission's work, business and affairs, 
including the control and management of all the assets owned, held or 
acquired by the Commission, are vested in the Board of Directors.
(2)  The Board of Directors has the power to do all things necessary to 
carry out the purposes of this Plan and the responsibilities and 
authority of the Commission.
(3)  The Board of Directors may authorize any person, entity or 
committee to exercise any of the powers of the Board of Directors as 
set forth in this Plan or otherwise.
(4)  Where a person, entity or committee is authorized under 
subsection (3) to exercise any power of the Board of Directors,
	(a)	that person, entity or committee is to report back to the Board 
of Directors with respect to the exercise of that power, and
	(b)	the Board of Directors is to retain a supervisory function to 
oversee the actions of that person, entity or committee in the 
exercise of that power.
Election of the directors
29   Subject to sections 33 and 40(5), the elections for directors are to 
be conducted in each year at the annual Commission meeting by means 
of a vote of the eligible producers.
Remuneration
30   The remuneration to be paid to the directors and officers of the 
Commission may be fixed from time to time by the Board of Directors.
Term of office
31(1)  The directors may hold office for a term of 2 years.
(2)  The term of office of a director
	(a)	commences on the conclusion of the annual Commission 
meeting that takes place following the director's election, and 
	(b)	expires on the conclusion of the annual Commission meeting 
that takes place in the year that the director's term of office is 
to expire.
Removal from office
32(1)  An individual ceases to be a director if that individual
	(a)	resigns from the position of director;
	(b)	ceases to be an eligible producer;
	(c)	in the case of the individual being the representative of an 
eligible producer under section 20, ceases to be the 
representative of the eligible producer;
	(d)	is absent from 3 consecutive meetings of the Board of 
Directors without reasons that the Board of Directors  
considers adequate;
	(e)	is removed by a majority vote of the eligible producers 
attending an annual Commission meeting or a special 
Commission meeting.
(2)  Where a vacancy occurs on the Board of Directors under this 
section, the Board of Directors may, with the approval of the Council, 
appoint an individual to fill the position from among the eligible 
producers who are eligible to be elected as a director.
(3)  Where an individual is appointed as a director under subsection 
(2), that director is to serve for the unexpired portion of the term.
(4)  If an individual who is appointed as a director under subsection (2) 
is appointed or elected as a director under section 40 or is elected as a 
director under section 41 serves for a term of 12 or fewer months, that 
period of time served is not to be considered as a term of office in 
determining whether that individual may stand for election as a 
director.
Nominations for directors
33(1)  For the purpose of conducting elections, the Commission is to 
solicit nominations for the positions of director
	(a)	by publishing a notice in the Commission's newsletter, or
	(b)	by such means, other than that referred to in clause (a), as the 
Commission may determine.
(2)  Nominations for the position of director must be
	(a)	in writing and filed at the Commission's office by a date 
fixed by the Commission,
	(b)	signed by at least 5 eligible producers, and
	(c)	accompanied by the written consent of the eligible producer 
who is being nominated as a director.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a nomination for the position of 
director may be made on the floor at the meeting at which the election 
for the position is to be conducted if
	(a)	the nomination is seconded by at least 5 eligible producers 
present at that meeting, and
	(b)	the eligible producer being nominated gives his or her oral 
consent to being nominated.
Election of director by mail ballot
34(1)  Notwithstanding section 29, the Commission may direct that 
the election of a director be carried out by means of a mail ballot.
(2)  Where an election is to be carried out by means of a mail ballot,
	(a)	subsections (1) and (2) but not (3) of section 33 apply to the 
election;
	(b)	the mail ballot must be designed for a secret vote;
	(c)	the election must be conducted in such a manner so as to 
ensure a secret vote;
	(d)	a mail ballot must be made available to each eligible 
producer by being mailed to each eligible producer at least 30 
days prior to the ballot closing date;
	(e)	the ballot closing date
	(i)	is to be fixed by the Commission, and
	(ii)	must be a date that is within 42 days immediately 
preceding the annual Commission meeting.
(3)  If the eligible producers fail to elect a director by means of a mail 
ballot, the election of the director is to be held at the next annual 
Commission meeting that is held after the time at which election by 
means of a mail ballot was to have been held.
Eligibility re director
35(1)  To be eligible to be a director a person must be an eligible 
producer.
(2)  An eligible producer is not eligible to serve as a director for more 
than 3 consecutive terms of office.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), an eligible producer who was a 
director is once again eligible to serve as a director if one year has 
elapsed since that eligible producer's last term as a director has 
concluded.
Quorum
36(1)  At a meeting of the Board of Directors, the quorum necessary 
for the conduct of business is a majority of the directors holding office 
at the time.
(2)  In determining a quorum under subsection (1), vacant positions on 
the Board of Directors shall not be considered.
Part 3 
Conduct of Elections
Eligibility to vote
37(1)  An eligible producer is eligible
	(a)	to vote on any question put to a vote at an annual 
Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting if the 
eligible producer is present at the meeting at which the vote 
is held;
	(b)	to vote in any election for a director that is conducted at an 
annual Commission meeting if the eligible producer is 
present at the meeting at which the election is conducted;
	(c)	to vote in any election for a director that is conducted by 
means of a mail ballot.
(2)  An eligible producer, irrespective as to whether the eligible 
producer is or is not an individual, may vote once only on each matter 
put to a vote.
(3)  An eligible producer may vote once on each matter put to a vote, 
notwithstanding that the eligible producer may manage or operate or 
own, lease or hold equity in 2 or more operations.
Must be on list of eligible producers
38   An eligible producer is entitled to cast a vote under this Plan only 
if that producer's name appears on the current list of eligible 
producers.
Returning officer
39(1)  The Commission shall appoint a returning officer for the 
purposes of and in connection with any election or vote taken under 
this Plan.
(2)  The returning officer may appoint individuals as deputy returning 
officers to assist in the conduct of elections and votes under this Plan.
(3)  The returning officer shall
	(a)	compile and maintain a voters list of eligible producers who 
are entitled to vote under this Plan,
	(b)	ensure that a person does not cast a vote, except in 
accordance with this Plan, and
	(c)	permit scrutiny of the actions of the returning officer and the 
deputy returning officers by a scrutineer in respect of the 
conduct of a vote taken under this Plan.
(4)  Unless otherwise directed by the Council, no person shall destroy 
any records or ballots in respect of a vote or election held under this 
Plan until 90 days have elapsed from the day on which the vote was 
taken.
Controverted election
40(1)  If an eligible producer
	(a)	questions
	(i)	the eligibility of a candidate,
	(ii)	the eligibility of a voter,
	(iii)	any matter relating to a ballot or the tabulation of 
ballots, or
	(iv)	any other irregularity with respect to the conduct of an 
election,
		and
	(b)	seeks to have the election declared invalid and the position 
declared vacant,
the eligible producer shall, not later than 15 days after the day on 
which the election was held, apply in writing to the Council to have the 
election declared invalid and the position declared vacant.
(2)  If, within the 15-day period referred to in subsection (1), the 
Council has not received an application under subsection (1), a person 
elected at that election is deemed to be duly elected.
(3)  On receipt of an application under subsection (1), the Council shall 
consider the matter and may
	(a)	declare the election to be proper and the position filled, if, in 
the opinion of the Council, there is no basis for the 
application,
	(b)	declare the election to be proper and the position filled, 
notwithstanding that there is a basis for the application, if, in 
the opinion of the Council,
	(i)	the basis for the application did not materially affect the 
result of the election, and
	(ii)	the election was conducted substantially in accordance 
with this Plan and the Act,
		or
	(c)	declare the election to be void and the position vacant, if, in 
the opinion of the Council, there is a basis for the application 
and the basis is sufficient to, or did, affect the result of the 
election.
(4)  Notwithstanding that an election is declared void and a position is 
declared vacant under subsection (3)(c), the term of office of the 
position declared vacant is nevertheless deemed to have commenced 
on the day that the voided election was held.
(5)  If the Council declares an election to be void and the position 
vacant, the Council may
	(a)	order that, within the time that the Council considers proper, 
a special Commission meeting be held and an election be 
conducted to fill the vacant position, or
	(b)	appoint from among the eligible producers who are eligible 
to be elected to the position, an individual to fill the vacant 
position.
(6)  Where a person fills a position under subsection (5), that person 
shall serve for the unexpired portion of the term.
(7)  Where the Council makes an order under subsection (5)(a), the 
Council may direct that, instead of the election being conducted at a 
special Commission meeting, the election be conducted by means of a 
mail ballot under section 34.
Part 4 
Transitional Provision, Review  
and Repeal
Transitional re directors
41(1)  Notwithstanding section 31(1), at the initial election for 
directors held after this Plan comes into force, the term of office of a 
director is
	(a)	one year, in the case of a director who is elected
	(i)	as the chair of the Commission,
	(ii)	as the vice-chair of the Commission,
	(iii)	as a director at large, or
	(iv)	to represent producers who have fewer than 100 
colonies,
		and
	(b)	2 years, in the case of a director who is elected as
	(i)	a regional director, or
	(ii)	a director to represent the Commission at the Canadian 
Honey Council.
(2)  At the conclusion of the terms of office referred to in subsection 
(1), directors are to be elected for a term of office in accordance with 
section 31(1).
(3)  In determining under section 35 whether an eligible producer is 
eligible to be a director, the term of office served under subsection (1) 
is to be considered as a term of office.
Review
42   In compliance with the ongoing regulatory review initiative, this 
Regulation must be reviewed on or before May 31, 2011.
Schedule 
 
Regions
1   Region 1 is made up of the area that is included in the following:
	(a)	Vulcan County;
	(b)	County of Newell No. 4;
	(c)	County of Warner No. 5;
	(d)	County of Forty Mile No. 8;
	(e)	Wheatland County;
	(f)	County of Lethbridge;
	(g)	Cypress County;
	(h)	Cardston County;
	(i)	Municipal District of Taber;
	(j)	Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26;
	(k)	Municipal District of Foothills No. 31;
	(l)	Municipal District of Ranchland No. 66;
	(m)	Kananaskis Improvement District;
	(n)	Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9;
	(o)	Municipality of Crowsnest Pass;
	(p)	Improvement District No. 4 (Waterton);
	(q)	any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area 
described in clauses (a) to (p).
2   Region 2 is made up of the area that is included in the following:
	(a)	Municipal District of Acadia No. 34;
	(b)	Ponoka County;
	(c)	County of Stettler;
	(d)	Lacombe County;
	(e)	Mountain View County;
	(f)	County of Paintearth No. 18;
	(g)	Red Deer County;
	(h)	Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8;
	(i)	Municipal District of Rocky View No. 44;
	(j)	Starland County;
	(k)	Kneehill County;
	(l)	Clearwater County;
	(m)	Special Area No. 2;
	(n)	Special Area No. 3;
	(o)	Special Area No. 4;
	(p)	Improvement District No. 9 (Banff);
	(q)	Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17;
	(r)	Beaver County;
	(s)	Smoky Lake County;
	(t)	County of St. Paul No. 19;
	(u)	County of Two Hills No. 21;
	(v)	County of Camrose No. 22;
	(w)	County of Vermilion River No. 24;
	(x)	County of Minburn No. 27;
	(y)	Flagstaff County;
	(z)	Lamont County;
	(aa)	Municipal District of Provost No. 52;
	(bb)	Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61;
	(cc)	Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87;
	(dd)	Lakeland County;
	(ee)	Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo;
	(ff)	Improvement District No. 24 (Wood Buffalo);
	(gg)	Improvement District No. 13 (Elk Island);
	(hh)	any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area 
described in clauses (a) to (gg).
3   Region 3 is made up of the area that is included in the following:
	(a)	County of Wetaskiwin No. 10;
	(b)	County of Thorhild No. 7;
	(c)	County of Barrhead No. 11;
	(d)	County of Athabasca No. 12;
	(e)	Strathcona County;
	(f)	Leduc County;
	(g)	Lac Ste. Anne County;
	(h)	Parkland County;
	(i)	Woodlands County;
	(j)	Brazeau County;
	(k)	Sturgeon County;
	(l)	Westlock County;
	(m)	Yellowhead County;
	(n)	Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124;
	(o)	Improvement District No. 12 (Jasper);
	(p)	Improvement District No. 25 (Willmore Wilderness);
	(q)	any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area 
described in clauses (a) to (p).
4   Region 4 is made up of the area that is included in the following:
	(a)	County of Grande Prairie No. 1;
	(b)	Municipal District of Greenview No. 16;
	(c)	Birch Hills County;
	(d)	Saddle Hills County;
	(e)	Municipal District of Northern Lights No. 22;
	(f)	Municipal District of Mackenzie No. 23;
	(g)	Municipal District of Big Lakes;
	(h)	Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130;
	(i)	Northern Sunrise County;
	(j)	Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133;
	(k)	Municipal District of Peace No. 135;
	(l)	Municipal District of Fairview No. 136;
	(m)	Municipal District of Clear Hills No. 21;
	(n)	any city, town or village that is encompassed by the area 
described in clauses (a) to (m).


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Alberta Regulation 60/2006
Real Estate Act
EXEMPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 108/2006) 
on March 15, 2006 pursuant to section 84 of the Real Estate Act. 
1   The Exemption Regulation (AR 111/96) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "2006" and 
substituting "2009".



Alberta Regulation 61/2006
Mines and Minerals Act
MINES AND MINERALS ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 111/2006) 
on March 15, 2006 pursuant to sections 5 and 83 of the Mines and Minerals Act. 
1   The Mines and Minerals Administration Regulation 
(AR 262/97) is amended by this Regulation.



2   Section 19 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Monthly invoice payments
19(1)  In this section "prescribed charge" means
	(a)	the annual rental payable pursuant to the terms or 
conditions of an agreement granting rights in respect of 
petroleum or natural gas or both of them;
	(b)	any fee or penalty prescribed in the Schedule that the 
Minister determines is to be paid in the manner 
described in subsection (2);
	(c)	interest on late payment of all or a part of an amount 
referred to in clause (a) or (b) that is payable under 
section 21.
(2)  Notwithstanding any regulation under the Act or any term or 
condition of any agreement issued under the Act but subject to 
subsection (3), a person who is liable to pay or has the 
responsibility for paying a prescribed charge shall pay the 
prescribed charge
	(a)	in accordance and in compliance with monthly invoices 
issued by the Minister and the terms and conditions of 
those monthly invoices, and
	(b)	on or before the due date for the payment of the 
prescribed charge that is specified in the monthly 
invoices.
(3)  The Minister may exempt a person or a class of persons from 
the application of subsection (2) in respect of one or more 
prescribed charges.

3   Section 23.1(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	"approved electronic format" means an electronic 
format, including an electronic format created for a 
document that is originally in non-electronic form, that 
has been determined or approved by the Minister;
	(b)	by repealing clause (g) and substituting the 
following:
	(g)	"format" means a form having certain technological 
attributes or characteristics in which electronic 
information may be presented and includes, but is not 
limited to, a computer graphics file or a file that 
contains electronic information in discrete readable data 
sets;

4   Section 23.3 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by adding "electronic" before 
"format" wherever it occurs;
	(b)	in subsection (3) by adding "electronic" before 
"format".

5   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2006.

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