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Alberta Regulation 152/2006
Government Organization Act
CORPORATE REGISTRY DOCUMENT HANDLING PROCEDURES 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 21, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Government Services 
(M.O. GS:006/2006) on June 13, 2006 pursuant to Schedule 12, section 12 of the 
Government Organization Act. 
1   The Corporate Registry Document Handling Procedures 
Regulation (AR 10/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 30 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2007" 
and substituting "October 31, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 153/2006
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 21, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on June 19, 
2006 pursuant to section 10(1)(h) and (i) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 4.020:
4.021(1)  Notwithstanding sections 4.020 and 5.005,
	(a)	in the area outlined in the map set out in Schedule 13A 
that is above the Mannville Formation, 4 wells may be 
produced from each gas pool in a section, and
	(b)	in the area outlined in the map set out in Schedule 13A 
that is in the Mannville Formation,
	(i)	2 wells may be produced from each oil pool in a 
quarter section, and
	(ii)	2 wells may be produced from each gas pool in a 
section.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a pool or part of a 
pool that
	(a)	is in a special drilling spacing unit prescribed by the 
Board under section 4.040,
	(b)	is in a holding established under section 5.190, or
	(c)	is the subject of an order of the Board under section 
79(4) of the Act.

3   Section 4.030 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(2.1)  The target areas for those wells drilled or to be drilled in the 
area of the Province outlined in Schedule 13A shall be located
	(a)	at least 200 metres from the south and east boundaries 
of the quarter section, in the case of an oil well, and
	(b)	at least 300 metres from the south and west boundaries 
of the section, in the case of a gas well.

4   The heading preceding section 4.070 is struck out.

5   Schedule 13A attached to this Regulation is added after 
Schedule 13.

6   Schedule 14 is amended
	(a)	by adding Figure 1A attached to this Regulation 
after Figure 1;
	(b)	by adding Figure 3A attached to this Regulation 
after Figure 3.
Schedule 13A 
Referred to in section 4.021
 
Schedule 14 
Figure 1A 
Off target Penalty Factors 
One Section Spacing, section 4.030(2.1)(b)

 
Figure 3A 
Off target Penalty Factors 
One Quarter Section Spacing, section 4.030(2.1)(a)
 


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Alberta Regulation 154/2006
Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act
ALBERTA ENERGY AND UTILITIES BOARD RULES OF PRACTICE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 21, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board on June 19, 
2006 pursuant to section 29(3) of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Act. 
1   The Alberta Energy and Utilities Board Rules of Practice 
(AR 101/2001) are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(q) is repealed and the following is substituted:
	(q)	"publication" means a directive, bulletin or other document 
issued by the Board;

3   The following is added after section 9:
Submissions
9.1(1)  Where a person files a submission objecting to a proposed 
application for the development of an energy resource, the person 
shall indicate the following:
	(a)	the right of the person that may be directly and 
adversely affected by a decision of the Board on the 
proposed application;
	(b)	the manner in which the right may be directly and 
adversely affected by a decision of the Board on the 
proposed application;
	(c)	the location of the land, residence or activity of the 
person in relation to the location of the energy resource 
that is the subject of the proposed application;
	(d)	the name, address in Alberta, telephone number, fax 
number, if any, and if available, an e-mail address of the 
person.
(2)  The person making a submission under subsection (1) shall 
serve a copy of the submission on the proponent of the proposed 
application.

4   Section 10 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(2.1)  Where a person files a submission or other document in 
relation to a proposed application prior to the filing of an 
application or the commencement of a proceeding, the person shall 
file the original document in accordance with subsection (1)(a).

5   Section 11 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  If a person required to serve a submission or other document 
on a proponent of a proposed application or an applicant fails to do 
so, the Board may serve a copy of the submission or other 
document on the proponent or the applicant.

6   Section 12(1) is amended by adding ", including any 
submissions or other documents filed prior to the commencement of 
the proceeding," after "proceeding".

7   Section 19(2) is repealed.

8   The following is added after section 23:
Question of constitutional law
23.1   A person who intends to raise a question of constitutional 
law before the Board must give notice in accordance with section 
12 of the Administrative Procedures and Jurisdiction Act and its 
regulation.

9   Section 32 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	a negotiated settlement process as set out in Directive 
018, Negotiated Settlement Rules, as amended from 
time to time, published by the Board,
	(b)	by adding "or directive" after "relevant guidelines".

10   Section 46 is amended by repealing subsections (4) 
and (5) and substituting the following:
(4)  Where an application for review is made under section 40 of 
the Energy Resources Conservation Act, the application must 
contain a clear and concise statement describing the right the 
applicant for review has and the manner in which the applicant's 
right may be directly or adversely affected by the order, decision or 
direction of the Board on the initial application.
(5)  The Board shall determine, with or without a hearing in 
respect of an application for review, the preliminary question of 
whether the order, decision or direction made by it should be 
reviewed.
(5.1)  When determining the preliminary question, the Board shall 
grant an application for review,
	(a)	with respect to a review of an order, decision or 
direction other than a review under section 40 of the 
Energy Resources Conservation Act, if the Board 
determines that,
	(i)	in the case where the applicant has alleged an error 
of law or jurisdiction or an error of fact, the 
applicant has, in the Board's opinion, raised a 
substantial doubt as to the correctness of the 
Board's order, decision or direction, or
	(ii)	in the case where the applicant has alleged new 
facts, a change in circumstances or facts not 
previously placed in evidence, the applicant has, in 
the Board's opinion, raised a reasonable possibility 
that new facts, a change in circumstances or facts 
not previously placed in evidence, as the case may 
be, could lead the Board to materially vary or 
rescind the Board's order, decision or direction,
			or
	(b)	with respect to a review under section 40 of the Energy 
Resources Conservation Act, if the Board determines 
that the applicant has, in the Board's opinion, shown 
that the order, decision or direction made by it on the 
initial application may directly and adversely affect the 
applicant's right.

11   Section 47 is amended by repealing subsections (4) 
and (5) and substituting the following:
(5)  The Board shall grant an application for a rehearing if the Board, 
with or without a hearing, determines that the applicant has, in the 
Board's opinion, established that a rehearing is required.

12   Section 49 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (a):
	(a.1)	"directive" means,
	(i)	for purposes of costs in an energy proceeding, 
Directive 31A, Energy Costs Claims, as amended 
from time to time, published by the Board, and
	(ii)	for purposes of costs in a utilities proceeding, 
Directive 31B, Utilities Costs Claims, as amended 
from time to time, published by the Board;
	(b)	by repealing clause (c).

13   Sections 50(1), 51, 52(1) and 53(1) are amended by 
striking out "guidelines" and substituting "directive".

14   Section 60 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2006" 
and substituting "June 30, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 155/2006
Fisheries (Alberta) Act
FISHERIES (MINISTERIAL) (SPECIAL HARVEST LICENCE) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 23, 2006
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 19/06) on June 19, 2006 pursuant to section 44 of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act. 
1   The Fisheries (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 220/97) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	in Item 1 by repealing subitem (e) and substituting 
the following:
	(e)	special fish harvest licence	2.50
	(b)	by adding the following after Item 1:
	1.1   	Sturgeon fishing licence	$1.50




THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, JULY 15, 2006