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Alberta Regulation 114/2007
Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act
MOBILE HOME SITES TENANCIES MINISTERIAL 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 1, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. C:012/2007) 
on June 1, 2007 pursuant to section 66 of the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act. 
1   The Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Ministerial Regulation 
(AR 54/96) is amended by this Regulation.



2   The following is added after section 2:
Modification of rent increase frequency set out in Act
2.1(1)  The references to "180 days" in section 16(3)(a) and (b) of 
the Act shall be read as references to "365 days".
(2)  Despite section 16(3) of the Act as modified by subsection (1), a 
landlord shall not increase the rent payable under a tenancy 
agreement in respect of a periodic tenancy after the landlord has 
served a notice of termination on the tenant under section 13(1) of 
the Act.
Rent increase for fixed term tenancies
2.2(1)  Despite any agreement, declaration, waiver or statement to 
the contrary, a landlord shall not increase the rent payable by a 
tenant under a tenancy agreement in respect of a fixed term tenancy 
for a term of one year or more or recover any additional rent 
resulting from an increase during the term of the tenancy.
(2)  Despite any agreement, declaration, waiver or statement to the 
contrary, a landlord shall not increase the rent payable by a tenant 
who is occupying the same premises under 2 or more consecutive 
tenancy agreements in respect of fixed term tenancies each for a term 
of less than one year or recover any additional rent resulting from an 
increase unless at least 365 days has passed since
	(a)	the commencement of the first of those tenancies, whether 
the first of those tenancies commenced before or after the 
coming into force on this section, or
	(b)	the last increase in rent,
whichever is later.
(3)  Despite subsection (2)(b), if the 365th day occurs during the 
term of a fixed term tenancy, the landlord shall not increase the rent 
until the expiration of that tenancy.

3   The following is added after section 9:
Offence
9.1(1)  A landlord who fails to give the minimum required notice 
under section 8, 9, 10, 13, 14 or 16(1) of the Act is guilty of an 
offence and liable to a fine of not more than $10 000.
(2)  A landlord who contravenes section 16(3) of the Act as modified 
by section 2.1(1) of this Regulation is guilty of an offence and liable 
to a fine of not more than $10 000.
(3)  A landlord who contravenes section 2.1(2) or 2.2 of this 
Regulation is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not more 
than $10 000.

4   This Regulation is deemed to have come into force on 
April 24, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 115/2007
Residential Tenancies Act
RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES MINISTERIAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 1, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. C:011/2007) 
on June 1, 2007 pursuant to section 70 of the Residential Tenancies Act. 
1   The Residential Tenancies Ministerial Regulation 
(AR 211/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 2:
Modification of notice periods set out in Act
2.1(1)  Despite sections 7, 8 and 9 of the Act, a landlord may 
terminate a periodic tenancy for the reason prescribed in section 
2(2)(c)(ii) of this Regulation only if the landlord serves on the tenant 
a notice to terminate the tenancy 365 days before the date set out in 
the notice to terminate.
(2)  The reference to "180 days" in section 12(2) of the Act shall be 
read as a reference to "365 days".

3   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Rent increase
3(1)  Despite any agreement, declaration, waiver or statement to the 
contrary, for the purposes of section 14(4) of the Act, a landlord 
shall not increase the rent payable by a tenant under a residential 
tenancy agreement in respect of a periodic tenancy or recover any 
additional rent resulting from an increase unless at least 365 days has 
passed since
	(a)	the commencement of the tenancy, whether the tenancy 
commenced before or after the coming into force of this 
section, or
	(b)	the last increase in rent,
whichever is later.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), a landlord shall not increase the rent 
payable by a tenant under a residential tenancy agreement in respect 
of a periodic tenancy after the landlord has served a notice of 
termination on the tenant under section 12(2) of the Act or for the 
reason prescribed in section 2(2)(c)(ii) of this Regulation.
(3)  Despite any agreement, declaration, waiver or statement to the 
contrary, a landlord shall not increase the rent payable by a tenant 
under a residential tenancy agreement in respect of a fixed term 
tenancy for a term of one year or more or recover any additional rent 
resulting from an increase during the term of the tenancy.
(4)  Despite any agreement, declaration, waiver or statement to the 
contrary, a landlord shall not increase the rent payable by a tenant 
who is occupying the same premises under 2 or more consecutive 
residential tenancy agreements in respect of fixed term tenancies 
each for a term of less than one year or recover any additional rent 
resulting from an increase unless at least 365 days has passed since
	(a)	the commencement of the first of those tenancies, whether 
the first of those tenancies commenced before or after the 
coming into force of this section, or
	(b)	the last increase in rent,
whichever is later.
(5)  Despite subsection (4)(b), if the 365th day occurs during the 
term of a fixed term tenancy, the landlord shall not increase the rent 
until the expiration of that tenancy.

4   Section 11 is amended
	(a)	by renumbering it as section 11(1);
	(b)	in subsection (1) by striking out "section 70(l)" and 
substituting "section 70(1)(l)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  A landlord who fails to give the minimum required notice 
under section 11 or 14 of the Act or under section 7, 8, 9 or 12 of 
the Act as modified by section 2.1 of this Regulation is guilty of 
an offence and liable to a fine of not more than $10 000.
(3)  A landlord who contravenes section 3 of this Regulation is 
guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not more than $10 000.

5   This Regulation is deemed to have come into force on 
April 24, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 116/2007
Metis Settlements Act
METIS SETTLEMENTS OMBUDSMAN REGULATION
Filed: June 4, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of International, Intergovernmental and 
Aboriginal Relations (M.O. 16/2007) on June 1, 2007 pursuant to section 175.1 of the 
Metis Settlements Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Purpose
Part 1 
Office and Role of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman
	3	Office of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
	4	Appointment of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
	5	Term of office
	6	Removal from office
	7	Investigators and other staff
	8	Authority of Metis Settlements Ombudsman 
and investigators
	9	Ombudsman authorized to perform Ministerial powers
	10	Referring matters to the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
	11	Internal management and operation
	12	Reports
Part 2 
Metis Settlements Ombudsman Selection 
Committee and Transitional Issues
	13	Committee established
	14	Transition
	15	Expiry
	16	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Metis Settlements Act;
	(b)	"investigator" means an investigator appointed under section 
7;
	(c)	"Metis Settlements Ombudsman" means the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman appointed by the Minister under 
section 4.
Purpose
2   The purpose of this Regulation is to further the attainment of self-
governance by Metis settlements under the laws of Alberta while 
preserving and enhancing Metis culture and identity.
Part 1 
Office and Role of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman
Office of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
3   The Office of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman is established.
Appointment of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
4(1)  The Minister must appoint an individual as Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman for the term described in section 5(1), or if required, for a 
term described in section 5(3).
(2)  The Minister, after considering the recommendation of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman Selection Committee established under Part 
2, must appoint an individual as Metis Settlements Ombudsman for the 
term described in section 5(2).
(3)  The individual appointed as Metis Settlements Ombudsman must
	(a)	be a Canadian citizen,
	(b)	be of good character,
	(c)	be familiar with Metis history and the history of the 
settlements in Alberta, and have the capacity to recognize 
and implement the purpose of this Regulation, and
	(d)	have sufficient integrity, education, qualifications and 
experience to perform the functions, powers and duties 
conferred on the Metis Settlements Ombudsman.
Term of office
5(1)  The term of office of the first Metis Settlements Ombudsman 
appointed under this Regulation expires 2 years after the effective date 
of appointment, but that person may be reappointed under subsection 
(2).
(2)  The term of office of each Metis Settlements Ombudsman 
appointed after the first Metis Settlements Ombudsman, other than a 
person appointed under subsection (3), is 5 years, and a person may be 
reappointed as Metis Settlements Ombudsman any number of times.
(3)  If the Metis Settlements Ombudsman dies, resigns or is removed 
from office, an individual must be appointed by the Minister under 
section 4(1) as Metis Settlements Ombudsman for the unexpired period 
of the term, or for any longer or shorter period the Minister considers 
appropriate, and section 4(2) does not apply to that appointment.
Removal from office
6(1)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman may be removed from office 
by the Minister for any of the following causes only:
	(a)	incapacity;
	(b)	neglect of duty;
	(c)	misconduct;
	(d)	bankruptcy.
(2)  The Minister may establish a process for the purpose of making a 
decision under subsection (1).
Investigators and other staff
7(1)  Investigators and other staff necessary for the Office of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman must be appointed by the Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman and the appointment of investigators and other staff may 
only be terminated by the Metis Settlements Ombudsman.
(2)  The individual appointed as an investigator must
	(a)	be of good character,
	(b)	unless the Metis Settlements Ombudsman decides that it is 
unnecessary in particular circumstances, be familiar with 
Metis history and the history of the settlements in Alberta, 
and
	(c)	have sufficient integrity, education, qualifications and 
experience to perform the functions, powers and duties of an 
investigator.
Authority of Metis Settlements Ombudsman 
and investigators
8(1)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman and investigators are each 
authorized to perform all or any of the functions, powers and duties of 
an investigator under sections 171 to 175 of the Act with respect to
	(a)	a settlement, or
	(b)	an entity that is directly or indirectly controlled by a 
settlement council or by persons who are employees or 
officials of a settlement.
(2)  The exercise of authority by an investigator is subject to the 
direction and control of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman.
Ombudsman authorized to perform Ministerial powers
9   The Metis Settlements Ombudsman is authorized to perform all or 
any of the functions, powers and duties of the Minister under sections 
171 to 175 of the Metis Settlements Act, except for the authority under 
section 172(2) of the Act, with respect to
	(a)	a settlement, or
	(b)	an entity that is directly or indirectly controlled by a 
settlement council or by persons who are employees or 
officials of a settlement.
Referring matters to the Metis Settlements Ombudsman
10(1)  Recognizing the purpose of this Regulation, the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman is authorized to make rules governing and 
dealing with
	(a)	the manner in which matters are to be referred to the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman and by whom, and
	(b)	the process or processes for dealing with those matters.
(2)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman must distribute copies of the 
rules referred to in subsection (1) to the Minister, General Council, 
settlement councils and any other person that the Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman considers appropriate.
Internal management and operation
11(1)  Recognizing the purpose of this Regulation, the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman is authorized to make rules respecting the 
internal management and operation of the Office of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman.
(2)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman must distribute copies of the 
rules referred to in subsection (1) to the Minister, General Council, 
settlement councils and any other person that the Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman considers appropriate.
Reports
12(1)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman must
	(a)	make an annual report of the activities of the Office of the 
Metis Settlements Ombudsman each year to the Minister, 
General Council, settlement councils and to any other person 
that the Metis Settlements Ombudsman considers necessary, 
and 
	(b)	make any other report that the Minister requires.
(2)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman may make any report to the 
Minister, General Council, a settlement council or any other person 
that the Metis Settlements Ombudsman considers necessary or 
appropriate.
Part 2 
Metis Settlements Ombudsman 
Selection Committee and 
Transitional Issues
Committee established
13(1)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman Selection Committee is 
established for the purpose of making a recommendation to the 
Minister under section 4(2).
(2)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman Selection Committee consists 
of 3 persons who are appointed as follows:
	(a)	one person is to be appointed by the Minister;
	(b)	one person is to be appointed by the General Council;
	(c)	one person is to be appointed jointly by the members 
appointed under clauses (a) and (b).
(3)  If the General Council fails to make the appointment under 
subsection (2)(b) within 30 days after a request from the Minister to do 
so, the Minister may make the appointment.
(4)  If the 2 members appointed under subsection (2)(a) and (b) are 
unable to agree on a person to be appointed as the 3rd member under 
subsection (2)(c), the Minister must make the appointment.
(5)  The members of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman Selection 
Committee must appoint a chair from among them.
(6)  If the Metis Settlements Ombudsman Selection Committee is 
unable to make a recommendation on the appointment of an individual 
as the Metis Settlements Ombudsman, the Minister may act alone.
(7)  The mandate of the members of the Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman Selection Committee ends once a recommendation is 
made under section 4(2) unless the Minister otherwise directs.
Transition
14(1)  The Metis Settlements Ombudsman is the successor to Harley 
Johnson in his capacity as a person authorized to exercise or perform 
the powers and duties conferred on the Minister under the Ministerial 
Order dated April 14, 2003.
(2)  In particular, and without limitation,
	(a)	the rules, policies, procedures and protocols of Harley 
Johnson acting under the Ministerial Order are the rules, 
policies, procedures and protocols of the Metis Settlements 
Ombudsman,
	(b)	a complaint made to Harley Johnson, acting under the 
Ministerial Order, whether or not investigated or reported on 
before this Regulation comes into force, is a complaint made 
to the Metis Settlements Ombudsman,
	(c)	a review, investigation, inspection, audit or activity ongoing 
under the authority of the Ministerial Order is a review, 
investigation, inspection, audit or activity of the Metis 
Settlements Ombudsman, and
	(d)	all files, records, information, audits, data, complaints, 
reports or material in the possession or under the control of 
Harley Johnson in his capacity acting under the Ministerial 
Order, is to be provided to and is in the possession and under 
the control of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman.
Expiry
15   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 May 31, 2014.
Coming into force
16   This Regulation comes into force on June 4, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 117/2007
Safety Codes Act
BUILDING CODE REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 252/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Code in force
	2	Disclaimer
	3	Repeal
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Code in force
1   The Alberta Building Code 2006, as established by the Safety 
Codes Council and published by the National Research Council of 
Canada, is declared in force in respect of buildings.
Disclaimer
2   The Code declared in force in this Regulation, and any codes and 
standards referred to in that Code, do not make or imply any assurance 
or guarantee by the Crown in right of Alberta with respect to the life 
expectancy, durability or operating performance of materials, 
appliances, systems and equipment referred to in that Code, codes or 
standards.
Repeal
3(1)  The Building Code Regulation (AR 50/98) is repealed.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Building Code Regulation 
(AR 50/98) remains in force
	(a)	for work for which a permit is issued by a safety codes 
officer or other person designated by an Administrator 
pursuant to section 44 of the Safety Codes Act prior to 
September 2, 2007, or
	(b)	for work for which a permit application is submitted prior to 
March 2, 2008 to a safety codes officer or other person 
designated by an Administrator pursuant to section 44 of the 
Safety Codes Act who is satisfied that the preparation of the 
plans and specifications for the project commenced prior to 
September 2, 2007,
until that work has been completed or the permit has expired or been 
revoked.
Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on November 30, 2016.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on September 2, 2007.


Alberta Regulation 118/2007
Safety Codes Act
FIRE CODE REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 253/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 


Table of Contents
	1	Code in force
	2	Disclaimer
	3	Repeal
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Code in force
1   The Alberta Fire Code 2006, as established by the Safety Codes 
Council and published by the National Research Council of Canada, is 
declared in force in respect of fire protection.
Disclaimer
2   The Code declared in force in this Regulation, and any codes and 
standards referred to in that Code, do not make or imply any assurance 
or guarantee by the Crown in right of Alberta with respect to the life 
expectancy, durability or operating performance of materials, 
appliances, systems and equipment referred to in that Code, codes or 
standards.
Repeal
3   The Fire Code Regulation (AR 52/98) is repealed.
Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on November 30, 2016.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on September 2, 2007.



Alberta Regulation 119/2007
Safety Codes Act
PLUMBING CODE REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 254/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Exemption
	3	Approved equipment
	4	Plumbing Code
	5	Crown disclaimer
	6	Repeal
	7	Expiry
	8	Coming into force


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Safety Codes Act;
	(b)	"certification body" means an organization accredited by the 
Standards Council of Canada as a certification body;
	(c)	"Code" means the National Plumbing Code of Canada 2005.
(2)  The definitions in the Act and the Code apply to the words used in 
this Regulation.
Exemption
2   This Regulation does not apply to plumbing systems that are 
private sewage disposal systems.
Approved equipment
3(1)  If the Code requires approved equipment, that equipment must 
meet the requirements of subsection (2).
(2)  No person shall, for use in Alberta, manufacture, install, sell or 
offer for sale any equipment related to plumbing systems unless the 
equipment has been
	(a)	tested and certified by a certification body, or
	(b)	inspected and approved by a certification body and the 
equipment bears evidence of having been accepted in the 
manner authorized by the certification body.
Plumbing Code
4(1)  The National Plumbing Code of Canada 2005, as published by 
the National Research Council of Canada and as varied by this section, 
is declared in force in respect of plumbing systems other than private 
sewage disposal systems.
(2)  The Code is varied in Division A Sentence 1.1.1.1.(3) by 
striking out "National Building Code of Canada 2005" and 
substituting "Alberta Building Code 2006".
(3)  The Code is varied in Division A Sentence A-2.2.1.1.(1) 
by striking out "National Building Code, the National Fire Code" 
and substituting "Alberta Building Code 2006, the Alberta Fire 
Code 2006".
(4)  The Code is varied in Division A Sentence A-3.2.1.1.(1) 
by striking out "National Building Code, the National Fire Code" 
and substituting "Alberta Building Code 2006, the Alberta Fire 
Code 2006".
(5)  The code is varied in Division B Article 1.3.2.1
	(a)	by striking out "NBC" and substituting "ABC";
	(b)	by striking out "National Building Code of Canada 2005" 
and substituting "Alberta Building Code 2006";
	(c)	by striking out "NFC" and substituting "AFC";
	(d)	by striking out "National Fire Code of Canada 2005" and 
substituting "Alberta Fire Code 2006".
(6)  The Code is varied in Division B Sentences 2.1.3.1.(1), 
2.2.5.12.(2), 2.2.5.12.(3), 2.2.6.7.(3) and 2.4.10.4.(1) by 
striking out "NBC" and substituting "ABC".
(7)  Division B Article 2.4.2.1 of the Code is varied by adding 
the following after Sentence (4):
(5)  The soil-or-waste pipe serving a clothes washer shall not be 
less than 50 mm and separately vented or the connection shall be 
downstream of all fixtures that are circuit vented.
(8)  Division B Sentence 2.4.3.1.(1) of the Code is varied by 
striking out "(See Article 3.7.2.6 of Division B of the NBC.)" and 
substituting "(See Article 7.2.2.4 of Division B of the ABC.)".
(9)  Division B Sentence 2.4.8.2.(1) of the Code is varied by 
striking out "1200 mm" and substituting "900 mm".
(10)  Division B Sentence 2.5.2.1.(1) of the Code is varied by 
striking out Clause (c) and substituting the following: 
	(c)	where 2 water closets are connected at the same level it shall 
be by means of a double sanitary T fitting if the vent pipe is 
vertical and by means of a double Y fitting if the vent pipe is 
horizontal,
(11)  Division B Article 2.5.4.2 of the Code is varied by 
striking out Sentence (1) and substituting the following:
(1)  Except as provided in Sentence (2), a vent stack shall be 
installed to protect the base of every soil-or-waste stack that has 
fixtures draining to it on more than 4 storeys.
(12)  Division B Sentence 2.5.4.5.(1) of the Code is varied by 
adding "relief vent," after "additional circuit vent,".
(13)  Division B Article 2.5.5.2 of the Code is varied by 
striking out "NFC" and substituting "AFC".
(14)  Division B Article 2.5.9.1 of the Code is varied by 
adding the following after Sentence (1):
(2)  Except for fixtures located in island counters, air admittance 
valves shall not be used in new construction.
(15)  Division B Sentence 2.5.9.3.(5) of the Code is varied by 
striking out "Sentence 2.5.6.2.(1)" and substituting "Sentence 
2.5.8.4.(5)".
(16)  Division B of the Code is varied by striking out Article 
2.6.2.4 and substituting the following:
2.6.2.4. Backflow from Fire Protection Systems
(1)  A backflow preventer shall not be required in residential full 
flow-through fire sprinkler/sandpipe systems in which the pipes 
and fittings are constructed of potable water system materials.
(2)  Backflow caused by back-siphonage or back pressure from 
fire sprinkler systems where water treatment is not added shall be 
prevented by the installation of not less than an Approved 
Double Check Valve Assembly, and such a device shall not 
adversely affect the designed performance of the system.
(3)  Backflow caused by back-siphonage or back pressure from 
standpipe systems where water treatment is not added shall be 
prevented by the installation of not less than an Approved 
Double Check Valve Assembly, and such a device shall not 
adversely affect the designed performance of the system.
Crown disclaimer
5   The Code referred to in, and as varied by, section 4 and any code or 
standards referenced in that Code do not make or imply any assurance 
or guarantee by the Crown in right of Alberta with respect to life 
expectancy, durability or operating performance of equipment or 
materials referenced in the codes or standards.
Repeal
6   The Plumbing Code Regulation (AR 219/97) is repealed.
Expiry
7   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on November 1, 2016.
Coming into force
8   This Regulation comes into force on September 2, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 120/2007
Emblems of Alberta Act
ALBERTA SYMBOLS OF DISTINCTION REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 255/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 11.1 of the Emblems of Alberta Act. 
Criteria
1   For the purpose of section 11.1 of the Emblems of Alberta Act, the 
following criteria must be met before a thing, including music and 
works of art, is prescribed as an Alberta Symbol of Distinction:
	(a)	must represent a cultural group that has contributed to 
Alberta's culturally diverse society;
	(b)	must not duplicate or significantly resemble the symbol of 
another cultural group;
	(c)	must be unique to Alberta or represent Alberta in some 
manner;
	(d)	must not be religious in nature;
	(e)	must be non-partisan;
	(f)	must not be offensive or promote hatred, racism or 
divisiveness.


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Alberta Regulation 121/2007
Electric Utilities Act
TRANSMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 260/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 142 of the Electric Utilities Act. 
1   The Transmission Regulation (AR 86/2007) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 53 is amended by striking out "section 50" and 
substituting "section 52".



Alberta Regulation 122/2007
Seniors Benefit Act
GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 263/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 6 of the Seniors Benefit Act. 
1   The General Regulation (AR 213/94) is amended by this 
Regulation.



2   The title of the Regulation is amended by adding 
"SENIORS BENEFIT ACT" before "GENERAL".

3   Section 8.1(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (c) by striking out "$21 700" and 
substituting "$22 200";
	(b)	in clause (d) by striking out "$34 900" and 
substituting "$35 900".

4   Section 12.1 is amended by striking out "2007" and 
substituting "2010".

5   The Schedule is amended by repealing the Table and 
substituting the following:

TABLE 
CALCULATION OF THE CASH BENEFIT
Part 1
Accommodation and 
Relationship 
Category
 
 
Percentage
Maximum 
Annual Cash 
Benefit
Homeowner 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
17.54% 
17.83%
 
$2880 
$4320
Renter 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
17.54% 
17.83%
 
$2880 
$4320
Lodge Resident 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
17.54% 
17.83%
 
$2880 
$4320
Long-term Care 
Centre 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
 
17.54% 
17.83%
 
 
$2880 
$4320
Designated Assisted 
Living Unit 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
 
17.54% 
17.83%
 
 
$2880 
$4320
All other 
Accommodation 
   Single senior 
   Senior couple
 
 
11.33% 
15.35%
 
 
$1860 
$3720
Part 2
Accommodation 
Assistance Only 
(Seniors not eligible 
for OAS)
 
 
Percentage of Benefit 
(as calculated above)

Single senior
Senior couple
Homeowner 
Renter 
Lodge resident 
Long-term care centre 
   resident
51.39% 
51.39% 
51.39% 
 
51.39%
34.26% 
34.26% 
34.26% 
 
34.26%
Designated Assisted 
Living Unit
 
51.39%
 
34.26%
Part 3
 
 
 
Accommodation and 
Relationship 
Category
 
 
 
 
Percentage
Maximum 
Annual 
Supplementary 
Accommodation 
Benefit
Long-term Care 
Centre
41.30%
$6780
Designated Assisted 
Living Unit
 
41.30%
 
$6780
(Note:  The benefit calculations in this table apply with respect 
to July 2007 and following months.)

6   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2007.


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Alberta Regulation 123/2007
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN (SYLVAN LAKE MUNICIPAL 
LIBRARY BOARD) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 6, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 264/2007) 
on June 6, 2007 pursuant to Schedule 1, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans 
Act. 
1   The Local Authorities Pension Plan (AR 366/93) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Part 1 of Schedule 2 is amended by adding the following 
to the list in its appropriate alphabetical order:
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library Board


Alberta Regulation 124/2007
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (2007 HUNTING SEASON - JOINT AUTHORITY) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 7, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 242/2007) 
on May 30, 2007 pursuant to section 104 of the Wildlife Act. 
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.



2   Section 130(4) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(4)  A person who kills a cougar shall personally submit a report to 
the Service and,
	(a)	where the cougar was hunted in accordance with a 
section 7(8) exemption, deliver either the skull and the 
skin or the whole carcass to an appointed officer within 
one week after the killing for disposition by the Service, 
or
	(b)	where the cougar was killed under any other 
circumstances, deliver the skin to an appointed officer 
not later than the end of the first usual business day of 
the Service after the animal was killed.

3   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	in section 4(1)(b) by adding "or (6)" after "8(2)";
	(b)	in section 7 by repealing subsection (8) and 
substituting the following:
(8)  Cougar may be hunted, otherwise than by trapping or by 
the use of dogs, on privately owned land by the owner or 
occupant of that land, but the property in a cougar killed under 
those circumstances remains in the Crown.
	(c)	in section 12
	(i)	in subsection (1) by adding "541," after "540,";
	(ii)	in subsection (2) by striking out "2" the first 2 
times it occurs and substituting "43";
	(iii)	in subsection (2.1) by striking out "34" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "43";
	(d)	in section 19
	(i)	by striking out "animals are" and substituting 
"is";
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (h):
	(i)	the feathers of migratory game birds, but only for 
the purposes and under the conditions stated in 
section 12.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Regulations 
(Canada) (C.R.C., c. 1035).
	(e)	in section 21(1) and (1.01) by adding "elk," after 
"moose,".

4   Item 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 9 is amended by striking out 
"General" and substituting "Provincial Parks (General)".

5   Schedule 15 is amended
	(a)	in section 6 by adding "except when hunting under a 
section 7(8) exemption" after "for cougar";
	(b)	in section 8 by adding the following after 
subsection (5):
(6)  A resident may hunt bobcat, otherwise than by trapping, 
from November 1 to the last day of February in
	(a)	WMU 102, 104, 106, 108, 112, 116, 118 or 119, or
	(b)	the portion of WMU 110 that lies east of highway 2 and 
south of highway 3.

6   Section 3(c)(i) comes into force if and when Wildlife 
Management Unit 541 is added by a future Ministerial 
Regulation to Schedule 9, and that subclause expires and is 
formally repealed if that result is not effected within 2 years 
after the filing of this Regulation under the Regulations Act.



Alberta Regulation 125/2007
Municipal Government Act
SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 11, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing 
(M.O. L:108/07) on June 6, 2007 pursuant to section 604 of the Municipal 
Government Act. 
1   The Subdivision and Development Forms Regulation 
(AR 44/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2007" and 
substituting "June 30, 2009".


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Alberta Regulation 126/2007
Municipal Government Act
SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 266/2007) 
on June 13, 2007 pursuant to section 694 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Subdivision and Development Regulation 
(AR 43/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 25 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2007" and 
substituting "June 30, 2009".


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Alberta Regulation 127/2007
Income and Employment Supports Act
INCOME SUPPORTS, HEALTH AND TRAINING BENEFITS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 267/2007) 
on June 13, 2007 pursuant to section 18 of the Income and Employment Supports Act. 
1   The Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Regulation (AR 60/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(i) by striking out "Human Resources 
and Employment" and substituting "Employment, 
Immigration and Industry";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "(1)(e) applies" and 
substituting "1(e) and (j) apply".

3   Section 5(2) is amended by repealing clauses (e) and (f).

4   The following is added after section 5:
Exempt assets vehicles
5.1(1)  A vehicle that is specially adapted to accommodate a 
disability of a member of the household unit is an exempt asset.
(2)  Other vehicles of a reasonable value are exempt assets.
(3)  If a member of a household unit is a full-time learner, all 
vehicles are exempt assets.

5   Section 6(4)(a) is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subclause (viii):
	(viii.1)	an Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit received 
from the Government of Alberta;
	(b)	in subclause (xiv) by adding "not including a student 
loan received under a program of the Government of Canada 
or the Government of Alberta" after "institution".

6   Section 18 is amended by repealing clause (a) and 
substituting the following:
	(a)	persons ordinarily resident on an Indian reserve who are 
eligible for financial support from the federal government;

7   Section 19 is repealed and following is substituted:
Emergency benefits
19   A Director may provide income support and benefits or health 
benefits that would otherwise not be payable under this Regulation 
because the financial resources available to a household unit 
exceed its budgetary requirements if
	(a)	the Director considers that not providing the benefit 
would result in extreme hardship to the household unit,
	(b)	the household unit does not have sufficient liquid assets, 
and
	(c)	the household unit does not have any non-exempt 
assets.

8   Section 22 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an adult who
	(a)	is participating full time in an educational training 
program that is not an approved training program, and
	(b)	is not receiving training benefits
is not eligible for health benefits, unless the Minister determines 
otherwise.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(7)  An adult is financially eligible for health benefits until the 
first date of annual renewal for the health benefits if the 
combined prescribed income or current income of the adult 
members of the household unit less cost of prescription drugs 
and the essential diabetic supplies required by the household unit 
is equal to or less than the maximum qualifying income level as 
determined by the Minister for the purpose of this section.
(8)  A pregnant adult who is not in receipt of income support and 
benefits is financially eligible for health benefits until the end of 
the month of the adult's expected delivery date if the combined 
prescribed income or current income of the person and her 
cohabiting partner is equal to or less than the maximum 
qualifying income level as determined by the Minister for the 
purpose of this section.

9   Section 23(2.1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2.1)  A dependent child is financially eligible for health benefits 
until the next date for annual renewal if the child is a member of a 
household unit where either the combined current income less the 
cost of ongoing health needs of the household unit or the combined 
prescribed income of the adults in the household unit is equal to or 
less than the maximum qualifying income level as determined by the 
Minister for the purpose of this section.

10   Section 24 is repealed.

11   Section 25 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Annual renewals
25   A person who has been in receipt of a health benefit pursuant 
to section 22(3) to (7) continues to be financially eligible until the 
next date for annual renewal if no other health benefit coverage is 
reasonably available to cover the costs of the ongoing health needs 
and
	(a)	the combined prescribed income of the person and his 
or her cohabiting partner is equal to or less than the 
maximum income level prescribed by the Minister for 
the purpose of this section, or
	(b)	the combined current income of the person and his or 
her cohabiting partner less the cost of ongoing health 
needs of the household unit of which the person is a 
member is equal to or less than the maximum income 
level prescribed under clause (a).

12   Section 34 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the member has not attended high school for 12 
consecutive months,
	(ii)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	the member is a resident of Alberta, and
	(b)		by repealing subsection (2);
	(c)		in subsection (3)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "the income level set 
out in the Table in Schedule 4 for the household 
composition" and substituting "the maximum 
qualifying income level as determined by the Minister 
for the purpose of this section";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the household unit has Registered Retirement 
Savings Plans of a total combined value that 
exceeds $100 000, or

13   Section 35 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (7):
(8)  With respect to full-time learners who begin an approved 
training program on or before July 31, 2007, a reference to Table A 
under this Regulation means Table A as it read on July 31, 2007.

14   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing Table A and substituting the following:

Table A: Core Essential Benefit 
            (monthly amounts)

  ETW
NETW
Learner




Single Adult
$  234
$  319
$   395
Childless Couple
436
563
493




Single Adult With



1 Child
$  304
$  394
$   650
2 Children
345
449
825
3 Children
404
516
1006
4 Children
457
579
1188
5 Children
511
642
1368
6 Children
567
707
1424
Each Additional 
Child Add
 
$    56
 
$    56
 
$     56




Couple With 
1 Child
 
$  473
 
$  596
 
$   734
2 Children
526
658
887
3 Children
580
721
1057
4 Children
633
783
1215
5 Children
687
846
1374
6 Children
743
911
1430
Each Additional 
Child Add
 
$    56
 
$    56
 
$     56
NOTE: 
Core Essential Table assumes all children are under 12 years of age.  
For each dependent child 12 - 19 years of age in a household unit 
designated in the expected to work or working or the not expected to 
work categories add $33.
	(b)	by repealing Table A and substituting the following:

Table A: Core Essential Benefit 
            (monthly amounts)

      ETW
      NETW
              Learner 




Single Adult
$  234
$  319
$   431
Childless Couple
436
563
536




Single Adult With



1 Child
$  304
$  394   
$   710
2 Children
345
449
895
3 Children
404
516
1086
4 Children
457
579
1278
5 Children
511
642
1468
6 Children
567
707
   1528
Each Additional 
Child Add
 
$    56
 
$    56
 
$     56




Couple With 
1 Child
 
$  473
 
$  596
 
$   799
2 Children
526
658
961
3 Children
580
721
1140
4 Children
633
783
1307
5 Children
687
846
1475
6 Children
743
911
1535
Each Additional 
Child Add
 
$    56
 
$    56
 
$     56
NOTES: 
1.  Core Essential Table assumes all children are under 12 years of 
age.  For each dependent child 12 - 19 years of age in a household unit 
designated in the expected to work or working or the not expected to 
work categories add $33. 
2.  Learners who begin training on or before July 31, 2007 are subject 
to this Table as it read on July 31, 2007.

15   Schedule 2 is amended in section 8 by striking out 
"$50" and substituting "$86".

16   Schedule 3 is amended
	(a)	in section 12(2) by striking out "$300" and 
substituting "$500";
	(b)	in section 18.1 by adding "Plan" after "Savings" 
wherever it occurs.

17   Schedule 4 is repealed.

18(1)  Sections 5(a), 14(a), 15 and 16(a) come into force on 
July 1, 2007.
(2)  Sections 3, 4, 6, 8(b), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14(b) and 17 come 
into force on August 1, 2007.



Alberta Regulation 128/2007
Income and Employment Supports Act
CHILD AND ADULT SUPPORT SERVICES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 268/2007) 
on June 13, 2007 pursuant to section 33 of the Income and Employment Supports Act. 
1   The Child and Adult Support Services Regulation 
(AR 61/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended by striking out ", excluding GST,".


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Alberta Regulation 129/2007
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (PSPP/MEPP ACTING PAY) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 277/2007) 
on June 13, 2007 pursuant to Schedule 2, section 4 and Schedule 5, section 4 of the 
Public Sector Pension Plans Act. 
Part 1 
Public Service Pension Plan
1   The Public Service Pension Plan (AR 368/93) is amended 
in section 2(1)(ll) by striking out ", and remuneration paid for 
working on weekends" and substituting "and for work performed 
on weekends and acting pay (that is, extra pay for the performance on 
a temporary basis of duties at a higher level than the duties referred to 
in subclause (i))".
Part 2 
Management Employees 
Pension Plan
2   The Management Employees Pension Plan (AR 367/93) is 
amended in section 2(1)(ll) by adding ", except that it includes 
acting pay (that is, extra pay for the performance on a temporary basis 
of duties at a higher level than the duties referred to in subclause (i)) 
which the employer treats as salary under the employer's established 
salary policy for pension purposes" after "compensation".



Alberta Regulation 130/2007
Personal Property Security Act
PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 279/2007) 
on June 13, 2007 pursuant to section 73 of the Personal Property Security Act. 
1   The Personal Property Security Regulation (AR 95/2001) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 36(2)(a) and (c) are amended by striking out 
" "securities" " and substituting " "investment property" ".


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Alberta Regulation 131/2007
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
RECREATION VEHICLE SERVICE TECHNICIAN TRADE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on May 18, 2007 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology 
on June 11, 2007 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Recreation Vehicle Service Technician Trade 
Regulation (AR 299/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(c) is amended by repealing subclause (ii).



Alberta Regulation 132/2007
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
HEAVY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on May 18, 2007 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology 
on June 11, 2007 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act. 
1   The Heavy Equipment Technician Trade Regulation 
(AR 282/2000) is amended by this Regulation.



2   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2.1) and substituting the 
following:
(2.1)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is 
engaged in an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the heavy equipment technician branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 4th 
period of that apprenticeship program,
	(b)	in the heavy duty equipment mechanic (off road) branch 
of the trade and has completed all the requirements 
required or approved by the Board for advancement into 
the 3rd period of that apprenticeship program, or
	(c)	in the truck and transport mechanic branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 3rd 
period of that apprenticeship program.
	(b)	in subsection (3)(a) by striking out ", truck and 
transport mechanic branch".

3   Section 15 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2.1) and substituting the 
following:
(2.1)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is 
engaged in an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the heavy equipment technician branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 4th 
period of that apprenticeship program,
	(b)	in the heavy duty equipment mechanic (off road) branch 
of the trade and has completed all the requirements 
required or approved by the Board for advancement into 
the 3rd period of that apprenticeship program, or
	(c)	in the truck and transport mechanic branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 3rd 
period of that apprenticeship program.
	(b)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out ", the truck and 
transport mechanic branch";
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "the truck and 
transport mechanic branch or".

4   Section 21 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2.1) and substituting the 
following:
(2.1)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is 
engaged in an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the heavy equipment technician branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 4th 
period of that apprenticeship program,
	(b)	in the heavy duty equipment mechanic (off road) branch 
of the trade and has completed all the requirements 
required or approved by the Board for advancement into 
the 3rd period of that apprenticeship program, or
	(c)	in the truck and transport mechanic branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 3rd 
period of that apprenticeship program.
	(b)	in subsection (3)(b) by striking out "truck and transport 
mechanic branch or".
5   Section 27 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "A person" and 
substituting "Subject to subsection (2.1), a person";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is 
engaged in an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the heavy equipment technician branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 4th 
period of that apprenticeship program,
	(b)	in the heavy duty equipment mechanic (off road) branch 
of the trade and has completed all the requirements 
required or approved by the Board for advancement into 
the 3rd period of that apprenticeship program, or
	(c)	in the truck and transport mechanic branch of the trade 
and has completed all the requirements required or 
approved by the Board for advancement into the 3rd 
period of that apprenticeship program.


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Alberta Regulation 133/2007
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
IRONWORKER TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on May 18, 2007 pursuant to sections 22.1(1) and 33(2) of the Apprenticeship 
and Industry Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on June 11, 2007 pursuant to sections 22.1(1) and 33(2) of the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Ironworker Trade Regulation (AR 156/2006) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (b):
	(b.1)	"structures" means the following:
	(i)	curtain walls;
	(ii)	bridges;
	(iii)	metal building systems as defined in section 11;
	(iv)	steel, concrete or precast structures not referred to in 
subclauses (i) to (iii);
	(v)	platforms, ladders, walkways, floors, roofs, supports 
and similar equipment related to or used in respect of 
structures referred to in subclauses (i) to (iv);

3   Section 5 is repealed.

4   The following is added after section 18:
Quebec structural ironworkers 
18.1(1)  In this section, "Quebec structural ironworker's 
certificate" means a certificat de comp‚tence compagnon issued by 
the Commission de la construction du Qu‚bec in the occupation of 
monteur d'acier de structure.
(2)  Even though a person is not otherwise permitted under the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act to work in the 
structural/ornamental branch of the trade, a person may carry out 
the tasks, activities and functions in the undertakings that 
constitute that branch of the trade, except for the undertaking of the 
field fabrication and erection of ornamental metal work, if the 
person holds a Quebec structural ironworker's certificate.


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Alberta Regulation 134/2007
Employment Standards Code
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 14, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 281/2007) 
on June 14, 2007 pursuant to section 138 of the Employment Standards Code. 
1   The Employment Standards Regulation (AR 14/97) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "$7.00" and substituting 
"$8.00";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "the rate is $280" and 
substituting "the rate is $320";
	(c)	in clause (c) by striking out "the rate is $1335" and 
substituting "the rate is $1525";

3   Section 12(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "$2.30" and substituting 
"$2.63";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "$3.05" and substituting 
"$3.48".

4   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2007.