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Alberta Regulation 233/2007
Fisheries (Alberta) Act
FISHERIES (MINISTERIAL) (DOMESTIC FISHING LICENCE FEE 
ABOLITION) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 29/07) on November 5, 2007 pursuant to section 44 of the Fisheries (Alberta) 
Act. 
1   The Fisheries (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 220/97) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Item 8(a) of Schedule 1 is amended by striking out "$5" 
and substituting "$0".


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Alberta Regulation 234/2007
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (SUBSISTENCE HUNTING, 2007) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 30/07) on November 5, 2007 pursuant to sections 12 and 103(1) of the Wildlife 
Act. 
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 39 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by repealing clause (a) and 
substituting the following:
	(a)	he is a resident, and
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2).

3   Section 40 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Subsistence hunting licence - entitlements
40(1)  A subsistence hunting licence authorizes its holder, if any of 
his family members, including an adult interdependent partner, is in 
dire need of sustenance, to hunt the kind or kinds of animal, from 
among moose, elk and deer, and in the number, during the period 
and in the area, specified in the licence.
(2)  The period referred to in subsection (1) may, if the licence so 
specifies, be outside or notwithstanding the lack of an open season.


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Alberta Regulation 235/2007
Government Organization Act
PERSONAL PROPERTY REGISTRY ACCREDITATION AND 
DOCUMENT HANDLING REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:024/2007) 
on December 4, 2007 pursuant to section 12 of Schedule 12 of the Government 
Organization Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
Part 1 
Designation of Registry
	2	Designation of registry
Part 2 
Accreditation
	3	Accredited person
	4	Application for accreditation
	5	Examination
	6	Accreditation of applicant
	7	Duty to inform applicant of accreditation
Part 3 
Document Handling
	8	Assigning user ID
	9	Requirement to be employed by transmitting party
	10	Use of user ID
	11	Transmittal of designated documents
	12	Effect of authorization and transmittal
	13	Duty of Registrar on receiving transmittal
	14	Responsibility re user ID
Part 4 
Suspension and Cancellation of 
Accredited Person's Access to Registry
	15	Inspections and audits
	16	Suspension or cancellation of access to registry
	17	Objection process following suspension or cancellation
Part 5 
General Provisions
	18	Personal Property Registry
	19	Effect of using user ID
	20	Forms
	21	Service charges
	22	Powers of Registrar under other enactments
	23	Expiry 
 
Schedule
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"accredited person" means a person who successfully obtains 
accreditation pursuant to this Regulation;
	(b)	"designated document" means an electronic version of a 
form, including a financing statement and a financing change 
statement, that has been designated by the Registrar under 
section 7(2) of Schedule 12 as a designated document for the 
purposes of this Regulation;
	(c)	"electronic access agreement" means an agreement referred 
to in section 3(1) or 6(1) of Schedule 12, pursuant to which a 
registry agent or other person
	(i)	is provided electronic access to the Personal Property 
Registry, and
	(ii)	is authorized to transmit in accordance with this 
Regulation and the terms of that agreement;
	(d)	"information" includes data in an electronic format;
	(e)	"other applicable enactment" means any enactment other 
than Schedule 12, this Regulation and the Personal Property 
Security Act that governs or affects the operation of the 
Personal Property Registry;
	(f)	"Registrar" means the Registrar of Personal Property under 
the Personal Property Security Act;
	(g)	"registry" has the meaning given to it in section 1 of 
Schedule 12;
	(h)	"Schedule 12" means Schedule 12 to the Government 
Organization Act;
	(i)	"transmitting party" means a registry agent or other person 
who is authorized by the Registrar pursuant to an electronic 
access agreement to effect the registration of designated 
documents in the Personal Property Registry;
	(j)	"user ID" means a unique identifier assigned to an accredited 
person pursuant to section 8, which may include but is not 
limited to a password, token, card or biometrics.
(2)  Any reference in this Regulation to "transmit", "transmitted" or 
"transmittal" is to be taken to refer to the sending by a transmitting 
party of a designated document to the Registrar in order to effect the 
registration of the document in the Personal Property Registry.
(3)  Any reference in this Regulation to the authorizing of a designated 
document for processing is to be taken to refer to the document's being 
authorized for processing within the meaning of section 7(1)(f) of 
Schedule 12.
Part 1 
Designation of Registry
Designation of registry
2   The Personal Property Registry is designated as a registry to which 
section 7 of Schedule 12 applies.
Part 2 
Accreditation
Accredited person
3   For the purposes of Schedule 12, a person may become accredited 
to carry out functions respecting document authorization, including a 
transmittal, by obtaining accreditation in accordance with this 
Regulation.
Application for accreditation
4(1)  A person may obtain accreditation by applying to the Registrar in 
the form and manner set by the Registrar.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) must include
	(a)	the applicant's name,
	(b)	the applicant's residential and business addresses and 
telephone numbers,
	(c)	the name of the employer for whom the applicant will be 
carrying out functions respecting document authorization, 
including a transmittal, and
	(d)	any other information requested by the Registrar.
Examination
5(1)  The Registrar may require an applicant to write an examination 
set by the Registrar.
(2)  An applicant who is required to write an examination or who 
challenges an examination must achieve a score on the examination 
that is acceptable to the Registrar.
(3)  The Registrar is authorized to collect and retain
	(a)	an applicant's completed examination, and
	(b)	an applicant's score on the examination.
Accreditation of applicant
6   Where an applicant achieves an acceptable score on the 
examination, the Registrar may accredit the applicant.
Duty to inform applicant of accreditation
7   Where the Registrar accredits an applicant, the Registrar must
	(a)	confirm in writing to the applicant that the applicant is an 
accredited person, and
	(b)	advise the applicant of the specific designated documents in 
respect of which the applicant is accredited to carry out 
functions respecting document authorization, including a 
transmittal.
Part 3 
Document Handling
Assigning user ID
8   The Registrar may assign a user ID to an accredited person and 
provide the user ID to the accredited person.
Requirement to be employed by transmitting party
9   Before an accredited person is eligible to carry out functions 
respecting document authorization, including a transmittal, the 
accredited person must be employed by a transmitting party.
Use of user ID
10   When carrying out functions respecting document authorization, 
including a transmittal, the accredited person must use the accredited 
person's user ID to enable the Registrar
	(a)	to identify the accredited person, and
	(b)	to ensure that the accredited person is accredited to carry out 
those functions.
Transmittal of designated documents
11(1)  If designated documents are required or permitted by or under 
the Personal Property Security Act or any other applicable enactment 
to be registered by or sent or delivered to the Registrar, the designated 
documents must be registered, sent or delivered by being transmitted.
(2)  An accredited person must ensure that a designated document that 
is to be transmitted
	(a)	is transmitted in the manner and in the electronic format 
established by the Registrar, and
	(b)	contains the information required by the Registrar, this 
Regulation and the Personal Property Security Act or other 
applicable enactment.
Effect of authorization and transmittal
12   The authorization of a designated document for processing, 
including a transmittal, constitutes a request to the Registrar that the 
Registrar, in accordance with the Personal Property Security Act or 
other applicable enactment, as modified by Schedule 12 and this 
Regulation, register, maintain or otherwise deal with the designated 
document authorized or transmitted.
Duty of Registrar on receiving transmittal
13(1)  On receiving a transmittal, the Registrar must
	(a)	issue by electronic or other means the appropriate 
verification statement or other document authorized by the 
Personal Property Security Act or other applicable 
enactment, and
	(b)	maintain in the electronic database of the Personal Property 
Registry the designated document and the information 
contained in the transmittal and the verification statement or 
other document for the life of the registration plus 90 days.
(2)  A verification statement or other document referred to in 
subsection (1)(a) may be printed out by the accredited person.
(3)  If a verification statement or other document is issued under 
subsection (1)(a) and provided to an accredited person, the accredited 
person must provide that verification statement or other document to 
the secured party who is entitled to receive it.
Responsibility re user ID
14(1)  An accredited person is responsible for the security and use of 
that person's user ID.
(2)  An accredited person is responsible for all transmittals that include 
that person's user ID.
Part 4 
Suspension and Cancellation 
of Accredited Person's 
Access to Registry
Inspections and audits
15   The Registrar or a person on the Registrar's behalf may conduct 
regular inspections and audits of any or all functions carried out by an 
accredited person 
	(a)	to determine whether any training that may be provided to 
accredited persons is appropriate to enable accredited persons 
to carry out those functions in a manner that complies with 
this Regulation and any other applicable enactment, and
	(b)	to determine whether an accredited person is competent and 
is carrying out all functions in a manner that complies with 
this Regulation and any other applicable enactment.
Suspension or cancellation of access to registry
16   The Registrar may suspend or cancel an accredited person's 
access to the Personal Property Registry if, as a result of an inspection 
or audit under section 15, the Registrar is of the opinion that the 
accredited person
	(a)	fails to carry out all functions in a manner that complies with 
this Regulation and any other applicable enactment,
	(b)	has in a period of 18 months carried out fewer than 10 
functions respecting document authorization,
	(c)	engages in activities that are harmful to the operation or 
reputation of the Registrar or the Personal Property Registry,
	(d)	alters the accreditation of the accredited person,
	(e)	has obtained accreditation on the basis of
	(i)	misrepresentation or fraud,
	(ii)	an error in the information provided to the Registrar, or
	(iii)	an irregularity in writing the examination under section 
5,
	(f)	permits any other person to use the accredited person's user 
ID for any purpose, or
	(g)	uses another accredited person's user ID for any purpose.
Objection process following suspension or cancellation
17(1)  Where the Registrar suspends or cancels an accredited person's 
access to the Personal Property Registry under section 16, the Registrar 
must provide a notice, in writing, to the accredited person
	(a)	advising that the accredited person's access to the Personal 
Property Registry has been suspended, for a specified period 
or until further notice, or cancelled, as the case may be,
	(b)	setting out the reasons for the suspension or cancellation,
	(c)	setting out the conditions that apply to the accredited person 
during a suspension, if any, and
	(d)	advising that the accredited person has a period of 30 days 
following the date of the notice to object to the suspension or 
cancellation.
(2)  An objection must be in the form set by the Registrar and must 
include reasons why the accredited person's access to the Personal 
Property Registry should be reinstated.
(3)  On receiving an objection, the Registrar must reconsider the 
decision to suspend or cancel in light of the accredited person's 
objection.
(4)  The Registrar may
	(a)	reinstate or vary the accredited person's access to the 
Personal Property Registry following a review, or
	(b)	uphold the suspension or cancellation.
(5)  The Registrar must notify the accredited person, in writing, of
	(a)	the decision,
	(b)	the reasons for the decision, and
	(c)	where the decision is to uphold a suspension, the period of 
the suspension and any conditions that apply to the 
accredited person during the suspension.
(6)  An accredited person whose access to the Personal Property 
Registry is cancelled may re-apply in accordance with section 4 to 
obtain accreditation.
Part 5 
General Provisions
Personal Property Registry
18   All designated documents that have been transmitted to the 
Registrar for registration in the Personal Property Registry, the 
information contained in a transmittal and any verification statement or 
other document issued under section 13(1)(a) form part of the Personal 
Property Registry.
Effect of using user ID
19   The use of a user ID to transmit a designated document or to 
authorize a designated document for processing in accordance with this 
Regulation has the same evidentiary force as if the accredited person 
had signed a paper document containing the information transmitted or 
authorized for processing.
Forms
20   The forms to be used in respect of the Personal Property Registry 
and in carrying out functions respecting document authorization and 
transmittals are the electronic forms established by the Registrar.
Service charges
21(1)  The service charges payable to the Registrar with respect to a 
transmittal, a search and any other related services are those set out in 
the Schedule.
(2)  The Registrar may waive a service charge referred to in subsection 
(1) that is payable
	(a)	by a department or an agency of the Government, or
	(b)	by a Provincial agency as defined in the Financial 
Administration Act
where the Registrar is satisfied that the department, agency or 
Provincial agency will not recover the service charge from another 
person.
Powers of Registrar under other enactments
22   Nothing in this Regulation is to be construed so as to restrict any 
of the powers of the Registrar under the Personal Property Security 
Act, Schedule 12 or any other applicable enactment.
Expiry
23   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 October 31, 2015.
Schedule 
 
Service Charges

   Registrations


1   To register a financing statement 
covering


	(a)	a security agreement under 
the Personal Property 
Security Act or a 
registration under the Sale 
of Goods Act or the Factors 
Act

 
 
$2 per year for optional 
registration life from 1 
to 25 years, or $400 for 
infinity registration life
	(b)	any other registration 
authorized under any Act to 
be made at the Personal 
Property Registry

 
 
 
$5
2   To register a writ of enforcement 
under the Civil Enforcement Act

 
$10
3   To register a financing change 
statement covering


	(a)	a renewal of a registration 
relating to a security 
agreement under the 
Personal Property Security 
Act or a registration under 
the Sale of Goods Act or the 
Factors Act

 
 
$2 per year for optional 
renewal registration life 
from 1 to 25 years, or 
$400 for infinity renewal 
registration life
	(b)	an amendment other than a 
renewal or total discharge

 
no charge
	(c)	a renewal referred to in 
clause (a) and an 
amendment referred to in 
clause (b)

 
the greater of the fee for 
the renewal or the 
amendment
	(d)	a total discharge

no charge
4   To register


	(a)	a status report to renew a 
writ of enforcement

 
$5
	(b)	a status report, other than 
one referred to in clause (a), 
to amend a writ of 
enforcement

 
 
 
no charge
5   To register a stay

no charge
6   To register


	(a)	a civil enforcement agency 
report in respect of a seizure

 
$5
	(b)	an amendment to a civil 
enforcement agency report 
in respect of a seizure

 
 
no charge
	(c)	a civil enforcement agency 
report in respect of a sale or 
distribution or an 
amendment to a civil 
enforcement agency report 
in respect of a sale or 
distribution

 
 
 
 
 
 
no charge
7   To register


	(a)	a maintenance order

$5
	(b)	a status report to amend a 
maintenance order

 
no charge
8   To register a Global Financing 
Change Statement

 
no charge
9   To register


	(a)	a writ of seizure and sale 
(federal writ)

 
$10
	(b)	a status report to renew a 
writ of seizure or sale 
(federal writ)

 
 
$5
	(c)	a status report to amend a 
writ of seizure or sale 
(federal writ)

 
 
no charge
	(d)	a disposition of land

$5
	(e)	an amendment report of 
disposition of seized land

 
no charge
   Search Requests


1   To obtain a distribution seizure 
search for the purposes of the Civil 
Enforcement Act

 
 
$1
2   To obtain any other search result

$1 for each name, serial 
number or registration 
number searched
Miscellaneous


1   To obtain periodic reports or 
secured party search reports

$0.50 for each 
registration disclosed



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Alberta Regulation 236/2007
Municipal Government Act
PLANNING EXEMPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 552/2007) 
on December 5, 2007 pursuant to section 618 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Planning Exemption Regulation (AR 223/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 4.5:
Application re planning bylaw
4.6   Section 692(4)(a)(i), (b) and (c) of the Act do not apply to 
The City of Calgary with respect to land described in Schedule 6 
where the City makes a bylaw amending the Land use 
Bylaw, 1P2007 to change the district designation of that land.

3   The following is added after Schedule 5:
Schedule 6
All lands contained within the heavy black line shown in the map 
below, described as follows:
Commencing at the intersection of the south bank of the Bow River 
with the west bank of the Elbow River, southerly to the north side of 
12 Avenue SE, easterly crossing the Elbow River and along the 
south side of MacDonald Avenue SE to the intersection of Bellevue 
Avenue SE, southerly along the west side of Bellevue Avenue SE, 
westerly along the south side of parcel 2789K;B;6-9 (811 
MacDonald Avenue SE), southerly along the east side of parcel 
2789K;B;1A,1-5 (803 MacDonald Avenue SE) to Salisbury Avenue 
SE, southerly along the west side of Salisbury Avenue SE and 
Salisbury Street SE to the intersection with the west side of 6 Street 
SE, southerly along the west side of 6 Street SE to the intersection 
with the south side of Spiller Road SE, westerly along the south side 
of Spiller Road SE to the north side of parcel RW67;RLY;24 (2514 
Spiller Road SE), easterly along the north side of the above parcel 
and continuing in the easterly direction along the north side of 
adjacent parcels to the intersection with the west side of Dartmouth 
Road SE, southerly along the west side of Dartmouth Road SE to the 
intersection with the north side of 25 Avenue SE, westerly along the 
north side of 25 Avenue SE to the intersection with the east side of 
MacLeod Trail S, northerly along the east side of MacLeod Trail S 
until the intersection with the north bank of the Elbow River, 
westerly along the north bank of the Elbow River to the intersection 
with the east side of 1 Street SE, northerly along the east side of 1 
Street SE until the intersection with the north side of 17 Avenue SE, 
westerly along the north side of 17 Avenue SE and 17 Avenue SW to 
the intersection with the east side of 14 Street SW, northerly along 
the east side of 14 Street SW to the intersection with the north side 
of 9 Avenue SW, westerly along the north side of 9 Avenue SW 
until the intersection with the east side of 15 Street SW, northerly 
along the east side of 15 Street SW and following that line northerly 
until the intersection with the south bank of the Bow River, easterly 
along the south bank of the Bow River, to Princes Island Park, 
easterly along the north side of Princes Island Park to the south bank 
of the Bow River, easterly along the south bank of the Bow River to 
the intersection with the west bank of the Elbow River.
 


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Alberta Regulation 237/2007
Dependent Adults Act
DEPENDENT ADULTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 561/2007) 
on December 5, 2007 pursuant to section 89 of the Dependent Adults Act. 
1   The Dependent Adults Regulation (AR 289/81) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 14 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2007" 
and substituting "November 30, 2009".



Alberta Regulation 238/2007
Forests Act
TIMBER MANAGEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 5, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 562/2007) 
on December 5, 2007 pursuant to section 4 of the Forests Act. 
1   The Timber Management Regulation (AR 60/73) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 39 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  The Minister may require that a deposit in the amount 
specified by the Minister be paid prior to the making of a bid under 
this section.



3   Section 40(1) and (2) are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
40(1)  The security for a commercial timber permit or coniferous 
community timber permit must be deposited with the Minister 
before the permit is issued and, if applicable, within the time 
period specified in the public sales notice.

4   Section 71 is repealed and the following is substituted:
71   No mill or plant operator may accept from any person timber 
or primary timber products for custom processing until that person 
produces to the operator a completed Form TM 9 or provides an 
affidavit giving the legal description of privately owned land, 
Indian Reserve or Metis Settlement on which the timber was 
harvested.

5   Section 74.2 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) to (3), if
	(a)	the number of community timber manufacturers or 
community loggers is below the maximum limit set out 
in section 74.3(2), and
	(b)	the Minister is of the opinion that an additional 
community timber manufacturer or community logger, 
as the case may be, is desirable for the maintenance of a 
viable community timber program in Alberta,
a person may apply for registration as a community timber 
manufacturer or community logger, as the case may be.

6   Section 74.3 is repealed and the following is substituted:
74.3(1)  On approval by the Minister, the Minister shall register 
eligible mill owners as community timber manufacturers and 
eligible loggers as community loggers.
(2)  The Minister shall determine the maximum number of 
community timber manufacturers and community loggers that may 
be registered.
(3)  The Minister must maintain a list of active community timber 
manufacturers and community loggers.

7   Section 74.5 is repealed.

8   Section 74.8 is repealed and the following is substituted:
74.8(1)  The Minister may establish operational requirements for 
community timber manufacturers and community loggers.
(2)  If a community timber manufacturer or community logger fails 
to comply with the operational requirements, the Minister may
	(a)	suspend or cancel the community timber manufacturer's 
or community logger's registration under section 74.3,
	(b)	cancel the coniferous community timber permit or the 
coniferous community timber licence held by the 
community timber manufacturer, or
	(c)	if the community timber manufacturer complies with 
the requirements in section 21 or 22 of the Act for a 
coniferous timber licence or a commercial timber 
permit, issue a coniferous timber licence or a 
commercial timber permit.

9   Section 98 is repealed and the following is substituted:
98(1)  A licensee and, at the request of the Minister, a commercial 
timber permittee or a coniferous community timber permittee shall 
submit to the Minister for approval an annual operating plan in 
accordance with the operating practices referred to in subsection (2)
	(a)	before the 1st day of March if operations are to 
commence between the 1st day of May and the 31st day 
of October,
	(b)	before the 1st day of September if operations are to 
commence between the 1st day of November and the 
following 30th day of April, or
	(c)	notwithstanding clauses (a) and (b), before a time 
specified by the Minister.
(2)  The Minister may establish rules respecting operating practices 
for licensees and permittees referred to in this section.
(3)  An annual operating plan shall be prepared in the form and 
manner determined by the Minister.

10   Section 100 is amended
	(a)	by renumbering it as section 100(1) and by 
repealing subsection (1)(a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	conduct timber operations in accordance with the 
approved annual operating plan and the rules referred to 
in subsection (2),
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  The Minister may establish rules respecting harvesting and 
reforestation operations for licensees and permittees.

11   Section 105 is amended by adding ", or other information 
approved by the Minister," after "photographs".

12   Section 122.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by renumbering clause (a) as clause (a.2) and 
by adding the following before clause (a.2):
	(a)	"establishment survey" means a survey conducted 
on an area to be reforested to determine if 
regeneration is established according to 
reforestation standards;
	(a.1)	"performance survey" means a survey conducted 
after an establishment survey on an area to be 
reforested to determine if established regeneration 
is growing at a rate acceptable to the Minister 
according to the reforestation standards;
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	"reforestation requirements" means the 
requirements referred to in section 141.2;
	(b.1)	"reforestation standards" means the regeneration 
requirements for coniferous, deciduous or mixed 
wood reforestation, as the case may be, of the 
reforestation requirements;
	(iii)	by repealing clause (d);
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3).

13   Part 6, Division 1, is repealed.

14   Section 141.2 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
141.2(1)  Subject to section 141.1, the Minister may establish 
reforestation requirements, including procedures and methods to be 
used to determine whether or not an area of public land that is 
required to be reforested is satisfactorily reforested, the requirements 
for establishment surveys and performance surveys  and the methods 
and timing of conducting surveys under this Part.
(2)  The Minister must publish the reforestation requirements in a 
manner considered appropriate by the Minister.

15   Section 141.5 is amended by adding "or vegetative 
propagules" after "cones".

16   Sections 141.6 to 141.9 are repealed and the following 
is substituted:
141.6(1)  The timber disposition holder shall submit to the Minister 
an establishment survey for an area to be reforested.
(2)  If, in the opinion of the Minister, the reforestation standards 
have not been completely met by the end of the year in which the 
establishment survey is required, the timber disposition holder shall, 
before the end of the following year, re-treat the area by methods and 
operations that were approved in writing by the Minister under 
section 143.1 prior to the commencement of the re-treatment.
(3)  Instead of submitting a reestablishment survey under subsection 
(2), a timber disposition holder who at any time after the 
reforestation referred to in section 141.1 knows that the area to be 
reforested is not likely to meet the applicable reforestation standards 
without additional treatment may elect to submit for approval by the 
Minister a written commitment to carry out the reforestation 
operations that the Minister approves as necessary to meet the 
applicable reforestation standards.
141.7(1)  The timber disposition holder shall submit to the Minister 
a performance survey for the area to be reforested.
(2)  If, in the opinion of the Minister, the results of the performance 
survey are acceptable, reforestation is completed and no further 
reforestation treatments or surveys are required.
(3)  Notwithstanding section 141, subsection (1) applies only to areas 
cut under a timber licence or timber permit after April 30, 1995.

17  Section 142 is repealed and the following is substituted:
142(1)  Where a timber disposition holder fails to comply with the 
reforestation standards by the last date on which the applicable 
survey may be submitted under section 141.6 or 141.7, as the case 
may be, the Minister may order
	(a)	the suspension of some or all,
	(i)	of the operations that may be carried out under any 
timber disposition held by the timber disposition 
holder, and
	(ii)	of the reforestation operations referred to in the 
order,
			or
	(b)	if any of the operations have not yet commenced, that 
any or all of the operations not commence.
(2)  A person who is subject to an order under subsection (1) shall 
discontinue the operations that are the subject of the order forthwith 
after being notified of it or not commence them, as the case may be, 
until the Minister cancels the order or otherwise notifies the person 
in writing that the person may carry on or commence those 
operations.

18   Section 142.1 is repealed.

19   Section 143.2(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  A timber disposition holder responsible for carrying out 
reforestation shall, by May 15 of each year, submit to the Minister, 
in a form satisfactory to the Minister, a complete and accurate report 
summarizing the preceding year's reforestation program.

20   Section 143.3 is amended by adding "or for fire hazard 
reduction" after "stand".

21   Section 143.4 is amended by adding ", a fire hazard" after 
"diseased".

22   Section 144.2 is amended by renumbering it as section 
144.2(1) and by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  A person required to reforest public land must comply with the 
rules set out in subsection (1).
(3)  The Minister may require removal or disposal of all trees 
introduced to public land in contravention of rules established under 
subsection (1).

23   Section 164.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "import" and 
substituting "bring";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "importation" and 
substituting "bringing into Alberta".

24   Section 175 is amended by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2013".
25   Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	by adding "105," after "73,";
	(b)	by adding "144.2," before "146";
	(c)	by adding ", 164.1" after "146".

26   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2008.


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Alberta Regulation 239/2007
Various Acts
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD EXPIRY CLAUSES 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 570/2007) 
on December 12, 2007. 
1   The Honey Grading Regulation (AR 104/97) is amended 
in section 7 by striking out "2008" and substituting "2011".

2   The Livestock Dealers and Livestock Dealers' Agents 
Regulation (AR 66/98) is amended in section 19 by striking 
out "2008" and substituting "2009".

3   The Livestock Identification and Brand Inspection 
Regulation (AR 195/98) is amended in section 18 by striking 
out "2008" and substituting "2009".

4   The Livestock Industry Diversification (Principal) 
Regulation (AR 255/91) is amended by adding the following 
after section 4:
Expiry
4.1   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 October 31, 2010.

5   The Livestock Patrons' Claims Review Tribunal 
Regulation (AR 257/97) is amended in section 34 by striking 
out "October 31, 2008" and substituting "June 30, 2009".

6   The Livestock Transportation Regulation (AR 22/99) is 
amended in section 13 by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2009".

7   The Production Animal Medicine Regulation 
(AR 299/2003) is amended in section 26 by striking out 
"2008" and substituting "2009".

8   The Section 8 Livestock Designation Regulation 
(AR 198/98) is amended in section 3 by striking out "2008" 
and substituting "2009".

9   The Stock Yard Regulation (AR 197/98) is amended in 
section 16 by striking out "2008" and substituting "2009".

10   The Stray Animals Regulation (AR 301/96) is amended 
in section 7 by striking out "2008" and substituting "2009".


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Alberta Regulation 240/2007
Tobacco Reduction Act
TOBACCO REDUCTION REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 572/2007) 
on December 12, 2007 pursuant to section 9 of the Tobacco Reduction Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Prescribed distance
	2	Signs prohibiting smoking
	3	Signs permitting smoking
	4	Size of signs
	5	Signs listing products and prices
	6	Inspectors
	7	Inspection authority
	8	Seizure
	9	Disposition of property seized
	10	Exemption for tobacconists
	11	Repeal
	12	Expiry
	13	Coming into force 
 
Schedules
Prescribed distance
1(1)  For the purposes of section 3(d) of the Act, the prescribed 
distance from a doorway, window or air intake of a public place or 
workplace is 5 metres.
(2)  For the purposes of section 3(d) of the Act and this section, 
"window" means a window that can be opened to admit air.
Signs prohibiting smoking
2(1)  For the purposes of section 7(1) of the Act, a sign prohibiting 
smoking must
	(a)	be posted at each entrance to a public place, workplace or 
public vehicle and, in the case of a public place or workplace, 
at a height of not less than one metre and not more than 2.4 
metres, as measured from the floor of the entrance,
	(b)	be posted inside each public place, workplace or public 
vehicle in such numbers and locations as the manager of the 
public place, workplace or public vehicle reasonably 
considers adequate to ensure that the public and employees 
are aware of the prohibition, and
	(c)	be clearly visible to persons entering the public place, 
workplace or public vehicle.
(2)  A sign prohibiting smoking must
	(a)	contain the graphic symbol set out in Schedule 1, which must 
depict the symbol in red or black on a contrasting 
background that makes the symbol clearly legible in 
whatever lighting is used in the public place, workplace or 
public vehicle, and
	(b)	contain the text "no smoking" in capital or lower case letters, 
which must
	(i)	be set out in a style and size that is clearly legible, and
	(ii)	be set out on a contrasting background that makes the 
text clearly legible in whatever lighting is used in the 
public place, workplace or public vehicle.
Signs permitting smoking
3(1)  For the purposes of section 7(2) of the Act, a sign permitting 
smoking must
	(a)	be posted at each entrance to a room that is designated as a 
smoking room under section 5 of the Act, and
	(b)	 be clearly visible to persons entering the room or place.
(2)  A sign permitting smoking must
	(a)	contain the graphic symbol set out in Schedule 2, which must
	(i)	depict the symbol in green or black on a contrasting 
background that makes the symbol clearly legible in 
whatever lighting is used in the public place or 
workplace, and
	(ii)	be of a size that makes it clearly discernible to the 
persons to whom it is directed,
		and
	(b)	contain the text "smoking permitted" in capital or lower case 
letters, which must
	(i)	be set out in a style and size that is clearly legible, and
	(ii)	be set out on a contrasting background that makes the 
text clearly legible in whatever lighting is used in the 
public place or workplace.
Size of signs
4(1)  A sign posted under the Act in a public place or a workplace 
other than a work vehicle must be at least 20 cm by 26 cm and must 
have a surface area of not less than 520 cm2.
(2)  A sign posted under the Act in a public vehicle or work vehicle 
must be at least 10 cm by 10 cm and must have a surface area of not 
less than 100 cm2.
Signs listing products and prices
5   For the purpose of section 7.2(2) of the Act, signs listing tobacco 
products offered for sale and their prices in a place described in section 
7.2(1) of the Act must meet the following requirements:
	(a)	a maximum of one sign per till;
	(b)	a maximum of 3 signs in the place;
	(c)	the text of the sign must not be visible from outside the place;
	(d)	the maximum size of the sign is 968 cm2;
	(e)	the sign must be white, except for its text, which must be 
black;
	(f)	the maximum height of a letter in the sign's text is 18 mm;
	(g)	the text size and style must be consistent in all parts of the 
sign, and the text must not contain italics, bold type or 
underlining;
	(h)	signs may include the name and price of a tobacco product 
but may not contain any other wording, pictures, logos or 
other illustrations.
Inspectors
6(1)  The Minister may appoint inspectors or designate any person or 
class of persons as inspectors for the purposes of the Act and this 
Regulation.
(2)  A peace officer within the meaning of the Provincial Offences 
Procedure Act is also an inspector for the purposes of the Act and this 
Regulation.
(3)  An inspector appointed or designated pursuant to subsection (1) 
who enters a place or premises for the purposes of the Act or this 
Regulation must on request show evidence of his or her appointment or 
designation to the person in charge of the place or premises.
Inspection authority
7   For the purposes of administering and enforcing the Act and this 
Regulation, an inspector may
	(a)	enter and inspect at any reasonable time
	(i)	any place or premises, other than a private dwelling, 
where tobacco products are sold,
	(ii)	any public place or public vehicle where smoking is 
prohibited under the Act, or
	(iii)	any place or premises, other than a private dwelling, but 
including a workplace, where the inspector believes on 
reasonable grounds that evidence of a contravention of 
the Act or this Regulation can be found,
	(b)	enter at any reasonable time any place or premises, other than 
a private dwelling, containing records or property that relate 
to the sale of tobacco products and inspect those records or 
that property,
	(c)	in order to produce a record in reasonable form, use data 
storage, information processing or retrieval devices or 
systems or other devices or systems that are ordinarily used 
in carrying on business at the place,
	(d)	make a copy of any records described in clause (b) or, if the 
inspector is unable to make a satisfactory copy, after giving a 
receipt, remove and retain the records for any period the 
inspector considers reasonable,
	(e)	take photographs or recordings of any public place or 
workplace and of any activity taking place in the public place 
or workplace,
	(f)	make any reasonable inquiries orally or in writing of any 
person relevant to administering and enforcing the Act or this 
Regulation,
	(g)	investigate an allegation that a contravention of the Act or 
this Regulation has occurred and question any person for the 
purposes of that investigation, and
	(h)	as the result of an inspection, order the removal of any 
advertisement, promotional material, sign or display related 
to a tobacco product.
Seizure
8(1)  An inspector may seize any tobacco product or sign or any other 
thing that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds constitutes 
evidence of a contravention of the Act or this Regulation.
(2)  An inspector may remove the thing seized or may detain it in the 
place where it was seized.
(3)  An inspector who seizes a tobacco product or sign or other thing 
shall
	(a)	inform the person from whom the thing was seized as to the 
reason for the seizure, and
	(b)	provide the person with a receipt for it.
(4)  An inspector who seizes anything under the authority of the Act or 
this Regulation shall deal with the thing in the same fashion as if the 
thing were seized under the authority of a search warrant.
Disposition of property seized
9(1)  Where a person is convicted of an offence under the Act or this 
Regulation and there is any thing relating to the conviction that was 
seized and is being detained, the thing is, on the expiration of the time 
to appeal the conviction or on the conclusion of the proceedings, as the 
case may be,
	(a)	forfeited to the Crown, if the court so directs, or
	(b)	to be returned to the person from whom it was seized or to 
any other person entitled to possession of it, subject to any 
terms or conditions imposed by the court.
(2)  Where a thing is forfeited under subsection (1), the Minister may 
dispose of or destroy the thing and the costs of the forfeiture and 
disposal or destruction are recoverable from the offender.
Exemption for tobacconists
10(1)  In this section, "tobacconist" means a person who sells at retail 
only
	(a)	tobacco,
	(b)	cigars,
	(c)	cigarettes, or
	(d)	tobacco-related products, including cigarette paper, matches, 
lighters, cigar and cigarette holders, pipes, pipe cases, pipe 
cleaners, pouches and humidors.
(2)  Sections 7.1 and 7.2(1)(a) of the Act do not apply to a tobacconist 
if minors are prohibited from entering the tobacconist's retail premises.
(3)  Despite section 7.2(1)(b) of the Act, a tobacconist may display a 
sign visible outside the tobacconist's retail premises that indicates the 
name of the tobacconist's business.
Repeal
11   The Smoke-free Places Signs Regulation (AR 207/2005) 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 September 30, 2013.
Coming into force
13(1)  This Regulation, except sections 5 and 10, comes into force on 
January 1, 2008.
(3)  Sections 5 and 10 come into force on July 1, 2008.
Schedule 1
 
Schedule 2
 


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Alberta Regulation 241/2007
Insurance Act
PROVINCIAL COMPANIES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 578/2007) 
on December 12, 2007 pursuant to section 123 of the Insurance Act. 
1   The Provincial Companies Regulation (AR 124/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Part 1 is renumbered as Part 1.1 and the following is 
added before Part 1.1:
Part 1 
Debt Obligations
Prescribed matters under s115 of Act
1.01   For the purposes of section 115 of the Act,
	(a)	shares issued by a provincial life or property and 
casualty company that are not eligible for use as base 
capital of a provincial company are prescribed shares, 
and
	(b)	every subsidiary of a provincial company is a prescribed 
subsidiary of that company except
	(i)	a subsidiary that is a financial institution, or
	(ii)	a subsidiary of a financial institution.



Alberta Regulation 242/2007
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN (DEFINITIONS AND "GOOD SAM" 
EMPLOYEES, 2007) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 579/2007) 
on December 12, 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.


Part 1 
Definition Provisions

2   Section 2(1)(w.2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(w.2)	"local authority" means any of the following bodies or the 
legal entities that comprise or operate the following units, as 
the case may be, namely,
	(i)	a local government body, that is
	(A)	a municipality within the meaning of the 
Municipal Government Act,
	(B)	a regional services commission, intermunicipal 
service agency, municipal planning commission or 
intermunicipal planning commission under the 
Municipal Government Act,
	(C)	a board of trustees under the Drainage Districts 
Act,
	(D)	the board of directors of a district within the 
meaning of the Irrigation Districts Act,
	(E)	a body continued or established as a municipal 
library board, library system board or federation 
board by or under the Libraries Act,
	(F)	the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and 
Counties, or
	(G)	the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association,
	(ii)	an educational body, that is
	(A)	a technical institute within the meaning of the 
Post-secondary Learning Act,
	(B)	a public college within the meaning of the 
Post-secondary Learning Act,
	(C)	a board within the meaning of the School Act,
	(D)	a charter school within the meaning of the School 
Act, or
	(E)	the Alberta School Boards Association,
			or
	(iii)	a health care body, that is
	(A)	the board of an approved hospital within the 
meaning of the Hospitals Act,
	(B)	a provincial health board established under the 
Regional Health Authorities Act, or
	(C)	a regional health authority under the Regional 
Health Authorities Act;

3   Section 2(1)(II)(i)(B) is amended by striking out "and" at 
the end of subparagraph (II) and adding the following after 
subparagraph (II):
	(II.1)	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 paragraph (A)), and

4   Part 1 of Schedule 2 is amended by adding the following 
below "(Section 2(1)(p))":
NOTE:   The inclusion of any given body in this Schedule does not 
mean, necessarily, that it is not included in section 2(1)(p) by 
virtue of its being a local authority.

5   Section 3 comes into force on January 1, 2008.
Part 2 
Good Samaritan Society 
Employees Provisions

6   Section 2(1)(p) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "or" at the end of subclause (ii);
	(b)	in subclause (iv) by striking out ", (3) or (4)" and 
substituting "or (3)";
	(c)	by adding "or" at the end of subclause (iv) and 
adding the following after subclause (iv):
	(v)	a person to whom section 3(7) applies,

7   Section 3 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (6):
(7)  A person who falls within section 10(j)(i) and (ii) is an 
employee.

8   Section 10 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (i):
	(j)	employees who
	(i)	are and, immediately before the filing under the 
Regulations Act of the Local Authorities Pension Plan 
(Definitions and "Good Sam" Employees, 2007) 
Amendment Regulation, are or were employed by The 
Good Samaritan Society (A Lutheran Social Service 
Organization), and
	(ii)	prior to that filing
	(A)	had money deducted from their paycheques and 
remitted as if they were participants, and
	(B)	signed an opting-in declaration in the form set by 
the Minister,
		with respect to the period or periods in respect of which 
those remittances occurred and thereafter so long as 
they remain in exactly the same employment positions 
that they held at the time of that filing.
9   This Part is retroactive to the extent necessary to 
achieve its purposes with respect to each person affected 
by it.


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Alberta Regulation 243/2007
Various Acts
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD EXPIRY CLAUSES (MINISTERIAL) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Food (M.O. 27/2007) 
on December 5, 2007.
1   The Application and Licence Form Regulation 
(AR 215/98) is amended in section 4 by striking out "2008" 
and substituting "2009".

2   The Brand Regulation (AR 217/98) is amended in section 
8 by striking out "2008" and substituting "2009".

3   The Fees Regulation (AR 222/98) is amended in section 2 
by striking out "2008" and substituting "2009".

4   The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 218/98) is 
amended in section 11 by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2009".

5   The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 219/98) is 
amended in section 13 by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2009".

6   The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 220/98) is 
amended in section 11 by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2009".

7   The LIS Delegated Authority Regulation (AR 221/98) is 
amended in section 12 by striking out "2008" and 
substituting "2009".
8   The Livestock Identification and Brand Inspection Fees 
Regulation (AR 216/98) is amended in section 3 by striking 
out "2008" and substituting "2009".

9   The Livestock Industry Diversification (Ministerial) 
Regulation (AR 256/91) is amended by adding the following 
after section 15:
Expiry
15.1   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 October 31, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 244/2007
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA ELK MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 12, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Elk Commission on July 23, 2007 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act and approved by 
the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on August 16, 2007. 
1   The Alberta Elk Marketing Regulation (AR 256/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(2) is amended by striking out "$150" and 
substituting "$175".

3   Section 3(2) is amended by adding "up to" before "$4.00".



Alberta Regulation 245/2007
School Act
EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 13, 2007
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 077/2007) on 
November 29, 2007 pursuant to section 30(4) of the School Act. 
1   The Early Childhood Services Regulation (AR 31/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7(b) is amended by adding "unless exempted by the 
Minister," before "appoint".

3   Section 8(1) is amended by adding ", unless exempted by the 
Minister," after "including".

THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, MONTH DAY, 2006


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AR 234/2007	WILDLIFE
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 235/2007	GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 236/2007	MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007

THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 238/2007	FORESTS
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 239/2007	VARIOUS ACTS
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 240/2007	TOBACCO REDUCTION
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007

THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 242/2007	PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS
THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, DECEMBER 31, 2007


AR 243/2007	VARIOUS ACTS
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