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Alberta Regulation 156/2008
Municipal Government Act
WEST INTER LAKE DISTRICT REGIONAL WATER 
SERVICES COMMISSION REGULATION
Filed: October 1, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 463/2008) 
on October 1, 2008 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Establishment
	2	Members
	3	Water supply system
	4	Operating deficits
	5	Sale of property
	6	Profit and surpluses
	7	Approval
Establishment
1   A regional services commission known as the West Inter Lake 
District Regional Water Services Commission is established.
Members
2   The following municipalities are members of the Commission:
	(a)	Lac Ste. Anne County;
	(b)	Parkland County;
	(c)	Town of Onoway;
	(d)	Village of Alberta Beach;
	(e)	The Village of Lake View;
	(f)	The Village of Seba Beach;
	(g)	Village of Wabamun;
	(h)	The Summer Village of Castle Island;
	(i)	Summer Village of Nakamun Park;
	(j)	Summer Village of Ross Haven;
	(k)	The Summer Village of Sandy Beach;
	(l)	Summer Village of Sunrise Beach;
	(m)	Summer Village of Sunset Point;
	(n)	Summer Village of Val Quentin;
	(o)	Summer Village of West Cove;
	(p)	Summer Village of Yellowstone.
Water supply system
3   The Commission is authorized to provide and operate a water 
supply system.
Operating deficits
4   The Commission may not assume operating deficits that are shown 
on the books of any of the member municipalities.
Sale of property
5(1)  The Commission may not, without the approval of the Minister, 
sell any of its land, buildings, equipment or inventory whose purchase 
has been funded wholly or partly by grants from the Government of 
Alberta.
(2)  The Minister may not approve a sale under subsection (1) unless 
the Minister is satisfied
	(a)	as to the repayment of the grants from the Government of 
Alberta and outstanding debt associated with that portion of 
the land, buildings, equipment or inventory to be sold,
	(b)	that the sale would not have a significant adverse effect on 
the services the Commission provides, and
	(c)	that the sale will be properly reflected in the rates 
subsequently charged to the customers of the Commission.
Profit and surpluses
6   Unless otherwise approved by the Minister, the Commission may 
not
	(a)	operate for the purposes of making a profit, or
	(b)	distribute any of its surpluses to its member municipalities.
Approval
7   The Minister may make an approval under section 5 or 6 subject to 
any terms or conditions the Minister considers appropriate.


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Alberta Regulation 157/2008
Municipal Government Act
SUPERNET ASSESSMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 1, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 464/2008) 
on October 1, 2008 pursuant to section 603 of the Municipal Government Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Exemption from assessment
	3	Assessment of assessable SuperNet linear property
	4	Report by Minister required
	5	Repeal
	6	Expiry 
 
Schedule
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Municipal Government Act;
	(b)	"assessable SuperNet linear property" means linear property 
in the extended area network that is used for SuperNet 
purposes and is assessable under section 3;
	(c)	"extended area network" means the specifications, 
characteristics and network design as reported by the 
Minister under section 4;
	(d)	"Minister" means the Minister of Service Alberta;
	(e)	"SuperNet" means the high-speed high capacity broadband 
network that is owned by Bell Canada, linking government 
offices, schools, health care facilities and libraries in the 
extended area network.
Exemption from assessment
2(1)  For the purposes of section 298(1) of the Act, no assessment is to 
be prepared for linear property in the extended area network that is 
used for SuperNet purposes.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), where linear property referred to in 
subsection (1) is used for business, the property is assessable to the 
extent that the property is used for business, as reported by the 
Minister under section 4.
Assessment of assessable SuperNet linear property
3(1)  Where linear property referred to in section 2(1) is used for 
business and is assessable to the extent reported under section 4, the 
assessment must be prepared by the assessor designated under section 
292(1) of the Act.
(2)  Section 292(2) to (5) of the Act do not apply in respect of an 
assessment referred to in subsection (1), and instead the assessment 
must be prepared in accordance with the Schedule.
Report by Minister required
4(1)  The Minister must report the following information to the 
assessor designated by the Minister of Municipal Affairs under section 
292(1) of the Act not later than October 31, 2008, and October 31 in 
every 2nd year following 2008:
	(a)	for the purposes of section 1(c), the specifications, 
characteristics and network design that form the extended 
area network;
	(b)	for the purposes of section 2(a) of the Schedule, the 
construction costs of the assessable SuperNet linear property.
(2)  The Minister must, for the purposes of section 2(2), report the 
extent to which linear property referred to in section 2(1) is used for 
business to the assessor designated by the Minister of Municipal 
Affairs under section 292(1) of the Act not later than December 31, 
2008, and December 31 in every 2nd year following 2008.
Repeal
5   The SuperNet Assessment Regulation (AR 298/2006) is repealed.
Expiry
6   This Regulation is made in accordance with section 603(1) of the 
Act and is repealed in accordance with section 603(2) of the Act.
Schedule
1   In this Schedule, "Minister's Guidelines" means the Alberta Linear 
Property Assessment Minister's Guidelines referred to in section 
322.1(1)(a)(i)(C) of the Act.
2   To calculate an assessment for assessable SuperNet linear property, 
the assessor must
	(a)	multiply the construction costs of the assessable SuperNet 
linear property, as reported by the Minister under section 
4(1)(b) of this Regulation, by a factor that represents business 
use as reported by the Minister under section 4(2) of this 
Regulation,
	(b)	multiply the product obtained from the calculation referred to 
in clause (a) by the assessment year modifier set out in 
Schedule B for Telecommunications Systems contained in 
the Minister's Guidelines,
	(c)	multiply the product obtained from the calculation referred to 
in clause (b) by the depreciation factor set out in Schedule C 
for Telecommunications Systems contained in the Minister's 
Guidelines, and
	(d)	multiply the product obtained from the calculation referred to 
in clause (c) by an additional depreciation factor of 1.000 for 
the purposes of Schedule D for Telecommunications Systems 
contained in the Minister's Guidelines.


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Alberta Regulation 158/2008
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
ACTIVITIES DESIGNATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 6, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 16/2008) on 
September 30, 2008 pursuant to section 85 of the Environmental Protection and 
Enhancement Act. 
1   The Activities Designation Regulation (AR 276/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10.1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	in clause (c) by striking out "the approval, and" 
and substituting "the approval,";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following;
	(d)	November 1, 2009, if on or before that date the 
Director
	(i)	has not received a registration application for 
the purposes of clause (b) of Division 3 of 
Schedule 2 from the approval holder in 
respect of the same activity that is the subject 
of the approval, or
	(ii)	has received an application referred to in 
subclause (i) but, in the opinion of the 
Director, the application is not complete,
	(e)	June 1, 2011, if on or before November 1, 2009 the 
Director has received a registration application for 
the purposes of clause (b) of Division 3 of 
Schedule 2 from the approval holder in respect of 
the same activity that is the subject of the approval 
and the application, in the opinion of the Director, 
is complete, and
	(f)	the date a registration for the purposes of clause 
(b) of Division 3 of Schedule 2 is issued in respect 
of the activity.
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a);
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	November 1, 2009, if on or before that date the 
Director
	(i)	has not received a registration application for 
the purposes of clause (b) of Division 3 of 
Schedule 2 from the approval holder in 
respect of the same activity that is the subject 
of the approval, or
	(ii)	has received an application referred to in 
subclause (i) but, in the opinion of the 
Director, the application is not complete,
	(c)	June 1, 2011, if on or before November 1, 2009 the 
Director has received a registration application for 
the purposes of clause (b) of Division 3 of 
Schedule 2 from the approval holder in respect of 
the same activity that is the subject of the approval 
and the application, in the opinion of the Director, 
is complete, and
	(d)	the date a registration for the purposes of clause 
(b) of Division 3 of Schedule 2 is issued in respect 
of the activity.


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Alberta Regulation 159/2008
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 7, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
October 1, 2008 pursuant to section 10(1) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   The heading preceding section 1.010 is amended by 
adding "and Application" after "Interpretation".

3   Section 1.020(2.1) and (2.2) are repealed and the 
following is substituted:
(2.1)  For the purposes of section 91 of the Act and these 
Regulations,
	(a)	an individual is resident in a jurisdiction if the individual 
makes his or her home in and is ordinarily present in that 
jurisdiction, and
	(b)	a corporation or other organization referred to in section 20 
of the Act is resident in a jurisdiction if a director or officer 
of the corporation, a member of the organization or a person 
employed or retained to provide services to the corporation 
or organization makes his or her home in that jurisdiction, is 
ordinarily present in that jurisdiction and is authorized to
	(i)	make decisions respecting a licence for a well or facility 
issued by
	(A)	the regulatory body having lawful authority in that 
jurisdiction, or
	(B)	in the case of Alberta, the Board,
	(ii)	operate the well or facility, and
	(iii)	implement directions from the regulatory body or in the 
case of Alberta, the Board, relating to the well or 
facility.

4   The following is added after section 1.020:
Exemption - agents
1.030(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"mutual recognition agreement" means a valid and subsisting 
agreement made between the Board and a regulatory body 
for the purpose of recognizing substantial regulatory 
equivalency and enabling reciprocity between Alberta and 
another jurisdiction;
	(b)	"regulatory body" means an entity having lawful authority 
respecting the regulation of oil and gas exploration, 
development and operation and abandonment in a 
jurisdiction other than Alberta.
(2)  An individual or a corporation or other organization is exempt 
from the requirement to appoint an agent under section 91(2) of the 
Act if, and for so long as, the individual, corporation or organization
	(a)	is resident in a jurisdiction within the meaning of section 
1.020(2.1),
	(b)	is subject to the authority of a regulatory body that is a party 
to a mutual recognition agreement with the Board,
	(c)	is in compliance with all applicable legislation and 
regulations and all applicable directives, orders and 
directions of the Board and the regulatory body referred to in 
clause (b),
	(d)	owes no debt
	(i)	to the Board directly, or
	(ii)	to the Board to the account of the orphan fund 
continued by section 69(1) of the Act,
	(e)	does not, in Alberta or elsewhere, operate wells or facilities 
in a manner that, in the opinion of the Board, is unsafe or 
presents a serious threat to public safety or the environment, 
and
	(f)	agrees to attorn to the jurisdiction of Alberta with respect to 
all matters, obligations and liabilities pertaining to its oil and 
gas licences and approvals in Alberta.
(3)  For greater certainty, nothing in this section requires the Board 
to enter into a mutual recognition agreement if the other jurisdiction 
fails to prove to the satisfaction of the Board that substantial 
regulatory equivalency exists between Alberta and the other 
jurisdiction.

5   Section 3.012(e)(ii) is amended by striking out "a resident" 
and substituting "resident in Alberta".


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Alberta Regulation 160/2008
Pipeline Act
PIPELINE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 7, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
October 1, 2008 pursuant to section 3(1) of the Pipeline Act. 
1   The Pipeline Regulation (AR 91/2005) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 1(6) and (7) are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(6)  For the purposes of section 19 of the Act and this Regulation,
	(a)	an individual is resident in a jurisdiction if the individual 
makes his or her home in and is ordinarily present in that 
jurisdiction, and
	(b)	a corporation or other organization referred to in section 21 
of the Act is resident in a jurisdiction if a director or officer 
of the corporation, a member of the organization or a person 
employed or retained to provide services to the corporation 
or organization makes his or her home in that jurisdiction, is 
ordinarily present in that jurisdiction and is authorized to
	(i)	make decisions respecting a licence for a pipeline issued 
by
	(A)	the regulatory body having lawful authority in that 
jurisdiction, or
	(B)	in the case of Alberta, the Board,
	(ii)	operate the pipeline, and
	(iii)	implement directions from the regulatory body, or in the 
case of Alberta, the Board, relating to the pipeline.

3   The following is added after section 1:
Exemption - agents
1.1(1)  In this section, 
	(a)	"mutual recognition agreement" means a valid and subsisting 
agreement made between the Board and a regulatory body 
for the purpose of recognizing substantial regulatory 
equivalency and enabling reciprocity between Alberta and 
another jurisdiction;
	(b)	"regulatory body" means an entity having lawful authority 
respecting the regulation of pipelines in a jurisdiction other 
than Alberta.
(2)  An individual or a corporation or other organization is exempt 
from the requirement to appoint an agent under section 19(2) of the 
Act if, and for so long as, the individual, corporation or organization
	(a)	is resident in a jurisdiction within the meaning of section 
1(6),
	(b)	is subject to the authority of a regulatory body that is a party 
to a mutual recognition agreement with the Board,
	(c)	is in compliance with all applicable legislation and 
regulations and all applicable directives, orders and 
directions of the Board and the regulatory body referred to in 
clause (b),
	(d)	owes no debt
	(i)	to the Board directly, or
	(ii)	to the Board to the account of the orphan fund 
continued by section 69(1) of the Oil and Gas 
Conservation Act,
	(e)	does not, in Alberta or elsewhere, operate pipelines in a 
manner that, in the opinion of the Board, is unsafe or presents 
a serious threat to public safety or the environment, and
	(f)	agrees to attorn to the jurisdiction of Alberta with respect to 
all matters, obligations and liabilities pertaining to its 
pipeline licences and permits in Alberta.
(3)  For greater certainty, nothing in this section requires the Board 
to enter into a mutual recognition agreement if the other jurisdiction 
fails to prove to the satisfaction of the Board that substantial 
regulatory equivalency exists between Alberta and the other 
jurisdiction.


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Alberta Regulation 161/2008
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN TRADE REGULATION
Filed: October 10, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on September 19, 2008 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on October 7, 2008 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Part 1 
General Matters Respecting 
the Trade
	2	Constitution of the trade
	3	Tasks, activities and functions
	4	Supervision, etc. of apprentices
Part 2 
Auto Body Technician 
Branch of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
	5	Undertakings constituting the branch
	6	Tasks, activities and functions
Apprenticeship
	7	Term of the apprenticeship program
	8	Employment of apprentices
	9	Wages
Part 3 
Auto Body Repairer Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
	10	Undertakings constituting the branch
	11	Tasks, activities and functions
Apprenticeship
	12	Term of the apprenticeship program
	13	Employment of apprentices
	14	Wages
Part 4 
Auto Body Refinisher Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
	15	Undertakings constituting the branch
	16	Tasks, activities and functions
Apprenticeship
	17	Term of the apprenticeship program
	18	Employment of apprentices
	19	Wages
Part 5 
Auto Body Prepper Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
	20	Undertakings constituting the branch
	21	Tasks, activities and functions
Apprenticeship
	22	Term of the apprenticeship program
	23	Employment of apprentices
	24	Wages
Part 6 
Repeals, Expiry and 
Coming into Force
	25	Repeal
	26	Expiry
	27	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)		"apprentice" means a person who is an apprentice in a branch 
of the trade;
	(b)	"certified journeyperson" means a certified journeyperson as 
defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation 
(AR 258/2000);
	(c)	"substrate" means any surface of a motor vehicle to which 
paint or other coatings may be applied;
	(d)	"support system" means any part of a motor vehicle 
excluding the chassis, body, unibody, frame or substrate;
	(e)	"technical training" means technical training as defined in the 
Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000);
	(f)	"trade" means the occupation of auto body technician that is 
designated as a compulsory certification trade pursuant to the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.
Part 1 
General Matters Respecting 
the Trade
Constitution of the trade
2(1)  The undertakings set out in sections 5, 10, 15 and 20 constitute 
the trade.
(2)  The trade is made up of the following:
	(a)	the auto body technician branch of the trade;
	(b)	the auto body repairer branch of the trade;
	(c)	the auto body refinisher branch of the trade;
	(d)	the auto body prepper branch of the trade.
Tasks, activities and functions
3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the trade, the 
tasks, activities and functions set out in sections 6, 11, 16 and 21 come 
within the trade.
Supervision, etc. of apprentices
4(1)  Where, in respect of a branch of the trade, a person is a certified 
journeyperson and is to provide supervision to an apprentice, that 
journeyperson is eligible to supervise that apprentice only
	(a)	in respect of the undertakings that constitute the branch, and
	(b)	in respect of tasks, activities and functions that come within 
the branch,
for which that person is a certified journeyperson.
(2)  Where a person is an apprentice in an apprenticeship program in a 
branch of the trade and is employed in respect of another branch of the 
trade, that apprentice is eligible to carry out work only
	(a)	in respect of the undertakings that constitute that branch, and
	(b)	in respect of tasks, activities and functions that come within 
that branch,
for which that person is an apprentice.
Part 2 
Auto Body Technician 
Branch of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
Undertakings constituting the branch
5   The following undertakings constitute the auto body technician 
branch of the trade:
	(a)	the preparation of a substrate for a finish or top coat 
application;
	(b)	the application of a finish or top coat to a substrate;
	(c)	the repair of the following components of a motor vehicle:
	(i)	the chassis or frame;
	(ii)	the body or unibody;
	(iii)	a support system damaged in a collision.
Tasks, activities and functions
6   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the auto body 
technician branch of the trade, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that branch of the trade:
	(a)	use hand, power and auto body tools to perform the 
undertakings of the branch of the trade;
	(b)	perform body damage analyses and prepare repair estimates;
	(c)	weld and cut metal sections;
	(d)	attach components by welding or using adhesives or 
fasteners;
	(e)	straighten, measure or align motor vehicle components;
	(f)	perform paint damage analyses and prepare refinishing 
estimates;
	(g)	recognize substrates;
	(h)	manage paint and related materials and inventories;
	(i)	fill and sand substrate;
	(j)	protect surfaces from the unintended application of a primer 
product, finish or top coat;
	(k)	remove and install trim and non-structural glass;
	(l)	mix paint and primer products;
	(m)	apply primer, primer-surfacer, undercoating or corrosion 
protection material;
	(n)	colour match paint;
	(o)	apply a finish or top coat;
	(p)	polish, wash and clean substrate;
	(q)	apply a decal or pin stripe.
Apprenticeship
Term of the apprenticeship program
7(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being 
granted pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an 
apprenticeship program for the auto body technician branch of the 
trade is 4 periods of not less than 12 months each.
(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(5)  In the 4th period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
Employment of apprentices
8(1)  Where, with respect to the employment of apprentices in the auto 
body technician branch of the trade, a person employs an apprentice, 
that employment must be carried out in accordance with this section.
(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person who is a certified journeyperson 
in the auto body technician branch of the trade or employs a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body technician branch of the trade may 
employ 2 apprentices in that branch of the trade and 2 additional 
apprentices in that branch for each additional certified journeyperson 
in that branch that is employed by that person.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is engaged in 
an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the auto body 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, or
	(b)	in the auto body repairer 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.
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (2), a person who is a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body technician branch of the trade or 
employs a certified journeyperson in the auto body technician branch 
of the trade, instead of employing an apprentice in an apprenticeship 
program in that branch of the trade, may employ an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in any other branch of the trade to carry out 
any of the undertakings that constitute the apprentice's branch of the 
trade.
Wages
9(1)  With respect to the payment of wages to an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in the auto body technician branch of the trade, 
a person shall not, subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation 
(AR 258/2000), pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those 
provided for under subsection (2).
(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing 
an apprentice referred to in subsection (1) must pay wages to the 
apprentice that are at least equal to the following percentages of the 
wages paid to employees who are certified journeypersons in the auto 
body technician branch of the trade:
	(a)	55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;
	(b)	70% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;
	(c)	75% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program;
	(d)	80% in the 4th period of the apprenticeship program.
Part 3 
Auto Body Repairer Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
Undertakings constituting the branch
10   The following undertakings constitute the auto body repairer 
branch of the trade:
	(a)	the preparation of a substrate for a finish or top coat 
application;
	(b)	the repair of the following components of a motor vehicle:
	(i)	the chassis or frame;
	(ii)	the body or unibody;
	(iii)	a support system damaged in a collision.
Tasks, activities and functions
11   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the auto body 
repairer branch of the trade, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that branch of the trade:
	(a)	use hand, power and auto body tools to perform the 
undertakings of the branch of the trade;
	(b)	perform body damage analyses and prepare repair estimates;
	(c)	weld and cut metal sections;
	(d)	attach components by welding or using adhesives or 
fasteners;
	(e)	straighten, measure or align motor vehicle components;
	(f)	recognize substrates;
	(g)	fill and sand substrate;
	(h)	protect surfaces from the unintended application of a primer 
product, finish or top coat;
	(i)	remove and install trim and non-structural glass;
	(j)	mix paint and primer products;
	(k)	apply primer, primer-surfacer, undercoating or corrosion 
protection material;
	(l)	polish, wash and clean substrate;
	(m)	apply a decal or pin stripe.
Apprenticeship
Term of the apprenticeship program
12(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being 
granted pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an 
apprenticeship program for the auto body repairer branch of the trade 
is 3 periods of not less than 12 months each.
(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
Employment of apprentices
13(1)  Where, with respect to the employment of apprentices in the 
auto body repairer branch of the trade, a person employs an apprentice, 
that employment must be carried out in accordance with this section.
(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person who is a certified journeyperson 
in the auto body repairer branch of the trade or employs a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body repairer branch of the trade may 
employ 2 apprentices in that branch of the trade and 2 additional 
apprentices in that branch for each additional certified journeyperson 
in that branch that is employed by that person.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is engaged in 
an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the auto body 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, or
	(b)	in the auto body repairer 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.
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (2), a person who is a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body repairer branch of the trade or employs 
a certified journeyperson in the auto body repairer branch of the trade, 
instead of employing an apprentice in an apprenticeship program in 
that branch of the trade, may employ an apprentice
	(a)	in the auto body refinisher or the auto body prepper branch of 
the trade to carry out any of the undertakings that constitute 
the auto body prepper branch of the trade, or
	(b)	in the auto body technician branch of the trade to carry out 
any of the undertakings that constitute the auto body repairer 
branch of the trade.
Wages
14(1)  With respect to the payment of wages to an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in the auto body repairer branch of the trade, a 
person shall not, subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation 
(AR 258/2000), pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those 
provided for under subsection (2).
(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing 
an apprentice referred to in subsection (1) must pay wages to the 
apprentice that are at least equal to the following percentages of the 
wages paid to employees who are certified journeypersons in the auto 
body repairer branch of the trade:
	(a)	55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;
	(b)	70% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;
	(c)	80% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program.
Part 4 
Auto Body Refinisher Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
Undertakings constituting the branch
15   The following undertakings constitute the auto body refinisher 
branch of the trade:
	(a)	the preparation of a substrate for a finish or top coat 
application;
	(b)	the application of a finish or top coat to a substrate;
	(c)	the removal and installation of non-structural components of 
the body, unibody or frame to repair collision damage to the 
motor vehicle.
Tasks, activities and functions
16   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the auto body 
refinisher branch of the trade, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that branch of the trade:
	(a)	use hand, power and auto body tools to perform the 
undertakings of the branch of the trade;
	(b)	perform paint damage analyses and prepare refinishing 
estimates;
	(c)	recognize substrates;
	(d)	manage paint and paint related materials and inventories;
	(e)	fill and sand substrate;
	(f)	protect surfaces from the unintended application of a primer 
product, finish or top coat;
	(g)	remove and install trim and non-structural glass;
	(h)	mix paint and primer products;
	(i)	apply primer, primer-surfacer, undercoating or corrosion 
protection material;
	(j)	colour match paint;
	(k)	apply a finish or top coat;
	(l)	polish, wash and clean substrate;
	(m)	apply a decal or pin stripe.
Apprenticeship
Term of the apprenticeship program
17(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being 
granted pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an 
apprenticeship program for the auto body refinisher branch of the trade 
is 2 periods of not less than 12 months each.
(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
Employment of apprentices
18(1)  Where, with respect to the employment of apprentices in the 
auto body refinisher branch of the trade, a person employs an 
apprentice, that employment must be carried out in accordance with 
this section.
(2)  A person who is a certified journeyperson in the auto body 
refinisher branch of the trade or employs a certified journeyperson in 
the auto body refinisher branch of the trade may employ 2 apprentices 
in that branch of the trade and 2 additional apprentices in that branch 
for each additional certified journeyperson in that branch that is 
employed by that person.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is engaged in 
an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the auto body 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, or
	(b)	in the auto body repairer 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.
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (2), a person who is a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body refinisher branch of the trade or 
employs a certified journeyperson in the auto body refinisher branch of 
the trade, instead of employing an apprentice in an apprenticeship 
program in that branch of the trade, may employ an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in the
	(a)	auto body repairer or auto body prepper branch of the trade 
to carry out any of the undertakings that constitute the auto 
body prepper branch of the trade, or
	(b)	auto body technician branch of the trade to carry out any of 
the undertakings that constitute the auto body refinisher 
branch of the trade.
Wages
19(1)  With respect to the payment of wages to an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in the auto body refinisher branch of the trade, 
a person shall not, subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation 
(AR 258/2000), pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those 
provided for under subsection (2).
(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing 
an apprentice referred to in subsection (1) must pay wages to the 
apprentice that are at least equal to the following percentages of the 
wages paid to employees who are certified journeypersons in the auto 
body refinisher branch of the trade:
	(a)	55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;
	(b)	70% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program.
Part 5 
Auto Body Prepper Branch 
of the Trade
Trade Matters Respecting the Branch
Undertakings constituting the branch
20   The following undertakings constitute the auto body prepper 
branch of the trade:
	(a)	the preparation of a substrate for a finish or top coat 
application where the damage is not greater than 
3 millimetres in depth;
	(b)	the removal and installation of non-structural components of 
the body, unibody or frame to repair collision damage to the 
motor vehicle.
Tasks, activities and functions
21   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the auto body 
prepper branch of the trade, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that branch of the trade:
	(a)	use hand, power and auto body tools to perform the 
undertakings of the branch of the trade;
	(b)	recognize substrates;
	(c)	fill and sand substrate;
	(d)	protect surfaces from the unintended application of a primer 
product, finish or top coat;
	(e)	remove and install trim and non-structural glass;
	(f)	mix paint and primer products;
	(g)	apply primer, primer-surfacer, undercoating or corrosion 
protection material;
	(h)	polish, wash and clean substrate;
	(i)	apply a decal or pin stripe.
Apprenticeship
Term of the apprenticeship program
22(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being 
granted pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an 
apprenticeship program for the auto body prepper branch of the trade is 
2 periods of not less than 12 months each.
(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and 
successfully complete the technical training that is required or 
approved by the Board.
(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice 
must acquire not less than 1800 hours of on the job training.
Employment of apprentices
23(1)  Where, with respect to the employment of apprentices in the 
auto body prepper branch of the trade, a person employs an apprentice, 
that employment must be carried out in accordance with this section.
(2)  A person who is a certified journeyperson in the auto body prepper 
branch of the trade or employs a certified journeyperson in the auto 
body prepper branch of the trade may employ 2 apprentices in that 
branch of the trade and 2 additional apprentices in that branch for each 
additional certified journeyperson in that branch that is employed by 
that person.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is engaged in 
an apprenticeship program
	(a)	in the auto body 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, or
	(b)	in the auto body repairer 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.
(4)  For the purposes of subsection (2), a person who is a certified 
journeyperson in the auto body prepper branch of the trade or employs 
a certified journeyperson in the auto body prepper branch of the trade, 
instead of employing an apprentice in an apprenticeship program in 
that branch of the trade, may employ an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in any other branch of the trade to carry out 
any of the undertakings that constitute the auto body prepper branch of 
the trade.
Wages
24(1)  With respect to the payment of wages to an apprentice in an 
apprenticeship program in the auto body prepper branch of the trade, a 
person shall not, subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation 
(AR 258/2000), pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those 
provided for under subsection (2).
(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing 
an apprentice referred to in subsection (1) must pay wages to the 
apprentice that are at least equal to the following percentages of the 
wages paid to employees who are certified journeypersons in the auto 
body prepper branch of the trade:
	(a)	55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;
	(b)	70% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program.
Part 6 
Repeals, Expiry and 
Coming into Force
Repeal
25   The Auto Body Technician Trade Regulation (AR 117/2002) is 
repealed.
Expiry
26   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 August 31, 2017. 
Coming into force
27   This Regulation comes into force on February 1, 2009.



Alberta Regulation 162/2008
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
MOTORCYCLE MECHANIC TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 10, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on September 19, 2008 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on October 7, 2008 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act.
1   The Motorcycle Mechanic Trade Regulation 
(AR 291/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by repealing clause (c) and 
substituting the following:
	(c)	"motorcycle" means a multi-wheeled motor vehicle equipped 
with
	(i)	astride seating for one or more persons, and 
	(ii)	handlebar controls,
		but does not include a moped as defined in the Use of 
Highway and Rules of the Road Regulation (AR 304/2002);


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Alberta Regulation 163/2008
School Act
CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 10, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 033/2008) on 
October 7, 2008 pursuant to section 58 of the School Act. 
1   The Closure of Schools Regulation (AR 238/97) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 8 is amended by striking out "November 1, 2008" 
and substituting "June 30, 2010".