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Alberta Regulation 9/2009
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 19, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
January 13, 2009 pursuant to section 73 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 16.530(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
16.530(1)  For the 2009-2010 fiscal year of the Board the orphan 
fund levy payable by a licensee is calculated in accordance with the 
following formula:
Levy = A x $12 000 000 
            B
where
	A  	is the licensee's deemed liability on February 7, 2009 for all 
facilities, wells and unreclaimed sites licensed to the licensee, 
as calculated in accordance with Directive 006, and
	B  	is the sum of the industry's liability on February 7, 2009 for 
all licensed facilities, wells and unreclaimed sites, as 
calculated in accordance with Directive 006.
 


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Alberta Regulation 10/2009
Heating Oil and Propane Rebate Act
REBATE AUTHORIZATION REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 3/2009) on 
January 28, 2009 pursuant to section 6 of the Heating Oil and Propane Rebate Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Rebate authorization
	3	Time of application
	4	Amount of rebate
	5	Expiry
	6	Coming into force
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "purchase" means the purchase of heating oil or 
propane for residential, commercial or industrial heating purposes in 
Alberta.
Rebate authorization
2   The Minister is authorized to provide a rebate for a purchase in 
accordance with section 4 if
	(a)	the purchase was made before April 1, 2011, and
	(b)	the Minister receives an application for the rebate in 
accordance with section 3.
Time of application
3(1)  An application for a rebate must be made in the form and manner 
required by the Minister.
(2)  An application for a rebate must be received by the Minister within 
one year of the date of the purchase.
(3)  Despite subsection (2), the Minister may extend the time for 
application if the Minister considers that there are extenuating 
circumstances.
(4)  The application must include an original or certified copy of the 
invoice for the purchase.
(5)  Despite subsection (4), the Minister may accept alternate evidence 
of the purchase.
Amount of rebate
4(1)  A rebate of 25% of the per litre price as determined by the 
Minister may be provided in each calendar year for the purchase of
	(a)	heating oil to a maximum of 12 275 litres,
	(b)	propane to a maximum of 18 185 litres, or
	(c)	heating oil and propane to a maximum volume equivalent to 
450 gigajoules of natural gas.
(2)  The rebate must be reduced by the amount of an allowance 
received in respect of that purchase under the Fuel Tax Act.
(3)  In this section, 1 gigajoule of natural gas is equivalent to 26 litres 
of heating oil or 39 litres of propane.
Expiry
5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on April 1, 2014.
Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the 
Heating Oil and Propane Rebate Act.


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Alberta Regulation 11/2009
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA SHEEP AND WOOL COMMISSION PLAN 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 4/2009) on 
January 28, 2009 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act. 
1   The Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission Plan 
Regulation (AR 263/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is amended by striking out "SHEEP AND WOOL 
COMMISSION" and substituting "LAMB PRODUCERS".

3   Section 1(e) is amended by striking out "Sheep and Wool 
Commission" and substituting "Lamb Producers".

4   Section 3 is renumbered as section 3(1) and the 
following is added after subsection (1):
(2)  On and after February 1, 2009, the name of the Plan continued 
under subsection (1) is changed to the "Alberta Lamb Producers 
Plan".

5   Section 8 is renumbered as section 8(1) and the 
following is added after subsection (1):
(2)  On and after February 1, 2009 the name of the Commission 
continued under subsection (1) is changed to the "Alberta Lamb 
Producers".

6   This Regulation comes into force on February 1, 2009.


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Alberta Regulation 12/2009
Court of Queen's Bench Act 
Provincial Court Act
PROVINCIAL COURT JUDGES AND MASTERS IN CHAMBERS  
COMPENSATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 7/2009) on 
January 28, 2009 pursuant to section 16 of the Court of Queen's Bench Act and 
section 9.52 of the Provincial Court Act. 
1   The Provincial Court Judges and Masters in Chambers 
Compensation Regulation (AR 176/98) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 0.1(b) is amended by adding "but does not include 
an ad hoc master in chambers" after "Act".

3   Section 4.1(2) is amended by adding "an ad hoc Master in 
Chambers or" after "other than".

4   Section 9.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (4):
(5)  An ad hoc master in chambers is entitled to the same 
remuneration as provided to a supernumerary judge under section 2.

5   Schedule 1 is amended by repealing section 2(2) and (3).


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Alberta Regulation 13/2009
Provincial Court Act 
Court of Queen's Bench Act
PROVINCIAL JUDGES AND MASTERS IN CHAMBERS 
REGISTERED AND UNREGISTERED PENSION 
PLANS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 8/2009) on 
January 28, 2009 pursuant to section 9.52 of the Provincial Court Act and section 16 
of the Court of Queen's Bench Act. 
1   The Provincial Judges and Masters in Chambers 
Registered and Unregistered Pension Plans (AR 196/2001) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	in section 1
	(i)	in subsection (1)
	(A)	by adding the following after clause (b):
	(b.01)	"ad hoc master" means a person appointed as 
an ad hoc master in chambers under section 
8.3 of the Court of Queen's Bench Act;
	(B)	in clause (g) by striking out "or part-time 
master" and substituting ", ad hoc master or 
part-time master";
	(C)	by adding the following after clause (q.1):
	(q.2)	"part-time master" means a master who 
performs the duties of a master in chambers 
on a part-time basis but does not include an 
ad hoc master;
	(D)	in clause (aa) by striking out "subsection 
(1.1)" and substituting "subsections (1.1) and 
(1.2)";
	(ii)	by adding the following after subsection (1.1):
(1.2)  To avoid doubt, where a master is appointed as a 
master under section 8.2 of the Court of Queen's Bench 
Act with immediate effect from the end of a previous 
term of appointment as a master (whether under section 
8.2 or not) and without any break, then, for the purposes 
of this Schedule, there is no termination.
	(b)	by adding the following after section 47(3):
(4)  Subsection (1) or (2) does not apply to a person appointed 
as an ad hoc master unless the pension is liable to suspension 
under that subsection as a result solely of work other than as an 
ad hoc master or to a part-time master.

3   Schedule 2 is amended by striking out "of the Registered 
Plan applies" and substituting "and (1.2) of the Registered Plan 
apply".


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Alberta Regulation 14/2009
Mental Health Act
MENTAL HEALTH ACT REVIEW PANEL REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 2/2009) 
on January 15, 2009 pursuant to section 53(4)(a) and (b) of the Mental Health Act. 
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Mental Health Act.
Review panel report
2   As soon as possible after the end of each year, a review panel must 
prepare and submit to the Minister a report summarizing its activities 
in that year, including the following:
	(a)	the number of hearings requested;
	(b)	the number of hearings cancelled and the reasons why the 
hearings were cancelled;
	(c)	the number of hearings held before the review panel;
	(d)	the number of each type of hearing held before the review 
panel;
	(e)	the place where hearings before the review panel were held;
	(f)	the results of each hearing before the review panel;
	(g)	the total number of days on which hearings before the review 
panel were held;
	(h)	the number of times a second psychiatric opinion was 
requested in hearings held before the review panel.
Remuneration and expenses
3   A member of a review panel may be paid
	(a)	travel and living expenses in accordance with the Public 
Service Subsistence, Travel and Moving Expenses Regulation 
under the Public Service Act,
	(b)	if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(a) or (b) of the 
Act, remuneration of $790 for up to and including 4 hours in 
any day and $197 for each additional hour or part of an hour 
in the day spent on the business of the review panel,
	(c)	if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(c) of the Act, 
remuneration of $525 for up to and including 4 hours in any 
day and $131 for each additional hour or part of an hour in 
the day spent on the business of the review panel, and
	(d)	if the member is referred to in section 34(4)(d) of the Act, 
remuneration in accordance with section 1 of Part A of 
Schedule 1 to the Committee Remuneration Order 
(O.C. 466/2007).
Consequential
4(1)  The Mental Health Act Forms and Review Panels 
Regulation (AR 136/2004) is amended by this section.
(2)  The title is amended by striking out "AND REVIEW 
PANELS".
(3)  Section 16 is repealed.