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Alberta Regulation 87/2009
Occupational Health and Safety Act
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE 2009 ORDER
Filed: April 3, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Employment and Immigration 
(M.O. 25/2009) on April 2, 2009 pursuant to section 40.1(2) of the Occupational 
Health and Safety Act. 
Adoption of OHS Code 2009
1   The Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009 made by the 
Occupational Health and Safety Council on February 9, 2009 is 
adopted.
Repeal
2   The Occupational Health and Safety Code 2006 Order 
(AR 288/2006) is repealed.
Coming into force
3   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2009.


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Alberta Regulation 88/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
TOOL AND DIE MAKER TRADE RESCISSION  
OF DESIGNATION REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 165/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 30 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
Rescission of designation
1   The designation of the trade of tool and die maker as an optional 
certification trade pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act is hereby rescinded.
Coming into force
2   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2011.



Alberta Regulation 89/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
TOOL AND DIE MAKER TRANSITION REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 166/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 31 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Exception
	3	Apprenticeship program continues
	4	No new registrations
	5	Repeal


	6	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(b)	"apprenticeship program" means a program of training in a 
designated trade
	(i)	that is approved by the Board and under which an 
apprentice receives formal instruction and on the job 
training, and
	(ii)	that is governed by a contract of apprenticeship that is 
registered under the Act;
	(c)	"Executive Director" means the Executive Director 
appointed under section 14 of the Act;
	(d)	"trade" means the occupation of tool and die maker 
designated as an optional certification trade pursuant to the 
Act.
Exception
2   Even though a person is not otherwise permitted under the Act to 
work in the trade, for the period commencing on May 1, 2009 and 
ending on March 31, 2011, a person is, subject to this Regulation, 
permitted to work or to perform one or more tasks, activities and 
functions in the trade.
Apprenticeship program continues
3   A person who immediately before May 1, 2009 was an apprentice 
in an apprenticeship program under the Tool and Die Maker Trade 
Regulation (AR 43/2003) continues as an apprentice in that 
apprenticeship program until the contract of apprenticeship ends under 
the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Administration Regulation 
(AR 257/2000) or this Regulation is repealed, whichever occurs first.
No new registrations
4   On and after May 1, 2009, the Executive Director shall not register 
contracts of apprenticeship in the trade.
Repeal
5   This Regulation is repealed on March 31, 2011.
Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on May 1, 2009.


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Alberta Regulation 90/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
DESIGNATION OF OPTIONAL CERTIFICATION 
TRADES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 167/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 57 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
1   The Designation of Optional Certification Trades 
Regulation (AR 203/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1.2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (u) and substituting the 
following:
	(u)	power lineman (now known as powerline technician);
	(b)	by repealing clause (bb).

3   Section 2(b) comes into force on April 1, 2011.


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Alberta Regulation 91/2009
Post-secondary Learning Act
PROGRAMS OF STUDY REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 168/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 124 of the Post-secondary Learning Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Programs of Study
	2	Application for approval
	3	Minister's approval of diploma or certificate program
	4	Minister's referral of degree program
	5	Council review of degree program
	6	Minister's approval of degree program after review
	7	Council's duty to establish standards and conditions
	8	Powers of Council to ensure compliance
	9	Recommendation of Council if standards or conditions not met
	10	Minister's cancellation of approved degree program
	11	Minister's recommendation to Lieutenant Governor in Council
	12	Order of Lieutenant Governor in Council
Other Programs
	13	Programs under s45(2) of Act
	14	Degree in divinity
Repeal and Expiry
	15	Repeal
	16	Expiry
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Post-secondary Learning Act;
	(b)	"Council" means the Campus Alberta Quality Council 
established under the Act;
	(c)	"degree program" means a program of study that leads to the 
granting of a degree;
	(d)	"diploma or certificate program" means a program of study 
that leads to the granting of a diploma or certificate;
	(e)	"institution" means a public post-secondary institution, a 
resident private college or a non-resident institution.
Programs of Study
Application for approval
2   The following must apply for approval, in the form required by the 
Minister:
	(a)	a public post-secondary institution that proposes to establish, 
extend, expand, reduce, suspend, terminate or transfer a 
degree program or a diploma or certificate program offered 
or to be offered in Alberta;
	(b)	a resident private college or non-resident institution that 
proposes to establish, extend, expand, reduce, suspend, 
terminate or transfer a degree program offered or to be 
offered in Alberta. 
Minister's approval of diploma or certificate program
3   On receiving an application made under section 2 respecting a 
program of study that is a diploma or certificate program, the Minister 
may approve that diploma or certificate program.
Minister's referral of degree program
4   On receiving an application made under section 2 respecting a 
program of study that is a degree program, the Minister may, if the 
Minister is satisfied that the degree program meets the Minister's 
criteria for post-secondary system co-ordination, refer the application 
to the Council for review.
Council review of degree program
5(1)  The Council must review an application respecting a degree 
program referred to it by the Minister under section 4 to determine if 
the applicant institution and the proposed degree program meet the 
minimum standards and conditions established by the Council.
(2)  If the Council determines that all of the conditions and standards 
referred to in subsection (1) are met, the Council must recommend to 
the Minister that the degree program be approved.
(3)  If the Council determines that any of the conditions or standards 
referred to in subsection (1) are not met, the Council may recommend 
to the Minister that the degree program not be approved.
Minister's approval of degree program after review
6   After receiving the Council's recommendation under section 5(2) 
or (3) with respect to a degree program, the Minister
	(a)	may approve the degree program if the application was made 
by
	(i)	a public post-secondary institution,
	(ii)	a non-resident institution, or
	(iii)	a resident private college that already offers an 
approved degree program in Alberta,
		or
	(b)	if the application was made by a resident private college that 
does not already offer an approved degree program in 
Alberta, may
	(i)	recommend to the Lieutenant Governor in Council that 
an order be made under section 12(1), and
	(ii)	after an order under section 12(1) is made, approve the 
degree program.
Council's duty to establish standards and conditions
7   In order to carry out its functions under this Regulation, the Council 
shall establish the minimum standards and conditions referred to in 
section 5(1) for institutions and for degree programs.
Powers of Council to ensure compliance
8   The Council may, on the referral to it of a matter by the Minister 
relating to an approved or proposed degree program,
	(a)	review and monitor a degree program to ensure compliance 
with the standards and conditions established under section 7,
	(b)	require a report from the governing body of an institution on 
any matter relating to an approved or proposed degree 
program that the institution offers or proposes to offer, and
	(c)	appoint persons to provide advice and recommendations 
relating to the review and evaluation by the Council of a 
degree program under clause (a) or section 5.
Recommendation of Council if standards or conditions not met
9   If the Council determines that any of the standards or conditions 
established under section 7 are no longer being met with respect to an 
institution or a degree program offered by an institution, the Council
	(a)	may recommend to the Minister that the Minister cancel the 
approval of one or more degree programs offered by the 
institution, and
	(b)	may, if the institution is a resident private college, also 
recommend to the Minister that the Minister recommend to 
the Lieutenant Governor in Council that the order designating 
the resident private college as a private college that may 
grant approved degrees be rescinded.
Minister's cancellation of approved degree program
10   The Minister may cancel the approval of a degree program
	(a)	on receiving a recommendation of the Council under section 
9(a),
	(b)	if the Minister has reason to believe that an institution has 
discontinued the approved degree program, or
	(c)	if, in the opinion of the Minister, it is necessary to cancel the 
approval for any other reason.
Minister's recommendation to Lieutenant Governor in Council
11   The Minister may recommend to the Lieutenant Governor in 
Council that an order designating a resident private college as a private 
college that may grant approved degrees be rescinded
	(a)	on receiving a recommendation of the Council under section 
9(b),
	(b)	if the Minister has reason to believe that a resident private 
college has discontinued all of the approved degree programs 
offered by the college, or
	(c)	if, in the opinion of the Minister, it is necessary to rescind an 
order designating a resident private college as a private 
college that may grant approved degrees for any other reason.
Order of Lieutenant Governor in Council
12(1)  On the recommendation of the Minister under section 6(b)(i), 
the Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order designate a resident 
private college as a private college that may grant approved degrees.
(2)  On the recommendation of the Minister under section 11, the 
Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order rescind an order 
designating a resident private college as a private college that may 
grant approved degrees.
Other Programs
Programs under s45(2) of Act
13   For the purposes of section 45(2) of the Act, the board of a 
vocational college must provide the following programs:
	(a)	academic upgrading programs;
	(b)	career entry programs with a duration of one year or less;
	(c)	where deemed necessary, any English as a second language 
program.
Degree in divinity
14(1)  Section 106(1) of the Act does not apply in respect of a degree 
in divinity that, in the opinion of the Minister, primarily prepares 
students for service in the work of a religious group.
(2)  A degree in divinity must be given a name that distinguishes it 
from an academic degree that is granted by an institution and has been 
approved under the Act.
Repeal and Expiry
Repeal
15   The Approval of Programs of Study Regulation (AR 51/2004) is 
repealed.
Expiry
16   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 January 31, 2013.



Alberta Regulation 92/2009
Residential Tenancies Act
RESIDENTIAL TENANCY DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 170/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 54.7 of the Residential Tenancies Act. 
1   The Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service 
Regulation (AR 98/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 35 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2009" and 
substituting "April 30, 2011".


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Alberta Regulation 93/2009
Oil Sands Conservation Act
OIL SANDS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on March 
31, 2009 pursuant to section 20(f), (h) through (l) and (n) of the Oil Sands 
Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil Sands Conservation Regulation (AR 76/88) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(2) is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (d):
	(d.1)	"Directive 074" means Directive 074, "Tailings 
Performance Criteria and Requirements for Oil Sands 
Mining Schemes", published by the Board;
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (z.1):
	(z.2)	"tailings" means a by-product of the bitumen extraction 
process composed of water, sands, fines and residual 
bitumen.

3   The following is added after section 24:
Storage or disposal
24.1   An operator shall apply for and obtain the approval of the 
Board for the management of tailings and shall manage the tailings 
in accordance with Directive 074.

4   The following is added after section 28:
Dedicated disposal area plan
28.1   Before constructing a dedicated disposal area, an operator 
shall submit a dedicated disposal area plan to the Board in 
accordance with Directive 074 and shall obtain the Board's approval 
of the plan.

5   Section 30 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "and" at the end of clause (d);
	(b)	by adding "and" at the end of clause (e);
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (e):
	(f)	a tailings management plan prepared in accordance with 
Directive 074.

6   The following is added after section 32:
Other reports
32.1(1)  An operator shall submit to the Board, in accordance with 
Directive 074,
	(a)	an annual status report respecting fluid tailings ponds,
	(b)	an annual compliance report respecting dedicated disposal 
areas, and
	(c)	an annual compliance report respecting fines capture.
(2)  In addition to the report referred to in subsection (1)(c), an 
operator shall submit to the Board, in accordance with Directive 074, 
quarterly progress reports respecting fines capture.

7   Section 47 is repealed and the following is substituted:
In situ scheme reports
47   An operator of an in situ scheme shall, unless otherwise 
stipulated by the Board, provide information on the progress, 
performance, efficacy, and operation of the scheme in accordance 
with Directive 054, "Performance Presentations, Auditing, and 
Surveillance of In Situ Oil Sands Schemes", published by the Board, 
and any amendments made to the Directive.


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Alberta Regulation 94/2009
Government Organization Act
EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION GRANT REGULATION
Filed: April 14, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 163/2009) 
on April 9, 2009 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Delegation
	3	General authority to make grants
	4	Eligibility criteria
	5	Applications for grants
	6	Conditions
	7	Variation
	8	Repayment of grant
	9	Deductions from grant
	10	Payment
	11	Agreements
	12	Refusal to provide grant
	13	Repeal
	14	Expiry
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Minister" means the Minister of Employment 
and Immigration.
Delegation
2   The Minister may delegate in writing any power, duty or function 
under this Regulation to any employee of the Government.
General authority to make grants
3   The Minister may make grants, in accordance with this Regulation, 
for any purpose related to any program, service or matter under the 
administration of the Minister.
Eligibility criteria
4   The Minister may establish eligibility criteria for grants.
Applications for grants
5   An application for a grant must be made in a manner and form 
satisfactory to the Minister.
Conditions
6   The following conditions apply to a grant:
	(a)	that the recipient
	(i)	use the grant only for the purpose for which it is made,
	(ii)	account to the Minister, in the manner required by the 
Minister, for the way in which the grant is spent in 
whole or in part,
	(iii)	permit a representative of the Minister or the Auditor 
General to examine any books or records that the 
Minister or the Auditor General considers necessary to 
determine how the grant has been or is being spent, and
	(iv)	provide to the Minister, on request, any information the 
Minister considers necessary for the purpose of 
determining whether or not the recipient has complied 
or is complying with the conditions of the grant;
	(b)	any other conditions imposed by the Minister.
Variation
7   The Minister may vary
	(a)	the eligibility requirements for a grant,
	(b)	the purpose of a grant, or
	(c)	a condition on which a grant is made.
Repayment of grant
8(1)  Subject to subsection (4), a recipient of a grant shall repay a grant 
or part of a grant
	(a)	that the recipient receives for which the recipient is not 
eligible,
	(b)	where the recipient provided false, inaccurate or misleading 
information to obtain the grant, or
	(c)	where the recipient fails to comply with a condition on which 
the grant or part of the grant is made.
(2)  Subject to subsection (4), a recipient of a grant shall repay any 
unused portion of the grant.
(3)  A grant or part of a grant that is required to be repaid under this 
section constitutes a debt due to the Government and is recoverable by 
the Minister in an action in debt against the recipient of the grant.
(4)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply where the Minister varies the 
eligibility criteria for, the purpose of or the conditions applicable to the 
grant to allow the recipient to retain the grant or to use the grant for the 
varied purpose or under the varied conditions.
Deductions from grant
9   The Minister may deduct from a grant any amount that the recipient
	(a)	is required to repay under section 8, or
	(b)	owes to the government under any enactment or program 
under the Minister's responsibility.
Payment
10   The Minister may provide for the payment of any grant in a lump 
sum or by way of instalments and may determine the time or times at 
which the grant is to be paid.
Agreements
11   The Minister may enter into agreements with respect to any matter 
relating to the payment of a grant.
Refusal to provide grant
12   The Minister may refuse to provide a grant under this Regulation 
to an applicant
	(a)	who makes or has made a false or misleading statement in an 
application under this Regulation or in any other document 
required by the Minister or who furnishes or has furnished 
the Minister or the Government of Alberta or the 
Government of Canada with any false or misleading 
information that, in the opinion of the Minister, materially 
affects the applicant's eligibility to receive a grant under this 
Regulation, or
	(b)	if the Minister, in the Minister's sole discretion, considers it 
appropriate to refuse to make the grant.
Repeal
13   The Grants, Donations and Loans Regulation (AR 315/83) is 
repealed.
Expiry
14   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 30, 2018.


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Alberta Regulation 95/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
APPEAL RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 15, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology  
on March 17, 2009 pursuant to section 49 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act.
1   The Appeal Rules Regulation (AR 58/99) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(3)  Notwithstanding section 43(c) of the Act and this Regulation, a 
refusal by the Executive Director on or after May 1, 2009 under 
section 4 of the Tool and Die Maker Transition Regulation to 
register a contract of apprenticeship is not subject to appeal.
3   Section 19 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2010" 
and substituting "January 31, 2019".


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Alberta Regulation 96/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
POWER LINEMAN TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 15, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on February 6, 2009 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on March 17, 2009 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act
1   The Power Lineman Trade Regulation (AR 296/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title of the Regulation is amended by striking out 
"POWER LINEMAN" and substituting "POWERLINE 
TECHNICIAN".

3   Section 1(e) is amended by striking out "power lineman" 
and substituting "powerline technician".