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Alberta Regulation 250/2009
Mental Health Act
MENTAL HEALTH ACT FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 21, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 63/2009) 
on August 31, 2009 pursuant to section 53(4) of the Mental Health Act. 
1   The Mental Health Act Forms Regulation (AR 136/2004) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   The Schedule is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule  
 
Form 1 
 
Admission Certificate 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 2
I, (print name of physician) of    (address)   , certify that I personally 
examined (print name of person examined) of (home address) on 
   (date)    at    (time)    at    (place of examination).
In my opinion the person examined is
	(a)	suffering from mental disorder,
	(b)	likely to cause harm to the person or others or to suffer 
substantial mental or physical deterioration or serious 
physical impairment, and
	(c)	unsuitable for admission to a facility other than as a formal 
patient.
(Note:  All three criteria above must be met.)
I have formed my opinion
	(a)		on the following facts observed by me:
	(b)		on the following facts communicated to me by others:
(Note:  (a) and (b) must be completed.)
?	The person is not in a facility and is to be conveyed for 
examination to (name of facility) at (address of facility).
(Place an X in the box if conveyance is required.)
			(date of issue)	
			(time of issue)	
			(signature of physician)	
			(printed name of physician)	
Form 2 
 
Renewal Certificate 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 8
I, (print name of physician) of    (address)   , certify that I personally 
examined (print name of person examined) on    (date)    at    (time)    
separately from any other physician.
In my opinion the person examined is
	(a)		suffering from mental disorder,
	(b)	likely to cause harm to the person or others or to suffer 
substantial mental or physical deterioration or serious 
physical impairment, and
	(c)	unsuitable to continue at a facility other than as a formal 
patient.
(Note:  All three criteria above must be met.)
I have formed my opinion
	(a)		on the following facts observed by me:
	(b)		on the following facts communicated to me by others:
(Note:  (a) and (b) must be completed.)
The person was examined at 	(name of facility)	
			(date of issue)	
			(time of issue)	
			(signature of physician)	
			(printed name of physician)	
Form 3 
 
Order to Return a Formal Patient to a Facility 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 20(4) or 21(1)
To all or any peace officers in Alberta:
(name of formal patient), a formal patient, is absent without leave 
pursuant to the Mental Health Act.
You are hereby ordered to return the formal patient to (name and 
address of facility).
Admission certificates (or renewal certificates) expire on  (date) .
Dated this           day of               , 20   .
	(signature of representative of   
	board of facility)                        
				(printed name of representative)
Form 4 
 
Certificate of Transfer into Alberta 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 24(1)
I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that (full name of 
person) may come or be brought into Alberta and is
	(a)	suffering from mental disorder,
	(b)	likely to cause harm to the person or others or to suffer 
substantial mental or physical deterioration or serious 
physical impairment, and
	(c)	unsuitable for admission to a facility other than as a formal 
patient.
(Note:  All three criteria above must be met.)
Pursuant to section 24(1) of the Mental Health Act, I authorize a peace 
officer or (name of person authorized) to apprehend and convey (full 
name of person) to a facility for examination.
	(date of issue)                                 
				(signature of the Minister of Health  
	and Wellness or person designated  
	by the Minister of Health and         
	Wellness)                                       
				(printed name of Minister of Health  
	and Wellness or designated person)
Form 5 
 
Transfer of Formal Patient to a  
Jurisdiction Outside Alberta 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 25
It appears to me
?	that (name of formal patient) has come or been brought into 
Alberta and that his/her care and treatment is the responsibility 
of (name of other jurisdiction).
or
?	that it would be in the best interests of (name of formal patient) 
to be cared for in (name of other jurisdiction).
(Choose one and place an X in the appropriate box.)
Therefore, I authorize that (name of formal patient) be transferred to 
(name of other jurisdiction).
	(date of issue)                                  
				(signature of the Minister of Health  
	and Wellness or person designated  
	by the Minister of Health and          
	Wellness)                                       
				(printed name of Minister of Health 
	and Wellness or designated person)
Form 6 
 
Memorandum of Transfer  
to Another Facility 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 22(1)
Arrangements have been made with the board of (name of facility to 
which the patient is to be transferred) to transfer (name of formal 
patient), a formal patient in (name of facility in which patient is 
presently detained), to (name of facility to which the patient is to be 
transferred).
Dated this        day of           , 20   .
	(signature of representative of       
	board of sending facility)             
	(printed name of representative)   
Form 7 
 
Information 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 10
This is the information of (name of informant) of (address of 
informant), who says that he/she has reasonable and probable grounds 
to believe that (name of person) of (address of person) is suffering 
from mental disorder and likely to cause harm to the person or others 
or to suffer substantial mental or physical deterioration or serious 
physical impairment.
SWORN BEFORE ME at the              of	) 
              , in the Province of Alberta, the	) 
         day of                        , 20            	 .) 
	)	 (signature of informant)   
(Judge of The Provincial	) 
Court of Alberta)	)	(printed name of informant)
Form 8 
 
Warrant 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 10
To all or any peace officers in Alberta:
(name of informant) has brought before me an information on oath that 
(name of person) of (address of person) is suffering from mental 
disorder and likely to cause harm to the person or others or to suffer 
substantial mental or physical deterioration or serious physical 
impairment.
I am satisfied that (name of person) is suffering from mental disorder 
and likely to cause harm to the person or others or to suffer substantial 
mental or physical deterioration or serious physical impairment and 
that an examination can be arranged in no way other than by 
apprehension.
This is to order you to apprehend (name of person) and convey him/her 
to a facility for an examination.
Brief reasons:
Dated this       day of           , 20     at 	.
	(signature of Judge of The                        
	Provincial Court of Alberta)                     
	(printed name of Judge of The                  
	Provincial Court of Alberta)                     
(clerk of the Court)
(date of filing)       
Form 9 
 
Extension of Warrant 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 11
To all or any peace officers in Alberta:
(name of Judge of The Provincial Court of Alberta) issued a warrant 
dated 	 to apprehend (name of person).
The warrant has not been executed.
(name of peace officer), (badge number) of (detachment),
?	has appeared before me to apply for an extension of the 
warrant.
or
?	has applied for an extension of the warrant by telephone or 
other means of telecommunication, and it appears on the oath 
of (name of peace officer) that it is impracticable to appear 
before me personally and that there are reasonable grounds for 
dispensing with an information presented personally and in 
writing.
(Choose one and place an X in the appropriate box.)
This order therefore extends the duration of the warrant for a period of 
7 days from the day on which the warrant expires.
Dated at  (place)    on the       day of 	,  
20    at  (time)   .
	(signature of Judge of The                
	Provincial Court of Alberta)             
	(printed name of Judge of The          
	Provincial Court of Alberta)             
(clerk of the Court)
(date of filing)      
Form 10 
 
Statement of Peace Officer  
on Apprehension 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 12
(name of person apprehended if known) was apprehended on    (date)     
at     (time)   .
He/She was apprehended at (describe place and address).
I have reasonable and probable grounds to believe that
	(a)	the person apprehended is suffering from mental disorder,
	(b)	the person apprehended is likely to cause harm to the person 
or others or to suffer substantial mental or physical 
deterioration or serious physical impairment,
	(c)	the person apprehended should be examined in the interests 
of his/her own safety or the safety of others, and
	(d)	the circumstances are such that to proceed under section 10 
of the Mental Health Act would be dangerous.
(Note:  All four criteria above must be met.)
The grounds for my belief are:
Dated this        day of           , 20    .
				(signature of peace officer)      
				(printed name of peace officer)
				(badge number)                        
				(detachment)                            
Form 11 
 
Certificate of Incompetence to  
Make Treatment Decisions 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 27
Part One
(To be completed by a physician)
I, (name of physician), am of the opinion that (name of formal patient) 
is not mentally competent to make treatment decisions.
The reasons for my opinion are as follows: 	.
Dated this        day of            , 20   .
				(signature of physician)          
				(printed name of physician)    
Part Two
(To be completed by the board of a facility)
To:	(name of formal patient) of     (address)	
And:	(name of patient's guardian or agent, if any)    of    (address)	
And:	(name of nearest relative, unless patient objects) of    (address)
	
Take notice that (name of formal patient) is entitled to have the 
physician's opinion about his/her competence to make treatment 
decisions reviewed by a review panel by sending to the chair of the 
review panel an Application for Review Panel Hearing, in Form 12.
Dated this         day of              , 20    .
	(signature of representative       
	of board of facility)                    
	(printed name of representative)
Form 12 
 
Application for Review Panel Hearing 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 27(3), 29(2), 33 and 38(1)
To:	(print name of chair of the review panel)  
	(address of chair)	
I, (printed name of applicant) of (printed address of applicant), bearing 
a relationship of (self, relative, guardian, agent, physician, other) to 
(name of patient), apply
?	under section 27(3) of the Act for a review of the attached 
Certificate of Incompetence to Make Treatment Decisions 
dated 	 
and signed by 	.
?	under section 29(2) of the Act for an order directing that the 
following treatment (nature of treatment) be administered to 
(name of formal patient).
?	under section 33 of the Act for an order transferring (name of 
patient) back to (name of correctional facility).
?	under section 38(1) of the Act for cancellation of admission 
certificates or renewal certificates issued on (date of issue).
(Choose one and place an X in the appropriate box.)
Dated this        day of              , 20   .
	     (signature of applicant)   
Notice 
 
Mental Health Act
I (do) (do not) object to my nearest relative being informed of the 
review panel hearings.
	    (signature of patient)             
	    (printed name of patient )      
Form 13 
 
Notice of Hearing Before Review Panel 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Section 40
	Application received 
	by the review panel  
	(date)                       
Take notice that a hearing will be held
?	under section 27(3) of the Act for a review of the physician's 
opinion in the attached Certificate of Incompetence to Make 
Treatment Decisions relating to        (name of formal 
patient)        dated              and signed by 	.
?	under section 29(2) of the Act for an order directing that the 
following treatment    (nature of treatment)    may be 
administered to    (name of formal patient)   .
?	under section 33 of the Act for an order transferring (name of 
patient) back to a correctional facility.
?	under section 38(1) of the Act for cancellation of admission 
certificates or renewal certificates relating to (name of formal 
patient).
?	under section 39 of the Act for cancellation of renewal 
certificates relating to (name of formal patient).
(Choose one and place an X in the appropriate box.)
The review panel will hear the application on    (date)    at    (time)    at 
   (place)   .
			(date of issue)	
			(signature of chair of review panel)	
			(printed name of chair)	
			(address)	
Form 14 
 
Decision of Review Panel  
Regarding Mental Incompetence  
to Make Treatment Decisions 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 27(3) and 41
The formal patient (does) (does not) object to the nearest relative, 
(name of nearest relative), receiving notice of the decision.
The review panel has heard and considered the application of (name of 
formal patient) and has decided
?	to cancel the attached Certificate of Incompetence to Make 
Treatment Decisions dated                        and signed by 	.
?	to refuse to cancel the attached Certificate of Incompetence 
to Make Treatment Decisions dated                         and 
signed by 	.
(Place an X in the appropriate box.)
Date of decision: 	
This decision may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench within 
14 days after receipt of this decision.
	(signature of chair of review panel)	
	(printed name of chair)	
Form 15 
 
Decision of Review Panel  
Regarding Treatment 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 29(2) and 41
The formal patient (does) (does not) object to the nearest relative, 
(name of nearest relative), receiving notice of the decision.
The review panel has heard and considered the application of (name of 
board representative or physician) and has decided
?	to make an order authorizing the following treatment (nature 
of treatment) to be administered to (name of formal patient).
?	to refuse to make an order authorizing the following 
treatment (nature of treatment) to be administered to (name 
of formal patient).
(Place an X in the appropriate box.)
Date of decision: 	
This decision may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench within 
14 days after receipt of this decision.
	(signature of chair of review panel)	
	(printed name of chair)	
Form 16 
 
Decision of Review Panel Regarding Transfer  
Back to a Correctional Facility 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 33 and 41
The formal patient (does) (does not) object to the nearest relative, 
(name of nearest relative), receiving notice of the decision.
The review panel has heard and considered the application of (name of 
applicant) and has decided
?	to order that (name of patient) be transferred back to (name 
of correctional facility).
?	to refuse to make an order.
?	to cancel the admission certificates or renewal certificates, if 
any.
?	to refuse to cancel the admission certificates or renewal 
certificates for the following reasons: 	.
(Place an X in the appropriate box(es).)
Date of decision: 	
This decision may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench within 
14 days after receipt of this decision.
	(signature of chair of review panel)	
	(printed name of chair)	
Form 17 
 
Decision of Review Panel Regarding Admission  
Certificates or Renewal Certificates 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 38(1) and 41
   (name of formal patient)   (does) (does not) object to the nearest 
relative, (name of nearest relative), receiving notice of the decision.
The review panel has heard and considered the application of (name of 
applicant), bearing a relationship of (self, agent, guardian, other) to 
(name of formal patient), and has decided
?	to cancel the admission certificates or renewal certificates 
relating to the person named above.
?	to refuse to cancel the admission certificates or renewal 
certificates relating to the person named above for the 
following reasons: 	.
(Place an X in the appropriate box.)
Date of decision: 	
This decision may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench within 
14 days after receipt of this decision.
	(signature of chair of review panel)	
	(printed name of chair)	
Form 18 
 
Decision of Review Panel Regarding Renewal  
Certificates (Deemed Application) 
 
Mental Health Act 
 
Sections 39 and 41
(name of formal patient) (does) (does not) object to the nearest 
relative, (name of nearest relative), receiving notice of the decision.
The review panel has heard and considered an application deemed by 
section 39 of the Act to have been made by (name of formal patient) 
and has decided
?	to cancel the renewal certificates relating to the person 
named above.
?	to refuse to cancel the renewal certificates relating to the 
person named above for the following reasons:  
	.
(Place an X in the appropriate box.)
Date of decision: 	
This decision may be appealed to the Court of Queen's Bench within 
14 days after receipt of this decision.
	(signature of chair of review panel)	
	(printed name of chair)	

3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of sections 5, 6 and 7 of the Mental Health 
Amendment Act, 2007.



Alberta Regulation 251/2009
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
ADOPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 22, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Children and Youth Services 
(M.O. 2009-19) on September 14, 2009 pursuant to section 131(2) of the Child, 
Youth and Family Enhancement Act. 
1   The Adoption Regulation (AR 187/2004) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 1:
Forms
1.1   The forms referred to in this Regulation are the forms set out in 
the Schedule.



3   Section 3 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)(a) and (e) by striking out "Minister" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "director";
	(b)	in subsection (3)(b) by striking out "Minister" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "director".

4   Section 7(2) is amended
	(a)	in clause (b) by striking out "Form 3" and 
substituting "the form approved by the director for that 
purpose";
	(b)	in clause (c) by striking out "check" and substituting 
"check, including a vulnerable sector search and dated not 
earlier than 6 months prior to the date of the application,".

5   Section 9(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if for any reason acceptable to a 
director an agency is unable to complete a home study report within 
the 90-day period, the director may, in writing, extend the time for 
completion of the home study report.

6   Section 10 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  If, as a result of an intervention record check referred to in 
section 7(2)(b), a director has identified a concern regarding 
the suitability of an applicant to have the care and custody of a 
child, the agency shall not approve the applicant under 
subsection (1)(a) without the prior written consent of the 
director.
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "the Minister setting 
out the decision, the reasons for the decision and the 
applicant's right to appeal the decision under section 11" 
and substituting "a director setting out the decision and 
the reasons for it".

7   Section 11 is repealed.

8   Section 13(4) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(4)  If a consent referred to in subsection (3)(c)(i) cannot reasonably 
be obtained before placement of a child, the agency must notify a 
director of the reason why a consent cannot reasonably be obtained 
before placement and may place the child with an approved 
applicant only if the director, on being satisfied that the consent will 
be given by the guardian within a reasonable time period, agrees to 
the placement.

9   Section 21(2) is amended by striking out that portion 
preceding clause (a) and substituting the following:
(2)  At the request of a director, the agency must provide to the 
director

10   Section 25(3) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(3)  If a director is of the opinion that advertising by an agency 
contravenes subsection (2), the director may in writing order the 
agency to take the measures specified in the order within the time 
limits specified in the order.

11   Section 28 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out that portion 
preceding clause (a) and substituting the following:
(2)  On receiving a completed home study report, the director 
may
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(6.1)  An Appeal Panel may, after hearing an appeal under 
subsection (6),
	(a)	confirm the director's decision, or
	(b)	refer the matter back for reconsideration by the director.

12   Section 30 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (4):
(5)  An Appeal Panel may, after hearing an appeal under subsection 
(4), 
	(a)	confirm the director's decision, or
	(b)	refer the matter back for reconsideration by the director.

13   The following provisions are each amended by striking 
out "the Minister" wherever it occurs and substituting "a 
director":
section 3(1); 
section 5; 
section 7(2)(d); 
section 13(5)(b), (7) and (8); 
section 16(2)(a); 
section 19; 
section 20; 
section 21(1); 
section 22(3); 
section 23(1)(o) and (4).

14   The following provisions are each amended by striking 
out "assessment" wherever it occurs and substituting "study":
section 9(1)(a), (3) and (4); 
section 10(1); 
section 14(2)(b); 
section 21(1)(b)(ii);  
section 22(4)(b);  
section 23(1)(f) and (g); 
section 27(3)(b); 
section 28(1), that portion of section 28(2)(a) preceding 
subclause (i), section 28(2)(a)(i) and (c) and section 28(5), (6) 
and (7);  
section 29(2), (3) and (4);  
section 30(1)(b) and (c). 

15   The following is added after section 36:
Schedule

16   The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in Form 1 by striking out the following:
		Board of Directors:
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	        (name)                     (title)                      (address)        
	(b)	in Form 2 
	(i)	by striking out "Minister" and substituting 
"director"; 
	(ii)	by striking out "Minister's" and substituting 
"director's";
	(c)	by repealing Form 3;
	(d)	in Form 4
	(i)	by striking out "Update Report" and substituting 
"Home Study Report Update";
	(ii)	by striking out "Assessment" and substituting 
"Change in Circumstances";
	(iii)	by striking out "assessment" and substituting 
"study";
	(e)	in Form 5
	(i)	by striking out "sex" wherever it occurs and 
substituting "gender";
	(ii)	in section 1 by adding "and time of birth, if known" 
after "Birthplace";
	(iii)	by striking out "Name of mother" and substituting 
"Name and address of mother";
	(iv)	by striking out "Name of father" and substituting 
"Name and address of father";
	(v)	by striking out "extended family" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "extended family and any 
treatment obtained";
	(f)	in Form 7 by adding "relationship" after "spousal";
	(g)	in Form 8
	(i)	by striking out "assessment" wherever it occurs 
and substituting "study";
	(ii)	by striking out "Home Assessment Report" and 
substituting "home study report";
	(iii)	by striking out "Home Assessment Reports" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "home study 
reports"; 
	(iv)	by striking out "Update Reports" and substituting 
"home study report updates";
	(h)	in Form 9
	(i)	by striking out "Home Assessment Report" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "Home Study 
Report";
	(ii)	by striking out "criminal record checks" and 
substituting "criminal record checks, including 
vulnerable sector searches,"
	(iii) 	by striking out "18 years and over" and 
substituting "18 years or over";
	(iv)	by striking out "assessment for a specific child" and 
substituting "the home study for a specific child";
	(v)	by striking out "assessment worker" and 
substituting "the assessor completing the home 
study";
	(vi)	by striking out "Home Assessment Process" and 
substituting "Home Study Process";
	(vii)	by striking out "Outcome of Assessment" and 
substituting "Outcome of Home Study";
	(viii)	by striking out "home assessment report" and 
substituting "home study report";
	(i)	in Form 10
	(i)	by striking out "Home Assessment Report" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "Home Study 
Report";
	(ii)	by striking out "family's" and substituting "the 
adoptive family's";
	(iii)	by striking out "Physical space (include safe 
environment assessment)" and substituting "Physical 
space";
	(iv)	by adding the following after "Physical space":
	__	Safe environment assessment (include safe storage 
of medications and weapons, if any)
	(v)	by striking out "Sex" and substituting "Male or 
__ Female";
	(vi)	by striking out "assessment worker" and 
substituting "the assessor completing the home 
study";
	(vii)	by striking out "Overview of Addendum Assessment 
Process" and substituting "Overview of Addendum 
to Home Study Process";
	(viii)	by striking out "Summary of Outcome of Addendum 
Assessment Process" and substituting "Summary of 
Outcome of Home Study".

17   This Regulation comes into force on October 1, 2009.



Alberta Regulation 252/2009
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES LICENSING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 22, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Children and Youth Services 
(M.O. 2009-21) on September 14, 2009 pursuant to section 131(2) of the Child, 
Youth and Family Enhancement Act. 
1   The Residential Facilities Licensing Regulation 
(AR 161/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended


	(a)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "check," and 
substituting "check, including a vulnerable sector 
search and";
	(ii)	in clauses (b) and (e) by striking out "Minister" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "director";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3);
	(c)	in subsection (4) by striking out "Minister" wherever 
it occurs and substituting "director".

3   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking out 
"Minister" and substituting "director";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "a new criminal record 
check" and substituting "a new criminal record check, 
including a vulnerable sector search,";

4   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	in subsections (1), (2) and (3) by striking out 
"Minister" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"director";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the 
following:
(4)  If the director has been notified of a change under subsection 
(1)(b), the director may require the licence holder to provide to 
the director the results of a criminal record check, including a 
vulnerable sector search, with respect to any new resident of the 
foster home.

5   Section 11(h) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(h)	emergency evacuation procedures are made known to all 
residents, including children where developmentally 
appropriate, and

6   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	a corporation.
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in clause (a)
	(A)	by striking out "check," and substituting 
"check, including a vulnerable sector search and";
	(B)	in subclause (iii) by striking out "body 
corporate" and substituting "corporation";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b);
	(iii)	in subclause (c)(i) by striking out "Minister" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "director";
	(iv)	in clause (f) by striking out "Minister" wherever 
it occurs and substituting "director".
	(c)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking 
out "Minister" and substituting "director";
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "body corporate" and 
substituting "corporation";
	(iii)	in clause (c) by striking out "Minister" wherever 
it occurs and substituting "director".

6   Section 14 is amended
	(a)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking out 
"Minister" and substituting "director";
	(b)	in clause (a) by striking out "body corporate" and 
substituting "corporation".

7   Section 17 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking 
out "Minister" and substituting "director";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	if the licence holder is a partnership or a 
corporation, any change in the partners or chief 
executive officer;
	(iii)	in clause (b) by adding "initiated by the licence 
holder" after "change";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  If the director has been notified of a change under subsection 
(1)(a), the director may require the licence holder to provide to 
the director the results of a criminal record check, including a 
vulnerable sector search, with respect to the new partner or chief 
executive officer.

8   Section 18(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (c) by striking out "criminal record check" 
and substituting "criminal record check, including a 
vulnerable sector search,";
	(b)	in clause (d) by adding ", including administering CPR to 
children" after "training".

9   Section 26(b) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b)	emergency evacuation procedures are made known to all 
employees and volunteers and to children where 
developmentally appropriate.

10   Section 29(1)(a) is amended by striking out "to a child by 
a physician" and substituting "for a child".

11   The following provisions are each amended by striking 
out "Minister" wherever it occurs and substituting "director":
section 5; 
section 6; 
section 9(c); 
section 10(2); 
section 15; 
section 19; 
section 20(3); 
section 21; 
section 23(g); 
section 24; 
section 25(2)(a);

12   The following is added after section 31:
Appeal
31.1   A licence holder may appeal to the Appeal Panel the 
following:
	(a)	terms or conditions imposed on a renewal of a licence for a 
child and youth facility;
	(b)	a refusal to renew a licence for a child and youth facility;
	(c)	an order after inspection with respect to a licence for a child 
and youth facility;
	(d)	the variation, suspension or cancellation of a licence for a 
child and youth facility.

13   The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in the title by striking out "Assessment" and 
substituting "Study";
	(b)	by striking out "criminal record checks" and 
substituting "criminal record checks, including vulnerable 
sector searches,";
	(c)	by striking out "assessment for" and substituting 
"home study for";
	(d)	by striking out "assessment worker" and substituting 
"the assessor completing the home study";
	(e)	by striking out "Assessment Process" and substituting 
"Study Process";
	(f)	by striking out "Parent preparation training date 
completed" and substituting "Date that parent preparation 
training was completed";
	(g)	by striking out "Outcome of Assessment" and 
substituting "Outcome of Home Study".

14   This Regulation comes into force on October 1, 2009.


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Alberta Regulation 253/2009
Municipal Government Act
DEBT LIMIT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 24, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:197/09) 
on September 24, 2009 pursuant to section 271 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Debt Limit Regulation (AR 255/2000) is amended by 
repealing section 3 and substituting the following:
Revenue
3(1)  For the purpose of the formulas in this section
	"R"	is revenue;
	"a"	is the total revenue reported in the last audited annual 
financial statement of the municipality prepared before the 
calculation time, less transfers from the governments of 
Alberta and Canada for the purposes of a capital property 
reported in that statement if those transfers are included in 
the total revenue;
	"b"	is the principal outstanding at the calculation time on loans 
made by the municipality under section 265 of the Act.
(2)  Subject to subsection (3), the revenue of a municipality at the 
calculation time is determined by the formula
		R = a - b
(3)  The revenue of The County of Athabasca No. 12 at the 
calculation time is determined by the formula 
			R = a


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Alberta Regulation 254/2009
Lobbyists Act
LOBBYISTS ACT GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 24, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 481/2009) 
on September 24, 2009 pursuant to section 20 of the Lobbyists Act.
1   The Lobbyists Act General Regulation is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is amended 
	(a)	by adding "Grant MacEwan University" after "Athabasca 
University";
	(b)	by striking out "Grant MacEwan College" after "Grande 
Prairie Regional College";
	(c)	by striking out "The Board of Governors of Grant 
MacEwan College" and substituting "The Board of 
Governors of Grant MacEwan University".



Alberta Regulation 255/2009
Traffic Safety Act
OPERATOR LICENSING AND VEHICLE CONTROL 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 25, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 19/09) on 
September 24, 2009 pursuant to section 100 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Operator Licensing and Vehicle Control Regulation 
(AR 320/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Schedule 1
Form 1
 
NOTICE OF SUSPENSION/DISQUALIFICATION
Alberta Administrative Licence Suspension
Occurrence Information
Occurrence Date      (year) / (month) / (day)  at or about   (time 24 hr. 
clock) at or near   (location)  , in the Province of Alberta.
Driver Information - Name of Driver


  (surname)       (first)     (middle)      (residence phone)       (business 
phone)  
Address           (street)             (city, town, village)     (province)        
(postal code)  
Licence Information                             (licence no.)        
 ?    AB  or other      (prov/state)      (class)                  (condition)  
Sex   ? F      ?   M
Birth date        (year)        (month)         (day)    
Licence expiry date         (year)           (month)          (day)  
Notice and Order of  
Suspension/Disqualification
Effective immediately, your driving privileges are affected as 
follows, pursuant to section 88 of the Traffic Safety Act:
Administrative Licence Suspension Program
?  a 24-hour disqualification from the time when the temporary 
operator's permit is issued followed by a 3-month suspension or 
disqualification starting in 21 days
?  a 3-month suspension or disqualification effective immediately
?  a 24-hour disqualification from the time when the temporary 
operator's permit is issued followed by a 6-month suspension or 
disqualification starting in 21 days
?  a 6-month suspension or disqualification effective immediately
In relation to your driving of a motor vehicle as defined in the Traffic 
Safety Act, the undersigned peace officer
?  a)	has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that you have 
consumed alcohol in such a quantity that the concentration of 
alcohol in your blood exceeds/exceeded 80 milligrams of 
alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood,
?  b)	has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that you, while 
having alcohol in your body, failed or refused to comply, 
without a reasonable excuse, with a demand under section 254 
of the Criminal Code (Canada),
?  c)	has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that your ability 
to operate a motor vehicle is impaired by alcohol, a drug, or a 
combination of alcohol and a drug , or
?  d)	has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that you, while 
having a drug or a combination of a drug and alcohol in your 
body, failed or refused, without a reasonable excuse, to comply 
with a demand under section 254 of the Criminal Code 
(Canada):
Alcohol, drug or alcohol and drug-related driving of a motor 
vehicle involving bodily harm or death
?	and has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that your 
alcohol, drug or alcohol and drug related driving of a motor 
vehicle caused bodily harm or death to another person,
AND on behalf of the Registrar hereby suspends your operator's 
licence, or disqualifies you from obtaining an operator's licence, and 
your privilege to operate a motor vehicle in Alberta for the term as 
indicated above, subject to the information on the reverse of this form.
Temporary Operator's Permit
Temporary Operator's Permit issued  ? Yes  ? No  If no, explain: 	
This permit is subject to the same conditions as the licence noted in the 
Licence Information above, and is valid only if you are legally 
permitted to operate a motor vehicle in Alberta.
This Temporary Operator's Permit is valid 24 hours from   (year)  
 (month)   (day)   (24-hour clock time)    
  Issue Date
and expires at the end of the 22nd day following the issue date.
This document must be in your possession when operating a motor 
vehicle.     (signature of driver)        
  (signature of peace officer/police officer)     (police service)    (badge 
no.)   (year)     (month)    (day)  
                 Issue Date
Particulars:
	
	Important Information on Reverse
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Temporary Operator's Permit
Your privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta 
has been suspended/disqualified pursuant to the Traffic Safety Act.  If 
you are eligible for a Temporary Operator's Permit, this allows you to 
operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta for a period of 21 
days following your 24-hour suspension.  This Temporary Operator's 
Permit carries the same conditions and restrictions, and is the same 
class, as your current operator's licence.
Reinstatement Conditions
There may be reinstatement conditions associated with this 
suspension/disqualification.  Until you comply with any and all 
reinstatement conditions as set out by the Registrar, your driving 
suspension/disqualification will remain in effect.  A list of these terms 
and conditions may be obtained at any Alberta Registry Agent.
Review Process
You have the right to have this driving suspension/disqualification 
reviewed by the Alberta Transportation Safety Board.  A hearing 
before the Board can either be in writing or in person.  Application 
forms to initiate the review process are available at any Alberta 
Registry Agent.  There is a fee for the review process.
	?	The issue of hardship caused by this 
suspension/disqualification will not be considered.
	?	The filing of an application for review does not stay the 
suspension/disqualification.
At the hearing, the Board shall consider any relevant sworn or 
solemnly affirmed statements, the report of the peace officer and any 
other relevant information and, where an oral hearing is held, the 
above indicated information and any relevant evidence and 
information or presentations.  If you request an oral hearing and fail to 
appear on the date and at the time and place arranged for the hearing, 
without prior notice to the Board, your appeal is abandoned.
Out of Province Operator's Licence
If you currently hold a valid operator's licence from a jurisdiction 
other than from the Province of Alberta, you are immediately 
disqualified from driving for 24 hours.  You are not eligible for a 
Temporary Operator's Permit.  However, subject to any conditions and 
driving privileges your current licence affords you, a further 
disqualification will commence on the 22nd day following the issue 
date as indicated on the face of this form.
Registry Agents
To obtain further information, contact the authorized Registry Agent 
near you.  For a listing of authorized agents, please refer to the Yellow 
Pages under Licensing and Registry Services.
Form 2
 
NOTICE OF SUSPENSION/DISQUALIFICATION
Alberta Administrative Licence Suspension 
or 
Novice Driver - Zero Alcohol Tolerance Program
Occurrence Information
Occurrence Date      (year) / (month) / (day)  at or about   (time 24-hr. 
clock) at or near   (location)  , in the Province of Alberta.
Driver Information - Name of Driver
  (surname)      (first)      (middle)      (residence phone)     
  (business phone)  
Address           (street)         (city, town, village)         (province)        
(postal code)  
Licence Information    	        (licence no.)        
?    AB  or other      (prov/state)        (class)      (condition)  
Sex    ? F      ?   M
Birth date             (year)       (month)      (day)        
Licence expiry date            (year)       (month)      (day)        
Seized Alberta Operator's Licence  	? Yes   ? No  
	If No, explain:            
If applicable, Blood Alcohol Content	                                          
Sample #1____       Sample #2____	MV identification number
Notice and Order of Suspension
Effective immediately, the driving privileges of the driver 
named above are affected as follows, pursuant to section 88 of 
the Traffic Safety Act:
Administrative Licence Suspension Program
?  where the driver is currently licensed and no bodily harm or death 
has been caused to another person, a 24-hour disqualification from 
the time when the temporary operator's permit is issued followed 
by a 3-month suspension or disqualification starting in 21 days
?  where the driver is not licensed, the driver's licence is suspended 
or the driver is driving under a temporary permit and no bodily 
harm or death has been caused to another person, a 3-month 
suspension or disqualification effective immediately
?  where the driver is currently licensed and bodily harm or death has 
been caused to another person, a 24-hour disqualification from the 
time when the temporary operator's permit was issued followed by 
a 6-month suspension or disqualification starting in 21 days
?  where the driver is not licensed, the driver's licence is suspended 
or the driver is driving under a temporary permit and bodily harm 
or death has been caused to another person, a 6-month suspension 
or disqualification effective immediately
Reason (check all that apply)
Alcohol
?  breath or blood exceeding 80 mg per 100 mL
?  impaired
or
?  refusal
Drug or Alcohol/Drug Combination
?  impaired
or
?  refusal
Alcohol, drug or alcohol and drug-related driving of a motor 
vehicle involving bodily harm or death
?  bodily harm or death
Novice Driver - Zero Alcohol Tolerance Program
?  where the driver is currently licensed as a novice, a 24-hour 
disqualification from the time when the temporary operator's 
permit is issued followed by a 1-month suspension starting in 7 
days
?  where the novice driver is currently not licensed, the novice 
driver's licence is suspended or the novice driver is driving under a 
temporary permit, a 1-month suspension effective immediately
Reason (check one)
Alcohol
?  alcohol present in breath sample as indicated by ____ on an 
approved device
or
?  refusal
Temporary Operator's Permit
Temporary Operator's Permit issued   ? Yes  ? No  If no, explain: 	
	
This Temporary Operator's Permit is valid 24 hours from   (year)   
 (month)   (day)   (24-hour clock time)   
      Issue Date 
This document must be in your possession when operating a motor 
vehicle.     (signature of driver)        
  (signature of peace officer/police officer)     (police service)    (badge 
no.)   (year)     (month)    (day)  
     Issue Date
Particulars: 
	
?  operator's licence destroyed        (peace officer/police officer)	
	Important Information on Reverse
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Temporary Operator's Permit
Your privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta 
has been suspended/disqualified pursuant to the Traffic Safety Act.  If 
you are eligible for a Temporary Operator's Permit, this allows you to 
operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta for a period of 7 
days following your 24-hour suspension.  This Temporary Operator's 
Permit carries the same conditions and restrictions, and is the same 
class, as your current operator's licence.
Reinstatement Conditions
There may be reinstatement conditions associated with this 
suspension/disqualification.  Until you comply with any and all 
reinstatement conditions as set out by the Registrar, your driving 
suspension/disqualification will remain in effect.  A list of these terms 
and conditions may be obtained at any Alberta Registry Agent.
Review Process
You have the right to have this driving suspension/disqualification 
reviewed by the Alberta Transportation Safety Board.  A hearing 
before the Board can either be in writing or in person.  Application 
forms to initiate the review process are available at any Alberta 
Registry Agent.  There is a fee for the review process.
	?	The issue of hardship caused by this 
suspension/disqualification will not be considered.
	?	The filing of an application for review does not stay the 
suspension/disqualification.
At the hearing, the Board shall consider any relevant sworn or 
solemnly affirmed statements, the report of the peace officer and any 
other relevant information and, where an oral hearing is held, the 
above indicated information and any relevant evidence and 
information or presentations.  If you request an oral hearing and fail to 
appear on the date and at the time and place arranged for the hearing, 
without prior notice to the Board, your appeal is abandoned.
Out of Province Operator's Licence
If you currently hold a valid operator's licence from a jurisdiction 
other than from the Province of Alberta, you are immediately 
disqualified from driving for 24 hours.  You are not eligible for a 
Temporary Operator's Permit.  However, subject to any conditions and 
driving privileges your current licence affords you, a further 
disqualification will commence on the 22nd day following the issue 
date as indicated on the face of this form.
Registry Agents
To obtain further information, contact the authorized Registry Agent 
near you.  For a listing of authorized agents, please refer to the Yellow 
Pages under Licensing and Registry Services.
Form 3
 
NOTICE OF SUSPENSION
Novice Driver - Zero Alcohol Tolerance Program
Occurrence Information
Occurrence Date      (year) / (month) / (day)  at or about   (time 24-hr. 
clock) at or near   (location)  , in the Province of Alberta.
Driver Information - Name of Driver
  (surname)       (first)     (middle)      (residence phone)       
(business phone)        
Address           (street)         (city, town, village)         (province)        
     (postal code)        
Licence Information                             (licence no.)        
 ?    AB  or other      (prov/state)        (class)      (condition)  
Sex    ? F       ? M
Birth date  	   (year)       (month)      (day)          
Licence expiry date	   (year)       (month)      (day)          
Notice and Order of Suspension
Novice Driver - Zero Alcohol Tolerance Program
Effective immediately, your driving privileges are affected as follows:
a 24-hour disqualification from the time when  
the temporary operator's permit is issued  
followed by a 1-month suspension starting in 7 days	?
a 1-month suspension effective immediately	?
In relation to your driving of a motor vehicle as defined in the Traffic 
Safety Act, 
a)	a breath sample indicates 
that alcohol is present in  
your blood
? as indicated by 
      on an approved device
OR
b)	you, without a reasonable excuse, failed or  
refused to provide a breath sample as required
? 
Temporary Operator's Permit
Temporary Operator's Permit issued  ? Yes   ? No  If no, explain: 	
This permit is subject to the same conditions as the licence noted in the 
Licence Information above, and is valid only if you are legally 
permitted to operate a motor vehicle in Alberta.
This Temporary Operator's Permit is valid 24 hours from   (year)  
 (month)   (day)   (24-hour clock time)    
  Issue Date
and expires at the end of the 8th day following the issue date.
This document must be in your possession when operating a motor 
vehicle.     (signature of driver)        
  (signature of peace officer/police officer)     (police service)    (badge 
no.)   (year)     (month)    (day)  
                  Issue Date
Particulars: 
	
	Important Information on Reverse
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Temporary Operator's Permit
Your privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta 
has been suspended/disqualified pursuant to the Traffic Safety Act.  If 
you are eligible for a Temporary Operator's Permit, this allows you to 
operate a motor vehicle in the Province of Alberta for a period of 7 
days following your 24-hour suspension.  This Temporary Operator's 
Permit carries the same conditions and restrictions, and is the same 
class, as your current operator's licence.
Reinstatement Conditions
There may be reinstatement conditions associated with this 
suspension/disqualification.  Until you comply with any and all 
reinstatement conditions as set out by the Registrar, your driving 
suspension/disqualification will remain in effect.  A list of these terms 
and conditions may be obtained at any Alberta Registry Agent.
Review Process
You have the right to have this driving suspension/disqualification 
reviewed by the Alberta Transportation Safety Board.  A hearing 
before the Board can either be in writing or in person.  Application 
forms to initiate the review process are available at any Alberta 
Registry Agent.  There is a fee for the review process.
	?	The issue of hardship caused by this 
suspension/disqualification will not be considered.
	?	The filing of an application for review does not stay the 
suspension/disqualification.
At the hearing, the Board shall consider any relevant sworn or 
solemnly affirmed statements, the report of the peace officer and any 
other relevant information and, where an oral hearing is held, the 
above indicated information and any relevant evidence and 
information or presentations.  If you request an oral hearing and fail to 
appear on the date and at the time and place arranged for the hearing, 
without prior notice to the Board, your appeal is abandoned.
Out of Province Operator's Licence
If you currently hold a valid operator's licence from a jurisdiction 
other than from the Province of Alberta, you are immediately 
disqualified from driving for 24 hours.  You are not eligible for a 
Temporary Operator's Permit.  However, subject to any conditions and 
driving privileges your current licence affords you, a further 
disqualification will commence on the 8th day following the issue date 
as indicated on the face of this form.
Registry Agents
To obtain further information, contact the authorized Registry Agent 
near you.  For a listing of authorized agents, please refer to the Yellow 
Pages under Licensing and Registry Services.
3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of the Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2008.



Alberta Regulation 256/2009
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA ELK MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 25, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Elk Commission on September 22, 2009 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act and approved by 
the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on September 22, 2009 pursuant to  
section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Alberta Elk Marketing Regulation (AR 256/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is amended by striking out "Marketing" and 
substituting "Commission".

3   Section 2(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(3)  The base service charge is due and payable by each producer to 
the Commission on May 30 in each year.

4   Section 3 is amended


	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "March" and 
substituting "December";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  The product service charge is due and payable by each 
producer to the Commission on May 30 in each following year.

5   Section 4(1)(c) is amended by striking out "fiscal year" 
and substituting "calendar year".

6   Section 5 is repealed.

7   Section 6(3) is amended by striking out "prior to the end of 
April of the current fiscal year" and substituting "in April of the 
current calendar year".

8   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by adding "within the time specified 
by and" before "in the manner";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2).

9   Sections 11 to 13 are repealed.

10   Section 14 is amended by striking out "2009" and 
substituting "2014".


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Alberta Regulation 257/2009
Municipal Government Act
MATTERS RELATING TO ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 29, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:204/09) 
on September 23, 2009 pursuant to sections 322 and 370 of the Municipal 
Government Act. 
1   The Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation 
Regulation (AR 220/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 29 is amended by striking out "September 30, 2009" 
and substituting "December 31, 2009".


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Alberta Regulation 258/2009
Drainage Districts Act
COMPENSATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 20/2009) on 
September 23, 2009 pursuant to section 34 of the Drainage Districts Act. 
1   The Compensation Regulation (AR 29/2002) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 13 is amended by striking out "December 6, 2009" 
and substituting "December 1, 2012".


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Alberta Regulation 259/2009
Drainage Districts Act
DRAINAGE DISTRICTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 21/2009) on 
September 23, 2009 pursuant to section 17 of the Drainage Districts Act. 
1   The Drainage Districts Regulation (AR 5/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2011" 
and substituting "December 1, 2012".


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Alberta Regulation 260/2009
Water Act
WATER (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment (M.O. 22/2009) on 
September 23, 2009 pursuant to section 169(2) of the Water Act. 
1   The Water (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 205/98) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 76 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" 
and substituting "December 1, 2012".



Alberta Regulation 261/2009
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
SPECIAL FORCES PENSION PLAN (CONTRIBUTION RATE  
INCREASE, 2009) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed:  September 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Special Forces Pension Board on August 26, 
2009 pursuant to Schedule 4, sections 4(8) and 5(2) of the Public Sector Pension 
Plans Act. 
1   The Special Forces Pension Plan (AR 369/93) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 13(1)(a) is amended by striking out "8.51%" and 
substituting "11.95%".

3   Section 15(1)(a) is amended by striking out "9.61%" and 
substituting "13.05%".

4   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 262/2009
School Act
CAPITAL BORROWING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 052/2009) on 
September 24, 2009 pursuant to section 183(4) of the School Act. 
1   The Capital Borrowing Regulation (AR 188/98) is 
amended in section 10 by striking out "September 30, 2009" 
and substituting "September 30, 2010".