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Alberta Regulation 289/2009
Employment Standards Code
RESERVIST LEAVE (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION
Filed: October 23, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Employment and Immigration 
(M.O. 85/2009) on October 22, 2009 pursuant to section 53.2(7) of the Employment 
Standards Code. 
Entitlement to reservist leave
1(1)  A reservist is entitled to reservist leave without pay under section 
53.2(1)(d) of the Employment Standards Code to take part in Canadian 
Forces operations and activities in respect of the XXI Olympic Winter 
Games and X Paralympic Winter Games, commonly referred to as the 
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
(2)  Operations and activities referred to subsection (1) include pre-
deployment and post-deployment operations and activities.
Expiry
2   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 June 30, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 290/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
LATHER-INTERIOR SYSTEMS MECHANIC TRADE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 26, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on October 2, 2009  and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on October 20, 2009 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act.
1   The Lather-Interior Systems Mechanic Trade Regulation 
(AR 287/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4(3) is amended by striking out "1620 hours" and 
substituting "1560 hours".


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Alberta Regulation 291/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
OIL AND GAS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OCCUPATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 26, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on October 2, 2009 and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on October 20, 2009 pursuant to section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act.
1   The Oil and Gas Transportation Services Occupation 
Regulation (AR 275/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2)(a);
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "Parts 1" and 
substituting "Parts 2".

3   Part 1 is repealed.

4   Section 5 is amended by striking out ", swampers".

5   Section 15 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" 
and substituting "March 31, 2015".

6   Sections 2, 3 and 4 come into force on April 1, 2010.



Alberta Regulation 292/2009
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
WELL TESTING SERVICES SUPERVISOR OCCUPATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 26, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on October 2, 2009 and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education and 
Technology on October 20, 2009 pursuant to section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act.
1   The Well Testing Services Supervisor Occupation 
Regulation (AR 276/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" and 
substituting "March 31, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 293/2009
Local Authorities Election Act
CALGARY ELECTION REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 293/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 160 of the Local Authorities Election Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Modification of election procedure
	3	Section 52 identification
	4	Blind electors
	5	Modification respecting special ballots
	6	Modification respecting copies of voter register
	7	Repeal
	8	Expiry
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Local Authorities Election Act;
	(b)	"Form 8" means Form 8 of Schedule 1 under the Local 
Authorities Election Forms Regulation (AR 106/2007);
	(c)	"returning officer" means the returning officer for the City of 
Calgary.
Modification of election procedure
2(1)  The system for the conduct and procedure of an election or a vote 
under the Act is modified for use by the City of Calgary to the extent 
provided as follows:
	(a)	a card having only the same contents as Form 8 is to be 
created for every elector enumerated in an enumeration 
conducted pursuant to bylaw no. 8M86 of the City of Calgary 
or any successor to that bylaw;
	(b)	on election day the cards for each voting station must be kept 
by a deputy for that station;
	(c)	on election day an elector attending at a voting station must 
obtain his or her card and then present the card to the deputy 
issuing ballots;
	(d)	corrections to information on a card must be initialled by the 
elector;
	(e)	if no card has been created for an elector or the card cannot 
be located, the deputy must create a card for that elector that 
has the same information as contained in Form 8;
	(f)	the deputy may only issue a ballot if the elector makes the 
statement referred to in section 53(1)(b) of the Act and the 
elector signs the card;
	(g)	immediately after issuing the ballot the deputy must complete 
the card.
(2)  The cards marked in accordance with subsection (1) constitute the 
voting register.
Section 52 identification
3   Instead of identification referred to in section 52 of the Act, the 
returning officer may, on proof of identity satisfactory to the returning 
officer, issue photo identification to an enumerator and that photo 
identification shall, for the purposes of section 52, be treated as if it 
were identification provided by the City of Calgary.
Blind electors
4   Section 78(5) of the Act does not apply in the case of an elector 
who is blind, and the following applies instead:
	(a)	the deputy shall provide at advance voting stations on an 
as-required basis blind voter templates that will allow the 
elector to vote entirely unassisted;
	(b)	the returning officer shall ensure that advertisements for 
advance voting stations contain statements that blind voter 
templates will be available only at advance voting stations 
and will not be available on election day.
Modification respecting special ballots
5   Section 77.1(2) of the Act is modified for use by the City of 
Calgary to allow for applications for a special ballot to be made 
through a publicly accessible secure website maintained by the City of 
Calgary.
Modification respecting copies of voter register
6   Sections 90, 92, 93, 94, 101 and 102(1) of the Act are modified for 
use by the City of Calgary to the extent provided as follows:
	(a)	the presiding deputy shall not make a copy of the voting 
registers referred to in section 90(2) of the Act or deliver that 
copy to the returning officer under section 94(1) of the Act;
	(b)	at the completion of the counting of the ballots, the presiding 
deputy shall
	(i)	make a packet of the voting register cards referred to in 
section 2(2) on which an objection has been noted under 
section 54 of the Act, if any, separate from the packet 
made under section 91(1)(f) of the Act that contains the 
rest of the voting register,
	(ii)	seal the packet and mark it on the outside with the 
information referred to in section 92 of the Act, and
	(iii)	place the packet in the ballot box before it is closed and 
sealed under section 93 of the Act;
	(c)	commencing the day after election day, if a person makes a 
request to view the copy of the voting register on which 
objections have been noted in accordance with section 90(3) 
of the Act, the returning officer shall
	(i)	break the seal of the presiding deputy on the ballot box 
and open the ballot box,
	(ii)	open the packet containing the voting register cards on 
which objections have been noted and make a copy of 
each card,
	(iii)	seal the packet with the returning officer's seal and 
return it to the ballot box, and
	(iv)	close the ballot box and seal it with the returning 
officer's seal;
	(d)	the copy of the voting register cards made under clause (c) 
shall be shown to the person who made the request and to 
any subsequent person who requests to view the copy in 
accordance with section 90(3) of the Act;
	(e)	the secretary shall destroy the packet made under clause (b) 
along with the copies made under clause (c) in accordance 
with section 101 of the Act.
Repeal
7   The Calgary Election Regulation (AR 31/2004) is repealed.
Expiry
8   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on October 31, 2012.


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Alberta Regulation 294/2009
Local Authorities Election Act
EDMONTON ELECTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 530/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 160 of the Local Authorities Election Act. 
1   The Edmonton Election Regulation (AR 92/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2.2(1) is amended by striking out "as the notice" 
and substituting "as a notice".

3   Section 3.1 is repealed.

4   Section 3.2(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "74, 75 and 78" and substituting "74 
and 78";
	(b)	by repealing clause (b).

5   Section 3.4 is repealed.

6   Section 4 is amended by striking out "2009" and 
substituting "2012".


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Alberta Regulation 295/2009
Safety Codes Act
CERTIFICATION AND PERMIT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 532/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Purpose
	3	Private sewage installer
	4	Master electrician
	5	Restricted master electrician, rural wireman - grandfathering
	6	ID card
	7	Certificates to be displayed
	8	Duplicate certificates
	9	Consequential amendment
	10	Repeal
	11	Expiry
Interpretation
1   The definitions in the Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007) apply to 
this Regulation.
Purpose
2   The certifications of competencies issued under this Regulation are 
for the purpose of obtaining a permit under the Permit Regulation 
(AR 204/2007).
Private sewage installer
3(1)  The Administrator may issue or renew a private sewage installer 
certificate of competency to a person who has
	(a)	training in private sewage systems or in water and sewer 
service piping, satisfactory to the Administrator, and
	(b)	paid the appropriate fee.
(2)  The Administrator shall
	(a)	state the type of private sewage system or water and sewer 
service piping for which the holder of the certificate may 
obtain a permit based on the training of the holder of the 
certificate, and
	(b)	state the term of the certificate of competency.
Master electrician
4(1)  The Administrator may issue or renew a master electrician 
certificate to a person who
	(a)	holds a trade certificate as an electrician under the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act,
	(b)	for a minimum of 3 years has held
	(i)	a trade certificate as an electrician under the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act,
	(ii)	a provincial journeyman electrician certificate of 
proficiency issued by a province other than Alberta, or
	(iii)	a restricted master electrician certificate and has been 
actively engaged in electrical contracting and meets the 
qualifications for a trade certificate as an electrician 
under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act,
	(c)	has paid the appropriate fee, and
	(d)	has attained 75% in the master electrician examination as 
approved by the Administrator.
(2)  The Administrator may issue or renew a master electrician 
certificate of competency to a person who  
	(a)	satisfies the Administrator that they hold an equivalent 
certificate of competency from a jurisdiction outside of 
Alberta, 
	(b)	has paid the appropriate fee, and
	(c)	has attained 75% in the master electrician jurisprudence 
examination as approved by the Administrator. 
(3)  For a certificate of competency issued under subsection (2), the 
Administrator may state the maximum voltage between conductors and 
the maximum ampacity of the electrical systems for which the holder 
of the certificate may obtain a permit based on the equivalent 
authorization of the certificate of competency from outside of Alberta.
(4)  The term of a master electrician certificate is
	(a)	one year from the date of issue, or
	(b)	for a period of not less than one year as specified by the 
Administrator.
(5)  An examination fee may be refunded if, for any reason satisfactory 
to the Administrator, a person is unable to take the examination after 
having paid the examination fee.
Restricted master electrician, rural wireman - grandfathering
5(1)  The Administrator may renew a restricted master electrician 
certificate of competency or a rural wireman certificate of competency 
originally issued or renewed under the Certification and Permit 
Regulation (AR 168/2002).
(2)  In the case of a restricted master electrician certificate, the holder 
of the certificate may obtain a permit with respect to electrical 
installations of not more than 300 volts between conductors with an 
ampacity of not more than 200 amperes. 
(3)  In the case of a rural wireman certificate, the Administrator shall 
state the areas of Alberta where the rural wireman is permitted to 
perform electrical work, but the Administrator may adjust these areas 
at any time.
(4)  The term of the certificate of competency is
	(a)	one year from the date of issue, or
	(b)	for a period of not less than one year as specified by the 
Administrator.
ID card
6(1)  The Administrator shall issue an identification card to a holder of 
a certificate of competency under this Regulation identifying the status 
of the holder in a form satisfactory to the Administrator.
(2)  In the case of an ID card with respect to a rural wireman's 
certificate of competency, the card must indicate the area in which the 
holder may do electrical work.
Certificates to be displayed
7   The holder of a certificate of competency issued under this 
Regulation shall
	(a)	prominently display it at the holder's place of business or 
employment, or
	(b)	have it available to be produced immediately on the request 
of the Administrator or a safety codes officer.
Duplicate certificates
8   The Administrator may issue a duplicate certificate of competency 
under this Regulation if the Administrator is satisfied that the original 
has been lost, destroyed or mutilated or the name of the certificate 
holder has been legally changed.
Consequential amendment
9   The Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007) is amended in 
section 9(1)(a) by adding "within the scope of the master 
electrician's certification" after "system". 
Repeal
10   The Certification and Permit Regulation (AR 168/2002) is 
repealed.
Expiry
11   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on October 31, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 296/2009
Special Areas Act
SPECIAL AREAS DISPOSITION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 533/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 5 of the Special Areas Act. 
1   The Special Areas Disposition Regulation (AR 137/2001) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 97 is amended by striking out "2009" and 
substituting "2014". 


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Alberta Regulation 297/2009
Expropriation Act
EXPROPRIATION ACT FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 537/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 72 of the Expropriation Act. 
1   The Expropriation Act Forms Regulation (AR 188/2001) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2009" 
and substituting "November 30, 2012".



Alberta Regulation 298/2009
Expropriation Act
EXPROPRIATION ACT RULES OF PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 538/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to sections 60 and 72 of the Expropriation Act. 
1   The Expropriation Act Rules of Procedure and Practice 
Regulation (AR 187/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 20 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2009" 
and substituting "November 30, 2012".


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Alberta Regulation 299/2009
Forests Act
FOREST RECREATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 28, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 539/2009) 
on October 28, 2009 pursuant to section 46 of the Forests Act. 
1   The Forest Recreation Regulation (AR 343/79) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 28.1 is amended by striking out "November 1, 
2009" and substituting "November 1, 2012".


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Alberta Regulation 300/2009
Local Authorities Election Act
BALLOT BOX AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 30, 2009
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:213/09) 
on October 29, 2009 pursuant to section 159(2)(b) of the Local Authorities Election 
Act. 
1   The Ballot Box Regulation (AR 387/2003) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 5 is amended by striking out "October 31, 2009" 
and substituting "October 31, 2012".