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Alberta Regulation 18/2010
Emblems of Alberta Act
OFFICIAL EMBLEMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 18, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Culture and Community Spirit 
(M.O. 02/10 CCS) on March 8, 2010 pursuant to section 125 of the Emblems of 
Alberta Act. 
1   The Official Emblems Regulation (AR 86/99) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   The title is amended by adding "(Ministerial)" after 
"Emblems".

3   Section 4 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" and 
substituting "March 31, 2011".


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Alberta Regulation 19/2010
Weed Control Act
WEED CONTROL REGULATION
Filed: March 18, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 
(M.O. 2/2010) on March 9, 2010 pursuant to section 30 of the Weed Control Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Part 1 
Seed-cleaning Facility Licences and Notice to 
Move a Seed-cleaning Facility
	2	Application for licence
	3	Licence issue
	4	Contraventions
	5	Expiry
	6	Transfer of licence
	7	Movement of seed-cleaning facility
Part 2 
Designation of Weeds
	8	Schedule of designations
	9	Municipal designations
Part 3 
Appeal of Inspector's Notice, Local Authority's Notice or 
Debt Recovery Notice
	10	Application
	11	Delivery of notice
	12	Notice requirements
	13	Determination of appeal
	14	Appeal review request
	15	Refund of fee
Part 4 
Other Matters
	16	Transitional
	17	Repeals
	18	Expiry
	19	Coming into force 
 
Schedule
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Weed Control Act; 
	(b)	"authorized person" means a person authorized by the 
Minister;
	(c)	"licence" means a licence to operate a seed-cleaning facility 
or to provide a seed-cleaning facility for rent or lease.
Part 1 
Seed-cleaning Facility Licences 
and Notice to Move a Seed-cleaning 
Facility
Application for licence
2(1)  An applicant for a licence shall contact the chief administrative 
officer of the municipality in which the seed-cleaning facility is 
located. 
(2)  On receipt of the application, the chief administrative officer shall 
request an inspector to inspect the facility for the purposes of issuing 
the licence.
Licence issue
3(1)  On completion of a satisfactory inspection, the inspector may 
issue or renew a licence to the applicant in the form required by the 
Minister.
(2)  An inspection will be considered to be satisfactory if the inspector
	(a)	completes the inspection in the form and manner required by 
the Minister, and
	(b)	gives the applicant a rating of 80% or more. 
Contraventions
4(1)  If an inspector considers that an applicant or licence holder has 
contravened a provision of the Act or this Regulation, the inspector 
may report that contravention to an authorized person.
(2)  The inspector shall give written notice to the applicant or licence 
holder of having made the report. 
(3)  The notice must 
	(a)	be given no later than 7 days after making the report, and
	(b)	advise the applicant or licence holder of the right to make 
submissions to the authorized person within 14 days after 
having been given the notice. 
(4)  The notice may be delivered to the last known address for the 
applicant or licence holder as recorded in the licence or licence 
application records of the chief administrative officer of the 
municipality where the facility is located.
(5)  Fifteen or more days after the applicant or licence holder receives 
the notice with respect to a contravention of the Act or this Regulation, 
an authorized person may suspend, cancel or refuse to issue or renew a 
licence.
(6)  An applicant or licensee may appeal a decision of an authorized 
person under subsection (5) to the Minister.
Expiry
5   A licence expires one year after its date of issue.
Transfer of licence
6(1)  A licence is not transferrable. 
(2)  If a licence holder purports to transfer a licence, the licence is 
void.
Movement of seed-cleaning facility
7(1)  If a seed-cleaning facility is to be moved into a municipality, the 
owner or operator of the seed-cleaning facility shall notify an inspector 
in that municipality at least 24 hours before the seed-cleaning facility 
is moved into the municipality. 
(2)  An inspector may waive the 24-hour notice requirement. 
Part 2 
Designation of Weeds 
Schedule of designations
8   Subject to section 9(6), the plants set out in the Schedule are 
designated as noxious weeds or prohibited noxious weeds in 
accordance with the Schedule.
Municipal designations 
9(1)  The local authority of a municipality may designate a plant as a 
noxious weed or a prohibited noxious weed within the municipality by 
bylaw. 
(2)  If the plant is designated as a noxious weed within a municipality 
by the Schedule, the local authority may designate it as a noxious weed 
or a prohibited noxious weed. 
(3)  If the plant is designated as a prohibited noxious weed within a 
municipality by the Schedule, the local authority may only designate it 
as a prohibited noxious weed. 
(4)  A designation under this section is not effective unless it is 
approved by the Minister.
(5)  The plants set out in a bylaw of a municipality are designated as 
noxious weeds or prohibited noxious weeds within that municipality in 
accordance with the bylaw.  
(6)  A designation as a prohibited noxious weed under this section 
prevails over a designation as a noxious weed under section 8.
Part 3 
Appeal of Inspector's Notice, Local 
Authority's Notice or Debt Recovery 
Notice
Application 
10   This Part sets out the requirements that apply to an appeal of an 
inspector's notice, local authority's notice or debt recovery notice 
under section 19(2) of the Act. 
Delivery of notice 
11(1)  The appellant shall provide notice of the appeal to the chief 
administrative officer of the municipality in which the land subject to 
the notice is located. 
(2)  The notice of appeal must be delivered personally or sent by 
certified or registered mail within the time specified in the notice for 
doing the thing required by the notice or 10 days, whichever is less.
Notice requirements 
12   The notice of appeal must be in writing and include  
	(a)	the name and address of the appellant,
	(b)	a copy of the notice in respect of which the appeal is being 
taken,
	(c)	the legal description of the land affected, 
	(d)	the grounds for appeal, and
	(e)	a $500 appeal fee. 
Determination of appeal 
13(1)  The appeal panel shall hear and determine the appeal within 5 
days of receipt of the notice of appeal by the chief administrative 
officer. 
(2)  The appeal panel may confirm, rescind or vary the notice.
(3)  The chief administrative officer shall send a copy of the decision 
together with the written reasons, if any, to the appellant by certified or 
registered mail. 
Appeal review request
14   A request to review a decision of the appeal panel under section 
20 of the Act must be made to the Minister within 3 days of the 
appellant receiving the appeal decision.
Refund of fee
15(1)  If the appellant is successful in an appeal or review, the $500 
appeal fee will be refunded to the appellant.
(2)  If the appellant is partially successful in an appeal or review, the 
$500 appeal fee may be refunded in whole or in part at the sole 
discretion of the appeal panel or the Minister, as the case may be.
Part 4 
Other Matters
Transitional
16(1)  A municipal bylaw made under the Weed Control Act, RSA 
2000 cW-5, is continued under this Regulation.
(2)  For a period of six months after the coming into force of this 
Regulation, a municipal bylaw made under the Weed Control Act, RSA 
2000 cW-5,
	(a)	is to be read as if a designation of a plant as a restricted weed 
is a designation as a prohibited noxious weed, and
	(b)	despite section 9(4), may be amended without the approval of 
the Minister to the extent the amendment is 
	(i)	amending a designation of a plant as a restricted weed 
to a designation as a prohibited noxious weed, or
	(ii)	repealing a designation of a plant as a nuisance weed. 
(3)  A licence under the Seed Cleaning Plant Regulation (AR 15/2003) 
is continued under this Regulation. 
Repeals
17   The following regulations are repealed:
	(a)	the Weed Regulation (AR 171/2001);
	(b)	the Seed Cleaning Plant Regulation (AR 15/2003). 
Expiry
18   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on August 1, 2016.
Coming into force
19   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the 
Weed Control Act, SA 2008 cW-5.1
Schedule
1   The following plants are designated as prohibited noxious weeds in 
Alberta:
autumn olive - Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.
balsam, Himalayan - Impatiens glandulifera Royle 
barberry, common - Berberis vulgaris L.
bartsia, red - Odontites vernus (Bellardi) Dumort
buckthorn, common - Rhamnus cathartica L.
cinquefoil, sulphur - Potentilla recta L.
crupina, common - Crupina vulgaris Pers. ex Cass.
dyer's woad - Isatis tinctoria L.
Eurasian water milfoil - Myriophyllum spicatum L.
flowering rush - Butomus umbellatus L.
garlic mustard - Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande
goatgrass, jointed - Aegilops cylindrica Host
hawkweed, meadow - Hieracium caespitosum Dumort.
hawkweed, mouse-ear - Hieracium pilosella L.
hawkweed, orange - Hieracium aurantiacum L.
hoary alyssum - Berteroa incana (L.) DC.
hogweed, giant - Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier
iris, pale yellow - Iris pseudacorus L.
knapweed, bighead - Centaurea macrocephala Puschk. ex Willd.
knapweed, black - Centaurea nigra L.
knapweed, brown - Centaurea jacea L.
knapweed, diffuse - Centaurea diffusa Lam.
knapweed, hybrid - Centaurea x psammogena G yer
knapweed, meadow - Centaurea x moncktonii C. E. Britton
knapweed, Russian - Rhaponticum repens (L.) Hidalgo
knapweed, spotted - Centaurea stoebe L. ssp. micranthos    (Gugler) 
Hayek
knapweed, squarrose - Centaurea virgata Lam. ssp. squarrosa 
   (Willd.) Gugler
knapweed, Tyrol - Centaurea nigrescens Willd.
knotweed, giant - Fallopia sachalinensis (F. Schmidt Petrop.) 
   Ronse Decr.
knotweed, hybrid Japanese - Fallopia x bohemica (Chrtek & 
   Chrtkov ) J. P. Bailey
knotweed, Japanese - Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr.
loosestrife, purple - Lythrum salicaria L.
medusahead - Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski
nutsedge, yellow - Cyperus esculentus L.
puncturevine - Tribulus terrestris L.
ragwort, tansy - Jacobaea vulgaris Gaertn.
rush skeletonweed - Chondrilla juncea L.
saltcedar - Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.
saltlover - Halogeton glomeratus (M. Bieb.) C.A. Mey. 
St John's-wort, common - Hypericum perforatum L.
starthistle, yellow - Centaurea solstitialis L.
tamarisk, Chinese - Tamarix chinensis Lour.
tamarisk, smallflower - Tamarix parviflora DC.
thistle, marsh - Cirsium palustre (L.) Scop.
thistle, nodding - Carduus nutans L.
thistle, plumeless - Carduus acanthoides L.
2   The following plants are designated as noxious weeds in Alberta:
baby's-breath, common - Gypsophila paniculata L.
bellflower, creeping - Campanula rapunculoides L.
bindweed, field - Convolvulus arvensis L.
blueweed - Echium vulgare L.
brome, downy - Bromus tectorum L.
brome, Japanese - Bromus japonicus Thunb.
burdock, great - Arctium lappa L.
burdock, lesser - Arctium minus (Hill) Bernh.
burdock, woolly - Arctium tomentosum Mill.
buttercup, tall - Ranunculus acris L.
chamomile, scentless - Tripleurospermum inodorum (L.) Sch.    Bip. 
clematis, yellow - Clematis tangutica (Maxim.) Korsh.
cockle, white - Silene latifolia Poir. ssp. alba (Miller) Greuter & 
   Burdet
daisy, oxeye - Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.
dame's rocket - Hesperis matronalis L.
henbane, black - Hyoscyamus niger L.
hoary cress, globe-podded - Lepidium appelianum Al-Shehbaz
hoary cress, heart-podded - Lepidium draba L.
hoary cress, lens-podded - Lepidium chalepense L.
hound's-tongue - Cynoglossum officinale L.
mullein, common - Verbascum thapsus L.
pepper-grass, broad-leaved - Lepidium latifolium L.
scabious, field - Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult.
sow thistle, perennial - Sonchus arvensis L.
spurge, leafy - Euphorbia esula L.
tansy, common - Tanacetum vulgare L.
thistle, Canada - Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
toadflax, Dalmatian - Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill.
toadflax, yellow - Linaria vulgaris Mill.


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Alberta Regulation 20/2010
Public Lands Act
RECREATIONAL ACCESS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 19, 2010
For information only:   Made jointly by the Lieutenant Governor in Council 
(O.C. 62/2010) and the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 08/2010) on March 11, 2010 pursuant to sections 9 and 62.1 of the Public 
Lands Act.
1   The Recreational Access Regulation (AR 228/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 25 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" 
and substituting "March 31, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 21/2010
Emergency Health Services Act
EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES (INTERIM)  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 23, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 1/2010) 
on March 11, 2010 pursuant to sections 48(1)(b), (l) and (s), 48(3) and 49 of the 
Emergency Health Services Act. 
1   The Emergency Health Services (Interim) Regulation 
(AR 76/2010) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 16 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Display of the word "ambulance"
16(1)  No motor vehicle shall display the word "ambulance" unless 
the motor vehicle is operated by a licensed ambulance operator and it 
has been given a unit number by the Registrar under the Licensing 
and Ambulance Maintenance Regulation (AR 46/99) made under the 
former Act.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), the Registrar may, in writing, permit the 
use of the word "ambulance" on a motor vehicle that does not meet 
the requirements referred to in subsection (1).

3   The following is added after section 17:
New code
17.1   The Ambulance Vehicle Standards Code January 2010 
published by the Department is hereby declared in force.

4   The following is added after section 19:
Modification - new standards
19.1   The following is hereby added after section 15 of 
the Staff, Vehicle and Equipment Regulation (AR 45/99) 
made under the former Act:
New ambulance standards
15.1(1)  Effective March 15, 2010, a licensed ambulance 
operator must ensure that all ambulances used to provide 
ambulance services that receive a unit number from the Registrar 
on or after March 15, 2010 meet the Ambulance Vehicle 
Standards Code January 2010 published by the Department.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), if the patient compartment of an 
ambulance that received its unit number from the Registrar 
before March 15, 2010 is, after that date, mounted on a new 
chassis and a new unit number is issued by the Registrar, the 
following shall apply in respect of that ambulance:
	(a)	the Minimum Vehicle Standards for Ambulances set out 
in the Schedule, but not including section 3(d) to (g);
	(b)	section 16 of the Ambulance Vehicle Standards Code 
January 2010 published by the Department.
Exception
15.2   If the Registrar is of the opinion that it is in the public 
interest, the Registrar may, subject to any term or condition that 
the Registrar considers necessary,
	(a)	vary the minimum vehicle standards that apply to an 
ambulance, or
	(b)	exempt any ambulance from the application of any 
standard or condition that may be contained in either
	(i)	the Minimum Vehicle Standards for Ambulances 
set out in the Schedule, or
	(ii)	the Ambulance Vehicle Standards Code January 
2010 published by the Department.
Modification - expiry
19.2   Section 21 of the Staff, Vehicle and Equipment 
Regulation (AR 45/99) made under the former Act is 
hereby amended by striking out "April 30, 2010" and 
substituting "March 31, 2011".

5   The following is added after section 20:
Modification - expiry
20.1   Section 24 of the Licensing and Ambulance 
Maintenance Regulation (AR 46/99) made under the 
former Act is hereby amended by striking out "April 30, 
2010" and substituting "March 31, 2011".


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Alberta Regulation 22/2010
Municipal Government Act
MUNI FUNDS INVESTMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 23, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:007/10) 
on March 15, 2010 pursuant to section 250(4) of the Municipal Government Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Additional investments
	3	Rating agencies
	4	Ratings
	5	Limitations on municipality
	6	Consequential
	7	Expiry
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Municipal Government Act;
	(b)	"MUNI Funds" means the pooled investment funds operated 
by the Alberta Municipal Services Corporation;
	(c)	"municipality" means a municipality, other than the City of 
Calgary or the City of Edmonton;
	(d)	"securities" has the meaning given to it in section 250(1) of 
the Act.
Additional investments
2   In addition to the investments referred to in section 250(2) of the 
Act, section 2 of the Investment Regulation (AR 66/2000) and section 
2 of the APEX Plus Investment Regulation (AR 210/2006), a 
municipality may invest its money in the MUNI Funds if the 
investments held by the MUNI Funds are restricted to the following:
	(a)	the investment described in section 250(2)(a) to (c) of the Act 
and section 2(1)(a) to (c) of the Investment Regulation  
(AR 66/2000);
	(b)	securities issued or guaranteed by a credit union or trust 
corporation established or continued under the laws of 
Canada or a province other than Alberta;
	(c)	securities of any of the following entities, or of a body that is 
the equivalent of any of the following entities, established 
under the laws of Canada or a province other than Alberta:
	(i)	a municipality;
	(ii)	a school division;
	(iii)	a school district;
	(iv)	a hospital district;
	(v)	a regional health authority;
	(vi)	a regional services commission;
	(d)	securities, including securities denominated in foreign 
currencies, issued or guaranteed by
	(i)	the government of a jurisdiction outside Canada or an 
agent of that government,
	(ii)	a corporation with its head office located in a 
jurisdiction outside Canada or an agent of that 
corporation, or
	(iii)	a bank incorporated in a jurisdiction outside Canada or 
an agent of that bank
		if the securities are rated by at least one of the rating agencies 
listed in section 3 with a rating that is equivalent to the 
ratings set out in section 4;
	(e)	units in pooled funds of all or any of the investments 
described in clauses (a) to (d) of this section.
Rating agencies
3   The rating agencies referred to in section 2 are the following:
	(a)	Dominion Bond Rating Service Limited;
	(b)	Moody's Investors Service, Inc.;
	(c)	Standard & Poor's Corporation.
Ratings
4   The ratings referred to in section 2 are the following:
	(a)	a minimum of R-1 or BBB- for investments with a maturity 
date that is less than one year after the date the investment is 
issued;
	(b)	a minimum of BBB- for investments with a maturity date that 
is one year or more after the date the investment is issued.
Limitations on municipality
5   In making investments, the municipality must at all times be 
governed
	(a)	by the prudent person rule as understood generally by the 
investment community in Canada and Alberta, and
	(b)	by the investment policy approved by its council.
Consequential
6   The Investment Regulation (AR 66/2000) is amended in 
section 2(1)(a)(ii) by adding "or the MUNI Funds Investment 
Regulation" after "APEX Plus Investment Regulation".
Expiry
7   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 November 30, 2015.


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Alberta Regulation 23/2010
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BEEF PRODUCERS AUTHORIZATION  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 25, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council 
on March 2, 2010 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act and approved by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 
16, 2010 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Alberta Beef Producers Authorization Regulation 
(AR 352/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1)(b) is repealed.

3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in clause (b) by striking out "marketing" and 
substituting "production, marketing or processing";
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	providing for the refund of service charges;

4   Sections 3 and 4 are repealed.

5   Section 6 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "June 30, 2020".

6   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.



Alberta Regulation 24/2010
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BEEF PRODUCERS COMMISSION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 25, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Beef Producers on March 18, 2010 
pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act and approved by 
the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on March 22, 2010 pursuant to section 
26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Beef Producers Commission Regulation 
(AR 204/98) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 2:
Variation of service charge
2.1(1)  The Commission may, from time to time, change the amount 
of the service charge.


(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a change in the amount of the 
service charge shall not be effective until it has been approved by a 
vote of the delegates at an annual delegate meeting or a special 
delegate meeting.

3   Section 5(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the end 
of clause (a), adding "and" at the end of clause (b) and 
adding the following after clause (b):
	(c)	provide to that producer a document that clearly shows
	(i)	the number of cattle sold,
	(ii)	the amount of the service charge that was deducted,
	(iii)	the name, address and telephone number of the 
purchaser, and
	(iv)	the date of the transaction in respect of which the 
deduction was made.

4   Section 6(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the end 
of clause (a), adding "and" at the end of clause (b) and 
adding the following after clause (b):
	(c)	provide to that producer a document that clearly shows
	(i)	the number of cattle sold,
	(ii)	the amount of the service charge that was deducted,
	(iii)	the name, address and telephone number of the dealer, 
and
	(iv)	the date of the transaction in respect of which the 
deduction was made.

5   The following is added after section 6:
Refund of service charge
6.1(1)  Subject to this section, any service charge that is paid by or 
on behalf of a producer is refundable to that producer on request of 
that producer.
(2)  A producer may request a refund of all or a portion of the service 
charge paid.
(3)  A request for a refund of a service charge must
	(a)	be in a form approved by the Commission,
	(b)	be sent to the Commission
	(i)	by postmarked mail or courier to the address designated 
by the Commission for that purpose, or
	(ii)	by fax or e-mail to a fax number or e-mail address 
designated by the Commission for that purpose,
	(c)	contain
	(i)	the producer's name, mailing address and telephone 
number,
	(ii)	the number of cattle in respect of which the service 
charge is requested to be refunded,
	(iii)	the amount of the service charge that is requested to be 
refunded,
	(iv)	the date of the transactions for which the service charge 
is requested to be refunded,
	(v)	if applicable, the name of the purchaser or dealer who 
deducted the service charge under section 5 or 6, and
	(vi)	any other information required by the Commission,
		and
	(d)	be accompanied by such documents as may be required by 
the Commission to prove to the satisfaction of the 
Commission that the service charge was
	(i)	paid to the Commission by the producer, or
	(ii)	deducted under section 5(1)(a) or 6(1)(a), 
		and not passed on to another producer for payment.
(4)  A request for a refund of a service charge must be submitted to 
the Commission
	(a)	during the month of July in a year in respect of a service 
charge paid during the months of January to June of that 
year, or
	(b)	during the month of January in a year in respect of a service 
charge paid during the months of July to December of the 
previous year.
(5)  A producer is not entitled to a refund in respect of a service 
charge where the request for the refund of the service charge is not 
submitted to the Commission in accordance with subsections (3) and 
(4), unless the Commission decides to accept the request under 
subsection (6).
(6)  The Commission may decide to accept a request for a refund that 
is not submitted to the Commission in accordance with subsections 
(3) and (4) if the Commission is satisfied that extenuating 
circumstances warrant accepting the request.
(7)  If the request for a refund meets the requirements of subsections 
(1), (3) and (4), the Commission must refund the service charge to 
the producer
	(a)	by October 31 of the year in which the request is submitted in 
respect of a request submitted in accordance with subsection 
(4)(a), or
	(b)	by April 30 of the year in which the request is submitted in 
respect of a request submitted in accordance with subsection 
(4)(b).
(8)  If the Commission accepts a request for a refund under 
subsection (6), the Commission must refund the service charge to the 
producer within 90 days of accepting the request.
Interest
6.2   The Commission may charge interest for any late payment of a 
service at the rate of 2% per month calculated on the balance due.

6   Section 9 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(3)  A producer, purchaser or dealer shall, on request, furnish to the 
Commission, within 7 days after receiving the request, any 
information or record relating to the sale or feeding and slaughter of 
cattle that the Commission considers necessary for the purposes of 
considering or processing a request for a refund of a service charge.

7   The following is added after section 9:
Inspection of records
9.1   If the Commission is of the opinion that circumstances warrant 
it, the Commission may in writing require a producer, purchaser or 
dealer to produce for the Commission's inspection any information 
or record in the possession or under the control of the producer, 
purchaser or dealer that relates to the deduction, remittance and 
payment of service charges by the producer, purchaser or dealer.

8   Section 10 is amended by renumbering clause (a) as 
clause (a.1) and adding the following before clause (a.1):
	(a)	is a purchaser, 

9   The following is added after section 10:
Request for information or report
10.1   A request by the Commission for information or records 
under section 9 or 9.1 or a report under section 10
	(a)	must be in writing, and
	(b)	may be sent 
	(i)	by postmarked mail or courier to the person's last 
address shown on the records of the Commission, or
	(ii)	by fax or e-mail to the person's last fax number or 
e-mail address shown on the records of the 
Commission.
Determination of date of request, information and report
10.2(1)  A refund request is considered to be submitted under 
section 6.1, information or records are considered to be requested, 
furnished or produced under section 9 or 9.1 and a report is 
considered to be requested or completed under section 10
	(a)	on the day that it is postmarked or delivered, where the 
request, information, record or report is sent by mail or 
courier, or
	(b)	on the day that it is sent where the request, information, 
record or report is sent by fax or e-mail.
(2)  If there is a dispute as to whether the request, information, 
record or report was sent to the recipient within the time required by 
this Regulation, the onus is on the person sending the request, 
information, record or report to prove that it was so sent.

10   Section 13 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" 
and substituting "June 30, 2015".

11   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 25/2010
Government Organization Act
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 69/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Agriculture and Rural Development Grant 
Regulation (AR 58/98) is amended in section 8 by striking 
out "2010" and substituting "2020".



Alberta Regulation 26/2010
Rural Utilities Act
RURAL UTILITIES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 70/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 55 of the Rural Utilities Act. 
1   The Rural Utilities Regulation (AR 151/2000) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 12 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Loans or guarantees by associations
12   An association may make loans or guarantees to or on behalf of 
any one of the following:
	(a)	Gas Alberta Inc.;
	(b)	Corridor Communications Inc.

3   Schedule 3 is amended by adding the following after 
section 4(4):
(5)  Where a special general meeting has been called under 
subsection (2), a subsequent special general meeting may not be 
called within a 24-month period following that special general 
meeting if the nature of the business to be transacted at the 
subsequent special general meeting is the same or similar in nature to 
the business that was transacted at the initial special general meeting.


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Alberta Regulation 27/2010
Forests Act 
Public Lands Act
SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 75/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 4 of the Forests Act and sections 8 and 71.1 of 
the Public Lands Act. 
1(1)  The Castle Special Management Area Forest Land Use 
Zone Regulation (AR 49/98) is amended by this section.
(2)  Section 4(4)(b) is amended in clause (b) by striking out 
"Minister" and substituting "director".

2(1)  The Forest Land Use and Management Regulations 
(AR 197/76) are amended by this section.
(2)  Section 1(a) is repealed.
(3)  Sections 3 and 4 are amended by striking out "Minister" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "director".
(4)  Section 6 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(b) by striking out "Minister or the 
Director" and substituting "director";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "Director" and 
substituting "director.
(5)  Section 8 is amended by striking out "Director" and 
substituting "director".

3(1)  The Forest Recreation Regulation (AR 343/79) is 
amended by this section.
(2)  In the following provisions "Minister" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "director" is substituted:
section 10.3; 
section 11(2); 
section 15(2); 
section 15.1(2); 
section 15.2(4); 
section 15.3(3); 
section 15.4(3); 
section 15.5(4); 
section 15.6(3); 
section 15.7(2); 
section 23.

4(1)  The Dispositions and Fees Regulation (AR 54/2000) is 
amended by this section.
(2)  Section 1(2) is amended by repealing clause (b).
(3)  Section 5 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Amounts payable under disposition
5   Subject to the Act, regulations and any Ministerial order, the 
director may prescribe the rent, rates and royalties payable under 
any disposition.
(4)  Section 9 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "to the Minister's 
satisfaction, the Minister may" and substituting "to the 
director's satisfaction, the Department may";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "Department".
(5)  Section 10 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Additional security
10   Where the director considers it appropriate to do so, the director 
may at any time require a holder to provide additional security to the 
Department in the amount and form acceptable to the director.
(6)  Section 15 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "A waiver by the Minister" and 
substituting "A waiver by the Minister or director";
	(b)	by striking out "binding on the Minister" and 
substituting "binding on the Minister or director, as the 
case may be,".
(7)  Section 44(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "if the Minister authorizes" and 
substituting "if the director authorizes";
	(b)	by striking out "compensation from the Minister" and 
substituting "compensation from the Crown".
(8)  Section 50(a) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "Minister" and substituting "director";
	(b)	by adding ", regulations and any other Ministerial order" 
after "pursuant to the Act".
(9)  Section 51(a) is amended by striking out "from the 
Minister under section 20(1)(c)" and substituting "under section 
20(1)(e)".
(10)  Sections 30, 69, 93(4), 101(2), 102(2) and 115(a) are 
amended by striking out "Minister" and substituting 
"Department".
(11)  Sections 71(b), 89(1), 93(3), 104(1), 104(3), 104(5) and 
124.8(3) are amended by striking out "Minister's" and 
substituting "director's".
(12)  In the following provisions "Minister" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "director" is substituted:
section 2; 
section 7; 
section 8; 
section 9(1) and (2)(b); 
section 11; 
section 12; 
section 13; 
section 17; 
section 22; 
section 24; 
section 25; 
section 26; 
section 27; 
section 29; 
section 31; 
section 33; 
section 34; 
section 35; 
section 36; 
section 38; 
section 40; 
section 41; 
section 43(2); 
section 45; 
section 48; 
section 52; 
section 53; 
section 55; 
section 56; 
section 59; 
section 61; 
section 65; 
section 67; 
section 68; 
section 71; 
section 72; 
section 76; 
section 78; 
section 81; 
section 86; 
section 89; 
section 90; 
section 93(2) and (3); 
section 94; 
section 95; 
section 96; 
section 97; 
section 98; 
section 99; 
section 100; 
section 102(1); 
section 104; 
section 105; 
section 108; 
section 112; 
section 113; 
section 114; 
section 115(b); 
section 116; 
section 118; 
section 119; 
section 122; 
section 123; 
section 124.2; 
section 124.4; 
section 124.5; 
section 124.6; 
section 124.7; 
section 124.8.

5(1)  The Timber Management Regulation (AR 60/73) is 
amended by this section.
(2)   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in item 2, by striking out "Minister" and substituting 
"director";
	(b)	by adding the following after item 6:
6.1   "Department" means the Department administered by 
the Minister;
(3)   In the following provisions "Minister" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "director" is substituted:
section 3; 
section 12; 
section 14(1) and (2); 
section 16; 
section 17; 
section 18; 
section 19; 
section 21; 
section 31; 
section 33; 
section 35; 
section 36; 
section 38; 
section 39(1.1), (2), (3) and (4); 
section 40(3)(a)(ii); 
section 40.1; 
section 44; 
section 45; 
section 49; 
section 51; 
section 55; 
section 59; 
section 60; 
section 64; 
section 67(1); 
section 73; 
section 74; 
section 74.1; 
section 74.2; 
section 74.3; 
section 74.4; 
section 74.7; 
section 74.8; 
section 75; 
section 76.1; 
section 77; 
section 78.1; 
section 81; 
section 81.1; 
section 81.3; 
section 82; 
section 85; 
section 87; 
section 89; 
section 89.2; 
section 93; 
section 95(2); 
section 97.1; 
section 97.4; 
section 97.41; 
section 97.42; 
section 97.5; 
section 98; 
section 101; 
section 102; 
section 103; 
section 104; 
section 105; 
section 106; 
section 107; 
section 111; 
section 112; 
section 115; 
section 116.1; 
section 116.2; 
section 120; 
section 122.02; 
section 122.1; 
section 141.1(2); 
section 141.2(1) and (2); 
section 141.3(3); 
section 141.4; 
section 141.5; 
section 141.6; 
section 141.61; 
section 141.7; 
section 142; 
section 142.4(5); 
section 142.5(4); 
section 142.9; 
section 143; 
section 143.1; 
section 143.2; 
section 143.3; 
section 143.4; 
section 143.6; 
section 143.7; 
section 143.9(2); 
section 144.1; 
section 144.2(3); 
section 144.3; 
section 144.4; 
section 147; 
section 153; 
section 156; 
section 160; 
section 161; 
section 164.1; 
section 165; 
section 170.
(4)  In the following provisions "Minister's" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "director's" is substituted:
section 39(3) 
section 62; 
section 76.1; 
section 91.1; 
section 92(1) and (2); 
section 94(4); 
section 102; 
section 143.1(1).
(5)  In the following provisions "Minister" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "Department" is substituted:
section 5; 
section 11; 
section 13; 
section 22; 
section 28; 
section 29; 
section 30(1)(d) and (e) and (2); 
section 40(1); 
section 54; 
section 57; 
section 74.6; 
section 142.3; 
section 142.4(4); 
section 142.5(1) and (3.2).
(6)  Section 32 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "indebted to the Minister" and 
substituting "indebted to the Crown";
	(b)	by striking out "applied by the Minister" and 
substituting "applied by the director".
(7)  Section 34 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "the Minister is satisfied" and 
substituting "the director is satisfied";
	(b)	by striking out "the Minister may refund" and 
substituting "the director may refund";
	(c)	by striking out "indebtedness to the Minister" and 
substituting "indebtedness to the Crown".
(8)  Section 48.1 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "specified by the Minister" and 
substituting "specified by the director";
	(b)	by striking out "incurred by the Minister" and 
substituting "incurred by the Department".
(9)  Section 72 is amended by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "director, subject to the Act, regulations and any 
Ministerial order,".
(10)  Section 76 is amended by striking out "Minister's" and 
substituting "director's or the Minister's, as the case may be,".
(11)  Section 96(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "owing to the Minister" and substituting 
"owing to the Department";
	(b)	by striking out "unless the Minister agrees" and 
substituting "unless the director agrees".
(12)  Section 115.1(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "submit to the Minister" and 
substituting "submit to the director";
	(b)	by repealing clause (b)(i), (ii) and (iii) and 
substituting the following:
	(i)	a forest officer,
	(ii)	the director,
	(iii)	the Minister, or
	(iv)	any other person authorized by the Minister.
(13)  Section 115.1(2) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "submitted to the Minister" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "submitted to the Department";
	(b)	by striking out "Minister may disclose" and 
substituting "director may disclose";
	(c)	by striking out "extent the Minister considers" and 
substituting "extent the director considers".
(14)  Section 122.4 is amended by adding "or director, as the 
case may be," after "Minister".
(15)  Sections 143.9 is amended in subsections (2.2), (4)(a) 
and (4)(b) by adding "or director, as the case may be" after 
"directed by the Minister".
(16)  Section 145 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "Minister's opinion" and substituting 
"director's opinion";
	(b)	by striking out "pay to the Minister" and substituting 
"pay to the Department".
(17)  Section 151 is amended by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "Crown".
(18)  Section 152 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "request of the Minister" and 
substituting "request of the director";
	(b)	by striking out "forfeited to the Minister" and 
substituting "forfeited to the Crown".
(19)  Section 154 is amended by striking out "on behalf of the 
Minister" and substituting "by the Department".
(20)  Section 164 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "The Minister shall" and substituting 
"The Department shall";
	(b)	by striking out "his discretionary powers, he may" and 
substituting "the discretionary powers of the Department's 
officials, the Minister or the director, as the case may be, 
may".
(21)  Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	in the column headed "Penalty" and the row 
referring to sections 100(1)(e), 111, 148 and 153(2) 
of the regulation by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "director";
	(b)	in the column headed "Penalty" and the row 
referring to sections 141.6(1), 141.61 and 141.7(1)
	(i)	by striking out "Minister" and substituting 
"director";
	(ii)	by striking out "Minister's" and substituting 
"director's";
	(c)	by striking out "by the Minister as provided" and 
substituting "by the Department as provided".
(22)  Schedule 6 is amended in section 3 by striking out 
"Minister" and substituting "director".
(23)  Schedule 7 is amended in section 1(1)(a) by striking 
out "Minister" and substituting "director".

6   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 28/2010
Public Lands Act
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF PUBLIC LAND AND RECOVERY OF 
PENALTY REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 76/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to sections 8 and 9 of the Public Lands Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Payment for unauthorized use
	3	Recovery of penalty
	4	Disclosure of information
	5	Expiry
	6	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Public Lands Act;
	(b)	"director" means a person designated by the Minister under 
section 5 of the Act as a director for the purposes of this 
Regulation.
Payment for unauthorized use 
2(1)  The director may require a person who, without authority,
	(a)	makes use of public land, or
	(b)	as a holder of a disposition or of an authorization under 
section 20 of the Act makes use of the public land contained 
in that disposition or authorization for any purpose other than 
that for which the disposition or authorization was granted
to pay a sum of money that the director prescribes in addition to the 
regular rate prescribed for that use.
(2)  The sum of money prescribed by the director pursuant to 
subsection (1) is a debt payable to the Crown on demand by the 
director.
Recovery of penalty 
3(1)  The director may require a person who
	(a)	contravenes a term or condition of a disposition or of an 
authorization under section 20 of the Act,
	(b)	contravenes a decision or order made pursuant to regulations 
under section 9(b.1) or (b.2) of the Act,
	(c)	contravenes section 62.1 of the Act or a regulation under that 
section, or
	(d)	fails to notify the Department of a transfer, redemption or 
allotment of shares to which section 114.1(4) of the Act 
applies
to pay to the director a penalty in an amount prescribed by the director, 
not to exceed $5000.
(2)  The director shall serve on the person referred to in subsection (1) 
personally or by ordinary mail, addressed to the person at the person's 
address according to the records of the Department, a notice 
demanding payment of the amount of the penalty within 30 days after 
the date of service of the notice.
(3)  The notice shall state the grounds on which the penalty was 
assessed.
(4)  If the person referred to in subsection (1) fails to pay the amount in 
accordance with the notice, the director has a cause of action for the 
recovery of it and, in such an action, the court
	(a)	may make any order it considers just regarding the payment 
by that person of the amount or any part of it, and
	(b)	may make any other order it considers appropriate, including 
an order respecting costs.
Disclosure of information
4   If a person
	(a)	is required to make payment under section 2 for an 
unauthorized use of public land, or
	(b)	has been served with a notice under section 3 with respect to 
a contravention of a disposition or an authorization,
the director must disclose to the public the name of the person, the 
municipality in which the person resides, a description of the 
unauthorized use or contravention and the amount of the payment or 
penalty, as the case may be.
Expiry
5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on March 31, 2015.
Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 29/2010
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
RENEWABLE FUELS STANDARD REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 95/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
Part 1 
Renewable Fuels Standard and Requirements
	2	Renewable fuel content of gasoline and diesel
	3	Qualifying renewable fuels
	4	Validation by a greenhouse gas validator
	5	Incorporation of Emissions Standard
	6	Notional transfers between fuel suppliers
	7	Approved contributors
	8	Notional transfers from approved contributors 
	9	Fund contributions
Part 2 
Reporting, Records and Greenhouse Gas Validators
	10	Fuel supplier compliance report
	11	Approved contributor compliance report
	12	Renewable fuel provider compliance report
	13	Further information, verification and resubmission
	14	Retention of records
	15	Qualifications of greenhouse gas validators
Part 3 
Enforcement
Administrative Penalties
	16	Notice of administrative penalty
	17	Administrative penalty assessment 
	18	Payment of penalty
Offences
	19	Offences
	20	Due diligence
Part 4 
Transitional, Expiry and Coming into Force
	21	Prior volume credit for transitional period
	22	Notional transfers of prior volumes for transitional period
	23	Fund contributions for transitional period
	24	Double volumetric exchange credits for transitional period
	25	Expiry
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)		"Act" means the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act;
	(b)	"approved contributor" means a person approved under 
section 7;
	(c)	"aviation fuel" means any fuel that has been refined or 
produced specifically for use in an aircraft;
	(d)	"compliance period" means  
	(i)	the 9-month period commencing April 1, 2011 and 
ending December 31, 2011, and
	(ii)	effective January 1, 2012, the 12-month period 
commencing January 1 in a year to December 31 of that 
year;
	(e)		"compliance report" means  
	(i)	in respect of a fuel supplier, the report required under 
section 10, 
	(ii)	in respect of an approved contributor, the report 
required under section 11, and
	(iii)	in respect of a renewable fuel provider, the report 
required under section 12;
	(f)	"denaturant" means a mixture of hydrocarbons that 
	(i)	has an end boiling point of less than 225 degrees 
Celsius,
	(ii)	is added to a renewable alcohol to make it unsuitable for 
use as a beverage but not unsuitable for use in gasoline 
or diesel engines, and
	(iii)	does not in volume exceed 4.76% of the total volume of 
the renewable fuel when combined with the mixture of 
hydrocarbons;
	(g)	"diesel fuel" means diesel that is fit for motive use in 
Canada, but does not include aviation fuel or qualifying 
renewable diesel;
	(h)	"director" means a director appointed under section 2.2 of the 
Act for the purposes of this Regulation;
	(i)	"Emissions Standard" means the Renewable Fuels 
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Eligibility Standard incorporated 
into and forming part of this Regulation under section 5; 
	(j)	"fuel supplier" means a person who in Alberta
	(i)	manufactures or refines gasoline fuel or diesel fuel, 
	(ii)	imports in a year more than 400 000 litres of gasoline 
fuel or more than 400 000 litres of diesel fuel, or
	(iii)	acquires gasoline fuel or diesel fuel through an 
inter-refiner agreement,
		and sells it, at wholesale or retail, in Alberta;
	(k)	"Fund" means the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Fund established by the Act;
	(l)	"fund contribution" means a fund contribution obtained 
under section 23;
	(m)	"gasoline fuel" means gasoline that is fit for motive use in 
Canada, but does not include aviation fuel;
	(n)	"greenhouse gas validator" means a person who meets the 
requirements set out in section 15;
	(o)	"inter-refiner agreement" means an arrangement between 
refiners for the transfer of gasoline fuel or diesel fuel, and 
includes purchase and sale and product exchange;
	(p)	"locomotive fuel" means fuel used to operate a railway 
locomotive or to provide heat or light to railway cars attached 
to a railway locomotive;
	(q)	"qualifying renewable alcohol" means fuel that is qualifying 
renewable alcohol under section 3(1), and includes
	(i)	any denaturant in the fuel, and
	(ii)	any other additives that account for a total of no more 
than 1% of the volume of the fuel;
	(r)	"qualifying renewable diesel" means fuel that is qualifying 
renewable diesel under section 3(2), and includes any 
additives that account for a total of no more than 1% of the 
volume of the fuel;
	(s)	"renewable fuel" means
	(i)	in relation to gasoline fuel, qualifying renewable 
alcohol, and
	(ii)	in relation to diesel fuel, qualifying renewable diesel;
	(t)	"renewable fuel feedstock types" means 
	(i)	vegetable or other plant materials,
	(ii)	animal materials or waste,
	(iii)	algae,
	(iv)	fungi, and 
	(v)	municipal waste materials, if the materials are received 
from a facility approved by the Director in accordance 
with a guideline developed under section 62 of the Act;
	(u)	"renewable fuel provider" means a person who manufactures 
or imports renewable fuel
	(i)	for sale in Alberta to a fuel supplier or approved 
contributor, or
	(ii)	for use in Alberta by a fuel supplier or approved 
contributor,
		and includes a fuel supplier or approved contributor that 
manufactures or imports renewable fuel for that fuel supplier 
or approved contributor to sell or use in Alberta;
	(v)	"renewable-blended diesel" means diesel fuel that is blended 
with qualifying renewable diesel;
	(w)	"renewable-blended fuel" means
	(i)	aviation fuel or gasoline fuel that is blended with 
qualifying renewable alcohol, and
	(ii)	aviation fuel or diesel that is blended with qualifying 
renewable diesel;
	(x)	"renewable-blended gasoline" means gasoline fuel that is 
blended with qualifying renewable alcohol;
	(y)	"transitional compliance period" means the compliance 
period referred to in clause (d)(i).
(2)  For the purposes of this Regulation, a volume of fuel is "placed in 
the Alberta market" if a fuel supplier or approved contributor
	(a)	refined or blended it in Alberta,
	(b)	imported it into Alberta, or 
	(c)	acquired it in Alberta through an inter-refiner agreement, 
and sold it at wholesale or retail in Alberta.
(3)  For the purposes of calculations under section 2, if a volume of 
fuel is "placed in the Alberta market" more than once, it shall be 
accounted for only by the fuel supplier that first placed it in the Alberta 
market.
(4)  For the purposes of this Regulation, fuel 
	(a)	is not sold, if 
	(i)	the fuel is transferred from one refiner to another as the 
result of an inter-refiner agreement, and
	(ii)	at the time of the transfer, the refiner making the 
transfer reasonably expects that the fuel will be sold by 
the refiner receiving it,
	(b)	is not sold in Alberta, if the fuel supplier, at the time of the 
sale, reasonably expects that it will be exported from Alberta, 
or
	(c)	is not imported, if it is brought into Alberta in the fuel tank of 
a vehicle or in a fuel tank for a device necessary for the 
intended use of that vehicle and is used only to power that 
vehicle or device, as applicable.
Part 1 
Renewable Fuels Standard  
and Requirements
Renewable fuel content of gasoline and diesel
2(1)  A fuel supplier must ensure that the gasoline fuel that it places in 
the Alberta market in a compliance period contains, on average, no less 
than 5% qualifying renewable alcohol content by volume, as calculated 
in accordance with the following formula:
AQa% = (Qa + NTIa - NTOa + FCa + PVa + DVIa - DVOa) x 100
         UBGa + BGa - BQa
where
	AQa%	is the calculated average qualifying renewable alcohol 
content by volume contained in the gasoline fuel that the fuel 
supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period, expressed as a percentage;
	Qa    	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
contained in the aviation fuel and gasoline fuel that the fuel 
supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period;
	NTIa	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred to the fuel supplier for the compliance 
period in accordance with section 6 or 8;
	NTOa	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred by the fuel supplier to another fuel 
supplier for the compliance period in accordance with section 
6;
	FCa  	is the number of fund contributions for litres of qualifying 
renewable alcohol obtained by the fuel supplier for the 
compliance period under section 9(1)(a) or 24(1)(a);
	PVa  	is the prior volume credits for litres of qualifying renewable 
alcohol that the fuel supplier may include for the compliance 
period under section 22(1);
	DVIa	is the double volumetric exchange credits for litres of 
qualifying renewable alcohol obtained by the fuel supplier 
under section 24(1)(b) for the compliance period; 
	DVOa	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol that 
the fuel supplier subtracted under section 24(1)(a)(ii) to 
obtain double volumetric exchange credits for qualifying 
renewable diesel for the compliance period;
	UBGa	is the number of litres of gasoline fuel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in the compliance period that 
was not blended with qualifying renewable alcohol;
	BGa	is the number of litres of renewable-blended gasoline that the 
fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period;
	BQa	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
contained in the renewable-blended gasoline that the fuel 
supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period.
(2)  A fuel supplier must ensure that the diesel fuel that it places in the 
Alberta market in a compliance period contains, on average, no less 
than 2% qualifying renewable diesel content by volume, as determined 
by the following formula:
AQd% = (Qd + NTId  - NTOd + FCd + PVd + DVId - DVOd) x 100
         UBDd + BDd - BQd - LFd
where
	AQd%	is the calculated average qualifying renewable diesel content 
by volume contained in the diesel fuel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in the compliance period, 
expressed as a percentage;
	Qd    	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel 
contained in the aviation fuel and diesel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in the compliance period;
	NTId	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel 
notionally transferred to the fuel supplier for the compliance 
period in accordance with section 6 or 8;
	NTOd	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel 
notionally transferred by the fuel supplier to another fuel 
supplier for the compliance period in accordance with section 
6;
	FCd  	is the number of fund contributions for litres of qualifying 
renewable diesel obtained by the fuel supplier for the 
compliance period under section 9(1)(b) or 24(1)(b);
	PVd  	is the prior volume credits for litres of qualifying renewable 
diesel that the fuel supplier may include for the compliance 
period under section 22(2);
	DVId	is the double volumetric exchange credits for litres of 
qualifying renewable diesel obtained by the fuel supplier 
under section 24(1)(a) for the compliance period; 
	DVOd	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel that the 
fuel supplier subtracted under section 24(1)(b)(ii) to obtain 
double volumetric exchange credits for qualifying renewable 
alcohol for the compliance period; 
	UBDd	is the number of litres of diesel fuel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in the compliance period that 
was not blended with qualifying renewable diesel;
	BDd  	is the number of litres of renewable-blended diesel that the 
fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period;
	BQd  	is the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel 
contained in the renewable-blended diesel that the fuel 
supplier placed in the Alberta market in the compliance 
period;
	LFd  	is the number of litres of locomotive fuel deducted for the 
compliance period under subsection (3).
(3)  A fuel supplier may deduct locomotive fuel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in a compliance period that ends before 
January 1, 2013 in accordance with the formula set out in subsection 
(2) if the fuel supplier establishes by written evidence satisfactory to 
the director that the locomotive fuel was placed in the Alberta market 
for use in a railway locomotive or to provide heat or light to railway 
cars attached to a railway locomotive.
Qualifying renewable fuels
3(1)  A fuel is qualifying renewable alcohol if the fuel
	(a)	is produced from one or more renewable fuel feedstock 
types,
	(b)	meets the requirements
	(i)	for ethanol set out in ASTM International Standard 
ASTM D4806, Standard Specification for Denatured 
Fuel Ethanol for Blending with Gasolines for Use as 
Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel, as amended or 
replaced from time to time,
	(ii)	for ethanol set out in National Standard of Canada 
CAN/CGSB 3.511, Oxygenated Unleaded Automotive 
Gasoline Containing Ethanol, as amended or replaced 
from time to time, or
	(iii)	set out in a standard of ASTM International or the 
Canadian General Standards Board, as approved by the 
director,
		and
	(c)	has a greenhouse gas emissions intensity that is at least  25% 
less than the greenhouse gas emissions intensity of gasoline 
fuel, as determined in accordance with the Emissions 
Standard.
(2)  A fuel is qualifying renewable diesel if the fuel
	(a)	is produced from one or more renewable fuel feedstock 
types,
	(b)	meets the requirements  
	(i)	of ASTM International Standard ASTM D6751, 
Standard Specification for Biodiesel Fuel Blend Stock 
(B100) for Middle Distillate Fuels, as amended or 
replaced from time to time, or
	(ii)	set out in a standard of ASTM International or the 
Canadian General Standards Board, as approved by the 
director,
		and
	(c)	has a greenhouse gas emissions intensity that is at least 25% 
less than the greenhouse gas emissions intensity of diesel 
fuel, as determined in accordance with the Emissions 
Standard.
Validation by a greenhouse gas validator
4(1)  No person shall represent or imply that the fuel that the person is 
offering to sell in Alberta is qualifying renewable alcohol or qualifying 
renewable diesel unless 
	(a)	the person holds a subsisting validation issued by a 
greenhouse gas validator in accordance with the Emissions 
Standard, and
	(b)	the fuel was produced in a manner that is consistent with the 
processes and feedstocks that are set out in the validation.
(2)  A validation issued by a greenhouse gas validator in accordance 
with the Emissions Standard expires one year after the date the 
validation is issued.
Incorporation of Emissions Standard
5   Pursuant to section 61 of the Act, the Renewable Fuels Greenhouse 
Gas Emissions Eligibility Standard developed under section 62 of the 
Act, as amended or replaced from time to time, is incorporated into 
and forms part of this Regulation.
Notional transfers between fuel suppliers
6(1)  A fuel supplier may notionally transfer to another fuel supplier 
all or part of the volume of qualifying renewable alcohol that was 
contained in the aviation fuel or gasoline fuel that the fuel supplier 
placed in the Alberta market in a compliance period, and the receiving 
fuel supplier may use the notional transfer for that compliance period 
in accordance with the formula set out in section 2(1).
(2)  A fuel supplier may notionally transfer to another fuel supplier all 
or part of the volume of qualifying renewable diesel that was contained 
in the aviation fuel or diesel that the fuel supplier placed in the Alberta 
market in a compliance period, and the receiving fuel supplier may use 
the notional transfer for that compliance period in accordance with the 
formula set out in section 2(2).
(3)  A notional transfer of renewable fuel under subsection (1) or (2) 
	(a)	must be made on or before the March 31 following the 
compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel was 
placed in the Alberta market,
	(b)	must be supported by records of transfer made by each of the 
fuel suppliers that are parties to the transfer in accordance 
with subsections (4) and (5),
	(c)	must be recorded in the compliance reports of both fuel 
suppliers, and
	(d)	shall not be used by more than one fuel supplier.
(4)  A fuel supplier that makes a notional transfer of renewable fuel 
under this section to another fuel supplier must make a record of the 
transfer that includes the following information:
	(a)	the name of the fuel supplier that received the notional 
transfer;
	(b)	the date of the notional transfer;
	(c)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred;
	(d)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel notionally 
transferred;
	(e)	the compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel 
was placed in the Alberta market by the fuel supplier making 
the notional transfer.
(5)  A fuel supplier that receives a notional transfer of renewable fuel 
under this section must make a record of the transfer that includes the 
following information:
	(a)	the name of the fuel supplier that made the notional transfer;  
	(b)	the date of the notional transfer;
	(c)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred;
	(d)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel notionally 
transferred;
	(e)	the compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel 
was placed in the Alberta market by the fuel supplier making 
the notional transfer.
Approved contributors
7   The director may approve the application of a person to be an 
approved contributor for the purposes of this Regulation if the person
	(a)	blends gasoline fuel, aviation fuel or diesel that has been 
placed in the Alberta market with renewable fuel,
	(b)	places the renewable-blended fuel in the Alberta market, and
	(c)	is not a fuel supplier.
Notional transfers from approved contributors 
8(1)  An approved contributor may notionally transfer to a fuel 
supplier all or part of the volume of qualifying renewable alcohol that 
was contained in the aviation fuel or gasoline fuel that the approved 
contributor placed in the Alberta market in a compliance period, and 
the fuel supplier may use the notional transfer for that compliance 
period in accordance with the formula set out in section 2(1).
(2)  An approved contributor may notionally transfer to a fuel supplier 
all or part of the volume of qualifying renewable diesel that was 
contained in the aviation fuel or diesel that the approved contributor 
placed in the Alberta market in a compliance period, and the fuel 
supplier may use the notional transfer for that compliance period in 
accordance with the formula set out in section 2(2).
(3)  A notional transfer of renewable fuel under subsection (1) or (2)
	(a)	must be made on or before the March 31 following the 
compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel was 
placed in the Alberta market,
	(b)	must be supported by records of transfer made by the 
approved contributor and fuel supplier that are parties to the 
transfer in accordance with subsections (4) and (5),
	(c)	must be recorded in the compliance reports of the approved 
contributor and the fuel supplier, and
	(d)	shall not be used by more than one fuel supplier.
(4)  An approved contributor that makes a notional transfer of 
renewable fuel to a fuel supplier under this section must make a record 
of the transfer that includes the following information:
	(a)	the name of the fuel supplier;  
	(b)	the date of the notional transfer;
	(c)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred;
	(d)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel notionally 
transferred;
	(e)	the compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel 
was placed in the Alberta market by the approved 
contributor.
(5)  A fuel supplier that receives a notional transfer of renewable fuel 
from an approved contributor under this section must make a record of 
the transfer that includes the following information:
	(a)	the name of the approved contributor;  
	(b)	the date of the notional transfer;
	(c)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable alcohol 
notionally transferred;
	(d)	the number of litres of qualifying renewable diesel notionally 
transferred;
	(e)	the compliance period in which the renewable-blended fuel 
was placed in the Alberta market by the approved 
contributor.
Fund contributions
9(1)  A fuel supplier may obtain fund contributions for use in a 
compliance period by contributing money to the Fund as follows:
	(a)	for each $0.90 the fuel supplier contributes to the Fund to 
obtain fund contributions for qualifying renewable alcohol, 
the fuel supplier may obtain a fund contribution for one litre 
of qualifying renewable alcohol;
	(b)	for each $1.35 the fuel supplier contributes to the Fund to 
obtain fund contributions for qualifying renewable diesel, the 
fuel supplier may obtain a fund contribution for one litre of 
qualifying renewable diesel.
(2)  A fuel supplier may use fund contributions obtained under this 
section for a compliance period in accordance with the formula set out 
in section 2(1) or (2) subject to the following rules:
	(a)	a fund contribution must be obtained on or before the March 
31 following the compliance period for which the 
contribution is to be used;
	(b)	fund contributions may only be used to replace up to 5% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable alcohol that the fuel 
supplier is required to place in the Alberta market in the 
compliance period in order to comply with section 2(1);
	(c)	fund contributions may only be used to replace up to 5% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable diesel that the fuel 
supplier is required to place in the Alberta market in the 
compliance period in order to comply with section 2(2);
	(d)	a fund contribution may not be used by more than one fuel 
supplier;
	(e)	the use of a fund contribution must comply with any 
guidelines developed under section 62 of the Act.
Part 2 
Reporting, Records and Greenhouse 
Gas Validators
Fuel supplier compliance report
10(1)  On or before the March 31 following each compliance period, a 
fuel supplier must submit a report to the director respecting its 
compliance with this Regulation for that compliance period.
(2)  The report must contain the information and data required in a 
form required by the director.
(3)  A fuel supplier shall submit the report by electronic means if 
required by the director.
(4)  The report must
	(a)	either confirm that the requirements of section 4 have been 
met for the compliance period or provide an 
acknowledgement that the requirements have not been met 
for the compliance period,
	(b)	set out the result of the calculations under section 2 and the 
values for all of the information included in reaching that 
result,
	(c)	set out, for each fuel supplier or approved contributor from 
which the fuel supplier received a notional transfer of 
renewable fuel for the compliance period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of that fuel supplier or 
approved contributor, and
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel notionally 
transferred,
	(d)	set out, for each fuel supplier to which the fuel supplier 
notionally transferred renewable fuel for the compliance 
period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of that fuel supplier, and
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel notionally 
transferred,
	(e)	include, for each shipment of renewable fuel that the fuel 
supplier received from a renewable fuel provider and blended 
with fuel that the fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market 
in the compliance period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of the renewable fuel 
provider,
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel received,
	(iii)	the date the renewable fuel was received,
	(iv)	the reference number of a validation issued to the 
renewable fuel provider under section 4 that was 
subsisting on the date the renewable fuel was received, 
and
	(v)	a declaration from the renewable fuel provider that the 
renewable fuel was produced in a manner that is 
consistent with the processes and feedstocks that are set 
out in the validation referred to in subclause (iv),
		and
	(f)	be certified by a person and in a manner required by the 
director.
Approved contributor compliance report
11(1)  On or before the March 31 following each compliance period in 
which an approved contributor provided a notional transfer to a fuel 
supplier under section 8, the approved contributor must submit a report 
for the compliance period to the director. 
(2)  The report must contain the information and data required in a 
form required by the director.
(3)  The approved contributor shall submit the report by electronic 
means if required by the director.
(4)  The report must
	(a)	set out, for each fuel supplier to which the approved 
contributor notionally transferred renewable fuel in the 
compliance period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of that fuel supplier, and
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel notionally 
transferred,
	(b)	include, for each shipment of renewable fuel that the 
approved contributor received from a renewable fuel 
provider and blended with fuel that the approved contributor 
placed in the Alberta market in the compliance period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of the renewable fuel 
provider,
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel received,
	(iii)	the date the renewable fuel was received,
	(iv)	the reference number of a validation issued to the 
renewable fuel provider under section 4 that was 
subsisting on the date the renewable fuel was received, 
and
	(v)	a declaration from the renewable fuel provider that the 
renewable fuel was produced in a manner that is 
consistent with the processes and feedstocks that are set 
out in the validation referred to in subclause (iv),
		and
	(c)	be certified by a person and in a manner required by the 
director.
Renewable fuel provider compliance report
12(1)  On or before the March 31 following each compliance period in 
which a renewable fuel provider provided renewable fuel to a fuel 
supplier or approved contributor, the renewable fuel provider must 
submit a report to the director respecting its compliance with this 
Regulation for that compliance period. 
(2)  The report must contain the information and data required in a 
form required by the director.
(3)  The renewable fuel provider shall submit the report by electronic 
means if required by the director.
(4)  The report must
	(a)	include copies of all validations issued to the renewable fuel 
provider under section 4 that were subsisting in the 
compliance period,
	(b)	include, for each shipment of renewable fuel that the 
renewable fuel provider sold or allocated to a fuel supplier or 
approved contributor in the compliance period,
	(i)	the legal name and address of the fuel supplier or 
approved contributor,
	(ii)	the volume and type of renewable fuel sold or allocated,
	(iii)	the date the renewable fuel was received by the fuel 
supplier or approved contributor, and
	(iv)	a copy of the declaration that the renewable fuel 
provided to the fuel supplier or approved contributor for 
the shipment of renewable fuel,
		and
	(c)	be certified by a person and in a manner required by the 
director.
Further information, verification and resubmission
13   The director may do one or more of the following regarding a 
report or information submitted to the director:
	(a)	require that additional information or data be provided;
	(b)	require verification or further verification by a greenhouse 
gas validator of any information or data;
	(c)	require that an audit report respecting the accuracy of the 
report or information be prepared in accordance with 
Canadian generally accepted accounting principles and 
submitted to the director;
	(d)	collect any additional information or conduct any review or 
audit to verify the accuracy of a report or information 
submitted to the director that the director considers 
necessary;
	(e)	direct the fuel supplier, approved contributor or renewable 
fuel provider to resubmit information in accordance with any 
directions that the director considers necessary.
Retention of records
14(1)  A fuel supplier, approved contributor or renewable fuel 
provider that submits a compliance report shall, for at least 5 years 
following the submission of the application or report, retain
	(a)	a copy of the report, and
	(b)	the records, information and data on which the report was 
based.
(2)  The material retained under subsection (1) must be located at the 
head or principal office, in Alberta, of the fuel supplier, approved 
contributor or renewable fuel provider or at any other place with the 
written approval of the Director.
Qualifications of greenhouse gas validators
15(1)  A person is eligible to be a greenhouse gas validator for the 
purpose of this Regulation if the person
	(a)	is
	(i)	registered as a professional engineer under the 
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions 
Act,
	(ii)	certified as an environmental auditor, principal 
environmental auditor, lead environmental auditor or 
business improvement environmental auditor by 
RABQSA International, or
	(iii)	a member of a profession that has substantially similar 
competence and practice requirements as a profession 
referred to in subclause (i)
	(A)	in a province or territory of Canada, or
	(B)	approved by the director, in a jurisdiction outside 
of Canada,
	(b)	has technical knowledge of
	(i)	renewable fuel production processes,
	(ii)	audit practices, and
	(iii)	any other matters considered relevant by the director,
		and
	(c)	has any other qualifications that the director considers 
necessary.
(2)  A person is not eligible to be a greenhouse gas validator for a 
renewable fuel provider if
	(a)	the person is a director, officer or employee of 
	(i)	the renewable fuel provider,
	(ii)	a fuel supplier that purchases or acquires renewable fuel 
from the renewable fuel provider,
	(iii)	a person who sells or transfers renewable fuel to the 
renewable fuel provider, 
	(iv)	a person who manufactures renewable fuel that is sold 
to the renewable fuel provider, or
	(v)	an affiliate, within the meaning of section 2 of the 
Business Corporations Act, of the renewable fuel 
provider or of a fuel supplier or of a person referred to 
in subclause (iii) or (iv),
		or
	(b)	the person is an employee or agent of the Government.
(3)  The director may request evidence of a person's qualifications and 
eligibility as a greenhouse gas validator and may determine that the 
person is not eligible to perform the functions of a greenhouse gas 
validator if the director is not satisfied that the person possesses the 
necessary qualifications or that the person is eligible.
Part 3 
Enforcement
Administrative Penalties
Notice of administrative penalty
16(1)  The following provisions of this Regulation are provisions in 
respect of which a notice of administrative penalty may be given under 
section 38 of the Act:
	(a)	section 2;
	(b)	section 4;
	(c)	section 10;
	(d)	section 11;
	(e)	section 12;
	(f)	section 14;
	(g)	section 19(1)(b) and (c).
(2)  A notice of administrative penalty must be given in writing and 
must contain the following information:
	(a)	the name of the person required to pay the administrative 
penalty;
	(b)	particulars of the contravention;
	(c)	the amount of the administrative penalty and the date by 
which it must be paid;
	(d)	a statement of the right to appeal to the Environmental 
Appeals Board given under section 42 of the Act.
Administrative penalty assessment 
17(1)  The amount of an administrative penalty for a fuel supplier that 
contravenes section 2(1) must be determined by the following formula:
$AP =     [(Da x 0.05) - Na] x $0.30
where
	$AP   	is the administrative penalty;
	Da     	is the calculated total of all of the information included 
in the denominator of the formula in section 2(1) for the 
compliance period;
	Na     	is the calculated total of all of the information included 
in the numerator of the formula in section 2(1) for the 
compliance period.
(2)  The amount of an administrative penalty for a contravention of 
section 2(2) must be determined by the following formula:
$AP =     [(Dd x 0.02) - Nd] x $0.45
where
	$AP   	is the administrative penalty;
	Dd     	is the calculated total of all of the information included 
in the denominator of the formula in section 2(2) for the 
compliance period;
	Nd     	is the calculated total of all of the information included 
in the numerator of the formula in section 2(2) for the 
compliance period.
(3)  Subject to subsections (4) and (5), the amount of an administrative 
penalty that may be imposed for the purposes of section 38(2)(a) of the 
Act for each contravention referred to in section 16(1)(b) to (g) of this 
Regulation that occurs, or for each day or part of a day on which the 
contravention occurs and continues, is $1000.
(4)  In a particular case, the director may increase or decrease the 
amount of the administrative penalty from the amount set out in 
subsection (3) on considering the following factors:
	(a)	the severity of the contravention;
	(b)	the degree of wilfulness or negligence in the contravention;
	(c)	whether there was any mitigation relating to the 
contravention;
	(d)	whether steps have been taken to prevent reoccurrence of the 
contravention;
	(e)	whether the person who receives the notice of administrative 
penalty has a history of non-compliance;
	(f)	any other factors that, in the opinion of the director, are 
relevant.
(5)  The maximum administrative penalty that may be imposed under 
subsection (3) for the purposes of section 38(2)(a) of the Act is $5000 
for each contravention, or for each day or part of a day on which the 
contravention occurs or continues, as the case may be.
(6)  The maximum administrative penalty that may be imposed under 
section 38(2)(b) of the Act for each contravention referred to in section 
16(1)(b) to (g) of this Regulation is $100 000.
Payment of penalty
18   A person who is served with a notice of administrative penalty 
shall pay the amount of the penalty within 30 days of the date of 
service of the notice.
Offences
Offences
19(1)  A person who
	(a)	contravenes section 4, 10, 11, 12 or 14,
	(b)	performs the functions of a greenhouse gas validator and 
does not meet the requirements set out in section 15, or
	(c)	retains a person as a greenhouse gas validator who does not 
meet the requirements set out in section 15,
is guilty of an offence.
(2)  A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable
	(a)	to a fine of not more than $50 000, in the case of an 
individual, or 
	(b)	to a fine of not more than $500 000, in the case of a 
corporation.
Due diligence
20   No person shall be convicted of an offence under this Regulation 
if that person establishes on a balance of probabilities that the person 
took all reasonable steps to prevent its commission.
Part 4 
Transitional, Expiry and  
Coming into Force
Prior volume credit for transitional period
21(1)  In accordance with the formula set out in section 2(1), a fuel 
supplier may include in its calculations for the transitional compliance 
period all or part of the volume of ethanol that was contained in the 
gasoline fuel that the fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market 
between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 2010 if the director is 
satisfied that the ethanol met the requirements for qualifying renewable 
alcohol set out in section 3(1).
(2)  In accordance with the formula set out in section 2(2), a fuel 
supplier may include in its calculations for the transitional compliance 
period all or part of the volume of renewable diesel that was contained 
in the aviation fuel and diesel that the fuel supplier placed in the 
Alberta market between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 2010 if the 
director is satisfied that the renewable diesel met the requirements for 
qualifying renewable diesel set out in section 3(2).
Notional transfers of prior volumes for transitional period
22(1)  Notwithstanding sections 6(3)(a) and 8(3)(a), a notional transfer 
of qualifying renewable alcohol between fuel suppliers under section 
6(1) or between an approved contributor and a fuel supplier under 
section 8(1) may, for the transitional compliance period only, include 
all or part of the volume of ethanol that was contained in the gasoline 
fuel that the fuel supplier or approved contributor placed in the Alberta 
market between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 2010 if the director is 
satisfied that the fuel met the requirements for qualifying renewable 
alcohol set out in section 3(1).
(2)  Notwithstanding sections 6(3)(a) and 8(3)(a), a notional transfer of 
qualifying renewable diesel between fuel suppliers under section 6(2) 
or between an approved contributor and a fuel supplier under section 
8(2) may, for the transitional compliance period only, also include all 
or part of the volume of renewable diesel that was contained in the 
aviation fuel and diesel that the fuel supplier or approved contributor 
placed in the Alberta market between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 
2010 if the director is satisfied that the renewable diesel met the 
requirements for qualifying renewable diesel set out in section 3(2).
Fund contributions for transitional period
23(1)  Notwithstanding section 9, a fuel supplier may obtain fund 
contributions for use for the transitional compliance period by 
contributing money to the Fund as follows:
	(a)	for each $0.60 the fuel supplier contributes to the Fund to 
obtain fund contributions for qualifying renewable alcohol, 
the fuel supplier may obtain a fund contribution for one litre 
of qualifying renewable alcohol;
	(b)	for each $0.90 the fuel supplier contributes to the Fund to 
obtain fund contributions for qualifying renewable diesel, the 
fuel supplier may obtain a fund contribution for one litre of 
qualifying renewable diesel.
(2)  A fuel supplier may use fund contributions obtained under this 
section for the transitional compliance period in accordance with the 
formula set out in section 2(1) or (2) subject to the following rules:
	(a)	fund contributions for use in the transitional compliance 
period must be obtained on or before March 31, 2012;
	(b)	fund contributions may only be used to replace up to 10% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable alcohol that the fuel 
supplier is required to place in the Alberta market in the 
transitional compliance period in order to comply with 
section 2(1);
	(c)	fund contributions may only be used to replace up to 10% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable diesel that the fuel 
supplier is required to place in the Alberta market in the 
transitional compliance period in order to comply with 
section 2(2);
	(d)	a fund contribution may not be used by more than one fuel 
supplier;
	(e)	the use of a fund contribution must accord with any 
guidelines developed under section 62 of the Act.
Double volumetric exchange credits for transitional period
24(1)  A fuel supplier may obtain double volumetric exchange credits 
for use for the transitional compliance period as follows:
	(a)		a fuel supplier obtains an exchange credit of one litre of 
qualifying renewable alcohol for use in calculations in the 
formula set out in section 2(1) for every 2 litres of qualifying 
renewable diesel that
	(i)	was contained in the renewable-blended fuel that the 
fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market in the 
transitional compliance period, and
	(ii)	the fuel supplier subtracts in its calculations of the 
numerator in the formula set out in section 2(2) for the 
transitional compliance period;
	(b)		the fuel supplier obtains an exchange credit of one litre of 
qualifying renewable diesel for use in calculations in the 
formula set out in section 2(2) for every 2 litres of qualifying 
renewable alcohol that
	(i)	was contained in the renewable-blended fuel that the 
fuel supplier placed in the Alberta market in the 
transitional compliance period, and
	(ii)	the fuel supplier subtracts in its calculations of the 
numerator in the formula set out in section 2(1) for the 
transitional compliance period.
(2)  A fuel supplier may use double volumetric exchange credits 
obtained under this section for the transitional compliance period 
subject to the following rules:
	(a)	exchange credits may only be used to replace up to 10% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable alcohol that the fuel 
supplier is required to include in the gasoline fuel that it 
places in the Alberta market in the transitional compliance 
period in order to comply with section 2(1), and
	(b)	exchange credits may only be used to replace up to 10% of 
the volume of qualifying renewable diesel that the fuel 
supplier is required to include in the diesel fuel that it places 
in the Alberta market in the transitional compliance period in 
order to comply with section 2(2).
Expiry
25   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, 2020.



Alberta Regulation 30/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WITH 
DISABILITIES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 97/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 18 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
1   The Employment and Training Benefits for Persons with 
Disabilities Regulation (AR 59/2004) is amended in section 7 
by striking out "2010" and substituting "2012".


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Alberta Regulation 31/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
INCOME SUPPORTS, HEALTH AND TRAINING BENEFITS (MOBIUS) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 98/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 18 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
1   The Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Regulation (AR 60/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	"adult" means a person
	(i)	who is 18 years of age or older who is not a 
dependent child,
	(ii)	who is 16 or 17 years of age and
	(A)	the cohabiting partner of a person described 
in subclause (i) or (iii) or paragraph (B) or 
(C),
	(B)	determined to be an adult in accordance with 
requirements specified by the Minister, or
	(C)	an employment insurance full-time learner,
				or
	(iii)	who is an apprentice full-time learner;
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	"apprentice full-time learner" means a person who is 
accepted into technical training as an apprentice under 
the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act and is 
eligible for income support or training benefits under 
Part 2, Division 4 of the Act pursuant to the 
Canada/Alberta Labour Market Development 
Agreement (LMDA);
	(c)	by repealing clause (j) and substituting the 
following:
	(j)	"dependent child" means a person
	(i)	who is under 18 years of age or, if attending an 
education program under the School Act, under 20 
years of age,
	(ii)	who is living with and dependent for support on an 
adult member of a household unit,
	(iii)	who is not an adult under clause (b)(ii) or (iii),
	(iv)	who is not in the custody or guardianship of a 
director under the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act,
	(v)	for whom the maximum financial assistance 
referred to in section 10 of the Child, Youth and 
Family Enhancement Regulation (AR 160/2004) is 
not being made, and
	(vi)	on whose behalf income support is not being 
received from the child financial support program 
through a Child and Family Services Authority;
	(d)	by adding the following after clause (l):
	(l.1)	"employment insurance full-time learner" means a 
person who is eligible for income support or training 
benefits under Part 2, Division 4 of the Act pursuant to 
the Canada/Alberta Labour Market Development 
Agreement (LMDA), but does not include an apprentice 
full-time learner;
	(e)	in clause (o) by striking out "a person" and 
substituting "an adult person";
	(f)	in clause (x)
	(i)	by adding "within an approved training program" 
after "number of months";
	(ii)	by striking out "3 weeks" and substituting "3 
consecutive weeks or a longer period that may be 
permitted by the Director".

3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  An adult person's designation as a full-time learner is 
effective on the first day of the month in which the person 
begins an approved training program or, if the person begins 
after the 10th day of the month, from the day determined by the 
Minister.
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out ", other than a person 
referred to in section 1(1)(j)(ii),".

4   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)(j) by adding ", except to the extent that 
the funds may be available to a full-time learner for the 
approved training program" after "Plan";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  If a member of a household unit purchases an asset with 
income exempted under section 6(4)(b)(v), the asset may be 
exempted or partially exempted by the Minister to the extent its 
value is equal to or less than the exempted income used in 
purchasing it.

5   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (4)
	(i)	in clause (a)
	(A)	by adding the following after subclause (i):
	(i.1)	a payment received under the 
Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement 
Agreement;
	(B)	by adding the following after subclause 
(ii):
	(ii.1)	a payment received by a member of a 
household unit as a common experience 
payment or as an independent assessment 
process payment under the Indian Residential 
Schools Agreement;
	(C)	by adding the following after subclause 
(vii):
	(vii.1)	a Universal Child Care Benefit; 
	(vii.2)	the Working Income Tax Benefit;
	(D)	by adding the following after subclause 
(ix):
	(ix.1)	money received under the Direct to Tenant 
Rent Supplement Program of the Government 
of Alberta;
	(ii)	in clause (b) by adding the following after 
subclause (iv):
	(iv.1)	an employment benefit, other than a special 
benefit, under the Employment Insurance Act 
earned by an adult designated as an employment 
insurance full-time learner or an apprentice 
full-time learner, the first $100 of monthly income;
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "(4)(b)" and 
substituting "(4)(b)(iii) or (iv)".

6   Section 7(c) is amended by adding the following after 
subclause (iii):
	(iii.1)	an emergency allowance for rental arrears under Schedule 3, 
section 17(1)(f.1) if the household unit previously received a 
benefit for that purpose;

7   The following is added after section 8:
Division 4 full-time learners
8.1   For the purpose of determining eligibility and providing 
income support and training benefits under Part 2, Division 4 of the 
Act, an apprentice or employment insurance full-time learner and his 
or her household unit are treated the same as a full-time learner and 
his or her household unit under Part 2, Division 1 of the Act and Part 
2, Division 3 of the Act subject to this Regulation.

8   Section 12 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Residency and registration
12(1)  For the purpose of section 6(3)(a) of the Act, a full-time 
learner member of a household unit in the full-time learner category
	(a)	must be in Alberta, and
	(b)	must have been in Alberta at the time of acceptance in an 
approved training program.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
(3)  An apprentice full-time learner must be registered as an 
apprentice in Alberta.

9   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Age and other requirements 
13(1)  For the purpose of section 6(3)(c)(i) of the Act, a member of 
the household unit must
	(a)	be an adult,
	(b)	be designated a full-time learner under section 2(1) of this 
Regulation,
	(c)	if the person is not an apprentice full-time learner, have not 
attended school for 12 consecutive months, and
	(d)	be one of the following:
	(i)	a Canadian citizen;
	(ii)	a permanent resident of Canada under the Immigration 
and Refugee Protection Act (Canada);
	(iii)	a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection 
Act (Canada) who has been accepted to apply for 
permanent residency in Canada.
(2)  The Director may waive the requirement under subsection (1)(c).

10   Section 15 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	after deducting $10 000, the value of the combined 
liquid assets of the adult members of the household unit 
is in excess of the applicable core benefits plus any 
additions to the core benefits determined by the Director 
for 2 months,
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the full-time learner in the 
household unit is applying for a transitional vocational or 
self-employment approved training program.

11   Section 16 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1)  If a member of the household unit is not in Alberta, the 
budgetary requirements are determined as if that person were 
not a member of the household unit.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2)(b).

12   Section 18 is amended 
	(a)	by renumbering it as section 18(1);
	(b)	by repealing subsection (1)(g) and substituting the 
following:
	(g)	temporary resident permit holders under the 
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) 
except for
	(i)	a person approved for entry into Alberta by the 
Government of Alberta, or
	(ii)	a victim of human trafficking as determined by the 
Government of Canada;
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to an apprentice or 
employment insurance full-time learner.

13   Section 22(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Financial eligibility for adult health benefits
22(1)  An adult who is a member of a household unit that is eligible 
for
	(a)	income support and benefits,
	(b)	training benefits in the full-time learner category, or
	(c)	training benefits under Part 2, Division 4 of the Act
is financially eligible for health benefits.

14   Section 28(1)(h) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(h)	temporary resident permit holders under the Immigration and 
Refugee Protection Act (Canada) except for
	(i)	a person approved for entry into Alberta by the 
Government of Alberta, or
	(ii)	a victim of human trafficking as determined by the 
Government of Canada;

15   Section 30 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	after deducting $10 000, the value of the combined 
liquid assets of the adult members of the household 
unit is in excess of the applicable core benefits 
plus any additions to the core benefits determined 
by the Director for 2 months, or
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "a member" and 
substituting "an adult member";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the full-time learner in the 
household unit is applying for a transitional vocational or 
self-employment approved training program.

16   Section 31 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "section 16(1)" and 
substituting "section 16";
	(b)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by adding "and" at the end of clause (a);
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (b) and (c) and 
substituting the following:
	(b)	liquid assets in excess of the total of applicable 
core benefits plus any additions to core benefits 
determined by the Director for 2 months.

17   The following is added after section 32.1:
Tax remissions
32.2   A Director may make a payment to the Canada Revenue 
Agency in an amount determined by the Minister as an income 
tax remittance on behalf of an apprentice or employment 
insurance full-time learner for assistance received under Part 2 of 
the Act.

18   Section 35 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (8):
(9)  With respect to apprentice or employment insurance full-time 
learners, benefits may be provided under Part 2, Division 4 of the 
Act only to learners whose approved training program begins on or 
after August 1, 2010.
(10)  Where, on August 1, 2010, a person is enrolled in a training 
program on a full-time basis and is receiving assistance under the 
Employment and Immigration Grant Regulation (AR 94/2009) 
pursuant to the Canada/Alberta Labour Market Development 
Agreement (LMDA), that person
	(a)	continues to receive assistance under that Regulation until the 
sooner of
	(i)	the end of that person's training within the training 
period for which that person was funded under that 
Regulation, and 
	(ii)	July 31, 2011,
		and
	(b)	is not eligible for benefits under Part 2, Division 4 of the Act 
during the period referred to in clause (a).
(11)  No application for a grant under the Employment and 
Immigration Grant Regulation (AR 94/2009) pursuant to the 
Canada/Alberta Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) 
may be made for a training program that begins on or after August 1, 
2010 for which a benefit may be provided under this Regulation 
unless approved by the Director.
(12)  An asset owned by an apprentice or employment insurance 
full-time learner while receiving assistance for a training program 
under the Employment and Immigration Grant Regulation 
(AR 94/2009) pursuant to the Canada/Alberta Labour Market 
Development Agreement (LMDA) is an exempt asset if
	(a)	the learner is continuing the training program,
	(b)	it has been 6 months or less since the last period of training 
under the training program, and
	(c)	the asset was an exempt asset for the purpose of receiving 
assistance under the Employment and Immigration Grant 
Regulation (AR 94/2009).

19   Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following heading before section 1:
Part 1 
General
	(b)	by repealing section 5 and substituting the 
following:
Extraordinary training transportation
5   The Director may provide costs of travel at $0.12 per 
kilometre for a full-time learner to use a personal vehicle to 
attend an approved training program if 
	(a)	there is no public transportation, and
	(b)	the learner is required to travel to another community to 
attend the approved training program.
	(c)	by repealing section 10 and substituting the 
following:
High cost community modifier
10(1)  If a household unit designated in the full-time learner 
category is eligible to receive the core shelter benefit but not 
the social housing benefit under Table B, the Director may 
provide a monthly high cost community allowance as 
prescribed by the Minister.
(2)  This section does not apply if a member of the household 
unit is an apprentice full-time learner.
	(d)	by repealing section 11(4) and substituting the 
following:
(4)  Where a physician provides a written opinion that the 
physical health, or a psychologist or psychiatrist provides a 
written opinion that the mental health, of a member of the 
household unit would be endangered by a move and the 
maximum core shelter payment is inadequate, the Director may
	(a)	provide up to $300 per month for the additional shelter 
cost for a period that does not exceed the greater of
	(i)	3 months, or
	(ii)	in a household unit in the full-time learner 
category, the length of the full-time learner 
member's training period,
			and
	(b)	renew an amount provided under clause (a)(i) for 
subsequent 3-month periods if the Director is satisfied 
that the condition continues to exist.
(5)  This section does not apply if a member of the household 
unit is an apprentice full-time learner.
	(e)	in section 12
	(i)	in subsection (2)(e) by striking out "referred to in 
section 1(1)(j)(ii) of the Regulation" and substituting 
"who is 18 years of age or older";
	(ii)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  This section does not apply if a member of the 
household unit is an apprentice full-time learner or 
employment insurance full-time learner.
	(f)	by adding the following after section 14:
Part 2 
Apprentice Full-time Learner Benefits
Housing allowance
15(1)  If a full-time learner household unit has an apprentice 
full-time learner whose principal residence is in Alberta, the 
Director may provide a monthly housing allowance as 
prescribed by the Minister.
(2)  The housing allowance shall not be more than the 
amount by which the following monthly housing expenses 
exceed the applicable core shelter benefit:
	(a)	if the principal residence is owned, the mortgage, 
utilities, property insurance and property taxes;
	(b)	if the principal residence is rented, rent and utilities.
Training travel and temporary accommodation
16   Where the apprentice full-time learner member of a 
full-time learner household unit requires temporary 
accommodation away from home to attend technical training 
required for his or her apprenticeship, the Director may 
provide
	(a)	an allowance for the additional cost of temporary 
accommodation in Alberta up to $610 per month, and
	(b)	costs of travel at $0.12 per kilometre for one return trip 
home per month.

20   Schedule 3 is amended
	(a)	by repealing section 12(2) and substituting the 
following: 
(2)  The maximum allowance that may be provided to each adult 
member of a household unit to whom subsection (1) applies is 
$500 per calendar year. 
	(b)	in section 17
	(i)	in subsection (1) by adding the following after 
clause (f): 
	(f.1)	the actual cost of rental arrears to a maximum of,
	(i)	if the household unit has dependent children, 
$1000, or
	(ii)	if the household unit does not have dependent 
children, $350; 
	(f.2)	the actual cost of a damage deposit to a maximum 
of,
	(i)	if the household unit has dependent children, 
$1000, or
	(ii)	if the household unit does not have dependent 
children, $350; 
	(ii)	by adding the following after subsection (2): 
(3)  An applicant or recipient is not eligible for an 
allowance under subsection (1)(f.1) if the household unit 
is living in a premises with another adult who is not a 
member of the household unit but is the child, grandchild, 
parent, step-parent or grandparent of one of the adults in 
the household unit.
(4)  A household unit is not eligible to receive an 
emergency allowance for a damage deposit if the 
household unit has received a benefit for that purpose 
within the previous 3 years.
	(c)	in section 18 by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(3)  This section does not apply if a member of the household 
unit is an apprentice full-time learner or employment 
insurance full-time learner.

21   The Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Amendment Regulation (AR 249/2007) is repealed.

22   This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2010 except the 
following provisions, which come into force immediately:
section 2(f); 
section 4(b); 
section 5(a)(i); 
section 6; 
section 12(b); 
section 14; 
section 16(b); 
section 20(a) and (b).


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Alberta Regulation 32/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
INCOME SUPPORTS, HEALTH AND TRAINING BENEFITS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 99/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 18 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
1   The Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Regulation (AR 60/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 35 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (8): 
(8.1)  A reference to Table A or Table B under this Regulation 
means Table A or Table B as it reads on July 31, 2010 with respect 
to a full-time learner who begins a training period under the 
approved training program on or before July 31, 2010, until the end 
of that training period or July 31, 2011, whichever is earlier.
(8.2)  The following repealed provisions continue to apply with 
respect to a member of a full-time learner household unit if the 
full-time learner member begins a training period under the approved 
training program on or before July 31, 2010, until the end of that 
training period or July 31, 2011, whichever is earlier:
Schedule 2, s1; 
Schedule 2, s13(1)(b).

3   Section 37 is amended by striking out "2010" and 
substituting "2012".

4   Schedule 1 is amended in Part 2 by repealing Table A 
and substituting the following: 

Table A: Core Essential Benefit 
            (monthly amounts)

Expected to 
Work
Not Expected 
to Work
Full-time 
Learner




Single Adult
$ 260
$ 364
$  511
Childless Couple
   476
   633
   633




Single Adult With



1 Child
$ 343
$ 460
$ 888
2 Children
   387
   520
 948
3 Children
   450
   593
1021
4 Children
   506
   662
1090
5 Children
   563
   731
1159
6 Children
   623
   802
1230
Each Additional
Child Add
$  56
$  56
$  56




Couple With



1 Child
$ 521
$ 678
$1184
2 Children
   578
   746
1252
3 Children
   635
   814
1320
4 Children
   691
   882
1388
5 Children
   748
   950
1456
6 Children
   808
1021
1527
Each Additional
Child Add
$  56
$  56
$  56
Notes:
The Core Essential Table assumes all children are under 12 
years of age.  For each dependent child 12-19 years of age in 
a household unit designated in the expected to work or 
working or the not expected to work categories, add $33.

5   Schedule 2 is amended 
	(a)	by repealing section 1; 
	(b)	in section 13(1)
	(i)	by striking out ", and" at the end of clause (a);
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b).

6   Schedule 3 is amended by repealing section 13.

7(1)  This Regulation, except for sections 3 and 6, comes 
into force on August 1, 2010.
(2)  Section 6 comes into force on April 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 33/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AND JOB CREATION 
PROGRAMS REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 100/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 27 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Employers
	3	Job training/job creation programs
	4	Repeal
	5	Expiry
Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation, 
	(a)	"Act" means the Income and Employment Supports Act;
	(b)	"non-profit corporation" means an organization that is
	(i)	incorporated under the Societies Act,
	(ii)	registered under Part 9 of the Companies Act,
	(iii)	formed under the Agricultural Societies Act,
	(iv)	formed under the Cemetery Companies Act,
	(v)	registered under Part 21 of the Business Corporations 
Act if the extra-provincial corporation does not carry on 
business for the purpose of gain, or
	(vi)	incorporated by a private Act of the Parliament of 
Canada or of the Legislature if the corporation
	(A)	does not pay dividends to its shareholders or any 
part of its income to any member for that 
member's personal benefit, and
	(B)	does not distribute property to its shareholders or 
members on its winding-up or dissolution.
Employers
2   The following are prescribed employers for the purpose of section 
27(1)(a) of the Act:
	(a)	the Government of Alberta or an agent delivering services on 
its behalf;
	(b)	a municipality under the Municipal Government Act;
	(c)	a band under the Indian Act (Canada);
	(d)	a settlement under the Metis Settlements Act;
	(e)	a school jurisdiction under the School Act; 
	(f)	a municipal library or community board under the Libraries 
Act; 
	(g)	a society under the Societies Act operating a nursing home 
under the Nursing Homes Act;
	(h)	the Alberta Blue Cross Plan under the ABC Benefits 
Corporation Act;
	(i)	an authority under the Regional Airports Authorities Act;
	(j)	a regional health authority under the Regional Health 
Authorities Act;
	(k)	a board of a public post-secondary institution or a board of a 
private college operating under the Post-secondary Learning 
Act;
	(l)	a non-profit corporation.
Job training/job creation programs
3   The following are prescribed as job training programs and 
temporary job creation programs for the purpose of section 27(1)(b) 
and (c) of the Act: 
	(a)	Work Foundations; 
	(b)	Training for Work; 
	(c)	Alberta Job Corps; 
	(d)	Summer Temporary Employment Program; 
	(e)	any other program approved by the Minister. 
Repeal
4   The Temporary Employment and Job Creation Programs 
Regulation (AR 380/2003) is repealed.
Expiry
5   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on March 31, 2018.



Alberta Regulation 34/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
CHILD AND ADULT SUPPORT SERVICES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 101/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 33 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
1   The Child and Adult Support Services Regulation 
(AR 61/2004) is amended by this regulation.

2   Section 7 is repealed.

3   Section 8 is amended by striking out "2010" and 
substituting "2018". 


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Alberta Regulation 35/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
RECOVERY, ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AND APPEALS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 102/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 42 of the Income and Employment Supports 
Act. 
1   The Recovery, Administrative Penalties and Appeals 
Regulation (AR 381/2003) is amended in section 10 by 
striking out "2010" and substituting "2012".



Alberta Regulation 36/2010
Insurance Act
INSURANCE AGENTS AND ADJUSTERS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 107/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to sections 16 and 498 of the Insurance Act. 
1   The Insurance Agents and Adjusters Regulation 
(AR 122/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 27(d) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(d)	equipment dealers;
	(e)	real estate brokerages;
	(f)	funeral services businesses.

3   The Classes of Insurance Regulation (AR 121/2001) is 
amended in section 1(1)(k.1) by striking out "recreational, 
marine, farm implement or construction".


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Alberta Regulation 37/2010
Regulations Act
MISCELLANEOUS CORRECTION REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 113/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 10 of the Regulations Act. 
1   The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Regulation 
(AR 219/2009) is amended 
	(a)	in section 1(4) by striking out ", 43(2)" and 
substituting "or 43(2)";
	(b)	in section 4(2)
	(i)	in clause (b) by striking out "financial matters," 
and substituting "financial matters, and";
	(ii)	in clause (c)
	(A)	in subclause (ii)(D) by striking out 
"assessment," and substituting "assessment, 
and";
	(B)	in subclause (iii) by striking out "assessed," 
and substituting "assessed, and";
	(c)	in section 39(1)
	(i)	in clause (c) by striking out "and";
	(ii)	in clause (d) by striking out "section 34(3)(a) or 
(4)(a)," and substituting "section 34(3)(a) or (4)(a), 
and";
	(d)	in section 52(a) by striking out "section 47(2), (3) or 
(4), and" and substituting "section 47(2), (3) or (4),";
	(e)	in section 69(2)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "hearing;" and 
substituting "hearing, and";
	(ii)	in clause (b)
	(A)	in subclause (i) by striking out "hearing;" 
and substituting "hearing,";
	(B)	in subclause (ii) by striking out "section 62;" 
and substituting "section 62, and";
	(f)	in section 96 by striking out "shall," and substituting 
"shall";
	(g)	in Form 13 by renumbering items 5, 6, 5 and 7 as 
items 4, 5, 6 and 7, respectively;
	(h)	in Form 15 in section 1 by striking out "?" and 
substituting "1.1";
	(i)	in Form 23 
	(i)	in item 1.4 by striking out "(have)";
	(i)	in item 2.4 by striking out "alternative" and 
substituting "alternate";
	(iii)	in item 3.3 by striking out "and within" and 
substituting "within";
	(j)	in Form 30 by striking out "being contacted";
	(k)	in Form 34 by striking out "1 Provide the following 
information for each proposed alternate trustee (if any)" and 
substituting "2 Provide the following information for each 
proposed alternate trustee (if any)".

2   The Alberta Elk Marketing Amendment Regulation 
(AR 256/2009) is amended by repealing section 8(a) and 
substituting the following:
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "in a manner" and 
substituting "within the time specified by and in the 
manner".

3   The Alberta Corporate Tax Regulation (AR 119/2008) is 
amended
	(a)	in section 5.1(2)(b)(ii) by striking out "of the federal 
notice of the federal notice" and substituting "of the 
federal notice";
	(b)	in section 7.1(1) by striking out "the a taxation year" 
and substituting "the taxation year".

4   The Alberta Elk Plan Regulation (AR 210/2002) is 
amended in section 42(2) by striking out "and Commission".

5   The Optometric Benefits Regulation (AR 202/2007) is 
amended in section 10 by renumbering clause (a) as clause 
(c), by renumbering clause (b) as clause (a) and by 
renumbering clause (c) as clause (b) and reordering them 
accordingly.

6   The Forest Resources Improvement Regulation 
(AR 152/97) is amended in section 2.1(4)(a) and (b) by 
striking out "(AR 57/95)" and substituting "(AR 224/2001)".

7   The Lubricating Oil Material Recycling and Management 
Regulation (AR 82/97) is amended in section 3.1(4)(a) and 
(b) by striking out "(AR 57/95)" and substituting 
"(AR 224/2001)".

8   The Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community 
Governance (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 181/2006) is 
amended in the Schedule
	(a)	by striking out "Dependent Adults Act" and 
substituting "Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act";
	(b)	by striking out "dependent adult" and substituting 
"represented adult".

9   The Specified Gas Reporting Regulation (AR 251/2004) is 
amended in section 2 by striking out "section 20" and 
substituting "section 62".

10   The Transitional (Applications Made in Conformity with 
the Dependent Adults Act; Certificates of Incapacity) 
Regulation (AR 218/2009) is amended in section 8 by 
striking out "the following:".

11   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended in 
Schedules 2 and 3 in section 2.1(4)(a) and (b) by striking out 
"(AR 57/95)" and substituting "(AR 224/2001)".


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Alberta Regulation 38/2010
Health Insurance Premiums Act
HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 115/2010) 
on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 21 of the Health Insurance Premiums Act. 
1   The Health Insurance Premiums Regulation (AR 217/81) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in item 9 by striking out "$41.00" and substituting 
"$63.50";
	(b)	in item 10 by striking out "82.00" and substituting 
"$118.00";
	(c)	in item 11 by striking out "28.70" and substituting 
"$44.45";
	(d)	in item 12 by striking out "57.40" and substituting 
"$82.60".

3   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 39/2010
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 26, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on March 
22, 2010 pursuant to section 10(1)(h) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4.021(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the 
end of clause (a), by adding "and" at the end of clause (b) 
and by adding the following after clause (b):
	(c)	in the area outlined in the map set out in Schedule 13B that is 
in the designated strata and stratigraphic equivalents between 
the top of the Smoky Group and the base of the Rock Creek 
Member, 4 wells may be produced from each gas pool in a 
section.

3   Section 4.030 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2.1):
(2.2)  The target area for those wells drilled or to be drilled in the 
area of the Province outlined in Schedule 13B shall be located at 
least 200 metres from all boundaries of the section, in the case of a 
gas well.

4   Schedule 13A is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule 13A 
 
Referred to in Section 4.021
 

5   The following is added after Schedule 13A:
Schedule 13B 
 
Referred to in Section 4.021
 


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Alberta Regulation 40/2010
Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act
SUPPORTIVE LIVING ACCOMMODATION LICENSING REGULATION
Filed: March 29, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports 
(M.O. 002/2010) on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 24(2) of the Supportive 
Living Accommodation Licensing Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Application for licence
	3	Renewal of licence
	4	Responsibility of director
	5	Insurance
	6	Appeals
	7	Standards
	8	Transitional
	9	Expiry
	10	Coming into force 
 
Schedules
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation, "Act" means the Supportive Living 
Accommodation Licensing Act.
(2)  For the purposes of section 2(1)(b) of the Act, "services related to 
safety and security" includes day to day monitoring by an operator of 
the safety and security of residents of the operator's supportive living 
accommodation.
Application for licence
2(1)  An application for a licence for a supportive living 
accommodation must be in writing in the form set out in Schedule 2 
and must include
	(a)	confirmation that the supportive living accommodation has 
been inspected by an executive officer under the Public 
Health Act,
	(b)	confirmation of compliance with the Safety Codes Act for 
new or renovated supportive living accommodations or 
where there has been a change in the occupancy of the 
supportive living accommodation,
	(c)	confirmation of zoning approval, if required,
	(d)	where the supportive living accommodation is housed in a 
pre-existing building, confirmation of fire inspection of the 
building,
	(e)	confirmation of current insurance coverage in accordance 
with section 5, and
	(f)		confirmation of the current corporate status of the operator of 
the supportive living accommodation, if applicable.
(2)  In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), an applicant for a 
licence must also provide any other or further information the director 
considers necessary in respect of the operation of the supportive living 
accommodation. 
(3)  The director may exempt an applicant for a licence from any or all 
of the requirements of subsection (1) where the director is satisfied that 
the required confirmations cannot be provided due to circumstances 
beyond the control of the applicant.
Renewal of licence
3(1)  An application for a renewal of a licence for a supportive living 
accommodation must be in writing in the form set out in Schedule 2 
and must include
	(a)	documentation respecting any change in the most recent 
information provided by the applicant in an application for a 
licence under section 2 or for a prior renewal of a licence 
under this section, including
	(i)	a copy of the most current health inspection report, if it 
is different from the previous health inspection report,
	(ii)	a copy of the most current fire inspection report, if it is 
different from the previous fire inspection report, 
	(iii)	a copy of the building approval, if the supportive living 
accommodation has been renovated or there has been a 
change in occupancy, and
	(iv)	confirmation of the current corporate status of the 
operator of the supportive living accommodation, if 
there has been a change in corporate status,
		and
	(b)	confirmation of current insurance coverage in accordance 
with section 5.
(2)  In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), an applicant for 
renewal of a licence must also provide any other or further information 
the director considers necessary in respect of the operation of the 
supportive living accommodation.
Responsibility of director
4   For the purposes of section 4(3) of the Act, the director, in deciding 
whether to issue or renew a licence for a supportive living 
accommodation, with or without conditions, or to refuse to issue or 
renew a licence, must consider
	(a)	the information provided by the applicant for a licence in 
accordance with section 2 or for a renewal of a licence in 
accordance with section 3, and
	(b)	the results of an inspection of the supportive living 
accommodation conducted in accordance with the Act and 
this Regulation.
Insurance
5(1)  Without limiting any other liability to which an operator may be 
subject, an operator must insure the supportive living accommodation 
under a contract of general liability insurance in accordance with the 
Insurance Act and in an amount of not less than $2 000 000 per 
occurrence in respect of the following:
	(a)	bodily harm;
	(b)	personal injury;
	(c)	property damage, including loss of use of the property.
(2)  Where an operator operates supportive living accommodations at 
more than one location, the requirements of subsection (1) apply in 
respect of each location separately.
(3)  If an operator holds money or personal property of a resident that 
has monetary value, the operator must obtain a comprehensive crime 
insurance policy in an amount covering the operator's potential 
liability for loss resulting from theft, fraud and other similar offences, 
whether committed by employees of the operator or by other persons.
(4)  An operator must, in addition to the requirements of section 
2(1)(e) and 3(1)(b), provide a detailed certificate of insurance to the 
director annually and at any other time when requested by the director 
to do so.
Appeals
6(1)  An appeal of a decision of a complaints officer under section 
10(3) of the Act must be made to the director 
	(a)	within 30 days of the notification of the decision of the 
complaints officer under section 10(4) of the Act, and
	(b)	in writing.
(2)  In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), the following 
information must be provided in respect of the appeal:
	(a)	the details of the original complaint;
	(b)	the contact information of the person appealing the decision 
of the complaints officer;
	(c)	the date; 
	(d)	the reason for the appeal;
	(e)	any other information that in the opinion of the person 
appealing is relevant to the appeal.
(3)  In addition to the requirements of subsections (1) and (2), a person 
appealing a decision of a complaints officer must also provide any 
other or further information the director considers necessary for the 
purposes of deciding the appeal. 
(4)  On receipt of the written request for appeal and any additional 
information required by the director, the director shall consider the 
appeal and make a decision.
(5)  The director shall respond in writing to the person making the 
appeal within 30 days of making a decision respecting the appeal, and 
the director's response shall include the decision itself and the reasons 
for it.
(6)  A decision of the director under this section may not be appealed.
Standards
7(1)  The standards set out in Schedule 1 to this Regulation are 
adopted by and form part of this Regulation.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that the standards set out in Schedule 1 to 
this Regulation are complied with.
Transitional
8   An operator of a supportive living accommodation that prior to the 
coming into force of the Act was a lodge accommodation as defined in 
section 1(e) of the Alberta Housing Act must apply for a licence in 
accordance with the Act and this Regulation within 12 months after the 
date on which the Act comes into force.
Expiry
9   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 March 31, 2015.
Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the 
Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act.
Schedule 1
Building Code requirements
1(1)  Any changes that are made to the physical structure of a building 
that houses a supportive living accommodation or to the supportive 
living accommodation itself must meet the requirements of the Alberta 
Building Code.
(2)  Where changes are made in the use of, or to the population 
residing in, a building that houses a supportive living accommodation, 
the building must continue to meet the requirements of the Alberta 
Building Code.
Safety requirements
2   An operator must ensure that the building that houses the 
supportive living accommodation, the supportive living 
accommodation itself and its grounds or common areas are in a safe 
condition and maintained so as to remain free of hazards.
Maintenance requirements
3(1)  An operator must ensure that the building that houses the 
supportive living accommodation, the supportive living 
accommodation itself and any equipment and operator-owned 
furnishings are well maintained and in good working order.
(2)  An operator shall develop, maintain and implement a scheduled 
preventative maintenance and repair program to inspect the condition 
of the supportive living accommodation, the building that houses it and 
its equipment and operator-owned furnishings and ensure that repairs, 
service and, where applicable, replacements are provided as needed.
Environmental requirements
4    In a supportive living accommodation where residents are unable 
to adjust the temperature in their rooms and in the common areas of 
any supportive living accommodation, the operator shall ensure that 
heating, cooling and ventilation systems are operated at a level that 
maintains a temperature that supports the safety of all residents and the 
comfort of the majority of the residents.
Personalizing spaces
5   An operator shall ensure that each resident of a supportive living 
accommodation has the opportunity to personalize the resident's room.
Window coverings
6   An operator of a supportive living accommodation shall ensure that 
appropriate window coverings are provided in the supportive living 
accommodation as necessary for the comfort and privacy of the 
residents, including in each resident's room if the resident has not 
provided his or her own window coverings in accordance with section 
5.
Bedding
7(1)  Where an operator provides bedding, towels or other linens for 
the use of residents, the operator shall ensure that they are clean, fresh, 
dry and in good condition and changed on a regularly scheduled basis 
to ensure a clean living environment for each resident.
(2)  Where the operator provides bedding and towels for residents, the 
operator shall do so in keeping with the particular needs of each 
resident.
Laundry
8(1)  Where residents of a supportive living accommodation provide 
their own bedding and towels, the operator shall ensure either
	(a)	that laundry services are provided, or
	(b)	that laundry facilities are made available for the residents to 
do their own laundry,
and shall inform the residents regarding the services provided or the 
facilities available, as the case may be.
(2)  Where the operator provides laundry equipment for the personal 
use of residents, their representatives or their service providers, the 
operator shall ensure that the equipment and the laundry area are 
appropriate, clean and in good repair.
Personal choice services
9(1)  In this section, "personal choice services" includes optional 
services that may be provided or offered to residents of a supportive 
living accommodation such as hairdressing, barbering, personal 
laundry services, manicures, pedicures, massages and facials.
(2)  Where an operator provides or offers personal choice services, the 
operator shall ensure that the personal choice services
	(a)	are offered or provided based on the needs and preferences of 
the residents,
	(b)	are provided in a space that is appropriate for the purpose, 
and
	(c)	are provided by a person who holds the required licence or 
other certification, if any, for the provision of those personal 
choice services.
Medication assistance or medication reminders
10(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"medication assistance" means assistance with taking 
prescribed medication that is provided to a resident who 
recognizes the need to take the medication and who consents 
to the assistance provided, but does not include monitoring or 
coordination of the medical regime for that resident;
	(b)	"medication reminder" means a reminder given to a resident 
to take prescribed medication, but does not include 
medication assistance.
(2)  Where an operator provides medication assistance or medication 
reminders to residents, the operator shall develop and maintain written 
processes that
	(a)	support and promote the safe self-administration of 
medication for residents,
	(b)	ensure secure storage of medications,
	(c)	specify the training or education required for employees 
involved in delivering medication reminders or medication 
assistance to residents, and
	(d)	address procedures for dealing with errors in the provision of 
medication reminders or medication assistance.
Contracted services
11   Where an operator contracts for services to be provided in a 
supportive living accommodation, the contract must include, at a 
minimum,
	(a)	the nature and scope of the service to be provided,
	(b)	who will provide the service,
	(c)	that person's qualifications to provide the service, if 
applicable,
	(d)	a requirement that the contractor carry any required 
insurance, and
	(e)	a provision that addresses the handling of personal 
information about the residents of the supportive living 
accommodation.
Social or leisure activities
12(1)  Where an operator provides social or leisure activities for 
residents, the operator shall
	(a)	provide activities that address the needs and preferences of 
the residents,
	(b)	periodically solicit and consider the opinions of residents in 
planning and providing social or leisure activities, and
	(c)	respond to residents' opinions and comments regarding 
social or leisure activities.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that information about social or leisure 
activities is communicated to residents in an appropriate manner.
(3)  An operator shall ensure that employees or service providers who 
are required to plan, develop, coordinate and deliver social or leisure 
activities have the necessary education and knowledge to do so in a 
way that meets the needs of the residents.
Nutritional requirements
13(1)  An operator of a supportive living accommodation who 
provides residents with a meal, fluids and a snack daily shall ensure 
that a menu for residents, representing at a minimum a 3-week cycle, is 
prepared and that
	(a)	the meals, fluids and snacks provided meet the current 
nutritional requirements of the Canada Food Guide,
	(b)	the meals, fluids and snacks are
	(i)	palatable, safe and pleasingly presented, and
	(ii)	provided in sufficient quantities to ensure adequate 
hydration and that the residents' nutritional needs are 
met,
		and
	(c)	the menu and times at which the meals, fluids and snacks will 
be served are communicated to each resident in an 
appropriate manner.
(2)  In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), an operator of a 
supportive living accommodation that accommodates 11 or more 
residents shall ensure that the menu referred to in subsection (1) is 
reviewed and approved as meeting the current nutritional requirements 
of the Canada Food Guide by a registered dietitian or a food and 
nutrition manager registered with the Canadian Society of Nutrition 
Management.
Menu requirements
14(1)  The operator of a supportive living accommodation shall ensure 
that the menu provided for residents
	(a)	offers variety and seasonal variation,
	(b)	provides residents with a choice from within at least one food 
group at every meal, and
	(c)	as far as is reasonably practicable, recognizes residents' food 
preferences, religious practices and cultural customs in the 
planning, preparation and service of meals.
(2)  Where substitutions must be made respecting items on a menu, 
those substitutions must be
	(a)	from within the same food groups and provide similar 
nutritional value as the original menu items, and
	(b)	communicated to the residents.
(3)  An operator shall ensure that residents' opinions and feedback 
regarding meals, fluids and snacks are periodically collected and 
considered in the development of the menu.
(4)  An operator shall ensure that residents are consulted on a periodic 
basis respecting the times of the day at which meals, fluids and snacks 
are to be provided or made available to them and shall respond to the 
residents' comments or concerns.
(5)  An operator shall ensure that a record is created of meals served 
and any substitutions made to the menu and that the record is 
maintained for at least 3 months. 
Cleaning requirements
15(1)  An operator shall ensure that a clean and comfortable 
environment is provided for residents, employees, volunteers, service 
providers and visitors.
(2)  A supportive living accommodation must be thoroughly cleaned 
on a regularly scheduled basis and the level of cleanliness must be 
maintained as necessary between regularly scheduled cleanings while 
respecting the preferences of the residents as much as possible.
(3)  Written cleaning procedures must be established and followed at 
all times to ensure a clean living environment.
(4)  Appropriate mechanisms must be used to minimize unpleasant 
odours in the supportive living accommodation.
Continuation of services
16(1)  An operator shall develop, maintain and implement as 
necessary contingency plans to provide for the continuation of 
necessary services as set out in this Schedule to residents in the event 
of the failure of electrical power or other utilities, the breakdown of 
essential equipment, extreme weather conditions, employment disputes 
and other disruptions.
(2)  A contingency plan must
	(a)	mitigate the impact of the disruption on the residents,
	(b)	be communicated and made available to residents and their 
representatives, visitors, volunteers, employees and service 
providers,
	(c)	be practicable in the circumstances in which it is intended to 
be used, and
	(d)	be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure that it remains 
effective.
Prevention of abuse
17(1)  An operator shall develop and maintain written processes that
	(a)	promote the prevention of abuse of the residents of the 
supportive living accommodation, and
	(b)	provide information respecting the reporting of suspected 
abuse to the proper authorities.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that all employees receive appropriate 
education respecting the identification and reporting of suspected 
abuse and the prevention of abuse of residents.
(3)  An operator shall ensure that information respecting the 
identification and reporting of suspected abuse and the prevention of 
abuse of residents is provided to residents, their representatives, 
volunteers and service providers.
Resident safety and security
18(1)  An operator shall develop and maintain written processes that 
promote the safety and security of residents, including processes that
	(a) 	account for all residents on a daily basis, and
	(b)	ensure that monitoring mechanisms or personnel are in place 
on a round-the-clock basis.
(2)  Where a supportive living accommodation has a security system, 
the security system must be maintained, inspected and tested as 
recommended by the manufacturer of the security system.
(3)  Where a supportive living accommodation has a communication 
system or an emergency call system, the system must be one that is 
appropriate to the type of building in which it is located and suitable 
for the needs of the residents and must be maintained, inspected and 
tested as recommended by the manufacturer of the system.
(4)  Any incident within the supportive living accommodation or its 
grounds in which the safety or security of a resident is breached must 
be documented and reported to the director along with the actions 
taken to address the incident or remedy the breach, as the case may be.
(5)  An operator shall ensure that all employees and, where 
appropriate, residents, service providers and volunteers receive 
adequate training respecting any security, communication or 
emergency call system in use in the supportive living accommodation.
Trust accounts
19(1)  Where an operator holds funds on behalf of a resident for a 
period longer than 31 days, the operator shall
	(a)	deposit those funds into a trust account opened and 
maintained for that purpose, and
	(b)	provide a receipt for each transaction.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that easily understandable records are 
maintained in respect of the trust account, showing opening and 
closing balances, and make those records available for inspection by 
residents or their representatives free of charge.
(3)  An operator shall return funds held in trust to the resident or the 
resident's representative on receiving a request in writing to do so.
Safeguarding of personal possessions
20   Where an operator agrees to safeguard personal possessions for a 
resident, the operator shall develop and maintain written policies for 
the safeguarding of those personal possessions.
Water temperature
21(1)  An operator shall ensure that the temperature of flowing water 
provided for personal use in areas used by the residents does not 
exceed the maximum safe level established in the Alberta Building 
Code.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that safe water temperatures for the 
personal use of residents are maintained through
	(a)	employee and resident training and education,
	(b)	proper maintenance and monitoring of equipment, and
	(c)	appropriate risk mitigation procedures.
(3)  An operator shall ensure that all maintenance personnel and 
employees involved with the water system are sufficiently 
knowledgeable in the function and proper operation of the water 
gauges, water mixing valves and therapeutic tub controls, if any, to 
maintain safe water temperatures.
(4)  Where a supportive living accommodation has one or more 
therapeutic tubs, the operator of the supportive living accommodation 
shall ensure that a sufficiently knowledgeable employee or service 
provider tests the temperature of the hot water flowing into each 
therapeutic tub each day prior to the first bath of the day and 
documents the temperature in a log book or on a log sheet kept in the 
tub room for that purpose.
General information
22   An operator shall make available as necessary to residents and 
their representatives current general information respecting relevant 
community, municipal, provincial and federal programs.
Information respecting the supportive living accommodation
23(1)  An operator shall provide on request to applicants, residents and 
their representatives current information and, where necessary, forms 
respecting the operation of the supportive living accommodation, 
including
	(a)	eligibility requirements,
	(b)	the application process,
	(c)	the capacity of the supportive living accommodation and the 
services provided to accommodate the needs of residents,
	(d)	the process of moving in and orientation,
	(e)	basic accommodation and service charges on a monthly 
basis,
	(f)	available personal choice services and their charges,
	(g)	cleaning and maintenance schedules,
	(h)	the policy respecting the giving of gifts by residents to 
employees and volunteers,
	(i)	the policy respecting involvement by employees or 
volunteers in the financial or non-financial affairs of 
residents,
	(j)	the notice period applicable to rate increases,
	(k)	the house rules of the supportive living accommodation and 
circumstances that could lead to the termination of residency,
	(l)	information respecting the measures taken by the operator to 
protect the privacy and personal information of residents,
	(m)	information respecting
	(i)	a risk management process, if the operator has 
established a process,
	(ii)	trust accounts, if the operator maintains trust accounts, 
and
	(iii)	services to safeguard the personal possessions of 
residents, if the operator provides such services,
	(n)	information respecting the results of required inspections of 
the supportive living accommodation, and
	(o)	the written process for resolving concerns or complaints.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that a residential services agreement is 
signed by each resident or the resident's representative and by an 
authorized representative of the supportive living accommodation.
(3)  A residential services agreement 
	(a) 	may be a separate document on its own or may form part of 
another document, and
	(b)	must clearly state 
	(i)	the residential services provided, 
	(ii)	the rates charged for those services, and 
	(iii)	the notice periods that apply to rate increases and the 
termination of services or residency.
Concerns and complaints
24   An operator shall develop and maintain a written process for the 
resolution of concerns and complaints about the supportive living 
accommodation and the services provided and shall document every 
concern or complaint received and the measures taken to resolve it.
Assessment
25   An operator shall develop, maintain and implement written 
processes for the assessment of applicants for residency in the 
supportive living accommodation, including the assessment of
	(a)		applicants' physical, emotional and cognitive abilities in 
relation to the physical design and available services of the 
supportive living accommodation,
	(b)	applicants' behaviours in relation to the needs of current 
residents, and
	(c)	the suitability of available services in relation to the needs, 
safety and security of applicants.
Reassessment
26   Where a resident's physical, emotional or cognitive condition 
changes, the operator of the supportive living accommodation shall 
ensure that the resident's needs are reassessed in relation to the 
supportive living accommodation and its available services and the 
needs of the other residents.
Risk management
27(1)  An operator shall advise each resident or the resident's 
representative of the limitations of the services offered in the 
supportive living accommodation and ensure that the resident or the 
representative, as the case may be, is aware of and acknowledges the 
increased risk associated with living in the supportive living 
accommodation given the resident's identified needs and capabilities.
(2)  An operator may enter into a written agreement with a resident or 
the resident's representative to manage risk to the resident based on the 
resident's identified needs and the capacity of the supportive living 
accommodation to meet those needs.
(3)  An agreement referred to in subsection (2) must be reviewed and, 
if necessary, amended each time a resident is reassessed in accordance 
with section 26.
Policies respecting safety and security
28(1)  An operator shall create and maintain policies and procedures 
related to the safety and security of residents to be followed by 
employees.
(2)  An operator shall ensure that all employees are aware of and have 
access to the policies and procedures referred to in subsection (1).
Job descriptions
29(1)  An operator shall ensure that a written job description is 
prepared and made available for each employee employed in the 
supportive living accommodation.
(2)  The job description referred to in subsection (1) must set out
	(a)	the job qualifications,
	(b)	the responsibilities of the position, and 
	(c)	the scope of the position.
Residents' personal affairs
30(1)  An operator shall develop and maintain written policies 
respecting the involvement of employees or volunteers in the personal 
affairs of residents.
(2)  The written policies referred to in subsection (1) must at a 
minimum address
	(a)	the accepting of gifts by employees or volunteers from 
residents,
	(b)	the involvement of employees or volunteers in the financial 
affairs of residents, including matters relating to powers of 
attorney, wills and estate planning, and
	(c)	the involvement of employees or volunteers in the 
non-financial affairs of residents, including matters relating 
to personal directives, decision-making and guardianship.
(3)  The written policies referred to in subsection (1) must be provided 
to residents, their representatives, employees and volunteers.
Criminal record check
31   An operator shall ensure that each new employee, each new 
volunteer and each new service provider whose duties involve the 
provision of services directly to residents must provide a criminal 
record check.
Privacy and personal information
32(1)  An operator shall ensure that the privacy and personal 
information of residents are protected.
(2)  An operator shall develop and maintain written policies respecting 
the protection of residents' privacy and personal information and shall
	(a)	train employees and volunteers in implementing the policies, 
and
	(b)	ensure that residents and their representatives are informed 
respecting the policies.
Schedule 2 
 
Form 
Licence Application/Licence Renewal
Licence under the Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act.
?  Licence Application	?  Licence Renewal

For office use only:
   (Supportive Living Accommodation ID)    


NOTE: 
-Each supportive living accommodation requires a separate application.
-Applications cannot be processed unless all applicable sections are 
complete. 
-Please PRINT clearly.

Section A 
Information About Supportive 
Living Accommodation

Name under which supportive living accommodation will be operated
Complete address of supportive living accommodation  (including building 
name, room number, floor, if applicable)
City/Town               AB       Postal Code                 Telephone number
Legal description of property OR specific building (optional)
Supportive living accommodation mailing address (if different from 
above)                        AB
Date the supportive living accommodation was built                       
Date of last renovation                          

Section B 
Supportive Living Accommodation 
Contact Person

Person in charge at the supportive living accommodation
Position/Title
E-mail                   Telephone number               Cell phone

Section C 
Information About 
the Applicant
   (Legal name of applicant (as it will appear on licence))   
Type of Owner/Operator (select only one)
  ?  Individual                               ?  Partnership
  ?  Corporation                            ?  Society
  ?  Charitable Organization         ?  Religious Organization
  ?  Management body
  ?  Other                                                                                       
Ownership (select only one)
  ?  Private Sector Agency                  ?  Community Agency
  ?  Government Owned
Other Government Involvement (related to the supportive living 
accommodation or the residents)
  ?  PDD                                             ?  AISH
  ?  Housing and Urban Affairs         ?  Health
  ?  Alberta Works                             ?  Lodge Assistance Program
  ?  Unique Homes

Section D 
Owner/Operator Contact Person 
(Person to whom correspondence 
should be directed)

Contact Name                                                       Position/Title
Mailing address                                                    City/Town
Province                     County                               Postal Code
E-mail                      Telephone number                 Cell phone

Section E 
Number of Residents
Maximum occupancy                 Current occupancy           

Section F 
Change in Occupancy 
(Complete Section F for application renewals ONLY)
Is there a change in your maximum occupancy? 
   ?  Yes      ?  No
If yes, specify number                      
Is there a change in your current occupancy? 
   ?  Yes      ?  No 
If yes, specify number                  

Section G 
Attachments
New Licence:
- Submit item #1 and #2 with licence application.
- Item #3 must be submitted before a licence can be issued.
Renewal Licence:
- Submit item #2 with licence renewal application.
- Submit those parts of items #1 and #3 only if there are changes 
since the previous application.
Submit the following with the completed application form:
(1)  Where a Corporation, submit Certificate and Articles of 
Incorporation, names and addresses of Directors and Shareholders.  
Where a Society, submit Certificate of Incorporation, names and 
addresses of Directors.
(2)  Proof of General Liability Insurance
(3)  Proof of the following in accordance with section 2 of the 
Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Regulation:
		-Zoning Approval
		-Building Approval
		-Public Health Approval

Section H 
Declaration
I certify that the information I have provided is true and correct to the 
best of my knowledge.

Name                                                       Position/Title
Current address                                         City/Town                               AB
Postal Code                       Telephone number
Signature of applicant                                            Date (yyyy/mm/dd)



Alberta Regulation 41/2010
Forests Act
SCALING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 30, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 09/2010) on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 5(e) of the Forests Act. 
1   The Scaling Regulation (AR 195/2002) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (b):
	(b.1)	"Department" means the Department administered by the 
Minister;



3   Section 1(2) is amended by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "Department".

4   In the following provisions "Minister" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "director" is substituted:
section 5(1)(c); 
section 6(2); 
section 11(2); 
section 12(1), (2) and (3).

5   Section 10(3) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "the Minister may issue" and 
substituting "the director may issue";
	(b)	in clause (c) by striking out "satisfactory to the 
Minister" and substituting "satisfactory to the director";
	(c)	in clause (d) by striking out "Minister" and 
substituting "director".

6   Sections 11(2)(b) and 12(3)(c) are amended by striking 
out "Minister's" and substituting "director's".

7   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.



Alberta Regulation 42/2010
Forests Act
TIMBER AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 30, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 10/2010) on March 25, 2010 pursuant to section 5(c) of the Forests Act. 
1   The Timber Regulation (AR 404/92) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   In the Schedule, Form 1 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "Temporary Ministerial Stop Order" 
and substituting "Temporary Stop Order";
	(b)	by repealing the following:
Section 51 of the Forests Act provides that: 
A person who unlawfully fails to comply with and Order of 
the Minister under Section 12 is guilty of an offence and 
upon summary conviction is liable to a fine of not less than 
$100 and not more than $5000 and in default of payment to 
imprisonment for a term of not more than one year.

3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 43/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
RECOVERY REGULATION
Filed: March 30, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Employment and Immigration 
(M.O. 9/2010) on March 30, 2010 pursuant to section 42(2) of the Income and 
Employment Supports Act. 
Recovery - improper use
1   For the purpose of section 35(1)(a) of the Act, the following 
assistance under Part 2 of the Act must be repaid: 
	(a)	a supplementary income support;  
	(b)	a training benefit; 
	(c)	a health benefit. 
Deduction from benefits
2   The maximum rate of deduction under section 38(2)(c) of the Act is 
	(a)	for assistance provided under the Act, 10% of the amount 
provided for core income support, and
	(b)	for assistance provided under any other Act or enactment 
under the Minister's responsibility, 10%. 
(2)  The minimum rate of deduction under section 38(2)(c) is $1.00.
Repeal 
3   The Recovery Regulation (AR 46/2004) is repealed.
Expiry
4   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 March 31, 2018.


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Alberta Regulation 44/2010
Income and Employment Supports Act
TRAINING PROVIDER (MOBIUS) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 30, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Employment and Immigration 
(M.O. 8/2010) on March 30, 2010 pursuant to section 26 of the Income and 
Employment Supports Act. 
1   The Training Provider Regulation (AR 384/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4(b) is amended by adding "or Division 4" after 
"Division 1".

3   Section 7 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner as 
defined under the Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Regulation (AR 60/2004).

4   Section 8 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Acceptable progress
8(1)  A full-time learner or a part-time learner meets the 
requirements for acceptable progress if, unless otherwise determined 
by the Director, the learner
	(a)	passes all courses in which the learner must be enrolled as a 
full-time learner or a part-time learner, and
	(b)	demonstrates the essential competencies needed to 
successfully complete the training program to
	(i)	progress to the next level of training, or
	(ii)	become employed.

5   Section 11 is amended by striking out "2010" and 
substituting "2012".

6   This Regulation, except section 5, comes into force on 
August 1, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 45/2010
Government Organization Act
RESTRICTED ACTIVITY AUTHORIZATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 31, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health and Wellness (M.O. 14/2010) 
on February 25, 2010 pursuant to Schedule 7.1, section 3 of the Government 
Organization Act. 
1   The Restricted Activity Authorization Regulation 
(AR 5/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2010" and 
substituting "March 31, 2012".