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Alberta Regulation 222/2010
Government Organization Act
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 475/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Municipal Affairs Grants Regulation (AR 123/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 2 is amended in section 1(3) by striking out "in 
each of 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010" 
and substituting "in each of the years from 2002 to 2015, both 
inclusive,".


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Alberta Regulation 223/2010
Safety Codes Act
PERMIT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 478/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
1   The Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	subject to subsection (3.1), construction, including 
a renovation or an addition, that does not exceed 
$5000 in prevailing market value if matters 
affecting health or safety are not at risk;
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(d)	construction of, including a renovation of or an 
addition to, a stage if the platform of the stage is 
not more than 1200 mm higher than the adjacent 
surface on any side;
	(e)	construction of, including a renovation of or an 
addition to, a tent that is located
	(i)	on property that is
	(A)	designated for residential use by 
municipal land use bylaws, and
	(B)	used for residential purposes,
					or
	(ii)	on a campsite or campground or more than 
3 m from any other structure if the tent
	(A)	does not cover, and is not part of a 
group of tents that collectively cover, 
more than 60 m2 of ground, and
	(B)	does not contain, and is not intended to 
contain, commercial cooking equipment.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(3.1)  Subsection (3)(a) does not apply to the construction of, 
including a renovation of or an addition to,
	(a)	a stage,
	(b)	an overhead structure that is used or intended to be used 
in conjunction with a stage, or
	(c)	a tent.

3   Section 20(g) is amended by striking out "and" at the end 
of subclause (i), adding "and" at the end of subclause (ii) 
and adding the following after subclause (ii):
	(iii)	if a structure is to be installed on a temporary basis, as 
determined by the permit issuer, state the period for which 
the structure will be installed,


Alberta Regulation 224/2010
Senatorial Selection Act 
Local Authorities Election Act
SENATORIAL SELECTION AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION 
FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 479/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to section 29 of the Senatorial Selection Act. 
1   The Senatorial Selection and Local Authorities Election 
Forms Regulation (AR 115/2005) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a)
	(i)	by striking out "11 to 14, 17, 19 and 20" and 
substituting "11, 12, 13, 16, 18 and 19";
	(ii)	by striking out "(AR 378/2003)" and substituting 
"(AR 106/2007)";
	(b)	in clause (b)
	(i)	by striking out "15, 16 and 18" and substituting 
"14, 15 and 17";
	(ii)	by striking out "(AR 378/2003)" and substituting 
"(AR 106/2007)";
	(c)	in clause (c) by striking out "(AR 378/2003)" and 
substituting "(AR 106/2007)".

3   Section 2 is amended by striking out "December 31, 2010" 
and substituting "December 31, 2015".



Alberta Regulation 225/2010
Post-secondary Learning Act
ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 482/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to sections 33, 34 and 35 of the Post-secondary 
Learning Act. 
1   The Athabasca University Regulation (AR 50/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Sections 3(1)(c)(v) and 10(1)(g)(v) are amended by 
striking out "the graduate students" and substituting "The 
Graduate Students Association of Athabasca University".

3   Section 13 is amended by striking out "facilities" and 
substituting "faculties".

4   Section 16 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2011" 
and substituting "January 31, 2013".


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Alberta Regulation 226/2010
Post-secondary Learning Act
LAND USE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 483/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to sections 121 and 124 of the Post-secondary 
Learning Act. 
1   The Land Use Regulation (AR 54/2004) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 12 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2011" 
and substituting "May 31, 2013".



Alberta Regulation 227/2010
Post-secondary Learning Act
MODEL PROVISIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 484/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to sections 87, 88, 92, 96 and 124 of the 
Post-secondary Learning Act. 
1   The Model Provisions Regulation (AR 53/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2011" 
and substituting "September 30, 2013".


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Alberta Regulation 228/2010
Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects on 
February 25, 2010 pursuant to the Professional and Occupational Associations 
Registration Act and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council 
(O.C. 491/2010) on December 16, 2010 pursuant to sections 9 and 14 of the 
Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Registration Committee
	3	Registers
	4	Powers and duties of Registration Committee
	5	Review of application
	6	Registration as landscape architect
	7	Certificate of registration
	8	Fees for annual renewal
	9	Annual membership card
	10	Practice Review Committee
	11	Powers and duties of Practice Review Committee
	12	Reports and recommendations
	13	Discipline Committee
	14	Costs
	15	Cancellation and suspension
	16	Cancellation on request
	17	Non-payment of fees, etc.
	18	Registration in error
	19	Use of title
	20	Code of ethics
	21	Transitional
	22	Expiry 
 
Schedule
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Professional and Occupational Associations 
Registration Act;
	(b)	"Association" means the Alberta Association of Landscape 
Architects;
	(c)	"Association Registrar" means the Registrar of the 
Association appointed under the bylaws;
	(d)	"Board" means the Board of Directors of the Association 
established under the bylaws;
	(e)	"bylaws" means the bylaws of the Association;
	(f)	"Discipline Committee" means the Discipline Committee 
established under section 13;
	(g)	"landscape architect" means a person whose name is entered 
in the register of landscape architects;
	(h)	"practice of landscape architecture" means the analysis, 
planning, design, management and rehabilitation of the 
outdoor environment for the purpose of development, 
restoration, preservation, conservation and enhancement of 
such environment;
	(i)	"Practice Review Committee" means the Practice Review 
Committee established under section 10;
	(j)	"Registration Committee" means the Registration Committee 
established under section 2.
Registration Committee
2(1)  The Registration Committee is established consisting of at least 3 
landscape architects who are not members of the Board, one of whom 
must be appointed by the Board as chair in accordance with the 
bylaws.
(2)  The members of the Registration Committee must be appointed by 
the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(3)  A quorum at a meeting of the Registration Committee is 3 of its 
members.
Registers
3(1)  The Association Registrar must maintain, in accordance with this 
Regulation and the bylaws, and subject to the direction of the Board, a 
register of landscape architects.
(2)  The Association Registrar must enter in the register
	(a)	the name of an individual who has paid the fee prescribed by 
the bylaws and whose registration has been approved by the 
Registration Committee or the Board, and
	(b)	the business address of that individual or, if the business 
address is not in Alberta, an address in Alberta at which 
notices of any kind may be effectively given or served on 
that individual.
Powers and duties of Registration Committee
4(1)  The Registration Committee must consider applications from 
persons to become landscape architects in accordance with this 
Regulation and the bylaws and may
	(a)	approve the registration,
	(b)	refuse to approve the registration, or
	(c)	defer approval until the applicant has satisfied the 
requirements under section 6.
(2)  The Registration Committee must send a written notice of any 
decision made by it to the applicant.
(3)  If the decision made by the Registration Committee is to refuse the 
registration of the applicant, the Registration Committee must send the 
applicant written reasons for the decision.
Review of application
5(1)  An applicant whose application for registration is refused by the 
Registration Committee may, by notice in writing served on the 
Association Registrar within 30 days of receiving a notice of refusal 
and the reasons for it, appeal the refusal to the Board.
(2)  The notice of appeal must set out the reasons why, in the 
applicant's opinion, the application for registration should be 
approved.
(3)  An applicant who appeals a decision of the Registration 
Committee under this section
	(a)	must be notified in writing by the Association Registrar of 
the date, place and time that the Board is to hear the appeal, 
and
	(b)	is entitled to appear with a lawyer or an agent and make 
representations to the Board when it hears the appeal.
(4)  On hearing an appeal under this section, the Board may make any 
decision the Registration Committee may make, and must give written 
notice of its decision to the applicant.
Registration as landscape architect
6   An applicant is entitled to be registered as a landscape architect if 
the applicant provides proof of good character and reputation 
acceptable to the Registration Committee, pays the registration fee 
prescribed in the bylaws and either
	(a)	produces documentation that satisfies the Registration 
Committee that the applicant
	(i)	has obtained
	(A)	a degree in landscape architecture recognized by 
the Board, or
	(B)	a combination of education, experience, 
examinations or other qualifications that 
demonstrate the competence required for 
registration, 
	(ii)	has obtained at least 3 years of practical experience in 
the practice of landscape architecture under the 
supervision of a landscape architect within the 5 years 
immediately preceding the application, and
	(iii)	has successfully completed the entrance examination 
approved by the Board,
		or
	(b)	the applicant is registered and in good standing with a 
professional regulatory organization under an Act of another 
province or territory of Canada to perform an occupation 
that, in the opinion of the Board, is substantially equivalent, 
in terms of scope of practice and competencies, to that of a 
Landscape Architect.
Certificate of registration
7   On entering the name of a person in the register of landscape 
architects, the Association Registrar must issue a certificate of 
registration to that person.
Fees for annual renewal
8(1)  A landscape architect must pay the annual fee prescribed by the 
bylaws to the Association Registrar or to any person authorized by the 
Association Registrar to accept payment of the fee.
(2)  A landscape architect who applies for a renewal of registration 
after the annual renewal date prescribed by the Board must pay the late 
renewal fee prescribed by the bylaws to the Association Registrar or to 
any person authorized by the Association Registrar to accept payment 
of the fee.
(3)  The Board may waive, in whole or in part, a late renewal fee 
imposed under subsection (2) on being satisfied that it is appropriate to 
do so in the circumstances.
Annual membership card
9(1)  The Association Registrar must issue an annual membership card 
to a landscape architect
	(a)	whose registration is not under suspension or cancelled, and
	(b)	who has paid the fees required under section 8.
(2)  An annual membership card expires on the date prescribed in the 
bylaws.
Practice Review Committee
10(1)  The Practice Review Committee is established consisting of 3 
landscape architects who are not members of the Board, one of whom 
must be appointed by the Board as chair in accordance with the 
bylaws.
(2)  The members of the Practice Review Committee must be 
appointed by the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(3)  The Practice Review Committee must meet at the call of the chair.
(4)  A quorum at a meeting of the Practice Review Committee is 3 
members.
Powers and duties of Practice Review Committee
11   The Practice Review Committee must, at the request of the Board, 
inquire into and report to and advise the Board in respect of
	(a)	the assessment and development of educational standards and 
experience requirements that are conditions precedent to 
registration as a landscape architect,
	(b)	the evaluation of desirable standards of competence of 
landscape architects generally,
	(c)	any other matter that the Board from time to time considers 
necessary or appropriate in connection with the exercise of 
its powers and the performance of its duties in relation to 
competence in the practice of landscape architecture under 
this Regulation, and
	(d)	the practice of landscape architecture generally.
Reports and recommendations
12   After each inquiry under section 11, the Practice Review 
Committee
	(a)	must make a written report to the Board on the inquiry, and
	(b)	may make recommendations to the Board regarding the 
matter inquired into, together with reasons for the 
recommendations.
Discipline Committee
13(1)  The Discipline Committee is established consisting of 3 
landscape architects who are not members of the Board, one of whom 
must be appointed by the Board as chair in accordance with the 
bylaws.
(2)  The members of the Discipline Committee must be appointed by 
the Board in accordance with the bylaws.
(3)  The Discipline Committee must meet at the call of the chair.
(4)  A quorum at a meeting of the Discipline Committee is 3 members.
Costs
14   In accordance with section 34 of the Act, the Discipline 
Committee may, with respect to hearings before it and reviews by the 
Board, order the investigated person to pay the following costs:
	(a)	the fee payable to the lawyer advising the Discipline 
Committee or Board at the hearing or review and the fee 
payable to the lawyer acting in a prosecutory role at the 
hearing or review;
	(b)	the cost of recording the evidence and preparing transcripts;
	(c)	the expenses of the members constituting the Discipline 
Committee, including, without limitation, the daily 
allowances of those members;
	(d)	any other expenses incurred by the Association that are 
incidental to the hearing or review.
Cancellation and suspension
15(1)  The registration of a landscape architect is cancelled or 
suspended when the decision to cancel or suspend the registration is 
made in accordance with the Act or this Regulation.
(2)  The Association Registrar must enter a memorandum of the 
cancellation or suspension of the registration in the appropriate register 
indicating
	(a)	the date of the cancellation or suspension,
	(b)	the period of the suspension, and
	(c)	the nature of any finding under Part 3 of the Act.
(3)  If the registration of a landscape architect is cancelled, the person 
whose registration is cancelled must, on request, surrender to the 
Association Registrar all documents and materials relating to the 
registration.
Cancellation on request
16   The Association Registrar must not cancel the registration of a 
landscape architect at the request of the landscape architect unless the 
request for cancellation is approved by the Board.
Non-payment of fees, etc.
17(1)  The Board must direct the Association Registrar to suspend or 
cancel the registration of a landscape architect who is in default of 
payment of annual fees, penalties, costs or any other fees, dues or 
levies payable under the Act, this Regulation or the bylaws after the 
expiration of 30 days following the service on that person of a written 
notice by the Board unless that person complies with the notice.
(2)  The notice under subsection (1) must state that the Association 
Registrar will suspend or cancel the registration unless the fees, 
penalties, costs, dues or levies are paid as indicated in the notice.
Registration in error
18   The Board must direct the Association Registrar to cancel the 
registration of any person that is entered in error in a register.
Use of title
19   A landscape architect may use the title "Landscape Architect" and 
the abbreviations "L.A." and "LA".
Code of ethics
20   The code of ethics of the Association is the code of ethics in the 
Schedule.
Transitional
21   The Association Registrar must enter in the register of landscape 
architects the name of a person who, on the coming into force of this 
Regulation, is registered as a landscape architect under the bylaws of 
the Association.
Expiry
22   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.
Schedule 
 
Code of Ethics
Conduct
1   A landscape architect must conduct himself or herself in a 
professional, ethical and responsible manner.
Duty to public
2   A landscape architect must consider the health, safety and welfare 
of the members of the public who will use the landscape architect's 
products and designs.
Duty to clients and employers
3   A landscape architect must provide a professional level of service 
to his or her clients and employers.
Duty to consider environment
4   A landscape architect must consider the stewardship, protection, 
preservation and enhancement of the natural environment.
Competence
5   A landscape architect must undertake only such professional work 
that the landscape architect is competent to perform by virtue of his or 
her training and experience.
Continuing education
6   A landscape architect must maintain and upgrade the knowledge 
and skills necessary to carry out his or her professional work.
Conflict
7   A landscape architect must not place himself or herself in a conflict 
of interest with his or her client or employer and must disclose to the 
client or employer any situation where a conflict of interest exists or 
may arise.
Confidentiality
8   A landscape architect must hold in confidence information obtained 
during the course of his or her work unless disclosure is permitted by 
the client or required by the Act, any other enactment or by order of a 
court.
Integrity of the profession
9   A landscape architect must refrain from engaging in any practices 
that detract from the professional image of the Association or its 
members.


Alberta Regulation 229/2010
Government Organization Act
GAMING GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 16, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 494/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Gaming Grants Regulation (AR 29/2004) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by striking out "Minister of Gaming" 
and substituting "Minister of Aboriginal Relations".

3   Section 12 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2011" 
and substituting "February 29, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 230/2010
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
TIRE DESIGNATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 17, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 493/2010) 
on December 16, 2010 pursuant to section 175 of the Environmental Protection and 
Enhancement Act. 
1   The Tire Designation Regulation (AR 95/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by adding "(AR 93/2004)" after 
"Regulation".

3   Section 3 is amended by striking out "is $4" and 
substituting "(AR 93/2004) is the relevant amount prescribed in the 
Schedule".

4   The following is added after section 6:
Schedule 
 
Maximum Advance Disposal 
Surcharges For Tires

CATEGORY OF TIRE
MAXIMUM 
SURCHARGE
1. Medium Truck Tires: 
Tires with rim sizes greater than 19.5 inches for use 
on larger vehicles licensed for highway use 
(including semi-trailer transport trucks, buses and 
trailers)
 
 
 
 
$9
2. Industrial/Off-the-Road (OTR) Tires: 
Tires used on industrial (non-agricultural) vehicles 
or industrial non-agricultural equipment that are not 
licensed for highway use (including excavation, 
hauling, loading, logging and materials handling 
equipment):

	(a)	small OTR Tires, with rim sizes up to 24 
inches
 
$40
	(b)	medium OTR Tires, with rim sizes greater 
than 24 inches but not greater than 33 
inches
 
 
$100
	(c)	large OTR Tires, with rim sizes greater 
than 33 inches
 
$200
3. All other tires (including passenger car and light 
truck tires, all other tires for vehicles licensed for 
highway use, all-terrain vehicles tires, forklift tires 
and skid-steer (Bobcat) tires) except farm tires used 
on agricultural vehicles, agricultural implements 
and agricultural equipment that are not licensed for 
highway use
 
 
 
 
 
 
$4

5   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2011.



Alberta Regulation 231/2010
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE, SCHEDULE TO THE ACT (2010) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 22, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 39/2010) on December 7, 2010 pursuant to section 103(1)(j) of the Wildlife 
Act. 
1   The Schedule to the Wildlife Act is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Item 1 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following sentence at the end of 
subitem 3:
This subitem prevails in the event of any conflict with the 
exception in subitem 10.
	(b)	by repealing subitem 10 and substituting the 
following:
10   A restricted firearm or a prohibited firearm of a kind that is 
a handgun for whose possession the holding of a licence and a 
registration certificate is required by the Criminal Code 
(Canada), except where a person 
	(a)	uses the handgun to kill an animal caught in a trap, or
	(b)	is in possession of that handgun only for a purpose 
incidental to that use or the reasonable expectation of 
that use.
	(c)	by adding the following after subitem 11:
[NOTE:   In subitem 10, "restricted firearm", "prohibited 
firearm", "licence", "registration certificate" and "handgun" 
have the meanings contained in section 84 of the Criminal 
Code (Canada) (excluding a handgun that is deemed not to be a 
firearm by subsection 84(3) of that Code).]



Alberta Regulation 232/2010
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
SPECIAL FORCES PENSION PLAN (COLA ADJUSTMENT, 2010) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: December 31, 2010
For information only:   Made by the Special Forces Pension Board on December 17, 
2010 pursuant to Schedule 4, section 4(9) of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act. 
1   The Special Forces Pension Plan (AR 369/93) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 78.2 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by striking out "Pension" and substituting 
"Subject to subsections (9) and (10), pension";
	(ii)	by striking out "(6)" and substituting "(7)";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (8):
(9)  Pensions are increased relative to that part of the pensions 
that is payable with respect to pensionable service occurring 
after 2000 except that, for the purposes of this subsection, 
section 75(5)(b) is to be treated as reading "1 + .3X" instead of 
"1+.6X".
(10)  Subsection (9) is to be treated as having come into force 
on January 1, 2011.