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Alberta Regulation 122/2011
Income and Employment Supports Act
INCOME SUPPORT, TRAINING AND HEALTH BENEFITS REGULATION
Filed: June 16, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 264/2011) 
on June 15, 2011 pursuant to sections 18, 48 and 50 of the Income and Employment 
Supports Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
Part 1 
Income Support and Benefits and Training Benefits
	2	Income support and benefits
	3	Training benefits
Division 1 
Designation of Household Units and Household Members
	4	Eligibility
	5	Apprentice full-time learner
	6	EI full-time learner 
	7	Non-EI full-time learner
	8	Barriers to full employment
	9	Expected to work or working
Division 2 
Barriers to Full Employment Household Units and  
Expected to Work or Working Household Units
Non-financial Eligibility
	10	Residency status
	11	Present in Alberta
	12	Refugees
	13	Sponsored immigrants 
	14	Indian reserve
	15	Incarceration
	16	Assured income for the severely handicapped
	17	Other education
	18	Other support regimes
	19	Student loans 
Financial Eligibility
	20	Asset test
	21	Liquid asset test
	22	Eligibility to receive income support and benefits
	23	Financial resources
Budgetary Requirements
	24	Budgetary requirements
	25	High school incentive
	26	Income support and benefits calculation
	27	Ineligible members considered
	28	Sponsored immigrants
Division 3 
Learner Household Units
Non-financial Eligibility - Household Unit
	29	Residency status - non-learner
	30	Present in Alberta
	31	Refugees
	32	Sponsored immigrants
	33	Indian reserve
	34	Incarceration
	35	Assured income for the severely handicapped 
	36	Other education
	37	Benefits from other regimes
	38	Section 6(3) of the Act
Non-financial Eligibility - Designation as Learner Member  
and Training Service Plans
	39	Residency status - learner member
	40	Suitability
	41	Age and school attendance requirements
	42	Ceasing employment
	43	Information for verification
	44	Training service plans
	45	Acceptable attendance
	46	Acceptable progress
Financial Eligibility
	47	Asset test
	48	Liquid asset test
	49	Eligibility to receive income support and benefits
	50	Financial resources
Budgetary Requirements
	51	Budgetary requirements
	52	Income support and benefits calculation
	53	Ineligible members considered
	54	Sponsored immigrants
	55	AISH training benefit
	56	Training benefits
	57	Periods of training
Part 2 
Part-time Training Benefits
	58	Part-time training benefits
Non-financial Eligibility
	59	Residency status - part time learner
	60	Suitability
	61	Incarceration
	62	Age and school attendance requirements
	63	Benefits from other sources
	64	Training service plans required
	65	Acceptable attendance
	66	Acceptable progress
Financial Eligibility
	67	Financial eligibility
Part-time Training Benefits Provided
	68	Part-time training benefits
	69	Part-time maximum
	70	Internet
	71	Child care
	72	Transportation
Part 3 
Health Benefits
	73	Health benefits
	74	Health Benefits Exception Committee
Non-financial Eligibility
	75	Residence
	76	Refugees
	77	Sponsored immigrants
	78	Seniors benefit
	79	First Nations
	80	Incarceration
	81	Other sources
	82	Child support services eligibility
Financial Eligibility
	83	Definition
	84	Assessing household income
	85	Income support households
	86	Full-time training benefits
	87	Former assistance households
	88	Households - pregnant member
	89	Other households
	90	Dependent children only
Part 4 
Appeals
	91	Training provider - appeals
	92	Sponsor - appeals
	93	Notice of appeal - sections 25(2), 35(5) or 37(2) of Act
	94	Notice under section 38(5) of Act
	95	Appointments to appeal panel under section 47 of Act
	96	Waiver of repayment by appeal panel
	97	General appeal prohibitions
Part 5 
Miscellaneous
	98	Other funding
	99	Reimbursement and assignment
	100	Emergency payments - ineligible household units
	101	Administrative penalties
Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force
	102	Repeals
	103	Expiry
	104	Coming into force
 
Schedule 1	Exempt Assets 
Schedule 2	Exempt Financial Resources 
Schedule 3	Excess of Certain Assets (Learners) 
Schedule 4	Supplementary Income Support 
Schedule 5	Core Income Support Tables
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Income and Employment Supports Act;
	(b)	"adult member" means a person who is
	(i)	18 years of age or older and is not a dependent child,
	(ii)	16 or 17 years of age and is
	(A)	the cohabiting partner of a person described in 
paragraph (B) or (C) or subclause (i) or (iii),
	(B)	a learner member of a household unit, or
	(C)	determined to be an adult member in accordance 
with requirements specified by the Director,
			or
	(iii)	under 18 years of age and is an apprentice full-time 
learner;
	(c)	"apprentice full-time learner" means a person designated as 
an apprentice full-time learner under section 5;
	(d)	"approved home" means a home where residential support 
services are provided to adults with mental illnesses by 
agreement between the Minister of Health and Wellness and 
the service provider;
	(e)	"approved training program" means a training program that 
is approved under section 20 of the Act;
	(f)	"cumulative full-time training" means training provided to a 
learner member for an approved training program and 
training provided under contract with a training provider;
	(g)	"EI full-time learner" means a person designated as an EI 
full-time leaner under section 6;
	(h)	"excess of certain assets" means the excess of certain assets 
referred to in Schedule 3;
	(i)	"exempt asset" means an asset exempted under Schedule 1;
	(j)	"exempt financial resources" means a financial resource 
exempted under Schedule 2;
	(k)	"extended family" includes a child, grandchild, parent, 
step-parent or grandparent but does not include a dependent 
child; 
	(l)	"group home" means a home where residential support 
services are provided to adults with physical or mental 
disabilities or illnesses pursuant to an agreement between the 
Government of Alberta and the service provider; 
	(m)	"hospital" means a hospital under the Hospitals Act;
	(n)	"learner household unit" means one of the following:
	(i)	a non-EI full-time learner household unit;
	(ii)	an apprentice full-time learner household unit;
	(iii)	an EI full-time learner household unit;
	(o)	"learner member" means a person designated as a non-EI 
full-time learner, an apprentice full-time learner or an EI 
full-time learner;
	(p)	"liquid assets" means
	(i)	cash on hand or cash in a financial institution or held by 
a third party that must be paid to a member of the 
household unit on demand, 
	(ii)	stocks, bonds, term deposits and other assets easily 
converted into cash,
	(iii)	a debt held by a third party that must be paid to a 
member of the household unit on demand, and
	(iv)	a trust that must be paid to a member of the household 
unit on demand,
		but does not include an exempt asset or excess of certain 
assets;
	(q)	"non-EI learner" means a person designated as a non-EI 
full-time learner under section 7;
	(r)	"non-learner member" means a person who is not a learner 
member;
	(s)	"nursing home" means a nursing home under the Nursing 
Homes Act;
	(t)	"shared family residence" means a residence where a 
household unit lives in the same self-contained residence as 
an extended family member; 
	(u)	"social housing" means housing in a housing unit that is 
operated and maintained by a management body under the 
Alberta Housing Act;
	(v)	"student loan" means a loan obtained under the Student 
Financial Assistance Act or the Canada Student Financial 
Assistance Act (Canada) or a similar loan as determined by 
the Director;
	(w)	"supplementary income support" means a supplementary 
income support payment or allowance provided under 
Schedule 4;
	(x)	"training" means full-time training unless otherwise 
specified;
	(y)		"training period" means the number of months within an 
approved training program for which a learner is funded, 
where there is no break for more than 3 consecutive weeks or 
a longer period that may be permitted by the Director;
	(z)	"training service plan" means a training service plan 
approved by the Director as provided for in this Regulation.
(2)  For the purposes of the Act, 
	(a)	"cohabiting partner" means the person with whom a person
	(i)	is living and  
	(A)	who is the person's spouse,
	(B)	has a relationship of interdependence as defined in 
the Adult Interdependent Relationships Act, as 
determined by the Director, but does not include
	(I)	a person related by blood or adoption unless 
there is an interdependent partner agreement 
as provided for under that Act, or
	(II)	persons under 18 years of age, unless one of 
the persons is at least 16 years of age and the 
other is at least 18 years of age,
				or
	(C)	has a natural or adopted child,
			or
	(ii)	has a relationship described in subclause (i)(A) to (C) 
and is financially interdependent; 
	(b)	"dependent child" means a person 
	(i)	for whom no financial assistance is provided under a 
Government of Alberta program designated by the 
Director, 
	(ii)	who is   living with and dependent for support on an 
adult member, 
	(iii)	who is under 18 years of age or, if attending an 
education program under the School Act, under 20 years 
of age, and
	(iv)	who is not an adult member under section 1(1)(b)(ii) or 
(iii).
(3)  For the purposes of section 5(2) of the Act,
	(a)	"budgetary requirements" for a household unit are 
determined under sections 24 and 51 of this Regulation;
	(b)	"financial resources available to a household unit"
	(i)	for a barriers to full employment household unit and 
expected to work or working household unit, are the 
financial resources determined under section 23 of this 
Regulation;
	(ii)	for a learner household unit are the financial resources 
determined under section 50 of this Regulation plus any 
excess of certain assets of the unit available during the 
training period;
(4)  In section 17 of the Act, "unable to manage his or her own 
financial affairs" means the recipient's inability, whether or not related 
to mental capacity, to manage his or her finances to consistently 
provide for food, shelter and health care.
(5)  A reference to a barriers to full employment household unit in this 
Regulation is a reference to a not expected to work household unit 
referred to in section 6(1)(a)(ii) of the Act.
(6)  A reference to a non-EI full-time learner household unit in this 
Regulation is a reference to a full-time learner household unit referred 
to in section 6(1)(a)(iii) of the Act.
Part 1 
Income Support and Benefits and 
Training Benefits
Income support and benefits
2(1)  The income support and benefits that may be provided by the 
Director under section 5 of the Act and the determination of a 
household unit's eligibility under section 6 of the Act are subject to 
this Part.
(2)  The core income support that may be provided by the Director 
under section 5(1)(a) of the Act is comprised of a core essential 
payment and, where a household unit is in need, a core shelter payment 
as determined under this Part.
(3)  The core essential payment is intended to be used for 
	(a)	household needs,
	(b)	personal needs, including laundry,
	(c)	clothing,
	(d)	use of a telephone,
	(e)	basic transportation, and
	(f)	food, except for a household unit living in an approved home, 
a group home, a hospital or a nursing home.
(4)  The core shelter payment is intended to be used for 
	(a)	rent payments, mortgage payments, condominium fees, a lot 
rental for a mobile home or a similar payment,
	(b)	heating fuel and utilities, except
	(i)	telephone, and
	(ii)	if the household unit is living in social housing, 
electricity,
	(c)	property tax and house or tenant insurance, and 
	(d)	food, if the household unit is living in an approved home, a 
group home, a hospital or a nursing home.
(5)  The supplementary income support that may be provided by the 
Director under section 5(1)(b) of the Act is to be determined under 
Schedule 4.
Training benefits
3(1)  The full-time training benefits that may be provided by the 
Director under section 9 of the Act and the determination of a 
household unit's eligibility or a learner member's eligibility are subject 
to this Part. 
(2)  The cost of child care and transportation are provided to a learner 
household unit as a supplementary income support benefit.
Division 1 
Designation of Household Units 
and Household Members
Eligibility 
4   The conditions of eligibility to be designated
	(a)	for the purpose of section 6(1) of the Act are set out in 
sections 7, 8 and 9 of this Regulation, and
	(b)	for the purpose of Part 2, Division 4 of the Act are set out in 
sections 5 and 6 of this Regulation.
Apprentice full-time learner 
5(1)  Pursuant to section 6(1)(a)(iv) of the Act, the apprentice full-time 
learner is established as a category.
(2)  A household unit may be designated as an apprentice full-time 
learner household unit if a member of the household unit is designated 
as an apprentice full-time learner.
(3)  A member of a household unit may be designated as an apprentice 
full-time learner if the member 
	(a)	is accepted in an approved technical training program as an 
apprentice under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act, 
	(b)	is a registered apprentice in Alberta, and
	(c)	has not been approved for a student loan.
EI full-time learner
6(1)  Pursuant to section 6(1)(a)(iv) of the Act, the EI full-time learner 
is established as a category.
(2)  A household unit may be designated as an EI full-time learner 
household unit if 
	(a)	the household unit is not eligible to be designated as an 
apprentice full-time learner household unit, and
	(b)	a member of the household unit is designated as an EI 
full-time learner. 
(3)  A member of a household unit may be designated as an EI 
full-time learner if the member 
	(a)	is accepted full-time in an approved training program,
	(b)	is suitable to participate full-time in the approved training 
program for an achievable employment goal,  
	(c)	is eligible or may be eligible to receive assistance pursuant to 
the Labour Market Development Agreement, and
	(d)	has not been approved for a student loan.
Non-EI full-time learner
7(1)  A household unit may be designated as a non-EI full-time learner 
household unit if
	(a)	the household unit is not eligible to be designated as an 
apprentice full-time learner household unit or an EI full-time 
learner household unit, and
	(b)	a member of the household unit is designated as a non-EI 
full-time learner. 
(2)  A member of a household unit may be designated as a non-EI 
full-time learner if the member 
	(a)	is accepted full-time in an approved training program,
	(b)	is suitable to participate full-time in the approved training 
program for an achievable employment goal, and
	(c)	has not been approved for a student loan.
Barriers to full employment
8(1)  A household unit may be designated as a barriers to full 
employment household unit if
	(a)	the household unit is not eligible to be designated as a learner 
household unit, and 
	(b)		each adult member of the household unit is designated as a 
barriers to full employment or at least one adult member has 
a severe handicap as defined in the Assured Income for the 
Severely Handicapped Act.
(2)  An adult member of a household unit may be designated as 
barriers to full employment if the adult member has a long-term 
inability to participate in full employment due to
	(a)	the adult member having multiple barriers to full 
employment beyond the adult member's control, or
	(b)	the adult member having a persistent and severe health 
problem of more than, or expected to be of more than, 6 
months' duration.
Expected to work or working
9(1)  A household unit may be designated as an expected to work or 
working household unit if the household unit is not eligible to be 
designated under sections 5 to 8.
(2)  The adult members of a household unit designated as expected to 
work or working are designated as expected to work or working, and 
for greater certainty may include an adult member who, in the opinion 
of the Director, is able to work but is temporarily unavailable to work 
because of
	(a)	a temporary health problem of 6 months' duration or less,
	(b)	being the primary caretaker of a child 12 months old or 
younger, or
	(c)	any other circumstances determined by the Director that 
make the member temporarily unavailable for work.
Division 2 
Barriers to Full Employment Household 
Units and Expected to Work or Working 
Household Units
Non-financial Eligibility
Residency status
10(1)  A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits unless the member meets the requirements 
of subsection (2).
(2)  The member must be 
	(a)	a Canadian citizen,
	(b)	a permanent resident, 
	(c)	a temporary resident permit holder who has been approved 
for entry into Canada by the Government of Alberta,
	(d)	a refugee or refugee claimant, or
	(e)	a victim of human trafficking as determined by the 
Department of Citizenship and Immigration (Canada).
(3)  The terms used in this section have the same meaning as under the 
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada).
Present in Alberta 
11   A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is not present in Alberta.
Refugees
12   A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is a refugee who is 
receiving financial assistance from the Government of Canada.
Sponsored immigrants
13   A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is a sponsored immigrant 
who is adequately and appropriately maintained by his or her sponsor.
Indian reserve
14   A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is ordinarily resident on an 
Indian reserve as determined in accordance with the Arrangement for 
the Funding and Administration of Social Services, or any subsequent 
agreement, entered into by the Governments of Alberta and Canada.
Incarceration
15   A member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is
	(a)	incarcerated due to being charged with or convicted of an 
offence, or 
	(b)	unable to work because of a condition of his or her sentence 
or release.
Assured income for the severely handicapped 
16   A barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is not eligible to receive income 
support and benefits if an adult member is a recipient of a benefit 
under the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.
Other education
17   A barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is not eligible to receive income 
support and benefits if an adult member is participating in a full-time 
education or training program that has not been approved by the 
Director.
Other support regimes
18   A household unit is not entitled to receive income support and 
benefits or training benefits under this Division if, in the opinion of the 
Director, similar benefits are provided under some other income 
support regime as determined by the Director.
Student loans 
19   A barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is not eligible to receive income 
support and benefits if an adult member has been approved for a 
student loan.
Financial Eligibility
Asset test
20(1)  A barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is not financially eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if a member of the household unit owns 
an asset that is not an exempt asset under section 1 of Schedule 1.
(2)  If the Director is of the opinion that an asset has been disposed of 
for less than fair market value to establish or maintain eligibility for 
income support and benefits, that asset will be included in a 
determination of assets.
(3)  This section does not apply to an asset of a dependent child that is 
exempted by the Director.
Liquid asset test
21(1)  A barriers to full employment household unit is not financially 
eligible to receive income support and benefits if the liquid assets of 
the household unit exceed the total value of 2 months of the following: 
	(a)	the core income support that may be provided to the 
household unit,
	(b)	the maximum National Child Benefit Supplement that would 
be provided to the household unit if each dependent child 
was assumed to be eligible for the Supplement, and
	(c)	any supplementary income support included by the Director.
(2)  An expected to work or working household unit is not financially 
eligible to receive income support and benefits if the liquid assets of 
the household unit exceed the total value of one month of the 
following: 
	(a)	the core income support that may be provided to the 
household unit,
	(b)	the maximum National Child Benefit Supplement that would 
be provided to the household unit if each dependent child 
was assumed to be eligible for the Supplement, and
	(c)	any supplementary income support included by the Director.
(3)  This section does not apply to a liquid asset of a dependent child to 
the extent it is exempted by the Director.
Eligibility to receive income support and benefits 
22(1)  A barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is not financially eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the financial resources available to the 
members of the household unit exceed the budgetary requirements of 
the household unit determined under section 24.
(2)  Section 23, except subsection (5), applies for the purposes of 
determining financial resources for the purpose of subsection (1) of 
this section.
Financial resources 
23(1)  The financial resources available to the members of a barriers to 
full employment household unit or an expected to work or working 
household unit are to be determined in accordance with this section. 
(2)  The financial resources are those that were available to the 
members of the household unit in the previous month.
(3)  Subject to this section, the following are considered to be financial 
resources:
	(a)	employment income, including non-monetary compensation 
received in place of compensation for employment;
	(b)	self-employment income;
	(c)	room and board income from the principal residence;
	(d)	rental income from the principal residence;
	(e)	any other source of money accessible to the household unit 
that is not exempted under Schedule 2.
(4)  The following are deducted from financial resources: 
	(a)	from gross employment or gross self-employment income,
	(i)	income tax,
	(ii)	Canada Pension Plan premiums, and
	(iii)	Employment Insurance premiums; 
	(b)	from gross employment income, 
	(i)	deductions required by an employer as a condition of 
employment, and
	(ii)	the amount of the first payment on a debt that is 
garnished under the Civil Enforcement Act from 
employment income;
	(c)	from gross self-employment income, reasonable expenditures 
that are determined by the Director to be essential to the 
self-employment;
	(d)	from room and board income from the principal residence, 
75% of the gross amount received;
	(e)	from rental income from the principal residence, 50% of the 
gross amount received.
(5)  After applying the deductions in subsection (4), the amounts 
referred to in subsection (6) are to be deducted from the following:
	(a)	employment income;
	(b)	self-employment income earned
	(i)	by an adult member in a barriers to full employment 
household unit from a home-based business, including a 
home-based child care service,
	(ii)	by an adult member in an expected to work or working 
household unit, from a home-based child care service, 
or
	(iii)	by a dependent child, in a barriers to full employment or 
expected to work or working household unit from a 
home-based business, including a home-based child 
care service.
(6)  The amounts that may be deducted for the purpose of subsection 
(5) are the following:
	(a)	if earned by an adult member in a household unit with 2 or 
more adult members, the first $115 plus 25% of the 
remainder of monthly income;
	(b)	if earned by an adult member in a household unit with one 
adult member, the first $230 plus 25% of the remainder of 
monthly income;
	(c)	if earned by a dependent child, the first $350 per month plus 
25% of the remainder of monthly income or, if the dependent 
child is attending school under the School Act, 100%.
(7)  The deductions referred to in subsections (4)(c) to (e) and (5) do 
not apply if the Director determines the related income has not been 
reported in a timely manner or has been wilfully misreported.
Budgetary Requirements
Budgetary requirements
24(1)  In this section, "budgetary requirements" means, subject to 
section 28(1)(c), the total value of
	(a)	the core income support determined under subsection (2), 
and
	(b)	the supplementary income support determined under 
Schedule 4.
(2)  The core income support that may be provided by the Director 
under section 5(1)(a) of the Act to a barriers to full employment 
household unit or an expected to work or working household unit is 
comprised of a core essential payment and a core shelter payment 
determined as follows:
	(a)	the maximum core essential payment that may be provided to 
a barriers to full employment household unit or an expected 
to work or working household unit is,
	(i)	if subclauses (ii) to (iv) do not apply, the amount 
determined per month under the Core Essential Payment 
Table in Schedule 5,
	(ii)	if subclauses (iii) or (iv) do not apply and the Director 
determines that a household unit's need for the core 
essential benefit is limited to food, the amount per 
month determined by the Minister,
	(iii)	if an adult member of the household unit is living in one 
of the following, $56 per month for each adult member:
	(A)	a hospital or a nursing home;
	(B)	the Gunn Centre;
	(C)	the Youngstown Home; 
	(D)	a recognized emergency shelter for persons 
escaping abuse;
	(E)	an institution similar to the institutions in 
paragraphs (A) to (D) that is designated by the 
Minister,
			or
	(iv)	if an adult member of the household unit is living in an 
approved home or a group home, the amount per month 
for each adult member as determined by the Minister;
	(b)	the maximum core shelter payment that may be provided to a 
barriers to full employment household unit or an expected to 
work or working household unit is,
	(i)	if subclauses (ii) to (v) do not apply, the amount per 
month determined under the Core Shelter Payment 
Table in Schedule 5,
	(ii)	if the household unit lives in an approved home, $500 
per month, 
	(iii)	if the household unit lives in a hospital or nursing home, 
the monthly accommodation charge for that facility 
under the Nursing Homes Act or the Hospitals Act,
	(iv)	if the household unit lives in a shared family residence 
that is not owned by an adult member of the unit or in 
which an adult member of the unit is not a party to a 
residential tenancy agreement with a third party, $100 
per month, or
	(v)	if the household unit lives in a group home, $14 per day 
for each adult member;
	(c)	if the household unit has a dependent child member who is 
	(i)	at least 16 years of age and under 20 years of age,
	(ii)	attending high school under the School Act, and
	(ii)	a parent of a dependent child living with the household 
unit, 
		a high school incentive amount determined under section 25.
High school incentive
25(1)  The high school incentive amount is the difference between
	(a)	the total amount of the core income support that would be 
paid to the household unit if the dependent child and his or 
her child were treated as a separate household unit, and
	(b)	the amount of the core income support the household unit 
would receive if the dependent child and his or her child 
were not treated as a separate household unit.
(2)  For the purpose of subsection (1)(b), a dependent child is 
considered to be attending high school during a normal scheduled 
break if the dependent child is enrolled to attend when school 
recommences.
Income support and benefits calculation
26(1)  If the budgetary requirements under section 24 exceed the 
financial resources available to the members of the household unit, the 
amount of income support and benefits for a month that may be 
provided is determined in accordance with the following formula:
A-B 
where
	A	is the budgetary requirements determined under section 24;
	B	is the financial resources available under section 23.
(2)  If income support and benefits is required for only a part of a 
month, the amount calculated under subsection (1) may be provided on 
a pro-rated basis.
Ineligible members considered
27   If a member of a barriers to full employment household unit or an 
expected to work or working household unit is ineligible to receive 
income support and benefits, 
	(a)	the assets, liquid assets and financial resources of that 
member are considered to belong to an eligible adult member 
of the household for the purpose of sections 20 to 23, and
	(b)	that member is not considered for the purpose of calculating 
the household unit's budgetary requirements for the purpose 
of section 24.
Sponsored immigrants
28(1)  If a member of a barriers to full employment household unit or 
an expected to work or working household unit is a sponsored 
immigrant who is eligible to receive income support and benefits,
	(a)	the assets, liquid assets and financial resources of the sponsor 
are to be considered as belonging to an eligible adult member 
of the household unit for the purpose of sections 20 to 23,
	(b)	section 23(5) does not apply to the financial resources of the 
sponsor's household unit, and
	(c)	the budgetary requirements include an equivalent amount for 
the sponsor's household unit for the purpose of section 22.
(2)   Subsection (1) does not apply if, in the opinion of the Director, the 
sponsored immigrant has been abused or abandoned by the sponsor.
Division 3 
Learner Household Units 
Non-financial Eligibility - Household Unit
Residency status - non-learner
29(1)  A non-learner member of a learner household unit is not 
eligible to receive income support and benefits unless the member 
meets the requirements of subsection (2).
(2)  The member must be 
	(a)	a Canadian citizen,
	(b)	a permanent resident, 
	(c)	a temporary resident permit holder who has been approved 
for entry into Canada by the Government of Alberta,
	(d)	a refugee or refugee claimant, or
	(e)	a victim of human trafficking as determined by Citizenship 
and Immigration Canada.
(3)  The terms used in this section have the same meaning as under the 
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada).
Present in Alberta 
30(1)  A member of a learner household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits or training benefits if the member is not 
present in Alberta.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a learner member whose 
approved training program is outside of Alberta.
Refugees
31   A member of a learner household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is a refugee who is 
receiving financial assistance from the Government of Canada.
Sponsored immigrants
32   A member of a learner household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the member is a sponsored immigrant 
who is adequately and appropriately maintained by his or her sponsor.
Indian reserve
33   A non-EI full-time learner household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the learner member of the household 
unit
	(a)	is a status Indian, and 
	(b)	is ordinarily resident on an Indian reserve as determined in 
accordance with the Arrangement for the Funding and 
Administration of Social Services, or any subsequent 
agreement, entered into by the Governments of Alberta and 
Canada.
Incarceration
34   A member of a learner household unit is not eligible to receive 
income support and benefits or training benefits if the member is
	(a)	incarcerated due to being charged with or convicted of an 
offence, or 
	(b)	unable to work because of a condition of his or her sentence 
or release.
Assured income for the severely handicapped 
35   A learner household unit is not eligible to receive income support 
and benefits if an adult member is a recipient of a benefit under the 
Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.
Other education
36   A learner household unit is not eligible to receive income support 
and benefits or training benefits if an adult member of the household 
unit is participating full-time in an education or training program that 
has not been approved by the Director.
Benefits from other regimes
37   A household unit is not entitled to receive income support and 
benefits or training benefits if, in the opinion of the Director, similar 
benefits are provided under some other income support regime 
determined by the Director.
Section 6(3) of the Act
38   The requirements under section 6(3)(a) to (f) of the Act that apply 
to a non-EI full-time learner household unit also apply to an apprentice 
full-time learner household unit and an EI full-time learner household 
unit unless otherwise specified in this Regulation.
Non-financial Eligibility - Designation 
as Learner Member and Training 
Service Plans
Residency status - learner member
39(1)  A person is not eligible to be designated as a learner member 
unless the person meets the requirements set out in subsection (2). 
(2)  The person must be 
	(a)	present in Alberta at the time the person is accepted into an 
approved training program, and
	(b)	one of the following: 
	(i)	a Canadian citizen; 
	(ii)	a permanent resident of Canada; 
	(iii)	a refugee who has been accepted to apply for permanent 
residency in Canada and is legally entitled to work and 
study in Canada.
(3)  Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Suitability
40(1)  A person is not eligible to be designated as a learner member of 
a household unit unless the person 
	(a)	is unemployed or marginally employed, 
	(b)	requires full-time training to be fully employed, 
	(c)	is ready, willing and able to attend full-time training, 
	(d)	will improve his or her employability and earning potential 
with the skills, experience and competencies gained from the 
full-time training, 
	(e)	for a transitional vocational approved training program, has 
been assessed by the Director as having a mild 
developmental disability, and
	(f)	is otherwise suitable in the opinion of the Director to 
participate in an approved training program.
(2)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Age and school attendance requirements
41(1)  A person is eligible to be designated as a learner member of a 
household unit only if the person
	(a)	is at least 18 years of age, and
	(b)	has not attended a school under the School Act or a similar 
institution for 12 consecutive months.
(2)  The Director may reduce the age requirement in subsection (1)(a) 
to 16 or 17 years of age and waive the requirement in subsection 
(1)(b). 
(3)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Ceasing employment 
42(1)  A person is not eligible to be designated as a learner member of 
a household unit if the person
	(a)	terminated employment that the person might reasonably 
have continued to hold, and 
	(b)	was not authorized to do so by the Director.
(2)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Information for verification 
43   A person is not eligible to be designated as a learner member of a 
household unit unless the person provides consent to the disclosure of 
personal information by the training provider to the Director to verify 
the person's eligibility for training benefits.
Training service plans
44(1)  A person is not eligible to be designated as a learner member of 
a household unit unless the Director approves a training service plan 
for the person.
(2)  A first training service plan shall not be approved for more than 
the following amount of cumulative full-time training:
	(a)	if clauses (b) and (c) do not apply, 30 months;
	(b)	if the Director is satisfied that there are exceptional 
circumstances, 40 months;
	(c)	if the Director is satisfied that the learner member requires a 
reduced course load due to a diagnosed chronic or permanent 
physiological or psychological impairment of function that 
limits the learner's ability to attend full-time training, 50 
months. 
(3)  Subject to subsection (5), subsequent training service plans shall 
not be approved for more than the following amount of cumulative 
full-time training:
	(a)	if clause (b) does not apply, 30 months;
	(b)	if the Director is satisfied that the learner member requires a 
reduced course load due to a diagnosed chronic or permanent 
physiological or psychological impairment of function that 
limits the learner's ability to attend full-time training, 50 
months. 
(4)  The Director may designate the duration of specific categories of 
training within the maximum number of months of training benefits 
allowed under subsection (2) or (3).
(5)  Subsequent training service plans shall not be approved if it has 
been less than 48 months since the learner member last attended an 
approved training program under a training service plan.
(6)  The Director may waive the application of subsection (5) in 
exceptional circumstances.
(7)  A learner member ceases to be eligible to receive income support 
and benefits or training benefits under a training service plan if the 
learner member
	(a)	fails to meet the full-time course requirements for the 
approved training service plan,
	(b)	fails to maintain acceptable attendance and progress 
requirements under sections 45 and 46,
	(c)	is not enrolled in the approved training program as set out in 
the training service plan, or 
	(d)	withdraws, is expelled or is considered to have been 
withdrawn from the approved training program.
(8)  If a learner member is unable to complete the learner member's 
training service plan but is able to recommence it within one year, the 
Director may consider that to be a continuation of the training service 
plan.
(9)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Acceptable attendance
45(1)  A learner member meets the requirements for acceptable 
attendance if the learner meets the requirements determined by the 
Minister.
(2)  An absence from class of more than 3 consecutive weeks is not 
considered acceptable attendance. 
(3)  A Director may waive the application of subsection (2) in 
extenuating circumstances beyond the control of the learner member.
(4)  This section does not apply to an apprentice full-time learner.
Acceptable progress
46   A learner member 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, 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.
Financial Eligibility
Asset test
47  A learner household unit is not financially eligible to receive 
income support and benefits or training benefits if a member of the 
household unit owns an asset that is not an exempt asset under section 
2 of Schedule 1.
(2)  If the Director is of the opinion that an asset has been disposed of 
for less than fair market value to establish or maintain eligibility for 
income support and benefits or training benefits, that asset will be 
included in a determination of assets.
(3)  This section does not apply to an asset of a dependent child that is 
exempted by the Director.
Liquid asset test 
48(1)  A learner household unit is not financially eligible to receive 
income support and benefits or training benefits if the liquid assets of 
the household unit exceed $10 000 plus the total value of 2 months of 
the following: 
	(a)	the core income support that may be provided to the learner 
household unit;
	(b)	the maximum National Child Benefit Supplement that would 
be provided to the household unit if each dependent child 
was assumed to be eligible for the Supplement;
	(c)	the supplementary income supports included by the Director.
(2)  This section does not apply to a learner household unit if a learner 
member is in a self-employment approved training program or a 
transitional vocational approved training program.
(3)  This section does not apply to a liquid asset or excess of certain 
assets of a dependent child to the extent it is exempted by the Director.
Eligibility to receive income support and benefits
49   A learner household unit is not financially eligible to receive 
income support and benefits if the household unit's projected financial 
resources for the training period determined under section 50, plus any 
excess of certain assets, exceed the projected budgetary requirements 
of the household unit determined under section 51 for the training 
period.
Financial resources 
50(1)  The financial resources available to the members of a learner 
household unit are to be determined in accordance with this section. 
(2)  The following are considered to be financial resources:
	(a)	employment income, including non-monetary compensation 
received in place of compensation for employment;
	(b)	self-employment income;
	(c)	room and board income from the principal residence;
	(d)	rental income from the principal residence;
	(e)	any other source of money accessible to the household unit 
that is not exempt under Schedule 2.
(3)  The following are to be deducted from financial resources: 
	(a)	from gross employment or self-employment income,
	(i)	income tax,
	(ii)	Canada Pension Plan premiums, and
	(iii)	Employment Insurance premiums; 
	(b)	from gross employment income,
	(i)	deductions from employment income required by an 
employer as a condition of employment, and
	(ii)	the amount of the first payment on a debt that is 
garnished under the Civil Enforcement Act from 
employment income;
	(c)	from gross self-employment income, reasonable expenditures 
that are determined by the Director to be essential to the 
self-employment;
	(d)	from room and board income from the principal residence, 
75% of the gross amount received;
	(e)	from rental income from the principal residence, 50% of the 
gross amount received.
(4)  After applying the deductions in subsection (3), the following are 
to be deducted from financial resources:
	(a)	from employment income, 
	(i)	if earned by a non-learner adult member, the first $230 
of monthly income plus 25% of the remainder of 
monthly income, 
	(ii)	if earned by a learner member, 100% of monthly 
income, or
	(iii)	if earned by a dependent child, the first $350 of monthly 
income plus 25% of the remainder of monthly income 
or, if the dependent child is attending school under the 
School Act, 100% of monthly income;
	(b)	from self-employment income,
	(i)	if earned by a learner member who is participating in an 
approved self-employment training program, 100% of 
monthly income,
	(ii)	if earned from a home-based business by a dependent 
child, the first $350 of monthly income plus 25% of the 
remainder of monthly income or, if the dependent child 
is attending school under the School Act, 100% of 
monthly income, or
	(iii)	if earned from a home-based child care service by the 
cohabiting partner of a learner member, the first $230 of 
monthly income plus 25% of the remainder of monthly 
income;
	(c)	from unemployment benefits paid under the Employment 
Insurance Act (Canada) to an apprentice full-time learner 
member or an EI full-time learner member, the first $100 of 
monthly income.
(5)  The deductions in subsections (3)(c) to (e) and (4) do not apply if 
the Director determines the related income has not been reported in a 
timely manner or has been wilfully misreported.
(6)  The financial resources that are to be considered are the average 
monthly projected financial resources available to the members of the 
household unit for the number of months in the training period.
(7)  If a change in circumstances occurs during the training period, the 
calculation under subsection (6) is to be reapplied based on a 
determination of monthly averages during the training period.
Budgetary Requirements
Budgetary requirements 
51(1)  In this section, "budgetary requirements" means, subject to 
section 54(1)(c), the total value of
	(a)	the core income support determined under subsection (3), 
and
	(b)	the supplementary income support determined under 
Schedule 4.
(2)  The budgetary requirements that are to be considered are the 
projected budgetary requirements for the members of the household 
unit for the number of months in the training period.
(3)  The core income support that may be provided by the Director 
under section 5(1)(a) of the Act to a learner household unit is 
comprised of a core essential payment and a core shelter payment 
determined as follows:
	(a)	the maximum core essential payment that may be provided to 
a learner household unit is the amount per month determined 
under the Core Essential Payment Table in Schedule 5;
	(b)	the maximum core shelter payment that may be provided to a 
learner household unit is
	(i)	the amount per month determined under the Core 
Shelter Payment Table in  Schedule 5, or 
	(ii)	if the household unit lives in a shared family residence 
that is not owned by an adult member of the unit or in 
which an adult member of the unit is not a party to a 
residential tenancy agreement with a third party, $100 
per month;
	(c)	if the household unit has a dependent child member who is 
	(i)	at least 16 years of age and under 20 years of age,
	(ii)	attending high school under the School Act, and
	(iii)	a parent of a dependent child living with the household 
unit, 
		a high school incentive amount determined under subsection 
(4).
(4)  The high school incentive amount is the difference between
	(a)	the total amount of the core income support that would be 
paid to each household unit if the dependent child and his or 
her child were treated as a separate household unit, and
	(b)	the amount of the core income support the household unit 
would receive if the dependent child and his or her child 
were not treated as a separate household unit.
(5)  For the purpose of subsection (4)(b), a dependent child is 
considered to be attending high school during a normal scheduled 
break if the dependent child is enrolled to attend when school 
recommences.
(6)  If an adult non-learner member of a learner household unit is 
approved for a student loan, the core income support that may be 
provided to the household unit is reduced by half. 
Income support and benefits calculation
52(1)  If, under section 49 the projected budgetary requirements 
exceed the projected financial resources available to the learner 
household unit, plus any excess of certain assets, the amount of income 
support and benefits for a month that may be provided is determined in 
accordance with the following formula:
(A-B)
C
where
	A	is the projected budgetary requirements for the training 
period determined under section 51;
	B	is the projected financial resources determined under section 
50 plus any excess of certain assets available for the training 
period;
	C	is the number of months of the training period for which the 
full-time learner is to receive income support and benefits.
(2)  Where there is a change in circumstances of the learner household 
unit, the amount determined under subsection (1) is adjusted by a 
recalculation for the remainder of the training period, based on the 
formula in subsection (1).
(3)  If income support and benefits is required for only a part of a 
month, the amount calculated under this section may be provided on a 
pro-rated basis.
Ineligible members considered
53(1)  If a member of a learner household unit is ineligible to receive 
income support and benefits, 
	(a)	the assets, liquid assets, excess of certain assets and financial 
resources of that member are considered to belong to an 
eligible adult member of the household unit for the purpose 
of sections 47 to 50, and
	(b)	that member is not considered in calculating the household 
unit's budgetary requirements for the purpose of section 51.
(2)  The Director may waive the application of subsection (1)(a) for a 
non-learner member who is ineligible because of section 30.
Sponsored immigrants
54(1)  If a member of a learner household unit is a sponsored 
immigrant who is eligible to receive income support and benefits, 
	(a)	the assets, liquid assets, excess of certain assets and financial 
resources of the sponsor are to be considered as belonging to 
an eligible adult member of the household unit for the 
purpose of sections 47 to 50,
	(b)	section 50(4) does not apply to the financial resources of the 
sponsor's household unit, and
	(c)	the budgetary requirements include an equivalent amount for 
the sponsor's household unit for the purpose of section 49.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if, in the opinion of the Director, the 
sponsored immigrant has been abused or abandoned by the sponsor.
AISH training benefit
55   Notwithstanding sections 47 to 49, a learner household unit that is 
the recipient of a benefit under the Assured Income for the Severely 
Handicapped Act is financially eligible to receive training benefits.
Training benefits
56(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"contract-based training program" means an approved 
training program in which the training provider is funded 
directly by the Minister to provide training to a learner, but 
does not include a tuition-based program as defined in the 
Training Provider Regulation (AR 384/2003);
	(b)	"mandatory fees" means flat rate charges in an approved 
training program for libraries, technology, laboratories and 
any other facilities the use of which is necessary to both 
assist in instruction and program completion, but does not 
include tuition fees and fees for health and dental benefits;
	(c)	"student association fees" means the fees that are payable to 
a students association for student association activities, but 
does not include fees for health and dental benefits.
(2)  For the purpose of sections 9(a) and 11 of the Act, the prescribed 
fees are mandatory fees and student association fees.
(3)  For the purpose of sections 9(d) and 11 of the Act, enrolment in a 
contract-based training program is a training benefit.
(4)  Subject to subsection (5), the Minister may determine the amount 
or value of training benefits under sections 9 and 11 of the Act and the 
circumstances under which the benefits may be provided to or on 
behalf of a learner member for the training period.
(5)  The amount or value of training benefits that may be provided in a 
month to or on behalf of a learner member is the amount of the training 
benefits payable in that month less, if applicable, the amount by which 
A exceeds B
where
	A	is the projected financial resources of the household unit 
determined under section 50 for that month plus any excess 
of certain assets available in that month;
	B	is the projected budgetary requirements determined under 
section 51 payable to the household unit for that month.
Periods of training
57(1)  The Director shall not provide a learner household unit with 
income support and benefits or training benefits except during the 
periods in which the learner member is participating in an approved 
training program as provided for under a training service plan. 
(2)  The Director may waive the requirement of subsection (1) if  
	(a)	the learner member is prevented from participating in the 
approved training program due to the unforeseen inability of 
the training provider to provide the training, and
	(b)	arrangements are being or will be made for the learner 
member to recommence the training.
Part 2 
Part-time Training Benefits
Part-time training benefits
58   The part-time training benefits that may be provided by the 
Director under section 9 of the Act to a part-time learner member are 
subject to this Part and section 10 of the Act.
Non-financial Eligibility
Residency status - part-time learner
59   A person is eligible to receive a part-time training benefit if the 
person is 
	(a)	present in Alberta at the time of acceptance in the approved 
training program, and
	(b)	one of the following: 
	(i)	a Canadian citizen; 
	(ii)	a permanent resident of Canada; 
	(iii)	a refugee who has been accepted to apply for permanent 
residency in Canada and is legally entitled to work and 
study in Canada.
Suitability
60   A person is not eligible to receive a part-time training benefit 
unless the person
	(a)	is in need of training,
	(b)	is ready, willing and able to attend part-time training, 
	(c)	will improve his or her employability and earning potential 
with the skills, experience and competencies gained from the 
part-time training, and
	(d)	is otherwise suitable in the opinion of a Director to 
participate in an approved training program.
Incarceration
61   A person is not eligible to receive a part-time training benefit  if 
the person is
	(a)	incarcerated due to being charged with or convicted of an 
offence, or 
	(b)	unable to work because of a condition of his or her sentence 
or release.
Age and school attendance requirements
62(1)  A person is not eligible to receive a part-time training benefit 
unless the person has not attended a school under the School Act or a 
similar institution for 12 consecutive months.
(2)  The Director may waive the requirement in subsection (1).
Benefits from other sources
63   A person is not entitled to receive a part-time training benefit if
	(a)	in the opinion of the Director, a similar benefit is provided 
under some other program determined by the Director, or
	(b)	the person has been approved for a student loan.
Training service plans required
64(1)  The Director shall not provide a part-time training benefit 
unless the Director pays the part-time training benefit under a training 
service plan.
(2)  A part-time learner member ceases to be eligible to receive 
part-time training benefits under a training service plan if the part-time 
learner member
	(a)	fails to maintain acceptable attendance and  progress 
requirements under sections 65 and 66,
	(b)	is not enrolled in the approved training program as set out in 
the training service plan, or 
	(c)	withdraws, is expelled or is considered to have been 
withdrawn from the approved training program.
Acceptable attendance
65(1)  A part-time learner member meets the requirements for 
acceptable attendance if the learner meets the requirements determined 
by the Minister.
(2)  An absence from class of more than 3 consecutive weeks is not 
considered acceptable attendance. 
(3)  A Director may waive the application of subsection (2) in 
extenuating circumstances beyond the control of the part-time learner 
member.
Acceptable progress
66   A part-time learner member meets the requirements for acceptable 
progress if, unless otherwise determined by the Director, the learner
	(a)	passes all courses in which the learner is enrolled as 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.
Financial Eligibility
Financial eligibility
67   For the purpose of section 10(a) of the Act, a person who is not 
receiving income support and benefits is financially eligible for a 
part-time training benefit if
	(a)	the person is the recipient of a benefit under the Assured 
Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, or 
	(b)	the household unit's
	(i)	income does not exceed the maximum qualifying 
income level determined by the Minister,
	(ii)	Registered Retirement Savings Plans holdings do not 
exceed an amount as determined by the Minister, and
	(iii)	liquid assets do not exceed an amount as determined by 
the Minister.
Part-time Training Benefits Provided
Part-time training benefits
68(1)  The Minister may determine the amount or value of a part-time 
training benefit under section 9 of the Act and the circumstances under 
which the benefit may be provided to a part-time learner member.
(2)  Section 56(1) to (3) apply for the purposes of subsection (1).
Part-time maximum
69(1)  In the case of a part-time learner who is receiving income 
support and benefits, the annual value of part-time training benefits, 
not including child care, transportation and internet fees, must not 
exceed $5000.
(2)  In the case of a part-time learner who is not receiving income 
support and benefits, the annual value of part-time training benefits 
must not exceed $5000.
Internet
70   An internet allowance may be provided to a part-time learner for 
internet service, including connection fees, if internet access is 
mandatory for the approved training program.
Child care
71   The child care costs that may be provided as a part-time training 
benefit are those described in section 16 of Schedule 4 that the 
Director considers are necessary and reasonable for the part-time 
learner to attend the approved training program.
Transportation
72   The transportation costs that may be provided as a part-time 
training benefit are those that the Director considers are necessary and 
reasonable for the part-time learner to attend the approved training 
program and must be for the most economical and reasonable means of 
travel in the circumstances, as determined by the Director, in the 
following order of preference:
	(a)	the actual cost of public transportation;
	(b)	a per kilometre allowance as determined by the Minister for 
use of a personal vehicle.
Part 3 
Health Benefits
Health benefits
73(1)  The health benefits that may be provided by the Director under 
section 7 of the Act to an eligible person is subject to section 8 of the 
Act and this Part. 
(2)  In this Part, "health benefit" means
	(a)	a prescription drug that is 
	(i)	listed in the Drug Benefit List published by the 
Department of Health and Wellness, and
	(ii)	approved by the Minister,
	(b)	a non-prescription drug or a nutritional product listed in the 
Drug Benefit Supplement published by the Minister,
	(c)	an optical supply or service listed in an agreement between 
the Minister and 
	(i)	the Alberta Association of Optometrists, or
	(ii)	the Alberta Opticians Association,
	(d)	a dental supply or service listed in an agreement between the 
Minister and
	(i)	the Alberta Dental Association and College, 
	(ii)	the College of Alberta Denturists, or 
	(iii)	the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta,
	(e)	an emergency ambulance service in a list approved by the 
Minister,
	(f)	an essential diabetic supply in a list approved by the 
Minister, and
	(g)	if approved by the Health Benefits Exception Committee 
under section 74, a health benefit not included in a list or 
agreement under clauses (a) to (f).
Health Benefits Exception Committee
74(1)  The Minister shall establish a Health Benefits Exception 
Committee to approve a health benefit not otherwise provided for 
under section 73(2)(a) to (f).
(2)  The members of the Committee shall consist of employees of the 
Department of Employment and Immigration. 
(3)  The quorum for the Committee is 3 members but, in the case of an 
emergency as determined by a Committee member, is one member.
Non-financial Eligibility
Residence
75(1)  A member of a household unit is not eligible to receive a health 
benefit unless the member meets the requirements set out in subsection 
(2). 
(2)  The member must be a resident of Alberta who is
	(a)	a Canadian citizen,
	(b)	a permanent resident, 
	(c)	a temporary resident who has been approved for entry into 
Canada by the Government of Alberta, 
	(d)	a refugee or a refugee claimant, or
	(e)	a victim of human trafficking as determined by the 
Department of Citizenship and Immigration (Canada).
Refugees
76   A member of a household unit is not eligible to receive a health 
benefit if the member is a refugee who is receiving a health benefit 
from the Government of Canada.
Sponsored immigrants
77   A member of a household unit is not eligible to receive a health 
benefit if the member is a sponsored immigrant who is adequately and 
appropriately maintained by his or her sponsor.
Seniors benefit
78   A member of a household unit is not eligible to receive a health 
benefit if the member is eligible to receive a health benefit under the 
Seniors Benefit Act. 
First Nations 
79   An Indian or Inuk person eligible to receive a health benefit from 
the Government of Canada under the Non-Insured Health Benefits 
program is not eligible to receive a health benefit.
Incarceration
80   A member of a household unit is not eligible to receive a health 
benefit if the member is incarcerated due to being charged with or 
convicted of an offence.
Other sources
81(1)  A health benefit shall not be provided to or for the benefit of a 
person who is eligible to receive the same or a similar health benefit 
from another program or source except with respect to a health benefit 
plan referred to in subsection (2).
(2)  If an employer of a person eligible for health benefits under this 
Part offers a health benefits plan, the person must participate in that 
plan if, in the Director's opinion, it is reasonable to do so.
(3)  If a person eligible for health benefits under this Part is 
participating in a health benefits plan referred to in subsection (2) the 
person must first submit claims for health benefits under that plan.
(4)  If the health benefits that are provided under a plan referred to in 
subsection (2) are not equal to the health benefits that may be provided 
under this Part, the Director may provide the balance of the health 
benefits in accordance with this Part.
Child support services eligibility
82   A person who receives health benefits provided under this Part 
but who is no longer eligible for income support and benefits must 
comply with Part 5 of the Act as required by the Director.
Financial Eligibility
Definition
83   In this Part, "assessed income" means income assessed as 
provided for in section 84.
Assessing household income
84   A household unit's income must be assessed by one of the 
following methods: 
	(a)	based on the previous taxation year, the net income as set out 
in a Notice of Assessment under the Income Tax Act 
(Canada) and any non-taxable child support payments less 
the value of the health benefit that may be provided to the 
household unit;
	(b)	based on the current taxation year, the projected net income 
reportable under the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any 
non-taxable child support less the value of the health benefit 
that may be provided to the household unit. 
Income support households
85   A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health benefit 
if the household unit is receiving income support and benefits. 
Full-time training benefits
86   A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health benefit 
if a learner member of the household unit is receiving full-time training 
benefits.
Former assistance households
87(1)  A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health 
benefit during the current health benefit period if the household unit
	(a)	was receiving income support and benefits as a barriers to 
full employment household unit or as an expected to work 
household unit or was receiving assistance under the Assured 
Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, and 
	(b)	ceased to receive that benefit or assistance due to excess 
income from 
	(i)	employment income, 
	(ii)	self-employment income, or
	(iii)	a disability benefit under the Canada Pension Plan.
(2)  A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under 
subsection (1) is eligible to receive a health benefit in any continuous 
subsequent health benefit period if the assessed household unit's 
income is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as 
determined by the Minister. 
Households - pregnant member
88   A member of a household unit who is pregnant and 18 years of 
age or older and is not in receipt of income support and benefits is 
financially eligible for health benefits until the end of the month of the 
adult's expected delivery date if the assessed household unit's income 
is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as determined by 
the Minister.
Other households
89(1)  A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health 
benefit if, during the current health benefit period,
	(a)	a member of the household unit is 18 years of age or older,
	(b)	the total costs associated with the ongoing need for 
prescription drugs and essential diabetic supplies of the 
household unit exceed an amount determined by the 
Minister, and
	(c)	the assessed household unit's income is equal to or less than 
the qualifying income level as determined by the Minister. 
(2)  A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under 
subsection (1) is eligible to receive the health benefit in any continuous 
subsequent health benefit period if the assessed household unit's 
income is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as 
determined by the Minister.
Dependent children only
90(1)  A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health 
benefit on behalf of a dependent child during the current health benefit 
period if 
	(a)	a member of the household unit is 18 years of age or older, or 
is 
	(i)	16 or 17 years of age, and
	(ii)	in receipt of the Canada Child Tax Benefit for the child,
		and 
	(b)	the assessed household unit's income is equal to or less than 
the qualifying income level as determined by the Minister.
(2)  A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health benefit 
on behalf of a dependent child if, during the current health benefit 
period, the household unit
	(a)	was receiving income support and benefits as a barriers to 
full employment household unit or as an expected to work or 
working household unit, or 
	(b)	was receiving assistance under the Assured Income for the 
Severely Handicapped Act.
(3)  A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under 
subsection (1)(b) is eligible to receive a health benefit in any 
continuous subsequent health benefit period if the assessed household 
unit's income is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as 
determined by the Minister.
Part 4 
Appeals
Training provider - appeals
91(1)  An amount owing to the Government under section 22(f), (g) or 
(i) of the Act by a training provider and an administrative penalty 
imposed on a training provider under section 24 of the Act may be 
appealed by serving the Minister with a notice of appeal within 30 
days of receiving the notice referred to in section 25(2) of the Act.
(2)  For the purposes of hearing appeals referred to in subsection (1), 
the Minister may
	(a)	establish an appeal panel under section 47 of the Act to hear 
the appeal, or
	(b)	designate an existing body to hear the appeal.
(3)  The appeal panel or body may, after reviewing the Director's 
decision, may confirm, vary or reverse the decision.
(4)  The decision of the appeal panel or body, as the case may be, is 
final.
Sponsor - appeals
92   A sponsor who owes an amount payable to the Government 
pursuant to subsection 145(2) of the Immigration and Refugee 
Protection Act (Canada) may appeal the requirement to pay to an 
appeal panel established under section 47(1) of the Act.
(2)  The appeal must be brought within 30 days from when the sponsor 
received notice of the requirement to pay under section 37(2) of the 
Act.
Notices of appeal - 25(2), 35(5) or 37(2) of Act
93(1)  A notice required under section 25(2), 35(5) or 37(2) of the Act 
must
	(a)	be in writing and in the form required by the Minister,
	(b)	set out the amount owing, and
	(c)	advise of the right to appeal within 30 days of receiving the 
notice.
(2)  A notice referred to in subsection (1) may be
	(a)	served personally on the person, or
	(b)	sent by ordinary mail to the address of the person according 
to the records of the Director.
Notice under section 38(5) of Act
94   A notice referred to in section 38(5) of the Act must be made in 
writing and served personally or be delivered to the last known address 
of the person according to the records of the Director.
Appointments to appeal panel under section 47 of Act 
95(1)  The initial term of appointment to an appeal panel established 
under section 47 of the Act is one year.
(2)  A person may be appointed for up to 3 additional consecutive 3 
year terms.
(3)  The maximum consecutive period of appointment to an appeal 
panel is 10 years.
(4)  Despite subsection (3), the Minister may appoint a person for one 
additional consecutive 3 year term if the Minister considers it 
necessary for the effective operation of the appeal panel.
Waiver of repayment by appeal panel
96   An appeal panel may waive repayment of an amount, in whole or 
in part, that it determines would be unjust to require a recipient to 
repay under section 35(1) of the Act if
	(a)	the recipient did not cause or contribute to
	(i)	the use of the assistance for a purpose other than that for 
which it was provided, or
	(ii)	the payment of assistance to which he or she was not 
entitled,
		and
	(b)	the recipient
	(i)	relied in good faith upon the amount required to be 
repaid and materially changed his or her position to his 
or her detriment, or
	(ii)	did not benefit directly or indirectly from the payment 
of the amount.
General appeal prohibitions
97(1)  For the purpose of section 44 of the Act, a decision of the 
Director with respect to the following matters is exempt from appeal: 
	(a)	the pro-ration of income support and benefits;
	(b)	a decision to give a person a specific learner member 
designation under sections 5 to 7;
	(c)	a matter under section 17 or 36;
	(d)	a decision as to whether a person is present in Alberta under 
sections 11 and 30; 
	(e)	a matter under section 40 and 60;
	(f)	a decision by the director to waive a requirement under 
section 41 or 62;
	(g)	a decision of the Director under section 42(1)(b);
	(h)	a matter under section 44;
	(i)	a matter under section 57; 
	(j)	the commencement date or end date for income support and 
benefits or training benefits; 
	(k)	what constitutes full-time or part-time training;
	(l)	the amount or value of a benefit that may be provided under 
section 9 or 11 of the Act; 
	(m)	a matter under section 73.
(2)  A decision of the Health Benefits Exemption Committee under 
section 74 is exempt from appeal.
Part 5 
Miscellaneous
Other funding
98   If, on the coming into force of this Regulation, a member of a 
household unit is receiving assistance under a training plan under the 
Employment and Immigration Grant Regulation (AR 94/2009), the 
household unit is not eligible to receive income support and benefits or 
training benefits under this Regulation until the end of that training 
plan or July 31, 2011, whichever is earlier.
Reimbursement and assignment  
99   For the purpose of section 16(2) of the Act, the Director may, as a 
condition of eligibility for assistance under Part 2 of the Act require a 
member of a household unit to enter into a repayment agreement or to 
provide an assignment in the following circumstances:
	(a)	a member of the household unit is entitled or potentially 
entitled to receive an award or settlement for a legal claim 
that is not exempt under Schedule 2;
	(b)	a member of the household unit is entitled or potentially 
entitled to receive a benefit from a government or a 
government agency that is not exempt under Schedule 2;
	(c)	a household unit receives assistance under section 100;
	(d)	the benefit is a supplementary income support payment 
described in the following:
	(i)	a utility access payment provided under section 23 of 
Schedule 4;
	(ii)	a child supplement allowance provided under section 5 
of Schedule 4 to a household unit that is eligible to 
receive the National Child Benefit Supplement;
	(iii)	a relocation payment provided under section 13(c) of 
Schedule 4;
	(iv)	an emergency payment provided under section 26 of 
Schedule 4, except
	(A)	for an amount provided for rental arrears to a 
household unit for the first time, or
	(B)	for an amount provided for an unpaid utility bill 
for the first time;
	(v)	a payment or allowance approved by the Minister under 
section 28 of Schedule 4;
	(vi)	a refundable deposit; 
	(e)	the benefit is a health benefit provided for replacement 
glasses, early eye exams or dentures.
Emergency payments - ineligible household units 
100(1)  The Director may provide core income support, 
supplementary income support or health benefits that would otherwise 
not be payable to a household unit under this Regulation because the 
financial resources available to a household unit exceed its budgetary 
requirements if
	(a)	the Director considers that not providing the benefit would 
result in extreme hardship to the household unit,
	(b)	the household unit does not have sufficient liquid assets, and
	(c)	the household unit does not have any assets that are not 
exempt assets.
(2)  The amount that may be provided is the difference between
	(a)	the value of income support and benefits or health benefits 
that would otherwise be available under the Act, or both, as 
determined by the Director, and
	(b)	the liquid assets of the household unit.
Administrative penalties
101(1)  For the purposes of section 24(1)(a) of the Act, an 
administrative penalty is payable in respect of a contravention of the 
following:
	(a)	sections 21 and 23(3) of the Act;
	(b)	sections 4, 5 and 9 of the Training Provider Regulation 
(AR 384/2003).] 
(2)  The notice to a training provider under section 25(2) of the Act to 
pay an administrative penalty must be given in writing and must 
contain the following information:
	(a)	the name of the training provider 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.
(3)  A notice given under this section may be
	(a)	served personally on the training provider,
	(b)	sent by ordinary mail to the address of the training provider 
according to the records of the Director, or
	(c)	sent by electronic means to the training provider.
(4)  Subject to section 24(4)(c) of the Act and subsection (5) of this 
Regulation, the amount of an administrative penalty for each day that 
the contravention occurs or continues is $1000.
(5)  In a particular case, the Director may, subject to section 24(4)(c) of 
the Act, increase or decrease the amount of the administrative penalty 
referred to in subsection (4) after considering the following factors:
	(a)	the degree of wilfulness in the contravention;
	(b)	whether or not there were any mitigating circumstances 
relating to the contravention;
	(c)	whether or not steps have been taken to prevent a 
reoccurrence of the contravention;
	(d)	whether or not the person who receives the notice of 
administrative penalty has a history of non-compliance;
	(e)	whether or not the person who receives the notice of 
administrative penalty has derived any economic benefit 
from the contravention.
Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force
Repeals
102(1)  The Income Supports, Health and Training Benefits 
Regulation (AR 60/2004) is repealed.
(2)  The Recovery, Administrative Penalties and Appeals Regulation 
(AR 381/2003), except sections 6(c) and 9, is repealed.
Expiry
103   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, 2019.
Coming into force
104   This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2011.
Schedule 1 
 
Exempt Assets
Barriers to full employment/expected to work or working household units
1(1)  For the purpose of section 20(1) and 100(1)(c) of this Regulation, 
the following are, subject to subsection (2), exempt assets for a barriers 
to full employment household unit or an expected to work or working 
household unit:
	(a)	one principal residence, including the home quarter section 
of a farm;  
	(b)	any vehicle of a reasonable value; 
	(c)	any vehicle adapted to accommodate a disability of a 
member of the household unit;
	(d)	clothing and reasonable household items; 
	(e)	reasonable equipment and tools necessary for 
self-employment;
	(f)	essential equipment and supplies for farmers;
	(g)	an asset held by a trustee in bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy 
and Insolvency Act (Canada);
	(h)	money that has been accumulated by a member of the 
household unit under the learn$ave savings program or under 
another savings program approved by the Minister;
	(i)	a locked-in retirement account;
	(j)	a Registered Disability Savings Plan;
	(k)	a Registered Education Savings Plan;
	(l)	a Registered Retirement Savings Plan of a value determined 
by the Minister;
	(m)	holdings of the household unit in a life insurance plan to the 
extent that the total cash surrender value is equal to or less 
than $1500;
	(n)	an asset that was purchased with money exempted under 
section 1(1)(n), (s) or (y) of Schedule 2 as permitted by the 
Minister;
	(o)	subject to subsection (2), any other asset, excluding a liquid 
asset, exempted by the Director.
(2)  The Director may require that an asset exempted under subsection 
(1)(o) be, within a specified time,
	(a)	disposed of for fair market value, or
	(b)	used to secure a loan.
Learner household units
2(1)  For the purpose of section 47(1) of this Regulation, the following 
are, subject to subsections (2) and (3) of this section, exempt assets for 
a learner household unit:
	(a)	one principal residence, including the home quarter section 
of a farm;
	(b)	vehicles; 
	(c)	clothing and reasonable household items; 
	(d)	reasonable equipment and tools necessary for 
self-employment;
	(e)	essential equipment and supplies for farmers;
	(f)	subject to subsection (2), business and farm assets;
	(g)	subject to subsection (2), real estate;
	(h)	an asset held by a trustee in bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy 
and Insolvency Act (Canada);
	(i)		money that has been accumulated by a member of the 
household unit under the learn$ave savings program or under 
another savings program approved by the Minister;
	(j)	a locked-in retirement account;
	(k)	a Registered Disability Savings Plan;
	(l)	a Registered Education Savings Plan;
	(m)	a Registered Retirement Savings Plan;
	(n)	holdings of the household unit in a life insurance plan;
	(o)	an asset that was purchased with money exempted under 
section 1(1)(n), (s) or (y) of Schedule 2 as permitted by the 
Minister;
	(p)	any other asset, excluding a liquid asset exempted by the 
Director.
(2)  For a second or subsequent training service plan for a learner 
member of a household unit, other than an apprentice member, any 
particular real estate or business or farm assets exempted by subsection 
(1)(f) or (g) under a previous training service plan is not exempt.
(3)  The Director may require that an asset exempted under subsection 
(1)(p), within a specified time, be
	(a)	disposed of for fair market value, or
	(b)	used to secure a loan.
Schedule 2 
 
Exempt Financial Resources
General
1(1)  The following financial resources are exempt from a 
determination of financial resources under this Regulation:
	(a)	the Working Income Tax Benefit;
	(b)	a Canada Child Tax Benefit;
	(c)	a Goods and Services Tax Credit;
	(d)	an Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit;
	(e)	a Universal Child Care Benefit payment;
	(f)	an amount withdrawn from a Registered Disability Savings 
Plan;
	(g)	a property insurance settlement if, in the opinion of the 
Director, the property is replaced or repaired or the 
settlement is otherwise used as permitted by the Director and 
within a reasonable time;
	(h)	a payment received from the Government of Alberta to 
purchase services to enable a disabled member of the 
household unit to live in the community;
	(i)	a payment received from the Government of Alberta to 
reimburse living expenses of a person who is living with but 
who is not a member of the household unit;
	(j)	a payment from the Government of Alberta to supplement 
rent costs as permitted by the Minister; 
	(k)	a payment received from a management body under the 
Alberta Housing Act for the payment of a utility other than 
electricity;
	(l)	a payment received from the Government of Canada or the 
Government of Alberta or under a program of one of them
	(i)	to protect consumers from high energy costs, or
	(ii)	for home repairs or renovations;
	(m)	a grant or loan received from the Government of Canada, a 
Province of Canada, a provincial agency or a non-profit 
organization to start a business, except for any portion that 
represents a living allowance;
	(n)	a financial benefit received under the Victims of Crime Act, 
except for any portion received for lost income;
	(o)		a loan received from a financial institution, except for
	(i)	a student loan that is not a student loan as defined in 
section 1 of this Regulation, or
	(ii)	a loan required by the Director to exempt an asset under 
section 1(2)(b) or 2(3)(b) of Schedule 1;
	(p)	an award or prize received for outstanding academic or 
community achievement in an amount equal to or less than 
an amount determined by the Minister per member of the 
household unit;
	(q)	cash gifts of a non-recurring nature to a maximum value 
determined by the Minister;
	(r)	a payment of a non-recurring nature received from a First 
Nation that is paid equally to each member on the First 
Nation's band list;
	(s)	a payment made to a First Nation under an agreement with 
the Government of Canada for a specific land claim 
(surrender), as to the extent permitted by the Minister; 
	(t)	child support payable under a court order or support 
agreement received for a person who is not a dependent 
child; 
	(u)	arrears of child support that the Government of Alberta is not 
entitled to receive under section 31 of the Act;
	(v)	a refund of a deposit provided for a utility or a rented 
principal residence; 
	(w)	a payment from a landlord to cover the actual cost of moving 
to a new principal residence;
	(x)	a payment received from the Government of Canada or a 
Province of Canada to compensate for a harm done and 
received as a member of a class, to the extent exempted by 
the Minister;
	(y)	any other payment received from the Government of Canada 
or a Province of Canada, to the extent exempted by the 
Minister.
(2)  Where in the opinion of the Director the amount of an academic 
award or prize referred to in subsection (1)(p) is more than the amount 
determined by the Minister under that subsection and has been 
received is respect of more than one year, the Director may apportion 
the amount over the number of years in respect of which the prize or 
award was given.
Schedule 3 
 
Excess of Certain Assets 
(Learners)
Excess amounts
1   The following are the excess of certain assets:
	(a)	holdings in a Registered Education Savings Plan to the extent 
they are available to a learner member of the learner 
household unit;
	(b)	holdings in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan by a 
member of a learner household unit to an amount that 
exceeds an amount determined by the Minister at the 
commencement of a training service plan;
	(c)	funds from an award or prize received by a member of a 
household unit for outstanding academic or community 
achievement to an amount that exceeds the maximum amount 
per academic year as determined under section 1(2) of 
Schedule 2;
	(d)	holdings in a life insurance plan by a member of the learner 
household unit to an amount that the cash surrender value 
exceeds $1500.
Schedule 4 
 
Supplementary Income Support
Supplementary income support
1   The Minister may, subject to this Schedule, determine the amount 
or value of a supplementary income support payment or allowance and 
the frequency under which the payment or allowance may be provided.
Handicap 
2   A handicap allowance may be provided to a member of a household 
unit who
	(a)	has a severe handicap as defined under the Assured Income 
for the Severely Handicapped Act, and
	(b)	is not eligible to receive an old age security benefit under the 
Old Age Security Act (Canada).
Personal needs 
3(1)  A personal needs allowance may be provided per adult member 
of a barriers to full employment household.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to 
	(a)	an adult member who is living in a hospital, nursing home, 
the Gunn Centre or the Youngstown Home, or 
	(b)	an adult member who 
	(i)	is living in an institution designated by the Director, and 
	(ii)	receives a handicap allowance under section 2 of this 
Schedule.
Earnings replacement 
4(1)  An earnings replacement allowance may be provided to an 
expected to work or working household unit if every adult member of 
the household unit designated as expected to work or working is, in the 
opinion of the Director, temporarily unavailable to work because of
	(a)	a temporary health problem of 6 months' duration or less,
	(b)	being the primary caretaker of a child 12 months old or 
younger, or
	(c)	any other circumstances that, in the opinion of the Director, 
make the member temporarily unavailable for work.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a household unit living in an 
institution referred to in section 3(2)(b)(i) of this Schedule.
Child supplement
5(1)  A child supplement allowance may be provided to a barriers to 
full employment household unit, an expected to work or working 
household unit or a non-EI full-time learner household unit that does 
not receive or is not eligible to receive all or part of the National Child 
Benefit Supplement in respect of a dependent child.
(2)  The allowance is the amount that is the difference between
	(a)	the maximum National Child Benefit Supplement that would 
be provided to the household unit if each dependent child 
was assumed to be eligible, and
	(b)	the amount of the National Child Benefit Supplement 
actually received.
(3)  Subsection (1) does not apply if
	(a)	the National Child Benefit Supplement is not being received 
because it is being applied to an overpayment, unless the 
Director considers that the repayment creates or will create 
an undue financial hardship for the household unit, or
	(b)	the household unit is living in an institution referred to in 
section 3(2)(b)(i) of this Schedule.
Special transportation and travel
6(1)  A special transportation and travel payment may be provided if a 
member of the household unit incurs unusual travel-related expenses as 
approved by the Director
	(a)	for health, safety or treatment reasons, 
	(b)	to comply with Part 5 of the Act, or
	(c)	to make a mandatory appearance in court in a criminal 
proceeding in Alberta.
(2)  The special transportation and travel payment that may be 
provided under subsection (1)
	(a)	is for the most economical and reasonable means of travel in 
the circumstances as determined by the Director in the 
following order of preference:
	(i)	the actual cost of public transportation;
	(ii)	a per kilometre allowance for use of a personal vehicle;
	(iii)	the actual cost of a taxi,
		and
	(b)	may include
	(i)	if an overnight stay is necessary, the actual cost of 
reasonable accommodation, and
	(ii)	if the travel is for more than 24 hours, a daily food 
allowance.
Training transportation
7   A training transportation allowance may be provided to a learner 
household unit for the use of a personal vehicle to attend an approved 
training program on a per kilometre allowance if 
	(a)	there is no public transportation, and
	(b)	the learner is required to travel to another community to 
attend the approved training program.
Additional shelter 
8   If the maximum core shelter payment is not sufficient to obtain 
suitable accommodation, an additional shelter allowance may be 
provided to a household unit, other than an apprentice full-time learner 
household unit, for an increased shelter expense in any of the 
following circumstances:
	(a)	the household unit has 6 or more members;
	(b)	the accommodation has been adapted to accommodate a 
disabled member of the household unit's disability; 
	(c)	the Director is satisfied that the health of a member of the 
household unit would be endangered by a move to more 
affordable accommodation. 
Isolated community 
9   An isolated community allowance may be provided to each 
member of a household unit if the household unit is living in a 
permanent community that does not have all-season road access.
High cost community
10   A high cost of living allowance may be provided to a learner 
household unit, other than an apprentice full-time learner household 
unit, if the household unit lives in private housing in a high cost 
community designated by the Minister.
Housing - apprentice
11(1)  This section applies to an apprentice full-time learner household 
unit with a principal residence in Alberta.
(2)  A housing allowance may be provided in an amount that must not 
exceed 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.
Temporary accommodation - apprentice
12   A temporary accommodation allowance may be provided to an 
apprentice full-time learner household unit with a principal residence 
in Alberta if the learner is required to reside temporarily in another 
community in Alberta to attend the approved training program for 
	(a)	the additional costs of the temporary accommodation, and
	(b)	a return trip home per month on a per kilometre allowance.
Relocation
13   A relocation payment may be provided for expenses in relocating 
a household unit to a new principal residence by the most economical 
and reasonable means in any of the following circumstances:
	(a)	the move is essential because it assures the household unit's 
reasonable future financial independence and
	(i)	an adult member of the household unit has accepted or 
is accepting confirmed full-time employment, and
	(ii)	the move is within Alberta or elsewhere in Canada;
	(b)	the move is essential to escape a situation in which a member 
of the household unit is being abused and
	(i)	the move is required for the member's safety, and
	(ii)	the move is within Alberta or elsewhere in Canada; 
	(c)	the move is essential for the household unit's financial or 
social support and is within Canada but outside of Alberta.
Household start-up - institution or abuse
14   A household start-up payment may be provided for establishing a 
principal residence if 
	(a)	the household unit was living in an institution and is moving 
back into the community, or
	(b)	the household unit is required to leave its existing principal 
residence to establish a new principal residence to escape 
abuse. 
Employment training and transition support
15(1)  An employment and training allowance may be provided for 
necessary and reasonable items not otherwise provided for under this 
Regulation that are required to transition and support an adult member 
who is
	(a)	seeking employment,
	(b)	working and requires assistance to cover the costs of 
working, or 
	(c)	applying for or participating in a training or employment 
program required or approved by the Director.
(2)  An amount referred to in subsection (3)(a) or (b) may be provided 
to a member of a household unit designated as barriers to full 
employment who requires regular access to a day or employment 
program that supports that person's participation in society or assists 
that person in obtaining employment.
(3)  The amount that may be provided under this section is any one or 
more of the following:
	(a)	in areas where public transportation is available, the cost of a 
monthly transit pass;
	(b)	where the individual cannot reasonably be expected to use 
public transportation or there is no public transportation, an 
allowance on a per kilometre basis or the actual cost of a taxi;
	(c)	costs associated with operating a vehicle;
	(d)	application, deposit, registration or testing fees required 
before the start of classes for a training or employment 
program referred to in this subsection;
	(e)	costs for work clothing.
Child care
16(1)  If the Director is satisfied that child care is essential and 
reasonable, a child care payment may be provided for the household 
unit's most economical child care costs as follows:
	(a)	if the child care is provided by a child care program in a 
category designated by the Director,
	(i)	the application fee and required deposit,
	(ii)	if it is subsidized, the parent portion of the subsidized 
child care fee, and
	(iii)	if it is not subsidized, the actual costs of the child care 
fee; 
	(b)	for private child care, up to the amount provided for by the 
Minister.
(2)  Child care expenses cannot be reimbursed for child care provided 
by a parent, stepparent or a person having custody of the child or a 
person living in the same residence as the child.
Natal and adoptive needs
17   A natal and adoptive needs payment may be provided for 
equipment and clothing for a child less than 12 months of age if a 
dependent child has been or will be born or adopted into the 
household.
Registered Education Savings Plan
18   A Registered Education Savings Plan payment may be provided
	(a)	in the amount determined by the Minister to cover expenses 
related to setting up a Registered Education Savings Plan for 
a dependent child to receive a grant under section 2 of the 
Alberta Centennial Education Savings Plan Act, and
	(b)	in the amounts required for the purpose of receiving 
additional grants under section 3 of the Alberta Centennial 
Education Savings Plan Act.
Child school expense
19   A child school expense payment may be provided for school 
expenses if a dependent child is being educated as required under the 
School Act.
Abusive situation
20   An abusive situation allowance for telephone service and for 
transportation purposes may be provided if it is required to assist a 
household unit address an abusive situation. 
Special diet
21   A special diet allowance may be provided if it is medically 
necessary for a member of the household unit to follow a special diet.
Residential addictions treatment
22   A residential addictions treatment allowance may be provided for 
room and board expenses for each adult member of a household unit 
attending a necessary residential addictions treatment program that is 
funded or operated by Alberta Health and Wellness or that is approved 
by the Minister.
Utility access
23(1)  A utility access payment may be provided to cover the actual 
costs of a connection charge, reconnection charge or deposit for a 
utility service.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not include telephone access.
Income tax 
24   A payment may be provided to the Government of Canada on 
behalf of an apprentice full-time learner household unit or an EI 
full-time learner household unit for the purpose of paying income tax 
related to the provision of income support and benefits or training 
benefits in an amount determined by the Minister.
Funeral
25(1)  A funeral payment may be provided for
	(a)	funeral services to bury or cremate a person in Alberta, or
	(b)	transportation services to transport the body of a person who 
has died in Alberta to be buried or cremated in another 
Province of Canada
if the financial resources of the legally responsible person are 
inadequate and there are no other means to pay.
(2)  The payment must be made in accordance with an agreement 
entered into between the Minister and the service provider.
Emergency 
26(1)  An emergency payment may be provided for the items 
described in subsection (2) if the household unit
	(a)	is in a situation that  
	(i)	is beyond the control of the household unit, and
	(ii)	presents a serious health or safety risk to a member of 
the household unit, 
		and
	(b)	requires assistance before other amounts are payable under 
this Regulation.
(2)  An emergency allowance may be provided for the following:
	(a)	replacement clothes; 
	(b)	food; 
	(c)	accommodation;
	(d)	unpaid rent that is not owing to extended family;
	(e)	a damage deposit, if one has not been provided to the 
household unit in the previous 3 years for a purpose other 
than escaping abuse;
	(f)	unpaid utility bills;
	(g)	to cover the actual cost of essential repairs to the home and 
major appliances owned by the household unit that are 
required to address a serious health or safety risk;
	(h)	goods and services not described in clauses (a) to (g) to a 
maximum amount of $1000. 
(3)  A payment may be made to a household unit under subsection 
(2)(h) only once in respect of each set of circumstances.
Medical or surgical
27(1)  The Minister may provide a medical or surgical payment for 
medical or surgical equipment or supplies required by a member of a 
household unit if a physician provides a written opinion that the item is 
essential for the medical management of the member's condition. 
(2)  The payment must be for the actual cost of the most economical 
item available and must not exceed $2000.
Other needs 
28  The Minister may provide a payment or an allowance for any other 
thing or service the Minister considers a necessity that is not available 
to the household unit under any other program or service.
Schedule 5 
 
Core Income Support Tables
Core Essential Payment Table


Expected 
to Work or 
Working
Barriers to Full 
Employment
Learners 
(Full-time): 
EI learner, 
non-EI 
learner and 
apprentice 
learner
1 adult
$ 260
$ 364
$  511
2 adults
   476
   633
   633
1 adult and 
children



1
$ 343
$ 460
$ 888
2
   387
   520
 948
3
   450
   593
1021
4
   506
   662
1090
5
   563
   731
1159
6
   623
   802
1230
each add'l 
child 
$  56
$  56
$  56
2 adults and 
children



1
$ 521
$ 678
$1184
2
   578
   746
1252
3
   635
   814
1320
4
   691
   882
1388
5
   748
   950
1456
6
   808
1021
1527
each add'l 
child
$  56
$  56
$  56
Exceptions:
For each dependent child over the age of 12 in a barriers to full 
employment household unit or in an expected to work or 
working household unit, add $33.
Core Shelter Payment Table

Private Housing
Social Housing
1 adult
$ 323
$ 120
2 adults
  436
  193
1 adult and 
children


1
$ 546
$ 212
2
  566
  260
3
  586
  317
4
  606
  377
5
  626
  437
6
  646
  496
each add'l 
child 
$  20
 N/A
2  adults and 
children


1
$ 575
$ 262
2
  595
  317
3
  605
  377
4
  625
  437
5
  645
  496
6
  665
  555
each add'l 
child 
$  20
 N/A
Exceptions:
1   A household unit living in social housing with more than 6 
children does not receive an additional amount.
2   If a household unit is living in social housing, the amount set out 
in this Table must be increased by the household unit's actual cost 
of electricity up to the maximum amount payable for private 
housing. 
3   If the Director is satisfied that a child will become a member of 
the household unit, the Director may consider that child a member 
of the household unit.



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Alberta Regulation 123/2011
Government Organization Act
EDMONTON RESTRICTED DEVELOPMENT AREA  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 20, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 255/2011) 
on June 15, 2011 pursuant to Schedule 5, section 4 of the Government Organization 
Act. 
1   The Edmonton Restricted Development Area 
Regulations (AR 287/74) are amended by this Regulation.
2   Item 5 of the Schedule, describing land located in 
Township 53, Range 23, West of the Fourth Meridian, is 
amended by striking out
SECTIONS 31	Plan 892 0561 and Area D of Plan 022 1099
& 32:	showing survey for descriptive purposes of a 
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor; 
Lot 3 of Plan 8188 E.T.; All that area of Railway 
Plan 4514 A.Q. comprising right-of-way in east leg 
of Y and inside Y; All that area of the northeast 
quarter of section 31, northeast of Plan 892 0561 and 
southeast of Plan 5815 R.S.; EXCEPTING 
THEREOUT Areas A and B of Plan 022 1099.
and substituting
SECTIONS 31	Plan 892 0561 and Area D of Plan 022 1099
& 32:	showing survey for descriptive purposes of a 
right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor; 
Lot 3 of Plan 8188 E.T.; All that area of the 
northeast quarter of section 31, northeast of Plan 892 
0561 and southeast of Plan 5815 R.S.; EXCEPTING 
THEREOUT Areas A and B of Plan 022 1099 and 
Plan 092 9343.

3   Item 7 of the Schedule, describing land located in 
Township 52, Range 23, West of the Fourth Meridian, is 
amended by adding the following after section 5:
SECTION 8:	Plan 082 7221 showing survey of a Transportation 
Utility Corridor Right of Way.


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Alberta Regulation 124/2011
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA ELK COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 22, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Elk Commission on April 27, 2011 and 
approved by the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on May 30, 2011 pursuant 
to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Elk Commission Regulation (AR 256/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation. 
2   Section 2(2) is amended by striking out "$175" and 
substituting "$195". 


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Alberta Regulation 125/2011
Provincial Offences Procedure Act
PROCEDURES (DISTRICTED DRIVING) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 22, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 289/2011) 
on June 22, 2011 pursuant to section 42 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act. 
1   The Procedures Regulation (AR 233/89) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Schedule 2, Part 27 is amended by adding the following 
after item 33:
33.1
115.1(1) 
150
33.2
115.2(1)
150
33.3
115.3(1)
150
33.4
115.4(1)
150

3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of the Traffic Safety (Distracted Driving) Amendment 
Act, 2010.


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Alberta Regulation 126/2011
Teachers' Pension Plans Act
TEACHERS' AND PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS' PENSION PLANS 
(CONTRIBUTION RATES 2011) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 23, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board on 
April 20, 2011 pursuant to section 16(2) of the Teachers' Pension Plans Act and 
section 12(4) of the Teachers' Pension Plan (Legislative Provisions) Regulation. 
1   The Teachers' and Private School Teachers' Pension 
Plans (AR 203/95) are amended by this Regulation.
2   Schedule 2 is amended by sections 3 to 5 of this 
Regulation.

3   Section 10 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "7.49" and substituting 
"7.24";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "11.41" and substituting 
"11.23".

4   Section 11 is amended by striking out "1.65" and 
substituting "2.07".

5   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "8.24" and substituting 
"8.12";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "1.54" and substituting 
"1.92".

6   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2011.


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Alberta Regulation 127/2011
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
SPECIFIED GAS EMITTERS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 24, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 290/2011) 
on June 24, 2011 pursuant to sections 5 and 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
1   The Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (AR 139/2007) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1)(f) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(f)	"emission offset" means
	(i)	a reduction in the release of specified gases, expressed 
in tonnes on a CO2e basis, that meets the requirements 
of section 7(1), but does not include an emission 
performance credit,
	(ii)	a geological sequestration of specified gases, expressed 
in tonnes on a CO2e basis, that meets the requirements 
of section 7(1.1), and
	(iii)	a capture of specified gases that are geologically 
sequestered that meets the requirements of section 
7(1.2);

3   Section 7 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  The following requirements must be met in order for a 
geological sequestration of specified gas to constitute one or more 
emission offsets:
	(a)	the specified gas that is geologically sequestered must be 
captured through a dedicated process from sources located at 
a facility in Alberta;
	(b)	the specified gas must be stored in a geological formation 
that is located wholly or partly in Alberta;
	(c)	the geological sequestration of the specified gas must not be 
required by law at the time geological sequestration of 
specified gas is initiated;
	(d)	the construction of the infrastructure used to geologically 
sequester the specified gas must have been initiated on or 
after January 1, 2002;
	(e)	the geological sequestration of the specified gas must occur 
after January 1, 2002;
	(f)	the quantity of specified gas that is geologically sequestered 
must be quantifiable and measurable, directly or by accurate 
estimation using replicable techniques.
(1.2)  The following requirements must be met in order for a capture 
of specified gas to constitute one or more emission offsets:
	(a)	the specified gas must be captured through a dedicated 
process from sources located at a facility upgrading or 
refining bitumen in Alberta;
	(b)	the capture of the specified gas must not be required by law 
at the time capture of specified gas is initiated;
	(c)	the construction of the infrastructure used to capture the 
specified gas must have been initiated on or after January 1, 
2012 and use of the infrastructure to capture specified gas 
must have been initiated before December 31, 2017;
	(d)	the specified gas must be
	(i)	captured by infrastructure capable of capturing, and
	(ii)	stored in geological formations capable of storing
		1 000 000 tonnes of specified gas per year, expressed on a 
CO2e basis;
	(e)	at least 51% of the volume of specified gas captured through 
the dedicated process from sources located at a facility 
upgrading or refining bitumen in Alberta in a year must be 
sequestered in a geological formation in respect of which a 
pore space tenure agreement has been entered into with the 
Government of Alberta on or after January 1, 2011;
	(f)	the quantity of specified gas that is captured must be 
quantifiable and measurable, directly or by accurate 
estimation using replicable techniques;
	(g)	the captured specified gas must be geologically sequestered 
in accordance with subsection (1.1);
	(h)	the amount established under section 8(2) must be $80 or less 
at the time the captured specified gas is geologically 
sequestered.
(1.3)  The calculation of the amount of 
	(a)	a reduction in specified gas emissions, or
	(b)	specified gas that is geologically sequestered
must accord with any Ministerial guidelines issued under section 62 
of the Act.
(1.4)  A one tonne reduction in specified gas emissions, expressed on 
a CO2e basis, that meets the requirements of subsection (1) 
constitutes one emission offset.
(1.5)  A geological sequestration of one tonne of specified gas, 
expressed on a CO2e basis, that meets the requirements of subsection 
(1.1) constitutes one emission offset.
(1.6)  The quantity of emission offsets constituted by a capture of 
specified gas that meets the requirements of subsection (1.2) is 
determined in accordance with the following:
	(a)	if the amount established under section 8(2) is equal to or 
less than $40 at the time that the captured specified gas is 
geologically sequestered, the quantity of emission offsets 
constituted is calculated in accordance with the following 
formula:
A x 1 
 
where
	A	equals the emission offsets constituted by the 
geological sequestration of the captured specified 
gas in accordance with subsection (1.1);
	(b)	if the amount established under section 8(2) is more than $40 
but not more than $80 at the time that the captured specified 
gas is geologically sequestered, the quantity of emission 
offsets constituted is calculated in accordance with the 
following formula:
A x (80-B)/40 
 
where
	A	equals the emission offsets constituted by the 
geological sequestration of the captured specified 
gas in accordance with subsection (1.1);
	B	equals the amount established under section 8(2).

4   Section 8(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  The Minister may, by order, establish the amount of money that 
a person responsible must contribute to the Fund to obtain one fund 
credit equal to a one tonne reduction in emissions, expressed on a 
CO2e basis.



Alberta Regulation 128/2011
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA CHICKEN PRODUCERS MARKETING  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 28, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Chicken Producers on May 18, 2011 and 
approved by the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on May 30, 2011 pursuant 
to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Chicken Producers Marketing Regulation 
(AR 3/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by renumbering clause (a) as 
clause (a.2) and adding the following before clause (a.2):
	(a)	"Animal Care Program" means the program known as the 
Animal Care Program as approved or varied from time to 
time by the Chicken Farmers of Canada and approved by the 
Board under section 3.1;
	(a.1)	"Animal Care Program Policy" means the policy established 
by the Board under section 3.1;



3   The following is added after section 3:
Animal Care Program Policy
3.1   The Board may
	(a)	approve the Animal Care Program developed by the Chicken 
Farmers of Canada and require authorized producers to 
comply with it, and
	(b)	establish an Animal Care Program Policy for the purpose of 
administering the Animal Care Program in Alberta.

4   Section 5(3) is amended 
	(a)	by striking out "or" at the end of clause (b) and 
adding "or" at the end of clause (c);
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(d)	fails to comply with any technical requirements under 
the Animal Care Program.
5   Section 7 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1)(a) by striking out "or" at the end of 
clause (ii), adding "or" at the end of clause (iii) and 
adding the following after clause (iii):
	(iv)	fails to comply with any technical requirements under 
the Animal Care Program,
	(b)	in subsection (4) 
	(i)	by striking out "subsection (1)(a)(iii)" and 
substituting "subsection (1)(a)(iii) and (iv)";
	(ii)	by adding "or the Animal Care Program" after "the 
On-Farm Food Safety Assurance Program".

6   The following is added after the heading "Variation From 
Authorized Marketing":
Marketing in excess of or less than marketing quota
23.01(1)  For the purposes of this Part, "production sleeve" means 
an amount of production expressed as a percentage of marketing 
quota, and includes an under-production sleeve, which means a 
specified percentage less than 100% of the marketing quota allocated 
to a producer, and an over-production sleeve, which means a 
specified percentage in excess of 100% of the marketing quota 
allocated to a producer.
(2)  The Board may establish production sleeves and amend them 
from time to time as necessary for the purpose of regulating 
variations from authorized quotas, responding to market changes in a 
timely manner and assisting in the achievement of 100% quota 
utilization.

7   Section 23(3) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(3)  An authorized producer who has marketed chicken contrary to 
subsection (1) must pay to the Board a levy of 
	(a)	$0.44 per kilogram for each kilogram of chicken marketed in 
excess of the lower limit of the over-production sleeve but 
less than the upper limit of the over-production sleeve 
established by the Board pursuant to section 23.01, and
	(b)	$0.88 per kilogram for each kilogram of chicken marketed in 
excess of the upper limit of the over-production sleeve 
established by the Board pursuant to section 23.01.

8   Section 24(b) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b)	the under-production sleeve established by the Board 
pursuant to section 23.01 multiplied by the producer's 
marketing quota in effect at the time of the marketing deficit.

9   Section 32 is amended 
	(a)	by renumbering it as section 32(1);
	(b)	by repealing subsection (1)(c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	has had that producer's or lessee's licence revoked or 
suspended for any reason, including but not limited to a 
failure to comply with any technical requirements under 
the On-Farm Food Safety Assurance Program or the 
Animal Care Program;
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  Where a producer or lessee exceeds the stocking density 
requirements of the Animal Care Program, the Board may 
impose a production penalty of 20% of that producer's or 
lessee's allocated production until the producer or lessee 
complies with the requirements of the Animal Care Program. 


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Alberta Regulation 129/2011
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA LAMB PRODUCERS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 28, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Lamb Producers on June 23, 2011 and 
approved by the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on June 23, 2011 pursuant 
to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Lamb Producers Regulation (AR 389/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.
2   The following is added after section 2:
Requests for refund of service charge
2.1(1)  Any service charge that is paid by or on behalf of a producer 
must be refunded to the producer on the request of the 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 the service charge must be made in 
writing in a form provided by or acceptable to the Commission.
(4)  Requests for refunds must be received by the Commission at its 
office on or before the 25th day of the month after the month in 
which the service charge was paid.
(5)  A request for a refund of service charges must be in the same 
name as the name in which the service charge was paid.
(6)  The Commission must refund the service charge within 30 days 
of the end of the fiscal year in which the service charge was paid.


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Alberta Regulation 130/2011
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
POTATO GROWERS OF ALBERTA MARKETING  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 28, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Potato Growers of Alberta on June 20, 2011 and 
approved by the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on June 23, 2011 pursuant 
to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Potato Growers of Alberta Marketing Regulation 
(AR 277/98) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 9:
Refund of service charge
9.1(1)  Any service charge that is paid by or on behalf of a licensed 
producer must be refunded to the licensed producer on the request of 
the licensed producer.
(2)  A licensed producer may request a refund of all or a portion of 
the service charge paid.
(3)  A request for a refund of service charges must be made by the 
licensed producer in writing in a form provided by or acceptable to 
the Commission and the licensed producer must
	(a)	submit a notice of intention to request a refund of service 
charges prior to May 31 immediately prior to the upcoming 
crop year, and
	(b)	submit a request for refund of service charges prior to 
September 30 immediately following the end of that crop 
year.
(4)  A notice of intention to request a refund of service charges must 
include the following information:
	(a)	the licensed producer's name;
	(b)	the licensed producer's mailing address and telephone 
number;
	(c)	the percentage of the service charges requested to be 
refunded.
(5)  A request for refund of service charges must include the 
following information:
	(a)	the licensed producer's name;
	(b)	the licensed producer's mailing address and telephone 
number;
	(c)	the percentage of the service charges requested to be 
refunded;
	(d)	the purchaser's name;
	(e)	the purchaser's mailing address and telephone number;
	(f)	the volume of potatoes sold;
	(g)	the service charge amount deducted.
(6)  A request for a refund of service charges must be in the same 
name as the name in which the service charge was paid.
(7)  The Commission must refund the service charge within 60 days 
after the request for refund of service charges is received by the 
Commission.
(8)  This section applies to service charges during the 2010-11 fiscal 
year and subsequent fiscal years.


Alberta Regulation 131/2011
Cemeteries Act
CREMATORY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 29, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:016/2011) 
on June 20, 2011 pursuant to section 65 of the Cemeteries Act. 
1   The Crematory Regulation (AR 248/98) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2011" 
and substituting "November 30, 2019".


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Alberta Regulation 132/2011
Agricultural Service Board Act
FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 29, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 
(M.O. 8/2011) on June 27, 2011 pursuant to section 17 of the Agricultural Service 
Board Act. 
1   The Forms Regulation (AR 203/98) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2011" and 
substituting "June 30, 2016".