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Alberta Regulation 1/2012
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA LAMB PRODUCERS PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 2/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act. 
1   The Alberta Lamb Producers Plan Regulation 
(AR 263/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (i):
	(i.01)	"fiscal year" means the fiscal year of the Commission 
provided for in section 16;

3   Section 9(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  A request to inspect the books and records referred to in 
subsection (1)(d) must be made to the Commission at least 7 days in 
advance.

4   Section 10(b), (c) and (d) are repealed.

5   Section 27(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  The Commission may publish a notice of a meeting in any 
manner that the Commission determines will provide notice to all 
persons entitled to the notice.

6   Section 29(a) is amended by striking out "in the current or 
immediately preceding 12 months" and substituting "in the current 
or the 2 immediately preceding fiscal years".

7   Section 37 is repealed.

8   Section 39 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2012" 
and substituting "April 30, 2017".

9   The Schedule is amended in section 2
	(a)	in clause (a) 
	(i)	by adding the following after subclause (v):
	(v.1)	Kananaskis Improvement District;
	(v.2)	Municipal District of Foothills No. 31;
	(v.3)	Vulcan County;
	(ii)	in subclause (vi) by striking out "(v)" and 
substituting "(v.3)";
	(b)	in clause (b)
	(i)	by adding the following after subclause (v):
	(v.1)	Municipal District of Acadia No. 34;
	(v.2)	Special Area No. 2;
	(v.3)	Special Area No. 3;
	(v.4)	County of Newell;
	(ii)	in subclause (vi) by striking out "(v)" and 
substituting "(v.4)";
	(c)	in clause (c)
	(i)	by repealing subclause (i);
	(ii) 	by repealing subclause (iv);
	(iii) 	by repealing subclause (v);
	(iv) 	by repealing subclause (vi) and substituting 
the following:
	(vi)	Rocky View County;
	(v)	by repealing subclauses (ix), (x), (xi) and (xii);
	(vi)	by adding the following after subclause (xiv):
	(xiv.1)	Clearwater County;
	(xiv.2)	Red Deer County;
	(vii)	in subclause (xv) by striking out "(xiv)" and 
substituting "(xiv.2)";
	(d)	in clause (d)
	(i)	by repealing subclause (ii);
	(ii)	by repealing subclause (ix) and substituting 
the following:
	(ix)	Camrose County;
	(iii)	by repealing subclause (x);
	(e)	in clause (e)
	(i)	by adding the following after subclause (xii):
	(xii.1)	Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17;
	(xii.2)	County of Thorhild No. 7;
	(xii.3)	Athabasca County;
	(xii.4)	Strathcona County;
	(xii.5)	Lac La Biche County;
	(ii)	in subclause (xiii) by striking out "(xii)" and 
substituting "(xii.5)";
	(iii)	by repealing subclause (xiv);
	(f)	in clause (f)
	(i)	by repealing subclause (i) and substituting the 
following:
	(i)	Improvement District No. 12 (Jasper National 
Park);
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (iv), (x), (xii) and (xiii);
	(g)	in clause (g)
	(i)	by striking out "includes the land included in";
	(ii)	by repealing subclause (v) and substituting the 
following:
	(v)	County of Northern Lights;
	(iii)	by repealing subclause (vi) and substituting 
the following:
	(vi)	Mackenzie County;


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Alberta Regulation 2/2012
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS' PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 3/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act. 
1   The Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation 
(AR 219/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (f);
	(b)	in clause (g)
	(i)	by striking out "domesticus";
	(ii)	by adding "or farmed wild boar, but does not include 
feral wild boar" after "domestic pig";
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (n):
	(n.1)	"Regional Director" means a Director who is elected or 
appointed, as the case may be, to represent the 
registered producers of a region;

3   Section 6(2) is amended in clause (l)
	(a)	by adding "or implement" after "to establish";
	(b)	by adding "or implementation" after "establishment".
4   Section 8(b) is amended in clauses (i) and (ii) by striking 
out "General Manager" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"Executive Director".

5   The following is added after section 8:
Information
8.1(1)  The Minister designated under section 16 of the Government 
Organization Act as the Minister responsible for the Animal Health 
Act is authorized to disclose to the Corporation for use by the 
Corporation in carrying out its functions and duties information, 
including personal information as defined in the Freedom of 
Information and Protection of Privacy Act, that has been collected or 
used by the Minister under the Animal Health Act and the regulations 
under that Act and that relates to the administration of the Act, 
including
	(a)	traceability, and
	(b)	quarantines, orders and other matters under Parts 4 to 8 of the 
Animal Health Act.
(2)  The Corporation is authorized to disclose information, including 
personal information as defined in the Freedom of Information and 
Protection of Privacy Act, that has been collected by or used by the 
Corporation under the Act and the regulations in carrying out its 
functions and duties and that relates to the administration of the Plan, 
including the information required under Schedule 2 to the Alberta 
Pork Producers' Commission Regulation (AR 285/96), to the 
following:
	(a)	the Minister designated under section 16 of the Government 
Organization Act as the Minister responsible for the Animal 
Health Act in respect of matters relating to swine traceability 
and quarantines, orders and other matters under Parts 4 to 8 
of the Animal Health Act;
	(b)	the Minister designated under section 16 of the Government 
Organization Act as the Minister responsible for the Traffic 
Safety Act in respect of matters relating to the transportation 
of hogs.

6   Section 11 is amended by striking out "the Hog 
Registration, Licensing and Universal Service Charge Regulation" 
and substituting "the Alberta Pork Producers' Commission 
Regulation".

7   Section 12 is amended
	(a)	by adding "and Directors" after "vote of the delegates";
	(b)	by adding "and Directors" after "special meeting of the 
delegates".

8   Section 13 is amended by adding "and Directors" after 
"delegates" wherever it occurs.

9   Section 16(a) is amended by striking out "district meetings" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "regional meetings".

10   Section 26(1)(b) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b)	is a represented adult as defined in the Adult Guardianship 
and Trusteeship Act or is the subject of a certificate of 
incapacity in effect under the Trustee Act;

11   The heading before section 30 is amended by striking 
out "District" and substituting "Regional".

12   Section 31 is amended by striking out "district meeting" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "regional meeting".

13   The heading before section 35 is amended by striking 
out "General" and substituting "Directors and".

14   Section 35 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Directors and delegates meeting
35(1)  In each year there must be an annual meeting of all the 
Directors and delegates in Alberta.
(2)  The annual meeting of the Directors and delegates must be held 
not later than 15 months following the date of the conclusion of the 
last annual meeting of the Directors and delegates.

15   Section 36(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Special Directors and delegates meetings
36(1)   Special meetings of Directors and delegates
	(a)	may be called by the Corporation at any time, and
	(b)	must be called by the Corporation on
	(i)	the written request of the Council, or
	(ii)	the written request of at least 1/3 of the Directors and 
delegates.

16   Section 38 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Notice of meeting
38   At least 14 days' notice in writing specifying the date, time and 
place of annual meetings or special meetings of Directors and 
delegates must be given by the Corporation to every Director and 
delegate by mailing the notice to each Director's and delegate's last 
known address as shown on the records of the Corporation.

17   Section 39 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Quorum
39   The quorum for an annual or a special meeting of the Directors 
and delegates is the majority of the combination of Directors and 
delegates.

18   Section 40(2) is amended by striking out "district annual 
meetings" and substituting "regional annual meetings".

19   Section 41 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	in clause (b) by striking out "the district" and 
substituting "the region";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	in the case of an election for a regional Director or 
a delegate, resides, subsection to subsection (3), 
within the region that the regional Director or 
delegate is to represent.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "district" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "region";
	(c)	in subsection (3) 
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "adjacent district" and 
substituting "adjacent region";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	during the time that the producer is eligible to vote 
in that adjacent region, to nominate persons to hold 
office and to hold office as a regional Director or 
as a delegate to represent the registered producers 
in that adjacent region in the same manner and 
under the same conditions as if that producer 
resided in that adjacent region.
	(d)	in subsections (4) to (6) by striking out "district" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "region". 

20   Section 42 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1) by adding "in accordance with 
subsection (2.1)" after "occur";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  A registered producer may vote either 
	(a)	by mail ballot, or 
	(b)	in person, 
but not by both methods.

21   The following is added after section 42:
Mail ballot
42.1(1)  A mail ballot must be made available to each registered 
producer by being mailed to the registered producer at least 30 days 
prior to the ballot closing date for the regional annual meeting at 
which the vote will be conducted. 
(2)  The ballot closing date must be 
	(a)	set by the Commission, and
	(b)	not more than 5 business days prior to the date of the regional 
annual meeting at which the vote will be conducted.

22   Section 43(2)(b) is amended by striking out "districts' 
annual meetings" and substituting "regions' annual meetings".

23  Section 43.1 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Election of candidates for 2012 and thereafter
43.1(1)  The Corporation must hold elections during the regional 
annual meetings for the year 2012 and thereafter as follows:
	(a)	Region No. 1 is to elect 2 Directors and 2 delegates at the 
2012 regional annual meeting and every 3rd year thereafter;
	(b)	Region No. 2 is to elect 2 Directors and 2 delegates at the 
2014 regional annual meeting and every 3rd year thereafter;
	(c)	Region No. 3 is to elect 2 Directors and 2 delegates at the 
2013 regional annual meeting and every 3rd year thereafter.
(2)   All regions must participate in the election of 2 Directors at 
large at the 2012 regional annual meeting and every 3rd year 
thereafter.

24   Section 43.2 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Transitional provisions re terms of office
43.2(1)  The unexpired term of office of a Director or a delegate of 
Region No. 3 elected in 2011 expires on the day before the regional 
annual meeting in 2013.
(2)  The unexpired term of office of a Director or a delegate of 
Region No. 2 elected in 2011 expires on the day before the regional 
annual meeting in 2014.
(3)  The unexpired term of office of a Director or a delegate of 
Region No. 1 elected prior to or in 2009 expires on the day before 
the regional annual meeting in 2012.
(4)  The unexpired term of office of a Director at large elected prior 
to or in 2009 expires on the day before the last regional annual 
meeting in 2012.

25   Section 47 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Returning officer
47   The Executive Director of the Corporation, or the designate of 
the Executive Director, is the returning officer and responsible for all 
administrative procedures relating to the conduct of elections.

26   Section 48 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Duties of returning officer
48(1)  The returning officer is to prepare and distribute to each 
region a list of eligible voters for that region, and that list must 
contain
	(a)	the names of the eligible voters,
	(b)	their addresses, and
	(c)	their producer registration numbers.
(2)  Unless otherwise directed by the Council, no person shall 
destroy any records or ballots in respect of a vote or an election held 
under this Plan until 90 days have elapsed from the day on which the 
vote was taken.

27   The heading before section 50 is amended by striking 
out "Districts" and substituting "Regions".

28   Section 52 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "District No. 1" and 
substituting "Region No. 1";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "District No. 2" and 
substituting "Region No. 2";
	(c)	in subsection (3) by striking out "District No. 3" and 
substituting "Region No. 3".

29   Sections 53, 54 and 55 are repealed.

30   Section 56 is amended by striking out "September 30, 
2012" and substituting "September 30, 2017".

31(1)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"district Director" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"Regional Director":
section 25(b); 
section 36(2); 
section 40(5) and (7); 
section 43(2)(a); 
section 44(1); 
section 45(1.1); 
section 46.
(2)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"district Directors" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"Regional Directors":
section 19; 
section 22; 
section 34; 
section 40(1); 
section 42(2); 
section 43(1)(a); 
section 44(2); 
section 45(1).
(3)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"district annual meeting" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"regional annual meeting":
section 30(2) and (3); 
section 33; 
section 34; 
section 40(1), (2) and (3); 
section 42(1) and (2); 
section 43(2)(a); 
section 44(1).
(4)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"district" wherever it occurs and substituting "region":
section 23; 
section 30(1); 
section 42(2)(b), (5) and (8)(d); 
section 43(1)(b); 
section 45(2).
(5)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"districts" wherever it occurs and substituting "regions":
section 24; 
section 40(6); 
section 50; 
section 51.
(6)  The following sections are amended by striking out "in 
that district" and substituting "in that region":
section 22; 
section 44(1)(b).
(7)  The following sections are amended by striking out "for 
a district" and substituting "for a region":
section 22; 
section 30(3);  
section 45(1).
(8)  The following section is amended by striking out "for the 
district" and substituting "for the region":
section 36(2).
(9)  The following section is amended by striking out "for the 
entire district" and substituting "for the entire region":
section 31(2).
(10)  The following sections are amended by striking out "of 
a district" and substituting "of a region":
section 25(b); 
section 31(1).
(11)  The following sections are amended by striking out "of 
the district" and substituting "of the region":
section 30(2); 
section 31(1)(a); 
section 44(1)(a).
(12)  The following section is amended by striking out "that 
adjacent district" wherever it occurs and substituting "that 
adjacent region":
section 41(3)(b).
(13)  The following sections are amended by striking out 
"within the district" and substituting "within the region":
section 40(5)(a) and (7)(b); 
section 41(1)(c).
(14)  The following section is amended by striking out "for 
that district" and substituting "for that region":
section 30(3).
(15)  The following section is amended by striking out 
"special district meeting" and substituting "special regional 
meeting":
section 33.


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Alberta Regulation 3/2012
Vital Statistics Act
VITAL STATISTICS INFORMATION REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 6/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 76 of the Vital Statistics Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
Collection of Registration Information
	2	Completion of birth registration document
	3	Information required for birth registration document
	4	Birth registration document in respect of adoption
	5	Birth registration document in respect of surrogacy
	6	Non-completion report
	7	Notice of birth or stillbirth
	8	Registration of birth after one year
	9	Information required for stillbirth registration document
	10	Medical certificate of stillbirth
	11	Conflicting information
	12	Interim medical certificate of stillbirth
	13	Registration of stillbirth after one year
	14	Information required for marriage registration document
	15	Registration of marriage after one year
	16	Information required for change of name
	17	Information required for death registration document
	18	Information required for registration of death in respect of 
unidentified body
	19	Information required for registration of presumed death
	20	Registration of death after one year
	21	Medical certificate of death
	22	Conflicting information
Use and Disclosure of Information
	23	Application
	24	Birth certificate or certified copy of birth registration record
	25	Marriage certificate or certified copy of marriage registration record
	26	Death certificate or certified copy of death registration record
	27	Certified copy of stillbirth registration record
	28	Certified copy of medical certificate or interim medical certificate of 
stillbirth or death
	29	Certificate of change of name
	30	Search of registration records
	31	Release of information
	32	Translation
	33	Duties of researcher
	34	Expiry
	35	Coming into force
Interpretation
1(1)   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Vital Statistics Act;
	(b)	"full legal name" means
	(i)	in the case of a person born in Canada, the person's 
name as shown on the birth registration document of 
that person, or
	(ii)	in the case of a person born outside Canada, the 
person's name as shown on the documents under which 
the person was lawfully admitted to Canada;
	(c)	"full name" means a person's currently used first name and 
last name;
	(d)	"place", in the context of the place where an event occurred, 
means the municipal address and the name of the 
municipality where the event occurred, including the name of 
a hospital, church or other facility, if applicable, or, if the 
event did not occur in a municipality, as much information 
with respect to the location where the event occurred as 
possible, including the name of the closest municipality.
(2)  For the purposes of registration of the particulars of an event, the 
name of the place where an event occurred is the name by which the 
place was known at the time when the event occurred.
Collection of Registration Information
Completion of birth registration document
2(1)  In this section, "incapable" means unable because of death, 
mental or physical disability, absence from Alberta or otherwise.
(2)  For the purposes of this section, "mental disability", in respect of a 
person, includes but is not limited to the status of being subject to a 
temporary or permanent guardianship order under the Adult 
Guardianship and Trusteeship Act.
(3)  Subject to this section, the birth registration document for a child 
born in Alberta must be completed and signed by the birth mother and 
other parent of the child and delivered to the Registrar.
(4)  If the father or other parent of the child is not known to or is 
unacknowledged by the birth mother of the child, the birth mother 
shall complete and sign the birth registration document and deliver it to 
the Registrar.
(5)  The particulars of the father or other parent of a child may be 
registered only if both the birth mother and the father or other parent 
sign the birth registration document.
(6)  If the birth mother is incapable of completing the birth registration 
document, it may be completed and delivered to the Registrar by either
	(a)	the birth mother's guardian, if one has been appointed under 
the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act,
	(b)	the birth mother's agent, if one has been appointed under the 
Personal Directives Act, or
	(c)	the birth mother's parent or guardian, if the birth mother is a 
minor.
(7)  If a person referred to in subsection (6) is not available to complete 
and deliver the birth registration document on behalf of the birth 
mother, the document may be completed, subject to subsection (8), and 
delivered to the Registrar by a person who
	(a)	has sufficient knowledge of the child's birth to provide the 
information required under section 3, and
	(b)	is 
	(i)	either 
	(A)	the biological father of the child, where the father 
makes an affidavit setting out the evidence 
required in support of a presumption of parentage 
under section 8 of the Family Law Act, or the other 
parent of the child determined in accordance with 
section 8.1 of the Family Law Act, or
	(B)	a person who has been granted a declaration of 
parentage under section 9 of the Family Law Act,
			or
	(ii)	if no person meets the qualifications set out in subclause 
(i)(A) or (B), a person who has been appointed guardian 
of the child pursuant to a guardianship order under 
section 23 of the Family Law Act.
(8)  A person who completes a birth registration document on behalf of 
the birth mother under subsection (6) or (7) shall provide a written 
explanation in the form of an affidavit as to why the birth mother is 
incapable of completing the birth registration document.
(9)  Where the birth mother is incapable of completing the birth 
registration document, information in respect of the biological father or 
other parent of the child may also be provided by a person who meets 
the requirements set out in subsection (7)(b)(i)(A) or (B).
(10)  If a birth takes place in a hospital as defined in section 1 of the 
Hospitals Act, the hospital administrator must use the administrator's 
best efforts to ensure that a birth registration document is completed by 
the person responsible in accordance with this section and must ensure 
that it is delivered to the Registrar within 10 days from the date of 
birth.
(11)  If a birth registration document is incomplete, the hospital 
administrator must immediately notify the person who provided the 
partial information and use the administrator's best efforts to ensure 
that the person provides the additional information necessary to 
complete the birth registration document and deliver it to the Registrar.
(12)  Where the hospital administrator is satisfied that a birth 
registration document will not be completed and delivered under 
subsection (3), (4), (6) or (7) in a timely manner, a non-completion 
report explaining the reasons for the failure to complete the document 
must be completed and delivered to the Registrar by the hospital 
administrator within 10 days from the date of birth.
(13)  This section does not apply to a birth registration document 
completed in accordance with section 13, 14 or 16(1) or (2) of the Act.
(14)  For the purposes of section 8 of the Act, where the parents do not 
agree on the last name or names to be used for the child because the 
birth mother is incapable, the person who meets the requirements set 
out in subsection (7)(b)(i)(A) or (B) may choose the last name or 
names to be used for the registration of the child's birth.
Information required for birth registration document
3(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of a child for 
the registration of the child's birth within one year is as follows:
	(a)	full name;
	(b)	date and place of birth;
	(c)	sex;
	(d)	if the pregnancy resulted in the birth of more than one child, 
the number of children born and the order of birth of the 
child being registered.
(2)  The information that must be provided in respect of the birth 
mother for the registration of a child's birth is as follows:
	(a)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(b)	subject to section 2(6) and (7), the birth mother's signature.
(3)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, in 
respect of the birth mother is as follows:
	(a)	date and place of birth;
	(b)	age;
	(c)	marital status;
	(d)	current home telephone number;
	(e)	currently used name;
	(f)	current home address and mailing address, if different.
(4)  The information that must be provided in respect of the father or 
other parent of a child in respect of the registration of the child's birth, 
if a father or other parent is listed on the birth registration document, is 
as follows:
	(a)	full legal name;
	(b)	sex;
	(c)	either
	(i)	the signature of the father or other parent, or
	(ii)	an affidavit setting out the evidence required in support 
of a presumption of parentage under section 8 or 8.1 of 
the Family Law Act or a declaration of parentage under 
section 9 of the Family Law Act.
(5)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, in 
respect of the child's father or other parent, if the father or other parent 
is listed on the birth registration document, is as follows:
	(a)	date and place of birth;
	(b)	currently used name;
	(c)	age.
(6)  The information that must be provided in respect of a person who 
completes and signs the birth registration document on behalf of the 
birth mother under section 2(6) or (7) is as follows:
	(a)	full name;
	(b)	telephone number and other contact information;
	(c)	relationship to the child, if any.
(7)  This section does not apply to the registration of the birth of a 
deserted unidentified newborn pursuant to section 13 of the Act or a 
birth registration document completed in accordance with section 14 or 
16(1) or (2) of the Act.
Birth registration document in respect of adoption
4(1)  For the purposes of section 16(1) or (2) of the Act, the 
information that must be provided to the Registrar in respect of an 
adopted person is as follows:
	(a)	the person's full legal name as it should appear pursuant to 
the adoption order;
	(b)	the person's sex.
(2)  For the purposes of section 16(1) or (2) of the Act, the information 
that must be provided to the Registrar in respect of each of the person's 
adoptive parent or parents is as follows:
	(a)	the full legal name of the parent;
	(b)	the currently used name of the parent, if different from (a);
	(c)	the sex of the parent.
(3)  For the purposes of section 16(1) or (2) of the Act, the information 
that must be provided, if available, to the Registrar in respect of each 
of the person's adoptive parent or parents is as follows:
	(a)	the parent's signature;
	(b)	the parent's date and place of birth;
	(c)	the parent's current home telephone number and mailing 
address.
Birth registration document in respect of surrogacy
5(1)  For the purposes of section 14 of the Act, the information that 
must be provided to the Registrar in respect of a surrogacy birth is as 
follows:
	(a)	the child's full legal name as it appears in the declaration of 
the court under section 8.2 of the Family Law Act;
	(b)	the child's sex;
	(c)	the child's date and place of birth as originally recorded.
(2)  For the purposes of section 14 of the Act, the information that 
must be provided to the Registrar in respect of a person who is 
declared to be a parent of the child by the Court under section 8.2(6) of 
the Family Law Act, and any person who as a result of that declaration 
is a parent of the child under section 8.1 of the Family Law Act, is as 
follows:
	(a)	the full legal name of the parent;
	(b)	the currently used name of the parent, if different;
	(c)	the sex of the parent.
(3)  For the purposes of section 14 of the Act, the information that 
must be provided, if available, to the Registrar in respect of a 
surrogacy birth is as follows:
	(a)	if the pregnancy resulted in the birth of more than one child, 
the number of children born and the order of birth of the 
child being registered;
	(b)	the parent's signature;
	(c)	the parent's date and place of birth;
	(d)	the parent's age at the time of the child's birth;
	(e)	the parent's marital status;
	(f)	the parent's current home address, telephone number and 
mailing address, if different.
Non-completion report
6   The information that must be provided, to the extent that it is 
available to the hospital administrator, in a non-completion report for 
the purposes of sections 2(12) and 9(10) is as follows:
	(a)	the birth mother's full legal name or currently used name, if 
different;
	(b)	the birth mother's date of birth;
	(c)	the birth mother's current mailing address;
	(d)	the child's sex;
	(e)	the child's date and place of birth;
	(f)	the name and address of the hospital;
	(g)	the reason why the birth registration document or notice of 
birth has not been completed;
	(h)	the reason why the birth registration document and notice of 
birth are not being sent to the Registrar together;
	(i)	the name and contact information of the person providing the 
report;
	(j)	the signature of the person referred to in clause (i).
Notice of birth or stillbirth
7(1)  The information that must be provided on a notice of birth or 
stillbirth, to the extent that it is known to the person completing the 
notice, is as follows:
	(a)	the child's date and place of birth or stillbirth;
	(b)	the birth mother's full legal name or currently used name, if 
different;
	(c)	whether the pregnancy was a single or multiple pregnancy;
	(d)	the birth order of the child, in the case of a multiple 
pregnancy;
	(e)	whether the child was born alive or stillborn;
	(f)	the child's sex;
	(g)	the type and name of attendant at the birth or stillbirth;
	(h)	the name and contact information of the person completing 
the notice;
	(i)	if the birth or stillbirth occurred outside a hospital, the 
attendant's contact information and signature and 
relationship to the birth mother, if any.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1), the 
following information must be provided, if available, on a notice of 
birth or stillbirth:
	(a)	the full legal name of the child;
	(b)	the time of birth or stillbirth;
	(c)	the gestational age and birth weight of the child;
	(d)	the birth mother's date of birth;
	(e)	the birth mother's marital status;
	(f)	the birth mother's current contact information;
	(g)	the address to which the birth mother was discharged;
	(h)	in the case of a birth, whether the child will be adopted;
	(i)	the birth mother's age;
	(j)	the number of children born alive to the birth mother;
	(k)	the number of children stillborn to the birth mother;
	(l)	the father's or other parent's full legal name and date of birth.
Registration of birth after one year
8(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of the 
registration of a birth after one year from the date of birth is as follows:
	(a)	the full name of the person;
	(b)	the person's sex;
	(c)	the person's date and place of birth;
	(d)	whether the person is alive at the time of registration;
	(e)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(f)	the name and signature of the person registering the birth.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1),
	(a)	the information in respect of a birth that is required, if 
available, under section 3(3) and (5),
	(b)	the birth mother's signature, and
	(c)	the other parent's signature, if the name of the other parent is 
to be recorded on the birth registration document, 
must also be provided, if available, for the purpose of registering a 
birth under this section.
(3)  The signature of the person who provided the affidavit required for 
the purposes of section 6 of the Act must also be provided for the 
purpose of registering a birth under this section.
(4)  If the name of the other parent of the person whose birth is being 
registered is to be recorded on the birth registration document, the 
other parent's full legal name and sex must be provided.
Information required for stillbirth registration document
9(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of a child for 
the registration within one year of the stillbirth of the child is as 
follows:
	(a)	the full name of the child;
	(b)	the date and place of stillbirth;
	(c)	if the pregnancy resulted in the birth or stillbirth of more than 
one child, the number of children born or stillborn and the 
order of birth of the child being registered;
	(d)	the sex of the child.
(2)  The information that must be provided in respect of the birth 
mother for the registration of the stillbirth of a child is as follows:
	(a)	full legal name;
	(b)	signature, subject to section 2(6) and (7).
(3)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, in 
respect of the birth mother of a stillborn child is as follows:
	(a)	currently used name;
	(b)	date and place of birth;
	(c)	age;
	(d)	marital status;
	(e)	current home telephone number;
	(f)	current mailing address and current home address, if 
different.
(4)  The information that must be provided in respect of a father or 
other parent for the registration of the stillbirth of a child, if a father or 
other parent is listed on the stillbirth registration document, is as 
follows:
	(a)	full legal name;
	(b)	sex;
	(c)	either
	(i)	the signature of the father or other parent, or
	(ii)	an affidavit setting out the evidence required in support 
of a presumption of parentage under section 8 or 8.1 of 
the Family Law Act or a declaration of parentage under 
section 9 of the Family Law Act.
(5)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, in 
respect of the father or other parent, if the father or other parent is 
listed on the stillbirth registration document, is as follows:
	(a)	date and place of birth;
	(b)	age;
	(c)	currently used name.
(6)  The information that must be provided in respect of a person who 
completes and signs a stillbirth registration document on behalf of the 
birth mother is as follows:
	(a)	full name;
	(b)	telephone number and other contact information;
	(c)	relationship to the child, if any.
(7)  The information that must be provided in respect of the disposition 
of the remains of a stillborn child is as follows:
	(a)	method of disposition;
	(b)	proposed date of disposition;
	(c)	name and address of the cemetery, crematorium or other 
place of disposition;
	(d)	name, address and telephone number of the funeral home, 
hospital or person who will be in charge of the remains for 
the purpose of disposition;
	(e)	the date on which the burial permit was issued;
	(f)	the name and contact information of the person who issued 
the burial permit.
(8)  If a stillbirth takes place in a hospital as defined in section 1 of the 
Hospitals Act, the hospital administrator must use the administrator's 
best efforts to ensure that a stillbirth registration document is 
completed in accordance with this section and delivered to the 
Registrar within 10 days of the date of stillbirth.
(9)  If a stillbirth registration document is incomplete, the hospital 
administrator must use the administrator's best efforts to ensure the 
person responsible completes the stillbirth registration document and 
delivers it to the Registrar.
(10)  Where the hospital administrator is satisfied that a stillbirth 
registration document will not be completed and delivered in a timely 
manner, a non-completion report explaining the reasons for the failure 
to complete the document must be completed and delivered to the 
Registrar by the hospital administrator within 10 days of the date of 
stillbirth.
Medical certificate of stillbirth
10(1)  The information that must be provided, if known, on a medical 
certificate of stillbirth is as follows:
	(a)	the last name of the child;
	(b)	the date and place where the stillbirth occurred;
	(c)	the sex of the child;
	(d)	the immediate and any antecedent or underlying causes or 
significant conditions contributing to the stillbirth;
	(e)	whether an autopsy was performed and, if so, the particulars;
	(f)	the name and medical designation of the attending physician 
or medical examiner;
	(g)	the contact information of the attending physician or medical 
examiner;
	(h)	the signature of the attending physician or medical examiner 
and the date on which the certificate was signed;
	(i)	the given names of the child;
	(j)	the manipulative, instrumental or other operative procedures 
used in the delivery;
	(k)	whether the fetus was dead prior to the procedure referred to 
in clause (j);
	(l)	the nature of the procedure;
	(m)	whether the death occurred before or during labour;
	(n)	whether labour was induced.
(2)  The medical certificate of stillbirth submitted to the Registrar must 
bear the original signature of the physician or medical examiner who 
completed it.
Conflicting information
11   Where the following information shown on the stillbirth 
registration document conflicts with the information shown on the 
medical certificate of stillbirth, the information on the medical 
certificate of stillbirth must be used to register the stillbirth:
	(a)	the sex of the child;
	(b)	the date and place of the stillbirth.
Interim medical certificate of stillbirth
12   The Registrar may register a stillbirth with an interim medical 
certificate of stillbirth that includes the information required under 
section 10(1)(a), (b), (c), (f), (g) and (h).
Registration of stillbirth after one year
13(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of the 
registration of a stillbirth after one year is as follows:
	(a)	the last name of the child;
	(b)	the sex of the child;
	(c)	the date and place of the stillbirth;
	(d)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(e)	the name and signature of the person registering the stillbirth.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1), 
additional information required under section 9(4), where applicable, 
or section 9(3), (5) or (7), where available, must be provided.
(3)  Where the application for registration of a stillbirth is being made 
more than one year from the date of stillbirth, the person who signs the 
stillbirth registration document must also provide the affidavit required 
under section 6 of the Act in respect of the registration of a birth.
Information required for marriage registration document
14(1)  The information that must be provided respecting each of the 
parties to a marriage for the registration of the marriage within one 
year is as follows:
	(a)	full legal name or currently used name, if different;
	(b)	marital status at the time of issuance of the marriage licence;
	(c)	sex;
	(d)	date and place of birth;
	(e)	signature.
(2)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, 
respecting each of the parties to the marriage is as follows:
	(a)	parents' full legal names;
	(b)	parents' places of birth;
	(c)	religious denomination.
(3)  The information that must be provided in respect of each witness 
to a marriage for the registration of the marriage is as follows:
	(a)	currently used name;
	(b)	mailing address and telephone number;
	(c)	signature.
(4)  The information required in respect of the solemnization of the 
marriage is as follows:
	(a)	the date of the marriage;
	(b)	the place where the marriage was solemnized;
	(c)	the name and registration number of the person authorized 
under the Marriage Act to solemnize the marriage;
	(d)	whether the person referred to in clause (c) is a marriage 
commissioner, a marriage registrar designated by a Local 
Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i Faith or a member of the 
clergy, and if the person is a member of the clergy, the 
religious denomination to which the person belongs;
	(e)	the signature of the person referred to in clause (c).
Registration of marriage after one year
15(1)  The information that must be provided for the registration of a 
marriage after one year is as follows:
	(a)	the full legal name of each of the parties to the marriage, or 
the person's currently used name, if different;
	(b)	the date of the marriage;
	(c)	the sex of each of the parties to the marriage;
	(d)	the place where the marriage was solemnized;
	(e)	the name and signature of the person registering the 
marriage.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1), the 
following information must also be provided, if available:
	(a)	the marital status of each of the parties to the marriage at the 
time of issuance of the marriage licence;
	(b)	the date and place of birth of each of the parties to the 
marriage;
	(c)	the names and places of birth of the parents of each of the 
parties to the marriage;
	(d)	the religious denomination of each of the parties to the 
marriage;
	(e)	the currently used names of each of the witnesses at the time 
of the marriage;
	(f)	the addresses of and other contact information for each of the 
witnesses;
	(g)	the signatures of the witnesses;
	(h)	the signature of the parties to the marriage;
	(i)	the name, registration number and signature of the person 
who solemnized the marriage; 
	(j)	whether the person referred to in clause (i) was a marriage 
commissioner, a marriage registrar designated by a Local 
Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i Faith or a member of the 
clergy and, if the person was a member of the clergy, the 
religious denomination to which the person belongs.
Information required for change of name
16(1)  The information that must be provided by an applicant for a 
change of name under Part 3 of the Act is the applicant's
	(a)	currently used name,
	(b)	date and place of birth,
	(c)	sex,
	(d)	proof of identity that meets the requirements of section 15 of 
the Vital Statistics Ministerial Regulation,
	(e)	current address and mailing address,
	(f)	telephone number, and 
	(g)	signature.
(2)  In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), an applicant must 
also provide an affidavit confirming that the address in Alberta given 
by the applicant under subsection (1) is the applicant's address.
(3)  Where the applicant referred to in subsection (1) is an employee of 
the Government of Alberta who is making the application in the 
applicant's official capacity on behalf of another person whose name is 
to be changed,
	(a)	subsection (2) does not apply to the applicant,
	(b)	the information that must be provided in respect of the 
applicant is
	(i)	the information required under subsection (1)(a), (e), (f) 
and (g), and
	(ii)	the type and identification number of the applicant's 
government-issued identification,
		and
	(c)	if the applicant is not applying in person, the applicant must 
submit a statutory declaration in the form established by the 
Registrar with respect to the applicant's government-issued 
identification.
(4)  The information that must be provided in respect of a person 
referred to in section 22(2) of the Act is
	(a)	if the person whose name is to be changed is the applicant, in 
addition to the information required under subsection (1),
	(i)	proof of marital status of the person that meets the 
requirements of section 17 of the Vital Statistics 
Ministerial Regulation,
	(ii)	a record of the person's fingerprints taken by a law 
enforcement agency in accordance with section 24(2)(j) 
of the Act,
	(iii)	certificates that show all previous changes of name of 
the person,
	(iv)	the name being applied for, and
	(v)	the person's full legal name and any other name by 
which the person is known,
		and
	(b)	if the person whose name is to be changed is not the 
applicant,
	(i)	the information required under clause (a) as it relates to 
the person whose name is to be changed,
	(ii)	the person's full legal name and any other name by 
which the person is known,
	(iii)	the person's address and telephone number,
	(iv)	the person's sex,
	(v)	the date and place of birth of the person,
	(vi)	proof of the person's relationship to the applicant,
	(vii)	the person's consent in the form established by the 
Registrar to the change of name, and
	(viii)	the person's signature.
(5)  The information that must be provided in respect of a child whose 
name is to be changed pursuant to an application under Part 3 of the 
Act is
	(a)	the child's full legal name and any other names by which the 
child is known,
	(b)	the date on which and the place where the child was born,
	(c)	the child's address,
	(d)	the child's sex,
	(e)	where the child is 12 years of age or older, a record of the 
child's fingerprints taken by a law enforcement agency in 
accordance with section 24(2)(j) of the Act,
	(f)	the names of the persons listed as parents on the child's birth 
registration document,
	(g)	the name being applied for,
	(h)	if the child is 12 years of age or older, the child's signature as 
it currently appears and the child's consent in the form 
established by the Registrar to change the name, and 
	(i)	certificates that show all previous changes of name of the 
child.
(6)  The information that must be provided in respect of a person 
whose consent to a change of name is required for the purposes of an 
application under Part 3 or Part 4 of the Act is
	(a)	the person's full name,
	(b)	the person's current mailing address and telephone number,
	(c)	proof of the person's relationship to the person for whom 
consent to the change of name is being provided,
	(d)	the person's signature,
	(e)	the full name, address and telephone number of the person 
who witnessed the signing of the consent form and the 
relationship of the witness to the person giving consent, if 
any, and
	(f)	the signature of the witness.
(7)  A person may not be a witness for the purposes of subsection (6) if
	(a)	the person is named on the document to be registered,
	(b)	the person's consent is also required for the registration of 
the document,
	(c)	the person is under the age of 18 years, or
	(d)	in the opinion of the Registrar, acting as a witness would 
involve the person in a conflict of interest.
Information required for death registration document
17(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of a deceased 
person for the registration of the death of the person within one year is 
as follows:
	(a)	the full legal name of the deceased or the name used by the 
deceased immediately prior to death, if different;
	(b)	the sex of the deceased;
	(c)	the age of the deceased at the time of death;
	(d)	the date and place of death;
	(e)	the name, address and telephone number of the person who is 
providing the information for registration of the death and the 
person's relationship to the deceased, if any.
(2)  Additional information that must be provided, if available, 
respecting the deceased person is as follows:
	(a)	the deceased's date and place of birth;
	(b)	the full legal names and places of birth of the deceased's 
parents, if known;
	(c)	the deceased's occupation and type of business prior to 
death;
	(d)	the deceased's marital status;
	(e)	whether the deceased was an adult interdependent partner at 
the time of death;
	(f)	the name of the deceased's spouse or adult interdependent 
partner, if any;
	(g)	the deceased's usual permanent residence prior to death;
	(h)	the deceased's Alberta personal health number;
	(i)	the deceased's social insurance number;
	(j)	the deceased's Alberta driver's licence number or 
identification card number, if any.
(3)  The information that must be provided for the registration of a 
death in respect of the disposition of the remains of the deceased 
person is as follows:
	(a)	method of disposition;
	(b)	proposed date of disposition;
	(c)	name and address of the cemetery, crematorium or other 
place of disposition;
	(d)	name, address and telephone number of the funeral home, 
hospital or person who will be in charge of the remains for 
the purpose of disposition;
	(e)	name and contact information of the person who issued the 
burial permit in respect of the deceased person and the date 
on which it was issued.
Information required for registration of death in respect  
of unidentified body
18(1)  In the case of an unidentified body, the information that must be 
provided for the registration of the death is the following information 
as it appears on the medical certificate of death:
	(a)	the sex and age of the body;
	(b)	the date of death;
	(c)	the place where the death occurred;
	(d)	the name, address and telephone number of the person who is 
providing the information for registration of the death.
(2)  The information that must be provided for the registration of a 
death in respect of the disposition of the remains of an unidentified 
body is as follows:
	(a)	method of disposition;
	(b)	proposed date of disposition;
	(c)	name and address of the cemetery, crematorium or other 
place of disposition;
	(d)	name, address and telephone number of the funeral home, 
hospital or person who will be in charge of the remains for 
the purpose of disposition;
	(e)	name and contact information of the person who issued the 
burial permit in respect of the unidentified body and the date 
on which it was issued.
Information required for registration of presumed death
19(1)  In the case where the death of a person is presumed, the 
information that must be provided for the registration of the death is 
the information set out in the court order that declares or decrees that 
the death is presumed to have occurred.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1), the 
information under section 17(1) and (2) must also be provided, if 
known, in respect of a person who is presumed to be deceased.
(3)  Section 17(3) does not apply in the case of a presumed death.
Registration of death after one year
20(1)  The information that must be provided in respect of a deceased 
person for the registration of the death of the person after one year is as 
follows:
	(a)	the full legal name or the name used by the deceased 
immediately prior to death, if different;
	(b)	the date of death;
	(c) 	the place where the death occurred;
	(d)	the sex and age of the deceased;
	(e)	the name and contact information of the person who 
completed the form.
(2)  In addition to the information required under subsection (1), the 
information that must be provided under section 17(2) or (3) must also 
be provided, if available. 
(3)  The affidavit required for the purposes of section 35(b) of the Act 
may be provided by anyone with personal knowledge of the facts.
(4)  The person who signs the affidavit referred to in subsection (3) 
must also be recorded as the informant for the purposes of subsection 
(1)(e).
(5)  This section does not apply to the registration of a death in respect 
of an unidentified body under section 18 or the registration of a 
presumed death under section 19.
Medical certificate of death
21(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the information in respect of a 
deceased person that must be provided, to the extent that it is known, 
on the medical certificate of death is as follows:
	(a)	the full legal name or currently used name of the deceased;
	(b)	the deceased's Alberta Personal Health Number;
	(c)	the date and place of death;
	(d)	the sex and age of the deceased;
	(e)	the immediate cause of death and any antecedent or 
underlying causes or significant conditions that contributed 
to the death of the deceased;
	(f)	the manner of death, including
	(i)	whether the death occurred as the result of an accident, 
suicide or homicide or is undetermined, unclassified or 
pending investigation,
	(ii)	the place where and the date on which the injury or 
incident that resulted in the death occurred, and
	(iii)	a description of the circumstances of the injury or 
incident;
	(g)	whether an autopsy was performed and, if so, the particulars 
of the autopsy, including whether further information about 
the cause of death will be available at a later date;
	(h)	whether the death occurred during or within 90 days 
following a pregnancy;
	(i)	whether the death occurred within 10 days of a surgical 
operation and, if so, the operative findings;
	(j)	the name of the attending physician or medical examiner, if 
applicable;
	(k)	the date on which the attending physician last attended the 
deceased before death;
	(l)	whether the attending physician or medical examiner viewed 
the body after death;
	(m)	whether notification to the medical examiner is required;
	(n)	the signature of the physician or medical examiner who 
completed the medical certificate of death;
	(o)	the date on which the attending physician or medical 
examiner, as the case may be, completed the medical 
certificate of death;
	(p)	the mailing address and business telephone number of the 
attending physician or medical examiner.
(2)  The medical certificate of death submitted to the Registrar must 
bear the original signature of the physician or medical examiner who 
completed it.
Conflicting information
22   Where the following information in respect of a deceased person 
shown on a death registration document conflicts with the information 
shown on the medical certificate of death, the information shown on 
the medical certificate of death shall be used to register the death of the 
deceased person:
	(a)	the sex of the deceased;
	(b)	the date or place of death of the deceased.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Application
23(1)   The information to be provided by an applicant for 
information, records or services under sections 46 to 50 of the Act is
	(a)	the applicant's full name,
	(b)	the applicant's mailing address and telephone number,
	(c)	the purpose of the application,
	(d)	the relationship, if any, of the applicant to the person to 
whom the record applies, 
	(e)	proof of identity that meets the requirements of section 15 of 
the Vital Statistics Ministerial Regulation, and
	(f)	the date and the signature of the applicant.
(2)  A person who wishes to apply for information, records or services 
under the Act may by consent designate an individual as an agent to 
make the application on that person's behalf if the designated agent
	(a)	is 18 years of age or older, and
	(b)	has known the person for at least one year.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2)(b), the Registrar may accept an 
application by a designated agent who has known the person for less 
than one year where the Registrar is satisfied that 
	(a)	the consent is otherwise valid, and
	(b)	the application meets the requirements of this section.
(4)  Consent for the purposes of this section must 
	(a)	be in the form established by the Registrar, 
	(b)	must contain
	(i)	the full name, address and telephone number of the 
applicant giving the consent,
	(ii)	the signature of the applicant, 
	(iii)	the name of the designated agent to whom consent is 
being given, 
	(iv)	the address and telephone number of the designated 
agent, and 
	(v)	the length of time the designated agent has known the 
applicant,
		and
	(c)	be surrendered at the time of making the application.
(5)  The designated agent must at the time of making the application
	(a)	sign the application for the information, record or service,
	(b)	provide proof of identity that meets the requirements of 
section 15(1) or (2) of the Vital Statistics Ministerial 
Regulation,
	(c)	provide a statutory declaration in the form established by the 
Registrar in accordance with subsection (6) or (7), and
	(d)	produce the original signed consent form.
(6)  If the designated agent makes the application in person, the 
statutory declaration referred to in subsection (5) must contain
	(a)	the full name of the designated agent,
	(b)	the address and telephone number of the designated agent,
	(c)	the full name of the person on whose behalf the application is 
being made, and
	(d)	the length of time the designated agent has known the person.
(7)  If the designated agent makes the application by mail, the statutory 
declaration referred to in subsection (5) must, in addition to the 
information set out in subsection (6)(a) to (d), meet the requirements 
set out in section 15(3) of the Vital Statistics Ministerial Regulation.
Birth certificate or certified copy of birth 
registration record
24(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the following persons may apply to 
the Registrar in the form established by the Registrar for a birth 
certificate or a certified copy of a birth registration record of a person:
	(a)	the person whose birth was registered by the birth 
registration record;
	(b)	a person who is named on the birth registration record of the 
person referred to in clause (a) as a parent of that person;
	(c)	a person who is named as a parent of the person referred to in 
clause (a) in a declaration of parentage made pursuant to 
section 8.2 or 9 of the Family Law Act;
	(d)	a person who is named as a parent of the person referred to in 
clause (a) in an order respecting parentage that is 
substantially equivalent to a declaration of parentage under 
the Family Law Act that was made by a Canadian court under 
an enactment of another province or territory;
	(e)	a person who is designated by the personal directive of the 
person referred to in clause (a) as that person's agent;
	(f)	a person who is in the process of adopting the person referred 
to in clause (a), as shown in a petition for adoption filed in 
accordance with the Adult Adoption Act, the Child, Youth and 
Family Enhancement Act or an enactment respecting 
adoption of another jurisdiction;
	(g)	a person who is, pursuant to an enactment or a court order, 
the guardian or trustee of a person referred to in clause (a) or 
(b), if the making of the application is consistent with the 
authority granted to the guardian or trustee;
	(h)	a person who holds a power of attorney to act on behalf of a 
person referred to in clause (a) or (b), if the making of the 
application is consistent with the powers and duties of the 
attorney conferred by the power of attorney;
	(i)	a lawyer who has been retained by a person referred to in 
clauses (a) to (h) or (k) to provide legal services to that 
person, if the information is required for the provision of 
those legal services;
	(j)	the designated agent of a person referred to in clauses (a) to 
(h), on providing the person's consent in the form established 
by the Registrar;
	(k)	a person authorized by an order of a court in Alberta to make 
the application;
	(l)	a person who requires the certificate or certified copy for the 
purposes of complying with another enactment;
	(m)	if the person referred to in clause (a) is deceased,
	(i)	the executor, personal representative or administrator of 
the deceased's estate, or the Public Trustee for the 
purpose of complying with Part 2, Division 2 of the 
Public Trustee Act, or
	(ii)	an adult who is the next of kin, as defined in the Fatality 
Inquiries Act, of the deceased;
	(n)	where there is no person referred to in clause (m)(ii) living 
and no person eligible to apply in accordance with clauses (a) 
to (m)(i), an adult relative of the person referred to in clause 
(a);
	(o)	where there is no person authorized under clauses (a) to (n), 
any person who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar of that fact 
and that the certificate or certified copy is required;
	(p)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  Where the person referred to in subsection (1)(a) is a child 
	(a)	younger than the age of 12, the application must be made on 
behalf of the child by a parent or guardian of the child,
	(b)	between the ages of 12 and 14, the child may make the 
application with the consent of the child's parent or guardian 
in the form established by the Registrar, and
	(c)	older than the age of 14, the child may make the application 
on his or her own behalf.
(3)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(p) or (2).
Marriage certificate or certified copy of marriage 
registration record
25(1)  The following persons may apply to the Registrar in the form 
established by the Registrar for a marriage certificate or a certified 
copy of a marriage registration record:
	(a)	either of the persons whose names appear on the marriage 
registration record as the parties to the marriage;
	(b)	a person who is, pursuant to an enactment or a court order, 
the guardian or trustee of a person referred to in clause (a), if 
the making of the application is consistent with the authority 
granted to the guardian or trustee;
	(c)	a person who holds a power of attorney to act on behalf of a 
person referred to in clause (a), if the making of the 
application is consistent with the powers and duties of the 
attorney conferred by the power of attorney;
	(d)		the designated agent of a person referred to in clauses (a) to 
(c), on providing the person's consent in the form established 
by the Registrar;
	(e)	a lawyer who has been retained by a person referred to in 
clauses (a) to (c), (f) or (g) to provide legal services to that 
person, if the information is required for the provision of 
those legal services;
	(f)	a person who is designated by the personal directive of a 
person referred to in clause (a) as that person's agent;
	(g)	a person authorized by an order of a court in Alberta to make 
the application;
	(h)	if a person referred to in clause (a) is deceased,
	(i)	the executor, personal representative or administrator of 
the deceased's estate, or the Public Trustee for the 
purpose of complying with Part 2, Division 2 of the 
Public Trustee Act, or
	(ii)	an adult who is the next of kin, as defined in the Fatality 
Inquiries Act, of the deceased;
	(i)	where there is no person referred to in clause (h)(ii) living 
and no person eligible to apply in accordance with clauses (a) 
to (h)(i), an adult relative of a person referred to in clause (a);
	(j)	where there is no person authorized under clauses (a) to (i), 
any person who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar of that fact 
and that the certificate or certified copy is required;
	(k)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(k).
Death certificate or certified copy of death 
registration record
26(1)  The following persons may apply to the Registrar in the form 
established by the Registrar for a death certificate or a certified copy of 
a death registration record:
	(a)	the executor, personal representative or administrator of the 
deceased's estate, or the Public Trustee for the purpose of 
complying with Part 2, Division 2 of the Public Trustee Act;
	(b)	an adult who is the next of kin, as defined in the Fatality 
Inquiries Act, of the deceased, including a minor who is a 
parent, spouse or adult interdependent partner of the 
deceased;
	(c)	a person who immediately before the deceased's death was, 
pursuant to an enactment or a court order, the guardian or 
trustee of the deceased, if the making of the application is 
consistent with the authority granted to the guardian or 
trustee;
	(d)	a person authorized by an order of a court in Alberta to make 
the application;
	(e)	a person who was, immediately before the deceased's death, 
a joint tenant with the deceased, on providing a certified copy 
of the title to the property that shows the joint tenancy;
	(f)	the designated agent of a person referred to in clauses (a) to 
(c), on providing the person's consent in the form established 
by the Registrar;
	(g)	where there is no person referred to in clause (b) living and 
no person eligible to apply in accordance with clauses (a) to 
(d), an adult relative of the deceased;
	(h)	if the Registrar considers it appropriate,
	(i)	a former spouse or former adult interdependent partner 
of the deceased, or
	(ii)	a government agency or other organization that provides 
benefits to survivors or beneficiaries of the deceased;
	(i)	a representative of the funeral home that makes the 
arrangements for the disposition of the deceased's body, at 
the time of disposition;
	(j)	a lawyer who has been retained by a person referred to in 
clauses (a) to (e), (g) or (h) to provide legal services to that 
person, if the information is required for the provision of 
those legal services;
	(k)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(k).
Certified copy of stillbirth registration record
27(1)  The following persons may apply to the Registrar in the form 
established by the Registrar for a certified copy of a stillbirth 
registration record:
	(a)	an adult who is the next of kin, as defined in the Fatality 
Inquiries Act, of the stillborn child, including a minor who is 
a parent of the deceased;
	(b)	where there is no person referred to in clause (a) living, an 
adult relative of the stillborn child;
	(c)	the designated agent of a person referred to in clause (a) or 
(b), on providing the person's consent in the form established 
by the Registrar;
	(d)	a person who has been authorized by an order of a court in 
Alberta to apply;
	(e)	a representative of the funeral home that makes the 
arrangements for the disposition of the stillborn child's body, 
at the time of disposition;
	(f)	where there is no person authorized under clauses (a) to (e), 
any person who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar of that fact 
and that the certified copy of the stillbirth registration record 
is required;
	(g)	a lawyer who has been retained by a person referred to in 
clause (a), (c), (d) or (f) to provide legal services to that 
person, if the information is required for the provision of 
those legal services;
	(h)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(h).
Certified copy of medical certificate or interim 
medical certificate of stillbirth or death
28(1)  The following persons may apply to the Registrar in the form 
established by the Registrar for a certified copy of a medical certificate 
or interim medical certificate of stillbirth or death:
	(a)	an adult person who is the next of kin, as defined in the 
Fatality Inquiries Act, of the stillborn child or deceased 
person, including a minor who is a parent of the stillborn 
child or deceased person or a spouse or adult interdependent 
partner of the deceased;
	(b)	the designated agent of a person referred to in clause (a), on 
providing the person's consent in the form established by the 
Registrar;
	(c)	a person who has been authorized by an order of a court in 
Alberta to apply;
	(d)	a person who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar that the 
certified copy of the medical certificate or interim medical 
certificate of stillbirth or death is required to accompany an 
application for a burial permit or disinterment permit or for 
the purpose of transporting the body of the stillborn child or 
deceased person;
	(e)	a lawyer who has been retained by a person referred to in 
clause (a), (c) or (d) to provide legal services to that person, 
if the information is required for the provision of those legal 
services;
	(f)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(f).
Certificate of change of name
29(1)   The following persons may apply to the Registrar in the form 
established by the Registrar for a certificate in respect of a change of 
name:
	(a)	the person whose name was changed;
	(b)	the person who applied for the change of name;
	(c)	a person who is, pursuant to an enactment or a court order, 
the guardian or trustee of the person referred to in clause (a), 
if the making of the application is consistent with the 
authority granted to the guardian or trustee;
	(d)	where the person whose name was changed is a minor,
	(i)	a parent of the person who is listed on the person's birth 
registration document,
	(ii)	the guardian or trustee of the person's parent,
	(iii)	a person to whom the person's parent has given power 
of attorney,
	(iv)	a person who is named as a parent of the person in a 
declaration of parentage made pursuant to section 8.2 or 
9 of the Family Law Act, or
	(v)	a person who is named as a parent of the person in an 
order respecting parentage that is substantially 
equivalent to a declaration of parentage under the 
Family Law Act that was made by a Canadian court 
under an enactment of another province or territory;
	(e)	the designated agent of a person referred to in clauses (a) to 
(d), on providing the person's consent in the form established 
by the Registrar;
	(f)	a person who holds a power of attorney to act on behalf of a 
person referred to in clause (a), if the making of the 
application is consistent with the powers and duties of the 
attorney conferred by the power of attorney;
	(g)	a person authorized by an order of a court in Alberta to make 
the application;
	(h)	if the person referred to in clause (a) is deceased, the 
executor, personal representative or administrator of the 
deceased person's estate, or the Public Trustee for the 
purpose of complying with Part 2, Division 2 of the Public 
Trustee Act;
	(i)	any person affiliated with a police service or law 
enforcement agency who by affidavit satisfies the Registrar 
that the certificate or certified copy is required.
(2)  An applicant must provide proof acceptable to the Registrar that 
the applicant meets the applicable criteria set out in subsection (1)(a) to 
(i).
Search of registration records
30(1)  The information to be provided by an applicant for a search of a 
registration record is,
	(a)	in respect of a birth,
	(i)	the full legal name of the person,
	(ii)	the date on which and the place where the birth 
occurred, including the name of the hospital, if 
applicable,
	(iii)	the sex of the person, and
	(iv)	the full legal names and places of birth of the person's 
parents, and any other names the person's parents may 
have been known by,
	(b)	in respect of a stillbirth,
	(i)	the full legal name of the stillborn child,
	(ii)	the date on which and the place where the stillbirth 
occurred, including the name of the hospital, if 
applicable,
	(iii)	the sex of the stillborn child, and
	(iv)	the full legal names and places of birth of the stillborn 
child's parents, and any other names the stillborn child's 
parents may have been known by,
	(c)	in respect of a marriage,
	(i)	the full legal names of the spouses and any other names 
the spouses may have been known by, 
	(ii)	the sex of each of the spouses,
	(iii)	the places of birth of the spouses, and
	(iv)	the date on which and the place where the marriage took 
place,
		and
	(d)	in respect of a death,
	(i)	the full legal name of the deceased, including the last 
name of the deceased used immediately prior to death, 
if different,
	(ii)	the age, date of birth and sex of the deceased,
	(iii)	the deceased's marital status and usual place of 
residence prior to death, and
	(iv)	the date on which and the place where death occurred.
(2)  The information to be provided by an applicant for a search of a 
change of name record is
	(a)	the former name of the person to whom the record applies,
	(b)	the new name of the person referred to in clause (a),
	(c)	the approximate date on which the person's name was 
changed, and
	(d)	the person's date and place of birth, if known, and the sex of 
the person.
Release of information
31   The Registrar may give access to or provide copies of or 
information from any register or record on file in the office of the 
Registrar to the following persons:
	(a)	a representative of the Government of Canada, the 
Government of Alberta, the government of another province 
or territory, the Government of the United States of America, 
the government of any state of the United States of America 
or the government of a member of the British 
Commonwealth;
	(b)	a police officer as defined in the Police Act or a 
representative of a police service under the Police Act or any 
municipal or provincial police service of another province or 
territory;
	(c)	a representative of a regional health authority established 
pursuant to the Regional Health Authorities Act, an approved 
hospital designated pursuant to the Hospitals Act or any 
Workers' Compensation Board in Canada;
	(d)	the Chief Medical Examiner appointed under section 5 of the 
Fatality Inquiries Act;
	(e)	the Chief Medical Officer appointed under section 13 of the 
Public Health Act;
	(f)	a representative of a federally, provincially or territorially 
administered pension plan in respect of information 
necessary for the administration of the pension of one of its 
members;
	(g)	a person in accordance with
	(i)	an enactment of Alberta or Canada that authorizes or 
requires the disclosure or access, or
	(ii)	a treaty, arrangement or agreement under an enactment 
of Alberta or Canada that authorizes or requires the 
disclosure or access.
Translation
32(1)  Where a document required for the purposes of this Regulation 
is in a language other than English, the applicant must provide
	(a)	an English translation acceptable to the Registrar, and
	(b)	the notarized affidavit of the translator stating that the 
translation is accurate.
(2)  The expense of providing an English translation of a document and 
the notarized affidavit of the translator is to be borne by the applicant.
Duties of researcher
33(1)  The Registrar may give access to or provide copies of or 
information from any register or record on file in the office of the 
Registrar to a researcher who satisfies the Registrar that
	(a)	the purpose of the research is legitimate and cannot 
reasonably be accomplished unless the information is 
provided in individually identifiable form,
	(b)	any record linkage is not harmful to the individuals the 
information is about and the benefits to be derived from the 
linkage are clearly in the public interest,
	(c)	the information to be released will not be used in any way 
that would reveal the identity of any individual who is the 
subject of the information, and
	(d)	all individual identifiers will be removed or destroyed at the 
earliest reasonable time.
(2)  A researcher must
	(a)	sign an agreement with the Registrar in respect of the use, 
subsequent use, disclosure, security and confidentiality of 
information disclosed to the researcher under subsection (1), 
and
	(b)	take the following oath:
OFFICIAL OATH
I,      (name)     , do swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will diligently, 
faithfully and to the best of my ability execute according to law the 
responsibilities required of me by the research agreement dated 
                    , which allows me access to registers or records specified 
in the agreement, and that I will not, without due authorization, 
disclose or make known any matter or thing that the terms of the 
research agreement forbid me to disclose.
SO HELP ME GOD 
(omit if affirmed)
  (signature of person swearing or affirming)  
TAKEN and subscribed before me at   (place)   on   (date)  , 20    .
  (signature of Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public)   
(A Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public 
in and for the Province of Alberta)
Expiry
34   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on October 31, 2016.
Coming into force
35   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 76 of the Vital Statistics Act, SA 2007 cV-4.1.


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Alberta Regulation 4/2012
Vital Statistics Act
VITAL STATISTICS TRANSITIONAL REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 7/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 76 of the Vital Statistics Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Completion of matters
	3	Director as Registrar
	4	Collection of information
	5	Expiry
	6	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation, 
	(a)	"Act" means the Vital Statistics Act, SA 2007 cV-4.1;
	(b)	"former Act" means the Vital Statistics Act, RSA 2000 cV-4.
Completion of matters
2   Any of the following matters that were commenced but not 
completed in accordance with the former Act prior to the coming into 
force of section 76 of the Act must be completed as if the former Act 
had not been repealed:
	(a)	an application to register
	(i)	a birth,
	(ii)	a stillbirth,
	(iii)	a death,
	(iv)	an adoption, or
	(v)	a marriage; 
	(b)	an application to amend the registration record of an event;
	(c)	an application for a certificate or certified copy of a 
registration record;
	(d)	an application for a search of registration records.
Director as Registrar
3   The Director appointed under section 25 of the former Act is 
deemed to have been appointed as Registrar under section 44 of the 
Act. 
Collection of information
4   The Registrar may collect any information in respect of a vital 
statistics event that the Director was authorized to collect under the 
former Act.
Expiry
5   For the purpose of ensuring that this regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on December 11, 2013.
Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 76 of the Vital Statistics Act, SA 2007 cV-4.1. 



Alberta Regulation 5/2012
Senatorial Selection Act
SENATE NOMINEE REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 8/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 29 of the Senatorial Selection Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Application
	2	Forms
	3	Term of a Senate nominee
	4	Official count 
	5	Repeal


	6	Expiry 
 
Schedule
Application
1   This Regulation applies to an election under the Senatorial 
Selection Act that is to be held in conjunction with a general election 
under the Election Act.
Forms
2(1)   The forms, oaths and notices to be used under the Senatorial 
Selection Act are the following:
	(a)	the forms, oaths and notices prescribed in the Schedule;
	(b)	subject to subsection (2), Forms 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 
15, 16, 18 and 21 of the Election Act Forms Regulation 
(AR 141/2011) under the Election Act;
	(c)	any other forms and notices prescribed by the Chief Electoral 
Officer.
(2)  The forms referred to in subsection (1) may be used without 
making any specific references to the Senatorial Selection Act for the 
purposes of the election under the Senatorial Selection Act and the 
general election under the Election Act.
Term of a Senate nominee
3(1)  The term of a Senate nominee declared elected in the election 
held in 2004 under the Senatorial Selection Act expires on the earlier 
of 
	(a)	the issuance of a writ under section 5(1)(b) of the Senatorial 
Selection Act, or
	(b)	December 2, 2013.
(2)  The term of a Senate nominee declared elected in an election held 
after the coming into force of this section commences on the day the 
person is declared elected in accordance with the Senatorial Selection 
Act and expires on the issuance of a writ under section 5(1)(b) of the 
Senatorial Selection Act.
Official count
4(1)  Each returning officer shall add together the ballot accounts as 
prepared by the deputy returning officers.
(2)  On complying with subsection (1), the returning officer shall 
prepare the prescribed Statement of Official Results.
(3)  Notwithstanding section 21(1) of the Act, the Chief Electoral 
Officer may extend the time within which each returning officer must 
submit to the Chief Electoral Officer the Statement of Official Results 
prepared by the returning officer.
(4)  This section expires in accordance with section 29(2) of the 
Senatorial Selection Act.
Repeal
5   The Senate Nominee Regulation (AR 215/2004) is repealed.
Expiry
6   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 December 31, 2020.


Schedule 
 
Form 1 
(Section 5) 
 
Writ Under the Senatorial Selection Act
 
Canada 
Province of Alberta
Elizabeth The Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom, 
Canada and her other Realms and Territories, Queen, Head of the 
Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
To                  , Chief Electoral Officer, 
Greeting:
We command you that, notice of the time and place of election being 
given, you do cause an election to be held to elect                  person(s) 
in accordance with the Senatorial Selection Act as person(s) who may 
be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the purpose of filling a 
vacancy or vacancies relating to Alberta, with nomination day of the 
election to be held on the date fixed for nominations for the next 
general election under the Election Act, and in the event of a poll being 
required you do cause a poll to be taken on the date fixed for voting for 
the next general election under the Election Act and you do cause the 
name(s) of the person(s) so elected to be certified to the President of 
the Executive Council.
Dated at the City of Edmonton in the Province of Alberta, this            
day of             , 20     .
                                                       Endorsement

By Order:	This writ received on the
                                _____ day of ______, 20__

_________________              ___________________
Lieutenant Governor              Chief Electoral Officer


Form 2 
(Section 34) 
 
Senate Nominee Election 
Proclamation
For the purpose of electing        person(s) according to the Senatorial 
Selection Act whose name(s) is (are) to be submitted by the 
Government of Alberta to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada as a 
person(s) who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the 
purpose of filling a vacancy or vacancies relating to Alberta, Public 
Notice is hereby given to the electors that the following are fixed 
pursuant to the Senatorial Selection Act:
Revisions to List of Electors
Revisions to the List of Electors will be conducted at the locations, 
dates and times fixed for the Revisions to the List of Electors for the 
next general election in each electoral division under the Election Act.
Nomination of Candidates
Commencing immediately and continuing until 2:00 p.m. on the date 
fixed for nominations for the next general election under the Election 
Act, unless that day falls on a Sunday or holiday, nomination papers 
may be filed with the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer during 
normal business hours at [address], for a candidate under the 
Senatorial Selection Act.
Advance Polls
Advance Polls will be held at the locations designated and on the dates 
and hours fixed for Advance Polls for the next general election in each 
electoral division under the Election Act.
Polling Day
Voting will take place on the date and at the hours fixed at which 
polling places will open and close for voting for the next general 
election in each electoral division under the Election Act.
Announcement of Official Results
The announcement of official results will take place at the Office of 
the Chief Electoral Officer 10 days after the polling date fixed for the 
next general election under the Election Act.
Additional information concerning the Senate Nominee Election may 
be obtained from the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, [address] 
[telephone number], or from the returning officer in the applicable 
Electoral Division:
[returning officer's name, Electoral Division]
[address] 
[telephone number]
Issued    (date)    by    (Chief Electoral Officer)   


Form 3 
(Sections 8, 9, 10 and 11)
Senate Nominee Election 
Candidate Nomination Paper
Part 1
We, the undersigned electors of the Province of Alberta, nominate 
                  (print name of candidate)                   , representing 
     (political party, if applicable)       as a candidate for the purpose of 
electing a person according to the Senatorial Selection Act, whose 
name is to be submitted by the Government of Alberta to the Queen's 
Privy Council for Canada as a person who may be summoned to the 
Senate of Canada for the purpose of filling a vacancy relating to 
Alberta.

Printed Name 
of Elector
Address
in Alberta
Telephone 
Number
Signature 
of Elector
Date




















I,    (print name)   , swear (or affirm) that I witnessed the signatures of 
the electors recorded on this Senate Nominee Election Candidate 
Nomination Paper. 

Sworn (or affirmed) before me	) 
at the                   of                    , 	 ) 
in the Province of Alberta, this          	 )	_______________ 
day of           , 20     .	 )	(signature of witness) 
	     ) 
(signature of authorized person)      	)	
Print name:_________________________
Authority to administer oath:___________
A person who takes a false oath commits an offence and is liable to a 
fine or imprisonment.

Each elector must be ordinarily resident in the Province of Alberta.
To be signed by 1500 or more electors in the presence of the witness.
Each page containing signatures must be witnessed.


Part 2
The electors whose names appear on the Senate Nominee Election 
Candidate Nomination Paper nominate:
                              (print name of candidate)	
as a candidate for the purpose of electing a person according to the 
Senatorial Selection Act, whose name is to be submitted by the 
Government of Alberta to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada as a 
person who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the purpose 
of filling a vacancy relating to Alberta.
Address for Service
Documents may be served and notices given respecting the candidate at:
     (campaign address including postal code - for publication)	
                (campaign telephone number - for publication)	
                   (campaign fax number - for publication)	
Official Agent
In accordance with section 10 of the Senatorial Selection Act, I appoint 
  (print name of official agent)   of   (complete home address including 
postal code)  (telephone number)  as my official agent.
I,   (print name)  , confirm that I am not a candidate and that I consent 
to my appointment as the official agent.
                                                                     	                             
           (signature of official agent)         	(date)          
Declaration of Candidate
I,   (print name of candidate)  , declare that I am eligible under section 
8 of the Senatorial Selection Act  to be a candidate, that I consent to 
my nomination and that I wish my name to appear on the ballot paper 
as   (print any combination of given name, initials or nickname)   
                                       (print surname)  	.
Complete A or B, whichever applies
	A	?		The attached Senate Nominee Election Candidate's Nomination 
Endorsement Certificate from   (political party)   confirms that I 
am the officially endorsed candidate under the Senatorial 
Selection Act 
OR
	B	?	I am an independent candidate under the Senatorial Selection 
Act
I further declare that I am a registered candidate under the Election 
Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act.
                                                       	                             
        (signature of candidate)	(date)         


Form 4 
(Section 14)
Senate Nominee Election  
Acclamation
I hereby certify and declare that the candidate(s) elected pursuant to 
the writ under the Senatorial Selection Act is (are):
Name(s)                                            Political Party/Independent    
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                        
The acclamation is the result of (check one):
	?	the number of candidates nominated is less than or equal to 
the number of persons to be elected
				OR
	?	one or more of the other candidates having withdrawn
                                                           	                             
(signature of Chief Electoral Officer)	(date)         


Form 5 
(Section 20)
Senate Nominee Election 
Affidavit of Printer
I,                   (print name)                     , swear (or affirm)
*	that by direction of the Chief Electoral Officer for the 
Province of Alberta I printed ballots for use at the election to 
be held under the Senatorial Selection Act on the                 
day of             , 20   , on the paper furnished for that purpose, 
*	that the attached sample shows the description of the ballots 
printed by me,
*	that I supplied the Chief Electoral Officer with   (number of 
ballots)   ballots, and
*	that no other of the ballots were printed by or supplied by me 
to anyone.
Sworn (or affirmed) before me	) 
at the                   of                    , 	 ) 
in the Province of Alberta, this          	 )	_______________ 
day of           , 20     .	 )	(signature of printer) 
	     ) 
(signature of authorized person)      	)	
Print name:_________________________
Authority to administer oath:___________
A person who takes a false oath commits an offence and is liable to a 
fine or imprisonment.



Form 6 
 
Form of Senate Nominee Ballot
FRONT OF BALLOT
This ballot shall not be marked for more than ___ candidate(s).
Stub           Counterfoil              Ballot


NAME OF CANDIDATE
POLITICAL PARTY OR 
INDEPENDENT 




NAME OF CANDIDATE
POLITICAL PARTY OR 
INDEPENDENT 




NAME OF CANDIDATE
POLITICAL PARTY OR 
INDEPENDENT 


BACK OF BALLOT
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Form 7 
 
Form of Senate Nominee Special Ballot
(Front of Special Ballot)


Print the name(s) of not more than [number of persons to 
be elected] different Senate Nominee candidates on the 
lines below.



I vote for:
                                                                                         



I vote for:
                                                                                         



I vote for:
                                                                                         


(Back of Special Ballot)

SENATE NOMINEE 
ELECTION 
SPECIAL BALLOT 
 
 
Supplied by the Chief Electoral 
Officer of Alberta

Initials of returning officer, 
election clerk  
or administrative assistant 
                          
                                                       
                
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Form 8 
(Section 21) 
 
Senate Nominee Election 
Certificate and Return
I hereby certify that at the election held under the Senatorial Selection 
Act on the              day of                     , 20   , the following candidates 
received the number of votes set opposite their names:
Name of Candidate
Votes Received
Political Party/ 
Independent












I hereby certify that the person(s) elected under the Senatorial 
Selection Act is (are):

Name
Political Party/Independent








Dated at the        of                , in the Province of Alberta.
                                                           	                             
(signature of Chief Electoral Officer)	(date)         


Form 9 
(Section 23) 
 
Disclaimer
I,     (print name of candidate)    , do hereby disclaim my right to have 
my name forwarded by the Government of Alberta to the Queen's 
Privy Council for Canada after having been declared elected at the 
    (day/month/year)     election under the Senatorial Selection Act, and 
request that my name not be submitted to the Queen's Privy Council 
for Canada, or if my name has been submitted, the submission be 
withdrawn. 
                                                                                                            
(print name of candidate)                              (signature of candidate)
                                                                                                           
(print name of witness)                                    (signature of witness)
                                        
(print address of witness)
         Filed this                day of                     , 20    .
                                                                                                            
	(signature of Chief Electoral Officer)


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Alberta Regulation 6/2012
Municipal Government Act
HIGHWAY 43 EAST WASTE COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 11/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Highway 43 East Waste Commission Regulation 
(AR 32/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	Lac Ste. Anne County;
	(b)	in clause (f) by striking out "Southview" and 
substituting "South View";
	(c)	in clause (l) by striking out "Village" and 
substituting "Town";
	(d)	by repealing clause (m).


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Alberta Regulation 7/2012
Regional Health Authorities Act
HEALTH QUALITY COUNCIL OF ALBERTA REPEAL REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 15/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 23 of the Regional Health Authorities Act. 
1   The Health Quality Council of Alberta Regulation 
(AR 130/2006) is repealed on the coming into force of the 
Health Quality Council of Alberta Act.


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Alberta Regulation 8/2012
Wills and Succession Act
INTERNATIONAL WILLS REGISTRATION SYSTEM REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 20/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 56 of the Wills and Succession Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Registration system
	2	Registrar
	3	Filing of the list
	4	Repeal
	5	Coming into force 
 
Schedule
Registration system
1   The Minister of Justice and Attorney General shall establish a 
system of registration of international wills.
Registrar
2   The Public Trustee is designated as the registrar of the system.
Filing of the list
3   The list to be filed with the registrar by a person authorized to act in 
connection with international wills under section 55 of the Wills and 
Succession Act must be in the form set out in the Schedule.
Repeal
4   The International Wills Registration System Regulation (AR 35/97) 
is repealed.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on the day immediately following 
the day on which the Wills and Succession Act comes into force.
Schedule
List of persons who executed international wills during the month 
of               20    :
Name of 
testator
Address 
of testator
Occupation 
of testator
Testator's 
date of 
birth
Testator's 
place of 
birth
Date of 
execution 
of will


















I certify that I have acted as a person authorized to act in connection 
with international wills in the wills listed above. 
		______________________________
		Signature of authorized person (or agent)
		______________________________
		Address
		______________________________
		Date


Alberta Regulation 9/2012
Wills and Succession Act
COURT PROCEDURES REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 21/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 112 of the Wills and Succession Act. 
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Surrogate Rules" means the Surrogate Rules 
(AR 130/95).
Applications to the Court
2   Every application to the Court under the Wills and Succession Act 
must be made in accordance with the Surrogate Rules.
Required financial information
3   A person who receives a request for financial information under 
section 95(2) of the Act shall provide financial information in 
accordance with Rule 70.9 of the Surrogate Rules.
Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the 
Wills and Succession Act.



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Alberta Regulation 10/2012
Judicature Act
SURROGATE RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 20, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 22/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 28.1 of the Judicature Act. 
1   The Surrogate Rules (AR 130/95) are amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Rule 1 is amended in clause (i) by adding ", except in rule 
54.1," before "includes".

3   Rule 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Application for directions
4(1)  A personal representative or a person interested in an estate 
may apply in Form C 1 to the court for directions at any time.
(2)  On an application for directions, the court may consider 
	(a)	practice, procedural or other issues or questions and ways to 
resolve them, and
	(b)	any other matter that may aid in the resolution or facilitate 
the resolution of a claim, application or proceeding or 
otherwise fairly or justly resolve the matter for which 
direction is sought.

4   Rule 11(2) is amended
	(a)	in clause (d) by striking out "issue" and substituting 
"descendants";
	(b)	in clause (h) by striking out "of closest and equal degree 
of consanguinity" and substituting "determined in 
accordance with sections 67 and 68 of the Wills and 
Succession Act".

5   Rule 13(1)(b) is amended by adding the following after 
subclause (ix):
	(x)	Form NC 20.1.
6   Rule 14 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Void gift
14   Subject to the reinstatement of a gift by the court under section 
40 of the Wills and Succession Act, an application made with respect 
to a will must indicate that a gift is void if the will provides for a gift 
to a beneficiary who
	(a)	is a witness to the will,
	(b)	is an individual who signed the will on behalf of the testator 
under section 19(1) of the Wills and Succession Act,
	(c)	is an interpreter who provided translation services in respect 
of the making of the will, or
	(d)	is, within the meaning of section 21(3) of the Wills and 
Succession Act, the spouse or adult interdependent partner of 
an individual described in clause (a), (b) or (c).

7   Rule 21 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Minor testator
21   If the deceased was under 18 years of age at the time the will 
was made, the applicant must prove that the deceased at that time
	(a)	had a spouse or adult interdependent partner,
	(b)	was a member of 
	(i)	a regular force as defined in the National Defence Act 
(Canada), or
	(ii)	another component of the Canadian Forces and was, at 
the time of making the will, placed on active service 
under the National Defence Act (Canada),
	(c)	was authorized to make, alter or revoke a will by an order of 
the court under section 36 of the Wills and Succession Act, or
	(d)	in respect of a will made before the coming into force of the 
Wills and Succession Act, was a person described in section 
9(1)(c) or (3) of the Wills Act.

8   Rule 26(1) is amended by striking out "and" at the end of 
clause (a) and adding the following after clause (a):
	(a.1)	in Form NC 20.1 to the appropriate persons, if any, and

9   Rule 40(2) is amended by striking out "a notice of motion" 
and substituting "an application".

10   The following is added after rule 54:
Division 3 
Making, Altering or Revoking of 
a Will by a Minor
Application under Wills and Succession Act
54.1(1)  In this section, "minor" means an individual referred to in 
section 36(1) of the Wills and Succession Act.
(2)  An application for the purposes of section 36 of the Wills and 
Succession Act must be made by filing Form C 14, and an 
accompanying affidavit in Form C 2, with the court.
(3)  The form and affidavit referred to in subrule (2) must be served 
at least 5 days before the hearing of the application, unless the court 
permits a shorter period for service, on the Public Trustee, the 
parents of the minor, the guardians of the minor and the trustee of 
the estate of the minor, if any, and anyone else as directed by the 
court.
(4)  The court may dispense with service of the documents referred 
to in subrule (2) on any person.

11   Rule 57 is amended by repealing clause (n) and 
substituting the following:
	(n)	family members as defined in section 72(b) of the Wills and 
Succession Act;
	(o)	any person who has filed a Form C 1 for a matter relating to 
the estate.

12   Rule 58(a) is amended by striking out "a notice of motion" 
and substituting "an application".

13   The following is added after rule 58:
Reply and demand for notice
58.1(1)  For the purposes of Divisions 1.1 and 3, where an 
application has been filed under rule 58 or 70.1, any person required 
under rule 57 to be served with the application may file a reply in 
Form C 2.1, accompanied with an affidavit in Form C 2, if evidence 
is submitted, or a demand for notice in Form C 2.2. 
(2)  A demand for notice may be filed and served at any time before 
the resolution of the matter.
(3)  A reply and accompanying affidavit, if any, must be filed and 
served 5 days or more before the returnable date stated in the 
application or as directed by the court.

14   Rule 59(1) is amended by striking out "on all the persons 
interested in the estate, if any" and substituting "on the persons 
listed in rule 57 who are interested in the estate, if any".

15   Rule 64(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (b):
	(b.1)	direct a person to file a reply, accompanied with an affidavit, 
if evidence is to be submitted, or a demand for notice;

16   Rule 68 is amended by adding "or a document that is alleged 
to be a testamentary document" after "production of a testamentary 
document".

17   The following is added after rule 70:
Division 1.1 
Applications under Various Acts
Applications under various Acts
70.1(1)  An application for the purposes of section 37, 38, 39(1), 
40(1), any provision of Part 5 or section 109 of the Wills and 
Succession Act must be commenced by filing Form C 1 accompanied 
with an affidavit in Form C 2.
(2)  An application for the purposes of section 80.1 of the Family 
Law Act may be commenced by filing Form C 1 accompanied with 
an affidavit in Form C 2.
(3)  Rule 75(3) and (4) apply to applications referred to in subrule 
(1).
(4)  For the purpose of establishing whether an application referred 
to in subrule (1) was made within 6 months after the grant, the 
relevant date is the date of filing of the Form C 1 under that subrule.
Powers of the court
70.2   For greater certainty, on an application under this Division the 
powers of the court include those set out in rules 62, 64, 66, 68, 69, 
70, 77(4) and 90. 
Parties, etc.
70.3   Rules 56, 83, 85, 88 and 91 apply to applications under this 
Division.
Service
70.4   Subject to section 91 of the Wills and Succession Act, service 
of an application under this Division must be made on the persons 
listed in rule 57 who are interested in the estate and the application, 
if any, or as otherwise directed by the court.
Notice
70.5   Notice of an application under this Division must be given to 
the persons required to be served under rule 70.4 in accordance with 
rule 61.
Rules that apply to service of documents
70.6   Rules 59 and 60 apply to the service of documents under this 
Division.
Proceedings in chambers
70.7   Rule 63 applies to an application under this Division.
Witness fees
70.8   Any person who appears as a witness at a hearing under this 
Division
	(a)	is entitled to an allowance in accordance with Schedule B, 
Division 3 of the Alberta Rules of Court (AR 124/2010), and
	(b)	may be given a preparation allowance and any additional 
allowances in amounts specified by the court.
Disclosure of financial information in family  
maintenance and support applications
70.9(1)  Subject to subrule (3), a family member who receives a 
request under section 95(2) of the Wills and Succession Act from the 
personal representative of the deceased's estate must provide the 
personal representative with the following financial information:
	(a)	an affidavit respecting the family member's income, assets 
and liabilities, including 
	(i)	assets held jointly,
	(ii)	any property or benefit that the family member expects 
or claims by reason of the deceased's death to receive 
under the Matrimonial Property Act, the Dower Act, 
Part 5, Division 2 of the Wills and Succession Act or 
otherwise, and
	(iii)	any interest in an estate, whether vested or contingent;
	(b)	a copy of every personal income tax return filed by the 
family member for each of the 3 most recent taxation years 
or, if a tax return has not been filed for the previous year, a 
copy of the family member's T4, T4A and all other relevant 
tax slips and statements disclosing any and all sources of 
income for the previous year; 
	(c)	a copy of every notice of assessment or reassessment issued 
to the family member for each of the 3 most recent taxation 
years, or a copy of the Canada Revenue Agency printout of 
the last 3 years' income tax returns;
	(d)	if the family member is an employee, a copy of each of the 
family member's 3 most recent statements of earnings 
indicating total earnings paid in the year to date, including 
overtime or, where such a statement is not provided by the 
employer, a letter from the employer setting out that 
information and the rate of annual salary or remuneration;
	(e)	if the family member receives income from employment 
insurance, social assistance, a pension, workers' 
compensation, disability payments, dividends or any other 
source, the most recent statement of income indicating the 
total amount of income from the applicable source during the 
current year or, if such a statement is not provided, a letter 
from the appropriate authority stating the required 
information;
	(f)	if the family member is a student, a statement indicating the 
total amount of student funding received during the current 
academic year, including loans, grants, bursaries, 
scholarships and living allowances;
	(g)	if the family member is self-employed in an unincorporated 
business,
	(i)	particulars of every payment issued to the family 
member during the 6 most recent weeks from any 
business or corporation in which the family member has 
an interest or to which the family member has rendered 
a service,
	(ii)	the financial statements of the family member's 
businesses or professional practices for the 3 most 
recent taxation years, and
	(iii)	a statement showing a breakdown of all salaries, wages, 
management fees or other payments or benefits paid to 
the family member or to individuals or corporations 
with whom the family member does not deal at arm's 
length for the 3 most recent taxation years;
	(h)	if the family member is a partner in a partnership, 
confirmation of the family member's income and draw from, 
and capital in, the partnership for its 3 most recent taxation 
years;
	(i)	if the family member has an interest of 1% or more in a 
privately held corporation,
	(i)	the financial statements of the corporation and any 
subsidiaries of it for its 3 most recent taxation years,
	(ii)	a statement showing a breakdown of all salaries, wages, 
management fees and other payments or benefits paid to 
the family member, or to individuals or corporations 
with whom the corporation, and every related 
corporation, does not deal at arm's length for the 3 most 
recent taxation years, and
	(iii)	a record showing the family member's shareholder's 
loan transactions for the past 12 months;
	(j)	if the family member is a beneficiary under a trust, a copy of 
the trust settlement agreement and copies of the trust's 3 
most recent financial statements;
	(k)	copies of all bank account statements solely or jointly in the 
family member's name for the past 6 months; 
	(l)	copies of credit card statements for all credit cards solely or 
jointly in the family member's name for the past 3 months;
	(m)	copies of the most recent statements for all RRSPs, TFSAs, 
RRIFs, insurance policies, pensions, term deposit certificates, 
guaranteed investment certificates, stock accounts, stock 
options, including deferred compensation units, and other 
investments or holdings in the family member's name or in 
which the family member has an interest;
	(n)	copies of any matrimonial property agreement, minutes of 
settlement, judgments or orders the family member had with 
the deceased relating to the division of property, spousal 
support or child support obligations;
	(o)	the family member's monthly budget of expenses.
(2)  Subject to subrule (3), a personal representative of a deceased's 
estate who receives a request under section 95(2) of the Wills and 
Succession Act from a family member must provide the family 
member with the following financial information if it is or may 
reasonably be expected to be in the possession of the personal 
representative:
	(a)	an inventory of property and debts in Form NC 7;
	(b)	a description and appraisal or valuation of any property 
owned by the deceased or in which the deceased had an 
interest at the time of death;
	(c)	a list of all bank accounts or other property held jointly by 
the deceased at the time of death;
	(d)	a list, including a statement of value, of all RRSPs, TFSAs, 
RRIFs, insurance policies, pensions, term deposit certificates, 
guaranteed investment certificates, stock accounts, stock 
options, including deferred compensation units, and other 
investments or holdings in the deceased's name at the time of 
death, and the names of any designated beneficiaries in 
relation to them;
	(e)	if the deceased at the time of death was the beneficiary of a 
trust or held a power of appointment over property, a 
description of the property, its value and the disposition of 
the property;
	(f)	copies of any matrimonial property agreement and any 
minutes of settlement, judgments or orders the deceased had 
relating to the division of property or spousal support or child 
support obligations;
	(g)	a copy of all terminal tax returns for the deceased's estate;
	(h)	a description of any other property in which the deceased had 
an interest at the time of death.
(3)  No document is required to be disclosed under subrule (1) or (2) 
unless the document is relevant and material to the determination of 
maintenance and support in the application.
(4)  A person who has been requested to provide financial 
information under section 95 of the Wills and Succession Act must 
do so within
	(a)	one month if the person resides in Canada, or 
	(b)	2 months if the person resides in a country other than 
Canada.
(5)  An application under section 95(4) or (5) of the Wills and 
Succession Act may be made by filing and serving Forms C 1 and 
C 2 in accordance with rules 60 and 61 on the person who was 
requested to provide the financial information.

18   Rule 84(2)(c) is amended by striking out "Wills Act" and 
substituting "Wills and Succession Act". 

19   Schedule 1, Part 2, Table 1 is amended 
	(a)	in section 3 by striking out "the Intestate Succession 
Act" and substituting "Part 3 of the Wills and Succession 
Act";
	(b)	in section 5(f) by striking out "the Dependants Relief 
Act" and substituting "Part 5, Division 2 of the Wills and 
Succession Act";
	(c)	by repealing section 5(g) and substituting the 
following:
	(g)	arranging for family members to receive notices under 
Part 5, Division 2 of the Wills and Succession Act, if 
necessary;

20   Schedule 3 is amended
	(a)	in Form NC 2
	(i)	by adding the following after item 4.2:
	4.21	NC 20.1	Notice of void gift
	(ii)	by repealing items 4.5 and 4.6 and substituting 
the following:
	4.5	NC 23	Notice to spouse/adult interdependent partner of 		
	deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	4.6	NC 24	Notice to a dependent child or minor grandchild or 
		great-grandchild of the deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	(iii)	by adding the following after item 6:
7.	The following special or unusual circumstances exist in relation to 
this estate: ________________________________________.
	(b)	by repealing Form NC 3 and substituting the 
following:
	NC 3
ESTATE NAME
DOCUMENT
                                                       
Schedule 1: Deceased
                                                      
Name
And any other name(s) by  
which known
Last residence address in full
Date of birth
Place of birth
Date of death
Place of death
Habitual province/state of  
residence
The deceased died

 
 
                                                       
                                                       
                                                       
                                                       
                                                       
                                                       

                                                       
Testate:                                    
Intestate:                                  
After a thorough search of all 
likely places, no testamentary 
paper of the deceased has 
been found.
IMMEDIATE FAMILY
Indicate whether there are any persons in each of the following categories 
of relationship to the deceased, and provide the indicated details.
SPOUSE
?  Yes	 ?  No
If yes, provide the following information about the spouse:
	Name: 	
	Complete address: 	
ADULT INTERDEPENDENT PARTNER
?  Yes	 ?  No
If yes, provide the following information about the adult interdependent 
partner:
	Name:  	
	Complete address: 	
	?	the adult interdependent partner lived with the deceased in 
a relationship of interdependence
		?	for a continuous period of not less than 3 years 
commencing                          and ending 
                             .
		?	of some permanence of which there is a child
		?   born                             
	date
		?   adopted                        
	date
	?	the adult interdependent partner entered into an adult 
interdependent partner agreement with the deceased which 
agreement is dated                .
		The adult interdependent partner
		?   is
		?   is not
		related to the deceased by blood or adoption.
FORMER SPOUSE(S) 
?  Yes	 ?  No
If yes, provide the following information about each former spouse:
Name:   	
Complete address: 	
Date of death (if applicable): 	
Date of divorce (if applicable): 	
CHILDREN
?  Yes	 ?  No
If yes, provide the following information about each child:
Name:   	
Complete address: 	
Age: 	       Date of birth:                             
Date of death (if applicable):                                      
Died leaving children:                         
	At the time of the deceased's death, this child was:
	?	under 18 years of age;
	?	an adult who is unable to earn a livelihood by reason of 
mental or physical disability;
	?	between the ages of 18 and 22 and unable to withdraw 
from his or her parents' charge because he or she is a 
full-time student.  (Complete only if date of death is after 
February 1, 2012.)
If there is a surviving spouse or adult interdependent partner, check one:
	?	All of the deceased's children are also children of the 
deceased's surviving spouse or adult interdependent 
partner.
		OR
	?	Some or all of the deceased's children are not children of 
the deceased's surviving spouse or adult interdependent 
partner (provide names).
GRANDCHILDREN OR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
(Complete the following section relating to grandchildren or 
great-grandchildren only if date of death is after February 1, 2012.)
Grandchildren or great-grandchildren of the deceased
(a)  who were under 18 years of age at the time of the deceased's death,
(b)  in respect of whom the deceased, during life, demonstrated a settled 
intention to treat as his or her own child,
(c)  whose primary home, since birth or for at least 2 years immediately 
before the grandparent's death, was with the grandparent, and
(d)  whose primary financial support, since birth or for at least 2 years 
immediately before the grandparent's death, was provided by the 
grandparent.

?  Yes	 ?  No
If yes, provide the following information about each grandchild or 
great-grandchild:
Name:   	
Complete address: 	
Age: 	       Date of birth:                             
	(c)	by repealing Form NC 4 and substituting the 
following:
NC 4
ESTATE NAME	                                                 
DOCUMENT	Schedule 2: Will                     
Date of will:  	
Deceased's age at date of will: 	
Name of first witness: 	
Name of second witness: 	
(Complete this section if the will was made before February 1, 2012:)  
The deceased married or entered into an adult interdependent partner 
agreement after the date the will was made and before February 1, 2012.
?  Yes
?  No
(Delete if resealing:) To the best of the personal representative's(s) 
information and belief, this is the deceased's original last will.
(Delete if resealing:) The personal representative(s) has (have) examined 
the will and observes that 
                                                                                         .
	(d)	by repealing Form NC 6 and substituting the 
following:
	NC 6
ESTATE NAME	                                                 
DOCUMENT	Schedule 4: Beneficiaries      
(For each beneficiary, provide the following information.)
Name:  	
Relationship: 	
Complete address: 	
Age: 	
Nature of gift: 	
Paragraph number of will: 	
Section number (intestacy): 	
(indicate whether under the 
Wills and Succession Act or 
Intestate Succession Act)
Except as otherwise provided, all beneficiaries are mentally capable.
VOID GIFTS  
?  No void gifts.
(Complete this section if the will of the deceased was made prior to 
February 1, 2012:)
The gift to           (beneficiary)           is void because he or she: (check one)
?  is a witness to the will.
?  at the time the will was made was the spouse or adult interdependent 
partner of a witness to the will.
(Complete this section if the will of the deceased was made after February 
1, 2012:)
The gift to           (beneficiary)           is void because he or she: (check one)
?  is a witness to the will.
?  at the time the will was made was the spouse or adult interdependent 
partner of a witness to the will.
?  signed the will on behalf of the deceased.
?  at the time the will was made was the spouse or adult interdependent 
partner of the person who signed the will on behalf of the deceased.
?  was an interpreter who provided translation services in respect of the 
making of the will.
?  at the time the will was made was the spouse or adult interdependent 
partner of the interpreter who provided translation services in respect of 
the making of the will.
REVOKED GIFTS
?  No revoked gifts.
?  The gift to __________________ is revoked because the deceased and 
__________________ were divorced on a date that occurred
	(a)	after the will was made, and 
	(b)	on or after February 1, 2012.
?  The gift to __________________ is revoked because the deceased and 
__________________ ceased to be adult interdependent partners on a date 
that occurred
	(a)	after the will was made, and 
	(b)	on or after February 1, 2012.
	(e)	in Form NC 7 by striking out "LAND AND 
BUILDINGS" and substituting the following: 
LAND AND BUILDINGS IN ALBERTA
Location of Property:                     (provide municipal address or, if none, 
closest village, town or city).
Legal description of Property:                  
	(f)	by adding the following after Form NC 20:
	NC 20.1
ESTATE NAME	                                                 
DOCUMENT	Notice of void gift                
To:                  (name)                   
Complete address: 	
You are named as a beneficiary in the last will of _______________. The 
personal representative(s) named in the will have applied for a grant of 
probate or administration with will annexed, as applicable.
Choose one:
?	Void residuary gift
Enclosed with this notice is a copy of the application for grant of 
probate or administration with will annexed, as applicable. This 
includes a copy of the will and a list of the estate property and debts. 
The will states that you are to receive part of the residue of the estate.
?	Void specific gift
The will states that you are to receive   (specify gift)  .
The gift made to you is void because: (check one)
?	you are a witness to the will.
?	at the time the will was made you were the spouse or adult 
interdependent partner of a witness to the will.
?	the will was made after February 1, 2012 and you signed the will on 
behalf of the deceased.
?	the will was made after February 1, 2012 and at the time the will was 
made you were the spouse or adult interdependent partner of the person 
who signed the will on behalf of the deceased.
?	the will was made after February 1, 2012 and you were an interpreter 
who provided translation services in respect of the making of the will.
?	the will was made after February 1, 2012 and at the time the will was 
made you were the spouse or adult interdependent partner of the interpreter 
who provided translation services in respect of the making of the will.
When the court issues the grant, the personal representative(s) will collect 
the estate property, pay the debts, complete the administration of the estate 
and anything else required of the personal representative(s). Then they will 
be in a position to distribute the estate.
You may make an application to the court to validate the gift made to you.
There are some time requirements that must be met. You must begin any 
application within 6 months after the date the court issues the grant of 
probate or administration with will annexed, as applicable.
If you want to take this further, you must consult your own lawyer 
immediately.
Personal representative	Date:              
Name: 	
Complete address: 	
Lawyer for personal representative	Date:              
Responsible lawyer: 	
Firm name: 	
Complete address: 	  Phone no.:                
Fax no.: 	  File no.:               
	(g)	in Form NC 21 by striking out "the Intestate Succession 
Act" and substituting "Part 3 of the Wills and Succession 
Act";
	(h)	in Form NC 22 by striking out "issued" and 
substituting "issues";
	(i)	in Form NC 23 
	(i)	immediately under the title "Notice to 
spouse/adult interdependent partner of deceased" by 
striking out "Dependants Relief Act" and 
substituting "Family Maintenance and Support";
	(ii)	by striking out "The Dependants Relief Act gives 
rights to a spouse/adult interdependent partner that 
allow" and substituting "Part 5, Division 2 of the 
Wills and Succession Act allows";
	(iii)	by striking out "more or all of" and substituting 
"maintenance and support from";
	(iv)	by striking out "more if" and substituting "more 
or all of the estate if";
	(v)	by striking out "issued" and substituting "issues";
	(j)	by repealing Form NC 24 and substituting the 
following:
	NC 24
ESTATE NAME	                                                         
DOCUMENT	Notice to dependent child or 
	minor grandchild or 
	great-grandchild of the deceased
	Family Maintenance and Support
	
To:	Name of Child/Trustee/Parent/Guardian (as applicable): 	
	Complete address: 	
On behalf of the dependent (child, grandchild or great-grandchild):
	 
Enclosed with this notice is a copy of the application for a grant of ______.  
The law requires that this notice must be given to you because you may be 
entitled to make a claim for maintenance and support from the estate of the 
deceased,                                                  , but you have not been given all 
the property in the estate.
Part 5, Division 2 of the Wills and Succession Act allows the following 
persons to apply to the court to receive more or all of the estate:
?	a child of the deceased who is under the age of 18 years at the time of 
the deceased's death;
?	a child of the deceased who is at least 18 years of age at the time of 
the deceased's death and unable to earn a livelihood by reason of mental or 
physical disability;
?	a child of the deceased who, at the time of the deceased's death, is at 
least 18 but under 22 years of age and unable to withdraw from his or her 
parents' charge because he or she is attending school full-time;
?	a grandchild or great-grandchild of the deceased
(a)  who was under 18 years of age at the time of the deceased's death,
(b)  in respect of whom the deceased, during life, demonstrated a 
settled intention to treat as his or her own child,
(c)  whose primary home, since birth or for at least 2 years 
immediately before the grandparent's death, was with the grandparent, 
and
(d)  whose primary financial support, since birth or for at least 2 years 
immediately before the grandparent's death, was provided by the 
grandparent.
The court can change the distribution of the estate and give you more or all 
of the estate if the court decides you are a qualified applicant and the 
circumstances warrant it.
There are some time requirements that must be met before the court can 
hear any application. You should begin your application within 6 months 
after the date the court issues the grant of probate or administration. After 
that, the personal representative may distribute the estate property and you 
can only apply if the court lets you. You can then only ask for some or all 
of the property in the estate that is still undistributed at that time.
If you want to take this further, you must consult your own lawyer 
immediately. 
                                                	                                  
Personal Representative	Date             
Name: 	
Complete address: 	
I ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE AND OF A COPY OF 
THE APPLICATION FOR A GRANT OF __________ IN THE ESTATE 
OF	.
                                         	                                  
Trustee	Date              
	(k)	in Form NC 24.1 
	(i)	in item 1 by striking out "a minor at the date of 
death of the deceased" and substituting "a child who 
was a minor at the date of death of the deceased";
	(ii)	by repealing item 2 and substituting the 
following:
2	under section 7 of the Administration of Estates Act (dependants)
	?	the deceased was survived by a child who was a minor at 
the time of the deceased's death
Name:   	
Date of Birth:  	
Address:  	 
	?	the deceased was survived by a child who is a represented 
adult for whose estate you are trustee
Name:   	
Address:  	
	?	the deceased was survived by a grandchild or 
great-grandchild
(a)  who was under 18 years of age at the time of the 
deceased's death,
(b)  in respect of whom the deceased, during life, 
demonstrated a settled intention to treat as his or her own 
child,
(c)  whose primary home, since birth or for at least 2 years 
immediately before the grandparent's death, was with the 
grandparent, and
(d)  whose primary financial support, since birth or for at 
least 2 years immediately before the grandparent's death, 
was provided by the grandparent.
Name:   	
Address:  	
	(iii)	by striking out "the Dependants Relief Act" and 
substituting "Part 5, Division 2 of the Wills and 
Succession Act";
	(l)	Form NC 29 is amended
	(i)	in item 5.5 by striking out "Dependants Relief Act" 
and substituting "Family Maintenance and Support";
	(ii)	by repealing item 5.6 and substituting the 
following:
	5.6	NC 24	Notice to a dependent child or minor grandchild or 
		great-grandchild of the deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	(m)	in Form NC 31
	(i)	in item 4.2 by striking out "NC 11" and 
substituting "NC 8";
	(ii)	in item 5.5 by striking out "Dependants Relief Act" 
and substituting "Family Maintenance and Support";
	(iii)	by repealing item 5.6 and substituting the 
following:
	5.6	NC 24	Notice to a dependent child or minor grandchild or 
		great-grandchild of the deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	(n)	in Form NC 33
	(i)	in item 4.5 by striking out "Dependants Relief Act" 
and substituting "Family Maintenance and Support";
	(ii)	by repealing item 4.6 and substituting the 
following:
	4.6	NC 24	Notice to a dependent child or minor grandchild or  
		great-grandchild of the deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	(o)	by repealing Form C 1 and substituting the 
following: 
	C 1
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Application for (state matter)
PARTIES
APPLICANT(S)		
RESPONDENT(S)
(names of the following who 
have an interest in this matter)
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE(S)		
BENEFICIARIES (RESIDUARY)		
LIFE TENANTS		
BENEFICIARIES (NON
RESIDUARY)		
BENEFICIARIES (INTESTACY)		
TRUSTEES FOR REPRESENTED  
ADULTS		
ATTORNEYS FOR INCOMPETENT  
ADULTS		
MINORS		
MISSING PERSONS		
UNPAID CLAIMANTS		
BONDING COMPANIES		
OTHER PERSONS WHO HAVE
FILED A FORM C 1 IN RESPECT
OF THE ESTATE		

ADDRESS FOR  
SERVICE AND CONTACT
INFORMATION OF PARTY 
FILING THIS DOCUMENT		
	
THIS APPLICATION WILL BE HEARD BY A JUSTICE OF THE 
COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA, JUDICIAL CENTRE 
OF ______________
	ON	__________
	PLACE	__________
	TIME	__________
NOTICE TO THE RESPONDENT(S)	__________
This is to notify you that if you do not attend either in person or by your 
lawyer before the court at the time and place shown above, the court 
may give the applicant(s) what they want in your absence. You will be 
bound by any order the court makes.
Alternatively, another order might be given or other proceedings taken 
that the applicant(s) are entitled to without any further notice of them to 
you.
Therefore, if you want to take part in this application, you or your 
lawyer must attend in court on the date and time described.
In addition to attending in court, you may file and serve a reply to this 
application in Form C 2.1 at least 5 days before the date shown above or 
as directed by the court.
Whether or not you file and serve a reply to this application, you may 
file and serve a demand for notice in Form C 2.2, which gives you the 
right to receive notice of future applications in respect of this matter.
	Applicant(s)
1.	The applicant(s) is (are)  		.
	Issues to be determined or nature of claims
2.					.
	Grounds for request and relief sought
3.					.
	Documents filed with this application
4.	4.1	C 2	Affidavit of the applicant(s)
	4.2	
	Applicable Surrogate Rules
5.	Surrogate Rules 			.
	Applicable statutes
6.					.
                                                	                                  
Applicant	Date             
Name: 	
Complete address: 	
                                                               
Lawyers for Applicant(s)
Responsible lawyer: 	
Firm name: 	
Complete address: 	
Phone:                                           
Fax:                                               
File no.:                                         
	(p)	by repealing Form C 2 and substituting the 
following:
	C 2
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Affidavit in support of 
	(or opposing) application for 
	(state matter)
DEPONENT'S NAME(S)		
EXHIBITS ATTACHED		
ADDRESS FOR  
SERVICE AND CONTACT
INFORMATION OF PARTY 
FILING THIS DOCUMENT		
	
THE DEPONENT SWEARS UNDER OATH OR AFFIRMS THAT THE 
FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS WITHIN THE DEPONENT'S 
KNOWLEDGE AND IS TRUE. WHERE THE INFORMATION IS 
BASED ON ADVICE OR INFORMATION AND BELIEF, THIS IS 
STATED.
1.	I am the (applicant or respondent) in this application.
2.	I am interested in the estate because 		.
3.	The facts on which this application is (based or opposed) are  
	3.1				.
	3.2				.
SWORN OR AFFIRMED BY THE DEPONENT BEFORE A 
COMMISSIONER FOR OATHS AT 	,  
ALBERTA ON _____________, 20___.
                                     	                                                  
Deponent	Commissioner's Name:            
	                                                  
	Appointment Expiry Date:        
	                                                   
	(q)	by adding the following after Form C 2:
	C 2.1
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Reply to Application for
	(state matter) 
RESPONDENT
ADDRESS FOR  
SERVICE AND CONTACT
INFORMATION OF PARTY 
FILING THIS DOCUMENT		
		
	Respondent
1.	The Respondent is interested in the estate and this application 
because the Respondent is  		.
	Response to the Application
2.	The Respondent agrees with the following orders asked for by the 
Applicant:  			.
3.	The Respondent disagrees with the following orders asked for by 
the Applicant:  			.
	Relief sought and grounds for request
4.					
	Documents filed with this Reply
5.	5.1	C 2	Affidavit of the Respondent
	5.2	
Lawyer for Respondent
Responsible lawyer: 	
Firm name: 	
Complete address: 	
Phone:                                           
Fax:                                               
File no.:                                         
	C 2.2 
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Demand for Notice in Respect 
	of Application for	
RESPONDENT
ADDRESS FOR  
SERVICE AND CONTACT
INFORMATION OF PARTY 
FILING THIS DOCUMENT		 
		
1.	The Respondent is interested in this estate and the application 
referred to above because the Respondent is 	.
2.	The Respondent demands notice of any application or proceeding in 
relation to the application referred to above.
Lawyer for Respondent
Responsible lawyer: 	
Firm name: 	
Complete address: 	
Phone:                                           
Fax:                                               
File no.:                                         
	(r)	in Form C 5 by repealing items 5.8 to 5.11 and 
substituting the following:
	5.8	To a former spouse of the deceased under section 6 of the 
	Matrimonial Property Act.
	5.9	To the spouse of the deceased under section 11 of the 
	Matrimonial Property Act.
	5.10	To the spouse/adult interdependent partner of the deceased  
	under section 88 of the Wills and Succession Act.
	5.11	To a dependent child or dependent minor grandchild or  
	great-grandchild of the deceased under section 88 of the 
 	Wills and Succession Act.
	(s)	in Form C 6
	(i)	by adding the following after item 3.6:
	3.7	NC 20.1	Schedule 6 Notice of void gift
	(ii)	by repealing items 5.5 and 5.6 and substituting 
the following:
	5.5	NC 23	Notice to spouse/adult interdependent  
		partner of deceased Family Maintenance 
		and Support
	5.6	NC 24	Notice to a dependent child (or minor 		
	grandchild or great-grandchild) of deceased 
		Family Maintenance and Support
	(t)	by repealing Form C 7 and substituting the 
following:
C 7
ESTATE NAME	                                                 
DOCUMENT	Schedule 2.1: Previous wills   
		
The personal representatives have knowledge about the following wills of 
the deceased:
(For each will, provide the following information:)
Will dated:  		
Deceased's age at date of will: 		
Location of will at date of death: 		
Name of first witness: 		
Name of second witness: 		
(Complete if the will was made before February 1, 2012:)
The deceased married or entered into an adult interdependent partner 
agreement after the date the will was made and before February 1, 2012. 
?  Yes
?  No
The original will is attached to this Schedule.
	(u)	in Form C 8 in item 3.2 by striking out "the Intestate 
Succession Act" and substituting "Part 3 of the Wills and 
Succession Act"; 
	(v)	by repealing Form C 13 and substituting the 
following:
	C 13
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Order in respect of	
PARTIES
APPLICANT(S)		
RESPONDENT(S)		
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE(S)		
BENEFICIARIES (RESIDUARY)		
LIFE TENANTS		
BENEFICIARIES (NON RESIDUARY)		
BENEFICIARIES (INTESTACY)		
TRUSTEES FOR REPRESENTED  
ADULTS		
ATTORNEYS FOR INCOMPETENT  
ADULTS		
MINORS		
MISSING PERSONS		
BONDING COMPANIES		
PERSON(S) WHO HAVE FILED
A FORM C 1 IN RESPECT OF
THIS ESTATE		
ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND 
CONTACT INFORMATION OF
PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT:		
DATE ON WHICH ORDER 
WAS MADE:		
LOCATION OF HEARING:		
NAME OF JUDGE WHO MADE   
THIS ORDER:  The Honourable Justice		
THE COURT HAS:

Reviewed the affidavit and other documents filed in this application;
Heard representations from the parties or counsel for the parties;
Considered the application;
AND THE COURT ORDERS:
1.	
                                                             
JUSTICE OF THE COURT OF QUEEN'S
BENCH OF ALBERTA
	(w)	by adding the following after Form C 13:
	C 14
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
DOCUMENT	Application to authorize minor 
	to make or revoke a will
PARTIES
APPLICANT		
(THE MINOR AS REPRESENTED
BY A LITIGATION REPRESENTATIVE
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 
ALBERTA RULES OF COURT)		
RESPONDENT(S):
PARENT(S) OF THE MINOR		
GUARDIAN(S) OF THE MINOR
(IF DIFFERENT FROM PARENTS)		
TRUSTEES FOR THE MINOR,  
IF ANY		
THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE		
ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND  
CONTACT INFORMATION OF  
PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT:		
THIS APPLICATION WILL BE HEARD BY A JUSTICE OF THE 
COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA, JUDICIAL CENTRE 
OF ______________
	ON	__________
	PLACE	__________
	TIME	__________
NOTICE TO THE RESPONDENT(S)	__________
This is to notify you that if you do not attend either in person or by your 
lawyer before the court at the time and place shown above, the court 
may give the applicant what the applicant wants in your absence. You 
will be bound by any order the court makes.
Alternatively, another order might be given or other proceedings taken 
that the applicant(s) are entitled to without any further notice of them to 
you.
Therefore, if you want to take part in this application, you or your 
lawyer must attend in court on the date and time described.
	Parties to the Application and service
1.	The applicant(s) is (are) 		.
2.	The respondent(s) is (are) 		.
3.	The applicant will serve the following parties: 	
					.
4.	The applicant will ask the court to dispense with service on the 
following parties for the reasons set out in the Affidavit filed with 
this Application: 			.
	Issues to be determined:
5.					.
	Grounds on which request is based:
6.					.
	Reasons for seeking relief:
7.					.
	Relief sought:
8.					.
	Documents filed with this Application:
	9.1	Affidavit of the applicant(s)
	9.2	
	Applicable Surrogate Rules
10.	Surrogate Rule 54.1.
	Applicable Statutes
11.	Wills and Succession Act, SA 2010 cW-12.2 s36.
	
                                                	                                  
Applicant	Date             
Lawyer for Applicant
Responsible lawyer: 	
Firm name: 	
Complete address: 	
Phone:                                           
Fax:                                               
File no.:                                         
	(x)	by repealing Form ACC 13 and substituting the 
following:
	ACC 13
COURT FILE NUMBER		
COURT	Court of Queen's Bench of 
	Alberta (Surrogate Matter)
JUDICIAL CENTRE		
ESTATE NAME 		
DOCUMENT	Order in respect of  
	(matter) 	

PARTIES
APPLICANT(S)		
RESPONDENT(S)
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE(S)		
BENEFICIARIES (RESIDUARY)		
LIFE TENANTS		
BENEFICIARIES (NON RESIDUARY)		
BENEFICIARIES (INTESTACY)		
TRUSTEES FOR REPRESENTED  
ADULTS		
ATTORNEYS FOR INCOMPETENT  
ADULTS		
MINORS		
MISSING PERSONS		
UNPAID CLAIMANTS		
BONDING COMPANIES		
PERSON(S) WHO HAVE FILED 
A FORM C 1 IN RESPECT OF 
THIS ESTATE:		
ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND 
CONTACT INFORMATION OF
PARTY FILING THIS DOCUMENT:		
DATE ON WHICH ORDER 
WAS MADE:		
LOCATION OF HEARING:		
NAME OF JUDGE WHO MADE   
THIS ORDER:  The Honourable Justice		
THE COURT HAS:

Reviewed the affidavit and other documents filed in this application;
Heard representations from the parties or counsel for the parties;
Considered the application;
AND THE COURT ORDERS:
1.	
                                                              
JUSTICE OF THE COURT OF QUEEN'S
BENCH OF ALBERTA

21   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of the Wills and Succession Act, SA 2010 cW-12.2.



Alberta Regulation 11/2012
Mines and Minerals Act
OIL SANDS ROYALTY REGULATION, 2009 AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 17/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 36 of the Mines and Minerals Act. 
1   The Oil Sands Royalty Regulation, 2009 (AR 223/2008) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (c) by adding "or deemed to have been 
blended" after "bitumen blended";
	(b)	in clause (f) by adding "or engineering system" after 
"capital asset" wherever it occurs;
	(c)	by repealing clause (h) and substituting the 
following:


	(h)	"crude bitumen" means, despite section 1(1)(d) of the 
Act, a viscous mixture, mainly of hydrocarbons, that 
may contain sulphur compounds, that is obtained from 
oil sands and that may or may not flow to a well;
	(d)	by adding the following after clause (m):
	(m.1)	"engineering system" means a regularly interacting or 
interdependent group of assets with a defined common 
output, including, without limitation, the following 
systems:
	(i)	boiler feed water treatment system;
	(ii)	raw water system;
	(iii)	fuel gas system;
	(iv)	steam generation system;
	(v)	electricity transmission system;
	(vi)	control system;
	(vii)	cooling water system;
	(viii)	instrument air system;
	(ix)	fire water system;
	(x)	emergency power system;
	(xi)	potable water lines;
	(xii)	waste water lines;
	(xiii)	sewer lines;
	(xiv)	sour water lines;
	(xv)	slop oil lines;
	(xvi)	pipe racks;
	(e)	by adding the following after clause (o):
	(o.1)	"integrated project" means a project designated as such 
by the Minister under section 8.1, comprising a Project, 
integrated shared operations and an integrated upgrader; 
	(o.2)	"integrated shared operations" means, in relation to an 
integrated project, those operations such as utilities and 
off sites that provide services to the Project as well as to 
the integrated upgrader as more particularly described in 
section 14(1)(c.1);
	(o.3)	"integrated upgrader" means that portion or portions of 
an integrated project that, in the Minister's opinion, 
forms upgrader operations as more particularly 
described in section 8.1 or 14(1)(c.1);
	(f)	by adding the following after clause (p):
	(p.1)	"measured use assets" means one or more of the 
following engineering systems:
	(i)	boiler feed water treatment system;
	(ii)	raw water system;
	(iii)	fuel gas system;
	(iv)	steam generation system;
	(v)	electricity transmission system;
	(g)	by adding the following after clause (y):
	(y.1)	"person" includes a firm, trust, partnership, joint 
venture, government and government agency;
	(h)	by repealing clause (oo) and substituting the 
following:
	(oo)	"Project use threshold" means,
	(i)	in respect of a capital asset or engineering system 
used on not more than one Project, 75%, and
	(ii)	in respect of a capital asset or engineering system 
used on 2 or more Projects that are owned or 
operated by the same lessees or one or more 
affiliates of the same lessees, that the usage of the 
capital asset or engineering system is, in the 
Minister's opinion, dedicated almost exclusively to 
those Projects;
	(i)	in clause (pp)(i) by striking out "30(1) or (2)" and 
substituting "30(1), (2) or (2.1)";
	(j)	in clause (ss) by adding "upgrading" before "crude 
bitumen".

3   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "or" at the end of 
clause (b), adding "or" at the end of clause (c) and 
adding the following after clause (c):
	(d)	the transaction involves self-dealing with respect to a 
party,
	(b)	in subsection (4) by adding "or a non-arm's length 
transaction" after "arm's length transaction".

4   Section 8(b) is amended by striking out "annual RN% for the 
month" and substituting ""annual NRPF", as calculated under 
section 29(2)(b)".

5   The following is added after section 8:
Designation of integrated project and integrated upgrader
8.1   The Minister may, by order or otherwise,
	(a)	designate a Project as being part of an integrated project for 
the purposes of this Regulation and the Oil Sands Allowed 
Costs (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 231/2008);
	(b)	designate a processing plant as being an integrated upgrader.

6   Section 10 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by adding the following after clause (a):
	(a.1)	a listing and description of the wells to be 
included, if the production is solely from specified 
wells;
	(a.2)	a description of the integrated project, including 
the integrated shared operations and the integrated 
upgrader, if the proposed Project forms part of an 
integrated project;
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "and description";
	(iii)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	a description of the capital assets and engineering 
systems proposed to be included in the Project, 
including whether any such capital assets and 
engineering systems will be located other than on 
Project lands and, in the lessee's opinion and 
subject to subsection (2.1), the proposed allocation 
of costs based on the proportion, part or proportion 
of a part of those capital assets and engineering 
systems that are used by the Project, the integrated 
shared operations, if any, and the integrated 
upgrader, if any;
	(c.1)	a description of any measured use assets that 
support the Project but which are not proposed to 
be included in the Project pursuant to clause (c), 
and, subject to subsection (2.1), the proposed 
allocation of costs as among allowed costs of the 
Project, costs of integrated shared operations, if 
any, and costs of the integrated upgrader, if any, in 
using such measured use assets to support the 
Project; 
	(iv)	by repealing clause (e) and substituting the 
following:
	(e)	a description of the area and strata from which oil 
sands or oil sands products will be recovered 
pursuant to the Project and the surface areas, if 
any, to be occupied by the Project;
	(v)	in clause (f) by adding "engineering systems," after 
"capital assets," wherever it occurs;
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  The allocation methodologies set out in Schedules 2 and 3 
of the Oil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 231/2008) must be used to determine
	(a)	the proportion, part or proportion of a part of capital 
assets and engineering systems for the purposes of 
subsection (2)(c), and
	(b)	the allocation of costs for purposes of subsection 
(2)(c.1).
(2.2)  Despite subsection (2.1), where a methodology requires 
measured data to satisfy the methodology and the measured data 
is not available, the lessee shall use estimates based on 
engineering design intent at normal operating conditions.
	(c)	in subsection (4)
	(i)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	a description of any material changes to Project 
operations and whether, in the lessee's opinion, the 
Project operations would form part of an integrated 
project for the purposes of this Regulation and the 
Oil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 231/2008);
	(a.1)	if the proposed amendment relates to a Project that 
forms part of an integrated project, any changes to 
the description of the Project, and those changes, if 
any, to the integrated shared operations and the 
integrated upgrader;
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (b):
	(b.1)	a description of any changes to the measured use 
assets that support the Project, and, subject to 
subsection (2.1), any changes to the proposed 
allocations to be used to determine allowed costs 
of the Project, the integrated shared operations, if 
any, and the integrated upgrader, if any, using the 
methodologies set out in Schedules 2 and 3 of the 
Oil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 231/2008); 
	(iii)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	in respect of the addition of, removal of, or change 
of use of any capital asset or engineering system of 
the Project, or any proportion, part or proportion of 
a part of any capital asset or engineering system of 
the Project referred to in section 14(5), (6), (8), 
(11) or (14),
	(i)	a description of what is to be added, removed 
or changed,
	(ii)	for each such capital asset or engineering 
system, or any proportion, part or proportion 
of a part of a capital asset or engineering 
system, whether it will be located other than 
on Project lands, and
	(iii)	in the lessee's opinion, for each such capital 
asset or engineering system, a description of 
the proportion, part or proportion of a part of 
the capital asset or engineering system to be 
used on the Project, the integrated shared 
operations, if any, and the integrated 
upgrader, if any, using the methodologies set 
out in Schedules 2 and 3 of the Oil Sands 
Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 231/2008);
	(iv)	in clause (i) by adding "or engineering systems" 
after "capital assets";
	(v)	by adding the following after clause (i):
	(j)	if the application relates to the amalgamation of 2 
or more Projects, and the Project payout date has 
not occurred for any of the Projects, a proposed 
cumulative cost and cumulative revenue for the 
amalgamated Project.
	(d)	in subsection (6) by striking out "subsection (1), (2), 
(3) or (4)" and substituting "subsection (1), (2), (2.1), (3) 
or (4)".

7   Section 11 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by adding the following after 
clause (f):
	(g)	the volume of the production from those wells 
specifically listed in the application.
	(b)	in subsection (2)(a) by striking out "(f)" and 
substituting "(g)";
	(c)	in subsection (4) by striking out "An order" and 
substituting "Subject to subsection 5.1, an order";
	(d)	in subsection (5) by striking out "subsection (5.1)" and 
substituting "subsections (5.1) and (5.2)";
	(e)	by adding the following after subsection (5.1):
(5.2)  If an order pursuant to subsection (2) approves an 
amendment that amalgamates 2 or more Projects, and the 
Project payout date has not occurred for any of the Projects, the 
amendment must specify the cumulative cost and cumulative 
revenue for the amalgamated Project.
(5.3)  In determining the cumulative cost and cumulative 
revenue to be specified pursuant to subsection (5.2) the 
Minister may
	(a)	make the determination pursuant to section 25(5)(b), or
	(b)	may in his discretion make such determination based on 
the amounts provided under section 10(4)(j).

8   The following is added after section 11:
Cost allocation order
11.1(1)  The Minister may, when issuing an order under section 
11(1) or at any time prior to issuing an order under section 11(2) 
issue an order specifying  
	(a)	the measured use assets that support the Project,  
	(b)	the proportion, part or proportion of a part of all other capital 
assets or engineering systems referred to in section 14(4) that 
form part of the description of a Project, and 
	(c)	the methodology for allocating costs in respect of the Project. 
(2)  If, prior to January 1, 2012, an order has been issued under 
section 11(2) in respect of a Project, then, for the purposes of this 
section and section 14, the reference to "an order under section 
11(2)" in subsection (1) means the next order issued under section 
11(2) in respect of the Project on or after January 1, 2012.
(3)  The Minister shall, at least 30 days before issuing an order under 
subsection (1), give the operator of the Project notice of the 
Minister's intention to issue the order, unless the operator waives 
this requirement.
(4)  A measured use asset that supports a Project may only form part 
of the description of the Project if
	(a)	the use of that measured use asset in respect of the Project 
meets or exceeds the Project use threshold, in which case the 
percentage use in respect of the Project must be specified by 
the Minister, or
	(b)	where the measured use asset is used in respect of 2 or more 
Projects, the measured use asset is used almost exclusively to 
support those Projects.
(5)  In an order made under subsection (1), the Minister shall specify 
the methodology for allocating a portion of the cost of a capital asset 
or engineering system that is an allowed cost, as determined under 
section 8.1 or 8.2 of the Oil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) 
Regulation (AR 231/2008).
(6)  In an order made under subsection (1), the Minister may specify 
the measurement requirements for each engineering system, 
including but not limited to
	(a)	the type of meter or measuring equipment required,
	(b)	the location of meters or measuring equipment,
	(c)	the number of meters or measuring equipment required,
	(d)	the kinds and specifications of tools and materials that may 
be used for measurement,
	(e)	standards and other requirements respecting the installation, 
operation and maintenance of the tools and materials referred 
to in clause (d),
	(f)	methods and procedures for conducting sampling, analyses, 
tests, verification and monitoring in relation to measurement, 
calculation or estimation, and the standard conditions to 
which those measurements, calculations or estimates are to 
be converted,
	(g)	the type, location and number of secondary meters, if 
required, and
	(h)	the use of engineering calculations, including but not limited 
to the calculation of mass balances to determine flow 
volumes in an engineering system in lieu of or in addition to 
metering requirements.
(7)  If the Minister considers it warranted, the Minister may, by 
order, amend the specifications of an engineering system referred to 
in subsection (1)(b) and may declare that the effective date of the 
amendment is earlier than, the same as or later than the date the 
order is made.
(8)  An order issued pursuant to this section is deemed to be part of 
the approval of the Project issued under section 11.

9   Section 12 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "an order issued under 
section 11" and substituting "one or more orders issued 
under section 11, 11.1";
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by adding ", 11.1" after "section 11";
	(ii)	in clause (b)
	(A)	by adding "or engineering system" after "capital 
asset";
	(B)	in subclause (ii) by striking out "solution gas 
is being disposed of on more than an isolated 
basis" and substituting "use of a capital asset or 
engineering system exceeds what is required to 
produce, gather, compress, process or reprocess 
solution gas for consumption by the Project";
	(C)	in subclause (iii) by striking out "core or 
supporting asset" and substituting "capital asset 
or engineering system";
	(D)	by repealing subclauses (iii)(A) and (B) 
and substituting the following:
	(A)	the capital asset or engineering system no 
longer has a remaining useful life, or
	(B)	the capital asset or engineering system has a 
remaining useful life, and
	(I)	the use of the capital asset or 
engineering system for the purposes of 
the Project under section 1(1)(oo)(i) 
during the previous Period as a 
percentage of the total use of the capital 
asset or engineering system for all 
purposes during that Period was less 
than the Project use threshold, or, in 
respect of a capital asset or engineering 
system used on 2 or more Projects 
described in section 1(1)(oo)(ii), the 
Minister is of the opinion that during the 
previous Period the capital asset or 
engineering system was not almost 
exclusively used on those Projects, and   
	(II)	the sustained use of the capital asset or 
engineering system over the remaining 
useful life of the capital asset or 
engineering system for the purposes of 
the Project described in section 
1(1)(oo)(i), as a percentage of the total 
use of the capital asset or engineering 
system for all purposes, is unlikely to 
equal or exceed the Project use 
threshold, or, in respect of a capital asset 
or engineering system used on 2 or more 
Projects described in section 
1(1)(oo)(ii), the Minister is of the 
opinion that over the remaining useful 
life of the capital asset or engineering 
system, the capital asset or engineering 
system will not be almost exclusively 
used on those Projects,
	(iii)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	the amendment relates to any other part of the 
Project description that, in the Minister's opinion, 
should be changed as a result of the removal of a 
capital asset or engineering system from the 
description of the Project pursuant to clause (b), 
	(c.1)	the amendment is to revise the allocation of costs 
between the Project operations, the integrated 
shared operations, if any, and the integrated 
upgrader, if any, which revision is required due to 
the removal of the capital asset or engineering 
system from the description of the Project,
	(c.2)	the amendment is to revise the allocation of costs 
to the Project operations, which revision is 
required due to the addition, removal or change of 
use of capital assets or engineering systems 
forming part of the integrated shared operations or 
the integrated upgrader, if any, or

10   Section 13 is amended by striking out "The" and 
substituting "Subject to an amendment of an effective date pursuant 
to section 12, the".

11   Section 14 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	except when an order has been issued under 
section 11.1 prior to an order being issued under 
section 11(2) for that Project,
	(i)	the measured use assets that support the 
Project, and which of these measured use 
assets form part of the Project, and 
	(ii)	the proportion, part or proportion of a part of 
all other capital assets or engineering systems 
referred to in section 14(4) that form part of 
the description of a Project,
	(c.1)	a description of the core or supporting assets, in 
addition to those referred to in clause (c) that meet 
or exceed the Project use threshold,
	(c.2)	a description, by map or otherwise, of the 
geographic boundary of the Project, the integrated 
shared operations, if any, and the integrated 
upgrader, if any,
	(c.3)	the percentage of the costs of the integrated shared 
operations, if any, that is to be allocated to the 
Project pursuant to Schedule 3 of the Oil Sands 
Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 231/2008), and
	(ii)	in clause (d) by adding ", if any," after "surface 
areas".
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Subject to subsection (10), a capital asset or engineering 
system may be included in the description of a Project if 
	(a)	the capital asset or engineering system is a core or 
supporting asset, or is referred to in subsection (5), (6), 
(8), (11) or (14),
	(b)	the Minister is of the opinion that the capital asset or 
engineering system has a remaining useful life and the 
sustained use of the capital asset or engineering system 
over the remaining useful life of the capital asset or 
engineering system for the purposes of the Project 
described in section 1(1)(oo)(i), as a percentage of the 
total use of the capital asset or engineering system for 
all purposes, is likely to equal or exceed the Project use 
threshold, or in respect of a capital asset or engineering 
system used on 2 or more Projects described in section 
1(1)(oo)(ii), the Minister is of the opinion that over the 
remaining useful life of the capital asset or engineering 
system, the capital asset or engineering system will 
likely be almost exclusively used on those Projects,
	(c)	the Minister is of the opinion that, on a balance of 
probabilities, the capital asset or engineering system 
over the remaining useful life of the capital asset or 
engineering system will not be removed from the 
description of the Project pursuant to section 
12(2)(b)(ii), and
	(d)	all approvals required by law in relation to the capital 
asset or engineering system are subsisting.
	(c)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by adding "or (c)" after "after subsection (2)(b)";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	may, without limitation, base the Minister's 
opinion on measures of relative use such as
	(i)	time of use for the purposes of one or more 
Projects and for other purposes, or
	(ii)	proportion of delivery of output for one or 
more Projects and for other purposes, 
		and
	(d)	in subsection (4) 
	(i)	by adding "or engineering systems" after "assets"; 
	(ii)	by striking out "(8) and (11)" and substituting 
"(8), (11) and (14)";
	(e)	in subsection (8) by adding "that does not form part of 
an integrated project" after "Project";
	(f)	by adding the following after subsection (13):
(14)  The Minister may include in the description of a Project a 
proportion, part or proportion of a part of any of the following 
capital assets or engineering systems:
	(a)	control system;
	(b)	cooling water system;
	(c)	instrument air system;
	(d)	fire water system;
	(e)	emergency power system;
	(f)	potable water lines;
	(g)	waste water lines;
	(h)	sewer lines;
	(i)	sour water lines;
	(j)	slop oil lines;
	(k)	pipe racks;
	(l)	roads, parking lots, camps and airstrips and associated 
facilities.

12   Section 15(3) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (b):
	(c)	the costs of a well to the extent that drilling royalty credits 
have been calculated for the well pursuant to the Drilling 
Royalty Credit Regulation (AR 245/2009).

13   Section 16 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (3) by adding "and subject to an 
amendment of a prior net cumulative balance pursuant to 
section 12" after "subsection (4)";
	(b)	in subsection (5) by adding "unless otherwise agreed to 
by the operator," after "Minister shall,".

14   Section 17 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by adding "or part of an approval" after "an 
approval";
	(ii)	by adding "or part of a Prior Approval" after "Prior 
Approval";
	(b)	by repealing subsections (2), (3) and (4) and 
substituting the following:
(2)  The Minister may, in respect of a Project, revoke by order an 
approval or part of an approval made under section 11, a Prior 
Approval or part of a Prior Approval, or an order or part of an 
order made under section 12 if
	(a)	the lessees of the Project have applied for revocation of 
the approval or part of the approval and the overall 
impact the Minister anticipates revocation of the 
approval or part of the approval will have on royalty 
payable to the Crown, in relation to both the Project and 
otherwise, is acceptable to the Minister,
	(b)	the Minister is satisfied that
	(i)	fraud, or 
	(ii)	misrepresentation attributable to neglect, 
carelessness or wilful default 
		occurred in the filing or submission of the application 
for the approval or of any other information in 
connection with the application, or in the creation, 
maintaining or concealment of a record subject to 
examination pursuant to section 10(5) or section 15(5) 
of the Prior Regulation, or otherwise relating to the 
application, order or Project,
	(c)	a requirement set out in section 10(1)(a), (b) or (c) 
ceases to be satisfied in relation to the Project,
	(d)	any term or condition of the approval or order has been 
breached and, if the breach is capable of rectification, 
the breach has not been rectified within the period of 
time specified in a notice given to the operator of the 
Project informing the operator of the breach,
	(e)	the operator or a lessee of the Project has materially or 
repeatedly breached any provision of the Act, of any 
regulations under the Act or of any enactment referred 
to in section 6(1)(b),
	(f)	the Project or part of the Project has been substantially 
suspended, abandoned, sold, transferred or otherwise 
disposed, or
	(g)	any of the agreements granting the right to recover oil 
sands or oil sands products from the development area 
of the Project have expired or been cancelled, sold, 
transferred or otherwise disposed.
(3)  The Minister shall
	(a)	at least 30 days before revoking an approval or part of 
an approval or an order or part of an order pursuant to 
subsection (2)(b) to (g), give the operator of the Project 
notice of the Minister's intention to revoke the approval 
or order or part,
	(b)	notify the operator of the Project of the revocation of 
any such approval or order or part, and
	(c)	in the case of a revocation requested under subsection 
(1), notify the lessees of the revocation of an approval 
or part of an approval, or of the Minister's refusal to 
revoke an approval or part of an approval.
(4)  An order made under subsection (2) may include any terms 
and conditions to which the order is subject, and the effective 
date of the order may be earlier than, the same as, or later than 
the date the order is made.
	(c)	in subsection (5) 
	(i)	by striking out "the agreement" and substituting 
"those agreements";
	(ii)	by adding "or part of an approval or order" after 
"approval or order".

15   Section 19 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
General rules for costs and revenues
19(1)  Subsection (2) applies to the determination of any 
consideration that is part of the calculation or determination of 
TC, as described in section 32(2), (3), (4) or (5), and 
subsections (2), (2.1), (3) and (4) apply in the determination of 
other net proceeds or prior net cumulative balance under this 
Regulation.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  If the operator or lessee of a Project receives a service 
pursuant to a non-arm's length transaction from an operator or 
lessee of another Project, the consideration received or 
receivable by the Project providing the service is deemed to be 
the cost of service for the Project receiving the service as 
determined pursuant to the Oil Sands Allowed Costs 
(Ministerial) Regulation (AR 231/2008).
	(c)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	by striking out "subsection (4)" and substituting 
"subsections (2.1) and (4)";
	(ii)	by striking out "or non-Project well event".

16   Section 20(2)(b)(i) is amended by striking out "lessees of 
the Project" and substituting "lessees or operator of a Project, or an 
affiliate of either of them".

17   Section 22 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  For the purpose of calculating Project revenue pursuant to this 
section and for the purpose of calculating the cost of diluent pursuant 
to subsection (3), where bitumen or blended bitumen is delivered at a 
royalty calculation point,
	(a)	any volume of diluent that is added by the lessee or operator 
to such bitumen or blended bitumen after the royalty 
calculation point and prior to disposition may be deemed by 
the Minister to have been added at the royalty calculation 
point equal to the proportion of diluent at the point of 
disposition, and
	(b)	the volume of such diluent deemed to be added pursuant to 
clause (a) is to be included in the quantity of blended 
bitumen referred to in subsection (1)(a)(i) and is to be 
included in the total volume of diluent referred to in 
subsection (3).

18   Section 23(2)(k) is repealed.

19   Section 25 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (4) by adding ", and the cumulative cost 
for such amalgamated Project shall be deemed to be equal to 
its cumulative revenue" after "achieved payout";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (5)(b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the Minister shall determine the cumulative cost of the 
amalgamated Project and the cumulative revenue of the 
amalgamated Project as of the commencement of the 
effective date of the amendment, and in so doing shall 
take into consideration at least the aggregate of the 
cumulative costs and cumulative revenues of the 
Projects as of the day preceding the effective date of the 
amendment.

20   Section 27(1) is amended by adding "(AR 222/2008)" 
after "Petroleum Royalty Regulation, 2009".

21   Section 29 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (2)(b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the percentage of the quantity of the oil sands product so 
recovered and delivered during the Period calculated in 
accordance with the following formula:
RN% = NRPF [NR] 
                        GR 
 
where
	RN% 	is the Crown's royalty share of the quantity 
expressed as a percentage;
	NRPF	is the net royalty percentage factor calculated as 
25% + (FN (A - B));
	NR   	is the net revenue of the Project for the Period;
	GR   	is the gross revenue of the Project for the Period;
	FN     	is 15% divided by $65 per barrel;
	A      	is the lesser of the WTI price for the year 
containing the Period and $120 per barrel;
	B      	is the lesser of A for that year and $55 per barrel.
	(b)	in subsection (3.2), by striking out "and 
RN%" and substituting ", RN% and NRPF".

22   Section 30 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "crude bitumen 
processed, and cleaned crude bitumen obtained, as described 
in subsection (2)" and substituting "an oil sands product 
as described in subsections (2) and (2.1)";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  If 
	(a)	an oil sands product recovered from the development 
area of a Project, without first being disposed of, is 
processed in a processing plant that is not included in 
the description of the Project to obtain cleaned crude 
bitumen described in section 1(2)(a), and
	(b)	the cleaned crude bitumen 
	(i)	is disposed of, or
	(ii)	remains permanently removed from Project 
facilities, 
royalty shall be calculated on the quantity of the cleaned crude 
bitumen at the place the cleaned crude bitumen is delivered from 
the processing plant from which it is obtained.
(2.1)  If 
	(a)	an oil sands product recovered from the development 
area of a Project, without first being disposed of, is 
processed in a processing plant that is not included in 
the description of the Project to obtain cleaned crude 
bitumen described in section 1(2)(a),  
	(b)	the cleaned crude bitumen is then blended in a blending 
facility that, in the Minister's opinion, is immediately 
adjacent to the processing plant described in clause (a), 
to obtain blended bitumen, and
	(c)	the blended bitumen
	(i)	is disposed of, or
	(ii)	remains permanently removed from Project 
facilities, 
royalty shall be calculated on the quantity of the crude bitumen 
contained in the blended bitumen at the place the blended 
bitumen is delivered from the blending facility from which it is 
obtained.
	(c)	in subsection (3) by striking out "(2) or (1)" and 
substituting "(1), (2) or (2.1)".

23   Section 32 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  In determining unit price pursuant to this section, the Minister 
may direct how the third party disposition quantity, and the TC, HC 
and TD for that third party disposition quantity, is to be determined 
if
	(a)	an oil sands product is obtained pursuant to a Project and 
delivered or deemed to be delivered at a royalty calculation 
point,
	(b)	the oil sands product referred to in clause (a) is blended with 
other hydrocarbon substances prior to disposition to create a 
commingled stream, and
	(c)	the commingled stream, or a portion of it, referred to clause 
(b) is disposed of in an arm's length transaction.

24   Section 33(8)(b) is amended by striking out "annual RN%" 
and substituting "annual NRPF".

25   Section 37(1) is amended by striking out "December 15" 
and substituting "November 30".

26   Section 38.1 is amended 
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1)  If the Minister is of the opinion that an operator cannot 
comply with subsection (1) because the operator is not in 
possession of the required information, the Minister may require 
that the person in possession of such information furnish any 
reports specified by the Minister. 
	(b)	in subsections (2) and (3) by striking out "(1)" and 
substituting "(1) or (1.1)".

27   Section 45(6)(b)(ii) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(ii)	any overpayment of royalty compensation
	(A)	payable in respect of a post-payout Period of a Project 
by the operator of the Project to the Crown in respect of 
oil sands products recovered from the development area 
of the Project, other than an amount described in 
subclause (i) or clause (a), and
	(B)	identified in a recalculation by the Minister under the 
Act,
		computed from the day following the last day of the 4th  
month following the Period in respect of which the 
deficiency is payable or the overpayment has been paid, 
respectively,

28   In the following provisions "(AR 231/2008)" is added 
after "Oil Sands Allowed Costs (Ministerial) Regulation":
section 1(1)(b) and (x); 
section 6(1)(b)(ii); 
section 11(2)(b); 
section 15(3)(a)(iii); 
section 23(2)(k); 
section 25(2)(d) and (e); 
section 42(2); 
section 48(1)(a) and (2); 
section 50(1).

29   In the following provisions "(AR 232/2008)" is added 
after "Bitumen Valuation Methodology (Ministerial) Regulation" 
wherever it occurs:
section 6(1)(b)(ii); 
section 32(6)(a) and (8)(a)(ii); 
section 42(2); 
section 48(1)(a) and (2); 
section 50(1).

30   This Regulation is effective on and from January 1, 
2011.


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Alberta Regulation 12/2012
Vital Statistics Act
VITAL STATISTICS MINISTERIAL REGULATION
Filed: January 24, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (MO. 019/2011) on 
December 13, 2011 pursuant to section 77 of the Vital Statistics Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Handling of documents
	3	Burial permits
	4	Evidence required for registration of non-hospital birth within one 
year
	5	Evidence required for registration of birth after one year
	6	Evidence required to add name of parent to birth registration 
document after one year
	7	Evidence required for registration in unusual circumstances
	8	Evidence required to amend first name on birth registration 
document
	9	Evidence required for registration of stillbirth after one year
	10	Evidence required to amend first name on stillbirth registration 
document
	11	Evidence required for other amendment to birth registration 
document
	12	Evidence required to register marriage after one year
	13	Marriage on aircraft
	14	Consent
	15	Proof of identity
	16	Translation
	17	Proof of marital status
	18	Proof of relationship
	19	Evidence required for registration of death after one year
	20	Evidence required for registration of death of unidentified body
	21	Disinterment permit
	22	Disinterment permit for unidentified body
	23	Search of change of name records
	24	Certificates
	25	Replacement documents
	26	Fees
	27	Expiry
	28	Coming into force 
 
Schedule
Interpretation
1(1)   In this Regulation, 
	(a)	"Act" means the Vital Statistics Act;
	(b)	"full legal name" means
	(i)	in the case of a person born in Canada, the person's 
name as shown on the birth registration document of 
that person, or
	(ii)	in the case of a person born outside Canada, the 
person's name as shown on the documents under which 
the person was lawfully admitted to Canada;
	(c)	"full name" means a person's currently used first name and 
last name;
	(d)	"place", in the context of the place where an event occurred, 
means the municipal address and the name of the 
municipality where the event occurred, including the name of 
a hospital, church or other facility if applicable or, if the 
event did not occur in a municipality, as much information 
with respect to the location where the event occurred as 
possible, including the name of the closest municipality.
(2)  For the purposes of registration of the particulars of an event, the 
name of the place where an event occurred is the name by which the 
place was known at the time when the event occurred.
Handling of documents
2(1)  A hospital administrator or funeral director must keep in a secure 
place any of the following forms and documents that are in the hospital 
administrator's or funeral director's possession:
	(a)	an adequate supply of all blank forms provided by the 
Registrar;
	(b)	completed or partially completed birth, stillbirth or death 
registration documents and non-completion reports; 
	(c)	completed or partially completed notices of birth or stillbirth;
	(d)	completed or partially completed medical certificates or 
interim medical certificates of death or stillbirth;
	(e)	any other forms or evidence with respect to any document 
referred to in clauses (b) to (d). 
(2)  A hospital administrator or funeral director must, at least once a 
week, deliver to the Registrar the completed documents referred to in 
subsection (1)(b) to (d) and any other forms or accompanying evidence 
referred to in subsection (1)(e) required by the Registrar.
(3)  A hospital administrator or funeral director must ensure that only 
the current forms established by the Registrar are used for purposes of 
the Act, this Regulation and the Vital Statistics Information Regulation 
and that forms that are no longer current are destroyed by being 
shredded by the hospital administrator or funeral director or by a 
bonded company engaged by the hospital administrator or funeral 
director.
(4)  A hospital administrator or funeral director may not charge a fee 
for the performance of a duty under the Act, this Regulation or the 
Vital Statistics Information Regulation.
Burial permits
3(1)  A hospital administrator or the Registrar may issue a burial 
permit in respect of a stillborn child only if the hospital administrator 
or the Registrar is satisfied that 
	(a)	the notice of stillbirth, the stillbirth registration document and 
the medical certificate of stillbirth or interim medical 
certificate of stillbirth have been completed in accordance 
with the Act, this Regulation and the Vital Statistics 
Information Regulation, and
	(b)	the information contained in the notice of stillbirth, the 
stillbirth registration document and the medical certificate of 
stillbirth or interim medical certificate of stillbirth is accurate 
and sufficient.
(2)  A hospital administrator, a funeral director or the Registrar may 
issue a burial permit in respect of a deceased person only if the hospital 
administrator, funeral director or Registrar, as the case may be, is 
satisfied that 
	(a)	the death registration document and medical certificate of 
death or interim medical certificate of death have been 
completed in accordance with the Act, this Regulation and 
the Vital Statistics Information Regulation, and
	(b)	the information contained in the death registration document 
and medical certificate of death or interim medical certificate 
of death is accurate and sufficient.
Evidence required for registration of non-hospital 
birth within one year
4(1)  If a birth occurred in a place other than a hospital and the notice 
of birth was not completed by a physician as required by section 4(1) 
of the Act or a nurse or other person under section 4(2) of the Act, the 
evidence required for the registration of the birth within one year from 
the date of the birth is as follows:
	(a)	if the birth mother and child were examined at a hospital 
within 24 hours after the birth, a letter signed by the hospital 
administrator, a physician or a nurse that
	(i)	establishes the full legal name or currently used name of 
the birth mother,
	(ii)	states that the birth mother gave birth to the child,
	(iii)	states the date and place of birth of the child, the child's 
sex and, if known, the child's name,
	(iv)	states the name of the physician or nurse who examined 
the birth mother and child, and
	(v)	provides the name and contact information of the person 
who wrote the letter;
	(b)	if the birth mother and child were not examined at a hospital 
as set out in clause (a), or if the letter referred to in clause (a) 
cannot be obtained, evidence satisfactory to the Registrar that 
establishes
	(i)	that the birth mother was pregnant at the relevant time,
	(ii)	that the birth mother was present in Alberta at the time 
of the child's birth,
	(iii)	that the child was born alive, and
	(iv)	the child's sex.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(a) and (b), a court order may be 
used as evidence of the birth of a child if the order contains the 
following information and indicates that the court is satisfied that the 
information is correct:
	(a)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(b)	the child's full legal name;
	(c)	the child's sex;
	(d)	the child's date of birth;
	(e)	that the child was born alive;
	(f)	that the birth mother named in the order gave birth to the 
child whose birth is to be registered;
	(g)	the child's place of birth in Alberta.
Evidence required for registration of birth after one year
5(1)  For the purpose of section 6 of the Act, the supporting evidence 
required for the registration of a birth after one year from the date of 
the birth is either
	(a)	a copy of a hospital record of the birth, including but not 
limited to a notice of birth, or a copy of the record of the 
physician or nurse in attendance at the birth, that is 
satisfactory to the Registrar, and that contains
	(i)	the person's name,
	(ii)	the person's sex,
	(iii)	the date and place of the person's birth,
	(iv)	the name of the person's birth mother, and
	(v)	the date the events recorded in the document occurred,
		or
	(b)	an affidavit satisfactory to the Registrar made by the person 
seeking to have the birth registered setting out the reasons 
why none of the documents referred to in clause (a) can be 
obtained, together with any correspondence that establishes 
the attempts that have been made to obtain at least one of the 
documents referred to in clause (a), and at least 2 of the 
documents respecting the birth listed in subsection (5).
(2)   An affidavit for the purposes of subsection (1)(b) and section 6(b) 
of the Act may be provided by
	(a)	if the person whose birth is being registered is younger than 
18 years of age, 
	(i)	the person's birth mother,
	(ii)	the person's father or other parent, if the name of the 
father or other parent is to be recorded on the 
registration of the person's birth,
	(iii)	the person's guardian, or
	(iv)	the person, 
		and
	(b)	if the person whose birth is being registered is 18 years of 
age or older,
	(i)	the person, or
	(ii)	an adult, with the consent of the person.
(3)  If the person whose birth is to be registered is deceased, an 
affidavit for the purposes of subsection (1)(b) and section 6(b) of the 
Act may be provided by
	(a)	in the case of a person who died before reaching the age of 
18, the birth mother, father, other parent or guardian of the 
person at the time of death, or
	(b)	in the case of a person who died after reaching the age of 18, 
an adult who is a relative of the person, the executor, 
personal representative or administrator of the person's 
estate, or the Public Trustee for the purpose of complying 
with Part 2, Division 2 of the Public Trustee Act.
(4)  The affidavit must be accompanied with 
	(a)	for the purposes of subsection (2)(a)(iii) and subsection 
(3)(a), documentary proof of guardianship, 
	(b)	for the purposes of subsection (2)(b)(ii), the consent of the 
person in the form established by the Registrar, and  
	(c)	for the purposes of subsection (3)(b), documentary proof of 
the person's death.
(5)  At least 2 of the following documents that meet the requirements 
of subsections (6) and (7) and that are satisfactory to the Registrar 
must be submitted to the Registrar as supporting evidence under 
subsection (1)(b):
	(a)	a copy of an insurance policy on the life of the person that 
was taken out before the person was more than 4 years old;
	(b)	an original or a copy of any record from a child welfare 
organization under the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act;
	(c)	an original or a copy of a document issued by the federal or a 
provincial or municipal government;
	(d)	an original or a copy of any public or other school record;
	(e)	an original or a copy of an immigration or consular record;
	(f)	an original or a copy of a record of health information of the 
child as defined in the Health Information Act;
	(g)	a marriage certificate issued by the Registrar in respect of the 
person, or a valid certificate or other proof of marriage issued 
in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where the 
marriage took place;
	(h)	affidavits from 2 persons, each of whom first saw the person 
within 3 months after the date of birth, stating that 
information and
	(i)	the date and place of birth of the person whose birth is 
to be registered, to the best of the knowledge and belief 
of the person making the affidavit, and
	(ii)	the source of the knowledge or belief of the person 
making the affidavit regarding the information referred 
to in subclause (i);
	(i)		a copy of a baptismal certificate or a document of a similar 
nature that provides or accompanies the name and contact 
information of the religious organization that is responsible 
for the document and that is satisfactory to the Registrar;
	(j)	any other documentary evidence of the birth of the person 
whose birth is to be registered that is satisfactory to the 
Registrar.
(6)  The documents submitted to the Registrar as supporting evidence 
under subsection (1)(b) must include the date on which the events 
recorded in the documents occurred and must cumulatively establish 
the following to the satisfaction of the Registrar:
	(a)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(b)	the date of the person's birth or the age of the person when 
the document was made;
	(c)	the person's name;
	(d)	the person's place of birth;
	(e)	the person's sex.
(7)  A document referred to in subsection (1)(b) must,
	(a)	in respect of a child under the age of 12, establish
	(i)	that the birth mother was pregnant at the appropriate 
time,
	(ii)	that the birth mother was in Alberta at the time of the 
child's birth, and
	(iii)	that the child was born alive,
		and
	(b)	in respect of a child 12 years of age or older, deal with events 
that occurred at least 5 years before the application for 
registration.
(8)  The 2 affidavits referred to in subsection (5)(h) together constitute 
one item of evidence for the purposes of subsection (1)(b).
(9)  A court order may be used as evidence for the purposes of this 
section if the court order contains the following information and 
indicates that the court is satisfied that the information is correct:
	(a)	the full legal name of the person to be registered;
	(b)	that the person named in the order was born alive in Alberta 
and on a date specified in the order;
	(c)	that the person is alive or deceased, as the case may be, at the 
time of the making of the order;
	(d)	the sex of the person named in the order;
	(e)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(f)	the full legal name of the father or other parent and, if the 
other parent is named, the sex of the other parent, if known.
Evidence required to add name of parent to birth registration document 
after one year
6   For the purposes of section 6 of the Act, the supporting evidence 
required to add the particulars of a parent to a birth registration 
document after one year from the date of the birth is
	(a)	the joint application of both parents, 
	(b)	a declaration of parentage under section 9 of the Family Law 
Act from a court in Alberta that identifies a person as a parent 
of the child named in the birth registration document, or
	(c)	an order of court in Alberta that recognizes a person as the 
father or other parent of the child named in the birth 
registration document.
Evidence required for registration in unusual circumstances
7(1)  Notwithstanding section 5(1), where
	(a)	a person's birth has not been registered within one year after 
the date of birth,
	(b)	the person is unable to provide the evidence respecting birth 
as set out in section 5, and
	(c)	the person has provided an affidavit that sets out to the 
satisfaction of the Registrar the unusual circumstances that 
have prevented the registration referred to in clause (a) and 
the provision of evidence referred to in clause (b), including 
the attempts that have been made to obtain the documents 
required under section 5,
the Registrar may register the birth on receipt of evidence as set out in 
subsection (2) that is satisfactory to the Registrar.
(2)  The evidence provided for the purposes of subsection (1) must 
include
	(a)	affidavits from at least 2 persons familiar with the 
circumstances of the person's birth, stating the child's name 
and the date and place of birth to the best of the knowledge 
and belief of the person making the affidavit,
	(b)	copies of any correspondence respecting attempts to obtain 
the documents required under section 5, and
	(c)	at least 2 documents that cumulatively establish
	(i)	the full legal name of the person whose birth is to be 
registered,
	(ii)	the person's sex,
	(iii)	the person's date and place of birth, and
	(iv)	the birth mother's full legal name at the time of birth.
Evidence required to amend first name on birth registration document
8(1)  The evidence required to change the first name of a person as 
shown on the person's birth registration document for the purposes of 
section 15(1)(a) of the Act, or to establish a first name for a person on 
the person's birth registration document for the purposes of section 
15(1)(b) of the Act, is,
	(a)	if the person is under 10 years of age, an affidavit from the 
applicant stating that the person is known by a different first 
name than the one that appears on the person's birth 
registration document or, where no first name appears on the 
person's birth registration document, that a first name has 
been established for the person, or
	(b)	if the person is 10 years of age or older, a document made 
pursuant to an event prior to the person's 10th birthday that 
shows the first names the person intends to use and the 
person's date of birth or age at the time the document was 
made.
(2)  The documents that may be used as evidence for the purposes of 
subsection (1)(b) include the following if they demonstrate to the 
satisfaction of the Registrar that the name that the person is known by 
is the first name of the person:
	(a)	an original or a certified copy of a religious record;
	(b)	an original or a certified copy of a record of health 
information, as defined in the Health Information Act, of the 
person;
	(c)	a valid birth certificate issued under the Act;
	(d)	an original or certified copy of a student record of the person 
referred to in section 23 of the School Act;
	(e)	a certificate of registration issued under a former Act;
	(f)	any other documentary evidence of the first name the person 
intends to use that is satisfactory to the Registrar.
(3)  If the first name the person intends to use consists of a series of 
names, a document referred to in subsection (2) may not be relied on to 
amend the order of the elements of the series unless it shows all of the 
elements of the series in the desired order.
(4)  The documents listed in subsection (2) must show a last name for 
the person, and that last name must be the same as that shown on the 
person's birth registration document.
(5)  Each document listed in subsection (2) that is provided as evidence 
for the purposes of subsection (1) must contain or have attached to it 
the contact information of the person or organization that provided it.
Evidence required for registration of stillbirth after one year
9(1)  For the purpose of section 6 of the Act, the supporting evidence 
required for the registration of a stillbirth after one year from the date 
of the stillbirth is either
	(a)	a copy of a hospital record of the stillbirth, including but not 
limited to a notice of birth, or a copy of a disposition record 
from a cemetery or crematorium that contains
	(i)	the name, if known, under which the stillborn child is to 
be registered,
	(ii)	the sex of the stillborn child,
	(iii)	the date and place of the stillbirth,
	(iv)	the name of the stillborn child's birth mother, and
	(v)	the date the events recorded in the document occurred,
		or
	(b)	an affidavit made by the person seeking to have the stillbirth 
registered setting out the reasons why the documents referred 
to in clause (a) cannot be obtained, together with any 
correspondence that establishes the attempts that have been 
made to obtain the document, and at least 2 of the documents 
respecting the stillbirth listed in subsection (2).
(2)  At least 2 of the following documents that meet the requirements 
of subsection (3) must be submitted to the Registrar as supporting 
evidence under subsection (1)(b):
	(a)	affidavits from 2 persons who have personal knowledge of 
the facts regarding the stillbirth, stating
	(i)	the date on which and the place at which the stillbirth 
occurred, to the best of the knowledge and belief of the 
person making the affidavit,
	(ii)	the child's name, if known to the person making the 
application, and
	(iii)	the source of the knowledge or belief of the person 
making the affidavit regarding the information referred 
to in subclauses (i) and (ii);
	(b)	any other documentary evidence that is satisfactory to the 
Registrar.
(3)  The documents submitted to the Registrar as supporting evidence 
under subsection (1)(b)
	(a)	must contain, in respect of each document, the date on which 
the document was created, and
	(b)	must cumulatively establish to the satisfaction of the 
Registrar
	(i)	the name and sex of the stillborn child,
	(ii)	that the birth was a stillbirth,
	(iii)	the full legal name of the birth mother,
	(iv)	the full legal name of the father or other parent and, if 
the other parent is named, the sex of the other parent, if 
known, and
	(v)	the place in Alberta where the stillbirth occurred.
(4)  The 2 affidavits referred to in subsection (2)(a) together constitute 
one item of evidence for the purposes of subsection (1)(b).
(5)  A court order may be used as evidence for the purposes of this 
section if the court order contains the following information and 
indicates that the court is satisfied that the information is correct:
	(a)	that the child named in the order was stillborn in Alberta and 
on a date specified in the order; 
	(b)	the sex of the stillborn child;
	(c)	the birth mother's full legal name;
	(d)	the full legal name of the father or other parent and, if the 
other parent is named, the sex of the other parent, if known.
Evidence required to amend first name on stillbirth registration document
10(1)  Subject to subsection (3), the first name of a stillborn child as 
shown on a stillbirth registration document may be amended by a 
parent of the child on application under section 19(5) of the Act.
(2)  The evidence required in support of an application referred to in 
subsection (1) is an affidavit made by the parent making the 
application setting out the first name of the child.
(3)  The name of a stillborn child as shown on the stillbirth registration 
document may be amended only
	(a)	by the parent whose name appears on the stillbirth 
registration document, where only one parent is listed on the 
stillbirth registration document, or
	(b)	where the names of both parents appear on the stillbirth 
registration document,
	(i)	by one parent with the consent, in the form established 
by the Registrar, of the other parent, 
	(ii)	by one parent if that parent has obtained an order of the 
Court of Queen's Bench under section 69 of the Act 
dispensing with the consent of the other parent, or
	(iii)	by one parent, where the other parent is deceased, if that 
parent provides the certificate of death to the Registrar.
Evidence required for other amendment to birth registration document
11(1)  The supporting evidence required for an amendment to a birth 
registration document that is not otherwise specified in this Regulation 
may be provided by, and the affidavit required by section 60 of the Act 
may be signed by,
	(a)	if the person whose birth registration document is being 
amended is younger than 18 years of age, 
	(i)	the person's mother,
	(ii)	the person's father or other parent, if the name of the 
father or other parent was recorded on the registration of 
the person's birth,
	(iii)	the person's guardian, or
	(iv)	the person, 
		and
	(b)	if the person whose birth registration document is being 
amended is 18 years of age or older,
	(i)	the person, or
	(ii)	an adult, with the consent of the person.
(2)  If the person whose birth registration document is to be amended is 
deceased, an affidavit may be provided by
	(a)	in the case of a person who died before reaching the age of 
18, the person who was the guardian of the person at the time 
of death, or
	(b)	in the case of a person who died after reaching the age of 18, 
an adult who is a relative of the person, the executor, 
personal representative or administrator of the person's estate 
or the Public Trustee for the purpose of complying with Part 
2, Division 2 of the Public Trustee Act.
(3)   The affidavit must be accompanied with 
	(a)	for the purposes of subsection (1)(a)(iii) and (2)(a), 
documentary proof of guardianship, 
	(b)	for the purposes of subsection (1)(b)(ii), the consent of the 
person in the form established by the Registrar, and  
	(c)	for the purposes of subsection (2)(b), documentary proof of 
the person's death.
Evidence required to register marriage after one year
12(1)  For the purpose of section 21(c)(ii) of the Act, the supporting 
evidence required for the registration of a marriage after one year from 
the date of the marriage is one of the documents respecting the 
marriage listed in subsection (2) that is satisfactory to the Registrar and 
contains
	(a)	the names of both parties to the marriage,
	(b)	the date on which and the place at which the marriage took 
place, and
	(c)	the date on which the event recorded in the document 
occurred, if different from the date of the marriage.
(2)  The documents that may be submitted to the Registrar as 
supporting evidence under subsection (1) are as follows:
	(a)	a copy of the record of the marriage as entered in a marriage 
register maintained at the place where the marriage took 
place or by the person who solemnized the marriage, 
accompanied by a contact name and contact information of 
the organization responsible for the record;
	(b)	an affidavit that contains the information required under 
subsection (1) made by the person who solemnized the 
marriage;
	(c)	an original proof of marriage document issued under section 
11 of the Marriage Act.
(3)   An affidavit for the purposes of section 21(b) of the Act may be 
made by
	(a)	a party to the marriage,
	(b)	the person who solemnized the marriage, or
	(c)	an adult person who is a relative of one of the parties to the 
marriage.
(4)  A court order may be used as evidence for the purposes of this 
section if the court order contains the following information and 
indicates that the court is satisfied that the information is correct:
	(a)	the full legal names of the persons or the currently used 
names of the persons, if different;
	(b)	that the persons named in the order were married in Alberta 
and on a date specified in the order;
	(c)	that in the opinion of the court the marriage was lawfully 
solemnized in accordance with the Marriage Act.
Marriage on aircraft
13   For the purposes of registration under the Act, the place of 
marriage of parties whose marriage was solemnized on an aircraft is 
deemed to be the place in Alberta where the aircraft landed following 
the marriage.
Consent
14  Where a person's consent is required for the purposes of this 
Regulation and section 15 of the Act, the consent must be provided in 
the form established by the Registrar and must contain
	(a)	the full name of the person giving the consent,
	(b)	the signature of the person giving the consent, and
	(c)	the full name of the person to whom the consent is being 
given.
Proof of identity
15(1)  Where proof of identity is required to be provided by an 
applicant for information, services or records under the Act, a 
document that meets the following requirements constitutes acceptable 
proof of identity:
	(a)	an original document issued by 
	(i)	the Government of Alberta or the government of 
another province or territory,
	(ii)	the Government of Canada, or 
	(iii)	the government of another country;
	(b)	the document contains 
	(i)	a recognizable photograph of the person it purports to 
identify,
	(ii)	the person's full name, and
	(iii)	a distinctive identification number;
	(c)	if the document is one that expires, the document is valid at 
the time it is presented as proof of identification;
	(d)	if the document is one that does not expire, the document was 
issued not more than 5 years prior to the date it is presented 
as proof of identification.
(2)  Where a person is unable to provide a document that meets the 
requirements of subsection (1), the Registrar may accept as proof of 
identity an order of a court in Alberta if the order
	(a)	sets out the person's 
	(i)	full legal name or currently used name, if different,
	(ii)	date of birth, and
	(iii)	sex,
	(b)	states that the court is satisfied that that person's identity is as 
set out in the order,
	(c)	states that the order is issued for the purpose of providing 
acceptable proof of identity to enable the person to apply for 
a service under the Act, and
	(d)	was issued not more than one year prior to being presented to 
the Registrar as proof of identity.
(3)  Where an application for a service under the Act is submitted by 
mail, the applicant must provide as supporting evidence of proof of 
identity a statutory declaration in the form established by the Registrar 
that
	(a)	identifies the type of document that is being used as proof of 
identity,
	(b)	confirms that the document is an original,
	(c)	confirms the name of the provincial, federal or other 
government that purports to have issued the document,
	(d)	confirms the person's full name as it appears on the 
document,
	(e)	states the identification number of the document,
	(f)	confirms that the document contains a photograph of the 
person, and
	(g)	if the document 
	(i)	is one that expires, states the expiry date and that the 
document is currently valid, or
	(ii)	is one that does not expire, states that the document was 
issued not more than 5 years prior to the date of the 
application.
(4)  Where a person who is applying for a service under the Act by 
mail is unable to provide the original of the statutory declaration 
referred to in subsection (3), the Registrar may, in the Registrar's 
discretion, accept a copy, including a facsimile version, of the 
document. 
(5)  Where a person who is applying for a service under the Act by 
mail is unable to provide a statutory declaration that meets the 
requirements of subsection (3), the Registrar may accept as proof of 
identity a copy of an order of a court in Alberta that meets the 
requirements of subsection (2).
Translation
16(1)  Where a document required for the purposes of this Regulation 
is in a language other than English, the applicant must provide
	(a)	an English translation acceptable to the Registrar, and
	(b)	the notarized affidavit of the translator stating that the 
translation is accurate.
(2)  The expense of providing an English translation of a document and 
the notarized affidavit of the translator is to be borne by the applicant.
Proof of marital status
17(1)  The proof of marital status required for the purposes of section 
24(2)(e) of the Act is,
	(a)	in respect of a person who was never married or who is 
widowed or divorced, an affidavit made by the person that 
establishes the person's marital status, and
	(b)	in respect of a married person,
	(i)	if the marriage took place in Alberta, the marriage 
certificate or a copy of the marriage registration 
document or the equivalent document issued under a 
former Act,
	(ii)	if the person was married in another province or 
territory, a valid document issued by the government of 
that province or territory that is equivalent to a 
document referred to in subclause (i), or
	(iii)	if the person was married outside Canada, 
	(A)	a valid document issued by the government of the 
place where the marriage took place that is 
equivalent to a document referred to in subclause 
(i), or
	(B)	an immigration record that shows the marital status 
of the person and identifies the person's spouse.
(2)  Where a document referred to in subsection (1)(b) cannot be 
obtained, the person must provide to the Registrar an affidavit made by 
the person that sets out  
	(a)	the names of the parties and the date and place of the 
marriage, and
	(b)	the reasons why the document cannot be obtained, together 
with any correspondence that establishes the attempts that 
have been made to obtain the document.
Proof of relationship
18(1)  The proof of relationship required for the purpose of section 
24(2)(g) of the Act is
	(a)	a valid birth certificate that shows that the applicant is a 
parent of the child whose name is to be changed, or
	(b)	if an applicant has immigrated to Canada, the Registrar may 
accept as proof a copy of the immigration document under 
which the applicant was lawfully admitted to Canada if the 
document shows the parental relationship between the 
applicant and the child.
(2)   If the applicant is a parent of the child whose name is to be 
changed but no birth certificate or immigration document is available, 
the proof of relationship required for the purpose of section 24(2)(g) of 
the Act is an affidavit of the applicant that establishes the applicant's 
parental status and explains to the satisfaction of the Registrar why no 
birth certificate or immigration document is available.
Evidence required for registration of death after one year
19(1)  For the purposes of section 35(c)(ii) of the Act, the supporting 
evidence required for the registration of a death after one year from the 
date of the death is one of the documents respecting the death listed in 
subsection (2) that establishes to the satisfaction of the Registrar
	(a)	the full legal name of the deceased or the name being used by 
the deceased at the time of death, if different,
	(b)	the sex of the deceased,
	(c)	the date on which and the place in Alberta where the death 
took place, and
	(d)	the date on which the events recorded in the document 
occurred.
(2)  The documents that may be submitted to the Registrar as 
supporting evidence under subsection (1) are as follows:
	(a)	a copy of the hospital record of the death;
	(b)	a copy of the record of a medical examiner or attending 
physician;
	(c)	a copy of the record of the funeral director in respect of the 
deceased;
	(d)	a copy of the burial permit in respect of the deceased;
	(e)	a copy of the disposition record in respect of the deceased;
	(f)	a copy of the cemetery or crematorium record in respect of 
the deceased.
(3)  A court order may be used as evidence for the purposes of this 
section if the court order contains the following information and 
indicates that the court is satisfied that the information is correct:
	(a)	the full legal name of the deceased or the name being used by 
the deceased at the time of death, if different;
	(b)	the date on which and the place in Alberta at which the death 
took place;
	(c)	the sex and age of the deceased.
Evidence required for registration of death of unidentified body
20   Notwithstanding section 19, the evidence required for the 
registration of death of an unidentified body is the medical certificate 
of death completed in accordance with the Vital Statistics Information 
Regulation.
Disinterment permit
21(1)  In this section, "living with the deceased" includes a situation 
where
	(a)	the deceased resided before death in a care facility for health 
reasons and the spouse or adult interdependent partner of the 
deceased continued to provide the usual support customarily 
associated with couples intending to continue a relationship, 
or
	(b)	the deceased and the spouse or adult interdependent partner 
of the deceased were living apart at the time of death due 
only to circumstances other than a breakdown of their 
relationship.
(2)  An application for a disinterment permit in accordance with 
section 42 of the Act may be made by persons in the following order of 
priority:
	(a)	the personal representative designated in the will of the 
deceased;
	(b)	the spouse or adult interdependent partner of the deceased if 
the spouse or adult interdependent partner was living with the 
deceased at the time of death;
	(c)	an adult child of the deceased;
	(d)	a parent of the deceased;
	(e)	a guardian of the deceased under the Adult Guardianship and 
Trusteeship Act or, if the deceased is a minor, under the 
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act or the Family 
Law Act;
	(f)	an adult grandchild of the deceased;
	(g)	an adult brother or sister of the deceased;
	(h)	an adult nephew or niece of the deceased;
	(i)	an adult next of kin of the deceased determined in accordance 
with section 1(k) of the Fatality Inquiries Act; 
	(j)	the Public Trustee;
	(k)	an adult person having some relationship with the deceased 
not based on blood ties or affinity;
	(l)	the Minister of the Government of Alberta who authorized 
funding for the burial of the deceased.
(3)  If, under subsection (2)(c) to (h), the right to apply for a 
disinterment permit passes to persons of equal rank, in the absence of 
agreement between or among them, the order of priority begins with 
the eldest person in that rank and descends in order of age.
(4)  Subject to subsection (5), if a person who, under this section, has 
the right to apply for a disinterment permit is not available or is 
unwilling to act, that right passes to the next available qualified person.
(5)  The right to apply for a disinterment permit does not pass to the 
next available qualified person if the person who has the right objects 
to the proposed disinterment.
(6)  The information that must be provided by an applicant for a 
disinterment permit is,
	(a)	in respect of the applicant,
	(i)	the applicant's full name, telephone number and mailing 
address,
	(ii)	the provision of subsection (2) that authorizes the 
applicant to make the application, 
	(iii)	the applicant's signature, and
	(iv)	any other information required by the Registrar,
	(b)	in respect of any person or business who submits the 
application on behalf of the applicant, the name, telephone 
number and mailing or business address of the person or 
business, and
	(c)	in respect of the deceased,
	(i)	the deceased's full name at the time of death and any 
other name by which the deceased may have been 
known at that time,
	(ii)	the date on which and the place at which the death took 
place,
	(iii)	the name and location of the cemetery where the 
deceased is currently buried,
	(iv)	the name and location of the cemetery where the 
deceased is to be reinterred or the place where the 
deceased's remains are to be cremated,
	(v)	the reason why the disinterment is required, and
	(vi)	the name and address of the person to whom the 
disinterment permit is to be delivered.
(7)  An application under subsection (6) must be in the form of an 
affidavit.
(8)  This section, except subsection (5), applies, with any necessary 
modifications, to an application for a permit for the reinterment of a 
dead human body under section 43(3) of the Act.
Disinterment permit for unidentified body
22   An application for a disinterment permit for an unidentified body 
may be made by a person who
	(a)	completes an application in the form established by the 
Registrar, and
	(b)	makes an affidavit that sets out to the satisfaction of the 
Registrar
	(i)	the reasons for the proposed disinterment, 
	(ii)	the reasons why the body is unidentified and the 
attempts that have been made to discover its identity, 
and
	(iii)	the arrangements that have been made for reinterment 
or other disposition.
Search of change of name records
23   Where a record is available, the information that must appear on a 
report of a search of change of name records pursuant to section 47 of 
the Act is
	(a)	the previous name of the person whose name was changed,
	(b)	the new name of the person whose name was changed, and
	(c)	the date on which the change of name was registered.
Certificates
24(1)   The information that must appear on certificates issued 
pursuant to section 48 of the Act is,
	(a)	for a standard birth certificate,
	(i)	the full legal name of the person to whom the birth 
certificate applies,
	(ii)	the date on which and the place at which the person was 
born,
	(iii)	the sex of the person,
	(iv)	the date on which the person's birth was registered,
	(v)	the registration number assigned to it, and
	(vi)	the date on which the certificate was issued;
	(b)	for a standard birth certificate with parentage,
	(i)	the information specified in clause (a)(i) to (vi), and
	(ii)	the names and places of birth of the persons listed as 
parents on the person's birth registration document;
	(c)	for a standard marriage certificate,
	(i)	the names of the spouses as they appear on the marriage 
registration document,
	(ii)	the date on which and the place at which the marriage 
took place,
	(iii)	the date on which the marriage was registered,
	(iv)	the registration number assigned to it, and
	(v)	the date on which the certificate was issued;
	(d)	for a standard marriage certificate with birth places,
	(i)	the information specified in clause (c)(i) to (v), and
	(ii)	the places of birth of the spouses;
	(e)	for a certificate of death,
	(i)	the name of the deceased as set out in the death 
registration document,
	(ii)	the age of the deceased at the time of death,
	(iii)	the sex of the deceased,
	(iv)	the marital status of the deceased at the time of death,
	(v)	the usual place of residence of the deceased prior to 
death,
	(vi)	the date on which and the place at which death 
occurred,
	(vii)	the date on which the death was registered,
	(viii)	the registration number assigned to it, and
	(ix)	the date on which the certificate was issued;
	(f)	for a certificate of change of name,
	(i)	the previous name of the person whose name was 
changed,
	(ii)	the new name of the person whose name was changed,
	(iii)	the date on which the change of name was registered,
	(iv)	the registration number assigned to it, and
	(v)	the date on which the certificate was issued.
(2)  For the purposes of sections 48, 49 and 50 of the Act, where the 
person in respect of whom a birth certificate or a certified copy or 
genealogical copy of a birth registration record is being issued is 
deceased, the Registrar must ensure that "Deceased" is printed 
prominently on the front of the certificate or certified copy or 
genealogical copy of the birth registration record, as the case may be.
Replacement documents
25   A person who has applied for a certificate, a report of a search of 
registration records or a certified copy or a genealogical copy of a 
registration record and has not received the requested document within 
90 days of the date of application may request a replacement document 
without charge by notifying the Registrar that the document has failed 
to arrive and sending to the Registrar an affidavit made by the 
applicant in the form established by the Registrar that sets out the 
circumstances of the application.
Fees
26(1)  The fees for services under the Act are set out in the Schedule 
to this Regulation.
(2)  No fee may be charged for
	(a)	an amendment to a registration document if the amendment 
is requested within 90 days of the birth, marriage, death or 
stillbirth,
	(b)	an amendment to the birth or death registration of a deserted 
newborn made to record the parentage of the child,
	(c)	an amendment made at any time to a registration document to 
add a first name for a person to whom the document pertains 
where no first name for the person appears on the original 
registration document,
	(d)	issuing a replacement document to a person because the 
previously issued document contained information 
inconsistent with that on the registration document or record 
of change of name, on the return of the previously issued 
document,
	(e)	an amendment to a death registration record in respect of a 
person who was originally registered as an unidentified body 
but who has subsequently been identified, or
	(f)	an amendment to a death registration document in respect of 
a person who was originally registered as a person presumed 
dead and whose body has subsequently been found.
(3)  The Registrar may, in the Registrar's discretion, waive all or any 
part of a fee listed in the Schedule.
Expiry
27   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on October 31, 2016.
Coming into force
28   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 77 of the Vital Statistics Act, SA 2007 cV-4.1.
Schedule 
 
Fees
Service	Fee
1   Fee for registration after one year from the date of
		birth	$ 20
		stillbirth	   20
		marriage	   20
		death	   20
2   Fee to amend
		a birth registration record	  20
		a stillbirth registration record	  20
		a marriage registration record	  20
		a death registration record	  20
3   Fee for registration of change of name	120
4   Fee for registration of change of sex	20
5   Fee for a search for each 3-year search period of 
registration records and report, for each name	  20
6   Fee for a search of change of name records	  20
7   Fee for a certificate of
		birth	  20
		marriage	  20
		death	  20
		change of name	  20
8   Fee for certified copies of a registration record, or an 
extract from it, of
		birth	  20
		stillbirth	  20
		marriage	  20
		death	  20
9   Fee for a certified copy of a medical or  
interim medical certificate of death or  
stillbirth	  20
10   Fee for a genealogical search for each 3-year 
search period for a birth, stillbirth, marriage or 
death, including a copy of the registration 
record or an extract from it, for each name	  20
11   Fee for statistical reports for research purposes	500
12   Fee for additional copies of statistical reports, 
for each copy	100
13   Fee for reprint of an existing statistical report, 
for each reprint	100




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Alberta Regulation 13/2012
Feeder Associations Guarantee Act
FEEDER ASSOCIATIONS GUARANTEE REGULATION
Filed: January 26, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 1/2012) on 
January 20, 2012 pursuant to section 5 of the Feeder Associations Guarantee Act. 
Table of Contents
Interpretation
	1	Definitions
Administration
	2	Provincial Supervisor
	3	Authorized persons
Requirements for Guaranteed Loans
	4	Lenders
	5	Feeder association requirements
Operation of Feeder Associations
	6	Feeder Associations of Alberta Limited membership
	7	Board meetings
	8	Local supervisors and administrators
	9	Lender
	10	Bond
	11	Feeder membership requirements
Guaranteed Loans
	12	Approved projects
	13	Use of guaranteed loan proceeds
	14	Prohibitions
	15	Recreational use of livestock prohibited
	16	Identification of livestock
	17	Sale documentation
	18	Reporting requirements
Dealings Between a Feeder Association and its Members
	19	Member agreement
	20	Enforceability of obligations
	21	Due date
	22	Feeding arrangements
	23	Conditions for purchasing livestock
	24	Conditions for purchasing livestock from unlicensed person
	25	Feeder association's security interest
	26	Release, waiver or subordination
	27	Sale of supplied livestock
	28	Notice of intent to sell or move supplied livestock
	29	Partial sale proceeds
	30	Advances
	31	Maximum amount of total monetary obligation
Security Deposit Accounts
	32	Security deposit account
	33	Security deposit
	34	Use of security deposit account
Appeals
	35	Appeal
Disclosure of Personal and Other Information
	36	Disclosure by Provincial Supervisor
Transitional, Repeal, Expiry and Coming Into Force
	37	Transitional
	38	Repeal
	39	Expiry
	40	Coming into force
Interpretation
Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Feeder Associations Guarantee Act;
	(b)	"active member", in respect of a partnership or a joint 
venture, means an individual who is a partner in the 
partnership or a member of the joint venture and who, on 
land in Alberta owned or leased by the partners or members, 
directly carries on the business of farming on behalf of and 
for the gain or reward of the partners or members;
	(c)	"active shareholder", in respect of a corporation, means an 
individual who is a shareholder of the corporation and who, 
on land in Alberta owned or leased by the corporation, 
directly carries on the business of farming on behalf of and 
for the gain or reward of the corporation;
	(d)	"administrator", in respect of a feeder association, means an 
administrator appointed under section 8(1) by the feeder 
association;
	(e)	"advance" means an advance of funds under section 30;
	(f)	"approved project" means a project approved under section 
12;
	(g)	"authorized person" means an inspector, auditor or other 
person appointed under section 3 to carry out the Minister's 
powers under section 9(1) of the Act;
	(h)	"due date" means the date by which
	(i)	payment must be made for livestock listed in a livestock 
supply form under a member agreement, or
	(ii)	an advance must be repaid;
	(i)	"feeder association" means, except in section 5, a feeder 
association as defined in section 1(a) of the Act that is the 
recipient of a guaranteed loan;
	(j)	"feeder member" means
	(i)	a person who holds a membership under section 11(1) 
in a feeder association, or
	(ii)	in the case of a joint membership, all the holders of a 
joint membership collectively; 
	(k)	"joint membership" means a membership referred to in 
section 11(3); 
	(l)	"livestock supply form" means a livestock supply form 
referred to in section 19(3); 
	(m)	"local supervisor", in respect of a feeder association, means a 
local supervisor appointed by that feeder association under 
section 8(1);
	(n)	"member agreement" means an agreement referred to in 
section 19(1);
	(o)	"monetary obligation", in respect of a feeder member, means 
an amount owed by the feeder member under the member 
agreement;
	(p)	"overdue account" means a monetary obligation owed by a 
feeder member to a feeder association
	(i)	that has not been paid by the applicable due date,
	(ii)	for which the inventory of livestock on hand is less than 
the inventory indicated in the records of the feeder 
association, or
	(iii)	in respect of livestock whose fair market value is less 
than the amount the feeder member owes to the feeder 
association for the livestock; 
	(q)	"person" includes a partnership and a joint venture;
	(r)	"Provincial Supervisor" means the Provincial Supervisor 
designated under section 2(1); 
	(s)	"security deposit account" means an account referred to in 
section 7 of the Act;
	(t)	"security interest", except as provided in section 25, means 
an interest that is
	(i)	registered under the Personal Property Security Act or 
under personal property security legislation of another 
province or a territory of Canada, or
	(ii)	taken under section 427 of the Bank Act (Canada);  
	(u)	"sheep" means an animal of the species Ovis aries;
	(v)	"supply period" means a period of time during which 
livestock are supplied under one or more livestock supply 
forms that specify the same due date;
	(w)	"total monetary obligation", in respect of a feeder member, 
means the total amount owed by the feeder member under the 
member agreement, including the amount owed in respect of 
purchase costs of livestock supplied under all livestock 
supply forms, any advances and any applicable interest, 
insurance and administrative fees.
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(b) and (c) and section 11(1), 
involvement as an investor, shareholder, partner or member does not, 
by itself, constitute directly carrying on the business of farming.
Administration
Provincial Supervisor
2(1)  The Minister may designate an employee in the Department of 
Agriculture and Rural Development as the Provincial Supervisor.
(2)  Where a feeder association or a feeder member has failed to 
comply with a provision of the Act or this Regulation or an order of 
the Provincial Supervisor, or where the Provincial Supervisor 
considers it necessary in order to ensure compliance with the Act or 
this Regulation, the Provincial Supervisor may make an order in 
writing prohibiting or imposing terms and conditions respecting one or 
more of the following:
	(a)	the use by a feeder association of funds in its security deposit 
account;
	(b)	the supplying of livestock or the giving of advances, or both, 
by a feeder association to one or more specified feeder 
members.
(3)  Subject to subsection (4), an order under subsection (2)(a) or (b) is 
in effect
	(a)	for a period specified in the order, which must not exceed 12 
months, or 
	(b)	until an event specified in the order occurs.
(4)  The Provincial Supervisor may at any time vary or rescind a 
prohibition, term or condition imposed under subsection (2)(a) or (b) if 
the Provincial Supervisor is satisfied that the circumstances that led to 
its imposition have changed. 
(5)  The Provincial Supervisor may provide other feeder associations 
or Feeder Associations of Alberta Limited, or both, with a copy of any 
order made under subsection (2)(a) or (b).
(6)  No person is liable for any breach of a member agreement that 
results from following an order made under this section.
Authorized persons
3   The Minister may appoint employees in the Department of 
Agriculture and Rural Development as inspectors, auditors and other 
persons to carry out the Minister's powers under section 9(1) of the 
Act.
Requirements for Guaranteed Loans
Lenders
4   Guarantees may be given only to
	(a)	an Alberta branch office of a chartered bank that is subject to 
the Bank Act (Canada), 
	(b)	an Alberta branch office of a credit union established under 
legislation of a province or territory of Canada, or
	(c)	Alberta Treasury Branches.
Feeder association requirements
5(1)  In this section, "feeder association" means a feeder association as 
defined in section 1(a) of the Act.
(2)  A guarantee may be given in respect of a loan to a feeder 
association only if, at the time of giving the guarantee, the feeder 
association
	(a)	is incorporated under the Cooperatives Act, 
	(b)	is a member in good standing of Feeder Associations of 
Alberta Limited,
	(c)	has a local supervisor and an administrator, and
	(d)	is in compliance with the Act and this Regulation.
(3)  A guarantee must not be given in respect of a loan by one lender to 
a feeder association if the feeder association owes a guaranteed loan to 
any other lender.
Operation of Feeder Associations 
Feeder Associations of Alberta Limited membership 
6   A feeder association shall at all times maintain its membership in 
good standing with Feeder Associations of Alberta Limited.
Board meetings
7   The board of directors of a feeder association shall meet at least 4 
times in each year.
Local supervisors and administrators
8(1)   A feeder association shall appoint at least one local supervisor 
and at least one administrator and shall ensure that it has a local 
supervisor and an administrator at all times.
(2)  Before appointing an individual as a local supervisor or an 
administrator, the feeder association shall obtain the Provincial 
Supervisor's approval to appoint that individual.  
Lender
9    No feeder association shall owe guaranteed loans to more than one 
lender at a time.
Bond
10   Every person who has signing authority for a feeder association 
shall, before exercising that authority in respect of any use of proceeds 
of a guaranteed loan,
	(a)	be bonded for at least $100 000, or 
	(b)	have in place other security approved by the Provincial 
Supervisor.
Feeder membership requirements
11(1)  A feeder association may accept only the following as feeder 
members:  
	(a)	an individual who is 18 years of age or older and who
	(i)	owns or leases land in Alberta on which the individual 
directly carries on the business of farming for gain or 
reward, or
	(ii)	is an active shareholder of a corporation referred to in 
clause (b) or an active member of a partnership or joint 
venture referred to in clause (c);
	(b)	a corporation 
	(i)	that is registered in Alberta, and
	(ii)	that owns or leases land in Alberta on which one or 
more active shareholders of the corporation directly 
carry on the business of farming on behalf of and for the 
gain or reward of the corporation;
	(c)	a partnership or joint venture whose partners or members 
own or lease land in Alberta on which one or more active 
members of the partnership or joint venture directly carry on 
the business of farming on behalf of and for the gain or 
reward of the partners or members.
(2)  No person may hold a membership as a feeder member unless it is 
reasonably apparent from the person's conduct that the primary 
purpose for holding the membership is to enable the person to receive 
supplies of livestock under the Act and this Regulation for growing or 
finishing or both.
(3)  Subject to the articles and bylaws of the feeder association, 2 or 
more individuals who meet the qualifications set out in subsection 
(1)(a)(i) or (ii) may jointly hold a membership as a feeder member 
whether or not one or more of them also holds a feeder membership 
under subsection (1)(a)(i) or (ii) in the same feeder association.
(4)  No person shall be a feeder member of more than one feeder 
association at a time unless authorized in writing by the Provincial 
Supervisor.
(5)  Every person shall, before becoming a member of a feeder 
association,
	(a)	disclose in writing to the feeder association 
	(i)	every interest that the person holds in a corporation, 
partnership or joint venture that holds a membership in 
that or any other feeder association, and
	(ii)	each membership that the person holds, whether solely 
or jointly, in other feeder associations,
		and
	(b)	give written notice of the person's intention to enter into the 
member agreement to 
	(i)	any feeder associations of which the person is already a 
feeder member, and
	(ii)	any feeder associations of which a corporation, 
partnership or joint venture in which the person holds an 
interest is a feeder member.
Guaranteed Loans 
Approved projects
12   The Minister may, by order, on any terms and conditions the 
Minister considers appropriate, approve projects for research and 
development activities aimed at increasing the profitability of feeder 
associations and their members, including without limitation projects 
for developing or testing procedures respecting 
	(a)	the feeding of livestock, 
	(b)	the transportation, processing or marketing of livestock or 
livestock products, 
	(c)	the storage of livestock products, or
	(d)	the giving of advances.
Use of guaranteed loan proceeds
13   No feeder association shall use any portion of proceeds of a 
guaranteed loan for a purpose other than
	(a)	the purchase of livestock for supply to its feeder members for 
growing or finishing or both, 
	(b)	giving advances, 
	(c)	funding or participating in approved projects,
	(d)	the purchase of price insurance in respect of livestock 
referred to in clause (a) from the Agriculture Financial 
Services Corporation established by the Agriculture 
Financial Services Act or a similar entity approved by the 
Minister of Finance, or
	(e)	paying administrative costs, if any, associated with a purpose 
referred to in clause (a), (b) or (c).
Prohibitions 
14(1)  A feeder association shall not supply livestock purchased with 
proceeds of a guaranteed loan or give an advance to a feeder member 
that is the subject of an order under section 2(2) unless the supply or 
advance has first been authorized in writing by the Provincial 
Supervisor.
(2)  The Provincial Supervisor may give an authorization under 
subsection (1) on any terms and conditions the Provincial Supervisor 
considers appropriate.  
(3)  A feeder association shall not supply livestock purchased with 
proceeds of a guaranteed loan or give an advance to a feeder member if 
	(a)	the feeder association is or should reasonably be aware that 
the feeder member is in default in respect of an obligation 
under a member agreement, 
	(b)	the feeder association is or should reasonably be aware that 
the feeder member is in contravention of a provision of the 
Act or this Regulation,
	(c)	a local supervisor has advised the feeder association that, in 
the opinion of the local supervisor, 
	(i)	the feeder member cannot be adequately supervised, or
	(ii)	the feeder member does not have suitable feed and 
facilities for livestock feeding,
		or
	(d)	supplying the livestock or giving the advance would 
contravene an order of the Provincial Supervisor. 
Recreational use of livestock prohibited
15   Where livestock are purchased with proceeds of a guaranteed 
loan, no feeder association or feeder member shall use or permit the 
use of the livestock for roping, steer wrestling, cutting, team cattle 
penning, riding or any other sport or recreational purpose except in 
accordance with a written authorization issued to that feeder 
association or feeder member by the Minister.
Identification of livestock 
16(1)  In this section, "registered brand" means a brand registered 
under the Livestock Identification and Commerce Act.
(2)  A feeder association shall ensure that all cattle purchased by it 
with proceeds of a guaranteed loan
	(a)	are branded in a permanently legible manner with a 
registered brand incorporating the character >-< , 
commonly known as a split-end bar, or
	(b)	are identified in another manner approved by the Minister.
(3)  A feeder association shall not use proceeds of a guaranteed loan to 
make a payment for livestock until after a local supervisor has
	(a)	inspected the livestock to ensure that 
	(i)	the quantity and description of livestock conform to the 
information in the livestock supply form,
	(ii)	all cattle are branded or otherwise identified in 
accordance with subsection (2), and
	(iii)	all sheep are identified in a manner approved by the 
Minister, 
		and
	(b)	submitted to an administrator a verification of the inspection, 
including any information the administrator requests 
respecting it.  
Sale documentation
17(1)  In this section, "sale documentation" means
	(a)	a bill of sale that meets the requirements of subsection (3),
	(b) 	an invoice that meets the requirements of subsection (3), or
	(c) 	a settlement statement that meets the requirements of 
subsections (3) to (5).
(2)  Where a feeder association purchases livestock with proceeds of a 
guaranteed loan, the feeder association shall obtain sale documentation 
before making payment for the livestock.
(3)  Where a feeder association sells livestock purchased with proceeds 
of a guaranteed loan, the feeder association shall ensure that the sale 
transaction is documented by a written bill of sale, invoice or 
settlement statement that sets out
	(a)	the date of the sale transaction,
	(b)	the names and addresses of the feeder association and the 
purchaser,
	(c)	a description of the livestock that includes the kind, colour 
and number of head of livestock sold,
	(d)	a description and the location of any brands or other 
identifiers referred to in section 16(3)(a),
	(e)	if the livestock is sold by weight, the weight of the livestock 
sold,
	(f)	the purchase price, the deductions from the purchase price 
and the sale proceeds, and
	(g)	any other information required by the Minister.
(4)  Where a sale transaction referred to in subsection (3) is 
documented by a settlement statement, the settlement statement must 
also identify
	(a)	the name and address of the person issuing the settlement 
statement,
	(b)	any unique codes on the documentation under which the 
livestock is transported or driven, and
	(c)	if the livestock was transported or driven into Alberta for the 
sale, the jurisdiction from which the livestock originated.
(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (3)(b), if a livestock dealer or 
livestock dealer's agent issues a settlement statement, the settlement 
statement may solely identify
	(a)	the feeder association as owner, on the purchaser's copy, and
	(b)	the purchaser, on the feeder association's copy,
by a unique code assigned by the livestock dealer or livestock dealer's 
agent.
(6)  Where a feeder association uses proceeds of a guaranteed loan to 
purchase livestock or sells livestock that it purchased with proceeds of 
a guaranteed loan, the feeder association shall keep the original or a 
copy of the sale documentation for at least 7 years after the due date 
applicable to the livestock.
Reporting requirements
18(1)  The administrator of a feeder association shall submit to the 
Provincial Supervisor, in the form and at the times required by the 
Provincial Supervisor,
	(a)	a statement setting out the details of livestock purchases 
made by the feeder association with proceeds of guaranteed 
loans and including copies of all member agreements, 
promissory notes relating to livestock purchases and 
livestock supply forms,
	(b)	documentation proving the identity of the feeder 
association's feeder members,
	(c)	a statement setting out the details of guaranteed loan balances 
and activity, 
	(d)	a statement of advances,
	(e)	a report respecting its security deposit account,
	(f)	a detailed list of any overdue accounts, and
	(g)	any other information requested by the Provincial Supervisor. 
(2)  The Provincial Supervisor is authorized to collect any personal 
information that is included in a statement, copy, document, report or 
list required to be submitted under subsection (1)(a) to (f) or in any 
other information required to be submitted under subsection (1)(g) if 
the personal information is reasonably required for the purposes of 
administering this Regulation.
(3)  The books and records of a feeder association must be available 
for inspection at all reasonable times by the Provincial Supervisor, the 
Minister or an authorized person. 
Dealings Between a Feeder  
Association and its Members
Member agreement
19(1)  Before supplying a feeder member with livestock purchased 
with proceeds of a guaranteed loan, a feeder association shall enter into 
a member agreement with the feeder member.  
(2)  A feeder member shall execute a promissory note respecting each 
supply of livestock and each advance to the feeder member before the 
supply or advance is made.
(3)  Each supply of livestock purchased with proceeds of a guaranteed 
loan must be described in a livestock supply form that
	(a)	sets out the number and type of livestock being supplied, the 
due date applicable to the livestock and the cost being 
charged to the feeder member for the livestock, and 
	(b)	is executed before the livestock are paid for.
(4)  Member agreements, promissory notes and livestock supply forms 
must be in forms approved by the Minister.
Enforceability of obligations 
20   A failure by a feeder association or any of its feeder members to 
comply with the Act, this Regulation or an order of the Provincial 
Supervisor does not give rise to any defence or right of set-off with 
respect to, or otherwise affect the enforceability of, a feeder member's 
obligations under a member agreement.
Due date
21(1)  In this section, "feeder cows" means female cattle over the age 
of 2 years that are supplied or intended to be supplied to a feeder 
member under a member agreement.
(2)  Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the due date applicable to 
livestock must not be more than
	(a)	120 days, if the livestock are feeder cows, or
	(b)	one year, in any other case,
after the date on which the livestock are supplied to the feeder 
member.
(3)  Subject to subsection (4), a feeder association may, at the request 
of a feeder member, agree in writing to extend a due date for a period 
not exceeding 3 months.
(4)  A feeder association shall not allow a feeder member to have more 
than 4 supply periods at any one time.
(5)  Before a feeder association
	(a) 	uses proceeds of a guaranteed loan to purchase livestock for 
supply to a feeder member, or
	(b) 	gives an advance to a feeder member
that already has one or more unexpired supply periods, the feeder 
association and the feeder member shall agree on the due date 
applicable to the livestock or the advance.
(6)	 A feeder member shall identify and differentiate cattle that are 
subject to one supply period from cattle that are subject to any other 
supply period by using
	(a)	different branding locations,
	(b)	the combination of the same branding location and the 
specific sex of the livestock, or 
	(c)	another method of identification approved by the Minister.
(7)  A feeder member shall use a method of identification approved by 
the Minister to identify and differentiate livestock, other than cattle, 
that are subject to one supply period from those that are subject to any 
other supply period.
(8)  No person shall substitute or attempt to substitute an animal that is 
subject to one supply period for an animal that is subject to a different 
supply period.
Feeding arrangements
22   No person shall allow livestock purchased with proceeds of a 
guaranteed loan to be fed under any arrangement to which the Animal 
Keepers Act applies unless an agreement in a form approved by the 
Minister has first been entered into by
	(a)	the feeder member to whom the livestock were supplied,
	(b)	the animal keeper, and
	(c)	the feeder association that supplied the livestock
and has been filed with the feeder association's administrator.
Conditions for purchasing livestock 
23   A feeder association may use proceeds of a guaranteed loan to 
purchase livestock only if
	(a)	the purchase price of the livestock does not exceed
	(i)	100% of the fair market value of the livestock as 
estimated by the local supervisor at the time of 
purchase, or
	(ii)	if the livestock have been weighed and appraised by a 
qualified appraiser, 100% of the appraised value of the 
livestock at the time of purchase, 
	(b)	the inspection requirements under Part 2 of the Livestock 
Identification and Commerce Act have been complied with, 
where those requirements apply to the sale, or a form of 
inspection approved by the Minister has been carried out 
where those requirements do not apply,
	(c)	a declaration respecting security interests in the livestock has 
been provided to the feeder association
	(i)	under section 15 of the Livestock Identification and 
Commerce Act, where that section applies to the sale, or
	(ii)	in a form approved by the Minister, where section 15 of 
the Livestock Identification and Commerce Act does not 
apply, including where a feeder member is the seller of 
the livestock, 
		and	
	(d)	before the purchase is made, any person holding a security 
interest in the livestock or in any other collateral in which the 
feeder association holds a security interest under a member 
agreement has released or waived the person's security 
interest or has subordinated it in favour of the feeder 
association's security interest.
Conditions for purchasing livestock from unlicensed person
24   A feeder association shall not use proceeds of a guaranteed loan to 
purchase livestock from any person other than a person licensed as a 
livestock dealer or a livestock dealer's agent under the Livestock 
Identification and Commerce Act unless, before the purchase is made, 
any person holding a security interest in the livestock or in any other 
collateral in which the feeder association holds a security interest 
under a member agreement has released or waived the person's 
security interest or has subordinated it in favour of the feeder 
association's security interest.
Feeder association's security interest
25   Sections 23(d) and 24 apply whether the feeder association's 
security interest is registered or unregistered.
Release, waiver or subordination
26   For the purposes of sections 23(d) and 24, a release, waiver or 
subordination must be given in a form and manner approved by the 
Minister.
Sale of supplied livestock
27(1)  A feeder member
	(a)	has no ownership interest in livestock that a feeder 
association purchases with proceeds of a guaranteed loan and 
supplies to the feeder member, and
	(b)	shall not purport to pledge or give security in the livestock 
until all the feeder member's obligations in respect of the 
livestock are satisfied under the member agreement.
(2)  No person shall sell
	(a)	livestock referred to in subsection (1), or 
	(b)	any product of livestock referred to in subsection (1)
except on behalf of and in the name of the feeder association and in a 
manner that makes the entirety of the sale proceeds payable to the 
feeder association.
Notice of intent to sell or move supplied livestock
28   A feeder member shall notify a local supervisor before making 
arrangements for the sale or movement of livestock supplied under a 
member agreement.
Partial sale proceeds
29(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"proportionate amount of the supply obligation" means a 
portion of the supply obligation that bears the same 
proportion to the whole supply obligation as the number of 
livestock sold bears to the number of livestock supplied in 
that supply period;
	(b)	"supply obligation" means the total amount of money a 
feeder member is liable to pay the feeder association on the 
due date for the supply period during which livestock 
referred to in subsection (2) were supplied.
(2)  Where some but not all of the livestock that are subject to a single 
supply period are sold by a feeder association on account of a feeder 
member, the feeder association may, in its discretion but subject to 
subsection (3), pay to the feeder member a portion of the sale 
proceeds.
(3)  Before any proceeds from a sale referred to in subsection (2) may 
be paid to the feeder member,
	(a)	the feeder member must pay, or a sufficient portion of the 
sale proceeds must be used to pay, a proportionate amount of 
the supply obligation, 
	(b)	if the fair market value, as determined by the local 
supervisor, of the remaining livestock to which that supply 
period applies is less than the supply obligation remaining 
after clause (a) is complied with, then a sufficient portion of 
the proceeds must be applied to reduce the remainder of the 
supply obligation to an amount not exceeding the fair market 
value, and
	(c)	at least 20% of any sale proceeds remaining after clauses (a) 
and (b) are complied with must be applied to reduce or 
discharge the remainder, if any, of the supply obligation.
Advances
30(1)  A feeder association may, in its discretion but subject to 
subsection (2), advance funds to a feeder member if a local supervisor 
determines that the fair market value of livestock supplied to the feeder 
member under a member agreement has increased while the livestock 
have been in the feeder member's possession.
(2)  The amount of an advance given to a feeder member under 
subsection (1) must not exceed 50% of the increase in fair market 
value determined under that subsection.
Maximum amount of total monetary obligation 
31(1)  No feeder association shall supply livestock to a feeder member 
if the feeder member's total monetary obligation, excluding advances, 
exceeds
	(a)	in the case of an individual,
	(i)	$500 000, if the individual has been a feeder member of 
the feeder 	association for at least 6 months and has paid 
all amounts due for livestock purchases in at least one 
supply period under the member agreement, and
	(ii)	$100 000, in any other case, 
	(b)	in the case of a joint membership, 
	(i)	$500 000, if all the holders of the joint membership 
have been feeder members or holders of a joint 
membership in the feeder association for at least 6 
months and have paid all amounts due for livestock 
purchases in at least one supply period under the 
member agreement, and
	(ii)	$100 000, in any other case, 
		and
	(c)	in the case of a corporation, partnership or joint venture, the 
amount allocated under subsection (2) or (3) by its active 
shareholders or active members, to a maximum of 
$3 000 000.
(2)  An individual who is a feeder member may, in writing, allocate 
some or all of the maximum amount applicable to that individual under 
subsection (1)(a)(i) or (ii) or subsection (8)(a), (b) or (c) to
	(a)	a corporation that is a feeder member of the same feeder 
association, if the individual is an active shareholder of the 
corporation,
	(b)	a partnership or joint venture that is a feeder member of the 
same feeder association, if the individual is an active member 
of the partnership or joint venture, or
	(c)	a combination of more than one corporation, partnership or 
joint venture referred to in clause (a) or (b). 
(3)  The holders of a joint membership may, in writing, allocate some 
or all of the maximum amount applicable to the joint membership 
under subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii) to 
	(a)	a corporation that is a feeder member of the same feeder 
association, if all of the holders of the joint membership are 
active shareholders of the corporation,
	(b)	a partnership or joint venture that is a feeder member of the 
same feeder association, if all of the holders of the joint 
membership are active members of the partnership or joint 
venture, or
	(c)	a combination of more than one corporation, partnership or 
joint venture referred to in clause (a) or (b).
(4)  Where an individual referred to in subsection (2) has a monetary 
obligation as a feeder member in his or her individual capacity, the 
maximum amount that the individual may allocate under that 
subsection to corporations, partnerships or joint ventures is reduced by 
the amount of the individual's monetary obligation.
(5)  Where one or more of the holders of a joint membership referred 
to in subsection (3) has a monetary obligation as a feeder member in 
his or her individual capacity, the maximum amount that the holders 
may allocate under that subsection to corporations, partnerships or 
joint ventures is reduced by the amount of the holders' individual 
monetary obligations.
(6)  Where an individual allocates an amount under subsection (2) to a 
corporation, partnership or joint venture, 
	(a)	the maximum amount that would otherwise apply to that 
individual under subsection (1)(a)(i) or (ii) or (8)(a), (b)  or 
(c), and
	(b) 	the maximum amount that the individual may allocate to 
other corporations, partnerships or joint ventures under 
subsection (2) 
are reduced to the extent of the allocation.
(7)  Where the holders of a joint membership allocate an amount under 
subsection (3) to a corporation, partnership or joint venture,
	(a)		the maximum amount that would otherwise apply to the joint 
membership under subsection (1)(b)(i) or (ii) or (8)(a), (b) or 
(c), and
	(b)	the maximum amount that the holders may allocate to other 
corporations, partnerships or joint ventures under subsection 
(3)
are reduced to the extent of the allocation.
(8)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a), (b) and (c),
	(a)	the board of directors of a feeder association may set lower 
maximum amounts to apply to one or more feeder members,
	(b)	the Minister may, by order, at the request of a feeder 
association, on any terms and conditions the Minister 
considers appropriate, set a maximum amount that is higher 
than $3 000 000 for a specified corporation, partnership or 
joint venture if the Minister is satisfied that appropriate 
measures are in place to manage the risks associated with the 
higher amount, and
	(c)	the Minister may, by order, on any terms and conditions the 
Minister considers appropriate, vary the maximum amount 
applicable to one or more specified feeder members of a 
feeder association that funds or participates in an approved 
project.
(9)  Notwithstanding that a feeder member is authorized under section 
11(4) to hold a membership in more than one feeder association, the 
maximum amount that the feeder member may owe at one time to all 
the feeder associations is the maximum amount applicable to the 
feeder member under subsection (1)(a), (b) or (c) or subsection (8)(a), 
(b) or (c).
Security Deposit Accounts
Security deposit account
32(1)  A feeder association shall maintain a security deposit account 
with the lender. 
(2)  A feeder association
	(a)	shall maintain its security deposit account separately from 
any other accounts, and 
	(b)	shall not use the funds in its security deposit account except 
in accordance with section 33(4) or 34(1).
Security deposit
33(1)  On or before being supplied with livestock purchased with 
proceeds of a guaranteed loan or being given an advance, a feeder 
member shall pay to the feeder association an amount sufficient to 
ensure that the feeder association has on deposit on account of the 
feeder member at least 5% of the feeder member's total monetary 
obligation excluding interest.
(2)  The feeder association shall deposit all funds provided under 
subsection (1) into its security deposit account.
(3)  Subject to subsection (4) and section 34(2)(b), a feeder association 
shall hold funds provided by a feeder member under subsection (1) as 
a security deposit on account of the feeder member.  
(4)  Subject to subsection (5), a feeder association
	(a)	may return to a feeder member the balance of funds held on 
account of the feeder member, and
	(b)	shall return the balance of funds referred to in clause (a) if 
the feeder member withdraws from membership or if the 
feeder member's membership is terminated.
(5)  Funds must not be returned to a feeder member under subsection 
(4)
	(a)	until at least 3 months after the date the feeder member 
finishes discharging its obligations under the member 
agreement, and
	(b)	at any time while any feeder member has an overdue account 
with the feeder association. 
(6)  For the purposes of subsection (4), the balance of funds held on 
account of a feeder member does not include any funds taken and used 
under section 34(2)(b).
Use of security deposit account
34(1)  A feeder association shall, unless authorized under subsection 
(4) to carry the debt, use funds from its security deposit account to pay 
any debt that the feeder association owes a lender in respect of 
	(a)	livestock for which a feeder member owes the feeder 
association an overdue account, or
	(b)	an advance to a feeder member, the repayment of which is 
overdue,
and that the feeder association would otherwise be unable to pay.
(2)  In using funds under subsection (1) from its security deposit 
account, a feeder association shall 
	(a)	first apply to the debt any funds held on account of the feeder 
member that owes the overdue account, and
	(b)	if the funds held on account of the feeder member that owes 
the overdue account are insufficient to fully discharge the 
debt, apply funds taken on a pro rata basis from the funds 
held on account of each other feeder member to pay the 
remainder of the debt.
(3)  If funds held on account of a feeder member are used under 
subsection (2)(b), the feeder association shall, before making another 
supply of livestock to the feeder member, require the feeder member to 
contribute an amount sufficient to restore the 5% required under 
section 33(1).
(4)  The Provincial Supervisor may, in writing, authorize a feeder 
association to carry a debt with a lender in respect of an overdue 
account under a specified member agreement.  
Appeals
Appeal
35(1)  A feeder association may appeal to the Minister from any order 
made by the Provincial Supervisor under section 2(2)(a) or (b).
(2)  A feeder member that is specified in an order made under section 
2(2)(b) may appeal to the Minister from the order.
(3)  The Minister shall appoint an appeal panel to hear an appeal under 
subsection (1) or (2). 
(4)  An appeal under subsection (1) or (2) must be heard within 30 
days after the day on which it is made.
(5)  On hearing an appeal, an appeal panel may confirm the decision 
appealed or may do either or both of the following:
	(a)	reverse or vary any order appealed from;
	(b)	order the Provincial Supervisor to take specified actions to 
reverse or ameliorate the effect of any order appealed from.
(6)  The decision of an appeal panel on an appeal is final.
Disclosure of Personal and Other Information
Disclosure by Provincial Supervisor
36(1)  The Provincial Supervisor may disclose the following 
information to one or more feeder associations, to Feeder Association 
of Alberta Limited or to any or all of them:
	(a)	information identifying a person as a feeder member;
	(b)	information about a feeder member's performance or 
non-performance of obligations under a member agreement;
	(c)	information about any failure by a feeder member to comply 
with this Regulation or with an order of the Provincial 
Supervisor;
	(d)	any other information reasonably required for the purposes of 
administering this Regulation.
(2)  The Provincial Supervisor may disclose any information, including 
personal information in respect of one or more feeder members, to a 
lender if the information is reasonably required for the purposes of 
administering a guaranteed loan.
Transitional, Repeal, Expiry 
and Coming into Force
Transitional
37(1)  In this section, "former Regulation" means the Feeder 
Associations Guarantee Regulation (AR 75/98).
(2)  Notwithstanding section 38, where a feeder agreement that was 
entered into under the former Regulation is subsisting on the coming 
into force of this Regulation, 
	(a)	the membership requirements in section 11 of this Regulation 
do not apply to the feeder in respect of the feeder agreement, 
and the membership requirements in the former Regulation 
continue to apply to the feeder in respect of the feeder 
agreement, and 
	(b)	this Regulation does not apply in respect of the rights and 
obligations of the parties under the feeder agreement, and the 
former Regulation continues to apply in respect of those 
rights and obligations.
Repeal
38   The Feeder Associations Guarantee Regulation (AR 75/98) is 
repealed.
Expiry
39   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be passed 
in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation 
expires on August 31, 2016.
Coming into force
40   This Regulation comes into force on February 1, 2012.



Alberta Regulation 14/2012
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 26, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 24/2012) 
on January 20, 2012 pursuant to sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government 
Organization Act. 
1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility 
Regulation (AR 205/2011) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (4):


(5)  The responsibility for that part of the public service associated 
with the part of the appropriation transferred under subsection (6) is 
transferred to the President of the Executive Council.
(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 5.1, Assistant Deputy Minister's 
Office, of Program 5, Financial Sector and Pensions, related to 
program support activities related to element 6.1, Regulatory Review 
Secretariat, of Program 6 Enterprise, of the 2011-12 Government 
appropriation for Finance and Enterprise, is transferred to the 
President of the Executive Council.

3   Section 8 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (9):
(9.1)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 2.1, Program Support and 
Delivery, of Program 2, Employment, related to Program 5, Office 
of Statistics and Information, of the 2011-12 Government 
appropriation for Employment and Immigration is transferred from 
the Minister of Human Services to the Minister of Finance.

4   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  The Minister of Health and Wellness is designated as the 
Minister responsible for the Health Quality Council of Alberta 
Act.
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "subsection (6)" and 
substituting "subsections (6) and (7)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(7)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of element 1.5, Cabinet Policy Committee on Health, of 
Program 1, Ministry Support Services, of the 2011-12 
Government appropriation for Seniors and Community Supports 
is transferred from the Minister of Seniors to the Minister of 
Health and Wellness.

5   Section 10 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (1.1):
(1.2)  The Minister of Human Services is designated as the 
Minister responsible for the Child and Youth Advocate Act.
	(b)	in subsection (4) by striking out "subsections (5), (6), 
(7) and (8)" and substituting "subsections (5), (6), (7), 
(7.1) and (8)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (7):
(7.1)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 1.3, Communications, of 
Program 1, Ministry Support Services, related to elements 3.1, 
Divisional Support, 3.2, Homeless Support Program Delivery, 
3.3, Alberta Secretariat for Action on Homelessness, 3.4, 
Emergency/Transitional Shelter Support and 3.5, Outreach 
Support Services, of Program 3, Homeless Support and Land 
Development, of the 2011-12 Government appropriation for 
Housing and Urban Affairs is transferred from the Minister of 
Municipal Affairs to the Minister of Human Services.

6   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(tt);
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "subsection (4)" and 
substituting "subsections (4) and (5)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 3.1, Program Support, of 
Program 3, Community and Voluntary Support Services, related 
to element 3.7, Assistance to the Human Rights Education and 
Multiculturalism Fund, of the 2011-12 Government 
appropriation for Culture and Community Spirit is transferred 
from the Minister of Culture and Community Services to the 
Minister of Justice and Attorney General.

7   Section 17 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "Fisheries Act" and 
substituting "Fisheries (Alberta) Act";
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (b) and (d);
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "subsections (4) and 
(5)" and substituting "subsections (4), (5) and (6)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (5):
(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 3.3, Parks Operations, of 
Program 3, Parks, related to enforcement activities of the 
2011-12 Government appropriation for Tourism, Parks and 
Recreation is transferred to the Solicitor General and Minister of 
Public Security.

8   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by repealing clause (f) and 
substituting the following:
	(f)	Forests Act;
	(b)	in subsection (8) by striking out "Subject to section 
17(2)(d) of this Regulation, the" and substituting "The";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (9):
(10)  The responsibility for that part of the public service 
associated with the part of the appropriation transferred under 
subsection (11) is transferred from the Solicitor General and 
Minister of Public Security to the Minister of Sustainable 
Resource Development.
(11)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that part of element 5.3, Enforcement, of Program 5, 
Fish and Wildlife, related to research grants, policy development 
and fish and wildlife program support activities, of the 2011-12 
Government appropriation for Sustainable Resource 
Development is transferred from the Solicitor General and 
Minister of Public Safety to the Minister of Sustainable Resource 
Development.

9   Section 19 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  The responsibility for that part of the public service associated 
with the part of the appropriation transferred under subsection (5) is 
transferred from the Minister of Environment and Water to the 
Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of element 1.2, Cabinet Policy Committee on Resources and 
the Environment, of Program 1, Ministry Support Services, of the 
2011-12 Government appropriation for Environment is transferred 
from the Minister of Environment and Water to the Minister of 
Tourism, Parks and Recreation.

10   Section 20 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  The responsibility for that part of the public service associated 
with the part of the appropriation transferred under subsection (5) is 
transferred from the Solicitor General and Minister of Public 
Security to the Minister of Transportation.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of element 2.4, Transportation Safety 
Services, of Program 2, Provincial Highway Systems and Safety, 
related to the Dangerous Goods Vehicle and Rail Safety Branch, of 
the 2011-12 Government appropriation for Transportation is 
transferred from the Solicitor General and Minister of Public 
Security to the Minister of Transportation.

11   Section 21 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (5) by striking out "subsection (6)" and 
substituting "subsections (6) and (6.1)";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(6.1)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of that portion of elements 1.3, Strategic and Business 
Services, and 1.4, Communications, of Program 1, Ministry 
Support Services, related to Program 6, Enterprise, except 
element 6.1, Regulatory Review Secretariat, of the 2011-12 
Government appropriation for Finance and Enterprise is 
transferred from the Minister of Finance to the President of 
Treasury Board and Enterprise.