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Alberta Regulation 42/2012
Livestock and Livestock Products Act
PURCHASE AND SALE OF EGGS AND PROCESSED EGG 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 7, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 
(M.O. 4/2012) on February 23, 2012 pursuant to section 1 of the Livestock and 
Livestock Products Act. 
1   The Purchase and Sale of Eggs and Processed Egg 
Regulation (AR 23/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in clause (b) by adding "or receives donated" after 
"buys";
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (d):
	(d.1)	"donate" means the giving of eggs to a person without 
the exchange of or expectation of any form of 
compensation in return;

3   Section 4(1) is amended by adding "donate, or offer to 
donate," after "sell,".

4   The following is added after section 4:
Destruction of eggs
4.1   The Director may order the destruction of eggs that in the 
Director's opinion have been exposed to Salmonella enteritidis or 
any other harmful bacteria or virus or that is otherwise not suitable 
for human consumption.

5   Section 13(1) is amended by striking out "section 35(7)" 
and substituting "section 4".



Alberta Regulation 43/2012
Fair Trading Act
DESIGNATION OF TRADES AND BUSINESSES 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 7, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 083/2012) 
on March 7, 2012 pursuant to section 103 of the Fair Trading Act. 
1   The Designation of Trades and Businesses Regulation 
(AR 178/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 4 is amended 


	(a)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  In this section, "employment agency business" means any 
of the following activities:
	(a)	securing or attempting to secure individuals in Alberta 
for employment;
	(b)	securing or attempting to secure employment in Alberta 
for individuals;
	(c)	evaluating or testing an individual, or arranging for an 
individual to be evaluated or tested, for skills or 
knowledge required for employment by an employer 
where the individual or the employment is located in 
Alberta;
	(d)	any activities specified under the Employment Agency 
Business Licensing Regulation as activities that 
constitute engaging in the employment agency business.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3)(a) and substituting the 
following:
	(a)	the activities of a school licensed under the Private 
Vocational Training Act with respect to securing or 
attempting to secure employment for students or 
graduates of the school,
	(a.1)	the activities of a
	(i)	public post-secondary institution, or
	(ii)	publicly funded private college,
		as defined in the Post-secondary Learning Act, with 
respect to securing or attempting to secure employment 
for students of the public post-secondary institution or 
publicly funded private college,
	(a.2)	the activities of an organization that is funded by 
government to assist individuals in securing 
employment,
	(a.3)	the activities of an employer with respect to securing or 
attempting to secure employees or evaluating or testing 
potential employees for skills or knowledge required for 
employment by the employer,
	(a.4)	the activities of an industry association with respect to 
securing or attempting to secure employees for its 
members, or evaluating or testing potential employees 
for skills or knowledge required for employment by its 
members, if
	(i)	the Minister has designated the industry 
association as an industry association to which this 
clause applies, and
	(ii)	no fee, reward or other compensation is directly or 
indirectly demanded or collected from the 
employees or potential employees or from another 
person on behalf of the employees or potential 
employees,
	(a.5)	the activities of a board or commission established 
under the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act with 
respect to securing or attempting to secure employees 
for producers under the plan administered by the board 
or commission under that Act, or evaluating or testing 
potential employees for skills or knowledge required for 
employment by producers under that plan, if no fee, 
reward or compensation is directly or indirectly 
demanded or collected from the employees or potential 
employees or from another person on behalf of the 
employees or potential employees,

3   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2012.



Alberta Regulation 44/2012
Corrections Act
DESIGNATED CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS AMENDMENT ORDER
Filed: March 8, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security 
(M.O. 01/2012) on February 29, 2012 pursuant to section 6(2) of the Corrections Act. 
1   The Designated Correctional Institutions Order 
(AR 252/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(h) is repealed.

3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2012.


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Alberta Regulation 45/2012
Fair Trading Act
EMPLOYMENT AGENCY BUSINESS LICENSING REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:005/2012) 
on February 29, 2012 pursuant to sections 105(1) and 139 of the Fair Trading Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Employment agency business licences
	3	Licence fee
	4	Term
	5	General Licensing and Security Regulation applies
	6	Security
	7	Operating names
	8	List of agents
	9	Records
	10	Agreements
	11	Offer of employment
	12	Fee prohibition
	13	Unfair practices
	14	Strikes and lockouts
	15	Prohibited representation
	16	Offences
	17	Transitional
	18	Consequential amendment
	19	Repeal
	20	Expiry
	21	Coming into force 
 
Schedule 
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Fair Trading Act;
	(b)	"employment agency business" means the business 
designated as the employment agency business under the 
Designation of Trades and Businesses Regulation 
(AR 178/99);
	(c)	"employment agency business operator" means a person who 
is engaged in the employment agency business, and includes 
any employee, representative or agent of the person;
	(d)	"employment agency business service" means an activity that 
constitutes the employment agency business;
	(e)	"licence" means an employment agency business licence
	(i)	in a class of licence established by section 2, or
	(ii)	continued by section 17;
	(f)	"person seeking employment" means 
	(i)	an individual for whom an employment agency business 
operator secures or attempts to secure employment, or
	(ii)	an individual who is evaluated or tested for skills or 
knowledge required for employment by an employer, 
where
	(A)	an employment agency business operator carries 
out the evaluation or testing or arranges for the 
evaluation or testing to be carried out, and
	(B)	the individual or the employment is in Alberta.
Employment agency business licences
2(1)  The following classes of employment agency business licence are 
established:
	(a)	national employment agency business licence;
	(b)	international employment agency business licence.
(2)  A national employment agency business licence authorizes the 
licensee to engage in the employment agency business with respect to 
	(a)	individuals in Alberta who are seeking or are being sought 
for employment in Alberta or another jurisdiction, or
	(b)	individuals in a jurisdiction in Canada, other than Alberta, 
who are seeking or are being sought for employment in 
Alberta.
(3)  An international employment agency business licence authorizes 
the licensee to engage in the employment agency business with respect 
to individuals in jurisdictions outside Canada who are seeking or are 
being sought for employment in Alberta.
(4)  A licensee may hold a licence in more than one class of licence.
(5)  No licensee shall engage in the employment agency business with 
respect to individuals referred to in subsection (2) or (3) unless the 
licensee holds a licence in the class of licence authorizing the licensee 
to engage in the employment agency business with respect to those 
individuals.
Licence fee
3  The fee for a licence or to renew a licence is $120.
Term
4   A licence expires on the last day of the 24th month after it is issued 
or renewed.
General Licensing and Security Regulation applies
5   The General Licensing and Security Regulation (AR 187/99) 
applies to the employment agency business.
Security
6(1)   The Director may, if the Director considers it appropriate, 
require an applicant for a licence or the renewal of a licence to submit 
to the Director a security that is in a form and in an amount approved 
by the Director.
(2)   The Director may, if the Director considers it appropriate, 
increase the amount of the security that is to be provided by a licensee 
before the term of the licence expires.
Operating names
7   A licensee shall use a name set out in its licence in carrying on or 
engaging in the employment agency business.
List of agents
8(1)  A licensee shall submit to the Director the name of any person, 
whether in Alberta or a jurisdiction outside Alberta, that the licensee 
intends to authorize to act as the licensee's agent in the employment 
agency business.
(2)  A licensee shall not authorize a person to act as the licensee's 
agent unless the person's name has been submitted to the Director 
under subsection (1).
Records
9(1)  In addition to the records required to be kept under section 
132(1) of the Act and under section 9 of the General Licensing and 
Security Regulation (AR 187/99), every licensee must create and 
maintain the following records:
	(a)	each agreement entered into with an employer that retains the 
licensee for the purpose of 
	(i)	seeking employees, or
	(ii)	evaluating or testing individuals for skills or knowledge 
required for employment;
	(b)	the name, phone number and postal address, and e-mail 
address, if any, of every employer for whom the licensee
	(i)	secures employees, or
	(ii)	evaluates or tests individuals, or arranges for individuals 
to be evaluated or tested, for skills or knowledge 
required for employment;
	(c)	each agreement entered into with a person seeking 
employment including, without limitation, any agreement 
referred to in section 10(1) or 12(2)(a);
	(d)	the name, phone number and postal address, and e-mail 
address, if any, of every individual 
	(i)	for whom employment is secured, or
	(ii)	who is evaluated or tested for skills or knowledge 
required by an employer;
	(e)	copies of all applications to governments or government 
agencies respecting a person seeking employment in respect 
of which the licensee receives any fee, reward or 
compensation, and copies of all decisions received from 
governments or government agencies in respect of those 
applications;
	(f)	copies of all correspondence sent to or received from 
employers or persons seeking employment, including, 
without limitation, notices under section 11.
(2)  A licensee and a former licensee shall maintain the records 
referred to in subsection (1) for at least 3 years after the records are 
created or received.
Agreements
10(1)  An employment agency business operator shall enter into an 
agreement that meets the requirements of subsection (3) with an 
individual before 
	(a)	securing employment for the individual, or
	(b)	evaluating or testing the individual, or arranging for the 
individual to be evaluated or tested, for skills or knowledge 
required for employment, where the individual or the 
employment is in Alberta.
(2)  An employment agency business operator shall enter into an 
agreement that meets the requirements of subsection (3) with an 
employer before securing an employee for the employer.
(3)  An employment agency business operator shall ensure that any 
agreement entered into by the employment agency business operator in 
accordance with subsection (1) or (2)
	(a)	is in writing and is signed by the parties to the agreement,
	(b)	sets out the services that are to be provided by the 
employment agency business operator under the agreement,
	(c)	sets out the respective responsibilities under the agreement of 
the employment agency business operator and the other 
parties to the agreement,
	(d)	includes a phone number and postal address, and e-mail 
address, if any, for the employment agency business operator 
and any agent that may act on behalf of the employment 
agency business operator under the agreement, and
	(e)	contains the statement set out in the Schedule respecting 
prohibited fees, in not less than 12-point bold face type.
(4)  If the statement respecting prohibited fees referred to in subsection 
(3)(e) is not printed on the front of the agreement, the employment 
agency business operator shall ensure that a notice is printed on the 
front of the agreement, in not less than 12-point bold face type, 
indicating where in the agreement the statement respecting prohibited 
fees is printed.
(5)  An employment agency business operator shall give a copy of an 
agreement entered into with an individual referred to in subsection (1) 
to the individual when the individual signs the agreement.
Offer of employment
11(1)  Where an employment agency business operator communicates 
an offer of employment to an individual or co-ordinates or arranges the 
communication of an offer of employment to an individual, the 
employment agency business operator shall give the individual a 
written notice that includes the following information:
	(a)	the job description;
	(b)	the terms of employment, if known;
	(c)	the phone number and postal address, and e-mail address, if 
any, of the employer.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the employer has communicated 
the offer of employment directly to the individual.
Fee prohibition
12(1)  No employment agency business operator shall directly or 
indirectly demand or collect a fee, reward or other compensation
	(a)	from an individual who is seeking employment or from 
another person on that individual's behalf,
	(b)	from an individual who is seeking information respecting 
employers seeking employees or from another person on that 
individual's behalf, 
	(c)	from an individual for securing or attempting to secure 
employment for the individual or providing the individual 
with information respecting any employer seeking employees 
or from another person on that individual's behalf, or
	(d)	from an individual for evaluating or testing the individual, or 
for arranging for the individual to be evaluated or tested, for 
skills or knowledge required for employment, where the 
individual or the employment is in Alberta, or from another 
person on that individual's behalf.
(2)  Nothing in subsection (1) prohibits an employment agency 
business operator from charging a fee for the provision of services to 
an individual that are not employment agency business services, 
including, without limitation, resume-writing services and job-skills 
training services, if
	(a)	the employment agency business operator and the person to 
whom the fee is charged have entered into a written 
agreement for the provision of the services that
	(i)	sets out the fee, and
	(ii)	is separate from any agreement between the individual 
to whom the services are provided and the employment 
agency business operator for the provision of 
employment agency business services to the individual,
	(b)	the individual to whom the services are provided is not 
required to access the services in order to access the 
employment agency business operator's employment agency 
business services, and
	(c)	the fee is reasonable.
(3)  Nothing in subsection (1) prohibits an employment agency 
business operator from recovering the cost of services provided to an 
individual by a third party if
	(a)	the services provided are not employment agency business 
services, 
	(b)	the individual to whom the services are provided is not 
required to access the services in order to access the 
employment agency business operator's employment agency 
business services,
	(c)	the person from whom the employment agency business 
operator recovers the costs and the individual to whom the 
services are provided
	(i)	are advised of the cost of the services in writing, and 
	(ii)	expressly consent to the provision of the services 
		before the services are provided,
	(d)	the employment agency business operator has paid the third 
party for the costs of the services, and
	(e)	the costs recovered do not exceed the amount paid by the 
employment agency business operator to the third party for 
the services.
(4)  The express consent of a person referred to in subsection (3)(c) 
must be in a verifiable form, such as in writing or recorded audio.
Unfair practices
13(1)  For the purposes of this section and for the purposes of 
applying the Act in respect of this section, "consumer" includes
	(a)	a person seeking employment, and
	(b)	an employer who
	(i)	is an individual, and
	(ii)	is seeking an employee to provide services with respect 
to the individual's personal, family or household 
matters.
(2)  It is an unfair practice for an employment agency business 
operator to do any of the following:
	(a)	exert undue pressure on or threaten or harass a consumer, a 
person related to a consumer or a member of a consumer's 
household;
	(b)	give false, misleading or deceptive information to a 
consumer with respect to matters relating to
	(i)	employment positions,
	(ii)	legal rights,
	(iii)	immigration, or
	(iv)	the general living or working conditions in Alberta;
	(c)	fail to ensure that separate agreements are entered into with a 
person seeking employment for services offered by the 
employment agency business operator that are not 
employment agency business services, including, without 
limitation, resume-writing services and job-skills training 
services;
	(d)	require a person seeking employment to provide a deposit, 
security or bond;
	(e)	directly or indirectly demand or collect a fee, reward or other 
compensation in contravention of section 12.
Strikes and lockouts
14   When a legal strike or lockout is in progress, no employment 
agency business operator shall knowingly
	(a)	send or assist in sending any person, or
	(b)	cause any person to be sent
to take employment in place of an employee who is on strike or locked 
out without informing the person of the existence of the strike or 
lockout.
Prohibited representation
15(1)  An employment agency business operator shall not represent, 
expressly or by implication, that an employment agency business 
licence is an endorsement or approval of the employment agency 
business operator by the Government of Alberta.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not preclude an employment agency business 
operator from representing that the employment agency business 
operator is licensed under this Regulation.
Offences
16   For the purposes of section 162 of the Act, a contravention of 
section 2(5), 7, 8, 10, 11(1), 12(1), 13(2), 14 or 15(1) is designated as 
an offence.
Transitional
17(1)   An employment agency business licence under the 
Employment Agency Business Licensing Regulation (AR 189/99) that 
is in effect immediately before the coming into force of this section is 
continued under this Regulation until the employment agency business 
licence expires or is revoked.
(2)  Despite section 2(5), the holder of a licence referred to in 
subsection (1) may engage in the employment agency business with 
respect to individuals referred to in section 2(2) and (3) until the 
licence expires or is revoked.
Consequential amendment
18   The General Licensing and Security Regulation 
(AR 187/99) is amended in section 12(d.1) by striking out 
"or" at the end of subclause (v), adding "or" at the end of 
subclause (vi) and adding the following after subclause (vi):
	(vii)	a consumer within the meaning of section 13(1) of the 
Employment Agency Business Licensing Regulation;
Repeal
19   The Employment Agency Business Licensing Regulation 
(AR 189/99) is repealed.
Expiry
20   For the purposes of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on November 1, 2016.
Coming into force 
21   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2012.
Schedule 
 
Fee Prohibition
Section 12 of the Employment Agency Business Licensing Regulation 
prohibits an employment agency business operator from directly or 
indirectly demanding or collecting a fee, reward or other compensation
	(a)	from an individual who is seeking employment or from 
another person on that individual's behalf,
	(b)	from an individual who is seeking information respecting 
employers seeking employees or from another person on that 
individual's behalf,
	(c)	from an individual for securing or attempting to secure 
employment for the individual or providing the individual 
with information respecting any employer seeking employees 
or from another person on that individual's behalf, or
	(d)	from an individual for evaluating or testing the individual, or 
arranging for the individual to be evaluated or tested, for 
skills or knowledge required for employment, where the 
individual or employment is in Alberta, or from another 
person on that individual's behalf.


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Alberta Regulation 46/2012
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA MILK PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 084/2012) 
on March 8, 2012 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act. 
1   The Alberta Milk Plan Regulation (AR 150/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in clause (k) by striking out "district or";
	(b)	in clause (l) by adding "or appointed" after "whether 
elected";
	(c)	by repealing clause (m);
	(d)	in clause (v)
	(i)	by adding "receives or" after "any person who";
	(ii)	by adding ", or both," after "or dairy products";
	(e)	in clause (y) by striking out "and farm-separated 
cream";
	(f)	in clause (z) by striking out "raw milk and 
farm-separated cream" and substituting "milk".

3   Section 2 is amended by striking out "Raw milk, 
farm-separated cream" and substituting "Milk".

4   Section 9(2)(d) is amended by striking out "and prescribing 
the conditions and procedures applicable to the transfer of quotas, if 
any, that Alberta Milk considers appropriate".

5   Section 12(1) is amended by striking out "The delegates" 
and substituting "The directors and delegates".

6   Section 15(d) is amended by striking out "district" and 
substituting "region".

7   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "4 regions" and 
substituting "3 regions";
	(b)	by repealing subsections (3) and (4).

8   Section 19(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  The number of delegates to represent each region is as follows:
	(a)	for the North Region, 11 delegates;
	(b)	for the Central Region, 11 delegates;
	(c)	for the South Region, 8 delegates.

9   Section 23 is amended
	(a)	by adding "and" at the end of clause (a);
	(b)	by striking out "and" at the end of clause (b);
	(c)	by repealing clause (c).

10   Section 24 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Election of delegates
24(1)  At each region's annual region meeting or meetings, 
the licensed producers in the region are to elect delegates to 
represent the licensed producers assigned to that region in 
accordance with section 19(2).
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "for a district" and 
substituting "for a region";
	(c)	in subsection (3) 
	(i)	by striking out "for a district" and substituting 
"for a region";
	(ii)	by striking out "in that district" and substituting 
"in that region";
	(iii)	by striking out "for that district" and substituting 
"for that region".

11   Section 27(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "from that district" and substituting 
"from that region";
	(b)	by striking out "for that district" and substituting "for 
that region". 

12   Section 29(2)(b) is amended by striking out "for each 
district in the region" and substituting "for that region".

13   Section 34 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "8 region directors" and 
substituting "6 region directors";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "3 directors" and 
substituting "5 directors".

14   Section 37 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Election of directors at large
37(1)  At each annual meeting, the region delegates must 
elect from among themselves directors at large and do so in 
accordance with the terms of office, removal, vacancy and 
transitional provisions of this plan.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (4).

15   Section 41 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Directors' meetings
41(1)  The board of directors shall hold meetings of the board of 
directors at least 4 times each year.
(2)  In addition to the meetings required under subsection (1), the 
board of directors may, at the call of the chair or of not fewer than 3 
directors, conduct meetings of the board of directors.

16   Section 44(1) is amended by adding "for the unexpired 
portion of the term" after "to fill that vacancy".

17   Section 46(1) is amended
	(a)	by adding ", e-mail or facsimile" after "by ordinary mail";
	(b)	by adding "or in accordance with the contact information" 
after "at the latest address".

18   Section 48 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(b) 
	(i)	by striking out "district delegates" and 
substituting "delegates";
	(ii)	by striking out "for the district" and substituting 
"for the region";
	(b)	in subsection (2) 
	(i)	by striking out "district delegate" and substituting 
"delegate";
	(ii)	by striking out "within the district" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "within the region";
	(c)	in subsection (3) by striking out "district or" 
wherever it occurs;
	(d)	in subsection (4) by striking out "district or" 
wherever it occurs;
	(e)	in subsection (5) by striking out "district or" 
wherever it occurs;
	(f)	in subsection (6) by striking out "a district within".

19   Section 49 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "for the district" and 
substituting "for the region";
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "district or".

20   Section 51 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Nominations
51   Nomination forms for candidates for election as delegates at 
region meetings must
	(a)	be signed by at least 2 licensed producers who carry on 
production of the regulated product in that region,
	(b)	be signed by the candidate,
	(c)	contain an acknowledgement by the candidate that the 
candidate has reviewed the policies of Alberta Milk with 
respect to the responsibilities and conduct of delegates and 
directors and that the candidate undertakes to comply with 
those policies in the event that the candidate is elected, and
	(d)	be delivered to the returning officer not less than 45 days 
prior to the first region meeting at which the candidate is 
seeking election as a delegate.

21   Section 58 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Controverted elections
58(1)  A licensed producer may, within 15 days of an 
election, apply to the Council in writing to have the 
election of a delegate declared invalid on one or more of 
the following grounds:
	(a)	the eligibility of a delegate candidate;
	(b)	the eligibility of a voter;
	(c)	a matter relating to a ballot or the tabulation of 
ballots;
	(d)	an irregularity with respect to the conduct of the 
election.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  If an application is received in accordance with subsection 
(1), the Council shall order a new election if in the opinion of the 
Council
	(a)	the candidate was not eligible, or
	(b)	the matter complained of materially affected the result 
of the election.

22   Section 61 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2014" 
and substituting "February 28, 2019".

23   The Schedule is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule
For the purposes of the Plan, the 3 regions are as follows:
1   North Region:
	(a)	all the lands north of Township Road 432 or an extension of 
it running from the western to the eastern boundary of the 
province;
	(b)	all urban areas within the area described in clause (a).
2   Central Region:
	(a)	all the lands south of Township Road 432 or an extension of 
it running from the western to the eastern boundary of the 
province, and all the lands north of Highway 1 from the 
western boundary of the province to the western municipal 
limits of the City of Calgary and from the eastern municipal 
limits of the City of Calgary to the western limit of Range 
Road 230, and all the lands north of Township Road 280 
from the eastern limit of Range road 230 to the eastern 
boundary of the province;
	(b)	the City of Calgary;
	(c)	all other urban areas within the area described in clause (a).
3   South Region:
	(a)	all the lands south of Highway 1 from the western boundary 
of the province to the western municipal limits of the City of 
Calgary and from the eastern municipal limits of the City of 
Calgary to the western limit of Range Road 230, excluding 
the City of Calgary, and all the lands south of Township 
Road 280 from the eastern limit of Range Road 230 to the 
eastern boundary of the province;
	(b)	all urban areas, except the City of Calgary, within the area 
described in clause (a).
Transitional matters
24(1)  On the coming into force of this Regulation, all licensed 
producers will be assigned to the regions in which they reside.
(2)  A delegate elected in the Northeast, Northwest or Central Regions, 
prior to the coming into force of this Regulation, will be assigned to 
the North or Central Region in which each delegate resides and the 
delegate continues to hold office until
	(a)	the person's term expires, or
	(b)	the person resigns from office,
whichever occurs first.
(3)  Following the 2012 annual region meeting, each of the North and 
Central Regions shall select 2 region directors from the 3 directors 
currently holding office.
(4)  At the 2012 annual general meeting, all delegates shall elect 3 
directors at large.
(5)  Immediately following the election of the 3 directors at large, the 
term for the 3 directors shall be 
	(a)	one position for a term of one year,
	(b)	one position for a term of 2 years, and
	(c)	one position for a term of 3 years,
as determined by a random draw.


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Alberta Regulation 47/2012
Municipal Government Act
IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 349 REVENUE SHARING REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 086/2012) 
on March 8, 2012 pursuant to section 603 of the Municipal Government Act. 
Revenue sharing
1   In addition to section 596(1) of the Municipal Government Act, the 
Minister may pay to one or more municipalities all or a portion of the 
taxes and other revenues collected on behalf of Improvement District 
No. 349, as the Minister may by order determine.
Application
2   This Regulation applies in respect of taxes and other revenue 
collected in 2012 and subsequent years.
Repeal
3   This Regulation is made under section 603(1) of the Act and is 
repealed in accordance with section 603(2) of the Act.


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Alberta Regulation 48/2012
Pipeline Act
PIPELINE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on March 
6, 2012 pursuant to section 3(1) of the Pipeline Act. 
1   The Pipeline Regulation (AR 91/2005) is amended by this 
Regulation.
2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by adding the following after clause (f):
	(f.1)	"Directive 038" means Directive 038: Noise 
Control;
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (g) to (i) and substituting 
the following:
	(g)	"Directive 056" means Directive 056: Energy 
Development Applications and Schedules;
	(h)	"Directive 060" means Directive 060: Upstream 
Petroleum Industry Flaring Directive;
	(i)	"Directive 071" means Directive 071: Emergency 
Preparedness and Response Requirements for the 
Upstream Petroleum Industry;
	(iii)	by adding the following after clause (i):
	(i.1)	"Directive 077" means Directive 077: Pipelines - 
Requirements and Reference Tools;
	(iv)	by repealing clause (p);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(6.1)  Where this Regulation refers to a directive by its number or 
title or both, the reference is to be considered as a reference to 
that directive as published by the Board and amended from time 
to time.

3   Section 1.2 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Compliance with Directives
1.2(1)   A licensee shall comply with the requirements of Directive 
077.
(2)  Subject to section 79(3), a licensee shall comply with the 
requirements of Directive 060.

4   Section 8 is amended by striking out "71" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "071".

5   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Emergency shutdown devices and check valves
13(1)  A licensee shall ensure that a pipeline conveying gas 
containing more than 10 moles of hydrogen sulphide gas per 
kilomole of natural gas, or any lesser hydrogen sulphide content that 
the Board stipulates in a particular case, is equipped with 
automatically actuated emergency shutdown devices or check 
valves. 
(2)  A licensee shall conduct an engineering assessment to define the 
pipeline operating conditions and the closure parameters of the 
automatically actuated emergency shutdown devices referred to in 
subsection (1) that will ensure the release volume used in calculating 
the emergency planning zone in the event of a pipeline break is as 
low as reasonably practicable.
(3)  A licensee shall ensure that the automatically actuated 
emergency shutdown devices or check valves referred to in 
subsection (1) and (2)
	(a)	isolate the pipeline into segments whose volumes are in 
accordance with those specified in the licence application, 
and
	(b)	automatically close as defined by the engineering assessment 
required in subsection (2) if a pipeline break occurs.
(4)  A licensee shall ensure that the automatically actuated 
emergency shutdown device referred to in subsection (1)
	(a)	closes on the failure of any control or operating component,
	(b)	remains closed once the device has closed due to actuation or 
failure, and
	(c)	requires on-site human intervention to reopen once it has 
closed unless it was closed due to a planned pipeline 
shutdown.
(5)  A licensee shall not allow the pipeline or the automatically 
actuated emergency shutdown devices to operate outside of the 
conditions defined within the engineering assessment conducted 
under subsection (2).
(6)  If the licensee determines that the pipeline or the automatically 
actuated emergency shutdown devices could be operating outside of 
the conditions defined by the engineering assessment conducted 
under subsection (2), the licensee shall shut in the pipeline until
	(a)	the pipeline and the automatically actuated emergency 
shutdown devices can be operated within the defined 
conditions, or
	(b)	the licensee completes an engineering assessment as 
specified in subsection (2) and revises the emergency 
planning zone, as required by Directive 071.
(7)  Unless otherwise authorized by the Board, a licensee shall 
maintain a record of the current engineering assessment conducted 
under subsection (2) and the actions taken under subsection (6) until 
the pipeline is abandoned.
(8)  The licensee shall submit a copy of the records required under 
subsection (7) to the Board on request.

6   Section 17 is amended by striking out "Interim Directive 
99-8" and substituting "Directive 038".

7   Section 38 is amended by striking out "Directive 99-8 and 
Directive 60" and substituting "Directive 038 and Directive 060".

8   Section 50 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Shutdown device inspection
50(1)  A licensee shall conduct preventative maintenance, servicing 
and function testing of the automatically actuated emergency 
shutdown devices and check valves referred to in section 13 and the 
safety systems referred to in section 14, including any associated 
sensors or operating systems.
(2)  A licensee shall conduct an annual inspection, assessment and 
test, with a maximum interval of 18 months between such activities, 
of the automatically actuated emergency shutdown devices and 
check valves referred to in section 13 and the safety systems referred 
to in section 14, including any associated sensors or operating 
systems, to ensure that the devices are operating properly.
(3)  A licensee shall verify and document that the actual pipeline 
operating conditions and the automatically actuated emergency 
shutdown device closure parameters are as defined within the 
engineering assessment conducted under section 13.
(4)  A licensee shall maintain records of all such work under this 
section for a period of 2 years from the date the record is made.
(5)  A licensee shall submit a copy of the records required under this 
section to the Board on request.

9   Section 79(3) and (4) are amended by striking out 
"Directive 60" and substituting "Directive 060".

10   In the following provisions, "Directive 56" is struck out 
wherever it occurs and "Directive 056" is substituted:
section 3(1) and (3)(c); 
section 5(1) and (2); 
section 21(1); 
section 72; 
section 74; 
section 82(2); 
section 84; 
section 85(1) and (2).


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Alberta Regulation 49/2012
Alberta Housing Act
ALBERTA HOUSING (EXPIRY CLAUSE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 12, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors on March 1, 2012 and the 
Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. H:003/2012) on March 5, 2012 pursuant to 
section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Housing Accommodation Tenancies Regulation 
(AR 242/94) is amended in section 10 by striking out "March 
31, 2012" and substituting "March 31, 2017".

2   The Management Body Operation and Administration 
Regulation (AR 243/94) is amended in section 38 by striking 
out "March 31, 2012" and substituting "March 31, 2017".

3   The Rent Supplement Regulation (AR 75/95) is amended 
in section 12 by striking out "March 31, 2012" and 
substituting "March 31, 2017".

4   The Social Housing Accommodation Regulation 
(AR 244/94) is amended in section 19 by striking out "March 
31, 2012" and substituting "March 31, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 50/2012
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 14, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
January 24, 2012 pursuant to section 10(1)(g) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3.051(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (b) by striking out "5.0 cubic metres" and 
substituting "30.0 cubic metres";
	(b)	by repealing clause (c).


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Alberta Regulation 51/2012
Dairy Industry Act
DAIRY INDUSTRY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 98/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 39 of the Dairy Industry Act. 
1   The Dairy Industry Regulation (AR 139/99) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "500 000 somatic cells" and 
substituting "400 000 somatic cells";
	(b)	by striking out "-0.530ø H" and substituting 
"-0.525ø H".


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Alberta Regulation 52/2012
Municipal Government Act
ELK POINT/ST. PAUL REGIONAL WATER COMMISSION REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 102/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Establishment
	3	Members
	4	Services
	5	Operating deficits
	6	Sale of property
	7	Profit and surpluses
	8	Approval
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "member municipality" means a municipality 
referred to in section 3.
Establishment
2   A regional services commission known as the Elk Point/St. Paul 
Regional Water Commission is established.
Members
3   The following municipalities are members of the Commission:
	(a)	Town of Elk Point;
	(b)	County of St. Paul No. 19.
Services
4   The Commission is authorized to provide potable water through the 
operation of a water transmission system.
Operating deficits
5   The Commission may not assume operating deficits that are shown 
on the books of any of the member municipalities.
Sale of property
6(1)  The Commission may not, without the approval of the Minister, 
sell any of its land, buildings, equipment or inventory whose purchase 
has been funded wholly or partly by grants from the Government of 
Alberta.
(2)  The Minister may not approve a sale under subsection (1) unless 
the Minister is satisfied
	(a)	as to the repayment of the grants from the Government of 
Alberta and outstanding debt associated with that portion of 
the land, buildings, equipment or inventory to be sold,
	(b)	that the sale would not have a significant adverse effect on 
the services the Commission provides, and
	(c)	that the sale will be properly reflected in the rates 
subsequently charged to the customers of the Commission.
Profit and surpluses
7   Unless otherwise approved by the Minister, the Commission may 
not
	(a)	operate for the purposes of making a profit, or
	(b)	distribute any of its surpluses to its member municipalities.
Approval
8   The Minister may make an approval under section 6 or 7 subject to 
any terms or conditions the Minister considers appropriate.


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Alberta Regulation 53/2012
Child and Youth Advocate Act
CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 103/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 22 of the Child and Youth Advocate Act. 
Appointment of lawyer to represent child
1(1)  If a child is the subject of a permanent guardianship order or a 
permanent guardianship agreement under the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act, the Child and Youth Advocate may appoint or cause 
to be appointed a lawyer to represent the child where
	(a)	the child is the subject of a guardianship application under 
the Family Law Act,
	(b)	the child is the subject of a guardianship application, a 
trusteeship application, or both, under the Adult 
Guardianship and Trusteeship Act, or
	(c)	the child is the subject of an application, proceeding or other 
matter under the Citizenship Act (Canada).
(2)  If a child is receiving any intervention services under the Child, 
Youth and Family Enhancement Act or any services under the 
Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act, the Child and Youth 
Advocate may appoint or cause to be appointed a lawyer to represent 
the child
	(a)	where the child wishes to apply for an order under the 
Protection Against Family Violence Act, or
	(b)	for matters, other than those under the Youth Criminal Justice 
Act (Canada) or the Youth Justice Act, where the Child and 
Youth Advocate is of the opinion that the child requires 
independent representation.
Expiry
2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on March 31, 2017.
Coming into force
3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2012.



Alberta Regulation 54/2012
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act
EXPERT REVIEW PANEL REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 104/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 131 of the Child, Youth and Family 
Enhancement Act. 
Appointment of expert review panel
1   The Council may appoint an expert review panel to review a 
serious injury to or the death of a child unless
	(a)	the Council is satisfied that 
	(i)	the death was due solely to natural causes,
	(ii)	the death was due solely to a pre-existing medical 
condition or illness, or
	(iii)	the injury or death resulted from a disaster as defined in 
the Emergency Management Act, 
	(b)	the Council is satisfied that there was no meaningful 
connection between the injury or death and the nature or 
quality of care or supervision provided by a director, or
	(c)	the Council is satisfied that the public interest would not be 
served by appointing an expert review panel.
Expiry
2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on April 30, 2017. 
Coming into force
3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2012.



Alberta Regulation 55/2012
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act
GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Council of the Association of Professional 
Engineers, Geologists and Geophycists of Alberta and approved by the Lieutenant 
Governor in Council (O.C. 106/2012) on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 19 of the 
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act. 
1   The General Regulation (AR 150/99) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   The title is repealed and the following is substituted:
ENGINEERING AND GEOSCIENCE PROFESSIONS  
GENERAL REGULATION

3   Section 1 is amended


	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "Engineering, Geological 
and Geophysical Professions Act" and substituting 
"Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out ", geology or geophysics" 
and substituting "or geoscience";
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (b):
	(b.1)	"domestic trade agreement" means a domestic trade 
agreement as defined in section 2 of Schedule 6 to the 
Government Organization Act;

4   Section 6(b) is amended
	(a)	in subclauses (i) and (ii) by striking out ", geology or 
geophysics" and substituting "or geoscience";
	(b)	in subclause (ii)(A) by striking out ", geological or 
geophysical" wherever it occurs and substituting "or 
geoscientific".

5   Section 10 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by striking out "admitted as an engineer-in-training, 
geologist-in-training or geophysicist-in-training" and 
substituting "enrolled as an engineer-in-training or 
geoscientist-in-training";
	(ii)	in clause (b)(i) by striking out ", geology or 
geophysics" and substituting "or geoscience";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "to be registered as a 
member-in-training" and substituting "to be enrolled as 
an engineer-in-training or geoscientist-in-training".

6   The following is added after section 10:
Domestic trade agreements
10.1   Where section 10(2) applies in respect of an applicant and the 
professional regulatory organization is in a province or territory that 
is a signatory to one or more domestic trade agreements that is in 
force in Alberta, the applicant's application must be dealt with in a 
manner consistent with the applicable domestic trade agreements.

7   Section 12 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "admitted" and substituting "enrolled";
	(b)	by striking out ", geologist-in-training or 
geophysicist-in-training" and substituting "or 
geoscientist-in-training".

8   Section 13(1) is amended
	(a)	in clauses (c) and (d) by striking out ", geology or 
geophysics" and substituting "or geoscience";
	(b)	in clause (e)
	(i)	in subclause (i)
	(A)	by striking out "admitted as" and 
substituting "enrolled as";
	(B)	by striking out ", geological or geophysical" 
and substituting "or geoscientific";
	(ii)	in subclause (ii)(B) and (iii)(B) by striking out 
", geological or geophysical" and substituting "or 
geoscientific".
9   The following is added after section 13:
Domestic trade agreements
13.1   Where section 13(2) applies in respect of an applicant and the 
professional regulatory organization is in a province or territory that 
is a signatory to one or more domestic trade agreements that is in 
force in Alberta, the applicant's application must be dealt with in a 
manner consistent with the applicable domestic trade agreements.

10   The following is added after section 14:
Domestic trade agreements
14.01   Where section 14(2) applies in respect of an applicant and 
the professional regulatory organization is in a province or territory 
that is a signatory to one or more domestic trade agreements that is 
in force in Alberta, the applicant's application must be dealt with in a 
manner consistent with the applicable domestic trade agreements.

11   Section 14.1 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1)(c) by striking out ", geological or 
geophysical" and substituting "or geoscientific";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out ", geology or 
geophysics" and substituting "or geoscience".

12   The following is added after section 14.1:
Domestic trade agreements
14.2   Where section 14.1(1.1) applies in respect of an applicant and 
the professional regulatory organization is in a province or territory 
that is a signatory to one or more domestic trade agreements that is 
in force in Alberta, the applicant's application must be dealt with in a 
manner consistent with the applicable domestic trade agreements.

13   Section 15(5) is amended
	(a)	in clause (c)
	(i)	by striking out "geologist" and substituting 
"geoscientist";
	(ii)	by striking out "geology" and substituting 
"geoscience";
	(b)	by repealing clause (d);
	(c)	in clause (e) 
	(i)	by striking out "clauses (a) to (d)" and 
substituting "clauses (a) to (c)";
	(ii)	by striking out ", geology and geophysics" and 
substituting "and geoscience".

14   Section 21(1) is amended by striking out ", one 
professional geologist and one professional geophysicist" and 
substituting "and one professional geoscientist".

15   Section 52 is amended by striking out "or "Geophysics" " 
and substituting ", "Geophysics" or "Geoscience" ".

16   Section 56 is amended by striking out ", geological and 
geophysical" and substituting "and geoscientific".

17   Section 57 is amended by striking out ", geologists and 
geophysicists" and substituting "and geoscientists".

18   Section 58 is amended by striking out ", geologist or 
geophysicist" and substituting "or geoscientist".

19   Section 77(1) is amended 
	(a)	in clauses (b), (c) and (d) by striking out ", geology or 
geophysics" and substituting "or geoscience";
	(b)	in clause (e) by striking out ", geological or 
geophysical" and substituting "or geoscientific".

20   The following is added after section 77:
Domestic trade agreements
77.1   Where section 77(2) applies in respect of an applicant and the 
regulated entity is in a province that is a signatory to one or more 
domestic trade agreements that is in force in Alberta, the applicant's 
application must be dealt with in a manner consistent with the 
applicable domestic trade agreements.

21   Section 79.1 is amended by striking out "September 30, 
2014" and substituting "September 30, 2021".

22   The following provisions are amended by striking out 
", geology or geophysics" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"or geoscience":
section 8(b)(i); 
section 17; 
section 47(4); 
section 48(1); 
section 49.

23   The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in the heading by striking out "Engineering, 
Geological and Geophysical Professions Act" and 
substituting "Engineering and Geoscience 
Professions Act";
	(b)	by striking out ", geologists and geophysicists" wherever 
it occurs and substituting "and geoscientists".

24   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 2 of the Engineering, Geological and 
Geophysical Professions Amendment Act, 2011.


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Alberta Regulation 56/2012
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act
ASET AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by ASET Council and approved by the Lieutenant 
Governor in Council (O.C. 107/2012) on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 87.3 of 
the Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act. 
1   The ASET Regulation (AR 282/2009) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "Engineering, Geological 
and Geophysical Professions Act" and substituting 
"Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act";
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	"domestic trade agreement" means a domestic trade 
agreement as defined in section 2 of Schedule 6 to the 
Government Organization Act;
	(c)	in clause (d) by striking out "General Regulation" and 
substituting "Engineering and Geoscience Professions 
General Regulation".

3   Section 3 is amended by striking out "General Regulation" 
and substituting "Engineering and Geoscience Professions General 
Regulation".

4   The following is added after section 11:
Domestic trade agreements
11.1   Where section 11(1)(b)(ii) applies in respect of an applicant 
and the regulated entity is in a province that is a signatory to one or 
more domestic trade agreements that is in force in Alberta, the 
applicant's application must be dealt with in a manner consistent 
with the applicable domestic trade agreements.

5   The following is added after section 13:
Domestic trade agreements
13.1   Where section 13(2) applies in respect of an applicant and the 
regulated entity is in a province that is a signatory to one or more 
domestic trade agreements that is in force in Alberta, the applicant's 
application must be dealt with in a manner consistent with the 
applicable domestic trade agreements.

6   Section 53 is amended by striking out "September 30, 2014" 
and substituting "September 30, 2021".

7   The Schedule is amended in the heading by striking out 
"Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions 
Act" and substituting "Engineering and Geoscience 
Professions Act".
8   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 2 of the Engineering, Geological and 
Geophysical Professions Amendment Act, 2011.


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Alberta Regulation 57/2012
Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act
PROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGISTS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the JPT Regulations Committee and approved by the 
Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 108/2012) on March 15, 2012 pursuant to 
section 88.5 of the Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act. 
1   The Professional Technologists Regulation 
(AR 283/2009) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by striking out "Engineering, 
Geological and Geophysical Professions Act" and substituting 
"Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act".

3   The following is added after section 5:
Domestic trade agreements
5.1(1)  In this section, "domestic trade agreement" means a 
domestic trade agreement as defined in section 2 of Schedule 6 to the 
Government Organization Act. 
(2)  Where section 5(2) applies in respect of an applicant and the 
regulated entity is in a province that is a signatory to one or more 
domestic trade agreements that is in force in Alberta, the applicant's 
application must be dealt with in a manner consistent with the 
applicable domestic trade agreements.

4   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(c) and (d) and 
substituting the following:
	(c)	professional technologist (geoscience).
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2)(c) and (d) and 
substituting the following:
	(c)	P.Tech (geo). 

5   Section 31 is amended by striking out "or "Geophysics" " 
and substituting ", "Geophysics" or "Geoscience" ".

6   Section 33(1) is amended by striking out "or Geophysics" 
and substituting ", Geophysics or Geoscience".

7   Section 37 is amended by striking out "September 30, 2014" 
and substituting "September 30, 2021".

8   The Schedule is amended in the heading by striking out 
"Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act" 
and substituting "Engineering and Geoscience Professions 
Act".

9   The following provisions are amended by striking out 
", geology or geophysics" wherever it occurs and substituting 
"or geoscience":
section 5(1)(c), (d), (e), (f) and (2)(b)(i); 
section 16(5)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)(ii); 
section 26(4); 
section 27(1) and (4); 
section 28.

10   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 2 of the Engineering, Geological and 
Geophysical Professions Amendment Act, 2011.



Alberta Regulation 58/2012
Veterinary Profession Act
GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Council of the Alberta Veterinary Medical 
Association and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 109/2012) on 
March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 13 of the Veterinary Profession Act. 
1   The General Regulation (AR 44/86) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   The title is amended by adding "VETERINARY 
PROFESSION" before "GENERAL".

3   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (a):
	(a.1)	"domestic trade agreement" means a domestic trade 
agreement as defined in section 2 of Schedule 6 to the 
Government Organization Act;
	(a.2)	"bylaws" means "bylaws made under section 14 of the 
Act;


	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "in person" and 
substituting "in-person";
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (b):
	(b.1)	"National Examining Board" means the National 
Examining Board of the Canadian Veterinary Medical 
Association;
	(b.2)	"Practice Inspection and Practice Standards Committee" 
means the Practice Inspection and Practice Standards 
Committee established by the bylaws;

4   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking out 
"he" and substituting "the person";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "his" and substituting 
"the person's";
	(c)	in clauses (c) and (d) by striking out "he" and 
substituting "the person";
	(d)	in clause (f) by striking out "his" and substituting 
"the person's".

5   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Certificate of Qualification
3(1)  The Registration Committee may approve an applicant for 
registration as a registered veterinarian if the applicant has been 
issued a Certificate of Qualification by the National Examining 
Board.
(2)  If an applicant has not been issued a Certificate of Qualification 
referred to in subsection (1) and section 3.1 does not apply, the 
Registration Committee may, after reviewing the applicant's 
academic qualifications, approve the applicant for registration and 
may impose any limitations or restrictions that it considers 
appropriate on the registration.
(3)  In determining whether to approve an applicant for registration 
under subsection (2) and whether to impose limitations or 
restrictions on the registration, the Registration Committee shall 
follow any guidelines established by the Council.
Evaluation procedure in lieu of Certificate
3.1(1)  If the Certificate of Qualification program of the National 
Examining Board ceases to exist or the Council ceases to recognize a 
Certificate of Qualification as satisfactory evidence of a person's 
competence to practise veterinary medicine, the Council shall 
establish, in writing, a procedure for the evaluation of applicants for 
registration as a registered veterinarian.
(2)  A procedure established under subsection (1) must contain 
guidelines for the Registration Committee to follow in determining 
whether to approve an applicant for registration as a registered 
veterinarian and whether to impose limitations or restrictions on the 
registration.
(3)  In considering an application for registration as a registered 
veterinarian made by an applicant who has not been issued a 
Certificate of Qualification, the Registration Committee shall follow 
the procedure established under subsection (1) and may approve the 
applicant for registration in accordance with the procedure.
(4)  The Registrar shall provide any person who requests it with a 
copy of the evaluation procedure established under subsection (1).
6   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Additional requirements
4  The Registration Committee may require an applicant for 
registration under section 3 or 3.1
	(a)	to successfully complete one or more examinations set or 
designated by the Committee,
	(b)	to obtain additional experience of a kind and duration 
satisfactory to the Committee,
	(c)	to attend an interview with the Committee, or
	(d)	to do any or all of the above
in addition to meeting the requirements of sections 2 and 3 or 
sections 2 and 3.1.

7   The following is added after section 5:
Applicants from outside Alberta
5.01(1)  The Registration Committee may approve an applicant for 
registration as a registered veterinarian if the applicant is a 
veterinarian in good standing with a professional regulatory 
organization under an Act of another province or a territory of 
Canada that is a signatory to one or more domestic trade agreements 
in force in Alberta at the time the application is made.
(2)  A registration under subsection (1)
	(a)	is subject to the same restrictions and limitations, if any, that 
the applicant is subject to in the other province or territory, 
and
	(b)	must be dealt with in a manner consistent with the applicable 
domestic trade agreements referred to in that subsection.

8   Section 5.1 is amended in clauses (a) and (b)(iii) by 
striking out "National Examining Board of the Canadian Veterinary 
Medical Association" and substituting "Council".

9   Section 6 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(b)(ii) and substituting 
the following:
	(ii)	successfully completed the preliminary examinations of 
the National Examining Board and has been accepted 
by the National Examining Board as a candidate to sit 
the Clinical Proficiency Examination for a Certificate of 
Qualification.
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	in that portion preceding clause (a) by striking 
out "An individual" and substituting "A person";
	(ii)	in clause (d) by striking out "by-laws" and 
substituting "bylaws";
	(c)	in subsection (4) by striking out "on which" and 
substituting "in respect of which".

10   Section 6.1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Short-term registration
6.1(1)  The Registration Committee may approve the 
registration of an applicant for a short-term period if the 
applicant 
	(a)	is a veterinarian in good standing with a professional 
regulatory organization that is established under the 
legislation of another jurisdiction and that is recognized 
by the Council, and
	(b)	is applying for the short-term registration at the request 
of an unrestricted veterinarian.
(1.1)  The Registration Committee may impose any limitations 
or restrictions that the Committee considers appropriate on a 
registration under subsection (1).
	(b)	in subsection (2)(f) by striking out "by-laws" and 
substituting "bylaws".

11   Section 7 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "he" and 
substituting "the Registrar";
	(b)	in subsection (4) by striking out "1" and 
substituting "one".
12   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "by-laws" and 
substituting "bylaws";
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by striking out "if";
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (a) and (b) and 
substituting the following:
	(a)	if
	(i)	the applicant is an active member in good 
standing of the Alberta Association of 
Animal Health Technologists, and
	(ii)	the applicant
	(A)	is a graduate of a program in animal 
health technology accredited by the 
Canadian Veterinary Medical 
Association or a program considered to 
be equivalent by the Alberta Association 
of Animal Health Technologists and the 
Council, or
	(B)	has passed an examination in animal 
health technology approved by the 
Alberta Association of Animal Health 
Technologists and the Council, 
				or
	(b)	if the applicant is a technologist in good standing 
with a professional regulatory organization under 
an Act of another province or a territory of Canada 
that is a signatory to one or more domestic trade 
agreements in force in Alberta at the time the 
application is made.
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  A registration under subsection (2)(b)
	(a)	is subject to the same restrictions and limitations, if any, 
that the applicant is subject to in the other province or 
territory, and
	(b)	must be dealt with in a manner consistent with the 
applicable domestic trade agreements referred to in that 
subsection.
	(d)	in subsection (3) by striking out "this section" and 
substituting "subsection (2) or (2.1)";
	(e)	in subsection (4) by striking out "subsection (2)" and 
substituting "subsections (2) and (2.1)".

13   Section 9(1) is amended by striking out "veterinarian - 
client" and substituting "veterinarian-client". 

14   Section 10 is amended
	(a)	in subsections (1) and (2) by striking out "in person" 
and substituting "in-person";
	(b)	in subsection (2)(a) by striking out "council" and 
substituting "Council".

15   Section 11 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(a) and (b) and 
substituting the following: 
	(a)	the corporation is registered under or established by an 
Act of Alberta, and
	(b)	subject to subsection (1.1), the majority of the issued 
shares of the corporation having voting rights are 
beneficially owned by an unrestricted veterinarian.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1)  A corporation that does not meet the requirements of 
subsection (1)(b) may be approved for registration as a permit 
holder by the Council if the corporation does not offer 
veterinary services to the public or engage in the practice of 
veterinary medicine for the benefit of individual members of 
the public except in accordance with an authorization given 
under subsection (1.2).
(1.2)  The Council may authorize a corporation that is 
registered under subsection (1.1) to provide a veterinary 
service to an individual member of the public or to engage in 
the practice of veterinary medicine for the benefit of an 
individual member of the public if, in the opinion of the 
Council, the service or practice is likely to benefit the public 
generally.
	(c)	in subsection (2) by striking out "1" and 
substituting "one".

16   Section 12 is repealed.

17   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by striking out "Practice Review Board, the 
Discipline Committee or the Council" and 
substituting "Council, the Hearing Tribunal, the 
Complaint Review Committee or the Practice Review 
Board";
	(ii)	in clause (a) by striking out "Practice Review 
Board, Discipline Committee or Council" and 
substituting "Council, the Hearing Tribunal, the 
Complaint Review Committee or the Practice Review 
Board";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "Practice Review 
Board, the Discipline Committee or the Council" and 
substituting "Council, the Hearing Tribunal, the Complaint 
Review Committee or the Practice Review Board".

18   Section 14 is amended by striking out "Discipline 
Committee" and substituting "Hearing Tribunal or the Complaint 
Review Committee".

19   Section 15(f) is amended by striking out "1" and 
substituting "one".

20   Section 16.1 is amended
	(a)	by striking out "The registered veterinarian, permit holder 
and student" and substituting "Every registered 
veterinarian, technologist, permit holder, student and other 
member of the Association";
	(b)	by repealing clause (f) and substituting the 
following:
	(f)	is duty-bound to hold in strict confidence all 
information acquired in the course of professional 
relationships with clients, and should not divulge that 
information unless  
	(i)	expressly or implicitly authorized by the client or 
required to do so by law, or
	(ii)	it is information respecting inhumane or negligent 
treatment of an animal, in which case the 
registered veterinarian, technologist, permit holder 
or student may report the information to a peace 
officer as defined in the Animal Protection Act.

21   Section 17 is amended by striking out "he" and 
substituting "the member".

22   Section 18 is amended by striking out "his" and 
substituting "another member's".

23   Section 19 is amended by striking out "he" and 
substituting "the member".

24   Section 20 is amended by adding "or herself" after 
"himself".

25   Section 21.1 is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Prohibited sales and supplies
21.1(1)  No registered veterinarian or permit holder shall sell or 
supply a pharmaceutical or biological product to any person or entity 
that intends to resell the product, including but not limited to a 
wholesaler, a pharmacy and a person who holds a licence under the 
Production Animal Medicine Regulation (AR 299/2003).
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply where
	(a)	the sale or supply is to a registered veterinarian,
	(b)	the veterinary practices of the vendor and purchaser or the 
supplier and recipient are recognized by, or have been 
inspected and certified by, the Council, and
	(c)	all statutory requirements that apply to the product and to the 
veterinary practices of the vendor and purchaser or the 
supplier and recipient have been met.

26   Section 21.2 is amended by striking out "considered" and 
substituting "deemed".

27   Section 22 is amended by striking out "he" and 
substituting "the registered veterinarian".

28   Section 28(2) is amended by striking out "by-laws" and 
substituting "bylaws."

29   Section 42 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Filling vacancies
42   When called in an emergency or as a substitute during the 
absence of another practitioner, a registered veterinarian shall render 
the necessary service and then turn the patient over to the other 
practitioner on his or her return.

30   Section 47(3) is amended by striking out "the proper 
authorities" and substituting "a peace officer as defined in the 
Animal Protection Act".

31   Section 47.1(b) is amended by striking out "in person" 
and substituting "in-person".

32   Section 50 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Unprofessional conduct
50   No member of the Association shall do an act that would reflect 
unfavourably on the worthiness of the member's profession.

33   Section 50.1(4) is amended by striking out "by-laws" and 
substituting "bylaws".

34   Section 52 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "as constituted under 
the by-laws";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)   If a registered veterinarian or permit holder refuses to 
cooperate with an inspector or refuses to permit the inspector 
to inspect the registered veterinarian's or permit holder's 
veterinary practice, the inspector shall report the refusal to 
the Practice Inspection and Practice Standards Committee 
which shall immediately report the refusal to the Practice 
Review Board.

35   Sections 54(1) and (2) and 55(1) are amended by 
striking out "1" and substituting "one".

36   The following is added after section 57:
Expiry
58   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on January 31, 2017.


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Alberta Regulation 59/2012
Health Professions Act
PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS AND OSTEOPATHS PROFESSION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Council of the College of Physicians and 
Surgeons of Alberta and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 
111/2012) on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions Act. 
1   The Physicians, Surgeons and Osteopaths Profession 
Regulation (AR 350/2009) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Limited practice register
7(1)  Subject to subsection (2), an applicant for registration as a 
regulated member who is not eligible for registration on the general 
register may be registered on the limited practice register if the 
applicant
	(a)	has successfully completed all the requirements for the 
granting of a medical or an osteopathic medical degree from 
a medical program approved by the Council, 
	(b)	to the satisfaction of the Registrar
	(i)	has completed the relevant post-graduate medical 
training for the limited professional services that the 
applicant will be providing, and
	(ii)	has the necessary combination of experience, practice or 
other qualifications and competencies, 
		and
	(c)	provides limited professional services within a service or 
program approved by the Council as a clinical assistant or 
surgical assistant or as an assistant in medical research, 
medical administration or medical education.


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Alberta Regulation 60/2012
Health Professions Act
PODIATRISTS PROFESSION REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Council of Management of the Alberta Podiatry 
Association and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 114/2012) on 
March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Register categories
Registration
	3	General register
	4	Equivalent jurisdiction
	5	Substantial equivalence
	6	Provisional register
	7	Courtesy register
	8	Good character and reputation
	9	English language requirements
	10	Liability insurance
	11	Citizenship
	12	CPR certification
	13	Fitness to practise
Titles and Abbreviations
	14	Authorization to use titles
Restricted Activities
	15	Restricted activities
	16	Self-restriction
	17	Students, supervision
	18	Other non-regulated persons, supervision
Practice Permit
	19	Renewal requirements
	20	Practice permit conditions
Alternative Complaint Resolution
	21	Process conductor
	22	Agreement
	23	Confidentiality
	24	Leaving the process
Reinstatement
	25	Application for reinstatement
	26	Consideration of application
	27	Decision
	28	Review of decision
	29	Access to decision
Information
	30	Providing information
	31	Disclosure of information
	32	Section 119 information
Transitional Provision, Repeals and Coming into Force
	33	Transitional
	34	Repeals
	35	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Health Professions Act;
	(b)	"active practice" means providing services or restricted 
activities referred to in section 3(a) and (c) of Schedule 21.1 
to the Act to individuals other than family members on an 
ongoing and regular basis or engaging in activities referred to 
in section 3(b) of that Schedule on an ongoing and regular 
basis;
	(c)	"College" means the College of Podiatric Physicians of 
Alberta;
	(d)	"Complaints Director" means the complaints director of the 
College;
	(e)	"Council" means the council of the College;
	(f)	"courtesy register" means the courtesy register category of 
the regulated members register;
	(g)	"general register" means the general register category of the 
regulated members register;
	(h)	"provisional register" means the provisional register category 
of the regulated members register;
	(i)	"Registrar" means the registrar of the College;
	(j)	"Registration Committee" means the registration committee 
of the College.
Register categories
2   The regulated members register established by the Council under 
section 33(1)(a) of the Act has the following categories:
	(a)	general register;
	(b)	provisional register;
	(c)	courtesy register.
Registration
General register
3(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the 
general register must
	(a)	have received a podiatric medical degree from a program 
approved by the Council,
	(b)	have successfully completed post-graduate residency training 
approved by the Council, and
	(c)	have successfully completed the registration examination 
approved by the Council.
(2)  An applicant must
	(a)	have completed the requirements set out in subsection (1) 
within the 3 years immediately preceding the date the 
Registrar receives a complete application, or
	(b)	demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Registrar or 
Registration Committee that the applicant is currently 
competent to practise as a podiatrist.
(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2)(b), the Registrar or Registration 
Committee may require an applicant to undergo any examination, 
testing, assessment, training or education that the Registrar or 
Registration Committee considers necessary. 
Equivalent jurisdiction
4   An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the general 
register who is currently registered in good standing in another 
jurisdiction recognized by the Council under section 28(2)(b) of the 
Act as having substantially equivalent registration requirements to the 
registration requirements set out in section 3 may be registered on the 
general register.
Substantial equivalence
5(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member on the 
general register who does not meet the registration requirements set 
out in section 3 but whose qualifications have been determined by the 
Registrar or Registration Committee under section 28(2)(c) of the Act 
to be substantially equivalent to the registration requirements set out in 
section 3 may be registered on the general register.
(2)  In determining whether an applicant's qualifications are 
substantially equivalent under subsection (1), the Registrar may require 
the applicant to undergo any examination, testing or assessment 
activity the Registrar or Registration Committee considers necessary to 
assist with the determination.
(3)  For the determination under subsection (2), the Registrar may use 
the services of experts and other resources to assist with the 
examination, testing or assessment activity.
(4)  The Registrar may require an applicant to pay all the costs incurred 
under subsections (2) and (3).
(5)  The Registrar may require an applicant under subsection (1) to 
undergo any education or training activities the Registrar or 
Registration Committee considers necessary in order for the applicant 
to be registered.
(6)  The Registrar may require an applicant under subsection (1) to 
provide any other relevant information or evidence that the Registrar 
or Registration Committee considers necessary in order to assess an 
application under this section.
Provisional register
6(1)  Subject to subsection (2), an applicant for registration as a 
regulated member may be registered on the provisional register if the 
applicant has successfully completed all the requirements for the 
granting of a podiatric medical degree from a program approved by the 
Council and
	(a)	has not passed the registration examination approved by the 
Council,
	(b)	is enrolled in a program of residence training in Alberta 
approved by the Council,
	(c)	is undergoing an assessment of qualifications for the purpose 
of determining substantial equivalency under section 5, or
	(d)	is engaged in education or training activities for the purpose 
of registration under section 5.
(2)  Every regulated member registered on the provisional register 
must practise under the supervision of a regulated member registered 
on the general register or under the supervision of another regulated 
health professional approved by the Registrar.
(3)  A registration on the provisional register may not exceed 3 years.
(4)  The Registrar may extend a registration on the provisional register 
if the Registrar is of the opinion that extenuating circumstances exist.
(5)  If a regulated member registered on the provisional register meets 
the registration requirements set out in section 3, the Registrar must 
remove the regulated member's name from the provisional register and 
enter it on the general register.
Courtesy register
7(1)  An applicant who is registered as a podiatrist in good standing in 
another jurisdiction and who applies for registration in Alberta on a 
temporary basis for a specified purpose approved by the Registrar and 
who satisfies the Registrar of the person's competence to provide the 
services related to the specified purpose may be registered on the 
courtesy register for a period of time approved by the Registrar.
(2)  It is a condition of registration on the courtesy register that the 
person must remain registered in good standing in the jurisdiction in 
which the person was registered at the time of the person's application 
for registration on the courtesy register, and if the registration in the 
other jurisdiction is suspended or cancelled, the courtesy registration is 
cancelled.
(3)  A registration on the courtesy register under this section may not 
exceed one year.
Good character and reputation
8(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member in any 
category of the regulated members register must provide evidence 
satisfactory to the Registrar of having good character and reputation.
(2)  To comply with subsection (1), an applicant must submit one or 
more of the following on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether the 
applicant is currently undergoing an investigation or is 
subject to an unprofessional conduct process or has 
previously been disciplined by another regulatory body 
responsible for the regulation of podiatrists or of another 
profession;
	(b)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether an 
application for registration by the applicant in any other 
jurisdiction was ever previously rejected;
	(c)	the results of a current criminal records check;
	(d)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether the 
applicant has ever been charged with, pleaded guilty to or 
been found guilty of a criminal offence in Canada or an 
offence of a similar nature in a jurisdiction outside Canada 
for which the applicant, if convicted, has not been pardoned;
	(e)	any other relevant written evidence as required by the 
Registrar.
(3)  If an applicant has engaged in an activity that has, in the opinion of 
the Registrar, undermined the applicant's good character and 
reputation in the past, the applicant may provide evidence of 
rehabilitation to the Registrar.
(4)  The Registrar may also consider information other than that 
provided by the applicant in determining whether the applicant is of a 
good character and reputation, but if the Registrar considers that 
information, the Registrar must give the applicant sufficient particulars 
of that information to allow the applicant to respond to that 
information.
English language requirements
9(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member must be 
reasonably proficient in English to be able to engage safely and 
competently in the practice of podiatry.
(2)  An applicant may be required by the Registrar to demonstrate 
proficiency in the English language in accordance with the 
requirements approved by the Council.
Liability insurance
10   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must provide 
evidence of having the type and amount of professional liability 
insurance required by the Council.
Citizenship
11   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must provide 
proof of Canadian citizenship or proof of having been lawfully 
admitted to and being entitled to work in Canada.
CPR certification
12   An applicant for registration as a regulated member is required to 
provide evidence of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification 
at a level required by the Council.
Fitness to practise
13   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must, on the 
request of the Registrar, submit evidence satisfactory to the Registrar 
confirming the member's fitness to practise.
Titles and Abbreviations
Authorization to use titles
14(1)  A regulated member registered on the general register or 
courtesy register may use the following titles, abbreviations and 
initials:
	(a)	podiatrist;
	(b)	podiatric surgeon;
	(c)	doctor of podiatric medicine;
	(d)	podiatric physician;
	(e)	D.P.M.;
	(f)	doctor;
	(g)	Dr.
(2)  A regulated member registered on the provisional register may use 
the following titles, abbreviations and initials:
	(a)	podiatrist;
	(b)	doctor of podiatric medicine;
	(c)	podiatric physician;
	(d)	D.P.M.;
	(e)	doctor;
	(f)	Dr.
(3)  A regulated member registered on the general register or courtesy 
register may use the title "specialist" if the regulated member
	(a)	meets the requirements established by the Council for the use 
of the title specialist, and
	(b)	is authorized by the Registrar to use that title.
Restricted Activities
Restricted activities
15(1)  A regulated member registered on the general register, courtesy 
register or provisional register may, in the practice of podiatry and in 
accordance with the standards of practice, perform the following 
restricted activities for the purpose of diagnosing and treating ailments, 
diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and ankle:
	(a)	to cut a body tissue, to administer anything by an invasive 
procedure on body tissue or to perform surgical or other 
invasive procedures on body tissue;
	(b)	to set or reset a fracture of a bone;
	(c)	to reduce a dislocation of a joint;
	(d)	to prescribe a Schedule 1 drug within the meaning of the 
Pharmacy and Drug Act;
	(e)	to dispense, compound, provide for selling or sell, 
incidentally to the practice of podiatry, a Schedule 1 drug or 
Schedule 2 drug within the meaning of the Pharmacy and 
Drug Act;
	(f)	to administer a vaccine;
	(g)	to prescribe or administer nitrous oxide gas for the purposes 
of anaesthesia or sedation; 
	(h)	to order any form of ionizing radiation in medical 
radiography and nuclear medicine;
	(i)	to apply any form of ionizing radiation in medical 
radiography;
	(j)	to order any form of non-ionizing radiation in magnetic 
resonance imaging or ultrasound imaging;
	(k)	subject to subsection (2), to apply any form of non-ionizing 
radiation in ultrasound imaging.
(2)  No regulated member shall perform the restricted activity 
described in subsection (1)(k) in respect of a fetus.
Self-restriction
16(1)  Despite any authorization to perform restricted activities, 
regulated members must restrict themselves in performing restricted 
activities to those activities that they are competent to perform and to 
those that are appropriate to the regulated member's area of practice 
and the procedure being performed.
(2)  A regulated member who performs a restricted activity must do so 
in accordance with the standards of practice.
Students, supervision
17(1)  A student who is enrolled in a program of podiatric studies 
approved by the Council is, within the program, permitted to perform 
the restricted activities described in section 15 with the consent of and 
under the supervision of a regulated member.
(2)  A student who is enrolled in a post-secondary program of studies 
approved by the council of another college under the Act that includes 
studies related to restricted activities described in section 15 is 
permitted to perform those restricted activities with the consent of and 
under the supervision of a regulated member.
(3)  The supervising regulated member who consents to supervise a 
student under subsection (1) or subsection (2) must
	(a)	be authorized to perform the restricted activity being 
performed,
	(b)	obtain approval as a preceptor from the Registrar in 
accordance with the requirements set by the Council,
	(c)	supervise by being physically present and available to assist 
the student, and
	(d)	comply with the standards of practice governing the 
provision of supervision by regulated members of persons 
performing restricted activities pursuant to section 4(1)(b) of 
Schedule 7.1 to the Government Organization Act.
Other non-regulated persons, supervision
18(1)  A person who is not described in section 4(1)(a) of Schedule 
7.1 to the Government Organization Act is permitted to perform the 
following restricted activities, but only if that person is providing 
health services to another person and has the consent of, and is being 
supervised in accordance with subsection (2) by, a regulated member 
while performing a restricted activity:
	(a)	to cut a body tissue or administer anything by an invasive 
procedure on body tissue;
	(b)	to set or reset a fracture of a bone;
	(c)	to reduce a dislocation of a joint;
	(d)	to apply any form of ionizing radiation in medical 
radiography.
(2)  When a regulated member supervises a person referred to in 
subsection (1) performing a restricted activity, the regulated member 
must
	(a)	be authorized to perform the restricted activity being 
performed,
	(b)	if the person being supervised is a regulated member of 
another college, be satisfied the other college is aware that 
the person is performing the restricted activity under 
supervision,
	(c)	supervise the person who is performing the restricted activity 
by being on site and readily available for consultation by the 
person who is under supervision, and
	(d)	comply with the standards of practice governing the 
provision of supervision by regulated members of persons 
performing restricted activities pursuant to section 4(1)(b) of 
Schedule 7.1 to the Government Organization Act.
(3)  Despite subsection (2), if the supervising regulated member is 
satisfied that the person performing the restricted activity can do so 
competently and safely, the regulated member is not required to be on 
site but must be available for consultation.
Practice Permit
Renewal requirements
19(1)  Sections 8 to 13 apply in respect of an application by a 
regulated member to renew the member's practice permit. 
(2)  A regulated member applying for renewal of the member's 
practice permit must provide evidence satisfactory to the Registrar of 
carrying on an active practice.
Practice permit conditions
20   The Registrar may impose conditions on a practice permit, which 
may include, but are not limited to, the following:
	(a)	completing any examinations, testing, assessment, 
counselling, training or education as considered necessary by 
the Registrar or the Registration Committee;
	(b)	limiting a member's practice to specified professional 
services, restricted activities or practice settings;
	(c)	practising under the supervision of another regulated member 
for the period of time considered necessary by the Registrar;
	(d)	reporting to the Registrar on specified matters on specified 
dates.
Alternative Complaint Resolution
Process conductor
21   When a complainant and an investigated person have agreed to 
enter into an alternative complaint resolution process, the Complaints 
Director must appoint an individual to conduct the alternative 
complaint resolution process.
Agreement
22   The person conducting the alternative complaint resolution 
process must, in consultation with the complainant and the investigated 
person, establish the procedures for and objectives of the alternative 
complaint resolution process, which must be set out in writing and 
signed by the complainant, the investigated person and the 
representative of the College.
Confidentiality
23   The complainant and the investigated person must, subject to 
sections 59 and 60 of the Act, agree to treat all information shared 
during the process as confidential.
Leaving the process
24   The complainant or the investigated person may withdraw from 
the alternative complaint resolution process at any time.
Reinstatement
Application for reinstatement
25(1)  A person whose registration and practice permit have been 
cancelled under Part 4 of the Act may apply in writing to the Registrar 
to have the registration reinstated and the practice permit reissued.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) must
	(a)	not be made earlier than 3 years after the date of the 
cancellation, and
	(b)	not be made more frequently than once in each 12-month 
period following a refusal of an application under section 
27(1)(a).
(3)  An applicant under subsection (1) must provide evidence to the 
Registrar of
	(a)	the relevant professional or personal actions that the 
applicant has taken since the cancellation, and
	(b)	the applicant's qualifications for registration.
Consideration of application
26(1)  An application under section 25 must be considered by the 
Registration Committee in accordance with the application for 
registration process set out in sections 28 to 30 of the Act.
(2)  When considering an application under section 25, the Registration 
Committee must consider
	(a)	the record of the hearing at which the applicant's registration 
and practice permit were cancelled, and
	(b)	whether the applicant
	(i)	meets the current requirements for registration,
	(ii)	has met any conditions imposed under Part 4 of the Act 
before the applicant's registration and practice permit 
were cancelled, and
	(iii)	is fit to practise podiatry and does not pose a risk to 
public safety or to the integrity of the profession.
Decision
27(1)  The Registration Committee may, after considering an 
application in accordance with section 26, issue a written decision 
containing one or more of the following orders:
	(a)	an order refusing the application;
	(b)	an order approving the application and directing the Registrar 
to reinstate the applicant's registration and reissue the 
applicant's practice permit;
	(c)	an order approving the application subject to the applicant 
complying with specified conditions imposed by the 
Registration Committee and directing the Registrar to 
reinstate the applicant's registration and reissue the 
applicant's practice permit on being satisfied that the 
applicant has complied with the specified conditions;
	(d)	an order to impose specified conditions on the applicant's 
practice permit;
	(e)	an order directing the applicant to pay any or all of the 
College's expenses incurred in respect of the application as 
provided for in the bylaws;
	(f)	any order that the Registration Committee considers 
necessary for the protection of the public.
(2)  If the Registration Committee makes an order under subsection 
(1)(a), (c), (d), (e) or (f), the Registration Committee must include the 
reasons for the order in its written decision.
(3)  On making a decision under subsection (1), the Registration 
Committee must provide the written decision to the Registrar.
(4)  On receiving a written decision under subsection (3), the Registrar 
must
	(a)	give a copy of the written decision to the applicant, and
	(b)	if the Registration Committee has made an order under 
subsection (1)(a), (c), (d), (e) or (f), notify the applicant that 
the applicant may request a review by the Council of that 
decision.
Review of decision
28(1)  An applicant in respect of whom an order is made under section 
27(1)(a), (c), (d), (e) or (f) may, within 30 days of receipt of a copy of 
the written decision, request a review by the Council of that decision.
(2)  Sections 31 and 32 of the Act apply to a review under subsection 
(1).
Access to decision
29(1)  The Registration Committee, under section 27, and the Council, 
under section 28, may order that its decision be published in a manner 
it considers appropriate.
(2)  The College must make a decision under section 27 or 28 available 
for 2 years to the public on request.
Information
Providing information
30(1)  A regulated member or an applicant for registration must 
provide the following information in addition to that required under 
section 33(3) of the Act to the Registrar, on the request of the 
Registrar, on application for registration and when there are changes to 
the information:
	(a)	home address;
	(b)	business mailing address, telephone number, fax number and 
e-mail address;
	(c)	emergency contact address, telephone number and e-mail 
address;
	(d)	full legal name and, if applicable, previous names or aliases;
	(e)	degrees and other qualifications, including specialization;
	(f)	school of graduation;
	(g)	year of graduation;
	(h)	languages in which a regulated member or an applicant for 
registration can provide professional services;
	(i)	date of birth;
	(j)	gender;
	(k)	names of other jurisdictions in which the member is 
registered as a podiatrist;
	(l)	whether the member is registered with any other college of a 
regulated health profession and whether the member is a 
practising member of that college;
	(m)	a recent passport photo.
(2)  If a regulated member intends to close an office practice, the 
regulated member must provide to the Registrar the date by which the 
regulated member proposes to close the office practice.
(3)  If a regulated member's practice involves any transplantation of 
human tissue, the regulated member must provide to the Registrar the 
name and address of the facility and the type of transplantation that 
may take place in that facility.
Disclosure of information
31   The College may, under section 34(2) of the Act, disclose the 
following information concerning its regulated members to members 
of the public in order to support its podiatric physician search function 
on the College's website:
	(a)	name or names that a regulated member uses or has used in 
his or her practice;
	(b)	a regulated member's business mailing address, telephone 
number and fax number;
	(c)	degrees and other qualifications obtained by a regulated 
member, including specialization;
	(d)	languages in which a regulated member can provide 
professional services. 
Section 119 information
32   The periods of time during which the Council is required to 
provide information under section 119(4) of the Act to a member of 
the public are as follows:
	(a)	information referred to in section 33(3) of the Act entered in 
a register for a regulated member, except for the information 
referred to in section 33(3)(h) of the Act, while the named 
regulated member is registered as a member of the College;
	(b)	information referred to in section 119(1) of the Act 
respecting
	(i)	the suspension of a regulated member's practice permit, 
while the suspension is in effect,
	(ii)	the cancellation of a regulated member's practice 
permit, for 2 years after the cancellation,
	(iii)	the conditions imposed on a regulated member's 
practice permit, while the conditions are in effect,
	(iv)	the directions made that a regulated member cease 
providing professional services, while the directions are 
in effect, and
	(v)	the imposition of a reprimand or fine under Part 4 of the 
Act, for 2 years after the imposition of the reprimand or 
fine;
	(c)	information as to whether a hearing is scheduled to be held 
under Part 4 of the Act with respect to a named regulated 
member, until the hearing is concluded;
	(d)	information respecting
	(i)	whether a hearing has been held under Part 4 of the Act 
with respect to a named regulated member, for 5 years 
from the date the hearing is concluded, and
	(ii)	a decision and a record of the hearing referred to in 
section 85(3) of the Act, for 5 years after the date the 
hearing tribunal of the College rendered its decision.
Transitional Provision, Repeals 
and Coming into Force
Transitional
33   On the coming into force of this Regulation, a person described in 
section 6 of Schedule 21.1 to the Act is deemed to be entered on the 
regulated members register in the register category that the Registrar 
considers appropriate.
Repeals
34   The following regulations are repealed:
	(a)	By-laws of the Alberta Podiatry Association (AR 195/65);
	(b)	Drugs, Chemicals and Compounds Regulation (AR 21/99).
Coming into force
35   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
Schedule 21.1 to the Health Professions Act.


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Alberta Regulation 61/2012
Public Lands Act
EXPLORATION DISPUTE RESOLUTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 121/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 9 of the Public Lands Act. 
1   The Exploration Dispute Resolution Regulation 
(AR 227/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 32 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2012" 
and substituting "March 31, 2017".



Alberta Regulation 62/2012
Witness Security Act
WITNESS SECURITY REGULATION
Filed: March 15, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 124/2012) 
on March 15, 2012 pursuant to section 26 of the Witness Security Act. 
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Witness Security Act.
Alternative methods of protective services
2   For the purposes of section 6(2)(b) of the Act, the following are 
alternative methods of protective services: 
	(a)	services provided by a law enforcement agency in relation to 
managing a witness or an associated person for investigative 
purposes; 
	(b)	services provided by a law enforcement agency to assist a 
witness or an associated person to attend court where
	(i)	the witness or associated person is not eligible for, or 
declines to receive, protective services under the Act, or 
	(ii)	the witness's or associated person's eligibility to receive 
protective services under the Act has been terminated;
	(c)	services provided by a law enforcement agency in relation to 
protecting a child at risk from any form of abuse, neglect or 
exploitation;
	(d)	services provided by a law enforcement agency to protect a 
person from domestic violence. 
Expiry
3   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 April 30, 2017.
Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the 
Witness Security Act.