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Alberta Regulation 120/2012
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION PLAN (2012 CONTRIBUTION RATE 
INCREASE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 3, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Public Service Pension Board on June 21, 2012 
pursuant to section 5(2) of Schedule 2 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act. 
1   The Public Service Pension Plan (AR 368/93) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 13(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "9.9%" and substituting 
"11.70%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "14.14%" and 
substituting "16.72%".

3   Section 15(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "9.9%" and substituting 
"11.70%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "14.14%" and 
substituting "16.72%".

4   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2013.


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Alberta Regulation 121/2012
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 4, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on June 
27, 2012 pursuant to section 10(1)(b) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) 
are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1.020(2) is amended
	(a)	in definition 5.11 by striking out "EUB's" and 
substituting "ERCB's";
	(b)	in definition 5.14 by adding "and Liability Costs" after 
"Parameters";
	(c)	by adding the following after definition 5.14:
		5.141.   "Directive 024" means Directive 024: Large Facility 
Liability Management Program;
	(d)	by adding the following after definition 5.2:
		5.21.   "Directive 068" means Directive 068: ERCB Security 
Deposits;

3   The following is added after section 1.100:
1.200   A licensee must comply with the requirements set out in 
Directives 001, 006, 011, 024, 068 and 075 published by the Board, 
as applicable. 


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Alberta Regulation 122/2012
Judicature Act
ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 12, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 228/2012) 
on July 11, 2012 pursuant to section 28.1 of the Judicature Act. 
1   The Alberta Rules of Court (AR 124/2010) are amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Rule 2.11 is amended by striking out "The following" and 
substituting "Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, the following".

3   Rule 3.10 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Application of Part 4 and Part 5
3.10(1)  Subject to subrule (2), Part 4 and Part 5 do not apply to an 
action started by originating application unless the parties otherwise 
agree or the Court otherwise orders.
(2)  The rules in Divisions 2, 4, 5 and 6 of Part 4 and rules 4.1, 4.2(a) 
and (d) and 4.36 apply, with all necessary modifications, to actions 
started by originating application unless the Court otherwise orders.

4   Rule 3.35 is amended by adding the following after 
subrule (2):
(3)  If a lawyer files a statement of claim on behalf of a plaintiff, no 
judgment or order may be obtained by agreement of the parties 
unless the plaintiff's lawyer of record is a party to the agreement or 
consents to the agreement.
(4)  If a plaintiff
	(a)	files a statement of claim in person or by a lawyer who has 
ceased to be the plaintiff's lawyer of record, or
	(b)	is not represented by a lawyer of record,
no judgment or order may be obtained by agreement of the parties 
unless the plaintiff's agreement, with an affidavit of execution, is 
filed with the application for the judgment or order.

5   Rule 3.66 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Costs
3.66(1)  Subject to subrule (2), the costs, if any, as a result of an 
amendment to a pleading are to be borne by the party filing the 
amendment unless
	(a)	the amendment is a response to an amended pleading, or
	(b)	the Court otherwise orders.
(2)  The costs of a contested application to amend a pleading are in 
the discretion of the Court, in accordance with rule 10.29.

6   Rule 5.6(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Form and content of affidavit of records
5.6(1)  An affidavit of records must
	(a)	be in Form 26, and
	(b)	disclose all records that
	(i)	are relevant and material to the issues in the action, and
	(ii)	are or have been under the party's control.

7   Rule 9.2(2)(b)(ii) is amended by striking out "and apply to 
the Court to set the terms of the judgment or order" and substituting 
", providing particulars of the objection". 

8   Rule 9.15 is amended
	(a)	in subrule (1)(a) by striking out "parties" and 
substituting "affected persons";
	(b)	in subrule (1)(b) by striking out "a party" and 
substituting "an affected person";
	(c)	by repealing subrule (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  The Court may, on any terms the Court considers just,
	(a)	permit a defence to be filed by a party who has been 
noted in default,
	(b)	set aside, vary or discharge a judgment granted upon 
application against a defendant who was noted in 
default, or whose statement of defence was struck out 
under rule 3.37, or
	(c)	set aside, vary or discharge a judgment entered in 
default of defence by the plaintiff for the recovery of 
property under rule 3.38, or for a debt or liquidated 
demand under rule 3.39.

9   Rule 11.25(2) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by adding "or affidavit" after "a document" 
and by striking out "or" at the end of the clause;
	(b)	by adding ", and" at the end of clause (b) and adding 
the following after clause (b):
	(c)	the person served with the commencement document is 
also served with a copy of the order permitting service 
outside Canada.

10   Rule 12.16 is amended by adding the following after 
subrule (3):
(4)  Despite subrules (1) to (3), an application under section 80.1 of 
the Family Law Act may be started by filing in accordance with rule 
70.1(2) of the Surrogate Rules (AR 130/95), and in that case the 
procedure for the application is governed by the Surrogate Rules.

11   Rule 12.17 is amended by striking out "rule 12.16" and 
substituting "rule 12.16(1) and (2)".

12   In the following provisions "2 years" is struck out and "3 
years" is substituted:
rule 15.4(1)(a) and (2)(c); 
rule 15.15(2).

13   Schedule A, Division 1 is amended in Form 44 by 
striking out "BILL OF COSTS PREPARED BY" and 
substituting "BILL OF COSTS OF".

14   Schedule A, Division 2 is amended 
	(a)	before Form FL-1 by striking out 
"Claim        12.16   FL-10" and substituting 
"Claim        12.16(1)   FL-10";
	(b)	in Form FL-10 by striking out the words below 
"COURT LOCATION (Provincial Court)" and above 
"NOTICE TO THE RESPONDENT(S):" and 
substituting the following:
APPLICANT(S)
ADDRESS FOR SERVICE AND
CONTACT INFORMATION
FOR THE APPLICANT(S)
RESPONDENT(S)
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS AND
CONTACT INFORMATION
FOR THE RESPONDENT(S)
DOCUMENT	CLAIM - Family Law Act
	(c)	in Form FL-23 by repealing item 9 and substituting 
the following:
9.	There are ____ children of the marriage, as defined by the 
Divorce Act (Canada), namely:
	(List all dependent children involved in this proceeding, even 
if no claims are being made in relation to those children.)
	________, born _____,  living with   (name, relationship to 
	child)  , at   (city, province and country where child resides) ;
	________, born _____,  living with   (name, relationship to 
	child)  , at   (city, province and country where child resides) ;
	(d)	in Form FL-24 by repealing item 6 and substituting 
the following:
6.	There are ____ children of the marriage, as defined by the 
Divorce Act (Canada), namely:
	(List all dependent children involved in this proceeding, even 
if no claims are being made in relation to those children.)
	________, born _____,  living with   (name, relationship to 
	child)  , at   (city, province and country where child resides) ;
	________, born _____,  living with   (name, relationship to 
	child)  , at   (city, province and country where child resides) ;
	(e)	in Form FL-30 by repealing item 7 and substituting 
the following:
7.	This Order remains in effect up to and including the 
______________ day of ______________, 20___.  This 
matter will be back before the Court on that day at 10:00 a.m. 
so that the Court may consider whether to renew the Order 
for a further period of time.  If the Respondent wishes to 
appear on that date, the Respondent shall file with this 
Honourable Court such affidavits as the Respondent intends 
to rely on.  The Respondent shall arrange for a process server 
or other neutral third party to serve the filed affidavits on the 
Applicant by leaving a copy with the Applicant or leaving a 
copy, addressed to the Applicant, at the Applicant's address 
for service at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  If the 
Respondent does not appear, an order may be granted in the 
Respondent's absence.


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Alberta Regulation 123/2012
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 12, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 235/2012) 
on July 11, 2012 pursuant to sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government Organization 
Act. 
1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility 
Regulation (AR 80/2012) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(4.1)  The responsibility for that part of the public service 
associated with the parts of the appropriations transferred under 
subsection (6.1) is transferred to the Minister of Enterprise and 
Advanced Education.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(6.1)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the following parts of the 2012-13 Government 
appropriation for Human Services is transferred to the Minister 
of Enterprise and Advanced Education:
	(a)	program 1, Ministry Support Services: 
	(i)	the portions of element 1.3, Strategic Corporate 
Services, and element 1.4, Communications, 
related to the parts of the appropriation transferred 
under subsection (6)(b), (c) and (d) and clauses (b) 
and (c) of this subsection;
	(ii)	the portion  of element 1.4, Communications, 
related to Socio-Economic Statistics;
	(b)	program 2, Employment:
	(i)	the portion of element 2.1, Program Planning and 
Delivery, related to the Workforce Participation 
Branch;
	(ii)	the portions of element 2.12, Career Development 
Services, and element 2.16, Training for Work, 
related to Socio-Economic Statistics;
	(iii)	element 2.17, Workforce Partnerships:
	(A)	the portion related to the Labour Force 
Development Branch;
	(B)	the portion related to the Workforce 
Participation Branch;
	(c)	program 11, Workplace Standards: the portion of 
element 11.4, Labour Relations, related to the Labour 
Force Development Branch.

3   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	in clause (j) by striking out "section 19" and 
substituting "sections 19 and 41.1(a)";
	(ii)	in clause (w) by striking out "section 1.1" and 
substituting "sections 1.1 and 86.2(a)";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is 
transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of 
Environment and Sustainable Resource Development and the 
Minister of Justice and Solicitor General:
	(a)	section 41.1(a) of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act;
	(b)	section 86(2)(a) of the Wildlife Act.

4   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Alberta Aids to Daily Living and Extended Health Benefits 
Regulation (AR 236/85) are transferred to the common 
responsibility of the Minister of Health and the Minister of 
Human Services.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (5):
(5.1)  Notwithstanding section 10(7), the responsibility for that 
part of the public service associated with the parts of the 
appropriations transferred under subsection (8) is transferred to 
the Minister of Health.
	(c)	in subsection (6) by adding "the administration of" 
after "responsibility for";
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (7):
(8)  Notwithstanding section 10(8)(a), the responsibility for the 
administration of the unexpended balance of that portion of 
element 10.1, Program Support, of Program 10, Disability 
Support Programs, related to program 12, Alberta Aids to Daily 
Living, of the 2012-13 Government appropriation for Seniors is 
transferred from the Minister of Human Services to the Minister 
of Health.

5   Section 10 is amended 
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (7):
(7.1)  Notwithstanding sections 7(4), 9(5) and 13(3), the 
responsibility for that part of the public service associated with 
the parts of the appropriations transferred under subsections 
(7.2), (7.3) and (8.1) is transferred to the Minister of Human 
Services.
(7.2)  Notwithstanding section 7(6)(d)(i), the responsibility for 
the administration of the unexpended balance of that portion of 
element 14.1, Immigration Policy Support, of program 14, 
Immigration Delivery, related to Settlement and Integration, of 
the 2012-13 Government appropriation for Human Services is 
transferred from the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced 
Education to the Minister of Human Services.
(7.3)  Notwithstanding section 13(4), the responsibility for the 
administration of the unexpended balance of that portion of 
Program 1, Ministry Support Services, related to element 7.3, 
Public Trustee, of program 7, Justice Services, of the 2012-13 
Government appropriation for Justice is transferred from the 
Minister of Justice and Solicitor General to the Minister of 
Human Services.
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (8):
(8.1)  Notwithstanding section 9(7), the responsibility for the 
administration of the unexpended balance of the following parts 
of the 2012-13 Government appropriation for Seniors is 
transferred from the Minister of Health to the Minister of Human 
Services:
	(a)	program 1, Ministry Support Services: the portions 
related to the parts of the appropriation transferred 
under clauses (b), (c) and (d);
	(b)	program 2, Seniors Lodge Assistance and Supportive 
Living: the portions of element 2.1, Program Support, 
related to
	(i)	program 10, Disability Support Programs, except 
the portion of element 10.1, Program Support, 
related to program 12, Alberta Aids to Daily 
Living;
	(ii)	program 11, Assured Income for the Severely 
Handicapped;
	(iii)	element 13.1, Program Support, of program 13, 
Community Support Programs;
	(iv)	program 14, Support to Persons with 
Developmental Disabilities;
	(v)	program 15, Public Guardian Services;
	(c)	program 10, Disability Support Programs: element 10.2, 
Brain Injury Initiative/Other Disability Supports;
	(d)	program 12, Alberta Aids to Daily Living: that portion 
of element 12.1, Grants, related to Residential Access 
Modification.

6   Section 14 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(a);
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  The responsibility for the Alberta Housing Act is transferred 
to the responsibility of the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
	(c)	by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the 
following:
(4)  The responsibility for section 1 of Schedule 13 to the 
Government Organization Act is transferred to the responsibility 
of the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(7)  Notwithstanding section 9(5), the responsibility for that part 
of the public service associated with the parts of the 
appropriations transferred under subsection (8) is transferred to 
the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
(8)  Notwithstanding section 9(7), the responsibility for the 
administration of the unexpended balance of the following parts 
of program 2, Seniors Lodge Assistance and Supportive Living, 
of the 2012-13 Government appropriation for Seniors is 
transferred from the Minister of Health to the Minister of 
Municipal Affairs:
	(a)	element 2.2, Seniors Lodge Assistance Grants;
	(b)	the portion of element 2.4, Supportive Living Program 
Delivery, related to element 2.2, Seniors Lodge 
Assistance Grants.


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Alberta Regulation 124/2012
Traffic Safety Act
MOTOR VEHICLE DOCUMENT EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION REGULATION
Filed: July 13, 2012
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 25/12) on July 
13, 2012 pursuant to section 64 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
Extension of expiry date
1   Notwithstanding Part 1, Division 5 and Part 2 Divisions 3 and 5 of 
the Operator Licensing and Vehicle Control Regulation 
(AR 320/2002), any motor vehicle document, other than a financial 
responsibility card, that has expired or will expire on or after July 1, 
2012 is deemed to be a subsisting motor vehicle document and 
continues in effect for a period of time as determined by the Minister.
Non-application
2   Section 1 does not apply to a motor vehicle document, other than a 
financial responsibility card, that was suspended or cancelled on or 
after July 1, 2012.
Authority to suspend or cancel
3   This Regulation does not affect the authority of the Minister or the 
Registrar to suspend or cancel a motor vehicle document.
Expiry
4   This Regulation expires on December 31, 2012.