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Alberta Regulation 2/2013
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION (DIRECTIVE 039) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 21, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
January 17, 2013 pursuant to section 10(1) 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(1) is amended by adding the following 
after definition 5.16.:
		5.161.  "Directive 039" means Directive 039: Revised 
Program to Reduce Benzene Emissions from Glycol 
Dehydrators;

3   Section 7.035 is amended by adding "and Directive 039" 
after "Directive 060".  


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Alberta Regulation 3/2013
Provincial Parks Act
PROVINCIAL PARKS (DISPOSITIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 2/2013) on 
January 23, 2013 pursuant to section 12 of the Provincial Parks Act. 
1   The Provincial Parks (Dispositions) Regulation 
(AR 241/77) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2.1 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  A permit or approval for grazing issued or given pursuant to a 
regulation under the Forest Reserves Act in respect of land that is in 
a wildland provincial park is deemed to be a disposition for the 
purposes of section 8.2 of the Provincial Parks Act.

3   Section 8(n) is amended by adding ", to the satisfaction of 
the Minister," after "repair".

4   Section 16 is repealed and the following is substituted:
16   The Minister may approve an assignment of a disposition if the 
holder has complied with this Regulation and the terms and 
conditions of the disposition.

5   Section 45 is repealed.

6   Section 62(b) is amended by striking out "conservation 
officer" and substituting "park administrative officer".

7   Section 75 is repealed and the following is substituted:
75   In this Part, "utility" means any line, system, works, plant or 
equipment for the
	(a)	production, transmission, delivery or furnishing of telephone, 
telecommunication, water, power or natural gas service, or
	(b)	collection, transmission, treatment or disposal of wastewater 
or storm drainage,
but does not include a pipeline as defined in section 48 or a 
telecommunications tower.

8   Section 85 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2013" 
and substituting "December 1, 2017".



Alberta Regulation 4/2013
Commissioners for Oaths Act
COMMISSIONERS FOR OATHS FEE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 3/2013) on 
January 23, 2013 pursuant to section 14 of the Commissioners for Oaths Act. 
1   The Commissioners for Oaths Fee Regulation 
(AR 65/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2013" and 
substituting "April 30, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 5/2013
Notaries Public Act
NOTARIES PUBLIC AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 5/2013) on 
January 23, 2013 pursuant to section 10 of the Notaries Public Act. 
1   The Notaries Public Regulation (AR 68/2003) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 4 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2013" and 
substituting "April 30, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 6/2013
Post-secondary Learning Act
CAMPUS ALBERTA SECTOR AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 20/2013) 
on January 23, 2013 pursuant to section 102.2 of the Post-secondary Learning Act. 
1   The Campus Alberta Sector Regulation (AR 239/2008) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(a) and (b) are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(a)	Grant MacEwan University;
	(b)	Mount Royal University.

3   Section 5(f) is repealed.

4   Section 7 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2013" 
and substituting "January 31, 2018".

5   Section 8 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 7/2013
Post-secondary Learning Act
PROGRAMS OF STUDY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 21/2013) 
on January 23, 2013 pursuant to section 124 of the Post-secondary Learning Act. 
1   The Programs of Study Regulation (AR 91/2009) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 16 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2013" 
and substituting "January 31, 2018".



Alberta Regulation 8/2013
Emergency Health Services Act
EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES REGULATIONS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 25, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 02/2013) on January 
22, 2013 pursuant to section 48 of the Emergency Health Services Act. 
1   The Emergency Health Services (Interim) Regulation 
(AR 76/2009) is amended in section 21 by striking out 
"March 31, 2013" and substituting "March 31, 2014". 

2   The Licensing and Ambulance Maintenance Regulation 
(AR 46/99) is amended in section 24 by striking out "March 
31, 2013" and substituting "March 31, 2014".

3   The Staff, Vehicle and Equipment Regulation (AR 45/99) 
is amended in section 21 by striking out "March 31, 2013" and 
substituting "March 31, 2014".


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Alberta Regulation 9/2013
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
LAPP (2014 CONTRIBUTION RATE INCREASE) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Local Authorities Pension Plan Board on 
November 16, 2012 pursuant to section 5(2) of Schedule 1 to the Public Sector 
Pension Plans Act. 
1   The Local Authorities Pension Plan (AR 366/93), as 
amended by sections 2 and 3 of the LAPP (2013 
Contribution Rate Increase) Amendment Regulation 
(AR 206/2011), is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 13(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "9.43%" and 
substituting "10.39%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "13.47%" and 
substituting "14.84%".

3   Section 15(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "10.43%" and 
substituting "11.39%";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "14.47%" and 
substituting "15.84%".

4   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 10/2013
Municipal Government Act
DETERMINATION OF POPULATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:007/13) 
on January 21, 2013 pursuant to section 604 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Determination of Population Regulation 
(AR 63/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by striking out "official census" and substituting 
"municipal census";
	(ii)	by striking out "an official count" and substituting 
"a population count";
	(iii)	by striking out "section 3" and substituting 
"sections 3 and 3.1";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by adding the following after 
clause (a):
	(a.1)	if a person has more than one residence in Alberta, that 
person shall, in accordance with subsection (3), 
designate one place of residence as the person's usual 
residence;
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2)(a.1), a person shall 
designate the person's usual residence in accordance with the 
following factors in the following order of priority:
	(a)	the address shown on the person's driver's licence or 
motor vehicle operator's licence issued by or on behalf 
of the Government of Alberta, or on an identification 
card issued by or on behalf of the Government of 
Alberta;
	(b)	the address to which the person's income tax 
correspondence is addressed and delivered;
	(c)	the address to which the person's mail is addressed and 
delivered.
(4)  In this Regulation, "shadow population" means, in respect of 
a municipal authority, the temporary residents of a municipality 
who are employed by an industrial or commercial establishment 
in the municipality for a minimum of 30 days within a municipal 
census year.

3   The following is added after section 2:
Shadow population
2.1(1)  A municipal authority may apply to the Minister to have the 
shadow population included as part of the municipal census if the 
shadow population in a municipality is
	(a)	greater than 1000 persons, or
	(b)	less than 1000 persons but greater in number than 10% of the 
permanent population.
(2)  An application under subsection (1) must be made prior to the 
municipal authority conducting the municipal census.
(3)  The shadow population for a municipal authority must be 
verified every 3 years by a count held in the period starting on April 
1 and ending on June 30 of the same year.
(4)  The Minister shall determine whether the shadow population 
may be included as part of the municipal authority's municipal 
census.
(5)  If the Minister permits a municipal authority to use the shadow 
population as part of the municipal census, the municipal authority 
must submit the results of the count of the shadow population, in the 
form set out in Schedule 3, to the Minister before September 1 of the 
year in which the municipal census is conducted.

4   Section 3(1) and (2) are amended by striking out "an 
official census" and substituting "a municipal census".

5   The following is added after section 3:
Conduct of census
3.1(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a municipal authority must conduct 
a municipal census in accordance with the Municipal Census Manual 
approved by the Minister and published by the department in 
January 2013, as amended from time to time.
(2)  If a municipal authority wishes to conduct a municipal census 
that is not in accordance with this Regulation or the Municipal 
Census Manual referred to in subsection (1), the municipal authority 
must obtain the written approval of the Minister prior to conducting 
the municipal census.
Oath
3.2(1)  Every census co-ordinator must swear an oath, in the form 
set out in Schedule 1, prior to conducting a municipal census.
(2)  Every census enumerator must make the statement, in the form 
set out in Schedule 2, prior to conducting a municipal census.

6   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Duty to submit results
4(1)  On completing a municipal census, the municipal authority 
must 
	(a)	submit the results of the municipal census in the form 
set out in Schedule 4, and 
	(b)	if the Minister has determined under section 2.1 that the 
shadow population may be included as part of the 
municipal authority's municipal census, submit the 
results of the count of the shadow population in the 
form set out in Schedule 3
to the Minister before September 1 of the year in which the 
municipal census is conducted.
	(b)	in subsection (3) 
	(i)	by striking out "no official census" and 
substituting "no municipal census";
	(ii)	by striking out "an official census" and 
substituting "a municipal census".
	(c)	in subsection (4)
	(i)	by striking out "an official census" and 
substituting "a municipal census";
	(ii)	by striking out "in the form set out in the Schedule".

7   Section 5 is amended by striking out "official census" and 
substituting "municipal census".

8   Section 7 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2013" 
and substituting "January 31, 2018".

9   The Schedule is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Schedule 1  
 
Oath of Census Co-ordinator
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY:             , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
MUNICIPAL CENSUS DATE:                                      
I,   (name of person taking oath)  , of   (residential address)  , appointed 
census co-ordinator for    (name of municipality)  , solemnly swear 
(affirm)
THAT I will act diligently, faithfully and to the best of my ability in 
my capacity as census co-ordinator;
THAT I will not, without authority, disclose or make known any 
information that comes to my knowledge by reason of my activities as 
a census co-ordinator; and
THAT I will supervise the municipal census and all census 
enumerators to the best of my ability and in accordance with the 
Municipal Census Manual approved by the Minister and published by 
the department.
SWORN (AFFIRMED) BEFORE ME        ) 
at the              of              , in the Province   ) 
of Alberta, this          day of                        ,)		(signature of person taking oath) 
20          .                                                      )	 
                                                                     ) 
    (signature of Commissioner for Oaths)
IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT
NOTE:
The personal information that is being collected under the authority of 
the Municipal Government Act will be used for the purposes of that 
Act.  It is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of 
Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
If you have any questions about the collection, contact
    (title and business phone number of the responsible official)    
Schedule 2  
 
Statement of Census Enumerator
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY:             , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
MUNICIPAL CENSUS DATE:                                      
I,   (name of person taking oath)  ,  of   (residential address)  , 
appointed census enumerator for    (name of municipality)  , solemnly 
state
THAT I will act diligently, faithfully and to the best of my ability in 
my capacity as census enumerator;
THAT I will not, without authority, disclose or make known any 
information that comes to my knowledge by reason of my activities as 
a census enumerator; and
THAT I will carry out the census of the area to which I have been 
assigned to the best of my ability and in accordance with the Municipal 
Census Manual approved by the Minister and published by the 
department.
     (date)     	  (signature of census enumerator)  
IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT
NOTE:
The personal information that is being collected under the authority of 
the Municipal Government Act will be used for the purposes of that 
Act.  It is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of 
Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
If you have any questions about the collection, contact
    (title and business phone number of the responsible official)    
Schedule 3  
 
Shadow Population Verification Form
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY:             , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
MUNICIPAL CENSUS DATE:                                      
I,   (name of person taking oath)  ,  of   (residential address)  , 
appointed designated officer for    (name of municipality)  , solemnly 
swear (affirm)
THAT I am the  (designated officer)  of the municipality of            .
THAT the date chosen as the municipal census date for this 
municipality was the            day of                     , 20      .
THAT a count of the shadow population completed on the             day 
of                     , 20       discloses that the total number of temporary 
residents who are employed by an industrial or commercial 
establishment in the municipality for a minimum of 30 days within the 
municipal census year is (total shadow population).
SWORN (AFFIRMED) BEFORE ME        ) 
at the              of              , in the Province   ) 
of Alberta, this          day of                        ,)        (designated officer)       
20_____.                                ) 
                                                              ) 
    (signature of Commissioner for Oaths)
Schedule 4  
 
Municipal Census Form
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY:             , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
MUNICIPAL CENSUS DATE:                                      
I,   (name of person taking oath)  , of   (residential address)  , appointed 
designated officer for    (name of municipality)  , solemnly swear 
(affirm)
THAT I am the designated officer of the municipality of  
   (name of municipality)   .
THAT the date chosen as the municipal census date for this 
municipality was the          day of                     , 20     .
THAT a municipal census completed on the ____ day of _______, 
20___ discloses that the total number of individuals whose usual 
residence is in this municipality is    (total population)   .
THAT the Municipal Census Field Report attached below is accurate 
and complete to the best of my knowledge.
SWORN (AFFIRMED) BEFORE ME        ) 
at the              of              , in the Province   ) 
of Alberta, this          day of                        ,)        (designated officer)       
20_____.                                ) 
                                                              ) 
    (signature of Commissioner for Oaths)
Municipal Census Field Report
Field Report for the   (year)   census of   (municipality)  
Total population

Total count of dwellings

Total number of non-contacted dwellings



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Alberta Regulation 11/2013
Electric Utilities Act
REGULATED RATE OPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 29, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 03/2013) on January 
28, 2013 pursuant to sections 108 and 115 of the Electric Utilities Act. 
1   The Regulated Rate Option Regulation (AR 262/2005) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (i)(i);
	(b)	by repealing clause (n).

3   Section 3(1)(a)(i) is repealed. 

4   Section 4(2) is repealed. 

5   Section 8 is repealed. 

6   Section 9 is repealed.

7   Section 11 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "the relevant" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "a relevant";
	(b)	repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following: 
(2)  The price setting period for a calendar month is a period 
beginning on a day that is not more than 120 days preceding the 
month and ending on the 5th business day preceding the month.

8   Section 26 is repealed.

9   The heading preceding section 27 and section 27 are 
repealed and the following is substituted:
Expiry 

10   Section 29 is repealed.



Alberta Regulation 12/2013
Forest and Prairie Protection
FOREST PROTECTION (PAYMENT FOR SERVICES, VEHICLES AND 
EQUIPMENT) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 29, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable 
Resource Development  (M.O. 11/2013) on January 28, 2013 pursuant to section 42 
of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. 
1   The Forest Protection (Payment for Services, Vehicles 
and Equipment) Regulation (AR 46/2006) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   The Title of the Regulation is repealed and the following 
is substituted:
FOREST PROTECTION PAYMENT REGULATION

3   Section 2 is amended


	(a)	in subsection (3) by striking out "increased each year 
with effect from April 1" and substituting "adjusted each 
year, effective April 1,";
	(b)	in subsection (4) by striking out "(if positive)";
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  The rates referred to in subsection (3) reflect CPI Index 
adjustments under that subsection to December 31, 2011.

4   Section 4 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2013" 
and substituting "January 31, 2018".

5   Section 2 of Schedule 1 is amended by repealing clauses 
(a) to (k) in the Table and substituting the following:

	(a)	Camp Manager	$ 16.11          	$ 14.54
	(b)	Dozer Boss	20.82          	19.31
	(c)	Helitorch Mixmaster	14.07          	12.50
	(d)	Stevedore	11.63          	      n/a
	(e)	Stevedore Foreman	13.37                n/a
	(f)	Strike Team Leader	23.38          	21.86
	(g)	Type 1 Firetack Member	16.11          	14.53
	(h)	Type 1 Firetack Leader	19.14          	17.62
	(i)	Type 1 Firetack Sub-leader	17.62   	      	16.11
	(j)	Type 2 Wildfire Crew Member	13.37   	      	11.75
	(k)	Type 2 Wildfire Crew Leader	16.11   	      	14.53

6   Section 2(1)(a) to (c) of Schedule 2 is repealed and the 
following is substituted:
	(a)	vans (all makes):	$ per km	$ per hr
	(i)	6 to 8 passenger van	$ 0.93	$ 47.37
	(ii)	9 to 12 passenger van	   1.11	55.02
	(iii)	13 to 15 passenger van	   1.34	67.85
	(b)	buses and coaches (all makes):
The standard rate will be the negotiated rental rate of that 
business.
	(c)	hotshot trucks (includes driver):	$ per km	$ per hr
	(i)	1/2 ton	$ 1.22	$ 73.02
	(ii)	3/4 ton	   1.22	83.26
	(iii)	1 ton	   1.22	92.15
		If the following add on equipment is required, the rates listed 
above are increased as follows:
		up to 18 foot uncovered trailer	$ 0.65	$ 12.82
		more than 18 but less than 30  
foot uncovered trailer	     1.28	19.19
		30 foot or greater uncovered trailer	1.91	25.60
		picker or crane	                                    n/a	12.82
		covered trailer (any size)	     0.65	6.41
		The hotshot rate may be increased by one or more add ons.

7   Section 4(1) to (4) of Schedule 2 are amended by striking 
out the 9 rate per hour dollar figures and substituting the 
following rate per hour dollar figures in turn consecutively:
$6.10 
$5.48 
$4.86 
$1.74 
$5.80 
$7.03 
$1.74 
$0.23 
$0.01


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Alberta Regulation 13/2013
Municipal Government Act
DEBT LIMIT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:004/13) 
on January 28, 2013 pursuant to section 271 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Debt Limit Regulation (AR 255/2000) is amended by 
this Regulation. 

2   The following is added after section 6: 
Regional Services Commission
6.1   If a municipality is a member of a regional services 
commission, the municipality shall exclude any proportionate share 
of commission revenues, debt and debt service reported in the last 
audited annual financial statement of the municipality from the 
calculation of its revenue, total debt and debt service.  

3   This Regulation comes into force on February 1, 2013.