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Alberta Regulation 153/2013
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
DESIGNATION OF OCCUPATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 22, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education 
(M.O. 301/2013) on August 14, 2013 pursuant to section 36(1)(a) of the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Designation of Occupations Regulation 
(AR 285/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (c.1):
	(c.2)	slickline services;

3   This Regulation comes into force on September 30, 
2013.


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Alberta Regulation 154/2013
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
SLICKLINE SERVICES OCCUPATION REGULATION
Filed: August 22, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on June 27, 2013 and approved by the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced 
Education on August 14, 2013 pursuant to section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Constitution of the occupation
	3	Tasks, activities and functions
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"bailing" means removing mud, sand, cuttings and other 
debris from the bottom of a wellbore with a bailer;
	(b)	"braided line" means a multi-strand line or wire rope;
	(c)	"explosive" has the same meaning as in the Occupational 
Health and Safety Regulation (AR 62/2003);
	(d)	"fishing" means retrieving lost or stuck equipment from a 
wellbore;
	(e)	"flow control equipment" means equipment to control well 
flow and includes plugs, test tools, chokes, standing valves, 
side door chokes, sleeves and shut-in tools;
	(f)	"high pressure well" means a well with a maximum potential 
wellbore surface pressure that is greater than 35 MPa 
(5000 psi);
	(g) 	"occupation" means the occupation of slickline services that 
is designated as a designated occupation pursuant to the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(h)	"perforating" means creating holes in tubing to establish 
communication between the tubing and the casing of the 
wellbore;
	(i)	"pressure control equipment" means equipment used to 
contain wellbore pressure at surface;
	(j)	"slickline" means a solid single-strand line that is used for 
the selective placement, manipulation and retrieval of 
wireline tools and flow control equipment within a wellbore;
	(k)	"slickline services equipment" means any equipment that is 
used to support or complete a slickline services operation and 
includes but is not limited to pressure control equipment and 
flow control equipment;
	(l)	"specialty line" means a continuous length of sealed metal 
tube that is similar in handling and appearance to slickline 
and houses either wire or fibre optics at its core;
	(m)	"swabbing" means lifting fluid from the wellbore through the 
use of a wire rope or slickline, a swab mandrel and a swab 
cup;
	(n)	"wellbore" means a hole drilled for the purpose of 
exploration or extraction of natural gas, oil or water.
Constitution of the occupation 
2   The undertakings that constitute the occupation are the use of 
slickline, specialty line or braided line in conjunction with 
operation-specific tools to perform completion, production and 
abandonment operations for the life cycle of a wellbore.
Tasks, activities and functions
3(1)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the undertakings as an 
assistant operator in the occupation, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	contributing to the health and safety of the work 
environment;
	(b)	contributing to the control of critical and emergency 
situations;
	(c)	supporting environmental protection;
	(d)	contributing to an effective work environment;
	(e)	maintaining and servicing slickline services equipment;
	(f)	driving vehicles;
	(g)	supporting pre-job, job and post-job operations;
	(h)	performing the tasks, activities and functions listed in 
subsection (2)(b) to (h) under the supervision of a level one 
operator in the occupation.
(2)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the undertakings as a 
level one operator in the occupation, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	the tasks, activities and functions identified in subsection 
(1)(a) to (g);
	(b)	establishing operational requirements;
	(c)	selecting, testing and transporting slickline services 
equipment;
	(d)	rigging slickline services equipment;
	(e)	operating pressure control equipment;
	(f)	running tools;
	(g)	removing sand and paraffin from a wellbore;
	(h)	running instruments to record pressure and temperature at the 
bottom of a wellbore;
	(i)	supervising assistant operators in the occupation performing 
the tasks, activities and functions set out in clauses (b) to (h);
	(j)	performing the tasks, activities and functions listed in 
subsection (3)(b) to (f) under the supervision of a level two 
operator in the occupation.
(3)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the undertakings as a 
level two operator in the occupation, the following tasks, activities and 
functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	the tasks, activities and functions listed in subsection (2)(a) to 
(i);
	(b)	installing and retrieving flow control equipment;
	(c)	bailing;
	(d)	general fishing;
	(e)	perforating;
	(f)	swabbing;
	(g)	supervising level one operators in the occupation performing 
the tasks, activities and functions set out in clauses (b) to (f);
	(h)	performing the tasks, activities and functions listed in 
subsection (4)(b) to (f) under the supervision of a level three 
operator in the occupation.
(4)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the undertakings as a 
level three operator in the occupation, the following tasks, activities 
and functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	the tasks, activities and functions listed in subsection (3)(a) to 
(g);
	(b)	conducting operations with braided line or specialty line;
	(c)	performing operations in a wellbore of a well designated as a 
critical sour well;
	(d)	conducting high pressure well operations;
	(e)	complex fishing;
	(f)	conducting operations using explosives;
	(g)	supervising level two operators in the occupation performing 
the tasks, activities and functions set out in clauses (b) to (f).
Expiry
4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on October 31, 2018.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on September 30, 2013.


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Alberta Regulation 155/2013
Public Health Act
HOUSING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 23, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 26/2013) on August 22, 
2013 pursuant to section 66(2)(h) of the Public Health Act. 
1   The Housing Regulation (AR 173/99) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 7 is amended by striking out "August 31, 2013" 
and substituting "August 31, 2014".


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Alberta Regulation 156/2013
Emblems of Alberta Act
OFFICIAL EMBLEMS (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION
Filed: August 29, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Culture (M.O. 14/13) on August 27, 
2013 pursuant to section 12 of the Emblems of Alberta Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Official emblems other than armorial bearings
	2	Armorial bearings
	3	Repeal
	4	Expiry
	5	Coming into force
Official emblems other than armorial bearings
1(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a person may reproduce, use or display 
an official emblem other than the armorial bearings of Alberta.
(2)  A person who reproduces, uses or displays the provincial shield of 
Alberta shall ensure that the reproduction, use or display is based on 
and conforms to original drawings of the provincial shield of Alberta 
obtained from the Government.
Armorial bearings
2(1)  No person shall reproduce, use or display
	(a)	the armorial bearings of Alberta unless the Minister has 
given the person written permission to do so under 
subsection (4), or
	(b)	a design so nearly resembling the armorial bearings of 
Alberta as to be likely to be mistaken for the armorial 
bearings of Alberta.
(2)  A person may apply to the Minister for permission to reproduce, 
use or display the armorial bearings of Alberta.
(3)  An application under subsection (2) must be in writing and include
	(a)	the purpose of the proposed reproduction, use or display, and
	(b)	an illustration showing how the armorial bearings of Alberta 
will appear when reproduced, used or displayed.
(4)  On receiving an application under subsection (2), the Minister may 
give a person written permission to reproduce, use or display the 
armorial bearings of Alberta if the Minister considers it appropriate to 
do so and may impose any conditions the Minister considers 
appropriate in respect of the permission.
(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a), the following may reproduce, 
use or display the armorial bearings of Alberta:
	(a)	the Lieutenant Governor and the office of the Lieutenant 
Governor;
	(b)	 the Premier and the office of the Premier;
	(c)	the Executive Council and the members of the Executive 
Council and their offices;
	(d)	the Legislative Assembly and the members of the Legislative 
Assembly and their offices;
	(e)	the Court of Appeal;
	(f)	the Court of Queen's Bench;
	(g)	the Provincial Court and the provincial judges.
(6)  A person who reproduces, uses or displays the armorial bearings of 
Alberta shall
	(a)	ensure that the reproduction, use or display is based on and 
conforms to original drawings of the armorial bearings 
obtained from the Government,
	(b)	ensure that the display and placement of the armorial 
bearings of Alberta is in accordance with the Alberta 
Government Corporate Identity Manual, as amended from 
time to time, and
	(c)		if the person was given written permission to reproduce, use 
or display the armorial bearings of Alberta under subsection 
(4), comply with any conditions imposed by the Minister.
Repeal
3   The Official Emblems (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 86/99) is 
repealed.
Expiry
4   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 June 30, 2019.
Coming into force
5   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 2 of the Statutes Amendment Act, 2013.