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Alberta Regulation 48/2014
Alberta Enterprise Corporation Act
ALBERTA ENTERPRISE CORPORATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 19, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 88/2014) 
on March 19, 2014 pursuant to section 16 of the Alberta Enterprise Corporation Act. 
1   The Alberta Enterprise Corporation Regulation 
(AR 202/2008) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "March 31, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 49/2014
Alberta Health Act
HEALTH ADVOCATE REGULATION
Filed: March 19, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 89/2014) 
on March 19, 2014 pursuant to section 12 of the Alberta Health Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Additional functions
	3	General delegation
	4	Power to act on a complaint
	5	Refusal to review
	6	Procedures
	7	Requirement to provide information and documents
	8	Record of complaints and reviews
	9	Disclosure
	10	Report
	11	Proceedings privileged
	12	Consequential amendment
	13	Expiry
	14	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Alberta Health Act;
	(b)	"Charter" means the Health Charter established under section 
2 of the Act;
	(c)	"Health Advocate" means the Health Advocate appointed 
under section 3 of the Act.
Additional functions
2   In addition to the function set out in section 3(3)(a) of the Act, the 
Health Advocate may, subject to reasonable limits and procedures as 
may be established by the Health Advocate from time to time, 
	(a)	provide education on the Charter,
	(b)	assist individuals in determining the appropriate resolution 
mechanism through which they can have their concerns 
addressed and resolved,
	(c)		inform individuals about existing health related programs and 
resources, and
	(d)		assist individuals who are having difficulty accessing health 
services and health related programs, including directing 
them to an appropriate resource, person or organization that 
may be able to assist them.
General delegation
3  The Health Advocate may, in writing, delegate to any person any 
power or duty conferred or imposed on the Health Advocate under the 
Act or this Regulation, except the power of delegation under this 
section.
Power to act on a complaint
4(1)  Subject to section 4(2) of the Act and section 5 of this 
Regulation, the Health Advocate shall review a complaint received 
from any person alleging that a person referred to in section 2(1) of the 
Act failed to act in a manner consistent with the Charter.
(2)  The Health Advocate may, without receiving a complaint, initiate 
and conduct a review where the Health Advocate has reason to believe 
that a person referred to in section 2(1) of the Act failed to act in a 
manner consistent with the Charter.
Refusal to review
5(1)  In addition to section 4(2) of the Act, the Health Advocate may 
refuse to conduct a review or cease conducting a review
	(a)	if the matter is the subject of an ongoing investigation by a 
law enforcement agency,
	(b)	if the complainant has refused to provide information 
requested by the Health Advocate to substantiate or support 
the complaint, or
	(c)	if, in the opinion of the Health Advocate,
	(i)	having regard to all of the circumstances, no review is 
necessary or practicable,
	(ii)	the issue complained of has already been addressed, or
	(iii)	the complainant has had knowledge of the issue for 
more than 6 months before the complaint is received by 
the Health Advocate.
(2)  If the Health Advocate decides not to conduct a review or to cease 
conducting a review, the Health Advocate shall inform the 
complainant of that decision.
Procedures
6(1)  The Health Advocate may establish procedures for conducting a 
review, including prescribing forms for the use of persons making a 
complaint.
(2)  In conducting a review, the Health Advocate may make any 
inquiries the Health Advocate considers necessary.
(3)  Before commencing a review, the Health Advocate must make 
reasonable efforts to notify the person against whom the complaint is 
made and, if the complaint
	(a)	relates to a health facility in which the complainant is or was 
a patient, the Health Advocate must notify the operator of the 
health facility,
	(b)	is against a health provider, the Health Advocate must notify 
the professional college of which the health provider is a 
member, and
	(c)	is made on behalf of an individual who is not the 
complainant, the Health Advocate must notify that 
individual.
(4)  The notice under subsection (3) must include a copy of the 
complaint and any information relating to the conduct of the review, 
but the Health Advocate may sever any information contained in the 
complaint that the Health Advocate considers appropriate.
(5)  A person who has received a notice under this section has the right 
to make representations to the Health Advocate relating to the 
complaint.
Requirement to provide information and documents
7(1)  The Health Advocate may request, in writing, that a health 
facility, health provider, professional college, operator, regional health 
authority or provincial health board provide
	(a)	any policy or directive or any other document relating to a 
review, or
	(b)	any medical or other record or any information, file or other 
document relating to a patient or other matter that is the 
subject of the review.
(2)  The health facility, health provider, professional college, operator, 
regional health authority or provincial health board shall, as soon as 
reasonably possible after receipt of a request, provide the Health 
Advocate, or a person authorized by the Health Advocate, with 
reasonable access to the materials so requested under subsection (1).
(3)  The Health Advocate, or the person authorized by the Health 
Advocate, may examine and make copies of the materials requested 
under subsection (1) or remove them temporarily for the purpose of 
making copies.
Record of complaints and reviews
8   The Health Advocate shall maintain records relating to complaints 
received and reviews conducted.
Disclosure
9(1)  Except as provided in this section, the Health Advocate and any 
person who is or was employed or engaged by the Health Advocate 
shall maintain the confidentiality of all information and allegations that 
come to their knowledge in the course of reviewing a complaint or in 
the performance of the Health Advocate's duties under the Act or this 
Regulation.
(2)  Allegations and information to which subsection (1) applies may 
be disclosed
	(a)	to the person who is the subject of a review,
	(b)	by a person conducting the review to the extent necessary to 
enable that person to obtain information from another person,
	(c)	in a report made by the Health Advocate under section 5 of 
the Act,
	(d)	where the Health Advocate believes on reasonable grounds 
that the disclosure is necessary for the purpose of advising 
the Minister of Justice and Attorney General or a law 
enforcement agency of an alleged offence under this Act or 
any other enactment of Alberta or an Act of the Parliament of 
Canada, 
	(e)	where the Health Advocate believes on reasonable grounds 
that the disclosure of information is required to mitigate a 
risk of significant harm to the health or safety of the public or 
of any person, and
	(f)	if required by law.
Report
10   On completion of a review, the Health Advocate shall prepare a 
report of its findings, and if the Health Advocate considers it 
appropriate, may include recommendations referred to in section 5 of 
the Act.
Proceedings privileged 
11(1)  Neither the Health Advocate nor any person holding an office 
or appointment under the Health Advocate, or any employee, agent or 
contractor shall be called on to give evidence in any court or in any 
proceedings of a judicial nature in respect of any thing coming to the 
Health Advocate's or person's knowledge in the exercise of the Health 
Advocate's or person's functions under this Act.
(2)  Any thing said or any information supplied or any document, 
paper or thing produced by any person in the course of a review under 
this Regulation is privileged in the same manner as if the review or 
proceedings were proceedings in a court.
Consequential amendment
12   The Health Information Regulation (AR 70/2001) is 
amended in section 2(1) by adding the following after 
clause (c):
	(c.1)	Health Advocate;
Expiry
13   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, 2018.
Coming into force
14   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 50/2014
Mental Health Act
PATIENT ADVOCATE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 19, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 94/2014) 
on March 19, 2014 pursuant to section 45 of the Mental Health Act. 
1   The Patient Advocate Regulation (AR 148/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is amended by adding "MENTAL HEALTH" 
before "PATIENT".

3   Section 11 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" 
and substituting "March 31, 2018".


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Alberta Regulation 51/2014
Mental Health Act
MENTAL HEALTH AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 19, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 95/2014) 
on March 19, 2014 pursuant to section 53 of the Mental Health Act. 
1   The Mental Health Regulation (AR 19/2004) is amended 
by this Regulation.
2   section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (s):
	(t)	Alberta Children's Hospital.


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Alberta Regulation 52/2014
Responsible Energy Development Act
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR ADMINISTRATION FEES 
RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 24, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on March 20, 2014 
pursuant to section 29 of the Responsible Energy Development Act. 
1   The Alberta Energy Regulator Administration Fees Rules 
(AR 98/2013) are amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  For the purposes of these Rules, the prescribed date for the 
2014-15 fiscal year is December 31, 2013.

3   Section 3(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  For the 2014-15 fiscal year, the annual adjustment factor is 
3.151048.

4   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "2012" and 
substituting "2013".
	(b)	by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  An operator of a coal mine shall pay an administration fee 
with respect to a coal mine calculated as follows:
		coal production x $0.103932 for each tonne of coal 
= administration fee

5   Section 5 is amended by repealing subsections (4) to (8) 
and substituting the following:
(4)  The administration fee payable by an operator of one or more 
Class 1 approved oil sands projects is the amount calculated in 
accordance with the following formula:
		Fee for Class 1 = [(A x $5000) + B + (C x total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 1 
oil sands projects)] x 2.981075
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 1 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator
	B 	is the fixed amount selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 1 oil 
sands projects
	C 	is the variable rate selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 1 oil 
sands projects.
(5)  The administration fee payable by an operator of one or more 
Class 2 approved oil sands projects is the amount calculated in 
accordance with the following formula:
		Fee for Class 2 = (A x $5000) + B + (C x total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 2 
oil sands projects)] x 4.908045
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 2 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator
	B 	is the fixed amount selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 2 oil 
sands projects
	C 	is the variable rate selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 2 oil 
sands projects.
(6)  The administration fee payable by an operator of one or more 
Class 3 approved oil sands projects is the amount, in respect of each 
project, calculated in accordance with the following formula:
		Fee for Class 3 project = [$5000 + A + (B x C)] x 3.510598
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the amount that is determined by 
dividing the difference between the maximum amount 
of bitumen volumes that may be produced by the project 
in the base year under the approval and the volumes that 
were actually produced by the age of the approval or the 
most recent amended approval, calculated from the date 
of issuance to December 31 of the base year and 
rounded up to a full year (but if the bitumen volumes 
produced exceed the maximum amount that may be 
produced, A is $5000)
	B 	is the variable rate selected from Table A which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table A that contains the amount that is determined by 
dividing the difference between the maximum amount 
of bitumen volumes that may be produced by the project 
in the base year under the approval and the volumes that 
were actually produced by the age of the approval or the 
most recent amended approval, calculated from the date 
of issuance to December 31 of the base year and 
rounded up to a full year (but if the project did not 
produce any bitumen in the base year or if the bitumen 
volumes produced exceed the maximum amount that 
may be produced, B is 0)
	C 	is the amount determined by dividing the difference 
between the maximum amount of bitumen volumes that 
may be produced by the project in the base year under 
the approval and the volumes that were actually 
produced by the age of the approval or the most recent 
amended approval, calculated from the date of issuance 
to December 31 of the base year and rounded up to a 
full year.
(7)  The administration fee payable by an operator of one or more 
Class 4 approved oil sands projects is the amount calculated in 
accordance with the following formula:
		Fee for Class 4 = [(A x $10 000) + B + (C x total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 4 
oil sands projects)] x 1.849809
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 4 oil sands project approvals held 
by the operator
	B 	is the fixed amount selected from Table B which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table B that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 4 oil 
sands projects
	C 	is the variable rate selected from Table B which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table B that contains the total bitumen volumes 
produced in the base year by the operator's Class 4 oil 
sands projects.
(8)  The administration fee payable by an operator of one or more 
Class 5 approved oil sands projects is the amount, in respect of each 
project, calculated in accordance with the following formula:
		Fee for Class 5 project = [$10 000 + A + (B x C)] x 6.361472
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount selected from Table B which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table B that contains the amount that is determined by 
dividing the difference between the maximum amount 
of bitumen volumes that may be produced by the project 
in the base year under the application or approval and 
the volumes that were actually produced by the age of 
the approval, the most recent amended approval or the 
most recent application for an amendment to the 
approval, calculated from the date of issuance to 
December 31 of the base year and rounded up to a full 
year (but if the bitumen volume produced exceed the 
maximum amount that may be produced, A is $2500)
	B 	is the variable rate selected from Table B which 
corresponds to the applicable production range from 
Table B that contains the amount that is determined by 
dividing the difference between the maximum amount 
of bitumen volumes that may be produced in the base 
year under the application or approval and the volumes 
that were actually produced by the age of the approval, 
the most recent amended approval or the most recent 
application for an amendment to the approval, 
calculated from the date of issuance to December 31 of 
the base year and rounded up to a full year (but if the 
project did not produce any bitumen in the base year or 
if the bitumen volumes produced exceed the maximum 
amount that may be produced, B is 0)
	C 	is the amount determined by dividing the difference 
between the maximum amount of bitumen volumes that 
may be produced by the project in the base year under 
the application or approval and the volumes that were 
actually produced by the age of the approval, the most 
recent amended approval or the most recent application 
for an amendment to the approval, calculated from the 
date of issuance to December 31 of the base year and 
rounded up to a full year.


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Alberta Regulation 53/2014
Government Organization Act
RESTRICTED ACTIVITY AUTHORIZATION (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY 
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 25, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 02/2014) on March 20, 
2014 pursuant to section 3 of Schedule 7.1 of the Government Organization Act. 
1   The Restricted Activity Authorization Regulation 
(AR 5/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "November 30, 2016".



Alberta Regulation 54/2014
Service Dogs Act
SERVICE DOGS QUALIFICATIONS (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY 
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 25, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Human Services (M.O. 2014-06) on 
March 24, 2014 pursuant to section 5 of the Service Dogs Act. 
1   The Service Dogs Qualifications Regulation 
(AR 197/2008) is amended by this Regulation. 

2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "March 31, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 55/2014
Blind Persons' Rights Act
GUIDE DOGS QUALIFICATIONS (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY 
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 25, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Human Services (M.O. 2014-07) on 
March 24, 2014 pursuant to section 7 of the Blind Persons' Rights Act. 
1   The Guide Dogs Qualifications Regulations (108/79) are 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is amended by striking out "Regulations" and 
substituting "Regulation".

3   Section 2 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "March 31, 2020".



Alberta Regulation 56/2014
Health Information Act
DESIGNATION (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY  
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 27, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 22/2014) on March 21, 
2014 pursuant to section 108(2)(a) of the Health Information Act. 
1   The Designation Regulation (AR 69/2001) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2014" and 
substituting "November 30, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 57/2014
Fair Trading Act
COLLECTION AND DEBT REPAYMENT PRACTICES 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 27, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:004/2014) 
on March 20, 2014 pursuant to section 118 of the Fair Trading Act. 
1   The Collection and Debt Repayment Practices 
Regulation (AR 194/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 58/2014
Traffic Safety Act
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DIMENSION AND WEIGHT 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 28, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 15/14) on 
March 25, 2014 pursuant to sections 116, 151 and 156 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Commercial Vehicle Dimension and Weight 
Regulation (AR 315/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 19 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (5.1):
(5.2)  No fee is payable for the period from April 1, 2014 to June 30, 
2014 for a permit allowing the operation of a commercial vehicle 
used for the transport of grain on a highway that is subject to a road 
ban under section 12.