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Alberta Regulation 189/2014
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA LAMB PRODUCERS PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: October 7, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 400/2014) 
on October 7, 2014 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products 
Act.
1   The Alberta Lamb Producers Plan Regulation 
(AR 263/2001) is amended by this Regulation. 

2   Section 20 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(2.1)  The Commission may, on a motion passed by 2/3 of the 
directors currently in office at a Commission meeting, remove a 
director from office if the director fails to abide by any of the 
Commission's policies.

3   Section 33(4) is amended by adding "or 34(9)" after 
"20(4)".

4   Section 34(2) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2)  Nominations for candidates to be elected as a director to 
represent a zone must be filed at the Commission's head office at 
least 7 days before the date the election is to be held.


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Alberta Regulation 190/2014
Government Organization Act
UTILITIES CONSUMER ADVOCATE REGULATION
Filed: October 15, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 404/2014) 
on October 15, 2014 pursuant to Schedule 13.1, section 3 of the Government 
Organization Act. 
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"consumer" means a person who is
	(i)	an eligible customer as defined in the Regulated Rate 
Option Regulation (AR 262/2005),
	(ii)	a consumer as defined in the Energy Marketing and 
Residential Heat Sub-metering Regulation 
(AR 246/2005), or
	(iii)	a person who purchases less than 2500 gigajoules of 
natural gas per year;
	(b)	"distributor" means 
	(i)	an owner of an electric distribution system as defined in 
the Electric Utilities Act, or


	(ii)	a gas distributor as defined in the Gas Utilities Act;
	(c)	"provider" means
	(i)	a regulated rate provider as defined in the Electric 
Utilities Act, or
	(ii)	a default supply provider as defined under the Gas 
Utilities Act;
	(d)	"retailer" means 
	(i)	a municipality as defined in the Municipal Government 
Act,
	(ii)	a retailer as defined in the Electric Utilities Act, or
	(iii)	a retailer as defined in the Gas Utilities Act;
	(e)	"Schedule" means Schedule 13.1 to the Government 
Organization Act.
Additional responsibilities of the Office of the  
Utilities Consumer Advocate
2   In addition to the responsibilities set out in the Schedule, the Office 
of the Utilities Consumer Advocate has the following responsibilities: 
	(a)	to develop and undertake activities that the Utilities 
Consumer Advocate considers appropriate for the purposes 
of
	(i)	preventing the disconnection of electricity or natural gas 
provided by a retailer or provider to a consumer, or
	(ii)	facilitating the reconnection of electricity or natural gas 
provided by a retailer or provider to a consumer;
	(b)	to assist in the resolution of any consumer issue, complaint or 
dispute between a consumer and a distributor, provider or 
retailer relating to the provision of electricity or natural gas 
as the Utilities Consumer Advocate considers appropriate.
Collection, use and disclosure of information
3(1)  The Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate may collect, use 
and disclose information, including a consumer's personal information, 
for the purposes of carrying out the responsibilities set out in section 2.
(2)  A collection or disclosure of information referred to in this section 
may occur indirectly, without the consent of the consumer.
(3)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the Office of the 
Utilities Consumer Advocate is authorized to collect and use 
information, including personal information about a consumer, from
	(a)	a distributor,
	(b)	the Government of Canada or an agency thereof,
	(c)	the Market Surveillance Administrator,
	(d)	an organization as defined in the Personal Information 
Protection Act,
	(e)	a provider,
	(f)	a public body as defined in the Freedom of Information and 
Protection of Privacy Act, 
	(g)	a retailer, and
	(h)	any other persons reasonably required to carry out the 
responsibilities set out in section 2.
(4)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the bodies, 
organizations and persons referred to in subsection (3) are authorized 
to disclose information, including personal information about a 
consumer, to the Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate.
(5)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the Office of the 
Utilities Consumer Advocate is authorized to disclose information 
collected under this regulation, including personal information about a 
consumer, to 
	(a)	a distributor,
	(b)	the Government of Canada or an agency thereof,
	(c)	the Market Surveillance Administrator,
	(d)	an organization as defined in the Personal Information 
Protection Act,
	(e)	a provider,
	(f)	a public body as defined in the Freedom of Information and 
Protection of Privacy Act, 
	(g)	a retailer, and
	(h)	any other persons reasonably required to carry out the 
responsibilities set out in section 2.
(6)  This section does not limit the authority of the Office of the 
Utilities Consumer Advocate to collect, use or disclose information 
when authorized to do so by any other law.
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 May 30, 2019.