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Alberta Regulation 194/2014
Responsible Energy Development Act
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR ADMINISTRATION FEE 
RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 3, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on October 29, 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2   Section 3(2) is repealed and the following is substituted: 
(2)  For the period
	(a)	April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, the adjustment factor is 
3.151048;
	(b)	December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, the adjustment factor 
is 0.545781. 

3   Section 4(2) is repealed and the following is substituted: 
(2)  An operator of a coal mine shall pay an administration fee with 
respect to a coal mine calculated as follows: 
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, coal 
production ž $0.103932 for each tonne of coal = 
administration fee;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, coal 
production ž $0.018005 for each tonne of coal = 
administration fee. 

4   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:
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, 
			Fee for Class 1 = [(A ž $5000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 1 
oil sands projects)] ž 2.981075
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 1 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015,
		Fee for Class 1 = [(A ž $5000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 1 
oil sands projects)] ž 0.516331
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 1 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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 oils sands projects is the amount calculated in 
accordance with the following formula:
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, 
		Fee for Class 2 = [(A ž $5000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 2 
oil sands projects)] ž 4.908045
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 2 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, 
		Fee for Class 2 = [(A ž $5000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 2 
oil sands projects)] ž 0.850087
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 2 oil sands projects approvals 
held by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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:
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, 
		Fee for Class 3 project = [$5000 + A + (B ž C)] ž 3.510598
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, 
		Fee for Class 3 project = [$5000 + A + (B ž C)] ž 0.608046
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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:
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, 
		Fee for Class 4 = [(A ž $10 000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 4 
oil sands projects)] ž 1.849809
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 4 oil sands project approvals held 
by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, 
		Fee for Class 4 = [(A ž $10 000) + B + (C ž total bitumen 
volumes produced in the base year by the operator's Class 4 
oil sands projects)] ž 0.320392
		where
	A 	is the number of Class 4 oil sands project approvals held 
by the operator;
	B 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 as listed in 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:
	(a)	for the period April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, 
		Fee for Class 5 project = [$10 000 + A + (B ž C)] ž 6.361472
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 volumes produced exceed the 
maximum amount that may be produced, A is $2500);
	B 	is the variable rate as listed in 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 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;
	(b)	for the period December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, 
		Fee for Class 5 project = [$10 000 + A + (B ž C)] ž 1.101824
		where
	A 	is the fixed amount as listed in 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 volumes produced exceed the 
maximum amount that may be produced, A is $2500);
	B 	is the variable rate as listed in 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 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 195/2014
Pipeline Act
PIPELINE RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 3, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on October 29, 2014 
pursuant to section 3(1)(y) of the Pipeline Act. 
1   The Pipeline Rules (AR 91/2005) are amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 3(3) is amended by repealing clause (c) and 
substituting the following:
	(c)	for a short-term temporary pipeline in accordance with 
Directive 056;
	(d)	for a temporary surface pipeline used for the sole purpose of 
transporting water to or from a facility, scheme or other 
matter authorized under the Oil and Gas Conservation Act or 
the Oil Sands Conservation Act, if all of the following 
criteria are met:
	(i)	the source water has a chloride content of 640 
milligrams per litre or less; 
	(ii)	the source water has an electrical conductivity of 2.0 
decisiemens per metre or less;
	(iii)	the source water has a pH value between 6.5 and 9.0;
	(iv)	the source water has no hydrocarbon sheen;
	(v)	the source water does not contain any of the following: 
municipal wastewater; water affected by an industrial 
process; produced or process water from an oil or gas 
activity;
	(vi)	no chemical will be added to the source water or to the 
water at any time during transport in the pipeline.


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Alberta Regulation 196/2014
Charitable Fund-raising Act
CHARITABLE FUND-RAISING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 6, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:014/2014) 
on October 31, 2014 pursuant to section 57 of the Charitable Fund-raising Act. 
1   The Charitable Fund-raising Regulation (AR 108/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(a)  by striking out "audited financial 
statements or";
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (3):.
(4)  An audited financial statement prepared under this section or 
any predecessor of this section must be maintained for 3 years 
from the date of its creation.

3   Section 6 is repealed.

4   Section 7(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Financial information return
7(1)  For the purposes of section 8 of the Act, a charitable 
organization must prepare a financial information return for a 
financial year if solicitations were made by or on behalf of the 
charitable organization during the financial year.

5   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 1 of the Statutes Amendment Act, 2014.


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Alberta Regulation 197/2014
Regulations Act
MISCELLANEOUS CORRECTIONS REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 426/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 10 of the Regulations Act. 
1   The Employment Pension Plans Regulation 
(AR 154/2014) is amended
	(a)	in section 108(d) by striking out "sections section" and 
substituting "sections";
	(b)	in Schedule 6
	(i)	in Form 5 by striking out "This waiver form must 
be signed by a pension partner in order in order to 
waive" and substituting "This waiver form must be 
signed by a pension partner in order to waive";
	(ii)	in Form 7 by striking out "to unlock of up to 50%" 
and substituting "to unlock up to 50%";
	(iii)	in Form 10
	(A)	by striking out "the establishment date the LIF" 
and substituting "the establishment date of the 
LIF";
	(B)	by striking out "Pension funds for the member 
owner are currently held in LIRA with" and 
substituting "Pension funds for the member 
owner are currently held in a LIRA with";
	(iv)	in Form 11 by striking out "(name of LIRA or LIF 
Issuer)" and substituting "(name of LIRA or LIF 
issuer)";
	(v)	in Form 12 by striking out "This waiver form must 
be signed by a pension partner in order in order to 
waive" and substituting "This waiver form must be 
signed by a pension partner in order to waive".

2   The Petroleum Marketing Regulation (AR 174/2006) is 
amended in section 3(4) by striking out "the Registry" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "Petrinex".

3   The Premises Identification Regulation (AR 200/2008) is 
amended in section 3(2) by striking out "and" at the end of 
clause (p) and by adding "and" at the end of clause (q).

4   The Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Regulation 
(AR 194/2007) is amended in item 2 of Form 2 by striking 
out "22nd" and substituting "24th".

5   The Public Lands Administration Regulation 
(AR 187/2011) is amended in section 121(g)(ii) by striking 
out "catholic" and substituting "cathodic".

6   The Teachers' and Private Schools Teachers' Pension 
Plans (AR 203/95) are amended in section 1(1)(y) of 
Schedule 1 by striking out "section 1(1)(x) of the Employment 
Pension Plans Act" and substituting "section 1(1)(ff) of the 
Employment Pension Plans Act (SA 2012 cE-8.1)".


Alberta Regulation 198/2014
Forests Act 
Mines and Minerals Act 
Public Lands Act
METALLIC AND INDUSTRIAL MINERALS EXPLORATION (EXTENSION 
OF EXPIRY DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 428/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 4 of the Forests Act, section 5 of the Mines 
and Minerals Act and section 9 of the Public Lands Act. 
1   The Metallic and Industrial Minerals Exploration 
Regulation (AR 213/98) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 46 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2014" 
and substituting "November 30, 2015".


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Alberta Regulation 199/2014
Minors' Property Act
MINORS' PROPERTY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 430/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 17 of the Minors' Property Act. 
1   The Minors' Property Regulation (AR 240/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Sections 1 and 2 are amended by striking out "$5000" 
and substituting "$10 000".

3   Section 3 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2014" 
and substituting "November 30, 2024."



Alberta Regulation 200/2014
Public Trustee Act
PUBLIC TRUSTEE GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 431/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 46 of the Public Trustee Act. 
1   The Public Trustee General Regulation (AR 241/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "$5000" and 
substituting "$10 000".

3   Section 3 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "$50 000" and 
substituting "$75 000";


	(b)	by repealing subsection (3)(b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the beneficiaries of the estate,

4   Section 4(1) is amended by striking out "$5000" and 
substituting "$10 000".

5   Section 5 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Transfer of property to Public Trustee's equivalent 
in other jurisdiction
5   The following are designated as equivalent entities for the 
purpose of section 19 of the Act: 

JURISDICTION
EQUIVALENT ENTITY
British Columbia
Public Guardian and Trustee
Manitoba
Public Guardian and Trustee
Newfoundland and Labrador
Public Trustee
Northwest Territories
Public Trustee
Nova Scotia
Public Trustee
Nunavut
Public Trustee
Ontario
Public Guardian and Trustee or 
the Children's Lawyer
Prince Edward Island
Public Trustee
Quebec
Curateur public
Saskatchewan
Public Guardian and Trustee
Yukon
Public Administrator or Public 
Guardian and Trustee

6   Section 12(3)(b) is amended by striking out "registered 
mail" and substituting "recorded mail".

7   Section 13(3) is amended by striking out "registered mail" 
and substituting "recorded mail".

8   Section 17 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2014" 
and substituting "November 30, 2024".

9   The Schedule is amended by repealing Form 5 and 
substituting the following:
Form 5 
 
Requisition for Information or Records
(Public Trustee Act (section 44))
To:           (name of person or organization)  
(Name of client or potential client) of           (address)           is a client 
or potential client of the Public Trustee.
In accordance with section 44 of the Public Trustee Act and
?	section 40(1)(f) of the Freedom of Information and Protection 
of Privacy Act
?	section 35(1)(p) of the Health Information Act
?	section 20(b) of the Personal Information Protection Act
the Public Trustee hereby requires you to provide the following 
information or records to the Public Trustee:
                      (Description of information or records)                       
Date                                                           
                                                                    
Public Trustee for the Province of Alberta
  (Name and title of person signing of behalf of the Public Trustee) 




Alberta Regulation 201/2014
Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act
TOBACCO REDUCTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 436/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 9 of the Tobacco Reduction Act. 
1   The Tobacco Reduction Regulation (AR 240/2007) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is repealed and the following title is substituted:
TOBACCO AND SMOKING REDUCTION REGULATION

3   The following is added after section 1:
School building
1.1   For the purposes of section 3.1 of the Act, "school building" 
means a school building within the meaning of the School Act, 
including the related school grounds and parking lots.
Furnishing
1.2   For the purposes of this Regulation and section 7.5 of the Act, 
"furnish" means
	(a)	sell,


	(b)	lend,
	(c)	assign,
	(d)	give or send, with or without consideration, or
	(e)	barter or deposit with another person for the performance of a 
service.

4   The following is added before section 2:
Characterizing flavour
1.3(1)  In this section, "additive" means an ingredient other than 
tobacco leaves added to a tobacco product, its unit packet or any 
outside packaging.
(2)  For the purposes of this Regulation and section 7.4 of the Act, 
"characterizing flavour" means a clearly noticeable smell or taste 
other than tobacco that
	(a)	results from an additive or combination of additives, and
	(b)	is noticeable before or during the use of the tobacco product.
(3)  For greater certainty, characterizing flavour includes but is not 
limited to the following characterizing flavours:
	(a)	fruit;
	(b)	chocolate;
	(c)	honey;
	(d)	spice;
	(e)	clove;
	(f)	herb;
	(g)	alcohol;
	(h)	candy;
	(i)	vanilla.
(4)  No tobacco product shall be determined to have a characterizing 
flavour solely because of the use of additives or flavourings.

5   The following is added after section 2:
Signs prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to a minor
2.1(1)  For the purposes of section 7(2.1) of the Act, a sign 
prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to a minor must be posted 
	(a)	at every location in the retail establishment where tobacco 
products are sold, and
	(b)	in such a manner that the sign is conspicuous and not 
obstructed from view and is clearly visible to an individual 
working in the capacity of a sales clerk.
(2)  Notwithstanding section 4(1), a sign prohibiting the furnishing 
of tobacco products to a minor must
	(a)	have a total surface area of not less than 600 cm2 and 
minimum dimensions of 20 cm by 30 cm, and
	(b)	state "It is prohibited by provincial law to sell tobacco 
products to persons under 18 years of age", which 
	(i)	must be centred,
	(ii)	must be set out in black Helvetica bold type font on a 
white background,
	(iii)	must be set out in a size that is clearly legible and must 
occupy approximately 30% to 40% of the total surface 
area of the sign,
	(iv)	must use upper case lettering for the first letter of the 
message and lower case lettering for the remainder of 
the message, and
	(v)	must be surrounded by a red border that is 1 cm to 
1.5 cm wide along the edges of the sign.

6   Section 4(1) and (2) are amended by striking out "A sign 
posted under the Act" and substituting "For the purposes of section 
7 of the Act, a sign posted".

7   The following is added after section 5:
Identification
5.1   For the purposes of section 7.5(2) and (3) of the Act, the 
following types of identification showing the person's full name, 
photograph, date of birth and signature may be provided as proof of 
the person's age by a person who appears to be less than 25 years of 
age:
	(a)	an operator's licence or driver's licence;
	(b)	a passport;
	(c)	a Canadian permanent resident document;
	(d)	a Canadian Armed Forces identification card;
	(e)	any other documentation that is issued by the federal 
government or a provincial government or a foreign 
government.

8   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "or" at the end of 
subclause (ii) and by adding the following after 
subclause (ii):
	(ii.1)	any vehicle in which a minor is present, or
	(b)	in clause (e) by striking out "or workplace" wherever 
it occurs and substituting ", workplace, public vehicle 
or private vehicle".

9   The following is added after section 7:
Traditional use of tobacco by aboriginal persons
7.1(1)  Section 3.1 of the Act does not prohibit an Aboriginal person 
under the age of 18 years from possessing, smoking or otherwise 
consuming a tobacco product or holding a lighted tobacco product if 
the activity is carried out for traditional Aboriginal cultural or 
spiritual purposes.
(2)  Section 3.1 of the Act does not prohibit a non-Aboriginal person 
under the age of 18 years from possessing, smoking or otherwise 
consuming a tobacco product or holding a lighted tobacco product if 
the activity is carried out with an Aboriginal person and for 
traditional Aboriginal cultural or spiritual purposes.
Enforcement by a person under 18 years of age
7.2   Despite section 3.1 of the Act, the possession of a tobacco 
product by a person under the age of 18 years for the purpose of 
enforcing or ensuring compliance with any enactment prohibiting or 
restricting the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 
18 years is not prohibited if such possession is authorized by a 
person whose duty it is to enforce or to ensure compliance with the 
enactment.
Employee under the age of 18 years
7.3(1)  To avoid any doubt, an employee who is under the age of 18 
years is not in contravention of section 3.1(2) of the Act when that 
employee holds, gives, carries or otherwise handles a tobacco 
product while on duty and working in the capacity of an employee.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), if an employee who is under the age of 
18 years smokes or otherwise consumes a tobacco product anywhere 
on the premises where he or she usually works, whether on duty or 
not, that employee is in contravention of section 3.1(1)(a) of the Act.

10   The following is added after section 8:
Disposition of tobacco product
8.1  When a person is not convicted of an offence under the Act, a 
justice may make an order concerning the disposition of any tobacco 
product seized in relation to that alleged offence.

11   The following is added after section 9:
Minimum package size
9.1(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"bidi" means a tobacco product that is wrapped in the leaf of 
the plant Diospyros melanoxylon (temburni) or Diospyros 
exculpra (tendu) or is sold or offered for sale under the name 
"bidi", "beedi" or "beedie" or any other variation of that 
name;
	(b)	"blunt wrap" means a sheet, including a sheet that is rolled, 
that is composed of natural or reconstituted tobacco or 
natural and reconstituted tobacco and that is ready to be 
filled;
	(c)	"cigar" means a roll or tubular construction that is intended 
for smoking that consists of
	(i)	a filler composed of natural tobacco, reconstituted 
tobacco or natural and reconstituted tobacco, and
	(ii)	a wrapper, or a binder and a wrapper, composed of 
natural tobacco, reconstituted tobacco or natural and 
reconstituted tobacco in which the filler is wrapped, and
		may include a mouthpiece (tip) or filter;
	(d)	"designated cigar" means a cigar that has a cigarette filter or 
weighs more than 1.4 grams and less than 5 grams excluding 
the weight of any mouthpiece or tip.
(2)  For the purposes of section 7.21 of the Act, the following are the 
minimum numbers of units of each tobacco product that may be sold 
or offered for sale:
	(a)	cigarettes - 20 units;
	(b)	designated cigars that have a retail price of less than $4.00 
per unit, other than little cigars as defined in the Tobacco Act 
(Canada) - 4 units;
	(c)	cigars that are little cigars as defined in the Tobacco Act 
(Canada) - 20 units;
	(d)	bidis - 20 units;
	(e)	blunt wraps - 20 units.

12   The following is added after section 10.1:
Exemption for sale of flavoured tobacco products
10.2(1)  In this section, "cigar" means cigar as defined in section 
9.1(1)(c).
(2)  The following flavoured tobacco products are exempted from 
the prohibition in section 7.4(2) of the Act:
	(a)	cigars that have a retail price of more than $4.00 per unit and 
weigh 5 grams or more;
	(b)	pipe tobacco;
	(c)	tobacco products that impart a clearly noticeable smell or 
taste of menthol and do not also impart another 
characterizing flavour.

13   Section 12 is amended by striking out "September 30, 
2016" and substituting "October 31, 2019".

14(1)  Sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 come into force on 
the coming into force of section 23 of the Tobacco 
Reduction Amendment Act, 2013.  
(2)  Sections 4 and 12 come into force on the coming into 
force of the Tobacco Reduction (Flavoured Tobacco 
Products) Amendment Act, 2013.
(3)  Section 11 comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 9 of the Tobacco Reduction Amendment Act, 2013. 



Alberta Regulation 202/2014
Mines and Minerals Act
MINES AND MINERALS ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: November 13, 2014
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 438/2014) 
on November 13, 2014 pursuant to section 5 of the Mines and Minerals Act. 
1   The Mines and Minerals Administration Regulation 
(AR 262/97) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The Schedule is amended by repealing item 10 and 
substituting the following:
10
Late application penalty 
referred to in section 
11(3)(a)(ii), 14.1(3)(c) or 
14.2(3)(b) of the Petroleum 
and Natural Gas Tenure 
Regulation (AR 263/97)
$5000