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Alberta Regulation 6/2015
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on December 18, 2014 
pursuant to section 10(1)(g), (h), (i), (k), (o), (gg), (hh), (ii) and (aaa) of the Oil and 
Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Rules (AR 151/71) are 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added before section 11.110:
11.104   Notwithstanding sections 3.050, 3.051, 3.060, 4.021, 
4.030, 4.040, 7.025, 10.060, 11.010, 11.102 and 11.145, if the 
Regulator is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so, the Regulator 
may, on its own motion, issue a subsurface order that
	(a)	designates a zone in a specific geographic area, and
	(b)	prescribes requirements pertaining to spacing, target areas, 
multi-zone wells, allowables, production rates and other 
subsurface matters within that zone,
in which case if there is a conflict or inconsistency between the 
subsurface order and any of the sections referred to above, the 
subsurface order prevails to the extent of the conflict or 
inconsistency.


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Alberta Regulation 7/2015
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
POTATO GROWERS OF ALBERTA COMMISSION  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Potato Growers of Alberta on December 11, 
2014 and approved by the Agricultural Products Marketing Council on December 12, 
2014 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Potato Growers of Alberta Commission Regulation 
(AR 277/98) is amended by this Regulation.
2   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(a) by striking out "$0.06" and 
substituting "$0.07";
	(b)	in subsection (1.1)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "$22.00" and 
substituting "$25.00";
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "$30.00" and 
substituting "$35.00".

3   This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2015.
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Alberta Regulation 8/2015
Gas Utilities Act
UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR NATURAL GAS UTILITIES 
(ADDITION OF EXPIRY DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Utilities Commission on January 16, 
2015 pursuant to section 35 of the Gas Utilities Act. 
1   The Uniform System of Accounting for Natural Gas 
Utilities (AR 546/63) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 19:
Expiry
20   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, 2020.



Alberta Regulation 9/2015
Municipal Government Act
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION  
(EXTENSION OF EXPIRY DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 23, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs 
(M.O. MAG:001/15) on January 14, 2015 pursuant to section 370(c) of the Municipal 
Government Act. 
1   The Community Organization Property Tax Exemption 
Regulation (AR 281/98) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 23 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2015" 
and substituting "January 31, 2018".


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Alberta Regulation 10/2015
Forest and Prairie Protection Act
NON-PERMIT AREAS (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY DATE) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 26, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable 
Resource Development (O.C. 05/2015) on January 19, 2015 pursuant to section 42 of 
the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. 
1   The Non-permit Areas Regulation (AR 53/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2015" 
and substituting "January 31, 2024".




Alberta Regulation 11/2015
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
OIL SANDS ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING PROGRAM 
AMENDMENT REGULTION
Filed: January 27, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable 
Resource Development (M.O. 59/2014) on December 18, 2014 pursuant to section 
36.1 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 2014. 
1   The Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Program 
Regulation (AR 226/2013) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 4(1):
(1.1)  For greater certainty, a fee assessed for the Oil Sands 
Environmental Monitoring Program constitutes a fee charged in 
respect of a right to explore for or exploit an oil sands mineral 
deposit.


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Alberta Regulation 12/2015
Traffic Safety Act
VEHICLE INSPECTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 28, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 03/15) on 
January 22, 2015 pursuant to section 81 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Vehicle Inspection Regulation (AR 211/2006) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 15(2) is amended by striking out "or" at the end 
of clause (a), by adding ", or" at the end of clause (b) and by 
adding the following after clause (b):
	(c)	through a sale by public auction within the meaning of 
section 119 of the Fair Trading Act.



Alberta Regulation 13/2015
Public Sector Pension Plans Act
PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (MEPP AND PSPP - EMPLOYER 
LISTS CHANGES) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 005/2015) 
on January 30, 2015 pursuant to Schedule 2, section 4 and Schedule 5, section 4 of the 
Public Sector Pension Plans Act. 
Part 1 
Management Employees Pension Plan
1   The Management Employees Pension Plan (AR 367/93) is 
amended by this Part.

2   Part 2 of Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following:
	(d)	The Alberta Energy Regulator,


	(d.05)	The Alberta Environmental Monitoring Evaluation and 
Reporting Agency,
	(b)	by repealing clauses (f), (g), (i) and (j).

3   Part 3 of Schedule 2 is amended by striking out "Energy 
Resources Conservation Board" and substituting "Alberta Energy 
Regulator".
Part 2 
Public Service Pension Plan
4   The Public Service Pension Plan (AR 368/93) is amended 
by this Part.

5   Part 2 of Schedule 2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing Item 9 and substituting the following:
9   The Alberta Energy Regulator,
9.05   The Alberta Environmental Monitoring Evaluation and 
Reporting Agency,
	(b)	by repealing Items 14 and 16;
	(c)	by repealing Item 22 and substituting the following:
22   Bow Valley College,
22.1   NorQuest College,
22.2   Portage College,
22.3   Northern Lakes College,
Part 3 
Commencement
6(1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation, except 
sections 2(b) and 5(b) and (c), is deemed to have come into 
force on June 17, 2013.
(2)  Sections 2(a) and 5(a), to the extent that they insert 
clause (d.05) and Item 9.05 respectively into Part 2 of 
Schedule 2 to the regulations being amended, are deemed 
to have come into force on January 1, 2015.


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Alberta Regulation 14/2015
Family Law Act
CHILD SUPPORT RECALCULATION PROGRAM (MANDATORY 
CLAUSES) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 008/2015) 
on January 30, 2015 pursuant to section 55.8 of the Family Law Act. 
1   The Child Support Recalculation Program Regulation 
(AR 287/2009) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(b)(i) is amended by striking out "section 5(5)" 
and substituting "section 5(4)".

3   The following is added after section 1:
Child support orders - mandatory clauses
1.1(1)  For the purposes of section 55.12 of the Act, the court shall 
include one of the following mandatory clauses in every child 
support order:
	(a)	This Order may be recalculated by the Alberta Child Support 
Recalculation Program ("the Recalculation Program") based 
on its anniversary date if eligible for recalculation and if the 
Recalculation Program determines recalculation is 
permissible and appropriate pursuant to the Family Law Act 
and regulations.  Either party may apply to register with the 
Recalculation Program at 8th Floor, 10365-97 Street, 
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7, telephone 780-401-1111, 
(website: www.recalculation.alberta.ca).  Should either party 
fail to comply with the income disclosure requirements of the 
Recalculation Program, then the income of that party may be 
automatically deemed to have increased as set out in section 
55.51 of the Family Law Act.
	(b)	This Order shall not be recalculated by the Alberta Child 
Support Recalculation Program.
(2)  If an order made after March 1, 2015 fails to include one of the 
mandatory clauses set out in subsection (1), the order is deemed to 
include subsection (1)(a).

4   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by adding "and section 1.1(2)" after 
"Notwithstanding subsection (1)";
	(ii)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	the child support order was made on a basis that is 
stated to be "without prejudice" or "predisclosure" 
and the order does not state that the recalculation 
program may recalculate the child support,
	(iii)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following:
	(d)	the recalculation of the amount of child support 
specified in the child support order shall be based 
on income information not included in section 11.
	(b)	by repealing subsections (4) and (5) and 
substituting the following:
(4)  Where a child support order made before January 1, 2010 
and registered with the recalculation program before March 1, 
2015 specifies a date for the annual recalculation of the amount 
of child support, or a date by which the parties must exchange 
income information for the purposes of recalculation, the 
anniversary date of the order for the purposes of this 
Regulation is
	(a)	in the case of a date specified for the purpose of annual 
recalculation of the amount of child support set in the 
order, the date specified in the order, or
	(b)	in the case of a date specified by which the parties must 
exchange income information for the purpose of 
recalculation, 60 days after the date specified in the 
order.

5   Section 20 is amended by striking out "January 1, 2019" 
and substituting "January 1, 2020".
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Alberta Regulation 15/2015
Maintenance Enforcement Act
MAINTENANCE ENFORCEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 010/2015) 
on January 30, 2015 pursuant to section 45 of the Maintenance Enforcement Act. 
1   The Maintenance Enforcement Regulation (AR 2/86) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 25:
Expiry
26   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 November 1, 2019.


Alberta Regulation 16/2015
Government Organization Act
STORAGE TANK SYSTEM MANAGEMENT (EXTENSION OF  
EXPIRY DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 019/2015) 
on January 30, 2015 pursuant to Schedule 10, section 2 of the  Government 
Organization Act.
1   The Storage Tank System Management Regulation 
(AR 50/2010) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2015" 
and substituting "February 28, 2020".


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Alberta Regulation 17/2015
Safety Codes Act
PERMIT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 020/2015) 
on January 30, 2015 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
1   The Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (s):
	(s.1)	"sheet metal worker" means a person who holds a trade 
certificate or equivalency in the sheet metal worker trade 
acceptable under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act;



3   Section 2(b) is amended by striking out "Elevating Devices, 
Passenger Ropeways and Amusement Rides Permit Regulation 
(AR 286/2002)" and substituting "Elevating Devices, Passenger 
Ropeways and Amusement Rides Permit Regulation (AR 28/2012)".
4   Section 13(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (f):
	(g)	a certified journeyperson sheet metal worker if the permit is 
for the replacement of a furnace in a single family residential 
dwelling including, if applicable, the replacement of the gas 
piping downstream of the shut-off valves for the furnace.

5   Section 19 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Permit information
19(1)  A permit issuer shall, on request, provide an Administrator or 
the Council with permit information for use in an information 
system.
(2)  The Administrator or the Council may disclose the permit 
information in accordance with section 63 of the Act.

6   Section 20 is amended by adding "and any information 
required to be included with the application" after "An application for 
a permit".

7   Section 23 is amended by striking out "perform minor 
repairs" and substituting "effect minor repairs".

8   Section 24(e) is amended by striking out ", or otherwise 
identified," and substituting "or readily available".

9   Section 29 is amended by striking out "January 31, 2015" 
and substituting "January 31, 2017".

10   The following provisions are amended by adding "or 
intends to reside" after "resides":
section 7(2)(b); 
section 9(1)(d); 
section 13(1)(b); 
section 15(1)(b); 
section 17(1)(c).
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