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Alberta Regulation 75/2015
Municipal Government Act
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY 
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 1, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. MSL:016/15) 
on March 3, 2015 pursuant to sections 250 and 602.29 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Investment Regulation (AR 66/2000) is amended in 
section 4 by striking out "June 30, 2015" and substituting 
"June 30, 2020".

2   The Major Cities Investment Regulation (AR 249/2000) is 
amended in section 6 by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "June 30, 2020".

3   The Regional Services Commission Debt Limit 
Regulation (AR 76/2000) is amended in section 5 by striking 
out "June 30, 2015" and substituting "June 30, 2020".


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Alberta Regulation 76/2015
Judicature Act 
Provincial Court Act
COURT FEES (FEE WAIVER) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 7, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 116/2015) 
on April 7, 2015 pursuant to section 28.1 of the Judicature Act and section 9 of the 
Provincial Court Act.
1(1)   The Provincial Court Fees and Costs Regulation 
(AR 18/91) is amended by this section.
(2)  Section 1.1 is amended by adding "of Justice and Solicitor 
General" after "Minister".
(3)  The following is added after section 3:
3.01   The clerk of the Court may waive the whole fee or part of the 
fee payable under section 3(a) by an individual who the clerk, 
applying the guidelines, if any, established by the Minister of Justice 
and Solicitor General, considers is unable to pay that fee.
(4)  The following is added after section 3.2:
3.3(1)  In this section,
	(a)	"certificate" means a Legal Aid Certificate issued by the 
Legal Aid Society of Alberta;
	(b)	"document" means any document that may be filed or issued 
for which a fee is payable under section 1(a) to (b) or section 
3(a).
(2)  If requested to file or issue a document, the clerk of the Court 
must waive the fee otherwise payable if presented with a subsisting 
certificate issued in respect of the person for whom the document is 
to be filed or issued.

2(1)  The Surrogate Rules (AR 130/95) are amended by this 
section.
(2)  The following is added after section 44:
Waiver of fees
44.1   The clerk may waive the fee payable by an individual under 
Schedule 2, in whole or in part, in accordance with guidelines, if 
any, established or adopted by the Minister of Justice and Solicitor 
General for persons unable to pay fees.

3(1)  The Alberta Rules of Court (AR 124/2010) are amended 
by this section.
(2)  Rule 13.37(2) is amended 
	(a)	by adding "or an application in the course of an action or 
proceeding" after "document";
	(b)	by adding "or 3.4 respectively" after "item 1".

4   This Regulation comes into force on May 1, 2015.



Alberta Regulation 77/2015
Responsible Energy Development Act
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR ADMINISTRATION FEES 
RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 7, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on March 31, 2015 
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 
2015-16 fiscal year is December 31, 2014.

3   Section 3(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  For the 2015-16 fiscal year, the annual adjustment factor is 
3.713571.

4   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "2013" and 
substituting "2014";
	(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 $0.118762 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 3.417290
		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 5.090885
		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 3.118329
		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 1.998134
		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 12.869544
		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 78/2015
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
VEGETABLE NEGOTIATING AGENCY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 15, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council 
on October 31, 2014 and approved by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural 
Development on March 19, 2015 pursuant to section 33 of the Marketing of 
Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Vegetable Negotiating Agency Regulation 
(AR 25/2008) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The title is repealed and the following is substituted:
ALBERTA VEGETABLE GROWERS (PROCESSING) 
NEGOTIATION AND ARBITRATION REGULATION

3   Section 1(1) is amended by repealing clauses (f), (h), (i) 
and (l).

4   Section 4 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "or an application 
under section 13";
	(b)	in subsection (7)(a) by striking out "or renew a 
contract".
5   Part 3 is repealed.

6   Section 16 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Mediator appointed
16   The Council, on receipt of a written notice under section 12(1) 
must, in consultation with the licensed processor and the Board, 
appoint a mediator.

7   Section 17 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Mediation process
17(1)  On being appointed, a mediator must contact the Board 
and the licensed processor to arrange commencement of 
mediation as soon as is reasonably practicable.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "or contract" 
wherever it occurs.

8   Section 18(3) is repealed.

9   Section 19(1) is amended by striking out "or (3)".

10   Section 21 is amended by striking out "or the unrenewed 
contract".

11   Section 22 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (3):
(4)  The last offer made by either party to the arbitration during 
negotiations or mediation does not constitute that party's final offer 
or the complete offer referred to in subsection (1) or that party's 
complete offer referred to in subsection (3) unless that party
	(a)	submits that offer to the arbitrator under subsection (1), or 
	(b)	agrees that it may be used by the arbitrator as the party's final 
offer under subsection (1) or complete offer under subsection 
(3).

12   Section 26 is amended by striking out "or contract" 
wherever it occurs.

13   Section 41 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Negotiation not commenced or completed
41(1)  If 
	(a)	a party, the Board or a licensed processor, as the 
case may be, receives a notice under section 3(1) 
and does not advise the other party, the Board or 
the licensed processor, as the case may be, under 
section 3(2), or
	(b)	the members of the Agency do not refer an 
unaffected Agreement or specific issues in it to 
either mediation or arbitration, or both, in 
accordance with this Regulation, 
then
	(c)	the Board may determine the minimum prices that 
must be paid to licensed producers for the 
regulated product or any class, variety, grade, size 
or kind of the regulated product, and 
	(d)	if the Board makes a determination pursuant to 
clause (c), the Board must issue an administrative 
order or directive to that effect.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "order" and 
substituting "administrative order or directive".

14   Section 43 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" 
and substituting "November 30, 2025".



Alberta Regulation 79/2015
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA VEGETABLE GROWERS (PROCESSING) BOARD 
AUTHORIZATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 15, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council 
on October 31, 2014 and approved by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural 
Development on March 19, 2015 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of 
Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Vegetable Growers (Processing) Board 
Authorization Regulation (AR 159/2007) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   The Title of the Regulation is amended by striking out 
"BOARD".

3   Section 1 is amended by renumbering it as section 1(1) 
and by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  Words used in this Regulation that are defined in the Act or Plan 
have the same meaning when used in this Regulation.

4  Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in clause (f)


	(i)	in subclause (i) by striking out "and licence fees, 
as the case may be,";
	(ii)	in subclause (ii) by striking out "and licence fees, 
as the case may be";
	(b)	in clause (g)(i) by striking out ", licence fees or levies, 
as the case may be,";
	(c)	in clause (h) by striking out ", licence fees";
	(d)	by repealing clause (i).

5   Section 3 is amended 
	(a)	by repealing clause (b);
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	regulating and controlling the production or marketing, 
or both, of the regulated product, including the times 
and places at which the regulated product may be 
produced or marketed;
	(c)	by adding the following after clause (f):
	(f.1)	regulating and controlling agreements entered into by 
producers of the regulated product with persons 
engaged in the marketing or processing of the regulated 
product, including to prohibit any provision in the 
agreements;
	(d)	by repealing clause (g).

6   Section 4 is repealed.

7   Section 5 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "November 30, 2025".