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Alberta Regulation 81/2015
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 121/2015) 
on May 25, 2015 pursuant to sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government Organization 
Act. 
1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility 
Regulation (AR 80/2012) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Agriculture and Forestry
3(1)  The following enactments are transferred to the Minister of 
Agriculture and Forestry:
	(a)	Agricultural Operation Practices Act;
	(b)	Agricultural Pests Act;
	(c)	Agricultural Service Board Act;
	(d)	Agricultural Societies Act;
	(e)	Agriculture Financial Services Act;
	(f)	Animal Health Act;
	(g)	Animal Keepers Act;
	(h)	Animal Protection Act;
	(i)	Bee Act;
	(j)	Crop Payments Act;
	(k)	Dairy Industry Act;
	(l)	Farm Implement Act;
	(m)	Farm Implement Dealerships Act;
	(n)	Feeder Associations Guarantee Act; 
	(o)	Forest and Prairie Protection Act;
	(p)	Forests Act;
	(q)	Fur Farms Act;
	(r)	Gas Distribution Act;
	(s)	Schedule 2 to the Government Organization Act;
	(t)	Heating Oil and Propane Rebate Act;
	(u)	Irrigation Districts Act;
	(v)	Line Fence Act;
	(w)	Livestock Identification and Commerce Act;
	(x)	Livestock Industry Diversification Act;
	(y)	Livestock and Livestock Products Act;
	(z)	Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
	(aa)	Meat Inspection Act;
	(bb)	Rural Electrification Loan Act;
	(cc)	Rural Electrification Long-term Financing Act;
	(dd)	Rural Utilities Act;
	(ee)	Soil Conservation Act;
	(ff)	The St. Mary and Milk Rivers Water Agreements 
(Termination) Act;
	(gg)	Stray Animals Act;
	(hh)	Weed Control Act;
	(ii)	Women's Institute Act.
(2)  The responsibility for the Forests Reserves Act is transferred to 
the common responsibility of the Minister of Agriculture and 
Forestry and the Minister of Environment and Parks.
(3)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Agriculture and Rural Development Grant Regulation (AR 58/98) 
are transferred to the responsibility of the Minister of Agriculture 
and Forestry.
(4)  The responsibility for that part of the public service associated 
with the parts of the appropriation transferred under subsections (5) 
and (6) is transferred to the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
(5)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2015-16 Government appropriation under the 
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2015 for Agriculture and Rural 
Development is transferred to the Minister of Agriculture and 
Forestry.
(6)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of program 7, Forests, except that portion of element 7.1, 
Wildfire Management and Emergency Response, related to the 
Alberta Environmental Support and Emergency Response Team, of 
the 2015-16 Government appropriation under the Appropriation 
(Interim Supply) Act, 2015 for Environment and Sustainable 
Resource Development is transferred to the Minister of Agriculture 
and Forestry.

3   Section 8 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Environment and Parks
8(1)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred 
to the Minister of Environment and Parks:
	(a)	The Bighorn Agreement Validating Act;
	(b)	Black Creek Heritage Rangeland Trails Act;
	(c)	Boundary Surveys Act;
	(d)	The Brazeau River Development Act;
	(e)	Climate Change and Emissions Management Act;
	(f)	County of Westlock Water Authorization Act;
	(g)	Drainage Districts Act;
	(h)	East Central Regional Water Authorization Act;
	(i)	Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, except 
sections 30 and 37(d) to (j);
	(j)	sections 25 to 28 and 72 of the Expropriation Act;
	(k)	Fisheries (Alberta) Act, except sections 19 and 41.1(a); 
	(l)	Schedule 5 to the Government Organization Act, except 
sections 4 to 9;
	(m)	Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Act;
	(n)	Part 8 of the Mines and Minerals Act, except section 108(g), 
(h) and (j);
	(o)	Natural Resources Conservation Board Act;
	(p)	North Red Deer Water Authorization Act;
	(q)	Protecting Alberta's Environment Act;
	(r)	Provincial Parks Act, except sections 14 and 15;
	(s)	Public Lands Act;
	(t)	Recreation Development Act;
	(u)	Surface Rights Act;
	(v)	Surveys Act, except section 5(1)(d) and (2)(b);
	(w)	Water Act, except Part 6 and sections 159 and 163;
	(x)	Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and 
Heritage Rangelands Act;
	(y)	Wildlife Act, except sections 1.1 and 86(2)(a);
	(z)	Willmore Wilderness Park Act.
(2)  The Minister of Environment and Parks is designated as the 
Minister responsible for the Alberta Land Stewardship Act and is the 
Designated Minister for the purposes of that Act.
(3)  The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred to 
the common responsibility of the Minister of Environment and Parks 
and the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General:
	(a)	section 41.1(a) of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act;
	(b)	section 86(2)(a) of the Wildlife Act.
(4)  The responsibility for sections 4 to 9 of Schedule 5 to the 
Government Organization Act is transferred to the common 
responsibility of the Minister of Environment and Parks and the 
Minister of Infrastructure.
(5)  The responsibility for section 5(1)(d) and (2)(b) of the Surveys Act 
is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of 
Environment and Parks and the Minister of Service Alberta.
(6)  The responsibility for Part 6 and sections 159 and 163 of the Water 
Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of 
Environment and Parks and the Minister of Transportation.
(7)  The responsibility for sections 14 and 15 of the Provincial Parks 
Act is transferred to the common responsibility of the Minister of 
Environment and Parks and the Minister of Transportation.
(8)  The responsibility for sections 30 and 37(d) to (j) of the 
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act is transferred to the 
common responsibility of the Minister of Environment and Parks and 
the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
(9)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the 
Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Grant 
Regulation (AR 182/2000) are transferred to the responsibility of the 
Minister of Environment and Parks.
(10)  The responsibility for that part of the public service associated 
with the parts of the appropriation transferred under subsection (11) is 
transferred to the Minister of Environment and Parks.
(11)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the 2015-16 Government appropriation under the 
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2015 for Environment and 
Sustainable Resource Development, except the portion of program 7, 
Forests, transferred under section 3(6), is transferred to the Minister of 
Environment and Parks.


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Alberta Regulation 82/2015
Forest Reserves Act
FOREST RESERVES (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY DATE) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 28, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 02/2015) on May 25, 2015 pursuant to section 7 of the Forest Reserves Act. 
1   The Forest Reserves Regulation (AR 42/2005) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 23 is amended by striking out "May 31, 2015" and 
substituting "May 31, 2016".


Alberta Regulation 83/2015
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (2015 HUNTING SEASON - MINISTERIAL) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 28, 2015
For information only:     Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 04/2015) on May 25, 2015 pursuant to sections 12(1), 23 and 103(1) 
of the Wildlife Act. 
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 30(17) is amended by striking out "322 to 332, 336 
to 340" and substituting "322, 324, 330, 332, 336 to 342".

3   Section 31 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by adding "one" after "one of any";
	(b)	in subsection (10)


	(i)	by striking out "year for a kind" and substituting 
"year for any one kind";
	(ii)	in clause (b)
	(A)	by striking out "or (c)" and substituting ", (c) 
or (f)"; 
	(B)	by adding "or group of wildlife management 
units" after "unit"; 
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (10):
(10.1)  A resident may apply in any one fiscal year for a resident 
antlerless elk special licence after having previously applied in 
that fiscal year for a resident antlered elk special licence if and 
only if
	(a)	the application for an antlered elk special licence was 
valid, made through a lottery and unsuccessful, and
	(b)	the land referred to in subsection (11) is entirely within 
the area in respect of which both applications are or 
were made and within the wildlife management unit or 
group of wildlife management units that was listed as 
the applicant's first choice of area in the application for 
the antlered elk special licence.
	(d)	in subsection (11)
	(i)	in the portion preceding clause (a) by adding 
"or who submits an application under subsection (10.1)" 
after "subsection (10)";
	(ii)	in clauses (b) and (c) by adding "or (10.1), as the 
case may be" after "(10)"; 
	(e)	in subsection (12) by repealing clause (d);
	(f)	in subsection (13)
	(i)	in clause (a) by striking out "and for any kind of 
animal" and substituting "that has been";
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "a second application" 
and substituting "an application to which subsection 
(11) relates".

4   Section 130(4.2) is amended by striking out "144, 148 to 
152, 160 to 164" and substituting "138, 142 to 166".

5   Part 1 of Schedule 8 is amended
	(a)	in item 9 by striking out "Resident moose licence" and 
substituting "Resident moose archery licence";
	(b)	in item 53 by striking out "Non-resident antlered moose 
licence" and substituting "Non-resident antlered moose 
archery licence".

6   Schedule 15 is amended
	(a)	in section 5
	(i)	in clause (h) by adding "162, 163, 164, 166," after 
"WMUs";
	(ii)	in clause (m) by striking out "September 3 to 
September 27" and substituting "September 9 to 
September 26";
	(iii)	in clause (o) by striking out "November 27 to 
November 29" and substituting "November 26 to 
November 28";
	(b)	in section 8(2)(c) by striking out "January 5" and 
substituting "January 4";
	(c)	in section 10(6) by striking out "August 30 to 
September 1" and substituting "September 5 to 
September 7";
	(d)	in section 16
	(i)	by repealing footnote 4 and substituting the 
following:
4   This season does not apply to WMUs 210, 212, 214 
and 314.  The open season to hunt pheasants, ruffed 
grouse, spruce grouse and gray partridge in those WMUs 
is from September 1 in one year to January 15 in the next.
	(ii)	in footnote 7 by striking out "to November 30" 
and substituting "in one year to January 15 in the 
next";
	(iii)	by repealing footnote 16;
	(iv)	in footnotes 19 and 21 by striking out "to 
November 30" and substituting "in one year to 
January 15 in the next";
	(v)	by repealing footnote 22 and substituting the 
following:
22   This season does not apply to WMUs 206, 208, 216, 
220, 221, 222, 224, 226, 228, 242, 244, 246, 248, 250 and 
936.  There is no ptarmigan season in those WMUs.

7   Tables 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 4 and 6 in Schedule 15 are 
repealed and the Tables respectively contained in the 
Schedule to this Regulation are substituted.
Schedule to this (Amending) Regulation
Schedule 15 
 
Table 1A 
 
Prairie WMUs 100 Series and 732 
Big Game Seasons
Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs


Archery Only
General

White-tailed 
Deer
Antlered
S1 - N4
(Wed - Sat only) 
N4 - N7 
N11 - N14 
N18 - N21 
N25 - N28
102, 104, 106, 108, 1102, 
112, 116, 118, 119, 124, 
128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 
138, 140, 142, 144, 148, 
150, 151, 152, 156, 158, 
160


S1 - O31
N1 - N30
162, 163, 164, 166

Antlerless
S1 - N4
(Wed - Sat only) 
N4 - N71 
N11 - N141 
N18 - N211 
N25 - N281
102, 106, 112, 116, 118, 
119, 124, 128, 142, 144, 
148, 150, 151, 152, 158, 
160


S1 - O31
N1 - N301
162, 163, 164, 166
Mule Deer
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - N4
(Wed - Sat only) 
N4 - N71 
N11 - N141 
N18 - N211 
N25 - N281
102, 106, 112, 116, 118, 
119, 124, 128, 142, 144, 
148, 150, 151, 152, 158, 
160


S1- O31
N1 - N301
162, 163, 164, 166

Antlered
S1 - N41
(Wed - Sat only) 
N4 - N71 
N11 - N141 
N18 - N211 
N25 - N281
104, 108, 1102, 130, 132, 
134, 136, 138, 140, 156

Antlerless
S1 - N4
(Wed - Sat only) 
N4 - N71 
N11 - N141 
N18 - N211 
N25 - N281
104, 108, 110, 130, 132, 
134, 136, 138, 140, 156
Moose
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1- O311
N1 - N301
102, 116, 118, 119, 124, 
148, 150, 151, 152, 156, 
158, 160, 162, 163, 164, 
166
Elk
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
Closed
S9 - S231 
S24 -O81 
O9 - O231
102


Closed
S9 - S301 
O1 - O241 
O25 - N161 
N17 - D201
104, 108


Closed
S9 - S301 
O1 - O241 
O25 - N161 
N17 - D201 
J1 - J301
(124, 144, 148, 150)

Antlered
S1- O31
N1 - N301
(162, 163, 164, 166) (151, 
152)

Antlerless
S1- O31
N1 - J201
(162, 163, 164, 166) (151, 
152)


Closed
N4 - N71 
N11 - N141 
N18 - N211 
N25 - N281 
D2 - D51 
J13 - J161 
J20 - J231 
J27 - J301
732

Antlered
Closed
N2 - N41 
N9 - N111 
N16 - N181 
N23 - N251 
N30 - D21 
J11 - J131 
J18 - J201 
J25 - J271
732
Footnotes applicable to Table 1A: 
1  This season applies only to the holder of an applicable special licence. 
2  In that portion of WMU 110 that is the Blood Indian Reserve #148, the general season for 
antlered white-tailed deer and antlered mule deer in that area is every day except Sunday during the 
period beginning on the first date indicated in November and ending on the last date indicated in 
November.
General Footnote:  Where, in the WMUs column, there are WMUs enclosed in brackets, these 
brackets are inserted only for administrative purposes, and do not form part of the Tables for 
legislative purposes.
Table 1B 
 
Prairie WMUs 200 Series and 728, 730, 936 
Big Game Seasons
Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs


Archery Only
General

White-tailed 
Deer
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
200, 202, 203, 204, 206, 
208, 214, 216, 220, 221, 
222, 224, 226, 228, 230, 
232, 234, 236, 238, 240, 
242, 244, 246, 250, 252, 
254, 256, 258, 260


S1 - N30
Closed
212, 248


O17 - O31
N9 - N30
936

Antlered
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
210

Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
210
Mule Deer
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
200, 202, 203, 204, 228, 
230, 232, 234, 236, 238, 
240, 242, 244, 246, 250, 
252, 254, 256, 258, 260


S1- N30
Closed
212, 248

Antlered
S1- O311
N1 - N301
206, 208, 210, 214, 216, 
220, 221, 222, 224, 226

Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
206, 208, 210, 214, 216, 
220, 221, 222, 224, 226
Moose
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1- O311
N1 - N301
200, 202, 203, 204, 206, 
208, 210, 214, 216, 220, 
221, 222, 224, 226, 228, 
230, 232, 234, 236, 238, 
240, 242, 244, 246, 250, 
252, 254, 256, 258, 260


S1- N30
Closed
212, 248


Closed
N26 - N281,3 
N30 - D51 
D7 - D121
728, 730


O17 - O311
N1 - N231
936

Antlerless
Closed
O25 - D71,4
Those portions of WMU 
248 within the County of 
Strathcona and County of 
Leduc
Elk
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - N30
Closed
212, 248


O17 - O311
N1 - D231
936

Antlered
S1 - O242
O25 - N302
214


S1 - O312
N1 - D302
216, 221, 224


S1 - O31
N1 - D301
(252, 254, 258, 260) 
(236, 238, 256, 500) 
(206, 222, 226, 244, 246) 
(208, 220), (204, 228, 230) 
(200, 202, 203, 232, 234) 
(240, 242)

Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - J201
(200, 202, 203, 232, 234) 
(252, 254, 258, 260) 
(236, 238, 256, 500) 
(206, 222, 226, 244, 246) 
(208, 220), (204, 228, 230) 
(240, 242)


S1 - O31
N1 - D201
224


S1 - O24
O25 - N201 
N21 - D201 
J1 - J201
214

Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N251 
N26 - D201 
J1 - J201
216, 221


Closed
D1 - D201,4,5 
J4 - J201,4,5
212
Footnotes applicable to Table 1B: 
1  This season applies only to the holder of an applicable special licence. 
2  This season applies only to 3-point elk. 
3  This season restricted to archery only or to hunting with a muzzle-loading firearm of .44 calibre 
or greater. 
4  This season is restricted to hunting with a shotgun, a cross-bow, to archery only, or to hunting 
with a muzzle-loading firearm of .44 calibre or greater. 
5  This season is open to hunting only from Monday to Friday of each week.
General Footnote:  Where, in the WMUs column, there are WMUs enclosed in brackets, these 
brackets are inserted only for administrative purposes, and do not form part of the Tables for 
legislative purposes.
Table 1C 
 
Foothills WMUs 300 Series 
Big Game Seasons
Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs


Archery Only
General

White-tailed 
Deer
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
310, 312, 314, 318, 320, 
322, 324, 332, 334, 336, 
337, 338, 348


S1 - O24
O25 - N30
300, 302, 303, 304, 305, 
306, 308


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
326, 328, 330, 339, 340, 
342, 344, 346, 347, 349, 
350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 
355, 356, 357, 360

Antlered
A25 - S23
S24 - N30
316


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
358, 359

Antlerless
A25 - S16
N1 - N7
358, 359


A25 - S23
N1 - N30
316
Mule Deer
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
310, 312


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
326

Antlered
A25 - S16
S17 - N30
352, 353, 355


A25 - S23
S24 - N30
316


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
328, 330, 339, 340, 342, 
344, 346, 347, 349, 350, 
351, 354, 356


S1 - O31
N1 - N301
338


S1 - O311
N1 - N301
314, 318, 320, 322, 324, 
332, 337


A25 - S161
S17 - N301
357, 358, 359, 360


S1- O241
O25 - N301
300, 302, 303, 304, 305, 
306, 308

Antlerless
A25 - S16
S17 - D201
357, 359, 360


S1 - O31
N1 - N301
314, 318, 320, 322, 324, 
332, 337


S1- O24
O25 - N301
300, 302, 303, 304, 305, 
306, 308


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
358
Moose
Antlered 
and 
Antlerless
S1- O311
N1 - N301
310, 312, 314, 316, 318, 
320, 322, 324, 332, 334, 
336, 337

Antlered
A25 - S23
S24 - O311 
N1 - N301
339, 340, 342, 344, 346, 
347, 349, 350, 351, 352, 
353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 
358, 359, 360


S1- O311
N1 - N301
338, 348


S1 - O241
O25 -N301
300, 302, 303, 304, 306, 
308


A25 - S231
S24 - O311 
N1 - N301
326, 328, 330

Antlerless
A25 - S23
S24 - N301
352, 355


A25 - S231
N1 - N301
357

Calf 
Moose
A25 - S231
N1 - N301
359, 360
Elk
Antlered
A25 - S162
S17 - N302
326, 328, 330, 339, 340, 
342, 344, 346, 347, 349, 
350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 
355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 
360


S1 - O242
O25 - N302
302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 
308, 310, 312, 314


S1 - O312
N1 - N302
316, 318, 320, 322, 324, 
332, 334, 336, 337, 338, 
348

Antlerless
A25 - S16
S17 - D201
340, 342


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
330, 352


S1 - O24
O25 - D201 
D21 - J201
302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 
308, 310


S1 - O31
N1 - D201
334, 336


S1 - O31
N1 - N251 
N26 - D201
318, 324, 332


S1 - O24
O25 - N201 
N21 - D201 
J1 - J201
312, 314


A25 - S16
S17 - O311
N1 - D201 
D21 - J201
346, 357, 358, 359, 360


S1 - O31
N1 - N251 
N26 - D201 
J1 - J201
320, 322



N21 - D201 
D21 - J201 
337, 348


A25 - S16
S17 - O311 
N1 - D201
353, 354, 355, 356
Trophy Sheep
Resident 
hunters 
only
Closed
S9 - O31
3023,303, 306, 308
Footnotes applicable to Table 1C: 
1  This season applies only to the holder of an applicable special licence. 
2  This season applies only to 3-point elk. 
3  The season for trophy sheep in WMU 302 applies only to full curl trophy sheep.
Table 1D 
 
Mountain WMUs 400 Series 
Big Game Seasons
Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs


Archery Only
General

White-tailed
Deer
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S8 - S23
S24 - N301
404, 406, 408


S8 - N30
Closed
410


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 
441, 442, 444, 445, 446

Antlered
A25 - S16
S17 - N30
412, 414, 416, 417, 418, 
420, 422, 426, 428, 429, 
430, 432, 434


S1 - S23
S24 - N30
400, 402

Antlerless
A25 - S16
N1 - N30
412, 414, 416, 417, 418, 
420, 422, 426, 428, 429, 
430, 432, 434


S1 - S23
N1 - N15
400, 402
Mule Deer
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S8 - S23
S24 - N301
404, 406, 408


S8 - N30
Closed
410

Antlered
A25 - S16
S17 - N30
412, 414, 432, 440, 441, 
442, 444, 445, 446


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
416, 417, 418, 420, 422, 
426, 428, 429, 430, 434, 
436, 437, 438, 439


S1 - S231
S24 - N301
400, 402

Antlerless
S1 - S23
S24 - N301
400, 402
Moose
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S8 - S23
S24 - N301
404, 406


S8 - N30
Closed
410

Antlered
A25 - S23
S24 - O311
412, 414


A25 - S23
S24 - N301
416, 417, 418, 420, 422, 
426, 428, 430, 432, 434, 
436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 
441, 442, 444, 445, 446


A25 - S231
S24 - O311 
N1 - N301
429


S8 - S23
S24 - N301
408


S1 - S161
S17 - N301
400, 402
Elk
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S8 - N30
Closed
410

Antlered2 and 
Antlerless
S8 - S16
S17 - N301
404, 406, 408

Antlered2
A25 - S161
S17 - N301
416, 417, 418, 420, 422, 
428, 430


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
412, 414, 426, 432, 434, 
436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 
441, 442, 444, 445, 446

Antlered3
A25 - S16
S17 - N30
429


S1 - S16
S17 - N30
400, 402

Antlerless
S1 - S16
S17 - N301
400, 402


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
439
Trophy 
Sheep
Resident 
hunters only
Closed
A25 - S231 
S24 - O311
437



A25 - O31
412, 414, 416, 417, 418, 
420, 422, 426, 428, 430, 
432, 434, 436, 438, 439, 
440, 441, 442, 445



S9 - O31
4004, 402, 404, 406, 408

Non-resident 
hunters and 
Non-resident 
Alien hunters
Closed
S1 - O151
412, 414, 416, 417, 418, 
420, 422, 426, 428, 430, 
432, 434, 436, 438, 439, 
440, 441, 442, 445
Goat

Closed
S10 - O311,5
440, 442, 444



S17 - O311,5
400, 402
Footnotes applicable to Table 1D: 
1  This season applies only to the holder of an applicable special licence. 
2  This season applies only to 6-point elk. 
3  This season applies only to 3-point elk. 
4  The season for trophy sheep in WMU 400 applies only to full curl trophy sheep. 
5  This season applies only to the portion of the WMU that is specified on each licence.
Table 1E 
 
Boreal WMUs 500 Series and 841 
Big Game Seasons
Species
Type
SEASON
WMUs


Archery Only
General

White-tailed 
Deer
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 
505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 
510


A25 - A31
S1 - N30
511, 512, 514, 515, 516, 
517, 518, 519, 520, 524, 
525, 528, 529, 530, 531, 
532, 534, 536, 539, 540, 
541, 542, 544


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
521, 523, 526, 527, 535, 
537

Antlered
A25 - S16
S17 - N30
522


Closed
S17 - N30
841

Antlerless
A25 - S16
N1 - N7
522


Closed
N1 - N30
841
Mule Deer
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
500, 501, 503, 505, 507, 
508

Antlered
A25 - A31
S1 - N30
512, 514, 515, 516, 517, 
518, 519, 528, 529, 530, 
531, 532, 534, 536, 539, 
540, 541, 542


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
535


Closed
S17 - N301
841


S1 - O311
N1 - N301
502, 504, 506, 509, 510


A25 - A311
S1 - N301
511


A25 - S161
S17 - N301
521, 522, 523, 526, 527, 
537


A25 - A31
S1 - N301
520, 524, 525, 544

Antlerless
A25 - S16
S17 - D201
521, 522, 523, 526, 527


S1 - O31
N1 - N301
502, 504, 506, 509, 510


A25 - S16
S17 - N301
537
Moose
Antlered and 
Antlerless
S1 - O311
N1 - N301
500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 
506, 507, 508, 509

Antlered
Closed
S17 - O311 
N1 - N301
841


A25 - S23
S24 - O311 
N1 - N301
521, 522, 523, 526, 527, 
535, 537


A25 - A31
S1 - O311 
N1 - N301
511, 512, 514, 515, 516, 
517, 518, 519, 520, 524, 
525, 528, 529, 530, 536, 
541, 542, 544


S1 - O311
N1 - N301
505, 510


A25 - A31
S17 - N301,4
531, 532, 534, 539, 540

Antlerless 
(calf only)
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
505, 510


A25 - S231
N1 - N301
521, 522, 523, 526, 527
Elk
Antlered2
S1 - O31
N1 - N301
509

Antlered3
S1 - O31
N1 - N30
504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 
510, 511


A25 - S16
S17 - N30
520, 521, 522, 523, 525, 
526, 527, 528, 535, 537, 
544

Antlerless
A25 - S16
S17 - O311 
N1 - D201 
D21 - J201
520, 521, 522, 523, 526, 
527, 537, 544


S1 - O31
N1 - D201
504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 
509, 510


S1 - O31
N1 - D201 
D21 - J201
511
Footnotes applicable to Table 1E: 
1  This season applies only to the holder of an applicable special licence. 
2  This season applies only to 6-point elk. 
3  This season applies only to 3-point elk. 
4  A non-resident or non-resident alien who hunts antlered moose under an allocated licence in any 
of the WMUs to which this season applies may hunt such moose only during one of the following 
two periods: S1-O31 or N1-N30.



Table 4 
 
Additional Seasons

ITEM 
NO.
COLUMN I
BIG GAME
COLUMN II
LICENCE TYPE
COLUMN III
OPEN SEASON
COLUMN IV
LOCATION
1
Trophy sheep
WMU 410 Trophy Sheep Special Licence or 
Non-resident / Non-resident Alien Trophy 
Sheep Special Licence
Archery Only Season S9-N30
WMU 410
2
Trophy sheep
Resident Trophy Sheep Special Licence 
Archery Only Season N1-N30
The portion of WMU 408 that is west of Highway 40
3
Trophy sheep
Resident Trophy Sheep Special Licence
A25-O31
WMU 446 and the portion of WMU 444 that lies north of the 
Beaverdam Road
4
Trophy sheep
Resident Trophy Sheep Licence
A25-O31
The portion of WMU 444 that lies south of the Beaverdam Road
5
Trophy sheep
Non-resident / Non-resident Alien Trophy 
Sheep Special Licence
S1-O15
The portion of WMU 444 that lies south of the Beaverdam Road
6
Trophy sheep
Resident Trophy Sheep Licence
Archery Only Season S9-O31
WMU 410
7
Trophy sheep
Resident Trophy Sheep Special Licence
N1-N10, N11-N20, N21-N30
Non-trophy sheep hunting areas 438C
8
Non-trophy sheep
Non-trophy Sheep Special Licence
S10-O31
Big Game Zone 4, except non-trophy sheep hunting areas 412, 
414, 417, 418C, 422B, 426B, 428, 436, 438B, 439 and 441
9
Non-trophy sheep
Non-trophy Sheep Special Licence
S10-O31
Big Game Zone 5, except non-trophy sheep hunting area 404A 
Non-trophy sheep hunting areas 402A, 402-303, 306 and 402-308
10
Non-trophy sheep
Non-trophy Sheep Special Licence
S10-N30
Non-trophy sheep hunting areas 410
Table 4 
 
Additional Seasons   (continued) 

ITEM 
NO.
COLUMN I
BIG GAME
COLUMN II
LICENCE TYPE
COLUMN III
OPEN SEASON
COLUMN IV
LOCATION
11
Trophy antelope
Trophy Antelope Special Licence
O19-O24
Antelope hunting areas A, B, C, D and F
12
Trophy antelope
Trophy Antelope Special Licence
S28-O3
Antelope hunting areas E, G and H
13
Trophy antelope
Antelope Archery Special Licence or 
Non-resident or Non-resident Alien Trophy 
Antelope Special Licence
Archery Only Season S9-S26
Antelope hunting areas A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H
14
Non-trophy antelope
Antelope Archery Special Licence
Archery Only Season S9-S26
Antelope hunting areas A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H
15
Non-trophy antelope
Non-trophy Antelope Special Licence
O1-O3, O5-O7
Antelope hunting areas E, G and H
16
Non-trophy antelope
Non-trophy Antelope Special Licence
O22-O24, O26-O28
Antelope hunting areas A, B, C, D and F
17
White-tailed deer 
and mule deer
Camp Wainwright Deer Special Licence
N26-N28, N30-D2, D3-D5, D7-D9, 
D10-D12
WMUs 728 and 730
18
Antlerless mule deer 
and Antlerless 
white-tailed deer
Foothills Deer Licence
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 
Thursdays and Fridays, only from 
D1-D20
WMU 212
19
While-tailed deer
Strathcona White-tailed Deer Licence
O25-D7
Those portions of WMU 248 within the County of Strathcona or 
within the County of Leduc
Table 4 
 
Additional Seasons   (continued) 

ITEM 
NO.
COLUMN I
BIG GAME
COLUMN II
LICENCE TYPE
COLUMN III
OPEN SEASON
COLUMN IV
LOCATION
20
Elk
Resident Either Sex Elk Special Licence
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and 
Fridays, only from N3-N27
WMUs 116, 118, 119 and 624
21
Elk
Resident Either Sex Elk Special Licence
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and 
Fridays, only from D1-J1
WMUs 116, 118 and 119
22
Elk
Cypress Hills Elk Archery Licence
Archery Only Season S1-O15
WMUs 116, 118 and 119
23
Antlerless elk and 
three point elk
WMU 300 Elk Special Licence or 
Non-resident or Non-resident Alien Antlered 
Elk Special Licence
S9-O24, O25-D24, D25-F21
WMU 300
24
Antlerless elk
WMU 212 Antlerless Elk Archery Licence
Archery Only Season S1-N30
WMU 212
25
Antlerless elk
Resident Elk Licence or Resident Antlerless 
Elk Special Licence
Archery Only Season S1-O31
WMU 338
26
Antlerless elk
Resident Antlerless Elk Special Licence
N1-D20, D21-J20
The portion of WMU 338 that lies south of Highway 16 and north 
of the power line in Township 52
27
Antlerless elk
Resident Elk Licence or Resident Antlerless 
Elk Special Licence
Archery Only Season A25-S16
WMU 344
28
Antlerless elk
Resident Antlerless Elk Special Licence
S17-D20
The portion of WMU 344 that lies south of the Wildhay River 
and Polecat Haul Road and west of Willow Creek Haul Road
Table 4 
 
Additional Seasons   (continued) 

ITEM 
NO.
COLUMN I
BIG GAME
COLUMN II
LICENCE TYPE
COLUMN III
OPEN SEASON
COLUMN IV
LOCATION
29
Antlerless elk
Resident Elk Licence or Resident Antlerless 
Elk Special Licence
Archery Only Season A25-S16
WMU 438
30
Antlerless elk
Resident Antlerless Elk Special Licence
S17-N30
The portion of WMU 438 that lies northwest of Highway 16 and 
southwest of Highway 40
31
Antlerless elk
Resident Elk Licence or Resident Antlerless 
Elk Special Licence
Archery Only Season A25-S16
WMU 441
32
Antlerless elk
Resident Antlerless Elk Special Licence
S17-N30
The portion of WMU 441 that lies east of the Smoky River and 
southwest of the Muskeg River
33
Antlerless elk
Resident Elk Licence or Resident Antlerless 
Elk Special Licence
Archery Only Season A25-S16
WMU 444
34
Antlerless elk
Resident Antlerless Elk Special Licence
S17-N30
The portion of WMU 444 that lies west of the Smoky River and 
north of Beaverdam Road
35
Elk
Resident Either Sex Elk Special Licence 
N26-N28, N30-D5, D7-D12 
WMUs 728 and 730
36
Antlerless moose
Resident Moose Licence or Resident 
Antlerless Moose Special Licence
Archery Only Season A25-S23
WMU 353
37
Antlerless moose
Resident Antlerless Moose Special Licence
S24-N30
The portion of WMU 353 that lies west of range 23

Table 6 
 
Upland Game Bird Seasons

GAME BIRD 
ZONE
Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse and  
Spruce Grouse
Blue Grouse
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Ptarmigan
Gray
Partridge
1
S1-J151
S1-J155
Closed
   O1-O3111
S1-J1515
   S1-J1517
2
S1-J15
S1-J15
S1-J158
   O1-O316
S1-J15
   S1-J15
3
S1-J15
S1-J15
Closed
   O1-O3120
S1-J1518 
   S1-J15
4
S1-J153
S1-J1524
S1-J159
   O1-O3112
S1-J1522 
  S1-J1523
5
O15-N30 
S1-N30
Closed
   O1-O31
Closed
  S1-N30
6
O15-N304
S1-N304
S1-J1510
   O1-O31
S1-J1510
  S1-N304
7
O15-N30
S1-N30
Closed
   O1-O31
Closed
  S1-N30
8
S1-J157
S1-J157
S1-J1519
   O1-O3114
S1-J1521
  S1-J1513






Alberta Regulation 84/2015
Chartered Professional Accountants Act
CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS REGULATION
Filed: May 29, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 129/2015) 
on May 28, 2015 pursuant to section 15 of the Chartered Professional Accountants 
Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
Part 1 
Registration
Division 1 
Citizenship, Good Character and Reputation
	2	Citizenship, good character and reputation
Division 2 
Deadline for Application
	3	Deadline for application as a member


Division 3 
Registration of Candidates
	4	Application for registration as a candidate
	5	Continuance of registration as a candidate
Division 4 
Registration of Members
	6	Application for registration as a member by a candidate
	7	Academic requirements
	8	Experience requirements
	9	Application for registration as a member by a designated 
accountant from another provincial accounting organization
	10	Application for registration as a member by an applicant  
with a recognized accounting designation outside of Canada
	11	Application for registration as a member by an applicant 
without a recognized accounting designation outside of Canada
	12	Application for registration as a member by other applicants
	13	Education and experience requirements for professional 
accounting firms
	14	Education and experience requirements for professional 
service providers
	15	Requirements for registration of other persons or firms
	16	Continuing education requirements
	17	Continuing education reports
Division 5 
Limited Liability Partnerships
	18	Limited liability partnerships
Part 2 
Use of Titles, Abbreviations and Initials
Division 1 
Use of Chartered Professional Accountant and 
Related Titles, Abbreviations and Initials
	19	Chartered professional accountant
Division 2 
Use of Certified General Accountant, Chartered Accountant 
and Certified Management Accountant and Related Titles, 
Abbreviations and Initials
	20	Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated 
with the designation of certified general accountant
	21	Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated 
with the designation of chartered accountant
	22	Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated 
with the designation of certified management accountant
	23	Use by professional accounting firms of titles, abbreviations 
and initials associated with the designation of certified general 
accountant, chartered accountant or certified management 
accountant
Division 3 
Use of United States Certified Public Accountant and 
Related Titles, Abbreviations and Initials
	24	United States certified public accountant
Part 3 
Repeals, Review and Coming into Force
	25	Repeals
	26	Review
	27	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation, 
	(a)	"Act" means the Chartered Professional Accountants Act;
	(b)	"CPA professional education program" means the 
professional education program established pursuant to 
section 7;
	(c)	"good standing", in respect of a registration or membership, 
means the registration or membership is not suspended;
	(d)	"incident" means any alleged occurrence, error, omission or 
negligent act in rendering or failing to render professional 
services that any reasonable person would expect to give rise 
to a claim;
	(e)	"national qualifying examination" means a national 
qualifying examination recognized by the Chartered 
Professional Accountants of Canada and the board; 
	(f)	"provincial accounting organization" means an organization 
in a province or territory outside Alberta but within Canada 
that grants the designation of certified general accountant, 
certified management accountant, chartered accountant or 
chartered professional accountant.
Part 1 
Registration
Division 1 
Citizenship, Good Character 
and Reputation
Citizenship, good character and reputation
2(1)  Each applicant for registration as a candidate or member of the 
CPAA must provide satisfactory evidence to the registrar of being
	(a)	a Canadian citizen or an individual lawfully permitted to 
work or study in Canada, and
	(b)	of having good character and reputation.
(2)  In determining whether an applicant is of good character and 
reputation, the registration committee must consider whether the 
applicant
	(a)	has had a finding of unprofessional conduct or similar 
finding made against the applicant by any professional 
organization, or has entered into an agreement with any 
professional organization regarding the applicant's conduct, 
and any orders made in consequence of any such finding or 
agreement,
	(b)	has any outstanding complaints or discipline matters with any 
professional organization with which the applicant is or has 
been registered,
	(c)	has been convicted of a criminal offence in any jurisdiction,
	(d)	has any outstanding charges under the criminal law of any 
jurisdiction, 
	(e)	has, in any jurisdiction, been found guilty of contravening a 
section of securities regulatory legislation, or has entered into 
a settlement agreement, or similar agreement, with a 
securities regulator, 
	(f)	has been found guilty of an offence under any tax legislation 
that involves, explicitly or implicitly, dishonesty on the part 
of the applicant, or having entered into a settlement 
agreement with respect to such conduct,
	(g)	has been subject to any of the provisions of the Bankruptcy 
and Insolvency Act (Canada), or similar legislation in any 
jurisdiction, or
	(h)	has been found guilty of a breach of a code of conduct or an 
academic infraction at any post-secondary education 
institution or from any professional education program.
(3)  In addition to the matters referred to in subsections (1) and (2), the 
registration committee must consider
	(a)	any character references,
	(b)	information on steps taken to overcome and evidence that the 
applicant has overcome any competence or ethical issues 
related to subsection (1) or (2), and
	(c)	any mitigating factors provided by the applicant.
Division 2 
Deadline for Application
Deadline for application as a member
3(1)  An application for registration as a member made under section 6 
must be made within 12 months of the date on which the applicant has 
satisfied the requirements of section 6.
(2)  If an application for registration as a member is made outside the 
time period prescribed in subsection (1), the registration committee 
may consider the application and determine what additional 
requirements, if any, are to be met for approval of the application.
Division 3 
Registration of Candidates
Application for registration as a candidate
4(1)  In addition to the requirements set out in section 2, an applicant 
for registration as a candidate must, within the timeframe prescribed by 
the board, provide satisfactory evidence to the registrar of having
	(a)	an undergraduate degree from a post-secondary institution 
approved by the board or a body approved by the board in 
accordance with standards approved by the board, and
	(b)	met the grade requirement prescribed by the board or a body 
approved by the board on courses approved by the board in 
the areas listed in section 7. 
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an individual may apply for 
registration as a candidate if the individual provides, in addition to the 
requirements set out in section 2, satisfactory evidence to the registrar 
of
	(a)	enrolment in a post-secondary program of studies to 
complete the post-secondary courses prescribed by the board 
or a body approved by the board, and
	(b)	completion of any grade and course requirements prescribed 
by the board.
(3)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), an individual may apply 
for registration as a candidate if the individual provides, in addition to 
the requirements set out in section 2, satisfactory evidence to the 
registrar of
	(a)	sufficient education as prescribed by the board, 
	(b)	sufficient accounting or business experience as prescribed by 
the board, and
	(c)	meeting any other requirements as prescribed by the board. 
(4)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), (2) or (3), an applicant for 
registration as a candidate who is registered as a candidate in good 
standing with a provincial accounting organization shall be registered 
as a candidate subject to 
	(a)	meeting the requirements in section 2(1), and 
	(b)	any conditions on the applicant's registration with the other 
jurisdiction. 
Continuance of registration as a candidate
5(1)  For the purpose of section 54(1)(a) of the Act, registration as a 
candidate continues in effect if 
	(a)	the candidate meets the academic and practical experience 
requirements as prescribed by the board, and
	(b)	for candidates registered pursuant to section 4(2), if the 
candidate provides satisfactory evidence to the registrar of 
continued enrolment in a post-secondary institution or of 
meeting the requirements of section 4(1) or (3).
(2)  For the purposes of section 54(1)(a) of the Act, a registrant's 
registration continues in effect if the registrant provides to the registrar, 
in a timely manner,
	(a)	satisfactory evidence of continuing to meet the requirements 
in section 2,
	(b)	any changes to the information required to be provided to the 
registrar under the Act, this Regulation, the bylaws and the 
directives, 
	(c)	on request of the registrar, satisfactory evidence of continued 
compliance with conditions imposed on the candidate's 
registration, and 
	(d)	satisfactory evidence of meeting the reporting requirements 
as prescribed by the board.
Division 4 
Registration of Members
Application for registration as a member by a candidate
6   In addition to the requirements set out in section 2, an application 
for registration as a member of the CPAA by a candidate must be 
accompanied by evidence satisfactory to the registrar that the 
following requirements have been met:
	(a)	the academic requirements under section 7;
	(b)	the grade or performance requirements on a national 
qualifying examination as prescribed by the board or a body 
approved by the board; 
	(c)	the experience requirements under section 8.
Academic requirements
7(1)  The board must establish a CPA professional education program 
that will enable the development of
	(a)	technical competencies consisting of
	(i)	financial reporting,
	(ii)	strategy and governance,
	(iii)	management accounting,
	(iv)	audit and assurance, 
	(v)	finance,
	(vi)	taxation, and
	(vii)	other technical competencies prescribed by the board,
		and
	(b)	enabling competencies consisting of
	(i)	professional and ethical behaviour,
	(ii)	problem-solving and decision-making,
	(iii)	communication,
	(iv)	self-management, 
	(v)	teamwork and leadership, and
	(vi)	other enabling competencies prescribed by the board.
(2)  For the purposes of section 6(a), an applicant meets the academic 
requirements if the applicant meets the grade or performance 
requirements prescribed by the board on the CPA professional 
education program.
Experience requirements
8   For the purposes of section 6(c), an applicant meets the experience 
requirements if the applicant has
	(a)	completed a minimum of 30 months of practical experience 
and has met any requirements set by the board respecting 
such practical experience, 
	(b)	satisfied requirements set by the board respecting supervision 
and mentorship,
	(c)	satisfied reporting requirements prescribed by the board, and
	(d)	demonstrated, at the standard established by the board, the 
practical application of the competencies set out in section 7.
Application for registration as a member by a designated accountant from 
another provincial accounting organization
9(1)  For the purposes of section 38(2)(b) of the Act, if the applicant 
for registration as a member of the CPAA is registered by a provincial 
accounting organization as a chartered professional accountant, a 
chartered accountant, a certified management accountant or a certified 
general accountant, the applicant must provide satisfactory evidence to 
the registrar that the applicant is registered in good standing with that 
provincial accounting organization and meets the requirements of 
section 2(1).
(2)  If the registration of an applicant under subsection (1) is subject to 
conditions or restrictions by another provincial accounting 
organization, the registration committee may direct that the applicant's 
registration be subject to conditions or restrictions, or may refuse the 
application.
Application for registration as a member by an applicant with a 
recognized accounting designation outside of Canada
10   For the purposes of section 38(2)(c) of the Act, if an applicant for 
registration as a member of the CPAA holds an accounting designation 
from an organization outside Canada that regulates accounting and is 
recognized by the board as having substantially equivalent 
competence, experience and practice requirements,
	(a)	through a mutual recognition agreement, reciprocal 
membership agreement, memorandum of understanding or 
similar agreement, or
	(b)	following a review by the board or a body approved by the 
board,
the applicant must provide satisfactory evidence to the registrar that 
the applicant has met the competence requirements referred to in 
section 38(1)(a) of the Act by providing evidence that the applicant
	(c)	is registered in good standing with the organization that 
granted the designation,
	(d)	has completed any other course or examination requirements 
that the board determines are necessary to ensure the 
applicant's competence, 
	(e)	has met experience requirements substantially equivalent to 
those required under section 8, as determined by the 
registration committee,
	(f)	was engaged in the accounting profession in the jurisdiction 
in which that organization is located for a 2-year period, or a 
lesser period that the registration committee may approve, 
immediately preceding the applicant's receipt of the 
recognized accounting designation,
	(g) 	has met the language proficiency requirements established by 
the board, and
	(h)	has fulfilled any additional requirements specified by the 
board.
Application for registration as a member by an applicant without a 
recognized accounting designation outside of Canada
11   For the purposes of section 38(2)(d) of the Act, if an applicant for 
registration as a member of the CPAA is registered with an 
organization outside of Canada that regulates accounting, and that is 
not recognized by the board under section 10, the applicant must 
provide satisfactory evidence to the registrar that the applicant has met 
the competence requirements referred to in section 38(1)(a) of the Act 
by providing evidence that the applicant
	(a)	is registered in good standing with the organization that 
granted the designation,
	(b)	has met academic requirements substantially equivalent to 
those required under section 7, as determined by the 
registration committee,
	(c)	has completed any other course or examination requirements 
that the board determines are necessary to ensure the 
applicant's competence, 
	(d)	has met experience requirements substantially equivalent to 
those required under section 8, as determined by the 
registration committee, 
	(e)	was engaged in the accounting profession in the jurisdiction 
in which that organization is located for a 2-year period, or a 
lesser period that the registration committee may approve, 
immediately preceding the applicant's receipt of the 
accounting designation, 
	(f) 	has met the language proficiency requirements established by 
the board, and
	(g)	has fulfilled any additional requirements specified by the 
board.
Application for registration as a member by other applicants
12(1)  An applicant who does not meet the requirements under section 
9, 10 or 11, as the case may be, may provide evidence of competence 
for the purposes of section 38(1)(a) of the Act in accordance with this 
section, and must register as a candidate until the requirements are met.
(2)  An applicant under subsection (1) may provide evidence of 
competence under section 38(2)(d) of the Act by providing to the 
registrar evidence of
	(a)	grades and performance achieved in academic, educational 
and other relevant studies,
	(b)	relevant employment and professional accounting practice, 
public accounting practice or substantially equivalent 
experience, including documentation and examples of 
relevant accomplishments and abilities,
	(c)	membership in good standing with organizations relevant to 
the accounting profession, the regulated standards and 
requirements of such organizations and activities completed 
in such organizations,
	(d)	relevant professional development activities completed,
	(e)	other relevant qualifications, accomplishments, abilities and 
competencies, and
	(f)	areas of employment or practice within which the applicant 
intends to be professionally active,
which shall be assessed by the registration committee for the purpose 
of determining competence requirements.
(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2), the evidence must be presented 
in writing and may be supplemented by personal representations from 
the applicant or from other individuals, at the request of the applicant 
or at the direction of the registration committee.
(4)  For the purposes of assessing experience in a professional 
accounting practice or public accounting practice, the registration 
committee may direct a review of client files that is substantially 
equivalent to a practice review required under Part 4 of the Act.
(5)  For the purposes of assessing the evidence provided under 
subsection (2), the registration committee may direct that the applicant 
satisfactorily demonstrate certain abilities and competencies through 
an oral or practical simulation examination.
Education and experience requirements for professional accounting firms
13   For the purposes of section 50 of the Act, an applicant for 
registration as a professional accounting firm must provide to the 
registrar, for each area of services of professional accounting practice 
and public accounting practice in which the firm plans to engage, 
satisfactory evidence that each chartered professional accountant or 
person within the firm who has the authority to issue any of those 
services on behalf of the firm meets the education and experience 
requirements prescribed by the board, including requirements 
respecting the currency of education and experience.
Education and experience requirements for professional 
service providers
14   For the purposes of section 52 of the Act, an applicant for 
registration as a professional service provider must provide to the 
registrar, for each area of services of public accounting practice and 
other professional services specified by the bylaws in which the 
applicant plans to engage, satisfactory evidence that the applicant 
meets the education and experience requirements prescribed by the 
board, including requirements respecting the currency of education and 
experience.
Requirements for registration of other persons or firms
15   For the purposes of section 53(2) of the Act, an applicant for 
registration as a professional accounting firm must provide to the 
registrar, for any restricted activities as set out in section 3 of the Act 
in which the applicant plans to engage, satisfactory evidence that each 
person who will be performing any of those restricted activities in 
Alberta on behalf of the applicant meets the education and experience 
requirements prescribed by the board, including requirements 
respecting the currency of education and experience.
Continuing education requirements
16(1)  For the purposes of this section,
	(a)	"continuing professional development" includes verifiable 
learning activities and unverifiable learning activities;
	(b)	"verifiable learning activity " means a measurable learning 
activity that contains significant intellectual and practical 
content;
	(c)	"unverifiable learning activity" means an informal learning 
activity that contains significant intellectual and practical 
content. 
(2)  Each chartered professional accountant must complete continuing 
professional development that provides for the development of new or 
existing competencies that are relevant and appropriate to the chartered 
professional accountant's overall professional responsibilities and 
growth, and the board must prescribe
	(a)	the total number of continuing professional development 
hours on both an annual basis and in a 3-year cycle, and
	(b)	the number of the total continuing professional development 
hours that must consist of verifiable learning activities.
(3)  The registration committee may grant an exemption from some or 
all of the requirements prescribed under subsection (2).
Continuing education reports
17(1)  Each chartered professional accountant must
	(a)	submit annually, on or before the date prescribed by the 
registrar and in the form prescribed by the registrar, a report 
containing
	(i)	a declaration that the chartered professional accountant 
has complied or has not complied with section 16, or
	(ii)	a declaration that the member has been granted an 
exemption under section 16(3),
		and
	(b)	keep, for 5 years, a record of continuing education completed 
annually and, on request, provide to the registrar the record 
and supporting documentation for reported hours.
(2)  The registration committee may grant an exemption from some or 
all of the requirements prescribed under subsection (1).
Division 5 
Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited liability partnerships
18(1)  For the purpose of registration as an Alberta limited liability 
partnership or an extra-provincial limited liability partnership under 
Part 3 of the Partnership Act, the applicant must provide satisfactory 
evidence to the registrar that the partnership carries professional 
liability insurance in an amount not less than
	(a)	$2 000 000 per incident for partnerships with fewer than 4 
chartered professional accountants or professional 
corporations engaged in the partnership's practice, and
	(b)	$2 500 000 per incident for partnerships with 4 or more 
chartered professional accountants or professional 
corporations engaged in the partnership's practice.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a letter of credit, bond or other 
protection against professional liability may be substituted for 
professional liability insurance if it is
	(a)	in an amount not less than the professional liability insurance 
that would be required under subsection (1), and
	(b)	in a form approved by, and otherwise acceptable to, the 
registration committee.
(3)  A partnership referred to in subsection (1) must provide annually 
to the registrar satisfactory evidence of continued compliance with 
subsection (1) or (2).
Part 2 
Use of Titles, Abbreviations  
and Initials
Division 1 
Use of Chartered Professional Accountant 
and Related Titles, Abbreviations and Initials
Chartered professional accountant
19(1)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, and 
unless otherwise set out in this regulation, a chartered professional 
accountant may use the title "chartered professional accountant" or 
"comptable professionnel agr‚‚" or the initials "CPA."
(2)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, a 
chartered professional accountant who is authorized to do so by the 
board may use the title "Fellow of the Chartered Professional 
Accountants" or "fellow comptable professionnel agr‚‚" or the initials 
"FCPA".
(3)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, a 
chartered professional accountant who is authorized to do so by the 
board may use the title "Associate of the Chartered Professional 
Accountants" or "associ‚ d'un comptable professionnel agr‚‚" or the 
initials "ACPA". 
(4)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, and 
unless otherwise set out in this regulation, a professional accounting 
firm may use the title "chartered professional accountant" or 
"comptable professionnel agr‚‚".
(5)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, the 
registration committee may authorize a person or firm registered under 
section 53 of the Act to use the title "chartered professional 
accountant" or "comptable professionnel agr‚‚" or the initials "CPA" 
in Alberta if such person or firm provides satisfactory evidence to the 
registrar that such person or firm is allowed to use the designation 
"chartered professional accountant" by a provincial accounting 
organization, and the registration committee may set conditions on the 
use of such titles and initials.
(6)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, the 
registration committee may allow a registrant to use the title 
"professional accountant" or "comptable professionnel" and set 
conditions on its use.
(7)  Any use of the chartered professional accountant designation and 
related titles, abbreviations and initials set out in this section is subject 
to section 156 of the Act. 
Division 2 
Use of Certified General Accountant, 
Chartered Accountant and Certified 
Management Accountant and Related Titles, 
Abbreviations and Initials
Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated with the 
designation of certified general accountant
20(1)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, 
only a registrant who
	(a)	was, on the coming into force of this section, registered in 
accordance with a former Act as a certified general 
accountant,
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, 
	(i)	registered as a certified general accountant by another 
provincial accounting organization, or
	(ii)	previously registered as a certified general accountant 
and currently registered as a chartered professional 
accountant by another provincial accounting 
organization,
		or
	(c)	has been granted the designation of a certified general 
accountant by the CPAA in accordance with the Act,
may use the title "certified general accountant" or "comptable g‚n‚ral 
accr‚dit‚", "comptable g‚n‚ral licenci‚", "comptable g‚n‚ral agr‚‚" or 
the initials "CGA", in accordance with the Act.
(2)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, only a 
registrant who, 
	(a)	on the coming into force of this section, was authorized in 
accordance with a former Act to use the title "fellow of the 
certified general accountants", or
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, authorized by another provincial accounting 
organization, to use the title "fellow of the certified general 
accountants",
may, if authorized by the board, use the title "Fellow of the Certified 
General Accountants", "fellow de la comptable g‚n‚ral accr‚dit‚", 
"fellow de la comptable g‚n‚ral agr‚‚", "fellow de la comptable 
g‚n‚ral licenci‚", "fellow de l'association des comptables g‚n‚raux 
accr‚dit‚s" or the initials "FCGA".
(3)  The registration committee may set conditions on the use of the 
titles and initials set out in subsections (1) and (2).
Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated with the 
designation of chartered accountant
21(1)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, 
only a registrant who
	(a)	was, on the coming into force of this section, registered in 
accordance with a former Act as a chartered accountant,
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, 
	(i)	registered as a chartered accountant by another 
provincial accounting organization, or
	(ii)	previously registered as a chartered accountant and 
currently registered as a chartered professional 
accountant by another provincial accounting 
organization, 
		or
	(c)	has been granted the designation of a chartered accountant by 
the CPAA in accordance with the Act,
may use the title "chartered accountant" or "comptable agr‚‚" or the 
initials "CA", in accordance with the Act.
(2)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, only a 
registrant who, 
	(a)	on the coming into force of this section, was authorized in 
accordance with a former Act to use the title "fellow of the 
chartered accountants", or
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, authorized by another provincial accounting 
organization, to use the title "fellow of the chartered 
accountants",
may, if authorized by the board, use the title "Fellow of the Chartered 
Accountants", "fellow comptable agr‚‚" or the initials "FCA".
(3)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, only a 
registrant who, 
	(a)	on the coming into force of this section, was authorized in 
accordance with a former Act to use the title "associate of the 
chartered accountants", or
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, authorized by an organization outside of Alberta that 
regulates accounting, to use the title "associate of the 
chartered accountants",
may, if authorized by the board, use the title "Associate of the 
Chartered Accountants", "associ‚ d'un comptable agr‚‚" or the initials 
"ACA".
(4)  The registration committee may set conditions on the use of the 
titles and initials set out in subsections (1) and (2).
Use by individuals of titles, abbreviations and initials associated with the 
designation of certified management accountant
22(1)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, 
only a registrant who
	(a)	was, on the coming into force of this section, registered in 
accordance with a former Act as a certified management 
accountant,
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, 
	(i)	registered as a certified management accountant by 
another provincial accounting organization, or
	(ii)	previously registered as a certified management 
accountant and currently registered as a chartered 
professional accountant by another provincial 
accounting organization,
		or
	(c)	has been granted the designation of a certified management 
accountant by the CPAA in accordance with the Act,
may use the title "certified management accountant" or "comptable en 
management accr‚dit‚s" or the initials "CMA", in accordance with the 
Act.
(2)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct, only a 
registrant who, 
	(a)	on the coming into force of this section, was authorized in 
accordance with a former Act to use the title "fellow of the 
certified management accountants", or
	(b)	was, at the time that the registrant became a registrant in 
Alberta, authorized by another provincial accounting 
organization, to use the title "fellow of the certified 
management accountants",
may, if authorized by the board, use the title "Fellow of the Certified 
Management Accountants", "fellow comptable management 
accr‚dit‚s" or the initials "FCMA".
(3)  The registration committee may set conditions on the use of the 
titles and initials set out in subsections (1) and (2). 
Use by professional accounting firms of titles, abbreviations and initials 
associated with the designation of certified general accountant, chartered 
accountant or certified management accountant
23(1)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct and 
for a period of 5 years from the coming into force of this section, a 
professional accounting firm who was, on the coming into force of this 
section, registered as a public accounting firm with the Certified 
General Accountants' Association of Alberta may use the following 
titles:
	(a)	"chartered professional accountant";
	(b)	"chartered professional accountant, certified general 
accountant";
	(c)	"certified general accountant". 
(2)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct and for 
a period of 5 years from the coming into force of this section, a 
professional accounting firm who was, on the coming into force of this 
section, registered as a public accounting firm with the Institute of 
Chartered Accountants of Alberta may use the following titles:
	(a)	"chartered professional accountant";
	(b)	"chartered professional accountant, chartered accountant";
	(c)	"chartered accountant".
(3)  Subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct and for 
a period of 5 years from the coming into force of this section, a 
professional accounting firm who was, on the coming into force of this 
section, registered as a public accounting firm with the Society of 
Management Accountants of Alberta may use the following titles:
	(a)	"chartered professional accountant";
	(b)	"chartered professional accountant, certified management 
accountant";
	(c)	"certified management accountant". 
(4)  After the time period referred to in subsections (1), (2) and (3), and 
subject to the bylaws and the rules of professional conduct professional 
accounting firms referred to in subsections (1), (2) and (3) may use the 
title "chartered professional accountant".
Division 3 
Use of United States Certified Public 
Accountant and Related Titles, 
Abbreviations and Initials
United States certified public accountant
24(1)  The registration committee may authorize a chartered 
professional accountant to use the title "certified public accountant" or 
the initials "CPA" or any title, description, abbreviation, letter or 
symbol representing that title or those initials, alone or in combination 
with any other title, description, abbreviation, letter, symbol or initials, 
that represents expressly or by implication that the individual is a 
certified public accountant if the person
	(a)	provides satisfactory evidence to the registration committee 
of having a current certified public accounting certificate 
from the United States of America, and
	(b)	completes an application in the form required by the 
resolutions and pays the application fee specified by the 
board.
(2)  An applicant whose application is approved under subsection (1) 
must use the designation "certified public accountant" or the initials 
"CPA" only
	(a)	when accompanied by and following
	(i)	"chartered professional accountant" or "CPA", or 
	(ii)	where the applicant is authorized, "Fellow of the 
Chartered Professional Accountants" or "FCPA", 
		and
	(b)	when the designation also discloses the name of the 
applicable certified public accounting jurisdiction in the 
United States of America, in the following manner: 
"chartered professional accountant, certified public 
accountant (State, USA)" or "CPA, CPA (State, USA)".
(3)  A person who has a current certified public accountant certificate 
from the United States of America but who is not a chartered 
professional accountant
	(a)	may use the statement "certified as a certified public 
accountant in (State, USA)", or
	(b)	may use the statement "licensed as a certified public 
accountant in (State, USA)" if that person has also been 
granted the right to practise public accountancy by a state 
board of accountancy in the United States of America that is 
recognized by the board.
(4)  A person referred to under subsection (3) may not use the 
designation "certified public accountant" or "certified public 
accountant (State, USA)" or the initials "CPA" or "CPA (State, 
USA)".
(5)  The registration committee may authorize a person or firm 
registered under section 53 of the Act or a professional accounting firm 
registered under section 49 of the Act to use the designation "certified 
public accountant (State, USA)" or "CPA (State, USA)" in Alberta if 
such person or firm
	(a)	provides satisfactory evidence to the registration committee 
that such person or firm has a current certified public 
accountant certificate from the United States of America and 
has the right to practise accountancy as granted by a state 
board of accountancy in the United States of America that is 
recognized by the board, and
	(b)	completes an application in the form required by the 
resolutions and pays the application fee specified by the 
board.
(6)  The registration committee may set conditions on the use of the 
designation by applicants whose applications are approved under 
subsections (1) and (5).
(7)  The use of the designation authorized under subsection (1) or (5) 
continues if the person or firm provides to the registrar 
	(a)	an annual filing that establishes continued compliance with 
conditions set pursuant to subsection (6),
	(b)	immediate notification of any contravention of a condition 
set pursuant to subsection (6), and
	(c)	the annual fees prescribed by the board. 
Part 3 
Repeals, Review and  
Coming into Force
Repeals
25   The following regulations are repealed:
	(a)	Certified General Accountants Regulation (AR 176/2001);
	(b)	Certified Management Accountants Regulation 
(AR 177/2001);
	(c)	Chartered Accountants Regulation (AR 178/2001).
Review
26   In compliance with the ongoing regulatory review initiative, this 
Regulation must be reviewed on or before June 30, 2025.
Coming into force
27   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 15 of the Act.


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Alberta Regulation 85/2015
Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act
TOBACCO REDUCTION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 29, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 131/2015) 
on May 29, 2015 pursuant to section 9 of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act. 
1   The Tobacco Reduction Amendment Regulation 
(AR 201/2014) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 12 is amended in the new section 10.2 by adding 
the following after subsection (2):
(3)  Subsection (2)(c) is repealed on September 30, 2015.