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Alberta Regulation 101/2015
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
PESTICIDE (MINISTERIAL) (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY 
DATE) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 23, 2015
For information only:    Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 07/2015) on June 17, 2015 pursuant to sections 85 and 165 of the 
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. 
1   The Pesticide (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 43/97) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 22.1 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" 
and substituting "June 30, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 102/2015
Garage Keepers' Lien Act
GARAGE KEEPERS' FORM (EXTENSION OF EXPIRY DATE) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 151/2015) 
on June 24, 2015 pursuant to section 11 of the Garage Keepers' Lien Act. 
1   The Garage Keepers' Form Regulation (AR 259/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "June 30, 2020".



Alberta Regulation 103/2015
Health Professions Act
OPTOMETRISTS PROFESSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Alberta College of Optometrists on February 12, 
2015 and approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 157/2015) on June 
24, 2015 pursuant to section 131 of the Health Professions Act. 
1   The Optometrists Profession Regulation (AR 83/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended 
	(a)	by repealing clause (a) and substituting the 
following:


	(a)	"active practice" means practising as an optometrist for 
at least the number of days approved by the Council in 
each period of 3 consecutive years;
	(b)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	"competency period" means a period of 3 consecutive 
years of active practice;
	(c)	in clause (l) by striking out "Pharmaceutical Profession 
Act" and substituting "Pharmacy and Drug Act";
	(d)	in clause (m) by striking out "Pharmaceutical 
Profession Act" and substituting "Pharmacy and Drug 
Act".

3   Section 7 is amended by striking out "that provides a level C 
certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with the 
guidelines established by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada" 
and substituting "that provides the level of certification in 
cardiopulmonary resuscitation approved by the Council".

4   Section 9 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Good character and reputation
9(1)  An applicant for registration as a regulated member must 
provide evidence satisfactory to the Registrar of having good 
character and reputation.
(2)  To comply with subsection (1), an applicant must submit one or 
more of the following, on the request of the Registrar:
	(a)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether the 
applicant is currently undergoing an investigation or is 
subject to an unprofessional conduct process or has 
previously been disciplined by another regulatory body 
responsible for the regulation of optometrists or of another 
profession;
	(b)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether an 
application for registration as a health professional by the 
applicant in any other jurisdiction was ever previously 
rejected;
	(c)	the results of a current criminal records check;
	(d)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether the 
applicant has ever been charged, pleaded guilty or has been 
found guilty of a criminal offence in Canada or an offence of 
a similar nature in a jurisdiction outside Canada for which the 
applicant has not been pardoned;
	(e)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether the 
applicant's hospital privileges or the applicant's privileges to 
any other related facility are currently or have previously 
been voluntarily or involuntarily limited, suspended or 
revoked;
	(f)	a written statement by the applicant as to whether there has 
ever been a judgment against the applicant's practice in a 
civil suit;
	(g)	any other relevant evidence as required by the Registrar.
(3)  If an applicant has engaged in an activity that has, in the opinion 
of the Registrar, undermined the applicant's good character and 
reputation in the past, the applicant may provide evidence 
satisfactory to the Registrar of rehabilitation.
(4)  The Registrar may consider information other than that provided 
by the applicant in determining whether the applicant is of good 
character and reputation, but if the Registrar considers that 
information, the Registrar must give the applicant sufficient 
particulars of that information to allow the applicant to respond to 
that information.

5   The following is added after section 9:
Fitness to practise
9.1   An applicant for registration as a regulated member must, on 
the request of the Registrar, submit evidence satisfactory to the 
Registrar confirming the member's fitness to practise.

6   Section 11 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Authorized restricted activities
11(1)  A regulated member may, within the practice of optometry, 
and in accordance with the standards of practice adopted by the 
Council, perform the following restricted activities, within the 
meaning of Schedule 7.1 to the Government Organization Act:
	(a)	dispense corrective lenses;
	(b)  	prescribe corrective lenses;
	(c)	prescribe a topical or oral Schedule 1 drug;  
	(d)	dispense, provide for sale or sell, incidental to the practice of 
optometry, a Schedule 1 drug or Schedule 2 drug;  
	(e)	perform surgical procedures on body tissue below the dermis 
or the mucous membrane or in or below the surface of the 
cornea in the removal of superficial foreign bodies from the 
eye;  
	(f)	order or apply non-ionizing radiation in the form of 
ultrasound imaging.
(2)  A regulated member may perform the restricted activities listed 
in section 11(1)(c), (d), (e) and (f) if the member has
	(a)	graduated from a program approved by the Council, or
	(b)	successfully completed a certification course approved by the 
Council.

7   Section 12 is repealed.

8   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Restriction
13(1)  Despite any authorization to perform restricted activities, a 
regulated member must perform only those restricted activities that 
the regulated member is competent to perform and that are 
appropriate to the clinical circumstances and the regulated member's 
area of practice.
(2)  A regulated member who performs a restricted activity must do 
so in accordance with the standards of practice.

9   Section 14 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Supervision of students, employees,  
regulated members
14(1)  A student who is enrolled in a program of optometry 
approved by the Council may perform the restricted activities 
specified in section 11 under the supervision of a regulated member.  
(2)  A person employed as an optometrist's assistant, or a person not 
otherwise authorized to dispense corrective lenses or to apply 
ultrasound, may dispense corrective lenses and apply ultrasound 
under the supervision of a regulated member.  
(3)  A regulated member who is learning to perform a restricted 
activity referred to in section 11 is permitted to perform the restricted 
activity under the supervision of a regulated member.  
(4)  A regulated member who consents to supervise under 
subsections (1) to (3) must
	(a)	be authorized to perform the restricted activity that is being 
supervised, including meeting the requirements of section 
11(2) where applicable, 
	(b)	be readily available for consultation by the person being 
supervised, and
	(c)	comply with the standards of practice governing the 
provision of supervision by regulated members of persons 
performing restricted activities pursuant to section 4(1)(b) of 
Schedule 7.1 of the Government Organization Act.

10   Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Continuing competence generally
15(1)  For the purposes of section 50 of the Act, a continuing 
competence program is established, and the terms and requirements 
of the program are those set out in this section and sections 16, 17, 
18, 19 and 20.
(2)  All regulated members must obtain the minimum number, or 
greater, of Continuing Education Credits in each competency period 
in a manner, type and number as directed by the Council.
(3)  During each competency period all regulated members must 
practise
	(a)	in the manner directed by the Council, and
	(b)	at least the minimum amount of time directed by the Council. 
(4)  As part of the continuing competence program, regulated 
members must submit within each competency period a list of 
continuing competence activities undertaken and supporting 
documentation.

11   Section 16(1)(b) is amended by striking out "in a 3-year 
period".

12   Section 21(a) and (b) are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(a)	having met the requirements of the continuing competence 
program approved by the Council under section 16,
	(b)	continuing to meet the requirements set out in section 15, and
	(c)	having the type and amount of liability insurance required by 
the Council.

13   Section 30(1)(d) is repealed and the following is 
substituted: 
	(d)	degrees, residency certifications, certification courses, 
specialization certifications and other qualifications;


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Alberta Regulation 104/2015
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
SPECIFIED GAS EMITTERS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 159/2015) 
on June 24, 2015 pursuant to sections 5 and 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
1   The Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (AR 139/2007) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	in clause (b) by adding "less the cogeneration 
compliance adjustment," after "industrial process 
emissions,";
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (d):
	(d.1)	"cogeneration compliance adjustment" means 
cogeneration compliance adjustment as defined in 
the Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas 
Compliance Reports;
	(d.2)	"department" means the department administered 
by the Minister;
	(iii)	by repealing clause (e) and substituting the 
following:
	(e)	"direct emissions" means all specified gases 
released from sources located at a facility, 
including specified gases sent off site, expressed in 
tonnes on a CO2e basis;
	(iv)	by adding the following after clause (f):
	(f.1)	"emission offset project" means a project 
undertaken to generate emission offsets;
	(f.2)	"emission offset project developer" means a 
person who registers an emission offset project 
pursuant to the Standard for Greenhouse Gas 
Emission Offset Project Developers;
	(v)	in clause (i) by striking out ", subject to subsection 
(2),";
	(vi)	in clause (n) by striking out "section 3(4) or 4(3), 
as the case may be" and substituting "section 6(1)";
	(vii)	by repealing clause (o) and substituting the 
following:
	(o)	"net emissions intensity limit" means the 
applicable net emissions intensity limit established 
by or under section 4;
	(viii)	by repealing clause (p) and substituting the 
following:
	(p)	"new facility" means a facility that
	(i)	completed its first year of commercial 
operation on December 31 of 2000 or a 
subsequent year, and
	(ii)	has completed less than 8 years of 
commercial operation;
	(ix)	by adding the following after clause (s):
	(s.1)	"Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas 
Baseline Emissions Intensity Applications" means 
the Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas 
Baseline Emissions Intensity Applications 
published by the department, as amended or 
replaced from time to time;
	(s.2)	"Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas 
Compliance Reports" means the Standard for 
Completing Greenhouse Gas Compliance Reports 
published by the department, as amended or 
replaced from time to time;
	(s.3)	"Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset 
Project Developers" means the Standard for 
Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project 
Developers published by the department, as 
amended or replaced from time to time;
	(s.4)	"Standard for Greenhouse Gas Verification" 
means the Standard for Greenhouse Gas 
Verification published by the department, as 
amended or replaced from time to time;
	(x)	by repealing clause (v);
	(b)	by repealing subsections (2) and (3);
	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  For the purposes of this Regulation, a facility is considered 
to begin commercial operation 
	(a)	on January 1 of the year immediately following the year 
in which the facility first produces a saleable end 
product, in the case of a facility that produces an end 
product that is offered for sale, or
	(b)	on January 1 of the year immediately following the year 
in which the facility first begins to conduct the activity 
that is the primary purpose of the facility, in the case of 
a facility that does not produce an end product that is 
offered for sale.
(6)  Notwithstanding subsection (5), for the purposes of this 
Regulation, the director may in any year designate the year of 
commercial operation that a facility is in if the director considers 
it appropriate to do so.
(7)  In determining whether it is appropriate to make a 
designation in respect of a facility under subsection (6), the 
director must consider
	(a)	the nature and extent of any expansion or significant 
change undergone by the facility and the technologies 
employed in the expansion or significant change that 
affect specified gas emissions, and
	(b)	any other matter that in the director's opinion is relevant 
to determining whether it is fair and reasonable to make 
the designation considering the objective of reducing 
specified gas emissions.

3   Section 2 is amended by striking out "Subject to section 
3(1), this" and substituting "This".

4   Sections 3 and 4 are repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Adoption of and duty to comply with standards
3.1(1)  The following standards are adopted and form part of this 
Regulation:
	(a)	Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas Baseline 
Emissions Intensity Applications;
	(b)	Standard for Completing Greenhouse Gas Compliance 
Reports;
	(c)	Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project 
Developers;
	(d)	Standard for Greenhouse Gas Verification.
(2)  The person responsible for a facility shall comply with the rules 
and other requirements set out in Part 1 of the Standard for 
Completing Greenhouse Gas Baseline Emissions Intensity 
Applications in preparing and submitting an application for the 
establishment of a baseline emissions intensity for the facility under 
section 20.
(3)  The person responsible for a facility shall comply with the rules 
and other requirements set out in Part 1 of the Standard for 
Completing Greenhouse Gas Compliance Reports in preparing and 
submitting a compliance report for the facility under section 11.
(4)  An emission offset project developer shall comply with the rules 
and other requirements set out in Part 1 of the Standard for 
Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project Developers in initiating 
and implementing an emission offset project.
(5)  A third party auditor shall comply with the rules and other 
requirements set out in Part 1 of the Standard for Greenhouse Gas 
Verification in providing a verification referred to in section 
7(1.7)(b) or (2)(c.1), 11(4)(c), 12(b), 20(2)(c) or 22(1)(b).
Net emissions intensity limits
4(1)  Commencing with the year 2015, the net emissions intensity 
limit for a year for a facility is
	(a)	88% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 9th or subsequent year of commercial 
operation,
	(b)	90% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 8th year of commercial operation,
	(c)	92% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 7th year of commercial operation,
	(d)	94% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 6th year of commercial operation,
	(e)	96% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 5th year of commercial operation, and
	(f)	98% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 4th year of commercial operation.
(2)  Commencing with the year 2016, the net emissions intensity 
limit for a year for a facility is
	(a)	85% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 9th or subsequent year of commercial 
operation,
	(b)	87% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 8th year of commercial operation,
	(c)	90% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 7th year of commercial operation,
	(d)	92% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 6th year of commercial operation,
	(e)	95% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 5th year of commercial operation, and
	(f)	97% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 4th year of commercial operation.
(3)  Commencing with the year 2017, the net emissions intensity limit 
for a year for a facility is
	(a)	80% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 9th or subsequent year of commercial 
operation,
	(b)	83% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 8th year of commercial operation,
	(c)	87% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 7th year of commercial operation,
	(d)	90% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 6th year of commercial operation,
	(e)	93% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 5th year of commercial operation, and
	(f)	97% of the facility's baseline emissions intensity, in the case 
of a facility in its 4th year of commercial operation.
(4)  The Minister may, by order, establish net emissions intensity 
limits that apply to one or more facilities in addition to or in 
substitution for the net emissions intensity limits set out in 
subsections (1) to (3) and shall specify in the order the period or 
periods for which the net emissions intensity limits apply.
(5)  If the Minister makes an order under subsection (4) that applies 
to a facility, the net emissions intensity for the facility in the period 
or periods specified in the order, as determined in accordance with 
the order, shall not exceed the net emissions intensity limit 
established by the order.

5   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "from total half year 
emissions under section 3(4) or from total annual emissions 
under section 4(3)" and substituting "from total annual 
emissions under section 6(1)";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "section 3(4) or 4(3)" 
and substituting "section 6(1)".

6   Section 6 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Duty to ensure net emissions 
intensity limit is not exceeded
6(1)  For the purposes of this Regulation, the net emissions intensity 
for a facility must be determined in accordance with the following 
formula:
NEI = (TAE - (EO + FC + EPC) - CCA) 
                                    P 
 
where
	NEI  	is the net emissions intensity for the facility for the year;
	TAE  	is the total annual emissions from the facility for the 
year;
	EO  	is the allowable emission offsets used by the person 
responsible for the year;
	FC  	is the allowable fund credits used by the person 
responsible for the year;
	EPC  	is the allowable emission performance credits used by 
the person responsible for the year;
	CCA  	is the cogeneration compliance adjustment for the year;
	P  	is the production of the facility for the year.
(2)  The person responsible for a facility shall ensure that the net 
emissions intensity of the facility for a year does not exceed the net 
emissions intensity limit for the facility for that year.
(3)  If there is more than one person responsible for a facility in a 
year, subsection (2) applies only to the person who is the person 
responsible on December 31 of that year.

7   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (1.6):
(1.7)  On considering emission offsets submitted for registration 
by an emission offset project developer pursuant to the Standard 
for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project Developers, the 
director may do one or more of the following:
	(a)	require the emission offset project developer to provide 
additional information or data;
	(b)	require verification or further verification by a third 
party auditor of any information or data;
	(c)	collect any additional information or data or conduct 
any review that the director considers necessary;
	(d)	direct the emission offset project developer to resubmit 
information or data in accordance with any directions 
that the director considers necessary.
	(b)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by striking out "under section 3 or 4";
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (c):
	(c.1)	an emission offset must be verified by a third party 
auditor;

8   Section 8(3) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "under sections 3 and 4";
	(b)	by repealing clause (a);
	(c)	in clause (b) by striking out "except as provided in 
clause (a),".

9   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Emission performance credits
9(1)  If the actual emissions intensity of a facility is less than the 
applicable net emissions intensity limit for the facility for that 
year, the director may issue one or more emission performance 
credits to the person responsible for the facility.
(1.1)  The maximum amount of emission performance credits the 
director may issue to the person responsible for the facility for 
the year must be determined in accordance with the following 
formula:
EPC = NEIL x P - TAE - CCA 
 
where
	EPC	is the maximum amount of emission performance 
credits, expressed in tonnes on a CO2e basis, that the 
director may issue to the person responsible;
	NEIL	is the net emissions intensity limit for the facility for the 
year;
	P	is the production of the facility for the year;
	TAE	is the total annual emissions for the facility for the year;
	CCA	is the cogeneration compliance adjustment for the 
facility for the year.
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "under sections 3 and 
4".

10   Section 10(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "quantity of specified gas emission 
reductions from or represented by the";
	(b)	by striking out "under sections 3 and 4".

11   Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Retention of records
15(1)  The person responsible for a facility shall retain all records, 
information or data respecting the emissions intensity of the facility 
for at least 7 years after the date on which the records, information or 
data are created.
(2)  The person responsible for a facility shall retain
	(a)	a copy of an application for the establishment of a baseline 
emissions intensity for the facility, and
	(b)	the records, information and data on which an application for 
the establishment of a baseline emissions intensity for the 
facility is based
for 7 years after the year in which the baseline emissions intensity 
established by the director in respect of the application ceases to be 
the baseline emissions intensity for the facility.
(3)  The person responsible for a facility shall retain
	(a)	a copy of a compliance report submitted in respect of the 
facility, and
	(b)	the records, information and data on which the compliance 
report was based
for 7 years after the year in which the compliance report was 
submitted.
(4)  An emission offset project developer shall retain all records, 
information or data associated with an emission offset until the later 
of 
	(a)	7 years after the day on which the emission offset is used by 
a person responsible for a facility to meet a net emissions 
intensity limit, and
	(b)	8 years after the day on which the emission offset is 
serialized in accordance with the Standard for Greenhouse 
Gas Emission Offset Project Developers.
(5)  An application, report, record, information or data required to be 
retained by this section must be retained
	(a)	at the head or principal office, in Alberta, of the person 
responsible or emission offset project developer, as the case 
may be, or
	(b)	at the facility or the location of the emission offset project to 
which the application, report, record, information or data 
relates.

12   Section 20(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Application for establishment of baseline emissions intensity
20(1)  The person responsible for a facility shall apply for the 
establishment of a baseline emissions intensity for the facility on or 
before the later of 
	(a)	June 1 of the 4th year of commercial operation of the facility, 
and
	(b)	June 1 of the year following the year of commercial 
operation of a facility in which the facility first has direct 
emissions of 100 000 tonnes or more.

13   Section 25 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Inspections, investigations, audits 
25   For the purpose of administering the Act or this Regulation, an 
inspector or investigator may, in accordance with the Act, undertake 
an inspection, investigation or audit of a person responsible, a 
facility, an emission offset project developer, an emission offset 
project or a third party auditor.

14   Section 26 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Emissions intensity order where  
net emissions intensity limit exceeded
26(1)  The director may issue an emissions intensity order to the 
person responsible for a facility requiring the person responsible to 
take the measures specified in the emissions intensity order to 
minimize or remedy the effects of the facility releasing specified 
gases into the environment in amounts in excess of those within the 
net emissions intensity limit for the facility where
	(a)	a compliance report indicates that the net emissions intensity 
limit for the facility was exceeded,
	(b)	the director determines that the calculation of the net 
emissions intensity of the facility in a compliance report was 
incorrect or was based on inaccurate, incorrect or false 
information and that the net emissions intensity limit for the 
facility was exceeded,
	(c)	the value for the emission offsets that was used to calculate 
the net emissions intensity for a year is no longer valid 
because
	(i)	some or all of the tonnes of specified gases which the 
emission offsets represented as not being released into 
the environment were released into the environment,
	(ii)	the calculation of the emission offsets was incorrect or 
was based on inaccurate, incorrect or false information, 
or
	(iii)	some or all of the tonnes of specified gases which the 
emission offsets represented as being sequestered were 
released into the environment, 
		or
	(d)	the value for the emission performance credits that was used 
to calculate the net emissions intensity of the facility for a 
year is no longer valid because
	(i)	some or all of the tonnes of specified gases which the 
emission performance credits represented as not being 
released into the environment were released into the 
environment, or
	(ii)	the calculation of the emission performance credits was 
incorrect or was based on inaccurate, incorrect or false 
information.
(2)  An emissions intensity order under subsection (1) may require 
the person responsible to take one or more of the following 
measures:
	(a)	obtain emission offsets; 
	(b)	obtain emission performance credits;
	(c)	make contributions to the Fund;
	(d)	any other measures that the director considers advisable.
(3)  An emission offset or emission performance credit obtained to 
comply with the terms of an emissions intensity order under this 
section may not be used to meet a net emissions intensity limit.
(4)  This section applies whether or not a person has been charged 
with or convicted of an offence or required to pay an administrative 
penalty in relation to the matter with respect to which the emissions 
intensity order is made.

15   Section 27 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (b) and substituting the 
following:
	(b)	contravenes section 3.1(2), (3), (4) or (5), 11, 15 or 20,
	(b)	in clause (e) by adding "emissions intensity" before 
"order".

16   Section 28(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Penalties
28(1)  A person who is guilty of an offence under section 27(a) is 
liable to a fine of not more than $200 for every tonne of specified 
gas expressed on a CO2e basis per unit of production by which the 
net emissions intensity of the facility exceeds the net emissions 
intensity limit for the facility, multiplied by production. 

17   Section 30 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" 
and substituting "December 31, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 105/2015
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
SPECIFIED GAS REPORTING AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 160/2015) 
on June 24, 2015 pursuant to sections 6 and 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
1   The Specified Gas Reporting Regulation (AR 251/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(c) is repealed and the following is substituted:
	(c)	"facility" means
	(i)	any plant, structure or thing where an activity listed in 
section 2 of the Schedule of Activities to the 
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act occurs, 
and
	(ii)	a site or 2 or more contiguous or adjacent sites that are 
operated and function in an integrated fashion where an 
activity listed in any of sections 3 to 11 of the Schedule 
of Activities to the Environmental Protection and 
Enhancement Act occurs, 
		including all the buildings, equipment, structures, machinery 
and vehicles that are an integral part of the activity;

3   Section 5(8) and (9) are amended by striking out "section 
17 of the Act" and substituting "section 59 of the Act".

4   Section 7 is amended by striking out "section 17 of the Act" 
and substituting "section 59 of the Act".

5   Section 11 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "December 31, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 106/2015
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 161/2015) 
on June 24, 2015 pursuant to section 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
1   The Administrative Penalty Regulation (AR 140/2007) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "$1000" and 
substituting "$1500";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "$5000" and 
substituting "$7500".

3   Section 5 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "December 31, 2017".

4   The Schedule is amended by repealing section 2 and 
substituting the following:
2   Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (AR 139/2007)
	-	sections 3.1(2), (3), (4) and (5), 6(2), 11, 15, 20 and 27(c), (d) 
and (e).



Alberta Regulation 107/2015
Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
CLIMATE CHANGE AND EMISSIONS MANAGEMENT FUND 
ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 25, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 162/2015) 
on June 24, 2015 pursuant to section 60 of the Climate Change and Emissions 
Management Act. 
1   The Climate Change and Emissions Management Fund 
Administration Regulation (AR 120/2009) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 15 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "December 31, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 108/2015
Fair Trading Act
APPEAL BOARD AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:009/2015) 
on June 30, 2015 pursuant to section 183 of the Fair Trading Act. 
1   The Appeal Board Regulation (AR 195/99) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 17 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2015" and 
substituting "June 30, 2016".



Alberta Regulation 109/2015
School Act
SCHOOL ACT REGULATIONS (EXPIRY CLAUSES)  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 164/2015) 
on June 30, 2015 pursuant to sections 140 and 190 of the School Act. 
1   The Board of Reference Fees Regulation (AR 93/98) is 
amended in section 5 by striking out "August 31, 2015" and 
substituting "August 31, 2016". 

2   The Special School Tax Levy Plebiscite Regulation 
(AR 94/98) is amended in section 5 by striking out "August 
31, 2015" and substituting "August 31, 2016".


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Alberta Regulation 110/2015
Government Organization Act
DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 168/2015) 
on June 30, 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 4(1)(b.1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b.1)	Alberta Sport Connection Act;

3   Section 9 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  The Minister of Health is designated as the Minister 
responsible for the Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act.
4   Section 10(4) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(4)  The powers, duties and functions of the Minister in the Children 
and Youth Services Grants Regulation (AR 73/2001) are transferred 
to the common responsibility of the Minister of Human Services and 
the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.

5   Section 11(1)(a) is repealed.

6   Section 12.1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(s);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1)  The Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour is 
designated as the Minister responsible for the Chartered 
Professional Accountants Act.
	(c)	by repealing subsection (2).

7   Section 13 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1)(a), (l), (v) and (jjj);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (1.3):
(1.4)  The Minister of Justice and Solicitor General is designated 
as the Minister responsible for the Estate Administration Act.

8   Section 15 is amended by renumbering it as section 
15(1) and by adding the following after subsection (1):
(2)  The Minister of Service Alberta is designated as the Minister 
responsible for the Common Business Number Act.

9   The following is added after section 15:
Status of Women
15.1(1)  The responsibility for that part of the public service 
associated with the parts of the appropriation transferred under 
subsection (2) is transferred to the Minister Responsible for the 
Status of Women.
(2)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended 
balance of the following parts of the 2015-16 Government 
appropriation under the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2015, 
(No. 2) for Human Services is transferred to the Minister 
Responsible for the Status of Women:
	(a)	those portions of program 12, Family and Community Safety, 
allocated to advocacy functions relating to the status of 
women;
	(b)	the portions of program 1, Ministry Support Services, related 
to the part of the appropriation transferred under clause (a).

10   Section 6(a) comes into force on July 1, 2015.


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Alberta Regulation 111/2015
Student Financial Assistance Act
STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (APPRENTICESHIP, ETC.) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: June 30, 2015
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 170/2015) 
on June 30, 2015 pursuant to section 22 of the Student Financial Assistance Act. 
1   The Student Financial Assistance Regulation 
(AR 298/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended by striking out "September 30, 2016" 
and substituting "September 30, 2021".

3   Schedule 2 is amended by sections 4 to 10.

4   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (b):
	(b.1)	"apprentice" means an apprentice within the meaning of 
the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act who is 
engaged in on the job training within the meaning of the 
Apprenticeship Program Regulation (AR 258/2000), 
but does not include an apprentice who is determined to 
be unable to progress by the Executive Director within 
the meaning of that Act pursuant to an order of the 
Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board;
	(b)	in clause (h) by striking out "subsection (5)" and 
substituting "subsections (5) and (6)";
	(c)	in clause (q) by striking out "and a medical resident 
under the circumstances and for the purposes set out in 
subsection (5)" and substituting ", a medical resident 
under the circumstances and for the purposes set out in 
subsection (5) and an apprentice under the circumstances and 
for the purposes set out in subsection (6)".

5   The following is added after section 1(5):
(6)  With respect only to provincial loans and not to any other kind 
of assistance, an apprentice is a student and a full-time student for 
the purposes of sections 2.1, 24(1)(c), 26 and 32(1)(a) and (b).

6   Section 2.1 is amended by adding "or an apprentice" after 
"resident".

7   Section 8(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(d), the Minister may treat 
all or part of the financial resources of the student's spouse or 
common law partner as available to the student.

8   Section 13(1)(d)(ii) is amended by adding "if the student has 
applied for financial assistance under section 34 or if that information 
has previously been provided to the Minister for the purposes of a 
federal program referred to in section 3 of the Act" after "partner".

9   Section 22.1(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "the enrolment by a student" and 
substituting "a student enrolled";
	(b)	by adding "that ends on or before July 31, 2015" after 
"study".

10   Section 22.1 is repealed at the end of July 31, 2015.