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Alberta Regulation 19/2016
Fair Trading Act
TRAVEL CLUBS (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 3, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (M.O. SA:002/2016) 
on March 2, 2016 pursuant to sections 4.1, 12, 105, 139 and 162 of the Fair Trading 
Act. 
1   The Travel Clubs Regulation (AR 56/2002) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2   Section 22 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2016" 
and substituting "March 31, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 20/2016
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (2016 BISON MANAGEMENT - MINISTERIAL) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 7, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 04/2016) on February 25, 2016 pursuant to sections 12 and 103 of the Wildlife 
Act. 
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 3(p) is amended by striking out "4(i)" and 
substituting "4(1)(i)".

3   Section 7(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1) but subject to subsection (3), 
where a bison special licence authorizes the hunting of bison under 
section 30(3.1), 
	(a)	the Act and this Regulation apply to bison that are 
endangered animals and that are either in, or are killed and 
removed from, the bison hunting zone described in Item 1 of 
Part 8 of Schedule 10 or the portion of that zone or the other 
area specified in the licence, in the same way that they apply 
generally with respect to big game animals, and
	(b)	all references in this Regulation to bison (specifically the 
animal, excluding any references linked to licences or zones) 
apply to them.
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply where specific reference is made 
in the Act or this Regulation
	(a)	generally to endangered animals, or
	(b)	to bison referred to in section 7.1(2), 11(b) or Schedule 7.

4   The following is added after section 7:
Application to subject animals
7.1(1)   The Act and this Regulation, except where specific 
reference is made to subject animals, apply to subject animals in 
exactly the same way that they apply with respect to non-game 
animals other than raven.
(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), where specific reference is 
made to bison in any provision of this Regulation, except in this 
subsection and in Schedule 7, that provision does not apply to 
bison that are subject animals.

5   Schedule 7 is amended by striking out "(None prescribed so 
far)" and substituting the following:
Bison bison 1
(Bison)
Footnote to the Schedule
1Only Bison bison (Bison) that are found or killed on or captured from 
the land within the following boundaries are subject animals:
		Commencing at the intersection of the 27th baseline and the 
right bank of the Athabasca River; thence upstream along the 
right bank of the Athabasca River to the 25th baseline; thence 
westerly along the 25th baseline to the southwest corner of 
township 97, range 18, west of the fourth meridian; thence 
northerly along the west boundary of range 18, west of the 
fourth meridian to the 27th baseline; thence easterly along 
the 27th baseline to the point of commencement.


Alberta Regulation 21/2016
Office of Statistics and Information Act
OFFICE OF STATISTICS AND INFORMATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 050/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 11 of the Office of Statistics and Information 
Act. 
1   The Office of Statistics and Information Regulation 
(AR 145/2009) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 22/2016
Labour Relations Code
REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING 
(EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 052/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 162.1 of the Labour Relations Code. 
1   The Regional Health Authority Collective Bargaining 
Regulation (AR 80/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2    Section 22 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2016" 
and substituting "March 31, 2021".



Alberta Regulation 23/2016
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
ORPHAN FUND DELEGATED ADMINISTRATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 055/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 77 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act. 
1   The Orphan Fund Delegated Administration Regulation 
(AR 45/2001) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 11 is amended by striking out "April 1, 2016" and 
substituting "April 1, 2019".


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Alberta Regulation 24/2016
Public Lands Act
LAND STEWARDSHIP FUND AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 057/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 11.2 of the Public Lands Act. 
1   The Land Stewardship Fund Regulation (AR 31/2011) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2    Section 1(c) is amended by striking out "of Environmental 
Sustainable Resource Development" and substituting "responsible 
for the Act".

3   Section 5 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 25/2016
Government Organization Act
HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 058/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 13 of the Government Organization Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Delegation
	3	General authority to make grants
	4	Eligibility criteria
	5	Applications for grants
	6	Conditions
	7	Variation


	8	Repayment of grant
	9	Deductions from grant
	10	Payment
	11	Agreements
	12	Refusal to provide grant
	13	Transitional
	14	Repeal
Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Minister" means the Minister of Human 
Services.
Delegation
2   The Minister may delegate in writing any power, duty or function 
under this Regulation to any employee of the Government.
General authority to make grants
3   The Minister may make grants, in accordance with this Regulation, 
for any purpose related to any program, service or matter under the 
administration of the Minister.
Eligibility criteria
4   The Minister may establish eligibility criteria for grants.
Applications for grants
5   An application for a grant must be made in a manner and form 
satisfactory to the Minister.
Conditions
6   The following conditions apply to a grant:
	(a)	that the recipient
	(i)	use the grant only for the purpose for which it is made,
	(ii)	account to the Minister, in the manner required by the 
Minister, for the way in which the grant is spent in 
whole or in part,
	(iii)	permit a representative of the Minister or the Auditor 
General to examine any books or records that the 
Minister or the Auditor General considers necessary to 
determine how the grant has been or is being spent, and
	(iv)	provide to the Minister, on request, any information the 
Minister considers necessary for the purpose of 
determining whether or not the recipient has complied 
or is complying with the conditions of the grant;
	(b)	any other conditions imposed by the Minister.
Variation
7   The Minister may vary
	(a)	the eligibility requirements for a grant,
	(b)	the purpose of a grant, or
	(c)	a condition on which a grant is made.
Repayment of grant
8(1)  Subject to subsection (4), a recipient of a grant shall repay a grant 
or part of a grant
	(a)	that the recipient receives for which the recipient is not 
eligible,
	(b)	where the recipient provided false, inaccurate or misleading 
information to obtain the grant, or
	(c)	where the recipient fails to comply with a condition on which 
the grant or part of the grant is made.
(2)  Subject to subsection (4), a recipient of a grant shall repay any 
unused portion of the grant.
(3)  A grant or part of a grant that is required to be repaid under this 
section constitutes a debt due to the Government and is recoverable by 
the Minister in an action in debt against the recipient of the grant.
(4)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply where the Minister varies the 
eligibility criteria for, the purpose of or the conditions applicable to the 
grant to allow the recipient to retain the grant or to use the grant for the 
varied purpose or under the varied conditions.
(5)  Where the grant is required to be repaid under this section, a 
certificate signed by the Minister stating that a grant was made and that 
the Minister has required repayment of the grant in accordance with 
this Regulation is, unless the contrary is proved, proof of the debt due 
from the recipient to the Government.
Deductions from grant
9   The Minister may deduct from a grant any amount that the recipient
	(a)	is required to repay under section 8, or
	(b)	owes to the Government under any enactment or program 
under the Minister's responsibility.
Payment
10   The Minister may provide for the payment of any grant in a lump 
sum or by way of instalments and may determine the time or times at 
which the grant is to be paid.
Agreements
11   The Minister may enter into agreements with respect to any matter 
relating to the payment of a grant.
Refusal to provide grant
12   The Minister may refuse to make a grant under this Regulation to 
an applicant 
	(a)	who makes or has made a false or misleading statement in an 
application under this Regulation or in any other document 
required by the Minister or who furnishes or has furnished 
the Minister or the Government of Alberta or the 
Government of Canada with any false or misleading 
information that, in the opinion of the Minister, materially 
affects the applicant's eligibility to receive a grant under this 
Regulation, or
	(b)	if the Minister, in the Minister's sole discretion, considers it 
appropriate to refuse to make the grant.
Transitional
13(1)  In this section, "former regulation" means the Children and 
Youth Services Grants Regulation (AR 73/2001).
(2)  The repeal or expiry of the former regulation does not affect
	(a)	any duties or liabilities of a person or organization that 
received a grant under the former regulation, or
	(b)	any of the Minister's rights or powers with respect to a 
person or organization that received a grant under the former 
regulation.
Repeal
14   The Children and Youth Services Grants Regulation 
(AR 73/2001) is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 26/2016
Personal Directives Act
PERSONAL DIRECTIVES (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 8, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 059/2016) 
on March 8, 2016 pursuant to section 34 of the Personal Directives Act. 
1   The Personal Directives Regulation (AR 99/2008) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 13 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2016" 
and substituting "March 31, 2018.



Alberta Regulation 27/2016
Personal Directives Act
PERSONAL DIRECTIVES (MINISTERIAL) (EXPIRY DATE 
EXTENSION) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 14, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Human Services (M.O. 2016-04) on 
March 10, 2016 pursuant to section 33 of the Personal Directives Act. 
1   The Personal Directives (Ministerial) Regulation 
(AR 26/98) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2016" and 
substituting "March 31, 2018".


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Alberta Regulation 28/2016
Regional Health Authorities Act
PATIENT CONCERNS RESOLUTION PROCESS 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: March 14, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 14/2016) on March 10, 
2016 pursuant to section 24(c.1) of the Regional Health Authorities Act. 
1   The Patient Concerns Resolution Process Regulation 
(AR 124/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(c)(i) is repealed.

3   Section 2 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Complaint to health authority
2(1)  A patient or a person acting on behalf of a patient or in the 
interest of a patient may make a complaint to a health authority if the 
patient or person has concerns regarding
	(a)	the provision of goods and services to the patient,
	(b)	a failure or refusal to provide goods and services to the 
patient, or
	(c)	the terms and conditions under which goods and services are 
provided to the patient
by the health authority or by a service provider under the direction, 
control or authority of that health authority.
(2)  A person may make a complaint to a health authority if, after the 
death of a patient, the person has concerns regarding
 	(a)	the provision of goods and services to the patient,
	(b)	a failure or refusal to provide goods and services to the 
patient, or
	(c)	the terms and conditions under which goods and services 
were provided to the patient
during the patient's life by the health authority or by a service 
provider under the direction, control or authority of that health 
authority.
(3)  Any complaint under this section must be made in accordance with 
the patient concerns resolution process established by the health 
authority.
(4)  Nothing in this section prevents a health authority or service 
provider from addressing a concern raised by a patient or other person 
before the patient or person has made a complaint under the health 
authority's patient concerns resolution process.

4   The following is added after section 5:
Discontinuing on grounds of delay
5.1(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a patient concerns officer may 
discontinue the patient concerns resolution process in respect of a 
complaint if the patient concerns officer is satisfied that
	(a)	the complainant had knowledge of the subject matter of the 
complaint more than 2 years before making the complaint, 
and
	(b)	the delay in making the complaint is likely to impede the 
ability of the patient concerns officer to conduct a fair review 
of the matter.
(2)   If the complaint relates to continued conduct, the patient 
concerns officer may discontinue the patient concerns resolution 
process only if, in addition to being satisfied of the matters referred 
to in subsection (1)(a) and (b), the patient concerns officer is 
satisfied that the last instance of the conduct occurred more than 2 
years before the complaint was made.
Discontinuing where complaint made anonymously
5.2   Where a complaint is made anonymously, a patient concerns 
officer may discontinue the patient concerns resolution process in 
respect of the complaint if the patient concerns officer is not satisfied 
that there is sufficient information on which to conduct a fair review 
of the matter.
Policies 
5.3   A health authority must establish policies that its patient 
concerns officers must follow in considering 
	(a) 	for the purposes of section 5.1(1)(b), whether the delay is 
likely to impede the ability of the patient concerns officer to 
conduct a fair review of the matter, and 
	(b)	for the purposes of section 5.2, whether there is sufficient 
information on which to conduct a fair review of the matter.
Delegation
5.4   Subject to the policies of the health authority that appointed the 
patient concerns officer, a patient concerns officer may delegate any 
power, duty or function under this Regulation to an employee of the 
health authority.

5   The following is added after section 6:
Annual report of regional health authority
6.1   Each annual report of a regional health authority under section 
14(2) of the Act must include a report on activities under the 
regional health authority's patient concerns resolution process for the 
previous fiscal year.

6   Section 7 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 29/2016
Safety Codes Act
ALBERTA SAFETY CODES AUTHORITY ORDER
Filed: March 15, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. P:001/16) 
on March 14, 2016 pursuant to section 30.1(1) of the Safety Codes Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definition
	2	Establishment of Authority
	3	Membership of Authority
	4	Powers of Authority
	5	Duties of Authority
	6	Reporting
	7	Coming into force
Definition
1   In this Order, "Act" means the Safety Codes Act.
Establishment of Authority
2   The Council shall, pursuant to section 30.1 of the Act, establish the 
Alberta Safety Codes Authority.


Membership of Authority
3(1)   The Board of Directors of the Council shall name a person to be 
charged with the administration and operation of the Authority.
(2)  The Authority consists of the person named in subsection (1) and 
any staff retained by the Council to assist that person in the 
administration and operation of the Authority.
Powers of Authority
4(1)   In the areas of Alberta that are not under the administration of an 
accredited municipality, an accredited regional service commission or 
an accredited corporation, the Authority shall oversee the provision of 
permit-related services under the Act relating to
	(a)	buildings, including all codes adopted under the Building 
Code Regulation (AR 31/2015),
	(b)	electrical systems, including all codes adopted under the 
Electrical Code Regulation (AR 209/2006),
	(c)	gas systems, including all codes adopted under the Gas Code 
Regulation (AR 111/2010),
	(d)	plumbing systems, including all codes adopted under the 
Plumbing Code Regulation (AR 119/2007), and
	(e)	private sewage disposal systems, including all codes adopted 
under the Private Sewage Disposal Systems Regulation 
(AR 229/97).
(2)  Subject to any other policies established by the Minister under 
section 22 of the Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007), the Authority 
may, on behalf of the Minister, establish policies under that section 
respecting permits issued under its oversight.
(3)  Subject to subsection (2), the Authority may establish policies 
respecting permits issued under its oversight.
(4)  The Authority has no powers or duties under Part 2 of the Permit 
Regulation (AR 204/2007) with respect to permits issued before May 
1, 2016.
Duties of Authority
5  The Authority shall
	(a)	cooperate with periodic inspections and audits conducted by 
the Minister or the Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Safety 
Division, 
	(b)	retain such accredited agencies, safety codes officers and 
other persons on terms and conditions as it sees fit for the 
purposes of overseeing the Authority's provision of 
permit-related services under the Act, and
	(c)	charge such fees as the Council or its delegate, pursuant to its 
bylaws, determines are appropriate for the Authority's 
provision of permit-related services under the Act. 
Reporting
6  The Council shall
	(a)	on request of the Minister or the Assistant Deputy Minister, 
Public Safety Division, provide information about any matter 
related to the Authority's provision of permit-related services 
under the Act, and
	(b)	provide reports to the Minister on a quarterly basis in a form 
satisfactory to the Minister.
Coming into force
7   Sections 4 and 6 come into force on May 1, 2016.