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Alberta Regulation 52/2016
Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act
PUBLIC SECTOR COMPENSATION TRANSPARENCY  
GENERAL REGULATION
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 099/2016) 
on April 25, 2016 pursuant to section 15 of the Public Sector Compensation  
Transparency Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Government of Alberta disclosure
	3	Public sector bodies' minimum disclosure period
	4	Exemptions - public sector bodies
	5	Exemptions for individuals
	6	Personal information where payment by Government of Alberta
Definitions
1   For the purposes of the Act and this Regulation,
	(a)	"compensation" includes 
	(i)	amounts paid in a year by the Government of Alberta to 
a member or an employee of a public sector body, and 
	(ii)	amounts that, but for the status of being exempt from 
taxation, would be required for tax purposes to be 
included in an employee's or member's income;
	(b)	"employee" includes a former employee;
	(c)	"personal information" means personal information as 
defined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of 
Privacy Act;
	(d)	"severance" includes a retiring allowance within the meaning 
of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
Government of Alberta disclosure 
2(1)  A contract of employment referred to in section 2(1)(b) of the 
Act and a contract with respect to severance or termination referred to 
in section 2(1)(c) of the Act must be disclosed in a partial or redacted 
format as necessary to ensure that the following are not disclosed:
	(a)	the employee's home address;
	(b)	the employee's and any other person's signature;
	(c)	any other personal information that, in the opinion of the 
Minister, constitutes an unreasonable invasion of the 
employee's personal privacy.
(2)  The period of time during which a disclosure under section 2 of 
the Act must remain public is 5 years from the date when it was 
required to be disclosed.
Public sector bodies' minimum disclosure period
3   The period of time during which a disclosure under section 3 of the 
Act must remain public is 5 years from the date when it was required 
to be disclosed.
Exemptions - public sector bodies
4(1)  The following public sector bodies are exempt from the 
application of the Act:
	(a)	Alberta Investment Management Corporation;
	(b)	Alberta Treasury Branches and its subsidiaries;
	(c)	Teachers' Pension Plans Board of Trustees (also called 
Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board).
(2)  A public sector body described in section 2.2(4) of the Funds and 
Agencies Exemption Regulation, (AR 128/2002) is exempt from the 
application of section 4(b) of the Act.
Exemptions for individuals
5(1)  If the Minister has received an application for an exemption, 
referred to in sections 6(2)(a) or (b) of the Act, the Minister may 
	(a)	extend the deadline for disclosure set out in section 3(1) of 
the Act with respect to that application, or
	(b)	grant a temporary exemption, 
	(i)	pending completion of the Minister's review of the 
application for an exemption, or
	(ii)	pending the outcome of a court action concerning the 
application for an exemption.
(2)  An individual that has been granted an exemption from disclosure 
under section 3(3) of the Compensation Disclosure Directive (Treasury 
Board Directive 1/2014) is deemed to have made an application under 
section 6(2)(a) of the Act.
(3)  The Minister may collect, use and disclose personal information 
that the Minister considers to be necessary for the purpose of 
evaluating an application made under section 6(2) of the Act.
Personal information where payment by Government of Alberta
6   For the purposes of enabling a public sector body to comply with 
its duties under the Act, if an employee or member of a public sector 
body receives compensation from the Government of Alberta,
	(a)	the Government of Alberta may disclose that employee's or 
member's personal information to the public sector body and 
to the public, and 
	(b)	the public sector body may collect that employee's personal 
information from the Government of Alberta.


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Alberta Regulation 53/2016
Safety Codes Act
ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 101/2016) 
on April 25, 2016 pursuant to section 65 of the Safety Codes Act. 
1   The Administrative Items Regulation (AR 16/2004) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (b);
	(b)	by adding the following after (e): 
	(e.1)	"fire service organization" means a fire service 
organization as defined in the Municipal Government 
Act;
	(c)	by repealing clause (g);
	(d)	by repealing clause (h).

3   Section 2 is repealed.

4   The following is added after section 6:
Determining the date when a code is published
6.1(1)   For the purposes of section 65(4) of the Act, the date on 
which an amendment or a replacement of a code, standard or body of 
rules is published is, 
	(a)	the day, month and year of publication printed or included in 
the amendment or replacement, if any,
	(b)	if only a month and year of publication are printed or 
included in the amendment or replacement, the last day of 
that month, and
	(c)	if only the year of publication is printed or included in the 
amendment or replacement or if no date is printed or 
included in the amendment or replacement, the date, assigned 
by the Administrator, by order, that the Administrator 
considers to be appropriate, considering the date when the 
code became available to the public.
(2)  An order referred to in subsection (1)(c) shall be published or 
posted on an information system as the Administrator considers to be 
appropriate.

5   Section 8(1) is amended by striking out "a fire department 
knows of a fire within the department's jurisdiction" and 
substituting "a fire service organization knows of a fire within the 
jurisdiction of the fire service organization".

6   Section 18 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "be imprinted with a 
seal or stamp affixed by a professional engineer if 
engineering work is involved or by a registered architect, if 
architectural work is involved or by both if both types of 
work are involved" and substituting "be imprinted with a 
seal or stamp affixed in accordance with the Engineering and 
Geoscience Professions Act for engineering work, or the 
Architects Act for architectural work";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "be reviewed during 
construction by a professional engineer if engineering work 
is involved or by a registered architect if architectural work is 
involved or by both if both types of work are involved" and 
substituting "be reviewed during construction in 
accordance with the Engineering and Geoscience Professions 
Act for engineering work, or the Architects Act for 
architectural work".

7   The heading preceding section 21 and sections 21, 22, 23 
and 24 are repealed. 

8   The heading preceding section 25 is amended by striking 
out ", Expiry".

9   Section 26 is repealed. 


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Alberta Regulation 54/2016
Mines and Minerals Act
PETROCHEMICALS DIVERSIFICATION PROGRAM ROYALTY 
CREDIT REGULATION
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 103/2016) 
on April 25, 2016 pursuant to sections 5 and 36 of the Mines and Minerals Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Applications and reports
	3	Authority for royalty credits
	4	Approval of projects
	5	Establishing royalty credits
	6	Allocating royalty credits
	7	Records
	8	Artificial transactions and non-compliance
	9	Indemnity
	10	Coming into force
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"approved project" means a project approved by the Minister 
under section 4 to receive royalty credits;
	(b)	"consumption" and "consumed" mean
	(i)	the use of methane or propane as feedstock in the 
manufacture of products at a primary facility, or
	(ii)	the use of products produced from methane or propane 
as feedstock in the manufacture of products at a 
secondary facility;
	(c)	"credit value" means an amount in dollars per cubic metre of 
feedstock established by the Minister under section 4 in the 
approval for each project;
	(d)	"department" means the department administered by the 
Minister designated as responsible for the Mines and 
Minerals Act, pursuant to the Government Organization Act;
	(e)	"integrated facility" means a petrochemical facility within a 
project that, in the opinion of the Minister,
	(i)	consists of a primary facility and a secondary facility in 
the same location that are integrated, both operationally 
and by engineering design, and
	(ii)	manufactures products using methane or propane as 
feedstock, 
		but does not include a power generation facility;
	(f)	"Minister" means the Minister designated as responsible for 
the Mines and Minerals Act, pursuant to the Government 
Organization Act;
	(g)	"operator" has the same meaning as in the Oil Sands Royalty 
Regulation, 2009 (AR 223/2008);
	(h)	"owner" means a person that, according to the records of the 
department, has an ownership interest in a project;
	(i)	"primary facility" means a petrochemical facility within a 
project that manufactures products using methane or propane 
as feedstock, but does not include a power generation 
facility;
	(j)	"royalty client" and "royalty compensation" have the same 
meanings as in the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 2009 
(AR 221/2008);
	(k)	"royalty credit" means a royalty credit calculated and 
established by the Minister under this Regulation;
	(l)	"royalty credit maximum" means the maximum dollar value 
of royalty credits per year that may be established for a 
facility within a project as determined by the Minister in 
section 4;
	(m)	"secondary facility" means a petrochemical facility within a 
project that is downstream from a primary facility that 
consumes products produced from the primary facility as 
feedstock to produce higher value added products;
	(n)	"year" means 12 consecutive months.
(2)  Consumption is measured in cubic metres.
Applications and reports
2(1)  An application by an owner under this Regulation must
	(a)	be made in and contain all the information that is required by 
the form of application or that is otherwise required by the 
Minister to accompany the application, and
	(b)	be made within the time period required by the Minister, 
unless otherwise established in this Regulation.
(2)  An owner or the person designated by an owner in the owner's 
application must provide to the Minister written reports or other 
information regarding any matter in relation to this Regulation
	(a)	as required by the Minister,
	(b)	in the form, if any, required by the Minister, and
	(c)	within the time period required by the Minister.
Authority for royalty credits
3(1)  The Minister may, in accordance with this Regulation, establish 
royalty credits in respect of an approved project
	(a)	for the consumption of methane or propane at a primary 
facility or integrated facility, and 
	(b)	for the consumption of products manufactured from methane 
or propane at a secondary facility.
(2)  If the Minister is satisfied that any grant or benefit has been 
provided by any government, including the Government of Alberta or 
the Government of Canada, or any agency of the Government of 
Alberta or the Government of Canada, and the grant or benefit is 
referable in whole or in part to eligible methane or propane, the 
Minister may reduce by an amount that does not exceed the amount of 
the grant or benefit any royalty credit established in respect of the 
approved project.
Approval of projects
4(1)  On receiving an application under section 2, the Minister may 
approve a project for the purpose of establishing royalty credits in 
respect of a project if the Minister is of the opinion that, at the time the 
information required by the Minister has been received,
	(a)	the project
	(i)	is physically located in Alberta,
	(ii)	contains a primary facility or an integrated facility, and
	(iii)	is a new greenfield or new brownfield investment, 
	(b)	the project 
	(i)	extends a methane or propane based value chain within 
Alberta,
	(ii)	is technologically feasible and economically viable, and
	(iii)	establishes incremental capacity to Alberta through 
construction of a new facility or the expansion of an 
existing facility and not through debottlenecking, 
		and
	(c)	establishing royalty credits for the consumption in the  
project is in the public interest.
(2)  A secondary facility may form part of an application under section 
2 in respect of a primary facility, or be the sole facility in respect of an 
application, but in order for the secondary facility to be considered for 
approval, the facility must, in the opinion of the Minister, be 
integrated, both operationally and by engineering design with a 
primary facility for which either an application for approval is being 
made or an approval has been granted.
(3)  The Minister must in the approval establish the credit value of a 
cubic metre of feedstock consumed in the approved project and the 
Minister may establish different credit values for a cubic metre of 
feedstock for each approved project or for each facility within an 
approved project.
(4)  The Minister must in the approval establish the royalty credit 
maximum in dollars for each facility within an approved project. 
(5)   The Minister may establish a different royalty credit maximum for 
each approved project and for each facility within an approved project.
(6)  The Minister may in the approval establish any terms and 
conditions relating to the approved project that the Minister considers 
necessary, and may add to, change or delete those terms and 
conditions.
Establishing royalty credits
5(1)  On a bi-annual basis, an owner of an approved project or the 
person designated by an owner in the owner's application under 
section 2 must file information as required by the Minister in respect of 
actual feedstock consumption for the relevant time period.
(2)  Subject to subsection (6), the Minister must calculate the total 
amount of royalty credits for a time period by multiplying the credit 
price or prices for an approved project established by the Minister in 
section 4(2) by the amount of feedstock actually consumed by the 
facilities in that approved project.
(3)  The Minister may establish the whole or any part of the royalty 
credits calculated under subsection (2) in accordance with criteria and 
methodology determined by the Minister.
(4)  The Minister may not establish any additional royalty credits for 
the methane or propane, or derivatives of the methane or propane in 
the case of an integrated facility, consumed at a facility in an approved 
project 
	(a)	once the total of established royalty credits for the facilities 
within an approved project as a whole equals the royalty 
credit maximum established in section 4(4),
	(b)	subject to subsection (5), once royalty credits for the 
approved project have already been established for 
consumption of feedstock during a time period consisting of 
36 consecutive months, or
	(c)	if no feedstock has been consumed in the approved project 
within 36 months of the beginning of the time period set out 
in subsection (5).
(5)  The time period in subsection (4)(b) begins at the time identified 
by the applicant in an application to the Minister under section 2 and 
may be extended by up to an additional 18 consecutive months if, in 
the opinion of the Minister, it is in the public interest.
(6)  The Minister must not calculate a royalty credit for any feedstock 
consumed in the production of electricity.
Allocating royalty credits
6(1)  Royalty credits established under this Regulation may be applied 
in accordance with this section against the payment of royalty or 
royalty compensation owing to the Crown in right of Alberta under the 
Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 2009 (AR 221/2008) or the Oil Sands 
Royalty Regulation, 2009 (AR 223/2008).
(2)  An owner must show in information filed under this Regulation 
the royalty clients or operators to whom the royalty credits are to be 
allocated and the percentage to be allocated to each royalty client or 
operator such that the aggregate of the percentages so allocated equals 
100%.
(3)  The Minister may, on application by an owner, amend information 
filed under this Regulation in respect of the royalty clients or operators 
and the percentage to be allocated to each royalty client or operator, 
within a period of time prescribed by the Minister.
(4)  Unless the Minister otherwise determines in a particular case, the 
Minister may allocate royalty credits established under this Regulation 
for an owner in accordance with the allocation shown in information 
filed under this Regulation or as amended under subsection (3).
Records
7(1)  Subject to subsection (2), an owner of an approved project must 
keep all records that are in the possession of the owner
	(a)	that relate to actual methane or propane consumption or 
derivatives of methane or propane feedstock consumption, in 
the case of an integrated facility, for the years 2015 to 2025, 
until the expiry of the 5-year period following the end of 
each year, and
	(b)	that are otherwise requested by the Minister, until the date or 
the expiry of the period of time specified by the Minister.
(2)  If the Minister is of the opinion that it is necessary for the 
administration of the Mines and Minerals Act or this Regulation, the 
Minister may, by a direction sent in writing, require any person 
required to keep records under subsection (1) to keep the records 
referred to in that subsection for any longer period specified in the 
direction.
(3)  An owner required to keep records pursuant to this section must, 
on the request of the Minister, submit to the Minister within the time 
specified by the Minister any information or record the Minister 
requires.
Artificial transactions and non-compliance
8(1)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Regulation, if the 
Minister is of the opinion that
	(a)	one or more acts, agreements, arrangements, transactions or 
operations were effected, whether before or after the coming 
into force of this Regulation, for the purpose of improperly, 
artificially or unduly obtaining or increasing the amount of 
any royalty credit, or
	(b)	an owner has not complied with any terms and conditions 
specified in the approval under section 4 or under any 
provision of this Regulation or any provision of the Mines 
and Minerals Act in relation to this Regulation,
the Minister may take any or all of the actions specified in subsection 
(2).
(2)  In the circumstances set out in subsection (1), the Minister may 
take action as follows:
	(a)	determine that all of the royalty credits established or 
allocated should not have been established or allocated;
	(b)	determine that the amount of royalty credits established or 
allocated was improperly, artificially or unduly increased and 
is to be reduced accordingly.
(3)  If the Minister makes a determination under subsection (2), a 
person in whose favour royalty credits have been allocated is not 
entitled to the royalty credits or to the amount by which the amount of 
royalty credits is or was improperly, artificially or unduly increased, as 
the case may be, and the Minister may recalculate the royalty 
otherwise reduced by virtue of those royalty credits, disregarding those 
credits in doing so.
Indemnity
9   If the Minister has established royalty credits under section 5, the 
owner for which royalty credits have been established must indemnify 
and hold harmless the Government of Alberta against all third party 
claims, demands, actions or costs, including legal costs on a 
solicitor-client basis, related to, occasioned by or attributable to the 
owner and arising from any matter in relation to this Regulation, 
including the establishment and allocation of royalty credits.
Coming into force
10   This Regulation is effective on and from February 1, 2016.


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Alberta Regulation 55/2016
Residential Tenancies Act
RESIDENTIAL TENANCY DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 105/2016) 
on April 25, 2016 pursuant to section 54.7 of the Residential Tenancies Act. 
1   The Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service 
Regulation (AR 98/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 35 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2016" and 
substituting "April 30, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 56/2016
Mines and Minerals Act
CARBON SEQUESTRATION TENURE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 104/2016) 
on April 25, 2016 pursuant to section 124 of the Mines and Minerals Act. 
1   The Carbon Sequestration Tenure Regulation 
(AR 68/2011) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 22 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2016" and 
substituting "May 27, 2026".




Alberta Regulation 57/2016
Corrections Act
DESIGNATED CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS AMENDMENT ORDER
Filed: April 26, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General 
(M.O.  2-2016) on April 26, 2016 pursuant to section 6(2) of the Corrections Act. 
1   The Designated Correctional Institutions Order 
(AR 252/99) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 58/2016
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
LOCKSMITH TRADE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 27, 2016
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Board on February 22, 2016 and approved by the Minister of Advanced Education on 
April 26, 2016 pursuant to section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training 
Act. 
1   The Locksmith Trade Regulation (AR 288/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "or their electro-mechanical 
parts" and substituting "and their components";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "duplication,".

3   Section 3 is amended 
	(a)	in clause (a) by striking out "allied" and substituting 
"related";
	(b)	in clause (b) by striking out "machinery" and 
substituting "equipment";
	(c)	in clauses (c) and (f) by striking out "allied" and 
substituting "related".

4   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "4 periods" and 
substituting "3 periods";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (5).

5   Section 5(3) is amended by striking out "4th period" and 
substituting "3rd period".

6   Section 6(2)(d) is repealed.

7   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2016.