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Alberta Regulation 66/2017
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Recognition Act
QUEEN ELIZABETH II AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 4, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 131/2017) 
on April 4, 2017 pursuant to section 5 of the Queen Elzabeth II Golden Jubilee 
Recognition Act. 
1   The Queen Elizabeth II Award and Scholarship 
Regulation (AR 71/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 6 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2017" and 
substituting "April 30, 2020".


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Alberta Regulation 67/2017
Traffic Safety Act
VEHICLE SEIZURE AND REMOVAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 5, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 08/17) on 
March 31, 2017 pursuant to sections 18(2), 64 and 81 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Vehicle Seizure and Removal Regulation 
(AR 251/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 29 is repealed.



Alberta Regulation 68/2017
Traffic Safety Act
ALBERTA TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD APPEAL 
FEES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 5, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 10/17) on 
March 31, 2017 pursuant to section 64 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Alberta Transportation Safety Board Appeal Fees 
Regulation (AR 259/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 69/2017
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (CASTLE PROVINCIAL PARK - MINISTERIAL) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 5, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 15/2017) on March 8, 2017 pursuant to section 23 of the Wildlife Act.
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Schedule 15 is amended by adding the following after 
section 13.5:
13.6   The open seasons established in this Schedule for WMU 400 
apply also to all lands designated as Castle Provincial Park in 
accordance with the Provincial Parks Act.



Alberta Regulation 70/2017
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act
ALBERTA INVESTOR TAX CREDITS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 11, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 135/2017) 
on April 11, 2017 pursuant to section 55 of the Investing in a Diversified Alberta 
Economy Act. 
1   The Alberta Investor Tax Credits Regulation 
(AR 203/2016) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  A shareholder of a venture capital corporation who is 
receiving, or is proposed to receive, any fees or remuneration 
from the venture capital corporation or whose associate or 
affiliate is receiving, or is proposed to receive, any fees or 
remuneration from the venture capital corporation is deemed to 
be not entitled to vote in person or by proxy at a general meeting 
in respect of an ordinary resolution to approve or ratify the 
payment of any fees or remuneration by the venture capital 
corporation.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (5)(a)(ii);


	(c)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(7)  For the purposes of section 4(b) of the Act, "previously 
carried on business", in respect of a corporation, means the 
corporation, at the time of registration under section 3 of the Act,
	(a)	has received consideration in money from investors for 
shares in the corporation other than for the purpose of 
meeting the requirements for registration,
	(b)	has made investments, or has options or agreements to 
make investments, in one or more businesses, or
	(c)	is otherwise carrying on business.

3   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) 
	(i)	by adding "venture capital" before "corporation 
applying";
	(ii)	by adding "venture capital" before "corporation, or";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by adding "venture capital" before 
"corporation must";
	(c)	in subsection (3) by adding "venture capital" before 
"corporation under";
	(d)	by repealing subsection (4).

4   Section 16 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 71/2017
Provincial Offences Procedure Act
PROCEDURES (OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE SAFETY) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 11, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 147/2017) 
on April 11, 2017 pursuant to section 42 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.
1   The Procedures Regulation (AR 63/2017) is amended by 
this Regulation.

2  The Schedule is amended
	(a)	in Part 31 in section 4 by adding the following after 
item 48:
48.1
128.1(2)
135
	(b)	in Part 39 in section 1 by adding the following after 
item 7:
 7.1
9.1(2)
 135
 7.2
9.1(3), (4) or (5)
  81
 7.3
9.1(6), (7), (8) or (15)
 135

3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 4 of An Act to Enhance Off-highway Vehicle 
Safety.


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Alberta Regulation 72/2017
Traffic Safety Act
OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 12, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 15/17) on April 
11, 2017 pursuant to section 129 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Off-highway Vehicle Regulation (AR 319/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 9:
Safety helmet
9.1(1)  This section applies to a safety helmet that is intended for 
the use of a driver or operator of an off-highway vehicle or of a 
person riding in or on, or being towed by, an off-highway vehicle.
(2)  A safety helmet must meet one or more of the standards 
adopted under section 108(2) of the Vehicle Equipment Regulation 
(AR 122/2009) in effect on the date on which it was manufactured.
(3)  A safety helmet must have the mark or label of an organization 
referred to in section 108(2) of the Vehicle Equipment Regulation 
(AR 122/2009) indicating that the safety helmet met one or more 
of the standards adopted under section 108(2) of that Regulation in 
effect on the date on which it was manufactured.


(4)  A safety helmet must be free of damage or modification that 
would reduce its effectiveness.
(5)  A safety helmet must be constructed so that it
	(a)	has a hard, smooth outer shell, and
	(b)	is capable of absorbing energy on impact.
(6)  No person shall buy, sell or offer for sale a safety helmet 
intended for the use of a person driving, operating, riding in or on, 
or being towed by, an off-highway vehicle unless it complies with 
subsection (2).
(7)  No adult shall permit a person under the age of 14 who is not 
properly wearing a safety helmet to ride in or on or be towed by an 
off-highway vehicle driven or operated by the adult.
(8)  No parent or guardian of a person under the age of 14 shall 
authorize or knowingly permit the person under the age of 14 to 
drive, operate, ride in or on or be towed by an off-highway vehicle 
without properly wearing a safety helmet.
(9)  Subject to subsection (11), section 128.1(2) of the Act and 
subsections (2) to (5), (7) and (8) do not apply 
	(a)	if a person driving, operating, riding in or on, or being 
towed by, an off-highway vehicle is
	(i)	a worker as defined under the Occupational Health 
and Safety Act, and 
	(ii)	is not required under the Occupational Health and 
Safety Act or a regulation or code of rules made 
under that Act to wear a helmet while driving, 
operating, riding in or on, or being towed by a 
vehicle that is an off-highway vehicle;
	(b)	if a person is wearing a seat belt and is driving, 
operating or riding in the occupant compartment of a 
motor vehicle that 
	(i)	is not a motorcycle, 
	(ii)	is designed for use on a roadway,
	(iii)	at the time of its manufacture, met all standards 
prescribed under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act 
(Canada) and the regulations made under that Act 
for a motor vehicle, and
	(iv)	has seat belt assemblies as defined in section 80(e) 
of the Vehicle Equipment Regulation 
(AR 122/2009) that are maintained in compliance 
with Part 5 of that Regulation;
	(c)	to a person driving, operating, riding in or on, or being 
towed by an off-highway vehicle where the person 
	(i)	is a bona fide member of the Sikh religion, and
	(ii)	wears a turban;
	(d)	to a person who is driving, operating or riding in an off-
highway vehicle designed with rollover protective 
structures where the person is wearing a properly 
adjusted and securely fastened seat belt assembly.
(10)  In subsection (9)(d), 
	(a)	"rollover protective structures" means a cab or frame 
that is capable of supporting an off-highway vehicle in 
an overturned position, regardless of the direction in 
which the off-highway vehicle overturns, and that is 
installed by the manufacturer;
	(b)	"seat belt assembly" means a device or assembly that 
	(i)	is securely fastened to the vehicle, 
	(ii)	is composed of straps, webbing or similar material 
and includes a pelvic restraint or an upper torso 
restraint or both, 
	(iii)	is capable of restraining the movement of a person 
in order to prevent injury to the person, and
	(iv)	is supplied by the manufacturer. 
(11)  Subsection (9) does not apply where a person, with respect to 
a seat belt assembly in a motor vehicle to which subsection (9)(b) 
applies or in an off-highway vehicle to which subsection (9)(d) 
applies, removes it, renders it partly or wholly inoperative or 
modifies it so as to reduce its effectiveness if the motor vehicle or 
the off-highway vehicle was equipped with the seat belt assembly 
at the time it was manufactured.
(12)  The Registrar may at any time exempt a person, organization 
or vehicle from the requirements of section 128.1(2) of the Act and 
the regulations made under section 129 of the Act, subject to any 
terms and conditions the Registrar considers appropriate.
(13)  An exemption under subsection (12) may apply to a specific 
person, organization or vehicle, or a class or group of persons, 
organizations or vehicles.
(14)  The Registrar may inform the person, organization or the 
owner of the vehicle that is the subject of an exemption under 
subsection (12) of the status of the exemption by 
	(a)	providing written notice to the person, organization or 
owner in accordance with section 6(a), (b) or (c) of the 
Act, 
	(b)	publishing the notice of exemption electronically on the 
website of the Minister's Department, or 
	(c)	doing both (a) and (b).
(15)  A person, organization or owner of a vehicle to whom an 
exemption under subsection (12) applies shall comply with the 
terms and conditions prescribed by the Registrar under subsection 
(12).

3   Section 44 is amended by adding "section 9.1(2), (3), (4), 
(5), (6), (7), (8), (15);" after "section 9;".

4   Section 45.1 is repealed.

5   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into 
force of section 4 of An Act to Enhance Off-highway Vehicle 
Safety.


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Alberta Regulation 73/2017
Fatality Inquiries Act
FATALITY INQUIRIES (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION)  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 12, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 137/2017) 
on April 11, 2017 pursuant to section 55 of the Fatality Inquiries Act. 
1   The Fatality Inquiries Regulation (AR 65/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 14 is amended by striking out "April 30, 2017" and 
substituting "April 30, 2020".



Alberta Regulation 74/2017
Interprovincial Subpoena Act
INTERPROVINCIAL SUBPOENA AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 12, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 138/2017) 
on April 11, 2017 pursuant to section 10 of the Interprovincial Subpoena Act.
1   The Interprovincial Subpoena Regulation (AR 67/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 5 is amended by striking out "June 30, 2017" and 
substituting "June 30, 2022".


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Alberta Regulation 75/2017
Witness Security Act
WITNESS SECURITY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 12, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 143/2017) 
on April 11, 2017 pursuant to section 26 of the Witness Security Act. 
1   The Witness Security Regulation (AR 62/2012) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 76/2017
Responsible Energy Development Act
ALBERTA ENERGY REGULATOR ADMINISTRATION FEES RULES 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: April 12, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on April 6, 2017 
pursuant to section 29 of the Responsible Energy Development Act. 
1   The Alberta Energy Regulator Administration Fees Rules 
(AR 98/2013) are amended by this Regulation. 

2   Section 2(2) is amended by striking out "2016-17 fiscal year 
is December 31, 2015" and substituting "2017-18 fiscal year is 
December 31, 2016". 

3   Section 3(2) is repealed and the following is substituted: 
(2)  For the 2017-18 fiscal year, the annual adjustment factor is 
4.219929.

4   Section 4 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking "2015 calendar year" and 
substituting "2016 calendar year";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "$0.130190" and 
substituting "$0.137894".

5   Section 5 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (4) by striking out "3.592942" and 
substituting "3.992551";
	(b)	in subsection (5) by striking out "4.736563" and 
substituting "4.629678";
	(c)	in subsection (6) by striking out "4.058984" and 
substituting "5.527904";
	(d)	in subsection (7) by striking out "1.799801" and 
substituting "1.812419";
	(e)	in subsection (8) by striking out "17.031687" and 
substituting "20.965202".