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Alberta Regulation 129/2017
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA BEEKEEPERS COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 4, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Beekeepers Commission on April 3, 
2017 and approved by Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on April 13, 
2017 pursuant to section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Beekeepers Commission Regulation 
(AR 73/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (1):
(1.1)  Commencing with the 2017-18 crop year, every producer with 
100 or more colonies in Alberta must, instead of the service charge 
referred to in subsection (1), pay to the Commission a service charge 
of $50 plus $1.05 per colony per year.


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Alberta Regulation 130/2017
Municipal Government Act
ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION REGULATIONS (EXPIRY DATE 
EXTENSION) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed:  July 5, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. MAG:011/17) 
on June 26, 2017 pursuant to sections 322, 370, 484.1 and 527,1 of the Municipal 
Government Act. 
1   The Matters Relating to Assessment Complaints 
Regulation (AR 310/2009) is amended in section 57 by 
striking out "September 30, 2017" and substituting "December 
31, 2018".

2   The Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation 
Regulation (AR 220/2004) is amended in section 29 by 
striking out "November 30, 2017" and substituting "December 
31, 2018".



Alberta Regulation 131/2017
Municipal Government Act
CROWSNEST PASS (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 5, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs 
(M.O. MSL:050/17) on June 26, 2017 pursuant to section 615 of the Municipal 
Government Act. 
1   The Crowsnest Pass Regulation (AR 197/2002) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10 is amended by striking out "August 31, 2017" 
and substituting "August 31, 2018".


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Alberta Regulation 132/2017
Railway (Alberta) Act
RAILWAY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 24/17) on June 
30, 2017 pursuant to section 30 of the Railway (Alberta) Act. 
1   The Railway Regulation (AR 177/2002) is amended by 
this Regulation. 

2   Section 2 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (f):
	(g)	any additional engineering and design plans and 
specifications demonstrating safety and feasibility to the Rail 
Administrator's satisfaction. 

3   Section 4 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (c)(iv):
	(v)	security management plan satisfactory to the Railway 
Administrator;

4   Section 6 is amended by repealing subsection (2) and 
substituting the following:
(2)  A holder of an approval who wishes to obtain a new approval or 
renew an approval must submit with the application
	(a)	the information required by the Railway Administrator, and 
	(b)	the results of a safety audit satisfactory to the Railway 
Administrator if the terms of the current approval requires 
periodic safety audits.

5   The following is added after section 7:
Railway Administrator amendments
7.1   If the Railway Administrator considers it appropriate to do so, 
the Railway Administrator may, with the consent of an approval 
holder, amend an approval with respect to any matter.

6   Section 15 is amended by adding the following after 
subsection (2):
(3)  Section 4.3 is amended by striking out "minister" and 
substituting "Railway Administrator".

7   Section 18(3) is amended
	(a)	in clause (b) by striking out "3.32" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "3.33",
	(b)	in clause (c) by striking out "3.33" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "3.34".

8   Section 19(4) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(4)  Schedule 1 is amended by striking out section 492(3). 

9   Section 21 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "(TCO-06)";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  Section 3 is amended
	(a)	by striking out clause 3.10 and substituting the 
following:
3.10   "Department" and "Department's regional office 
concerned" means the Railway Administrator (Alberta);
	(b)	by striking out clause 3.16 and substituting the 
following: 
3.16   "railway company" means a person to whom 
section 2 of the Railway (Alberta) Act applies; 
	(c)	by striking out clause 3.17 and substituting the 
following: 
3.17   "railway safety inspector" means a railway safety 
officer (Alberta); 

10   Section 23 is amended 
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "(TC O 0-150)" and 
substituting "(TCO 0-184)";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "operating in Canada. 
These rules apply to all railway companies".

11   Section 25 is repealed. 

12   Section 26(3)(a) is amended by striking out "2.51" and 
substituting "2.5.1".

13   Section 27 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "The 
Railway-Highway Crossing at Grade Regulations 
(SOR/80-748)" and substituting "The Grade Crossing 
Regulations SOR/2014-275";
	(b)	by striking out subsection (2) and substituting the 
following:
(2)  Section 3 is amended 
	(a)	in section (1) by striking out "of the Agency or in 
an agreement filed with the Agency under subsection 
101(1) of the Canada Transportation Act" and 
substituting the following:
"an exemption granted by the Railway 
Administrator";
	(b)	in section (2) by striking out "of the Agency or in 
an agreement filed with the Agency under subsection 
101(1) of the Canada Transportation Act" and 
substituting the following:
"an exemption granted by the Railway 
Administrator";
	(c)	by striking out subsection (3) and substituting 
the following:
(3)  Section 98 is amended by striking out 
"Minister" and substituting "Railway Administrator".

14   Section 28 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Grade Crossings Standards
28   The Grade Crossing Standards, under the Canada 
Transportation Act (Canada) are declared in force.

15   Section 30(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Canadian Rail Operating Rules
30(1)  The Canadian Rail Operating Rules, approved by the 
Minister of Transport (Canada) under the Railway Safety Act 
(Canada), are declared in force.

16   Section 33(1) is amended by striking out "(TC O-17B)" 
and substituting "(TC O-0-68)".

17   Section 45 is amended by striking out "August 31, 2017" 
and substituting "August 31, 2022".



Alberta Regulation 133/2017
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA OAT GROWERS COMMISSION PLAN 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 231/2017) 
on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Oat Growers Commission Plan Regulation 
(AR 133/2012) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 10(1)(b) is amended by adding "and by Council" 
after "special Commission meeting".

3   Section 24 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Board of directors
24   The Commission shall have a board of directors consisting of a 
minimum of 4 directors and a maximum of 7 directors.

4   Section 40 is amended by striking out "July 31, 2017" and 
substituting "July 31, 2022".


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Alberta Regulation 134/2017
Meat Inspection Act
MEAT INSPECTION (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 232/2017) 
on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 11 of the Meat Inspection Act. 
1   The Meat Inspection Regulation (AR 42/2003) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 80 is amended by striking out "August 1, 2017" 
and substituting "July 31, 2020".



Alberta Regulation 135/2017
Various Acts
HEALTH REGULATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 233/2017) 
on July 5, 2017 pursuant to Various Acts. 
1   The Co-ordinated Home Care Program Regulation 
(AR 296/2003) is amended in section 10 by striking out 
"October 31, 2017" and substituting "October 31, 2022".

2   The Mandatory Testing and Disclosure Regulation 
(AR 190/2007) is amended in section 8 by striking out 
"September 30, 2017" and substituting "September 30, 2020".

3   The Mental Health Regulation (AR 19/2004) is amended in 
section 5 by striking out "November 30, 2017" and 
substituting "November 30, 2020".

4   The Out-of-Country Health Services Regulation 
(AR 78/2006) is amended in section 14 by striking out 
"August 15, 2017" and substituting "August 15, 2020". 

5   The Regional Health Authority Membership Regulation 
(AR 164/2004) is amended by repealing section 12.

6   The Treatment Services Regulation (AR 248/85) is 
amended in section 8 by striking out "November 30, 2017" and 
substituting "November 30, 2019".


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Alberta Regulation 136/2017
Alberta Health Care Insurance Act
ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 234/2017) 
on July 5, 2017 pursuant to sections 16 and 33 of the Alberta Health Care Insurance 
Act. 
1   The Alberta Health Care Insurance Regulation 
(AR 76/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 17:
Part 4.1 
Physician Resource Planning
Committees
17.1(1)  The Minister may establish any committees that the 
Minister considers necessary for the purposes of physician resource 
planning.
(2)  The Minister may, with respect to any committee established 
under this section,
	(a)	appoint or provide for the manner of the appointment of its 
members,
	(b)	prescribe the term of office of any member,
	(c)	designate a chair, vice-chair and secretary, and
	(d)	authorize, fix or provide for the payment of remuneration and 
expenses to its members.
(3)  Remuneration and expenses referred to in subsection (2) must be 
determined
	(a)	in accordance with any applicable regulations under the 
Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act, or
	(b)	by the Minister if no regulations under the Alberta Public 
Agencies Governance Act are applicable.
(4)  A committee established pursuant to this section may, with the 
approval of the Minister, make rules governing the calling of its 
meetings, the procedure to be used at its meetings, the conduct of 
business at its meetings, reporting and any other matters as required. 
(5)  A committee established pursuant to this section may exercise 
the powers and shall perform the duties and functions that the 
Minister approves or confers or imposes on it.
(6)  The Minister may require any person appointed to a committee 
established under this section, before beginning the person's duties, 
to take an oath that the person will not, except as authorized by the 
Minister, divulge any information received by the person in the 
course of the person's duties as a member of the committee. 
Setting of number of additional physicians
17.2(1)  Each year, the Minister may, by order, set out the number 
of additional physicians needed to provide insured services in 
Alberta.
(2)  In making an order under subsection (1), the Minister shall take 
into account the following:
	(a)	any advice provided by a committee established under 
section 17.1;
	(b)	existing health resources;
	(c)	Albertans' health needs;
	(d)	the affordability and sustainability of paying benefits for 
insured services provided by the number of additional 
physicians to be set out in the order in view of the financial 
resources allocated for the payment of benefits;
	(e)	short, medium and long-term planning for allocation of 
physician resources;
	(f)	any other matter the Minister considers appropriate.
(3)  The Minister may amend an order made under subsection (1) at 
any time. 
(4)  The Minister shall, on or before April 1, 2018, make an order 
under subsection (1) to take effect April 1, 2018, but is not required 
to make a subsequent order.


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Alberta Regulation 137/2017
Land Titles Act
PROOF OF IDENTITY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 6, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 236/2017) 
on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 213 of the Land Titles Act. 
1   The Proof of Identity Regulation (AR 174/2008) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The title of the Regulation is amended by adding "AND 
HANDLING OF DOCUMENTS" after "IDENTITY".

3   The following is added after section 1:
Handling of paper version of document
1.1(1)  After an electronic version of an application, instrument, 
plan, caveat or other document is registered in the Land Titles 
Office, the subscriber
	(a)	shall, subject to subsection (2), return the paper version of the 
document to the person on whose behalf the electronic 
version is registered, or
	(b)	shall retain the paper version of the document.
(2)  Subsection (1)(a) applies only if the subscriber retains and stores 
an electronic reproduction of the paper version of the document.

4   Section 2 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 138/2017
An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates
RATE CAP (COMMISSION APPROVED REGULATED RATE 
TARIFFS REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 67/2017) on July 5, 
2017 pursuant to section 6 of An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates and section 
108 of the Electric Utilities Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Determination of payments
	3	Deferral account
	4	Approval of deferral account statement
	5	Payment
	6	Final review and disposition of deferral account
	7	Transitional
	8	Amendments to the Regulated Rate Option Regulation
	9	Application
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates;
	(b)	"approved deferral account statement" means a deferral 
account statement that has been approved by the Commission 
under section 4;
	(c)	"business day" means a day other than a Saturday or a 
holiday as defined in the Interpretation Act;
	(d)	"deferral account" means a deferral account established 
under section 3(1);
	(e)	"deferral account statement" means a deferral account 
statement required to be submitted under this Regulation;
	(f)	"load settlement" means load settlement as defined in the 
Electric Utilities Act.
(2)  This Regulation applies with respect to owners referred to in 
section 2(1) of the Act.
Determination of payments
2(1)  In respect of a month during which an owner determines electric 
energy charges in accordance with section 2(1)(b) of the Act, the 
owner may be paid the full difference between
	(a)	the amount the owner would charge if the owner determined 
the electric energy charges for the month in accordance with 
section 2(1)(a) of the Act, and
	(b)	the amount the owner charges when the owner determines 
the electric energy charge in accordance with section 2(1)(b) 
of the Act.
(2)  The amount payable to an owner in respect of a month must 
	(a)	be determined initially using forecast values in accordance 
with section 3(3)(a), 
	(b)	be adjusted to an amount determined using actual values in 
accordance with section 3(3)(b), and
	(c)	be finally reviewed and either confirmed or varied by the 
Commission under section 6. 
Deferral account
3(1)  An owner shall establish a deferral account for the purpose of the 
administration of payments under section 4 of the Act.
(2)  Subject to section 7, during the period beginning on June 1, 2017 
and ending on May 31, 2021, an owner shall include with the owner's 
submission to the Commission under section 12 of the Regulated Rate 
Option Regulation for a calendar month
	(a)	the actual consumption in kWh of regulated rate customers in 
each rate class determined through the final load settlement 
calculations for the most recent 6 months for which that 
information is available, and
	(b)	a completed deferral account statement for the calendar 
month, in the form prescribed by the Minister, for the 
Commission's approval.
(3)  An owner shall show the following in the owner's deferral account 
statement:
	(a)	for the calendar month for which the owner is making the 
owner's submission under section 12 of the Regulated Rate 
Option Regulation
	(i)	the monthly rate per kWh submitted by the owner for 
each rate class,
	(ii)	the forecast consumption in kWh for regulated rate 
customers in each rate class,
	(iii)	zero in respect of each rate class for which the monthly 
rate per kWh being submitted by the owner does not 
exceed 6.8 cents per kWh,
	(iv)	the amount determined by the following formula in 
respect of each rate class for which the monthly rate per 
kWh being submitted by the owner exceeds 6.8 cents 
per kWh:
a = (mrs - 6.8 cents per kWh) x fc
 
where
	a      	is the amount to be shown in respect of that 
rate class,
	mrs  	is the monthly rate per kWh for that rate class 
submitted by the owner, and
	fc     	is the forecast consumption in kWh for that 
month for regulated rate customers in that 
rate class,
			and
	(v)	the total of the amounts shown under subclauses (iii) 
and (iv), including any applicable goods and services 
tax imposed under Part IX of the Excise Tax Act 
(Canada) on those amounts;
	(b)	for each calendar month for which the monthly rates per kWh 
determined in accordance with the owner's new RRO rate 
energy price setting plan as posted under section 13 of the 
Regulated Rate Option Regulation and the actual 
consumption in kWh determined through the final load 
settlement calculations of regulated rate customers in each 
rate class are available but have not previously been included 
in a deferral account statement, 
	(i)	the monthly rate per kWh determined in accordance 
with the owner's new RRO energy price setting plan for 
each rate class for that month,
	(ii)	the actual consumption in kWh of regulated rate 
customers in each rate class for that month determined 
through the final load settlement calculations,
	(iii)	for each rate class, the amount previously shown in the 
deferral account statement in respect of the month under 
clause (a)(iii) or (iv),
	(iv)	for each rate class, the recalculation, determined using 
the rate and consumption referred to in subclauses (i) 
and (ii) in accordance with the instructions set out in the 
deferral account statement form, of the amount shown 
under subclause (iii), and
	(v)	for each rate class, the amount obtained by subtracting 
the amount shown under subclause (iii) from the 
amount shown under subclause (iv);
	(c)	the balance adjustment for the deferral account, being the 
total of the amounts shown under clause (b)(v) for the 
months included under clause (b), including any applicable 
goods and services tax imposed under Part IX of the Excise 
Tax Act (Canada) on those amounts;
	(d)	the deferral account balance, if any, payable to the owner or 
repayable to the Government of Alberta, determined by 
adding the total amount shown under clause (a)(v) and the 
balance adjustment shown under clause (c).
Approval of deferral account statement
4(1)  The Commission may determine the process by which it 
approves a deferral account statement.
(2)  In considering whether to approve a deferral account statement, 
the Commission shall confirm the calculation of amounts in the 
deferral account statement.
(3)  An owner shall 
	(a)	provide to the Commission any records or other information 
the Commission may require to confirm the information and 
amounts set out in deferral account statements submitted by 
the owner, and 
	(b)	retain records sufficient to enable the Commission to audit 
the deferral account statements submitted by the owner.
(4)  An owner shall submit a corrected deferral account statement for 
the Commission's approval under this section if
	(a)	the Commission determines that there is an error in a deferral 
account statement or that there has been a change in 
information set out in a deferral account statement and the 
Commission requires the owner to submit a corrected 
deferral account statement, or
	(b)	the owner determines that there is a material error in a 
deferral account statement or that there has been a material 
change in information set out in a deferral account statement.
(5)  The Commission must determine whether to approve a deferral 
account statement on or before the first day of the calendar month in 
respect of which the deferral account statement was submitted.
(6)  An owner shall submit a deferral account statement to the Minister 
within 5 business days after the deferral account statement is approved 
by the Commission.
(7)  On request of the Minister, the Commission shall review an 
approved deferral account statement in detail to confirm the accuracy 
of any of the information or amounts set out in the deferral account 
statement.
Payment
5(1)  The amount of a deferral account balance that is payable to an 
owner as shown in an approved deferral account statement shall be 
paid within 30 days after the Minister receives the approved deferral 
account statement.
(2)  An owner shall pay a deferral account balance that is repayable to 
the Government of Alberta as shown in an approved deferral account 
statement within 30 days after the deferral account statement is 
approved by the Commission.
Final review and disposition of deferral account 
6(1)  An owner shall apply to the Commission for a final review and 
disposition of the owner's deferral account within 6 months after May 
31, 2021.
(2)  In conducting a final review and disposition of an owner's deferral 
account the Commission shall review the deferral account statements 
submitted by the owner in respect of the period beginning on June 1, 
2017, and ending on May 31, 2021, to confirm the information and 
amounts set out in the deferral account statements and determine 
whether
	(a)		an amount remains owing to the owner under section 2(1) of 
this Regulation, or
	(b)		the owner has been overpaid an amount under section 2(1) of 
this Regulation.
(3)  An owner shall provide to the Commission any records or other 
information the Commission may require to confirm the information 
and amounts set out in deferral account statements submitted by the 
owner.
(4)  If, on a final review, the Commission determines that an amount is 
owing to an owner under section 2(1), the amount shall be paid to the 
owner within 30 days after the date of the Commission's 
determination.
(5)  If, on a final review, the Commission determines that an owner has 
been overpaid under section 2(1), the owner shall repay the amount to 
the Minister within 30 days after the date of the Commission's 
determination.
Transitional
7  An owner shall include the owner's deferral account statements for 
June, July and August 2017 with the owner's submission to the 
Commission under section 12 of the Regulated Rate Option Regulation 
for September 2017.
Amendments to the Regulated Rate Option Regulation
8  The Regulated Rate Option Regulation (AR 262/2005) is 
amended
	(a)	in section 6
	(i)	in subsection (1) by adding the following after 
clause (d):
	(d.1)	not have regard to a rate established by or under 
section 2(1)(b) or (2)(b) of An Act to Cap 
Regulated Electricity Rates,
	(ii)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply with respect to a deferral 
account established under An Act to Cap Regulated 
Electricity Rates.
	(b)	by repealing the heading before section 24 and 
sections 24 and 25;
	(c)	by repealing the heading "Expiry";
	(d)	by repealing section 28.
Application
9   This Regulation, except section 8, is effective on and from June 1, 
2017.


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Alberta Regulation 139/2017
An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates
RATE CAP (BOARD ON COUNCIL APPROVED RGULATED 
RATE TARIFFS) REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 68/2017) on July 5, 
2017 pursuant to section 6 of An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Applicable rate per kWh for the purposes  
of section 2(2)(b)(i) of the Act
	3	Determination of reference, reimbursement 
and billing rates
	4	Determination of payments
	5	Deferral account
	6	Approval of deferral account statement
	7	Payment
	8	Final review and disposition of 
deferral account
	9	Transitional
	10	Coming into force and application
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates;
	(b)	"approved deferral account statement" means a deferral 
account statement that has been approved by the Market 
Surveillance Administrator under section 6;
	(c)	"billing rate" means the rate determined in accordance with 
section 3(3); 
	(d)	"business day" means a day other than a Saturday or a 
holiday as defined in the Interpretation Act;
	(e)	"deferral account" means a deferral account established 
under section 5;
	(f)	"deferral account statement" means a deferral account 
statement required to be submitted under this Regulation;
	(g)	"load settlement" means load settlement as defined in the 
Electric Utilities Act;
	(h)	"reference rate" means the rate determined in accordance 
with section 3(1);
	(i)	"reimbursement rate" means the rate determined in 
accordance with section 3(2).
(2)  This Regulation applies with respect to owners referred to in 
section 2(2) of the Act.
Applicable rate per kWh for the purposes  
of section 2(2)(b)(i) of the Act
2   An owner's billing rate per kWh for a rate class for a calendar 
month is the owner's applicable rate per kWh for that rate class for that 
calendar month for the purposes of section 2(2)(b)(i) of the Act.
Determination of reference, reimbursement 
and billing rates
3(1)  The reference rate per kWh for a calendar month is the average 
of the residential rates for owners whose regulated rate tariffs are 
approved by the Commission under section 103(2) of the Electric 
Utilities Act for that calendar month as posted by the Commission on 
its internet page under the Regulated Rate Option Regulation, plus 
10%.
(2)  The reimbursement rate per kWh for an owner for a rate class for a 
calendar month is determined as follows:
	(a)	if the reference rate for the calendar month is greater than 6.8 
cents per kWh and the monthly rate submitted for approval 
by the owner under section 12 of the Regulated Rate Option 
Regulation for that rate class for the calendar month is 
greater than the reference rate, the reimbursement rate for the 
owner for that rate class for the calendar month is the 
reference rate minus 6.8 cents per kWh;
	(b)	if the reference rate for the calendar month is greater than 6.8 
cents per kWh and the monthly rate submitted for approval 
by the owner under section 12 of the Regulated Rate Option 
Regulation for that rate class for the calendar month is 
greater than 6.8 cents per kWh but is not greater than the 
reference rate, the reimbursement rate for the owner for that 
rate class for the calendar month is the monthly rate 
submitted by the owner minus 6.8 cents per kWh;
	(c)	if the reference rate for the calendar month or the monthly 
rate submitted for approval by the owner under section 12 of 
the Regulated Rate Option Regulation for that rate class for 
the calendar month is less than or equal to 6.8 cents per kWh, 
the reimbursement rate for the owner for that rate class for 
the calendar month is 0.
(3)  The billing rate per kWh for an owner for a rate class for a 
calendar month is determined as follows:
	(a)	if the reference rate for the calendar month is greater than 6.8 
cents per kWh and the monthly rate submitted for approval 
by the owner under section 12 of the Regulated Rate Option 
Regulation for that rate class for the calendar month is 
greater than the reference rate, the owner's billing rate per 
kWh for that rate class for the calendar month is the monthly 
rate submitted for approval by the owner minus the 
reimbursement rate;
	(b)	if the monthly rate submitted for approval by the owner 
under section 12 of the Regulated Rate Option Regulation for 
that rate class for the calendar month is greater than 6.8 cents 
per kWh but is less than the reference rate for the calendar 
month, the owner's billing rate per kWh for that rate class for 
the calendar month is equal to 6.8 cents per kWh;
	(c)	if the reference rate for the calendar month or the monthly 
rate submitted for approval by the owner under section 12 of 
the Regulated Rate Option Regulation for that rate class for 
the calendar month is less than or equal to 6.8 cents per kWh, 
the owner's billing rate per kWh for that rate class for the 
calendar month is equal to the monthly rate the owner 
submitted for approval.
(4)  Subject to subsection (5), an owner shall
	(a)	post on an easily accessible internet page
	(i)	the owner's billing rates for the months of June, July 
and August 2017 within 5 business days after 
September 1, 2017, and
	(ii)	the owner's billing rate for September 2017 and each 
subsequent calendar month to and including May 2021 
within 5 business days after the commencement of the 
calendar month, 
	(b)	ensure that there is a link on the internet page to a historic 
file of the owner's previous billing rates, if any, for the most 
recent 12 months, and
	(c)	ensure that the address of the internet page is shown on the 
bill of each regulated rate customer to whom the billing rate 
applies, with directions that current and historical billing 
rates may be found on the internet page.
(5)  An owner may communicate the information described in 
subsection (4) using a method other than the internet, but must ensure 
that
	(a)	the method used to communicate the information will permit 
regulated rate customers to whom a billing rate applies to 
access the information easily,
	(b)	the billing rate for each calendar month is available within 5 
business days after the commencement of the calendar 
month,
	(c)	the billing rates, if any, for the most recent 12 months are 
available at least once in a calendar month, and
	(d)	information about the method to be used to communicate the 
current and historical billing rates is shown on the bill of 
each regulated rate customer to whom the billing rate applies.
(6)  The Commission shall
	(a)	calculate the reference rate for a calendar month, and
	(b)	post the reference rate for a calendar month on the 
Commission's internet page on the first day of the calendar 
month, except that the Commission shall post the reference 
rates for the months of June, July and August 2017 on or 
before September 1, 2017.
(7)  A reference rate posted for a calendar month under subsection (6) 
is final and not subject to change except that the Commission may 
correct an error made in calculating the reference rate.
Determination of payments
4(1)  In respect of a month during which an owner determines electric 
energy charges in accordance with section 2(2)(b)(i) of the Act, the 
owner may be paid the full difference between
	(a)	the amount the owner would charge if the owner determined 
the electric energy charges for the month in accordance with 
section 2(2)(a) of the Act, and
	(b)	the amount the owner charges when the owner determines 
the electric energy charge in accordance with section 
2(2)(b)(i) of the Act.
(2)  The amount payable to an owner in respect of a month must 
	(a)	be determined initially using forecast values in accordance 
with section 5(4)(a), 
	(b)	be adjusted to an amount determined using actual values in 
accordance with section 5(4)(b), and
	(c)	be finally reviewed and either confirmed or varied by the 
Market Surveillance Administrator under section 8.
Deferral account
5(1)  An owner shall establish a deferral account for the purpose of the 
administration of payments under section 4 of the Act.
(2)  Subject to subsection (3) and section 9, within 5 business days 
after the commencement of each calendar month during the period 
beginning June 1, 2017 and ending on May 31, 2021, an owner shall 
provide to the Market Surveillance Administrator
	(a)	the actual consumption in kWh of regulated rate customers in 
each rate class determined through the final load settlement 
calculations for the most recent 6 months for which that 
information is available, and
	(b)	a completed deferral account statement for the calendar 
month, in the form prescribed by the Minister, for the Market 
Surveillance Administrator's approval.
(3)  An owner is not required to provide the information specified in 
subsection (2)(a) or a deferral account statement under subsection 
(2)(b) to the Market Surveillance Administrator for a calendar month 
that is prior to the first calendar month during the period beginning on 
June 1, 2017 and ending on May 31, 2021 that the reference rate 
exceeds 6.8 cents per kWh.
(4)  An owner shall show the following in the owner's deferral account 
statement:
	(a)	for the calendar month for which the owner is making the 
owner's submission under section 12 of the Regulated Rate 
Option Regulation
	(i)	the monthly rate per kWh submitted by the owner for 
each rate class,
	(ii)	the forecast consumption in kWh for regulated rate 
customers in each rate class,
	(iii)	the reference rate,
	(iv)	the reimbursement rate for each rate class,
	(v)	the billing rate for each rate class,
	(vi)	zero in respect of each rate class if the reference rate 
does not exceed 6.8 cents per kWh, or zero in respect of 
each rate class for which the monthly rate per kWh 
being submitted by the owner does not exceed 6.8 cents 
per kWh, 
	(vii)	the amount determined by the following formula in 
respect of each rate class for which the monthly rate per 
kWh being submitted by the owner exceeds 6.8 cents 
per kWh: 
a = arr x fc 
 
where
	a       	is the amount to be shown in respect of that 
rate class,
	arr     	is the reimbursement rate for that rate class, 
and
	fc       	is the forecast consumption in kWh for that 
month for regulated rate customers in that 
rate class,
			and
	(viii)	the total of the amounts shown under subclauses (vi) 
and (vii), including any applicable goods and services 
tax imposed under Part IX of the Excise Tax Act 
(Canada) on those amounts;
	(b)	for each calendar month for which the monthly rates per kWh 
determined in accordance with the owner's new RRO rate 
energy price setting plan as posted or made available under 
section 14 of the Regulated Rate Option Regulation and the 
actual consumption in kWh determined through the final load 
settlement calculations of regulated rate customers in each 
rate class are available but have not previously been included 
in a deferral account statement,
	(i)	the monthly rate per kWh determined in accordance 
with the owner's new RRO energy price setting plan for 
each rate class for that month,
	(ii)	the actual consumption in kWh of regulated rate 
customers in each rate class for that month determined 
through the final load settlement calculations,
	(iii)	the reference rate and, as updated if applicable, the 
reimbursement rate and billing rate for each rate class,
	(iv)	for each rate class, the amount previously shown in the 
deferral account statement in respect of the month under 
clause (a)(vi) or (vii),
	(v)	for each rate class, the recalculation, determined in 
accordance with the instructions set out in the deferral 
account statement form, of the amount shown under 
subclause (iv), and
	(vi)	for each rate class, the amount obtained by subtracting 
the amount shown under subclause (iv) from the amount 
shown under subclause (v);
	(c)	the balance adjustment for the deferral account, being the 
total of the amounts shown under clause (b)(vi) for the 
months included under clause (b), including any applicable 
goods and services tax imposed under Part IX of the Excise 
Tax Act (Canada) on those amounts; 
	(d)	the deferral account balance, if any, payable to the owner or 
repayable to the Government of Alberta, determined by 
adding the total amount shown under clause (a)(viii) and the 
balance adjustment shown under clause (c).
Approval of deferral account statement
6(1)  The Market Surveillance Administrator may determine the 
process by which it approves a deferral account statement.
(2)  In considering whether to approve a deferral account statement, 
the Market Surveillance Administrator shall confirm the calculation of 
amounts in the deferral account statement.
(3)  An owner shall 
	(a)	provide to the Market Surveillance Administrator any records 
or other information the Market Surveillance Administrator 
may require to confirm the information and amounts set out 
in deferral account statements submitted by the owner, and 
	(b)	retain records sufficient to enable the Market Surveillance 
Administrator to audit the deferral account statements 
submitted by the owner.
(4)  An owner shall submit a corrected deferral account statement for 
the Market Surveillance Administrator's approval under this section if
	(a)	the Market Surveillance Administrator determines that there 
is an error in a deferral account statement or that there has 
been a change in information set out in a deferral account 
statement and the Market Surveillance Administrator requires 
the owner to submit a corrected deferral account statement, 
or
	(b)	the owner determines that there is a material error in a 
deferral account statement or that there has been a material 
change in information set out in a deferral account statement.
(5)  The Market Surveillance Administrator must determine whether to 
approve a deferral account statement within 10 business days after the 
first day of the calendar month in respect of which the deferral account 
statement was submitted.
(6)  An owner shall submit a deferral account statement to the Minister 
within 5 business days after the deferral account statement is approved 
by the Market Surveillance Administrator.
(7)  On request of the Minister, the Market Surveillance Administrator 
shall review an approved deferral account statement in detail to 
confirm the accuracy of any of the information or amounts set out in 
the deferral account statement.
Payment
7(1)  The amount of a deferral account balance that is payable to an 
owner as shown in an approved deferral account statement shall be 
paid within 30 days after the Minister receives the approved deferral 
account statement.
(2)  An owner shall pay a deferral account balance that is repayable to 
the Government of Alberta as shown in an approved deferral account 
statement within 30 days after the deferral account statement is 
approved by the Market Surveillance Administrator.
Final review and disposition of deferral account 
8(1)  An owner shall apply to the Market Surveillance Administrator 
for a final review and disposition of the owner's deferral account 
within 6 months after May 31, 2021.
(2)  In conducting a final review and disposition of an owner's deferral 
account the Market Surveillance Administrator shall review the 
deferral account statements submitted by the owner in respect of the 
period beginning on June 1, 2017, and ending on May 31, 2021, to 
confirm the information and amounts set out in the deferral account 
statements and determine whether
	(a)		an amount remains owing to the owner under section 4(1) of 
this Regulation, or
	(b)		the owner has been overpaid an amount under section 4(1) of 
this Regulation.
(3)  An owner shall provide to the Market Surveillance Administrator 
any records or other information the Market Surveillance 
Administrator may require to confirm the information and amounts set 
out in deferral account statements submitted by the owner.
(4)  If, on a final review, the Market Surveillance Administrator 
determines that an amount is owing to an owner under section 4(1), the 
amount shall be paid to the owner within 30 days after the date of the 
Market Surveillance Administrator's determination.
(5)  If, on a final review, Market Surveillance Administrator 
determines that an owner has been overpaid under section 4(1), the 
owner shall repay the amount to the Minister within 30 days after the 
date of the Market Surveillance Administrator's determination.
Transitional
9  Subject to section 5(3), an owner shall provide the information 
specified in section 5(2)(a) and the owner's deferral account statements 
under section 5(2)(b) for June, July and August 2017 to the Market 
Surveillance Administrator within 5 business days after September 1, 
2017.
Coming into force and application
10   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of 
section 2(2) of An Act to Cap Regulated Electricity Rates and is 
effective on and from June 1, 2017.
 


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Alberta Regulation 140/2017
Electric Utilities Act
MICRO-GENERATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 69/2017) on July 5, 
2017 pursuant to sections 41 and 99 of the Electric Utilities Act. 
1   The Micro-generation Regulation (AR 27/2008) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended
	(a)	by repealing clause (a.1)(iii) and substituting the 
following:
	(iii)	either 
	(A)	enrolled with the same retailer, with each site 
charged at the same rate for the supply of electric 
energy, or
	(B)	enrolled with the same regulated rate provider, 
with each site charged at a regulated rate under a 
regulated rate tariff referred to in section 103 of 
the Act for the supply of electric energy;
	(b)	in clause (h)(ii) by adding "annual" before "energy";
	(c)	in clause (j) by adding "or aggregated sites" after "into 
the micro-generator's micro-generation site";
	(d)	by adding the following after clause (l):
	(l.1)		"service provider" means a retailer or a regulated rate 
provider;

3   Section 4(4)(b) is amended by striking out "to retailers" 
and substituting "and aggregated sites to service providers".

4   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	in subsections (1), (2) and (3) by striking out 
"retailer" and substituting "service provider";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (5) and substituting the 
following:
(5)  Subject to subsection (5.1), a micro-generator's service 
provider shall credit the micro-generator for electric energy 
supplied out of the micro-generator's micro-generation site at 
the following rates:
	(a)	in the case of small micro-generation, at the rate the 
service provider charged the micro-generator for 
electric energy supplied to the micro-generation site;
	(b)	in the case of large micro-generation, at the hourly pool 
price for each hour in the billing period.
(5.1)  If a retailer and a micro-generator agree, in writing, the 
retailer may credit the micro-generator for electric energy 
supplied out of the micro-generator's micro-generation site at a 
different rate than what is set out in subsection (5).
	(c)	by repealing subsection (6) and substituting the 
following:
(6)  For small micro-generation,
	(a)	service providers must submit for each 
micro-generator's micro-generation site a generation 
credit summary report to the ISO on a monthly basis 
listing
	(i)	electric energy supplied out of the site during the 
relevant month,
	(ii)	the rate the service provider charged the 
micro-generator for electric energy supplied to the 
micro-generation site for the month, and
	(iii)	the total credit, consisting of the amount in 
subclause (i) multiplied by the rate in subclause 
(ii),
	(b)	the ISO must
	(i)	compensate service providers for the amount 
determined under clause (a)(iii), and
	(ii)	recover the amount in subclause (i) through the 
applicable ISO tariff or fee, as determined by the 
Commission,
			and
	(c)	unless the Commission directs otherwise, load 
settlement agents are not required to include in load 
settlement calculations the amount determined under 
clause (a)(i).
	(d)	in subsection (7) by striking out "retailers" wherever 
it occurs and substituting "service providers".

5   Section 8 is amended by striking out "retailer" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "service provider".



Alberta Regulation 141/2017
Alberta Housing Act
MANAGEMENT BODY OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:001/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Management Body Operation and Administration 
Regulation (AR 243/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (d):
	(d.1)	"record" has the meaning given to it in the Freedom of 
Information and Protection of Privacy Act;

3   Section 4 is amended by striking out "Deputy Minister" and 
substituting "Minister".

4   Section 5 is amended


	(a)	in clause (c) by adding "or adult interdependent partner" 
after "the member's spouse" wherever it occurs;
	(b)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following:
	(d)	"spouse" means the spouse of a married person but does 
not include a spouse who is living separate and apart 
from the person if the person and spouse have separated 
pursuant to a written separation agreement or if their 
support obligations and family property have been dealt 
with by a court order.

5   Section 5.2 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Monetary interest
5.2(1)  Subject to subsection (3), a member has a monetary 
interest in a matter if
	(a)	the matter could monetarily affect the member or an 
employer of the member, or
	(b)	the member knows or should know that the matter could 
monetarily affect the member's family.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  A member does not have a monetary interest by reason 
only of any interest
	(a)	that the member, an employer of the member or a 
member of the member's family may have as a tenant of 
the housing accommodation that is operated and 
administered by the management body,
	(b)	that the member or a member of the member's family 
may have by reason of being appointed by the board as 
a director of a company incorporated for the purpose of 
carrying on business for and on behalf of the 
management body or by reason of being appointed as 
the representative of the board on another body,
	(c)	that the member or a member of the member's family 
may have with respect to any allowance, honorarium, 
remuneration or benefit to which the member or 
member of the member's family, may be entitled by 
being appointed by the board to a position described in 
clause (b),
	(d)	that the member may have with respect to any 
allowance, honorarium, remuneration or benefit to 
which the member may be entitled by being a member,
	(e)	that the member or a member of the member's family 
may have by being employed by the Government of 
Canada, the Government of Alberta or a federal or 
provincial Crown corporation or agency, except with 
respect to a matter directly affecting the department, 
corporation or agency of which the member or member 
of the member's family is an employee,
	(f)	that a member of the member's family may have by 
having an employer, other than the management body, 
that is monetarily affected by a decision of the 
management body,
	(g)	that the member or a member of the member's family 
may have by being a member or director of a credit 
union, a co-operative association or a non-profit 
organization formed under an enactment or a service 
club,
	(h)	of the member, an employer of the member or a 
member of the member's family, that is held in common 
with the majority of the tenants of the housing 
accommodation that is operated and administered by the 
management body,
	(i)	that is so remote or insignificant that it cannot 
reasonably be regarded as likely to influence the 
member, or
	(j)	that a member may have by discussing or voting on a 
matter that applies to businesses or business activities 
when the member, an employer of the member or a 
member of the member's family has an interest in a 
business, unless the only business affected by the matter 
is the business of the member, the employer of the 
member or the member's family.

6   Section 5.3(a)(i) is amended by striking out "including the 
adult interdependent partner of the member,".

7   Section 5.4 is amended by striking out "pecuniary interest" 
wherever it occurs and substituting "monetary interest".

8   Section 5.5 is amended by striking out "pecuniary interest" 
and substituting "monetary interest".

9   Section 5.6(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (g) by striking out "pecuniary interest" and 
substituting "monetary interest";
	(b)	in clause (h) by striking out "pecuniary benefit" and 
substituting "monetary benefit".

10   Section 5.8(2) is amended by striking out "pecuniary 
benefit" and substituting "monetary benefit".

11   Section 7 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (2) by striking out "state the day, hour 
and place of every such meeting" and substituting "state 
the day and time of every such meeting and the place or 
manner in which each meeting will be held,";
	(b)	by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the 
following:
(4)  Notice of a special meeting setting out in writing the time 
of the meeting, the place or manner in which the meeting will 
be held and in general terms the nature of the business to be 
transacted at the meeting shall be given to each member of the 
board
	(a)	by mailing the notice to the member's address at least 6 
days before the day of the meeting,
	(b)	by e-mailing the notice to the member at an e-mail 
address provided by the member at least 3 days before 
the day of the meeting, if the member has consented in 
writing to the receipt of notice by e-mail, or
	(c)	by personally delivering the notice to the member or 
any adult person at the member's residence at least 3 
days before the date of the meeting.
	(c)	by repealing subsection (5) and substituting the 
following:
(5)  The chair may orally or by notice in writing call a special 
meeting of the board on shorter notice than that required under 
subsection (4), but the special meeting may not be held unless
	(a)	the notice states the time of the meeting, the place or 
manner in which the meeting will be held and in general 
terms the nature of the business to be transacted at the 
meeting, and
	(b)	at least 2/3 of the members of the board give written 
consent to the holding of the meeting.

12   Section 9 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "may" and 
substituting "shall";
	(b)	in subsection (2) by striking out "Where a management 
body holds an annual meeting it" and substituting "A 
management body".
13   Sections 10, 11 and 12 are repealed.

14   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Records retention
13(1)  A management body shall create, organize, retain and dispose 
of all records and accounts created under the Act in its possession in 
Alberta in accordance with the applicable records disposition policy 
or, in the absence of an applicable records disposition policy, in a 
manner satisfactory to the Minister.
(2)  The records and accounts referred to in subsection (1) are the 
property of the Crown.

15   Section 16 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Business plans
16(1)  Each year, a management body must, on or before the date 
specified by the Minister, prepare and submit to the Minister a 
business plan that covers a 3-fiscal-year period and that includes
	(a)	the operating budget for the upcoming 3-fiscal-year period,
	(b)	a capital plan for the upcoming 5-fiscal-year period, and
	(c)	any other information required by the Minister.
(2)  The business plan referred to in subsection (1) must be 
submitted in a form and manner satisfactory to the Minister.

16   Sections 17 to 20 are repealed.

17   Section 23(1) is amended by striking out "to him".

18   Section 26(1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
Investments
26(1)  In this section, "securities" has the meaning set out in the 
Financial Administration Act.

19   Section 30(1) is amended by striking out "Deputy 
Minister" and substituting "Minister".

20   Section 32(2) is amended by striking out "Deputy 
Minister" and substituting "Minister".

21   Section 34 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Insurance
34(1)  A management body shall, without limiting its 
obligations or liabilities, insure its operation and administration 
of housing accommodation, under a contract of general liability 
insurance with an insurer licensed in Alberta in an amount 
satisfactory to the Minister.
	(b)	in subsection (4) by adding "that is satisfactory to the 
Minister" after "replacement of the housing 
accommodation";
	(c)	in subsection (5) by adding "that is satisfactory to the 
Minister" after "replacement of the contents";
	(d)	by repealing subsection (6) and substituting the 
following:
(6)  A management body shall maintain an automobile liability 
insurance policy in respect of the use and operation of each 
automobile owned or leased by the management body in an 
amount satisfactory to the Minister.
	(e)	by repealing subsection (7) and substituting the 
following:
(7)  A management body shall maintain a comprehensive crime 
insurance policy satisfactory to the Minister, including a 
fidelity bond, in an amount covering the management body's 
exposure for loss resulting from theft, fraud and other similar 
offences, whether committed by its directors, officers or 
employees or by other persons, whether acting alone or in 
collusion with others.
(7.1)  The management body's exposure for loss referred to in 
subsection (7) must include all money and property entrusted 
to the management body and any money or property for which 
the management body may be legally liable.
(7.2)  All deductible amounts are the responsibility of the 
management body.

22   Section 36(1) is amended by striking out "Deputy 
Minister" and substituting "Minister".

23   Section 37(1)(c) is amended by striking out "Deputy 
Minister" and substituting "Minister".

24   Section 38 is repealed.

25   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 
2017.


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Alberta Regulation 142/2017
Alberta Housing Act
HOUSING ACCOMMODATION TENANCIES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:002/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Housing Accommodation Tenancies Regulation 
(AR 242/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 9 is repealed.

3   Section 10 is repealed.

4   This Regulation comes in force on September 1, 2017.



Alberta Regulation 143/2017
Alberta Housing Act
LODGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:003/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Lodge Assistance Program Regulation (AR 406/94) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) by striking out "On and from April 1, 
1996, the" and substituting "The";
	(b)	in subsection (3) by striking out "citizen".

3   Section 5 is repealed.

4   This Regulation comes in force on September 1, 2017.


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Alberta Regulation 144/2017
Alberta Housing Act
RENT SUPPLEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:004/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Rent Supplement Regulation (AR 75/95) is amended 
by this Regulation.

2   Section 7(1) is amended by striking out "to him" and 
substituting "to the landlord".

3   Section 10 is repealed.

4   Section 12 is repealed.

5   This Regulation comes in force on September 1, 2017.


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Alberta Regulation 145/2017
Alberta Housing Act
SOCIAL HOUSING ACCOMMODATION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:005/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Social Housing Accommodation Regulation 
(AR 244/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)(l) by striking out "Income Supports, 
Health and Training Benefits Regulation (AR 60/2004)" and 
substituting "Income Support, Training and Health 
Benefits Regulation (AR 122/2011)";
	(b)	in subsection (4)
	(i)	in clause (g) by adding "registered disability 
savings plans, registered education savings plans," 
after "assets in pension funds,";
	(ii)	by adding the following after clause (i):
	(j)	a payment or refund, designated by the Minister, 
that is received, directly or indirectly, from the 
Government of Alberta or the Government of 
Canada;

3   Section 8 is amended
	(a)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the 
following:
Interpretation
8(1)  In this Part, "income thresholds for the municipality" 
means the household income limits prescribed by the Minister.
	(b)	in subsection (2)(b) by striking out "core need income 
threshold for the municipality" and substituting "income 
threshold for the municipality";
	(c)	in subsection (3)(b) by striking out "unless the 
individual is married to that member or is the" and 
substituting "unless the individual is the spouse or ".

4   The heading preceding 14 and sections 14 to 17 are 
repealed.

5   Section 19 is repealed.

6  Schedule E is repealed.

7   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2017.


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Alberta Regulation 146/2017
Alberta Housing Act
SOCIAL HOUSING ACCOMMODATION (INCOME, ASSETS, 
PRIORITIZATION) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Seniors and Housing 
(M.O. H:016/17) on July 5, 2017 pursuant to section 34 of the Alberta Housing Act. 
1   The Social Housing Accommodation Regulation 
(AR 244/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1)
	(i)	by repealing clause (c) and substituting the 
following:
	(c)	"adjusted income" means, in respect of a senior 
household, the total annual income - senior 
household less any amounts deducted under 
subsection (3);
	(ii)	by repealing clause (n) and substituting the 
following:
	(n)	"total annual income - non-senior household" 
means the total gross income, including 
self-employment income, from all sources, of all 
members of the household 15 years of age or older, 
except
	(i)	a child tax benefit under the Income Tax Act 
(Canada),
	(ii)	a payment made under a Government of 
Alberta program for the basic or 
extraordinary maintenance costs of an 
individual for whom the household or a 
member of the household is providing or is 
responsible for providing care,
	(iii)	income of a live-in aide,
	(iv)	any withdrawals from registered retirement 
savings plans or registered retirement income 
funds,
	(v)	all or any portion of an annuity payment 
comprising principal,
	(vi)	any funds received as a scholarship, bursary 
or other form of contribution from a person 
who is not a member of the household and 
used for educational purposes at a recognized 
school or educational institution,
	(vii)	where the household consists of
	(A)	one or more adults who receive income 
from any source, and
	(B)	one or more dependent children,
		an amount not exceeding $1200 each year of 
the income from any source of one of the 
adults,
	(viii)	the gross employment income of each 
dependant who attends a recognized school or 
educational institution full time,
	(ix)	any repayable loans obtained for any member 
of the household for the purposes of 
education, including loans obtained under a 
federal or provincial student loan program,
	(x)	any reimbursement of travelling and living 
expense received in the course of 
employment,
	(xi)	any lump-sum insurance settlement, 
inheritance, compensation for loss or damage 
to person or property, including Canada 
Pension Plan death benefits, proceeds of the 
sale of real or personal property, or any other 
form of lump-sum settlement except for 
lump-sum employment settlements,
	(xii)	payments of compensation received for 
damage or loss caused by a disaster or an 
emergency as determined by the Government 
of Alberta designated by the Minister as a 
payment of compensation to which this 
clause applies, and
	(xiii)	a payment or refund received directly or 
indirectly from the Government of Alberta or 
the Government of Canada designated by the 
Minister as a payment or refund to which this 
clause applies;
	(iii)	by adding the following after clause (n):
	(o)	"total annual income - senior household" means
	(i)	in the case of a senior household, except 
where subclause (ii) or (iii) applies, the total 
income of all members of the senior 
household, each of whose income is 
	(A)	the total income shown on line 150 of 
the Notice of Assessment in respect of 
the income tax return filed by the 
member under the Income Tax Act 
(Canada) for the immediately preceding 
taxation year, or
	(B)	if a Notice of Assessment is not 
available for the immediately preceding 
taxation year, the amount that is 
determined and verified by the 
management body using the same 
income information that would have 
been used by the member to report total 
income on line 150 of an income tax 
return for the immediately preceding 
taxation year,
	(ii)	in the case of a senior household that includes 
or consists of 2 individuals who are the 
spouse or adult interdependent partner of one 
another, one of whom is 65 years of age or 
older, and who have not jointly elected to 
split pension income, the total income of all 
members of the senior household determined 
in accordance with subclause (i), and
	(iii)	in the case of a senior household that includes 
or consists of 2 individuals who are the 
spouse or adult interdependent partner of one 
another, one of whom is 65 years of age or 
older, and who have jointly elected to split 
pension income, the sum of
	(A)	the amount shown on line 150 less the 
amount shown on line 210 of the Notice 
of Assessment in respect of the income 
tax return filed under the Income Tax 
Act (Canada) by the individual who is 
receiving the pension, and
	(B)	the amount shown on line 150 of the 
Notice of Assessment in respect of the 
income tax return filed under the Income 
Tax Act (Canada) by the other 
individual,
		where the amount deducted on line 210 of the 
Notice of Assessment of the individual who 
is receiving the pension and the amount 
claimed on line 116 of the other individual's 
Notice of Assessment are the same,
		but does not include a payment or refund directly 
or indirectly from the Government of Alberta or 
the Government of Canada designated by the 
Minister as a payment or refund to which this 
definition applies.
	(b)	by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the 
following:
(3)  For the purpose of determining the adjusted income of a 
senior household, the following are to be deducted from the 
total annual income - senior household:
	(a)	any withdrawals from registered retirement savings 
plans or registered retirement income funds;
	(b)	all or any portion of an annuity payment comprising 
principal;
	(c)	any funds received as a scholarship, bursary or other 
form of contribution from a person who is not a member 
of the household and used for educational purposes at a 
recognized school or educational institution;
	(d)	where the household consists of
	(i)	one or more adults who receive income from any 
source, and
	(ii)	one or more dependent children,
		an amount not exceeding $1200 each year of the income 
from any source of one of the adults;
	(e)	the gross employment income of each dependant who 
attends a recognized school or educational institution 
full time;
	(f)	any lump-sum insurance settlement, inheritance, 
compensation for loss or damage to person or property, 
including Canada Pension Plan death benefits, proceeds 
of the sale of real or personal property, or any other 
form of lump-sum settlement except for lump-sum 
employment settlements.
	(c)	in subsection (4) 
	(i)	by repealing clause (d) and substituting the 
following:
	(d)	the equity in one motor vehicle that is not 
primarily used for recreation;
	(ii)	by repealing clauses (h) and (i) and 
substituting the following:
	(h)	the tools, implements, equipment, reference 
materials and supplies necessary for the 
profession, trade or calling of a member of the 
household; 
	(i)	Tax Free Savings Accounts.

3   Section 5 is repealed and the following is substituted: 
Income verification
5(1)  Except as provided in subsection (2), a management body must 
verify the total annual income - non-senior household for all social 
housing accommodation,
	(a)	before the household is allocated social housing 
accommodation, and
	(b)	at least once each year while the household is occupying 
social housing accommodation.
(2)  A management body must verify the total annual income -
senior household and the adjusted income of a senior household for 
all social housing accommodation, except lodge accommodation 
under sections 10 and 11,
	(a)	before the senior household is allocated social housing 
accommodation, and
	(b)	at least once each year while the senior household is 
occupying social housing accommodation.

4   Section 6(2)(b) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b)	must be reduced if 
	(i)	in the case of a non-senior household, the household's 
total annual income - non-senior household decreases 
by an amount established by the Minister, and
	(ii)	in the case of a senior household, the household's total 
annual income - senior household decreases by an 
amount established by the Minister. 

5   Section 8(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(2)  For the purposes of this Part, a non-senior household is in core 
housing need if
	(a)	it is unable to acquire or maintain adequate or suitable 
accommodation without paying more than 30% of its total 
annual income - non-senior household for accommodation, 
and
	(b)	it has a total annual income - non-senior household below 
the income threshold for the municipality where the social 
housing accommodation applied for is located and for which 
the household makes application.
(2.1)  For the purposes of this Part, a senior household is in core 
housing need if
	(a)	it is unable to acquire or maintain adequate or suitable 
accommodation without paying more than 30% of its 
adjusted income for accommodation, and
	(b)	it has a total annual income - senior household below the 
income threshold for the municipality where the social 
housing accommodation applied for is located and for which 
the household makes application.

6   Section 9(2)(b) is amended by striking out "$7000" and 
substituting "$25 000".

7   Schedule A, Part 1, section 2 is amended
	(a)	in item B
	(i)	by repealing subsection (1) and substituting 
the following:
(1)  The calculation to be used to determine the percentage 
of rent paid relative to the household's  income is:
	(a)	in the case of a non-senior household:
Rent paid x 100                               = % of Rent to Income 
total annual income - non-senior household
	(b)	in the case of a senior household: 
Rent paid x 100                             = % of Rent to Income 
total annual income - senior household 
	(ii)	by repealing subsection (2);
	(b)	by repealing item C and substituting the following:
C   Special circumstances
(1)  Subject to subsection (2), a household applying for social 
housing accommodation
	(a)	that has been served a notice to vacate or a notice 
to terminate a tenancy agreement in relation to its 
current accommodation is to be awarded 15 points,
	(b)	that requires a housing accommodation as a result 
of an emergency situation, including family 
violence, and is able to live independently with 
community-based services is to be awarded 15 
points, and
	(c)	may be awarded a maximum of 15 points relating 
to special circumstances appropriate to the 
household or the social housing accommodation, 
as determined by the Minister.
(2)  No points may be awarded under this section if the 
household committed a breach of the tenancy agreement, 
repudiated the tenancy agreement or abandoned the premises, 
or if the tenancy has been otherwise terminated as a result of 
the household's contravention of the Residential Tenancies 
Act or any other law.
	(c)	by repealing item I Deductions.

8   Schedule B is amended
	(a)	by repealing Part 1, section 2 and substituting the 
following:
2   For each household, the basic rent is 
	(a)	in the case of a non-senior household, 30% of its total 
annual income - non-senior household, and
	(b)	in the case of a senior household, 30% of the 
household's adjusted income.
	(b)	by repealing Part 2, section 1(b) and substituting 
the following:
	(b)	with respect to other household members, 
	(i)	in the case of a non-senior household, 30% of its 
total annual income - non-senior household, and
	(ii)	in the case of a senior household, 30% of the 
household's adjusted income.

9   Schedule D, section 1(1)(d) is amended by striking out 
"total monthly income" and substituting "total monthly income - 
senior household".

10   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2018.


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Alberta Regulation 147/2017
Various Acts
HEALTH REGULATIONS (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: July 7, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 34/2017) on June 19, 
2017 pursuant to section 66(2)(n) of the Public Health Act and section 53(4)(c) of the 
Mental Health Act. 
1   The Bodies of Deceased Persons Regulation 
(AR 135/2008) is amended in section 10 by striking out 
"August 31, 2017" and substituting "August 31, 2020".

2   The Mental Health Act Forms Regulation (AR 136/2004) is 
amended in section 18 by striking out "November 30, 2017" 
and substituting "November 30, 2020".