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Alberta Regulation 158/2017
Oil and Gas Conservation Act
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION (ORPHAN FUND LEVY) 
RULES AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 2, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Energy Regulator on June 28, 2017 
pursuant to section 73 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.
1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Rules (AR 151/71) are 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 16.530(1) is amended
	(a)	by striking out "2016-2017 fiscal year" and 
substituting "2017-2018 fiscal year";
	(b)	by striking out "February 4, 2017" wherever it occurs 
and substituting "August 5, 2017".


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Alberta Regulation 159/2017
Alberta Health Care Insurance Act
CLAIMS FOR BENEFITS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 3, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 01/2017) on July 24, 
2017 pursuant to section 17 of the Alberta Health Care Insurance Act.
1   The Claims for Benefits Regulation (AR 81/2006) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 4:
Practitioner identification number
4.1(1)  The Minister may issue a practitioner identification number 
to a practitioner for the purpose of identifying the practitioner in 
connection with claims for benefits for health services provided by 
the practitioner.
(2)  A practitioner identification number issued by the Minister that 
is in effect immediately before the coming into force of this section 
continues in effect on the coming into force of this section and is 
deemed to have been issued under this section.

3   Section 5(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:
Form of claim
5(1)  A claim for benefits must be submitted in a manner determined 
by the Minister and must include
	(a)	the practitioner identification number of the practitioner who 
provided the health service, and
	(b)	any other information required by the Minister.


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Alberta Regulation 160/2017
Electric Utilities Act
BALANCING POOL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 9, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 92/2017) on August 1, 
2017 pursuant to section 88 of the Electric Utilities Act.
1   The Balancing Pool Regulation (AR 158/2003) is 
amended by this Regulation. 

2   Section (1)(e) is amended by adding ", other than in section 
2.1" after "in respect of an arrangement".

3   Section 2(2) is amended by adding ", and subject to section 
2.1" after "Notwithstanding the provisions of an arrangement".

4   The following is added after section 2:
Dispute resolution when section 21.8  
of the arrangement applies
2.1(1)  In this section, "arrangement" does not include an 
arrangement that is held by the Balancing Pool in the capacity of 
buyer pursuant to the Act.
(2)  If section 21.8 of an arrangement applies, then notwithstanding 
anything in that section or Article 19 of the arrangement 
	(a)	the Balancing Pool has all of the rights and obligations under 
Article 19 of the arrangement as if it were one of the Parties, 
as that term is defined in the arrangement, including the right 
to forward a dispute with the owner or with the buyer to 
binding arbitration in accordance with section 19.4 of the 
arrangement, and
	(b)	the dispute must be resolved by the dispute resolution 
process as set out in Article 19 of the arrangement, as 
modified by subsection (3) if that subsection applies.
(3)  For the purposes of clarifying how the Balancing Pool exercises 
the rights and performs the obligations of a Party under Article 19 of 
the arrangement when section 21.8 of an arrangement applies and the 
Balancing Pool is involved in a dispute with both the owner of the 
generating unit to which the arrangement applies and the buyer of 
that arrangement, in sections 19.3 and 19.4(d), (f), (g) and (i) of the 
arrangement, references to "either party" must be read as "any 
Party".