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Alberta Regulation 1/2018
Animal Health Act
REPORTABLE AND NOTIFIABLE DISEASES  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 16, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry 
(M.O. 001/2018 ) on January 9, 2018 pursuant to section 70(1)(a) of the Animal 
Health Act.
1   The Reportable and Notifiable Diseases Regulation 
(AR 129/2014) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Schedule 1 is amended
	(a)	in Column 2 of Row 2 by adding the following under 
"Transmissible gastroenteritis": 
Porcine epidemic diarrhea;  
Swine delta coronavirus;
	(b)	by adding the following after Row 8: 
9
all domestic animals
Rabies

3   Schedule 2 is amended by adding the following after Row 
12:
13
all wild animals
Rabies


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Alberta Regulation 2/2018
Workers' Compensation Act
FIREFIGHTERS' PRIMARY SITE CANCER  
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 17, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 002/2018) 
on January 17, 2018 pursuant to section 24.1 of the Workers' Compensation Act. 
1   The Firefighters' Primary Site Cancer Regulation 
(AR 102/2003) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended
	(a)	by adding
Primary site cervical cancer	10 years
		after
Primary site bladder cancer	15 years
	(b)	by adding
Primary site ovarian cancer	10 years
		after
Primary site lung cancer in non-smokers	15 years
	(c)	by striking out
Primary site testicular cancer	20 years
		and substituting
Primary site testicular cancer	10 years

3   Section 3 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 3/2018
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION AND MARKETING 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 30, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers on October 20, 2017 
and approved by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council on October 31, 
2017 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.
1   The Sugar Beet Production and Marketing Regulation 
(AR 287/97) is amended by this Regulation.
2   Section 1 is amended
	(a)	in subsection (1) 
	(i)	by repealing clause (b); 
	(ii)	by repealing (g)(ii);
	(b)	by adding the following after subsection (1):
(1.1)  For the purposes of this regulation, a person is actively 
engaged in the production and marketing of the regulated 
product if the individual or the controlling person, as the case 
may be, participates on a regular, continuous and substantial 
basis to a farming operation situated in Alberta through a 
combination of contributions related to capital, land and 
equipment, but does include direct and regular personal labour 
and direct and regular personal management but does not 
include an individual or controlling person whose farming 
operation is that of a landlord.

3   Section 22 is amended by adding "leased," after 
"transferred,".

4   Section 32(b) is amended by adding "or the leasing of" after 
"transfer of".

5   The following is added after section 35:
Transfer to actively engaged producer
35.1   A licensed producer who has been allotted quota may apply to 
the Board to have all or a portion of the quota allotted to another 
licensed producer under the following conditions:
	(a)	the producer that quota is allocated to must be actively 
engaged;
	(b)	the quota must stay in the same growing area; 
	(c)	the quota can only be transferred every 3 years unless the 
Board is of the opinion that extenuating circumstances exist 
that warrant the transfer.
Leasing quota
35.2(1)  The Board may authorize a licensed producer to lease up to 
25 per cent of the licensed producer's quota in accordance with this 
Regulation and subject to terms and conditions the Board considers 
appropriate. 
(2)  The Board may refuse to authorize the lease of quota by a licensed 
producer if
	(a)	the proposed lessor has failed to pay outstanding service 
charges owing to the Board,
	(b)	the proposed lessee does not qualify for a licence to operate 
as a licensed producer,
	(c)	the proposed lease does not comply with the quota leasing 
policies of the Board, or
	(d)	the proposed lessor or lessee has contravened the Act, the 
Plan, any regulation made under the Act or an order or 
direction of Council or the Board.

6   Section 38 is repealed.

7   Section 51 is amended by striking out "November 30, 2018" 
and substituting "November 30, 2023".


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Alberta Regulation 4/2018
Municipal Government Act
WEST INTER LAKE DISTRICT REGIONAL WATER  
SERVICES COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 31, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 010/2018) 
on January 31, 2018 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The West Inter Lake District Regional Water Services 
Commission Regulation (AR 156/2008) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 2 is amended by adding the following after 
clause (p):
	(q)	The Summer Village of Kapasiwin;
	(r)	Paul First Nation;
	(s)	Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation.


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Alberta Regulation 5/2018
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act 
Forests Act
FOREST RESOURCES IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 31, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 011/2018) 
on January 31, 2018 pursuant to section 37 of the Environmental Protection and 
Enhancement Act and sections 4 and 30 of the Forests Act.
1   The Forest Resources Improvement Regulation (AR 
152/97) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(e) is repealed and the following is substituted:
	(e)	"Minister" means the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry 
except in section 3, where "Minister" means the Minister of 
Environment and Parks";

3   Section 3(2) is amended by striking out "of Environment 
and Sustainable Resource Development".

4   Section 13 is amended by striking out "February 28, 2018" 
and substituting "February 28, 2021".


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Alberta Regulation 6/2018
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act
SALARY RESTRAINT REGULATION
Filed: January 31, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 015/2018) 
on January 31, 2018 pursuant to sections 5 and 23 of the Reform of Agencies, Boards 
and Commissions Compensation Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Application
	3	Designation of executive positions
	4	Establishment of compensation framework
	5	Salary restraint
	6	Permitted adjustments
	7	Exemption or modification
	8	Repeal
	9	Coming into force
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Act" means the Reform of Agencies, Boards and 
Commissions Compensation Act; 
	(b)	"base salary" means the base amount of remuneration paid in 
a year to an employee in relation to the employee's 
performance of duties, but does not include a bonus or other 
incentive pay;
	(c)	"designated executive" means a person whose position is 
designated as an executive position under section 3; 
	(d)	"public agency" means a public agency listed in the Schedule 
to the Act; 
	(e)	"restraint period" means the period April 1, 2018 to 
September 30, 2019; 
	(f)	"salary compression" means a situation in which the 
difference in base salary between employees is considered 
too small to be equitable;
	(g)	"salary inversion" means a situation in which the base salary 
of an employee is greater than the base salary of that 
employee's supervisor.


Application
2   This Regulation applies 
	(a)	to designated executives who are designated executives when 
this Regulation comes into force, and
	(b)	to those persons who become or are reappointed as 
designated executives after this Regulation comes into force.
Designation of executive positions
3   The positions of all employees of public agencies, other than the 
positions of employees referred to in section 1(2) of the Act, are 
designated as executive positions for the purposes of this Regulation.
Establishment of compensation framework
4(1)  A compensation framework is established by this Regulation.
(2)  The effective date of the compensation framework is April 1, 
2018. 
(3)  The terms of the compensation framework are set out in sections 5 
to 7.
Salary restraint
5(1)  No public agency shall increase the base salary of a designated 
executive during the restraint period.
(2)  Nothing in subsection (1) affects the operation of section 6 of the 
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation 
Regulation (AR 31/2017) with respect to those designated executives 
to whom that section applies. 
Permitted adjustments
6   Notwithstanding section 5(1), a public agency may, in accordance 
with the public agency's existing policies, increase the base salary of a 
designated executive during the restraint period to address one or more 
of the following circumstances: 
	(a)	promotion of the designated executive;
	(b)	to correct salary inversion;
	(c)	to correct salary compression.
Exemption or modification
7(1)  The Minister may by order 
	(a)	exempt a designated executive or a class of designated 
executives from the application of one or more provisions of 
the compensation framework, or
	(b)	modify one or more provisions of the compensation 
framework in respect of a designated executive or a class of 
designated executives.
(2)  An exemption or modification under subsection (1) may be for any 
period specified by the Minister.
(3)  Where the Minister makes an order under subsection (1), the 
Minister must make the order public in any manner the Minister 
considers appropriate.  
Repeal
8   This Regulation is repealed on September 30, 2019.
Coming into force
9   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2018.


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Alberta Regulation 7/2018
Various Acts
UTILITIES REGULATIONS (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: January 31, 2018
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 017/2018) 
on January 31, 2018 pursuant to section 62 of the Alberta Utilities Commission Act 
and section 142 of the Electric Utilities Act.
1   The Liability Protection Regulation (AR 66/2004) is 
amended in section 13 by striking out "April 30, 2019" and 
substituting "April 30, 2024".

2   The Transmission Regulation (AR 86/2007) is amended in 
section 54 by striking out "December 31, 2018" and 
substituting "December 31, 2021".