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 -------------------------------- 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out Primary site testicular cancer 20 years and substituting Primary site testicular cancer 10 years 3 Section 3 is repealed. -------------------------------- 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". -------------------------------- 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. -------------------------------- 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". -------------------------------- 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. -------------------------------- 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".