July 10, 2002
July 11, 2002
The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Electrical Code Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.
For Information only
Recommended by: Minister of Municipal Affairs
Authority: Safety Codes Act
A P P E N D I X
Safety Code Act
ELECTRICAL CODE REGULATION
Table of Contents
Electrical systems equipment 2
Codes declared in force 3
Coming into force 5
1(1) In this Regulation,
(a) "Act" means the Safety Codes Act;
(b) "certification body" means an organization accredited or recognized by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification body.
(2) The definitions in the Act and a Code declared in force by this Regulation apply to the words used in this Regulation.
Electrical systems equipment
2(1) No person shall manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any equipment related to electrical systems for use in Alberta unless the equipment has been
(a) certified by a certification body, or
(b) inspected, tested and accepted by a certification body, and the equipment bears evidence of having been accepted in a manner authorized by the certification body.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to electrical equipment used by
(a) an electrical utility in the direct function of generating and transmitting electric power to the point of connection to a consumer's service, or
(b) a communication utility in the direct function of providing communication services up to the point of connection to a consumer's communication system.
(3) If a code, standard or body of rules declared in force under the Act with respect to electrical systems refers to approved equipment, that equipment must meet the requirements of this section.
Codes declared in force
3(1) The following codes are declared in force in respect of electrical systems:
(a) the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, Nineteenth Edition, C22.1-02;
(b) the Code for Electrical Installations at Oil and Gas Facilities, Second Edition, 2002, published by the Safety Codes Council;
(c) the Alberta Electrical and Communication Utility Code, Second Edition, 2002, published by the Safety Codes Council.
4 The Electrical Code Regulation (AR 208/99) is repealed.
Coming into force
5 This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2002.