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Electronic Transactions Act



1(1)  In this Regulation, “Act” means the Electronic Transactions Act.

(2)  For the purposes of section 1(1)(h)(ii) of the Act, an agency, board, commission, corporation, office or other body listed in the Schedule is considered to be a public body.


2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on June 30, 2020.

AR 35/2003 s2;43/2013;27/2018

Coming into force

3   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the Electronic Transactions Act.


All boards, committees and councils established under section 7 of the Government Organization Act, whether or not they are included in the list of agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, offices or other bodies designated below as public bodies.

Any subsidiary of a public body designated below.

Aboriginal Relations

●    Metis Settlements Appeal Tribunal

●    Office of the Metis Settlements Ombudsman

Agriculture and Rural Development

●    Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

●    Agricultural Development Committee

●    Agricultural Operation Practices Act Policy Advisory Group

●    Agricultural Operation Practices Act Practice Review


●    Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council

●    Alberta Grains Council

●    Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd.

●    Farmers’ Advocate

●    Farm Implement Board

●    Farm Safety Advisory Council

●    Hall of Fame Selection Committee

●    Institute for Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment

●    Irrigation Council

●    Marketing of Agricultural Products Act — Appeal Tribunal

●    Minister’s Advisory Committee on Rural Development

●    Next Generation Advisory Council

●    Production Animal Medicine Advisory Committee


●    Alberta Film Advisory Council

●    Alberta Foundation for the Arts

●    Alberta Historical Resources Foundation

●    Government House Foundation

●    Premier’s Council on Culture

●    Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Advisory Board

●    Wild Rose Foundation


●    Attendance Board

●    Board of Reference

●    Certification Appeal Committee

●    Council on Alberta Teaching Standards

●    Practice Review Appeal Committee

●    Practice Review Complainant Committee

●    Practice Review General Panel

●    Practice Review Hearing Committees

●    Special Needs Tribunal


●    Alberta Energy Regulator

●    Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission

●    Alberta Utilities Commission

Enterprise and Advanced Education

●    Access Advisory Council

●    Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

●    Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer

●    Alberta Economic Development Authority

●    Alberta Enterprise Corporation

●    Alberta Innovates

●    Alberta Post‑Secondary Application System Society

●    Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Committee

●    Appeal Boards appointed under Part 4 of the Apprenticeship

      and Industry Training Act

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Land Agents Licensing Act

●    Campus Alberta Quality Council

●    Committees established under section 4 of the Alberta Heritage

      Scholarship Act

●    Land Agent Advisory Committee

●    Northern Alberta Development Council

●    Student Financial Assistance Appeal Committees

●    Students Finance Board

Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

●    Drainage Council

●    Environmental Appeals Board

●    Land Compensation Board

●    Natural Resources Conservation Board

●    Surface Rights Board

Executive Council

●    Alberta Order of Excellence Council

●    Public Affairs Bureau

●    Regulatory Review Secretariat


●    Alberta Advisory Committee on HIV and Sexually Transmitted


●    Alberta Aids to Daily Living and Extended Health Benefits

      Appeal Panels

●    Alberta Committee on Oncology Drugs

●    Alberta Expert Review Panel for Blood Borne Viral Infections

      in Health Care Workers

●    Alberta Health Facilities Review Committee

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Social Care Facilities

      Licensing Act (common responsibility with Human Services)

●    Appeal Panels appointed under the Protection for Persons in

      Care Act

●    Appeal Panels appointed under the Seniors Benefit Act

●    Appeal Panels appointed under the Supportive Living

      Accommodation Licensing Act

●    Electronic Health Record Data Stewardship Committee

●    Expert Committee on Drug Evaluation and Therapeutics

●    Health Disciplines Board

●    Health Professions Advisory Board

●    Hospital Privileges Appeal Board

●    Mental Health Patient Advocate

●    MS Drug Review Panel

●    Out‑of‑Country Health Services Appeal Panel

●    Out‑of‑Country Health Services Committee

●    Premier’s Advisory Council on Health

●    Public Health Appeal Board

●    Review Panels appointed under the Mental Health Act

●    Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta

Human Services

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Social Care Facilities

      Licensing Act (common responsibility with Health)

●    Appeals Commission under the Workers’
      Compensation Act

●    Appeal Committees established under the Family Support for

      Children with Disabilities Act

●    Appeal Panels appointed under the Widows’ Pension Act

●    Appeal Panels established under the Assured Income for the

      Severely Handicapped Act

●    Appeal Panels established under the Child Care Licensing Act

●    Appeal Panels established under the Child, Youth and Family

      Enhancement Act

●    Appeal Panels established under the Income and Employment

      Supports Act

●    Appeal Panels established under the Persons with

      Developmental Disabilities Community Governance

      (Ministerial) Regulation (AR 181/2006)

●    Board of Examiners (for mining) under the Occupational

      Health and Safety Regulation (AR 62/2003)

●    Child and Family Services Authorities established under the

      Child and Family Services Authorities Act

      ●   Calgary and Area CFSA

      ●   Central Alberta CFSA

      ●   East Central Alberta CFSA

      ●   Edmonton and Area CFSA

      ●   Metis Settlements CFSA

      ●   North Central Alberta CFSA

      ●   Northeast Alberta CFSA

      ●   Northwest Alberta CFSA

      ●   Southeast Alberta CFSA

      ●   Southwest Alberta CFSA

●    Child and Family Services Council for Quality Assurance

●    Disability Related Employment Supports Review Committee

●    Expert Review Panel on the Child and Family Services Council

      for Quality Assurance

●    Family Support for Children with Disabilities

      Multi‑disciplinary Assessment Committee

●    Health Benefits Exception Committee under the Income

      Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

      (AR 122/2011)

●    Interagency Council on Homelessness

●    Joint First Aid Training Standards Board

●    Labour Relations Board

●    Medical Panels established under the Workers’ Compensation


●    Occupational Health and Safety Council

●    Persons with Developmental Disabilities

      ●   Calgary Region Community Board

      ●   Central Region Community Board

      ●   Edmonton Region Community Board

      ●   Northeast Region Community Board

      ●   Northwest Region Community Board

      ●   South Region Community Board

●    Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise

●    Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities

●    Provincial Parent Advisory Committee

●    Provincial Stakeholder Advisory Committee

●    Public Emergency Tribunal under the Burial of the Dead Act

●    Radiation Health Advisory Committee

●    Service Quality Committee for Aboriginal Permanency


●    Social Care Facilities Review Committee

●    Umpires under the Employment Standards Code

●    Workers’ Compensation Board

●    Youth Secretariat

Justice and Solicitor General

●    Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission

●    Alberta Review Board

●    Appeal Panels appointed under the Civil Enforcement

      Regulation (AR 276/95)

●    Criminal Injuries Review Board

●    Fatality Review Board

●    Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Education

      Fund Advisory Committee

●    Law Enforcement Review Board

●    Notaries Public Review Committee

●    Provincial Court Nominating Committee

●    Victims of Crime Programs Committee

●    Youth Justice Committees sanctioned by the Solicitor General

      and Minister of Public Security through section 18 of the Youth

      Criminal Justice Act (Canada)

Municipal Affairs

●    Alberta Emergency Management Agency

●    Alberta Social Housing Corporation

●    Municipal Government Board

●    Safety Codes Council

●    Special Areas Board

Service Alberta

●    Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board

●    Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Cemeteries Act

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Consumer Protection Act

●    Appeal Boards appointed under the Funeral Services Act

●    Debtors’ Assistance Board

●    Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service

●    Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) Advisory Board

Tourism, Parks and Recreation

●    Aboriginal Tourism Advisory Council

●    Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation

●    Strategic Tourism Marketing Council

●    Travel Alberta


●    Alberta Transportation Safety Board

Treasury Board and Finance

●    Alberta Capital Finance Authority

●    Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission

●    Alberta Gaming Research Council

●    Alberta Insurance Council

●    Alberta Investment Management Corporation

●    Alberta Local Authorities Pension Plan Corp.

●    Alberta Pensions Services Corporation

●    Alberta Securities Commission

●    Alberta Securities Commission Policy Advisory Committee

●    Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board

●    Alberta Treasury Branches

●    Appeal Board Panels formed under the Insurance Councils

      Regulation (AR 126/2001)

●    Appeal Tribunal appointed under section 23 of the Horse

      Racing Alberta Act

●    ATB Investment Services Inc.

●    Audit Committee

●    Automobile Insurance Rate Board

●    Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation

●    Endowment Fund Policy Committee

●    Gainers Inc.

●    General Insurance Council

●    Insurance Adjusters’ Council

●    Investment Operations Committee

●    Life Insurance Council

●    Local Authorities Pension Plan Board of Trustees

●    Management Employees Pension Board

●    N.A. Properties (1994) Ltd. (amalgamates 354713 Alberta Ltd.,

      391760 Alberta Ltd. and S.C. Properties Ltd.) and subsidiaries

●    Nominating committee established under the Alberta

      Investment Management Corporation Regulation)

      (AR 225/2007)

●    Provincial Judges and Masters in Chambers Pension

      Plan Advisory Committee

●    Public Service Commission

      ●   Classification Appeal Board

      ●   Government of Alberta Dental Plan Trust

      ●   Government Employees’ Group Extended Medical Benefits
            Plan and Prescription Drug Plan Trust

●    Public Service Pension Board

●    Special Forces Pension Board

●    Supplementary Retirement Plan for Public Service Managers

      Advisory Committee

AR 35/2003 Sched.;108/2004;221/2004;8/2005;254/2007;