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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AMENDMENT ACT, 2020 (SA 2020 c2)

Bill 9

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
AMENDMENT ACT, 2020

Chapter 2

(Assented to March 20, 2020)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:

Amends RSA 2000 cE-6.8

1   The Emergency Management Act is amended by this Act.

 

2   Section 11(a) is amended by striking out “section 18” and substituting “section 19(5.1) or 22(3.1)”.

 

3   Section 19(5) is repealed and the following is substituted:

(5)  Subject to subsection (5.1), on the making of an order under section 18(1) respecting an emergency in respect of which a state of local emergency has been declared, the local authority is responsible in the municipality for the co‑ordination and implementation of the necessary plans or programs prepared pursuant to this Act.

(5.1)  If the Minister authorizes the Managing Director or another person under subsection (6), the Managing Director or the other person authorized by the Minister is responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of the necessary plans or programs prepared pursuant to this Act and all persons and agencies involved in the implementation are subject to the control and direction of the Managing Director or the other authorized person.

 

4   Section 22(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

(3)  Where a declaration of a state of local emergency has been made and the Lieutenant Governor in Council makes an order for a state of emergency relating to the same area of the municipality, if there is any conflict between the direction of the Managing Director or another person authorized by the Minister under section 19(6) and the local authority, the direction of the Managing Director or the other authorized person prevails.

(3.1)  If a declaration of a state of local emergency has been made, an order under section 18(1) for a state of emergency by the Lieutenant Governor in Council relating to the same area of the municipality may provide that the declaration of a state of local emergency ceases to be of any force or effect.