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December 17, 2014

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This act deals with procedures in Youth Court for contraventions of provincial laws and municipal bylaws, and provides for enforcement.


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May 27, 2016

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The Workers’ Compensation Act creates the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) as a corporation and grants it authority to administer a system of workplace injury insurance for the workers and employers of the province of Alberta. The organization compensates injured workers for lost income, health...


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November 1, 2010

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Provides a legal mechanism for any person entering into a contract for the purposes of obtaining timber or logs by which it is necessary to employ workers and labourers to claim a lien for non-payment of services.


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January 1, 2002

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The Women’s Institute Act describes the establishment, incorporation, governance and operation of Women’s Institutes in Alberta. The legislated purpose of the Women’s Institutes is the improvement of social conditions in rural and other communities.


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May 27, 2013

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This act governs provision of protective services to witnesses and persons associated with witnesses who may be at risk of harm because of the witnesses’ involvement in the prosecution of criminal offences.


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June 1, 2015

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This act consolidates the Wills Act, Intestate Succession Act, Survivorship Act, Dependants Relief Act and section 47 of the Trustee Act. This act specifies how and to whom property is transferred when a person dies. The Wills and Succession Act came into effect on February 1, 2012 (except...


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January 1, 2002

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The Act sets out the responsibilities for the administration of Willmore Wilderness Park. There are no regulations under the Willmore Wilderness Park Act; however, the Forest Land Use and Management Regulations under the Public Lands Act do apply to the park.


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December 17, 2014

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The Act provides for the protection and conservation of wild animals in Alberta. It defines controls for hunting and trapping of wildlife and possession of wildlife and wildlife parts, as well as the sale, import and export of wildlife, controlled animals and endangered species. Commercial...


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December 17, 2014

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The Act governs the establishment of Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas, and Heritage Rangelands and provides a coarse level of direction for their management.


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October 1, 2011

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The Weed Control Act enables the Minister’s authority to declare noxious or prohibited noxious weeds that present significant economic, social or ecological risks. The duties of individuals, local authorities, municipalities, and the Crown related to the prevention, control, and destruction of...


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June 17, 2013

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This Act governs the conduct of companies when accessing Crown land or private property for the purpose of installing certain water, gas, and electric utility facilities.


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December 17, 2014

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The Act supports and promotes the conservation and management of water, through the use and allocation of water in Alberta. It requires the establishment of a water management framework and sets out requirements for the preparation of water management plans. The Act addresses: Albertans’ rights...


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January 1, 2002

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Establishes a mechanism for any person lawfully engaged in the business of storing goods as a bailee for hire to claim a lien against those goods for non-payment of fees for services.


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January 1, 2002

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This act governs circumstances when goods are left in the custody of another person for storage for reward.


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March 30, 2017

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This Act prohibits payment to or offer of payment to individuals for blood donation. However, Canadian Blood Services is exempted from the prohibition, as are donations solely for the purposes of research.


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December 9, 2016

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Contains unproclaimed amendments to the following: Vital Statistics Act; Marriage Act


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December 9, 2016

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Provides for the legal registration of all Alberta births, stillbirths, deaths, marriages, adoptions and change of name. Also provides for alterations and corrections to the records, issuance of burial permits, certificates, copies, and searches of records and compilation of a statistical report.


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December 17, 2014

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This act makes communities safer by taking property (forfeited goods, real estate and cash) acquired by crime or used to commit a crime and using the proceeds to fund community-based programs focused on preventing crime and supporting victims.


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November 1, 2013

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This act protects Alberta’s victims of crime. It outlines the rights victims have such as the right to be given information on the criminal justice system, information on the status of an investigation and the opportunity to give the court a victim impact statement.


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February 1, 2017

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The Veterinary Profession Act (VPA) establishes the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) as the self-governing professional regulatory organization that is responsible for the registration, licensure, regulation and discipline of registered veterinarians and animal health technologists...