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January 1, 2017

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The Animal Health Act enables the province to respond to animal diseases affecting animal health, public health, and food safety. The Act and its regulations are designed to control the spread of disease through inspections and surveillance, treatments, biosecurity measures, and control zones....


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December 9, 2016

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The Forest and Prairie Protection Act enables the protection of the forests and prairies of Alberta from wildfire. It establishes the Fire Season and enables cost recovery and fire control orders. The Act also identifies firefighting responsibilities and describes the authority of forest officers...


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December 9, 2016

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This act mandates the Government of Alberta to ensure that adequate and effective policing is maintained in Alberta. It mandates the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General to administer the act and provides that police services and peace officers shall act under, the direction of the...


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March 30, 2015

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This Act imposes a fine of $250 and 3 demerit points on any person found guilty of distracted driving. It received Royal Assent on March 30, 2015, but has not been proclaimed in force. Penalties for distracted driving have since been increased via regulatory amendments.


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December 17, 2014

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The Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act authorizes the apprehension of children engaged in prostitution. After apprehension, the Act provides for time-limited confinement of a child in a protective safe house to assist the child in ceasing their involvement in prostitution.


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April 1, 2014

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The Emergency 911 Act authorizes the establishment of a monthly 911 levy on wireless devices that is collected by telecommunication companies and remitted to the Government of Alberta to support 911 Public Safety Answering Points. In addition, the Act authorizes the establishment of province-wide...


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September 6, 2012

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This act allows a police service to obtain a court order to access information when conducting a missing person’s investigation. In emergency circumstances, the police service may demand specified information.


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November 1, 2010

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The Radiation Protection Act sets out the requirements to protect workers who may be exposed to sources of radiation.


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November 1, 2010

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This act establishes the roles of peace officers (non-police) in Alberta and allows different levels of government the opportunity to obtain peace officer status for community safety enhancement and specialized law enforcement needs. This act establishes the requirement for authorization of...


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April 1, 2010

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This act makes it mandatory for staff working in healthcare facilities and emergency medical technicians (EMT) to report certain information to the local police service when a gunshot or stab wound is treated (or treatment is offered).