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Topics: Safety and Emergency Services

Last Modified

April 9, 2018

Description

This Act promotes safety on the province's highways, the definition of which includes any street, road, sidewalk or bridge that the public is ordinarily entitled or permitted to use. Part 1 provides for matters of general administration, including the appointment of a Registrar of Motor Vehicle...


Last Modified

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.


Last Modified

July 2, 2018

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This act sets out the standards for licensing and oversight of the security industry in Alberta, specifically individuals and businesses involved in security, private investigations, locksmiths and those responsible for unlocking vehicles.


Last Modified

December 1, 2017

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The unproclaimed sections in the Safety Codes Act include: Section 38 " Makes a decision by an Administrator to not issue a written variance final (1); requires written notice from safety codes officer for refusals of variances; and permits an appeal of a refusal of variances to the Safety Codes...


Last Modified

December 1, 2017

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The Act establishes a unifying framework for the administration of ten safety disciplines which each have their own safety codes and standards.


Last Modified

June 27, 2018

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This act holds property owners accountable for regularly occurring activities on their property that threaten the safety of the community or neighbourhood. It also sets out the process for making a complaint to the Director of Law Enforcement as well as the Director’s role, responsibility and...


Last Modified

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.


Last Modified

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.


Last Modified

March 30, 2018

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The Protection Against Family Violence Act provides the authority for the Court to grant a protection order where it has determined that violence has occurred and is likely to continue. It also establishes the Family Violence Death Review Committee which reviews incidents of family violence...


Last Modified

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...