The following Acts and Regulations are available from the Alberta's
Open Government site or Alberta's Queen's Printer also offers a
complete listing of Statutes (Acts) and Regulations.
Consumer Protection Act
Enhances consumer protection through remedies, enforcement tools and tougher penalties intended to discourage unfair practices in the marketplace. The Act simplifies procedures for business, providing clearer standards to ensure a more level playing field. This was formerly known as the Fair Trading Act amended on December 15, 2017, part of the amendment changed the name of the Act and Chapter Number.
Alberta Utilities Commission Act
This Act establishes the Alberta Utilities Commission - a quasi-judicial agency that regulates the utilities sector, natural gas and electricity markets - and its powers and functions. This Act also establishes the Market Surveillance Administrator - a surveillance, investigation and enforcement entity - and its powers and functions.
Electric Utilities Act
This Act and the associated regulations provides the underlying framework for the regulation of Alberta’s electric industry. The Act establishes the Independent System Operator (AESO) (responsible for the safe, reliable and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System and access to the interconnected power grid) and the Balancing Pool (responsible for managing certain generation assets, managing payments, and forecasting revenues and expenses), and sets out the AESO's powers and duties.
Gas Utilities Act
Hydro and Electric Energy Act
Small Power Research and Development Act
Rural Utilities Act