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Acts and Regulations are the legislation of the Province of Alberta. Alberta Queen's Printer is the official publisher of the Government of Alberta's laws and provides up to date access to current legislation.

Key IMT and IMT-related legislation includes:

Electronic Transactions Act (Service Alberta)

  • provides legal recognition of information and records in electronic form
  • allows for the provincial government and the private sector to conduct business electronically based on consent of the parties
  • sets out conditions related to electronic signatures
  • permits electronic activities related to contracts

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) (Service Alberta)

  • provides a framework for public access to records, and for the protection of privacy

Records Management Regulation (Service Alberta)

  • defines terms and outlines the membership and roles of the Alberta Records Management Committee (ARMC)

Alberta Evidence Act (Justice and Solicitor General)

  • provides rules on the admissibility of records in court proceedings

Government Emergency Management Regulation (Municipal Affairs)

  • defines the responsibilities of departments in emergency situations
  • requires the protection of all assets and records maintained by respective ministries

Government Organization Act (Executive Council)

  • Schedule 11, Section 14 of this Act identifies the government organizations that must comply with the records management program
  • provides for the enactment of regulations related to the program

Health Information Act (Health)

  • governs the collection, use and disclosure of health information; how health information must be handled and protected; and the right of the public to access health records in the custody or under control of health care providers

Historical Resources Act (Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women)

  • Section 9H of this Act identifies the responsibilities of the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) for acquiring and preserving government records
  • identifies the PAA as the official repository for government records of enduring value

Office of Statistics and Information Act (Treasury Board and Finance)

  • governs the collection, compilation, analysis and publishing of statistics or other information relating to the commercial, industrial, financial, social, economic or other activities or conditions of Alberta