Overview

Each year, the public acts and private acts enacted by the Legislature that year (bills that receive Royal Assent) are published by Alberta King's Printer in a hard-cover volume. These Annual Volumes of the Statutes of Alberta are the authoritative source that should be consulted for the purposes of interpreting and applying the law.

Public acts – include entirely new public acts, public amendment acts, repeal acts and appropriation acts.

Private acts – are brought forward (or petitioned) by Members of the Legislative Assembly, and do not affect the population as a whole.

Each Annual Volume contains:

  • table of contents that lists the acts by chapter number
  • alphabetical list of acts
  • public acts enacted in that year
  • private acts enacted in that year
  • reference materials (at the end of the volume)

The first page of each act displays the:

  • bill number under which the act was introduced in the Legislative Assembly (in the upper left-hand corner)
  • title of the act
  • chapter number assigned to the act
  • date on which the act was given Royal Assent

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