Act & Regulation

The Securities Act (Alberta), RSA 2000 cS-4, is the statute that establishes Alberta's securities laws and gives the Alberta Securities Commission its powers and duties. The Revised Statutes of Alberta (RSA) 2000 came into effect on January 1, 2002. Since that revision, the Act has been amended a number of times over the years. The statutes that contain these amendments are linked below, and each one can be viewed by clicking on the name of the statute.

Looking for the Alberta Securities Commission Rules (General) and Forms? See Regulatory Instruments.

 

Amending Enactment

Date of Royal Assent

Proclamation Information

Sections Awaiting Proclamation

Sections
Subsequently Repealed/
Replaced/
Not Pursued

Securities Amendment Act, 2018
(Bill 20)
 
Nov. 19, 2018 N/A None - the entire
Act came into force on Royal Assent
N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2017
(Bill 13)
 
June 7, 2017 N/A None - the entire
Act came into force on Royal Assent
N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2016
(Bill 6)
 
May 27, 2016 s.21 of SAA, 2016
See also Order in Council:
152/2017 
None N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2015
(Bill 15)
  
March 30, 2015 N/A None - the entire
Act came into force on Royal Assent
N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2014
(Bill 5)
 
Dec. 17, 2014 s.59 of SAA, 2014
See also Order in Council:
145/2015 
22, 23, 24 and 55(b)   
Securities Amendment Act, 2014
(Bill 3)
  
March 13, 2014 s.29 of SAA, 2014
See also Order in Council:
383/2014 
None  N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2011
(Bill 4)
 
April 29, 2011 s.19 of SAA, 2011  See also Orders in Council:
89/2012
162/2013
383/2014 
None  2(a) will not be
pursued and was
effectively replaced
by 2(a) of the
Securities Amendment
Act, 2014
(Bill 3)
Securities Amendment Act, 2010
(Bill 13)
 
April 22, 2010 s.23 of SAA, 2010 See also Orders in Council:
252/2010
394/2010
88/2012 
None  N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2009
(Bill 17)
May 26, 2009  N/A None - the entire
Act came into force on Royal Assent
N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2008
(Bill 38)
Nov. 4, 2008 s.21 of SAA, 2008 See also Orders in Council:
453/2009
None 5 and 14 were repealed and replaced by 17 of the Securities Amendment Act, 2011 (Bill 4)

Securities Amendment Act, 2007
(Bill 21)

Related: ASC Notice - Bill 21 Securities Amendment Act 2007

April 20, 2007 s.26 of SAA, 2007 See also Orders in Council:
452/2009 
None

2(e) was repealed
and replaced by 20 of the Securities Amendment
Act, 2008
(Bill 38)

10 was repealed and replaced by 16 of the Securities Amendment
Act, 2011
(Bill 4)

Securities Amendment Act, 2006
(Bill 25)
  
May 24, 2006 s.62 of SAA, 2006 See also Orders in Council:
277/2006
436/2006
524/2006
615/2006
42/2008
27/2008
451/2009
209/2010
162/2013 
None 3 was repealed and replaced by 22 of the Securities Amendment
Act, 2010
(Bill 13)

37 and 40 will not be pursued and were effectively repealed via the Statues Repeal Act (Alberta)

27, 28 and 49(a) were repealed and replaced by 15(a), (b) and (c) of the Securities Amendment
Act, 2011
(Bill 4)
Securities Amendment Act, 2005
(Bill 19)
 
May 10, 2005 s.33 of SAA, 2005 See also Orders in Council:
274/2005
431/2005 
None N/A
Securities Amendment Act, 2003
(Bill 14)
  
May 16, 2003 s.39 of SAA, 2003 See also Orders in Council:
273/2003
113/2005 
None N/A

Regulation

Securities Regulations are laws made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The current Securities Regulation establishes the process the ASC must follow to make rules. It was reviewed by the Alberta Treasury Board and Finance prior to June 30, 2019 in accordance with Section 13 of the Securities Regulation.

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