Horse Racing Alberta Act

Court order

21(1) If a person

(a) when not licensed, carries on a licensed activity for which a licence is required under this Act,

(b) carries on a licensed activity while that person’s licence is suspended or otherwise not in force,

(c) in any manner hinders the Corporation, a racing official or any employee or agent of the Corporation from carrying out any activity or duty permitted or required under this Act, or

(d) fails to comply with a sanction or penalty imposed under this Act, the Corporation may by an originating notice apply to the Court of Queen’s Bench for an order under subsection (2).

(2) If subsection (1) applies, the Court may, with respect to a person referred to in subsection (1), make an order doing one or more of the following:

(a) directing the person to stop carrying out the licensed activity;

(b) directing the person to stop hindering the carrying out of the activity or duty by the Corporation, racing official, employee or agent;

(c) directing the person to comply with the sanction or penalty;

(d) giving any other direction, including the payment of costs, that the Court considers appropriate.

(3) On the filing of an originating notice with the clerk of the Court of Queen’s Bench, the Court may, if it considers it necessary in the circumstances, hear an interim application on 2 days’ notice and make an interim order granting such relief as the Court considers appropriate pending the determination of the application.

(4) An interim order under subsection (3) may be made ex parte if the Court considers it appropriate to do so in the circumstances.

1996 cR-1.5 s21

Rules

22(1) The Corporation may make rules

(a) defining, for the purposes of this Act, any term that is not otherwise defined by this Act;