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Alberta Utilities Commission rules are documents setting out new or amended AUC requirements or processes to be implemented and followed by entities under the jurisdiction of the AUC.

​Rule 022: Rules on Costs in Utility Rate Proceedings

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Rule 022: Rules on Costs in Utility Rate Proceedings

Effective date

May 2, 2016

​Description

​Rule 022 outlines the application process and requirements for cost recovery for participating in a rate proceeding. An intervener who has a substantial interest in the subject matter of the proceeding and does not have the means to raise sufficient financial resources is eligible for costs.

Eligible participants may file a costs claim within 30 days of the conclusion of a hearing or proceeding for reimbursement of legal and consultant fees incurred throughout the proceeding subject to the AUC's scale of costs. Rule 022 also includes a process for interveners to request an advance of funds or interim costs.

Previous versions

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Forms

Summary of total costs, summary of professional fees, intervener honoraria (Form U1 and U2)

Affidavit of fees and disbursements

Reference material

Cost claim example

 

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