Chapter 4: Quiz

This series of questions will guide you through the Emergency Management Act (see Chapter 13). Please answer each question and list the relevant section(s) of the Act. See Chapter 11 for the answers. 

 

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1.     A "local authority" is the council of a city, town village, municipaldistrict, improvement district, settlement council.

 

 

2.     The local authority does not have to appoint a Director of Emergency Management.

 

 

3.     Each municipality must have a municipal emergency plan.

 

 

4.     Municipalities can enter into agreements with and make payments, or grants, or both to persons or organizations for the provision of services in development or implementation of emergency plans or programs..

 

 

5.     Under section 19(1)(b) (c) (I) a municipality can order the destruction of personal property in order to control a disaster.

 

 

6.     The declaration of a state of local emergency ensures access to provincial financial assistance.

 

 

7.     A state of local emergency can stay in effect for as long as the municipality feels it needs to.

 

 

8.     The Minister of Municipal Affairs may cancel a state of local emergency.

 

 

9.     Métis settlements are not required to have emergency plans and programs.

 

 

10.  The Alberta Emergency Management Agency can declare a state of emergency.

 

 

11.  The Emergency Management Committee is comprised solely of elected officials.

 

 

12.  A state of local emergency allows local authorities to control travel, fix prices and authorize conscription.

 

 

13.  A state of local emergency is required before a community can activate its municipal emergency plan.

 

 

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