A Bill passed by the Legislative Assembly becomes law immediately upon receiving
Royal Assent. It is then referred to as an Act, not a Bill.
A law comes into force either upon proclamation or on a specified date, whichever
is indicated in the Bill itself. If nothing is indicated in the Bill as to when
it will come into force, then it comes into force immediately upon receiving Royal
Information regarding proclamation dates can be obtained by calling the Legislative
Counsel branch of Alberta Justice at 780.427.2217.