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Chapter 1-4- Revised Statues of Alberta, 1960, with amendments up to and including 1981.

2. (1) An inn, boarding house or lodging house keeper
a) may detain on his premises the trunks and other personal property of a person who is indebted to him for board and lodgings, or either of them and
b) is responsible for safekeeping of the trunks or other personal property by him


7. An innkeeper is not liable to make good to his guest in any loss or injury for property brought to his inn, except
a) when the property has been stolen, lost or injured through the willful fact, default or neglect of the innkeeper or his servants.
b) when the property, other than a vehicle, has been expressly delivered for safe custody to the innkeeper, but the innkeeper may, if he thinks fit, require as a condition of his liability under the clause that the property be deposited in a box or other receptacle and fastened and sealed by the person depositing it, or
c) when a vehicle, has been expressly delivered to the custody of the innkeeper for the vehicle and its contents is that of a bailee for reward


9. 1) In this section, “disturbance” means a disturbance of the peace and quiet of the occupants of an inn by fighting, screaming, shouting, singing, or otherwise causing loud noises.
2) A person who
a) Causes a disturbance in an inn, and having been requested by the innkeeper or his agent to desist, continues to cause or again cause a disturbance, or
b) having caused a disturbance, fails to leave the inn forthwith after being requested to do so by the innkeeper or his agent, is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not more than $500 or to imprisonment for 6 months or both


10. A peace officer who finds a person committing an offence under section 9 (2) or who has reasonable or probable grounds to believe that a person has committed an offence under section 9 (s) may arrest him without a warrant