Forward Regulatory Plan: 2021 to 2023
Miscellaneous amendment regulations amending the Health of Animals Regulations, the Plant Protection Regulations and the Seeds Regulations – Standing Joint Committee on the Scrutiny of Regulations
Description of the objective
These amendments would address outstanding concerns from the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations respecting regulations made to the Plant Protection Act, the Health of Animals Act and the Seeds Act. The most common issues identified by the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations include: lack of clarity, lack of enabling authority, misalignment between the English and French versions of the regulatory texts, and inconsistent use of terminology.
- This initiative is associated with the Regulatory Stock Review Plan
Plant Protection Act, Health of Animals Act and Seeds Act
Potential impacts on Canadians, including businesses
There are no business impacts or direct costs expected as a result of the proposed regulatory amendment.
Regulatory cooperation efforts (domestic, international)
This proposal addresses concerns from the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations; regulatory cooperation is not applicable in this context.
Public consultation opportunities
It is anticipated that final amendments will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part II in fall 2021.
Date the regulatory initiative was first included in the FRP
This initiative was first included in the 2016 to 2018 mid-year update.
For more information
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