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Title or Working Title of the Regulatory Initiative

Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations (Various regulations)

Description of the Objective

These amendments would address a number of outstanding concerns from the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations respecting regulations made pursuant to the Plant Protection Act, Health of Animals Act, Plant Breeders' Rights Act, and Seeds Act. The most common issues identified by the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations include, but are not limited to, misalignment between the English and French versions of the regulatory texts, inconsistent use of terminology, and grammatical errors.

Enabling Act

Plant Protection Act, Health of Animals Act, Plant Breeders' Rights Act, Seeds Act

Indication of Business Impacts

There are no expected business impacts.

Public Consultation Opportunities

These amendments will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part II in Spring 2017.

Departmental Contact

Legislation@inspection.gc.ca

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.

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