Administrative Burden Baseline: Update 2023 - Canadian Heritage

The Administrative Burden Baseline provides Canadians with a clear metric on the total number of requirements in federal regulations and associated forms that impose administrative burden on business. This baseline contributes to the openness and transparency of the federal regulatory system.

All federal regulations administered by Canadian Heritage that have requirements that impose administrative burden on business are identified below. The total 2023 count is 678 – unchanged from the previous year. The total June 30th 2014 baseline count was 797.

Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations Number 2023 Count
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Regulations 99-467 17
Cultural Property Export Regulations C.R.C., c. 449 161
Income Tax Regulations (Sections 1106 & 9300 specifically) CH C.R.C., c. 945 500
Total count 678

Previous years’ counts for Canadian Heritage are available upon request.


Canadian Heritage
25 Eddy Street
Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4B3

Consult Canadian Heritage’s acts and regulations web page for:

  • a list of acts and regulations administered by Canadian Heritage
  • further information on Canadian Heritage’s implementation of government-wide regulatory management initiatives

Consult the following for links to the Cabinet Directive on Regulation and supporting policies and guidance, and for information on government-wide regulatory initiatives implemented by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada:

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit:

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