Forward Regulatory Plan 2019-2021: Health Canada’s 2019-2020 Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 

Title of Regulatory Initiative

Health Canada’s 2019-2020 Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations

Enabling Act

The Food and Drugs Act and the Pest Control Products Act


The proposed regulatory amendment will correct, through a streamlined process, minor errors or inconsistencies in the following regulations:

  • Food and Drug Regulations (FDR)
  • Regulations Amending the Food and Drugs Regulations (Labelling, Packaging and Brand Names of Drugs for Human Use); and,
  • Amending Regulations to Natural Health Products Regulations.

It addresses issues raised by the Standing Joint Committee on the Scrutiny of Regulations.
The proposed regulatory amendment will correct:

  • Discrepancies between the French and English version
  • Typographical or grammatical errors
  • Discrepancies between the use of certain terms
  • The typographical error in the title of a standard referenced in the regulation.

Regulatory cooperation efforts (domestic and international)

All amendments are administrative in nature and thus have no impact on regulatory cooperation efforts.

Potential impacts on Canadians, including businesses

All amendments are administrative in nature and thus have no impact on the regulated industry or the Canadian public.


Not applicable

Further information

Not applicable

Departmental contact information

Elizabeth Corrigan,
Senior Policy Analyst, Departmental Regulatory Affairs,
Policy and Regulatory Strategies Directorate
Health Canada

Telephone: (343) 542-3651

Date the regulatory initiative was first included in the Forward Regulatory Plan

April 1, 2019

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