Regulatory stock review plan

This regulatory stock review plan is a public list and description of planned reviews of regulations that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is proposing over the coming years. It is intended to give Canadians, including businesses and Indigenous peoples, and trading partners, greater opportunity to inform the reviews of regulations and to plan for the future.

The stock review plan will be adjusted and updated over time to reflect the Department’s regulatory priorities and changes to the operating environment.

Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Enabling act: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental immigration policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: to be determined (TBD)

Date of last review or amendment: 2022

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Regulations Designating a Body for the Purposes of Paragraph 91(2) (c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Immigration Consultants)

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Regulations Designating a Body for the Purposes of Paragraph 91(2) (c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Immigration Consultants)

Enabling act: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental immigration policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: TBD

Date of last review or amendment: Regulations came into force in 2011 and have not been amended.

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Citizenship Regulations

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Citizenship Regulations

Enabling act: Citizenship Act

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental citizenship policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: TBD

Date of last review or amendment: 2018

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Citizenship Regulations, No. 2

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Citizenship Regulations, No. 2

Enabling act: Citizenship Act

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental citizenship policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: TBD

Date of last amendment: 2017

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Passport and Other Travel Document Services Fees Regulations

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Passport and Other Travel Document Services Fees Regulations

Enabling act: Financial Administration Act

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental passport policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: TBD

Date of last review or amendment: 2014

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Canadian Passport Order

Stock Review Plan (TBD)

Title or working title of the regulation: Canadian Passport Order

Enabling act: N/A - The order was introduced by Royal Prerogative

Rationale: A dynamic and evolving governmental passport policy necessitates a periodic review of regulations.

Narrative: TBD

Date of last amendment: 2018

Targeted start for review (year): TBD

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

Stock Review Plan (2022-TBD)

Title or working title of the Regulation: Diplomatic and Special Passport Order (DSPO)

Enabling Act(s): N/A - The order was introduced by Royal Prerogative

Rationale: The authorities contained within the DSPO have not been comprehensively reviewed since its enactment in 1956. 

Narrative: The objective of this initiative is to update authorities to better align them with modern official travel, and to solidify approach to eligibility and issuance that supports strong client service, addresses operational issues, and upholds the strong reputation of Canadian passports aboard. 

Date of last amendment: 2013

Targeted start for review (Year): 2022-2023

Departmental or agency contact:

Katherine Pestieau
Director, Cabinet and Regulatory Affairs,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Regs@cic.gc.ca

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