Administrative Burden Baseline: Update 2021

The Administrative Burden Baseline initiative requires departments to establish a count of the requirements in federal regulations that impose an administrative burden on business. This baseline contributes to the openness and transparency of the federal regulatory system.

All federal regulations which fall under the responsibility of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat that have requirements that impose administrative burden on business are identified below. The total count for 2021 is 13.

Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 13
Total Count 13
Administrative Burden Baseline 2020
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 13
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 15
Administrative Burden Baseline 2019
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 13
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 15
Administrative Burden Baseline 2018
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 46
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 48
Administrative Burden Baseline 2017
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 46
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 48
Administrative Burden Baseline 2016
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 46
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 48
Administrative Burden Baseline 2015
Title of the regulation Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) Number Count
Lobbyists Registration Regulations SOR/-116 46
Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations SOR/96-188 2
Total Count 48

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