Review of the Red Tape Reduction Regulations (Updated)

Title or working title of regulatory initiative

Review of the Red Tape Reduction Regulations

Enabling act(s)

Red Tape Reduction Act


Review of regulations to align with legislative reviews


A complete review of the Red Tape Reduction Act is mandated to occur five years after the Act came into force. These regulations are being examined as part of this legislated review. While preparations, including consultations, took place in 2019, the review commenced in April 2020.

Date of last review or amendment (year)

Never completely reviewed as they came into force in 2015

Targeted start for review (year)


Departmental contact

Isabelle Skalski
Senior Advisor, Policy and Strategic Planning
Regulatory Affairs Sector
(613) 286-5982

For more information

Consult the Treasury Board of Canada’s acts and regulations web page for:

  • a list of acts and regulations administered by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • further information on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’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:

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