Review of the Secure Electronic Signature Regulations

Title or working title of regulatory initiative

Review of the Secure Electronic Signature Regulations

Enabling act(s)

  1. Canada Evidence Act
  2. Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act


Review of regulations to determine their continued relevance (obsolete, spent or superseded regulations)


A decision will be made on whether to review of these regulations after further internal and external consultations are held to determine whether changes are needed to support evolving government service delivery needs.

Date of last review or amendment (year)


Targeted start for review (year)

To be determined. There are currently no plans in place to review these regulations.

Departmental contact

Sonya Read
A/Assistant Secretary, Digital Policy and Services
Office of the Chief Information Officer

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:

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

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