Administrative Burden Baseline: Update

The Administrative Burden Baseline provides Canadians with a clear metric on the total number of requirements in federal regulations and associated forms that impose administrative burden on business. This baseline contributes to the openness and transparency of the federal regulatory system.

All federal regulations administered by the Canada Border Services Agency that have requirements that impose administrative burden on business are identified below. The total count is 1284. The total baseline count is 1426.

The Administrative Burden Baseline count for remained the same as the count for . The Canada Border Services Agency did not have any regulatory proposals that were published during the specified period that imposed administrative burden on business.

Title of the regulation SOR number count
Accounting for Imported Goods and Payment of Duties Regulations 86-1062 404
Canadian Manufactured Goods Exported Drawback Regulations 78-373 7
Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations 86-1067 39
Customs Sufferance Warehouses Regulations 86-1065 33
Direct Shipment of Goods Regulations 86-876 1
Duty Free Shop Regulations 86-1072 31
Exit Information Regulations 2019-241 10
Exporters’ and Producers’ Records Regulations 97-71 13
Free Trade Agreement Advance Rulings Regulations 97-72 1
Goods Imported and Exported Drawback Regulations C.R.C., c. 489 3
Imported Goods Records Regulations 86-1011 44
New Motor Vehicles Exported Drawback Regulations 82-710 9
Passenger Information (Customs) Regulations 2003-219 20
Persons Authorized to Account for Casual Goods Regulations 95-418 8
Proof of Origin of Imported Goods Regulations 98-52 168
Refund of Duties Regulations 98-48 52
Reporting of Exported Goods Regulations 2005-23 10
Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations 86-873 160
Tariff Classification Advance Rulings Regulations 2005-256 1
Tariff Item Nos. 9971.00.00 and 9992.00.00 Accounting Regulations 98-47 3
Transportation of Goods Regulations 86-1064 46
Customs Bonded Warehouses Regulations 96-46 147
Customs Drawback Shirting Fabrics Regulations C.R.C., c. 487 29
Duties Relief Regulations 96-44 2
Exported Motor Vehicles Drawback Regulations 96-34 2
Goods Imported and Exported Refund and Drawback Regulations 96-42 1
Goods Imported by Designated Foreign Countries, Military Service Agencies and Institutions (Tariff Item No. 9810.00.00) Regulations 98-57 14
Refund of Duties on Obsolete or Surplus Goods Regulations 98-56 2
Temporary Importation (Excise Levies and Additional Duties) Regulations 89-427 2
Used Mattress Materials Regulations C.R.C., c. 549 1
Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations 2002-227 21
Total count 1284

Previous years' counts for the Canada Border Services Agency are available upon request.


Regulatory Affairs Unit
Strategic Policy Branch

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