Forward Regulatory Plan: 2018-2020
Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations - Return of Things Seized

Description of the objective

The Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations has identified potential errors, inaccuracies and inconsistencies in "Part 16 – Seizures" of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR).

The proposed amendments will provide clarity with respect to these issues.

Enabling Act: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Indication of business impacts

There are no expected business impacts.

Public consultation opportunities

Initial public consultations on the proposed regulatory amendments were undertaken with the following groups between January 13th 2017 and February 16, 2017:

Interested stakeholders were also provided the opportunity to comment on the proposed regulatory amendment through the Consulting with Canadians website between January 19, 2017 and February 18, 2017.

The proposed regulatory amendments are expected to reach pre-publication and final publication in the Canada Gazette, Parts I and II, in the 2018‒2019 fiscal year.

Departmental Contact

Richard St. Marseille
Programs Branch
Canada Border Services Agency
Tel: 613-954-3923

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