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:
- British Colombia Civil Liberties Association
- Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
- Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants
- Canadian Bar Association
- Canadian Civil Liberties Association
- Canadian Council for Refugees
- Federation of Law Societies of Canada
- Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association
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.
Richard St. Marseille
Canada Border Services Agency
- Government-wide Administrative Burden Baseline counts
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
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