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Administrative Burden Baseline - 2014

In its Red Tape Reduction Action Plan, the Government committed to build on the efforts of the Paperwork Burden Reduction Initiative by requiring departments, through the Administrative Burden Baseline, to provide a count of the requirements in federal regulations that impose an administrative burden on business.

All federal regulations administered by Natural Resources Canada that have requirements that impose administrative burden on business are identified below. The total 2014 count is 4507.


Natural Resources Canada – General Inquiries: (613) 995-0947

For more information:

Government-Wide Administrative Burden Baseline counts

Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans

The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management

Recommendations Report: Cutting Red Tape...Freeing Business to Grow (Red Tape Reduction Commission)

The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consult ations on proposed federal regulations, visit the

Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.

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