Forward Regulatory Plan: 2020 to 2022, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

This Forward Regulatory Plan provides information on regulatory initiatives that the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat aims to propose or finalize in the next 2 years through:

The Forward Regulatory Plan may also include regulatory initiatives that are planned to come forward over a longer time frame. Comments or enquiries can be made using the contact information included with each regulatory initiative.

Regulatory initiatives planned or anticipated to be proposed or finalized between 2020 and 2022, organized by Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat core responsibility

Spending oversight

There are no regulations currently associated with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s Spending oversight core responsibility.

Administrative leadership

  1. Amending the Federal Real Property Regulations
  2. Regulations Amending the Government Contracts Regulations NewFootnote *
  3. Amending the Access to Information Regulations UpdatedFootnote *
  4. Repealing the Protection of Personal Information Regulations NewFootnote *


  1. Creating the Regulations Related to Electronic Documents and Information Under the Public Service Pension Plan
  2. Amending the Counting of Service by Former Members of the Senate or House of Commons Regulations
  3. Amending the Former Members of Parliament Elections for Joint and Survivor Benefits Regulations
  4. Amending the Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Regulations
  5. Amending the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Regulations and the Recovery of Overpayments Made to Former Members of Parliament Regulations
  6. Amending the Regulations Maintaining Certain Reciprocal Transfer Agreements
  7. Amending the Regulations Ending the Pension Benefit Division Regulations (Reserve Force Pension Plan
  8. Amending the Public Service Superannuation Regulations (documentary evidence)
  9. Amending the Public Service Superannuation Regulations (Optional Survivor Benefit)
  10. Amending the Supplementary Death Benefit Regulations
  11. Amending the Public Service Superannuation Regulations (pensionable service status of periods of absence without pay)
  12. Amending the Regulations Establishing Periods of Probation and Periods of Notice of Termination of Employment During Probation UpdatedFootnote *

Regulatory oversight

  1. Reviewing the Red Tape Reduction Regulations UpdatedFootnote *

For more information

Consult the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’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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