Forward Regulatory Plan 2017-2019: Regulations Amending the National Energy Board Export and Import Regulatory Framework

Title or working title of the Regulatory Initiative:
Regulations Amending the National Energy Board Export and Import Regulatory Framework

Description of the objective:
Enabling Act: National Energy Board Act

On 6 July 2012, the Government of Canada enacted the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act which made amendments to parts of the National Energy Board Act (Act) that affect the National Energy Board’s (NEB or Board) export and import regulatory framework.

In order to make changes to the NEB’s export and import regulatory framework, the Board will propose amendments to the National Energy Board Part VI (Oil and Gas) Regulations, the National Energy Board Electricity Regulations and the National Energy Board Export and Import Reporting Regulations. Concurrently, the Board will propose amendments to the Toll Information Regulations.

Indication of business impacts:
There may be business impacts. The "One-for-One" Rule and/or the small"business lens may apply.

Public consultation opportunities:
Proposed amendments to the NEB Export and Import Regulatory Framework were posted on the NEB website for public comment from August to October 2013. The Board received 11 letters of comment regarding the proposed amendments. These letters have also been posted on the NEB website. Draft regulations amending the regulations described above will be pre-published in the Canada Gazette, Part I for a 30-day public comment period, anticipated for fall 2018.

Departmental contact:
Suchaet Bhardwaj, Market Analyst
National Energy Board
Suite 210, 517 Tenth Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2R 0A8
(403) 299-2746 or 1-800-899-1265
suchaet.bhardwaj@neb-one.gc.ca

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