June 30, 2014 Administrative Burden Baseline
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 that are administered by the National Energy Board (NEB) that have requirements that impose administrative burden on business are identified below. The total June 30, 2014 baseline count is 1298. The current baseline count can be seen on the Administrative Burden Baseline main page.
To complete the count, the NEB relied on the three part test for administrative burden provided by Treasury Board (TBS), being:
- Does the regulatory requirement affect business?
- If so, does the requirement impose any burden (compliance or administrative) on business?
- If so, is the burden administrative in nature?
TBS defines administrative burden as including planning, collecting, processing and reporting of information, completing forms and retaining data required by the federal government to comply with a regulation. This includes filling out license applications and forms, as well as finding and compiling data for audits and becoming familiar with information requirements.
Forms associated with NEB regulations were required to be counted; each field was considered an administrative burden by TBS.
|Title of the regulation||SOR Number||2014 Count|
|Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations||2013-138||0|
|Gas Pipeline Uniform Accounting Regulations||83-190||29|
|National Energy Board Act Part VI (Oil and Gas) Regulations||96-244||304|
|National Energy Board Cost Recovery Regulations||91-7||10|
|National Energy Board Electricity Regulations||97-130||251|
|National Energy Board Export and Import Reporting Regulations||95-563||134|
|National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations||99-294||160|
|National Energy Board Order No. MO-62-69||C.R.C., c. 1055||0|
|National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part I||88-528||1|
|National Energy Board Pipeline Crossing Regulations, Part II||88-529||106|
|National Energy Board Processing Plant Regulations||2003-39||41|
|National Energy Board Rules of Practice and Procedure, 1995||95-208||117|
|National Energy Board Substituted Service Regulations||83-191||9|
|Oil Pipeline Uniform Accounting Regulations||C.R.C., c. 1058||25|
|Oil Product Designation Regulations||88-216||0|
|Pipeline Arbitration Committee Procedure Rules, 1986||86-787||103|
|Power Line Crossing Regulations||95-500||0|
|Toll Information Regulations||79-319||8|
|Energy Administration Act Sections 53 to 65 Non-application Order, 1986||86-1049||0|
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For more information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
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