Amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and Safe Food for Canadians Act)

Title or Working Title of the Regulatory Initiative

Amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and Safe Food for Canadians Act)

Description of the Objective

Administrative monetary penalties are one of several enforcement options for the CFIA to respond to non-compliance. The amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations are being proposed to introduce these penalties for non-compliance with certain provisions of the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations.

Enabling Act

Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act

Indication of Business Impacts

There are no expected business impacts. There are no direct costs as a result of the regulatory amendment.

Public Consultation Opportunities

Publication of these final regulations is expected in Canada Gazette, Part II in summer 2018.

Departmental Contact

Legislation@inspection.gc.ca

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.

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