SAAQ Regulatory Impact Assessments

Any SAAQ bill or regulation that concerns or could affect businesses is subject to an impact assessment.

Why carry out regulatory impact assessments?

Under the Politique gouvernementale sur l'allègement réglementaire et administratif (Order 32-2014), available on the Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations's Web site, every government ministry and body must carry out a regulatory impact assessment in cases where a bill or regulation concerns or could affect businesses.

What are regulatory impact assessments about?

Regulatory impact assessments allow us to ensure that the adoption of a bill or regulation imposes the lowest possible cost and impact on businesses.

Such assessments must also demonstrate that there is a problem and that, in order to solve it, non-regulatory or non-legislative solutions have been considered, if appropriate.

More specifically, these assessments focus on:

  • costs to businesses
  • benefits of the bill or regulation
  • terms of employment
  • adjustments by SMEs
  • competitiveness and impact on trade
  • measures to support businesses

Regulatory impact assessments carried out and the corresponding laws and regulations

Date Regulatory Impact Assessment (in French only) Law or regulation
February 9, 2022

Projet de loi modifiant la Loi sur l’assurance automobile, le Code de la sécurité routière et d’autres dispositions (PDF, 1.2 Mo)This file does not meet the Web accessibility standard.

Automobile Insurance Act

Highway Safety Code

February 22, 2019

Avertisseur de benne basculante relevée (PDF, 875.4 ko)This file does not meet the Web accessibility standard.

Regulation respecting dump body safety devices

August 17, 2022 Rendre obligatoire l’utilisation d’un dispositif de consignation électronique (DCE) par les conducteurs et exploitants de véhicules lourds (PDF, 1.1 Mo)This file does not meet the Web accessibility standard.

Highway Safety Code

Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers

Last update: February 20, 2023