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User Fees
Name of User Fee Fee Type Fee-setting Authority Reason for Planned Introduction of or Amendment to Fee Effective Date of Planned Change Consultation and Review Process Planned
Authority to Sell Drugs Fees - AMENDED Regulatory Service (R) Financial Administration Act (FAA) Fees are being amended because:
  • fees have not been revised since originally  implemented in 1995-98, while the cost of doing business and the number and scope of regulatory activities have increased
  • current fees are not reflective of costs to deliver services within service standards
  • Auditor General recommended (2004 and 2006) costing and funding be revised and reviewed regularly
  • It is part of establishing a sustainable and sufficient funding platform to resource regulatory programs
2009-10 The User Fees proposals have gone through two rounds of consultations and the review by Independent Advisory Panels. Parliamentary Review of the Fee Proposals and Canada Gazette publication of proposed fees are planned in 2009-10. 
Certificates of Pharmaceutical Product (Drug Export) Fees - AMENDED Other Goods and Services (O) Ministerial authority to enter into contract –Department of Health Act
Drug Establishment Licensing Fees - AMENDED R FAA
Drug Master File Fees - AMENDED O Ministerial authority to enter into contract –Department of Health Act
Drug Submission Evaluation Fees - AMENDED R FAA
Medical Device Licence Application Fees - AMENDED R FAA
Fees for Right to Sell a Licensed Medical Device - AMENDED R FAA
Medical Device Establishment Licensing Fees - AMENDED R FAA

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