3.1.8 Update Frequency for Documents and Clauses

Depending on the Jurisdiction and Document Type, update frequency can vary for documents and clauses in your Compliance Obligations.

Here is a breakdown of the frequency that you can expect for the documents in your compliance obligations:

Legislation is defined as documents enacted by a legislative body or other governing body, it excludes documents issued by regulatory bodies that do not go through a consultative or deliberative process.

  • Federal Canada & U.S. Legislation – Every 2 weeks
  • Federal Canada & U.S. non-Legislation and municipalities – Every 3 -6 months
  • Provincial Canada – Every 2 weeks
  • State U.S. – 2 weeks – 1 month depending on the State
  • China documents: weekly
  • Other jurisdictions Legislation – 1 month
  • Other jurisdictions Non-Legislation municipalities – 3 to 6 months

Clause Level

Clause level updates are issued 3-4 weeks after the consolidated document is made available by the government. If no consolidated document is available, amending documents may or may not be offered at clause level depending on materiality of the change.