Laws and regulations
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) administers many pieces of legislation, either in whole or in part. CIRNAC develops and enforces regulations under authority delegated by the legislation that directly impact First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Northerners.
CIRNAC, in cooperation with Indigenous Services Canada, is responsible for the following:
- List of acts
- List of regulations
- Forward Regulatory Plan
- Service Standards for High-Volume Regulatory Authorizations
- Administrative Burden Baseline
- Policy on Providing Guidance on Regulatory Requirements
All of the government's acts and regulations can be found on the Justice Laws Website.
Find out more
Consult the following for links to the Cabinet Directive on Regulation and supporting policies and guidance, and for information on government-wide regulatory initiative implemented by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada
To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit: