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:

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:

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