Acts and Regulations
Global Affairs Canada has the responsibility of managing Canada’s diplomatic and consular relations and encouraging the country’s international trade. In doing so, it administers a number of Acts (laws) and Regulations (rules used to carry out the Acts).
What are we doing?
As a department, Global Affairs Canada is responsible for the following:
- List of Acts and Regulations
- Forward Regulatory Plan
- Service Standards for High-Volume Regulatory Authorizations
- Interpretation Policy
- Administrative Burden Baseline
- Departmental Actions to respond to the Red Tape Reduction Commission’s Recommendations Report
- Frequently Asked Questions
All of the government's Acts and Regulations can be found on the Justice Canada website.
For more information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.
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