Acts and Regulations

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is responsible for a number of Acts passed by the Parliament of Canada that are related to agriculture in Canada.




Administering acts for implementing government-wide regulatory initiatives.


Administering regulations for implementing government-wide regulatory initiatives.

Regulatory review roadmap

A regulatory modernization plan in support of innovation and economic growth in the agri-food and aquaculture sector.

Stock review plan

Plan to review the departments entire regulatory stock over a set period of time.

Forward regulatory plan

A publicly available list, with descriptions, of planned or anticipated regulatory changes (regulatory initiatives).

Policy on providing guidance on regulatory requirements

Departmental approach to helping regulated parties understand their regulatory obligations.

Administrative burden baseline initiative

The number of administrative burden requirements in regulations administered by the department.

Frequently asked questions – regulations

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