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Canadian and Ontario Laws and Legislation

The following are Acts, regulations and pending legislation of interest.

Ontario Provincial Laws


Access to Justice Act, 2006, (regulating paralegals in Ontario)

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Administration of Justice Act, 1990


Bailiffs Act, 1990

Building Code Act, 1992

Business Corporations Act, 1990


Child and Family Services Act, 1990

City of Hamilton Act, 1999

City of Ottawa Act, 1999

City of Toronto Act, 2006

Collection Agencies Act, 1990

Commercial Tenancies Act, 1990

Condominium Act, 1998

Co-operative Corporations Act, 1990

Consumer Protection Act, 2002

Corporations Act, 1990

Courts of Justice Act, 1990


Discriminatory Business Practices Act, 1990

Dog Owners' Liability Act, 1990

Domestic Violence Protection Act, 2000


Election Act, 1990

Election Finances Act , 1990

Electricity Act, 1998

Employment Standards Act, 2000


Family Benefits Act, 1990

Family Law Act, 1990

Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Enforcement Act, 1996

Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990

Frustrated Contracts Act, 1990


Highway Traffic Act, 1990

Homes for Special Care Act, 1990

Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes Act, 1990

Human Rights Code, 1990


Labour Relations Act, 1995

Law Society Act, 1990

Legal Aid Services Act, 1998

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007


Marriage Act, 1990

Mortgages Act, 1990

Municipal Act, 2001

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990


Nursing Homes Act, 1990


Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1990

Ombudsman Act, 1990

Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001

Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income Act, 1990


Parental Responsibility Act, 2000

Planning Act, 1990

Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005

Proceedings Against the Crown Act, 1990

Professional Engineers Act, 1990

Provincial Offenses Act, 1990

Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006


Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

Rights of Labour Act, 1990


Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002

Social Housing Reform Act, 2000

Statutory Powers Procedure Act, 1990


Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000

Tenant Protection Act, no longer in effect. Repealed January 31, 2007.

Trespass to Property Act, 1990


Victims' Bill of Rights, 1995


Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

Canadian Federal Laws

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, 1996

Criminal Code

Municipal By-laws

For municipal bylaws, see the appropriate city pages in the righthand column, under "community information".

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