Acts and regulations

What are we doing?

As a department, the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) is responsible for administering acts and regulations, and for implementing government-wide regulatory initiatives:

Acts and regulations

The PSC is responsible for administering certain federal acts and regulations.

Access these federal acts and regulations at the following link: List of Acts, Regulations and Orders

Planned or anticipated changes to regulations (Forward Regulatory Plan, Stock Review Plan)

The PSC publishes a public list, with descriptions, of planned or anticipated federal regulatory changes that it intends to bring forward over a 24-month period (Forward Regulatory Plan).

The Forward Regulatory Plan landing page includes a link to the PSC’s stock review plan, which is the PSC’s plan to review its entire regulatory stock over a set period of time. The stock review plan includes:

  • a list of the regulations that will undergo a review, prioritized in a way that makes sense to the regulator and stakeholders
  • a time frame for the review(s)

View the Forward Regulatory Plan at the following link: Forward Regulatory Plan

Other regulatory information

All of the Government of Canada’s acts and regulations can be found on the Justice Laws website.

Consult the following for links to the Cabinet Directive on Regulation and supporting policies and guidance, and for information on government-wide regulatory initiatives 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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