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Some links on this page are for documents found on the Department of Justice web site. The Department of Justice is responsible for maintaining the Consolidated Statutes and Regulations for the Government of Canada. Please read the notices and disclaimers provided by the Department of Justice.

Most Acts and Regulations are current as of August 8, 2011. To check for recent regulatory amendments, visit the recent amendments section.  A record of earlier amendments is maintained in the regulatory archive section. (more)


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the following Acts:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act

Appropriation Acts

Canada Agricultural Products Act

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act  (as it relates to food)

Feeds Act

Fertilizers Act

Fish Inspection Act

Food and Drugs Act (as it relates to food)

Health of Animals Act

Meat Inspection Act

Plant Breeders' Rights Act

Plant Protection Act

Seeds Act


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any reproduction derived from the legislative material on this site. The legislative material on this site has been prepared for convenience of reference only and does not yet have official sanction. For all purposes of interpreting and applying the law, users should consult:

The above-mentioned publications are available in most public libraries.