List of Acts and Regulations

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

Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act (S.C. 1995, c. 40)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act (S.C. 1997, c. 6)

Feeds Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-9)

Fertilizers Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-10)

Food and Drugs Act (as it relates to food) (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-27)

Health of Animals Act (S.C. 1990, c. 21)

Plant Breeders' Rights Act (S.C. 1990, c. 20)

Plant Protection Act (S.C. 1990, c. 22)

Safe Food for Canadians Act (S.C. 2012, c. 24)

Seeds Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. S-8)

Repealed or Revoked Acts and Regulations (no longer in force)

Search Consolidated Acts or Consolidated Regulations on the Justice Laws Website for acts or regulations that have been repealed or revoked for more than two years.

Phytophthora Ramorum Compensation Regulations (Repealed, 2017-05-19)

Canada Agricultural Products Act (Repealed, 2019-1-15)

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (as it relates to food) (Repealed, 2019-1-15)

Fish Inspection Act (Repealed, 2019-1-15)

Meat Inspection Act (Repealed, 2019-1-15)

Related Legislation

The following Acts are not directly administered or enforced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency but are related to CFIA activities and policies.

For more information

All of the government'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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