Statutory Citations


Note: Include "as amended by [another act]" only where the amendment is relevant to the discussion. However, include "as amended" when citing the Income Tax Act (following Canadian Tax Foundation practice). Include supplementary information (repeal, bill number) in square brackets following the citation but before a pinpoint.


Constitutional Acts

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11

(preferred to Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, part I of the Constitution Act, 1982, RSC 1985, Appendix II, No 44)

Constitution Act, 1867 (UK), 30 & 31 Vict, c 3, reprinted in RSC 1985, Appendix II, No 5

Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11

(preferred to Constitution Act, 1982, RSC 1985, Appendix II, No 44)

Royal Proclamation of 1763, RSC 1970, Appendix II, No 1.

Other Acts

Bank Act, SC 1991, c 46

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, RSC 1985, c B-3

Canada Business Corporations Act, RSC 1985, c C-44

Canada Evidence Act, RSC 1985, c C-5

Canada Labour Code, RSC 1985, c L-2

Canada Transportation Act, SC 1996, c 10

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, SC 1992, c 37 [repealed]

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, SC 1999, c 33

Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, RSC 1985, c C-36

Competition Act, RSC 1985, c C-34

Copyright Act, RSC 1985, c C-42

Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c C-46

Customs Act, RSC 1985, c 1 (2nd Supp)

Customs Tariff, SC 1997, c 36

Excise Tax Act, RSC 1985, c E-15

Fisheries Act, RSC 1985, c F-14

Food and Drugs Act, RSC 1985, c F-27

Income Tax Act, RSC 1985, c 1 (5th Supp), as amended

Indian Act, RSC 1985, c I-5

Industrial Design Act, RSC 1985, c I-9

Integrated Circuit Topography Act, SC 1990, c 37

Juvenile Delinquents Act, RSC 1970, c J-3 [repealed]

Motor Vehicle Safety Act, SC 1993, c 16

Patent Act, RSC 1985, c P-4

Safe Streets and Communities Act, SC 2012, c 1 [Bill C-10]

Trade-marks Act, RSC 1985, c T-13

Young Offenders Act, RSC 1985, c Y-1 [repealed]

Youth Criminal Justice Act, SC 2002, c 1


Building Code Act, 1992, SO 1992, c 23

Business Corporations Act, RSO 1990, c B.16

Business Practices Act, RSO 1990, c B.18 [repealed]

Class Proceedings Act, 1992, SO 1992, c 6

Consumer Protection Act, 2002, SO 2002, c 30, Schedule A

Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, RSO 1990, c D.1

Employment Standards Act, 2000, SO 2000, c 41

Environmental Assessment Act, RSO 1990, c E.18

Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993, SO 1993, c 28

Environmental Protection Act, RSO 1990, c E.19

Evidence Act, RSO 1990, c E.23

Fraudulent Conveyances Act, RSO 1990, c F.29

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSO 1990, c F.31

Highway Traffic Act, RSO 1990, c H.8

Landlord and Tenant Act, RSO 1990, c L.7 [repealed]

Municipal Act, 2001, SO 2001, c 25

Occupational Health and Safety Act, RSO 1990, c O.1

Ontario Water Resources Act, RSO 1990, c O.40

Personal Property Security Act, RSO 1990, c P.10

Pesticides Act, RSO 1990, c P.11

Planning Act, RSO 1990, c P.13

Provincial Offences Act, RSO 1990, c P.33

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, SO 2006, c 17

Rules of Civil Procedure, RRO 1990, Reg 194

Sale of Goods Act, RSO 1990, c S.1

Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5

Statutory Powers Procedure Act, RSO 1990, c S.22

Tenant Protection Act, 1997, SO 1997, c 24 [repealed]

Workers' Compensation Act, RSO 1990, c W.11 [repealed]

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, SO 1997, c 16, Schedule A


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