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The acts and regulations that regulate the delivery of environmental health services and programs at local and regional levels in Canada are continuously changing. To streamline the search process, we have compiled a list of federal and provincial/territorial legislation with relevance exclusive to the environmental health community.

General

Hazardous Products Act, RSC 1985, c H-3

Tobacco Act, SC 1997, c 13

Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations, SOR/2005-178

Tobacco (Access) Regulations, SOR/99-93

Tobacco Products Information Regulations, SOR/2000-272

Tobacco Reporting Regulations, SOR/2000-273

Food Establishment Safety Regulations, NWT Reg 097-2009

Public Accommodation Regulations, RRS c P-37.1 Reg 3

Alberta

Personal Services Regulation, Alta Reg 20/2003

Swimming Pool, Wading Pool and Water Spray Park Regulation, Alta Reg 293/2006

Alberta Land Stewardship Act, SA 2009, c A-26.8

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8h1q

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Climate Change and Emissions Management Act, SA 2003, c C-16.7

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81wv

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Specified Gas Emitters Regulation, Alta Reg 139/2007

Specified Gas Reporting Regulation, Alta Reg 251/2004

Dairy Industry Act, RSA 2000, c D-2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81mn

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Dairy Industry Regulation, Alta Reg 139/1999

Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act, RSA 2000, c D-4

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81ld

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Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Regulation, Alta Reg 157/1997

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, RSA 2000, c E-12

Approvals and Registrations Procedure Regulation, Alta Reg 113/1993

Emissions Trading Regulation, Alta Reg 33/2006

Environmental Assessment Regulation, Alta Reg 112/1993

Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Power Plants Regulation, Alta Reg 34/2006

Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbons Regulation, Alta Reg 181/2000

Pesticide (Ministerial) Regulation, Alta Reg 43/1997

Pesticide Sales, Handling, Use and Application Regulation, Alta Reg 24/1997

Release Reporting Regulation, Alta Reg 117/1993

Remediation Certificate Regulation 154/2009

Substance Release Regulation, Alta Reg 124/1993

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81wd

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Hydro and Electric Energy Regulation, Alta Reg 409/1983

Meat Inspection Act, RSA 2000, c M-9

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8211

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Meat Inspection Regulation, Alta Reg 42/2003

Occupational Health and Safety Act, RSA 2000, c O-2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/822h

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Oil and Gas Conservation Act, RSA 2000, c O-6

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/824r

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Oil and Gas Conservation Rules, Alta Reg 151/1971

Provincial Parks Act, RSA 2000, c P-35

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81nn

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Provincial Parks (Dispositions) Regulation, Alta Reg 241/1977

Tobacco Reduction Act, SA 2005, c T-3.8

Tobacco Reduction Regulation, Alta Reg 240/2007

Food Regulation, Alta Reg 31/2006

Housing Regulation, Alta Reg 173/1999

Institutions Regulation, Alta Reg 143/1981

Work Camps Regulation, Alta Reg 218/2002

Public Health Act, RSA 2000, c P-37

British Columbia

Drilling and Production Regulation, BC Reg 282/2010

Oil and Gas Activities Act, SBC 2008, c 36

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

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Food Premises Regulation, BC Reg 210/99

Community Care and Assisted Living Act, SBC 2002, c 75

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84lk

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Child Care Licensing Regulation, BC Reg 332/2007

Residential Care Regulation, BC Reg 96/2009

Emergency Program Act, RSBC 1996, c 111

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8403

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Emergency Program Management Regulation, BC Reg 477/94

Environmental Assessment Act, SBC 2002, c 43

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

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Reviewable Projects Regulation, BC Reg 370/2002

Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53

Agricultural Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 131/92

Antisapstain Chemical Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 300/90

Asphalt Plant Regulation, BC Reg 217/97

Code of Practice for the Concrete and Concrete Products Industry, BC Reg 329/2007

Code of Practice for the Slaughter and Poultry Processing Industries, BC Reg 246/2007

Contaminated Sites Regulation, BC Reg 375/96

Gasoline Vapour Control Regulation, BC Reg 226/95

Hazardous Waste Regulation, BC Reg 63/88

Landfill Gas Management Regulation, BC Reg 391/2008

Mushroom Compost Facilities Regulation, BC Reg 413/98

Oil and Gas Waste Regulation, BC Reg 254/2005

Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation, BC Reg 145/93

Organic Matter Recycling Regulation, BC Reg 18/2002

Public Notification Regulation, BC Reg 202/94

Sulphur Content of Fuel Regulation, BC Reg 67/89

Waste Discharge Regulation, BC Reg 320/2004

Wood Residue Burner and Incinerator Regulation, BC Reg 519/95

Fish Inspection Act, RSBC 1996, c 148

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/841d

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Fish Inspection Regulations, BC Reg 12/78

Fisheries Act, RSBC 1996, c 149

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/841f

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Fisheries Act Regulations, BC Reg 140/76

Food Safety Act, SBC 2002, c 28

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84l2

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Meat Inspection Regulation, 349/2004

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act, SBC 2007, c 42

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84p6

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Emission Offsets Regulation, BC Reg 393/2008

Integrated Pest Management Act, SBC 2003, c 58

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84mc

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Integrated Pest Management Regulation, BC Reg 604/2004

Milk Industry Act, RSBC 1996, c 289

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

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Milk Industry Standards Regulation, BC Reg 464/81

Motor Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c 318, Part 1

Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, BC Reg 26/58

Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, RSBC 1996, c 361

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8498

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South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act, SBC 1998, c 30

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84jm

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Transport of Dangerous Goods Act, RSBC 1996, c 458

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84ds

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University Endowment Land Act, RSBC 1996, c 469

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84f6

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Tobacco Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 451

Tobacco Control Regulation, BC Reg 232/2007

Public Health Act, SBC 2008, c 28

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

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Manitoba

Dwellings and Buildings Regulation, Man Reg 322/88 R

Food and Food Handling Establishments Regulation, Man Reg 339/88 R

Health Hazards Regulation, Man Reg 29/2009

Swimming Pools and Other Water Recreational Facilities Regulation, Man Reg 132/97

The Climate Change and Emissions Reductions Act, CCSM c C135

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gh3

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The Community Child Care Standards Act, CCSM c C158

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, CCSM c D12

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Classification Criteria for Products, Substances and Organisms Regulation, Man Reg 282/87

The Health Services Insurance Act, CCSM c H35

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Personal Care Homes Standards Regulation, Man Reg 30/2005

Mines and Minerals Act, CCSM c M162

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gp9

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Quarry Minerals Regulation, 1992, Man Reg 65/92

The Mining and Metallurgy Compensation Act, CCSM c M190

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8ggf

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The Oil and Gas Act, CCSM c O34

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Drilling and Production Regulation, Man Reg 111/94

The Ozone Depleting Substances Act, CCSM c O80

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gjv

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The Child and Family Services Act, CCSM c C80

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Child Care Facilities (Other than Foster Homes) Licensing Regulation, Man Reg 17/99

The Dairy Act, CCSM c D10

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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Dairy Regulation, Man Reg 203/87 R

Classes of Development Regulation, Man Reg 164/88

Incinerators Regulation, Man Reg 91/88 R

Licensing Procedures Regulation, Man Reg 163/88

Onsite Wastewater Management Systems Regulation, Man Reg 83/2003

Peat Smoke Control Regulation, Man Reg 226/89

The Non-Smokers Health Protection Act, CCSM c N92

Non-Smokers Health Protection Regulation 174/2004

Collection & Disposal of Wastes Regulation, Man Reg 321/88 R

Fumigation and Pest Control Regulation, Man Reg 323/88 R

Recreational Camps Regulation, Man Reg 327/88 R

The Public Health Act, CCSM c P210

The Environment Act, CCSM c E125

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

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New Brunswick

Smoke-free Places Act, RSNB 2011, c 222

General Regulation, NB Reg 2004-99

Clean Air Act, SNB 1997, c C-5.2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88p1

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Air Quality Regulation, NB Reg 97-133

Ozone Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons Regulation, NB Reg 97-132

Public Participation Regulation, NB Reg 2001-98

Clean Environment Act, RSNB 1973, c C-6

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/888x

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Clean Water Act, SNB 1989, c C-6.1

Community Planning Act, RSNB 1973, c C-12

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88cd

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Provincial Mobile Home Parks and Sites Regulation, NB Reg 84-291

Education Act, SNB 1997, c E-1.12

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88kg

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School Administration Regulation, NB Reg 97-150

Family Services Act, SNB 1980, c F-2.2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88bd

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Community Placement Residential Facilities Regulation, NB Reg 83-77

Day Care Regulation, NB Reg 83-85

Gas Distribution Act, 1999, SNB 1999, c G-2.11

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88k9

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Gas Distribution and Marketers' Filing Regulation, NB Reg 99-60

Mining Act, SNB 1985, c M-14.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88hk

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General Regulation, NB Reg 86-98

Municipalities Act, RSNB 1973, c M-22

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88nh

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Residential Properties Maintenance and Occupancy Code Approval Regulation, NB Reg 84-86

Tobacco Sales Act, SNB 1993, c T-6.1

General Regulation, NB Reg 94-57

Tourism Development Act, 2008, SNB 2008, c T-9.5

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

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Tourist Establishment Regulation, NB Reg 2008-141

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, RSNB 2011, c 232

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8pz8

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Public Health Act, SNB 1998, c P-22.4

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Food, Indoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88fw

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Public Pools Regulations, CNLR 1023/96

Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, RSNL 1990, c D-1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8b22

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Environmental Protection Act, SNL 2002, c E-14.2

Air Pollution Control Regulations, 2004, NLR 39/04

Halocarbon Regulations, NLR 41/05

Pesticides Control Regulations, 2012, NLR 26/12

Fire Protection Services Act, SNL 2008, c F-11.01

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89xv

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Food and Drug Act, RSNL 1990, c F-21

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89w7

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Food Premises Regulations, CNLR 1022/96

Highway Traffic Act, RSNL 1990, c H-3

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89vq

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Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act, SNL 2004, c L-3.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89vr

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Mineral Exploration Standards Regulations, NLR 39/07

Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005, SNL 2005, c S-16.2

Smoke-free Environment Regulations, 2005, NLR 54/05

Tobacco Control Act, SNL 1993, c T-4.1

Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000, SNL 2000, c U-8

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89nm

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Occupancy and Maintenance Regulations, CNLR 1021/96

Health and Community Services Act, SNL 1995, c P-37.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89vn

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Nova Scotia

Anti-idling Act, SNS 2010, c 32

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NS, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8nx7

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Air Quality Regulations, NS Reg 28/2005

Ozone Layer Protection Regulations, NS Reg 54/95

Smoke-free Places Act, SNS 2002, c 12

Smoke-free Places Regulations, NS Reg 144/2002

Industrial and Construction Camps Regulations, NS Reg 40/42

Northwest Territories

Water Supply System Regulations, NWT Reg 108-2009

Child Day Care Act, RSNWT 1988, c C-5

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8hvv

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Environmental Protection Act, RSNWT 1988, c E-7

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8hwh

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Asphalt Paving Industry Emission Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c E-23

Used Oil and Waste Fuel Management Regulations, NWT Reg 064-2003

Safety Act, RSNWT 1988, c S-1

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Work Site Regulations, NWT Reg 082-2003

Work Site Hazardous Materials Information System Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c S-2

Tobacco Control Act, SNWT 2006, c 9

Tobacco Control Regulations, NWT Reg 101-2006

Public Pool Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-21

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c P-24

Public Health Act, SNWT 2007, c 17

Nunavut

Meat Inspection Regulations, NWT Reg (Nu) 190-96

Milk Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-19

Public Pool Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-21

Tourist Accommodation Health Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-24

Tobacco Control Act, SNu 2003, c 13

Tobacco Control Regulations, Nu Reg 011-2007

Pesticide Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c P-4

Pesticide Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-2

Public Health Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c P-12

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: NU, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8l56

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Ontario

Environmental Protection Act, RSO 1990, c E.19

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: ON, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/2bz

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Smoke-Free Ontario Act, SO 1994, c 10

General, O Reg 48/06

Air Pollution - Local Air Quality, O Reg 419/05

Prince Edward Island

Community Care Facilities and Nursing Homes Act, RSPEI 1988, c C-13

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: PE, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8ddg

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General Regulations, PEI Reg EC391/84

Nursing Home Regulations, PEI Reg EC10/88

Air Quality Regulations, PEI Reg EC377/92

Environmental Records Review Regulations, PEI Reg EC619/04

Ozone Layer Protection Regulations, PEI Reg EC619/94

Waste Resource Management Regulations, PEI Reg EC691/00

Fish Inspection Act, RSPEI 1988, c F-13

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: PE, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8d6m

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General Regulations, PEI Reg EC764/72

Pesticides Control Act, RSPEI 1988, c P-4

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: PE, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8ddn

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General Regulations, PEI Reg EC761/05

Smoke-free Places Act, RSPEI 1988, c S-4.2

General Regulations, PEI Reg EC279/03

Tobacco Sales and Access Act, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.1

General Regulations, PEI Reg EC414/05

Tourism Industry Act, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.3

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: PE, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8d4c

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General Regulations, PEI Reg EC267/99

Food Premises Regulations, PEI Reg EC616/14

Rental Accommodation Regulations, PEI Reg EC142/70

Summer Trailer Court, Tenting and Camp Areas Regulations, PEI Reg EC167/69

Public Health Act, RSPEI 1988, c P-30.1

Quebec

Tobacco Act, CQLR c T-0.01

Regulation respecting the quality of the atmosphere, CQLR c Q-2, r 38

Clean Air Regulation, CQLR c Q-2, r 4.1

Saskatchewan

The Clean Air Act, SS 1986-87-88, c C-12.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: SK, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/x4z

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The Clean Air Regulations, RRS c C-12.1 Reg 1

The Education Act, 1995, SS 1995, c E-0.2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: SK, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/wrs

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Education Regulations, 1986, RRS c E-0.1 Reg 1

Halocarbon Control Regulations, RRS c E-10.21 Reg 2

The Tobacco Control Act, SS 2001, c T-14.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: SK, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/x55

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Tobacco Control Regulations, RRS c T-14.1 Reg 1

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, SS 2002, c E-10.21

Public Health Act, 1994, SS 1994, c P-37.1

Yukon Territory

Agricultural Products Act, RSY 2002, c 3

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Food, Air, Indoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8jf5

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Meat Inspection and Abattoir Regulations, YOIC 1988/104

Child Care Act, RSY 2002, c 30

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8jdf

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Environment Act, RSY 2002, c 76

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8j5d

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Air Emissions Regulations, YOIC 1998/207

Ozone Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons Regulation, YOIC 2000/127

Solid Waste Regulations, YOIC 2000/11

Oil and Gas Act, RSY 2002, c 162

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

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Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Smoke-Free Places Regulation 2009, YOIC 2009/99

Child Care Centre Program Regulation, YOIC 1995/87

Embalmers and Embalming of Corpses, YOIC 1980/102

Camp Sanitation Regulations, YCO 1961/38

Public Health and Safety Act, RSY 2002, c 176