List of Acts and Regulations

List of acts for which the Minister of Natural Resources is responsible

Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act
An Act to prevent pollution of areas of the arctic waters adjacent to the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic
Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act
An Act to establish a foundation to fund sustainable development technology
Canada Labour Code
An Act to consolidate certain statutes respecting labour
Canada Lands Surveyors Act
An Act respecting Canada Lands Surveyors
Canada Lands Surveys Act
An Act respecting the surveys of public lands of Canada
Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act
An Act to implement an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador on offshore petroleum resource management and revenue sharing and to make related and consequential amendments
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act
An Act to implement an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia on offshore petroleum resource management and revenue sharing and to make related and consequential amendments
Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act
An Act respecting oil and gas operations in Canada
Canada Petroleum Resources Act
An Act to regulate interests in petroleum in relation to frontier lands, to amend the Oil and Gas Production and Conservation Act and to repeal the Canada Oil and Gas Act
Canadian Ownership and Control Determination Act
An Act respecting Canadian ownership and control determination
Cape Breton Development Corporation Act
An Act to establish the Cape Breton Development Corporation
Cape Breton Development Corporation Divestiture Authorization and Dissolution Act
An Act to authorize the divestiture of the assets of, and to dissolve, the Cape Breton Development Corporation, to amend the Cape Breton Development Corporation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Cooperative Energy Act
An Act to establish the Cooperative Energy Corporation and the Cooperative Energy Development Corporation
Department of Natural Resources Act
An Act to establish the Department of Natural Resources and to amend related Acts
Emergency Management Act
An Act to provide for emergency management and to amend and repeal certain Acts
Energy Administration Act
An Act to provide for charges, compensation and pricing in respect of certain energy sources and for the administration and control of other matters respecting energy sources in Canada
Energy Efficiency Act
An Act respecting the energy efficiency of energy-using products and the use of alternative energy sources
Energy Monitoring Act
An Act respecting energy monitoring
Energy Supplies Emergency Act
An Act to provide a means to conserve the supplies of energy within Canada during periods of national emergency caused by shortages or market disturbances affecting the national security and welfare and the economic stability of Canada
Explosives Act
An Act respecting the manufacture, testing, sale, storage, transportation and importation of explosives and the use of fireworks
Export and Import of Rough Diamonds Act
An Act providing for controls on the export, import or transit across Canada of rough diamonds and for a certification scheme for the export of rough diamonds in order to meet Canada’s obligations under the Kimberley Process
Extractive Sector Transparency ‎Measures Act (ESTMA)
An Act to implement Canada’s international commitments to participate in the fight against corruption through the imposition of measures applicable to the extractive sector
Forestry Act
An Act respecting forestry development and research
Hibernia Development Project Act
An Act respecting the Hibernia Development Project and to amend certain Acts in relation thereto
International Boundary Commission Act
An Act respecting the International Boundary Commission
National Energy Board Act
An Act to establish a National Energy Board
Northern Pipeline Act
An Act to establish the Northern Pipeline Agency, to facilitate the planning and construction of a pipeline for the transmission of natural gas from Alaska and Northern Canada and to give effect to the Agreement between Canada and the United States of America on principles applicable to a Northern natural gas pipeline
Nuclear Energy Act
An Act relating to the development and utilization of nuclear energy
Nuclear Fuel Waste Act
An Act respecting the long-term management of nuclear fuel waste
Nuclear Liability Act
An Act respecting civil liability for nuclear damage
Nuclear Safety and Control Act
An Act to establish the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Oil Substitution and Conservation Act
An Act respecting oil conservation and the substitution for oil of other energy sources
Resources and Technical Surveys Act
An Act respecting resources and technical surveys

Not in force

Greenhouse Gas Technology Investment Fund Act
An Act to establish the Greenhouse Gas Technology Investment Fund for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere

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