Acts and Regulations

Acts and Regulations


Comments and Suggestions

The CER welcomes feedback on the content of the Regulatory Framework at any time.

The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) operates under a variety of acts, regulations, rules, and guidance notes. We publish most of these and they are generally available free of charge in both official languages. As a government agency, we are responsible for administering acts and regulations, and for implementing government-wide regulatory initiatives.

What you need to know

List of Acts and Regulations

Access the acts and regulations that guide our work.


Regulations and Related Regulatory Documents under the Canadian Energy Regulator Act

COGOA and other Acts

Regulations and Related Regulatory Documents under the Canadian Oil and Gas Operations Act, and other Acts

Forward Regulatory Plan

Explore the planned or anticipated regulatory change we intend to propose, or finalize, within a 2-year period.

Frequently asked questions

Learn more about our newest and most frequently accessed regulations.


Government initiatives

Government-wide Regulatory Initiatives

Consultations on proposed federal regulations

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