This page lists a number of electronic sources of legislative texts and information that may be useful to students and researchers. For further sources of information on IP law, please visit the IP Research Guide in the Student IPicentre.
A selection of IP-related legislation (and other selected legislation often implicated in IP and technology discussions) is listed below.
General Legislation e-sources
CANLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute)
Department of Justice Canada (Federal statutes and regulations)
Selected Canadian Legislation
Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1
Broadcasting Act, S.C. 1991, c. 11
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-22
Competition Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-34
Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42
Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46
Industrial Design Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-9
Integrated Circuit Topography Act, S.C. 1990, c. 37
Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-4
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5
Plant Breeders Rights Act, S.C. 1990, c.20
Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21
Radiocommunication Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. R-2.
Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38
Trade-Marks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c.T-13
WTO-TRIPS (trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights)