Legislation, Regulations & By-laws


Following are links to the key statutes that govern or have an impact on the practice of Naturopathy in Ontario.

Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
Naturopathy Act, 2007
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
Health Care Consent Act
Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
Ontario Human Rights Code
Official Languages Act
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Personal Health Information Protection Act


The following links are provided to key Regulations made under the various statutes governing the practice of Naturopathy in Ontario. This list is not exhaustive. To find other regulations that may be applicable, please visit e-laws Ontario.

Regulations made under the RHPA

Certificates of Authorization
Controlled Acts
Funding for Therapy or Counselling for Patients Sexually Abused by Members

Regulations made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007

General Regulation (this Regulation includes IVIT Inspection Program provisions)
Professional Misconduct Regulation
Quality Assurance Regulation
Registration Regulation

Regulations made under the DPRA

General Regulation

Regulations made under the LSCCLA

Specimen Collection Centres


The most current by-laws of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario are below.


Règlement administratif