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Legislation

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services administers the following statutes:

  • Child and Family Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. C.11 (except for sections 162 - 174 inclusive)
  • Day Nurseries Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. D.2
  • Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. H.7 (section 7 in so far as it relates to the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program as described in guidelines published under section 7)
  • Intercountry Adoption Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, Chap. 29
  • Ministry of Community and Social Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. M.20 (in so far as it relates to activities and programs respecting children and youth services and except for sections 11.1 and 12 in so far as those sections relate to Long-Term Care Programs and Services)
  • Ministry of Correctional Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. M.22 (Part V)
  • Rescuing Children from Sexual Exploitation Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, Chap. 5 (Note: This Act has not been proclaimed. The Ministry is responsible for Parts I and II and section 31 of the Act in so far as that section relates to activities and programs under these Parts).

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