Act, Bylaws and Regulations

Members, students, applicants and firms are governed by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017, the Public Accounting Act, 2004, the CPA Code of Professional Conduct, the Student Code of Conduct and the CPA Ontario By-law and Regulations. The Member's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the bylaws, rules and regulations.

Bylaws and Regulations

The General By-law was last amended by Council on June 18, 2021.

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Member's Handbook

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Member's Handbook archive

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