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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, which includes the CPA Code of Professional Conduct, and the rules and regulations that govern the behaviour of all members, students, applicants and firms of CPA Ontario.

We recently undertook a comprehensive review of our By-law and Regulations to align them with the new Act and ensure they reflect regulatory best practices. Read about how the changes may affect you.



Council amended the following regulations on September 25, 2019:

Regulation 7-1, Regulation 7-2, Regulation 9-1, Regulation 9-2, Regulation 10-1, Regulation 12-1, Regulation 15-1, Regulation 15-2