Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP) - Acts and Regulations

 

Trying to get a better sense of your eligibility for Canada's federal student loan assistance -- including loan repayment aid after you leave school?

You'll find helpful details in the actual regulations governing these programs.

Through the URLS or Pdfs below, you can also access printable versions of these various student loan regulations. But if you print them all, that's going to be a lot of paper!

Note: Different regulations apply to different Canada Student Loans - as described below.

                    Always check the most recent amendments. We've listed them below for you, starting with the most recent.

 


The following June 13, 2009 amendments updated Canada's student loan aid legislation to cover the federal student aid programs that would be in existence from August 1, 2009 onward.

Section 5 of these amendments addresses the Canada Student Loans Program's new Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP).

These amendments will apply whether or not your student loans were issued before or after August 1, 1995. However, to see all the rules that apply to you, you should also look further below under your loan type (before or after August 1, 1995).

 

June 13, 2009 (Vol. 143/No. 24) REGULATIONS AMENDING:

THE CANADA STUDENT LOANS REGULATIONS
and THE CANADA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE REGULATIONS.

This link to a government site shows the June 13, 2009 Amended Regulations.

If the government site is not working properly, see this Amended Regulations PDF on the Student Finance 101 site. 

 


 

The following June 5, 2008 amendments to regulations for Canada Student loans also apply whether or not your student loans were issued before or after August 1, 1995.

June 5, 2008 REGULATIONS AMENDING:

THE CANADA STUDENT LOANS REGULATIONS
and THE CANADA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE REGULATIONS.

Here are the June 5, 2008 Amended Regulations.

 


 

The following Canada Student Financial Assistance Act and the Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations set rules for federal financial assistance issued to students from August 1, 1995 onward.

Canada Student Financial Assistance Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/S-22.7/index.html

Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/S-22.7/SOR-95-329/index.html

 


 

The Canada Student Loans Act and the Canada Student Loans Regulations set rules for federal loans that were issued to students up until August 1, 1995.

Here they are:

Canada Student Loans Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/S-23/index.html

Canada Student Loans Regulations
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/S-23/SOR-93-392/index.html