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The Competition Bureau is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (non-food products), the Textile Labelling Act and the Precious Metals Marking Act.

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The Competition Act

Federal law that governs most business conduct in Canada and aims to prevent anti-competitive market practices.

The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act

Criminal statute on packaging, labelling, sale, importation and advertising of prepackaged products.

The Textile Labelling Act

Criminal statute on packaging, labelling, sale, importation and advertising of consumer textiles.

The Precious Metals Marking Act

Criminal statute on the marking of articles made with precious metals.

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