Legislation and By-laws

CMTO’s role, authority and powers are set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), the Health Professions Procedural Code (the “Code,” which is Schedule 2 to the RHPA), and the Massage Therapy Act, 1991. There are also specific regulations made under both the RHPA and the Massage Therapy Act.

Legislation and Regulation

The following is a list of legislation and regulations relevant to Massage Therapy in Ontario.

To access these and all other Ontario acts and regulations online, or if any of the above links are unavailable, please visit the Government of Ontario’s e-laws website to search alphabetically or by name.


The Health Professions Procedural Code gives CMTO’s Council authority to make by-laws relating to the College’s administration and operations:

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