• Newfoundland & Labrador

    Newfoundland & Labrador

Laws at a Glance
Human Rights Act Info

The Human Rights Act defines disability as having the following:

  • a degree of physical disability,
  • a condition of mental impairment or a developmental disability,
  • a learning disability, or a dysfunction in one or more of the processes involved in understanding or using symbols or language, and
  • a mental disorder

To File a Human Rights Complaint:


Service Dog Regulations
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Other Laws or Regulations
Other Information for this Province
Legislation related to Blind Persons


  • The Service animal Act defines “blind person”, “person with a disability”, “service animal” and “white cane”
  • A Service Animal is such "where it is readily apparent that the service animal is used by the person for reasons relating to his or her disability” or a letter confirming SD is required by individual.
  • Provides access rights and penalties for non-compliance