Give input to regulations of the Post-Secondary Institutions Sexual Violence Policies Act

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The Department of Education and Lifelong Learning is seeking your input on the proposed general regulations for the Post-Secondary Institutions Sexual Violence Policies Act.


In summer 2018, department staff consulted with stakeholders to receive feedback and guidance in developing the Post-Secondary Institutions Sexual Violence Policies Act. The legislation requires a post-secondary institution to develop, implement, review and amend (as necessary) its sexual violence policy. The Act was passed in the provincial legislature in December 2018 and will be proclaimed when regulations are in place.

In September 2019, stakeholder consultations informed the development of draft regulations. Prince Edward Island is now on track to be the first province in Atlantic Canada to have legislation and general regulations on this important issue.

Draft general regulations

Download the draft regulations and explanatory notes


Written comments on the general regulations are welcome until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019.


Post Secondary and Continuing Education Division
Phone: 902-620 3082

Éducation et Apprentissage continu

Renseignements généraux

Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Apprentissage continu
Centre Holman
250, rue Water, bureau 101
Summerside (Î.-P.-É.) C1N 1B6

Téléphone : 902-438-4130
Télécopieur : 902-438-4062