Act & Bylaws and Code of Ethics

Act & By-laws

All members of Engineers Nova Scotia are governed by the Engineering Profession Act & By-laws. The most recent version of the Act & By-laws is available below:

Engineering Profession Act and By-Laws 


Code of Ethics

Members of Engineers Nova Scotia must adhere to the Code of Ethics adopted by Council motion, effective September 30, 2012. This was adopted based on the Engineers Canada Code of Ethics as set out in the Engineers Canada publication “Guideline on the Code of Ethics”, dated April 2012.

The current Code of Ethics and Guideline, as adopted, are below:

Code of Ethics 

Engineers Canada Guidelines on the Code of Ethics 


Please note that there is a newer version of the Engineers Canada Code of Ethics that has not yet been adopted by Engineers Nova Scotia. The version on this website (and in the appendix of the By-laws) is the officially adopted version.