Procedures and Guidance

Pursuant to Article 401 of the Agreement, the Regional Body is authorized to establish its own administrative practices and procedures.  The following procedures and protocols have been adopted pursuant to that authority during a regular public meeting of the Regional Body. 

For further information about any of these procedures, please contact the Regional Body Secretariat at  

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body Procedures (Adopted December 6, 2018)

Conseil régional des ressources en eau des Grands Lacs et du fleuve Saint-Laurent Procédures (Adopted December 6, 2018).

Sequence of Events for Consideration of Proposals for Exceptions to the Prohibition of Diversions that are subject to Regional Review (Adopted December 6, 2018)

Procédure d’examen de demandes pour examen régional relatives à une exception à l’interdiction de dérivations

Protocols for Communication with federally-recognized Tribes and First Nations