Variant of NAICS 2012 - Labour Force

91 - Public administration

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities of a governmental nature, that is, the enactment and judicial interpretation of laws and their pursuant regulations, and the administration of programs based on them. Legislative activities, taxation, national defence, public order and safety, immigration services, foreign affairs and international assistance, and the administration of government programs are activities that are purely governmental in nature.

Ownership is not a criterion for classification. Government owned establishments engaged in activities that are not governmental in nature are classified to the same industry as privately owned establishments engaged in similar activities.

Government establishments may engage in a combination of governmental and non-governmental activities. When separate records are not available to separate the activities that are not governmental in nature from those that are, the establishment is classified to this sector.

912 - Provincial and territorial public administrationCAN

This subsector comprises establishments of provincial or territorial governments primarily engaged in activities of a governmental nature, such as legislative activities, judicial activities, taxation, public order and safety, and the administration of provincial or territorial government programs.

9121 - Provincial protective servicesCAN

This industry group comprises establishments of provincial and territorial governments primarily engaged in providing services to ensure the security of persons and property. Protection includes measures to protect against negligence, exploitation and abuse.

91211 - Provincial courts of law

This industry comprises establishments of provincial and territorial governments primarily engaged in rendering judgements and interpreting of the law, including the arbitration of civil actions. Appeal boards of provincial jurisdiction are included.

912110 - Provincial courts of lawCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments of provincial and territorial governments primarily engaged in rendering judgements and interpreting of the law, including the arbitration of civil actions. Appeal boards of provincial jurisdiction are included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • administrative courts, provincial government
    • appeal courts, provincial government
    • county courts
    • family courts
    • probate courts
    • provincial courts of law (civil and criminal)
    • small claims court, provincial government

    All examples

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