Mexican Laws in English



Federal Secretariats

(Secretarías del Gobierno Federal are cabinet level Departments of the Federal Executive Power)

Each Secretariat is responsible for enforcement of Federal Laws and for issuing Regulations of the Laws, and Standards (NOMs)

What is the difference between a Law, Regulation and Standard (NOMs)?

STPS NOM-STPS, Laws. Regulations Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare (Secretaría de Trabajo y Previsión Social) Labor, Health and Safety, Civil Protection, Social Security
SEMARNAT NOM-SEMARNAT Laws, Regulations Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales) Environment, hydrocarbons
SHCP Rules, laws and Regulations Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público) Taxes, Customs, Money Laundering, foreign commerce
SEP Laws and Regulations Secretariat of Public Education (Secretaría de Educación Pública) Education, Copyright
SENER NOMS-SENER, Laws and Regulatons Secretariat of Energy (Secretaría de Energía)) Energy, Hydrocarbons
SEMIP Laws, Regulations Secretariat of Energy, Mines and Interstate industry (Secretaría de Energía, Minas e Industria paraestatal) Mining, nuclear energy
SEGOB Laws, Regulations Secretariat of Interior Government (Secretariat de Gobernación) Discrimnation, immigration, personal data, DOF, Acquisitions, Leases, and Services for the Public Sector

Laws, Regulations

Secretariat of Economy (Secretaría de Economia) (SE) Corporations, Foreign Investment, Industrial Property
(SCFI) Metrology and Standardization, Maquiladoras, IMMEX Decree, Mining concessions, Technical Standards, Preparation of Standards (NOMs)
SALUD NOM-SALUD, Laws, Regulations, Secretary of Health (Secretaría de Salud) Environmental Health
SCT NOM-SCT, Laws, Regulations Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes)


Transportation and Communications
PROFECO Law, Regulation Office of the Federal Prosecutor for the Consumer (Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor) Consumer Protection
IMSS Law and Regulations Mexican Social Security Institute (Institución Mexicana de Seguro Social)  under the Secretariat of Health Social Security, Mexico's Publich Health service, retirement, disability, maternity
SAGARPA Laws, Regulations and NOM-SAGARPA, and NOM-ZOO Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development (Secretaría de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural) Agriculture, Rural Development, Animal health
STATES State and Municipal Legislation Secretariats of Environment State and Municipal environmental legislation
STATES Condo laws State legislation Condo Laws
CDMX Mexico City State and municipality legislation Environmental legislation of Mexico City