The National Capital FreeNet (NCF) is incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. In addition to that Act, NCF is also governed by by-laws adopted by NCF's members.

Current by-laws (as revised in 2014)

Modification history:
As revised in 2012
As revised in 1996
As revised in 1995
As revised in 1994