Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (S.C. 2001, c. 27)

Act current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2017-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Obligation — answer truthfully
  •  (1) A person who makes an application must answer truthfully all questions put to them for the purpose of the examination and must produce a visa and all relevant evidence and documents that the officer reasonably requires.

  • Marginal note:Obligation — appear for examination

    (1.1) A person who makes an application must, on request of an officer, appear for an examination.

  • Marginal note:Obligation — relevant evidence

    (2) In the case of a foreign national,

    • (a) the relevant evidence referred to in subsection (1) includes photographic and fingerprint evidence; and

    • (b) subject to the regulations, the foreign national must submit to a medical examination.

  • Marginal note:Obligation — interview

    (2.1) A foreign national who makes an application must, on request of an officer, appear for an interview for the purpose of an investigation conducted by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service under section 15 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act for the purpose of providing advice or information to the Minister under section 14 of that Act and must answer truthfully all questions put to them during the interview.

  • Marginal note:Evidence relating to identity

    (3) An officer may require or obtain from a permanent resident or a foreign national who is arrested, detained, subject to an examination or subject to a removal order, any evidence — photographic, fingerprint or otherwise — that may be used to establish their identity or compliance with this Act.

  • 2001, c. 27, s. 16;
  • 2010, c. 8, s. 2;
  • 2013, c. 16, s. 5;
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 108(E).
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