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

Act current to 2016-05-12 and last amended on 2015-07-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Temporary resident
  •  (1) A foreign national becomes a temporary resident if an officer is satisfied that the foreign national has applied for that status, has met the obligations set out in paragraph 20(1)(b), is not inadmissible and is not the subject of a declaration made under subsection 22.1(1).

  • Marginal note:Dual intent

    (2) An intention by a foreign national to become a permanent resident does not preclude them from becoming a temporary resident if the officer is satisfied that they will leave Canada by the end of the period authorized for their stay.

  • 2001, c. 27, s. 22;
  • 2013, c. 16, s. 7.
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