Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2015-11-16 and last amended on 2015-09-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Holding prescribed documentation
  •  (1) If a transporter has reasonable grounds to believe that the prescribed documents of a person whom it carries to Canada may not be available for examination at a port of entry, the transporter must give the person a receipt for the documents and hold those documents until examination.

  • Marginal note:Presenting documents

    (2) A transporter who holds the documents of a person must, when presenting the person for examination under paragraph 148(1)(b) of the Act, present the documents and a copy of the receipt.

Marginal note:Obligation to hold a person
  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 148(1)(b) of the Act, a transporter has complied with the obligation to hold a person until the examination is completed when

    • (a) an officer informs the transporter that the examination of the person is completed;

    • (b) the person is authorized to enter Canada under section 23 of the Act; or

    • (c) the person is detained under any Canadian law.

  • Marginal note:Notification

    (2) A transporter must notify an officer without delay if a person whose examination has not been completed leaves or attempts to leave the transporter's vehicle for any other purpose than examination.

Marginal note:Stowaway notification

 On the arrival of a vessel at its first port of call in Canada, the transporter must notify an officer at the nearest port of entry of the presence of any stowaway and, on request of the officer, must without delay provide a written report concerning the stowaway.

Marginal note:Medical examination and treatment
  •  (1) A transporter's obligations under paragraph 148(1)(c) of the Act apply only in respect of foreign nationals carried in respect of whom a report is prepared under subsection 44(1) of the Act, or who are members of a crew or who are entering Canada to become members of a crew.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed medical costs

    (2) Unless the transporter establishes that the foreign national holds a temporary or permanent resident visa and that their health condition is not a result of the transporter's negligence, any medical costs incurred with respect to the foreign national are prescribed costs and are calculated on the basis of the applicable provincial health insurance system.

  • Marginal note:Arranging medical examination

    (3) A transporter must arrange for the medical examination of the foreign national required under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act and must arrange for medical treatment and observation if such conditions are imposed on the foreign national under section 32.

  • SOR/2012-154, s. 13.