Regulations Designating a Body for the Purposes of Paragraph 91(2)(c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

SOR/2011-142

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT

Registration 2011-06-28

Regulations Designating a Body for the Purposes of Paragraph 91(2)(c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, pursuant to subsections 91(5)Footnote a and (7)Footnote a of the Immigration and Refugee Protection ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Designating a Body for the Purposes of Paragraph 91(2)(c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Ottawa, June 27, 2011

JASON KENNEY
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. (Loi)

ICCRC

ICCRC means the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act on February 18, 2011. (CRCIC)

Designation

 For the purposes of paragraph 91(2)(c) of the Act, the ICCRC is designated as a body whose members in good standing may represent or advise a person for consideration — or offer to do so — in connection with a proceeding or application under the Act.

Transitional Measures

  •  (1) Any person who, on the date on which these Regulations come into force, is a member in good standing of the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants, incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act on October 8, 2003, is a member of the ICCRC, for the purposes of the Act, for a period lasting until the earlier of

    • (a) 120 days following the date on which these Regulations come into force; and

    • (b) the date on which that person discontinues their status as a member of the ICCRC.

  • (2) For the period during which they are a member of the ICCRC in accordance with subsection (1), the persons referred to in that subsection are not required to pay membership fees to that body.

Coming into Force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 1 of An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, chapter 8 of the Statutes of Canada, 2011, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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