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  1. Citizenship Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29 (Section 27)
    Marginal note:Regulations
    •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

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      • (d) providing for various criteria that may be applied to determine whether a person

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        • (ii) has an adequate knowledge of Canada and of the responsibilities and privileges of citizenship, as demonstrated in one of the official languages of Canada;

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      • (k.5) respecting the disclosure of information relating to the professional or ethical conduct of a person referred to in any of paragraphs 21.1(2)(a) to (c) in connection with a proceeding — other than a proceeding before a superior court — or application under this Act to a body that is responsible for governing or investigating that conduct or to a person who is responsible for investigating that conduct, for the purposes of ensuring that persons referred to in those paragraphs offer and provide professional and ethical representation and advice to persons in connection with such proceedings and applications; and

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  2. Citizenship Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29 (Section 5.1)
    Marginal note:Adoptees — minors
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    • (3) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister shall, on application, grant citizenship to a person in respect of whose adoption, by a citizen who is subject to Quebec law governing adoptions, a decision was made abroad on or after January 1, 1947 — or to a person in respect of whose adoption, by a person who became a citizen on that day and who is subject to Quebec law governing adoptions, a decision was made abroad before that day — if

      • (a) the Quebec authority responsible for international adoptions advises, in writing, that in its opinion the adoption meets the requirements of Quebec law governing adoptions; and

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  3. Citizenship Act - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29 (Section 5)
    Marginal note:Grant of citizenship
    •  (1) The Minister shall grant citizenship to any person who

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      • (e) if 18 years of age or more but less than 55 years of age at the date of his or her application, demonstrates in one of the official languages of Canada that he or she has an adequate knowledge of Canada and of the responsibilities and privileges of citizenship; and

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