Marginal note:Application for evidence of citizenship
12 (1) The Minister shall, on application by a person, determine whether they are a citizen and, if they are,
(a) subject to any regulations made under paragraph 27(1)(i), issue a certificate of citizenship to them; or
(b) subject to any regulations made under paragraph 27(1)(i) or (i.1), provide them with some other means to establish their citizenship.
Marginal note:Providing evidence of citizenship on acquisition
(2) After a person acquires citizenship as a result of an application under section 5 or 5.1 or subsection 11(1), the Minister shall
(a) issue a certificate of citizenship to the person; or
(b) provide the person with some other means to establish their citizenship.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-29, s. 12
- 2008, c. 14, ss. 8, 13
- 2014, c. 22, s. 10
- 2023, c. 26, s. 301
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