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Citizenship Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29)

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Act current to 2023-09-19 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Periods not counted as physical presence

 Despite anything in this Act, no period may be counted as a period of physical presence for the purpose of this Act during which a person, under any enactment in force in Canada,

  • (a) has been under a probation order;

  • (b) has been a paroled inmate; or

  • (c) has served a term of imprisonment.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-29, s. 21
  • 2014, c. 22, s. 17
  • 2017, c. 14, s. 9
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