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

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Act current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Application for judicial review only with leave

  •  (1) An application for judicial review with respect to any matter under this Act may be made only with leave of the Court.

  • Marginal note:Application for leave

    (2) The following provisions govern an application for leave:

    • (a) the application must be filed in the Registry of the Court and served on the other party within 30 days after the day on which the applicant is notified of or otherwise becomes aware of the matter;

    • (b) a judge of the Court may, for special reasons, allow an extended time for filing and serving the application;

    • (c) a judge of the Court shall dispose of the application without delay and in a summary way and, unless a judge of the Court directs otherwise, without personal appearance; and

    • (d) no appeal lies from the decision of the Court with respect to the application or with respect to an interlocutory decision.

  • Marginal note:Application by Minister

    (3) The Minister may make an application in respect of a decision of a citizenship judge.

  • 2014, c. 22, s. 20

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