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

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Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Deserted child

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 3(1)(a), every person who, before apparently attaining the age of seven years, was found as a deserted child in Canada shall be deemed to have been born in Canada, unless the contrary is proved within seven years from the date the person was found.

  • Marginal note:Child born after death of parent

    (2) For the purposes of paragraph 3(1)(b) and subsection 3(2), where a child is born after the death of either of his parents, the child shall be deemed to have been born before the death of that parent.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2008, c. 14, s. 3]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-29, s. 4
  • 2008, c. 14, s. 3

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