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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (S.C. 2001, c. 27)

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

Marginal note:Consultations with the provinces

  •  (1) The Minister may consult with the governments of the provinces on immigration and refugee protection policies and programs, in order to facilitate cooperation and to take into consideration the effects that the implementation of this Act may have on the provinces.

  • Marginal note:Required consultations

    (2) The Minister must consult with the governments of the provinces respecting the number of foreign nationals in each class who will become permanent residents each year, their distribution in Canada taking into account regional economic and demographic requirements, and the measures to be undertaken to facilitate their integration into Canadian society.

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