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

Act current to 2022-05-02 and last amended on 2021-11-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Decision

  •  (1) The Refugee Protection Division shall accept a claim for refugee protection if it determines that the claimant is a Convention refugee or person in need of protection, and shall otherwise reject the claim.

  • Marginal note:No credible basis

    (2) If the Refugee Protection Division is of the opinion, in rejecting a claim, that there was no credible or trustworthy evidence on which it could have made a favourable decision, it shall state in its reasons for the decision that there is no credible basis for the claim.

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