Marginal note:Permanent resident
46 (1) A person loses permanent resident status
(a) when they become a Canadian citizen;
(b) on a final determination of a decision made outside of Canada that they have failed to comply with the residency obligation under section 28;
(c) when a removal order made against them comes into force;
(c.1) on a final determination under subsection 108(2) that their refugee protection has ceased for any of the reasons described in paragraphs 108(1)(a) to (d);
(d) on a final determination under section 109 to vacate a decision to allow their claim for refugee protection or a final determination to vacate a decision to allow their application for protection; or
(e) on approval by an officer of their application to renounce their permanent resident status.
Marginal note:Effect of renunciation
(1.1) A person who loses their permanent resident status under paragraph (1)(e) becomes a temporary resident for a period of six months unless they make their application to renounce their permanent resident status at a port of entry or are not physically present in Canada on the day on which their application is approved.
Marginal note:Effect of ceasing to be citizen
(2) A person becomes a permanent resident if he or she ceases to be a citizen under
(a) paragraph 10(1)(a) of the Citizenship Act, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 8 of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, other than in the circumstances set out in subsection 10(2) of the Citizenship Act, as it read immediately before that coming into force;
(b) subsection 10(1) of the Citizenship Act, other than in the circumstances set out in section 10.2 of that Act; or
(c) subsection 10.1(3) of the Citizenship Act, other than in the circumstances set out in section 10.2 of that Act.
- 2001, c. 27, s. 46
- 2012, c. 17, s. 19
- 2013, c. 16, s. 20
- 2014, c. 22, s. 43
- 2017, c. 14, s. 26
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