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

Act current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2023-12-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Federal-provincial agreements

  •  (1) The Minister, with the approval of the Governor in Council, may enter into an agreement with the government of any province for the purposes of this Act. The Minister must publish, once a year, a list of the federal-provincial agreements that are in force.

  • Marginal note:Consistency with agreement

    (2) Subject to subsection (3) but despite the other provisions of this Act, the following must be consistent with the federal-provincial agreements:

    • (a) the selection and sponsorship of, and the acquisition of status by, foreign nationals under this Act; and

    • (b) regulations governing those matters, including regulations respecting the examination in Canada of applications to become a permanent resident, or respecting the foreign nationals who may be selected on the basis of an investment in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Inadmissibility not limited

    (3) Subsection (2) is not to be interpreted as limiting the application of any provision of this Act concerning inadmissibility to Canada.

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