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

Act current to 2023-01-25 and last amended on 2022-12-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Misrepresentation

 No person shall knowingly

  • (a) directly or indirectly misrepresent or withhold material facts relating to a relevant matter that induces or could induce an error in the administration of this Act;

  • (b) communicate, directly or indirectly, by any means, false or misleading information or declarations with intent to induce or deter immigration to Canada; or

  • (c) refuse to be sworn or to affirm or declare, as the case may be, or to answer a question put to the person at an examination or at a proceeding held under this Act.

  • 2001, c. 27, s. 127
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 115(F)
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