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

Act current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2023-12-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Right to counsel

  •  (1) A person who is the subject of proceedings before any Division of the Board and the Minister may, at their own expense, be represented by legal or other counsel.

  • Marginal note:Representation

    (2) If a person who is the subject of proceedings is under 18 years of age or unable, in the opinion of the applicable Division, to appreciate the nature of the proceedings, the Division shall designate a person to represent the person.

  • 2001, c. 27, s. 167
  • 2010, c. 8, s. 23
  • 2012, c. 17, s. 63

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