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Order Respecting the Interim Federal Health Program, 2012

Version of section 1 from 2012-04-05 to 2012-06-29:

The following provision is not in force.

 The following definitions apply in this Order.

Act

Act means the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. (Loi)

condition of public safety concern

condition of public safety concern means a mental health condition in a person who has been examined by a physician licensed in Canada and for which the physician is of the opinion that the person will likely cause harm to others. (état préoccupant pour la sécurité publique)

disease posing a risk to public health

disease posing a risk to public health means a communicable disease

  • (a) that is on the list of national notifiable diseases of the Public Health Agency of Canada, as amended from time to time,

    • (i) which is subject to human-to-human transmission and requires public health intervention in accordance with provincial legislation, or

    • (ii) for which immunization has been recommended under Canadian medical standards; or

  • (b) that is referred to in the Interim Federal Health Program Policy of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, as amended from time to time. (maladie présentant un risque pour la santé publique)

health care coverage

health care coverage means coverage for the following services and products provided in Canada only if they are of an urgent or essential nature as defined in the Interim Federal Health Program Policy of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, as amended from time to time:

  • (a) hospital services;

  • (b) services of physicians licensed in Canada and registered nurses licensed in Canada;

  • (c) laboratory, diagnostic and ambulance services; and

  • (d) immunization and medication, only if required to prevent or treat a disease posing a risk to public health or a condition of public safety concern. (couverture des soins de santé)

immigration medical examination

immigration medical examination means a medical examination requested under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act and has the meaning assigned to the term medical examination in section 29 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations. (visite médicale d’immigration)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. (ministre)

person whose refugee claim has been rejected

person whose refugee claim has been rejected means a person

  • (a) whose claim for refugee protection has been finally rejected by the Immigration and Refugee Board and whose right to judicial review, or any appeal of that judicial review, in respect of that claim has been exhausted; or

  • (b) whose claim is deemed to be rejected under subsections 105(3), 108(3) or 109(3) of the Act. (personne dont la demande d’asile a été rejetée)

protected person

protected person has the same meaning as in subsection 95(2) of the Act. (personne protégée)

public health or public safety health care coverage

public health or public safety health care coverage means coverage for the following services and products provided in Canada, only if required to prevent or treat a disease posing a risk to public health or a condition of public safety concern:

  • (a) hospital services;

  • (b) services of physicians licensed in Canada and registered nurses licensed in Canada;

  • (c) laboratory and diagnostic services; and

  • (d) immunization and medication. (couverture des soins de santé pour la santé ou la sécurité publiques)

refugee claimant

refugee claimant means a person whose claim for refugee protection is eligible to be referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board and who is awaiting a final determination of that claim by that Board, including a person whose right to judicial review of that determination, or appeal of that judicial review, has not been exhausted. This definition does not include a person whose refugee claim was determined to be abandoned or withdrawn. (demandeur d’asile)

resettled refugee

resettled refugee means a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under paragraph 95(1)(a) of the Act. (réfugié réétabli)

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