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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 151.1 from 2009-06-04 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Protected temporary residents class

  •  (1) The protected temporary residents class is prescribed as a class of persons who may become permanent residents on the basis of the requirements of this section.

  • Marginal note:Member of the class

    (2) A foreign national is a protected temporary resident and a member of the protected temporary residents class if the foreign national holds a temporary resident permit and

    • (a) became a temporary resident under a temporary resident permit for protection reasons after making a claim for refugee protection outside Canada under section 99 of the Act; or

    • (b) was issued a Minister’s permit under section 37 of the former Act after seeking admission to Canada under section 7 of the former Regulations or section 4 of the Humanitarian Designated Classes Regulations.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (2.1) A foreign national destined for Quebec does not become a member of the protected temporary residents class described in paragraph (2)(a) if they have not received a selection certificate from the Province of Quebec.

  • Marginal note:Former Act and Regulations

    (3) In subsection (2), former Act has the same meaning as in section 187 of the Act and former Regulations and Humanitarian Designated Classes Regulations have the same meaning as in subsection 316(1) of these Regulations.

  • SOR/2004-167, s. 48
  • SOR/2009-163, s. 7(F)
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