Marginal note:Family members
176 (1) An applicant may include in their application to remain in Canada as a permanent resident any of their family members.
Marginal note:One-year time limit
(2) A family member who is included in an application to remain in Canada as a permanent resident and who is outside Canada at the time the application is made shall be issued a permanent resident visa if
(a) the family member makes an application outside Canada to an officer within one year after the day on which the applicant becomes a permanent resident; and
(b) the family member is not inadmissible on the grounds referred to in subsection (3).
(3) A family member who is inadmissible on any of the grounds referred to in subsection 21(2) of the Act shall not be issued a permanent resident visa and shall not become a permanent resident.
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