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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2024-03-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Humanitarian reasons

 A work permit may be issued under section 200 to a foreign national in Canada who cannot support themself without working, if the foreign national

  • (a) holds a study permit and has become temporarily destitute through circumstances beyond their control and beyond the control of any person on whom that person is dependent for the financial support to complete their term of study; or

  • (b) holds a temporary resident permit issued under subsection 24(1) of the Act that is valid for at least six months.

  • SOR/2004-167, s. 58

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