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

Regulations are current to 2023-01-25 and last amended on 2022-11-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Notice — issuance by officer

  •  (1) If an officer assesses, on the basis of information obtained by any officer or the Minister of Employment and Social Development during the exercise of the powers set out in sections 209.6 to 209.8 and any other relevant information, that an employer has committed a violation because that employer failed to comply with one of the conditions set out in the provisions listed in column 1 of Table 1 of Schedule 2 and the failure to do so was not justified under subsection 209.2(3), (4) or (5) or 209.4(2), the officer must issue a notice of preliminary finding to the employer.

  • Marginal note:Notice — issuance by Minister

    (2) If the Minister of Employment and Social Development assesses, on the basis of information obtained during the exercise of the powers set out in sections 209.6, 209.7 and 209.9 and any other relevant information, that an employer has committed a violation because that employer failed to comply with one of the conditions set out in the provisions listed in column 1 of Table 1 of Schedule 2 and the failure to do so was not justified under subsection 209.3(3), (4) or (5) or 209.4(2), that Minister must issue a notice of preliminary finding to the employer.

  • Marginal note:Content of notice

    (3) The notice of preliminary finding must include the following information:

    • (a) the name of the employer referred to in subsection (1) or (2), as the case may be;

    • (b) the condition with which the employer failed to comply as well as the provision listed in column 1 of Table 1 of Schedule 2, the relevant facts surrounding the violation and the reasons for the preliminary finding;

    • (c) if applicable, the administrative monetary penalty amount and the period of ineligibility for the violation as well as the statement that the violation will be considered in the calculation of the total number of points under subparagraph 209.991(1)(a)(i) for any subsequent violation;

    • (d) if applicable, the statement that a warning may be issued to the employer informing them that there is no administrative monetary penalty for the violation but that the violation will be considered in the calculation of the total number of points under subparagraph 209.991(1)(a)(i) for any subsequent violation; and

    • (e) the statement that the employer may make written submissions within the period set out in section 209.994 with respect to the information referred to in paragraphs (b) to (d).

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