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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 209.996 from 2020-04-20 to 2020-11-17:


Marginal note:Notice — issuance by officer

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), if an officer determines, 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) or (4) or 209.4(2), the officer must issue a notice of final determination to the employer.

  • Marginal note:Notice — issuance by Minister

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), if the Minister of Employment and Social Development determines, 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) or (4) or 209.4(2), that Minister must issue a notice of final determination to the employer.

  • Marginal note:Period

    (3) An officer or the Minister of Employment and Social Development must not make a determination before the expiry of the period set out in subsection 209.994(1) or the period extended under subsection 209.994(3) as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Content of notice

    (4) The notice of final determination 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 determination;

    • (c) if applicable, the administrative monetary penalty amount and the period of ineligibility for the violation as well as the statement indicating 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, a warning informing the employer 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;

    • (e) if applicable, a statement that the administrative monetary penalty amount must be paid within 30 days after the day on which the notice of final determination is received by the employer, unless a payment agreement for the payment of amount and interest has been reached within that period; and

    • (f) how the administrative monetary penalty is to be paid.

  • Marginal note:Maximum amount within 12 months

    (5) If the sum of the administrative monetary penalty amount described in paragraph (4)(c) and all previous administrative monetary penalty amounts provided for in notices of final determination issued to the employer in question within 12 months before the day on which the determination is made exceeds $1 million, then the amount of the penalty must be reduced by that excess.

  • Marginal note:Deemed receipt

    (6) Despite section 9.3(2) of these Regulations and section 3 of the Electronic Documents and Electronic Information Regulations, a notice of final determination is deemed to have been received 10 days after the day on which it is sent.

  • Marginal note:Reduced period

    (7) Despite subsection (6), if the notice of final determination is solely in respect of a failure to comply with any one of the conditions set out in the provisions listed in items 18 to 23 of Table 1 of Schedule 2, the notice is deemed to have been received five days after the day on which it is sent.

  • SOR/2015-144, s. 8
  • SOR/2019-174, s. 11
  • SOR/2020-91, s. 10
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