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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 263 from 2016-03-11 to 2022-09-11:


Marginal note:Medical examination and treatment

  •  (1) A commercial transporter must arrange for the medical examination of a foreign national who is required to submit to one under paragraph 16(2)(b) of the Act and for any medical examination, surveillance or treatment that is imposed under section 32.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if

    • (a) the foreign national holds a temporary or permanent resident visa at the time of their examination and the foreign national’s health condition is not a result of the commercial transporter’s negligence; or

    • (b) the foreign national has been authorized to enter and remain in Canada and is not a member of the crew.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed medical costs

    (3) For the purposes of paragraph 148(1)(g) of the Act, any medical costs incurred with respect to the foreign national are prescribed costs and are to be calculated on the basis of the applicable provincial health insurance system.

  • SOR/2012-154, s. 13
  • SOR/2016-37, s. 6
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