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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 315.23 from 2014-01-29 to 2017-04-30:

Marginal note:Authority to disclose information

  •  (1) The Minister may disclose information to the Government of the United States in making a query to that Government, or in response to a query made by that Government, only for the following purposes:

    • (a) to support an examination following an application made by a national of a third country for a permanent or temporary resident visa, a work or study permit, or to obtain protected person status or another immigration benefit under federal immigration legislation;

    • (b) to support an examination or determination as to whether a national of a third country is authorized to travel to, enter or remain in Canada or the United States, as the case may be; or

    • (c) to ensure the accuracy and reliability of biographic data or other immigration-related data.

  • Marginal note:Response to query — limitation

    (2) In the case of a response to a query made by the Government of the United States, the Minister may disclose information only in respect of any of the following nationals of a third country:

    • (a) those who were previously determined to be inadmissible under the Act;

    • (b) those who did not meet the requirements under the Act;

    • (c) those in respect of whom a fingerprint match is established.

  • SOR/2014-6, s. 1

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