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

Regulations are current to 2020-01-08 and last amended on 2019-08-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Division.

    Canadian educational credential

    Canadian educational credential means any secondary school diploma or any post-secondary diploma, certificate or credential that is issued on the completion of a Canadian program of study or training at an educational or training institution that is recognized by the provincial authorities responsible for registering, accrediting, supervising and regulating such institutions. (diplôme canadien)

    educational credential

    educational credential[Repealed, SOR/2012-274, s. 3]

    equivalency assessment

    equivalency assessment means a determination, issued by an organization or institution designated under subsection 75(4), that a foreign diploma, certificate or credential is equivalent to a Canadian educational credential and an assessment, by the organization or institution, of the authenticity of the foreign diploma, certificate or credential. (attestation d’équivalence)

    former Regulations

    former Regulations has the same meaning as in subsection 316(1). (ancien règlement)

    full-time work

    full-time work means at least 30 hours of work over a period of one week. (travail à temps plein)

    language skill area

    language skill area means speaking, oral comprehension, reading or writing. (habileté langagière)

    restricted occupation

    restricted occupation means an occupation designated as a restricted occupation by the Minister, taking into account labour market activity on both an area and a national basis, following consultation with the Department of Employment and Social Development, provincial governments and any other relevant organizations or institutions. (profession d’accès limité)

  • Marginal note:Definition work

    (2) Despite the definition work in section 2, for the purposes of this Division, work means an activity for which wages are paid or commission is earned.

  • SOR/2003-383, s. 2
  • SOR/2008-254, s. 2
  • SOR/2010-172, s. 5
  • SOR/2010-195, s. 3(F)
  • SOR/2012-274, s. 3
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 237
  • SOR/2016-298, s. 2
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