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Citizenship Regulations, No. 2 (SOR/2015-124)

Regulations are current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2017-10-11. Previous Versions

Search of Records

Marginal note:Search of the records

 An application for a search of the records kept in the course of the administration of the Act or prior legislation must be made in prescribed form and filed in the manner determined by the Minister, together with evidence that establishes that the applicant has paid the fee required under section 31 of the Regulations.

Representatives and Advisors

Marginal note:Purposes of subsection 21.1(5) of Act

 For the purposes of subsection 21.1(5) of the Act, the ICCRC is designated as a body whose members in good standing may represent or advise a person for consideration — or offer to do so — in connection with a proceeding or application under the Act.

Marginal note:Person not authorized under subsections 21.1 (2) to (4) of Act

 If an applicant is represented or advised for consideration in connection with a proceeding or application under the Act by a person who is not referred to in subsections 21.1 (2) to (4) of the Act the application will be returned to the applicant because it is not accepted into processing.

Transitional Measure

Marginal note:Representative or advisor

 A person who represents or advises for consideration another person who has made an application under the Act that is received by the Minister before the day on which section 21.1 of the Act comes into force is deemed for the purposes of only that application and that section 21.1 to be a member in good standing of the ICCRC for a period of four years beginning on the day on which that section 21.1 comes into force or until one of the following occurs:

  • (a) the application is returned to the applicant because it was not accepted for processing;

  • (b) the application is approved, refused, withdrawn or treated as abandoned;

  • (c) the applicant ceases to be represented by that person;

  • (d) the person becomes a person referred to in any of subsections 21.1(2) to (4) of the Act; or

  • (e) the applicant notifies the Minister in the prescribed form that they are represented by a person referred to in any of subsections 21.1(2) to (4) of the Act.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:S.C. 2014, c. 22

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 26 of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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