Canadian Passport Order
11.1 (1) Without limiting the generality of subsections 4(3) and (4) and for greater certainty, the Minister may cancel a passport if he or she has reasonable grounds
(a) to suspect that the cancellation is necessary to prevent the commission of any act or omission referred to in subsection 7(4.1) of the Criminal Code; and
(b) in the case of a passport issued to a child under 16 years of age who, on the day of the cancellation, is under 16 years of age, to believe that it is in the child’s best interest.
(2) Without limiting the generality of subsections 4(3) and (4) and for greater certainty, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness may decide that a passport is to be cancelled if he or she has reasonable grounds to suspect that the decision is necessary to prevent the commission of a terrorism offence, as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code, or for the national security of Canada or a foreign country or state.
(3) The powers conferred by subsections (1) and (2) may be exercised without notice.
- SI/2015-33, s. 5
- SI/2018-31, s. 4
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