Social Insurance Number Cards
Marginal note:Minister directs special cards to be issued
90. The Minister may direct the Canada Employment Insurance Commission to issue to persons, other than Canadian citizens or permanent residents, Social Insurance Number Cards, by which the holders of such cards are identified as persons who may be required under this Act to obtain authorization to work in Canada.
91. The regulations may govern who may or may not represent, advise or consult with a person who is the subject of a proceeding or application before the Minister, an officer or the Board.
Material Incorporated in Regulations
Marginal note:Incorporated material
92. (1) A regulation may incorporate by reference the following material:
(a) material produced by a person or body other than the Governor in Council;
(b) material referred to in paragraph (a) that has been subsequently adapted or edited in order to facilitate its incorporation for the purposes of the regulation;
(c) material that has been developed jointly with another government or government agency for the purpose of harmonizing the regulation with other laws; and
(d) material that is technical or explanatory in nature, such as specifications, classifications, illustrations or graphs, as well as examples that may assist in the application of the regulation.
Marginal note:Amended from time to time
(2) Material may be incorporated by reference on a specified date or as amended from time to time.
Marginal note:Incorporated material is not a regulation
(3) For greater certainty, material that is incorporated by reference in a regulation made under this Act is not a regulation for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act.
Marginal note:Statutory Instruments Act
93. Instructions given by the Minister under this Act and guidelines issued by the Chairperson under paragraph 159(1)(h) are not statutory instruments for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act.
Report to Parliament
Marginal note:Annual report to Parliament
94. (1) The Minister must, on or before November 1 of each year or, if a House of Parliament is not then sitting, within the next 30 days on which that House is sitting after that date, table in each House of Parliament a report on the operation of this Act in the preceding calendar year.
Marginal note:Contents of report
(2) The report shall include a description of
(a) the activities and initiatives taken concerning the selection of foreign nationals, including measures taken in cooperation with the provinces;
(b) in respect of Canada, the number of foreign nationals who became permanent residents, and the number projected to become permanent residents in the following year;
(b.1) in respect of Canada, the linguistic profile of foreign nationals who became permanent residents;
(c) in respect of each province that has entered into a federal-provincial agreement described in subsection 9(1), the number, for each class listed in the agreement, of persons that became permanent residents and that the province projects will become permanent residents there in the following year;
(d) the number of temporary resident permits issued under section 24, categorized according to grounds of inadmissibility, if any;
(e) the number of persons granted permanent resident status under subsection 25(1); and
(f) a gender-based analysis of the impact of this Act.
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