Refugee Travel Document
Marginal note:Designated foreign national
31.1 For the purposes of Article 28 of the Refugee Convention, a designated foreign national whose claim for refugee protection or application for protection is accepted is lawfully staying in Canada only if they become a permanent resident or are issued a temporary resident permit under section 24.
- 2012, c. 17, s. 16.
32. The regulations may provide for any matter relating to the application of sections 27 to 31, may define, for the purposes of this Act, the terms used in those sections, and may include provisions respecting
(a) classes of temporary residents, such as students and workers;
(b) selection criteria for each class of foreign national and for their family members, and the procedures for evaluating all or some of those criteria;
(c) anything referred to in paragraph (b) for which a decision or recommendation may or must be made by a designated person, institution or organization;
(d) the conditions that must or may be imposed, varied or cancelled, individually or by class, on permanent residents and foreign nationals, including conditions respecting work or study;
(d.1) in relation to the authorization of a foreign national to work in Canada — including in relation to a work permit — the requirements that may or must be imposed on the employer in question, or that may or must be varied or cancelled;
(d.2) the power to inspect, for the purpose of verifying compliance with the requirements imposed on an employer in relation to the work permit of a foreign national that authorizes the foreign national to work in Canada temporarily;
(d.3) the consequences of a failure to comply with the requirements referred to in paragraph (d.2);
(e) the residency obligation under section 28, including rules for calculating applicable days and periods; and
(f) the circumstances in which a document indicating status or a travel document may or must be issued, renewed or revoked.
- 2001, c. 27, s. 32;
- 2012, c. 19, s. 705.
Marginal note:Rules of interpretation
33. The facts that constitute inadmissibility under sections 34 to 37 include facts arising from omissions and, unless otherwise provided, include facts for which there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have occurred, are occurring or may occur.
34. (1) A permanent resident or a foreign national is inadmissible on security grounds for
(a) engaging in an act of espionage or an act of subversion against a democratic government, institution or process as they are understood in Canada;
(b) engaging in or instigating the subversion by force of any government;
(c) engaging in terrorism;
(d) being a danger to the security of Canada;
(e) engaging in acts of violence that would or might endanger the lives or safety of persons in Canada; or
(f) being a member of an organization that there are reasonable grounds to believe engages, has engaged or will engage in acts referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).
(2) The matters referred to in subsection (1) do not constitute inadmissibility in respect of a permanent resident or a foreign national who satisfies the Minister that their presence in Canada would not be detrimental to the national interest.
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