Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Version of section 99 from 2003-01-01 to 2012-12-14:
99 (1) A claim for refugee protection may be made in or outside Canada.
Marginal note:Claim outside Canada
(2) A claim for refugee protection made by a person outside Canada must be made by making an application for a visa as a Convention refugee or a person in similar circumstances, and is governed by Part 1.
Marginal note:Claim inside Canada
(3) A claim for refugee protection made by a person inside Canada must be made to an officer, may not be made by a person who is subject to a removal order, and is governed by this Part.
Marginal note:Permanent resident
(4) An application to become a permanent resident made by a protected person is governed by Part 1.
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