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Citizenship Regulations

Version of section 5.5 from 2009-04-17 to 2015-06-10:

  •  (1) An application made under subsection 5.1(3) of the Act in respect of a person who is 18 years of age or more on the date of the application shall be

    • (a) made to the Minister in the prescribed form and signed by the person; and

    • (b) filed, together with the materials described in subsection (2), with the Registrar.

  • (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), the materials required by this section are

    • (a) a birth certificate or, if unobtainable, other evidence that establishes the person’s date and place of birth;

    • (b) evidence that establishes that

      • (i) the decision that was made abroad in respect of the adoption took place on or after January 1, 1947, and

      • (ii) a parent of the person was a citizen at the time of the decision that was made abroad in respect of the adoption; and

    • (c) two photographs of the person of the size and type shown on a form prescribed under section 28 of the Act.

  • SOR/2007-281, s. 2
  • SOR/2009-108, s. 12

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