Marginal note:Laying of proposed regulations
27.1 (1) The Minister shall cause a copy of each regulation proposed to be made under paragraph 27(d.1) to be laid before each House of Parliament, and each House shall refer the proposed regulation to the appropriate Committee of that House.
(2) No proposed regulation that has been laid under subsection (1) need again be laid under that subsection, whether or not it has been altered.
Marginal note:Making of regulations
(3) The Governor in Council may make the regulation at any time after the proposed regulation has been laid before each House of Parliament under subsection (1).
- 2007, c. 24, s. 3.1.
Marginal note:Powers of Minister
28. The Minister may prescribe the forms of applications, certificates and other documents required for the purposes of this Act.
- 1974-75-76, c. 108, s. 27.
Marginal note:Definition of “certificate”
29. (1) For the purposes of this section, “certificate” means a certificate of citizenship, a certificate of naturalization or a certificate of renunciation.
Marginal note:Offences and punishment
(2) A person who
(a) for any of the purposes of this Act makes any false representation, commits fraud or knowingly conceals any material circumstances,
(b) obtains or uses a certificate of another person in order to personate that other person,
(c) knowingly permits his certificate to be used by another person to personate himself, or
(d) traffics in certificates or has in his possession any certificate for the purpose of trafficking,
is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.
(3) A person who
(a) without lawful authority issues or alters a certificate,
(b) counterfeits a certificate, or
(c) uses, acts on or causes or attempts to cause any person to use or act on a certificate, knowing it to have been unlawfully issued or altered or to have been counterfeited,
is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or to both.
(4) A person who contravenes any provision of this Act or the regulations for the contravention of which no fine or imprisonment is provided in this Act is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
- 1974-75-76, c. 108, s. 28.
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