Citizenship Act

Version of section 12 from 2009-04-17 to 2015-06-10:

Marginal note:Application for certificate of citizenship
  •  (1) Subject to any regulations made under paragraph 27(i), the Minister shall issue a certificate of citizenship to any citizen who has made application therefor.

  • Marginal note:Issue of certificate

    (2) When an application under section 5 or 5.1 or subsection 11(1) is approved, the Minister shall issue a certificate of citizenship to the applicant.

  • Marginal note:When effective

    (3) A certificate issued pursuant to this section does not take effect until the person to whom it is issued has complied with the requirements of this Act and the regulations respecting the oath of citizenship.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-29, s. 12;
  • 2008, c. 14, ss. 8, 13.
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