Marginal note:In force
49. (1) A removal order comes into force on the latest of the following dates:
(a) the day the removal order is made, if there is no right to appeal;
(b) the day the appeal period expires, if there is a right to appeal and no appeal is made; and
(c) the day of the final determination of the appeal, if an appeal is made.
Marginal note:In force — claimants
(2) Despite subsection (1), a removal order made with respect to a refugee protection claimant is conditional and comes into force on the latest of the following dates:
(a) the day the claim is determined to be ineligible only under paragraph 101(1)(e);
(b) in a case other than that set out in paragraph (a), seven days after the claim is determined to be ineligible;
(c) if the claim is rejected by the Refugee Protection Division, on the expiry of the time limit referred to in subsection 110(2.1) or, if an appeal is made, 15 days after notification by the Refugee Appeal Division that the claim is rejected;
(d) 15 days after notification that the claim is declared withdrawn or abandoned; and
(e) 15 days after proceedings are terminated as a result of notice under paragraph 104(1)(c) or (d).
- 2001, c. 27, s. 49;
- 2012, c. 17, s. 21.
50. A removal order is stayed
(a) if a decision that was made in a judicial proceeding — at which the Minister shall be given the opportunity to make submissions — would be directly contravened by the enforcement of the removal order;
(b) in the case of a foreign national sentenced to a term of imprisonment in Canada, until the sentence is completed;
(c) for the duration of a stay imposed by the Immigration Appeal Division or any other court of competent jurisdiction;
(d) for the duration of a stay under paragraph 114(1)(b); and
(e) for the duration of a stay imposed by the Minister.
Marginal note:Void — permanent residence
51. A removal order that has not been enforced becomes void if the foreign national becomes a permanent resident.
Marginal note:No return without prescribed authorization
52. (1) If a removal order has been enforced, the foreign national shall not return to Canada, unless authorized by an officer or in other prescribed circumstances.
Marginal note:Return to Canada
(2) If a removal order for which there is no right of appeal has been enforced and is subsequently set aside in a judicial review, the foreign national is entitled to return to Canada at the expense of the Minister.
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