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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 84 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-02-21:

Marginal note:Release

  •  (1) The Minister may, on application by a permanent resident or a foreign national, order their release from detention to permit their departure from Canada.

  • Marginal note:Judicial release

    (2) A judge may, on application by a foreign national who has not been removed from Canada within 120 days after the Federal Court determines a certificate to be reasonable, order the foreign national’s release from detention, under terms and conditions that the judge considers appropriate, if satisfied that the foreign national will not be removed from Canada within a reasonable time and that the release will not pose a danger to national security or to the safety of any person.

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