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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 161 from 2003-01-01 to 2012-12-14:

Marginal note:Rules

  •  (1) Subject to the approval of the Governor in Council, and in consultation with the Deputy Chairpersons and the Director General of the Immigration Division, the Chairperson may make rules respecting

    • (a) the activities, practice and procedure of each of the Divisions of the Board, including the periods for appeal, the priority to be given to proceedings, the notice that is required and the period in which notice must be given;

    • (b) the conduct of persons in proceedings before the Board, as well as the consequences of, and sanctions for, the breach of those rules;

    • (c) the information that may be required and the manner in which, and the time within which, it must be provided with respect to a proceeding before the Board; and

    • (d) any other matter considered by the Chairperson to require rules.

  • Marginal note:Tabling in Parliament

    (2) The Minister shall cause a copy of any rule made under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the approval of the rule by the Governor in Council.

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