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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 22 from 2003-01-01 to 2013-08-29:

Marginal note:Temporary resident

  •  (1) A foreign national becomes a temporary resident if an officer is satisfied that the foreign national has applied for that status, has met the obligations set out in paragraph 20(1)(b) and is not inadmissible.

  • Marginal note:Dual intent

    (2) An intention by a foreign national to become a permanent resident does not preclude them from becoming a temporary resident if the officer is satisfied that they will leave Canada by the end of the period authorized for their stay.

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