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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 34 from 2003-01-01 to 2013-06-18:

Marginal note:Security

  •  (1) A permanent resident or a foreign national is inadmissible on security grounds for

    • (a) engaging in an act of espionage or an act of subversion against a democratic government, institution or process as they are understood in Canada;

    • (b) engaging in or instigating the subversion by force of any government;

    • (c) engaging in terrorism;

    • (d) being a danger to the security of Canada;

    • (e) engaging in acts of violence that would or might endanger the lives or safety of persons in Canada; or

    • (f) being a member of an organization that there are reasonable grounds to believe engages, has engaged or will engage in acts referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) The matters referred to in subsection (1) do not constitute inadmissibility in respect of a permanent resident or a foreign national who satisfies the Minister that their presence in Canada would not be detrimental to the national interest.

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