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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 83 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-02-21:

Marginal note:Review of decision for detention

  •  (1) Not later than 48 hours after the beginning of detention of a permanent resident under section 82, a judge shall commence a review of the reasons for the continued detention. Section 78 applies with respect to the review, with any modifications that the circumstances require.

  • Marginal note:Further reviews

    (2) The permanent resident must, until a determination is made under subsection 80(1), be brought back before a judge at least once in the six-month period following each preceding review and at any other times that the judge may authorize.

  • Marginal note:Order for continuation

    (3) A judge shall order the detention to be continued if satisfied that the permanent resident continues to be a danger to national security or to the safety of any person, or is unlikely to appear at a proceeding or for removal.

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