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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2022-09-22 and last amended on 2022-06-21. Previous Versions

PART 20Transitional Provisions (continued)

DIVISION 11Economic Classes (continued)

Marginal note:Investors

 If, before April 1, 1999, a foreign national made an application for an immigrant visa as an investor and signed any document referred to in clause 1(v)(iii)(A) of Schedule X to the former Regulations, as that Schedule read immediately before that date, or, in the case of an investor in a province, either applied for a selection certificate under section 3.1 of An Act respecting immigration to Québec, R.S.Q., c.I-0.2, as amended from time to time, or applied for an immigrant visa as an investor, and signed an investment agreement in accordance with the law of that province, the relevant provisions of the former Regulations respecting an applicant for an immigrant visa as an investor, an approved business, an investor in a province, a fund manager, an eligible business, an approved fund, a fund, an escrow agent, a privately administered venture capital fund or a government-administered venture capital fund continue to apply as they read immediately before April 1, 1999 to all persons governed by their application before that date.

  • SOR/2014-140, s. 18(F)

Marginal note:Entrepreneurs

 For greater certainty, section 98 does not apply in respect of an entrepreneur within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the former Regulations who was issued an immigrant visa under subparagraph 9(1)(b)(ii) or (c)(i) of those Regulations.

PART 21Repeals and Coming into Force


Marginal note:Regulations repealed

 The following Regulations are repealed:

  • (a) the Immigration Regulations, 1978Footnote 1;

  • (b) the Refugee Claimants Designated Class RegulationsFootnote 2;

  • (c) the Immigration Act Fees RegulationsFootnote 3; and

  • (d) the Humanitarian Designated Classes RegulationsFootnote 4.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

  •  (1) These Regulations, except paragraph 117(1)(e), subsection 117(5) and paragraphs 259(a) and (f) come into force on June 28, 2002.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2005-61, s. 9]

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Paragraphs 259(a) and (f) come into force on December 31, 2003.

  • SOR/2003-97, s. 1
  • SOR/2004-34, s. 1
  • SOR/2005-61, s. 9
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