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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 240 from 2015-08-01 to 2016-06-12:

Marginal note:When removal order is enforced

  •  (1) A removal order against a foreign national, whether it is enforced by voluntary compliance or by the Minister, is enforced when the foreign national

    • (a) appears before an officer at a port of entry to verify their departure from Canada;

    • (b) obtains a certificate of departure from the Department;

    • (c) departs from Canada; and

    • (d) is authorized to enter, other than for purposes of transit, their country of destination.

  • Marginal note:When removal order is enforced by officer outside Canada

    (2) If a foreign national against whom a removal order has not been enforced is applying outside Canada for a visa, an authorization to return to Canada or an electronic travel authorization, an officer shall enforce the order if, following an examination, the foreign national establishes that

    • (a) they are the person described in the order;

    • (b) they have been lawfully admitted to the country in which they are physically present at the time that the application is made; and

    • (c) they are not inadmissible on grounds of security, violating human or international rights, serious criminality or organized criminality.

  • SOR/2015-77, s. 7
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