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Federal Courts Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection Rules

Version of section 2 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-01-29:

 The following definitions apply in these Rules.


Act means the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; (Loi)


appeal means an appeal referred to in paragraph 74(d) of the Act; (appel)

application for judicial review

application for judicial review means an application under section 74 of the Act; (demande de contrôle judiciaire)

application for leave

application for leave means an application under section 72 of the Act; (demande d’autorisation)


Court means, as the circumstances require,

  • (a) the Federal Court of Appeal, including, in respect of a motion, a single judge of that court; or

  • (b) the Federal Court, including a prothonotary acting within his or her jurisdiction. (Cour)


Registry means a registry within the meaning of the Federal Courts Act. (greffe)


tribunal means a person or body who has disposed of a matter referred to in subsection 72(1) of the Act which is the subject of an application for leave or an application for judicial review; (tribunal administratif)

written reasons

written reasons includes a transcript of reasons given orally. (motifs écrits)

  • SOR/98-235, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-232, s. 3
  • SOR/2005-339, s. 2
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