Canadian Refugee Procedure/99 - Claim for Refugee Protection
IRPA Section 99: Claim for Refugee ProtectionEdit
Section 99 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act reads:
Claim for Refugee Protection Claim 99 (1) A claim for refugee protection may be made in or outside Canada. Claim outside Canada (2) A claim for refugee protection made by a person outside Canada must be made by making an application for a visa as a Convention refugee or a person in similar circumstances, and is governed by Part 1. Claim inside Canada (3) A claim for refugee protection made by a person inside Canada must be made to an officer, may not be made by a person who is subject to a removal order, and is governed by this Part. Claim made inside Canada — not at port of entry (3.1) A person who makes a claim for refugee protection inside Canada other than at a port of entry must provide the officer, within the time limits provided for in the regulations, with the documents and information — including in respect of the basis for the claim — required by the rules of the Board, in accordance with those rules. Permanent resident (4) An application to become a permanent resident made by a protected person is governed by Part 1.