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Citizenship Act

Version of section 15 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-07-31:

Marginal note:Recommendation re use of discretion

  •  (1) Where a citizenship judge is unable to approve an application under subsection 14(2), the judge shall, before deciding not to approve it, consider whether or not to recommend an exercise of discretion under subsection 5(3) or (4) or subsection 9(2) as the circumstances may require.

  • Marginal note:Subsequent action

    (2) Where a citizenship judge makes a recommendation for an exercise of discretion under subsection (1), the judge shall

    • (a) notify the applicant;

    • (b) transmit the recommendation to the Minister with the reasons therefor; and

    • (c) in accordance with the decision that has been made in respect of his recommendation, forthwith on the communication of the decision to the judge approve or not approve the application.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 108, s. 14

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