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Citizenship Act

Version of section 21 from 2015-06-11 to 2017-06-18:

Marginal note:Periods not counted as physical presence

 Despite anything in this Act, no period may be counted as a period of physical presence for the purpose of this Act during which a person has been, under any enactment in force in Canada,

  • (a) under a probation order;

  • (b) a paroled inmate; or

  • (c) confined in or been an inmate of any penitentiary, jail, reformatory or prison.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-29, s. 21
  • 2014, c. 22, s. 17

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