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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 276 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-03-10:

Marginal note:Notifying transporters

  •  (1) When a foreign national seeking to enter Canada is made subject to a removal order and a transporter is or might be required under the Act to carry that foreign national from Canada, an officer shall

    • (a) notify the transporter that it is or might be required to carry that foreign national from Canada; and

    • (b) when the removal order is enforceable, notify the transporter that it must carry the foreign national from Canada and whether the foreign national must be escorted.

  • Marginal note:Notifying an officer

    (2) After being notified under paragraph (1)(b), the transporter must without delay notify an officer of arrangements made for carrying the foreign national from Canada.

  • Marginal note:Time period

    (3) The transporter must carry the foreign national from Canada within 48 hours after giving notification under subsection (2) of the arrangements made.

  • Marginal note:Non-compliance

    (4) If a transporter does not comply with subsection (2) or (3), or notifies an officer that it is unable to comply with that subsection, or if an officer notifies the transporter in writing that the officer does not accept the proposed arrangements, an officer shall cause the foreign national to be carried from Canada and the transporter shall pay the costs under section 278.

  • Marginal note:Criteria for non-acceptance of arrangements

    (5) To be acceptable, the arrangements referred to in subsection (2) must meet the following criteria:

    • (a) the foreign national is not inadmissible to the country of destination and, for the purposes of transit, all countries of transit;

    • (b) the safety of the foreign national and other persons aboard any vehicle used to reach the country of destination must be ensured; and

    • (c) the transporter must undertake to comply with any request for an escort or escorts.

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