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Canadian Passport Order

Version of section 3 from 2006-06-28 to 2008-12-11:

 Every passport

  • (a) shall be in a form prescribed by the Minister;

  • (b) shall be issued in the name of the Minister on behalf of Her Majesty in right of Canada;

  • (c) shall at all times remain the property of Her Majesty in right of Canada;

  • (d) shall be issued on the condition that the bearer will return it to Passport Canada without delay after Passport Canada requests it;

  • (e) shall be signed by the person to whom it is issued; and

  • (f) shall be issued for any period not exceeding five years from the day on which it is issued.

  • SI/2004-113, s. 2(F)
  • SI/2006-95, s. 2

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