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Canadian Passport Order

Version of section 4 from 2015-06-23 to 2019-05-28:

  •  (1) Subject to this Order, any person who is a Canadian citizen under the Act may be issued a passport.

  • (2) No passport shall be issued to a person who is not a Canadian citizen under the Act.

  • (3) Nothing in this Order in any manner limits or affects Her Majesty in right of Canada’s royal prerogative over passports.

  • (4) The royal prerogative over passports can be exercised on behalf of Her Majesty in right of Canada by

    • (a) the Governor in Council;

    • (b) the Minister; or

    • (c) the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness for the purposes of section 10.1, subsections 10.2(2), 10.3(2), 10.4(2) and 11.1(2) and section 11.3.

  • SI/2004-113, s. 3
  • SI/2015-33, s. 1

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