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Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)

Version of section 8 from 2017-10-18 to 2022-06-22:

Marginal note:Application

  •  (1) A foreign national who is the subject of an order or regulation made under section 4 may apply in writing to the Minister to cease being the subject of the order or regulation.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation

    (2) On receipt of the application, the Minister must decide whether there are reasonable grounds to recommend to the Governor in Council that the order or regulation be amended or repealed, as the case may be, so that the applicant ceases to be the subject of it.

  • Marginal note:Time limit

    (3) The Minister must make a decision on the application within 90 days after the day on which the application is received.

  • Marginal note:Notice if application rejected

    (4) The Minister must give notice without delay to the applicant of any decision to reject the application.

  • Marginal note:New application

    (5) If there has been a material change in the applicant’s circumstances since their last application under subsection (1) was submitted, he or she may submit another application.

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