Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
Marginal note:Authority to disclose information
315.23 (1) The Minister may disclose information to the Government of the United States in making a query to that Government, or in response to a query made by that Government, only for the following purposes:
(a) to support an examination following an application made by a national of a third country to obtain a permanent or temporary resident visa, an electronic travel authorization, a work permit, a study permit, protected person status or another immigration benefit under federal immigration legislation;
(b) to support an examination or determination as to whether a national of a third country is authorized or not authorized to travel to, enter or remain in Canada or the United States, as the case may be;
(c) to ensure the accuracy and reliability of biographic data or other immigration-related data.
Marginal note:Response to query — limitation
(2) In the case of a response to a query made by the Government of the United States, the Minister may disclose information only in respect of any of the following nationals of a third country:
(a) those who were previously determined to be inadmissible under the Act;
(b) those who did not meet the requirements under the Act;
(c) those in respect of whom a fingerprint match is established; or
(d) those who have been issued or denied a document required to enter Canada as a temporary resident.
- SOR/2014-6, s. 1
- SOR/2017-53, s. 11
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