Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
Marginal note:Excluded relationships
5 For the purposes of these Regulations, a foreign national shall not be considered
(a) the spouse or common-law partner of a person if the foreign national is under the age of 16 years; or
(b) the spouse of a person if
(i) the foreign national or the person was, at the time of their marriage, the spouse of another person, or
(ii) the person has lived separate and apart from the foreign national for at least one year and is the common-law partner of another person.
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