House of Commons Hansard #132 of the 41st Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was rights.

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Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Conservative

The Acting Speaker Bruce Stanton

All those in favour of the motion will please say yea.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Some hon. members

Yea.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Conservative

The Acting Speaker Bruce Stanton

All those opposed will please say nay.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Some hon. members

Nay.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Conservative

The Acting Speaker Bruce Stanton

In my opinion the nays have it.

And five or more members having risen:

The recorded division on Motion No. 1 stands deferred. The recorded division will also apply to Motions Nos. 2 to 5, 8 to 11, 13 to 18, 20, 21, 23, 25 to 27, 33, 36, 46, 48 to 54, 57 to 70, 73 to 79, 82 to 99 and 104 to 109.

I shall now propose Motions Nos. 6, 7, 55, 56, 71, 72, 80, 81 and 100 to 103 in Group No. 2 to the House.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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NDP

Jinny Sims Newton—North Delta, BC

moved:

Motion No. 6

That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Green

Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

, seconded by the member for Winnipeg North, moved:

Motion No. 7

That Bill C-31, in Clause 6, be amended by replacing line 16 on page 3 with the following:

“prescribed biometric information, which must be done in accordance with the Privacy Act.”

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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NDP

Jinny Sims Newton—North Delta, BC

moved:

Motion No. 55

That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Green

Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

, seconded by the member for Winnipeg North, moved:

Motion No. 56

That Bill C-31, in Clause 36, be amended by replacing line 32 on page 17 to line 35 on page 18 with the following:

“110. A person or the Minister may appeal, in accordance with the rules of the Board, on a question of law, of fact or of mixed law and fact, to the Refugee Appeal Division against

(a) a decision of the Refugee Protection Division allowing or rejecting the person’s claim for refugee protection;

(b) a decision of the Refugee Protection Division allowing or rejecting an application by the Minister for a determination that refugee protection has ceased;

or (c) a decision of the Refugee Protection Division allowing or rejecting an application by the Minister to vacate a decision to allow a claim for refugee protection.”

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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NDP

Jinny Sims Newton—North Delta, BC

moved:

Motion No. 71

That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 51.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Green

Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

, seconded by the member for Winnipeg North, moved:

Motion No. 72

That Bill C-31, in Clause 51, be amended by replacing lines 36 to 39 on page 25 with the following:

“170.2 Except where there has been a breach of natural justice, the Refugee Protection Division does not have jurisdiction to reopen, on any ground, a claim for refugee protection,”

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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NDP

Jinny Sims Newton—North Delta, BC

moved:

Motion No. 80

That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 59.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Green

Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

, seconded by the member for Winnipeg North, moved:

Motion No. 81

That Bill C-31, in Clause 59, be amended by adding after line 15 on page 29 the following:

“(3) The regulations referred to in subsection (1) must provide, in respect of all claims for refugee protection, that the documents and information respecting the basis of the claim do not have to be submitted by the claimant to the Refugee Protection Division earlier than 30 days after the day on which the claim was submitted.

(4) The regulations referred to in subsection (1) must provide

(a) in respect of claims made by a national from a designated country of origin, that a hearing to determine the claim is not to take place until at least 60 days after the day on which the claim was submitted; and

(b) in respect of all other claims, that a hearing to determine the claim is not to take place until at least 90 days after the day on which the claim was submitted.

(5) The regulations referred to in subsection (1) must provide, in respect of all claims for refugee protection, that an appeal from a decision of the Refugee Protection Division

(a) does not have to be filed with the Refugee Appeal Division earlier than 15 days after the date of the decision; and

(b) shall be perfected within 30 days after filing.”

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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NDP

Jinny Sims Newton—North Delta, BC

moved:

Motion No. 100

That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 78.

Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act
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Green

Elizabeth May Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

, seconded by the member for Winnipeg North, moved:

Motion No. 101

That Bill C-31, in Clause 78, be amended by adding after line 19 on page 37 the following:

“(4) An agreement or arrangement entered into with a foreign government for the provision of services in relation to the collection, use and disclosure of biometric information under subsection (1) or (2) shall require that the collection, use and disclosure of the information comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act.”