Bill

C-31 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act

Vote topic

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.”

See context in the Debates.

Result

  • Yes 135
  • No 149
  • Green Liberal Bloc NDP
  • Conservative

Bloc

Conservative

Green

Independent

Liberal

NDP