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Pre-Removal Risk Assessment (PRRA)

Application for protection: The persons in Canada may, in accordance with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations, apply to the Minister for protection if they are subject to a removal order that is in force or they are named in a security certificate, being inadmissible on grounds of security, violating human or international rights, serious criminality or organized criminality.

Application for protection under PRRA will be considered on the following grounds:

(a) An applicant whose claim to refugee protection has been rejected may present only new evidence that arose after the rejection or was not reasonably available, or that the applicant could not reasonably have been expected in the circumstances to have presented, at the time of the rejection;

(b) A hearing may be held if the Minister, on the basis of prescribed factors, is of the opinion that a hearing is required;

Restrictions:

Application for Pre-Removal Risk Assessment may be rejected if the person:

(a) Is determined to be inadmissible on grounds of security, violating human or international rights or organized criminality;

(b) Is determined to be inadmissible on grounds of serious criminality with respect to a conviction in Canada punished by a term of imprisonment of at least two years or with respect to a conviction outside Canada for an offence that, if committed in Canada, would constitute an offense under an Act of Parliament punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of at least 10 years;

(c) Made a claim to refugee protection that was rejected on the basis of section F of Article 1 of the Refugee Convention; or

(d) Is named in a security certificate

 
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