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Canada's Refugee Determination Procedure: A Guide for the Post Bill C-31 Era

With the passage of Bill C-31, "Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act", in December 2012, significant changes to Canada's refugee determination procedure came into effect.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433475200

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With the passage of Bill C-31, "Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act", in December 2012, significant changes to Canada's refugee determination procedure came into effect. This soft-bound publication, authored by refugee law experts Jacqueline Swaisland and Lorne Waldman, provides a plain language explanation of the revised procedure.



Highlights of this book

Canada's Refugee Determination Procedure: A Guide for the Post Bill C-31 Era is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at the new method for determining refugee status in Canada. This resource will be invaluable to immigration and refugee lawyers as it is:
  • Authoritative - The authors have decades of combined experience in the area of refugee law and are highly-regarded in the legal community. They are both frequent speakers at industry events and are sought-after media commentators.
  • Exhaustive - Readers of this detailed guide will gain a complete understanding of every step of the new refugee determination process.
  • Current - This text is the most up-to-date resource on this topic and will assist practitioners with understanding the changes that were introduced through Bill C-31, from the new timelines for refugee proceedings and the revised procedure for determining designated countries of origin, to the establishment of the Refugee Appeal Division.
  • Accessible - This is a clear, easy-to-understand book that explains all of the latest legislative developments that are relevant to the refugee determination procedure in Canada.
Who Will Benefit

A valuable reference for anyone who practices in the area of refugee law, and will be particularly useful for:
  • Immigration lawyers and consultants who are looking for a plain language guide to the legislative changes
  • Immigration law students
  • Law libraries

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Initiating a Claim for Protection
Chapter 3: Hearings Before the Refugee Protection Division
Chapter 4: The Refugee Appeal Division
Chapter 5: Pre-Removal Risk Assessment
Index