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Canadian Passport Order

Version of section 2 from 2012-05-17 to 2013-07-01:

 In this Order,


Act means the Citizenship Act; (Loi)


applicant means a person who is at least 16 years of age who applies for a passport; (requérant)

former Act

former Act means the Canadian Citizenship Act; (ancienne Loi)


Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs; (ministre)


passport means an official Canadian document that shows the identity and nationality of a person for the purpose of facilitating travel by that person outside Canada; (passeport)

Passport Canada

Passport Canada means a section of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, wherever located, that has been charged by the Minister with the issuing, refusal of the issuance, revoking, withholding, recovery and use of passports, including the refusal of any passport services; (Passeport Canada)

Passport Office

Passport Office[Repealed, SI/2006-95, s. 1]

point of service

point of service means a location where the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development provides Canadians access to government services. (point de service)

  • SI/2001-121, s. 1
  • SI/2004-113, s. 1
  • SI/2006-95, s. 1
  • SI/2008-57, s. 1
  • SI/2009-56, s. 1
  • SI/2012-37, s. 1

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