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Live-in Caregiver Program: REGULATIONS AMENDING THE IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION REGULATIONS

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Date

2010-01-23

Authors

Citizenship and immigration Canada

Abstract

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT AMENDING THE IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION REGULATIONS
1. Section 30 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (see footnote 1) is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):
Exception
(2.1) A foreign national who has applied for permanent resident status and is a member of the live-in caregiver class is not required to submit to a medical examination under subsection (1).

2. (1) The portion of paragraph 113(1)(d) of the Regulations before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:
(d) they entered Canada as a live-in caregiver and for at least two of the four years immediately following their entry or, alternatively, for at least 3,900 hours during a period of not less than 22 months in those four years,
(2) Subsection 113(2) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
Calculation
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(d),
(a) the periods of two years and 3,900 hours may be in respect of more than one employer or household, but may not be in respect of more than one employer or household at a time; and
(b) the 3,900 hours are not to include more than 390 hours of overtime.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/releases/2009/2009-12-12.asp

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  • LCP_2010 REGs (http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2009/2009-12-19/html/reg3-eng.html)

Economic sectors

Occupations in services - Domestic work

Content types

Policy analysis

Regulation domains

Access to permanent status and Labour standards

Languages

English