College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act

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What is the primary purpose of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants?

Who is responsible for designating the federal minister under section 3 of the Act?

Where is the head office of the College located?

Who has the capacity and rights, powers, and privileges of a natural person according to the text?

What is NOT a part of the federal public administration according to the text?

What is the name of the College mentioned in the provisions?

Who has the authority to make submissions in the proceedings?

What is the consequence of obstruction and false statements?

Who has the power to administer Licensee’s Property?

What is the term used for unauthorized practice?

Who is responsible for damages according to the provisions?

What is the term used for instances disciplinaires in the provisions?

Which Act applies to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC)?

What is the requirement for holding the annual general meeting for the licensees of the College?

What records must the College keep and make available to the public?

What must the College establish to help those who have been adversely affected by the conduct or activities of a licensee?

What is the deadline for submitting an annual report to the Minister by the College?

Who is responsible for managing the College’s activities and affairs according to the text?

When was the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act enacted?

What is the official address for the publication of laws by the Minister of Justice?

What is the effective date of the current consolidation?

According to the Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act, what does subsections 31(1) and (2) state about published consolidations?

What does the Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act state about inconsistencies in Acts?

When was the last amendment made to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act?

What is the significance of subsections 31(1) and (2) of the Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act?

What is the function of the notes in boldface text directly above the provisions in the legal document?

According to the Act, in the event of an inconsistency between a consolidated statute published by the Minister and the original statute or a subsequent amendment, which prevails?

What is the purpose of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) in relation to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants?

What is the primary function of the Complaints Committee and Discipline Committee?

What is the significance of the Registrar in relation to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants?

What is the purpose of making the register available to the public?

What is the role of the Board of Directors in relation to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants?

What is the primary responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) within the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants?

According to the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act, what is the minimum number of members required for the Board of Directors?

What is the maximum number of appointed directors allowed on the Board of Directors?

How long can a director's term be according to the Act?

When can an appointed director be removed from office?

Who are ineligible to be appointed or elected as directors according to the Act?

Can a director's term be determined differently based on whether they are appointed or elected?

What happens if a director fails to provide the College with their mailing address?

Can an appointed director continue to hold office without being reappointed?

According to the Act, are the acts of directors or officers valid regardless of any irregularities in their election or appointment?

What is the role of the Chairperson in the Board of Directors?

What is the responsibility of the Minister regarding the number of directors?

Who has the authority to determine a director's term according to the Act?

Summary

  • The text is about the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act and its interpretation and application.

  • A (board) immigration and citizenship consultant is a person who represents, advises, or offers to represent or advise individuals in connection with citizenship or immigration proceedings or applications, except for certain specified individuals.

  • A consultant license is issued under this Act to those who meet the qualifications, standards of practice, and continuing education requirements.

  • The Minister is the federal minister designated under section 3 of the Act.

  • The College's purpose is to regulate immigration and citizenship consultants in the public interest and protect the public by establishing and enforcing qualifications, standards, and continuing education requirements for licensees, ensuring compliance with the code of professional conduct, and conducting public awareness activities.

  • The College's head office is located at the place designated in its by-laws.

  • The College has the capacity and rights, powers, and privileges of a natural person and can exercise these rights outside of Canada to the extent permitted by the laws of that jurisdiction.

  • The College is not an agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada, and its directors, committees, Registrar, investigators, officers, employees, and agents are not part of the federal public administration.

  • The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act outlines the composition and functions of the organization's Board of Directors.

  • The Board of Directors consists of at least seven members, including a Chairperson.

  • The Minister can fix the number of directors, including the number of appointed directors.

  • The maximum number of appointed directors cannot be greater than the number required to form a majority on the Board.

  • The remaining directors are elected from licensees in accordance with the by-laws.

  • Each director must provide the College with their mailing address and notify of any changes.

  • Directors serve a term of up to three years, which can be renewed.

  • A director's term may be determined by the Minister for appointed directors or in accordance with the by-laws for elected directors.

  • Directors' terms do not have to begin or end on the same day.

  • An appointed director continues to hold office until they are reappointed or their successor is appointed.

  • Individuals under 18, non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents, bankrupt, or ineligible under other regulations cannot be appointed or elected as directors.

  • The acts of directors or officers are valid regardless of their eligibility or irregularities in their election or appointment.

  • An appointed director can be removed for cause by the Minister.

Description

Test your knowledge of the regulations governing immigration and citizenship consultants in Canada. This quiz covers the definitions, scope, and limitations of individuals providing representation or advice to applicants.

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