Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Instrument of Delegation

Citizenship Act and Regulations, July 8, 2015

Instrument of Delegation

I, Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration replace the former Citizenship Instrument of Delegation dated April 30, 2015 and, pursuant to section 23 of the Citizenship Act (hereafter referred to as the Act), hereby:

  1. Authorize any person whose position is set out under Delegated Persons, to do anything that is required to be done or that may be done by me and that is described under Description of power, in relation to any provision of the Act and Regulations that is referenced;
  2. Authorize a person, who is required to temporarily replace any person whose position is set out under Delegated Persons, to exercise the same powers that the person usually occupying that position is authorized to exercise according to paragraph 1;
  3. Authorize a person, who has direct or indirect supervisory responsibility for any person whose position is set out under Delegated Persons, to exercise the same powers that the person occupying that position is authorized to exercise according to paragraph 1;
  4. The following definitions apply throughout this instrument:
    1. Registrar: means the Registrar of Canadian Citizenship.
    2. Citizenship Officer, CPR: an officer of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration occupying any of the following positions:
      • Citizenship and Immigration Case Processing Agent
      • Program Support Officer
      • Service Delivery Specialist
      • Strategic Analysis Officer
      • Team leader
    3. Citizenship Officer, Local Office: an officer of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration occupying any of the following positions:
      • Citizenship and Immigration Case Processing Agent
      • Citizenship Officer
      • Agent, Citizenship and Immigration Officer Inland
      • Citizenship and Immigration Officer
      • Citizenship Supervisor
    4. Citizenship Officer, OMC: an officer of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration who reports to the Registrar and occupying any of the following positions:
      • Program Officer
      • Junior Program Officer
      • Program Advisor
      • Senior Program Advisor
      • Senior Policy/Program Advisor
    5. Citizenship Officer, CMB: an officer of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration who reports to the Directors of Case Management Branch and occupying any of the following positions:
      • Senior Analyst
      • Manager
      • Analyst
      • Junior Analyst
      • Assistant Director
      • Director
    6. Immigration Officer at Missions abroad: a Canada-based officer of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration exercising the function of an Immigration Officer at Canadian missions or immigration offices abroad.

Original signed by
Signed the Honourable Chris Alexander
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
Dated at Ottawa, this 8 day of July, 2015

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