Program delivery update: IL 3 – Designation of Officers and Delegation of Authority

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

March 31, 2020

An ad hoc amendment has been made to the Instrument of Designation and Delegation (IDD) due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The consolidated document now includes ad hoc changes required to designate powers to IRCC officers further to Orders that have been made (effective March 25, 2020). The Orders are

The IDD has been updated by adding the new designation of powers conferred to the Minister upon the Orders’ coming into force on March 25, 2020. More specifically, the update designates the Orders’ new powers to IRCC officers to allow them to reunite family members.

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