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Convention relating to the Status of RefugeesOther universal treatyNationality/statelessness/asylum;Refugees/migrantsUnited Nations Conference of Plenipotentiaries1951-07-28Yes1954-04-22Unknown1954-04-22Yes1969-06-04Yes“Subject to the following reservation with reference to Articles 23 and 24 of the Convention:
"Canada interprets the phrase `lawfully staying' as referring only to refugees admitted for permanent residence: refugees admitted for temporary residence will be accorded the same treatment with respect to the matters dealt with in articles 23 and 24 as is accorded visitors generally."
Document - 01 (www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/StatusOfRefugees.aspx) - EnglishDocument - 02 (www.ohchr.org/fr/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/StatusOfRefugees.aspx) - FrenchDocument - 03 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-01-01-01-01-040.pdf) - EnglishDocument - 04 (tinyurl.com/HRIdoc/DOC-2018-06-01-01-01-01-130.pdf) - French