Skip to main content
House Government Bill
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
Text of the Bill
Navigate Bills
An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Federal Courts Act
Short Title
Balanced Refugee Reform Act
Statute of Canada
2010, c. 8
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2010-06-29)
Progress: Royal Assent
Departmental Information
Press Releases
  • Balanced Reforms Planned for Canada’s Asylum System
  • Balanced Refugee Reform Passes Final Hurdle in the Senate, Launches Summer Tour to Promote Refugee Resettlement
Background Documents
  • Challenges faced by Canada’s asylum system
  • Detention, removals and the new Assisted Voluntary Returns Program
  • How Canada’s proposed reforms to the asylum system compare internationally
  • Proposed reforms to Canada’s asylum system
  • Safe countries of origin
Top of page