Presentation on theme: "Refugee Appeal Division Refugee Appeal Division Navigating the Sea of Change Refugee Lawyers Group CLE February 8, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Refugee Appeal Division Refugee Appeal Division Navigating the Sea of Change Refugee Lawyers Group CLE February 8, 2013
2 The Refugee Appeal Division Themes: Nature of the Appeal Time limits Paper review vs. oral hearing Remedies
3 Nature of the appeal Not a re-hearing of the refugee claim Rather, a review for errors in the RPD decision Process available only to some failed refugees Minister may appeal some positive decisions
4 Time Limits Filing an perfecting the appeal Documentation Applications
5 Paper review vs. oral hearing Norm is paper review Oral hearing available in certain circumstances Asymmetrical rights
6 Remedies Confirm Set aside and substitute Refer back
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