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  • ENVIRONMENT AND LAND TRIBUNALS ONTARIO

    RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE of the

    Assessment Review Board (made under section 25.1 of the Statutory Powers Procedure Act)

    Effective: April 1, 2017

  • Rules of Practice and Procedure

    GENERAL .............................................................................................................................................. 6

    1 APPLICATION OF RULES ............................................................................................................................................. 6 2 EFFECTIVE DATE ...................................................................................................................................................... 6 3 DEFINITIONS ........................................................................................................................................................... 6 4 INTERPRETATION ...................................................................................................................................................... 7 5 PROPORTIONALITY ................................................................................................................................................... 7 6 ISSUES NOT DEALT WITH IN THESE RULES ..................................................................................................................... 8 7 TECHNICAL OBJECTIONS ............................................................................................................................................ 8 8 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES AND ORDERS ............................................................................................................ 8 9 COMMUNICATION WITH THE BOARD ............................................................................................................................ 8 10 NOTICES ................................................................................................................................................................. 8 11 ADDING PARTIES AND PARTICIPANTS ........................................................................................................................... 8

    REPRESENTATIVES ................................................................................................................................ 8

    12 APPEARANCE IN PERSON OR BY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE ......................................................................................... 8 13 REMOVAL OF REPRESENTATIVE ................................................................................................................................... 9 14 ADVOCATE AND WITNESS .......................................................................................................................................... 9 15 NOTICES TO REPRESENTATIVE ..................................................................................................................................... 9

    TIME ..................................................................................................................................................... 9

    16 TIME ..................................................................................................................................................................... 9 17 ALTERATION OF TIME ............................................................................................................................................... 9

    INITIATING PROCEEDINGS ..................................................................................................................... 9

    18 FORM OF APPEAL ..................................................................................................................................................... 9 19 SPECIAL LEGISLATION .............................................................................................................................................. 10

    SCREENING OF APPEALS ..................................................................................................................... 10

    20 ADMINISTRATIVE SCREENING ................................................................................................................................... 10 21 NOTICE BEFORE REJECTING ...................................................................................................................................... 10 22 SERVICE OF AMENDED APPEALS ................................................................................................................................ 10 23 DEEMED FILING DATE ............................................................................................................................................. 10 24 DISMISSAL OF APPEALS ........................................................................................................................................... 11 25 NOTICE BEFORE DISMISSAL ...................................................................................................................................... 11 26 LATE APPEALS ....................................................................................................................................................... 11

    SERVICE .............................................................................................................................................. 11

    27 FORM OF SERVICE .................................................................................................................................................. 11 28 SERVICE ON CORPORATIONS ..................................................................................................................................... 12 29 DEEMED RECEIPT ................................................................................................................................................... 12 30 DEEMED RECEIPT EXCEPTION ................................................................................................................................... 12 31 PROOF OF SERVICE ................................................................................................................................................. 12

    TYPES OF PROCEEDING ....................................................................................................................... 12

    32 PROCEEDINGS AS GENERAL OR SUMMARY PROCEEDING ................................................................................................ 12 33 COMMENCEMENT DAY ........................................................................................................................................... 12 34 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ............................................................................................................................................. 13 35 SUMMARY PROCEEDING HEARING EVENTS ................................................................................................................. 13

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  • Assessment Review Board

    DOCUMENTS ...................................................................................................................................... 13

    36 ELECTRONIC FILING ................................................................................................................................................ 13 37 DOCUMENTS TO BE FILED ........................................................................................................................................ 13 38 STATEMENT OF ISSUES AND RESPONSES ..................................................................................................................... 13 39 DEEMED CONSENT ................................................................................................................................................. 14 40 SPECIAL NOTICES ................................................................................................................................................... 15 41 AMENDMENT OF DOCUMENTS ................................................................................................................................. 15 42 EXAMINATION OF BOARD DOCUMENTS ...................................................................................................................... 15 43 CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS .................................................................................................................................... 15 44 RETURN OF EXHIBITS .............................................................................................................................................. 15

    DISCLOSURE ........................................................................................................................................ 15

    45 DISCLOSURE .......................................................................................................................................................... 15 46 NO ADMISSION ..................................................................................................................................................... 16 47 BOARD ORDER FOR DISCOVERY ................................................................................................................................ 16 48 NO NEW DOCUMENTS ............................................................................................................................................ 16 49 NO NEW ISSUES .................................................................................................................................................... 16 50 EXPERT REPORTS ............................................................................................................