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Administrative



ABUSE OF PROCESS
SPPA Case Dicta - Abuse of Process [s.23(1)]
Administrative Case Dicta - Abuse of Process [SPPA s.23(1)]
|||Abuse of Process Order and Direction Jurisdiction [SPPA 23(1) - Abuse of processes] [#ADMIN]

ADJOURNMENTS
Administrative Case Dicta - Adjournments
|||Adjournments [SPPA 21 - Adjournments] [#ADMIN]

ADJUDICATIVE TRIBUNALS ACCOUNTABILITY, GOVERNANCE AND APPOINTMENTS ACT, 2009 (ATAGAA)

See 'GOVERNANCE, TRIBUNAL'.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) [SPPA s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]

General
SPPA Guide Ch.12: Alternative Dispute Resolution
|||ADR if s.25.1 Tribunal Rules and Party Consent [SPPA 4.8(1) - Alternative dispute resolution] [#ADMIN]
|||ADR Definition [SPPA 4.8(2) - Definition] [#ADMIN]
|||s.25.1 Tribunal Rule Requirements [SPPA 4.8(3) - Rules] [#ADMIN]
|||Rules for Mandatory ADR [SPPA 4.8(4) - Mandatory alternative dispute resolution] [#ADMIN]
|||Who May Conduct ADR, and if Member They Shall Not Hear [SPPA 4.8(5) - Person appointed to mediate, etc.] [#ADMIN]
|||ADR, Other Jurisdiction [SPPA 4.8(6) - Continuance of provisions in other statutes] [#ADMIN]

Evidence
|||ADR-Conductor Not Testimony/Document Compellable in Tribunal or Civil Proceedings [SPPA 4.9(1) - Mediators, etc., not compellable] [#ADMIN]
|||Notes and Records of ADR-Conductor Inadmissible [SPPA 4.9(2) - Evidence in civil proceedings] [#ADMIN]

AMICUS CURIAE
Administrative Case Dicta - Amicus Curiae

APPEALS/JUDICIAL REVIEWS [there are major topics on 'Judicial Review' and 'Civil Appeals', see the header]
Standing Case Dicta - Tribunal Standing on JR/Appeal [#Standing]
Administrative Case Dicta - Tribunal Intervention on Appeal/JR
SPPA Guide Ch.9: Appeals and Judicial Reviews

BOOTSTRAPPING
Administrative - Bootstrapping

CHARTER
Charter Case Dicta - Administrative (+)

CIVIL LITIGATION DEFINITIONS
|||Definitions of the Courts of Justice Act [Courts of Justice Act, s.1 (Ontario)] [#ADMIN]

COMMON LAW AND EQUITY
Administrative - Common Law and Equity

CONSTITUTIONAL (Non-Charter)
Administrative Case Dicta - Constitutional

CONTEMPT
SPPA Case Dicta - Contempt [s.13]
|||Stating Case to Divisional Court for Contempt Where Summons Default [SPPA 13(1) - Contempt proceedings] [#ADMIN]
|||13(1) Contempt Applies to Failure to Participate (Where Contesting Written Hearing) or to Attend Pre-Hearing Conference [SPPA 13(2) - Same (Contempt proceedings)] [#ADMIN]

CONTROL OF PROCESS [SPPA s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]
Administrative Case Dicta - Control of Process
SPPA Ch.18: Control of Process
|||Control of Process Orders and s.25.1 Tribunal Rules [SPPA 25.0.1 - Control of process] [#ADMIN]
|||Control of Process ('Maintenance of Order') Orders and Directions, Oral or Electronic Hearing; Enforcement [SPPA 9(2) - Maintenance of order at hearings] [#ADMIN]

COSTS [SPPA s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]
Administrative Case Dicta - Costs
SPPA Guide Ch.16: Cost Awards
|||Interpretation, Tribunal Rules Made Under s.17(4) [SPPA 2 - Liberal construction of Act and rules] [#ADMIN]
|||Tribunal May Make Cost Orders Under s.25.1 Tribunal Rules [SPPA 17.1(1) - Costs] [#ADMIN]
|||Cost Order Requirements [SPPA 17.1(2) - Exception] [#ADMIN]
|||Amount of Costs According to Rules [SPPA 17.1(3) - Amount of costs] [#ADMIN]
|||Cost Rules Jurisdiction [SPPA 17.1(4) - Rules] [#ADMIN]
|||Application of s.25.1 to Cost Rules [SPPA 17.1(5) - Same (Rules)] [#ADMIN]
|||Costs, Other Jurisdiction [SPPA 17.1(6) - Continuance of provisions in other statutes] [#ADMIN]
|||Written or Electronic Costs Submissions Required, Except Where Prejudice [SPPA 17.1(7) - Submissions must be in writing] [#ADMIN]

COVID
Administrative Case Dicta - COVID

DEFINITIONS
|||Definitions of the Courts of Justice Act [Courts of Justice Act, s.1 (Ontario)] [#ADMIN] [#COURTS]

DELAY
Administrative Case Dicta - Delay - Pre-Abrametz
Administrative Case Dicta - Delay - Abrametz
Administrative Case Dicta - Delay - Post-Abrametz

DISCLOSURE

General
SPPA Case Dicta - Disclosure [s.5.4]
Administrative Case Dicta - Disclosure
|||Disclosure, Where Character, Propriety of Conduct or Competence of a Party at Issue [SPPA 8 - Where character, etc., of a party is in issue] [#ADMIN]

'Disclosure Orders' [SPPA s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]
SPPA Guide Ch.14: Document Disclosure
|||Disclosure Orders Allowed Anytime, but Tribunal s.25.1 Rules Required [SPPA 5.4(1) - Disclosure] [#ADMIN]
|||Disclosure Orders, Other Jurisdictions Apply [SPPA 5.4(1.1) - Other Acts and regulations] [#ADMIN]
|||Privilege Exception [SPPA 5.4(2) - Exception, privileged information] [#ADMIN]

DISCRETION
Administrative - Discretion

ELECTRONIC HEARINGS [SPPA s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]

General
Administrative Case Dicta - Electronic Hearing
SPPA Guide Ch.11: Written and Electronic Hearings
|||Definition of "Electronic Hearing" [SPPA 1(1) - Interpretation ("electronic hearing")] [#ADMIN]
|||Electronic Hearings, Tribunal s.25.1 Rules Required [SPPA 5.2(1) - Electronic hearings] [#ADMIN]
|||Exception, Where Significant Prejudice Over Oral [SPPA 5.2(2) - Exception] [#ADMIN]
|||5.2(2) Not Applicable for Procedural Matters [SPPA 5.2(3) - Same (Exception)] [#ADMIN]
|||All Parties and Tribunal Must Be Able to Hear Parties and Witnesses [SPPA 5.2(4) - Participants to be able to hear one another] [#ADMIN]

Notice of Hearing and Non-Participation
|||Where Electronic Hearing - Details, Right to Contest (Where Non-procedural Issues) and Caution Required in Notice of Hearing [SPPA 6(5) - Electronic hearing] [#ADMIN]
|||Non-Participation or Failure to Contest, Where Electronic Hearing in Notice of Hearing [SPPA 7(3) - Same, electronic hearings] [#ADMIN]

Public Access
|||Public Access, Attendence at Electronic Hearing [SPPA 9(1.2) - Electronic hearings] [#ADMIN]
|||Control of Process ('Maintenance of Order') Orders and Directions, Oral or Electronic Hearing; Enforcement [SPPA 9(2) - Maintenance of order at hearings] [#ADMIN]

Evidence
|||Rights of Evidence, Testimony, Cross-Examination and Submissions - Where Oral or Electronic Hearing [SPPA 10.1 - Examination of witnesses] [#ADMIN]

ENFORCEMENT
Administrative Case Dicta - Enforcement
SPPA Guide Ch.8: Enforcement
|||Court Filing of Certified Tribunal Orders or Decisions for Enforcement [SPPA 19(1) - Enforcement of orders] [#ADMIN]
|||10 Days Notice of Court Filing to Tribunal [SPPA 19(2) - Notice of filing] [#ADMIN]
|||Enforcement of Money Orders by Sheriff [SPPA 19(3) - Order for payment of money] [#ADMIN]

ESTOPPEL, RES JUDICATA AND STARE DECISIS
Administrative Case Dicta - Issue Estoppel
Administrative Case Dicta - Administrative Stare Decisis Considered
Administrative Case Dicta - Administrative Stare Decisis

EVIDENCE

General
SPPA Case Dicta - Evidence [s.15]
Administrative Case Dicta - Evidence - General
Administrative Case Dicta - Judicial Notice [SPPA s.16]
Administrative Case Dicta - Multi-Party Evidence
Administrative Case Dicta - Onus
Administrative Case Dicta - Self-Incrimination
Administrative Case Dicta - Evidence - Expert Evidence
Administrative Case Dicta - Evidence - Evidence and Unadvanced Issues
SPPA Guide Ch.6: Evidence Law
|||Rights of Evidence, Witness Testimony, Cross-Examination and Submissions - Where Oral or Electronic Hearing [SPPA 10.1 - Examination of witnesses] [#ADMIN]
|||Evidence Admissible at Hearing [SPPA 15(1) - What is admissible in evidence at a hearing] [#ADMIN]
|||Privilege and Statutory Admissibility Exceptions [SPPA 15(2) - What is inadmissible in evidence at a hearing] [#ADMIN]
|||Statute-Limitations Admissibility and Use Exceptions [SPPA 15(3) - Conflicts] [#ADMIN]

Witnesses
Administrative Case Dicta - Cross-Examination
SPPA Case Dicta - Limiting Examination [s.23(2)]
|||Witness Panels [SPPA 15.2 - Witness Panels] [#ADMIN]
|||Witness Entitled to Representation Regarding Rights, Where Oral or Electronic Hearing [SPPA 11(1) - Rights of witnesses to representation] [#ADMIN]
|||Limitation, Witness Representation Where Closed Oral Hearing [SPPA 11(2) - Rights of witnesses to representation] [#ADMIN]
|||Oaths or Affirmations by Tribunal Member, May be Required for Evidence [SPPA 22 - Administration of oaths] [#ADMIN]
|||Self-Incrimination and Liability Protection for Witness [SPPA 14 - Protection for witnesses] [#ADMIN]
|||Limitation on Examination or Cross-Examination [SPPA 23(2) - Limitation on examination] [#ADMIN]

Judicial Notice
|||Judicial Notice and Technical Evidence [SPPA 16 - Notice of facts and opinions] [#ADMIN]

ADR Evidence Limitations
|||ADR-Conductor Not Testimony/Document Compellable in Tribunal or Civil Proceedings [SPPA 4.9(1) - Mediators, etc., not compellable] [#ADMIN]
|||Notes and Records of ADR-Conductor Inadmissible [SPPA 4.9(2) - Evidence in civil proceedings] [#ADMIN]
|||Disclosure, Where Character, Propriety of Conduct or Competence of a Party at Issue [SPPA 8 - Where character, etc., of a party is in issue] [#ADMIN]

Evidence Use Where Merged Hearings
|||Use of Evidence, When Merged Hearings [SPPA 9.1(5) - Use of same evidence] [#ADMIN] [see "MERGER/SPLITTING OF HEARINGS"]

Copies of Evidence
|||Copies Admissible [SPPA 15(4) - Copies] [#ADMIN]
|||Copies of Documents May Be Filed, or Certified Copies Made Available [SPPA 15(5) - Photocopies] [#ADMIN]
|||Certified Copies Admissible [SPPA 15(6) - Certified copy admissible in evidence] [#ADMIN]

Previously-Admitted Evidence
|||Admission of Previously-Admitted Evidence on Consent [SPPA 15.1(1) - Use of previously admitted evidence] [#ADMIN]
|||Definition of Previously-Admitted Evidence [SPPA 15.1(2) - Definition] [#ADMIN]
|||Additional Power [SPPA 15.1(3) - Additional power] [#ADMIN]

FAIRNESS
Administrative - Fairness (this links to the main 'Fairness' topic) [#FAIRNESS]
Administrative - Audi Alteram Partem (Hear Both Sides)

FINES
Administrative Case Dicta - Administrative Penalties
Administrative Case Dicta - Regulatory Charges

FRIVOLOUS AND VEXATIOUS
Administrative Case Dicta - Frivolous Proceedings

GOVERNANCE, TRIBUNAL

General
|||Purpose [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.1 (Ont)]
||| Definitions [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.2 "Definitions"(Ont)]

Public Accountability Documents
||| Definitions - "Public Accountability Documents" [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.2 (Ont)]
||| Mandate and mission statement [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.3(1-3) (Ont)]
||| Consultation Policy [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.4(1-4) (Ont)]
||| Service standard policy [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.5(1-4) (Ont)]
||| Ethics Plan [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.6(1-4) (Ont)]
||| Member accountability framework [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.7(1-3) (Ont)]
||| Amendments to public accountability documents [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.9 (Ont)]
||| Publication, Amendment and Review of Public Accountability Documents (Public Access) [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.8 (Ont)]
||| Conflict with Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006, Ethics Plan [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.6(4) (Ont)]
||| Review of public accountability documents [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.10 (Ont)]

Governance Accountability Documents
||| Definitions - "Governance Accountability Documents" [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.2 "Definitions"(Ont)]
||| Memorandum of understanding [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.11(1-7) (Ont)]
||| Business Plan [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.12(1-4) (Ont)]
||| Annual Report [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.13(1-3)-13.2 (Ont)]

Tribunal Clusters
||| Tribunal Clustering [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.15-19 (Ont)]

Periodic Review
||| Review of tribunals [Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, s.21(1-4) (Ont)]

HEARINGS [see also: ELECTRONIC / ORAL / WRITTEN HEARINGS]

General
Administrative Case Dicta - When Hearing Required
Administrative Case Dicta - Bifurcated Hearings
SPPA Guide Ch.4: Hearings
|||Definition of "Hearing" [SPPA 1(1) - Interpretation ("hearing")] [#ADMIN]

Different Types of Hearings [s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]
SPPA Case Dicta - Types of Hearing [s.5.1-5.2]
|||Tribunal May Make s.25.1 Rules to Categorize Types of Cases Before It[SPPA 4.7 - Classifying proceedings] [#ADMIN] [s.25.1 Tribunal Rules Required]
|||Combination of Types of Hearings Allowed [SPPA 5.2.1 - Different kinds of hearings in one proceeding] [#ADMIN]

No Hearing if Consent
|||Consent to Dispose of Proceeding Without Hearing [SPPA 4.1 - Disposition without hearing] [#ADMIN]

Incapacity or Expiration of Tribunal Member
|||Where Member Appointment Expires During Hearing [SPPA 4.3 - Expiry of Term] [#ADMIN]
|||Incapacity of Members [SPPA 4.4(1) - Incapacity of member] [#ADMIN]
|||Incapacity of Members, Exception [SPPA 4.4(2) - Other Acts and regulations] [#ADMIN]

HEARINGS IN TRIBUNAL PROCEEDING (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT, 2020 (HTPTMA)
||| Hearings in Tribunal Proceedings (Temporary Measures) Act, 2020 (HTPTMA) (COVID measure) [Hearings in Tribunal Proceedings (Temporary Measures) Act, 2020 (HTPTMA)]

HUMAN RIGHTS
Administrative Case Dicta - Human Rights

IMPECUNIOSITY
Administrative Case Dicta - Impecuniosity

INTERPRETATION
Administrative Case Dicta - Interpretation

INVESTIGATION
Administrative Case Dicta - Investigation

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
Administrative Case Dicta - Jurisdiction
Administrative Case Dicta - Competing Tribunal Jurisdiction
Administrative Case Dicta - Competing Court-Tribunal Jurisdiction (+)
Administrative Case Dicta - Stays as a Jurisdictional Remedy

LICENCES
Administrative Case Dicta - Licences, Certificates and Approvals

LICENCE APPEAL TRIBUNAL
Administrative Case Dicta - Licence Appeal Tribunal

LIMITATIONS
Limitations Case Dicta - Administrative [#Limitations]
Civil Litigation Case Dicta - COVID 2020 Time Limit Suspension [#Civil-Litigation]

MENS REA
Administrative - Mens Rea

MERGER/SPLITTING OF HEARINGS
|||Merger/Splitting of Hearings [SPPA 9.1(1) - Proceedings involving similar questions] [#ADMIN]
|||Exception to Merger/Splitting, Ontario Land Tribunal Act, 2021 [SPPA 9.1(2) - Exception] [#ADMIN]
|||Further Exception to Merger/Splitting, Other Privacy Jurisdiction or Closed Oral/Electronic Hearing [SPPA 9.1(3) - Same (Exception)] [#ADMIN]
|||Further Exception, Other Jurisdiction re Absence of Consent [SPPA 9.1(4) - Conflict, consent requirements] [#ADMIN]
|||Use of Evidence, When Merged Hearings [SPPA 9.1(5) - Use of same evidence] [#ADMIN]

MISINFORMATION
Administrative - Misinformation

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