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The Social Services Appeal Board Act

C.C.S.M. c. S167

The Social Services Appeal Board Act

DEFINITIONS AND PURPOSE
1 Definitions
2 Purpose
APPEAL BOARD
3 Social Services Appeal Board
4 (1) Members
(2) Who can be a member
(3) Term of member
(4) Re-appointing a member
(5) Member continues to hold office
5 Remuneration and expenses
6 (1) Chair and vice-chair
(2) Duties of vice-chair
7 Staff
8 Responsibilities of the appeal board
9 Procedural rules
10 Posting information about appeals
PANELS OF THE APPEAL BOARD
11 (1) Board to sit in panels
(2) Assigning members to panels
(3) Chair of panel
(4) Who is not eligible to be a member of a panel
(5) Quorum
(6) Jurisdiction of panel
APPEAL TO THE APPEAL BOARD
12 (1) Filing an appeal
(2) Time limit for filing
(3) Extending the time limit
(4) Reasons
13 (1) Parties
(2) Parties to be present
14 Advocates
15 (1) Notice to the designated officer
(2) Designated office must forward documents
16 (1) Hearing date
(2) Notice
17 Parties may examine evidence
18 Powers and duties of the board
19 (1) Hearing process: rules of evidence do not apply
(2) Hearing by teleconference
(3) Closed hearing if appellant requests
(4) Adjournment
ORDER OF THE APPEAL BOARD
20 (1) Order of the board
(2) Reasons
(3) Time limit for making order
(4) Order given to the parties
(5) Method of giving the order
21 Order must be given effect
22 (1) Reconsideration of the order
(2) Time limit for making request
(3) Time limit for deciding request
(4) Reasons
APPEAL TO COURT OF APPEAL
23 (1) Appeal to Court of Appeal
(2) Time limit
(3) Parties
24 Order of Court of Appeal
REGULATIONS
25 Regulations
ANNUAL REPORT
26 Annual report
PROTECTION FROM LEGAL ACTION
27 Protection from legal action
TRANSITIONAL
28 (1) Transitional: definitions
(2) Appeals already commenced
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
29 to 34
C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
35 C.C.S.M. reference
36 (1) Coming into force
(2) Coming into force: section 33