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2016 Amendments to WCAT's Manual of Rules of Practice and Procedure (MRPP)

After a period of public consultation, the WCAT’s Manual of Rules of Practice and Procedure (MRPP) has been amended. The amendments are effective April 26, 2016 The primary purpose of the revision is to reflect the Administrative Tribunals Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, and consequential amendments to the Workers Compensation Act. Additionally, amendments have been made to clarify the requirements for authorization of representatives. These amendments are found in the following items: Glossary, 2.7.2 (Precedent Panels), 3.1.1 (Compensation Issues), 3.1.3 (Occupational Health and Safety Issues and Monetary Penalties), 3.4.1 (Constitutional Questions), 3.4.3 (Administrative Tribunals Act (ATA)), 3.4.4 (Regulations), 6.3.1 (Representative Authorizations), 7.3 (Facilitated Settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)), 8.4 (Suspension of an Appeal), 9.4.4 (Except Precedent Panel Decisions), and 16.1.1 (General).

You can find the Chair’s Decision No. 22 here. The amendments to the MRPP are attached to the Chair’s decision. The changes have been incorporated into the MRPP, which you can find on our website, here.

(Posted 2016/04/28)
“Status of Appeal” page on this website – WCAT has transitioned to a new IT system. This tool can only pull information with respect to the Status of an Appeal from one system. This tool has now been switched to retrieve information from our new system. More information about this is provided on the Status of an Appeal page. (Posted 2016/04/25)

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