SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS
6. (1) A document required to be served under these Rules shall be served on a person by
(a) delivering the document to the person;
(b) posting the document by registered or certified mail
(i) to the person’s address for service; or
(ii) where a person has no address for service at the time of service, the usual or last known address of the person; or
(c) such other method as the presiding officer may specify.
(2) The address for service of documents is
(a) [Repealed, SOR/98-533, s. 4]
(b) in the case of an applicant, the address set out in the application; and
(c) in the case of an objector, the address set out in the objection.
- SOR/98-533, s. 4.
GENERAL CONDUCT OF THE INQUIRY
7. The Superintendent may appoint a person to preside as presiding officer over an inquiry.
8. (1) A party may, in respect of an objection, present written submissions and make oral submissions to the presiding officer at an inquiry.
(2) A party may attend an inquiry in person or be represented by legal counsel.
(3) A presiding officer may allow a party to call witnesses.
(4) At an inquiry, the objector shall make any submissions in support of the objection first, after which the applicant may make submissions in response.
9. A presiding officer may
(a) receive any information that is relevant to the inquiry; and
(b) refuse to receive any information that is not relevant to the inquiry.
10. Every inquiry shall be open to attendance by the public.
11. (1) A person may examine and obtain a copy of the objection and any document submitted in support of, or in opposition to, the objection during the period beginning on the day of publication of the notice of the inquiry in the Canada Gazette and ending on the day that the Minister issues, or renders a decision not to issue, the letters patent.
(2) An examination or a request for a copy referred to in subsection (1) shall be made at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in Ottawa or, during the conduct of the inquiry, at the place where the inquiry is held.
12. The Superintendent shall send a copy of the report of the findings of an inquiry to the parties immediately after the Minister makes the report available to the public pursuant to subsection 26(4) of the Act.
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