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Status of the Artist Act Procedural Regulations (SOR/2014-176)

Regulations are current to 2021-06-28 and last amended on 2014-11-01. Previous Versions

Status of the Artist Act Procedural Regulations

SOR/2014-176

STATUS OF THE ARTIST ACT

Registration 2014-07-08

Status of the Artist Act Procedural Regulations

The Canada Industrial Relations Board, pursuant to section 16Footnote a of the Status of the Artist ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Status of the Artist Act Procedural Regulations.

Ottawa, June 20, 2014

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Status of the Artist Act. (Loi)

applicant

applicant means an artist, an artists’ association or a producer that has filed an application. (demandeur)

application

application means any application or complaint made to the Board under the Act. (demande)

application for reconsideration

application for reconsideration means an application for review of a Board determination or order, other than an application for review of a Board determination of a sector referred to in subsection 35(1) or an application for review of a certification order referred to in section 36. (demande de révision)

participant

participant means any applicant, respondent or intervenor. (participant)

Returning Officer

Returning Officer means an individual who is appointed by the Board to conduct a representation vote. (directeur du scrutin)

General Provisions

Application

 These Regulations apply in respect of all proceedings before the Board under the Act.

Computation of Time

  •  (1) Unless otherwise stated by the Board, time limits must be calculated in calendar days.

  • (2) Whenever a time limit or deadline calculated under these Regulations falls on a Saturday or a holiday, as defined in subsection 35(1) of the Interpretation Act, the time limit is extended to the next working day.

 Order or Determination

 Any member of the Board may sign an order or a determination of the Board.

Applications

 An application must be filed with the Board in writing and include the following:

  • (a) the name, postal and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers of the applicant and of their authorized representative, if any;

  • (b) the name, postal and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers of the respondent, if any;

  • (c) the grounds for the application and full particulars of the relevant facts;

  • (d) the determination or order sought;

  • (e) an indication of whether an oral hearing is being requested and, if so, the reason for the request;

  • (f) a copy of any supporting document;

  • (g) the signature of the applicant or of their authorized representative; and

  • (h) the date of the application.

Notice of Application

 On receipt of an application, other than an application referred to in section 24, 29 or 35, the Board must, to the extent possible, give notice of the application in writing to a person whose rights may be directly affected by the application.

Responses

  •  (1) A response to an application must be filed with the Board in writing within 15 days after the day on which notice of the application is received and include the following:

    • (a) the name, postal and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers of the respondent and of their authorized representative, if any;

    • (b) the Board’s file number of the application to which the response relates;

    • (c) a full response to any allegations or issues raised in the application and full particulars of any additional relevant facts;

    • (d) the respondent’s position with respect to the determination or order sought by the applicant;

    • (e) the determination or order sought by the respondent;

    • (f) an indication of whether an oral hearing is being requested and, if so, the reason for the request;

    • (g) a copy of any supporting document;

    • (h) the signature of the respondent or of their authorized representative; and

    • (i) the date of the response.

  • (2) A request for an extension of time to respond must be made to the Board in writing and set out the grounds for the requested extension.

Replies

  •  (1) A reply to a response must be filed with the Board in writing within 10 days after the day on which the response is filed and include the following:

    • (a) the Board’s file number of the proceeding to which the reply relates;

    • (b) a full reply to any allegations or issues raised in the response and full particulars of any additional relevant facts;

    • (c) the applicant’s position with respect to the determination or order sought by the respondent;

    • (d) an indication of whether an oral hearing is being requested and, if so, the reason for the request;

    • (e) a copy of any supporting document;

    • (f) the signature of the applicant or of their authorized representative; and

    • (g) the date of the reply.

  • (2) A request for an extension of time to reply must be made to the Board in writing and set out the grounds for the requested extension.

Requests for Leave to Intervene

  •  (1) A request for leave to intervene under subsection 19(3) of the Act must be filed with the Board in writing within 15 days after the day on which notice of the application is received or within the time period set out in any public notice referred to in subsections 24(1) and 35(2) and include the following:

    • (a) the name, postal and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers of the person requesting leave to intervene and of their authorized representative, if any;

    • (b) the Board’s file number of the application that is the subject of the request for leave to intervene;

    • (c) the grounds for intervention and a description of the person’s interest in the matter, including an explanation of any prejudice that the person would suffer if the request was denied and an explanation of whether their interest is different from that of any other participant;

    • (d) an indication of how the intervention will assist the Board in furthering the objectives of the Act;

    • (e) a copy of any supporting document;

    • (f) the signature of the person requesting leave to intervene or of their authorized representative; and

    • (g) the date of the request.

  • (2) A response to the request for leave to intervene must be filed within 10 days after the day on which notice of the request is received.

  • (3) A reply to the response to the request for leave to intervene must be filed within five days after the day on which the response is filed.

  • (4) A request for an extension of time for filing any document under this section must be made to the Board in writing and set out the grounds for the requested extension.

Interventions

  •  (1) If the request for leave to intervene is granted, the intervenor must file a written submission with the Board on the merits of the case within 10 days after the day on which notice is received that the request has been granted and it must include the following:

    • (a) the Board’s file number of the application to which the submission relates;

    • (b) full particulars of the facts, relevant dates and grounds for the submission;

    • (c) the intervenor’s position with respect to any determination or order sought;

    • (d) the determination or order sought by the intervenor; and

    • (e) a copy of any supporting document.

  • (2) A response to the intervenor’s submission on the merits of the case must be filed within 10 days after the day on which the submission is filed.

  • (3) A request for an extension of time for filing any document under this section must be made to the Board in writing and set out the grounds for the requested extension.

Filing and Service of Documents

 Subject to section 16, a person who files a document with the Board, other than an application, must serve without delay a copy of that document on all participants and any other person named in any notice that the person has received and must inform the Board of the time and manner of service.

 
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