Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal)

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Rule 27 - Notice of Consitutional Questions

Notice must be served

27.01 Where a party intends to raise a question about the constitutional validity or applicability of legislation, a regulation or by-law made under legislation, or a rule of common law, or where a party claims a remedy under subsection 24(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, notice of a constitutional question shall be served on the other parties and the Tribunal as soon as the circumstances requiring notice become known and, in any event, at least 15 calendar days before the question is to be argued.

Rights of Attorneys General

27.02 Where the Attorneys General for Canada and Ontario are entitled to notice, they are entitled to adduce evidence and make submissions to the Tribunal regarding the constitutional question.

Form of notice

27.03 Notice of a constitutional question shall be given in the form prescribed by the Rules of Civil Procedure.

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