Proposals for the reform of the Public Inquiries Act.
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Published by Alberta Law Reform Institute in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English



  • Alberta.


  • Governmental investigations -- Alberta.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport,, no. 62, Report (Alberta Law Reform Institute) ;, no. 62.
LC ClassificationsKEA476.A736 A15 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1501791M
ISBN 100888641788
LC Control Number93180144

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The Inquiries Act was passed by Parliament with a view to ensuring the swifter conduct of public inquiries: section 17 of the Act requires those conducting inquiries to “act with fairness and with regard to the need to avoid any unnecessary cost”. United Kingdom. In Britain, there are two types of public inquiry, the statutory inquiry set out in terms of the Inquiries Act (or its predecessor), or the non-statutory inquiry, often used in the investigate controversial events of national concern, the advantage being that they are more flexible, not needing to follow the requirements of the Inquiries Act. Judicial Review: proposals for reform 4 1. Introduction 1. This paper sets out the Government’s proposals for the reform of Judicial Review. 2. Judicial Review is a critical check on the power of the State, providing an effective mechanism for challenging the decisions of public bodies to ensure that they are lawful. The act was meant to consolidate numerous pieces of existing subject-specific legislation, and provide the primary framework for establishing .

Who may participate. 11 (1) A person may act as a participant if the person (a) is provided with notice under subsection (2), or (b) is accepted as a participant under subsection (4). (2) If a hearing commission intends to make a finding of misconduct against a person, or intends to make a report that alleges misconduct by a person, the hearing commission must first provide the . Inquiries Act is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 25 February There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes to Legislation. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found. Form 1 Public Inquiries Act, Prescribed Form of Summons Under Subsection 33(4) of the Act (Name of Act under which proceeding arises) SUMMONS BEFORE (Name of body or individual) TO Name Address (For Evidence on Oath or Affirmation) YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND to give evidence on oath or affirmation in this proceeding on: at. The work examines and explains both statutory (in particular the Inquiries Act and the Inquiry Rules ) and non-statutory inquiries in chapters relating to the need for and purpose of the public inquiry, the mechanisms for establishing a public inquiry, terms of reference, the subject matter of inquiries, the relationship of inquiries Author: Jason Beer QC.