May 23, 2011
IRB: Receives New Mandate!
- BRRA intended to speed up refugee determination process while respecting procedural fairness.
- Initial hearing before Refugee Protection Division (RPD) conducted by public servant decision-makers.
- New Refugee Appeal Division (RAD).
- New interview instead of PIF.
- New Manifestly Unfounded Claims: clearly fraudulent.
- New RPD and RAD Rules.