July 18, 2018
Madam Justice Snider sends refugee for redetermination
Last fall a new client asked us to review a decision he had received following his refugee claim. We assessed the decision and advised that the reasons provided by the Board Member appeared inadequate and further advised that the Member had unreasonably determined that our client’s risk was generalised, rather than personal. We applied to have the Federal Court review the Board Member’s decision, filing written argument on this basis.
Our client’s case was heard before the Honourable Madam Justice Snider. Upon hearing oral arguments, the Court agreed that the decision was unreasonable and issued an Order directing the Refugee Protection Division to re-determine his refugee claim.