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Ottawa Hearings Office Closure
As of April 1, 2014, the IRB is no longer operating hearing rooms in Ottawa. All hearings of Ottawa-based claims have been transferred to Montreal.

News for Counsel

Distribution of the RAD Appellant’s Kit A paper copy of the RAD Appellant’s Kit will now be provided directly to claimants whether or not they are represented by counsel.
Ottawa Hearings Office ClosureAs of April 1, 2014, the IRB is no longer operating hearing rooms in Ottawa.
Policy on Court-Ordered RedeterminationsThe Policy on Court-Ordered Redeterminations is re-issued with consequential amendments to bring it in line with the new terminology of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and Board Rules.

Notices

National Documentation Package Update - September 30, 201430 September 2014 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Bangladesh, Chad, Eritrea, France, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Niger, Panama...
National Documentation Package Update - August 29, 201429 August 2014 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Algeria, Belgium, Belize, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mauritius, Mexico, Nicaragua, North Korea...
National Documentation Package Update - July 31, 201431 July 2014 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia...

Highlights 

Refugee Claimant's Kit
Refugee Claim: Appellant's Kit

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