Product details

Practice area: 
Human rights
Jurisdiction: 
Canada
Publication date: 
2021-09-20
ISBN: 
9781731908537

The 2021 Annotated Canadian Human Rights Act, Hardbound book

Availability: In Stock

This annual text provides instant access to the practice, procedure, and jurisprudence arising out of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

This is a useful reference for human rights, labour and employment law practitioners, and human resources professionals. It includes:

  • The full text of the Canadian Human Rights Act, as amended
  • Each section of the Act is annotated with commentary, digests of court and tribunal decisions, and cross-references to related provisions
  • Appendices include: – Regulations under the CHRA – Select forms and guidelines from the Canadian Human Rights Commission – Select rules of procedure and practice notes from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – The full text of the Employment Equity Act, and Guide to the Employment Equity Review Tribunal

New in this edition

  • Included in this edition are Covid-19-related case law and documents from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal:
    • CHRT Practice Direction for Electronic Conduct of Mediations and Hearings During the Covid-19 Emergency

This edition also includes the following new CHRT Rules, Policy and caselaw:

  • New Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules of Procedure (2021) which comes into force on July 11, 2021.
  • The new rules include some of the following changes:
    • allowance for videoconference hearings;
    • electronic service;
    • sanctions for non-compliance with the Rules of Procedure;
    • a rule allowing a panel to make orders to address vexatious conduct or abuse of process;
    • pre-hearing rules including requirements to provide a list of documents and copies of each document intended to be introduced as evidence at a hearing and detailed requirements around the provision of statements of particulars;
    • rules around record retention and access; and
    • a rule establishing time limits for the issuance of decisions by the CHRT.

The 2021 Annotated Canadian Human Rights Act, Hardbound book

Availability: In Stock

Description

This annual text provides instant access to the practice, procedure, and jurisprudence arising out of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

This is a useful reference for human rights, labour and employment law practitioners, and human resources professionals. It includes:

  • The full text of the Canadian Human Rights Act, as amended
  • Each section of the Act is annotated with commentary, digests of court and tribunal decisions, and cross-references to related provisions
  • Appendices include: – Regulations under the CHRA – Select forms and guidelines from the Canadian Human Rights Commission – Select rules of procedure and practice notes from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – The full text of the Employment Equity Act, and Guide to the Employment Equity Review Tribunal

New in this edition

  • Included in this edition are Covid-19-related case law and documents from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal:
    • CHRT Practice Direction for Electronic Conduct of Mediations and Hearings During the Covid-19 Emergency

This edition also includes the following new CHRT Rules, Policy and caselaw:

  • New Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules of Procedure (2021) which comes into force on July 11, 2021.
  • The new rules include some of the following changes:
    • allowance for videoconference hearings;
    • electronic service;
    • sanctions for non-compliance with the Rules of Procedure;
    • a rule allowing a panel to make orders to address vexatious conduct or abuse of process;
    • pre-hearing rules including requirements to provide a list of documents and copies of each document intended to be introduced as evidence at a hearing and detailed requirements around the provision of statements of particulars;
    • rules around record retention and access; and
    • a rule establishing time limits for the issuance of decisions by the CHRT.