Policies are formal statements that explain the purpose and the mechanics of operational initiatives at the Board. A policy set out specific responsibilities for action by decision-makers and personnel supporting the adjudicative process. Policies are flexible instruments, and the degree to which they are mandatory varies with the content of the policy. They often contain elements that are mandatory, but may also provide general guidance or define areas in which the exercise of discretion is required.
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Applicable to the entire Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Gender-based Analysis Plus policy statement
This policy statement affirms the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada’s continued commitment to GBA Plus.
Policy on Communication for Immigration Appeal Division Early Resolution Officers
The purpose of this policy is to set out an approach governing communication in the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) when such communication occurs between an Early Resolution Officer (ERO) and the parties or between an
ERO and a member in the absence of the parties concerning appeals before the
June 2013 | Updated July 2017