Marginal note:Public hearings
98. (1) A public hearing may be held by the Commission if the Commission is satisfied that it would be in the public interest to hold such a hearing in connection with
(a) an investigation commenced under section 91; and
(b) any other matter in respect of which the Commission deems a hearing to be desirable.
Marginal note:Public hearings on request
(a) this Act requires that any person be given an opportunity to be heard in connection with the issue, refusal to issue, suspension or revocation of a licence or in connection with any investigation into a complaint referred to in paragraph 91(1)(h), and
(b) the applicant for the licence, the licensee or the person who is the subject of the complaint requests a public hearing,
the Commission shall hold a public hearing to hear all persons having an interest in the matter and wishing to be heard in connection therewith.
Marginal note:Powers of Commission
(3) The Commission has, in relation to any public hearing held under this section, the powers of a Commissioner under Part I of the Inquiries Act.
Marginal note:Representation by counsel
(4) Any person who may be heard at a public hearing under this section may be represented by counsel at the hearing.
- 1970-71-72, c. 7, s. 80.
Marginal note:Notification of order
99. (1) A copy of an order of the Commission refusing to issue a licence or revoking a licence or for the payment of any money or apportionment of any loss, together with any written reasons for the decision, shall, after the making of the order, be forwarded in accordance with any rules made pursuant to subsection (2) to each person affected by the order and to such other persons as may be specified in those rules.
(2) The Commission may make rules
(a) respecting the procedure for making applications, representations and complaints to the Commission and for the conduct of public hearings held by it; and
(b) generally respecting the conduct of the business of the Commission in relation to investigations and public hearings.
- R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 99;
- 1998, c. 22, s. 25(F).
Enforcement of Orders for Payment
Marginal note:Filing of orders in Court
100. (1) An order of the Commission for the payment of any money or apportionment of any loss may be filed in the Federal Court, in this Part referred to as “the Court”, after thirty days following the date on which the order is made.
Marginal note:Registration of order
(2) On filing in the Court under subsection (1), an order of the Commission referred to in that subsection shall be registered in the Court and, subject to subsection (4), when registered has the same force and effect, and all proceedings may be taken thereon, as if the order were a judgment obtained in the Court for a debt of the amount specified in the order plus interest to the date of payment as provided for in the order of the Commission.
Marginal note:Costs and charges
(3) The reasonable costs and the charges attendant on the registration of an order pursuant to this section are recoverable in like manner as if they were an amount included in the order of the Commission.
Marginal note:Stay of execution
(4) The Court may direct a stay of execution of an order registered pursuant to this section pending disposition of an appeal pursuant to section 101 on such terms as to the Court seem just.
- R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 100;
- 1998, c. 22, s. 25(F).
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