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Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act

Version of section 158.1 from 2017-06-19 to 2018-11-25:


Marginal note:Review

  •  (1) Within seven days after the day on which an arbitral award is made, the Chairperson may direct the arbitration board to review the arbitral award, or any part of it, if in the Chairperson’s opinion, the arbitral award, or any part of it, does not represent a reasonable application of the factors referred to in section 148 and, if applicable, the factor referred to in section 238.21, based on a full consideration of the written submissions provided to the arbitration board.

  • Marginal note:Review — application

    (2) On application by either party to an arbitral award, made within seven days after the day on which the arbitral award is made, the Chairperson may, within seven days after the day on which the application is made, direct the arbitration board to review the arbitral award, or any part of it, if in the Chairperson’s opinion, the arbitral award, or any part of it, does not represent a reasonable application of the factors referred to in section 148 and, if applicable, the factor referred to in section 238.21, based on a full consideration of the written submissions provided to the arbitration board.

  • Marginal note:Duty to confirm or amend

    (3) Within 30 days after the day on which the Chairperson directs it to review the arbitral award, or any part of it, the arbitration board must either confirm the award or amend it and provide the Chairperson with reasons in writing for doing so. If the arbitral award is amended, the arbitration board must also provide the Chairperson with a copy of the amended arbitral award.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (4) The Chairperson must, without delay, inform the parties of the arbitration board’s decision and provide them with a copy of that board’s reasons in writing. If the arbitral award is amended, the Chairperson must also provide the parties with a copy of the amended arbitral award.

  • Marginal note:Restriction

    (5) For greater certainty, the arbitration board’s power to amend the arbitral award is restricted to amending it only in relation to the matters in dispute that were originally referred to it.

  • 2013, c. 40, s. 310
  • 2017, c. 9, s. 20
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