Social Security Tribunal Regulations
Marginal note:Filing and service
20 (1) If the constitutional validity, applicability or operability of any provision of the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security Act, the Employment Insurance Act, Part 5 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act or the regulations made under any of those Acts is to be put at issue before the Tribunal, the party raising the issue must
(a) file a notice with the Tribunal that
(i) sets out the provision that is at issue, and
(ii) contains any submissions in support of the issue that is raised; and
(b) at least 10 days before the date set for the hearing of the appeal or application, serve notice of that issue on the persons referred to in subsection 57(1) of the Federal Courts Act and file a copy of the notice and proof of service with the Tribunal.
Marginal note:Failure to prove service
(2) If the proof of service required by paragraph (1)(b) has not been filed in accordance with that paragraph, the Tribunal may, on its own initiative or on the request of a party, adjourn or postpone the hearing.
Marginal note:Time limits for documents and submissions
(3) If a notice is filed under paragraph (1)(a), the time limits for filing documents or submissions set out in these Regulations do not apply and the Tribunal may direct the parties to file documents or submissions within the time limits it establishes.
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