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Emergencies Act

Version of section 52 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Powers of Assessor

  •  (1) On the hearing of an appeal under this Part, the Assessor may

    • (a) confirm the decision of the Minister;

    • (b) notwithstanding the maximum amount, if any, of compensation that may be paid to the person appealing, vary the decision of the Minister; or

    • (c) refer the matter back to the Minister for such further action as the Assessor may direct, including the calculation of compensation without regard to the maximum amount, if any, that may otherwise be paid.

  • Marginal note:Costs

    (2) In any appeal under this Part, costs may be awarded to or against the Crown.

  • Marginal note:Decision final

    (3) The decision of the Assessor on any appeal under this Part is final and conclusive and, except for judicial review under the Federal Court Act, is not subject to appeal to or review by any court.

  • Marginal note:Payment

    (4) Where the Assessor varies a decision of the Minister by awarding compensation or increasing the amount of compensation awarded by the Minister or, on a matter referred back for further action, the Minister increases the amount of compensation previously awarded, the Minister shall pay that compensation or increased compensation, as the case may be.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 22 (4th Supp.), s. 52
  • 1993, c. 34, s. 61

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