Public Service Employment Act
Marginal note:Powers of Tribunal
99 (1) The Tribunal has, in relation to a complaint, the power to
(a) summon and enforce the attendance of witnesses and compel them to give oral or written evidence on oath in the same manner and to the same extent as a superior court of record;
(b) order that a hearing be conducted using any means of telecommunication that permits all persons participating to communicate adequately with each other;
(c) administer oaths and solemn affirmations;
(d) accept any evidence, whether admissible in a court of law or not;
(e) compel, at any stage of a proceeding, any person to produce any documents and things that may be relevant; and
(f) subject to any limitations that the Governor in Council may establish in the interests of defence or security, enter any premises of an employer where work is being or has been done by employees, inspect and view any work, material, machinery, appliances or articles in the premises and require any person in the premises to answer all proper questions relating to the complaint.
Marginal note:Dismissing complaint
(2) The Tribunal may summarily dismiss any complaint that, in its opinion, is frivolous or vexatious.
Marginal note:Decision without oral hearing
(3) The Tribunal may decide a complaint without holding an oral hearing.
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