Filing deadlines for an adjudicated dispute

When do I have to file?

You should file any forms or documents according to the deadlines set out below, unless another time period is specified by the Agency.

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Reminder: your form and any supporting documents must be sent to the Agency and copied to all other parties before 5:00 p.m. Gatineau local time on the same day.

Requests

Written questions or document request

Refer to sections 24 and 32 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline to make a request Deadline for response to request Deadline for request to require a complete response from the party

For written questions, any time before the close of pleadings.

For document production, within 5 business days after the day on which you become aware of the document or before the close of pleadings, whichever is earlier.

Within 5 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the notice to respond.

Within 2 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the response.

Request for confidentiality

Refer to section 31 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline to oppose a request Deadline for reply to response to request

At the same time as you file a document with the Agency for which you are claiming confidentiality.

Within 5 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request for confidentiality.

Within 3 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request for disclosure.

General Request

Refer to section 27 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

As soon as feasible, and, in any event, before the close of pleadings.

 

Within 5 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 2 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the response.

Request to extend or shorten time limit

Refer to section 30 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

As soon as you are aware of the need to extend or shorten time limits.

Within 3 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Request for Agency to require party to provide complete response

Refer to section 32 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Within two business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the response to the notice to answer questions or produce documents.

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Request to make a substantive amendment to a document

Refer to subsection 33(1) of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Any time before the close of pleadings.

Within 3 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Request to file document whose filing is not otherwise provided for in Rules

Refer to section 34 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

As soon as you are aware of the need to file documents outside the established pleadings process.

Within 3 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Request to withdraw document

Refer to section 35 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Before the close of pleadings.

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Request to withdraw application

Refer to section 36 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Before a final decision is made by the Agency in respect of the application.

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Request for expedited process

Refer to the section on expedited processes for more information.

Filing of submissions

Application, answer and reply

For more information, refer to section 18, 19 or 20 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules.

Deadline for application Deadline for answer to application Deadline for reply to answer

As soon as possible after failing to resolve your dispute with the respondent.

Within 15 business days after the date of the notice indicating that the application has been accepted.

Within 5 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the answer.

Verification

Type of submission Deadline

Translation – required information (section 13)

At the same time as filing any submissions that include translated documents.

Verification by affidavit (section15)

Within 5 business days after the date of the notice from the Agency requiring verification by affidavit.

Verification by witnessed statement (section15)

Within 5 business days after the date of the notice from the Agency requiring verification by witnessed statement.

Authorization of representative (section16)

At the same time as the application, answer, request to intervene, or position statement is filed.

Position statements

For more information, refer to sections 23 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules.

Deadline for position statement

Before the close of pleadings.

Interventions

For more information, refer to section 29 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules.

Deadline to make a request to intervene

Within 10 business days after the day on which you become aware of the application or before the close of pleadings whichever is earlier.

Request to intervene

For more information, refer to sections 21 and 22 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules.

Deadline for intervention Deadline for response to intervention

Within 5 business days after the day on which your request to intervene is granted by the Agency.

Within 5 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the intervention.

Expedited processes

Refer to sections 25 and 28 of the Dispute Adjudication Rules for more information.

Request for expedited process (section 28)

If the request is to have the expedited process apply to an answer and a reply:

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Applicant: at the time that the application is filed.

Respondent: within one business day after the date of the notice indicating that the application has been accepted.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

If the request is to have the expedited process apply to another request:

Deadline for request Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

If you are making the request: at the time that the request is filed.

If you are responding to the request: within one business day after the day on which they receive a copy of that request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Deadlines for the filing of submissions under the expedited process (section 25)

If the expedited process applies to an answer and a reply:

Deadline for answer to application Deadline for reply to answer

Within 5 business days after the date of the notice indicating that the application has been accepted.

Within 3 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the answer.

If the expedited process applies to another request:

Deadline for response to request Deadline for reply to response to request

Within 2 business days after the day on which you receive a copy of the request.

Within 1 business day after the day on which you receive a copy of the response.

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