The steps in an appeal or review are generally as follows.


1.  START OF THE APPEAL OR REVIEW

The filing of a Notice of Appeal or Request for Review starts the appeal or review respectively.


2.  SETTING THE HEARING DATE

The Registrar issues a Notice of Hearing setting the date, time and location of the hearing.


3.  FILING OF THE RECORD

The regulator or decision-maker files the Record of the Decison-Making Process.


4. FILING OF PRELIMINARY MOTIONS

The parties file any procedural or preliminary motions that must be resolved prior to the appeal or review hearing.


5.  SHARING OF ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

The parties provide their additional documents (supplemental to those contained in the Record of the Decision-Making Process) to the Registrar and all other parties.


6.  IDENTIFYING WITNESSES AND EXPERT WITNESSES

The parties give notice to the Registrar and all other parties of any witnesses or expert witnesses who will testify at the hearing. The parties also provide the reports of expert witnesses to the Registrar and all other parties.


7.  FILING OF STATEMENTS OF POSITION

The parties file their Statements of Position (Form 14) with the Registrar.


8.  THE HEARING

The parties attend the hearing and present their additional documents, testimony and legal arguments to the hearing panel.


9.  DECISION

The hearing panel issues its decision.