Section 48.9 Canadian Human Rights Act 1985 is about Conduct of proceedings. It is under Canadian Human Rights Tribunal of Part III (Discriminatory Practices and General Provisions) of the Act.
Conduct of proceedings
(1) Proceedings before the Tribunal shall be conducted as informally and expeditiously as the requirements of natural justice and the rules of procedure allow.
Tribunal rules of procedure
(2) The Chairperson may make rules of procedure governing the practice and procedure before the Tribunal, including, but not limited to, rules governing
(a) the giving of notices to parties; (b) the addition of parties and interested persons to the proceedings; (c) the summoning of witnesses;
(d) the production and service of documents; (e) discovery proceedings; (f) pre-hearing conferences;
(g) the introduction of evidence; (h) time limits within which hearings must be held and decisions must be made; and (i) awards of interest.
Publication of proposed rules
(3) Subject to subsection (4), a copy of each rule that the Tribunal proposes to make shall be published in the Canada Gazette and a reasonable opportunity shall be given to interested persons to make representations with respect to it.
(4) A proposed rule need not be published more than once, whether or not it has been amended as a result of any representations.