Under Rule 11 of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) Rules of Civil Procedure, the Tribunal may allow a person or organization to intervene in any case ,at any time , on such terms as the Tribunal may determine.
There are a number of factors for consideration in assessing a request for intervention including :
a. Whether the intervenor has a significant interest or special contribution to make on the issues;
b. Whether the intervenor is likely to provide assistance to the Tribunal that will not otherwise
c. Whether the intervention will unduly delay, disrupt or prejudice the determination of the rights
of the parties; and
d. If intervention is appropriate, are there conditions that should be placed on the inter-
William Poulos, Barrister
* This blog is not a substitute for legal advice. Should you require legal advice, a lawyer should be consulted to advise on the circumstances of your case.