When Will a Hearing be Necessary at a PRRA Review

Meurrens LawJudicial Reviews

On August 4, 2010, the Federal Court released its decision in Sayed v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2010 FC 796 (“Sayed“) The decision involved a discussion of many Pre-Removal Risk Assessment (“PRRA“) issues, including when a PRRA officer will be required to call a hearing. The PRRA is based on the principle of non-refoulement, and provides that … Read More