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March 22, 2024 | Blog

How to request party or participant status is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive from individuals involved in Tribunal proceedings. In response to this common inquiry, the Ontario Land Tribunal is excited to announce the launch of its first instructional “how-to” video, titled “How to Request Party or Participant Status.”

This comprehensive video walks you through the process, starting from the moment you receive a notice of an OLT hearing event. It covers everything, from the requirements to the moment your request is consider.

Clarifying the Confusion: Party versus Participant Status

One common confusion for individuals is understanding the differences between “Party” and “Participant” status. Our video addresses this confusion head-on by explaining the difference between both statuses, providing clear explanations on how to file a written request and where to find the necessary information for each status request.

Understanding the Process

The video looks into when and how status requests are considered and outlines the rules and regulations that apply under the law to those requesting party and participant status. The video also addresses what to do if you haven’t received a notice and are seeking more information about a case. It’s a comprehensive guide to ensure you’re well-informed about the process.

Timelines Matter

Identifying the timelines for submitting your request is crucial. The video emphasizes the importance of submitting your request at least 10 calendar days before the required deadline. By keeping this in mind and incorporating key dates into your calendar, you can prevent issues related to missed deadlines and ensure a timely processing of your request.

Wrap up:

Head over to our website and watch “How to Request Party or Participant Status.” It will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate this Tribunal process confidently.

Watch the video now and take the first step towards understanding and participating effectively in your case proceedings.