Johnson Hearing to Reconvene

first_imgPhilip Girard, chair of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commissionboard of inquiry that heard the complaint of discriminationagainst Halifax Regional Police lodged by Kirk Johnson, willconvene a hearing on Monday, April 19 to consider submissionsregarding legal costs. In his decision of Dec. 23, 2003, Mr. Girard said if the partieswere unable to come to agreement on the issue of reimbursement ofMr. Johnson’s legal costs within 30 days from the end of theappeal period of the decision he would convene a hearing andaccept submissions on the matter. The hearing will begin at 8 a.m. Monday at the Dalhousie StudentUnion Building in Halifax. Boards of inquiry are the final stage in the human rightscomplaint process. They are independent, public hearings intocomplaints of discrimination. Decisions by boards of inquiry maybe appealed within 30 days of the date of the decision. -30-last_img read more

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