Copyright/Permission to Reproduce
Materials on this Web site were produced and/or compiled by the Pension Appeals Board for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Canada.
The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations, and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.
- Non-commercial Reproduction
Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission. We ask only that:
- users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
- the Pension Appeals Board be identified as the source; and,
- the reproduction not be represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of the Pension Appeals Board.
- Commercial Reproduction
Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from the Government of Canada's copyright administrator, Communication Canada. Through the permission-granting process, Communication Canada helps to ensure that individuals / organizations wishing to reproduce Government of Canada materials for commercial purposes have access to the most accurate, up-to-date versions. To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes, please go to Communication Canada's "Applying for Copyright Clearance on Government of Canada Works" page
Canadian Government Publishing
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1M4 or
- Reproduction of Federal Law Order
Anyone may, without charge or request for permission, reproduce enactments and consolidations of enactments of the Government of Canada, and decisions and reasons for decisions of federally constituted courts and administrative tribunals, provided due diligence is exercised in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced and the reproduction is not represented as an official version.
- Legal Materials
The legal material on this site may be reproduced, in whole or in part and by any means, without further permission from the Pension Appeals Board.
No such reproduction shall indicate that the Pension Appeals Board is in any way responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the reproduction; nor shall any such reproduction indicate that it was made with the endorsement of, or in affiliation with, the Pension Appeals Board.
For all purposes of interpreting and applying the law, users should consult:
The above-mentioned publications are available in most public libraries.
- the Acts as passed by Parliament, which are published in the "Assented to" Acts service, Part III of the Canada Gazette and the annual Statutes of Canada, and
- the regulations, as registered by the Clerk of the Privy Council and published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.
- Third-party Materials
Some of the materials and graphical elements found on Government of Canada Web sites are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. This is particularly true of sites that are jointly operated by a Government of Canada institution and an external organization as part of a collaborative arrangement. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing the material.
The Government of Canada and the Pension Appeals Board are committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who visit our Web sites.
- The Pension Appeals Board occasionally uses temporary "cookies" to facilitate your Web use. The cookies we use do not allow us to identify individuals, and are used, for example, to determine your language preferences. They exist in your browser's temporary memory and are deleted when you close your browser. Some applications available through the Internet site will not work properly if you choose to disable all cookies. (A "cookie" is a file that may be placed on your hard drive without your knowledge by a Web site to allow it to monitor your use of the site.)
- The Pension Appeals Board employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol address of the computer that has contacted our Web site, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.
If you are not satisfied that we have adequately respected your privacy, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by calling 1-800-267-0441 or via the Internet at www.privcom.gc.ca.
Statement on the use of personal information in decisions and posting of decisions on websites as adopted by the Heads of Federal Administrative Tribunals Forum www.hfatf-fptaf.gc.ca/news-nouvelles-06-26-2009-eng.php.
The Pension Appeals Board respects the Official Languages Act and the relevant Treasury Board policies, and is committed to ensuring all information and services on this site are available in both English and French. However, users should be aware that some information from external sources that are not subject to the Official Languages Act is only provided as a convenience and is available only in the language in which it was provided.
Users should be aware that information offered by non-Government of Canada sites that are not subject to the Official Languages Act and to which the Pension Appeals Board links, may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question.
Some of the information at this Web site has been provided by external sources. The Pension Appeals Board is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information provided. Users wishing to rely upon this information should consult directly with the source of the information.
Please note that the reasons for judgment of the Pension Appeals Board and the consolidations of legislation available at this Internet site have been prepared for convenience of reference only. Translation of decisions is provided by Public Works and Government Services Canada.