Canadian Refugee Procedure/156 - Immunity and no summons
IRPA Section 156: Immunity and no summonsEdit
Section 156 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act reads:
Immunity and no summons 156 The following rules apply to the Chairperson and the members in respect of the exercise or purported exercise of their functions under this Act: (a) no criminal or civil proceedings lie against them for anything done or omitted to be done in good faith; and (b) they are not competent or compellable to appear as a witness in any civil proceedings.
See: Canadian Refugee Procedure/The right to an independent decision-maker#Board Members are neither competent nor compellable witnesses as a result of the principle of deliberative secrecy.