Format of Hearings Policy: Residential Tenancies

The Format of Hearings Policy (Policy 40) explains hearing formats supported by Residential Tenancies and how to request a hearing format other than a telephone hearing. The policy also covers the criteria the residential tenancy officer needs to use when evaluating the request.

This policy outlines the procedure for applying for a written hearing, as well as how to request a hearing format other than a telephone hearing.

Information includes:

  • procedure for written hearing
  • request for hearing format other than telephone hearing
  • medical condition
  • physical, geographical or language barriers
  • criteria to consider when evaluating an alternative hearing format at the request of the party

Type:
  • Policy

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services