What is the test for a reasonableness review?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Trainor-Degirolamo v British Columbia (Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development), 2019 BCSC 430 (CanLII):

A reasonableness review requires the court to begin with the administrative decision and inquire into the qualities that make a decision reasonable: Dunsmuir v. New Brunswick, 2008 SCC 9 at para. 47. The test or criteria by which reasonableness is assessed is whether it is transparent, justified and intelligible.

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