Can an administrative tribunal reopen, rehear or set aside its decision?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Kurkunov v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2001 FCT 1377 (CanLII):

As a general rule, an administrative tribunal that exercises adjudicative powers can only reopen, rehear or set aside its decision if it is authorized by statute (Chandler v. Alberta Association of Architects, 1989 CanLII 41 (SCC), [1989] 2 S.C.R. 848).

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