What is the effect of the CAIPS notes on an affidavit?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Hoang v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2011 FC 545 (CanLII):

In the absence of an affidavit attesting to the truth of what was recorded as having been done, CAIPS notes have no status as evidence of the underlying facts on which they rely: Chou v. Canada (2000), 3 Imm. L.R. (3d) 212, 190 F.T.R. 78 at para. 13; aff'd 2001 FCA 299, 17 Imm. L.R. (3d) 234.

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