What is the test for a tribunal to be competent jurisdiction?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Krznaric v. Chevrette, 1997 CanLII 12426 (ON SC):

Summarizing the test in Mills v. The Queen, 1986 CanLII 17 (SCC), [1986] 1 S.C.R. 863, 29 D.L.R. (4th) 161, McLachlin J. indicated [at p. 962] that a tribunal will be a court of competent jurisdiction if its constituent legislation gives it power over the parties, the issue in litigation and power to grant the remedy which is sought under the Charter.

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