Is the adjudicator’s assessment of credibility based on a flawed approach to assessing credibility?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Brigden v British Columbia (Superintendent of Motor Vehicles), 2019 BCSC 418 (CanLII):

An adjudicator’s assessment of credibility is subject to review and a flawed approach to assessing credibility will provide sufficient grounds for the court to set aside the decision: Scott v. British Columbia (Superintendent of Motor Vehicles), 2013 BCCA 554 at para. 37.

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