What are the factors used in determining whether to accept a complaint from a party that has been delayed for more than six months?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Rinke v. Grimm’s Fine Foods and another, 2011 BCHRT 243 (CanLII):

The reasons for the delay, and the length of the delay are factors, along with others, that may be important considerations in determining whether it is in the public interest to accept a complaint filed outside of the six-month time limit: Earnshaw v. Lilydale Cooperative and UFCW, Local 1518, 2005 BCHRT 146; Fontaine v. Ainsworth Lumber, 2005 BCHRT 563.

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