Is there a duty of procedural fairness on every public authority making an administrative decision which is not of a legislative nature?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Co-Operative Housing Federation of Canada v. Regional Municipality of York, 2009 CanLII 7081 (ON SCDC):

As LeDain J. said in Cardinal v. Kent Institution, 1985 CanLII 23 (SCC), [1985] 2 S.C.R. 643 at 653, “…there is a duty of procedural fairness lying on every public authority making an administrative decision which is not of a legislative nature and which affects the rights, privileges or interests of an individual.”

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