Investigation protocol

PROTOCOL FOR INVESTIGATION HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY (GP18) [1]

Adopted: 31 January 2002
Revised: 11 April 2008

1.      PURPOSE

1.1.  The purpose of this Protocol is to:

1.1.1.     ensure human rights investigations are conducted in accordance with Simon Fraser University Human Rights Policy (Policies and Procedures, Number GP18, as revised effective April 4, 2003) ("Policy"),

1.1.2.     ensure human rights investigations are conducted in accordance with the principles of procedural fairness,

1.1.3.     ensure human rights investigations comply with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165[2] ("FOIPPA"), and

1.1.4.     provide general information, guidance and direction to individuals appointed to investigate human rights complaints as authorized under the Policy.

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[1] For citation purposes, Simon Fraser University Policy and Procedures will be identified by the appropriate policy letter, number and paragraph (e.g., GP18, I10.04, I10.05). Relevant sections of the FIOPPA will be cited at the end of a paragraph. Other relevant references will be cited by source (e.g., Guidelines) or author(s) with the appropriate page or paragraph number. Details for all policy, legislation, cases, books, articles and other cites can be found in the References section at the end of the Protocol.
[2] Simon Fraser University is subject to the FOIPPA by virtue of an Order in Council.



* HumanRightsInvestigationProtocol.pdf
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