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Codes of conduct

Last updated: November 30, 2023

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Tribunal codes of conduct

Tribunal staff are required to act in accordance with the Province of British Columbia Standards of Conduct for Public Service Employees.

If you believe that someone has not met the standards set out in these documents, see Complaints about Tribunal Services.

Mediators’ code of conduct

The Tribunal Mediators’ Code of Conduct serves an important purpose in ensuring that mediators uphold the highest standards of conduct during any dispute resolution process. The Code aims to not only maintain, but enhance public confidence in the the BC Human Rights Tribunals’ mediation services.

Members’ code of conduct

The Tribunal Members’ Code of Conduct is an essential element of the BC Human Rights Tribunal’s commitment to upholding the highest standards of conduct among its members. Its purpose is to maintain and strengthen public confidence in the Tribunal’s integrity, independence, impartiality, and effectiveness. Members are bound to comply with the Code of Conduct.

Service standards

There are 5 Tribunal’s Service Standards. These standard include screening, scheduling mediations, scheduling hearings, decisions, and notification regarding decisions.