Policy Governing Communication between the Refugee Protection and Refugee Appeal Divisions

Date Announced:

September 1, 2020


The objective of this policy is to increase transparency regarding collaboration and the exchange of information between the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). Such collaboration is intended to enhance consistency, and quality in decision-making; support the RPD and RAD in achieving their strategic caseload management objectives; and support the effectiveness of the broader refugee determination system, in collaboration with others.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration and Refugee Board

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) | Refugee Protection Division (RPD)

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