Practice Notice: Use of Electronic Signatures

The Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) hereby provides notice to the parties that appear before it that in accordance with Rule 53(b) of the Refugee Appeal Division Rules, SOR/2012-257 (RAD Rules):

Effective December 22, 2016, an electronic signature will satisfy the requirement for members to sign their reasons for decision under Rule 51(1)(a) and Rule 51(2)(a) of the RAD Rules.