Instructions: Response to Appeal (Form 3)



When to use this form

Use the Response to Appeal (Form 3) to:

  1. submit your response to the notice of appeal that the Social Benefits Tribunal (SBT) sent you
  2. submit an amended response

Instructions

  1. Complete all sections of the form.

    Part 1 asks for general information about you and the other parties.

    Part 2 requires you to:

    Part 3 requires your signature and the contact information for your representative. You must also indicate whether the representative will be attending the hearing.

  2. File all pages of the response and any written submissions with the SBT no later than 30 days after receiving the Notice of Appeal. You must also give a copy of the response and any written submissions to the appellant and any other parties no later than 30 days after you receive the Notice of Appeal.

  3. If you have any changes or updates to the details of your response, you must file an amended Response to Appeal form with the SBT, and give a copy to the other parties, no later than 30 days before the hearing.

  4. A respondent who intends to participate at the hearing must inform the SBT and the appellant in writing. Inform the SBT and the appellant as soon as possible after receiving the Notice of Hearing and at least 7 days before the hearing date. You can use the Response to Appeal form or write a separate letter.




February 10, 2017
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