The purpose of the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, is to ensure that adjudicative tribunals are accountable, transparent and efficient in their operations, while remaining independent in their decision-making.

Mandate and Mission Statement

Tribunals Ontario mandate and mission statement outlines our commitment to deliver administrative justice in a fair, independent, effective and efficient manner.

Service Standard Policy

Tribunals Ontario’s Service Standards Policy is guided by the Memorandum of Understanding between the Attorney General and the Executive Chair. Tribunals Ontario has established service standard practices in order to implement its Service Standards.

Ethics Plan and Conflict of Interest Rules

Our Ethics Plan sets out procedures to ensure:

  • members are familiar with the requirements of Part IV (Ethical Conduct) and Part V (Political Activity) of the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006 and the Conflict of Interest Rules, and
  • members are familiar with the Code of Conduct that forms part of the Member Accountability Framework.

This Ethics Plan applies to all members, both full-time and part-time appointees, of Tribunals Ontario.

Code of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct sets out the standards of conduct governing the professional and ethical responsibilities of Tribunals Ontario’s Members. This Code applies throughout their term of appointment and, where mentioned, after their term has expired. This Code addresses the principles of good conduct, collegial responsibility and personal conduct.