Rules and Practice Directives


Rules for appeals

These rules are to be followed during the appeal process. Any question of procedure that arises during a hearing and is not provided for in these Rules will be decided by the Panel Chair.

The Rules may be amended from time to time as required by the Appeal Board and any changes will be posted to this website.

The Administrative Tribunals Act (section 11) allows the Appeal Board to establish Rules respecting practices and procedures to facilitate the transparent, just, consistent, and timely resolution of matters before it.

Practice Directives

Practice Directive No. 1: Usual Time Periods for Completing Appeals and Issuing Decisions

Practice Directive No. 2: Recording of Hearings and Ordering Transcripts

Additional practice directives will be posted as they are issued.

The Administrative Tribunals Act (section 12) requires the Appeal Board to issue practice directives respecting the usual time period for completing an application and for completing the procedural steps within an application, and the usual time period within which the Board’s final decision and reasons are to be released after the hearing of the application is completed.


These forms are referred to in the STBCAB Rules.

Notice of Appeal Form

Order to Compel a Witness to Attend a Hearing Form