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Quasi-Judicial Board: Superior-Court Justice and Expert Process

quasi-judicial board: The principle is enshrined in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which means people held in custody by the state have a right appear before a provincial superior-court justice to argue over whether their detention is justified, according to CTV. The high court ruled 6-1 in favour of Chhina, rejecting the government's argument that the system under which he was held, laid out in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act IRPA was good enough because it offers a comprehensive and expert process by an independent, quasi-judicial board that provides a meaningful review. Although Tusif Ur Rehman Chhina was stripped of his refugee status and was sent back to Pakistan in 2017, the country's top court agreed to hear his case because it rarely gets to rule on the ancient legal recourse known as habeas corpus -- the right to have the validity of one's detention reviewed for whether it's lawful. Also, decisions by the Immigration and Refugee Board can be challenged, in certain ways, to the Federal Court. Justice Andromache Karakatsanis, writing for the majority, said the current scheme falls short in three ways. Not good enough, said a majority of the high court. ( As reported in the news.