The Appellant, a retired marine engineer applied for judicial review of a decision of the Workers Compensation Board (“WCB”). The appeal was dismissed. The BC Court of Appeal held that a decision of the Workers Compensation Review board was a recommendation rather than a directive and that the WCB’s procedure on re-examining the case was fair.

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Administrative law – Workers compensation – Procedural fairness – Privative clauses Clouston v. British Columbia (Workers Compensation Board), [2002] B.J.C. No. 353, British Columbia Court of Appeal, February 21, 2002, Rowles, Ryan and Donald, JJ.A. The Appellant worked for many years as a marine engineer with the Canadian Coast Guard. During his employment with the ...