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Policies

Policy AP-02 - Limitation Periods for Claims Appeals

Effective Dates

July 1, 2011 and still in effect

Series

Appeals

General Information

A worker, dependent of a deceased worker, or employer who disagrees with a claims decision made by the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB), or a hearing officer of YWCHSB, or the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal), may file a request for a review or appeal of that decision within 24 months of the decision.

Purpose

This policy explains the limitation period for reviews and appeals. Under subsection 52(1) of the Workers' Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act"), a worker, dependent of a deceased worker or employer must file a notice of review or appeal within 24 months from the date of the decision.