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Administrative Law is a type of law that sets the rules for how the government should deal with the general public.

The purpose of Administrative Law is to make sure the government is acting fairly and to make sure that the government’s laws are being followed.

At CLASP we help our clients with four types of Administrative Law issues:

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) applications

  • Assistance with completing an initial ODSP application
  • Appeal of a negative ODSP decision
  • Representation at the Social Benefits Tribunal (SBT)

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) applications

  • Draft and submit CICB application including medical information
  • Representation at the CICB hearing

Human Rights complaints

  • Draft Human Rights application and submit it to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO)
  • Representation at the mediation stage and/or at a hearing with the HRTO

Landlord and Tenant applications

  • Maintenance and Repair issues
  • Illegal rent charges
  • Illegal entry
  • Eviction for landlord or purchaser’s own use
  • Eviction for illegal act ONLY if you reside in rent-geared-to-income housing
  • Only assist tenants who have a complaint against a landlord

Please note that CLASP does not assist with Eviction for illegal act and Eviction for rental arrears

CLASP also helps with academic offences and appeals at York University. The rules for academic offences and appeals are not government laws, but are rules set by York University.