Consultation to Review the Framework Governing the Participation of Intervenors in Board Proceedings

Case number
EB-2013-0301
Launched
Sector
Electricity
Natural Gas
Status
Archived
Details

The Board reviewed the framework governing the participation of intervenors in applications, policy consultations and other proceedings before the Board. The objective was to determine whether there are ways in which the Board’s approach to intervenors might be modified in order to better achieve the Board’s statutory objectives.

A second phase began in 2015: Representation of Consumer Interests in OEB Proceedings - Intervenor Framework Phase II (EB-2015-0159)

Updates

Date Issue / Document
April 24, 2014

The Board has posted a letter concluding the First Phase of the Consultation to Review the Framework Governing the Participation of Intervenors in Board Proceedings (EB-2013-0301). The letter sets out amendments to the Rules of Practice and Procedure and Practice Direction on Cost Awards posted today on the Board’s website.

In addition, the Board has made a number of other amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure, Practice Direction on Cost Awards, Practice Direction on Confidential Filings and Practice Direction on Settlement Conferences (formerly Guidelines). The letter outlining these amendments has been posted in the Rules, Codes, Guidelines & Forms section of the Board’s website, with the amended documents.

October 18, 2013

In a letter dated August 22, 2013, the Board invited stakeholders to provide a second set of written comments on questions regarding the Board’s framework governing the participation of intervenors in Board proceedings in light of the discussions had at the October 8, 2013 Stakeholder Conference.

October 9, 2013

The Board has posted the revised draft agenda, presentations and transcript for the October 8, 2013 Stakeholder Conference.

October 3, 2013

Presentation materials filed by participants intending to give a presentation at the Stakeholder Conference on October 8, 2013.

September 30, 2013

In a letter dated August 22, 2013, the Board invited stakeholders to provide written comments on questions regarding the Board’s framework governing the participation of intervenors in Board proceedings.

August 22, 2013

The Board has posted a letter regarding a consultation to review the Board’s framework governing the participation of intervenors in Board proceedings.