A Community Disputes Resolution Tribunals (CDRT) hearing takes place before a tribunal judge. The tribunal judge will direct the flow and manner of the proceedings as they deem fit.
Attendance at the hearing is compulsory. If you are unable to attend your hearing on the given date, you may request to change your court date on the Community Justice and Tribunals System (CJTS), subject to the approval of the CDRT.
Parties involved in a neighbour dispute claim will each have a chance to present their case during the hearing.
In general, the order of proceedings will be as follows:
At the end of the hearing, the CDRT may give its order immediately or reserve its order to be given on a different date.
Find out the orders the CDRT can make.
Refer to Example cases of neighbour disputes to read about past cases heard by the CDRT and the orders the court made.