If a producer feels the AgriStability program rules were not applied correctly during the processing of their file, they may request an appeal.
Producers may request a review of their AgriStability program year file, if:
- they feel the AgriStability program rules were not correctly applied to their file, or
- they missed a deadline because of exceptional circumstances beyond their control.
Disagreeing with the program rules is not a valid reason for an appeal.
Requesting an appeal
A participant who is of the opinion that program rules were not correctly applied in the processing of their program year file may request a review by the Administrator. The Administrator may refer matters raised by participants to an Appeals Committee.
|Appeals shall be subject to a deadline of 90 days from the date that the participant is notified by AFSC of the decision which is subject to appeal. Appeals must be submitted in writing to:
AgriStability Appeal Committee
Submitting an appeal
The written appeal must:
- Clearly identify the nature of the appeal
- Provide sufficient information and documentation to substantiate the appeal, and
- Specify the remedy being sought
The AgriStability Appeal Committee must make recommendations in accordance with the agreements and legislation governing AgriStability.