Identification of a Persuasive Decision – Similar BOC Narratives

Please be advised that the Refugee Appeal Division's (RAD) decision in TB7-16268 has been identified as a persuasive decision. This decision is of persuasive value to members of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and RAD who are presented with Basis of Claim (BOC) forms that bear a striking resemblance to those of unrelated refugee claimants. For further information on this persuasive decision, please read the Notice of Identification.

Persuasive decisions are decisions that have been identified by a division head as being of persuasive value in developing the jurisprudence of the RPD or RAD. They are decisions that Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada decision-makers are encouraged to rely upon in the interests of consistency and effective decision-making. They are offered to decision-makers as models of sound reasoning that may be adopted in appropriate circumstances.