Learner Misconduct Appeal Form

Learner Misconduct Appeal

If a learner disputes the outcome of the review and the sanctions imposed by the Real Estate Program Office, the learner may file a Learner Misconduct Appeal. All appeals must be filed within five (5) business days following receipt of the written decision of the Real Estate Education Program Office. Appeals must be filed in writing using the Learner Misconduct Appeal Form.

The outcome of the review is communicated to the learner within ten (10) business days from the receipt of the request.

Appeal Challenges

A challenge to an appeal decision must be submitted within five (5) business days after receipt of an appeal decision using the Learner Misconduct Appeal Form found on the Learner’s Portal. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) reviews all appeal challenges.

Appeal challenges are reviewed and decided by the Registrar, REBBA and will either uphold or overturn an appeal decision. The decision is communicated to the learner within ten (10) business days from the receipt of the request. All decisions by RECO are final.

Criteria for Appeals and Appeal Challenges

A right of appeal or challenge to an appeal is available where at least one of the following conditions/grounds is met:

  • There is new evidence that is likely to change the outcome;
  • There is evidence of procedural error or bias in the process; and/or
  • The sanction imposed is not consistent with the nature of the offense.

When requesting an appeal or a challenge to an appeal, a learner must submit the Appeal Form indicating:

  1. The conditions/grounds under which the appeal is being made
  2. The explanation/reasons that will be used to support the grounds for appealing
  3. The requested resolution
  4. Any other supplementary documentation/information
  5. The names of any support person, or representative, if applicable

The completed Learner Misconduct Appeal From must be submitted to the Real Estate Education Program Office by email to reepreviews@humber.ca