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P.E.I. decision guides self-represented litigants in residential tenancy disputes, lawyer says

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 9:25 AM | By Terry Davidson

A recent ruling in P.E.I. provides “clarity” to self-represented litigants when it comes to appealing decisions of residential tenancy tribunals to the correct court, says a lawyer.

The Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal decision in Akpe v. Prince Edward Island (Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission) 2018 PECA 5 involved landlord Rachel Grey and tenant Emmanuel Akpe in a dispute over a $578.35 security deposit.

Akpe’s tenancy had come to an end and he wanted the deposit back. But Grey hung on to it, prompting Akpe...