Representation for Immigrants and Refugee Claimants

Table 16: Respondents' Assessment of Detainees' Knowledge Regarding the Detention Review Process
Respondent Group Number of Respondents[42] Knowledge of Reasons for Detention Knowledge of Procedures and Legal Requirements
Good General Limited Good General Limited
Lawyers 9 0 7 2 0 2 6
NGO 5 2 2[43] 1 1 1 2
Paralegals and Consultants 6 0 1 5 0 0 6
CIC 3 1 2 0 1 0 2
IRB 3 0 3 0 0 0 3
Detainees 2 0 2 0 0 2 0
Total 29 4 14 8 1 6 21

  • [42] The sum of the responses may not match the total number of respondents in each group, because some respondents did not respond to all of the questions.
  • [43] One of these respondents estimated that half of the persons who are detained have a general understanding while the other half have no understanding of the reasons why they are detained.
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