23. (1) Subject to subsection (2), when the Commission receives a complaint, a review officer shall investigate the complaint and may endeavour to effect a settlement.
(2) The review officer shall notify the parties and the Hearings Tribunal as soon as he or she decides that a settlement cannot be effected and that he or she will not be making an order under subsection 24 (3).
Decision to not deal with complaint
(3) A review officer may decide that a complaint should not be considered if the review officer is of the opinion that,
(a) the subject-matter of the complaint is trivial, frivolous, vexatious or made in bad faith; or
(b) the complaint is not within the jurisdiction of the Commission.
Hearing before Tribunal
(4) The review officer shall notify the complainant of his or her decision under subsection (3) and the complainant may request a hearing before the Hearings Tribunal with respect to the decision. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.7, s. 23.