72. A natural person may be represented by his or her spouse, or by an advocate.
If a natural person cannot appear personally by reason of illness, distance or any other cause considered sufficient by a Tribunal member, he or she may also be represented by a person related to him or her by blood or by marriage or a civil union or, if there is no such person in the territory of the local municipality, by a friend.
A natural person may also be represented by another person who is a party to the same joint application referred to in section 57.0.1.
A legal person may be represented by a director, an officer, an employee exclusively employed by it, or by an advocate.
1979, c. 48, s. 72; 1996, c. 2, s. 857; 1999, c. 40, s. 247; 2002, c. 6, s. 155; 2019, c. 28, s. 106; 2021, c. 72021, c. 7, s. 1121.