What is the relative expertise of an administrative body?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from Atco Electric Ltd. v. Alberta (Energy and Utilities Board), 2004 ABCA 254 (CanLII):

The second factor, relative expertise, can arise from a number of sources and can relate to questions of pure law. The composition of an administrative body might endow it with knowledge uniquely suited to the questions put before it and deference might, therefore, be called for under this factor: Pezim v. British Columbia (Superintendent of Brokers), 1994 CanLII 103 (SCC), [1994] 2 S.C.R. 557, at pp. 591‑92.

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