Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
311 Person or body conducting inquiries
(1) Constitution of inquiry
The EPA may appoint any of the following to conduct an inquiry
under this Part:
(a) a committee established under the Protection of the Environment Administration Act
(b) one or more members of the Board of the EPA or of any such
(c) any other body, or any other person or persons, the EPA considers
appropriate to conduct the inquiry.
(2) Appointment of persons to assist inquiry
The EPA may appoint one or more persons to assist the
The EPA may, where two or more persons are appointed to conduct
the inquiry, appoint one of those persons to preside at any meeting of those
persons for the purposes of the inquiry.
A person appointed by the EPA to conduct or assist the inquiry may
be paid such remuneration and allowances (if any) as the Minister determines
in respect of the person.