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Contents (2008 - 97)
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 24 June 2018 at 23:14)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 68
68   Chief Investigator and transport safety investigator’s functions
(1)  The Chief Investigator may, by notice in writing, require either or both of the following:
(a)  the attendance of any person at any place to answer questions in relation to an investigation under section 67,
(b)  the production of any documents or other things required for the purposes of any such investigation.
(2)  The Chief Investigator may require a person to answer questions in relation to an investigation under section 67.
(3)  A person given a notice under this section must comply with the notice unless the person has a reasonable excuse.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
 Section 159 provides protection in relation to self-incriminating evidence.
(4)  A person attending at a place to answer questions is to be paid expenses of the amount or at the rate approved by the Minister for the purposes of this section.
(5)  The Chief Investigator may appoint an authorised person (within the meaning of section 45DA of the Transport Administration Act 1988) as a transport safety investigator for the purposes of conducting an investigation under section 67.
 Section 45DA of the Transport Administration Act 1988 permits the Chief Investigator to delegate any of his or her functions.
(6)  The Chief Investigator and each transport safety investigator have, in respect of any investigation under section 67, all the functions and immunities of a rail safety officer.