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Contents (2008 - 97)
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 20 October 2017 at 19:37)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 72
72   Witnesses and evidence at rail safety inquiries
(1)  A Board of Inquiry may summon a person to appear at a rail safety inquiry conducted by the Board to give evidence and to produce any documents that are specified in the summons.
(2)  A Board of Inquiry may require a person appearing at a rail safety inquiry to do any one or more of the following:
(a)  be sworn or affirmed,
(b)  produce a document,
(c)  answer a question.
(3)  A person attending as a witness before a Board of Inquiry is to be paid expenses of the amount or at the rate approved by the Minister for the purposes of this section.
(4)  A person must not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with a requirement made of the person under this section.
Maximum penalty: 250 penalty units.