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Court may give directions about examination

             (1)  Subject to section 597, the Court may at any time give one or more of the following:

                     (a)  a direction about the matters to be inquired into at an examination;

                     (b)  a direction about the procedure to be followed at an examination;

                     (c)  a direction about who may be present at an examination while it is being held in private;

                     (d)  a direction that a person be excluded from an examination, even while it is being held in public;

                     (e)  a direction about access to records of the examination;

                      (f)  a direction prohibiting publication or communication of information about the examination (including questions asked, and answers given, at the examination);

                     (g)  a direction that a document that relates to the examination and was created at the examination be destroyed.

             (2)  The Court may give a direction under paragraph (1)(e), (f) or (g) in relation to all or part of an examination even if the examination, or that part, was held in public.

             (3)  A person must not contravene a direction under subsection (1).

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