(1) Subject to subregulation (2), the Tribunal may permit a person, other than a person appearing as a witness before the Tribunal, to give evidence in proceedings before the Tribunal by tendering a written statement.
(2) The Tribunal must not give permission under subregulation (1) in respect of a statement, unless:
(a) the parties to the proceedings consent to the permission being given; and
(b) the statement is accompanied by a statutory declaration by the person, verifying the information contained in the statement.
(3) A statement tendered with the permission of the Tribunal must be filed with the Registrar.
(4) Subregulation (1) has effect subject to subsections 102(8) to (10) of the Act.