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BUILDING UNITS AND GROUP TITLES ACT 1980 - SECT 104

Tribunal may administer oath

104 Tribunal may administer oath

(1) A tribunal may administer an oath or affirmation to a person appearing as a witness before it, whether or not the person has appeared in answer to a summons, and may examine the witness upon oath or affirmation.
(2) A person appearing as a witness before a tribunal
(a) shall not refuse to be sworn or to make an affirmation; and
(b) shall not refuse to answer any question relevant to any proceedings before the tribunal put to the person by the tribunal or by any person entitled to appear before the tribunal in those proceedings; and
(c) shall not knowingly give false testimony in any evidence given by the person to the tribunal.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—6 2 / 3penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.
(3) A witness before a tribunal has—
(a) the same protection; and
(b) in addition to the penalties provided by this Act, the same liabilities;
as the person would have had if the person had been a witness before the Court instead of the tribunal.



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