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Conducting proceedings generally

733 Conducting proceedings generally

(1) The procedure for a proceeding is at the discretion of the tribunal, subject to this Act and the tribunal rules.
(2) In all proceedings, the tribunal must act fairly and according to the substantial merits of the case.
(3) In conducting a proceeding, the tribunal—
(a) must observe the rules of natural justice; and
(b) must act as quickly, and with as little formality and technicality, as is consistent with a fair and proper consideration of the matters before the tribunal; and
(c) is not bound by the rules of evidence; and
(d) may inform itself on a matter in a way it considers appropriate; and
(e) must ensure, to the extent practicable, all relevant material is disclosed to the tribunal to enable it to decide the proceeding with all the relevant facts.

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