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Secretary need not hold oral hearing

    (1)     The Secretary may determine, without holding an oral hearing—

        (a)     whether there are grounds under this Division for taking action in respect of an employee; and

        (b)     if the Secretary decides that there are grounds for taking action, the action, if any, under this Division to be taken against the employee.

    (2)     The Secretary may hold an oral hearing or take the evidence orally, or permit cross-examination, of all or any witnesses if the Secretary considers it appropriate, having regard to—

        (a)     the seriousness of the allegation against the employee;

        (b)     any reasons submitted by the employee in support of a request for an oral hearing;

        (c)     whether the Secretary considers that an oral hearing would assist in evaluating the information in support of the allegations;

        (d)     any other matter that the Secretary considers relevant.

Pt 2.4 Div. 10A (Heading) inserted by No. 70/2008 s. 15.

Division 10A—Appeals against determinations under Divisions 9A and 10

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