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INDEPENDENT BROAD-BASED ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION ACT 2011 - SECT 115

Power to hold examinations

    (1)     For the purposes of an investigation, the IBAC may hold an examination.

S. 115(2) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (2)     The IBAC may appoint a person as an examiner to preside at any examination if the person

        (a)     would be eligible to be appointed to be the Commissioner in accordance with section 20(2); and

        (b)     has taken an oath or made an affirmation under section 37.

S. 115(3) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (3)     A consultant appointed under section 36 may be appointed as an examiner if the consultant meets the criteria specified in subsection (2).

S. 115(4) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (4)     A person appointed under subsection (2) may perform any function or exercise any power that the IBAC has under this Part other than under section 115, 117, 132(1), 141, 153(1) or 156(1).

S. 115(5) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (5)     A person appointed under subsection (2) may exercise the powers specified in section 132 as if the person was an IBAC officer authorised to do so by the Commissioner under section 132(1).

S. 115(6) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (6)     For the avoidance of doubt, a person appointed to preside at any examination may preside at a public examination.

S. 115(7) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (7)     The IBAC must as soon as practicable notify the Victorian Inspectorate of any appointment made under subsection (2).

S. 115(8) inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 29.

    (8)     A notice under subsection (7) must specify details of the following—

        (a)     the person appointed;

        (b)     the reasons for the appointment.

S. 116 inserted by No. 28/2012 s. 21 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 151(3)).



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