The IBAC may authorise a person to appear at a public examination if satisfied that—
(a) the person has a substantial and direct interest in the subject matter of the examination; and
(b) it is appropriate for the person to appear at the examination as an interested party.
Under section 127(7), the IBAC may authorise the person to be represented at the examination by an Australian legal practitioner.
S. 120 inserted by No. 28/2012 s. 21 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 151(3)), amended by No. 82/2012 s. 14(1).