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Compellability of protected persons as witnesses

    (1)     This section applies to—

        (a)     any legal proceeding;

        (b)     any proceeding of any tribunal, authority or person having power to require the production of documents or the answering of questions, other than the Victorian Inspectorate;

        (c)     any disciplinary process or action.

    (2)     In any proceeding, process or action to which this section applies, a protected person is not compellable to disclose any matter or thing of which the person has knowledge as a result of the performance of the duties and functions or the exercise of powers of the person or the IBAC under this Act or any other Act, unless the IBAC certifies in writing that in the IBAC's opinion the giving of evidence by the protected person is in the public interest.

Pt 3 (Heading and ss 34, 35) substituted as Pt 3 (Headings and ss 5170) by No. 13/2012 s. 9 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 148(3)).

Part 3—Investigations

Division 1—Complaints to the IBAC

S. 51 substituted by No. 13/2012 s. 9 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 148(3)).

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