(1) For the purposes set out in section 220, the PRS Board may—
(a) conduct any investigations and make any enquiries it considers necessary; and
(b) by written notice, require an applicant or proposed appointee to appear before the PRS Board, at the day, time and venue specified in the notice (being at least 21 days after the day on which the notice is given to the applicant or proposed appointee) to—
(i) answer any questions; and
(ii) produce any documents specified in the notice; and
(iii) provide any other information required by the PRS Board.
S. 222(2) amended by No. 54/2016 s. 24(1).
(2) An applicant or proposed appointee may appear before the PRS Board by audio link or audio visual link or any other means that the PRS Board considers appropriate.
(3) The PRS Board may refuse to consider an application for registration or renewal of registration or to provide advice to the Chief Commissioner under section 29 or 30 if the applicant or proposed appointee fails to—
(a) appear before the PRS Board at the day and time specified in a notice under subsection (1); or
(b) answer questions asked by the PRS Board; or
(c) produce documents specified in a notice under subsection (1) to the PRS Board; or
(d) provide information required by the PRS Board.
S. 222(4) inserted by No. 54/2016 s. 24(2).
(4) In this section—
"audio link" has the same meaning as in section 42C of the Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 ;
"audio visual link" has the same meaning as in section 42C of the Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 .