46. (1) Where, by evidence on oath or affirmation, a Coroner is satisfied that—
(a) a person is able to give material evidence or to produce a relevant or material document or thing relating to an inquest or inquiry; and
(b) the person is likely to be absent from the Territory during the conduct of a hearing;
the Coroner may order that the evidence of that person be taken or the document or thing be produced before him or her, at any time before the hearing, in the same manner as the evidence would be taken or the document or thing be produced at the hearing.
(2) When an order under subsection (1) is served on a person, it shall be accompanied by a form to be completed by the person to claim his or her reasonable costs and expenses of attending the examination or production.
(3) A person is not entitled to refuse to comply with an order under subsection (1) because of a failure at the time the order was served to give the person the form.