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62 Directions

(1) The tribunal may give a direction at any time in a proceeding and do whatever is necessary for the speedy and fair conduct of the proceeding.
(2) The tribunal may hold a directions hearing for giving the direction before any other hearing is held for the proceeding.
(3) Without limiting subsection (1) , the tribunal may give a direction under this section requiring a party to the proceeding to produce a document or another thing, or provide information to—
(a) the tribunal; or
(b) another party to the proceeding.
(4) A party must comply with a direction given under this section within—
(a) the period stated in the direction; or
(b) if the tribunal has extended the period within which the direction must be complied with—the extended period.
(5) However, subsection (4) does not apply to a document or thing, a part of a document or thing, or information for which there is a valid claim to privilege from disclosure.
(6) The tribunal may act under this section on the application of a party to a proceeding or on the tribunal’s own initiative.
(7) The tribunal’s power to act under this section is exercisable only by—
(a) the tribunal as constituted for the proceeding; or
(b) a legally qualified member, an adjudicator or the principal registrar.

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