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QUEENSLAND CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL ACT 2009 - SECT 96

Authorising taking of evidence

96 Authorising taking of evidence

(1) The tribunal may authorise, in writing, a person (whether or not a member or adjudicator) to take evidence on behalf of the tribunal for a proceeding.
(2) The tribunal’s power to give an authorisation under subsection (1) is exercisable only by a legally qualified member or an adjudicator.
(3) A person may be authorised to take evidence under this section outside Queensland.
(4) The tribunal may give directions about the taking of evidence under this section.
(5) If a person other than a member or adjudicator is authorised to take evidence under this section, the person has all the powers of a member for taking the evidence.
(6) Evidence taken under this section—
(a) is taken to be evidence given to the tribunal; and
(b) for evidence taken outside Queensland, is taken to have been given in Queensland.



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