(1) If the Commission believes there are grounds for making adverse findings about a person in the report of an investigation, the Commission must give the person a reasonable opportunity to comment on the subject matter of the investigation and respond to the grounds for making the adverse findings before—
(a) providing the report to the Attorney-General or the Parliament; or
(b) publishing the report.
(2) The Commission may exclude from the report any matter if it considers it desirable to do so, having regard to the factors set out in section 135(2) and 136(3).
(3) If the Commission provides the report to the Attorney-General, the Commission must advise the Attorney-General about any matter excluded from the report under subsection (2) and the reasons for its exclusion.
S. 144 substituted by No. 26/2011 s. 21.