(1) The Chief Examiner must ensure that the examination of a witness before the Chief Examiner is video-recorded.
(2) Subject to sub-section (3), evidence of anything said by a witness at an examination before the Chief Examiner is inadmissible as evidence against any person in any proceedings unless the examination of the witness in its entirety was video-recorded and the video-recording is available to be tendered in evidence.
(3) A court may admit evidence of anything said by a witness at an examination before the Chief Examiner that is otherwise inadmissible by reason of sub-section (2) if the court is satisfied on the balance of probabilities that the circumstances—
(a) are exceptional; and
(b) justify the reception of the evidence.
(4) The Chief Examiner must ensure that a copy of the video-recording of an examination of a witness is provided, on request, to the member of the police force who applied for the coercive powers order with respect to which the examination was conducted.