ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1901

PART 7 - POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES  

SECTION 34   34   POWER TO HEAR AND DETERMINE A MATTER INCLUDES POWER TO RECEIVE EVIDENCE AND EXAMINE WITNESSES ETC.  


Any court, Judge, justice of the peace, officer, commissioner, arbitrator, or other person authorized by law, or by consent of parties, to hear and determine any matter, shall have authority to receive evidence and examine witnesses and to administer an oath or affirmation to all witnesses legally called before them respectively.



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