BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART III - COURTS  

Division 2 - Jurisdiction and powers of courts in bankruptcy  

SECTION 34   34   ORDERS AND COMMISSIONS FOR EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES  
The Court may, for the purposes of any proceeding before it:


(a) order the examination upon oath of a person before an officer of the Court or other person, at any place within Australia; or


(b) order that a commission issue to a person either within or beyond Australia authorizing him or her to take the testimony of a person upon oath;

and may:


(c) by the same or a subsequent order, give any necessary directions concerning the time, place and manner of the examination; and


(d) admit in evidence, saving all just exceptions, the testimony obtained at the examination or in pursuance of the commission.




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