Section 48   [ View Judgements ]

POWER TO SUMMON AND EXAMINE WITNESSES


(1) The Administrator-General may, whenever he desires, for the purposes of this Act, to satisfy himself regarding any question of fact, exercise all the powers vested in a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), when trying a suit, in respect of the following matters, namely:-

(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of witnesses and examining them on oath;

(b) discovery and inspection ;

(c) compelling the production of documents ; and

(d) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses.

(2) The provisions of sub-section (2) of S.45-shall apply in relation to a person summoned by the Administrator-General under this section as they apply in relation to a person summoned under that section.



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