CHAPTER 39 - COMMISSION FOR INVESTIGATIONS ACT

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Commission for Investigations Rules

Commission for Investigations (Witnesses’ Allowances and Expenses) Rules

COMMISSION FOR INVESTIGATIONS RULES

Arrangement of Rules

   Rule

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
GENERAL

   3.   Procedure

   4.   Investigations

PART III
COMPLAINTS AND ALLEGATIONS

   5.   Making a complaint or allegation

   6.   Complaints and allegations to be referred to the Chairman

   7.   Complaints and allegations to be in confidence

   8.   Decision to conduct investigation

PART IV
CONDUCT OF INVESTIGATIONS

   9.   Summoning parties and witnesses

   10.   Chairman to preside

   11.   Summary of proceedings

   12.   Communication of result to complainant

   13.   Report to President

[Rules by the Commission]

Act 13 of 1994,

SI 151 of 1974.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Title

These Rules may be cited as the Commission for Investigations Rules.

2.   Interpretation

In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Chairman” means the Investigator-General;

“Commission” means the Commission for Investigations established by Article 117 of the Constitution;

“Commissioner” means a Member of the Commission other than the Investigator-General;

“Secretary” means the person appointed to be the Secretary of the Commission.

PART II
GENERAL

3.   Procedure

   (1) The procedure for conducting an investigation shall be such as the Chairman considers appropriate in the circumstances of the case.

   (2) Without prejudice to the generality of sub-rule (1), the Commission shall in conducting investigations be guided by these Rules.

4.   Investigations

If the Commission considers that an investigation ought to be held in any matter it may, at its own instance or on the application of any aggrieved person, hold an investigation and shall do so whenever so directed by the President.

PART III
COMPLAINTS AND ALLEGATIONS

5.   Making a complaint or allegation

   (1) A complaint or allegation may be made in any of the ways and by any of the persons following, that is to say—

      (a)   orally by an aggrieved person or his authorised representative; or

      (b)   in writing by an aggrieved person or his authorised representative.

   (2) An oral complaint or allegation shall be made to the Secretary who shall thereupon reduce the same to writing.

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