Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

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14B Circumstances of disclosure, and admissibility, of certain investigation records

(1)

A record specified in subsection (2)—

(a)

may only be disclosed—

(i)

by the Commission, or other person with the written consent of the Commission, for the purposes of an investigation by the Commission into an accident or incident to which the record relates; or

(ii)

under section 14Q; and

(b)

is not admissible in any proceeding.

(2)

A record referred to in subsection (1) is—

(a)

a statement or submission made to the Commission in the course of an investigation; or

(b)

a recording of an interview by a person engaged in an investigation by the Commission that is generated in the course of an investigation, or a transcript of such a recording; or

(c)

a note or opinion of a person engaged in an investigation by the Commission that is generated in the course of an investigation; or

(d)

information relating to an investigation that is provided in confidence by the Commission to any other person (unless that information is a record specified in section 14C(2)).

(3)

Despite subsection (1), a person who made a statement or submission referred to in subsection (2)(a) or who supplied any statement contained in a record referred to in paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) of subsection (2) may disclose that information contained in the statement or submission to any person.

Section 14B: inserted, on 10 September 1999, by section 7 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 113).