Evidence

Heading: inserted, on 28 August 1990, by section 4 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 (1990 No 103).

19A Admissibility of evidence

Except in any proceedings for perjury within the meaning of the Crimes Act 1961 in respect of sworn testimony given before the Authority or in any proceedings for the enforcement of an order made under this Part,—

(a)

no response made by a broadcaster to any complaint made under this Part; and

(b)

no statement made or answer given by any person—

(i)

in the course of the consideration of any complaint made under this Part; or

(ii)

in the course of any proceedings before the Authority in relation to any complaint made under this Part; and

(c)

no decision of the Authority on any complaint made under this Part; and

(d)

no determination of the High Court on any appeal made under section 18,—

shall be admissible in evidence against any person in any court or in any inquiry or other proceedings.

Section 19A: inserted, on 28 August 1990, by section 4 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 (1990 No 103).