(1) For the purposes of the inquiry, the District Court Judge conducting it—
(a) has and may exercise all the powers of citing parties, compelling evidence, and maintaining order that the Judge would have in the Judge's ordinary civil jurisdiction; and
(b) may, in addition, at any time during the inquiry direct a recount or scrutiny of the votes given at the election or poll.
(2) If a recount or scrutiny is conducted under subsection (1)(b), the District Court Judge must disallow the vote of every person who—
(a) has voted, despite not being entitled to vote at the election or poll; or
(b) has voted more than once at the election or poll.
Compare: 1976 No 144 s 103