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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, No. 74 of 1996

Long title

To provide for the establishment of Special Investigating Units for the purpose of investigating serious malpractices or maladministration in connection with the administration of State institutions, State assets and public money as well as any conduct which may seriously harm the interests of the public and of instituting and conducting civil proceedings in any court of law or a Special Tribunal in its own name or on behalf of State institutions; to provide for the revenue and expenditure of Special Investigating Units; to provide for the establishment of Special Tribunals so as to adjudicate upon civil matters emanating from investigations by Special Investigating Units; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. President may establish Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals
3. Composition of Special Investigating Unit
4. Functions of Special Investigating Unit
5. Powers of Special Investigating Unit
5A. Delegation of powers and functions by Head of Special Investigating Unit [...inserted by Act 2005_022_008_20060111]
6. Entering and search of premises and attachment and removal of books, documents or objects by Special Investigating Unit
7. Composition of Special Tribunal
8. Powers and functions of Special Tribunal
9. Procedure and evidence
10. Hearings of Special Tribunal to be open to public
11. Regulations
12. Offences and penalties
13. Liability of Special Investigating Unit
13A. Funding of Special Investigating Units [...inserted by Act 2012_011_007_20121002]
13B. Accountability [...inserted by Act 2012_011_007_20121002]
13C. Audit [...inserted by Act 2012_011_007_20121002]
14. Application of Act to Commissions of Inquiry
15. Short title

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