Tribunals of Inquiry (Evidence) (Amendment) Act, 1979

Non-admissibility in criminal proceedings of evidence given to tribunals.

5.—A statement or admission made by a person before a tribunal or when being examined in pursuance of a commission or request issued under subsection (1) of section 1 of the Principal Act shall not be admissible as evidence against that person in any criminal proceedings (other than proceedings in relation to an offence under subsection (2) (c) (inserted by this Act) of that section) and subsection (3) of that section shall be construed and have effect accordingly.