Companies Act 2014

Hearings, privileges and procedural rules

938. (1) The Supervisory Authority may for the purposes of performing its functions under section 933 , 934 or 935 conduct an oral hearing in accordance with regulations made under subsection (4).

(2) A witness before the Supervisory Authority is entitled to the same immunities and privileges as a witness before the court.

(3) Nothing in section 933 , 934 , 935 or 936 compels the disclosure by any person of any information that the person would be entitled to refuse to produce on the grounds of legal professional privilege or authorises the inspection or copying of any document containing such information that is in the person's possession.

(4) Subject to subsection (5), the Supervisory Authority shall make regulations respecting the procedures to be followed in conducting enquiries under section 933 , investigations under sections 934 and 935 and reviews under section 936 .

(5) No obligation to make such regulations arises under subsection (4) with respect to a particular provision referred to in that subsection for so long as regulations made under the Act of 2003 for the purposes of the corresponding provision of that Act (provision for the continuance in force of which regulations is made by Schedule 6 ) remain in force.