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Tuesday, 7 December 1965

Mr SNEDDEN (Bruce) (Attorney. General) (12:12 PM) . - I move -

Omit " arising directly or indirectly out of the transaction", insert ", whether as a party to the transaction or as a person claiming directly or indirectly under a party to the transaction,".

This is a most important provision for the protection of third parties. I am sure that the Committee will find it acceptable.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 70. (1.) In proceedings before the Tribunal -

(a)   the procedure of the Tribunal is, subject to this Act and the regulations, within the discretion of the Tribunal;

(b)   the proceedings shall be conducted with as little formality and technicality, and with as much expedition, as the requirements of this Act and a proper consideration of the matters before the Tribunal permit; and

(c)   the Tribunal is not bound by the rules of evidence. (2.) The powers of the Tribunal with respect to matters of procedure in particular proceedings may be exercised by the Tribunal constituted by a presidential member.

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