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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 165

Inspection of, furnishing of copies of, and evidence of, documents

             (1)  A person may, on application in accordance with the regulations and on payment of the prescribed fee (if any):

                     (a)  inspect any document contained in the register kept under subsection 89(3) or 95(1) or section 95AH; and

                     (b)  obtain a copy of such a document (including, where the person so requests, a copy certified to be a true copy under the hand of a person authorized by the Commission to certify such copies).

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3) and to any direction under subsection 106(2), a person may, on application in accordance with the regulations and on payment of the prescribed fee (if any):

                     (a)  inspect the document recording a declaration under section 50A or a determination of the Tribunal or any document furnished to, or recorded in the records of, the Tribunal in pursuance of this Act or the regulations; and

                     (b)  obtain a copy of such a document (including, where the person so requests, a copy certified to be a true copy under the hand of the Registrar or of a Deputy Registrar).

             (3)  Unless the Tribunal in a particular case otherwise directs, subsection (2) does not apply in relation to a document furnished to the Tribunal if the person by whom the document was furnished claims, as prescribed, that the document contains matter of a confidential nature.

          (3A)  Subject to any direction under subsection 106(2), a person may, on application in accordance with the regulations and on payment of the prescribed fee (if any):

                     (a)  inspect any document contained in the register kept under section 95AZ; and

                     (b)  obtain a copy of such a document (including, where the person so requests, a copy certified to be a true copy by the Registrar or a Deputy Registrar).

             (4)  A copy of a determination of the Commission, certified to be a true copy by a person authorized by the Commission to certify copies of determinations of the Commission, shall be received in all courts as evidence of the determination.

             (5)  A document purporting to be a copy of a determination of the Commission and to be certified to be a true copy in accordance with subsection (4) shall, unless the contrary is established, be deemed to be such a copy and to be so certified.

             (6)  A copy of a declaration under section 50A or a determination of, or undertaking given to, the Tribunal, certified to be a true copy under the hand of the Registrar or of a Deputy Registrar, shall be received in all courts as evidence of the declaration, determination or undertaking.



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