113. The fire investigation commissioner shall summon to the hearing any person who, in the opinion of the commissioner, can provide information that is relevant to the inquiry, in order to examine the person or order the person to produce any document or thing the commissioner considers necessary as specified by the commissioner. The fire investigation commissioner may also summon a person at the request of the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions or of an interested person.
The summons shall be effected by means of a writing signed and served in accordance with the rules of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25), except where the person is present at the hearing.
Persons summoned or required to testify are entitled to the allowances and expenses specified in the tariff established by regulation by the Government.
2000, c. 20, s. 113; 2005, c. 34, s. 85.