E-8 - Fire Investigations Act

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25. The investigation commissioner has authority over the presentation of evidence and the conduct of the inquiry. The investigation commissioner must ensure that the inquiry is conducted in a fair manner. The investigation commissioner may admit any evidence the commissioner considers relevant to the purposes of the inquiry, exclude any evidence that is repetitious or the conclusiveness of which is minimal, and limit any vexatious examination or cross-examination of a witness.
1968, c. 16, s. 25; 1999, c. 33, s. 7.
25. The ordinary rules of evidence in criminal matters shall apply to the inquiries held by the investigation commissioner.
1968, c. 16, s. 25.