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Energy Act 2004

Oral hearings

595.Paragraph 9 gives the Commission power to hold an oral hearing and to require oral evidence under oath, in respect of (i) an application for permission to appeal, (ii) a person seeking to intervene in an appeal, (iii) a direction to suspend GEMA’s decision and (iv) for the purpose of determining the appeal. The Commission may also require a person to attend an oral hearing for the purpose of giving evidence. A person who attends an oral hearing may be cross-examined by or on behalf of any party to the appeal.

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