Part 4Miscellaneous

81Inquiries: supplementary

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision in connection with inquiries under this Act.

(2)The reference in subsection (1) to inquiries does not include inquiries mentioned in section 44.

(3)Regulations under subsection (1) may in particular make provision for or in connection with—

(a)the persons who may conduct an inquiry and their appointment to do so;

(b)the giving of notice of an inquiry;

(c)requiring persons to attend an inquiry—

(i)to give evidence; or

(ii)to produce documents;

(d)the taking of evidence on oath;

(e)the payment of expenses—

(i)of witnesses; and

(ii)of or concerning the production of documents;

(f)the making of awards of expenses in respect of—

(i)an inquiry; or

(ii)arrangements made for an inquiry which does not take place;

(g)what expenses may be included in such awards;

(h)how expenses are to be calculated; and

(i)recovery of expenses.