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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Chapter 7 : Remedies and Enforcement

Part F : Companies Tribunal adjudication procedures

184. Witnesses


(1) Every person giving evidence before the Companies Tribunal at an adjudication hearing must answer any relevant question.


(2) The law regarding a witness’s privilege in a criminal case in a court of law applies equally to a person who provides information during an adjudication hearing.


(3) During an adjudication hearing, the Companies Tribunal may order a person to answer any question, or to produce any article or document, subject to subsection (4).


(4) Section 176(4) and (5) apply to any person questioned, or any evidence given, before the Companies Tribunal in terms of this section.