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National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005)

Chapter 7 : Dispute Settlement other than debt enforcement

Part D : Tribunal consideration of complaints, applications and referrals

146. Witnesses


(1) Every person giving evidence at a hearing of the Tribunal 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 a hearing.


(3) The Tribunal may order a person to answer any question or to produce any article or document, even if it is self-incriminating to do so.


(4) Section 139(5) applies to evidence given by a witness in terms of this section.