4. Inquiry

    (1) The Governor may appoint a person as special investigator to make inquiry as to, and report to the Governor upon, any matter relating to the coal contract that is within the scope of the terms of reference of the inquiry as specified by the Governor.

    (2) For the purposes of the inquiry and report, the special investigator has the powers of a Royal Commission and the chairman of a Royal Commission, whether under the Royal Commissions Act 1968 or otherwise, and the provisions of that Act have effect as if they were enacted in this Act with such modifications as are required and in terms made applicable to the inquiry and report by the special investigator.

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