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16. Consideration by nominated judge

(1) The nominated judge must consider a complaint and —
(a) determine the facts of the matter;
(b) determine whether the facts amount to misconduct; and
(c) advise as to whether disciplinary action should be taken and, if so, what.
(2) Any question as to whether a fact is established must be decided on the balance of probabilities.
(3) For the purposes of considering a complaint, the nominated judge may —
(a) make such inquiries into the allegation as they consider appropriate;
(b) request any documents which appear to be relevant;
(c) interview any person they consider appropriate.