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23. Report of investigating judge

(1) The investigating judge may decide the form of their report.
(2) The investigating judge must disclose a draft of their report to the judicial office holder concerned and invite the judicial office holder concerned to comment on it, including proposals for changes to the report.
(3) The investigating judge must disclose a draft of their report to the complainant or any other person who may be affected by its contents, and invite them to comment on it, including proposals for changes to the report.
(4) Disclosure of the draft report under paragraph (3) —
(a) may be of the whole or part; and
(b) may be in the form of a summary.
(5) Any comments must be provided to the investigating judge within ten business days of disclosure of the draft report under paragraphs (2) and (3).
(6) After considering any comments received in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3) the investigating judge must —
(a) complete their report and submit it to the Chief Justice with details of any requested changes which the investigating judge has not made; and
(b) send a copy of their report to the judicial office holder concerned.