Equal Status Act 2000
F81 [ Award of expenses.
37A. — (1) Without prejudice to section 37 , the F82 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] may, if of opinion that a person is obstructing or impeding an investigation, order that the person pay to another person a specified amount in respect of the travelling or other expenses incurred by that other person in connection with the investigation.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) , expenses shall not be payable in respect of the attendance at the investigation of any person representing a complainant or respondent.
(3) The amount of any expenses ordered to be paid under this section may be recovered as a simple contract debt. ]