769. Evidence.

769.     Evidence.

At any hearing1 the health committee2 may, at its discretion, receive oral or documentary or other evidence of any fact or matter which appears to it relevant to the inquiry into the case before it, provided that, where any fact or matter is tendered as evidence which would not be admissible as such if the proceedings were criminal proceedings3 in the United Kingdom4, the committee must not receive it unless after consultation with the legal assessor5 it is satisfied that its reception is necessary to enable it to perform its duty and that the interests