When the Commissioner of Police charges a member of the police force with a breach of discipline and the officer denies it, the charge is heard and determined by the Police Disciplinary Tribunal [Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985 (SA) ss 37-45]. The person who made the complaint and witnesses (if any) may be required to give evidence before the Tribunal.
The Tribunal is constituted of a magistrate and the proceedings are heard in private, unless the Tribunal decides otherwise.
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