10. In section 11 of the principal Act, after sub-section (2), the following sub-section shall be inserted,
"(3) The Custodian, Deputy Custodian or Assistant Custodian shall have, for the purposes of exercising powers or discharging his functions under this Act, the same powers as are vested in a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908, while dealing with any case under this Act, in respect of the following matters, namely:-
(a) requiring the discovery and inspection of documents;
(b) enforcing the attendance of any person, including any officer dealing with land, revenue and registration matters, banking officer or officer of a company and examining him on oath;
(c) compelling the production of books, documents and other records; and
(d) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses or documents.".