Preliminary investigation and inquiry
“Preliminary investigation and inquiry” means a search for facts and evidence, the collection of evidence or other proceedings conducted by the naval official according to the provisions of this Act in connection with and alleged offence, for the purpose of ascertaining the facts or the particulars of the offence or establishing the guilt or securing the delivery of the offender to the inquiry official.
Source: Law of Information Energy, Act on Offences Relating to Offshore Petroleum Production Places B.E. 2530 (1987), Thailand, as of June 2013. Legislation