Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 72 - Explosives and lethal devices  

Subdivision A - International terrorist activities using explosive or lethal devices  

SECTION 72.8   Ministerial certificates relating to proceedings  

(1)  
The Minister administering the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945 may issue a certificate stating any of the following matters:


(a) that the Convention entered into force for Australia on a specified day;


(b) that the Convention remains in force for Australia or any other State Party on a specified day;


(c) a matter relevant to the establishment of jurisdiction by a State Party under paragraph 1 or 2 of Article 6 of the Convention.

(2)  
The Minister administering the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 may issue a certificate stating that:


(a) a person is or was an Australian citizen at a particular time; or


(b) a person is or was a stateless person whose habitual residence is or was in Australia at a particular time.

(3)  
In any proceedings, a certificate under this section is prima facie evidence of the matters in the certificate.


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