Business Names Registration Act 2011

PART 9 - ADMINISTRATION  

Division 1 - Matters relating to handling records and information  

Subdivision D - Miscellaneous  

SECTION 62S   EXTRACTS OF INFORMATION TO BE ADMISSIBLE IN EVIDENCE  

62S(1)  
In any proceedings, a document, or a copy of a document, that purports (irrespective of the form of wording used) to be an extract of information held by the Registrar under, or for the purposes of, this Act or the Transitional Act:

(a)  is proof, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, of information that is stated in it and that purports to be held by the Registrar; and

(b)  is admissible without any further proof of, or the production of, the original;

if it does not appear to the Court to have been revised or tampered with in a way that affects, or is likely to affect, the information.

62S(2)  
The Registrar may give a person a certified copy of, or extract from, the information held by the Registrar under, or for the purposes of, this Act or the Transitional Act on payment of the fee (if any) prescribed by rules made under section 62U .

62S(3)  
In any proceedings, the certified copy:

(a)  is prima facie evidence of information that is stated in it and that purports to be held by the Registrar under, or for the purposes of, this Act or the Transitional Act; and

(b)  is admissible without any further proof of, or the production of, the original.

62S(4)  
This section does not limit the manner in which evidence may be adduced, or the admissibility of evidence, under the Evidence Act 1995 .




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