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Transport Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Evidence by certificate

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30.—(1) In any proceedings for an offence under this Act a certificate such as is mentioned in subsection (2) shall be evidence of the facts stated in it.

(2) The certificate referred to in subsection (1) is a certificate issued by the Department which states—

(a)that, on any date, a person was or was not the holder of a permit;

(b)that, by virtue of a direction given by the Department under regulations made under section 14(2)(b) or (3), a person is to be treated as having been the holder of a permit on any date;

(c)the date of the coming into force of a permit;

(d)the date on which a permit ceased to be in force;

(e)the terms and conditions of a permit;

(f)that a person is by virtue of an order of the Department disqualified from holding or obtaining a service permit, either indefinitely or for a specified period;

(g)that a direction, having effect indefinitely or for a specified period, has been given by the Department under section 11(3) in relation to any person;

(h)that a service permit was on any date or during any specified period suspended by virtue of a direction given by the Department under section 10(1); or

(i)that, by virtue of a direction given by the Department under regulations made under section 14(2)(a), a service permit is to be treated as having been suspended on any date or during any specified period.

(3) Any such certificate which purports to be issued by the Department shall be taken to be so issued unless the contrary is proved.

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