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Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Paragraphs 33 - 35 Documentary evidence

253.These paragraphs allow for a Commissioner or an authorised member of the Commission’s staff to sign under the Seal of the Commission to authorise documentary evidence. Contracts and instruments need not be under the Seal if entered into by properly authorised individuals designated for a general or specific purpose. A document that is under the Seal of the Commission or signed on behalf of the Commission is to be received in evidence and is to be taken to be duly authorised unless the contrary is proved.

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