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Scottish Board of Health Act 1919

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7Seal, style, and acts of Board.

(1)The Board may sue and be sued by the name of the Scottish Board of Health, and may for all purposes be described by that name, and service on the Board of all legal processes and notices shall be effected by service on a secretary of the Board.

(2)The Board shall have an official seal, which shall be officially and judicially noticed, and any act to be done, or deed to be signed, or instrument to be executed by or on behalf of the Board may be done, signed, or executed in the name of the Board by the President, Vice-President, or Chairman of the Board, or a secretary, or any person authorised by the Board to act in that behalf.

(3)Every document purporting to be an order or other instrument issued by the Board, and to be sealed with the seal of the Board or to be signed as aforesaid, shall be received in evidence and be deemed to be such order or other instrument without further proof, unless the contrary is shown.

(4)The Documentary Evidence Act, 1868, as amended by the Documentary Evidence Act, 1882, shall apply to the Board as if the Board were mentioned in the first column of the schedule to the first mentioned Act, and as if the President or Vice-President or a secretary of the Board or any person authorised by the Board to act in that behalf were mentioned in the second column of that schedule.

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