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The Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders (Hague Convention Countries) Order 1993

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Order, etc. made in Hague Convention country need not be proved.

15.  For the purposes of this Part of this Act, unless the contrary is shown–

(a)any order made by a court in a Hague Convention country purporting to bear the seal of that court or to be signed by any person in his capacity as a judge or officer of the court, shall be deemed without further proof to have been duly sealed or, as the case may be, to have been signed by that person;

(b)the person by whom the order was signed shall be deemed without further proof to have been a judge or officer, as the case may be, of that court when he signed it and, in the case of an officer, to have been authorised to sign it; and

(c)a document purporting to be a certified copy of an order made by a court in a Hague Convention country shall be deemed without further proof to be such a copy.

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