8Evidence: books and documents

(1)All books and other documents which would, before any day appointed under section 3 (Appointed day) of this Act, have been evidence in respect of any matter for or against Girobank shall be admissible in evidence in respect of the same matter for or against Alliance & Leicester.

(2)In this section “documents” has the same meaning as in section 10 of the [1968 c. 64.] Civil Evidence Act 1968.