(1) A document purporting to be a copy of any notice given or sent to an accused person granted bail that specified when he or she was required to appear before a court, and to be certified by a court officer to be a copy of the notice, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the terms of the notice.
(2) A certificate purporting to be signed by a court officer certifying that a notice referred to in subsection (1) was given or sent to the accused person in a specified manner on a specified day is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the matters certified.
(3) A certificate purporting to be signed by a court officer and stating that a specified person did not appear before a specified court, at a specified place, on a specified day and at a specified time or during a specified period, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the matters so certified.
(4) In any document, the words "court officer" after a signature are evidence that the person whose signature it purports to be is in fact a court officer.
(5) In this section,
"court officer" means:(a) a Judge, registrar or assistant registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal, the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court, the District Court or the Drug Court, or(b) a Magistrate of the Local Court or a Children's Magistrate, or(c) an authorised justice, or(d) a person prescribed by the regulations as a court officer.