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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 148

Evidence of certain acts of justices, Australian lawyers and notaries public

148 Evidence of certain acts of justices, Australian lawyers and notaries public

It is presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that a document was attested or verified by, or signed or acknowledged before, a justice of the peace, Australian lawyer or notary public, if:

(a) an Australian law requires, authorises or permits it to be attested, verified, signed or acknowledged by a justice of the peace, an Australian lawyer or a notary public, as the case may be, and
(b) it purports to have been so attested, verified, signed or acknowledged.



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