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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 152

Documents produced from proper custody

152 Documents produced from proper custody

If a document that is or purports to be more than 20 years old is produced from proper custody, it is presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that:

(a) the document is the document that it purports to be, and
(b) if it purports to have been executed or attested by a person--it was duly executed or attested by that person.
Note : Section 182 of the Commonwealth Act gives section 152 of the Commonwealth Act a wider application in relation to Commonwealth records and certain Commonwealth documents.



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