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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 157

Public documents relating to court processes

157 Public documents relating to court processes

Evidence of a public document that is a judgment, act or other process of an Australian court or a foreign court, or that is a document lodged with an Australian court or a foreign court, may be adduced by producing a document that purports to be a copy of the public document and that:

(a) is proved to be an examined copy, or
(b) purports to be sealed with the seal of that court, or
(c) purports to be signed by a judge, magistrate, registrar or other proper officer of that court.
Note : Section 5 of the Commonwealth Act extends the operation of section 157 of the Commonwealth Act to proceedings in all Australian courts.



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