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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 139

Evidentiary provisions

139 Evidentiary provisions

(1) This section applies to a proceeding under this Act.
(2) The appointment of an inspector must be presumed unless a party, by reasonable notice, requires proof of it.
(3) The power of an inspector to do anything under this Act must be presumed unless a party, by reasonable notice, requires proof of it.
(4) A signature purporting to be the signature of the chief executive is evidence of the signature it purports to be.
(5) A certificate purporting to be signed by the chief executive, a member of QCAT or the registrar stating any of the following matters is evidence of the matter—
(a) a stated document is—
(i) an order, direction, requirement or decision, or a copy of an order, direction, requirement or decision, given or made under this Act; or
(ii) a notice, or a copy of a notice, given under this Act; or
(iii) a record, or a copy of a record, kept under this Act; or
(iv) a document, or a copy of a document, kept under this Act;
(b) on a stated day, a stated person—
(i) was, or was not, the holder of a stated licence or registration certificate under this Act; or
(ii) was, or was not, registered as a subagent under this Act; or
(iii) was given a stated notice, order, requirement or direction under this Act.
(6) In this section—

"registrar" means the principal registrar under the QCAT Act.



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