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MOTOR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ACT 1994 - SECT 87X
Evidentiary certificates given by the commission and transport administration
87X Evidentiary certificates given by the commission and transport
(1) The commission may issue a certificate certifying any 1 or more of the
(a) that the commission made a specified decision under
this Act on a specified date;
(b) that the commission carried out a specified
administrative act under this Act on a specified date;
(c) that the
commission gave a specified notice to a specified person in a specified way on
a specified date;
(d) that an address at which a specified notice was left,
or to which it was sent, was the last address known to the commission of the
person to whom the notice was to be given.
(2) Transport administration may
issue a certificate certifying any 1 or more of the following matters—
that a specified vehicle was or was not registered at a specified time, or
over a specified period;
(b) that a specified vehicle was or was not insured
under the statutory insurance scheme at a specified time, or over a specified
(c) that a specified amount is, or was at a specified time, payable
to transport administration as an insurance premium for CTP insurance for a
(d) that there was a specified deficiency in the amount
received by transport administration on a specified date by way of an
insurance premium for CTP insurance for a specified vehicle.
certificate under this section is admissible in civil or criminal proceedings
as evidence of anything stated in the certificate.
(4) A document is
admissible in legal proceedings and is to be taken, in the absence of contrary
evidence, to be a certificate under this section if the document—
appears to be a certificate under this section; and
(b) purports to be signed
by a person authorised by the commission or transport administration (as the
case requires) to issue the certificate.
(5) Subsections (6) and (7) apply
if there is an authorisation by the commission or transport administration
under subsection (4) (b) of a power to give a certificate under
subsection (1) or (2) .
(6) Proof of the authorisation is not required in a
proceeding unless the defendant gives the entity responsible for prosecuting
the proceeding a notice of intention to challenge the authorisation at least
10 business days before the hearing date.
(7) The notice must be in the form
approved by the commission or transport administration.
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