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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 administration

(1) The commission may issue a certificate certifying any 1 or more of the following matters—
(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—
(a) 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 period;
(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 specified vehicle;
(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.
(3) A 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—
(a) 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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