(1) This section applies to the following—
(a) proceedings under section 122 (application to VCAT for review of a public health order);
(b) proceedings under section 196 (application for an injunction to compel compliance with, or to restrain a contravention of, an improvement notice or a prohibition notice);
(c) proceedings under section 197 (special provisions relating to nuisances);
(d) proceedings under section 208 (appeal against an improvement notice or a prohibition notice);
(e) proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations.
(2) A certificate of examination and analysis signed by an analyst stating any of the following matters is evidence of the matter—
(a) the analyst's qualifications;
(b) the analyst took, or received from a stated person, a thing or sample;
(c) a thing or sample was examined, analysed, measured or tested at a stated place on a stated day or during a stated period;
(d) the methodology used to examine, analyse, measure or test a thing or sample;
(e) the results of the examination, analysis, measurement or test.