§ '4D — (1) For the purposes of this Part of this Act, a document duly authenticated which purports to be—
- (a) an order or other document issued by a court of the United Kingdom (other than a Scottish court) shall be sufficient evidence of any matter to which it relates;
- (b) a copy of such an order or other document shall be deemed without further proof to be a true copy unless the contrary is shown, and shall be sufficient evidence of any matter to which it relates.
§ (2) A document is duly authenticated for the purposes of—
- (a) subsection (1)(a) above if it purports to bear the seal of that court;
- (b) subsection (1)(b) above if it purports to be certified by any person in his capacity as a judge, magistrate or officer of that court to be true copy.'.—[Mr. Wood.]
§ Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.