Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005

Amendment of section 8 (evidence and proceedings under Act) of Principal Act.

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9.—Section 8 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

( a) in subsection (1) by the substitution of the following for paragraph ( b):

“( b) in proceedings under section 3, on affidavit or, where the respondent requires the deponent to be produced for cross-examination or the court so directs, in oral evidence,”,

and

( b) by the insertion, after subsection (5), of the following:

“(6) In any proceedings under this Act a document purporting to be a document issued by the Criminal Assets Bureau and to be signed on its behalf shall be deemed, unless the contrary is shown, to be such a document and to be so signed.”.