Adoption Act 2010

42.

Proof of declaration of eligibility and suitability.

42.— A document purporting to be—

( a) a copy of or extract from a declaration of eligibility and suitability, and

( b) certified by an officer of the Authority to be a true copy of or extract from the declaration,

shall—

(i) be received in evidence in any legal proceedings, and

(ii) until the contrary is proved, be deemed to be a true copy of or extract from the declaration and to be evidence of such declaration,

without proof of the signature of the officer of the Authority.