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Public Assistance Act, 1939

PART VI.

Legal Proceedings and Penalties.

Prima facie evidence of meetings, resolutions, and orders.

76.(1) All minutes of the proceedings at a meeting of a public assistance authority or of a committee of any such authority which purport to be signed by the chairman of such meeting or by the chairman of the next subsequent meeting of such authority or committee shall (without proof of the signature of the person by whom such minutes purport to be signed or that such person was in fact the chairman of the meeting at which such minutes purport to have been signed) be received in all legal proceedings as prima facie evidence of the proceedings at the meeting to which such minutes relate and as prima facie evidence that such meeting was duly convened and held and that the proceedings thereat were duly transacted according to law.

(2) A copy of a resolution passed or order made at a meeting of a public assistance authority or of a committee of any such authority which purports to be certified by the secretary or town clerk of such authority to be a true copy of such resolution or order shall be received in all legal proceedings as prima facie evidence of the passing of such resolution or the making of such order (as the case may be) and of the terms thereof without proof of the signature of the person by whom such copy purports to be so certified or that he was in fact such secretary or town clerk.