The seal of the Bank.
10.—(1) The Bank shall provide itself with a seal on or as soon as may be after the appointed day.
(2) The seal of the Bank shall be authenticated by the signature of the Governor or of a Director authorised in that behalf by the Board and by the counter-signature of the secretary of the Bank or some other officer of the Bank authorised in that behalf by the Board.
(3) Every document purporting to be made or issued by the Bank and to be sealed with the seal of the Bank authenticated in the manner provided by this section shall be received in evidence and shall, without proof of the signature or the authority of any of the persons purporting to sign or counter-sign such document, be deemed, until the contrary is proved, to have been made or issued by the Bank.
(4) Until the Bank shall have provided itself with a seal in pursuance of this section, the seal of the Commission shall be deemed to be the seal of the Bank and it shall be lawful for the Bank to use the seal of the Commission accordingly.
(5) When the Bank has provided itself with a seal in pursuance of this section, the Board shall cause the seal of the Commission to be so broken or defaced as to be incapable of being used.