Courts Service Act, 1998

Seal of Service.

10.—(1) The Service shall, as soon as practicable after its establishment, provide itself with a seal.

(2) The seal of the Service shall be authenticated on any document by the signatures of—

(a) the chairperson of the Board or another member of the Board authorised by it to sign documents under the seal of the Service, and

(b) an officer of the Service designated for that purpose by the Board.

(3) Judicial notice shall be taken of the seal of the Service and every document purporting to be an instrument made by the Service and to be sealed with the seal (purporting to be authenticated in accordance with subsection (2)) of the Service shall be received in evidence and be deemed to be such instrument without proof, unless the contrary is shown.