Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1962

Proof of licences in certain cases.

25.—In an application to the District Court under section 10 , 16 or 17 of this Act in relation to any Court area—

(a) a certificate purporting to be signed by the District Court clerk for that area and to certify that a list contained in it is a list of all the holders in respect of premises in that area, or the part thereof to which the application relates, as the case may be, of certificates of the Court the production of which is required for the grant or renewal of licences, shall, without proof of the signature of the person purporting to sign the certificate or that he was the District Court clerk for that area, be evidence, until the contrary is proved, of the matters certified in and by the certificate, and

(b) it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that the licence to which each certificate specified in the list refers is in force at the time when the list is given in evidence.