Oil Pollution of the Sea (Civil Liability and Compensation) Act, 1988

Admissibility of records as evidence.

43.—Every document purporting—

(a) to be kept in pursuance of this Act, the Oil Pollution of the Sea Acts, 1956 to 1977, the Liability Convention or the Fund Convention or any Convention or Protocol amending or extending either of those Conventions, or

(b) to be a true copy, certified as such by the person by whom the document is kept, of a document or of an entry therein,

shall, unless the contrary is shown, be presumed to be such and shall be admissible, without further proof, as evidence of the facts therein.