National Beef Assurance Scheme Act, 2000

Register of holders certificates of approval.

13.— (1) The Minister shall establish and maintain a register of all participants who have been granted a certificate of approval under this Act.

(2) The register shall contain the following details—

(a) the full name and address of the certificate holder,

(b) the type of holding or premises, including the address, to which the certificate applies,

(c) the number or letter, or both, assigned to each certificate holder,

(d) the date on which the certificate was granted, and

(e) such other particulars relating to such certificates as the Minister may from time to time direct.

(3) Whenever a certificate of approval is amended or revoked, the register shall be amended accordingly.

(4) The register may be established and maintained in a form that is not legible if it is capable of being converted into a legible form.

(5) A certificate purporting to be signed by an officer of the Minister that the holding or premises specified in the certificate is not entered in the register shall, until the contrary is proved, be evidence of the matters so certified and it shall not be necessary to prove the signature of the officer or that he or she was in fact such an officer or was in fact so authorised.