Consumer Protection Act 2007

Seal of Agency.

28.— (1) The Agency shall, as soon as may be after the establishment day, provide itself with a seal.

(2) The seal of the Agency shall be authenticated by the signature of—

(a) the chairperson of the Agency or another member of the Agency authorised in that behalf by it, or

(b) the chief executive or any other member of the staff of the Agency authorised in that behalf by it.

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

(4) Any contract or instrument which, if entered into or executed by a person not being a body corporate, would not require to be under seal may be entered into or executed on behalf of the Agency by any person generally or specially authorised in that behalf by the Agency.