Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, 2002 (Act 70 of 2002)
Chapter 9 : Criminal proceedings, offences and penalties
48. Proof of certain facts by certificate
|Whenever in any criminal proceedings or civil proceedings in terms of Chapter 5 or 6 of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act, the question arises whether a designated judge, judge of a High Court, regional magistrate or magistrate has issued a direction under this Act, a certificate signed by a designated judge, judge of a High Court, regional magistrate or magistrate in which he or she—
|alleges that he or she has received and considered an application made to him or her in terms of this Act;
|alleges that he or she has issued a direction under this Act; and
|specifies the contents of such direction, shall, upon its mere production at such proceedings, be prima facie proof that the designated judge, judge of a High Court, regional magistrate or magistrate concerned received and considered such application, issued such direction and of the contents thereof.
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