Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)
Regulations relating to Children's Courts and International Child Abduction, 2010
Chapter IV : International Child Abduction
26. Proof of documents and evidence
|(1)||For the purposes of Article 14 of the Hague Convention a decision or determination of a judicial or administrative authority of a country outside the Republic may be proved by a duly authenticated copy of the decision or determination and any document purporting to be such a copy is deemed to be a true copy, unless the contrary is shown.|
|(2)||For the purposes of subregulation (1), a copy is duly authenticated if it bears the Seal of that country, or is signed by a judge or an officer of the authority in question.|
|(3)||For the purposes of Articles 14 and 30 of the Hague Convention, any document as is mentioned in Article 8 of the Hague Convention, or a certified copy of any such document, is sufficient evidence of anything stated in it.|
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