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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Chapter 9 : Offences, Miscellaneous Matters and General Provisions

Part B : Miscellaneous matters

221. Proof of facts


(1) In any proceedings in terms of this Act, if it is proved that a false statement, entry or record or false information appears in or on a book, document, plan, drawing or computer storage medium, the person who kept that item must be presumed to have made the statement, entry, record or information, unless the contrary is proved.


(2) A statement, entry or record, or information, in or on any book, document, plan, drawing or computer storage medium is admissible in evidence as an admission of the facts in or on it by the person who appears to have made, entered, recorded or stored it unless it is proved that that person did not make, enter, record or store it.