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Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008)

Chapter 6 : Enforcement of Act

Part D : Miscellaneous matters

119. Proof of facts



1) In any criminal proceedings in terms of this Act—
a) 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 may be presumed to have made the statement, entry, record or information; and
b) an order certified by the Chairperson of the Tribunal is prima facie proof of the contents of the order.


2) A statement, entry, 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.