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Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)

Chapter 24 : Evidence

231. Evidence of signature of public officer


Any document—

(a) which purports to bear the signature of any person holding a public office; and
(b) which bears a seal or stamp purporting to be a seal or stamp of the department, office or institution to which such person is attached,

shall, upon the mere production thereof at criminal proceedings, be prima facie proof that such person signed such document.