|512||Title:||CHILD ABDUCTION AND CUSTODY ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 439 of 1997|
|Section:||9||Heading:||Proof of documents and evidence||Version Date:||05/09/1997|
(1) For the purposes of Article 14 of the Convention, a decision or determination of a judicial or administrative authority outside Hong Kong may be proved by a duly authenticated copy of the decision or determination, and any document purporting to be such a copy shall be deemed to be a true copy unless the contrary is shown.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a copy is duly authenticated if it bears the seal, or is certified by a judge or officer, of the authority in question.
(3) For the purposes of Articles 14 and 30 of the Convention, a document mentioned in Article 8 of the Convention or a certified copy of the document shall be sufficient evidence of the matters stated in it.