Certificates of image capturing, image recording and image printing devices
Image capturing, image recording and image printing devices and photographic process
(1) A document in such form as may be specified by the Commissioner purporting°X
(a) to be a record of the testing of the functioning, inspection or servicing of an image capturing or image recording device, with or without any associated image printing device, used for the purpose of capturing or recording and, where appropriate, reproducing the images of any vehicle which passes through a toll booth without the payment of a toll, or which exceeds a speed limit, specified in the document; and
(b) to be certified as to such testing, inspection or servicing by a person authorized in that behalf by the Commissioner,
shall be admitted as evidence in any proceedings before any court on its production without further proof.
(2) On the production of a document before a court under subsection (1)°X
(a) the court shall, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, presume°X
(i) that the document was signed at the time and place specified in it by a person authorized by the Commissioner;
(ii) that the facts stated in the document relating to the testing of the functioning, inspection or servicing of the device specified in the document are true; and
(iii) that the record of the facts stated in the document was made and compiled at the time stated in it;
(b) the document is evidence of all matters contained in it; and
(c) the image and print, if any, produced by using the device is evidence of all matters contained in the image and print.
(3) If any document is admitted as evidence under subsection (1), the court may, if it thinks fit, on its own motion or on the application of any party to the proceedings, summon the person who signed the document and examine him as to the subject matter of the document.