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The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter XI


Presumption as to signature
118. In any proceeding under this Ordinance, any application, certificate, warrant, reply or other document purporting to be signed by an officer in the service of the 1[Republic] shall, on production, be presumed to have been duly signed by the person by whom and in the character in which it purports to have been signed, until the contrary is shown.

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    The word “Republic” was substituted for the word “Government” by section 11 of the Navy (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XXVI of 2016).
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