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Police Service Act 2003 (No. 75 of 2003)
|Requested: 5 Mar 2015|
|Consolidated as at: 21 Feb 2012|
95. Evidence of appointment or rank
(1) The Commissioner may certify in writing that a specified person at a specified date or during a specified period
(a) was or was not a police officer; or
(b) was or was not the holder of a specified rank.
(2) A certificate under subsection (1) is evidence of the facts contained in it.
(3) If a question arises as to a person's identity as a police officer, or to a person's entitlement to exercise the powers or to perform the duties of a police officer
(a) the general reputation of the person who is a police officer as being a police officer is evidence of that identity and entitlement; and
(b) the absence of, or failure to produce, any written evidence to establish that identity or entitlement does not prejudice or otherwise affect the exercise of the powers or the performance of the duties by the person who is a police officer.