(2) For the purpose of deciding whether or not such output is so admissible, the court may draw any reasonable inference from the circumstances in which the output was made or otherwise came into being.
(3) The Minister may make rules requiring that, in any proceedings where it is desired to give a statement in evidence by virtue of this section, such information concerning the statement as may be required by the rules shall be provided in such form and at such time as may be so required.
Supplementary provisions on evidence
12.—(1) In any proceedings where it is desired to admit computer output in evidence in accordance with section 11, a certificate—
- (a) identifying the computer output and describing the manner in which it was produced;
- (b) giving such particulars of any device involved in the production of that computer output as may be appropriate for the purpose of showing that the output was produced by a computer;
- (c) dealing with any of the matters mentioned in section 11(1); and
- (d) purporting to be signed by a person occupying a responsible position in relation to the operation of the computer at all relevant times,
shall be admitted in those proceedings as evidence of anything stated in the certificate.
(2) If the person referred to in subsection (1)(d) who occupies a responsible position in relation to the operation of the computer did not have control or access over any relevant records and facts in relation to the production by the computer of the computer output, a supplementary certificate signed by another person who had such control or access and made in accordance with subsection (1)(a) to (c) shall be evidence of anything stated in the certificate.