288. Evidence; proof by certificate.

In any proceedings in a United Kingdom court1, a certificate issued by or on behalf of the appropriate authority of a country2 stating that at the time specified in the certificate a person was or was not a member of a visiting force3 is sufficient evidence of the fact so stated unless the contrary is proved4.

A certificate issued by or on behalf of the appropriate authority of a country stating that a body, contingent or detachment of its forces is or was present in the United Kingdom5 at a specified time is conclusive evidence, in any proceedings in a