136. Authentication of documents.

A notice, order, consent, demand or other document that a local authority1 is authorised or required by or under the Building Act 1984 to give, make or issue may be signed on behalf of the authority:

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    (1)     by the proper officer2 of the authority3, as respects documents relating to matters within his province4; or

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    (2)     by an officer5 of the authority authorised by it in writing to sign documents of the particular kind or, as the case may be, the particular document6.