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175.11 SEAL; CERTIFIED COPIES.
    Subdivision 1. Workers' Compensation Division. The Workers' Compensation Division
shall have a seal for the authentication of its orders and proceedings, upon which shall be
inscribed the words, "Workers' Compensation Division of Minnesota," as the division may
prescribe. The courts of this state shall take judicial notice of such seal; and in all cases copies of
orders, proceedings, or records of the division, certified by the commissioner, shall be received in
evidence, with the same force and effect given to the originals.
    Subd. 2. Labor and Industry Department. The Department of Labor and Industry shall
have a seal for the authentication of its orders and proceedings upon which shall be inscribed
"Department of Labor and Industry of Minnesota" and any other design the department
prescribes. The courts of this state shall take judicial notice of the seal and of the signature of the
commissioner of labor and industry. In all cases, copies of orders, proceedings, or records of the
department, certified by the commissioner under its seal shall be received in evidence with the
same force and effect given to the originals.
History: (4040) 1921 c 81 s 9; 1969 c 9 s 39; 1973 c 388 s 8; 1975 c 271 s 6; 1975 c
359 s 23; 1976 c 134 s 78; 1981 c 346 s 39