600.26 AUTHORITY PRESUMED.
For the purposes of section
any finding, report or record, or duly
certified copy thereof, purporting to have been signed by such an officer or employee of the
United States as is described in said sections, shall prima facie be deemed to have been signed and
issued by such an officer or employee pursuant to law, and the person signing same shall prima
facie be deemed to have acted within the scope of authority. If a copy purports to have been
certified by a person authorized by law to certify the same, such certified copy shall be prima facie
evidence of authority so to certify.
History: 1947 c 229 s 3; 1986 c 444