Section 10A-1-4.04

Certificates and certified copies.

(a) A court, public office, or official body shall accept a certificate issued as provided by this title by the judge of probate or Secretary of State or a copy of a filing instrument accepted by the judge of probate or Secretary of State for filing as provided by this title that is certified by the judge of probate or Secretary of State as prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the certificate or instrument.

(b) A court, public office, or official body may record a certificate or certified copy described by subsection (a).

(c) A court, public office, or official body shall accept a certificate issued under an official seal by the judge of probate or Secretary of State as to the existence or nonexistence of facts that relate to an entity that would not appear from a certified copy of a filing instrument as prima facie evidence of the existence or nonexistence of the facts stated in the certificate.

(Act 2009-513, p. 967, §26.)