(1) This section applies to a certificate signed by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade and stating—
(a) that a specified country is or is not a country in respect of which the Convention is in force as between that country and New Zealand; and
(b) where applicable, that there is in effect, in respect of any specified provision of the Convention, a reservation made by any Contracting State under Article 42 of the Convention.
(2) The certificate must, for all purposes, be treated as conclusive evidence of the matters stated in it unless the contrary is proved by the production of another certificate issued—
(a) for the purposes of this section; but
(b) after the certificate was issued.
Compare: 1991 No 19 s 6