12 Representatives of corporations


A statement that complies with subsection (2) to the effect that the person named in it has been appointed as the representative of a corporation for the purposes of this Act is admissible without further proof as prima facie evidence that the person has been so appointed.


The statement must—


be in writing; and


be made by a managing director of the corporation, or by any person (by whatever name that person is called) having, or being one of the persons having, the management of the affairs of the corporation; and


specify whether the representative is authorised to represent the defendant in the proceeding for all the purposes of the Act or specified purposes only; and


be authenticated by the person making it.


No representative may act for a corporation in relation to any matter under this Act until a statement that complies with subsection (2) is filed in court.