—(1) The following documents shall be admissible in evidence:
any register under Part II on its production from the custody of the Registrar or other person having lawful custody thereof;
a certificate of registry under Part II purporting to be signed by the Registrar;
any amendment to a certificate of registry purporting to be signed by the Registrar;
every declaration made in pursuance of Part II in respect of a Singapore ship;
a certificate issued or deemed to be issued in accordance with regulations made under section 47;
crew agreements and copies of entries given under Part IV of additions to or changes in crew agreements;
documents purporting to be submissions to or decisions by the Director under section 59;
the official log-book kept under section 89 and, without prejudice to subsection (3), any document purporting to be a copy of an entry therein and to be certified as a true copy by the master of the ship; and
returns or reports made under section 91.
(2) The documents mentioned in subsection (1) shall, on their production from the proper custody, be admissible in evidence in any court or before any person having by law or consent of parties authority to receive evidence, and, subject to all just exceptions, shall be evidence of the matters stated therein in pursuance of this Act or by any officer in pursuance of his duties as such officer.
(3) A copy of any such document or extract therefrom shall also be so admissible in evidence, if proved to be an examined copy or extract, or if it purports to be signed and certified as a true copy or extract by the officer to whose custody the original document was entrusted, and that officer shall furnish such certified copy or extract to any person applying at a reasonable time for the certified copy or extract, upon payment of such fee as may be prescribed.