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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 39. RECORDS AND PAPERS.

ARTICLE 6. UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT.

§39-6-6.  Effect of authentication.

(a) Legal material in an electronic record that is authenticated under section five of this article is presumed to be an accurate copy of the legal material.

(b) If another state has adopted a law substantially similar to this article, legal material in an electronic record that is designated as official and authenticated by the official publisher in that state is presumed to be an accurate copy of the legal material.

(c) A party contesting the authentication of legal material in an electronic record authenticated under section five of this article has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that the record is not authentic.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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