(70 ILCS 405/18)
(from Ch. 5, par. 123)
evidence of organization.
In any suit, action, or proceeding involving the validity or enforcement
of, or relating to, any contract, proceeding, or action of the district,
the district shall be deemed prima facie to have been established in
accordance with the provisions of this Act upon proof of the issuance of
the aforesaid certificate by the Secretary of State. A copy of such
certificate duly certified by the Secretary of State shall be admissible in
evidence in any such suit, action, or proceeding and shall be proof of the
filing and contents thereof.
(Source: Laws 1937, p. 10.)