The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 - Old Version

The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 is a comprehensive law governing the rules of evidence in India.

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The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 is an important law that governs the rules of evidence in India. It lays down the rules for the production and admissibility of evidence in court proceedings, defines what constitutes evidence, and sets out the criteria for weighing and evaluating evidence. The Act is divided into three main parts. The first part deals with the relevance of facts and the admissibility of evidence. The second part deals with the proof of facts, including the burden of proof and the standard of proof. The third part deals with the production and effect of evidence. The Act also contains provisions for the examination of witnesses, expert evidence, and the documentary evidence.

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