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The Indian Evidence Act (No. 1 of 1872): As Amended by Act Xviii of 1872 ...
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according accused action admissible admitted alleged allowed answer appears apply asked authority believe Bill British burthen called cause certain certified character circumstances Civil claim committed communications compelled conclusive conduct confession consideration considered contained contents contract conviction copy course Court criminal death defendant denies direct document effect English Law entry evidence examination excluded executed existence expressed fact in issue give given Government ground held Illustrations important India inference instance intention interest Judge judgment judicial letter matter means ment mind murder nature necessary notice officer opinion oral original particular party person plaintiff possession present presume presumption proceedings produce proof proved provisions purporting question reason received record reference regard relating relevant facts respect rule says Section shown signed statement suit taken thing tion transaction trial truth unless witness writing written
Page 131 - ... if, whatever a man's real intention may be, he so conducts himself that a reasonable man would take the representation to be true, and believe that it was meant that he should act upon it, and did act upon it as true, the party making the representation would be equally precluded from contesting its truth...
Page 34 - Documents of any other class in a sister state, by the original, or by a copy, certified by the legal keeper thereof...
Page 63 - Can a medical man conversant with the disease of insanity, who never saw the prisoner previously to the trial, but who was present during the whole trial and the examination of all the witnesses, be asked his opinion as to the state of the prisoner's mind at the time of the commission of the alleged crime? or his opinion whether the prisoner was conscious at the time of doing the act that he was acting contrary to law, or whether he was labouring under any and what delusion at the time?
Page 130 - When one person has, by his declaration, act or omission, intention- Estoppel. ally caused or permitted another person to believe a thing to be true and to act upon such belief, neither he nor his representative shall be allowed, in any suit or proceeding between himself and such person or his representative, to deny the truth of that thing.
Page 55 - ... in question in another Court ; secondly, that the judgment of a Court of exclusive jurisdiction, directly upon the point, is, in like manner, conclusive upon the same matter, between the same parties, coming incidentally in question in another Court for a different purpose. But neither the judgment of a concurrent or exclusive jurisdiction is evidence of any matter which came collaterally in question, though within their jurisdiction, nor of any matter incidentally cognisable, nor of any matter...
Page 95 - The existence of any separate oral agreement, constituting a condition precedent to the attaching of any obligation under any such contract, grant, or disposition of property, may be proved.
Page 35 - The fact that any person was born during the continuance of a valid marriage between his mother and any man, or within two hundred and eighty days after its dissolution, the mother remaining unmarried, shall be conclusive proof that he is the legitimate son of that man, unless it can be shown that the parties to the marriage had no access to each other at any time when he could have been begotten.