No formal proof of certain documents, What is affidavit in proof of conduct of public servant? What is evidence of formal character on affidavit? Section 294, 295 and 296 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

No formal proof of certain documents, Affidavit in proof of conduct of public servant and Evidence of formal character on affidavit are defined under Section 294, 295 and 296 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under this section is:

 

Section 294 of CRPC "No formal proof of certain documents"

 Where any document is filed before any Court by the prosecution or the accused, the particulars of every such document shall be included in a list and the prosecution or the accused, as the case may be, or the pleader for the prosecution or the accused, if any, shall be called upon to admit or deny the genuineness of each such document.

(2) The list of documents shall be in such form as be prescribed by the State Government.

 

 

 

(3) Where the genuineness of any document is not disputed, such document may be read in evidence in inquiry, trial or other proceeding under this Code without proof of the signature of the person to whom it purports to be signed :

Provided that the Court may, in its discretion, require such signature to be proved.

 

Section 295 of CRPC "Affidavit in proof of conduct of public servant"

When any application is made to any Court in the course of any inquiry, trial or other proceedings under this Code, and allegations are made therein respecting any public servant the applicant may give evidence of the facts alleged in the application by affidavit, and the Court may, if it thinks fit, order that evidence relating to such facts to be given

 

Section 296 of CRPC "Evidence of formal character on affidavit"

(1) The evidence of any person whose evidence is of a formal character may be given by affidavit and may, subject to all just exceptions, be read in evidence in any inquiry, trial or other proceeding under this Code.

(2) The Court may, if it thinks fit, and shall, on the application of the prosecution or the accused, summons and examine any such person as to the facts contained in his affidavit.

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