What is Rules as to notice to produce? What is Proof of signature and handwriting of person alleged to have signed or written document produced? Section 66 and 67 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

Rules as to notice to produce and Proof of signature and handwriting of person alleged to have signed or written document produced are defined under section 66 and 67 of Indian Evidence Act 1872. Provisions under these sections are:

Section 66 of Evidence Act "Rules as to notice to produce"

Secondary evidence of the contents of the documents referred to in section 65, clause (a), shall not be given unless the party proposing to give such secondary evidence has previously given to the party in whose possession or power the document is, 46[or to his attorney or pleader,] such notice to produce it as is prescribed by law, and if no notice is prescribed by law, then such notice as the Court considers reasonable under the circumstances of the case:

Provided that such notice shall not be required in order to render secondary evidence admissible in any of the following cases, or in any other case in which the Court thinks fit to dispense with it:-

(1) when the document to be proved is itself a notice ;

(2) when, from the nature of the case, the adverse party must know that he will be required to produce it;

(3) When it appears or is proved that the adversary has obtained possession of the original by fraud or force;

(4) when the adverse party or his agent has the original in Court ;

(5) when the adverse party or his agent has admitted the loss of the document;

(6) when the person in possession of the document is out of reach of, or not subject to, the process of the Court.

Section 67 of Evidence Act "Proof of signature and handwriting of person alleged to have signed or written document produced"

If a document is alleged to be signed or to have been written wholly or in part by any person, the signature or the handwriting of so much of the document as is alleged to be in that personís handwriting must be proved to be in his handwriting.

Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is the meaning - In civil cases character to prove conduct imputed, irrelevant In criminal cases previous good character relevant? Section 52 and 53 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is the meaning Previous bad character not relevant, except in reply? What is Character as affecting damages? Section 54 and 55 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is the meaning Fact Judicially noticeable need not be proved? What are the Facts of which Court must take judicial notice? Section 56 and 57 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is the meaning Facts admitted need not be proved? What is Proof of facts by oral evidence? Oral evidence must be direct Section 58, 59 and 60 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Proof of contents of documents? What is Primary evidence? What is Secondary evidence? Section 61, 62 and 63 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Proof of documents by primary evidence? What are Cases in which secondary evidence relating to documents may be given? Section 64 and 65 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Special provisions as to evidence relating to electronic record? What is Admissibility of electronic records? Section 65A and 65B of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Rules as to notice to produce? What is Proof of signature and handwriting of person alleged to have signed or written document produced? Section 66 and 67 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Proof as to digital signature? What is Proof of execution of document required by law to be attested? Section 67A and 68 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is Proof where no attesting witness found? What is admission of execution by party to attested document? Section 69 and 70 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

 

Home     About Us     Privacy Policy     Disclaimer    Contact Us  Sitemap