Section 145 - Evidence on affidavit : Negotiable Instruments Act 1881
What is Evidence on affidavit? Evidence on affidavit is defined
under Section 145 of Negotiable
Instruments Act 1881
Section 145 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881: "Evidence on
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), the
evidence of the complainant may be given by him on
affidavit and may, subject to all just exceptions be
read in evidence in any enquiry, trial or other
proceeding under the said Code.
(2) The Court may, if it thinks fit, and shall, on
the application of the prosecution or the accused,
summon and examine any person giving evidence on
affidavit as to the facts contained therein.