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Indian Evidence Act,1872 Flow Chart
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Indian Evidence Act, 1872 an introduction
Indian Evidence Act, 1872 – Act No. 1 of 1872
Enacted Date- 15th March 1872 ( Received the G. –G’s assent )
Enforcement Date – 1st Sept. 1872.
Father of Indian Evidence Act – Sir James Fitz- James Stephen
It is devided in three Parts
There are 11 Chapters and 167 Sections
|Part – 1 Relevancy of Facts ( Ch. 1- Ch.2)||Part – II On Proof ( Ch. 3 – Ch. 6)||Part –III Production and Effect of Evidence ( Ch. 7 – Ch. 11)|
|Ch. – 1 Preliminary (Sec. 1-4)||Ch. – III Facts which need not be proved ( Sec. 56 -58)||Ch. – VII Of the Burden of Proof ( Sec. 101 – 114A)|
|Ch. -2 Of the Relevancy of Facts ( Sec. 5 – 55)||Ch. – IV Of Oral Evidence ( Sec. 59-60)||Ch. VIII Estoppel ( Sec. 115-117)|
|Ch. – V Of Documentary Evidence ( Sec. 61 – 90A)||Ch. IX Of Witnesses ( Sec. 118 – 134)|
|Ch. – VI Of the Exclusion of Oral by Documentary Evidence||Ch. X Of the Examination of Witnesses ( Sec. 135 – 166)|
|Ch. XI Of Improper admission rejection of Evidence|
Indian Evidence Act Chapter – 1 Preliminary
Short title. –– This Act may be called the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
- It extends to the whole of India.
( including J & K by the J & K Reorganisation Act, 2019 w.e.f. 31-10-2019)
- The Act applies to all judicial proceedings in a court including court martials other than courts martial convened under the Army Act, the Naval Discipline Act, the Air force Act
- It does not apply on affidavits presented to any Court or Officer and to any proceedings before arbitrator.
Commencement of Act.––
- The Act came into force on September 1, 1872.
Section -2 [Repeal of enactments.] –– Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), s. 2 and Schedule.