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1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter II


Opinion as to usages, tenets, etc., when relevant
49. When the Court has to form an opinion as to–
the usages and tenets of any body of men or family,
the constitution and government of any religious or charitable foundation or,
the meaning of words or terms used in particular districts or by particular classes of people,
the opinions of persons having special means of knowledge thereon, are relevant facts.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh", "Government" and "Taka" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Central Government" and "rupees" or "Rs." respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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