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1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter VI

OF THE EXCLUSION OF ORAL BY DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Exclusion of evidence against application of document of existing facts
94. When language used in a document is plain in itself, and when it applies accurately to existing facts, evidence may not be given to show that it was not meant to apply to such facts.
 
 
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A sells to B, by deed, "my estate at Rangpur containing 100 bighas". A has an estate at Rangpur containing 100 bighas. Evidence may not be given of the fact that the estate meant to be sold was one situated at a different place and of a different size.

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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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