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1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter VI

OF THE EXCLUSION OF ORAL BY DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Evidence as to meaning of illegible characters, etc.
98. Evidence may be given to show the meaning of illegible or not commonly intelligible characters, of foreign, obsolete, technical, local and provincial expressions, of abbreviations and of words used in a peculiar sense.
 
 
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A, a sculptor, agrees to sell to B, "all my mods". A has both models and modeling tools. Evidence may be given to show which he meant to sell.

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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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