Census records not open to inspection
11. No person shall have a right to inspect any book, register or record made by a census officer in the discharge of his duties as such, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Evidence Act, 1872
, no entry in any such book, register or record shall be admissible as evidence in any civil proceeding whatsoever, or in any criminal proceedings, other than a prosecution under this Act or under any other law for any act or omission under this Act which constitutes an offence under such other law.
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