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30/01/2023
Laws of Bangladesh

The Commercial Documents Evidence Act, 1939

( ACT NO. XXX OF 1939 )

Presumption as to genuineness of documents
3. For the purposes of the Evidence Act, 1872, and notwithstanding anything contained therein, a Court-
 
 
 
 
(a) shall presume, within the meaning of that Act, in relation to documents included in Part I of the Schedule, and
 
 
 
 
(b) may presume, within the meaning of that Act, in relation to documents included in Part II of the Schedule-
 
 
 
 
that any document purporting to be a document included in Part I or Part II of the Schedule, as the case may be, and to have been duly made by or under the appropriate authority, was so made and that the statements contained therein are accurate.

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