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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter V

PUBLIC DOCUMENTS

Public documents
74. The following documents are public documents:–
 
 
(1) documents forming the acts or records of the acts-
 
 
(i) of the sovereign authority,
 
 
(ii) of official bodies and tribunals, and
 
 
(iii) of public officers, legislative, judicial and executive of any part of Bangladesh or of the Commonwealth, or of a foreign country;
 
 
(2) public records kept in Bangladesh of private documents.

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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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