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13/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter VI

OF THE EXCLUSION OF ORAL BY DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Evidence as to document unmeaning in reference to existing facts

95. When language used in a document is plain in itself, but is unmeaning in reference to existing facts, evidence may be given to show that it was used in a peculiar sense.

 
 

Illustrations

 
 
 
 

A sells to B, by deed "my house in 2[Dhaka]".

 
 

A had no house in 3[Dhaka], but it appears that he had a house at 4[Narayanganj], of which B had been in possession since the execution of the deed.

 
 

These facts may be proved to show that the deed related to the house at 5[Narayanganj].


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