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12/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter VII

OF THE BURDEN OF PROOF

Burden of proving fact especially within knowledge

106. When any fact is especially within the knowledge of any person, the burden of proving that fact is upon him.

 
 

Illustrations

 
 

(a) When a person does an act with some intention other than that which the character and circumstances of the act suggest, the burden of proving that intention is upon him.

 
 

(b) A is charged with traveling on a railway without a ticket. The burden of proving that he had a ticket is on him.


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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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