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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Evidence Act, 1872

( ACT NO. I OF 1872 )

Chapter VII

OF THE BURDEN OF PROOF

Burden of proving death of person known to have been alive within thirty years
107. When the question is whether a man is alive or dead, and it is shown that he was alive within thirty years, the burden of proving that he is dead is on the person who affirms it.

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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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