Indian Bare Acts

THE COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTS EVIDENCE ACT, 1939

Title : THE COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTS EVIDENCE ACT, 1939

Year : 1939

[Act, No. 30 of 1939]
[26th September, 1939]


PREAMBLE

An Act amend the Law of Evidence with respect to certain commercial documents.

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Law of Evidence with respect to certain commercial documents;

It is hereby enacted as follows :-



(1) This Act may be called the Commercial Documents Evidence Act, 1939.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except 1*[the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States.]

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1. Substituted for the words "Part B States" by 3 A.L.O. 1956.

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Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872), statements of facts in issue of relevant facts made in any document included in the Schedule as to matters usually stated in such document shall be themselves relevant facts within the meaning of that Act.
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