Section 57 Evidence Act 2011
Section 57 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘Service of certificates on other party before hearing‘. It is under Part IV (HEARSAY, OPINION AND CHARACTER EVIDENCE: RELEVANCE AND ADMISSIBILITY) of the Act. It states as follows:
Where any such certificate as is mentioned in section 55 or 56 is intended to be produced by either party to the proceedings, a copy of it shall be served on the other party at least ten clear days before the day appointed for the hearing and if it is not so sent the court may, if it thinks fit. adjourn the hearing On such terms as may seem proper.