Section 58 Evidence Act 2011

Section 58 Evidence Act 2011

Section 58 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘Genuineness of certificates to be presumed‘. It is under Part IV (HEARSAY, OPINION AND CHARACTER EVIDENCE: RELEVANCE AND ADMISSIBILITY) of the Act. It states as follows:

The Court shall, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, presume that the signature to any such certificate as is mentioned in sections 55 and 56 is genuine and that the person signing it held the office or authority which he professed at the time when he signed it.


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