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Section 101 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872
Section 101 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 deals with Burden of proof
From the Act
When a person is bound to prove the existence of any fact, it is said that the burden of proof lies on that person.
(a) A desires a Court to give judgment that B shall be punished for a crime which A says B has committed.
A must prove that B has committed the crime.
(b) A desires a Court to give judgment that he is entitled to certain land in the possession of B, by reason of facts which he asserts, and which B denies, to be true.
A must prove the existence of those facts.
Related Cases / Recent Cases
- Section 102: On whom burden of proof lies
- Section 103: Burden of proof as to particular fact
- Section 104: Burden of proving fact to be proved to make evidence admissible
- Section 105: Burden of proving that case of accused comes within exceptions
- Section 106: Burden of proving fact especially within knowledge
- Section 107: Burden of proving death of person known to have been alive within thirty years
- Section 108: Burden of proving that person is alive who has not been heard of for seven years
- Section 109: Burden of proof as to relationship in the cases of partners, landlord and tenant, principal and agent
- Section 110: Burden of proof as to ownership
- Indian Penal Code, 1860
- Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
- Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
- Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996