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Section 109 of Code of Evidence Act, 2006

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Section 109 of Code of Evidence Act, 2006 of South Sudan deals with Burden of Proof.

From the Act

(1) A person seeking a judgment from a court regarding a legal right or liability which depends on the existence of facts which he or she asserts must prove, to the satisfaction of the court, that those facts exist.

(2) When a person is bound to prove the existence of any fact, it is said that the burden of proof lies with that person.

Other related sections from this Act

  • Section 110. Incidence of Burden.
  • Section 111. Proof of Particular Fact.
  • Section 112. Proof of Admissibility.
  • Section 113. Burden on Accused in Certain Cases.
  • Section 114. Proof of Special Knowledge in Civil Proceedings.
  • Section 115. Disproving Apparent Special Relationship.
  • Section 116. Disproving Ownership.
  • Section 117. Proof of Good Faith.
  • Section 118. Conclusive Proof of Legitimacy.
  • Section 119. Presumption of Death.
  • Section 120. Presumption of Likely Facts.

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