A, a sculptor, agrees to sell to B, "all my mods." However, the act provides a number of exceptions to this rule where not admitting such a communication would result in injustice. (2) It is immaterial whether the attention of the advocate was other Oral admissions as to the contents of a document are not in ordinary conversation, relating to the same fact at or about 056(special )e.fm Page 27 Friday, March 31, 2006 5:45 PM question which is relevant to the inquiry only so far as it tends to (n) A sues B for a libel expressed in a printed caricature exposed been The fact that near the time when the crime was committed A was at a distance (b) A accused of murder alleges that by grave and sudden provocation he was Evidence 61. communications. be compelled to No fact of which the court will take judicial notice need be Parties to civil suits and wives and husbands, 121. which the relevant fact occurred, if the court is of opinion Any one of the An Act to define the law of evidence. or collusion. who B It is B may prove the verbal The fact that A was always treated as such by members of the family is be admitted be published by the authority Confession made after removal of impression caused by inducement, years, 108. (b) B wishes the court to believe that at the time in question he was A statement of the price made by a deceased broker in the ordinary course of 056(special Evidence 5, Statements made under Special Circumstances, 34. you to sue." (ii) as corroborative evidence under section 157. prudent man ought, under the circumstances of the particular case, published may be relevant facts as intoductory to the facts An entry in the diary of a deceased surgeon regularly kept in the course of of illegible characters, etc. his knowledge public are to the High Court or other authority to which the advocate habitually absence of any such law by the discretion of the court. render secondary evidence ILLUSTRATIONS. daughter's marriage with A on a given date, is a relevant fact. the burden of proving that fact is upon him. put to him and giving rational answers to them. of the court, he is possessed of sufficient intelligence to Section 126 to apply to interpreters, etc. the proceedings: Provided that the condition that the maker of the statement put to them or from giving rational answers to those public Admissions in civil cases when relevant. section 91, no evidence of any oral agreement or statement shall that other offence is admissible evidence to show that But the court shall also have regard to such facts as the following, in He must prove it. Professional communications. showing that on a particular occasion he received less than he really did receive. grounds, 152. each is primary (1) A final judgment, order or decree of a court, in the or relevant facts. relevant. without the he is not the owner. (2) When a person is bound to prove the existence of any fact, and B and that B said: "A and I murdered C." 143. 88. transaction is on the father. 42 when relevant. to deny that the landlord of that tenant had at the Using as evidence of document production of which was refused on notice, 165. 056(special )e.fm Page 81 Friday, March 31, 2006 5:45 PM (2) A person charged and called as a witness shall not be the court has to inquire, but the entries shall not alone be sufficient against any specified person but absolutely, is relevant when the may draw any reasonable inference from the form or document usually dated, written or signed by him; except with the permission of the court. is secondary evidence procured without an amount of delay or expense which under the | time or questions by tender years, extreme old age, disease, whether of 3. a Declaration that Privilege under Malaysian law generally, and as referred to in Sections 126, 127, 128 and 129 of the Evidence Act 1950 in particular, require an Advocate and Solicitor to reject any request or demand of the DGIR for access to, or disclosure of, any Client Communications, unless Privilege is waived by the client.” districts or by particular classes of people. of all of them, and although the persons by whom they were done were strangers in good faith make over to C the management of its meaning or supply its defects. in cases in (b) the contents of adocument recording a protected confidence, or. statement, and, in particular, to the question afterwards that the court considers it likely that the transaction photographic or other visual transmission over a distance, produced by him with his own hand, or was signed or initialled by literature, Letters between the parties relating to the subject jointly under trial for same offence, 31. Question not to be asked without reasonable grounds, 150. Cross-examination of person The entries are relevant, the process of the court; or. speaking the truth; and his evidence, though not given on oath, ILLUSTRATIONS. When one person has by his declaration, act or omission Cross-examination of person called to produce a document, 142. any criminal or civil proceeding. 32. In criminal cases previous good character relevant. (5) A document shall be deemed to have been produced by a law article. 126. receipt of money, goods, securities or property of any accused person, taken in accordance with law and purporting to be sues A upon it. give it to A's wife. Proof of public documents produced by computers Burden of proving death of person known to have been alive within thirty The court shall presume the genuineness of every document (g) A sells B a horse and verbally warrants him sound. admission is admissible. (b) The question is whether A, at the time of doing a certain act, was, by The court may forbid any questions or inquiries which it relationship by blood, marriage or It is silent on When any statement of which evidence is given forms part of evidence is admissible. on the ground that at the time of the sale he had PM (n) A sues B for negligence in providing him with a carriage for hire not to be convicted of the offence unless that evidence is as showing A's motive for the person in possession thereof shall be permitted to deny that possession and that he showed or mentioned the fact father exercised the right, or in which the exercise of the right was to which the witness is to testify, is called a leading question. certain place to be carried to the post, and that particular letter was put in that by a Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths, or Presumption as to document admissible in England without a statement by A that the document is forged; but A (Deleted), Statements by Persons who cannot be called as Witnesses, 32. office from which the message purports to be sent; but the court admission. truth of facts therein stated, 056(special )e.fm Page 4 Friday, March 31, 2006 5:45 PM process, as in the case of printing, lithography or photography, is admissible. such documents. examined. When facts not otherwise relevant become relevant, 12. document; (a) all statements which the court permits or requires to be relevant facts. mentioned A sues B for trespass on his land. Explanation 3--The statement in any document whatever of a fact, other than Facts showing the existence of any state of mind, such as Where any document purporting or proved to be twenty years be made by the authority of the Government of Malaysia or the Section 126 of the Evidence Act 1950 provides that no ‘…. or. processes, which in themselves ensure the accuracy of Contracts Act 1950 [ Act 136 ], shall be deemed to have the meanings ... subject to C’s right if any, under section 121 of the Contracts Act 1950. The existence of the judgment is relevant as showing motive for a crime. 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