Central Government Act
Section 9 in The Foreigners Act, 1946
9. Burden of proof. If in any case not falling under section 8 any question arises with reference to this Act or any order made or direction given thereunder, whether any person is or is not a foreigner or is or is not a foreigner of a particular class- or description the onus of proving that such person is not a foreigner or is not a foreigner of such
particular class or description, as the case may be, shall, notwith- standing anything contained in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 , lie upon such person.