Try out the Virtual Legal Assistant
to take your notes as you use the website, build your case briefs and professionally manage your legal research. Also try out our Query Alert Service
and enjoy an ad-free experience. Premium Member
services are free for one month
and pay only if you like it.
Central Government Act
Section 4 in The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
4. “May presume”.—Whenever it is provided by this Act that the Court may presume a fact, it may either regard such fact as proved, unless and until it is disproved, or may call for proof of it. “Shall presume”.—Whenever it is directed by this Act that the Court shall presume a fact, it shall regard such fact as proved, unless and until it is disproved. “Conclusive proof”.—When one fact is declared by this Act to be conclusive proof of another, the Court shall, on proof of the one fact, regard the other as proved, and shall not allow evidence to be given for the purpose of disproving it.