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Section 47A in The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

Opinion as to electronic signature when relevant

When the Court has to form an opinion as to the electronic signature of any person, the opinion of the Certifying Authority which has issued the Electronic Signature Certificate is a relevant fact.

Section 47 in The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

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Section 47. Opinion as to handwriting, when relevant

When the Court has to form an opinion as to the person by whom any document was written or signed, the opinion of any person acquainted with the handwriting of the person by whom it is supposed to be written or signed that it was or was not written or signed by that person, is a relevant fact.

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Section 45 in The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

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45. Opinions of experts

When the Court has to form an opinion upon a point of foreign law or of science or art, or as to identity of handwriting [or finger impressions], the opinions upon that point of persons specially skilled in such foreign law, science or art,  [or in questions as to identity of handwriting] [or finger impressions] are relevant facts. Such persons are called experts.

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Section 320 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973

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320. Compounding of offences. – (1) The offences punishable under the sections of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), specified in the first two columns of the Table next following may be compounded by the persons mentioned in the third column of that Table :-

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