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Evidence Act 1965

Index

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Index

Section

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[Substitutes section 18 of the Evidence Act 1871.] .......................................................5

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Penalty for false statement that document printed by authority.............................5

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Short title, construction and citation ............................................................................5

4

Commencement ..............................................................................................................6

ENDNOTES

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TABLE OF LEGISLATION HISTORY

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TABLE OF RENUMBERED PROVISIONS

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TABLE OF ENDNOTE REFERENCES

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Evidence Act 1965

Section 1

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EVIDENCE ACT 1965

Received Royal Assent: Passed: Commenced:

26 February 1965 13 April 1965 13 April 1965

AN ACT to substitute a new section for section eighteen of the Evidence Act, 1871.

GENERAL NOTE: The maximum fines in this Act are as increased by the Evidence Act 1976 s 5, by the Fines Act 1986 and by the Criminal Justice (Penalties, Etc.) Act 1993 s 1.

1 [Substitutes section 18 of the Evidence Act 1871.]

2 Penalty for false statement that document printed by authority
(1) Any person who, without due authority, prints or causes to be printed, on any document purporting to be a copy of any act of State of the Government of this Island, or of any public document, or of any proceedings of the Tynwald Court or of either branch thereof, a statement that the same is printed by authority, shall be guilty of an offence and be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding £5,000.
(2) In this section —
‘printed’ includes, in addition to the meaning assigned to it by section 2 of the Interpretation Act 1970, published;
‘public document’ includes, in addition to the meaning assigned to it by the said section 2, any provision of any Act of Parliament, or of any instrument of a legislative character, which has been applied or extended (with or without exceptions, adaptations or modifications) to the Island by or under any Act or by or under any Act of Parliament.1

3 Short title, construction and citation
This Act may be cited as the Evidence Act, 1965 and shall be construed as one with the Evidence Act, 1871 and the Evidence Act, 1939, and those Acts and this Act may be together cited as the Evidence Acts, 1871 to 1965.

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Section 4

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4 Commencement
This Act shall come into operation when the Royal Assent thereto has been by the Governor announced to Tynwald and a certificate thereof has been signed by the Governor and the Speaker of the House of Keys.

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ENDNOTES Table of Legislation History Legislation

Endnotes
Year and No Commencement

Table of Renumbered Provisions Original

Current

Table of Endnote References 1 Subs (2) added by Evidence Act 1976 s 5.

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