Evidence (Bankers’ Books) Act
- Commenced on 7 October 1930
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2000.]
- [Note: The version of the Act as at 31 December 2000 was revised and consolidated by the Law Reform Commission of Uganda. All subsequent amendments have been researched and applied by Laws.Africa for ULII.]
1. InterpretationIn this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
2. Mode of proof of entries in bankers’ booksSubject to this Act, a copy of any entry in a banker’s book shall in all legal proceedings be received as prima facie evidence of that entry, and of the matters, transactions and accounts in recorded in it.
3. Proof that a book is a banker’s book
4. Verification of copy
5. Case in which banker, etc. not compellable to produce book, etc.A banker or officer of a bank shall not, in any legal proceeding to which the bank is not a party, be compellable to produce any banker’s book the contents of which can be proved under this Act, or to appear as a witness to prove the matters, transactions and accounts recorded in a banker’s book, unless by order of a court made for special cause.
6. Court or judge may order inspection, etc.
8. Computation of timeSunday and any day declared to be a public holiday under the Public Holidays Act shall be excluded from the computation of time under this Act.
History of this document
07 October 1930