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ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 26, Rule 10-A-- Comparison of disputed signature with the admitted ones involves specialized skill based on study, as such it comes within scientific investigation. (AIR 1987 Orissa 7 (D.B.) followed)...........
UTTAR PRADESH STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION, LUCKNOW
Year of decision: 2002
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Banking service-- Complainant alleging that a sum of Rs.45,000/- was withdrawn from her account through cheque by putting fictitious signature - Government expert reported that the disputed signatures on the cheque do not tally with the admitted signature of the complainant - Report of expert appointed by bank..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2000
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Pronote-- Execution - Death of person who is alleged to have executed the document - Denial of passing of consideration - Attesting witness turning hostile - Court, relying upon its own comparison of disputed signatures with admitted one unaided by expert evidence, coming to conclusion that signature is..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1999
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 73, 114-- Signature or writing for comparison - Court has jurisdiction to direct a party to give his signature or writing for the purpose of enabling the Court to compare them with the disputed writing or for sending it to Hand Writing Expert - Non compliance - It is open to the Court to draw a presumption..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Agreement to sell-- Suit for specific performance - Receipt and agreement written on simple papers in simple language - Receipt not bearing signature of purchaser - Handwriting expert's opinion that disputed signature was not of defendant No.1 - He also pointed out that receipt was not written in one continuous..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 73-- Denial of signatures - Proof - One of the modes is to compare the disputed signature with the admitted signature by an expert - Prayer for getting specimen signature and obtaining report of expert - Refusal of application on the ground that Court is not to collect evidence and application is..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 73, 45-- Signatures - Comparison of disputed signatures with admitted signatures - Court is competent - Expert's opinion should be obtained as rule of prudence - Court should give cogent reasons for its conclusion - Court should also mention whether the result of its comparison finds support from some..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Specific Relief Act, 1963, Section 34-- Suit for declaration of legal marriage and mandatory injunction to provide compassionatory benefits - No near and dear except her own brother examined by plaintiff - No documentary evidence of marriage produced - Photographs not sufficient to prove marriage - Signature of deceased on declaration..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 73-- Two document experts examined - One of experts being a renowned examiner and another Government examiner - Opinion of both experts showing disputed signature to be forged - Opinion based on sound reasons - Court discarding expert's opinion and in its place substituting its own opinion - Reasons..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1997
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 73-- Disputed signature - It is not essential that handwriting expert must be examined to prove or disprove disputed signature - Court can form its own opinion by comparing the disputed signatures with the admitted signatures - Where trial Court has based its conclusion solely on its own opinion..........

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