Order 13 Rule 2:- Effect of non-production of documents.

Effect of non-production of documents. – [(1)] No documentary evidence in the possession or power of any party which should have been, but has not been produced in accordance with the requirements of rule
1 shall be received at any subsequent stage of the proceedings unless good cause is shown to the satisfaction of the Court for the non-production thereof; and the Court receiving any such evidence shall record the reasons for so doing.
[(2)] Nothing in sub-rule (1) shall apply to documents, –
(a) produced for the cross-examination of the witness of the other party, or

(b) handed over to a witness merely to refresh his memory.]


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