Skip to product information
1 of 1

Kerala Law Bookhouse

Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023 | Law & Practice

Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023 | Law & Practice

Regular price Rs. 1,000.00
Regular price Rs. 1,195.00 Sale price Rs. 1,000.00
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.



This book extensively [300+ Pages] analyses each section of the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023 (BSA), with cross-references to the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (IEA)This book follows a structured, integrated, interconnected approach to BSA and stands out for its meticulous dissection and analysis. It offers an in-depth analysis of each provision, focusing on the following:

  • Legislative Intent – Analyses the purpose and motivation behind each clause to provide clarity on lawmakers' intentions
  • Legal Procedure Changes – Identifies and discusses the alterations in legal procedures brought about by BSA
  • Practical Effects – Examines the real-world impact of these legal changes on law enforcement practices
  • Comparative Analysis – Provides a thorough comparison of BSA provisions with those of the IEA, highlighting significant revisions, new inclusions, and omissions
  • Evolution of Evidence Laws – Underlines how evidence laws have evolved with the introduction of the BSA by highlighting the following:
    • Significant Changes
    • Additions
    • Omissions

This book is positioned as an essential resource for those involved in the legal profession, including practitioners, judges, and law students. It is designed to assist in understanding the complexities of the new evidence laws, preparing for legal proceedings, and facilitating academic research in criminal laws.

The Present Publication is the First Edition authored by Taxmann's Editorial Board with significant contributions from Adv. Saurabh Kansal and Prof. (Dr) Vageshwari Deswal. The noteworthy features of the book are as follows:

  • [Expert AnalysisEach section of BSA is examined with precision, offering readers insights into the legislative intent and practical application of the law
  • [Comparative Tables and Lists] The book includes comparative tables showing the correlation between the sections of the IEA and BSA, new sections added, and sections repealed, which enhances the reader's comprehension and application of the law
  • [Case Law References] With a meticulous compilation of relevant case laws, this book presents landmark judgments and legal precedents shaping the interpretation of evidence law in India. These case laws serve as practical examples, aiding legal professionals and scholars in understanding how the new provisions are likely to be applied and interpreted in various legal scenarios, thereby bridging the gap between theory and practice
  • [Practical Insights] Focuses on the practical aspects of the law, offering perspectives on its impact on legal practice and the judicial system
  • [Additional Resources] Appendices contain the Statement of Objects and Reasons, Notes on Clauses, and relevant parliamentary committee reports, providing a comprehensive understanding of the legislative backdrop

The detailed contents of the book are as follows:

  • Tables
    • Table showing sections of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 and corresponding sections of Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
    • Table showing sections of Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023 and corresponding sections of Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Table showing new sections of Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
    • Table showing sections of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 repealed by Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
  • Section Key to Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
  • List of Cases
  • Arrangement of sections
  • Analysis of Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
  • Appendices
    • Statement of Objects and Reasons
    • Notes on Clauses
    • 248th Report on Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023 – Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs – Observations/Recommendations – At a glance
    • Speech of Honourable Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation (Shri Amit Shah) in Lok Sabha on 20-12-2023
    • Provisions of other Acts Referred to in Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023
View full details