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Facts published in Books and Articles
Any books written by experts which are offered for public sale may form a source of information in court proceedings, anything stated in such books may be given in evidence without calling the author as witness. As for example, The Medical Jurisprudence, written by Dr. Modi.
Any statement which is designed to provide information to particular profession and which is offered for public sale may be given in evidence in any court proceedings. According to Section 16 of Evidence Act 2031, such statements are taken in evidence on the ground that are designed for professional activities and are less likely to be false. So whether a doctor was qualified person at a given time, statements published by medical council may be given in evidence.