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What is primary and secondary evidence?

What is primary and secondary evidence?

Primary Evidence is original document which is presented to the court for its inspection. Secondary Evidence is the document which is not original document but those documents which are mentioned in Section. 63. Giving Primary Evidence is general rule. Giving Secondary Evidence is exception to the general rule.

What is secondary evidence in history?

Secondary sources were created by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events or conditions you’re researching. For a historical research project, secondary sources are generally scholarly books and articles. A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources.

What is a primary source of evidence?

Primary sources are documents, images or artifacts that provide firsthand testimony or direct evidence concerning an historical topic under research investigation. The same document, or other piece of evidence, may be a primary source in one investigation and secondary in another.