(5) “the Court” means the person or persons before whom a legal proceeding is held or taken:

(6) “Judge” means a Judge of a High Court:

(7) “trial” means any hearing before the Court at which evidence is taken: and

(8) “certified copy” means a copy of any entry in the books of a bank together with a certificate written at the foot of such copy that it is a true copy of such entry, that such entry is contained in one of the ordinary books of the bank and was made in the usual and ordinary course of business, and that such book is still in the




1Subs. by the Central Laws (Statute Reform) Ordinance, 1960 (21 of 1960), s. 3 and 2nd Sch., (with effect from the 14th October, 1955), for the original sub-section (2) as amended by A. O., 1949, Arts. 3 (2) and 4.

2The word “and” at the end of sub-section (2), and sub-section (3) rep. by the Repealing and Amending Act, 1914 (10 of 1914).

3Subs. by A. O., 1937, for previous definition which had been subs., for original definition by the Bankers" Books Evidence Act, 1900 (12 of 1900).

4lns. by A, O., 1961, Art. 2 and Sch., (with effect from the 23rd March, 1956).

5Subs. by A. O., 1949, Sch., for “India”.

6Cl. (c) was added by s. 2 of the Bankers" Books Evidence Act, 1893 (1 of 1893).