Section 143 Evidence Act 2011
Section 143 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘Burden of proof as to ownership‘. It is under Part IX (PRODUCTION AND EFFECT OF EVIDENCE) of the Act. It states as follows:
When the question is whether any person is the owner of anything of which he is shown to be in possession, the burden of proving that he is not the owner is on the person who affirms that he is not the owner.