Section 16 Evidence Act 2011
Section 16 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘What customs admissible.‘. It is under Part III (RELEVANE: AND ADMISSlBlLITY OF CERTAIN EVIDENCE) of the Act. It states as follows:
(1) A custom may be adopted as part of the law governing a particular set of circumstances if it can be judicially noticed or can be proved to exist by evidence.
(2) The burden of proving a custom shall lie upon the person alleging its existence.