Section 176 Evidence Act 2011
Section 176 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘Dumb witnesses‘. It is under Part XI (WITNESSES) of the Act. It states as follows:
(1) A witness who is unable to speak may give his evidence in any other manner in which he can make it intelligible, as by writing or by signs, but such writing must be written and the signs made in open court.
(2) Evidence so given shall be deemed to be oral evidence.