Section 196 Evidence Act 2011
Section 196 Evidence Act 2011 is titled ‘Statements in documents marked “without prejudice”‘. It is under Part XI (WITNESSES) of the Act. It states as follows:
A statement in any document marked “without prejudice” made in the course of negotiation for a settlement of a dispute out of court, shall not be given in evidence in any civil proceedings in proof of the matters stated in it.