certified copy

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Certified Copy

A photocopy of a document, judgment, or record that is signed and attested to as an accurate and a complete reproduction of the original document by a public official in whose custody the original has been placed for safekeeping.

A certified copy is admissible as evidence in a lawsuit when the original document cannot be produced because it has been lost or destroyed. This rule, which considers a certified copy to be secondary evidence unless circumstances of loss or destruction warrant its treatment as primary evidence, is known as the best evidence rule. State and Federal Rules of Evidence govern the use of a certified copy in their respective judicial proceedings.

certified copy

a copy of a document signed and certified that it is a true copy of the original by the official who has custody of the original.
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I have before possessed you with the contents of your father's will, I think it right at this time to leave a certified copy of it in your hands.
Respecting the other certified copy, your wish shall be complied with.
a language other than English, please attach a certified copy of the English version of the
Islamabad -- The Islamabad High Court will on Tuesday take up an application seeking a certified copy of a report of Defense Ministry submitted before the court about the Faizabad sit-in case.
ISLAMABAD -- A lawyer has filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking a certified copy of the report which the defence ministry submitted to the Islamabad High Court about the Faizabad sit-in last month.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the government is creating a 'smokescreen' over providing the certified copy of the lower court verdict against their chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reports UNB.
Senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed yesterday alleged that the government was delaying the delivery of the certified copy of the verdict against Khaleda Zia only to prolong her stay in jail.
A certified copy of the applicant's marriage certificate where applicable.
2(vi), (xiv), 54 and 156 Failure of Company to furnish certified copy of minutes of the proceedings of general meeting Duties of Director of the company Scope-Company under provisions of S.
During the case hearing, the petitioner Rana Ashiq Ali alleged that Board of Revenue was not providing certified copy of sales tax analysis report despite request, At this stage, the lawyers told the court that the petitioner was misleading the court.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has returned as non-entertainable a constitutional petition praying for issuance of certified copy of sensitive document pertaining to apex court administrative department.
Though jail officials didn't make it clear when the petition was exactly sent to the President, sources said Qasab, who was waiting for the certified copy of the SC order confirming his death sentence, instantly informed the jail authorities that he wanted to send the petition.

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