Section 127 in Indian Evidence Act 1872

Title: Section 126 to apply to interpreters etc

Description: The provisions of section 126 shall apply to interpreters, and the clerks or servants of barristers, pleaders, attorneys and vakils

Title: Privilege not waived by volunteering evidence

Description: If any party to a suit gives evidence therein at his own instance or otherwise, he shall not be deemed to have consented thereby to such disclosure as is mentioned in section 126; and, if any party to a suit or proceeding calls any such barrister, 1[pleader], attorney or vakil as a witness, he shall be deemed to have consented to such disclosure only if he questions such barrister, attorney or vakil on matters which, but for such question, he would not be at liberty to disclose. 1. Ins. by Act 18 of 1872, s. 10.

Title: Confidential communications with legal advisers

Description: No one shall be compelled to disclose to the Court any confidential communication which has taken place between him and his legal professional adviser, unless he offers himself as a witness, in which case he may be compelled to disclose any such communications as may appear to the Court necessary to be known in order to explain any evidence which he has given, but no others.

Title: Production of title deeds of witness not a party

Description: No witness who is not a party to a suit shall be compelled to produce his title-deeds to any property, or any document in virtue of which he holds any property as pledge or mortgagee or any document the production of which might tend to criminate him, unless he has agreed in writing to produce them with the person seeking the production of such deeds or some person through whom he claims.

Title: Production of documents or electronic records which another person having possession could refuse to produce

Description: 1[131. Production of documents or electronic records which another person, having possession, could refuse to produce. -- No one shall be compelled to produce documents in his possession or electronic records under his control, which any other person would be entitled to refuse to produce if they were in his possession or control, unless such last-mentioned person consents to their production.] 1. Subs. by Act 21 of 2000, s. 92 and the Second Schedule, for "Section 131" (17-10-2000).