What does BEST EVIDENCE mean?

BEST EVIDENCE meaning in Law Dictionary

main proof, as distinguished from secondary; initial, as distinguished from substitutionary; the most effective and greatest evidence of that your nature of the case is prone. A written instrument is itself constantly regarded as the main or most effective proof Its ex- BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)

Sentence Examples with the word BEST EVIDENCE

The best evidence in favour of the step is to be found in the publicly expressed views of the state's own president, Burgers, already quoted.

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