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REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
Chapter 21
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Section 600.2101SectionCases tried without jury; objections to testimony or evidence; exclusion of testimony from record; taking of excluded testimony; return of excluded testimony to court of appeals or supreme court.
Section 600.2102SectionAffidavit taken in other state or country; authentication.
Section 600.2103SectionJudicial records of other states or countries; use as evidence; authentication.
Section 600.2104SectionJudicial records of foreign countries; copies as evidence.
Section 600.2105SectionJudicial records of foreign countries; proof by common law methods.
Section 600.2106SectionCourt order, judgment, or decree of court of record; certified copy as evidence.
Section 600.2107SectionPublic records; certified transcript as evidence.
Section 600.2108SectionSecretary of state; certificate of nonexistence of record.
Section 600.2109SectionRecorded conveyance and instruments; certified copies.
Section 600.2110SectionRecorded conveyances and instruments; record in county other than situs; certified copies.
Section 600.2111SectionCertificate of lost paper as evidence of loss.
Section 600.2112SectionCertificates of justices of the peace of other states as evidence.
Section 600.2113SectionConstitution, laws, and resolutions; official publication as evidence.
Section 600.2114SectionRepealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
Section 600.2114aSectionIssues of foreign law; notice; evidence; duties of court; review on appeal.
Section 600.2115SectionRepealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
Section 600.2116SectionLaws, bylaws, regulations, resolutions, and ordinances of city, village, or township as evidence.
Section 600.2117SectionDevice by way of seal as evidence of seal.
Section 600.2118SectionRepealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
Section 600.2118aSectionForeign records and laws; evidence; copies, certification.
Section 600.2119SectionJudgment; record of certified copy as evidence.
Section 600.2120, 600.2121SectionRepealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
Section 600.2122SectionCertified as evidence; United States land office records.
Section 600.2123SectionCertified copies as evidence; records of board of control of Saint Mary's Falls ship canal.
Section 600.2124SectionCertified copies as evidence; United States weather record.
Section 600.2125SectionProof of publication; notice of application to court or judicial officer.
Section 600.2126SectionProof of publication; notice of sale of real property.
Section 600.2127SectionProof of publication; presumptive evidence.
Section 600.2128SectionProof of publication; prima facie evidence.
Section 600.2129SectionProof of publication; copy of record of document; certification; court orders; seal.
Section 600.2130SectionSchedules, classifications, tariffs, and supplements filed with regulatory commissions; copies as evidence; presumption.
Section 600.2131SectionWritten instruments; proof; acknowledgment.
Section 600.2132SectionMarriage certificates and records as evidence.
Section 600.2133SectionMarriage license or certificate; record as evidence.
Section 600.2134SectionPurchase of public lands; certificates as evidence.
Section 600.2135SectionBreed of horses; evidence.
Section 600.2136SectionLibrary record, book, or paper; copy or reproduction admissible as evidence; fee; false certification; penalty.
Section 600.2137SectionReproduction or copy admissible in evidence.
Section 600.2138SectionFiled or recorded documents; copy or replacement; certification; admissibility as evidence; transcript or certified copy; filing or inserting correction, alteration, indorsement, or entry.
Section 600.2139SectionSeal; presumptive evidence of consideration.
Section 600.2140SectionCorporate existence; proof.
Section 600.2141SectionCopartnership; proof.
Section 600.2142SectionSeal; prima facie proof of lawful execution of instruments by corporations, other firms.
Section 600.2143SectionSubscribing witness to instrument need not be called; exception.
Section 600.2144SectionSignature or handwriting; proof.
Section 600.2145SectionOpen account or account stated; proof, counterclaim.
Section 600.2146SectionWriting or record made in regular course of business; reproduction admissible in evidence; other circumstances; lack of entry; reproduction as evidence.
Section 600.2147SectionBusiness record prepared or entered in regular course of business; reproduction as evidence; delivery of copy to adverse party.
Section 600.2148SectionReproduced records of business firms; disposal of original record; admissibility of reproduction in evidence; “person” defined.
Section 600.2149SectionLoss of instrument; proof and disproof.
Section 600.2150SectionRepealed. 1962, Act 174, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964.
Section 600.2151SectionAdmission of member of corporation as evidence.
Section 600.2152SectionMental competency of testator; presumption.
Section 600.2153SectionPublic officers; administration of oaths for certain purposes.
Section 600.2154SectionWitness; obligation to answer through revealing civil liability; self-incrimination.
Section 600.2155SectionStatement, writing, or action expressing sympathy, compassion, commiseration, or benevolence; admissibility in action for malpractice; "family" defined.
Section 600.2156SectionMinister, priest, or Christian Science practitioner; nondisclosure of confessions.
Section 600.2157SectionPhysician-patient privilege; waiver.
Section 600.2157aSectionDefinitions; consultation between victim and sexual assault or domestic violence counselor; admissibility.
Section 600.2157bSectionConfidential communication to crime stoppers organization; definitions.
Section 600.2158SectionCrime; interest or relationship of witness, effect.
Section 600.2159SectionParties as witnesses; depositions; comment on failure of criminal defendant to testify.
Section 600.2160SectionRepealed. 1967, Act 263, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
Section 600.2161SectionCross examination of opposite party or agent.
Section 600.2162SectionHusband or wife as witness for or against other.
Section 600.2163SectionRepealed. 1998, Act 323, Imd. Eff. Aug. 3, 1998.
Section 600.2163aSectionDefinitions; prosecutions and proceedings to which section applicable; use of dolls or mannequins; support person; notice; videorecorded statement; special arrangements to protect welfare of witness; videorecorded deposition; section additional to other protections or procedures; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 600.2164SectionExpert witnesses; fees; contempt for excessive fees; number; application of section.
Section 600.2164aSectionExpert witness; testimony at trial by video communication equipment; motion; payment of cost.
Section 600.2165SectionDisclosure of students' records or communications by school teacher or employee.
Section 600.2166SectionAdmissibility of evidence in action by or against person incapable of testifying.
Section 600.2167SectionRepealed. 2014, Act 124, Imd. Eff. May 20, 2014.
Section 600.2169SectionQualifications of expert witness in action alleging medical malpractice; determination; disqualification of expert witness; testimony on contingency fee basis as misdemeanor; limitations applicable to discovery.
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