The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)
288. Return of commissions.
(1) After any commission issued under section 284 has been duly, executed, it shall he returned, together with the deposition of the witness examined there under, to the court or Magistrate issuing the commission; and the commission, the return thereto and the deposition shall be open at all reasonable times to inspection of the parties, and may, subject to all just exceptions, be read in evidence in the case by either party, and shall form part of the record.
(2) Any deposition so taken, if it satisfies the conditions prescribed by section 31 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872) may also be received in evidence at any subsequent stage of the case before another court.