Conclusive Presumption Law and Legal Definition

Conclusive Presumption or absolute presumption or irrebuttable presumption of law refers to presumption which cannot be overcome or changed by any additional evidence or argument. It refers to rules of law and are usually mere fictions. Modern courts repudiate conclusive presumptions when they are not fictions. For example, a child below 7 years of age is incapable of committing a felony.