Section 33 of Evidence Act "Relevancy of certain evidence for proving, in subsequent proceeding, the truth of facts therein stated"
Evidence given by a witness in a judicial proceeding or
before any person authorized by law to take it, is relevant
for the purpose of proving, in a subsequent judicial
proceeding, or in a later stage of the same judicial
proceeding, the truth of the facts which it states, when the
witness is dead or cannot be found, or is incapable of
giving evidence, or is kept out of the way by the adverse
party, or if his presence cannot be obtained without amount
of delay or expense which, under the circumstances of the
case, the Court considers unreasonable:
that the proceeding was between the same parties or their representatives in interest;
that the adverse party in the first proceeding had the right and opportunity to cross- examine;
that the question in issue were substantially the same in the first as in the second proceeding.
Explanation . A criminal trial or inquiry shall be deemed to be a proceeding between the prosecutor and the accused within the meaning of this section.
What is Relevancy of statements in maps, charts and plans What is Relevancy of statement as to fact of public nature, contained in certain acts or notifications Section 36 and 37 of Indian Evidence Act 1872
What is Relevancy of statements as to any law contained in law-books What evidence to be given when statement forms part of a conversation, document, electronic record, book or series of letters or papers Section 38 and 39 of Indian Evidence Act 1872
What is Facts bearing upon opinions of experts What is Opinion as to handwriting, when relevant What is Opinion as to digital signature where relevant Section 46, 47 and 47a of Indian Evidence Act 1872
What is opinion as to existence of right or custom, when relevant What is opinion as to usage, tenets, etc., when relevant What is opinion on relationship, when relevant Section 48, 49 and 50 of Indian Evidence Act 1872