Section 40 of Evidence Act "Previous judgments relevant to bar a second suit or trial"
The existence of any judgment, order or decree which by law prevents any Courts from taking cognizance of a suit or holding a trial, is a relevant fact when the question is whether such Court ought to take cognizance of such suit, or to hold such trial.
Section 41 of Evidence Act "Relevancy of certain
judgments in probate, etc. jurisdiction"
A final judgment, order or decree of a competent Court, in
the exercise of probate, matrimonial, admiralty or
insolvency jurisdiction, which confers upon or takes away
from any person any legal character, or which declares any
person to be entitled to any such character, or to be
entitled to an specific thing, not as against any specified
person but absolutely, is relevant when the existence of any
such legal character, or the title of any such person to any
such thing, is relevant.
Such judgment, order pr decree is conclusive proof -
that any legal character which it confers accrued at the time when such judgment, order or decree came into operation;
That any legal character, to which it declares any such person to be entitled, accrued, to that person to be entitled, accrued, to that person at the time when such judgment, [order or decree ] declares it to have accrued to that person; that any legal character which it takes away from any person ceased at the time from which judgment, [ order or decree ] declared that it had ceased or should cease;
And that anything to which it declares any person to be so entitled was the property of that person at the time from which such judgment, [order or decree] declares that it had been or should be his property.
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