Section 43 of Evidence Act "Judgment, etc., other than those mentioned in sections 40 to 42, when relevant"
Judgments, orders or decrees, other than those mentioned in sections 40, 41 and 42, are irrelevant, unless the existence of such judgment, order or decree, is a fact in issue, or is relevant under some other provision of this Act.
a decree against C for damages on the ground that C failed
to make out his justification. The fact is irrelevant as
between B and C.
(b) A prosecutes B for adultery with C, A's wife.
B denies that C is A's wife, but the Court convicts B of adultery.
Afterwards, C is prosecuted for bigamy in marrying B during A's lifetime. C says that she never was A's wife
The judgment against B is irrelevant as against C.
(c) A prosecutes B for stealing a cow from him, B is convicted.
A afterwards sues C for the cow, which B had sold to him before his conviction. As between A and C, the judgment against B is irrelevant.
(d) A has obtained a decree for the possession of land against B, C, B's son, murders A is consequence.
The existence of the judgment is relevant, as showing motive for a crime.
29[(e) A is charged with theft and with having been previously convicted of theft. The previous conviction is relevant as a fact in issue.
(f) A is tried for the murder of B. The fact that B prosecuted A for libel and that A was convicted and sentenced is relevant under section 8 as showing the motive for the fact in issue.
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