Section 47 of Evidence Act "Facts bearing upon opinions of experts"
Facts, not otherwise relevant, are relevant if they support or are inconsistent with the opinions of experts, when such opinions are relevant.
Section 47 of Evidence Act "Opinion as to handwriting, when relevant"
When the Court has to form an opinion as to the person by
whom any document was written or signed, the opinion of any
person acquainted with the handwriting of the person by whom
it is supposed to be written or signed that it was or was
not written or signed by that person, is a relevant fact.
The question is, whether a given letter is in the handwriting of A, merchant in London.
B is a merchant in Calcutta, who has written letters addressed to A and received letters purporting to be written by him. C is B's clerk, whose duty it was to examine and file B's correspondence. D is B's broker, to whom B habitually submitted the letters purporting to be written by A for the purpose of advising with him thereon.
The opinions of B, C and D on the question whether the letter is in the handwriting of A are relevant, though neither B, C and D ever saw A write.
Section 47a of Evidence Act "Opinion as to digital signature where relevant"
When the Court has to form an opinion as to the digital signature or any person, the opinion of the Certifying Authority which has issued the Digital Signature Certificate is a relevant fact.
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