The Evidence Act 1872

  • Interpretation clause
  • Facts in issue and relevancy of facts
  • Admission and confession
  • Statements by persons who can not be called as witnesses
  • Statements made under special circumstances
  • Oral evidence
  • Documentary evidence
  • Public documents and private documents
  • Presumption as to documents
  • Exclusion of oral evidence by documentary evidence
  • Production and effect of evidence
  • Burden of proof
  • Estoppel
  • Witnesses, Examination of witnesses
  • Role of judges in adversarial system and inquisitorial system.
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