Evidence Act, 1872 provides for the methodology by which the cases have to be conducted in the matter of production of relevant oral, documentary and material evidence and the examination of witnesses. Adjudication of legal dispute is on the basis of the evidence in the case. Evidence includes all the legal means which tend to prove or disprove any matter of fact. The Indian Evidence Act deals with relevancy of facts, admission, confession, facts of which the court should take judicial notice, oral evidence, documentary evidence, legal presumptions, burden of proof, estoppel and all such matters relating to the taking of evidence and admissibility of evidence on the issues, on the basis of which, the Courts have to record findings.
This note is a contribution from Adv. Abhishek Gupta,who is a practicing Advocate in Delhi High Court and its subordinates concentrating on all the matters related to Civil, Criminal, Matrimonial, Trademark and Arbitration. This note covers all important topics from Law of Evidence for any law related exam. The principles of law enshrined in the latest decisions of the Supreme court and various High courts have been integrated in condensed language so as give the readers a clear idea in shortest words possible.