Facts in issue are matters which are in dispute or subjects for determination.
Relevant facts are defined in Sections. 3 & 5.
Evidence may be given of
Generally speaking, evidence should to be confined to the facts in issue. But there are collateral facts which are intermixed with the facts in issue and according to the Evidence Act these are relevant and admissible. Relevancy is the test of admissibility.
The objective of the evidence Act to save public time and to prevent fanciful inferences which may prejudice and mislead the court. Hence only collateral facts which are relevant according to the Evidence Act are admissible. All others are inadmissible. The discretion of the court is guided by the provisions of 'the Act.