Chapter II- Of the Relevancy of facts (Section 5-55)

1. Sections 5-16

This part lays down some preliminary aspects that need to be kept in mind while dealing with the Indian Evidence Act.

2. Admissions (Section 17- 31)

This part of the Act deals with admissions and confessions by witnesses and the accused. It gives out important definitions and sets out the methods and procedure to determine relevancy of these admissions and confessions. 

3. Statements by persons who cannot be called as witnesses (Section 32 – 33)

This part lays down the conditions under which a statement made by a person who is not before the court as a witness may be read and also the manner in which they shall be read.

4. Statements made under special circumstances (Section 34- 38)

This part speaks about the relevance and effect of statements that are recorded or made not before the Court of Law but under some other special circumstances.

5. How much of a statement is to be proved (Section 39)

This part states that in cases wherein a particular part of a bigger section is relevant, then how much of the section shall be produced and proved to prove the relevant evidence.

6. Judgements of courts of justice when relevant (Section 40-44)

This part states about the judgements, orders, decrees, etc. This part states as to how flaws in the above mentioned documents shall be produced and what shall be their relevance.

7. Opinions of third persons when relevant (Section 45-51)

This part as the name suggests lays down the conditions wherein the opinions of a person not a party to the case shall be relevant and the manner in which they shall be read in the Court of Law.

8. Character when relevant (Section 52-55)

This part lays down the conditions in which the character/ nature/ behaviour of a person shall be a relevant matter and thus evidence in that regard can be presented.

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