An Overview of Admission and Confession under Indian Evidence Act 1872 Part I

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Shivam Kumar Pandey
Khushal Saini


This article provides an overview of the legal concepts of confession and admission under the Indian Evidence Act 1872. Admissions are statements made by a party to the proceeding relevant to the issue and admissible as evidence against that party. Confessions are statements made by an accused person that admits to the commission of a crime. Both admissions and confessions can be used as evidence in civil and criminal cases.

The article begins by discussing the definition of admissions and confessions under the Evidence Act. It then examines the admissibility of admissions and confessions, including the requirements for voluntariness and reliability. The article also discusses the differences between admissions and confessions and the implications of these differences for the use of these statements as evidence.

The article concludes by providing keywords that can be used to search for further information on admissions and confessions under the Indian Evidence Act.

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Shivam Kumar Pandey

LLM, Rashtriya Raksha University

Khushal Saini

LLB, Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University