Distinction Between Facts in Issue and relevant Facts: - 

                     following are the notable points of distinction between facts in issue and relevant facts : 


           Fact in Issue

               Relevant Fact 


“Facts in issue”.—The expression “facts in issue” means and includes—
any fact from which, either by itself or in connection with other facts, the existence, non-existence, nature, or extent of any right, liability, or disability, asserted or denied in any suit or proceeding, necessarily follows.
Explanation.—Whenever, under the provisions of the law for the time being in force relating to Civil Procedure,any Court records an issue of fact, the fact to be asserted or denied in the answer to such issue, is a fact in issue.

  Relevant”.—One fact is said to be relevant to another when the one is connected with the other in any of the ways referred to in the provisions of this Act relating to the relevancy of facts.


It is a necessary ingredient of a right or liability.

It is not a necessary ingredient of a right or liability.


It is called principal fact pr ‘factum probandium.’

It is called evidentiary fact or factum probandi


Fact in issue are affirmed by one party and denied by other party.

Relevant facts are the foundation of inference.


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