Section 19 Indian Evidence Act 1872
Section 19 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872 is about ‘Admissions by persons whose position must be proved as against party to suit’. It is under ‘ADMISSIONS’ of Chapter II of the Act. Chapter II is titled ‘OF THE RELEVANCY OF FACTS‘.
Admissions by persons whose position must be proved as against party to suit
Statements made by persons whose position or liability, it is necessary to prove as against any party to the suit, are admissions if such statements would be relevant as against such persons in relation to such position or liability in a suit brought by or against them, and they are made whilst the person making them occupies such position or is subject to such liability.
A undertakes to collect rents for B.
B sues A for not collecting rent due from C to B.
A denies that rent was due from C to B.
A statement by C that he owed B rent is an admission, and is are levant fact as against A, if A denies that C did owe rent to B.
Section 18 Indian Evidence Act 1872 (Admission)
Section 20 Indian Evidence Act 1872 (Admissions by persons expressly referred to by party to suit)