ADMISSION AND CONFESSION
1.An admission is a statement of fact. It accepts that the fact asserted by the opponent is true, hence, that fact need not be proved.
2.Admission is usually applied to civil proceedings and consists of. All statements made by the party, his agent, legal representative or person with derivative interest.
3.It is immaterial to whom the admission is made
4.An admission is not a conclusive proof of the matter admitted but may act as an estoppel.
1.A confession is an admission made by the accused stating or suggesting the inference that inference that he committed the time.
2.A confession is applied to criminal proceedings and must be made by the accused, before the Magistrate
3.A Confession is relevant only if it is made in the presence of a Magistrate during Police Investigation Sn. 164 Cr. P.C.
4.'A accused tells the Police. That he has thrown the dagger into a well. And that he committed murder with that dagger, Held: the first statement of fact is discovered (fact) in consequence of information given by the accused. But, the second statement is not admissible as it amounts to a confession in police custody.
5.A confession always goes against the accused who makes it.
6.A confession made voluntarily and deliberately, may be accepted as conclusive in itself, of the matter confessed.
7.Eg. : A and B jointly tried for murder. A said B and 1 murdered C. The Court may consider the effect of such confession.