Statement given by Witness in other case

Any witness, who made any statement on previous occasion before any court and if such statement is relevant in subsequent trial, they may be given in evidence  under the Section 17 of Evidence Act 2031.

As per the Section 33 of Evidence Act 1872 of India  has made similar provision  but it has made additional requirement  that in order to be admissible   of such statement  such witness  must be subjected to cross-examination on previous litigation.