fact in issue

Definition of fact in issue

: a fact that is raised by the pleadings directly and is necessary to be determined by the decision so that it will become res judicata distinguished from fact in controversy — compare issue of law

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“Fact in issue.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fact%20in%20issue. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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