witness statement

witness statement
- письменное заявление свидетеля, содержащее его показания. Часто используется подача письменных заявлений свидетелей вместо прямого опроса (direct examination). Иногда такие заявления составляются в форме ответов на вопросы, но чаще всего представляют собой основанный на хронологическом принципе рассказ о событиях. См. Франсуа-Понсе С. Практические ориентиры для подготовки свидетелей к даче показаний в международных арбитражных разбирательствах//МКА. 2007. №2. С. 53.

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