STATEMENTS OF TRUTH, TRANSLATION AND WITNESSES WITH POOR ENGLISH

“The CPR includes surprisingly demanding requirements, and draconian sanctions, in relation to Statements of Truth from witnesses whose English is so poor that they cannot read documents in English.
Here is a helpful summary of the rules, and what, in practice, you need to do to comply with them.
The Rules

Provision in the CPR for people whose English is poor signing statements of truth is limited to Paragraph 3A of the Practice Direction to CPR Part 22, which states that:”

Zenith PI: PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IN PRACTICE

mark_henley_ By Mark Henley

  • The CPR includes surprisingly demanding requirements, and draconian sanctions, in relation to Statements of Truth from witnesses whose English is so poor that they cannot read documents in English.
  • Here is a helpful summary of the rules, and what, in practice, you need to do to comply with them.

The Rules

  • Provision in the CPR for people whose English is poor signing statements of truth is limited to Paragraph 3A of the Practice Direction to CPR Part 22, which states that:

“22 P.D. 3A

3 A.1  Where a document containing a statement of truth is to be signed by a person who is unable to read or sign a document, it must contain a certificate made by an authorised person.

3 A.2  An authorised person is a person able to administer oaths and take affidavits but need not be independent of the parties or their…

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