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FALSE TESTIMONY [1 record]

Record 1 2013-08-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Law of Evidence
CONT

Testimony that is untrue. This term is broader than perjury, which has a state-of-mind element. Unlike perjury, false testimony does not denote a crime.

French

Domaine(s)
  • PAJLO
  • Droit de la preuve
OBS

faux témoignage : terme normalisé par le Comité de normalisation dans le cadre du Programme national de l'administration de la justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO).

Spanish

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