English version

examination-in-chief

From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Law
examination-in-chiefexamiˌnation-in-ˈchief noun [countable, uncountable] LAW when someone who is a WITNESS in a court of law is asked questions by the person who calls the witnessesA witness cannot be asked in examination-in-chief about any previous statement made out of court which is inconsistent with his testimony.
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