Partsvitne

English translation: Party witness

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Norwegian term or phrase:Partsvitne
English translation:Party witness
Entered by: Asya Sokirko

15:06 Oct 7, 2017
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Witness testimony
Norwegian term or phrase: Partsvitne
I am trying to figure out the difference between partsvitne and vitne. Can it possibly be that partsvitne must belong to the company that is a party to the case, while vitne can be anybody at all? Thanks!
Asya Sokirko
United States
Local time: 13:03
Party witness
Explanation:
When a party to the lawsuit (plaintiff or defendant) a witness, the witness is called party witness. Please see http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/witness.
Also see http://forskning.no/forskningsetikk/2017/02/ous-ut-mot-stott... wherein it is mentioned 'Det konstaterte OUS' partsvitne John-Anker Zwart ...'. John-Anker Zwart who belongs to OUS (Oslo Universitetssykehus) which is a party to the dispute, is a party witness.



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Note added at 14 hrs (2017-10-08 05:51:23 GMT)
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Based on the explanation provided, there is a significant difference between a witness and a party witness.
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rajagopalan sampatkumar
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Local time: 19:03
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Party witness


Explanation:
When a party to the lawsuit (plaintiff or defendant) a witness, the witness is called party witness. Please see http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/witness.
Also see http://forskning.no/forskningsetikk/2017/02/ous-ut-mot-stott... wherein it is mentioned 'Det konstaterte OUS' partsvitne John-Anker Zwart ...'. John-Anker Zwart who belongs to OUS (Oslo Universitetssykehus) which is a party to the dispute, is a party witness.



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Note added at 14 hrs (2017-10-08 05:51:23 GMT)
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Based on the explanation provided, there is a significant difference between a witness and a party witness.

rajagopalan sampatkumar
Switzerland
Local time: 19:03
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