attesting witness

свидетель составления юридического документа (заверяющий его своей подписью)
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Англо-русский юридический словарь. . 2011.

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  • attesting witness — witness whose presence is necessary in order to grant legal validity to a proceeding, witness signing a statement attesting to his credibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • attesting witness — A person who attests; one who witnesses the signing of a document by another person and signs his own name as a witness to that fact. Jenkins v Dawes, It 5 Mass 599, 600. A credible or competent person who observes the execution of a will by the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • attesting witness — One who signs his name to an instrument, at the request of the party or parties, for the purpose of proving and identifying it See also attestation …   Black's law dictionary

  • competent attesting witness — One legally competent, as of the time of the attestation and as determined by the substantive law of wills, to testify in a court of justice the facts which he attests by signing his name to the will as a subscribing witness, not being… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • WITNESS — (Heb. עֵד, one that has personal knowledge of an event or a fact. The evidence of at least two witnesses was required for convicting the accused (Num. 35:30; Deut. 17:6; 19:15; cf. I Kings 21:10, 13). Commercial transactions of importance took… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • witness — wit·ness 1 n [Old English witnes knowledge, testimony, witness, from wit mind, sense, knowledge] 1 a: attestation of a fact or event in witness whereof the parties have executed this release b: evidence (as of the authenticity of a conveyance by… …   Law dictionary

  • witness to instrument — See attesting witness …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • witness — [wit′nis] n. [ME witnesse < OE (ge)witnes, witness, knowledge, testimony < witan, to know: see WISE1 & NESS] 1. an attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony 2. a person who saw, or can give a firsthand account of, something… …   English World dictionary

  • witness — verb To subscribe one s name to a deed, will, or other document, for the purpose of attesting its authenticity, and proving its execution, if required, by bearing witness thereto. See also affirmation attest jurat verification noun …   Black's law dictionary

  • Attesting — Attest At test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attesting}.] [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.] 1. To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • witness — n. & v. n. 1 a person present at some event and able to give information about it (cf. EYEWITNESS). 2 a a person giving sworn testimony. b a person attesting another s signature to a document. 3 (foll. by to, of) a person or thing whose existence …   Useful english dictionary


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