Being a witness

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If you see someone commit a crime or you have information relevant for a court case, you may be called as a witness. Learn your rights and what to expect.

What you should know

Understand the process

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in October 2018
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Andrew MacDonald, Crown Counsel

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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