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I am attending a court hearing soon and wish to be a witness

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Hi, I am attending a court hearing soon and wish to be a witness I wanted to ask if they will do a background check on me for the witness process?
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What type of case?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The case is a s4 public offence for someone else, I am hoping to be a witness for this case

Then yes, the Prosecution will do a background check.

They will see if you have any previous.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today, please?

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I had a caution in 2014, will they bring this up in the case?

They wont bring it up, but it will be seen on the check

Does that clarify?

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Because it’s not my case and I am a witness can they still bring this up during the case?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Also my caution was in 2014 would it not have been removed by now?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Jamie, I wanted to ask if the prosecution would present this information to the hearing?

No.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay thank you. Will they use this information for any reason? Sorry I am so new at this reason for the strange questions

No they won't even ask about it.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay thank you for supplying me with this information. I had one more question. When the prosecution gathers the caution given information will he/she present this to other parties?

Only the other side Solicitor.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The solicitor for the person the case is under?

Yes.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Will this have an effect on the statement which I give?

No. They wont even ask you about it as they cant, Court rules.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay I understand. By law will the solicitor share this information with the person the case is under?

Yes.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay thanks for your help Jamie

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