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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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ROJAS ARAYA, Juan Diego. La pericia médica: ( noción y contenido). Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 1999, vol.16, n.1-2, pp.52-58. ISSN 2215-5287.

It is expose the importance of the expert in the justice, being its function as an auxiliar of the judge for the explanation and recognition of a source. Cites the requirements that an expert should have and its resposabilities. If an expert lacks to follow its resposabilities he or she should be punished with jail or fine. In this magazine it is also mention the application problems and the interpretation of the Article 216 C.C.P. about the beggining of expertice operations and the articles of the "Ley Organica" of the OIJ 39 (about the legalization by signing of the chief in department) and 55 (the chiefs of seccion are considered expert oficials of the tribunals).

Keywords : medical expertice; expert; proof,jail; penal code; O.I.J.’s Law; article 216 C.C.P.

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