P. Antoniuk V. Piaskovskyi
The article reveals the meaning and role of a specialist’s written explanation as a reflection of the results of his/her application of special knowledge and skills when involved in the conduct of procedural actions in the pre-trial investigation of criminal offenses. The role of such a subject as a specialist in the process of proving is considered on the example of the obligatory involvement of a specialist in carrying out procedural actions. The place of the specialist’s written explanation in the system of procedural sources of evidence is determined. Forensic recommendations are offered to the subjects of the investigation on the registration of the results of involving a specialist in the conduct of procedural actions in the form of a specialist`s written explanation.
Key words: special knowledge, specialist, written explanation of a specialist, annex to the protocol, document, procedural sources of evidence, pre-trial investigation, procedural actions, criminal proceedings