past / past perfect
could you please help me with the correct tense again:
A witness shall not be examined if his testimony would constitute a breach of the confidentiality obligation imposed or recognized by the state, except when he is relieved of this obligation by a competent body or the person in whose interest he assumed/had assumed such obligation.
Thank you very much.
Re: past / past perfect
I would use the past perfect there. That makes it very clear that the witness assumed that obligation before any trial or pretrial activities began.
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