(1) A party may apply to the Court for an order:
(a) that an expert be appointed (a Court expert ) to inquire into and report on any question or on any facts relevant to any question arising in a proceeding; and
(b) fixing the Court expert's remuneration, including the cost of preparing the expert's report; and
(c) for the Court expert's attendance before the Court; and
(d) terminating the liability to pay the Court expert's remuneration.
Note 1: Expert is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2: The Court may give instructions relating to the inquiry and report including the carrying out of an experiment or test.
Note 3: The Court may make an order of its own motion--see rule 1.40.
(2) If the Court makes an order under paragraph (1)(b), the expert's remuneration is payable jointly and severally by the parties.