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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 15.44

Appointment of single expert witness by parties

             (1)  If the parties agree that expert evidence may help to resolve a substantial issue in a case, they may agree to jointly appoint a single expert witness to prepare a report in relation to the issue.

Note:          Subrule 15.54(3) sets out the requirements that apply to instructions to a single expert witness appointed by agreement between the parties.

             (2)  A party does not need the court's permission to tender a report or adduce evidence from a single expert witness appointed under subrule (1).



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