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Use of conference of experts and joint experts reports in proceeding

    (1)     Unless the parties to the proceeding agree, or the court otherwise orders, the content of a conference of experts, except as referred to in a joint experts report, must not be referred to at any hearing of the proceeding to which it relates.

    (2)     A joint experts report may be tendered at the trial as evidence of any matters agreed.

    (3)     In relation to any matters not agreed, a joint experts report may be used or tendered at the trial only in accordance with—

        (a)     the rules of evidence; and

        (b)     the rules of court and practices of the court in which the trial is heard.

    (4)     Except by leave of the court, a party affected may not adduce evidence from any other expert witness on the issues dealt with in the joint experts report.

S. 65K inserted by No. 62/2012 s. 10.

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