(1) If a single joint expert is engaged or a court appointed expert is appointed in a proceeding, the parties to the proceeding must endeavour to agree on—
(a) written instructions to be provided to the single joint expert or the court appointed expert concerning the issues arising for the expert's opinion; and
(b) the facts and assumptions of fact on which the expert's report is to be based.
(2) If the parties cannot agree on any of the matters referred to in subsection (1), the parties must seek directions from the court.
S. 65O inserted by No. 62/2012 s. 10.