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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 217

Procedure for disclosure by producing documents

217 Procedure for disclosure by producing documents

(1) This rule applies if a party discloses documents by producing them.
(2) The documents must be—
(a) contained together and arranged in a way making the documents easily accessible to, and capable of convenient inspection by, the party to whom the documents are produced; and
(b) identified in a way enabling particular documents to be retrieved easily on later occasions.
(3) The party producing the documents must—
(a) provide facilities (including mechanical and computerised facilities) for the inspection and copying of the documents; and
(b) make available a person who is able to explain the way the documents are arranged and help locate and identify particular documents or classes of documents; and
(c) provide a list of the documents for which the party claims privilege.
(4) The arrangement of the documents when in use—
(a) must not be disturbed more than is necessary to achieve substantial compliance with subrule (2) ; and
(b) if the party to whom the documents are produced for inspection so requires—must not be disturbed at all.
(5) For subrule (2) , the documents may—
(a) be contained by files, folders or in another way; and
(b) be arranged—
(i) according to topic, class, category or allegation in issue; or
(ii) by an order or sequence; or
(iii) in another way; and
(c) be identified by a number, description or another way.
(6) The person made available under subrule (3) (b) must, if required by the person inspecting the documents—
(a) explain to the person the way the documents are arranged; and
(b) help the person locate and identify particular documents or classes of documents.



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