In this part—
"appointing parties" see rule 429L .
"code of conduct" means the code of conduct for experts set out in schedule 1C .
"court-appointed expert" see rule 429R (1) .
"expert" , in relation to an issue arising in a proceeding, means a person who would, if called as a witness in the proceeding, be qualified to give opinion evidence as an expert witness in relation to the issue.
"joint report" see rule 428 (1) (b) .
"report" , for a proceeding, means a document giving an expert’s opinion on an issue arising in the proceeding.