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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 1999 - REG 429G

Appointment of experts

429G Appointment of experts

(1) If, after a proceeding has started, 2 or more parties agree that expert evidence may help in resolving a substantial issue in the proceeding, subject to rule 429H , those parties may in writing jointly appoint an expert to prepare a report on the issue.
(2) If parties to a proceeding are not able to agree on the appointment of an expert, subject to rules 429I and 429K , any party who considers that expert evidence may help in resolving a substantial issue in the proceeding may apply to the court for the appointment of an expert to prepare a report on the issue.
(3) Subject to rules 429J and 429K , the court may, on its own initiative and at any stage of a proceeding, if it considers that expert evidence may help in resolving a substantial issue in the proceeding, appoint an expert to prepare a report on the issue.



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