(1) The Court, with or
without the consent of the parties, may refer a question arising in a case to
a person who is an expert in the relevant field for investigation and a
(2) The expert has and
may exercise any powers of the Court that are delegated to experts by these
regulations for the purposes of this regulation.
(3) The Court may
adopt all or some of the expert’s report.
Magistrates Court Act 2004 section 37 applies to an expert in
respect of his or her performance or purported performance of the functions of
an expert under this regulation.