District Court Rules 2014

9.34 Expert witness to comply with code of conduct

(1)

A party to a proceeding who engages an expert witness must give the expert witness a copy of the code of conduct set out in Schedule 4 of the High Court Rules.

(2)

An expert witness must—

(a)

state in any written statement of the proposed evidence of the expert witness served under rule 9.7, or at the time of giving any oral evidence, or in any affidavit containing the evidence of the expert witness, that the expert witness has read the code of conduct and agrees to comply with it:

(b)

comply with the code of conduct in preparing any written statement of the proposed evidence of the expert witness to be served under rule 9.7 or in giving any oral or affidavit evidence in any proceeding.

(3)

The evidence of an expert witness who has not complied with subclause (2)(a) may be offered only with the leave of the court.

Compare: HCR 9.43