8419. Expert witnesses 

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    1. A party who intends to call an expert witness at a hearing must, at least 45 days before the commencement of the hearing, serve a written report signed by the expert. 

    2. A party who intends to call an expert witness in response to an expert’s report served pursuant to subsection 8419(1) must, at least 20 days before the commencement of the hearing, serve a written report signed by the expert. 

    3. A party who intends to call expert evidence to reply to a responding expert’s report served pursuant to subsection 8419(2) must, at least 10 days before the commencement of the hearing, serve a written report in reply signed by the expert. 

    4. An expert’s report must contain: 
      1. the name, address and qualifications of the expert, 
      2. the substance of the expert’s evidence, and 
      3. a reference to any document the expert will refer to. 
    5. A party who does not comply with subsection 8419(1), 8419(2) or 8419(4) may not call the expert as a witness or introduce in evidence or refer to the expert’s report or opinion at a hearing, without leave of the hearing panel on terms and conditions the hearing panel considers just. 
    6. If the party who calls an expert witness has not complied with subsection 8419(3), the expert witness may not testify to matters for which an expert’s report in reply was required, without leave of the hearing panel on terms and conditions the hearing panel considers just.

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