Nothing but the truth
The Civil Procedure Rules were amended earlier this year to emphasise the duty to the court owed by expert witnesses. But exactly what has changed and what effect do these changes have on the evidence they give? Nick Andrews finds out
Part 35 and Practice Direction 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) deal with expert witnesses. Since the rules came into effect on 26 April, 1999, the Lord Chancellor’s Department (LCD) has issued 29 updates and probably the most significant to affect expert witnesses became effective on 25 March, 2002.
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