Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal)

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Rule 22 - Expert Witnesses

Delivery of expert's report

22.01 A party who intends to call an expert witness at a hearing shall provide each other party and the Tribunal with a copy of a written report signed by the expert and containing the name and address of the expert, a statement of his or her qualifications and experience and the substance of the evidence which he or she will give at the hearing including a list of all the documents and things to which he or she will refer at least five business days prior to the commencement of the hearing.

Failure to provide expert's report

22.02 If a party fails to comply with Sub-rule 22.01, the party will not be permitted to call the expert witness to give evidence at the hearing without the consent of the Tribunal which consent may be subject to such terms and conditions as the Tribunal considers just.

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