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Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 20
S.I. No. 254 of 2016: Rules of the Superior Courts (Conduct of Trials) 2016


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Conduct of Trials) 2016, shall come into operation on the 1st day of October 2016.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the Rules of the Superior Courts.

(3) The Rules of the Superior Courts as amended by these Rules may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts 1986 to 2016.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

      (i) by the insertion, immediately following rule 11 of Order 20, of the following rule:

        “12. (1) Where a plaintiff intends or proposes to offer expert evidence on any matter at the trial, the statement of claim shall disclose that intention or proposal and state succinctly the field of expertise concerned and the matters on which expert evidence is intended or proposed to be offered.

        (2) This rule shall not apply to personal injuries actions.”;

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