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Version of section 279 from 2010-08-03 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Admissibility of expert’s evidence

 Unless the Court orders otherwise, no expert witness’s evidence is admissible at the trial of an action in respect of any issue unless

  • (a) the issue has been defined by the pleadings or in an order made under rule 265;

  • (b) an affidavit or statement of the expert witness prepared in accordance with rule 52.2 has been served in accordance with subsection 258(1), rule 262 or an order made under rule 265; and

  • (c) the expert witness is available at the trial for cross-examination.

  • SOR/2006-219, s. 6
  • SOR/2010-176, s. 7
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