The Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018

Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015
9. In Part 19 (Expert evidence), in rule 19.4 (Content of expert’s report) for paragraph (e) substitute—
“(e)where the expert has based an opinion or inference on a representation of fact or opinion made by another person for the purposes of criminal proceedings (for example, as to the outcome of an examination, measurement, test or experiment)—
(i)identify the person who made that representation to the expert,
(ii)give the qualifications, relevant experience and any accreditation of that person, and
(iii)certify that that person had personal knowledge of the matters stated in that representation;”.