148. Assessors

(1) This Rule applies where the Court appoints one or more persons under section 108 of the Regulations as an assessor.
(2) An assessor will assist the Court in dealing with a matter in which the assessor has skill and expertise.
(3) An assessor will take such part in the proceedings as the Court may direct, and in particular the Court may direct an assessor to prepare a report for the Court on any matter at issue in the proceedings and attend the whole or any part of the trial to advise the Court on any such matter.
(4) If an assessor prepares a report for the Court before the trial has begun the Court will send a copy to each party, and the parties may use it at the trial.
Amended on June 1, 2017