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Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 10:23)
31.22 Expert witness to provide details of contingency fees or deferred payment schemes
(1) A person who is engaged as an expert witness in relation to any proceedings must include information as to any arrangements under which—(a) the charging of fees or costs by the expert witness is contingent on the outcome of the proceedings, orin, or in an annexure to, any report that he or she prepares for the purposes of the proceedings.(b) the payment of any fees or costs to the expert witness is to be deferred,(2) If a report referred to in subrule (1) indicates the existence of any such arrangements, the court may direct disclosure of the terms of the engagement (including as to fees and costs).