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  Changes to CrimPR Part 33

Minor changes to the text of CrimPR Part 33 help to rationalise the rules

On 5 October 2009 changes to Part 33 of the Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR) will come into force. These will rationalise the CrimPR by consolidating Parts 24 and 33. Part 24 deals with the disclosure of expert evidence and Part 33 contains the main rules about expert evidence. The changes will see:

  • the original Rule 33.6 subsumed into Rule 33.5
  • a new Rule 33.4 – Service of expert evidence
  • Rules 33.4 and 33.5 renumbered as 33.5 and 33.6 respectively, and
  • a new Rule 33.9 – Court’s power to vary requirements under this Part.

It should be noted that none of these changes alters the substance of the rules in Parts 24 and 33, it is just a helpful rationalisation.

You can access the revised CrimPR by visiting the expert library on the Register web site and following the link under Rules and guidance to the Criminal Procedure Rules. Of course, we will also be including these new rules in the new edition of our Expert Witness Year Book for 2010.

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