Important News – Change to Expert Witness’ Declaration with immediate effect
With immediate effect, changes have been made to the wording of the declaration on expert witness reports used in criminal cases. The change has been made to paragraph 13 of the declaration. The new wording of the declaration is; “13. I confirm that I have acted in accordance with the code of practice or conduct for experts of my discipline namely [identify the code]”
At Somek & Associates, historically we have only been instructed on a small number of criminal cases but we are happy to discuss any requirements and will always ensure our associates are kept up to date with any changes to procedural rules that affect their duties as expert witnesses.