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Key changes to the UCPR 1999 (Qld) have now commenced

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Practical Law Dispute Resolution has published a new legal update summarising recent key changes to the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) which have now commenced. The revised rules include:

  • New rules introduced to facilitate a preliminary disclosure procedure in the Supreme Court of Queensland.
  • Amendments introduced to address what was identified as a gap regarding access to exhibits tendered during trial.
  • Amendments which entirely replace Chapter 11, Part 5 of the UCPR 1999 (Qld) in relation to expert evidence and introduced a code of conduct for experts.

Read more Key changes to UCPR 1999 (Qld) governing preliminary disclosure, accessing exhibits and expert evidence have commenced.

By Practical Law Dispute Resolution Team

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