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Working co-operatively with other expert witnesses

7.17 An expert witness must promptly comply with all directions given by a DRS decision-maker, including to confer with another expert witness or to prepare a joint report with another expert witness on any issue. The expert witness must:

(a) exercise professional judgment on that issue

(b) endeavour to reach agreement with another expert witness on that issue

(c) not act on any instructions or request to withhold or avoid agreement with any other expert witness.