In force: 2020-02-11
33. A party who intends to produce a document as evidence at the hearing must, not later than 15 days before the hearing, send a copy of the document to the other parties and to each member of the Tribunal composing the panel hearing the matter. An additional copy is produced in the case of proceedings before the immovable property division. The copies for the Tribunal must be filed with the secretariat of the Tribunal.
In the case of an expert’s report or a technology-based document within the meaning of the Act to establish a legal framework for information technology (chapter C-1.1), the report or document must be sent not later than 30 days before the date of the hearing. A written notice must be attached to the technology-based document, indicating to each party that it is not required to accept the document other than in paper form and that it has 5 days following its receipt to ask that the document in paper form be sent. If so required, the paper form document must be delivered within 10 days following the receipt of the request.
No expert witness may be heard if the expert’s report has not been filed within the time period, except with the leave of the Tribunal.
The Tribunal may determine different time periods to ensure the proper administration of justice, if no party suffers serious harm as a result.