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Rule 153Compensation for costs of experts

The compensation for costs of experts of the parties [Rule 181] [1] exceeding the expenses referred to in Rule 180.1 [2] shall be based on the rates that are customary in the respective sector, with due regard to the required expertise, the complexity of the issue and the time spent by the expert for the services rendered.
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1. Subject to the orders of the Court referred to in Rules 104(e) and 112.2(b) a party may provide any expert evidence that it considers necessary. Rules 175 to 180 shall apply mutatis mutandis to experts of the parties.
2. An order of the Court under Rule 177 summoning the expert shall additionally set out that:
(a) an expert has a duty to assist the Court impartially on matters relevant to his area of expertise which overrides any duty to the party retaining him; and
(b) an expert is to be independent and objective, and shall not act as an advocate for any party to the proceedings.

1. A witness shall be entitled to reimbursement of:
(a) expenses for travelling and stay; and
(b) loss of income caused by his hearing in person.
After the witness has carried out his duties and upon his request, the Registry shall make a payment to the witness towards the expenses incurred.