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Compensation for compulsory acquisition: preparing for the pre-trial mention

The Practice Note explains the purpose and process of the pre-trial mention.  In preparation for the pre-trial mention, the parties are to take certain steps, as follows.

WHO

STEP

DESCRIPTION

BOTH PARTIES

DISCUSS AND AGREE ON COURT BOOK

The parties are to discuss and agree on the Court Book which is to be filed in court at the pre-trial mention.

BOTH PARTIES

DISCUSS AND AGREE ON A SCHEDULE

The parties are to discuss and agree on a schedule describing:   the acquired land and comparable sales properties that the Court should inspect; which party relies on each comparable sale; a map showing the location of each property; and the time and arrangements for the Court to inspect each property.

BOTH PARTIES

GIVE NOTICE TO THE OTHER PARTY OF WITNESSES

Each party is to give notice to the other party of the witnesses required for cross-examination at the hearing (paragraphs 28 and 29 of the Practice Note).

 

 

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