To ensure that an expert report is admissible as evidence at trial, the following requirements under Supreme Court Family Rule 13-6 must be met:
1. The report must be signed by the expert.
2. The report must include the expert’s certification that he or she:
a. (a) is aware of the duty to assist the court and to not be an advocate for any party;
b. (b) has made the report in conformity with that duty; and
c. (c) will, if called on to give oral or written testimony, give that testimony in conformity with that duty.
3. The report must set out the following:
a. (a) the expert’s name, address and area of expertise;
b. (b) the expert’s qualifications and employment and educational experience in his or her area of expertise;
c. (c) the instructions provided to the expert in relation to the family law case;
d. (d) the nature of the opinion being sought and the issues in the family law case to which the opinion relates;
e. (e) the expert’s opinion respecting those issues; and
f. (f) the expert’s reasons for his or her opinion.
要確保專家報告可在家庭法審訊採納為證據，便必須符合最高法院家庭法規的第 13-6 條的下列要求: