It is ORDERED that the attached corrective amendment to Rule 4:36-3(c) of the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey is hereby adopted to be effective immediately.For the Court,
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(c) Adjournments, Expert Unavailability. If the reason stated for the initial request for an adjournment was the unavailability of an expert witness, no further adjournment request based on that expertís unavailability shall be granted, except upon a showing of exceptional circumstances, but rather that expert shall be required to appear in person or by videotaped testimony taken pursuant to R. 4:14-9. If appropriate, given the circumstances of the particular case, the court may order that no further adjournments will be granted for the failure of any expert to appear.
Note: Adopted July 5, 2000 to be effective September 5, 2000; corrective amendment adopted September 12, 2000 to be effective immediately.