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         MS. STEEL:   I did look at the file of indices which is
     2        supposed to be the same one for the court and here, and it
              was not in there, so I just assumed there were not any.
         MR. JUSTICE BELL:  From now on it is a narrow argument because
     4        it is not producing anything.  Let us get on with
              Professor Wheelock but make sure you familiarise yourself
     5        with what is there.
     6   MR. MORRIS:  One final comment, documents that are served on us
              at home which are our set are not unusually put in the
     7        court bundles, so we have documents that are served on us
              that are not in the court bundles, then documents that are
     8        served on us and we put in the court bundles are not
              necessarily in the witness files.  We do not know which
     9        ones you are getting either.  I think this is a bit of a
              problem whereas the longer we go on, the more confusing it
    10        is going to be, not just for us but for the witnesses and
              I think maybe there is some kind of systematic approach to
    12        every document that is relevant in the case, that it is
              copied automatically in each of the sets that are relevant
    13        that people have, which means yourself and the witness,
              our court bundles and us at home, because it is impossible
    14        for us to cross check ten's of thousands of documents to
              see if they are all there.  We just physically cannot do
    15        it.
    16   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  I thought you had a complete -- do you have
              a complete set at home?
         MS. STEEL:   No.
         MR. MORRIS:  Apparently not.  We thought we did until this
    19        morning.  We did not realise there was stuff in there we
              did not have at home.
         MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Mrs. Brinley-Codd has said she had a
    21        conversation with you.  You said you did not want certain
              documents at home.
         MS. STEEL:  No, that is not quite what it was. What happened
    23        was, if you remember we asked for a third set to be made
              to the court.  Mrs. Brinley-Codd rang up to find out
    24        whether we wanted that set delivered to our homes.  She
              said:  "Whose house do you want it delivered to?"
    25        Mr. Morris said:  "If we get it delivered to our homes we
              will have to take it to the court, so can you take it 
    26        straight to the court?"  We did not realise there was 
              anything different in that set of documents that we did 
    27        not already have at home.
    28   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  What is the position with regard to bundles
              of documents?  I remember there was some discussion early
    29        on about how many you should have to produce for the
              defendants.  I thought, whatever the merits one way or the
    30        another, the end result was there would be a copy at home
              or at the home of one or other of the defendants and a

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