Mediation Court Rules
New Court Rules regarding the Mediation Act 2017 came into effect on 22 January 2017.
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The relevant statutory instruments are:
It should be noted that the District Court Rules provide a precedent for a form of statutory declaration as to compliance with the solicitor’s obligations under the Mediation Act. The Circuit Court and the Superior Court Rules have no such precedent. It is the view of the ADR Committee that an amended form of the District Court declaration would be recommended.
The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee aims to assist members of the profession in relation to arbitration, mediation, and other forms of dispute resolution. Solicitors can log in to find out more about the ADR Committee