The Mediation Bill 2017 has been passed, following its passage through the Dáil and is set to be enacted upon the signature of the President.
The Mediation Bill 2017 is set to promote viable, efficient alternative options to disputes, with the intention to ‘speed up the resolution of disputes, reduce legal costs and to relieve the stress associated with court proceedings.’
The proposed Bill will;
President of the Mediation Institute of Ireland (MII) speaking on the Bill, stated that “The Bill will make mediation more available and deliver better resolutions, at a lower cost, to those who are involved in disputes”. She also said that “Enactment of the Bill has the potential to divert many civil and commercial disputes from our courts and deliver major savings to individuals and the public purse.”
A complete copy of the Mediation Bill is available here;
MSS have a team of excellent Mediators, experienced at helping to resolve differences through non-confrontational means.
For further details on the Mediation Bill or on other HR services please email firstname.lastname@example.org.