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Mediation Act 2023: Transforming India's Dispute Resolution.



  Oct 10, 2023

Understanding the Mediation Act, 2023



Introduction:

The Mediation Act, 2023 is a pivotal advancement in India’s legal landscape, aiming to streamline and institutionalize the mediation process, which historically operated on an informal, ad-hoc basis.

Key Features of the Act:

Mediation Council of India (MCI): A body responsible for regulating and supervising mediation proceedings.

Confidentiality Assured: Proceedings and records of mediation are kept confidential, promoting trust among parties.

Recognition of Mediation Institutes: Structured institutions recognized for the standardization of mediation procedures.

Empanelment of Mediators: Professional mediators are enlisted based on specific criteria to ensure quality.

Defined Timelines: The act outlines clear timelines within which mediation should conclude.

Withdrawal and Challenge Provisions: Clear guidelines on when parties can withdraw from proceedings or challenge mediated agreements.

Merits of the Mediation Act, 2023:

Standardization & Consistency: The act introduces a uniform approach to mediation across the country, reducing inconsistencies and uncertainties.

Boost to Dispute Resolution: By introducing clear processes and structures, mediation becomes a more attractive option for dispute resolution.

Cost-Efficient: Compared to protracted legal battles in courts, mediation offers a quicker and often less expensive alternative.

Flexible & Voluntary: While the act brings structure, it retains the voluntary nature of mediation, preserving the essence of this dispute resolution mechanism.

Eases Judicial Burden: By promoting mediation as an effective ADR method, the load on overburdened courts can potentially reduce.

Conclusion:

The Mediation Act, 2023 is a forward-looking legislation that promises to reshape India’s alternative dispute resolution ecosystem.
By bringing standardization, efficiency, and trust into the mediation process, it paves the way for a swifter and more harmonious resolution of disputes,
making mediation a preferred choice for many.

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