Parliament approves law on mediation

Parliament approves law on mediation

Ukrinform
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the law on mediation (No.3504).

Some 247 MPs voted for the relevant decision, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

The approved document proposes defining the legal basis and procedure for mediation in Ukraine.

The law defines the legal basis and procedure for conducting mediation as an out-of-court procedure for resolving a conflict (dispute), the principles of mediation, the status of a mediator, the requirements for its preparations and other issues related to this procedure.

The document envisages that mediation may be used in any conflicts (disputes) that arise in civil, family, labor, economic, administrative legal relations, as well as in criminal proceedings during the conclusion of reconciliation agreements between a victim and a suspect (defendant), and other social spheres.

Also, individuals and legal entities will be able to apply for mediation at any stage of a dispute (before court, arbitration court or international commercial arbitration proceedings commence, as well as during ongoing proceedings and enforcement).

According to the document, mediation will be conducted upon parties’ consent and in line with the principles of voluntariness, confidentiality, independence and neutrality, impartiality of the mediator, self-determination and equality of parties, etc.

As Ukrinform reported, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the relevant law at first reading on July 15, 2020.

iy


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2022 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-