Mediation Bill (Ministry of Law & Justice Press release 17th Dec 2021)

The draft of the Mediation Bill, 2021 to strengthen and  promote Mediation as Alternative Dispute Redressal (ADR) mechanism and promote institutional mediation in the country has been placed in the public domain (on the website seeking comments of the public and all stakeholders, as a part of the pre-legislative consultation process.

Mediation as an Alternate Dispute Redressal (ADR) offers an informal, simple, non-adversarial approach to resolve several type of disputes including civil, commercial and family disputes etc.The proposed Bill seeks to promote mediation, online or otherwise as preferred process of dispute resolution, consolidate and amend the laws relating to domestic mediation and provide an enforcement mechanism for Mediated Settlement Agreement. 

This information was given by Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of Law & Justice in Lok Sabha today.

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