Proposed Mediation (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Margaret Mitchell MSP

Draft Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to increase the use and consistency of mediation services for certain civil cases by establishing a new process of court-initiated mediation that includes an initial mandatory process involving a statutory duty mediator

Lodged: Tuesday 28 May 2019

Consultation closed 20 August 2019

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (448KB pdf)

Final Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to increase the use and consistency of mediation services for certain civil cases by establishing a new standardised process for mediation in Scottish courts which includes provision of a mandatory information process.

Lodged 12 November 2019

Accompanied by: Consultation Summary (642KB pdf)

Total supporters: 54

28 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

10 Scottish Labour

10 Scottish National Party

3 Scottish Green Party

2 Scottish Liberal Democrats

1 Independent

For supporters names see:

Proposed Mediation (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (94KB pdf)

Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured?

Yes

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

The Member has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to the proposal until 1 June 2020 (or, exceptionally, until 30 September 2020).

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

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