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DEC App 1.9 Termination of the mediation

DEC App 1.9.1G

The mediation will take place at the agreed time and place.

DEC App 1.9.2G

If the person withdraws from the mediation process after it has agreed to mediate, it will be responsible for its share of any costs incurred by, or owing to, the mediation provider (see DEC App 1.7.11 G (1)).

DEC App 1.9.3G

The mediation agreement will set out the terms on which a party or the mediator, or both, may terminate the agreement. These will include terms providing that:

  1. (1)

    either party may withdraw from and terminate the mediation at any stage before or during the mediation (subject to the provisions on costs in DEC App 1.9.2 G, for terminations before the mediation takes place);

  2. (2)

    either party or the mediator may withdraw if the mediation has not taken place within the agreed timetable; and

  3. (3)

    the mediator may withdraw from and terminate the mediation if, for example, a criminal offence by or involving a party to the mediation is disclosed to him (see DEC App 1.7.8 G (2)(a)).