ADR Definitions

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Arbitration
Parties refer the dispute to a third party, who acts as a judge and gives a decision on the dispute. The Abitration act 1996.
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Mediation
The parties are assited by a third party, the mediator, in order to make their own decision and resolve the dispute.
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Conciliation
Similar to mediation, but the conciliator has an active role and can help make suggestions to help resolve the dispute.
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Tribunals
Similar to a court, but less formal. It is an alternative way to resolve a dispute where legislative rules indicate a specific route of resolution.
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Negotiation
Normally an initial method. The parties communicate directly in order to resolve the dispute.
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The parties are assited by a third party, the mediator, in order to make their own decision and resolve the dispute.

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Mediation

Card 3

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Similar to mediation, but the conciliator has an active role and can help make suggestions to help resolve the dispute.

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Card 4

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Similar to a court, but less formal. It is an alternative way to resolve a dispute where legislative rules indicate a specific route of resolution.

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Card 5

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Normally an initial method. The parties communicate directly in order to resolve the dispute.

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