The Cross-Border Mediation Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 12 May 2011 Issues covered:

The Cross-Border Mediation Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 came into operation on 18th April 2011.

They make amendments to various pieces of legislation, including the following employment legislation:

* Equal Pay Act (Northern Ireland) 1970
* Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976
* Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996
* Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

The overall aim is to promote the use of mediation as a means of resolving cross-border disputes (i.e. where at least one of the parties is domiciled or habitually resident in a different Member State). They also allow for an extension to court time limits. In certain

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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