NEW-DELHI: A Parliamentary Committee of Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice will hold a meeting on Thursday (May 19) in the Parliament for the consideration of 'The Mediation Bill, 2021'. This aims at promoting and facilitating mediation, especially institutional mediation.
The Central government introduced the 'Mediation Bill, 2021' in Rajya Sabha in December 2021 for its further consideration into Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice on the demand of the Opposition parties.
The Bill also sought resolution of disputes, commercial or otherwise, enforce mediated settlement agreements, provided for a body for registration of mediators. The purpose of the Bill is to encourage community mediation and to make online mediation as acceptable and cost effective process.