SECTION .0500 – AUTHORITY AND DUTIES OF MEDIATORS
01 ncac 30h .0501 Authority of Mediator
(a) Control of Conference. The mediator shall be in control of the conference and the procedures to be followed.
(b) Private Consultation. The mediator may communicate privately with any participant or counsel prior to and during the conference. The fact that private communications with a participant may occur shall be disclosed to all other participants at the conclusion of the communications.
(c) Scheduling the Conference. The mediator shall make a good faith effort to schedule the conference at a time that is convenient with the participants, attorneys and mediator. In the absence of agreement, the mediator shall select the date for the conference.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-135.26(10), (11); S.L. 2001-496, s. 14(b);
Temporary Adoption Eff. July 1, 2002;
Eff. August 1, 2004;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.