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Orders that may be sought

             (1)  A party may apply to the Court for an order that:

                     (a)  the proceeding or part of the proceeding be referred to an arbitrator, mediator, or some suitable person for resolution by an ADR process; and

                     (b)  the proceeding be adjourned or stayed; and

                     (c)  the arbitrator, mediator, or person appointed to conduct an ADR process report to the Court on progress in the arbitration, mediation or ADR process.

             (2)  In this Part:

"suitable person" means a person who has been appointed under paragraph 28.02(1)(a).

Note 1:       ADR process is defined in the Dictionary.

Note 2:       The Court may refer a proceeding to an arbitration, a mediation or an ADR process of its own motion--see section 53A of the Act. The Court can only refer a proceeding to arbitration with the consent of the parties--see section 53A(1A) of the Act.

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