(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.