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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 244B

Protection of information disclosed in alternative dispute resolution

244B Protection of information disclosed in alternative dispute resolution

(1) Evidence of anything said or of any admission made in the course of alternative dispute resolution is not admissible in any proceedings before any court, tribunal or body.
(2) Evidence of the conduct of any party in the course of alternative dispute resolution is not admissible in any proceedings before any court, tribunal or body.
(3) A document prepared for the purposes of, or in the course of, or as a result of, alternative dispute resolution is not admissible in evidence in any proceedings before any court, tribunal or body.
(4) Subsections (1)-(3) do not apply with respect to any evidence or document:
(a) if the persons participating in, or identified during, the alternative dispute resolution and in the case of a document, all persons identified in the document, consent to the admission of the evidence or document, or
(b) in proceedings instituted with respect to any act or omission in connection with which a disclosure has been made under section 244C (2) (b) or (c), (3) or (4).



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