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203 Regulations

(1) The Governor may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed or that is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.
(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to--
(a) the manner in which, and the time within which, an application may be made to the Tribunal, and
(b) applications to the Tribunal by the Residents Committee of a retirement village on behalf of one or more residents of the village, and
(c) the other party or parties to applications to the Tribunal made by the operator of a retirement village, and
(d) the mediation of disputes arising under this Act, including--
(i) the selection and qualifications of mediators, and
(ii) providing for when mediation is mandatory, and
(iii) payments for mediation sessions, and
(iv) participation in, and the conduct of, mediation sessions, and
(v) the use of statements and documents from mediation sessions as evidence in legal proceedings, and
(vi) obligations of confidentiality in connection with mediation sessions, and
(vii) limiting the civil liability of mediators for acts or omissions that were done or omitted to be done in good faith for the purposes of mediation sessions.
(3) The regulations may create an offence punishable by a penalty not exceeding--
(a) in the case of a corporation--100 penalty units, and
(b) in any other case--50 penalty units.
(4) The regulations may exempt specified village contracts or a specified class of village contracts from any provision of this Act.

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