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The DC Code: § 16-4203 Privilege against disclosure; admissibility; discovery.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
Except as otherwise provided in § 16-4205, a mediation communication is privileged as provided in subsection (b) of this section and is not subject to discovery or admissible in evidence in a proceeding unless waived or precluded as provided by § 16-4204.
b
In a proceeding, the following privileges apply:
1
A mediation party may refuse to disclose, and may prevent any other person from disclosing, a mediation communication.
2
A mediator may refuse to disclose a mediation communication, and may prevent any other person from disclosing a mediation communication of the mediator.
3
A nonparty participant may refuse to disclose, and may prevent any other person from disclosing, a mediation communication of the nonparty participant.
c
Evidence or information that is otherwise admissible or subject to discovery does not become inadmissible or protected from discovery solely by reason of its disclosure or use in a mediation.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-87, see notes following § 16-4201. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Mediation Act. See 7A, Pt. II, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4203 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-87, § 2(b), 53 DCR 1075.)