- Except as permitted in subsection (b) of this section, a mediator may not make a report, assessment, evaluation, recommendation, finding, or other communication regarding a mediation to a court, administrative agency, arbitrator, or other authority that may make a ruling on the dispute that is the subject of the mediation.
- A mediator may disclose:
- Whether the mediation occurred or has terminated, whether a settlement was reached, and attendance;
- A mediation communication as permitted under § 16-4205; or
- A mediation communication evidencing abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation of an individual to a public agency responsible for protecting individuals against such mistreatment.
- A communication made in violation of subsection (a) of this section may not be considered by a court, administrative agency, arbitrator, or other authority that may make a ruling on the dispute that is the subject of the mediation.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For Law 16-87, see notes following § 16-4201.
This section is based upon § 7 of the Uniform Mediation Act. See 7A, Pt. II, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.
DC CODE § 16-4206
Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-87, § 2(b), 53 DCR 1075.)