What is the purpose of conciliation?

What is the purpose of conciliation?

The purpose of conciliation proceedings is to reach an amicable, swift and cost-efficient settlement of a dispute. If the parties to a dispute formally agree to submit it to conciliation, ICMA assigns a member of its panel of conciliators as conciliator to the case.

Which is better conciliation or mediation?

1. Mediation it is the process of resolving issues between party where third party assist them in resolving dispute,while in conciliation method in which an expert is appointed to settle dispute between the parties. 2.

What is the process of conciliation?

Conciliation is a process in which the parties to a dispute, with the assistance of a dispute resolution practitioner (the conciliator), identify the issues in dispute, develop options, consider alternatives and endeavour to reach an agreement.

Is conciliation legally binding?

An arbitral award is final and binding and has the effect of terminating the arbitral proceedings whereas conciliation does not always ensure a mutually agreeable outcome will arise between the parties.

What are the pros and cons of conciliation?


  • The conciliator is normally a legal expert in the disputed field.
  • The process is private so no risk of damage to reputation.
  • The parties reserve the right to go to court if they are not happy with the outcome.
  • The process is flexible with a time and date set to suit the parties.
  • Suitable if parties are entrenched.

What is a Notice of conciliation?

A conciliation is a meeting between you, your lawyer, a representative of the insurance company, and a Department of Industrial Accidents conciliator. The conciliator will encourage everyone involved to resolve the matter voluntarily. They will try to avoid bringing the case before a judge.


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