In an article in today's Irish Independent the Tánaiste indicates that the Mediation Bill "...will be published before the end of the summer. Click here for full Article
"Ms Fitzgerald is also hopeful that a Mediation Bill, which will be published before the end of the summer, will help provide an alternative to costly litigation in family disputes.
The bill will oblige solicitors and barristers to advise parties to consider using mediation as a means of resolving their differences.
It will also allow for court proceedings to be suspended so mediation can be entered into even after a case has begun."
The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards.
The purpose of CPD is to ensure that Mediators keep their knowledge and skills up to date for the benefit of users of their service and for their own personal and professional development.