2021 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 17 - Georgia Uniform Mediation Act
§ 9-17-6. Limited Disclosures by Mediators

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-17-6 (2021)
  1. Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a mediator shall not make a report, assessment, evaluation, recommendation, finding, or other communication regarding a mediation to a court, administrative agency, or other authority that may make a ruling on the dispute that is the subject of the mediation.
  2. A mediator may disclose:
    1. Whether the mediation occurred or has terminated, whether a settlement was reached, and attendance;
    2. A mediation communication as permitted under Code Section 9-17-5; or
    3. A mediation communication evidencing abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation of an individual to a public agency responsible for protecting individuals against such mistreatment.
  3. A communication made in violation of subsection (a) of this Code section may not be considered by a court, administrative agency, or arbitrator.

(Code 1981, §9-17-6, enacted by Ga. L. 2021, p. 646, § 2/SB 234.)

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