2022 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 17 - Georgia Uniform Mediation Act
§ 9-17-10. Application of Federal Model Law

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-17-10 (2022)
  1. As used in this Code section, the term “Model Law” means the Model Law on International Commercial Mediation and International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, as approved at the 51st Session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on June 26, 2018.
  2. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (c) and (d) of this Code section, if a mediation is an international commercial mediation as defined by the Model Law, the mediation is governed by the Model Law.
  3. Unless the parties agree in accordance with subsection (c) of Code Section 9-17-2, that all or part of an international commercial mediation is not privileged, Code Sections 9-17-3, 9-17-4, and 9-17-5 and any applicable definitions in Code Section 9-17-1 also apply to the mediation and nothing in Article 11 of the Model Law derogates from Code Sections 9-17-3, 9-17-4, and 9-17-5.
  4. If the parties to an international commercial mediation agree that the Model Law shall not apply, this chapter shall apply.

History. Code 1981, § 9-17-10 , enacted by Ga. L. 2021, p. 646, § 2/SB 234.

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