2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 13: Public Purchases and Property
Article 4C: Public Works Mediation, 13-4C-1 through 13-4C-11
Section 13-4C-10: Mediation clause in a contract; application of federal law.


NM Stat § 13-4C-10 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

13-4C-10. Mediation clause in a contract; application of federal law.

A. When persons include a mediation clause in a contract for performance of a public works project, the provisions of the mediation clause shall not conflict with the provisions of the Public Works Mediation Act [Chapter 13, Article 4C NMSA 1978]. Any language in a mediation clause that conflicts with the provisions of the Public Works Mediation Act shall be unenforceable at law.

B. When a public works project involves the expenditure of federal funds, the mediation process shall be conducted in accordance with mandatory applicable federal law and regulations. When mandatory applicable federal law or regulations are inconsistent with the provisions of the Public Works Mediation Act, compliance with federal law or regulations shall constitute compliance with the Public Works Mediation Act.

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