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Reg No. 9 of 2005
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This is a regulation of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
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Registered 21 Dec 2015

 

NORFOLK                            ISLAND

 

 

MEDIATION REGULATIONS 2005

Regulations No. 9 of 2005

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I, Grant Ernest John Tambling, Administrator of Norfolk Island, acting in accordance with the advice of the Executive Council of Norfolk Island, make the following regulations under the Mediation Act 2005.

Dated 6 December 2005.

Grant Tambling

Administrator

 

By His Honour’s Command

Geoffrey R. Gardner

Chief Minister

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Short title

      1.         These Regulations may be cited as the Mediation Regulations 2005.

Commencement

      2.         These Regulations will commence operation on the date upon which notification of their being made is published in the gazette.

Application for registration as a registered mediator

      3.         (1)        A person who wishes to be registered as a mediator must apply to the Registrar of the Supreme Court in the prescribed form.

                  (2)        An application in accordance with subsection (1) must be accompanied by evidence that the applicant is currently recognised or accredited as a mediator by an approved agency.

Registration of applicants

      4.         (1)        If the Registrar is satisfied that an applicant is currently recognised or accredited as a mediator by an approved agency the Registrar shall register the applicant as a registered mediator and issue a certificate in the prescribed form.

                  (2)        If the Registrar considers from the information provided by an applicant that the areas in respect of which the applicant is registered or accredited to mediate are limited to particular areas, the Registrar shall make an entry in the Register of those areas and the mediator must not practice as a mediator other than in those areas.

      Penalty:           10 penalty units.

Renewal of registration

      5.         A registered mediator whose registration has not expired may apply in the prescribed form to the Registrar for his or her registration to be renewed and shall provide to the Registrar evidence that he or she remains registered with or accredited by the approved agency in respect of which he or she was originally registered and has undergone any further education in matters relating to mediation that may be required by the approved agency.

Cancellation of registration

      6.         If a registered mediator ceases to be a member of, or to be registered with or accredited by, the recognised agency in respect of which he or she was originally registered, the registered mediator must forthwith notify the Registrar thereof and if the Registrar is satisfied that as a result thereof the registered mediator is no longer entitled to practice as a mediator in respect of that registration or accreditation the Registrar must cancel the registration and notify the registered mediator in the prescribed form.

Register and forms

      7.         (1)        The register of mediators shall be in such form as the Registrar may determine provided it contains all of the information required to be provided to the Registrar under the Act or the Regulations.

                  (2)        The forms for use in accordance with sub-regulations 3(1), 4(1), 5 and 6 are set out in Schedule 1.

Fee

      8.         The fees payable for registration and renewal of registration as a mediator are set out in Schedule 2.

 

 

 


 


SCHEDULE 1

Mediation Act 2005

Regulation 7(2)

Form 1

Regulation 3(1)

APPLICATION TO BE REGISTERED AS A MEDIATOR

To:

The Registrar of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island ¾

I, [name] of [address] apply to be entered on the register of mediators.

I am a member of                                , an approved agency and am registered or accredited by that agency as a mediator.

My registration or accreditation has not been cancelled or suspended.

My registration or accreditation is *unlimited/limited to the following areas ¾

 

I consent to the making of inquiries of and the exchange of information with the above named approved agency regarding my membership and my registration or accreditation by that agency regarding matters relevant to this application.

I attach evidence supporting my said membership and registration or accreditation.

My application fee is enclosed.

 

…………………………….

Signature of applicant

Date:

*delete as appropriate

 


Form 2

APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A MEDIATOR

Regulation 5(1)

To:

The Registrar of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island ¾

I, [name] of [address] apply for renewal of my registration as a mediator.

Since the issue of my certificate of registration as a mediator

I have not ceased to be a member in good standing of                                  , the approved agency in respect of which my registration was granted.

My name has not been removed or suspended from registration or accreditation by the said agency or by any other approved agency.

Since my registration I have completed any further education requirements of the approved agency as I am required to complete as a condition of maintaining my registration or accreditation.

My renewal application fee is enclosed.

 

…………………..

Signature of applicant

Date:

Form 3

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A MEDIATOR

Regulation 4(1)

This is to certify that [name] is registered as a mediator in Norfolk Island in accordance with the Mediation Act 2005 and is empowered to mediate in *all areas/the areas only of                                   .

This certificate expires on                               .

………………………………

Registrar of the Supreme Court

*delete as required

 

FORM 4

NOTICE  OF CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION AS A MEDIATOR

Regulation 6

To:

This is to certify that your name was on the    day of     20   , removed from the register of mediators in accordance with the Mediation Act 2005

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Registrar of the Supreme Court


 

SCHEDULE 2

 

Mediation Act 2005

Regulation 8

 

Fees

The fees payable under Regulation 8 are as follows:

 

1.   For application to be registered as a mediator –                        3 fee units

 

2.   For application to renew registration as a mediator –                1.5 fee units

 

 

Notified Gazette No. 57, 9 December 2005.

Commenced on notification (9 December 2005.)

Printed on the authority of the Administrator.

© Norfolk Island Government 2005

The Copyright Act 1968 of the Commonwealth of Australia permits certain reproduction and publication of this legislation. For reproduction or publication beyond that permitted by the Act, written permission must be sought from the Legislative Counsel, Administration of Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island, South Pacific 2899.