Incentives to Mediators
Incentives to Mediators:
In terms of recommendations of Mediation & Conciliation Committee, Hon'ble Rules Committee and Hon'ble Full Court has amended Rule 25(1) of Mediation & Conciliation Rules, 2003 as under:-
The remuneration/fee to be paid to the mediator shall be Rs. 10,000/- for each successful mediation and Rs.3000/- for each failed mediation.”
The Court may, however, in its discretion fix a higher fee in either case.”
So far, an amount of Rs.46,53,000/- @ Rs.3000/- per successful Mediation has been paid in the form of remuneration upto February, 2015, in terms of old rule.
The Hon'ble Mediation & Conciliation Committee has further decided that the Advocate-Mediators working in the District Mediation Centres in the States of Punjab, Haryana and District Courts, Chandigarh, be paid honorarium @ Rs.2500/- per successful Mediation.
In order to encourage Judicial Officers, the Punjab & Haryana High Court has decided that where a case successfully ends in Mediation and the Mediator is a Judicial Officer, he shall earn half of the Units/Points prescribed for disposal of that case and the remaining half units shall be credited to the account of Referral Court.