Smc Mediation Agreement
The PDPC may refer cases to mediation with the consent of the individual and the organization as soon as the data protection provisions come into force on 2 July 2014. Currently, the PDPC has agreed with the Singapore Consumers Association (“CASE”) and the Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”) to refer such data protection cases to these intermediaries. 3.5.7 By way of comparison, family courts have adopted a multidisciplinary and therapeutic approach to mediation. Parents and their lawyers are generally invited to attend a family dispute resolution conference before a mediator judge and court professional, where they are invited to resolve their divorce and incidental issues in the best interests of the child through a non-contradictory approach. The contentious issues are investigated with the parents. Immediately following this conference, a forensic family specialist will organize a welcome and assessment session with parents to identify important psychosocial and practical issues related to the care of their children and to assess potential risk factors, such as family violence and mental health problems. Further consultation meetings may be held at the end of this admission session. Once the orientation interviews are over, the parents will participate in mediation before a mediator judge who will continue to facilitate negotiations between the parties in an attempt to resolve all outstanding divorce and schedule issues.  3.2.5 This definition shows some of the advantages of mediation over jurisdictional dispute resolution mechanisms, such as litigation and arbitration proceedings.
3.6.19 These legal provisions, although considerably specified in the common law, do not apply to legal mediation systems (for example). B mediation of small disputes) and judicial mediation. There are other legal provisions that extend the scope to these mediations. Sections 19 and 20 of the Community Mediation Centres Act (Cap 49A) are some examples of such protection. 3.5.10 Judges have played a central role as mediators since the introduction of judicial mediation in the 1990s.by