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General interpretation
—(1)  In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —
“approved certification scheme” means an accreditation or a certification scheme designated as an approved certification scheme under section 7;
“certified mediator” means a mediator who is certified under an approved certification scheme;
“designated mediation service provider” means a mediation service provider designated under section 7;
“mediated settlement agreement”, in relation to a mediation, means an agreement by some or all of the parties to the mediation settling the whole or part of the dispute to which the mediation relates;
“mediation agreement” means a mediation agreement described in section 4;
“mediation communication”, in relation to a mediation, means —
anything said or done;
any document prepared; or
any information provided,
for the purposes of or in the course of the mediation, and includes a mediation agreement or mediated settlement agreement;
“mediation institution” means a body or an organisation that administers an accreditation or a certification scheme for mediators;
“mediation service provider” means a body or an organisation that provides services for the conduct of mediation and has in place procedures or rules to govern the conduct of mediation;
“mediator” means an individual who is appointed to be a mediator for a mediation;
“party to a mediation” means any party to the whole or part of a dispute that is referred for mediation, but does not include any mediator conducting the mediation;
“third party”, in relation to a mediation, means a person who is —
not a party to the mediation;
not a mediator for the mediation; and
not a mediation service provider.
(2)  Where more than one mediator is appointed for a mediation, a reference to a mediator under this Act is a reference to all the mediators for the mediation.
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