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Home > Country profiles > Singapore > Legislation and Rules






The Subordinate Courts Practice Directions

Monday, 9th August 2011

<p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times; margin: 0px">THE SUBORDINATE COURTS OF SINGAPORE: CODE OF ETHICS AND BASIC PRINCIPLES ON COURT MEDIATION</p> <p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times; margin: 0px">1. Applicability and Definition</p> <p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">&nbsp;</p><p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">This Code of Ethics and Principles and Basic Principles on Court Mediation (&lsquo;the Code&rsquo;) applies to any mediation conducted in the Subordinate Courts. Specifically, it applies to all judicial officers mediating at the Primary Dispute Resolution Centre (&lsquo;PDRC&rsquo;) and the Family Resolution Centre (&lsquo;FRC&rsquo;); <span style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times">staff </span>mediators mediating at the Maintenance Mediation Chambers (&lsquo;MMC&rsquo;) and the Small Claims Tribunal (&lsquo;SCT&rsquo;) and all volunteer mediators serving in the Subordinate Courts<span style="font: normal normal normal 7px/normal Garamond">1</span>.</p><p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times; margin: 0px">2. The Objectives of Court Mediation and Shared Values of Mediators</p> <p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">&nbsp;</p><p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">2.1 The objective of mediation, i.e. the mission of court mediators is &ldquo;We <span style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times">help </span>court users to resolve their differences through joint problem solving in <span style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Times">a non-confrontational setting</span>, without resorting to trial.&rdquo;</p> <p style="font: normal normal normal 12px/normal Garamond; margin: 0px">2.2 Ourvisionis&ldquo;WeenvisionafutureinwhichcourtuserswillmakeCDRtheirfirstchoice in resolving disputes in court. We aim to provide a conducive environment which helps them to constructively engage with all types of conflict and achieve closure. We aspire to strengthen family, workplace and community relationships and understanding.&rdquo;</p>


Web-link: http://app.subcourts.gov.sg/Data/Files/File/cdr/Code%20of%20Ethics%20and%20Basic...
Source: The Subordinate Courts of Singapore
Language: English

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