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alternative dispute resolution

Abbreviation: ADR
Any of the methods of dealing with disputes and avoiding trial or litigation that are less threatening, less costly, and less time-consuming. Examples include arbitration, facilitation, negotiation, and mediation.
Synonym: conflict resolution
See also: resolution
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The prime minister directed for early implementation of Action Plan on the Alternate Dispute Resolution and observed that it would facilitate the general public, saving them from different issues, besides improving image of police.
Other matters that were deliberated upon in the meeting include provision of a forum for alternate dispute resolution mechanism, land allotment for setting up small industrial estate for hunting and sporting arms industries of Dara Adam Khel.
figure By BERNARDINE MUTANU The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been given back its one-acre plot valued at Sh2 billion that had been grabbed by a private developer, eight years after filing complaint.The land was recovered through alternate dispute resolution (ADR) from Aberdares Engineering Contractors in the case that roped in the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The minister also identified various measures, including the need for the establishment of an evidence commission, streamlining the Alternate Dispute Resolution and Arbitration system through legal framework and various amendments that need to be undertaken in various laws, such as the Anti-Terrorism Act, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) legislation, the pre-emption laws, the rent laws, and others, to ensure that the laws and legal procedures are not misused to obstruct justice and serve to facilitate the common citizens.
Besides the strengthening of the pillars of the economy namely banking, leasing, insurance and logistics it has envisaged promotion of alternate energy, system of redressing complaints through the office of ombudsman, alternate dispute resolution. It has also promised an SME specific bank, SME Export Promotion Bureau, Chamber of Commerce for SMEs, Institute of technology for transfer of technology to fill the technological gap and Credit Guarantee Insurance.
Since his retirement, he has been engaged in alternate dispute resolution. He was appointed as Distinguished Jurist in Residence at the University of San Diego School of Law and served in that position for 5 years.
As far as alternate dispute resolution goes, arbitration presents notable advantage, particularly in the context of commercial disputes, as a forum wherein parties elect to forego litigation and instead appoint an impartial third party to hear their matter under dispute and reach a final, binding decision in respect thereof.
The authors explain formation of a contract, interpretation of the agreement, defenses and grounds for non-enforcement, consequences of breach, and the rights of third parties, commenting where contract law overlaps with or is affected by other areas, such as tort, agency, professional responsibility, and forms of alternate dispute resolution. Material from the Uniform Commercial Code is integrated where relevant.
Johnson is a member of The Mississippi Bar, the Sections of Business Bankruptcy, Litigation, and Alternate Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference.
They provide guidelines for drawing up service agreements, addressing contract research and contract manufacturing agreements, intellectual property, termination, governing law and jurisdiction, and alternate dispute resolution. The bulk of the book, about 150 pages, presents various schedules and forms for applying for licensing.
Chaisson chose alternate dispute resolution, which uses a mediator, to resolve the issues, the commission said.
Competitiveness, alternate dispute resolution, recognition of professional qualifications, modernisation of public procurement and single market governance will be on the agenda of the 30 May Competitiveness Council.

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