11 NCAC 23B .0205 MEDIATION
(a) Any party participating in mediation shall be bound by the Rules for Mediated Settlement and Neutral Evaluation Conferences of the Commission, found in 11 NCAC 23G, except to the extent these Rules conflict with the Tort Claims Act or the other rules in this Subchapter, in which case the Tort Claims Act and the other rules in this Subchapter shall apply.
(b) An employee or agent of the named governmental entity or agency shall either physically attend or be available via telecommunication. Mediation shall not be delayed due to the absence or unavailability of the employee or agent of the named governmental entity or agency.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-295; 143-296; 143-300;
Eff. January 1, 1989;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2014; January 1, 2011; May 1, 2000;
Recodified from 04 NCAC 10B .0205 Eff. June 1, 2018;
Amended Eff. March 1, 2019.