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Amendments to mediation bill get Cabinet approval

Amendments to mediation bill get Cabinet approval

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared changes to the mediation bill which makes mediation voluntary instead of mandatory as provided for in the original bill tabled in Rajya Sabha in December 2021.

The bill, seeking to provide statutory backing to mediation was sent to the parliamentary standing committee on law which had recommended reducing the time limit by half and also making it voluntary for parties.

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