Ga. Code § 9-17-6

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapters 1-600 and 602-709
Section 9-17-6 - Limited disclosures by mediators
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a mediator shall not make a report, assessment, evaluation, recommendation, finding, or other communication regarding a mediation to a court, administrative agency, or other authority that may make a ruling on the dispute that is the subject of the mediation.
(b) A mediator may disclose:
(1) Whether the mediation occurred or has terminated, whether a settlement was reached, and attendance;
(2) A mediation communication as permitted under Code Section 9-17-5; or
(3) A mediation communication evidencing abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation of an individual to a public agency responsible for protecting individuals against such mistreatment.
(c) A communication made in violation of subsection (a) of this Code section may not be considered by a court, administrative agency, or arbitrator.

OCGA § 9-17-6

Added by 2021 Ga. Laws 268,§ 2, eff. 7/1/2021.