IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
ORDER OF ADOPTION
Supreme Court No. 20090090
Proposed Code of Mediation Ethics and
Code of Ethics Enforcement Procedure
On March 9, 2009, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee filed a request for a proposed Code of Mediation Ethics and Code of Ethics Enforcement Procedure to provide standards of ethical conduct to guide mediators who provide mediation services, to inform and protect consumers of mediation services, and to ensure the integrity of the mediation process. A Notice of Comment was distributed and published on the Supreme Court website on March 11, 2009. All comments received were referred to the Court. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that proposed amendments to the Code of Mediation Ethics and the Code of Ethics Enforcement Procedure, as further amended by this Court, are ADOPTED as amendments to N.D.R.Ct. 8.9, and as Appendix A. Code of Mediation Ethics to N.D.R.Ct. 8.9, effective August 1, 2009.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened July 22, 2009, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.
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