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What is an alternative dispute resolution forum?

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April 19, 2008 12:22PM

"Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum" is a forum where civil disputes are heard by by way of mediation, conciliation, arbitration or other customary ways. It is a means of getting an easy way out to the complicated legal procedures and a cost effective way of resolving disputes. The rationale behind resorting to ADR is to maintain the on going relationship between the parties in dispute. By Peterson KEWA (LLB-UPNG)- Trainee Lawyer (LTI -Papua New Guinea)