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November 17, 2020

1-43-101. Definitions

(a) As used in this act:

(i) “Communication” means any item of information disclosed during the mediation process through files, reports, interviews, discussions, memoranda, case summaries, notes, work products of the mediator, or any other item of information disclosed during the mediation, whether oral or written;

(ii) “Mediation” means a process in which an impartial third person facilitates communication between two (2) or more parties in conflict to promote reconciliation, settlement, compromise or understanding;

(iii) “Mediator” means an impartial third person not involved in the conflict, dispute or situation who engages in mediation;

(iv) “Party to the mediation” means a person who is involved in the conflict, dispute or situation and is rendered mediation services by a mediator or consults a mediator with a view to obtaining mediation services;

(v) “Representative of the mediator” means a person employed by the mediator to assist in the rendition of mediation services;

(vi) “Representative of the party” means a person having authority to obtain mediation services on behalf of the party to the mediation or to act on advice rendered by the mediator;

(vii) “This act” means W.S. 1-43-101 through 1-43-104.