The Cross-Border Mediation (Scotland) Regulations 2011 implement Directive 2008/52/EC on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters. This Directive allows mediation agreements to be made enforceable in Member States. The Scottish Regulations apply to “cross-border” disputes (i.e. where at least one party to a dispute is domiciled or habitually resident in a Member State other than that of another party) in respect of certain civil and commercial matters.
If you wish to enforce the content of a mediation agreement in Scotland, either of the following procedures may be followed:
Agreements that have been endorsed by the Court or registered by either of the methods outlined above may be enforceable in other EU Member States.
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