§ 8.01-581.21 Definitions
§ 8.01-581.22 Confidentiality; exceptions
§ 8.01-581.23 Civil immunity
§ 8.01-581.24 Standards and duties of mediators; confidentiality; liability
§ 8.01-581.25 Effect of written settlement agreement
§ 8.01-581.26 Vacating orders and agreements

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 8.01 > Chapter 21.2 - Mediation

  • Agricultural produce: means fruits and vegetables. See Virginia Code 3.2-4738
  • Approved seed potatoes: means disease-free potatoes and parts thereof that conform to the standards established by the Potato Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-1800
  • Association: means a corporation organized as an industrial loan association under the provisions of the Virginia Stock Corporation Act (§ 13. See Virginia Code 6.2-1400
  • Board: means the Potato Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-1800
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Division of Mines of the Department of Energy. See Virginia Code 45.2-100
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consignment: means any transfer of agricultural produce by the seller to the custody of another person who acts as the agent for the seller for the purpose of selling such agricultural produce. See Virginia Code 3.2-4738
  • Dealer: means any person who buys, sells, solicits for sale, processes for sale or resale, resells, exchanges, negotiates, purchases or contracts for processing or transfers any agricultural produce of a producer. See Virginia Code 3.2-4738
  • Joint account transactions: means a transaction between a dealer and grower in which the dealer pays the grower based on the price for which the agricultural produce sells in relation to the price agreed upon between the dealer and grower. See Virginia Code 3.2-4738
  • Mediation: means a process in which a mediator facilitates communication between the parties and, without deciding the issues or imposing a solution on the parties, enables them to understand and to reach a mutually agreeable resolution to their dispute. See Virginia Code 8.01-581.21
  • Mediation program: means a program through which mediators or mediation is made available and includes the director, agents and employees of the program. See Virginia Code 8.01-581.21
  • Mediator: means an impartial third party selected by agreement of the parties to a controversy to assist them in mediation. See Virginia Code 8.01-581.21
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Virginia Code 1-228
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Potatoes: means all varieties of potatoes except sweet potatoes. See Virginia Code 3.2-1800
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Seed potatoes: means potatoes and parts thereof intended for the propagation or production of commercial potatoes. See Virginia Code 3.2-1800