Section 27 of Mediation Act, 2023-Enforcement of mediated settlement agreement

The Mediation Act, 2023

Chapter-VI Enforcement of Mediated Settlement Agreement

Section 27: Enforcement of mediated settlement agreement.

27. (1) A mediated settlement agreement resulting from a mediation signed by the parties and authenticated by the mediator shall be final and binding on the parties and persons claiming under them respectively and enforceable as per the provisions of sub-section (2).

(2) Subject to the provisions of section 28, the mediated settlement agreement shall be enforced in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, in the same manner as if it were a judgment or decree passed by a court, and may, accordingly, be relied on by any of the parties or persons claiming through them, by way of defence, set off or otherwise in any legal proceeding.

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