chapter  Chapter Seven
Referral to a Dispute Board
WithCyril Chern
Pages 18

How does the dispute board operate at the start of a dispute, how is a dispute referred to a dispute board and most importantly this chapter covers the issue of when is a dispute a “dispute” capable of giving the dispute board jurisdiction to act and allowing the parties to send to the dispute board for resolution. Formal versus informal disputes are covered, notification of disputes, and samples of the various forms that can be used are given. Other items covered are timetables and procedural requirements and the use of Witness Statements in the proceedings.