Q. With reference to Mediation, consider the following statements;
1.It is a voluntary, binding process in which an impartial and neutral mediator facilitates disputing parties in reaching a settlement.
2.In mediation, the mediator has the power to impose a solution upon parties.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] .Both 1 and 2

[D] .Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: It is a voluntary, binding process in which an impartial and neutral mediator facilitates disputing parties in reaching a settlement.

Statement 2 is incorrect: A mediator does not impose a solution but creates a conducive environment in which disputing parties can resolve all their disputes.

Source: The Hindu