Citation, commencement and application
1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Cross-Border Mediation Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 18th April 2011.
(2) These Regulations only apply where mediation of the relevant cross-border dispute is started on or after 18th April 2011.
(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2), mediation starts on the date when all the parties to the relevant cross-border dispute and the mediator agree to participate in the mediation.