UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-2

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    Consider the following statements regarding the alternative methods of dispute resolution.
    1. In dispute resolution, mediation is followed by conciliation which is then followed by arbitration.
    2. Awards given under arbitration are binding in nature.
    3. Mediation and conciliation can be either court driven or community driven.
    Which of the statements] given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  Only 2            

    C)  2 and 3

    D)  Only 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The correct order in a dispute resolution is conciliation followed by mediation followed by arbitration. Awards given under arbitration are confidential and binding in nature. In arbitration, a mutually acceptable third party hears the arguments from the two sides and pronounces a judgement. Mechanisms of dispute resolution such as mediation and conciliation can be court driven or community driven. The emphasis is on bringing the two parties to a mutual understanding in an informal atmosphere.

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