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By J. Venkatesan
In the era of fast-growing industrialisation and trade, it was necessary that commercial disputes were resolved quickly through the ADS mechanism.However, the shift from litigation to mediation, conciliation and arbitration, necessitated a change of attitude.Lok Adalats, conciliation and family courts and the concept of plea bargaining might hasten the process of securing social justice to the people, he added.
Lady Justice Mary Howarth Arden, Lord Justice of Appeal, United Kingdom, in her address, spoke on the efficacy of arbitration and how it was working effectively in the U.K. Her husband, Justice Sir Jonathan Hugh Mance, Lord Justice of Appeal, spoke on confidentiality of arbitrations.Justice M.B. Shah, Justice R.C. Lahoti and Justice Y.K. Sabharwal, Supreme Court judges, endorsed the CJI's views and wanted more cases to be settled through the ADS mechanism.The Chairman of the Law Commission, Justice M. Jagannadha Rao, Chairman of the International Centre for ADS, H.R. Bhardwaj, senior advocates, Mila K. Banerjee, K.K. Venugopal, the Secretary of Law Commission, T.K. Viswanathan, were among those who addressed the conference.
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