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@@ -62,7 +49,7 @@
<h1> Dispute&nbsp;Resolution&nbsp;Policy </h1>
-<h2 id="g0.1">Introduction</h2>
+<h2 id="g0.1">0. Introduction</h2>
This is the Dispute Resolution Policy
@@ -77,7 +64,7 @@ This document also presents the rules for
resolution of disputes.
-<h3 id="g0.1.1">Nature of Disputes </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.1.1">0.1. Nature of Disputes </h3>
Disputes include:
@@ -104,15 +91,15 @@ Disputes include:
-<h2 id="g0.2">Filing</h2>
+<h2 id="g0.2">1. Filing</h2>
-<h3 id="g0.2.1">Filing Party</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.2.1">1.1. Filing Party</h3>
Anyone may file a dispute.
In filing, they become <i>Claimants</i>.
-<h3 id="g0.2.2">Channel for Filing</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.2.2">1.2. Channel for Filing</h3>
Disputes are filed by being sent to the normal
@@ -125,7 +112,7 @@ Such fees as are imposed on filing will be specified
on the dispute resolution page of the website.
-<h3 id="g0.2.3">Case Manager</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.2.3">1.3. Case Manager</h3>
The Case Manager (CM) takes control of the filing.
@@ -157,7 +144,7 @@ are Case Managers, by default, or as directed
by the Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO).
-<h3 id="g0.2.4">Contents</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.2.4">1.4. Contents</h3>
The filing must specify:
@@ -196,7 +183,7 @@ may refile with the additional information,
attaching the original messages.
-<h3 id="g0.2.5">The Arbitrator</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.2.5">1.5. The Arbitrator</h3>
The Case Manager selects the Arbitrator according
@@ -219,10 +206,10 @@ They should be independent and impartial, including
of CAcert Inc. itself where it becomes a party.
-<h2 id="g0.3">The Arbitration</h2>
+<h2 id="g0.3">2. The Arbitration</h2>
-<h3 id="g0.3.1">Authority</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.1">2.1. Authority</h3>
The Board of CAcert Inc. and the
@@ -234,7 +221,7 @@ Members.
-<h3 id="g0.3.2">Preliminaries</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.2">2.2. Preliminaries</h3>
The Arbitrator conducts some preliminaries:
@@ -330,7 +317,7 @@ The Arbitrator conducts some preliminaries:
-<h3 id="g0.3.3">Jurisdiction </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.3">2.3. Jurisdiction </h3>
Jurisdiction - the right or power to hear and rule on
@@ -406,7 +393,7 @@ another forum, the Arbitrator should seek the agreement
of the NRP to file the ruling as part of the new case.
-<h3 id="g0.3.4">Basis in Law </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.4">2.4. Basis in Law </h3>
Each country generally has an Arbitration Act
@@ -433,7 +420,7 @@ seek to have a case heard or to override a Ruling.
-<h3 id="g0.3.5">External Courts </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.5">2.5. External Courts </h3>
When an external court claims and asserts its jurisdiction,
@@ -462,7 +449,7 @@ seek to have a case heard or to override a Ruling.
-<h3 id="g0.3.6">Process</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.3.6">2.6. Process</h3>
The Arbitrator follows the procedure:
@@ -497,9 +484,9 @@ The Arbitrator follows the procedure:
-<h2 id="g0.4">The Ruling</h2>
+<h2 id="g0.4">3. The Ruling</h2>
-<h3 id="g0.4.1">The Contents </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.1">3.1. The Contents </h3>
The Arbitrator records:
@@ -525,7 +512,7 @@ The Arbitrator records:
-<h3 id="g0.4.2">Process </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.2">3.2. Process </h3>
Once the Ruling is delivered, the case is closed.
The Case Manager is responsible for recording the
@@ -552,7 +539,7 @@ in a timely manner
(within days).
-<h3 id="g0.4.3">Binding and Final </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.3">3.3. Binding and Final </h3>
The Ruling is
@@ -578,7 +565,7 @@ but the Ruling must be presented in filing any dispute
in another forum such as the person's local courts.
-<h3 id="g0.4.4">Review for Appeal</h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.4">3.4. Review for Appeal</h3>
In the eventof clear injustices, egregious behaviour or
@@ -598,7 +585,7 @@ by the DRO from time to time.
The Appeal Panel hears the case and delivers a final and binding Ruling.
-<h3 id="g0.4.5">Liability </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.5">3.5. Liability </h3>
All liability of the Arbitrator for any act in
@@ -619,7 +606,7 @@ appeal process
-<h3 id="g0.4.6">Remedies </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.4.6">3.6. Remedies </h3>
The Arbitrator generally instructs using internal remedies,
@@ -689,10 +676,10 @@ in order to establish precedent.
-<h2 id="g0.5">Appendix</h2>
+<h2 id="g0.5">4. Appendix</h2>
-<h3 id="g0.5.1">The Advantages of this Forum </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.5.1">4.1. The Advantages of this Forum </h3>
The advantage of this process for
@@ -734,7 +721,7 @@ The advantage of this process for
-<h3 id="g0.5.2">The Disadvantages of this Forum </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.5.2">4.2. The Disadvantages of this Forum </h3>
Some disadvantages exist.
@@ -766,7 +753,7 @@ Some disadvantages exist.
-<h3 id="g0.5.3">Process and Flow </h3>
+<h3 id="g0.5.3">4.3. Process and Flow </h3>
To the extent reasonable, the Arbitrator conducts
@@ -787,5 +774,7 @@ is final within the arbitration.
Note also that many elements of legal proceedings are
deliberately left out of the rules.