7. In the absence of either or both of the parties, the mediator must wait a minimum of 30 minutes after the scheduled time for the mediation session to begin before cancelling the session.
Where a mediation session is cancelled because of the absence of either or both of the parties, the mediator must file a report with the office of the court stating that the session could not be held for that reason, and the parties are foreclosed from requesting a new mediation session.
O.C. 972-2003, s. 7; 586-2021O.C. 586-2021, s. 51; O.C. 1700-2022, s. 1.