(1)The mediation or conciliation session must be conducted as quickly and with as little formality and technicality as possible.
(2)A person who is not a party to the application may attend and take part in the session if the dispute resolution officer is satisfied the person may help resolve the dispute.
(3)The session must be held in private.
(4)A person may use an interpreter in the session.
(5)Evidence of anything said or done about the dispute in a mediation session is inadmissible in a proceeding.
(6)Evidence of anything said or done in a conciliation session is inadmissible in a proceeding, unless the proceeding is an adjudication and the parties have consented, under section 249, to the dispute resolution officer conducting the adjudication.
(7)The mediation or conciliation session may be terminated at any time by the dispute resolution officer.