(1)The dispute resolution officer must refer the application back to the commissioner if the officer considers there is no further action the officer can take in the dispute resolution process because, for example—
(a)a party to the application does not attend or withdraws from the mediation or conciliation session; or
(b)no agreement is reached at the session; or
(c)agreement is reached at the session.
(2)In referring the application back to the commissioner, the dispute resolution officer must inform the commissioner of the reason for the referral.