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The Resolution Institute Expert Determiners Policy (Sections 2.1 & 2) states the following for any member seeking to be included in Resolution Institute's Register of Practising Expert Determiners:
"2.1 The Register will include only members of Resolution Institute who satisfy the Board, on the recommendation of the Determinative Committee, that they have the knowledge, experience, personal qualities and qualifications necessary for them to be nominated by Resolution Institute as an expert determiner.
2.2 Any member seeking inclusion in the Register must:
(a) apply in writing to the CEO of Resolution Institute in the prescribed form,
(b) pay the non refundable application fee of $300,
(c) provide details of qualifications and experience in the applicant’s profession or calling,
(d) provide details of training in expert determination,
(e) provide details of experience in conducting expert determinations including the provision of up to 2 written expert determinations or arbitral awards or adjudication decisions together with all procedural orders made leading to those determinations,
(f) provide details of training and experience in conducting any other determinative process,
(g) be interviewed and recommended by an Assessment Panel appointed pursuant to Section 5, and
(h) satisfy the Board on the advice of the Determinative Committee, that he or she has the academic knowledge and experience, personal qualities and skills appropriate for an expert determiner, by completion of education and training in accordance with Section 6."
Section 3.1 states the prerequisites for registration as an expert determiner are that:
"3.1 The prerequisites for registration as an expert determiner are that:
(a) candidates MUST hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of the Resolution Institute Expert Determination Course or the Accelerated Expert Determination Course (if appropriate) plus successfully complete one expert determination under the supervision and guidance of a Registered Expert Determiner;
(b) candidates MUST attend an Assessment Panel interview;
(c) candidates MUST demonstrate to the Assessment Panel that they have accumulated either 15 CPD points relevant to determinative matters within the immediately preceding 12 months, or 50 such CPD points within the previous three years;
(d) candidates MUST provide at least two decisions relating to arbitral, adjudicative, or other matters and other documents to demonstrate a high standard of literacy and analysis. The decisions should be redacted or modified so as to avoid identifying the parties.
If you seek exemption from all or part of section 2.2 and/or 3.1 please identify the individual requirement/s compliance with which you seek exemption and set out in an attachment (which can be uploaded using the relevant file attachment box on page 7) those particulars as well as explaining how your seniority and expert determinative experience are sufficient to demonstrate that such exemption would not compromise the principles stated in section 2.1. You acknowledge in seeking exemption that the Board may grant, refuse, or grant in modified form, any exemption it thinks fit, without giving reasons.
Training in Expert Determination
If not, please set out the facts, matters or circumstances you rely upon in seeking exemption from any part of section 3.1:
Experience in conducting expert determinations or other determinative processes
Training and experience in conducting any other determinative process
Continuing professional development
Please provide your evidence in a Microsoft Word document.
Sample formatting can be as follows:
ELIGIBLE ACTIVITY #X
D. ATTACHMENT (Y/N):
Request for exemption
As stated earlier in the form, if you seek exemption from all or part of section 2.2 and/or 3.1 please specify below the individual requirement/s compliance with which you seek exemption and set out in an attachment details of your seniority and expert determinative experience sufficient to demonstrate that such exemption would not compromise the principles stated in section 2.1. You acknowledge in seeking exemption that the Board may grant, refuse, or grant in modified form, any exemption it thinks fit, without giving reasons.
Please specify below the individual requirement/s compliance with which you seek exemption and upload your supporting explanation and evidence using the buttons below: