Dispute Resolution Clause
The parties recognise that issues may arise between them which they disagree upon. The parties therefore agree that the following provisions shall apply to any disagreement or dispute between the parties in any way arising out of this agreement, the interpretation of this agreement, or the rights or obligations of the parties as follows:
(a) If there is an issue or dispute between the parties which they cannot resolve between themselves, they shall work together in good faith for at least fourteen (21) days from the time the issue arises to try and resolve the differences in question before taking any further action under this agreement.
(b) If the dispute is not resolved within fourteen days, their respective Director's will communicate directly with each other in an effort to resolve the parties’ differences.
(c) If the dispute is not resolved within a further fourteen (21) days, the parties agree to appoint and obtain the assistance of a mutually acceptable mediator to mediate their differences.
(d) If the dispute is not resolved, or the parties cannot agree upon a mediator, within a further fourteen (21) days, then either party may initiate legal proceedings in the court of competent jurisdiction in the [County] of [State]