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                         Laws of Minnesota 1984 

                        CHAPTER 634-S.F.No. 1007 
           An act relating to courts; permitting the 
          establishment of compulsory nonbinding arbitration 
          programs for use in civil proceedings; proposing new 
          law coded in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 484. 
    Section 1.  [484.73] [JUDICIAL ARBITRATION.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [AUTHORIZATION.] A majority of the judges 
of a judicial district may authorize the establishment of a 
system of mandatory, nonbinding arbitration within the district 
to assist the court in disposing of any controversy existing 
between two parties which is the subject of a civil action.  
    Subd. 2.  [EXCLUSIONS.] Judicial arbitration may not be 
used to dispose of matters relating to guardianship, 
conservatorship, or civil commitment, matters within the 
juvenile court jurisdiction involving neglect, dependency, or 
delinquency, matters involving termination of parental rights 
under sections 260.221 to 260.245, or matters arising under 
sections 518B.01, 626.557, or 144.651 to 144.652.  
    Subd. 3.  [RULES.] Rules governing pleadings, practice, 
procedure, jurisdiction, and forms for judicial arbitration 
shall be promulgated by a majority of the judges in the 
district, subject to the approval of the supreme court.  The 
uniform arbitration act shall not be construed to apply to 
arbitration under this section except as otherwise provided in 
the rules of the judicial district. 
    Approved May 2, 1984

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