Oct. 2013

  1. Any disputes will be resolved according to the dispute resolution procedure as laid out in ACAS's policies at the time. Until determined otherwise, the dispute procedure will be as follows:
    1. A college that disputes a decision or policy of ACAS will follow this procedure.
    2. In the first instance the college will bring the matter first to either the Principal or Academic Dean.
    3. If that does not produce a satisfactory resolution, the college may request arbitration by a panel convened for the purpose comprising three persons: one appointee of the college, one by the Executive Committee, and one agreed upon by both the member college and the Executive Committee
    4. The decision of the arbitration panel will be final.

[The term college refers to an organization that ACAS has authorised to act under its auspices.]