The functions of a conciliator under this Act are—
(a) to encourage the settlement of a dispute by facilitating, and helping to conduct, negotiations between parties to the dispute; and
(b) to promote the open exchange of information relevant to the dispute by the parties; and
(c) to provide to the parties information about the operation of this Act relevant to a settlement of the dispute; and
(d) to help in the settlement of the dispute in any other appropriate way.
Examples of facilitating and helping conduct negotiations—1 facilitating telephone conferencing2 interviewing the parties, together or separately