4. Qualifications for empanelment

A person shall not be qualified for being empanelled as mediator or conciliator unless he -

(a) has been a Judge of the Supreme Court of India ; or

(b) has been a Judge of a High Court ; or

(c) has been a District and Sessions Judge ; or

(d) has been a Member or Registrar of a Tribunal constituted at the National level under any law for the time being in force ; or

(e) has been an officer in the Indian Corporate Law Service or Indian Legal Service with fifteen years experience ; or

(f) is a qualified legal practitioner for not less than ten years ; or

(g) is or has been a professional for at least fifteen years of continuous practice as Chartered Accountant or Cost Accountant or Company Secretary ; or

(h) has been a Member or President of any State Consumer Forum ; or

(i) is an expert in mediation or conciliation who has successfully undergone training in mediation or conciliation