An Overview of the NITDA Draft Framework on Alternative Dispute Resolution for ICT Sector 2020

Posted on Aug 16, 2020

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), an agency saddled with the responsibility for the regulation of ICT and all matters related thereto, recently released a Draft Framework on Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Information Communication Sector 2020 (the ADR Framework) in July 2020.

The purpose of the ADR framework is to create an avenue for the resolution of domestic and cross-border ICT disputes through ADR. Like every other ADR mechanism, the framework creates a voluntary framework and methodology for the resolution of dispute thus acknowledging the right of disputing parties to submit disputes to a competent court for the resolution.

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