[(1) In this section—
(a) “Mediation Directive” means Directive 2008/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters,
(b) “mediation” has the meaning given by article 3(a) of the Mediation Directive,
(c) “mediator” has the meaning given by article 3(b) of the Mediation Directive, and
(d) “relevant dispute” means a dispute to which article 8(1) of the Mediation Directive applies (certain cross-border disputes).
(2) Subsection (3) applies where—
(a) this Act provides for that subsection to apply for the purposes of a provision of this Act,
(b) a time limit is set by that provision in relation to the whole or part of a relevant dispute,
(c) a mediation in relation to the relevant dispute starts before th
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