(710 ILCS 35/4)
Privilege against disclosure; admissibility; discovery.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in Section 6, a mediation communication is
provided in subsection (b) and is not subject to discovery or admissible in
evidence in a proceeding
unless waived or precluded as provided by Section 5.
(b) In a proceeding, the following privileges apply:
(1) A mediation party may refuse to disclose, and may
prevent any other person from disclosing, a mediation communication.
(2) A mediator may refuse to disclose a mediation
communication, and may prevent any other person from disclosing a mediation communication of the mediator.
(3) A nonparty participant may refuse to disclose,
and may prevent any other person from disclosing, a mediation communication of the nonparty participant.
(c) Evidence or information that is otherwise admissible or subject to
discovery does not
become inadmissible or protected from discovery solely by reason of its
disclosure or use in a
(Source: P.A. 93-399, eff. 1-1-04.)