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COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION ACT 2017


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1A--PRELIMINARY

   1A.     Name of Act  
   1C.     Paramount object of Act  
   1D.     Act to bind Crown  
   1E.     Dictionary  
   1F.     Notes  

   PART 1--GENERAL PROVISIONS

   1.      Scope of application  
   2.      Rules of interpretation  
   2A.     International origin and general principles  
   3.      Receipt of written communications  
   4.      Waiver of right to object  
   5.      Extent of court intervention  
   6.      Court for certain functions of arbitration assistance and  

   PART 2--ARBITRATION AGREEMENT

   7.      Definition and form of arbitration agreement  
   8.      Arbitration agreement and substantive claim before court  
   9.      Arbitration agreement and interim measures by court  

   PART 3--COMPOSITION OF ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL

   10.     Number of arbitrators  
   11.     Appointment of arbitrators  
   12.     Grounds for challenge  
   13.     Challenge procedure  
   14.     Failure or impossibility to act  
   15.     Appointment of substitute arbitrator  

   PART 4--JURISDICTION OF ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL

   16.     Competence of arbitral tribunal to rule on its jurisdiction  

   PART 4A--INTERIM MEASURES

           Division 1--Interim measures

   17.     Power of arbitral tribunal to order interim measures  
   17A.    Conditions for granting interim measures  

           Division 2--Preliminary orders

   17B.    Applications for preliminary orders and conditions for granting preliminary  
   17C.    Specific regime for preliminary orders  

           Division 3--Provisions applicable to interim measures

   17D.    Modification, suspension, termination  
   17E.    Provision of security  
   17F.    Disclosure  
   17G.    Costs and damages  

           Division 4--Recognition and enforcement of interim measures

   17H.    Recognition and enforcement  
   17I.    Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement  

           Division 5--Court-ordered interim measures

   17J.    Court-ordered interim measures  

   PART 5--CONDUCT OF ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS

   18.     Equal treatment of parties  
   19.     Determination of rules of procedure  
   20.     Place of arbitration  
   21.     Commencement of arbitral proceedings  
   22.     Language  
   23.     Statements of claim and defence  
   24.     Hearings and written proceedings  
   24A.    Representation  
   24B.    General duties of parties  
   25.     Default of a party  
   26.     Expert appointed by arbitral tribunal  
   27.     Court assistance in taking evidence  
   27A.    Parties may obtain subpoenas  
   27B.    Refusal or failure to attend before arbitral tribunal or to produce  
   27C.    Consolidation of arbitral proceedings  
   27D.    Power of arbitrator to act as mediator, conciliator or other non-arbitral  
   27E.    Disclosure of confidential information  
   27F.    Circumstances in which confidential information may be disclosed  
   27G.    Arbitral tribunal may allow disclosure of confidential information in certain  
   27H.    Court may prohibit disclosure of confidential information in certain  
   27I.    Court may allow disclosure of confidential information in certain  
   27J.    Determination of preliminary point of law by court  

   PART 6--MAKING OF AWARD AND TERMINATION OF PROCEEDINGS

   28.     Rules applicable to substance of dispute  
   29.     Decision-making by panel of arbitrators  
   30.     Settlement  
   31.     Form and contents of award  
   32.     Termination of proceedings  
   33.     Correction and interpretation of award, and making additional award  
   33A.    Specific performance  
   33B.    Costs  
   33C.    Application of Legal Profession Act 2006  
   33D.    Costs of abortive arbitration  
   33E.    Interest up to making of award  
   33F.    Interest on debt under award  

   PART 7--RECOURSE AGAINST AWARD

   34.     Application for setting aside as exclusive recourse against arbitral  
   34A.    Appeals against awards  

   PART 8--RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF AWARDS

   35.     Recognition and enforcement  
   36.     Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement  

   PART 9--MISCELLANEOUS

   37.     Death of party  
   38.     Interpleader  
   39.     Immunity  
   40.     Court rules  
   41.     Regulation-making power  
           DICTIONARY
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