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Arbitration Act 1996 (of England)
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英国仲裁法[Arbitration Act 1996]

[Arbitration Act 1996]

 

Arbitration Act 1996 (of England) \ 1996 CHAPTER 23 [17th June 1996]

 

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Arbitration Act 1996 (of England)

1996 CHAPTER 23 [17th June 1996] { 1 } 

 

 

PART I - ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT { 4 } 

Introductory { 5 } 

Section 1. - General principles. { 6 } 

Section 2. - Scope of application of provisions. { 11 } 

Section 3. - The seat of the arbitration. { 24 } 

Section 4. - Mandatory and non-mandatory provisions. { 30 } 

Section 5. - Agreements to be in writing. { 36 } 

Definition of arbitration agreement. { 46 } 

Section 6. - The arbitration agreement { 47 } 

Section 7. - Separability of arbitration agreement. { 50 } 

Section 8. - Whether agreement discharged by death of a party. { 52 } 

Stay of legal proceedings. { 55 } 

Section 9. - Stay of legal proceedings { 56 } 

Section 10. - Reference of interpleader issue to arbitration. { 62 } 

Section 11. - Retention of security where Admiralty proceedings stayed. { 65 } 

Commencement of arbitral proceedings { 70 } 

Section 12. - Power of court to extend time for beginning arbitral proceedings, &c. { 71 } 

Section 13. - Application of Limitation Acts. { 83 } 

Section 14. - Commencement of arbitral proceedings. { 97 } 

The arbitral tribunal { 103 } 

Section 15. - The arbitral tribunal. { 104 } 

Section 16. - Procedure for appointment of arbitrators. { 108 } 

Section 17. - Power in case of default to appoint sole arbitrator. { 120 } 

Section 18. - Failure of appointment procedure. { 128 } 

Section 19. - Court to have regard to agreed qualifications. { 138 } 

Section 20. - Chairman. { 140 } 

Section 21. - Umpire. { 145 } 

Section 22. - Decision-making where no chairman or umpire. { 154 } 

Section 23. - Revocation of arbitrators authority. { 157 } 

Section 24. - Power of court to remove arbitrator. { 167 } 

Section 25. - Resignation of arbitrator. { 181 } 

Section 26. - Death of arbitrator or person appointing him. { 191 } 

Section 27. - Filling of vacancy, &c. { 194 } 

Section 28. - Joint and several liability of parties to arbitrators for fees and expenses. { 203 } 

Section 29. - Immunity of arbitrator. { 210 } 

Jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal { 214 } 

Section 30. - Competence of tribunal to rule on its own jurisdiction. { 215 } 

Section 31. - Objection to substantive jurisdiction of tribunal. { 221 } 

Section 32. - Determination of preliminary point of jurisdiction. { 229 } 

The arbitral proceedings { 241 } 

Section 33. - General duty of the tribunal. { 242 } 

Section 34. - Procedural and evidential matters. { 247 } 

Section 35. - Consolidation of proceedings and concurrent hearings. { 259 } 

Section 36. - Legal or other representation. { 265 } 

Section 37. - Power to appoint experts, legal advisers or assessors. { 267 } 

Section 38. - General powers exercisable by the tribunal. { 275 } 

Section 39. - Power to make provisional awards. { 286 } 

Section 40. - General duty of parties. { 293 } 

Section 41. - Powers of tribunal in case of partys default. { 298 } 

Powers of court in relation to arbitral proceedings { 316 } 

Section 42. - Enforcement of peremptory orders of tribunal. { 317 } 

Section 43. - Securing the attendance of witnesses. { 326 } 

Section 44. - Court powers exercisable in support of arbitral proceedings. { 333 } 

Section 45. - Determination of preliminary point of law. { 349 } 

The award { 360 } 

Section 46. - Rules applicable to substance of dispute. { 361 } 

Section 47. - Awards on different issues, &c. { 367 } 

Section 48. - Remedies. { 373 } 

Section 49. - Interest. { 382 } 

Section 50. - Extension of time for making award. { 391 } 

Section 51. - Settlement. { 400 } 

Section 52. - Form of award. { 406 } 

Section 53. - Place where award treated as made. { 412 } 

Section 54. - Date of award. { 414 } 

Section 55. - Notification of award. { 417 } 

Section 56. - Power to withhold award in case of non-payment. { 421 } 

Section 57. - Correction of award or additional award. { 433 } 

Section 58. - Effect of award. { 443 } 

Costs of the arbitration { 446 } 

Section 59. - Costs of the arbitration. { 447 } 

Section 60. - Agreement to pay costs in any event. { 453 } 

Section 61. - Award of costs. { 455 } 

Section 62. - Effect of agreement or award about costs. { 458 } 

Section 63. - The recoverable costs of the arbitration. { 460 } 

Section 64. - Recoverable fees and expenses of arbitrators. { 474 } 

Section 65. - Power to limit recoverable costs. { 481 } 

Powers of the court in relation to award { 484 } 

Section 66. - Enforcement of the award. { 485 } 

Section 67. - Challenging the award: substantive jurisdiction. { 491 } 

Section 68. - Challenging the award: serious irregularity. { 501 } 

Section 69. - Appeal on point of law. { 518 } 

Section 70. - Challenge or appeal: supplementary provisions. { 539 } 

Section 71. - Challenge or appeal: effect of order of court. { 555 } 

Miscellaneous { 560 } 

Section 72. - Saving for rights of person who takes no part in proceedings. { 561 } 

Section 73. - Loss of right to object. { 571 } 

Section 74. - Immunity of arbitral institutions, &c. { 582 } 

Section 75. - Charge to secure payment of solicitors costs. { 586 } 

Supplementary { 590 } 

Section 76. - Service of notices, &c. { 591 } 

Section 77. - Powers of court in relation to service of documents. { 601 } 

Section 78. - Reckoning periods of time. { 608 } 

Section 79. - Power of court to extend time limits relating to arbitral proceedings. { 615 } 

Section 80. - Notice and other requirements in connection with legal proceedings. { 626 } 

Section 81. - Saving for certain matters governed by common law. { 641 } 

Section 82. - Minor definitions. { 647 } 

Section 83. - Index of defined expressions: Part I. { 662 } 

Section 84. - Transitional provisions. { 663 } 

 

PART II - OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO ARBITRATION { 667 } 

Domestic arbitration agreements { 668 } 

Section 85. - Modification of Part I in relation to domestic arbitration agreement. { 669 } 

Section 86. - Staying of legal proceedings. { 676 } 

Section 87. - Effectiveness of agreement to exclude courts jurisdiction. { 683 } 

Section 88. - Power to repeal or amend sections 85 to 87. { 690 } 

Consumer arbitration agreements { 694 } 

Section 89. - Application of unfair terms regulations to consumer arbitration agreements. { 695 } 

Section 90. - Regulations apply where consumer is a legal person. { 700 } 

Section 91. - Arbitration agreement unfair where modest amount sought. { 702 } 

Small claims arbitration in the county court { 713 } 

Section 92. - Exclusion of Part I in relation to small claims arbitration in the county court. { 714 } 

Section 93. - Appointment of judges as arbitratorsAppointment of judges as arbitrators. { 717 } 

Statutory arbitrations { 727 } 

Section 94. - Application of Part I to statutory arbitrations. { 728 } 

Section 95. - General adaptation of provisions in relation to statutory arbitrations. { 738 } 

Section 96. - Specific adaptations of provisions in relation to statutory arbitrations. { 743 } 

Section 97. - Provisions excluded from applying to statutory arbitrations. { 748 } 

Section 98. - Power to make further provision by regulations. { 753 } 

 

PART III - RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN FOREIGN AWARDS { 757 } 

Enforcement of Geneva Convention awards { 758 } 

Section 99. - Continuation of Part II of the Arbitration Act 1950. { 759 } 

Recognition and enforcement of New York Convention awards { 762 } 

Section 100. - New York Convention awards. { 763 } 

Section 101. - Recognition and enforcement of awards. { 770 } 

Section 102. - Evidence to be produced by party seeking recognition or enforcement. { 774 } 

Section 103. - Refusal of recognition or enforcement. { 779 } 

Section 104. - Saving for other bases of recognition or enforcement. { 791 } 

 

PART IV - GENERAL PROVISIONS { 793 } 

Section 105. - Meaning of "the court": jurisdiction of High Court and county court. { 794 } 

Section 106. - Crown application. { 807 } 

Section 107. - Consequential amendments and repeals. { 814 } 

Section 108. - Extent. { 817 } 

Section 109. - Commencement. { 825 } 

Section 110. - Short title. { 828 } 

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