Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement-Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 Act No. 26 of 1996 [16th August, 1996.] An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to domestic arbitration, international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards as also to define the…

Section 2: Definitions-Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER I General Provisions Section 2: Definitions. 2. (1) In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,— (a) “arbitration” means any arbitration whether or not administered by permanent arbitral institution; (b) “arbitration…

Section 3: Receipt of written communications

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER I General Provisions Section 3: Receipt of written communications. 3. (1) Unless otherwise agreed by the parties,— (a) any written communication is deemed to have been received if it is delivered…

Section 5: Extent of judicial intervention

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER I General Provisions Section 5: Extent of judicial intervention. 5. Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, in matters governed by this Part, no judicial…

Section 6: Administrative assistance

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER I General Provisions Section 6: Administrative assistance. 6. In order to facilitate the conduct of the arbitral proceedings, the parties, or the arbitral tribunal with the consent of the parties, may…

Section 7: Arbitration agreement

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER II Arbitration Agreement Section 7: Arbitration agreement. 8. (1) In this Part, “arbitration agreement” means an agreement by the parties to submit to arbitration all or certain disputes which have arisen…

Section 8: Power to refer parties to arbitration where there is an arbitration agreement

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER II Arbitration Agreement Section  8: Power to refer parties to arbitration where there is an arbitration agreement. 8. 1[(1) A judicial authority, before which an action is brought in a matter…

Section 9: Interim measures etc. by Court

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 PART I Arbitration CHAPTER II Arbitration Agreement Section 9: Interim measures, etc., by Court. 9. 1[(1)] A party may, before or during arbitral proceedings or at any time after the making of the arbitral award…

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