ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
3 Effect of a submission
4 Provisions as to a submission
5 Stay of proceedings
6 Notice to appoint arbitrator or umpire
7 Refusal, incapacity or death of arbitrator
Failure to appoint arbitrator
8 Powers of arbitrators or umpire
10 Enlargement of time for making award
11 Remission of matters by the Court for re-consideration of arbitrators or umpire
12 Misconduct of arbitrator or umpire
13 Enforcement of awards
References under Order of Court
14 References by order of the Court
15 References by consent of parties in any cause or matter to Registrar or Special Referee
16 Registrar or Special Referee officers of the Court
17 Power of Court or Judge as to references by order
18 Court of Appeal
19 Court may order writ of subpoena
20 Stating case for opinion of the Court
21 Terms of order
23 Cases to which the Crown or Government is party
24 Application of Act
THE ARBITRATION ACT
[Date of Commencement: 30th June, 1900]
Act 42 of 1969.
This Act may be cited as the Arbitration Act.
In this Act-
"Court" means the Supreme Court;
"Judge" means a Judge of the Supreme Court;
"Registrar" means the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica;
"rules of Court" includes the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002;
"Special Referee" means any Resident Magistrate, Clerk of the Courts, or other person who may be appointed in any action or matter as Special Referee by the Court or a Judge;
"submission" means a written agreement to submit present or future differences to arbitration, whether an arbitrator is named therein or not.
A submission, unless a contrary intention is expressed therein, shall be irrevocable, except by leave of the Court or a Judge, and shall have the same effect in all respects as if it had been made an order of Court.
A submission, unless a contrary intention is expressed therein, shall be deemed to include the provisions set forth in the following paragraphs as far as they are applicable to the reference under the submission-
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