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Name: Arbitration Act
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1958-08-15
Entry into force:
Published on: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 110, pp. 1-19
ISN: BRB-1958-L-52082
Bibliography: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 110, pp. 1-19
Abstract/Citation: Makes provisions for arbitrations. Part One provides preliminary definitions. Part Two deals with the effects of arbitration agreements. It establishes that the authority of arbitrators and umpires is irrevocable. It also sets out provisions for the death or bankruptcy of a party. Part Three concerns arbitrators and umpires. It includes regulations on the appointment of arbitrators and umpires and establishes the conditions under which parties have the power to fill arbitrator or umpire vacancies. Part Four sets out provisions on the conduct of proceedings and awards. It includes inter alia, regulations on witnesses, the removal of an arbitrator or umpire, interim awards and final awards. Part Five deals with costs of the reference and award, fees and interest. Its sets out regulations on the taxation of fees of the arbitrator or umpire and interest carried on awards. Part Six provides for special cases, the remission, setting aside and enforcement of awards. Part Seven establishes regulations on references under order of the High Court or Judge. Part Eight includes miscellaneous provisions dealing with inter alia, powers of the Court to extend the time for commencing arbitration proceedings and terms as to costs.

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