Arbitration Regulations 2005

QFC Reg No 1 – Arbitration Regulations 2005
Enactment Notice
Part 1:
Application, Interpretation and Commencement
Article 1 - Citation
Article 2 - Application
Article 3 - Commencement
Article 4 - Language
Article 5 - Interpretation
Part 2:
Scope of Application
Article 6 - Scope of application of the Regulations
Part 3:
Arbitration
Section 1: General Provisions
Article 7 - Rules of Interpretation
Article 8 - Receipt of written communications
Article 9 - Waiver of right to object
Section 2: Arbitration Agreement
Article 10 - Definition and form of Arbitration Agreement
Article 11 - Arbitration Agreement and substantive claim before Court
Article 12 - Arbitration Agreement and interim measures by Court
Section 3: Composition of Arbitral Panel
Article 13 - Number of arbitrators
Article 14 - Appointment of arbitrators
Article 15 - Grounds for challenge
Article 16 - Challenge procedure
Article 17 - Failure or impossibility to act
Article 18 - Appointment of substitute arbitrator
Article 19 - Immunity of arbitrator
Section 4: Consolidation of Arbitration Proceedings
Article 20 - Consolidation or joinder of Arbitration proceedings
Section 5: Jurisdiction of Arbitral Panel
Article 21 - Competence of Arbitral Panel to rule on its jurisdiction
Article 22 - Power of Arbitral Panel to order interim measures
Article 23 - Recognition and enforcement of interim measures of protection
Section 6: Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings
Article 24 - Equal treatment of parties
Article 25 - Determination of rules of procedure
Article 26 - Seat of Arbitration
Article 27 - Commencement of arbitral proceedings
Article 28 - Language
Article 29 - Statements of claim and defence
Article 30 - Hearings and written proceedings
Article 31 - Default of a party
Article 32 - Expert appointed by Arbitral Panel
Article 33 - Default of a party
Section 7: Making of Award and Termination of Proceedings
Article 34 - Rules applicable to substance of dispute
Article 35 - Decision making by panel of arbitrators
Article 36 - Settlement
Article 37 - Form and contents of Award
Article 38 - Costs of proceedings and interest
Article 39 - Termination of proceedings
Article 40 - Correction and interpretation of Award; additional Award
Section 8: Recourse Against Award
Article 41 - Application for setting aside as exclusive recourse against Award
Part 4:
The Recognition and Enforcement of Non-QFC Awards
Article 42 - Recognition and enforcement of Non-QFC Awards
Article 43 - Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement
Part 5:
Interpretation and Definitions
Article 44 - Interpretation
Article 45 - Definitions