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Arbitration Act, No. 42 of 1965

Long title


To provide for the settlement of disputes by arbitration tribunals in terms of written arbitration agreements and for the enforcement of the awards of such arbitration tribunals.

NOTE: Act 2017_015_000_004_20171220 excludes Act 1965_042_000 from arbitration agreement, arbital award or reference to arbitration covered by Act 2017_015_000_20171229 but Act 1965_042_002 applies for purposes of Act 2017_015_000_20171220 Ch3]**

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
DEFINITIONS
1. Definitions
MATTERS NOT SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION
2. Matters not subject to arbitration
EFFECT OF ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS
3. Binding effect of arbitration agreement and power of court in relation thereto
4. Death or removal from office of party to an arbitration agreement
5. Insolvency or winding-up of a party to an arbitration agreement
6. Stay of legal proceedings where there is an arbitration agreement
7. Power of court to order that dispute be determined by interpleader proceedings or that interpleader issues be determined by arbitration
8. Power of court to extend time fixed in arbitration agreement for commencing arbitration proceedings
ARBITRATORS AND UMPIRES
9. Reference to a single arbitrator
10. Power of parties to appoint arbitrators to fill vacancies
11. Power of parties or arbitrators to appoint umpire and to fill vacancy
12. Power of court to appoint an arbitrator or umpire
13. Termination or setting aside of appointment of arbitrator or umpire
PROVISIONS AS TO ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
14. Powers of arbitration tribunal and manner of arriving at decisions where the arbitration tribunal consists of two or more arbitrators
15. Notice of proceedings to parties
16. Summoning of witnesses
17. Recording of evidence
18. Reference of particular points to umpire
19. Powers of umpire
20. Statement of case for opinion of court or counsel during arbitration proceedings
21. General powers of the court
22. Offences
PROVISIONS AS TO AWARDS
23. Time for making award
24. Award to be in writing
25. Publication of award
26. Interim award
27. Specific performance
28. Award to be binding
29. Interest on amount awarded
30. Power of arbitration tribunal to correct errors in award
31. Award may be made an order of court
32. Remittal of award
33. Setting aside of award
REMUNERATION OF ARBITRATORS AND UMPIRE AND COSTS
34. Remuneration of arbitrators and umpire
35. Costs of arbitration proceedings
36. Costs of legal proceedings
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
37. Service of notices
38. Extension of periods fixed by or under this Act
39. This Act binds the State
40. Application of this Act to arbitrations under special laws
41. ... [...repealed by Act 1996_049_001_19961004 - was entitled "Application to South-West Africa]
42. Repeal of laws
43. Short title

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