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Commercial Arbitration Act 2013 – 17 May  2013

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Parties to a commercial relationship or agreement may enter into a written arbitration agreement. If the arbitration agreement does not cover how the arbitration is to be conducted, the arbitrator may conduct proceedings as they see fit.

  • Sections 1, 2, 7, 8, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24B, 27D, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33A, 33B

A party may arrange legal representation for oral hearings of the arbitrator.

  • Sections 24, 24A
Reason for law

To facilitate the fair and final resolution of commercial disputes by impartial arbitral tribunals without unnecessary delay or expense. (Section 1AC)

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Suggested links

Interstate: Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration

ICC International Court of Arbitration [International Chamber of Commerce]
Publications

Settling Disputes Out of Court [Queensland Government]

Mewise

Silk Mediator

The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia

MLAANZ Arbitration

Request a courtroom booking – Brisbane Supreme and District Court

Meeting & Mediation Rooms [Queensland Law Society]

Mediation Centre [Inns of Court]

Resolving disputes [Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman]

[International] Permanent Court of Arbitration

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Media article

CJ Warren calls for international commercial court

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