Arbitration

Hong Kong Arbitration Society Rules

INTRODUCTION

APPLICATION

EFFECTIVENESS

SUGGESTED CLAUSES

ARTICLE 1 – SCOPE OF APPLICATION

ARTICLE 2 – NOTICES AND CALCULATION OF PERIODS OF TIME

ARTICLE 3 – INTERPRETATION OF RULES

ARTICLE 4 – DEFINITIONS

ARTICLE 6 - RESPONSE

ARTICLE 7 – RESPONSE TO COUNTERCLAIM

ARTICLE 8 – REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION

ARTICLE 9 – PRELIMINARY ENQUIRY

ARTICLE 10 – HEARING

ARTICLE 11 – APPOINTMENT OF ARBITRATOR

ARTICLE 12 – DISCLOSURES REQUIRED OF ARBITRATORS

ARTICLE 13 – CHALLENGE AND REMOVAL OF ARBITRATOR BY HONG KONG ARBITRATION SOCIETY

ARTICLE 14 – CONDUCT OF ARBITRATION

ARTICLE 15 - SEAT OF ARBITRATION

ARTICLE 16 – JURISDICTION OF THE ARBITRATOR TO INTERPRET THESE RULES

ARTICLE 17 – THE ARBITRATION PROCESS

ARTICLE 18 – COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE PARTIES AND THE ARBITRATOR

ARTICLE 19 – AWARD

ARTICLE 20 – SETTLEMENT OR OTHER GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION

ARTICLE 21 – CORRECTION OF THE AWARD

ARTICLE 22 – INTERPRETATION OF THE AWARD

ARTICLE 23 – ADDITIONAL AWARD

ARTICLE 24 – CONFIDENTIALITY

ARTICLE 25 – EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

ARTICLE 26 – APPEAL

ARTICLE 27 – CLOSURE OF PROCEEDINGS

ARTICLE 28 – ARBITRATION FEES

ARTICLE 29 – ISSUES NOT COVERED BY THESE RULES

ARTICLE 30 – WAIVER

SCHEDULE

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