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Section 14 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 14 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Failure or impossibility to act'.
From the Act
(1) The, mandate of an arbitrator shall terminate if-
(a) he becomes de jure or de facto unable to perform his functions or for other reasons fails to act without undue delay; and
(b) he withdraws from his office or the parties agree to the termination of his mandate.
(2) If a controversy remains concerning any of the grounds referred to in clause (a) of sub-section (1), a party may, unless otherwise agreed by the parties, apply to the Court to decide on the termination of the mandate.
(3) If, under this section or sub-section (3) of section 1.3, an arbitrator withdraws from his office or a party agrees to the termination of the mandate of an arbitrator, it shall not imply acceptance of the validity of any ground referred to in this section or sub-section (3) of section 12.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Section 10: Number of arbitrators
- Section 11: Appointment of arbitrators
- Section 12: Grounds for challenge
- Section 13: Challenge procedure
- Section 15: Termination of mandate and substitution of arbitrator
- Arbitration Act, 1940
- United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
- Indian Contract Act, 1872
- Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
- Companies Act, 1956
- Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
- Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973