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Section 19 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 19 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Determination of rules of procedure'.
From the Act
(1) The arbitral tribunal shall not be bound by the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908). or the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872).
(2) Subject to this Part, the parties are free to agree on the procedure to be followed by the arbitral tribunal in conducting its proceedings.
(3) Failing any agreement referred to in sub-section (2), the arbitral tribunal may, subject to this Part, conduct the proceedings in the manner it considers appropriate.
(4) The power of the arbitral tribunal under sub- section (3) includes the power to determine the admissibility, relevance, materiality and weight of' any evidence.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Section 18: Equal treatment of parties
- Section 20: Place of arbitration
- Section 21: Commencement of arbitral proceedings
- Section 22: Language
- Section 23: Statements of claim and defence
- Section 24: Hearings and written proceedings
- Section 25: Default of a party
- Section 26: Expert appointment by arbitral tribunal
- Section 27: Court assistance in taking evidence
- 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