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Section 20 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 20 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Place of arbitration'.
From the Act
(1) The parties are free to agree on the place of arbitration.
(2) Failing any agreement referred to in sub-section (1), the place of arbitration shall be determined by the arbitral tribunal having regard to the circumstances of the case, including the convenience of the parties.
(3) Notwithstanding sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), the arbitral tribunal may, unless otherwise agreed by the parties, meet at any place it considers appropriate for consultation among its members, for hearing witnesses, experts or the parties, or for inspection of documents, goods or other property.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Section 18: Equal treatment of parties
- Section 19: Determination of rules of procedure
- 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
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