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Section 21 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 21 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Commencement of arbitral proceedings'.
From the Act
Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the arbitral proceedings in respect of a particular dispute commence on the date on which a request for that dispute to be referred to arbitration is received by the respodent.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- ACC Limited (Formerly known as the Associated Cement Co. Ltd) vs Global Cements Ltd. SLP (C) No: 17689 OF 2012: Supreme Court held that clause 21 does not prohibit or debar the parties in appointing a substitute arbitrator in place of the named arbitrators and, in the absence of any prohibition or debarment, parties can persuade the court for appointment of an arbitrator under clause 21 of the agreement.
- Section 18: Equal treatment of parties
- Section 19: Determination of rules of procedure
- Section 20: Place of arbitration
- 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