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Section 22 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 22 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Language'.
From the Act
(1) The parties are free to agree upon the language or languages to be used in the arbitral proceedings.
(2) Failing any agreement referred to in sub-section (1), the arbitral tribunal shall determine the language or languages to he used in the arbitral proceedings.
(3) The agreement or determination, unless otherwise specified shall apply to any written statement by a party, any hearing and any arbitral award, decision or other communication by the arbitral tribunal.
(4) The arbitral tribunal may order that any documentary evidence shall be accompanied by a translation into the language or languages agreed upon by the parties or determined by the arbitral tribunal.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Section 18: Equal treatment of parties
- Section 19: Determination of rules of procedure
- Section 20: Place of arbitration
- Section 21: Commencement of arbitral proceedings
- 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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