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Section 23 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Section 23 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with 'Statements of claim and defence'.
From the Act
(1) Within the period of time agreed upon by the parties or determined by the arbitral tribunal, the claimant shall state the facts supporting his claim, the points at issue and the relief or remedy sought, and the respondent shall state his defence in respect of these particulars, unless the parties have otherwise agreed as to the required elements of those statements.
(2) The parties may submit with their statements all documents they consider to be relevant or may add a reference to the documents or other evidence they will submit.
(3) Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, either party may amend or supplement his claim or defence during the course of the arbitral proceedings, unless the arbitral tribunal considers it inappropriate to allow the amendment or supplement having regard to the delay in making it.
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 22: Language
- 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