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FEDERAL COURT RULES 2011 (SLI NO 134 OF 2011) - RULE 28.11

Appointment of arbitrator

         (1)   If the Court makes an order referring a proceeding, or part of a proceeding, to arbitration, a party may apply to the Court for any of the following orders:

                (a)    nominating a person as arbitrator;

               (b)    specifying the manner in which the arbitration is to be conducted;

                (c)    specifying the time by which the arbitration is to be completed;

               (d)    specifying how the arbitrator's fees and expenses are to be paid;

                (e)    specifying how the arbitrator's report on the proceeding, part of the proceeding or any matter arising out of the proceeding is to be reported to the Court.

Note    An order referring a proceeding to an arbitrator may be made only with the consent of the parties -- see section 53A of the Act.

         (2)   A nomination under paragraph (1) (a) must be accompanied by the arbitrator's written consent to the appointment.

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