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Crossrail Act 2008

Railway matters

Section 31: Arbitration after referral under section 30(3)

90.Section 31 sets out a mechanism for the arbitration of any disputes under section 30(3).

91.Section 31(3) allows the Secretary of State, who is required to be notified that a dispute has been referred to arbitration, to direct the arbitrator as to the results that are to be achieved, so far as reasonably practicable, by the agreement for which the terms are to be determined under the arbitration. In doing so the Secretary of State is confining the arbitrator’s jurisdiction.

92.Section 31(6) clarifies what the arbitrator must do: Section 31(7) clarifies how he must carry out his functions.

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