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Arbitration (Scotland) ACT 2010

Statutory arbitrations

14.A wide range of statutes, for example, employment legislation, use arbitration to resolve disputes which arise under those statutes. The Act includes provision to apply, to the extent that they are not inconsistent with the statutory provision, the general rules of arbitration in the Act to such arbitrations and a power for the Scottish Ministers, with the approval of the Scottish Parliament, to vary by order how those rules apply (sections 16 and 17).

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