Explanatory Notes

Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010

2010 asp 1

5 January 2010

Commentary on Sections

Recognition and enforcement of New York Convention awards

Section 21 – Evidence to be produced when seeking recognition or enforcement

74.Under subsection (1) a party is obliged to provide a duly authenticated original award and the original arbitration agreement, or duly certified copies.

75.Where the award or agreement is in a language other than English, subsection (2) provides that the party is also obliged to produce a translation of it which has been certified by an official or sworn translator or by a diplomatic or consular agent.