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Arbitration (Scotland) ACT 2010

Rule 4 – Eligibility to act as arbitrator Mandatory

108.As an arbitrator may be chosen from fields as diverse as farming, construction, forestry, oil engineering or international law, the Act is not prescriptive about who should be eligible to become an arbitrator. An arbitrator must, however, be aged 16 and legally capable of acting as an arbitrator.

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