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Arbitration (Scotland) ACT 2010

Rule 19 – Power of tribunal to rule on own jurisdiction Mandatory

132.Rule 19 provides for a clear power for the arbitrator to decide his or her own jurisdiction. The extent of an arbitrator’s jurisdiction and his or her power to decide his or her own jurisdiction is important in arbitration since it determines exactly what issues the arbitrator is to decide.

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