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Insurance disputesU.K.

16Challenging decisions of the Technical CommitteeU.K.

(1)If the Technical Committee has decided a question under section 15(2), any person on whom the decision is binding may, if dissatisfied with the decision, refer the question to arbitration.

(2)But a person may not refer a question to arbitration until any review process has been exhausted.

(3)For statutory arbitrations, see—

(a)sections 94 to 98 of the Arbitration Act 1996;

(b)sections 16 and 17 of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010.

(4)Until the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 is in force in relation to arbitrations under this section, that Act applies as if it were in force in relation to arbitrations under this section.

(5)The Secretary of State may by regulations adapt or exclude any provision of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 in relation to arbitrations under this section (and this power may be used in relation to the 2010 Act during the period when it applies because of subsection (4) of this section or otherwise).