Schedule 1 Rules applying to arbitration generally

ss 6, 7, 8, 11

[The provisions of this schedule correspond, for the most part, to the provisions of the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on 21 June 1985, and approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 11 December 1985 (General Assembly Resolution 40/72). Certain changes have been made to amend or supplement the provisions of the Model Law in its application to New Zealand. The original numbering of the articles of the Model Law and their paragraphs has been retained.]


[This table is not part of the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration and is included for convenience].

1Scope of application
2Definitions and rules of interpretation
3Receipt of written communications
4Waiver of right to object
5Extent of court intervention
6Court or other authority for certain functions of arbitration assistance and supervision
7Form of arbitration agreement
8Arbitration agreement and substantive claim before court
9Arbitration agreement and interim measures by court
10Number of arbitrators
11Appointment of arbitrators
12Grounds for challenge
13Challenge procedure
14Failure or impossibility to act
15Appointment of substitute arbitrator
16Competence of arbitral tribunal to rule on its jurisdiction
17APower of arbitral tribunal to grant interim measure
17BConditions for granting interim measure
17CPower of arbitral tribunal to issue preliminary order
17DConditions for issuing preliminary order
17EProcedure for preliminary order
17FDuration of preliminary order
17GEffect of preliminary order
17HModification, suspension, and cancellation
17IProvision of security
17JDisclosure of material circumstances
17KCosts and damages
17LRecognition and enforcement
17MGrounds for refusing recognition or enforcement
18Equal treatment of parties
19Determination of rules of procedure
20Place of arbitration
21Commencement of arbitral proceedings
23Statements of claim and defence
24Hearings and written proceedings
25Default of a party
26Expert appointed by arbitral tribunal
27Court assistance in taking evidence
28Rules applicable to substance of dispute
29Decision-making by panel of arbitrators
31Form and contents of award
32Termination of proceedings
33Correction and interpretation of award; additional award
34Application for setting aside as exclusive recourse against arbitral award
35Recognition and enforcement
36Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement