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Title: Construction Industry Rules
Corporate Author: American Arbitration Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: American Arbitration Assoc
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet identifies the American Arbitration Association's (AAA) availability to administer arbitration cases under various specialized rules and lists the construction industry's rules on arbitration.
Abstract: These rules encompass 58 areas including agreement of parties, name of tribunal, administrator, delegation of duties, national panel of arbitrators, office of tribunal, and initiation under an arbitration provision in a contract. Also addressed are change of claim or counterclaim, initiation under a submission, prehearing conference and preliminary hearing, fixing of locale, and qualifications of arbitrator. Other issues considered are appointment from panel, by parties, and by party-appointed arbitrators, number of arbitrators, and nationality of arbitrators in international arbitration. Rules also address notice to arbitrators of appointment, disclosure and challenge procedures, vacancies, time and place, representation by counsel, and stenographic record. Additionally, interpreters, attendance at hearings, adjournments, oaths, majority decisions, order of proceedings, arbitration in the absence of a party or counsel, and evidence are discussed. Inspection or investigation, conservation of property, closing and reopening of hearings, waiver of oral hearings and of rule, extensions of time, and communication with arbitrators are also described. Rules governing time, form, and scope of awards as well as aware upon settlement, delivery of award to parties, release of documents for judicial proceedings, fees, expenses, and interpretation and application of rules are provided. Finally, expedited procedures are examined, including notice by telephone, the time and place of hearing, the hearing, and the award. An administrative fee schedule is presented.
Index Term(s): Alternative dispute settlement; American Arbitration Association; Arbitration; Arbitration rules; Arbitrators
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