ACICA Arbitration Rules Incorporating the EmergencyArbitrator Provisions
1 August 2011
MODEL ARBITRATION CLAUSE
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the ACICA Arbitration Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Sydney, Australia [or choose another city]. The language of the arbitration shall be English [or choose another language]. The number of arbitrators shall be one [or three, or delete this sentence and rely on Article 8 of the ACICA Arbitration Rules].
SECTION I: INTRODUCTORY RULES
1 ACICA Arbitration Rules
These rules (“Rules”) are the rules of arbitration of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (“ACICA”) and may be referred to as the “ACICA Arbitration Rules”.
2 Scope of Application
2.1 Where parties agree in writing that disputes shall be referred to arbitration under the ACICA Arbitration Rules then such disputes shall be resolved in accordance with these Rules subject to such modification as the parties may agree in writing.
2.2 These Rules shall govern the arbitration except that where any of these Rules are in conflict with a provision of the law applicable to the arbitration from which the parties cannot derogate, that provision shall prevail.
2.3 By selecting these Rules the parties do not intend to exclude the operation of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration.