Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation - Appendix C - Arbitration Law of Russia: Practice and Procedure
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CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
No. 138-FZ of 14 November 2002
PASSED BY THE STATE DUMA ON 23 OCTOBER 2002 APPROVED BY THE FEDERATION COUNCIL ON 30 OCTOBER 2002
(version dated 14 June 2012)
Article 3. Right of Recourse to Court
3. By agreement of the parties, a dispute within the jurisdiction of a court which arises from civil law relations may be referred by the parties to an arbitral tribunal prior to the rendering of a judicial decree by the court of first instance ending the hearing of the civil case on its merits, unless provided otherwise by federal law
Article 134. Refusal to Accept a Statement of Claim
1. A judge shall refuse to accept a statement of claim if:
3) there is an award of an arbitral tribunal that has become binding for the parties and has been rendered in relation to a dispute between the same parties on the same subject and the same grounds, except where a court has refused to issue a writ of execution for enforcement of the award of the arbitral tribunal.