International Alternative Dispute Resolution Legislation - Chapter 8 - ADR and the Law - 20th Edition
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Originally from ADR and the Law - 20th Edition
Arbitral proceedings where the place of arbitration is in the territory of Japan and court proceedings in connection with arbitral proceedings shall, in addition to the provisions of other laws, follow those of this Law.
Article 2. Definitions
1. For the purposes of this Law, “arbitration agreement” shall mean an agreement by the parties to submit to one or more arbitrators the resolution of all or certain civil disputes which have arisen or which may arise in respect of a defined legal relationship (whether contractual or not) and to abide by their award (hereinafter referred to as “arbitral award”).
2. For the purposes of this Law, “arbitral tribunal” shall mean a sole arbitrator or a panel of two or more arbitrators, who, based on an arbitration agreement, conduct proceedings and make an arbitral award in respect of civil disputes subject thereto.
3 For the purposes of this Law, “written statement” shall mean a document that a party prepares and submits to an arbitral tribunal in arbitral proceedings and which states the case of that party.
Article 3. Scope of Application
1. The provisions of Chapters II through VII and Chapters IX and X, except the provisions specified in the following paragraph and article 8, apply only if the place of arbitration is in the territory of Japan.
2. The provisions of article 14, paragraph (1), and article 15 apply when the place of arbitration is in or outside the territory of Japan, or when the place of arbitration is not designated.
3. The provisions of Chapter VIII apply when the place of arbitration is in or outside the territory of Japan.
Article 4. Court Intervention
With respect to arbitral proceedings, no court shall intervene except where so provided in this Law.
Article 5. Court Jurisdiction
1. Only the following courts have jurisdiction over cases concerning court proceedings based on the provisions of this Law:
(i) the district court designated by the agreement of the parties;
Chapter 8. International Alternative Dispute Resolution Legislation
Arbitration Law of Japan (2004)
Spanish Arbitration Act (2003)
Socialist Republic of Vietnam Ordinance on Commercial Arbitration (2003)