Appointment of Arbitrators, by the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court Scheme, 1996.

 
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In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (10) of Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Ordinance, 1996 (hereinafter referred to as 'Ordinance'), the Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, hereby makes the following Scheme:

1. Short title-This Scheme may be called the Appointment of Arbitrators, by the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court Scheme, 1996

2. Submission of request-(i) The request under sub-section (4) or sub-section (5) or sub-section (6) of Section 11 of the Ordinance shall be made in writing in the form prescribed in Appendix-I and shall be accompanied by:

(a) the original arbitration agreement or a true copy thereof;

(b) an affidavit supported by the relevant documents or true copies thereof to the effect that the condition to be specified under sub-section (4) or sub-section (5) or sub-section (6) of Section 11 of the Ordinance, as the case may be, before making the request to the person designated by the Chief Justice, has been satisfied

(ii) the request referred to in sub-para 2(i) of this para shall be accompanied by as many copies of the request together with items (a) and (b) of sub-para 2(i), as the number of parties to the arbitration agreement or such number which the person designated in para 3 of the scheme may direct

(iii) in case the person making the request does not have the original arbitration agreement or a copy thereof, he shall file an affidavit giving relevant facts in that behalf and request that the opposite party may be directed to produce the original or a copy thereof

3 Authority to deal with the request-(i) For the purpose of dealing with the request made under para 2, the Chief Justice hereby designates:

(a) the Subordinate Judge including the Additional Judge in the Twin Cities of Hyderbad and Secunderabad, where the value of the subject matter does not exceed Rs 1,00,000;

(b) the District Judge/Additional District Judge including the Chief Judge/ Additional Chief Judge, City Civil Court in the Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, where the value of the subject matter does not exceed Rs 5,00,000;

(c) the Judge of the High Court who at the relevant time has been allotted original side work in the High Court, where the value of the subject matter exceeds Rs 5,00,000, but does not exceed Rs One Crore; and

(d) the Chief Justice of High Court, where the value of the subject matter exceeds Rs One Crore

(ii) the requests falling under sub-para (a) of...

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