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Arbitration and Conciliation Act (Cap. A18).

Country/Territory
Nigeria
Document type
Legislation
Date
1988
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide a unified legal framework for the fair and efficient settlement of commercial disputes by arbitration and conciliation; and to make applicable the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards (New York Convention) to any award made in Nigeria or in any contracting State arising out of international commercial arbitration.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development
Keyword
Agricultural development Institution Court/tribunal Dispute settlement Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

This Act provides for various matters relating to arbitration and conciliation. Such matters include: the form of an arbitration agreement; order by court of stay of proceedings and reference of the parties to arbitration; appointment of arbitrators; challenge procedure; competence of arbitral tribunal to rule on its jurisdiction; arbitral proceedings; decision making by arbitral tribunal; settlement of disputes by conciliation and otherwise; and recognition and enforcement of awards. Schedule 1

Full text
English
Website
www.placng.org