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609Title:ARBITRATION ORDINANCE

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Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 609 Long title
Cap 609 Part 1PRELIMINARY
Cap 609 s 1Short title
Cap 609 s 2Interpretation
Cap 609 s 3Object and principles of this Ordinance
Cap 609 s 4UNCITRAL Model Law to have force of law in Hong Kong
Cap 609 s 5Arbitrations to which this Ordinance applies
Cap 609 s 6Application
Cap 609 Part 2GENERAL PROVISIONS
Cap 609 s 7Article 1 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Scope of application)
Cap 609 s 8Article 2 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Definitions and rules of interpretation)
Cap 609 s 9Article 2A of UNCITRAL Model Law (International origin and general principles)
Cap 609 s 10Article 3 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Receipt of written communications)
Cap 609 s 11Article 4 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Waiver of right to object)
Cap 609 s 12Article 5 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Extent of court intervention)
Cap 609 s 13Article 6 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Court or other authority for certain functions of arbitration assistance and supervision)
Cap 609 s 14Application of Limitation Ordinance and other limitation enactments to arbitrations
Cap 609 s 15Reference of interpleader issue to arbitration by court
Cap 609 s 16Proceedings to be heard otherwise than in open court
Cap 609 s 17Restrictions on reporting of proceedings heard otherwise than in open court
Cap 609 s 18Disclosure of information relating to arbitral proceedings and awards prohibited
Cap 609 Part 3ARBITRATION AGREEMENT
Cap 609 s 19Article 7 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Definition and form of arbitration agreement)
Cap 609 s 20Article 8 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Arbitration agreement and substantive claim before court)
Cap 609 s 21Article 9 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Arbitration agreement and interim measures by court)
Cap 609 s 22Whether agreement discharged by death of a party
Cap 609 Part 3AEnforcement of Emergency Relief
Cap 609 s 22AInterpretation
Cap 609 s 22BEnforcement of emergency relief granted by emergency arbitrator
Cap 609 Part 4Composition of Arbitral Tribunal
Cap 609 Part 4 Division 1Arbitrators
Cap 609 s 23Article 10 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Number of arbitrators)
Cap 609 s 24Article 11 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Appointment of arbitrators)
Cap 609 s 25Article 12 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Grounds for challenge)
Cap 609 s 26Article 13 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Challenge procedure)
Cap 609 s 27Article 14 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Failure or impossibility to act)
Cap 609 s 28Article 15 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Appointment of substitute arbitrator)
Cap 609 s 29Death of arbitrator or person appointing arbitrator
Cap 609 s 30Appointment of umpire
Cap 609 s 31Functions of umpire in arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 Part 4 Division 2Mediators
Cap 609 s 32Appointment of mediator
Cap 609 s 33Power of arbitrator to act as mediator
Cap 609 Part 5JURISDICTION OF ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL
Cap 609 s 34Article 16 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Competence of arbitral tribunal to rule on its jurisdiction)
Cap 609 Part 6INTERIM MEASURES AND PRELIMINARY ORDERS
Cap 609 Part 6 Division 1Interim measures
Cap 609 s 35Article 17 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Power of arbitral tribunal to order interim measures)
Cap 609 s 36Article 17A of UNCITRAL Model Law (Conditions for granting interim measures)
Cap 609 Part 6 Division 2Preliminary orders
Cap 609 s 37Article 17B of UNCITRAL Model Law (Applications for preliminary orders and conditions for granting preliminary orders)
Cap 609 s 38Article 17C of UNCITRAL Model Law (Specific regime for preliminary orders)
Cap 609 Part 6 Division 3Provisions applicable to interim measures and preliminary orders
Cap 609 s 39Article 17D of UNCITRAL Model Law (Modification, suspension, termination)
Cap 609 s 40Article 17E of UNCITRAL Model Law (Provision of security)
Cap 609 s 41Article 17F of UNCITRAL Model Law (Disclosure)
Cap 609 s 42Article 17G of UNCITRAL Model Law (Costs and damages)
Cap 609 Part 6 Division 4Recognition and enforcement of interim measures
Cap 609 s 43Article 17H of UNCITRAL Model Law (Recognition and enforcement)
Cap 609 s 44Article 17I of UNCITRAL Model Law (Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement)
Cap 609 Part 6 Division 5Court-ordered interim measures
Cap 609 s 45Article 17J of UNCITRAL Model Law (Court-ordered interim measures)
Cap 609 Part 7CONDUCT OF ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS
Cap 609 s 46Article 18 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Equal treatment of parties)
Cap 609 s 47Article 19 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Determination of rules of procedure)
Cap 609 s 48Article 20 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Place of arbitration)
Cap 609 s 49Article 21 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Commencement of arbitral proceedings)
Cap 609 s 50Article 22 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Language)
Cap 609 s 51Article 23 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Statements of claim and defence)
Cap 609 s 52Article 24 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Hearings and written proceedings)
Cap 609 s 53Article 25 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Default of a party)
Cap 609 s 54Article 26 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Expert appointed by arbitral tribunal)
Cap 609 s 55Article 27 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Court assistance in taking evidence)
Cap 609 s 56General powers exercisable by arbitral tribunal
Cap 609 s 57Arbitral tribunal may limit amount of recoverable costs
Cap 609 s 58Power to extend time for arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 s 59Order to be made in case of delay in pursuing claims in arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 s 60Special powers of Court in relation to arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 s 61Enforcement of orders and directions of arbitral tribunal
Cap 609 s 62Power of Court to order recovery of arbitrator’s fees
Cap 609 s 63Representation and preparation work
Cap 609 Part 8MAKING OF AWARD AND TERMINATION OF PROCEEDINGS
Cap 609 s 64Article 28 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Rules applicable to substance of dispute)
Cap 609 s 65Article 29 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Decision-making by panel of arbitrators)
Cap 609 s 66Article 30 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Settlement)
Cap 609 s 67Article 31 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Form and contents of award)
Cap 609 s 68Article 32 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Termination of proceedings)
Cap 609 s 69Article 33 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Correction and interpretation of award; additional award)
Cap 609 s 70Award of remedy or relief
Cap 609 s 71Awards on different aspects of matters
Cap 609 s 72Time for making award
Cap 609 s 73Effect of award
Cap 609 s 74Arbitral tribunal may award costs of arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 s 75Taxation of costs of arbitral proceedings (other than fees and expenses of arbitral tribunal)
Cap 609 s 76Costs in respect of unqualified person
Cap 609 s 77Determination of arbitral tribunal’s fees and expenses in case of dispute
Cap 609 s 78Liability to pay fees and expenses of arbitral tribunal
Cap 609 s 79Arbitral tribunal may award interest
Cap 609 s 80Interest on money or costs awarded or ordered in arbitral proceedings
Cap 609 Part 9RECOURSE AGAINST AWARD
Cap 609 s 81Article 34 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Application for setting aside as exclusive recourse against arbitral award)
Cap 609 Part 10Recognition and Enforcement of Awards
Cap 609 Part 10 Division 1Enforcement of arbitral awards
Cap 609 s 82Article 35 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Recognition and enforcement)
Cap 609 s 83Article 36 of UNCITRAL Model Law (Grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement)
Cap 609 s 84Enforcement of arbitral awards
Cap 609 s 85Evidence to be produced for enforcement of arbitral awards
Cap 609 s 86Refusal of enforcement of arbitral awards
Cap 609 Part 10 Division 2Enforcement of Convention awards
Cap 609 s 87Enforcement of Convention awards
Cap 609 s 88Evidence to be produced for enforcement of Convention awards
Cap 609 s 89Refusal of enforcement of Convention awards
Cap 609 s 90Order for declaring party to New York Convention
Cap 609 s 91Saving of rights to enforce Convention awards
Cap 609 Part 10 Division 3Enforcement of Mainland awards
Cap 609 s 92Enforcement of Mainland awards
Cap 609 s 93Restrictions on enforcement of Mainland awards
Cap 609 s 94Evidence to be produced for enforcement of Mainland awards
Cap 609 s 95Refusal of enforcement of Mainland awards
Cap 609 s 96Mainland awards to which certain provisions of this Division do not apply
Cap 609 s 97Publication of list of recognized Mainland arbitral authorities
Cap 609 s 98Saving of certain Mainland awards
Cap 609 Part 10 Division 4Enforcement of Macao Awards
Cap 609 s 98AEnforcement of Macao awards
Cap 609 s 98BEnforcement of Macao awards partially satisfied
Cap 609 s 98CEvidence to be produced for enforcement of Macao awards
Cap 609 s 98DRefusal of enforcement of Macao awards
Cap 609 Part 11Provisions that may be Expressly Opted for or Automatically Apply
Cap 609 s 99Arbitration agreements may provide expressly for opt-in provisions
Cap 609 s 100Opt-in provisions automatically apply in certain cases
Cap 609 s 101Opt-in provisions that automatically apply under section 100 deemed to apply to Hong Kong construction subcontracting cases
Cap 609 s 102Circumstances under which opt-in provisions not automatically apply
Cap 609 s 103Application of provisions under this Part
Cap 609 Part 12Miscellaneous
Cap 609 s 104Arbitral tribunal or mediator to be liable for certain acts and omissions
Cap 609 s 105Appointors and administrators to be liable only for certain acts and omissions
Cap 609 s 106Rules of court
Cap 609 s 107Making an application, etc. under this Ordinance
Cap 609 s 108Decision, etc. of Court under this Ordinance
Cap 609 Part 13Repeal, Savings and Transitional Provisions
Cap 609 s 109(Omitted as spent—E.R. 3 of 2015)
Cap 609 s 110Effect of repeal on subsidiary legislation
Cap 609 s 111Savings and transitional provisions
Cap 609 Part 14(Omitted as spent—E.R. 3 of 2015)
Cap 609 s 112(Omitted as spent—E.R. 3 of 2015)
Cap 609 Sched 1UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
Cap 609 Sched 2Provisions that may be Expressly Opted for or Automatically Apply
Cap 609 Sched 3Savings and Transitional Provisions
Cap 609 Sched 4(Omitted as spent—E.R. 3 of 2015)




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