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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 5.5. Franchise Relations [20000 - 20043]

  ( Chapter 5.5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1355, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 7. Arbitration [20040- 20040.]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1355, Sec. 1. )

20040.
  

Nothing contained in this chapter shall limit the right of a franchisor and franchisee to agree before or after a dispute has arisen to binding arbitration of claims under this chapter, provided that:

(a) The standards applied in such arbitration are not less than the requirements specified in this chapter; and

(b) The arbitrator or arbitrators employed in such arbitration are chosen from a list of impartial arbitrators supplied by the American Arbitration Association or other impartial person.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1355, Sec. 1. Effective October 1, 1980. Operative January 1, 1981, by Sec. 6 of Ch. 1355.)

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