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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 3. OF SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS OF A CIVIL NATURE [1063 - 1822.60]

  ( Part 3 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 9.3. ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL DISPUTES [1297.11 - 1297.432]

  ( Title 9.3 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 1. Application and Interpretation [1297.11 - 1297.61]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 2. Interpretation [1297.21 - 1297.24]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. )

1297.21.
  

For the purposes of this title:

(a) “Arbitral award” means any decision of the arbitral tribunal on the substance of the dispute submitted to it and includes an interim, interlocutory, or partial arbitral award.

(b) “Arbitral tribunal” means a sole arbitrator or a panel of arbitrators.

(c) “Arbitration” means any arbitration whether or not administered by a permanent arbitral institution.

(d) “Conciliation” means any conciliation whether or not administered by a permanent conciliation institution.

(e) “Chief Justice” means the Chief Justice of California or his or her designee.

(f) “Court” means a body or an organ of the judicial system of a state.

(g) “Party” means a party to an arbitration or conciliation agreement.

(h) “Superior court” means the superior court in the county in this state selected pursuant to Section 1297.61.

(i) “Supreme Court” means the Supreme Court of California.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. Effective March 7, 1988.)

1297.22.
  

Where a provision of this title, except Article 1 (commencing with Section 1297.281) of Chapter 6, leaves the parties free to determine a certain issue, such freedom includes the right of the parties to authorize a third party, including an institution, to make that determination.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. Effective March 7, 1988.)

1297.23.
  

Where a provision of this title refers to the fact that the parties have agreed or that they may agree, or in any other way refers to an agreement of the parties, such agreement shall be deemed to include any arbitration or conciliation rules referred to in that agreement.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. Effective March 7, 1988.)

1297.24.
  

Where this title, other than Article 8 (commencing with Section 1297. 251) of Chapter 5, Article 5 (commencing with Section 1297.321) of Chapter 6, or subdivision (a) of Section 1297.322, refers to a claim, it also applies to a counterclaim, and where it refers to a defense, it also applies to a defense to that counterclaim.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 23, Sec. 1. Effective March 7, 1988.)

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