#Columns Two-Tier Arbitrations in India : Permissibility after the Centrotrade Minerals judgment

Bar & Bench December 30 2016

Nishith Dhruva

The concept of "Two-Tier Arbitration" or "Second Instance Arbitration" provides for an arbitration reference being made subsequent to the award of an arbitrator in the first instance. The reference can be made for a fresh hearing and resolution of the dispute and passing an award anew, irrespective of the first award, when either or all the parties are aggrieved by the arbitral award.

For a Second Instance Arbitration, the arbitration clause must in express terms provide . . .

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