PART 1: GENERAL

 

1. Title
This Law may be cited as the “Arbitration Law Amendment Law, DIFC Law No. 6 of 2013”.
2. Legislative authority
This Law is made by the Ruler of Dubai.
3. Application of the Law
This Law applies in the jurisdiction of the Dubai International Financial Centre.
4. Dates of enactment and commencement
This Law is:
(a) enacted on; and
(b) comes into force on,
the respective dates specified in the enactment notice in respect of the Law.
5. Repeal of legislation
As on the date specified in the enactment notice in respect of the Law, the DIFC law No. 8 of 2004 shall be repealed and replaced in its entirety by the Law.
6. Interpretation
The Schedule contains:
(a) interpretative provisions which apply to this Law; and
(b) a list of defined terms used in this Law.

 

PART 2: SCOPE OF APPLICATION

 

7. Scope of application of Law
(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) of this Article, this Law shall apply where the Seat of the Arbitration is the DIFC.
(2) Articles 13 14, 15, Part 4 and the Schedule of this Law shall apply where the Seat of Arbitration is one other than the DIFC.
(3) Article 13 shall also apply where no Seat has been designated or determined.