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Results: 4 Answers
International Arbitration
12.
Award
12.1
What procedural and substantive requirements must be met by an award?
 
South Africa
Article 31 of Schedule 1 to the act prescribes that an award shall:

  • be in writing;
  • be signed by the arbitrator or a majority of the arbitrators where more than one arbitrator has been appointed;
  • state the reasons for the award (unless otherwise agreed by the parties or unless the award is in terms of a settlement reached); and
  • state the juridical seat.

After the award is made, a signed copy must be delivered to the parties.

For more information about this answer please contact: Jonathan Ripley-Evans from Herbert Smith Freehills
12.2
Must the award be produced within a certain timeframe?
 
South Africa
No.

For more information about this answer please contact: Jonathan Ripley-Evans from Herbert Smith Freehills