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International Arbitration
5.
The parties
5.1
Are there any restrictions on who can be a party to an arbitration agreement?
 
South Africa
No restrictions are prescribed in the International Arbitration Act.

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5.2
Are the parties under any duties in relation to the arbitration?
 
South Africa
Section 11(2) of the International Arbitration Act obliges the parties to a private arbitration to keep confidential the award and all documents created for the arbitration (not otherwise in the public domain), except where disclosure is required by reason of a legal duty or to protect or enforce a legal right.

No further duties exist.

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5.3
Are there any provisions of law which deal with multi-party disputes?
 
South Africa
The International Arbitration Act does not specifically address multi-party disputes.

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