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Results: 4 Answers
International Arbitration
9.
The role of the court during an arbitration
9.1
Will the court in your jurisdiction stay proceedings and refer parties to arbitration if there is an arbitration agreement?
 
Hungary
The regular (state) court will dismiss a claim if it is submitted despite the existence of a valid arbitration agreement.

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9.2
Does the court in your jurisdiction have any powers in relation to an arbitration seated in your jurisdiction and/or seated outside your jurisdiction? What are these powers? Under what conditions are these powers exercised?
 
Hungary
If there is a valid arbitration agreement between the parties, the regular (state) court must dismiss the claim if it is lodged contrary to the arbitration agreement. However, the regular (state) courts may provide assistance in a pending arbitration proceeding and may, for example, order preliminary evidence, interim or protective measures or the provision of security in a separate action.

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9.3
Can the parties exclude the court's powers by agreement?
 
Hungary
No.

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