Answer ... Yes, Section 10 of the International Arbitration Act provides for the consolidation of arbitral proceedings, but only if the parties agree.
The tribunal is not empowered to order consolidation in the absence of agreement by the parties.
No further conditions are imposed.
Answer ... The joinder of additional parties is not governed by the International Arbitration Act. It is submitted that this is to be regarded as a procedural aspect subject to agreement by the parties.
The act does not preclude the joinder of additional parties.
Answer ... The International Arbitration Act provides neither for assignment of the agreement nor for the binding of third parties.
It is submitted that this question should be determined in accordance with the substantive law governing the arbitration agreement.