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Commercial Arbitration Act

Version of section 5 from 2002-12-31 to 2009-07-31:

Marginal note:Law in force

  •  (1) Subject to this section, the Code has the force of law in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Limitation to certain federal activities

    (2) The Code applies only in relation to matters where at least one of the parties to the arbitration is Her Majesty in right of Canada, a departmental corporation or a Crown corporation or in relation to maritime or admiralty matters.

  • Marginal note:When applicable

    (3) The Code applies to arbitral awards and arbitration agreements whether made before or after the coming into force of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Meaning of commercial arbitration

    (4) For greater certainty, the expression commercial arbitration in Article 1(1) of the Code includes

  • R.S., 1985, c. 17 (2nd Supp.), s. 5, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 9
  • 1993, c. 44, s. 50
  • 1997, c. 14, s. 32

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