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The DC Code: § 16-4411 Appointment of arbitrator; service as a neutral arbitrator.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
If the parties to an agreement to arbitrate agree on a method for appointing an arbitrator, that method shall be followed, unless the method fails. If the parties have not agreed on a method, the agreed method fails, or an arbitrator appointed fails or is unable to act and a successor has not been appointed, the court, on motion of a party to the arbitration proceeding, shall appoint the arbitrator. An arbitrator so appointed has all the powers of an arbitrator designated in the agreement to arbitrate or appointed pursuant to the agreed method.
b
An individual who has a known, direct, and material interest in the outcome of the arbitration proceeding or a known, existing, and substantial relationship with a party may not serve as an arbitrator required by an agreement to be neutral.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-111, see notes following § 16-4401. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 11 of the Uniform Arbitration Act (2000). See Vol. 7, Pt. I, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4411 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 27, 2008, D.C. Law 17-111, § 2(b), 55 DCR 1847.)