Arbitration Act, 1954


57.—(1) The party seeking to enforce a foreign award must produce—

(a) the original award or a copy thereof duly authenticated in manner required by the law of the country in which it was made, and

(b) evidence proving that the award has become final, and

(c) such evidence as may be necessary to prove that the award is a foreign award and that the conditions specified in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subsection (1) of section 56 of this Act are satisfied.

(2) In any case where any document required to be produced under subsection (1) of this section is in a language, other than one of the official languages, it shall be the duty of the party seeking to enforce the award to produce a translation certified as correct by a diplomatic or consular agent of the country to which that party belongs, or certified as correct in such other manner as may be sufficient according to the law of the State.

(3) Subject to the provisions of this section, rules of court may be made under section 36 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924), as amended by section 68 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1936 (No. 48 of 1936), with respect to the evidence which must be furnished by a party seeking to enforce a foreign award under this Part.