Arbitration Act, 1980


Enforcement of Washington Convention Awards

Interpretation (Part IV).

12.—In this Part—

“award” means an award rendered pursuant to the Washington Convention and includes any decision made—

(a) pursuant to Article 49 (2) of that Convention in relation to any question which the Tribunal referred to in that Article had omitted to decide in the award, or in relation to the rectification of any clerical, arithmetical or similar error in the award,

(b) pursuant to Articles 50, 51 and 52 of that Convention, interpreting, revising or annulling the award, and

(c) pursuant to Article 61 (2) of that Convention in relation to costs;

“the Washington Convention” means the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States opened for signature in Washington on the 18th day of March, 1965, which Convention is set out in the Second Schedule to this Act.