Arbitration Act 2010

Application of Act to arbitrations under other Acts.

29.— (1) This Act, other than the excluded provisions, shall apply to every arbitration under any other Act as if the arbitration were pursuant to an arbitration agreement and as if that other Act were an arbitration agreement, except in so far as this Act is inconsistent with that other Act or with any rules or procedure authorised or recognised under that other Act.

(2) The enactments specified in column (2) of Schedule 6 are amended to the extent specified in that Schedule.

(3) In subsection (3) of section 496 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 , the reference to legal proceedings shall be construed as including a reference to arbitration.

(4) In this section, “excluded provisions” means subsections (2) and (3), subsection (3) of section 8 , sections 17 , 26 , 27 , 30 and 31 and Articles 12 and 13.