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Section 37, Arbitration & Conciliation Act 1996: Appealable Orders

Section 37 (Appealable orders) is under Chapter IX (Appeals) of the Part I (Arbitration) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

The contents of the section  is reproduced hereunder:—

“(1) An appeal shall lie from the following orders (and from no others) to the Court authorised by law to hear appeals from original decrees of the Court passing the order, namely:—

 (a) refusing to refer the parties to arbitration under section 8;
 (b) granting or refusing to grant any measure under section 9;
 (c) setting aside or refusing to set aside an arbitral award under section 34.

(2) Appeal shall also lie to a court from an order of the arbitral tribunal—
 (a) accepting the plea referred to in sub-section (2) or sub-section (3) of section 16; or
 (b) granting or refusing to grant an interim measure under section 17.

(3) No second appeal shall lie from an order passed in appeal under this section, but nothing in this section shall affect or take away any right to appeal to the Supreme Court.”





Extra Notes for Readers

(1) Section 37 was amended by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015 (w.e.f. 23 Oct 2015), as follows:

 i. Old clauses (a) & (b) of sub-section (1) were substituted by the new clauses (a), (b) & (c).





This page was last updated on 31st December, 2017.

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