Law, practice and procedure of arbitration

Rajoo, Sundra, author
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  • Creator Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Second edition. Petaling Jaya, Selangor : LexisNexis, 2017. ©2015
  • Physical Details
    • clviii, 1130 pages ; 27 cm
  • ISBNs 9789674006099, 9674006095
  • OCLC ocn980859817


  • "New developments bought about by the Arbitration Act 2005 (amended 2011) [are examined]. Each topic draws on current and updated examples of case law, soft law and practical experience from Malaysian and other jurisdictions applying the UNCITRAL model law."--


  • Previous edition : 2003.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Foreword / Philip Yang -- Doug Jones -- Preface -- Nature of arbitration -- The legislative development of arbitration -- Defining an arbitration -- The relevance of arbitration -- Privacy and confidentiality in arbitration -- Types of arbitration -- Arbitration agreements -- Separability of arbitration clause -- Jurisdiction of arbitral tribunal -- Who may refer matters to arbitration? -- Scope of arbitration agreement -- Existence of disputes or differences -- Effect of arbitration agreement -- Stay of concurrent proceedings in court -- Conditions for obtaining a stay -- The effect and terms of a stay -- Injunctions restraining arbitration proceedings -- Ousting the jurisdiction of the court -- Commencement of arbitration -- Appointment of arbitral tribunal under the arbitration agreement -- Composition of arbitral tribunals -- Appointment of arbitral tribunal by the Director of the KLRCA or the High Court -- Revocation of authority and removal of arbitrator -- Renumeration of arbitrator -- Conduct of the arbitrations -- Procedure prior to the hearing -- Procedure at the hearing -- Consequences of default by parties -- Evidence in arbitrations -- Representation in arbitrations -- Powers, duties and liability of the arbitral tribunal -- Powers of the arbitral tribunal -- Powers of the High Court -- Jurisdiction of the High Court -- Types of award -- Making of the award -- Substantive requirements of an award -- Mistakes or omissions in the award -- Effects of a valid award -- Remedies and relief -- Award of interest -- Costs of the arbitration -- Offers of settlement and costs protection -- Taxing or settling costs -- Challenge to arbitral award -- Recourse against award -- Effect of order for remission or setting aside award -- Enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards -- Conflict of laws in arbitration -- Investment arbitration -- Sports arbitration -- Maritime arbitration -- Arbitrations conducted under the KLRCA rules -- Adjudication under the auspices of the KLRCA