21 Power in case of default to appoint sole arbitrator

21 Power in case of default to appoint sole arbitrator

Where each party is to appoint an arbitrator (ie in the case of a two- or three-member tribunal) and one party refuses to do so or fails to do so within the stipulated timeframe, the other party, having duly appointed its own arbitrator, may give written notice to the defaulting party that it proposes to appoint its arbitrator as a sole arbitrator1. In such circumstances the defaulting party will have seven clear days in which to appoint a second arbitrator, failing which the other party may proceed to appoint its